V.33 Q1 - Guessomancy!

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V.33 Q1 - Guessomancy!

Postby Dustin Adams » Wed Jan 27, 2016 9:56 am

OK folks, here's how this works:

#1. If you do NOT want your name involved in guessomancy, please say so. Some are superstitious and may not want to see their name attached to a particular result prior to judging. That's OK.

#2. This is just for fun. Goofs. Possibly laughs. And maybe prize.

#3. Make UP TO five (5) guesses:
Please, no rejection guesses, other than your own name. And no points if you guess correctly. All you will get is some Brownies of Consolation +2. (And tequila.)

Example of how your guesses might look:
Bob Writer1 = Finalist
Bob Writer2 = Semi-F
Bob Writer3 = Silver HM
Bob Writer4 = HM

ETA: #4. You can guessomance people who are not members of this forum.

#5. Scoring:
3 pts for correctly guessing a finalist.
2 pts for correctly guessing a semi or silver.
1 pt for correctly guessing a HM

The person with the most points...... wins.
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Re: V.33 Q1 - Guessomancy!

Postby amoskalik » Wed Jan 27, 2016 11:18 am

Perhaps the list keeper can help us out with who is in this Q?
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Re: V.33 Q1 - Guessomancy!

Postby s_c_baker » Wed Jan 27, 2016 12:02 pm

This is the year that Bob Writer takes the Golden Pen. I can feel it in my bones!
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Re: V.33 Q1 - Guessomancy!

Postby Imagination Vortex » Wed Jan 27, 2016 3:44 pm

Here I am with the list. This is everyone I know that's entered so far. I'll be back later with my guesses, just putting this up quick for those who need it!

NOVEMBER 14TH
Ishmael - HM
NOVEMBER 14TH
Lair - Semi
DECEMBER 3RD
pdblake - HM
DECEMBER 5TH
amoskalik - HM
DECEMBER 8TH
Athena - Finalist
DECEMBER 19TH
JenD-F - ?
DECEMBER 23RD
disgruntledpeony - Semi
rharp - HM
DECEMBER 25TH
LawrenceVanHoof - ?
DECEMBER 27TH
dstein - Finalist
DECEMBER 28TH
Stephanie - Silver HM
DECEMBER 30TH
Aidan Meyer - HM
amstard - ?
Beth Powers - HM
KD Julicher - HM
Randy Hulshizer - HM
DECEMBER 31ST
KbRy - HM
Michael Kingswood - HM
Rebecca Birch - Finalist
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Re: V.33 Q1 - Guessomancy!

Postby amoskalik » Wed Jan 27, 2016 3:59 pm

Thanks Stephanie!

Here are my guesses (based on absolutely zero knowledge of anyone's submitted story):
Dustin Adams = Finalist
KD Julicher=Semifinalist
Ishmael=SHM
Stephanie=HM
Rebecca Birch=HM

Here's something that is not a guess. Far more than five people on that list will get HM or above.
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Re: V.33 Q1 - Guessomancy!

Postby Imagination Vortex » Wed Jan 27, 2016 4:21 pm

Ok gotta get in on this fast! Here are my 5. I haven't read any stories so these are just pure guesses. Good luck to all!

amoskalik - Silver HM
rharp - Finalist
emilymccosh - HM
Beth Powers - Silver HM
KD Julicher - Semi
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Re: V.33 Q1 - Guessomancy!

Postby preston » Thu Jan 28, 2016 6:27 pm

Here are my guesses:

Dustin-Finalist (because it's time--third time's a charm!)
KD Julicher-Finalist (same as above)
Ishmael-SF (because he's gone from HM, to SHM, and now it's time for a semi)
Rebecca-SHM (she's got everything else, so I think she needs a silver)
Preston-HM (because that's all I ever get, other than rejections of course! wotf005 )

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Re: V.33 Q1 - Guessomancy!

Postby KD Julicher » Fri Jan 29, 2016 7:29 am

Guesses:

Dustin - Finalist
Rebecca - Semi
Jen D-F - SHM
Stephanie - SHM
Myself - HM (never bet on someone who made finalist last quarter to make anything higher than HM the next quarter, finalist-ing messes with your brain and honestly I won't be surprised at an R this quarter)
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Postby Dustin Adams » Fri Jan 29, 2016 8:04 am

You guys are making me nervous... wotf018
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Postby amoskalik » Fri Jan 29, 2016 8:37 am

Dustin Adams wrote:You guys are making me nervous... wotf018


Maybe relieve some tension by drumming... oh wait, never mind.
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Postby Dustin Adams » Fri Jan 29, 2016 10:14 am

Or screaming. wotf003
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Re: V.33 Q1 - Guessomancy!

Postby Dustin Adams » Tue Feb 02, 2016 3:41 am

OK, here goes:
(Just in case results start this Thursday. Could happen...)

Randy H. - HM
DStein - HM
Jeremy Szal - Semi
Muri Mc - Silver
Emily - HM

Off the record: Preston - Finalist. Because he said he wouldn't get one. wotf011
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Re: V.33 Q1 - Guessomancy!

Postby emilymccosh » Tue Feb 02, 2016 12:39 pm

Okay, okay, I should get this in, because, you know, I can FEEL the results coming in on Wednesday/Thursday... Maybe? No? We'll see...

And these guess are based off the fact that I have only been obsessively following the contest since V32 Q4. So, in my extremely limited knowledge...behold...

