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Chinese Rocket Contest - Ended

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 Posted 05/07/2021  9:53 pm Show Profile   Bookmark this topic Add T-BOP to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
This is going to be a little weird but I just thought this might get everyone thinking . Guess where the rocket will land .Whoever guesses the closest City and Country will win a 90% silver Quarter . If it lands anywhere else other than land all bets are off . Also if it breaks up into a bunch of small pieces the contest is void .Virtually one huge piece to qualify. My decision is final.
Must have 50 post or more , only 5 guesses between now and 10:00 AM tomorrow EST . If it lands before that time All bets are off . Contest will end sharply at 10:00 am Saturday. If I left any loose ends let me know soon .
Good luck and lets hope no one is hurt with that darn 22 ton chunk of metal
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 Posted 05/07/2021  11:14 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Tunnioc to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
I saw it! It was a conitinuos line of white dots moving in a straight line across the entire sky for more than a minute at 9:28 PM in NE Ohio.
I took video with my cellphone but its very hard to see.
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 Posted 05/07/2021  11:17 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Numisma to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Good idea. I'll be following this closely.

Osh, Kyrgyzstan.

That said, it seems unlikely that it'll land on land and reenter in one big piece.
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 Posted 05/07/2021  11:48 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Oldfordman to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Moscow, Russia on Sunday at 2:00 in the morning. Thanks for the contest.
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 Posted 05/08/2021  12:01 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Greasy Fingers to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
I wonder if hfjacinto is outside trying to get a photo of it?

I guess Indian ocean right next to that group of tuna...
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I think (and hope) it will fully disintegrate as it falls, somewhere over the Indian Ocean. No land impact and only a tiny splashdown IF ANY if the rocket does impact the water at say 1717'20"/5851'31" but that's as close as I can get.


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 Posted 05/08/2021  04:43 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add John1 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Malawi Africa.
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Half of you guys don't bother to read the rules . I said if it comes down in any part of water then it's no contest and contest is over at 10:00 AM Saturday 5/8/21 . Had I thought about this days ago I would have extended the time period .
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 Posted 05/08/2021  05:59 am  Show Profile   Check spruett001's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add spruett001 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
I'll say Kerikeri, New Zealand.

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Rules? HA! I know not of these so called "RULES!"

Okay. Maybe you're right. I didn't read passed the...
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"will win $900 in Silver Quarters."
I mean, that's more than 20 kilos of silver! That got me so excited about this legally binding contest that I went straight to the "Quick Reply."

You're REALLY NICE to offer a prize like this T-BOP!

I know I read that part correctly... It's even in a
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"Quote Box"
with quotation marks INSIDE the "QUOTE BOX" too!


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Oh, wait! I just checked out the map and it looks like there IS a small island in that location! The rocket will hit... St. Bandon, also know as Cargados Carajos, Mauritius. So I am within the rules.

(If it does hit anywhere near the above, I'm buying lottery tickets in every state within driving distance of Lacey Township, NJ.)

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 Posted 05/08/2021  08:43 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Bump111 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
If it does hit land, I think it will impact its launching pad.
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 Posted 05/08/2021  09:11 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Spence to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
My guess is Saskatoon Canada.
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I'll say India
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Omaha, Nebraska!
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Santiago, Chile.
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