Predict the Fall of Garuda: Winners Announced!

It’s a confirmed kill! Garuda has officially been toppled from atop her roost in the Howling Eye, her wings clipped and her plumage plucked! The time of death has been released, and we are happy to announce the winners of the Predict the Fall of Garuda contest!

For all the details, dive head first into the eye of the storm!

Predict the Fall of Garuda: Winners Announced!

It’s a confirmed kill! Garuda has officially been toppled from atop her roost in the Howling Eye, her wings clipped and her plumage plucked! The time of death has been released, and we are happy to announce the winners of the Predict the Fall of Garuda contest!

 

Results
Garuda, primal of wind and fury of the storm, was bested in battle 7 hours 59 minutes and 44 seconds after her descent to Eorzea by the cunning and valiant adventurers of Durandal!

And so the correct answer to the Predict the Fall of Garuda contest is 7 hours and 59 minutes! Due to the three-hour emergency maintenance that occurred, we are also recognizing 10 hours and 59 minutes as a perfect prediction.

Winners
★Perfect prediction winners:

Cannelle 7:59
Tarupu 10:59
Bigbosshenry 10:59
Leetoo 10:59
Sengoku 10:59

Prizes:
Choice of any Garuda weapon, a scarf of wondrous wit, and five vortex headdresses.

★Near-perfect prediction winners:

Festia 7:58
Destain 7:58
Listiar 8:00
Jinko 8:00
Rupno 8:00
Luneane 8:00
Luuuuuuuuuu 8:00
Burusuco 8:00
Shuten 8:00
LaharaZoni 8:00
Poteito 8:00
nimnim 8:00
SakimeCat 8:00
Nintendo_Wii 8:00
Marcellus_Cassius 7:57
Benoist 7:57
Leepk 7:57
bobbygunz 8:01
magenta_taco 8:01
Tenji 8:01

* When the same time was predicted by more than one player, precedence was given to the player who posted first.
Prizes:
A scarf of wondrous wit and five vortex headdresses.

To all contest winners:
Prizes will be delivered directly by Game Masters (GM), so please make a GM call after Apr. 28, 2012 6:00 pm PDT / Apr. 29, 2012 1:00 GMT. When placing your GM call, please enter “Predict the Fall of Garuda Winner Prize” as the subject. Please be aware that GMs may require some time to respond.

We would like to offer hearty congratulations to the intrepid adventurers of Durandal who defeated Garuda, as well as to all contest winners! Also, a big “thank you” to all of the players who took part!

Very special congratulations go out to Verily Vale, Carraway Author, Sirius Taco, Twentytwo Obv, Adiyah Tulika, Tyrith Peng, Twenty Two and Devils Advocate from the ever loyal and always intrepid North American fan site Order of the Blue Garter on the world-first hard-mode Garuda kill!