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Old 05-09-2009, 05:06 AM   #16
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July 13th, 2009. I want my prize to be one of those miniature horses that you can keep in your house and let lie on your lounge until you yell "GET THE HELL OFF MY CHAIR OR IT'S GLUE FACTORY FOR YOU", but he licks my face with sugar-cube breath and I apologise and get him a blanket and a fresh carrot.

...but, July 13th, 2009, a month after Apple brings out their 115-hour battery, full colour e-ink, ruggedised, backlightable, 7" tablet (1/4" thick) running full-blown OSX with every publisher's books being sold at reasonable prices, DRM-free through iTunes.

I think you can put my chances between "outside" and "snowball's in hell".

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Old 05-09-2009, 06:19 AM   #17
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Old 06-13-2009, 11:27 PM   #18
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As of right now MobileRead has 35,820 members.

Predict the date that there will be 40,000 members.

My guess will be somewhere near August 17, 2009.
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Old 06-14-2009, 12:38 AM   #19
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Old 06-14-2009, 09:51 PM   #20
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Old 06-14-2009, 10:01 PM   #21
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As of right now MobileRead has 38,035 members.
That quickly? Then I say it will be on June 28th.

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Old 06-15-2009, 05:17 AM   #22
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I say it'll be precisely when it happens, not a moment before, not a moment after .....
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Old 06-15-2009, 05:26 AM   #23
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Old 06-15-2009, 08:00 PM   #24
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Old 06-16-2009, 02:12 AM   #25
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ooh, is it too late to take Geoff's vote? I think this one is spot on!
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Old 06-16-2009, 02:14 AM   #26
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ooh, is it too late to take Geoff's vote? I think this one is spot on!

it is never too late .... just ask the Poll Fairy ....
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Old 06-16-2009, 02:26 AM   #27
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OK, I might change my date and say : the moment that 40,000th member signs up, that is the day we will have the 40,000 members!
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Old 06-16-2009, 02:59 AM   #28
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OK, I might change my date and say : the moment that 40,000th member signs up, that is the day we will have the 40,000 members!

Now we have that sorted out, we need to narrow it down to the hour.....minute......second ....
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Old 06-16-2009, 10:57 AM   #29
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