This would support my early idea that the bar is designed to fill after a certain period of time, and the donations you make affect the speed in no way at all ever. Cause finishing on the hour would be pretty amazing.
Also I think it's almost 24 hours since he showed up... to the minute eek
You know, that cracks me up. I bet it's true too. It rather amuses me to think that people have donated tens of thousands of gold to Gambino, and that it probably doesn't do anything. That's so fitting for him. whee