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Re: December competition 2012!
« Reply #30 on: December 26, 2012, 11:53:08 PM »
As it is a draw for prizes does 0 out of 10 get me in the draw?

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Re: December competition 2012!
« Reply #31 on: December 29, 2012, 10:31:28 PM »
just a reminder - time nearly up.....
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Re: December competition 2012!
« Reply #32 on: December 30, 2012, 11:11:50 PM »
I now have five sets of correct answers and several sets of partial answers.
Just a little under two hours remaining till close.
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Re: December competition 2012!
« Reply #33 on: December 31, 2012, 01:01:46 AM »
This time I did not have so much spare time, but I gave it a try.

Thank you very much Andyg to make it again so interesting and challenging. :)

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Re: December competition 2012!
« Reply #34 on: December 31, 2012, 01:08:11 AM »
It is definitely challenging but if it wasn't it wouldn't be fun!  Thanks for that!
Dale


This time I did not have so much spare time, but I gave it a try.

Thank you very much Andyg to make it again so interesting and challenging. :)

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Re: December competition 2012!
« Reply #35 on: December 31, 2012, 01:15:53 AM »
Results -

1 Canada 1 Dollar 1939 KM#38
2(Muscat and ) Oman 1 Saidi Rial  km #31/a
3 Liberia 1 Dollar KM# 32a
4 Liberia 1 Dollar KM#18
5 El Salvador 1 Peso KM#115
6 (Republic of) China 1 Dollar Y#329
7 Tonga 1 Pa’anga 1975 km#48
8 Iraq 1 Dinar km #various
9 New Zealand 1 Dollar Km#38
10 Guatemala 1 Peso (1894) KM# 210

#3 caused the most problems - it was a little sneaky I think using the same country twice.
There is also a shortage of countries beginning with "O"  :)

I had complete answers from Afrasi, Bart, Fosseway, Mackie and Spabreda
and partial answers from Paisepegal, Izotz and Bimat.

Now for the tricky bit - drawing three winners from the five names above - over to you Figleaf.
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Re: December competition 2012!
« Reply #36 on: December 31, 2012, 02:01:57 AM »
The way we have organized the drawing is that Bimat will randomly assign a number to each name. I will know the numbers, but not which number is connected with which name, but andyg will have a duplicate of the list of names and numbers, so no cheating is possible. I will put the numbers in random order and andyg and Bimat will translate the numbers to names. My first pick gets first prize, number two gets second prize. Bimat will take care of number three and I will make numbers four and five happy.

Special congratulations to Paisepegal, Izotz and Bimat for being good sports and participating with an incomplete series of answers.

Peter
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Re: December competition 2012!
« Reply #37 on: December 31, 2012, 02:06:12 AM »
Great competition, thanks.

Maybe I have to learn some of this modern stuff.

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Re: December competition 2012!
« Reply #38 on: December 31, 2012, 05:47:16 AM »
I was in the right "neighbourhood" for a couple of them , but alas I could barely figure out around 5 of them if I hit it a bit harder :)

Special congratulations to mackie !! The guy has been only collecting a couple years now, but he stands shoulder to shoulder with the other winners; the usual suspects to have this comp in the bag  :)
Hope the judges give a special consideration for that !

And three cheers for Andyg!!!! , his comp made my Christmas week in office a little less boring   ;D

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Re: December competition 2012!
« Reply #39 on: December 31, 2012, 06:17:21 AM »
Thanks a ton, Ashwin. I must congratulate Andrew aka andyg for organizing such an addictive and unique competition. Initially, I had managed to identify only 2 coins and I wanted to call it a quit but Andrew encouraged me to keep going. Luckily, I got lot of time to sit and research as it was a weekend. I think I started late but managed to identify all coins roughly by 4 in the morning.

It was such a great learning experience. Superb fun!!
Warm Regards,
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Re: December competition 2012!
« Reply #40 on: December 31, 2012, 09:14:14 AM »
Special congratulations to Paisepegal, Izotz and Bimat for being good sports and participating with an incomplete series of answers.

Let me second, third and fourth that. Guess it would be best if everybody, including those who "found" only one or two, submitted their guesses. But ... heck, I don't do it that way either. Question: Would it make more sense if those who are interested in participating only got to know about the number of submissions, not about how many identified them all? Not a "vote", just a thought that crossed my temporarily frustrated mind. ;)

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Re: December competition 2012!
« Reply #41 on: December 31, 2012, 09:22:36 AM »
Somehow I am still not able to find the picture..Can anyone please copy and add it again?
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Re: December competition 2012!
« Reply #42 on: December 31, 2012, 09:28:38 AM »


I had complete answers from Afrasi, Bart, Fosseway, Mackie and Spabreda
and partial answers from Paisepegal, Izotz and Bimat.

Now for the tricky bit - drawing three winners from the five names above - over to you Figleaf.

Again Lucky draw  :P

Lets see who are final winners.


Cheers ;D
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Re: December competition 2012!
« Reply #43 on: December 31, 2012, 11:15:50 AM »
Somehow I am still not able to find the picture..Can anyone please copy and add it again?
Vivek

Hmm, the image in Andy's initial post displays fine for me. Here it is again; see attached file. Had to play with the image settings, but the details should show up OK. (Andy, you may remove the attachment of course.)

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Re: December competition 2012!
« Reply #44 on: December 31, 2012, 01:49:52 PM »
He asked for the earlier years, but those links work fine for me ...