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The Snokes' Baby Pool

Welcome to our baby pool! Give us your best guesses. A few tips to help you along:

1) due date is Aug 3
2) Krew was a week late
3) it's another boy

Not quite sure what the winner gets...but we'll try to think of something awesome. Like first dibs on babysitting or something fun like that. ;)

 






 
 
Entered Sort by EnteredPerson Sort by PersonEmail Sort by EmailBirth Date Sort by Birth DateBirth Time Sort by Birth TimeLength Sort by LengthWeight Sort by WeightHair Sort by HairEyes Sort by EyesComments/ Congratulations Sort by Comments/ Congratulations
2012-05-21 14:45:34Kristinklizconnel
ly@???.com
2012-08-0504:4420.5007.875
7 lbs 14oz
BlondBlueYay!
2012-05-21 19:24:18Christie 2012-07-3014:1919.5007.250
7 lbs 4oz
BlondHazel 
2012-05-21 20:09:48Erica 2012-08-0407:2321.0007.563
7 lbs 9oz
BlondGray 
2012-05-21 20:26:29Teriterisnoke@
???.com
2012-08-0609:2219.2508.188
8 lbs 3oz
BlondBlueCan't wait! He will be adorable just like his big brother.
2012-05-22 04:42:20Todd Sherrillt.sherrill
@???.com
2012-08-1105:2020.0007.500
7 lbs 8oz
BlondBlue 
2012-05-22 20:07:56Vanessavanessawas
hburn07@??
?.com
2012-08-0709:5320.7009.125
9 lbs 2oz
BrownBlueI can't wait to meet baby snoke 2.0 :)
2012-05-23 05:01:36Kara's Dadglewis@???
.com
2012-08-0414:1420.7508.813
8 lbs 13oz
BrownGrayFun Fun!
2012-05-24 19:22:29Amy W 2012-08-1015:1722.0008.800
8 lbs 13oz
BlondBlueI am sure you don't want to be a week late again especially in August but had to go with my birthday :)
2012-05-25 08:44:28Katie Nailkpnail@???
.com
2012-08-0123:1620.5008.313
8 lbs 5oz
BlondBlueCan't wait til he is here!!!
2012-05-25 10:21:12Debbiedslowther@
???.com
2012-08-0921:0020.5007.688
7 lbs 11oz
BrownBluewhite babies start out with blue eyes! I think his will stay blue.
2012-05-26 21:14:51Mom 2012-08-0810:5721.5008.875
8 lbs 14oz
BlondHazelHe will be beautiful not matter what!
2012-06-17 08:26:41John 2012-08-0108:0019.7007.000
7 lbs
BlondBrown 
2012-07-19 19:32:35Kait jones 2012-07-3015:2320.0008.813
8 lbs 13oz
BlondBlueYippee!
2012-07-19 19:33:37Sarah Erdman 2012-07-2110:0020.5008.188
8 lbs 3oz
BlondBlue 
2012-07-19 19:36:04Mica Pfaffewww.wyogir
l@???.com
2012-07-2921:3521.3008.563
8 lbs 9oz
BlondHazelCan't wait until the day comes! Woohoo!
2012-07-19 19:43:09Erin DeFisherErindefish
er@???.com
2012-08-0514:5622.0009.000
9 lbs
BlondGrayI love him already!
2012-08-10 12:51:15ACTUAL RESULTS 2012-07-2805:4421.2508.375
8 lbs 6oz
BrownGray 

Statistics:

Guesses:    16
 
 
Average Length:    20.61 in
 
Average Weight:        8.22 lbs
 
Hair:   
0 Bald (0%)
0 Black (0%)
13 Blond (81%)
3 Brown (19%)
0 Red (0%)
 
Eyes:   
9 Blue (56%)
1 Brown (6%)
0 Green (0%)
3 Gray (19%)
3 Hazel (19%)
 
   







Scores (low score wins):

