U.S. Debt Hat Contest

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Mon, Jan 18, 2021 - 8:21am

With not much else to do on an otherwise quiet U.S. market holiday Monday, let's have some fun with a new kind of Hat Contest that's focused upon the exponentially-growing U.S. national debt.

The idea for this contest came from our old friend and longtime contributor, AGXIIK. He wrote me a few weeks back after the election and suggested that, since total debt levels are certain to continue soaring in the months ahead, we should have a contest regarding the date the debt passes $30,000,000,000,000. He even offered to supply the prizes!

To win, all you have to do is guess the date and time (U.S. Pacific Time Zone) that the total U.S. national debt surpasses the $30T level for the first time. The "official" measurement for this contest will be the debt clock found at this site: https://www.usdebtclock.org/index.html# Here's a screenshot I took a few minutes ago:

What are the prizes you ask? Well, let's just say that our friend AGXIIK is very generous.

  1. The winner will receive TEN shiny silver Canadian maples
  2. Second place will win FIVE shiny silver maples
  3. Third place will get THREE shiny maples

You have nothing to lose and some very nice shiny to gain so why not play along? All you have to do is enter a date and time as your guess and we'll do the rest. Please use the comments section of this thread as your entry form and I'll close the contest comments at 11:00 am ET on Tuesday...about the time I usually post my morning update.

Have fun and many, many thanks to AGXIIK for his willingness to sponsor this contest!

TF

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jc173
Jan 19, 2021 - 10:37am

Contest

10-12-21 at 3pm

guyeson
Jan 19, 2021 - 10:30am

Hat Contest

June 21, 2021 @ 1305 hours PST

poewais
Jan 19, 2021 - 10:19am

Debt clock contest

30 trillion dollars April 1, 2021 23:59

AGXIIK
Jan 19, 2021 - 9:51am

Debt Clock shows an increase of $4 billion

In 24 hours.

That's almost one Walmartian in a week.

Sam's clan is richer than the queen

Keep stackin'

redeye64
Jan 19, 2021 - 9:39am

Contest

July 13, 2021 @ 8PM

Moxheim
Jan 19, 2021 - 9:31am

30 trillion debt

very soon 2/13/21 at 15pm eastern time

Jan 19, 2021 - 9:26am

email submission

user: adonisdemilo

guess: May 20 3:30 pm

Goran
Jan 19, 2021 - 9:10am

contest

April 24 2021

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Mr Gloom
Jan 19, 2021 - 8:40am

30 Trillion Guess

February 12, 2021 11:00am PST

brokerk22
Jan 19, 2021 - 8:36am

30 Trillion confetti

February 15 at high noon 12 pm. Perfect on President's Day. What a joke we have become.

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