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Thumper's Baby Pool

Welcome to Thumper's baby pool! We look forward to seeing your answers and seeing who guesses are correct.

Thanks for playing along!

Current Stats are:
Due date: Nov 18, 09
Baby is measuring a bit farther ahead.

PLEASE MAKE SURE YOU SAVE YOUR RESULTS AFTER YOU SUBMIT AND PREVIEW THEM. MAKE SURE YOU CLICK A BUTTON THAT SPECIFICLY SAYS SAVE!

 

 
 
Entered Sort by EnteredPerson Sort by PersonEmail Sort by EmailBirth Date Sort by Birth DateBirth Time Sort by Birth TimeGender Sort by GenderLength Sort by LengthWeight Sort by WeightHair Sort by HairEyes Sort by EyesFirst Name Sort by First NameMiddle Name Sort by Middle NameComments/ Congratulations Sort by Comments/ Congratulations
2009-04-28 02:41:28Tamz 2009-11-1115:40Girl20.5008.500
8 lbs 8oz
BrownBlueAmayaRaylen 
2009-04-28 02:42:03Kristy 2009-11-1010:00Boy20.0007.063
7 lbs 1oz
BrownBlueJeffery jrScott 
2009-04-28 03:32:15Lorraine 2009-11-2302:48Boy21.0007.500
7 lbs 8oz
BlondBlueJeffreyScottAren't almost all babies born with blue eyes??
2009-04-28 05:13:44GRAMMYdavejackie
manson@???
.com
2009-11-2416:38Girl21.5008.500
8 lbs 8oz
BrownBlueAmayaRaylenIT'LL BE A GIRL CUZ IM THE ONLY ODDBALL THAT HAD A BOY IN THE FAMILY
BUT U NEVER KNOW
U MIGHT BE AN ODD DUCK TOO


I LOVE YOU

MOM
2009-04-28 05:14:50Auntie Dianedianegeeha
n@???.net
2009-11-1907:00Boy21.0008.500
8 lbs 8oz
BlondBlueJeffrey Scott I bet his eyes are blue but turn green. Love Auntie D
2009-04-28 05:41:29amanda mandi_junk
@???.com
2009-11-1615:22Girl10.0007.063
7 lbs 1oz
BlondBlueJinessaBluecongrats. you deserve this so much.
2009-04-28 06:09:28Nicolemuchmoreth
anamom@???
.com
2009-11-0120:30Boy20.5007.500
7 lbs 8oz
BrownBrownJeffreyScott Jr. 
2009-04-28 06:58:41Stephanie (Thumper's Mama) 2009-11-1104:38Girl20.0008.188
8 lbs 3oz
BrownBlueAmayaRaylenWoo Hoo, go Thumper!
2009-04-28 07:03:16Jeff (Thumper's Daddy) 2009-11-2206:22Boy19.7507.750
7 lbs 12oz
BlackGreenJeffreyScott, Jr. 
2009-04-28 08:19:06Stephanie Milliette 2009-11-1107:00Boy19.0006.875
6 lbs 14oz
BrownBlueJefferyScott Jr.Can't wait to see what gender Thumper is!!!
2009-04-28 21:23:38chellechelle@???
.com
2009-11-0606:00Girl19.0007.625
7 lbs 10oz
BrownBrownno clue 
2009-04-30 02:57:14Kim aka hkfarmshkfarms@??
?.com
2009-11-2023:00Girl21.0008.750
8 lbs 12oz
BrownBlueAmayaRaylen 
2009-05-01 05:53:35Alisa 2009-11-2120:08Boy20.0006.438
6 lbs 7oz
BrownBrownJacobJeffreyCongrats!
2009-05-01 12:32:33Shadowsfireseabreezef
antasea@??
?.com
2009-11-1503:45Girl27.00010.125
10 lbs 2oz
RedBlueElanaHeatherWhatever it is or when ever its born I hope its healthier than a horse and the birth is easy as pie.
I wish you much joy.




Your Name
Email (Optional)
(Will be partially masked for privacy / anti-spam reasons;
however, Stephanie Mackey will have access
to your full email address. If you include your email, you can receive
messages such as a birth announcement or other information related to this pool.)
Birth Date
Use format yyyy-mm-dd (e.g. 2005-12-31)
  NOTE: It's not uncommon to mis-type the year part of
the date - please double check the year you enter.
 
Birth Time
24-hour format (e.g. 20:00 for 8pm)              
ampm
Gender
Length inches
(e.g. 20, 21.5, 22.33)
 
Weight lbs
(e.g. 6, 7.5, 8.33)
lbs oz
 
Hair
Eyes
First Name
Middle Name
Comments/Congratulations

After the "Preview" you must click "Save" to save your entry to the pool.

Statistics:

Gender:   
7 Boy (50%)
7 Girl (50%)
  14 Total
 
Average Length:    20.02 in
 
Average Weight:        7.88 lbs
 
Hair:   
0 Bald (0%)
1 Black (7%)
3 Blond (21%)
9 Brown (64%)
1 Red (7%)
 
Eyes:   
10 Blue (71%)
3 Brown (21%)
1 Green (7%)
0 Gray (0%)
0 Hazel (0%)
 
   
 
 

Scoring Explanation:

A pool entry/guess entails up to 9 components. The pool administrator chooses which components to include. 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.