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Offline Michael Bush

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« Reply #20 on: May 23, 2005, 10:57:07 AM »
No.  Here is the chart:

1 or 6 -white
2 or 7 -yellow
3 or 8 -red
4 or 9 -green
5 or 0 -blue

This year is blue.
Michael Bush
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Offline Agility Mom

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« Reply #22 on: May 23, 2005, 11:32:37 AM »
So the little statement plus knowing that white is 1 and add 5 for the other years, it is easy to remember.

Thanks, all.
Judy

Offline leominsterbeeman

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« Reply #23 on: May 23, 2005, 01:37:01 PM »
Sorry,  got my years wrong.  but the order is correct.
WHEN YOU REQUEEN GET THE BEST.


1 or 6 -white
2 or 7 -yellow
3 or 8 -red
4 or 9 -green
5 or 0 -blue
 

2005 IS Blue.

Offline leominsterbeeman

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« Reply #24 on: May 23, 2005, 01:37:30 PM »
Sorry,  got my years wrong.  but the order is correct.
WHEN YOU REQUEEN GET THE BEST.


1 or 6 -white
2 or 7 -yellow
3 or 8 -red
4 or 9 -green
5 or 0 -blue
 

2005 IS Blue.