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Re: 241,783? New Year's Eve Contest!

by Chip » Dec 31st, '13, 12:31

Gollum wrote:Hobbit riddle contest ... what is the significance of the number in the subject title?
Winner (first to guess the correct answer to the riddle) gets a free pass to a "standard" OTTI (in other words, not a "premium" round such as the upcoming Premium Gyokuro round).

Post your guesses here to qualify ... though if you are wrong, Gollum gets to eat you!!! :wink:

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Re: 241,783? New Year's Eve Contest!

by JRS22 » Dec 31st, '13, 12:55

I can't solve the riddle but I'm excited that there's a premium gyo OTTI coming.

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Re: 241,783? New Year's Eve Contest!

by Devoted135 » Dec 31st, '13, 13:02

I'm going to guess that's how many scales Smaug has (it was originally 241,784, but he lost one ya know :wink:).

"Is it nice, my preciousss? Is it juicy? Is it scrumptiously crunchable?"

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Re: 241,783? New Year's Eve Contest!

by Chip » Dec 31st, '13, 13:04

OK, to make it more of a "riddle" and less of of a "what do I have in my pocket" kinda question. :mrgreen:

... like sands in the bottom of a perpetual hour glass ... this number always seems to increase, never decrease except by some intervention. What is it?

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Re: 241,783? New Year's Eve Contest!

by Chip » Dec 31st, '13, 13:13

Devoted135 wrote:I'm going to guess that's how many scales Smaug has (it was originally 241,784, but he lost one ya know :wink:).

"Is it nice, my preciousss? Is it juicy? Is it scrumptiously crunchable?"
Fascinating guess. I will announce the winner in 2014 ... unless not guessed.

I am as fair as Bilbo, giving members up to three guesses!

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Re: 241,783? New Year's Eve Contest!

by eyvind » Dec 31st, '13, 13:19

The number of posts on teachat. :?
Here's hoping for gyokuro.

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Re: 241,783? New Year's Eve Contest!

by Chip » Dec 31st, '13, 13:42

The number of gold coins under the Lonely Mountain? The number of hairs on my head? The number of leaf particles in a teaspoon of fukamushicha?

Well, possibly, maybe ... :mrgreen:

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Re: 241,783? New Year's Eve Contest!

by Muadeeb » Dec 31st, '13, 13:44

The number of needles in a pound of silver needles?

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Re: 241,783? New Year's Eve Contest!

by Senchamatcha » Dec 31st, '13, 17:08

Is it a date? 2-4-1783 "On Feb. 4, 1783, England declared a formal cessation of hostilities with its former colonies in America. " http://articles.chicagotribune.com/2000 ... r-minister

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Re: 241,783? New Year's Eve Contest!

by Teaism » Dec 31st, '13, 20:58

Number of views in teachat?
Hope Gollum is not around.

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Re: 241,783? New Year's Eve Contest!

by AdamMY » Dec 31st, '13, 21:36

Number of spam posts defeated by the Teachat Moderators?

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Re: 241,783? New Year's Eve Contest!

by Devoted135 » Jan 2nd, '14, 20:23

I must admit to curiosity as to why my last guess was fascinating. :)

Um, the number of links in Bilbo's mithril mail coat?

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Re: 241,783? New Year's Eve Contest!

by GreenwoodStudio » Jan 2nd, '14, 21:43

Pi

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Re: 241,783? New Year's Eve Contest!

by debunix » Jan 2nd, '14, 22:05

All-time total posts on TeaChat.

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Re: 241,783? New Year's Eve Contest!

by William » Jan 3rd, '14, 03:56

Kilograms of green tea owned by Chip? :mrgreen:

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