Contest ! Baby Boy on its way.....Win a Kagas Katne!

Discussion in 'Himalayan Imports' started by Daniel Koster, May 3, 2002.

  1. Geraldo

    Geraldo

    Dec 16, 2000
    Here's my guess-

    Fri-5/10/02 0530hrs
    9.5 pounds (keeper)
    21"

    If I win on date/time, I'll tell how I made my successful prediction.

    Good luck!!
     
  2. Clydetz

    Clydetz

    Dec 1, 2001
    He's just waiting for the weekend -
    2nd guess: Saturday @ 10:25am; 22 inches; 8lb. 12oz.

    Again, all the best!
     
  3. Michael Bennett

    Michael Bennett

    666
    Mar 2, 1999
    5/10 @ 11:13PM; 20 3/4 inches; 7lb. 15oz

    Enjoy!
     
  4. Daniel Koster

    Daniel Koster www.kosterknives.com Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Oct 18, 2001
    **UPDATE**
    Friday Morning:

    No baby yet. However...she is finally starting to have regular contractions, about 7-10 minutes apart. She's going to time them today and get back to me at lunch time. If she does have regular contractions, then she'll probably start having painful ones tomorrow and the baby will come on Sunday (just like #1) - at least, that's my secret fantasy...:D;)
     
  5. Tohatchi NM

    Tohatchi NM

    Mar 26, 2002
    Since Thursday came and went, I'll jump back in for Monday, early morning (sorry pen! :D)

    So that's Monday, May 20, same bat time, same bat station.
     
  6. Bill Martino

    Bill Martino

    Mar 5, 1999
    Smart kid.
     
  7. shappa

    shappa

    Oct 15, 1998
    Well, I just gotta keep trying!
    Try #3!
    Let's go with your fantasy.
    Sunday AM
    8lb. 4 oz.
    21 "

    May your wife and child have an easy birth.

    I expect to be typing congrats Sunday morning...ummm ..just like I did wed. and fri...:)
     
  8. Bill Martino

    Bill Martino

    Mar 5, 1999
    The kid is going to stall.
     
  9. munk

    munk

    Mar 22, 2002
    It's not as if he grabs hold of the sides of the uterus and burbles: "Hell no, I won't go!"

    munk
     
  10. Bill Martino

    Bill Martino

    Mar 5, 1999
    That's what he's doing and I don't blame him one bit. As I said, smart kid.
     
  11. Tohatchi NM

    Tohatchi NM

    Mar 26, 2002
    A very interesting question. What triggers labor? Is it when the baby reaches a certain size? Is it on a strict timer - 9 months from conception? Does it depend on the nutrition level of the mother? Does the baby/placenta release certain hormones to say "I'm ready"?

    Just musing.
     
  12. Federico

    Federico

    Sep 5, 2000
    Hmm Ill warrant a serious guess now since your baby seems to have very good taste and is waiting to come out on my birthday. May 15th the morning, 33 inches, 8 lbs 10 oz, and again I think theyll be swinging the kagnes katne. And if by the odd unfortunate chance that it does take that long to give birth, please give the kagnes katne to the baby as a remembrance.
     
  13. Daniel Koster

    Daniel Koster www.kosterknives.com Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Oct 18, 2001
    This is one of those age-old mysteries that no-one seems able to answer. Just like no-one knows how to cure the common cold. We are a long way before completely understanding what happens when the mother's body and baby finally are ready.

    At least, that's what my reading has taught me so far.

    LOL = to all the comments everyone's making. It really helps me keep my sense of humor about the situation. :D:D

    Dan
     
  14. munk

    munk

    Mar 22, 2002
    yeah, all those things..condition of the wall, hormones, size...

    I keep trying to find a way to 'squeeze in', er uh, pardon the language, another observation on Bill's idea the kid wants to stay and is no dummy: He knows this is the last free meal he will ever have.

    If this keeps going on, you won't just give the kid that Paper Cutter; he'll be so large he'll take it from your hand and be the one swinging it overhead demanding more milk.

    munk
     
  15. Bill Martino

    Bill Martino

    Mar 5, 1999
    If he's 33 inches as Fed guesses he'll be ready for a 12 inch AK -- kagas katne will be too puny for him.
     
  16. Federico

    Federico

    Sep 5, 2000
    Boy my brain must be somewhere else today. I agree with you Uncle Bill, if his boy is 33 inches he'll definitely be swinging a 12" AK, and probably be the one carrying mom home;) :D Geez 33", and all this time I thought I typed 22". :rolleyes: Oh well, I suppose at 33" the Guiness book prize money will pay for that AK, and a few other toys. :D :rolleyes:
     
  17. Bill Martino

    Bill Martino

    Mar 5, 1999
    We all do it and it was worth a chuckle.
     
  18. Daniel Koster

    Daniel Koster www.kosterknives.com Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Oct 18, 2001
    **UPDATE**

    Saturday morning:


    Still the same...ox is in the mire...stubborn mule won't budge... How else can I say it? :D

    federico = shoulda seen my wife's eyes POP out of her head when I told her your 33" guess. :D:D

    A good weekend for all!
     
  19. Bill Martino

    Bill Martino

    Mar 5, 1999
    Stay tuned. I'm liking this kid more everyday.
     
  20. Verzejd

    Verzejd

    231
    Mar 16, 2002
    Sunday; 7 lbs, 6 oz; 22.6 inches;

    CONGRATS & best of luck!
     

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