OiXYZ


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jon98gn wrote:okay guess it's sum.. of the ones named after people but still missing it.
i'll give you 13 elements:
1_bohrium (Bh, 107) – Niels Bohr
2_curium (Cm, 96) – Pierre and Marie Curie
3_einsteinium (Es, 99) – Albert Einstein
4_fermium (Fm, 100) – Enrico Fermi
5_gallium (Ga, 31) – both named after Gallia (Latin for France) and its discoverer, Lecoq de Boisbaudran (le coq, the French word for 'rooster' translates to gallus in Latin)
6_hahnium (105) – Otto Hahn (Dubnium, named for Dubna in Russia, is the IUPAC-accepted name for element 105)
7_lawrencium (Lr, 103) – Ernest Lawrence
8_meitnerium (Mt, 109) – Lise Meitner
9_mendelevium (Md, 101) – Dmitri Mendeleev
10_nobelium (No, 102) – Alfred Nobel
11_roentgenium (Rg, 111) – Wilhelm Roentgen (formerly Ununumium)
12_rutherfordium (Rf, 104) – Ernest Rutherford
13_seaborgium (Sg, 106) – Glenn T.
for a total of 318,500



That's what I got too, but I guess I was too late because the link no longer worked

lateli


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14 is Flerovium (114) Gregory Flyorov

thaliasta


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That last one gave me a headache... especially since different sources had different information and none gave me the right number.

everwondering


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aramis525 wrote:IT'S A FRICKIN' SHIRT.WOOT-OFF!!!


Squeeeeee! Thank you so much for the heads up! Crossing my fingers for a couple to show up, although... how am I supposed to get any sleep tonight now?

kevin0425


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Well THAT went fast...

jon98gn


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kevin0425 wrote:Well THAT went fast...



Not sure what I missed.

3(Seasons of the original "Star Trek") * 7(Seasons of "Star Trek: The Next Generation") * 7(Seasons of "Star Trek: Deep Space Nine") * 7(Seasons of "Star Trek: Voyager") * 4(Seasons of "Star Trek: Enterprise") = 4116

It worked. Weird. I swore it gave me a not found when I did it earlier.

jon98gn


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Do i even try this one?

Rmtoksook


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lol speed of light does not equal 3x10^8

kevin0425


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I swear every one of these damn things I keep figuring out pretty quickly only to get the dreaded 'sold out' page. I'm guessing they have something like 5 per clue to just play us..

meridianchild


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kevin0425 wrote:I swear every one of these damn things I keep figuring out pretty quickly only to get the dreaded 'sold out' page. I'm guessing they have something like 5 per clue to just play us..



2, actually.

juballharshaw


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kevin0425 wrote:I swear every one of these damn things I keep figuring out pretty quickly only to get the dreaded 'sold out' page. I'm guessing they have something like 5 per clue to just play us..



2 per according to the original post.

kevin0425


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juballharshaw wrote:2 per according to the original post.



Ahh yes I forgot about that... just a little frustrating here in the wee hours...

violasinger


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Did anyone figure out Christ's age? I'm through trying, but I really want to know what Woot thinks the answer is.

jon98gn


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violasinger wrote:Did anyone figure out Christ's age? I'm through trying, but I really want to know what Woot thinks the answer is.



I assume someone will have to brute this.

I figured this week was the 10th fortnight of the year. (2012 * 26) + 10 = 52322. Then his hypothetical birthday was in September possibly 5 BC. So (4 * 26) to cover 1-4 BC and then the 8 plus fortnights left over from September. What am I missing here... bleh

jon98gn


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Correction. 12th fortnight of the year

violasinger


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jon98gn wrote:Correction. 12th fortnight of the year



Right. I went so far as to use the full decimal value of how many fortnights are in a year, and tried each possible birth year. It still didn't work.

jon98gn


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So if we include leap years, we can say 2012/4 = 503. We need to account for non leap years that are divisible by 100 so subtract out 20 leap year days. But then we have leap years every 400 years so then we have to add back 5. So effective remove 15. so we have 488 leap days or approximately 34-35 extra fortnights. So for 0 to last thursday we have 52312 + 34 + 12 ( + 1) = 52358 or 52359 equals still no luck.. maybe over thinking or underthinking. bleh. the hypothetical and +/- on BC years or even other stuff is ridiculous.

jon98gn


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I've done non leap year. I've extrapolated to weeks in September BCE... This is starting to get ridiculous. I've probably tried 100 different "fortnights" so far and no luck. bleh.

violasinger


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So, going with the basic Dec. 25th birthdate, and using the decimal calculation for a fortnight, +12, and rounding down, you get 52,502. Which promptly brought up a sold out Board of Circuits

jon98gn


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jon98gn wrote:I've done non leap year. I've extrapolated to weeks in September BCE... This is starting to get ridiculous. I've probably tried 100 different "fortnights" so far and no luck. bleh.