Mica Pfaffe
1
 
Points
Birth Date: 1
Birth Time: 1.902
Length: 0.05
Weight: 0.188
Hair: 1
Eyes: 1
Total: 5.14
Data
Birth Date: 2012-07-29
Birth Time: 21:35
Length: 21.300
Weight: 8.563
Hair: Blond
Eyes: Hazel
Kait jones
2
 
Points
Birth Date: 2
Birth Time: 1.158
Length: 1.25
Weight: 0.438
Hair: 1
Eyes: 1
Total: 6.846
Data
Birth Date: 2012-07-30
Birth Time: 15:23
Length: 20.000
Weight: 8.813
Hair: Blond
Eyes: Blue
Christie
3
 
Points
Birth Date: 2
Birth Time: 1.03
Length: 1.75
Weight: 1.125
Hair: 1
Eyes: 1
Total: 7.905
Data
Birth Date: 2012-07-30
Birth Time: 14:19
Length: 19.500
Weight: 7.250
Hair: Blond
Eyes: Hazel
Katie Nail
4
 
Points
Birth Date: 4
Birth Time: 2.104
Length: 0.75
Weight: 0.062
Hair: 1
Eyes: 1
Total: 8.916
Data
Birth Date: 2012-08-01
Birth Time: 23:16
Length: 20.500
Weight: 8.313
Hair: Blond
Eyes: Blue
Kara's Dad
5
 
Points
Birth Date: 7
Birth Time: 1.02
Length: 0.5
Weight: 0.438
Hair: 0
Eyes: 0
Total: 8.958
Data
Birth Date: 2012-08-04
Birth Time: 14:14
Length: 20.750
Weight: 8.813
Hair: Brown
Eyes: Gray
John
6
 
Points
Birth Date: 4
Birth Time: 0.272
Length: 1.55
Weight: 1.375
Hair: 1
Eyes: 1
Total: 9.197
Data
Birth Date: 2012-08-01
Birth Time: 08:00
Length: 19.700
Weight: 7.000
Hair: Blond
Eyes: Brown
Erica
7
 
Points
Birth Date: 7
Birth Time: 0.198
Length: 0.25
Weight: 0.812
Hair: 1
Eyes: 0
Total: 9.26
Data
Birth Date: 2012-08-04
Birth Time: 07:23
Length: 21.000
Weight: 7.563
Hair: Blond
Eyes: Gray
Sarah Erdman
8
 
Points
Birth Date: 7
Birth Time: 0.512
Length: 0.75
Weight: 0.187
Hair: 1
Eyes: 1
Total: 10.449
Data
Birth Date: 2012-07-21
Birth Time: 10:00
Length: 20.500
Weight: 8.188
Hair: Blond
Eyes: Blue
Kristin
9
 
Points
Birth Date: 8
Birth Time: 0.12
Length: 0.75
Weight: 0.5
Hair: 1
Eyes: 1
Total: 11.37
Data
Birth Date: 2012-08-05
Birth Time: 04:44
Length: 20.500
Weight: 7.875
Hair: Blond
Eyes: Blue
Erin DeFisher
10
 
Points
Birth Date: 8
Birth Time: 1.104
Length: 0.75
Weight: 0.625
Hair: 1
Eyes: 0
Total: 11.479
Data
Birth Date: 2012-08-05
Birth Time: 14:56
Length: 22.000
Weight: 9.000
Hair: Blond
Eyes: Gray
Vanessa
11
 
Points
Birth Date: 10
Birth Time: 0.498
Length: 0.55
Weight: 0.75
Hair: 0
Eyes: 1
Total: 12.798
Data
Birth Date: 2012-08-07
Birth Time: 09:53
Length: 20.700
Weight: 9.125
Hair: Brown
Eyes: Blue
Teri
12
 
