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Get to the Guessing

Ok, ok, you ask, you get. The Guess Wally's Birthday Game has officially begun. My due date is February 10th, I am measuring dead-on for 34 weeks, and have had zero indication of anything approaching labor so far. Here are the official rules:

  1. You must guess a date and time. We'll do closest overall, no Price is Right rules.

  2. You may not guess any date prior to January 21, which would be 37 weeks. Seriously, don't do it, I'll slap you.

  3. You may guess dates later than February 10th, although my OB won't let me go more than a couple days past my due date before coming at me with a scalpel, so anything later than the 12th or so is a wasted guess. This will not be a Valentine's Day baby, but you go right ahead and guess that it will be if you want to because who I am to rob you of your delusions?

  4. Those who want to be considerate will select dates in February, since Chris gave me an amethyst necklace for Christmas and if Wally arrives prior to the birthstone-relevance period it becomes merely pretty rather than pretty and significant, and that would slightly upset my husband.

  5. Guesses must be in the comments of this post to count.

Winner will receive a mention on this website when I get around to it and jack-all else since I will be slightly busy nursing a newborn (as well as stitches in one or another part of my personal anatomy, most likely) and chasing a toddler and snapping at my husband and will not be spending my precious few seconds of down time sending out prizes. Sorry kids, showering has to come first.

Ready, set, GO!

Comments (164)

Oh! First guess is me? Feb 4th at 1pm!

I'm thinking February 4th at 11:00 a.m.

february 4th at 3:35 pm Good luck sweetie!!!

okay, I did not see the other two people above me picked february 4th...gee...that would be too weird if that was the day!!!

I take back my January 17th from yesterday.

I will go with Tuesday, January 29th at 7:30 PM.

Beth, I wish you well and the best of luck.

I just posted on the wrong entry!! I'm losing it.

February 7th!!!!

February 7, 5:30am

Showering is always preferable to me. :-)

I'm going to go with February 10th at 9:31 a.m.

My daughter's due date was February 8th last year. (She only made it to January 17th, which was 36 weeks and 6 days.) So, I'm guessing February 8th for you. Hopefully it'll be lucky!

February 6th @ 1:43am

February 1st 2:45 a.m.

February 3rd, 10:21 am

February 2nd, 8:48 AM.

February 9th at 11:33a

February 8th at 12:41 PM.

My guess is February 2nd (Groundhogs Day) at 9:00 a.m. I picked that just because it was the date that first jumped into my head. Good luck sweetie. I can hardly wait for your baby boy to arrive.

February 8th at 2:08 A.M.

February 6th 15.34!!

February 2nd, 1:30 PM
and Good Luck with that showering thing with a toddler and a newborn.

My guess is February 5, 2008 at 6:31 p.m. Please note that I am allowing you to labor during normal waking hours, not the middle of the night. My guess is based on nothing the least bit scientific or logical, it's just my guess.

February 1st; 9:39 PM

My guess: Friday, February 8th at 12:46pm.

Feb 6th at 10:22PM

I hope you don't need stitches. The doc for Thing2 said I only had a little bit of "rug burn." It's a good thing I was too exhausted at that point to slap him.

February 5th at 2:22 a.m.

I'm guessing February 9th at 2:32 pm.

I guess Feb 9. at 3:04 AM. :)

February 11 @ 12:01 AM. Too bad you can't hold out until after the 21st of February, so you can have a little Pisces baby boy! :)

Uh...Feb 3rd, 4pm. Or, you know, whenever the heck he feels like it ;-)

February 7th @ 11:37 pm

Feb. 2nd, 9:30 pm. Seems like a good time to me!

I just realized that "mine" would be 2-3-4. Fun ;-)
What I came back to ask was, are you going to make some sort of excel chart for this too? :-D

February 5, 12:16 AM.

