Tips for winning Time Machine 10/30/17

The October 30, 2017 Time Machine contest features the following question:

What will the all-time box office rank for Murder On The Orient Express be on December 19th?

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If you have access to an actual time machine, you can of course simply travel to the future and retrieve the answer.  If not, you should familiarize yourself with BoxOfficeMojo.com and, specificallythis chart—which gives you the all-time box office (worldwide gross) ranks for over 700 movies.

On December 19, 2017, at 11 AM CT, will the Murder On The Orient Express movie be ranked 1st, 713th…or somewhere in between?  Learn more about the Murder On The Orient Express movie, which opens November 10th, here.


FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Q: What is the deadline for entering?
A: All entries must be in by 11:30 pm CT on December 15, 2017.

Q: When exactly will the ranking for Time Machine be considered final?
A: December 19, 2017 at precisely 11 AM CT –per BoxOfficeMojo’s All-Time Box Office chart.

Q: Do I have to hit the number exactly or can I win by just being close?
A: This isn’t the game Horse Shoes.  To win Time Machine, you must provide the exact, right answer.

Q: When will the winner(s) be revealed?
A: The winner (or winners) will be revealed here on the evening of December 19, 2017.

Q: What should an entry look like?
A: Your entry should be a one-, two-, or three-digit number.  For example, if you think the movie will be ranked 99th all-time on December 19th, enter the number “99.”

Q: Where can I enter?
A: You can learn more about Time Machine and enter HERE.

Q: When will the next Time Machine game start
A: After the entry period ends for the Murder On The Orient Express predictions, a new Time Machine contest will start on or about December 15, 2017.

Q: What if the movie doesn’t chart at all?
A: If the movie fails to make BoxOfficeMojo’s All-Time Box Office chart, no winners will be named and the Zackpot will “roll over” to the next Time Machine contest.

Q: My time machine is in the shop (Flux Capacitor leak).  Can I borrow a friend’s?
A: Yes, our rules allow you to use another person’s time machine.  However, you must travel to the future yourself.  You cannot send someone else to the future to get the answer for you.

Tips for winning Time Machine 9/15/17

The September 15, 2017 Time Machine contest features the following question:

What will the rounded price of Bitcoin be on October 31st?

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On October 31, 2017, at exactly 11 AM CT, what will be the price of one Bitcoin, rounded to the closest US Dollar (per this chart)?

If you have access to an actual time machine, you can of course simply travel to the future and retrieve the answer.  If not, you can familiarize with what Bitcoin is and how it works to help ascertain the answer.  Here are some informative articles for you:

What is Bitcoin?

Bitcoin Basics

Getting started with Bitcoin – the Internet of money


FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Q: What is the deadline for entering?
A: All entries must be in by 9:00 pm CT on October 30, 2017.

Q: When exactly will the bitcoin price for Time Machine be considered final?
A: October 31, 2017, at precisely 11 AM CT, per this chart.

Q: What should an entry look like?
A: We are looking only for the numbers to the left of the decimal.  And you’ll either round up or round down to a whole number in US Dollars.

Examples:

  • Enter 3956 if you think the price will be $3956.49 on October 31st at 11 AM.
  • Enter 5021 if you think the price will be $5020.87 on October 31st at 11 AM.

(anything below .50 is rounded down; anything of .50 or above is rounded up)

Q: So how many digits can my entry have?
Anything from one to six digits is possible, but a winning entry will likely be four digits based on recent trends.

Q: Where can I find more information on Bitcoin and what the price might be on October 31st?
Enter “bitcoin price” into any good search engine and you’ll find oodles of information.  Or narrow your search by trying something like “2017 bitcoin price.”

Q: When will the winner(s) be revealed?
A: The winner (or winners) will be revealed here on the evening of October 31, 2017.

Q: Where can I enter?
A: You can learn more about Time Machine and enter HERE.

Q: When will the next Time Machine game start
A: After the entry period ends for October 31st Bitcoin predictions, a new Time Machine contest will start on or about October 30, 2017.

Q: My time machine is in the shop (Flux Capacitor leak).  Can I borrow a friend’s?
A: Yes, our rules allow you to use another person’s time machine.  However, you must travel to the future yourself.  You cannot send someone else to the future to get the answer for you.

Tips for winning Time Machine 8/9/17

The August 9, 2017 Time Machine contest features the following question:

What will the all-time box office rank for Annabelle Creation be on Sept. 20th?

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If you have access to an actual time machine, you can of course simply travel to the future and retrieve the answer.  If not, you should familiarize yourself with BoxOfficeMojo.com and, specificallythis chart—which gives you the all-time box office (worldwide gross) ranks for over 700 movies.

