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How long will the U.S. government shutdown of 2013 continue?

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PREDICTED CHANCE

TODAY

Over by midnight, October 4th

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Predicted: 1.00%

Actual: 0.00%

Over between October 5th and October 11th

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Predicted: 0.94%

Actual: 0.00%

Over between October 12th and October 18th

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Predicted: 99.19%

Actual: 100.00%

October 19th or longer

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Predicted: 0.81%

Actual: 0.00%

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October 18, 2013 @ 09:59pm PDT

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Most by: SneakyPete (38 predictions)

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SneakyPete   •   Mon Oct 14 2013 at 01:14pm PDT

Hopefully VP Biden’s arm bending will do the trick in ending the shut down sooner rather than later. :^)

lecufr   •   Mon Oct 14 2013 at 01:30pm PDT

Heh, maybe arm-bending accompanied by some throat-punching and kneecap-breaking.

SneakyPete   •   Thu Oct 03 2013 at 04:04pm PDT

Question of the day: Will we see the debate, or lack of, drag on into the Debt Ceiling discussion (?)?

Rationales

"It'll be down to the wire... bluffing!"

tbwerz bought October 19th or longer at 6.42%
October 16, 2013 @ 01:21pm PDT

"Congress must, and will act, in time to end shut down."

SneakyPete bought October 19th or longer at 57.93%
October 16, 2013 @ 09:57am PDT

"I do not beleive either party wants the shutdown to continue."

SneakyPete bought Over between October 12th and October 18th at 48.87%
October 09, 2013 @ 10:01am PDT

"Before the default"

PolPsy bought Over between October 12th and October 18th at 39.59%
October 08, 2013 @ 10:58am PDT

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