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Re: Estimation game
« Reply #195 on: December 29, 2012, 11:23:12 AM »
If there are posthumous releases, why not prenatal ones?  :)
But we can't be quite sure.


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Re: Estimation game
« Reply #196 on: January 02, 2013, 08:45:15 AM »
Results: probably this evening. I can tell you the round has a very clear winner, and 2 exact correct answers.
But we can't be quite sure.


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Re: Estimation game
« Reply #197 on: January 02, 2013, 04:47:09 PM »
RESULTS, round 8:

1. Size of the United States federal budget for 2013
Answer: 3,8 trillion USD

3,8 trillion Argammon(!)
4,1 trillion Chulk
3,24 trillion Usrin
5,999999999 trillion CTG
1 trillion Friker
10 trillion Duplode
15 trillion Zak
55 trillion Akoss

Almost everyone got the order of magnitude right in this one. Good job.

2. Number of settlements in India with more than 100 inhabitants (2001)
Answer: 552,717 - it's a whole lot of settlements.

700,000 Friker
320,000 Akoss
300,001 CTG
220,000 Zak
125,105 Usrin
100,000 Chulk
50,000 Duplode
1,200,000 Argammon


3. Height of the 100th tallest mountain on Earth
Answer: 7221 m - Karjiang, Himalaya. Never climbed.

7050 Chulk
7400 Argammon (close...)
7001 CTG
7000 Akoss     
6999 Usrin   (did you three spend too much time together?)
5888 Zak
5432 Duplode
770000 Friker (??????? If we had a mountain that high, we could launch satellites by dropping them from the top.)


4. How many days did Napoleon spend in exile on St. Helena?
Answer: 2029 days - arrival October 1815, death May 1821. Rumour says he suffered an early and troubled death because he insisted on eating lots of cake and cream during his exile on St. Helena and not enough vegetables.

1897 Usrin
2192 CTG
2200 Chulk
2500 Duplode
430 Friker
280 Argammon
144 Akoss
4444 Zak


5. Total number of characters, including spaces, in the document containing all of my introspective writings from 2001 to 2012.
Answer: 2,155,511 - nearly 900 pages. So much emo stuff from the old days.

1,501,000 Zak
1,007,500 Argammon
500,000 Duplode
251,000 Usrin
77,777 Friker
10,000,000 Chulk
14,674,231 Akoss
68,042,034 CTG    (that's more than 15 Bibles... I have done a few other things in life besides typing.)


6. Distance between the easternmost point on the South American continent and the westernmost point on the African continent (km)
Answer: 3081 km

3001 CTG
2900 Argammon
3400 Chulk
2651 Akoss
2009 Usrin
4444 Zak
1377 Friker
6500 Duplode


7. Standard atomic weight of Mendelevium (units).
Answer: 258

258 CTG (!)
255 Akoss
276 Duplode
278 Usrin
150 Argammon
150 Chulk
107 Zak
89 Friker

8. Number of words in Dante Alighieri's "The Divine Comedy" (original Italian version)
Answer: 96655

100,001 Art-loving CTG
80,000 Duplode
130,000 Chulk
52000 Argammon
30000 Friker
19231 Akoss
4444 Zak
2989 Usrin


9. Release year of J.W. von Göethe's "The Sorrows of Young Werther"?
Answer: 1774 - the earliest of Göethe's famous works

1799 Argammon
1800 Akoss
1801 CTG
1745 Usrin
1807 Duplode
1740 Chulk
1817 Friker
1710 Zak

Nobody came really close, nobody was really far off.


10. What is the median length of the songs in my music library?
Answer: 4:01

3:59 CTG
3:52 Zak
3:46 Usrin
3:33 Friker
4:30 Chulk
4:32 Argammon
4:57 Akoss
3:01 Duplode


11. Average penis length in North Korea (cm)
Answer: 9,66 cm - one of the smallest known national averages.

9,8 CTG
9,9 Argammon
10 Chulk
10,61 Akoss
10,9 Usrin
12,3 Zak
13,1 Friker
14 Duplode


12. Number of women on Forbes' current list of the 71 most powerful people in the world.
Answer: 6 : Angela Merkel (2), Sonia Gandhi (12), Dilma Rousseff (18), Christine Lagarde (38), Margaret Chan (58), Kathleen Sebelius (68)

9 Usrin
2 Akoss
11 Zak
1 Friker
15 Argammon
15 Chulk
15 CTG
17 Duplode


13. Time of sunrise in Anadyr, Chukotka, Russia, on July 21st
Answer: 2:32 AM

3:00 Chulk
3:30 Zak
3:45 Friker
4:12 Duplode
4:30 Argammon
23:58 Usrin
5:40 CTG
5:51 Akoss

+1. How many goals will be scored in the Premier League on January 1, 2013?
Answer: 23 - not such a boring day.

