Friday, August 28, 2009

The Baby Pool

I was told that the reason that wifey has yet to give up this child is because there has been a lack of a baby pool. You know where everyone gets a date on the calendar for $5.00 or some crap. Then 50% of the total contribution goes to the baby and the other half goes to the winner.

Anyway, here is the Throwing Quarters version of this contest.

How to win:
-Place a comment on this post and this post alone with your guess of the baby's arrival. The entry must be in the form of a date AND time. [example: My Manager guessed 8/30/09 at 3:33pm]
-Include your e-mail with your entry. [example: username [at] domain [dot] com OR username@domain.com]
-All entries must include your name as well
-winners will be notified by e-mail.

The Rules:

1. You MUST be a follower of this blog. You can use Google Friend Connect and follow publicly, or use the Networked Blogs for Facebook or be a friend of mine on the 20 something blogger community that I have on the side bar.

2. Entry period ends as soon as my wife has gone into active labor [contractions that are 5 minutes apart].

3. Since I moderate comments, you can't see what everyone posts right away, so in the event of a tie [where people guessed the same date AND same time] then there will be multiple prizes given away.

4. If by chance you all pick the same day the tie breaker will go to the time. The winning time will be the closest time to the actual birth WITHOUT going over.

5. Winner[s] will be announced within 24 hours of the actual birth.

6. Only 1 entry per e-mail.

What do you win?

You will be winning a t-shirt from the C.L.E. Clothing Company. The design of the shirt will one of MY choosing.

Good luck and tell your friends. You can stay updated by checking back to the blog, or you can follow me on Twitter as I will be giving updates as the birth takes place. [Before I get hate mail, during the labor and delivery process, there is a lot of downtime for the Dad. At least there was with my first born. So this may give me the opportunity to keep you informed of the progress.]

For those who want more details.

The official due date is 9/1/09. My wife is currently 3cm dilated. She has been experiencing Braxton-Hicks contractions, but has only had 1 substantial contraction 48 hours ago.

34 comments:

rxBambi said...

I'm gonna go with 8/30/09 also since that is my anniversary. Time is... ummm... 2:57pm cuz that was the time of my first child. Ohhh wait, should I go with 2:07 because that was the time of my 2nd child...

Ok officially.
8/30/09 2:07pm

Hooray for your wifey!

Vodka Logic said...

September 1st. @ 1235 am

Kasey said...

guess I still don't know nuthin bout birthin babies... I have no idea what what all that stuff means... I have heard people use that phrase, but I thought they were saying "bracks & hics", short for "brackets" and "hiccups". I thought the bracket thing was similar to getting down too the final 4 in college bball. Obviously, there is a very real reason I am NOT a mother...

Kasey said...

I want a tshirt! 09/03/09 6:39pm

This way you can take all of Labor Day weekend off to be with the Wifey & Addison. LABOR day, get it... heh heh heh

deena1001 said...

Ok, Addison here's the deal...ur keeping everyone waiting which frankly, just is not cool! And another thing, if you keep making ur sister Audrey wait, your going to hear about this for years to come, just a forwarning. So here it goes....8/30/09 and I'm going to say 8:35pm because that would really mess with Audrey's bedtime and I know how little sisters love to tick off their big sisters.

MARTIN said...

name: Martin Ochoa
time: 5:38 pm
date: 9/1/09
email: gmartin5388@gmail.com

Laura said...

August 29th at 10:30 am. Good Luck!!

MommyV said...

September 2, 6:42am :-)

~K said...

Hmmm first baby and its big..Im gonna go Labor Day 9/7 @ 4pm ...do I get extra credit if I guess the baby's real father?

Will Burke said...

Name: Will Burke
Time: 11:11 AM
Date 9/2/9
EMail: willburke_737@hotmail.com

Have fun, and I've heard it's good to keep your stones out of her reach!

mpsing said...

I'm going with 9/1/09 at 9:01 am. I'm just a dork that way. Mary Po- mpsing@aol.com. Have fun and I hope all goes well!

Laura said...

August 29th at 10:30 am and here is my email address... Laura_Butler00@yahoo.com

Julie said...

9/2/09 @ 5:00 am. Julie, ldymadlin@gmail.com and yes btw I suck. But it was Sarahs idea. So there.

tangobaby said...

I can't think now because I like Ken's answer best! Just give him the shirt.

Okay, here I go.

name: you know it.
time: 5:20pm
date: 9/2/09

Just Jules said...

ok first baby... big baby.... dilation means nothing I walked around a four for a month and still had to be induced! babies like to be born at night it seems....

So I am with K it is going to be late.

Ummm I am going with Saturday the 5th at 2:35am

(but she will go into labor somewhere around late Friday night- so that you will miss two very busy work days that is how babies are!)

Jinxxy said...

9/2/09 at 11:45 am
Val allen
jinxxster@hotmail.com

good luck and congrats!

Katey B. said...

Okay so I am choosing Labor Day at 6pm.

Katey Burgwald
mrskburgwald@yahoo.com
myjourneyfromfattofabulous.com

Amandalyze said...

9/1/09 7:37am

Ryno said...

I will choose 9/3 at 6:36 p.m. because it would be my b-day month and date in reverse.
ubaryno@hotmail.com

Louis Duke said...

September 2. Around 11:30. Cause I know you will want to be getting off work. :P

Cortney said...

I'm gonna say 9/2/089 @ 10:02 p.m. ;0)

cmacwher at gmail dot com

Cali said...

I am going to guess 9/3 at 6:43 pm

alexa - cleveland's a plum said...

september 2, 11:37 pm

Ms.V said...

9-2-09 6:23am
Ms. V in the house giving out delivery dates. Early morning baby.

LiLu said...

September 2nd, 11:38 pm! Take that Alexa! Ahahahaha!

LiLu said...

September 2, 11:38 pm. Take that Alexa! I so just Price-is-Righted you!

alexa - cleveland's a plum said...

LILU YOU ARE SUCH A BRAT!!!

xo

Chef P-Daddy said...

September 1 at 0600 in the morning is when I saw the water will break if not right around 0800 in the morning. I think she will be like Carrie a long drawn out process and lasting until later in the night.

By the way my name is Josh Pallardy at chefpallardy@hotmail.com

Also, I think it will be a truly wonderful experience and I can't wait to see the blog and video. LOL

Love to you, Jenn, Audrey and Addison.

Chef P-Daddy said...

Ok, here we go my time of birth is going to be 5pm, which is 24 hours from now. Love to you guys and be safe and careful in all you do between now and than.

LiLu said...

I prefer "feisty".

<3

Kyle said...

Here goes nothing...

09/02/09 - 06:30 AM

j.kyle.aubrey@gmail.com

Sourire11 said...

I'll go with 9/3/09 at 5:25 PM - I had my baby 2 days past my due date and at that time so why not!

-Jeanne (Sourire11)

Sourire11@gmail.com

Cheryl Duford said...

I'm going with 9/7/09 at 12:01 a.m. I'm thinking first baby of Labor Day 2009.

Good luck you guys!
Cheryl Duford
cduford33@gmail.com
http://decksidethoughts.blogspot.com/

Muse012 said...

Amber: Muse012@hotmail.com

my guess is 9/4/09 at 6:55pm

I hope she delivers before that, but a shirt is always nice. :)