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Tony Two-Cent
03-14-2013, 08:16 PM
[size=24pt]New Contest for March 2013!

Here is a photo of the rings I have found metal detecting. Guess how many rings are in the pile!

http://i209.photobucket.com/albums/bb174/dubbl-t/Rings_zpse2ef9bbd.jpg

[size=1:crazy:t]Rules:
1. Only one guess per person
2. Contest is open to all members who have at least 5 posts and were a member here on or before March 13, 2013.
3. It doesn't matter if you go over, the closest guess wins.
4. In the case of a tie, the earliest guess wins.
5. Contest ends at 8:00 p.m. CST on March 21, 2013.


[size=1:crazy:t]FIRST PRIZE:
All three of these coins:
1875-CC Seated Liberty Half
1853 Seated Liberty Quarter
1827 Capped Bust Dime
http://i209.photobucket.com/albums/bb174/dubbl-t/Half_zps0a64180f.jpg
http://i209.photobucket.com/albums/bb174/dubbl-t/Quarter_zpsd7ace6d5.jpg
http://i209.photobucket.com/albums/bb174/dubbl-t/Dime_zpsa7b8e9df.jpg

[size=1:crazy:t]SECOND PRIZE:
1986-S Statue of Liberty Centennial 90% Silver Dollar and Half Dollar Proof Set
http://i209.photobucket.com/albums/bb174/dubbl-t/Liberty-Set_zps527258d3.jpg

[size=1:crazy:t]THIRD PRIZE:
1982-S George Washington 250th Anniversary of Birth
90% Silver Proof Half Dollar
http://i209.photobucket.com/albums/bb174/dubbl-t/WashingtonHalf_zps56a620a4.jpg


Best of Luck! thumbsup01

ssserena
03-14-2013, 08:33 PM
my guess is 73 rings!

rsarge1
03-14-2013, 08:36 PM
ill guess 56 rings thanks for the contest
sarge

buck57
03-14-2013, 08:44 PM
Thanks for the cool contest Tony. :cool:. Mighty nice of ya. I guess 83 rings.

Atokad
03-14-2013, 09:01 PM
I'm guessing 70

dave in iowa
03-14-2013, 10:07 PM
76 rings

nicklehead
03-14-2013, 10:10 PM
How bout 87!

starman2
03-14-2013, 10:29 PM
:perfect10:! I count 67. Hope i'm close! :peace:

Ill Digger
03-15-2013, 12:13 AM
:thinkingabout: Hmmmm. I'll go with.....53. :dontknow:

Nice contest Tony! thumbsup01

Thanks! |:confused:)

lee
03-15-2013, 01:13 AM
im going for 105 , cheers ton mate.

jkress
03-15-2013, 02:29 AM
Very awesome contest Tony! :peace: |:confused:) You donated some beautiful trophies. :drool: Thank you.

I choose 97. Love the 1827 dime. :smitten:

I'll tag on a Fourth Prize. :beerbuddy: 1959 Half Dollar... if you don't mind. :)

http://jkress.com/tonyscontest/pictures/picture-1.jpg

skribnodsister
03-15-2013, 04:26 AM
Thanks for the contest Tony! My guess is 78

chief5709
03-15-2013, 04:52 AM
80 is my guess. Thanks for the contest Tony |:cheering:

POKIE73
03-15-2013, 05:24 AM
my guess will be 71 dennis thanks for the contest

CODY
03-15-2013, 06:38 AM
I'll guess 98

BHNugget
03-15-2013, 08:24 AM
I'll guess 79 rings. You sure pulled a lot of rings Tony!

z118
03-15-2013, 01:34 PM
I'll guess 75, thanks!

dalewestaby
03-15-2013, 01:37 PM
69?

CTDirtFisher
03-15-2013, 01:52 PM
72

RobW
03-15-2013, 02:14 PM
My guess....76

I never win these things...but it's always fun..and takes my mind off of work for a bit...THANKS!