On September 20, 2017, at 11 AM CT, will the ANNABELLE: CREATION movie be ranked 1st, 705th…or somewhere in between?  Learn more about the ANNABELLE: CREATION movie, which opens August 11, here.


FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Q: What is the deadline for entering?
A: All entries must be in by 11:30 pm CT on September 15, 2017.

Q: When exactly will the ranking for Time Machine be considered final?
A: September 20, 2017 at precisely 11 AM CT –per BoxOfficeMojo’s All-Time Box Office chart.

Q: Do I have to hit the number exactly or can I win by just being close?
A: This isn’t the game Horse Shoes.  To win Time Machine, you must provide the exact, right answer.

Q: When will the winner(s) be revealed?
A: The winner (or winners) will be revealed here on the evening of September 20, 2017.

Q: What should an entry look like?
A: Your entry should be a one-, two-, or three-digit number.  For example, if you think the movie will be ranked 99th all-time on September 20, enter the number “99.”

Q: Where can I enter?
A: You can learn more about Time Machine and enter HERE.

Q: When will the next Time Machine game start
A: After the entry period ends for the ANNABELLE: CREATION predictions, a new Time Machine contest will start on or about September 20, 2017.

Q: What if the movie doesn’t chart at all?
A: If the movie fails to make BoxOfficeMojo’s All-Time Box Office chart, no winners will be named and the Zackpot will “roll over” to the next Time Machine contest.

Q: My time machine is in the shop (Flux Capacitor leak).  Can I borrow a friend’s?
A: Yes, our rules allow you to use another person’s time machine.  However, you must travel to the future yourself.  You cannot send someone else to the future to get the answer for you.

Tips for winning Time Machine 6/23/17

h-time_machineThe June 23, 2017 Time Machine contest features the following question:

How many times will the word “euro” appear in World News at 3 pm CT August 9, 2017?

Source: http://www.newsnow.co.uk/h/World+News/Europe

If you have access to an actual time machine, simply travel to August 9th and retrieve the answer.  If not, here are some tips to help ascertain the correct answer:

1. Go HERE.

2. Use the “find” option on your Web browser (in Safari, it’s Command-F), enter the word “euro” and see how many times it finds the word on the page.

3. Do this daily to get an idea of how many times the word appears each day.  Once you feel you know, make your entry.

Note: Any word or name that contains “euro” also counts.  Examples: words like “European” or articles from the Voice Of Europe.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Q: When does this contest start?
A: You can make your first entry at approximately 11:30 pm CT on June 23, 2017.

Q: What is the deadline for entering?
A: All entries must be in by 9 pm CT on August 8, 2017.

Q: Do I have to hit the number exactly or can I win by just being close?
A: This isn’t the game Horse Shoes.  To win Time Machine, you must provide the exact, right answer.

Q: What should an entry look like?
A: Your entry should be a one-, two-, or three-digit number.  For example, if you think the word “euro” will appear 21 times, enter the number “21.”

Q: How many predictions can I enter?
A: You may enter up to one entry per day until the deadline.

Q: When will the winner(s) be revealed?
A: August 9, 2017, at approximately 4 pm CT.

Q: Where can I enter?
A: You can learn more about Time Machine and enter your prediction for the above question HERE.

Q: When will the next Time Machine game start?
A: The next Time Machine game will start on August 8, at approximately 9 pm CT.  Set a reminder for yourself so you don’t forget (or just travel to the August 8th now and enter)!

Q: My time machine is in the shop (Flux Capacitor leak).  Can I borrow a friend’s?
A: Yes, our rules allow you to use another person’s time machine.  However, you must travel to the future yourself.  You cannot send someone else to the future to get the answer for you.

Tips for winning Time Machine 5/19/17

The May 19, 2017 Time Machine contest features the following question:

What will the all-time box office rank for Wonder Woman be on June 27th?

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If you have access to an actual time machine, you can of course simply travel to the future and retrieve the answer.  If not, you should familiarize yourself with BoxOfficeMojo.com and, specificallythis chart—which gives you the all-time box office (worldwide gross) ranks for over 690 movies.

On June 27, 2017, at 11 AM CT, will the WONDER WOMAN movie be ranked 1st, 250th, 692nd…or somewhere in between?  Learn more about the WONDER WOMAN movie, which opens June 2nd, here.


FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Q: What is the deadline for entering?
A: All entries must be in by 11:30 pm CT on June 23, 2017.

Q: When exactly will the ranking for Time Machine be considered final?
A: June 27, 2017 at precisely 11 AM CT –per BoxOfficeMojo’s All-Time Box Office chart.

Q: Do I have to hit the number exactly or can I win by just being close?
A: This isn’t the game Horse Shoes.  To win Time Machine, you must provide the exact, right answer.