Points
Birth Date: 9
Birth Time: 0.436
Length: 2
Weight: 0.187
Hair: 1
Eyes: 1
Total: 13.623
Data
Birth Date: 2012-08-06
Birth Time: 09:22
Length: 19.250
Weight: 8.188
Hair: Blond
Eyes: Blue
Mom
13
 
Points
Birth Date: 11
Birth Time: 0.626
Length: 0.25
Weight: 0.5
Hair: 1
Eyes: 1
Total: 14.376
Data
Birth Date: 2012-08-08
Birth Time: 10:57
Length: 21.500
Weight: 8.875
Hair: Blond
Eyes: Hazel
Debbie
14
 
Points
Birth Date: 12
Birth Time: 1.832
Length: 0.75
Weight: 0.687
Hair: 0
Eyes: 1
Total: 16.269
Data
Birth Date: 2012-08-09
Birth Time: 21:00
Length: 20.500
Weight: 7.688
Hair: Brown
Eyes: Blue
Amy W
15
 
Points
Birth Date: 13
Birth Time: 1.146
Length: 0.75
Weight: 0.425
Hair: 1
Eyes: 1
Total: 17.321
Data
Birth Date: 2012-08-10
Birth Time: 15:17
Length: 22.000
Weight: 8.800
Hair: Blond
Eyes: Blue
Todd Sherrill
16
 
Points
Birth Date: 14
Birth Time: 0.048
Length: 1.25
Weight: 0.875
Hair: 1
Eyes: 1
Total: 18.173
Data
Birth Date: 2012-08-11
Birth Time: 05:20
Length: 20.000
Weight: 7.500
Hair: Blond
Eyes: Blue
 
 

Scoring Explanation:

A pool entry/guess entails up to 9 components. The pool administrator chooses which components to include (in dark text below). An exact match results in a zero (0)—a perfect score—for that component. The overall score is the total points of all the active components.

Points are determined as follows:

Birth Date
1 point for each day of the week before or after actual (for instance, off by two weeks means 14 points).

Birth Time
A value ranging roughly between 0 – 3 points for time of day (approximately 0.12 points per hour difference. For instance, plus or minus 4 hours is approximately a half point; birth date is not part of the calculation, so clock time is relative and not calculated across the midnight boundary).

Gender
1 point if guess is wrong.

Length
1 point for every inch (or 0.3937 points per cm) greater or less than actual (technically, if the actual is 20 inches and the guess is of 19.999, then 1/1000 of a point is added, for example).

Weight
1 point for every lb (or 2.2 points per kg) greater or less than actual (technically, if the actual is 7 lbs and the guess is of 7.001, then 1/1000 of a point is added, for example).

Hair
1 point if guess is wrong.

Eyes
1 point if guess is wrong.

First Name & Middle Name
On average, one will gain 2 to 4 points for an incorrect guess.

The characters of a name are analyzed for similarity. Character parity, order, and count determine how close the guess is to the actual; phonetic distance is also taken into account. For example, if the actual name is "Bart", then:

"Barry" scores better than "Bartholomew" (count: Bart [4], Barry [5], Bartholomew [11]).
"Brad" scores better than "Jill" (parity: Brad contains the 'a' & 'r', but Jill contains neither).
"Marli" scores better than "Keira" (order: both contain the 'a' & 'r' of Bart, but in Keira it occurs in the wrong order).

If the actual name is "Stu", then:
"Stew" scores better than "Stan" (phonetic: pronunciation usage of 'u' more closely related to 'ew' than 'an').

Case matters ('A' is not equal to 'a')!

There's also significant penalty points for a guess that looks like a non-guess: "?" or "???", for instance.

Note: When the administrator of the baby pool enters the Actual Results, some, but not all components may be filled in. Actual Results components of numeric type which are left blank will default to zero (0). Blank multiple choice components will display blank and 1 point is applied equally to all participants for that component. If the Actual Results are removed and re-entered (for the sake of corrections/additions), scores will be recalculated. If a pool component is deselected by the pool administrator, any data entered while it was active will be ignored by the total score calculation.