Modified Answers per request:

85 total (all the other numbers are taken), 13 silver

AmxFred
03-15-2013, 02:15 PM
I will go with 63 rings.

serega
03-15-2013, 04:50 PM
77 RINGS <}

Mudder
03-15-2013, 05:09 PM
Great contest Tony, and they would all be first prizes :twirlingeyes:. My guess is 65.

aloldstuff
03-15-2013, 06:02 PM
Tony, great contest. I'm gonna have to quess 64........thanks

Fire Fighter 43
03-15-2013, 08:43 PM
87 Thanks Tony |:cheering:

tech125
03-15-2013, 08:54 PM
68, thanks for the contest!

JdsCoins
03-15-2013, 09:23 PM
Nice pile of rings Tony! The skull one with the green eyes is creepy. Eww! :shocked03:

Thanks for the great prize packages! happydance02

I tried to count them about 10 times, now I'm dizzy :white:usaflag::

I must be seeing things but I could swear there's a half ring in there. This better not be a trick. :hysterical:

Anyhow, my guess is 66! :grin:

freemindstuck
03-16-2013, 01:25 PM
110

Sweet contest! thanks

etrac1
03-17-2013, 07:25 AM
I will guess 92

HEAVYMETALNUT
03-17-2013, 06:48 PM
90

midas
03-18-2013, 10:08 AM
82 rings in pic.

Sal66
03-18-2013, 11:12 AM
|:cheering: Very Nice pile of Rings. As creepy as it , my Son would love the Green Skull. Anyway thanks for stepping forward and with such nice prizes also. I tried to count the best I could and I'm guessing with my first guess which is [size=1:crazy:t]84 Rings ..
Good Luck everyone and may the best Man or Women win ! |:cheering:

JTGOLD
03-18-2013, 05:35 PM
I will say 81 Tony.

ChrisinCT
03-18-2013, 08:36 PM
67

Celluforce
03-18-2013, 11:31 PM
My first guess was .... 66 rings... But didn't noticed yet that it was already taken...

So I'll go for 74 instead


I may be wrong... But, let me thank you for the oportunity to participate! I LOVE those contests :perfect10:


Daniel <;)

Tony Two-Cent
03-20-2013, 07:10 PM
Thanks for participating, everyone!

The contest ends in just over 24 hours! Get your guesses in if you haven't yet!

The following numbers have already been guessed:

53
56
60
63
64
65
66
67
68
69
70
71
72
73
74
75
76
77
78
79
80
81
82
83
84
85
86
87
90
92
96
97
98
99.999
105
107
110

Bonus Question guesses:

8
10
11
13
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
32
38
42
62

Tony Two-Cent
03-20-2013, 07:29 PM
[size=24pt]BONUS QUESTION:

How many rings in the pile are sterling silver?

Same rules for the Bonus Question as for the main part of the contest. You may guess on the Bonus Question even if you didn't guess in the main contest, if you meet the criteria listed in the rules.

Prize for the Bonus Question: Uncirculated 1942-D Washington Quarter
http://i209.photobucket.com/albums/bb174/dubbl-t/Quarter1942Unc_zps399edd7c.jpg

freemindstuck
03-20-2013, 07:32 PM
17

nicklehead
03-20-2013, 07:40 PM
62 are .925

rsarge1
03-20-2013, 07:53 PM
ok ill guess 27 are silver, and thanks for the contest
sarge

AmxFred
03-20-2013, 07:58 PM
I say 19 are sterling. Thanks for the contest!

buck57
03-20-2013, 08:10 PM
Hey Tony, I would guess about 38 are silver. Thanks again :waving:

ssserena
03-20-2013, 08:20 PM
21 are sterling silver.

Lodge Scent
03-20-2013, 08:53 PM
99.999 is my guess :yes:

midas
03-20-2013, 09:20 PM
22 are sterling

ChrisinCT
03-20-2013, 09:34 PM
107 rings total 11 sterling

CTDirtFisher
03-20-2013, 09:56 PM
23 are sterling...

