Sorry to Make You Cry XV

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Re: Sorry to Make You Cry XV

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Well, just to play it out, I'll pick the Queefs to lose the Superbowl.
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I think we have a winner, mathematically--even if Doc X gambles and loses, and Evolver gambles and wins, the rankings don't change.

Am I mistaken?
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Did I get the Radrick Gambling Bonus?

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For completions sake, I am standing on my dipshit bonus and not gambling.
"If fighting is sure to result in victory, then you must fight! Sun Tzu said that, and I'd say he knows a little bit more about fighting than you do, pal, because he invented it, and then he perfected it so that no living man could best him in the ring of honor. Then, he used his fight money to buy two of every animal on earth, and then he herded them onto a boat, and then he beat the crap out of every single one. And from that day forward any time a bunch of animals are together in one place it's called a zoo! (Beat) Unless it's a farm!"
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Yes, I guess I'll just take my Dipshit Bonus too.
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DJ wrote:
Mon Jan 20, 2020 9:27 pm
Did I get the Radrick Gambling Bonus?
I did not think you had the team already. Let me look. . . .

Fixed!

You lost 4 points.

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Thanks! 😝

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A commentary on my "system", such as it is... this time around there was very little opportunity to make strategic choices, especially in the late game. Again and again, the choice with the highest expected point value by probability had no alternative where I could consider a less likely pick with higher potential point value in an attempt to gain ground on the field at large. Any alternatives were inferior even with the pick's success as a given.
"If fighting is sure to result in victory, then you must fight! Sun Tzu said that, and I'd say he knows a little bit more about fighting than you do, pal, because he invented it, and then he perfected it so that no living man could best him in the ring of honor. Then, he used his fight money to buy two of every animal on earth, and then he herded them onto a boat, and then he beat the crap out of every single one. And from that day forward any time a bunch of animals are together in one place it's called a zoo! (Beat) Unless it's a farm!"
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In other words, you failed.

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"It was the criticisms of Doc X, actually, that let me see more clearly how far the hypocrisy had gone." – clarsct
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That should go in your sig.
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But we all get participation trophies 🏆, right?

:D

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So I can pick either. Hmm. I’ll take Joe Montana’s team.
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gnome wrote:
Tue Jan 21, 2020 12:58 pm
A commentary on my "system", such as it is... this time around there was very little opportunity to make strategic choices, especially in the late game. Again and again, the choice with the highest expected point value by probability had no alternative where I could consider a less likely pick with higher potential point value in an attempt to gain ground on the field at large. Any alternatives were inferior even with the pick's success as a given.
It was just not the year for me this year either. Many of the picks I made which seemed like good picks at the time just didn't pan out while those who followed the consensus pick were generally rewarded. I think it demonstrates that it really doesn't pay over the long run to try to go your own way too much and pick teams that others aren't picking that week.

Let's see what the most popular pick for each week was, and what happened:
Week 1: Squeelers :D
Week 2: Ain'ts :D
Week 3: Cravens :D
Week 4: Swills :D
Week 5: Lambs :D
Week 6: Whiners :Waaaah:
Week 7: Da Bears :D
Week 8: Queefs :D
Week 9: ViQueens :D
Week 10: Seamen :Waaaah: (this was the week to pick the 69ers, tied for 2nd most popular choice)
Week 11: Steers 'n Queers :D
Week 12: Fudge Packers :D
Week 13: 69rs :D
Week 14: Faints, Queefs (tied) :D, :Waaaah:
Week 15: Da Bears :D
Week 16: 4 teams had 2 picks, no consensus choice
Week 17: Seamen :D

Sorta shows there was a "wisdom of the crowd" thing as you would have done pretty well just picking the most popular choice each week as there were only a few weeks where that didn't work.
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And yet, making the most popular pick each week is no way to win either.
"If fighting is sure to result in victory, then you must fight! Sun Tzu said that, and I'd say he knows a little bit more about fighting than you do, pal, because he invented it, and then he perfected it so that no living man could best him in the ring of honor. Then, he used his fight money to buy two of every animal on earth, and then he herded them onto a boat, and then he beat the crap out of every single one. And from that day forward any time a bunch of animals are together in one place it's called a zoo! (Beat) Unless it's a farm!"
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Just for fun I’ll pick be 69’ers. The chiefs should be a lock to win the Bowl.
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I’ll gamble and take the chefs to lose.

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I'm gonna pick the 69ers.
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:Waaaah: Super Bowl Pickies:
LoserTeamResult
gnome :woowoo: :D
Evolver :woowoo: :D
Anaxagoras Queefs :Waaaah:
His Humble MagNIfIcence :woowoo: :D
Pyrrho 69'rs :D
Enchantress Queefs :Waaaah:
izittrue 69'rs :D
Radrick Queefs :Waaaah:
Wildcat 69'rs :D
Grammatron 69'rs :D
shemp :woowoo: :D
DJ Queefs :Waaaah:
– J.D.

P.S. May take a bit to add this all up. . . .
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DocX: FTW. – sparks
"Doctor X wins again." – Pyrrho
"Never sorry to make a racist Fucktard cry." – His Humble MagNIfIcence
"It was the criticisms of Doc X, actually, that let me see more clearly how far the hypocrisy had gone." – clarsct
"I'd leave it up to Doctor X who has been a benevolent tyrant so far." – Grammatron
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Oops. I picked the 69 ers to lose that means they’ll win. Sorry about my earlier post. I jinxed myself. Super bowl in 4K is nice.
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