Q: When will the winner(s) be revealed?
A: The winner (or winners) will be revealed here on the evening of June 27, 2017.

Q: What should an entry look like?
A: Your entry should be a one-, two-, or three-digit number.  For example, if you think the movie will be ranked 99th all-time on June 27, enter the number “99.”

Q: Where can I enter?
A: You can learn more about Time Machine and enter HERE.

Q: When will the next Time Machine game start
A: After the entry period ends for the WONDER WOMAN predictions, a new Time Machine contest will start on or about June 23, 2017.

Q: What if the movie doesn’t chart at all?
A: If the movie fails to make BoxOfficeMojo’s All-Time Box Office chart, no winners will be named and the Zackpot will “roll over” to the next Time Machine contest.

Q: My time machine is in the shop (Flux Capacitor leak).  Can I borrow a friend’s?
A: Yes, our rules allow you to use another person’s time machine.  However, you must travel to the future yourself.  You cannot send someone else to the future to get the answer for you.

Tips for winning Time Machine 4/3/17

The April 3, 2017 Time Machine contest features the following question:

What will the all-time box office rank for Guardians Of The Galaxy, Volume 2, be on May 23rd?

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If you have access to an actual time machine, you can of course simply travel to the future and retrieve the answer.  If not, you should familiarize yourself with BoxOfficeMojo.com and, specificallythis chart—which gives you the all-time box office (worldwide gross) ranks for over 680 movies.

On May 23rd, 2017, at 11 AM CT, will the Guardians Of The Galaxy 2 movie be ranked 1st, 250th, 689th…or somewhere in between?  Learn more about the Guardians Of The Galaxy 2 movie, which opens May 5th, here.


FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Q: What is the deadline for entering?
A: All entries must be in by 11:30 pm CT on May 19, 2017.

Q: When exactly will the ranking for Time Machine be considered final?
A: May 23, 2017 at precisely 11 AM CT –per BoxOfficeMojo’s All-Time Box Office chart.

Q: Do I have to hit the number exactly or can I win by just being close?
A: This isn’t the game Horse Shoes.  To win Time Machine, you must provide the exact, right answer.

Q: When will the winner(s) be revealed?
A: The winner (or winners) will be revealed here on the evening of May 23, 2017.

Q: What should an entry look like?
A: Your entry should be a one-, two-, or three-digit number.  For example, if you think the movie will be ranked 99th all-time on May 23rd, enter the number “99.”

Q: Where can I enter?
A: You can learn more about Time Machine and enter HERE.

Q: When will the next Time Machine game start
A: After the entry period ends for the Guardians Of The Galaxy 2 predictions, a new Time Machine contest will start on or about May 23, 2017.

Q: What if the movie doesn’t chart at all?
A: If the movie doesn’t make the BoxOfficeMojo’s All-Time Box Office chart, no winners will be named and the Zackpot will “roll over” to the next Time Machine contest.

Q: My time machine is in the shop (Flux Capacitor leak).  Can I borrow a friend’s?
A: Yes, our rules allow you to use another person’s time machine.  However, you must travel to the future yourself.  You cannot send someone else to the future to get the answer for you.

Tips For Winning Time Machine 3/10/17

The March 10, 2017 Time Machine contest features the following question:

How many total points will be scored in the Mens NCAA Basketball championship on April 3rd, 2017?

If you have access to an actual time machine, you can of course simply travel to April 3rd and retrieve the answer.  If you don’t have access to a time machine, it will be helpful to familiarize yourself with United States NCAA basketball and the massively-popular, end-of-season national championship tournament known as “March Madness.” Fun Fact: It’s estimated that more than 60 million people will fill out a tournament bracket to predict the winner this year!screenshot_2475

Start by reviewing this Wikipedia article.

Next, review history!  This page provides the final score of all the NCAA championship games since 1939.

Of course, every year is different—different teams, different styles of offense, different coaches.

Good luck!


FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Q: Do I have to hit the number exactly or can I win by just being close?
This isn’t the game Horse Shoes.  To win Time Machine, you must provide the exact, right answer.

Q: What is the deadline for entering?
All entries must be in by 5 PM CST on April 3rd, 2017.

Q: When will the winner(s) be revealed?
All winners will be revealed on April 4, 2017.

Q: What should an entry look like?
Your entry should be a two-, or three-digit number.

Q: Where can I enter?
You can learn more about Time Machine and enter HERE.

Q: When will the next Time Machine game start?
A new Time Machine contest will start on April 3, 2017 at approximately 5 PM CST.

Q: My time machine is in the shop (Flux Capacitor leak).  Can I borrow a friend’s?
Yes, our rules allow you to use another person’s time machine.  However, you must travel to the future yourself.  You cannot send someone else to the future to get the answer for you.