POKIE73
03-20-2013, 10:38 PM
my quess is 25 dennis

marinedad
03-20-2013, 11:06 PM
96 rings 32 sterling

Ill Digger
03-21-2013, 12:46 AM
[size=24pt]BONUS QUESTION:

How many rings in the pile are sterling silver?
I'll guess 10 are silver. :dontknow:

:->

lee
03-21-2013, 03:15 AM
8

skribnodsister
03-21-2013, 04:14 AM
Bonus question- 42

OxShoeDrew
03-21-2013, 04:27 AM
Thanks Tony, 84.

aloldstuff
03-21-2013, 05:22 AM
Bonus question = = 24

z118
03-21-2013, 07:34 AM
I'll say 13 for the bonus question, thanks!

Sal66
03-21-2013, 08:02 AM
Tony, I'm guessing [size=1:crazy:t]29 Sterling Silver Rings for the bonus question.

whammy
03-21-2013, 08:21 AM
How about 82, and thanks for the great contest.

tanacat
03-21-2013, 10:42 AM
86 total rings --- 26 silver rings

|:cheering: Great contest Tony!

OxShoeDrew
03-21-2013, 12:16 PM
Okay, I guessed a total number that Sal already guessed. Maybe my bonus guess will be better. 20-bonus

DaleGM
03-21-2013, 01:39 PM
:perfect10: :perfect10: my little buddies here say 60 rings, and for silver how about 18 silver
thanks for the contest Tony and jkress for kicking in too

etrac1
03-21-2013, 02:01 PM
28 for the bonus question

Tony Two-Cent
03-21-2013, 02:14 PM
The following numbers have already been guessed for the main part of the contest:

53
56
60
63
64
65
66
67
68
69
70
71
72
73
74
75
76
77
78
79
80
81
82
83
84
85
86
87
90
92
96
97
98
99.999
105
107
110

Bonus Question guesses so far:

8
10
11
13
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
32
38
42
62

JdsCoins
03-21-2013, 07:33 PM
30 for the bonus question. :)

BHNugget
03-21-2013, 08:14 PM
I'll guess 15 for the bonus question, thanks Tony!

Tony Two-Cent
03-21-2013, 08:23 PM
I'll guess 15 for the bonus question, thanks Tony!


Sorry, BHNugget, the contest ended at 8:00p.m. CST (23 minutes ago). I'm just now tabulating the results. I will be posting the list of winners here in a couple of minutes.

Tony Two-Cent
03-21-2013, 08:31 PM
The contest is over and it's time to announce the winners!

[size=1:crazy:t]The total number of rings in the pile is [size=36pt]79
http://i209.photobucket.com/albums/bb174/dubbl-t/Rings-79_zpsaeb0c049.jpg

[size=1:crazy:t]The total number of sterling silver rings is [size=36pt]15
http://i209.photobucket.com/albums/bb174/dubbl-t/Rings-Sterling_zpseb281263.jpg

[size=1:crazy:t]1st Prize goes to BHNugget with a guess of 79!

[size=1:crazy:t]2nd Prize goes to skribnodsister with a guess of 78!

[size=1:crazy:t]3rd Prize goes to chief5709 with a guess of 80!

[size=1:crazy:t]4th Prize goes to serega with a guess of 77!

[size=1:crazy:t]Bonus Prize goes to freemindstuck with a guess of 17!

Winners, please send me a PM with your snail mail address so I can get your prizes sent out!

Thanks for playing, everyone! I hope you had fun! :groovy:

RaZR
03-21-2013, 08:53 PM
:bananadance:CONGRATULATIONS :bananadance:
All youz winners!!!!!!!

