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Violet's Baby Pool

well it's getting closer to the due date so I thought we could get a pool going if anyone would like to make some guesses! Little Violet Cheryl Jean Carruthers has a due date of January 4th. Colt was induced at 10 days late, 21.5", 8lbs9oz, with brown hair and brown/gray eyes. Good luck with your guesses! :)

 






 
 
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
2010-12-13 12:01:28Miss Mita  2011-01-0923:1121.0008.375
8 lbs 6oz
BrownGreenp.s.

Dear Christin! So happy for you guys! Love you forever and always. My heart! xo
2010-12-13 14:39:42rob.c 2010-12-3123:1119.7507.438
7 lbs 7oz
BrownBrowna sweet little girl. sweet!
2010-11-12 04:02:04Erikantlerdog@
???.com
2011-01-0720:1520.0008.000
8 lbs
BrownGray 
2010-12-19 18:17:31Cheryl 2011-01-0620:1519.0006.750
6 lbs 12oz
BrownHazel 
2010-11-11 20:19:37Christin 2011-01-0919:4021.0008.125
8 lbs 2oz
BrownGray 
2011-01-23 13:00:10ACTUAL RESULTS 2011-01-0618:2519.5007.188
7 lbs 3oz
BrownHazel 
2010-12-19 20:21:44Kasia Laitilakasialaiti
la@???.ca
2010-12-3116:0021.0007.000
7 lbs
BrownBluecongrates! I'm super excited to meet your families new addition.
2010-11-14 20:24:45Chad 2011-01-1013:1022.0008.063
8 lbs 1oz
BlondBrown 
2010-11-12 06:05:58Justinbrian-just
in.carey@?
??.com
2011-01-0511:4522.0007.563
7 lbs 9oz
BrownHazel 
2010-11-11 20:43:34kristakristaknow
les@???.co
m
2010-12-2707:0020.0007.900
7 lbs 14oz
BrownBrown 
2010-12-28 10:21:30Craigcedaley@??
?.net
2011-01-0200:0421.0007.200
7 lbs 3oz
BrownBlue 

Statistics:

Guesses:    10
 
 
Average Length:    20.68 in
 
Average Weight:        7.64 lbs
 
Hair:   
0 Bald (0%)
0 Black (0%)
1 Blond (10%)
9 Brown (90%)
0 Red (0%)
 
Eyes:   
2 Blue (20%)
3 Brown (30%)
1 Green (10%)
2 Gray (20%)
2 Hazel (20%)
 
   







Scores (low score wins):

Cheryl
1
 
Points
Birth Date: 0
Birth Time: 0.22
Length: 0.5
Weight: 0.438
Hair: 0
Eyes: 0
Total: 1.158
Data
Birth Date: 2011-01-06
Birth Time: 20:15
Length: 19.000
Weight: 6.750
Hair: Brown
Eyes: Hazel
Erik
2
 
Points
Birth Date: 1
Birth Time: 0.22
Length: 0.5
Weight: 0.812
Hair: 0
Eyes: 1
Total: 3.532
Data
Birth Date: 2011-01-07
Birth Time: 20:15
Length: 20.000
Weight: 8.000
Hair: Brown
Eyes: Gray
Justin
3
 
Points
Birth Date: 1
Birth Time: 0.8
Length: 2.5
Weight: 0.375
Hair: 0
Eyes: 0
Total: 4.675
Data
Birth Date: 2011-01-05
Birth Time: 11:45
Length: 22.000
Weight: 7.563
Hair: Brown
Eyes: Hazel
Christin
4
 
Points
Birth Date: 3
Birth Time: 0.15
Length: 1.5
Weight: 0.937
Hair: 0
Eyes: 1
Total: 6.587
Data
Birth Date: 2011-01-09
Birth Time: 19:40
Length: 21.000
Weight: 8.125
Hair: Brown
Eyes: Gray
Miss Mita
5
 
Points
Birth Date: 3
Birth Time: 0.572
Length: 1.5
Weight: 1.187
Hair: 0
Eyes: 1
Total: 7.259
Data
Birth Date: 2011-01-09
Birth Time: 23:11
Length: 21.000
Weight: 8.375
Hair: Brown
Eyes: Green
rob.c
6
 
Points
Birth Date: 6
Birth Time: 0.572
Length: 0.25
Weight: 0.25
Hair: 0
Eyes: 1
Total: 8.072
Data
Birth Date: 2010-12-31
Birth Time: 23:11
Length: 19.750
Weight: 7.438
Hair: Brown
Eyes: Brown
Craig
7
 
Points
Birth Date: 4
Birth Time: 2.202
Length: 1.5
Weight: 0.012
Hair: 0
Eyes: 1
Total: 8.714
Data
Birth Date: 2011-01-02
Birth Time: 00:04
Length: 21.000
Weight: 7.200
Hair: Brown
Eyes: Blue
Kasia Laitila
8
 
Points
Birth Date: 6
Birth Time: 0.29
Length: 1.5
Weight: 0.188
Hair: 0
Eyes: 1
Total: 8.978
Data
Birth Date: 2010-12-31
Birth Time: 16:00
Length: 21.000
Weight: 7.000
Hair: Brown
Eyes: Blue
Chad
9
 
Points
Birth Date: 4
Birth Time: 0.63
Length: 2.5
Weight: 0.875
Hair: 1
Eyes: 1
Total: 10.005
Data
Birth Date: 2011-01-10
Birth Time: 13:10
Length: 22.000
Weight: 8.063
Hair: Blond
Eyes: Brown
krista
10
 
Points
Birth Date: 10
Birth Time: 1.37
Length: 0.5
Weight: 0.712
Hair: 0
Eyes: 1
Total: 13.582
Data
Birth Date: 2010-12-27
Birth Time: 07:00
Length: 20.000
Weight: 7.900
Hair: Brown
Eyes: Brown
 
 

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.