21 Zak
21 Argammon

20 Chulk
19 Akoss
19 Usrin
18 Duplode
17 CTG
9 Friker



Scores, round 8:

5 - CTG
2,5 - Argammon
2 - Chulk
2 - Usrin
1,5 - Zak
1 - Friker
0 - Akoss
0 - Duplode

But we can't be quite sure.


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Re: Estimation game
« Reply #198 on: January 02, 2013, 05:22:28 PM »
exciting and thanks for the questions. So CTG has to write questions again. :)

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Re: Estimation game
« Reply #199 on: January 02, 2013, 10:18:39 PM »
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770000 Friker (??????? If we had a mountain that high, we could launch satellites by dropping them from the top.)
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It was meant to be 7700. Probably a typo during rewriting. (Still, it's quite off.)

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Re: Estimation game
« Reply #200 on: January 03, 2013, 12:17:16 PM »
First of all: I'm on destuntsization :D (and ignoring forum for a while), but this topic is a "civil" one, so...

Secondly: more personal questions were added, so Crykoss Poo: SHUT UP about cheating! :P

Round 9
Deadline: 17th January 2012, midnight

1, Profit of Heineken International in 2011 (EUR)

2, Number of PDF files stored on my computer

3, Distance between the graves of Arthur Rimbaud and Edgar Allan Poe

4, When I arrive at home in the evening, how many eggs will be in the fridge?

5, Lactose content of the largest available Viagra pill (mg)

6, I will enter the Stunts chat on 18th January to roll a dice. How many tries will I need to get '6'?

7, A bottle volume unit - used for champagne - was named after Nebuchadnezzar. How many litres does it mean?

8, How many days passed between the first goals of Alessandro Del Piero in Juventus (only Serie A counts) and in the national team of Italy?

9,  Number of months since 2004 when Duplode sent more ZSC messageboard posts alone than Zak, Akoss Poo and Krys Toff together

10, Total weight of coins in my piggy bank (g; calculated on 30th December 2012)

11, Result of Melange XGT-88 'Top Gear' lap (for Poo: unknown specialist of the car, 5 minutes RH on Default's classic line)

12, Ranking of the Moon on the list of heaviest objects in the solar system

13, Speed of the fastest airplane shown by flightradar24.com at the deadline of this round (only passanger and cargo planes, no air force)

+1, Ratio of females on my MSN partnerlist (%)
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Re: Estimation game
« Reply #201 on: January 15, 2013, 11:25:10 AM »
2 days left!
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Re: Estimation game
« Reply #202 on: January 15, 2013, 01:39:40 PM »
2 days left!
I do not participate this time.

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Re: Estimation game
« Reply #203 on: January 15, 2013, 01:47:12 PM »
It seems I scored an own goal with the Viagra question, no info in the EMEA database. :-\

(still searching for the data)
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Re: Estimation game
« Reply #204 on: January 15, 2013, 09:59:00 PM »
It seems I scored an own goal with the Viagra question, no info in the EMEA database. :-\

(still searching for the data)

Submit a pill for analysis?  :D

A remarkably good set of questions this time, BTW.

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Re: Estimation game
« Reply #205 on: January 16, 2013, 03:19:30 PM »
For Chulk's question: that's a piggy bank.

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Re: Estimation game
« Reply #206 on: January 16, 2013, 04:17:48 PM »
For Chulk's question: that's a piggy bank.


oh... so I guess I tipped a little too few.
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Re: Estimation game
« Reply #207 on: January 20, 2013, 12:28:29 AM »
Results: tomorrow.
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Re: Estimation game
« Reply #208 on: January 20, 2013, 09:48:44 PM »
Round 9

1, Profit of Heineken International in 2011 (EUR)
Correct answer: 1,430,000,000 EUR

430,000,000 - Akoss Poo
237,000,000 - Usrin
60,000,000 - Duplode
1,600,000 - Zak McKracken ???
20,000,000,000 - Chulk ???

2, Number of PDF files stored on my computer
Correct answer: 1086

1324 - Usrin
473 - Duplode
323 - Akoss Poo
250 - Chulk
88 - Zak McKracken

3, Distance between the graves of Arthur Rimbaud and Edgar Allan Poe
Correct answer: 6250 kms (Charleville, FRA and Baltimore, USA), surprisingly bad tips

740 - Duplode
509 - Usrin
440 - Akoss Poo
50 - Zak McKracken
0.5 - Chulk

4, When I arrive at home in the evening, how many eggs will be in the fridge?
Correct answer: 10 (full box), triple draw at the top!