And a great [size=36pt]Big Thanks to Tony for a winner of a contest. :perfect10: :perfect10: :perfect10:

Sal66
03-21-2013, 09:05 PM
:congrats: To all the Winners. It was a close one ! I'm kicking myself in the butt for not entering earlier as 79 was my 1st pick but when I realized it was taken I had to go higher to 84. I guess you can't win them all.
I hope everyone had fun with Tony's Contest, I know I did. :)
Take Care All. Sal

jkress
03-21-2013, 10:02 PM
This was a fun contest for all! :peace:

Congratulations to all the winners. :clapping: Tony offered some absolutely gorgeous prizes. :smitten:

Thanks for a great contest Tony. :beerbuddy:

BHNugget
03-21-2013, 11:19 PM
Sorry, BHNugget, the contest ended at 8:00p.m. CST (23 minutes ago). I'm just now tabulating the results. I will be posting the list of winners here in a couple of minutes.


lol No problem Tony, I noticed I was a little late after I posted my guess. I still cant believe I guessed both on the nose :twirlingeyes: Thanks for the great contest!

serega
03-22-2013, 01:39 AM
:happy:

:yes: 1959 silver thumbsup01

aloldstuff
03-22-2013, 04:36 AM
Thanks for the contest Tony. :perfect10: Big congrats to all the winners. :clapping:

tanacat
03-22-2013, 06:24 AM
Congrats to all the winners :cheering:

Love the pic of all the silver rings Tony thumbsup01

freemindstuck
03-22-2013, 12:26 PM
Thanks for the contest Tony. Great prizes!

skribnodsister
03-22-2013, 02:44 PM
Thanks Tony for the contest :peace: and Thank you for the Awesome Prize :perfect10: :perfect10: HH Everyone, Donna

Fire Fighter 43
03-22-2013, 02:55 PM
:congrats: to the winners and Thank You Tony

Fire Fighter 43
03-22-2013, 03:15 PM
:congrats: To all the winners and thank you Tony

buck57
03-22-2013, 04:19 PM
Big Congrats to the winners thumbsup01 OK Tony, we are all ready for the next contest :clapping: Thanks again :waving:

DIGGER27
03-23-2013, 06:48 AM
I missed it, but I will enter the next one.
Thanks for the contest!

serega
03-26-2013, 01:36 AM
Very awesome contest Tony! :peace: |:confused:) You donated some beautiful trophies. :drool: Thank you.

I choose 97. Love the 1827 dime. :smitten:

I'll tag on a Fourth Prize. :beerbuddy: 1959 Half Dollar... if you don't mind. :)

http://jkress.com/tonyscontest/pictures/picture-1.jpg


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jkress
03-26-2013, 02:11 AM
Thank you serega... I'll try again. :yes: Your hand written message is very helpful. thumbsup01 Thanks for taking the time to post it. |:confused:)

I look forward to you receiving this Franklin Half Dollar in Ukraine. :smitten:

serega
03-26-2013, 03:08 AM
Thank you serega... I'll try again. :yes: Your hand written message is very helpful. thumbsup01 Thanks for taking the time to post it. |:confused:)

I look forward to you receiving this Franklin Half Dollar in Ukraine. :smitten:

Thank you for the effort each |:confused:)
It is difficult to send messages to another country (language address)
I look forward to the U.S. coin
I have only 5 cents in 1986 in the collection :-\
This Franklin Half will be my second coin in my collection and very very good coin :happy:
Regards Sarge :beerbuddy:

chief5709
03-29-2013, 08:34 AM
THANKS TONY! RECEIVED MY PRIZE YESTERDAY |:cheering:

Tony Two-Cent
03-29-2013, 08:38 AM
THANKS TONY! RECEIVED MY PRIZE YESTERDAY |:cheering:


You are most welcome! I'm glad it arrived safely. :yes:

jkress
04-03-2013, 03:04 AM
Thank you for the effort each |:confused:)
It is difficult to send messages to another country (language address)
I look forward to the U.S. coin
I have only 5 cents in 1986 in the collection :-\
This Franklin Half will be my second coin in my collection and very very good coin :happy:
Regards Sarge :beerbuddy:

Tony put up a great contest for March. :yes:
I jumped through the hoops and sent your coin out early last week. Please let me know when it arrives safely in your hands in Ukraine. :->