Someone found it after it was already turned in. Supposively it was 52502. I didn't understand the person's explanation but he got it from using January 1, 0001 and then went from there to somehow get 52502.

jon98gn


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Anyway I guess I am done failing tonight. Time to slip into sleep and hopefully not oversleep my alarm like I did last night and get to work late.

sosum


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jon98gn wrote:Someone found it after it was already turned in. Supposively it was 52502. I didn't understand the person's explanation but he got it from using January 1, 0001 and then went from there to somehow get 52502.



I actually search for a date calculator online and got the right answer. Too bad I was too slow...

leonortesoro


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Somebody buy a dang case already!

leonortesoro


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dam that was a quick one

cfalgas


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Wooooooo! I finally got one!

leonortesoro


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i didnt know the amount of horsemen off the top of my head so i had to goodle it, but i did it under a minute and still didnt get it lol

Linad


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Anybody awake to solve this one?

(Number of tears cried by ?) * (Berkelium atomic number) /offers/24037856a79c4eef9d440ec7ac5f2bf1

(Number of tears cried by ?) * (97)

mibutterflywingz


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Linad wrote:Anybody awake to solve this one?

(Number of tears cried by ?) * (Berkelium atomic number) /offers/24037856a79c4eef9d440ec7ac5f2bf1

(Number of tears cried by ?) * (97)



I am but I don't understand how it works

James0605


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It's already sold out, but FWIW, the "?" was for "? and the Mysterians", who had a song called "96 Tears".

I missed it, maybe because I was sure it was "99 Tears". Finally looked it up and got the right number, but I was too late.

carol2bs1grl


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mibutterflywingz wrote:I am but I don't understand how it works



I was too slow, but it was for the song 96 Tears (googled it and replaced the question mark with the word question)

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mibutterflywingz


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Honestly these things take me away from buying anything!

mibutterflywingz


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Anyone know of "helper" sites? I'm supposed to rest as much as possible especially since I have a chemo treatment today and I have "chemo brain". No lie. If I knew how to add an image from my phone I would prove it

renegadetim


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So, was that all of the clues? Now there are descriptions for the last 3 items, not just "Too bad this isn't a clue."

Stelvask


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Hot damn. After a few years of trying (and failing) to get a bingo of cannolis, there's a woot-off on my birthday and I managed to snag my first one ever with (Ounces in a hogshead) * (Lustrums in a century). Ahh, it's the goofy things in life that make it fun. What a good way to start a birthday. Thanks Woot (and thanks to all of you too-slow-suckers)!

dg8672


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I feel like a complete underclocked for asking this but..where do the clues actually appear? Every time a new item loads I look all over the front page for anything resembling a clue but I haven't found anything yet.

Anyone? I'd appreciate the assist / kick in the ass.

leonortesoro


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on the normal woot, top right corner there will be an equation you have to solve and stick at the end of the url they provide. make sure to hit the more info at the bottom

dg8672


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leonortesoro wrote:on the normal woot, top right corner there will be an equation you have to solve and stick at the end of the url they provide. make sure to hit the more info at the bottom




Thanks! Yeah, not even a couple of minutes after I posted that, the next one came up and I was like "oh there it is"

Unfortunately, apparently my answer didn't pan out, which is weird, because Im pretty sure all of my numbers were correct.

mibutterflywingz


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Stelvask wrote:Hot damn. After a few years of trying (and failing) to get a bingo of cannolis, there's a woot-off on my birthday and I managed to snag my first one ever with (Ounces in a hogshead) * (Lustrums in a century). Ahh, it's the goofy things in life that make it fun. What a good way to start a birthday. Thanks Woot (and thanks to all of you too-slow-suckers)!



Happy birthday!

leonortesoro


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i was going so fast on that last one i didn't realize it said, not voiced by bill cosby.

lozerette


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I'm still unable to find the full link, because you posted your link to the blog as just a link to the WHOLE blog. You know, the one that full of Woot-Off stuff right now. You can't post a direct link to the entry in question? Really?