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LampHead's Lava Lamp Contest : Everyone is invited

Does anyone remember the old jellybean contests ?? Where you had to guess how many jellybeans were in a jar. I remember them from school days (along time ago in a far away galaxy...LOL) and sometimes for charitys and such etc.

Well im am going to give away a original USA made blue/white 32oz globe (globe only) to the member who can guess how much money I have in a jug. I have been collecting my change in a jug like most people do, however for 10 years I have used a 5 gallon water bottle and have filled it to the top, for the last 3 months I have been shaking it to compact the change so I can fit more but finally I can not cram anymore change into the bottle so its time to take her in. The bottle is bulging and I would guess it weighs about 600lbs. The member who comes closest to the total will receive the globe, I will pay the shipping so no cost to anyone, its kinda like my stimulus package to the goo lovers :) I want everyone to take a guess, you dont have to be a normal poster here or anything, even the lurkers are welcome to join this.

My guess dont count and I have a pretty good idea of the amount I have but I will not post it until the contest is over so nobody is swayed with their guess....I think it should be interesting to see how much the guess's vary. So below I want everyone to take their best shot, you can edit your post as much as you want until Monday May 4th when I will announce the total.




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Hmmmm... $427.63
Hey great contest, my guess is $4093.01
A few more pics of the change before its off to the bank, I may have to make 2 trips so I will extend the contest until Tuesday so keep the guesses coming.



LampHead
I correct myself and say $450.00...
Is it just the closest person, or does one have to get it on the nose? I think you should clarify that in your first post.
Quote from original post "The member who comes closest to the total will receive the globe"


LampHead
until Monday May 4th when I will announce the total.

Did I miss it or something?
I have to make a stupid guess... a trip to the chiropractor ;)
Contest closed. Results will be posted in a few moments.

LampHead
That was 30 minutes ago. Are you counting it now???????? The suspense is KILLER!!!!!!
Alright, first off my guess was $3300, so needless to say I am slightly disappointed in the total but its basically going to Turks and Caicos with me and the wife this Saturday as "extra" fun money so overall I cant complain, I know I will have a good time !!

On to the contest....there were a few that came close but none closer than Blind Faith. His guess was $2071 and the total was $2046.14. Congrats to Blind Faith the winner !! Thanks to everyone for participating it was very cool seeing what everyones guess's were.

Blind Faith I will PM you for your info.



LampHead
That is SAWEET! Lots of money for spending :) - CONGRATS Blind Faith! That was a lot of change!

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