January 30th 1:38 am, Tim's second birthday, since you and Nadine have that cosmic connection going on hmm... wait a minute, with the 6 hour time difference that would be January 29th 7:38 pm where you live. One of those is right, I'm sure :)

Feb 10 at 5:30pm, Wally will be/is considerate (won't wake you up) and prompt. But truth be told that is my second guess for some reason Feb 8th at 5:30 keeps screaming at me; "NO don't post the 10th, WTF is wrong with you!!!" but i ignore the voices in my head (mostly):D

Whatever the date i hope all involved are healthy, happy and not in too much pain. Good Luck

I'm going to go with February 8 at 2:34am.

I am going to go with February 5th b/c that was my Gram's b'day and she loved kids!!! AND AMETHYSTS!!!
Best of luck no matter Wally makes his arrival...

February 7th, 4:45pm - and you should put Chris in charge of prizes!

Feb 7th, 3:45 A.M. It'll be cold in the D.C. metro area, say around 35 degrees fahrenheit. The barometer will be falling, which predicts precipitation within the next 12-24 hours. There will be a dog barking somewhere nearby. According to the lunar calendar, the moon will be exactly 1-minute old.

February 1st 8:10 AM

Can't wait to see pictures of the baby!

02/08/2008 02:08 P.M.

I will also make a prediction that this labor will take less than 4 hours from start to finish.

02/08/2008 02:08 P.M.

I will also make a prediction that this labor will take less than 4 hours from start to finish.

Crap. I have never correctly guessed a birth date or time, not even my own kids. EVER. Can I ask Mia first? They say that any child under the age of 5 can accurately predict the sex of a fetus before an ultrasound can, with something like 95 % accuracy. I'd bet that works with ETA's, too.

Anyway, let's see....I'm going with a VBack, and since it's kid 2, you'll go into labor around midnight, producing you one child number 2 at approximately (yes, I'm not winning any spelling bees here) 10:31 am. On, oh, um, February 8th. I'd rather Feb 5th, because Tuesday's children are full of grace, but I'm still going with the 8th.

Feb. 8 at 10:45 p.m.

February 5th, at 7:30pm is my guess. That's when I was born.

My guess is Feb 6 at 3:58pm. I guess that because it is my birthday/time and I think that would be fun, for me at least!

Best of Luck to ALL 4 of you!

Feb 8, 18.47

I'll go with 02/04/08 @ 1:40pm 2x4=8, 8+6=14

Whens Mia's birthday? all 3 of my kids birthdays when added up all equal the same number...
1+22+1998
6+13+2002
10+8+2003=2021

does it work with hers?

I'm going to guess my birthday:

January 27th at 601pm eastern time

February 3 at 2:31 a.m.

Love the Price is Right disclaimer. :-)

okay, there are five guesses for february 5th, which is the date i want to guess because it's mardi gras this year, and there were four guessed times for that day. therefore, i predict february 5th at 11:44am (basically right between the times already mentioned).

Well, I wanted to say Feb. 14th because that's MY b'day, but I guess I can't now. Pout.
So, I will say February 7th at 6:12 a.m.

I'm going with Feb. 9th at 6:00 pm.

That way you would probably avoid going a middle-of-the-night labor; I started my labor as soon as I went to bed, and it lasted through the morning 2 days later. Not the best way to start off life with a newborn.

February 6 at 5 p.m.

Feb. 9th at 4:13 PM (I never want to be up all night delivering so I'm wishing you a nice daytime labor)

Feb 7th, 8:22 am

Feb 6th @ 3:10 a.m.

February 4th, 4.30 PM

i'm awful at these, but i shall try!

feb. 8 at 2:02 pm.

2/8
1:07 am

My guess is February 11 at 7:48. am.

That trick with adding the date, month and year works for my sister and I (2018) but not for my brother (1991). Spooky !

February 6th @ 1:19 PM

Feb 10, 2:30 a.m.

february 8th @ 4 am.

I'm going 2/5/08 at 9:04 a.m.

I hope everything goes perfectly, Beth!

January 28th @ 8:30 pm

Chris will be upset but garnets are prettier anyway.

February 8
11:48 a.m.
I like the 8s.

2/12 @ 8 a.m. ... just barely making it under your doctor's deadline. Because boys are lazy and don't like to do things until they absolutely have to.

