The August 14, 2014 Time Machine contest features the following question:
What will the NYSE spot price for silver be at market close on Sept 23, 2014?
If you have access to an actual time machine, simply travel to Sept 23rd and retrieve the answer. If not, the following Webpage will help you make your prediction:
Here’s another valuable resource for determining what the price of silver will do in the future:
The above Webpage actually tracks the price of silver for the last 100 years!
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Q: What is the deadline for entering?
A: All entries must be in by 4 pm CT on Sept 16, 2014.
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: Sept 24, 2014.
Q: How many decimal places should answers go to?
A: Two. For example, 19.61. If you’ve submitted an entry using more than two decimal places, we’ll round up or down (i.e. 19.792 would be rounded down to 19.79).
Q: Where can I enter?
A: You can learn more about Time Machine and enter your prediction for the above question HERE beginning Thursday, August 14th.
Q: What’s “NYSE?”
A: NYSE is the abbreviation for the New York Stock Exchange.
Q: When will the next Time Machine game start?
A: The next Time Machine game should start on Sept 16, 2014, at approximately 4:05 pm CT.
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.