6 - Duplode, Usrin, Zak McKracken
5 - Chulk
17 - Akoss Poo

5, Lactose content of the largest available Viagra pill (mg)
Correct answer: finally I've found it... 3.7 mg lactose in the 100 mg pill

0.5 - Chulk
14 - Zak McKracken
28 - Usrin
40 - Akoss Poo
80 - Duplode

6, I will enter the Stunts chat on 18th January to roll a dice. How many tries will I need to get '6'?
Correct answer: first roll, see the attached picture; triple draw again, LOL

3 - Akoss Poo, Usrin, Zak McKracken
5 - Duplode
8 - Chulk

7, A bottle volume unit - used for champagne - was named after Nebuchadnezzar. How many litres does it mean?
Correct answer: 15 litres

15 - Chulk
12 - Usrin
3.6 - Zak McKracken
1.6 - Duplode
1.16 - Akoss Poo

8, How many days passed between the first goals of Alessandro Del Piero in Juventus (only Serie A counts) and in the national team of Italy?
Correct answer: 19th September 1993 (Juventus-Reggiana 4-0); 15th November 1995 (Italy-lithuahuahuania 4-0); so 788 days

769 - Usrin
700 - Chulk
317 - Duplode
146 - Akoss Poo (such a weak one from the Juventus / Italy fan? :P)
44 - Zak McKracken

9,  Number of months since 2004 when Duplode sent more ZSC messageboard posts alone than Zak, Akoss Poo and Krys Toff together
Correct answer: 37 (2007: 1; 2008: 6; 2009: 6; 2010: 5; 2011: 10; 2012: 9)

38 - Akoss Poo
32 - Usrin
42 - Duplode
44 - Zak McKracken
15 - Chulk

10, Total weight of coins in my piggy bank (g; calculated on 30th December 2012)
Correct answer: 1675 g (205 pieces of 50 / 100 / 200 HUF coins)

1400 - Zak McKracken
1324 - Akoss Poo
889 - Duplode
491 - Usrin
450 - Chulk

11, Result of Melange XGT-88 'Top Gear' lap (for Poo: unknown specialist of the car, 5 minutes RH on Default's classic line)
Correct answer: 1:0x.xx, I mustn't tell before publishing the video, but it's quite close to the IMSA cars (and you can easily predict it from the rankings :))

1:07.30 - Akoss Poo
1:11.10 - Chulk
59.05 - Usrin
58.00 - Zak McKracken
1:15.05 - Duplode (naaaaaaaaaaaaah, Stig hates you because of that prediction)

12, Ranking of the Moon on the list of heaviest objects in the solar system
Correct answer: 14th, see the TOP20 below (expressed in 10^21 kg units)

1,989,100,000 - Sun
1,898,600 - Jupiter
568,460 - Saturn
102,430 - Neptune
86,832 - Uranus
5,973.6 - Earth
4,868.5 - Venus
641.9 - Mars
330.2 - Mercury
148.2 - Ganymede (satellite of Jupiter)
134.5 - Titan (satellite of Saturn)
107.6 - Callisto (satellite of Jupiter)
89.3 - Io (satellite of Jupiter)
73.5 - Moon
48 - Europa (satellite of Jupiter)
21.5 - Triton (satellite of Neptune)
16.7 - Eris (dwarf planet)
13.105 - Pluto
4.006 - Haumea (dwarf planet)
3.526 - Titania (satellite of Uranus)

14 - Zak McKracken
15 - Duplode & Usrin
22 - Akoss Poo
27 - Chulk

13, Speed of the fastest airplane shown by flightradar24.com at the deadline of this round (only passanger and cargo planes, no air force)
Correct answer: 1163 kmh (BEL502; Brussels Airlines, New York JFK - Brussels, Airbus A330-301; coordinates: 44.524 / -66.757)

1008 - Zak McKracken
1340 - Akoss Poo
925 - Usrin
840 - Duplode
600 - Chulk

+1, Ratio of females on my MSN partnerlist (%)
Correct answer: 68.75 % (11 from 16)

72 - Usrin
62 - Duplode
85 - Chulk & Zak McKracken
90.9 - Akoss Poo


Results of round 9
5 - Usrin & Zak McKracken
4 - Akoss Poo
2 - Chulk & Duplode


Overall standings
29 - Chulk
22 - Zak McKracken
19 - Akoss Poo
19 - Usrin
18 - Duplode
14 - Bonzai Joe
5 - CTG
3 - Argammon
2 - Super Brian
1 - Friker

(results of round 8 were corrected as we used 1-1 point for draws instead of 0.5-0.5)
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Re: Estimation game
« Reply #209 on: January 21, 2013, 03:28:13 AM »
wow!  8) So now Usrin or I should set the questions?