If your curious about this feat of incredible patience, head on down past the break!
And in other news for those that have too much gold and too few gems, a good amount of the one-a-day balloon pop ponies can be accessed by turning your wifi off. They will be purchasble with gold, though it's a pretty hefty sum. I think Trixie cost me a good 17000 or so.
And in other other news, I still can't get Gameloft to link it's friend list to my game. Sorry to everyone that added me!