Count My Change: We Have A Winner!

Jason English

With 753 guesses on the books, it's time to announce the winner of the 'I'll Keep The Change, But You Can Count It' game. I took advantage of the free coin-counting machine at my local Commerce Bank, and learned I had far less change than I'd hoped. (The whole thing about buying a new MacBook battery with my change? I'd better get used to working near an outlet.)

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But some of you proved yourself far more able to estimate bulk coinage. The closest bid (without going over) belongs to Carole, who guessed $88.44. Congratulations!

Here's what she wins:

"¢ One (1) mental_floss t-shirt
"¢ One (1) back issue of mental_floss magazine
"¢ One (1) autographed copy of David Israel's critically acclaimed novel, Behind Everyman

Mike, Darwin, Renis and Justin all guessed in the low-$88 range, and will each receive a free back issue of the magazine. I'll be in touch about your prizes.

And if you want to see the coin breakdown (because I know you're dying to see the coin breakdown), here you are:

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Let's do this again in 12-18 months.