Sorry to Make You Cry XV

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Re: Sorry to Make You Cry XV

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gnome wrote: Mon Feb 03, 2020 6:02 am Congrats to our winner and thanks for another fun year!

Another new rule suggestion, proposed for next year.

Time to Cry (obviously a different name can be picked, that's just a suggestion)
If two or more players are eligible for the Dipshit Bonus coming into the Super Bowl, they may forego both that bonus and the opportunity to Radrick gamble, and instead wager any number of points up to their current total. Chose poorly and lose the declared number of points. Choose wisely and gain that number of points.
I don't think this is a good idea. Solely for the reason that someone who has played "better" than someone else for 20 odd weeks gets busted by a desperate gamble.
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Kind of like letting the Browns play in the Superbowl after a 2-10 season if they beat the Patriots in the last game of the regular season.
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That's why I suggested a limit to how much you can wager, and also making the picks a secret.

I'm fine with the way it is, but there wasn't really any drama in the last few weeks this year. If you want to keep it "interesting" it's an idea.
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Pyrrho wrote: Sun Feb 16, 2020 12:43 am Kind of like letting the Browns play in the Superbowl after a 2-10 season if they beat the Patriots in the last game of the regular season.
Yeah. I mean that's ridiculous.

Cleveland?

2 - 10?
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Re: Sorry to Make You Cry XV

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Hotarubi wrote: Sun Feb 16, 2020 12:18 am
gnome wrote: Mon Feb 03, 2020 6:02 am Congrats to our winner and thanks for another fun year!

Another new rule suggestion, proposed for next year.

Time to Cry (obviously a different name can be picked, that's just a suggestion)
If two or more players are eligible for the Dipshit Bonus coming into the Super Bowl, they may forego both that bonus and the opportunity to Radrick gamble, and instead wager any number of points up to their current total. Chose poorly and lose the declared number of points. Choose wisely and gain that number of points.
I don't think this is a good idea. Solely for the reason that someone who has played "better" than someone else for 20 odd weeks gets busted by a desperate gamble.
I'm coming around to that point. How to preserve the front-runner's advantage but still make the Superb Owl interesting? Eh, it's not like it happens every year that someone's this far ahead.
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I got it! I got it!

Moral Victory: Second place loserwinner gets to.... to....

Fuck, I lost it.

But you get the idea--even if the winner is mathematically settled, if there is some token at stake for second place it could increase drama.
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OMFG you people are taking this game way too seriously. The game is fine as it is, and Doctor X does a splendid job of administering it!

I would, however, suggest the addition of "Brownnose Points" for those who relentlessly suck up to the dear Doctor.
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:bricks: Current Super Bowl Standings:


309 Doctor X Pit (10.5), MP (12), Bal (18), Buf (12), Dal (8), LAR (11.5), Chi (8), KC (46), Min (15), SF (31), Hou (17), GB (23), Oak (7), NO (17), Ten (20), Cle (6),Sea (13), ItR (7), Phi (9), DB (18)

291 Evolver Pit (10.5), NO (17), Bal (18), Buf (12), MP (7), LAR (11.5), Chi (8), KC (46), Min (15), Car (5), Hou (17), Dal (8), ItR (7), SF (31), NE (16), Ten (20),Sea (13), Phi (9), GB (14), DB (6)

266.5 gnome Pit (10.5), NO (17), Bal (18), Buf (12), MP (7), Cle (6), Hou (17), KC (46), NE (16), Phi (13), GB (23), SF (31),Sea (13), Min (15), ItR (5), Ten (11), DB (6)

254.5 shemp Pit (10.5), NO (17), Bal (18), Buf (12), MP (5), LAR (11.5), Det (3.5), Oak (7), KC (46), Min (15), Hou (17), GB (23), SF (31),Sea (13), Chi (8), Ten (11), DB (6)

245.5 DJ Pit (10.5), LAC (5), KC (46), Min (15), Hou (17), GB (23), SF (31), MP (3), NO (17), Chi (8), Ten (20),Sea (13), Phi (9), Bal (14), GB (14)
223.5 Radrick Pit (10.5), NO (17), Bal (18), MP (6), Dal (8), Chi (8), NE (16), SF (31), Hou (17), GB (23), Min (15), Buf (12), Ind (7), Ten (20),Sea (13), ItR (2)

234.5 Wildcat Min (15), Bal (18), MP (4), LAR (11.5), KC (46), Jax (6), Chi (8), GB (23), SF (31), NO (17), Buf (12),Sea (13), Phi (9), Ten (11), RGB (10)

196 Grammatron Car (5), Oak (7), Bal (18), MP (4),Sea (13), KC (46), Jax (6), Dal (8), Hou (17), ItR (7), Min (15), NE (16), Chi (8), Ten (11), SF (15)
195.5 Enchantress Bal (18), Dal (8), MP (5), LAR (11.5), Chi (8), Car (5), Min (15), SF (31), Hou (17), GB (23), ItR (7), Buf (12), Ind (7),Sea (13), NO (13), Ten (11)

155.5 Anaxagoras Cin (2), NO (17), Bal (18), Buf (12), MP (5), Hou (17), Car (5), Az (5.5), GB (23), Min (15), ItR (5), NYJ (7), NE (12), Sea (12)
154.5 Pyrrho Pit (10.5), Cle (6), Buf (12), GB (23), Car (5), MP (3), Phi (13), Dal (8), ItR (12), Ten (20), Chi (8), Sea (13), SF (15)

135 izittrue NYG (4), Min (15), LAR (11.5), Phi (13), Az (5.5), Car (5), Hou (17), GB (23), ItR (5), MP (1), Chi (8), Buf (12), ItR (2), SF (15)

86 bcurnutte NYJ (7), Cle (6), Phi (13), Mia (5), TB (7), MP (3), LAC (5), Dal (8), Ind (7), Min (15), Was (3), ItR (7)

As always, check my math . . . yes, you may use your fingers. . . .



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Not surprised. He now enters the Brett Favre phase of his career.

I've got more important things to think about, like survival.
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:cry:

In Bill I trust.

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I honestly don't care. I already wrote him off weeks ago. I think wherever he goes, he's going to prove that being the G.O.A.T. is not enough to win a Superb Owl all by yourself. Perhaps we now enter the Jarrett Stidham era, only time will tell.
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Yeah, it is sad, but all things, including careers, come to an end.

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"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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COuld Be The CHance The Jets Were Waiting For!!!!11!! Woot!!
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The chance to lose to the Bills?

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"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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So it's official then, Brady has signed with the Buccaneers.

https://www.buccaneers.com/news/tom-bra ... oster-move
Brady replaces Jameis Winston as the Buccaneers' starting quarterback, with Winston also becoming an unrestricted free agent for the first time. In his fifth and final season at the helm in Tampa Bay, Winston threw for 5,109 yards and 33 touchdowns but was also intercepted 30 times, with seven of those returned for touchdowns. Winston was the first player in NFL history to throw 30 touchdown passes and 30 interceptions in the same season.
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A thought--could Brady leaving the Pats for the Bucs be an example of a transfer causing the performance of both to increase?
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"What's that quiet sound?"

"robinson not posting"

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"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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