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Let's make a small wager on when OldTurkey reaches 500K

UPDATE (2018-05-13)

Well, there you have it. Our beloved @oldturkey03 has reached the 500K milestone. That's quite an achievement and it only took 16,175 Solutions & 115 Guides. So for those of us that visions of grandeur, consider that for a moment :>). Dan is the next closest but even with a full 200 points per day, it would still take nearly 3 1/2 years. There's a very real possibility that these levels will never be reached again, at least not with Answers/Solutions.

So hats off to OT and @mayer for doing more for the DIY fixer community than just about any volunteer alive. I kneel before you and offer many thanks.

@Kyle... I hope iFixit will offer something nice to these gentlemen. Words are nice but free ;>).

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Once again we are coming up an astonishing milestone. Mike Tyran, aka oldturkey03, has been providing outstanding support and moderation of the Answers Forum for many years now. As a small token of our appreciation...and for fun and giggles, let's start placing our bets on what day exactly @oldturkey03 will hit the 500K milestone!!

I'll start first...I estimate, after much mathematical calculations, that OT will reach 500K on May 21, 2018

Winner gets bragging rights for a day :>).

RULZ

  • You can't pick a date already chosen
  • Other than normal voting habits, you can't influence the outcome
  • No changing your date unless you ask permission to the RULZ-MAKER (that's me :>)
  • No editing of my question. If you want to say something, use a comment or answer. I'm a nice guy, so I'll probably agree.

@mayer, @oldturkey03 @danj @jayeff @jimfixer @benjamen50 @lpfaff1 @theimedic @teetopp @nick @reecee @soros @pccheese @gigabit87898 @avanteguarde @captainsnowball @kaykay @sam @evan @kyle

Please invite anyone I omitted...it wasn't intentional :>)

DATES TAKEN SO FAR:

George: May 3

Sam Lionheart: May 4

Aiden: May 10

Jayeff: May 18

Mayer May 19

Minho: May 21

Jimfixer: May 24

SW: May 28

DanJ: May 30

Nick: June 30 (hmm...I think this data point is an outlier :>)

UPDATE: Were only ~5K away from the big moment, it's starting to look like @oldturkey03 is going to prove the prognosticators wrong!

UPDATE: OT will probably hit the milestone tomorrow...or Monday at the latest!

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Time to pull out the old TI.

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When is the deadline for the wager?

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@pccheese We've got plenty of time!

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Ooh! hmmmm...

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Wait. @refectio @oldturkey03 cannot vote right? also does this mean nobody can who is in on this can upvote @oldturkey for this time?

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Let's see... I say may 10th. Of course I did some rounding in the math, so Most likely within 5 days of that date. pretty close to my birthday! (May 7th)

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How old will you be?

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quince anos.

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@pccheese you know what that means?

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15! Haha gave it away! My Bros. bday is may 26! So you going to get your permit? I’ve got mine, still haven’t drove yet. :(

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That was a great guess!

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The number can vary a lot, but I know Mike will have minimum of 200 hundred points a day. I'm going to take a wild guess and say on my birthday, May 3rd.

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I say Memorial day just to cover the other end of the spectrum.

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When is Memorial Day?

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It is Monday, May 28th.

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I'm going to throw my name in the hat for June 30th

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Hi @refectio ,

Put me down for May 18th.

Cheers

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Has anyone picked the 24th of may yet? If not I'll take that @refectio

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Well done Mike @oldturkey03 Theres a lot of dedication put in to get to this point .

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Put me down for Star Wars Day! May the Fourth be with you, @oldturkey03 ;)

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I had a bad feeling about this. :-)

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@refectio THANK YOU so very much. I am truly humbled by your kind words. I would not have any accomplishments if it would not be for this great community. Without each and every one of you this would just be another forum where people come and go. It is all of us that make this a community. I am proud to be a part of it and am looking forward to many more solutions and guides from all of us. We may all be from different backgrounds, ages, walks of life but we are all here for the same reason; to share our knowledge and to help others.

@kyle thank you for providing us with the platform to make things happen. We are here because we share your vision and to support your mission. Everybody from the iFixit staff has always been great in supporting us and our community. Special thank you to @sam and @evan for always being there when we need you and putting up with our antics.

@refectio okay let us know who won :-)

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iMedic won last time...I haven't determined a winner yet (not that it matters) but technically, Aiden is the closest.

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Congrats! You've been amazing and we're all very thankful for your contributions!

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@cdcline Chris, thank you very much. None of this would even be remotely possible were it not for the ongoing support from you and your team. I appreciate you all very much.

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