Do you know who is calling when the phone rings? Do visions come to you in your dreams? Do you hear voices in your head? Were you a beekeeper in a past life that knows where everyone’s keys are now? Were you a key-keeper who knows where all the bees are now? Did you totally know I was just going to ask that? Did I say that or was it the voices in your head? Do you think skepticism is pretty cool but maybe, just maybe you could potentially be… PSYCHIC?
Well, here is your change to prove it!
Or in geek-speak here is your chance to use statistics combined with imagination and the power of elimination to try and score yourself, not only a FREE pass to SkepchickCON at Convergence but some other super-cool prizes too.
It’s time for the official SkepchickCON Psychic challenge 2012!
All you have to do is guess what is in this BOX:
And if you have ALREADY guessed that there is more than one box, you are proving how wise and/or psychic I totes knew you were!
Yep, there are a total of FOUR boxes. Each with a different item in the box.
Here are the rules:
Tell me your official guess in the comment section of this post.
Each commenter is allowed a total of TWO guesses per secret box post per week.
I will post one box a week for four weeks.
That means YOU can guess two times per post per week. Guess more than that and even if you are spot on your guess will not count.
The first person to guess the contents of a box in the comment section gets to pick from the prize list below.
Once a prize is picked, it will be marked off the list. So winners can’t pick the same prize twice.
If no one guesses exactly what is in a particular box I will show the item to Rebecca and then together we will decide which guess is closest to the actual contents and give a prize to that commenter.
Winners will be announced in the comment sections of each post and in any follow-up posts.
I will give one hint each week.
I have sent a photo of what is in each box to an official, classified Skepchick for verification purposes. Then, I sealed the boxes. They will not be opened again until the contest is over.
Prize 1: I will personally pay for someone’s pass to get in to Convergence/SkepchickCon! You have to get there and find somewhere to stay but I will pay your admission to the event!
Prize 2: A drink created and named after the winner for the Skepchick party created specially for you by our resident Mad Art Lab cocktail specialist, Anne Sauer! Recipe will be provided! And we will toast to you at the Skepchick party at SkepchicCON with you if you can make it or in honor of you if you can’t.
Prize 3: A four pack of surprise Surly-Ramics given to you at SkepchickCON if you can attend, or mailed to you if you can not. You can tell me if you prefer nature or science themes.
Prize 4: A Skepchick shirt signed by all the Skepchicks who attend SkepchickCON 2012. If you can attend we will give it to you there, if not we will mail it to you after the event.
This week’s hint: There are no Surly-Ramics in any of the boxes.
Random fact: The boxes are 6”x6”x6”. Good luck and I hope to see you at SkepchickCON in July.
More info about SkepchickCON at Convergence can be found here.