Jan 31st at 8 am, but don't go before me because then I will be even more cranky than I already am. I am hoping for the 26th for me because that is my sister's bday. Mia was early because of the c-sec?

02/08/08 @ 6:31 a.m. I started to just say I would only guess that he will be precious and a beautiful baby, but thought that I would play along anyway. Seriously, getting so excited for you. All my love and best wishes!

Feb 11th 1030am

February 7 at 4:43pm

February 1 @ 8 am. Oooh, the excitement. Best wishes!!

First of all:
Please find a name other than Wally for this poor kid! All I can ever think of when you say Wally is a fat grown up actor from Leave it to Beaver!

Second:
Febuary 1st at 8:30a

First of all:
Please find a name other than Wally for this poor kid! All I can ever think of when you say Wally is a fat grown up actor from Leave it to Beaver!

Second:
Febuary 1st at 8:30a


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I'm always wrong on these things but here's my guess anyway! February 2nd at 11:38 am.

Feb 1st at 9am

February 4th at 7:30pm.

February 11th @ 8:08pm

Why? The day after the due date worked for us. And the time? Well, its just early enough that you think you'll get to sleep that night ... though you know that's not happening. :-)

not looking at the other guesses until I post. I am going to say, Jan. 31 at 10:56pm

But then that ruins the necklace. :(

Good luck!!!

I suck at this stuff. So instead I'll just wish you a smooth and safe labor and delivery for you and Wally.

XOXOXOX

February 6th @ 8:05 a.m.
good luck to you and all the best for a healthy delivery of fetus/wally/nameless adorable boy!!! Can't wait to see him & find out his name

February 8 at HIGH NOON.

The type-A of my guessingness says I "must" go wth 02-04-08 but the woman's intuition in the non-momness of me says the 5th.

February 8 at HIGH NOON.

The type-A of my guessingness says I "must" go wth 02-04-08 but the woman's intuition in the non-momness of me says the 8th.

Uhm, ignore the first comment ... I really DO mean the 8th. At noon. HIGH NOON! :)

February 8th @ 2:47 pm.

You are going to make another spreadsheeet, aren't you?

My guess: Feb 8 3:10pm. A change of shift baby. And his name will be Demetrius.

(ok, not the last part. I was caught up in my foretelling)

February 2nd 5:25pm - and it will be easy and quick.

February 9th, 11:30 pm

Well, I feel that unfortunately since Chris bought you the February birthstone necklace that may have jinxed you. But I'll guess Feb 2nd @ 8:29 am. Happy birthing.............

6 Feb ... 9:45ish AM.

Buy some witch hazel and put it in the fridge - it will ease your itchy burning cootchie that is healing from childbirth - PROMISE!!

February 12, 9:10 a.m.

February 05, 2008 at 4:21pm.

February 11 at 9:47pm.

Feb 1, 2008 at 11:15 am

February 8th, 6:39 pm

February 8th, 7:58pm

February 8th, 7:58pm

2/3 at 4:56AM.

That's when I was born.

2-3-4-5-6.

I am going to say February 6 at 330am

Feb 7th @ 11:00pm

February 5th at 10:30 pm

February 5th at 6:30 a.m.

I'm going to go with January 31 at 11:32PM. If I win I'll bring you flowers. Best wishes.

January 29th at 2:42 pm.

I guess, Feb 1st at 3 am. It's always when you least expect it.

Feb. 3rd at 5:38 am

February 8th, 6:23am

Keep cookin', Wally! It's noisy and cold out here.

feb. 2nd at 9:30am!

Well, my due date is 2/21/08, but I had a dream that a baby was born on 2/4/08. So, maybe that was your baby. My guess would be
2/4/08 at 8:16pm
2 x 4 = 8, 8 x 2 = 16

February 6 @ 1:54 AM

Febuary 11th between 10pm and midnight - again because boys wait until the very last minute to get in gear.

Feb 3rd at 6:22 p.m.

February 9 @ 5:33pm

February 10th is my birthday, so I hope you deliver on your due date! And I'll vote for 9:32 a.m. since that's the time I was born.

