CONTEST - When Will BYC Hit 7,000 members? Win a $20 BYC Gift Cert

Discussion in 'Announcements, Feedback, Issues, & Guides' started by Nifty-Chicken, Jan 24, 2008.

  1. Nifty-Chicken

    Nifty-Chicken Administrator

    Okay kids,

    We're getting ready for Spring and there's bound to be a TON of new members signing up over the next few months. That being the case I thought I'd start a friendly little contest to see who can guess what day we'll hit the 7,000 member mark. Be the closest to the actual date and you'll win a $20 gift certificate to the BYC store! (Which will be just in time for some new store goodies we'll be offering around the magic date of 7,000 members).

    We'll be accepting guesses until the end of day 2/15/08.

    Go ahead and post your guesses now. Keep in mind you can edit your guess as many times as you want until the date above.


    • Closest guess to the actual date (either before or after) wins
    • Only one entry per day!
    • If you want to lock in a day, post it before anybody else, but if you choose another day you allow someone else to take that day.

    So simply reply to this thread with:

    "BYC will have 7,000 members on Month-Day-08"

    --------------------------UPDATE 2/18 ----------------------------------------

    Ok, I'm such a geek. I ran some numbers (Royicus will at least be impressed at my Excel pivot table skills):

    Number of new members per month:


    1/1/2007 304
    2/1/2007 295
    3/1/2007 590
    4/1/2007 680
    5/1/2007 545
    6/1/2007 454
    7/1/2007 506
    8/1/2007 427
    9/1/2007 423
    10/1/2007 459
    11/1/2007 419
    12/1/2007 394
    1/1/2008 632
    2/1/2008 412 (as of 2/18)

    The biggest day for new members was on 1/11/07 (when the forum was opened to the public and an email was sent out to a ton of anxiously waiting people): 64 people registered on 1/11/07!

    Second biggest day ever was... well, yesterday at 39 new members... in ONE DAY!
  2. beefy

    beefy Flamingo Daddy-o

    Apr 21, 2007
    South Georgia
    "BYC will have 7,000 members on Month-Day-08".
  3. beefy

    beefy Flamingo Daddy-o

    Apr 21, 2007
    South Georgia
    i mean April-13-08
  4. Josie

    Josie Songster

    Jan 3, 2008
    BYC will have 7,000 members on March 12 2008
  5. Leslie In North Pole

    Leslie In North Pole Songster

    Mar 7, 2007
    North Pole, AK
    New baby is due april 16, 2008 so that is the big day
  6. theOEGBman

    theOEGBman Songster

    Jan 13, 2007
    Central California
    BYC will have 7,000 members on July 17, 08.
  7. therealsilkiechick

    therealsilkiechick ShowGirl Queen

    Jul 18, 2007
    Northwestern, pa
    "BYC will have 7,000 members on March 23, 08"
  8. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD

    And, to keep it fair, best not to edit your posts the following day. [​IMG]
  9. KKluckers

    KKluckers Time Out

    Sep 4, 2007
    March 31,08
  10. Nifty-Chicken

    Nifty-Chicken Administrator

    Quote:Yup, good point. If someone has a "post edited" line on their post which is AFTER the end date (2/15) then you'll be disqualified from the contest.

    Bottom line, post your guess and edit it as much as you like BEFORE 2/15!

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