Tips for winning Time Machine 12/15/17

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

How many total points will be scored in Super Bowl 52?

Super Bowl LII will be the 52nd Super Bowl and the 48th modern-era National Football League (NFL) championship game. The American Football Conference (AFC) champion will play the National Football Conference (NFC) champion to decide the league champion for the 2017 season.

logo--events-superbowlLIIPrimaryThe game is scheduled for February 4, 2018, at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota

If you have access to an actual time machine, you can of course simply travel to the future and retrieve the answer.  If not, use the above links and do other Internet research to come up with your prediction.


Q: What is the deadline for entering?
A: All entries must be in by 3:00 pm CT on Sunday, February 4th, 2018.

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 no later than February 6th, 2018.

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 total score (scoring by both teams) in the Super Bowl will be 80 points, enter the number 80.

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 Super Bowl 52 predictions, a new Time Machine contest will start on February 4th, 2018.

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.