Dustin - Finalist (it's gotta happen...)
KD Julicher - Semi (because I've read her stuff...it's AWESOME!)
Ishmael - Silver HM (because I think preston's right)
Imagination Vortex - Silver HM (because she has HMs, now she needs a Silver)
Me (Emily) - HM (because I think all the rest of you are right...if I don't get a straight rejection that is...)

There it is folks! More of my useless knowledge to invade your brain... wotf022
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Re: V.33 Q1 - Guessomancy!

Postby Dustin Adams » Mon Feb 08, 2016 7:01 am

Did I mention there's a prize for the winner of the 4 quarters of Guessomancy V. 33?

You don't have to play all 4 quarters, but your odds go up if you do. wotf007
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Re: V.33 Q1 - Guessomancy!

Postby amoskalik » Mon Feb 08, 2016 7:05 am

Oo, oo, let me guess the prize too.
An autographed copy of V33 by all the authors and artists, right, right?
No? Well, I sure whatever it is, it's very cool.
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Re: V.33 Q1 - Guessomancy!

Postby Ishmael » Mon Feb 08, 2016 3:15 pm

I should like to point out that I twice bet on the same horse to win at odds of 33/1.

Both times the horse came third, so I lost my bet.

And I owned the horse. wotf017

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Re: V.33 Q1 - Guessomancy!

Postby Dustin Adams » Tue Feb 09, 2016 2:17 pm

amoskalik wrote:Oo, oo, let me guess the prize too.
An autographed copy of V33 by all the authors and artists, right, right?

Uh. Maybe...

Ha!
If I know someone who wins, yes.
If not, then I'll figure something out. wotf004
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Re: V.33 Q1 - Guessomancy!

Postby Bob Writer » Wed Feb 17, 2016 2:18 am

Dustin Adams wrote:
Example of how your guesses might look:
Bob Writer1 = Finalist
Bob Writer2 = Semi-F
Bob Writer3 = Silver HM
Bob Writer4 = HM


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Postby Dustin Adams » Sat Feb 20, 2016 5:43 am

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Re: V.33 Q1 - Guessomancy!

Postby amoskalik » Thu Mar 10, 2016 8:59 am

So all of us who picked Dustin are already down a pick wotf018
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Re: V.33 Q1 - Guessomancy!

Postby Imagination Vortex » Thu Mar 10, 2016 9:52 am

I will update the list here as well and include results as they come in for those that get HM or higher. That way it will be easier to tally up the points in the end.
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Re: V.33 Q1 - Guessomancy!

Postby Dustin Adams » Thu Mar 10, 2016 11:50 am

amoskalik wrote:So all of us who picked Dustin are already down a pick wotf018

Sorry.
I did the best I could. I even had a few folks who'd read it say it was a sure thing.
But Dave is the only one who matters... He saw something he didn't like, and away it goes to another market.
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Re: V.33 Q1 - Guessomancy!

Postby Randy Hulshizer » Tue Apr 26, 2016 4:03 am

Dustin Adams wrote:OK, here goes:
(Just in case results start this Thursday. Could happen...)

Randy H. - HM
DStein - HM
Jeremy Szal - Semi
Muri Mc - Silver
Emily - HM

Off the record: Preston - Finalist. Because he said he wouldn't get one. wotf011


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Re: V.33 Q1 - Guessomancy!

Postby Imagination Vortex » Tue Apr 26, 2016 6:38 am

I've updated the list so far with the results as they come in. And just noticed a lot of people who voted silver for me got it right! So cool! Looks like I didn't get a single one right though. wotf014 Oh well soon I'll be putting together my list for Q2...
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Re: V.33 Q1 - Guessomancy!

Postby amoskalik » Tue Apr 26, 2016 9:01 am

Looking at my picks, I have them all backwards.

Dustin F actual R
KD SF actual HM
Ishmael SHM actual HM
Stephanie HM actual SHM (woo hoo!)
Rebecca HM actual ??? (F perhaps?)
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Re: V.33 Q1 - Guessomancy!

Postby Dustin Adams » Tue Apr 26, 2016 12:14 pm

Randy Hulshizer wrote:Well, Dustin, you got at least one right. wotf006

Actually, that's pretty good.
Grats to you!

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Re: V.33 Q1 - Guessomancy!

Postby Imagination Vortex » Wed May 04, 2016 6:56 pm

Ok I thought I'd go ahead and post the point standings for Q1 even though there are a couple people who have yet to check in. If you see I've made any mistakes please let me know.

KD Julicher: 3 points (but waiting on Jen D-F to check in)
emilymccosh: 2 points
Dustin: 1 point (but waiting on Jeremy Szal to check in)

If you aren't on the list that means you didn't score any points this time. wotf030

So looks like KD is in the lead. I'll include this list in the Q2 Guessomancy as well. So until next time...happy guessing!
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Re: V.33 Q1 - Guessomancy!

Postby Dustin Adams » Thu May 05, 2016 3:58 am

Stephanie,

I believe Jeremy and Jen D-F were early outs. wotf005

So this could be the final tally for Q1.

Course, KD may not need the prize, if she wins, because I'm hoping she wins...
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Re: V.33 Q1 - Guessomancy!

Postby Imagination Vortex » Thu May 05, 2016 6:22 am

Ok thanks Dustin! I wasn't sure since I'd seen they hadn't signed in here for months. So on to Q2!
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