But really - I'm just sending you good vibes for a quick, safe delivery and a healthy baby! Can't wait to hear the name choice!

February 10th is my birthday, so I hope you deliver on your due date! And I'll vote for 9:32 a.m. since that's the time I was born.

But really - I'm just sending you good vibes for a quick, safe delivery and a healthy baby! Can't wait to hear the name choice!

Feb 4, 3:37 pm. It's my son's 4th b-day exactly then :)

February 7, 2008, 3:45 a.m.

I am only gonna guess February 13th at 4:35pm because that is my birthday. Aquarians rule!!

February 11th, 11:45 PM

February 11th, 11:45 PM

feb. 9, 10:20am

Feb 2nd. 1:08 am.

(I hope nobody guessed that one yet. F me if I'm going to go back and check them all.)

February 11, 2:25am

I'll guess MM's date & time: Feb 1, 9:02 PM.

I went through and double checked every time on the date I wanted so that I don't double guess. This is serious dedication.

February 6, 10:13 am

feb 9, 9:45 pm

My guess is January 31 at 1:38 am.

I was due on February 10th, born on the 15th. So I say to you: February 10th, 7:40 p.m.

Healthy baby, healthy mama.

February 11th at 11:11 am

February 1 at 8:08 pm 2/1/2008 at 20:08 ;)

Wishing you a healthy baby! :)

i'm so late! ummm... feb 3rd at 10:30am!

good luck!

I have not read all 131 comments, so my guess may already be taken. But, I have to comment (first time)to submit the date and time of my own birth, 30 some-odd years ago...

February 8
12:07 am

9 February, 10:37 pm.

:)

9 Feb 10:37pm

:)

February 7th at 3:21

February 6th at 4:20am

Feb 7th, 4:27am

oops, I meant PM!

Feb 7, 4:27pm

Feb. 3rd at 11:47pm.

I like several others think Feb 4, but at 7:41pm
just a feeling
ps..this is the first time I've used the new laptop I purchased for the fanily for Christmas other than two mins on the internet, I feel so high tech! Good Luck!!

I'm late! But.... February 7th around 11 AM.

February 2nd. 11:32am.

I am going to guess my daughters birthday -- February 9 at 5:04 PM.

Because my daughter turned out really good. An old family recipe of course. That wasn't her hour of birth but I want to leave her something. ;-)

well I havn't trauled through all the 143 other entries to see if someone already guessed this, but I say Feb 5th at 1.00am.

goodluck Beth!

well I havn't trauled through all the 143 other entries to see if someone already guessed this, but I say Feb 5th at 1.00am.

goodluck Beth!

Feb 2, 2am.

February 8th, 6:25 am.

February 6th at 12:31pm

February 7 at 10:37 p.m.

feb 9th. 7:35 pm.

Sorry Chris, but my guess is January 26, at 7:20 a.m. I'm betting you go into labor at night and get things done nice and efficiently by breakfast. Oh, and the 26th is my Dad's birthday.

I'll guess Jan 31 because that is the birthday of my second great nephew (he was born last year). And I'll say 8:45pm because that's what popped into my noggin.

Feb. 3 at 3:18 am
Sorry, I have no idea if this guess is already taken, but I don't have time to scroll through all the comments. lol -- I'll make the pregnant lady do it. wink wink...

February 8, 4:50 pm

OK, gonna guess my daughter's birthdate and time: February 4th at 12:10 pm. She was due the 12th, so I was very happy to greet her early. (If you're lucky, Wally will also be her size -- 7 lbs. 3 oz. She was much more manageable than her 8 lb. 6 oz. older brother.)

January 31, 2008 9:31am.

Best Wishes!

February 6th at 4:32 p.m.

February 6th at 4:32 p.m.

February 2nd, 10:30 am

February 5, 10:44 AM..

Good luck!! :))

I'm going to go with my birthdate since it is within the allowed time table. February 2nd, at 9pm. Wally will love the fact that every year people will ask him if he saw his shadow before wishing him happy birthday.

February 4th at 4:00 p.m.

february 3rd (my birthday!) at 7:42AM

February 7th @ 8:31AM