Ladies and gents, here’s your chance to win some **Murfie swag**! This holiday season, we’re gifting one human being with a custom T-shirt, stickers, and $25 Murfie account credit. The prize is yours if you can guess how many pounds of plastic we just recycled (see photos below for a visual; we recycled 17 boxes sized 4 x 4 x 4 feet). The guess closest to the actual weight wins.

For a chance to win the Murfie swag, **leave a comment with your guess **before midnight CST on Sunday, December 18, 2011. Make sure your guess is in pounds, and be sure to fill in your name and email address (your email is not published). Please, one guess per email. The winner will be notified by email during the week of December 19th.

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Ashley here. Thanks to everyone who left a guess! The actual number of pounds of plastic we recycled was 6,024. Meaning,

Jeremy Lhad the closest guess with 5,555.5 pounds.1020 lbs

25,678 lbs.

I’m assuming a paltry efficiency ratio of 33%.

4106lbs

54440 pounds

3400 lbs.

10k pounds

2 603 lbs

20851 lbs. give or take an oz.

24,085 lbs.

4,207 lbs!

My guess is 6800 pounds

800 pounds. (Just like the gorilla.)

183lbs

going with slightly higher efficiency rate and vol/case on previous equation which puts me at:

64 x 0.68 /.00621 x 0.140 x 17 = 16,679 lbs

Total Weight (17 Gaylords) is 17,826 as shown below

Gaylord Volume 64

Efficiency Rate 0.65 SWAG

Actual Volume 42

Divide by vol/case 0.00595

equal # Cases 6991

Weight per case 0.150 Based on sample of ONE

Total weight 1049 per gaylord

Number Gaylords 17

Total Total Weight 17826

3400 Lbs!

61,376.694 lbs

Oops, didn’t see it was 17 boxes only, guess I should have read the post and not just scanned the email. :) Reading FAIL.

13,117.505 pounds (my second guess, since we’re allowed one, feel free to discount this one… but it’s still my guess now that I know there’s only 17 boxes full of CDs :) )

My guess is 54.4 tons.

About 500 pounds, that’s my guess.

4572 lbs.

Winner, Winner, Chicken Dinner!

Recycled 1.2 tons of plastic

My guess is 103.5 Tons

7 11 lbs i say.

Mark

749 lb

If we’re going by Price is Right rules, I’m going with 1lb.

otherwise I’ll go with 750lb.

25,000 Lbs.

I guess 11,001 lbs

1190 lbs

6,800 lbs

4852 lbs.

6,500

5,555.5 lbs

Hey Jeremy. Your guess was the closest. Well done! We’ll shoot you an email to coordinate your prize.

19.65 tons

2,000 lbs.

I would guess around 15000 lbs

2154.4 lbs of steaming plastic hoohah.

1400 lb!

1 Ton

My guess is 1956 lbs.

15,050 lbs

8,500lbs

2100 lbs

1,300 lbs

4287.5 lbs

11,030 lbs perhaps

9,810 lbs

450 pounds.

6582.9 lbs is my guess…

4 tons.

I’m guessing 13,280 lbs!

I’m going high: 17,500 pounds.

My guess is 2691 pounds email me at maureenj543@gmail.com

Using my extreme journalistic powers of perception… I guess 5200 pounds.

My guess is 17x230lbs

640 pounds–to the ounce!!

4,505 lbs

Inadvertently posted earlier guess – meant to guess 2,120 lbs. Thanks.

8,000 lbs

16,280 lbs

9,500 lbs.

1100 lbs

533 lbs

14,800 lbs