Betting Challenge: Guess the date & time of the contest results!

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Welcome one and all to the annual Betting Challenge!

To enter you must make a bet on an exact date and time for which you think the contest results will be published!

An amazing prize is at stake here: everyone who has entered must review the winner's contest entry and explain why they should have won the Grand Prize instead of the actual winner!

All is fun and games and no shade is intended towards whoever will actually win the Grand Prize.

So come and place your bets now!



THE CONTESTANTS

(now sorted by time & date!)

Synonisis: Monday, August the 25th, 12 AM GMT (get ur time machine ready, folks)

Nuclear Mosquito: Thursday, August the 28th, 6 PM UTC (wat is UTC tho)

Asagi Usagi: Friday, August the 29th, 12 PM UTC

Kryzon: Saturday, August the 30th, 17:30 UTC

Hotfirelegend: Saturday, August the 30th, 9:30 PM GMT

Martyna Outstar: Sunday, August the 31st, 12 PM GMT

jtrev23: Sunday, August the 31st, 1 PM GMT

Cinnamon: Sunday, August the 31st, 3 PM GMT

mostly useless (which is not true! <3): Sunday, August the 31st, 7 PM GMT

Ultim: Sunday, August the 31st, 00:00 (midnight) GMT

Dreadshadow: Monday, September the 1st, 00:01  GMT

Empiron: Monday, September the 1st, 5 AM GMT

Clord: Monday, September the 1st, 4 PM GMT

Merlandese: Monday, September the 1st, 7:00 PM UTC

Whitesphere: Tuesday, September the 2nd, 9 AM GMT

255: MJD 56904 (aka Thursday, September the 4th) 2 PM GMT

Janky Hanky: September 3 @ 3:33 UTC

Sinnoaria: Thursday, September the 4th, 11:23 PST

Wavelength: Friday, September the 12th, 8 AM GMT

Bgillisp: Tuesday, September the 30th, 00:00 (midnight) GMT (boy this is getting pessimistic :9)

Spoonweaver: Friday, October the 10th, "Noon" GMT

If the winner of the bet is also the winner of the Grand Prize, everyone who has entered must vote for him/her in the next presidential selection.

Children and toddlers are not allowed to participate in this challenge without a written letter of consent from their parent or guardian.
 
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Haha, fun!

Sunday, 31st August, 7PM GMT

:)
 

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My bet is Thursday 28 Aug 6PM UTC
 
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Hi, Martyna's there, that's my nickname. :D
 

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I reckon September 1st 5am GMT
 

Nuclear Mosquito

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In regards to the question about UTC:

Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) is the basis for civil time in many places worldwide. Many timekeeping devices use this 24-hour time standard, which is determined using highly precise atomic clocks.
http://www.timeanddate.com/time/aboututc.html

It also seems that UTC is the same as GMT. Perhaps you should state a standard time format for the thread?

Note: Aren't some people also on daylight savings at the moment?
 

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I was mostly joking about what UTC is. When the time comes I'll convert all the time zones to see who is closest, so it's alright not to have a standard time format. Makes it easier for the contestants. ^_^
 

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I was mostly joking about what UTC is. When the time comes I'll convert all the time zones to see who is closest, so it's alright not to have a standard time format. Makes it easier for the contestants. ^_^
Seems fair. It also seems that most people are going for GMT? Maybe you could state it as an recommendation in stead of a requirement.

EDIT: My game can be found here on the forums if you want to include the game links so long: http://forums.rpgmakerweb.com/index.php?/topic/30057-a-deadly-understanding/

Not that I'm saying I'm going to win, but then the links are up for people who are looking for games to play.
 
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I say MJD 56904, 2 PM GMT.

*trollface and yet serious*
 
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August 30th, about gmt+0: 9-10pm.
 

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Seems fair. It also seems that most people are going for GMT? Maybe you could state it as an recommendation in stead of a requirement.

EDIT: My game can be found here on the forums if you want to include the game links so long: http://forums.rpgmakerweb.com/index.php?/topic/30057-a-deadly-understanding/

Not that I'm saying I'm going to win, but then the links are up for people who are looking for games to play.
I have linked your username to your project. :) I can do the same for others if they want to.

I say MJD 56904, 2 PM GMT.

*trollface and yet serious*


August 30th, about gmt+0: 9-10pm.
Can I write you down for 9.30 then? 
 
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Ah, this is so tough!

September 1st, 7:00PM UTC!
 

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Monday, August the 25th, 12 AM GMT

Expect the ripple effect.
 
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I'm gonna take a flier on another technical issue or a last-minute need to replay something.

So, I'll guess September 12th @ 8am GMT.

Hoping it comes earlier, though!!
 

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Done, done and done! Good luck all. :D
 

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