EDIT: Contest is over. Linda won, guessing the exact right time of 17:59. I'll be contacting her in the next 24 hours. Thanks for playing, all. (My thoughts on the changes will have to wait until tomorrow...tis raid night.)
Ok, here's the deal. Anyone who's been watching the Blizz forums like I have over the past day and a half has seen way too much QQ over the rate at which the class previews are being released.
"OMG U SED IT WULD B OUT 2DAY AND ITS ALLREDY 1AM IN THE MRNING IN CALI AND WTF BLIZZ?!?!? WERE IS MY PREVIEW???!!!?"
True, the wait can be agonizing when you're anxious for something, but still...
So this is what we're gonna do. We're gonna counteract the angst with a little fun.
Leave a comment below with the time Friday (April 9) you think Blizz is going to post the Druid preview.
The commenter that comes closest will win their choice of the Panderan Monk or Lil' KT in-game pets. I'm not kidding. I will purchase the pet of your choice from the store and email you the key.
If you already have both pets or don't care about them, play anyway. You can pass the key on to anyone you want once it's in your email. Wouldn't it be cool to tell your Guildmate/Friend/Family Member/Kinda Stalker-ish Love Obsession that you won a prize for them?
Again, closest guess wins.
Earliest posted comment wins in the event of a tie.
All times guessed must be in PDT (Blizz HQ time). If you need a time zone converter, go here and make sure to choose "America/Los_Angeles" for the To Time Zone option. I will not do time zone conversions on my own.
If you don't use 24Hr time (i.e. 17:45) make sure to specify AM or PM.
Whole minutes only. No seconds.
I'll be using the timestamp at the top of the Blue post on the Blizz forums to determine the winner (seconds rounded down).
One guess per person. If you make multiple guesses, I'll only take the first one.
Try not to guess the same time as someone before you. If two people do guess the same time, the first person to have guessed will be the only one that counts.
If you accidentally do guess the same as someone else, you can guess again. Make sure to note in your subsequent guess that you guessed the same time as someone else and let me know who. This way I won't automatically ignore it as a second guess.
If you don't comment with an ID that can be traced back to a blog or a profile with an email address, I'll need a way to contact you if you win.
Your guess must be posted to the comments at least 5 minutes before the Blizz post appears over on the forums to be valid.
Umm...I think that about covers it. Guess away. Spread the word. And good luck. :-)