Hognostications 2012

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Postby cowboykillerzRGiii » Tue Aug 28, 2012 10:45 pm

Deadskins wrote:
DarthMonk wrote:
Deadskins wrote:I am too, and you wouldn't know this, because you didn't participate back in the early days when we had a program tracking the results, but the Monday night tiebreaker was kept as a running total that broke ties on the season results as well. Wouldn't want to do it manually, but there definitely was a tiebreaking system in place.


So either it was not in place last year or Hoss (the man who ran it in 2011) was wrong ... which would make me wrong (though I was quoting "the horse's mouth" as it were).

Got any documentation? I at least have a quote from Hoss.

Oh, and stop top posting her threads! [-X

Documentation? Sure!

And stop post padding to try a get an avatar! [-X


What's post padding? For an aviator?? I want one!
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...and yet ANOTHER record setting performance by "RG3 the third"!!!!
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Postby cowboykillerzRGiii » Tue Aug 28, 2012 10:46 pm

Deadskins wrote:
DarthMonk wrote:
Deadskins wrote:I am too, and you wouldn't know this, because you didn't participate back in the early days when we had a program tracking the results, but the Monday night tiebreaker was kept as a running total that broke ties on the season results as well. Wouldn't want to do it manually, but there definitely was a tiebreaking system in place.


So either it was not in place last year or Hoss (the man who ran it in 2011) was wrong ... which would make me wrong (though I was quoting "the horse's mouth" as it were).

Got any documentation? I at least have a quote from Hoss.

Oh, and stop top posting her threads! [-X

Documentation? Sure!

And stop post padding to try a get an avatar! [-X


What's post padding? For an aviator?? I want one!
#21 forever in our hearts
...and yet ANOTHER record setting performance by "RG3 the third"!!!!
“I wanted to just… put his lights out ….because, you know, …Dallas sucks…” - Dexter Manley

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Postby DarthMonk » Wed Aug 29, 2012 7:32 am

cowboykillerzRED wrote:
Deadskins wrote:
DarthMonk wrote:
Deadskins wrote:I am too, and you wouldn't know this, because you didn't participate back in the early days when we had a program tracking the results, but the Monday night tiebreaker was kept as a running total that broke ties on the season results as well. Wouldn't want to do it manually, but there definitely was a tiebreaking system in place.


So either it was not in place last year or Hoss (the man who ran it in 2011) was wrong ... which would make me wrong (though I was quoting "the horse's mouth" as it were).

Got any documentation? I at least have a quote from Hoss.

Oh, and stop top posting her threads! [-X

Documentation? Sure!

And stop post padding to try a get an avatar! [-X


What's post padding? For an aviator?? I want one!


Look, if you want an aviator you probably should own a plane. Do you? You are also likely to need a good deal of money as aviators are typically not very cheap.

Good luck!

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Postby DarthMonk » Wed Aug 29, 2012 7:38 am

Hey, Deadman. Any idea who wrote the code back then? Are you a computer sci dude?

I actually like that tie-break better. It rewards good predicting of Monday Night totals throughout the year. The ESPN method simply rewards a strong finish - as if later weeks mean more than early ones when Hognosticating.

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Postby Deadskins » Wed Aug 29, 2012 8:06 am

DarthMonk wrote:Hey, Deadman. Any idea who wrote the code back then? Are you a computer sci dude?

I am, but I have no idea who wrote the code. If I had written it, we'd still be using it today, and I might have a championship under my belt. (I have no idea where SJ* and I stood tie-breaker-wise).
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Postby ACW » Wed Aug 29, 2012 10:35 am

Only 8 members so far; come on people.
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Postby DarthMonk » Wed Aug 29, 2012 12:18 pm

ACW wrote:Only 8 members so far; come on people.


I suspect many will show in the next week. You could also PM last year's competitors.
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Postby SkinsJock » Wed Aug 29, 2012 12:18 pm

I have not been paying much attention

are we staying with the same format

and

has anyone contacted Hoss?
We are lucky to have Cousins - Griffin will become the better QB as he learns to use the pocket & read defenses

Until then, I hope that Cousins takes full advantage of this opportunity

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Postby cowboykillerzRGiii » Wed Aug 29, 2012 1:52 pm

Is it official? If so I'm in fo cho.
#21 forever in our hearts
...and yet ANOTHER record setting performance by "RG3 the third"!!!!
“I wanted to just… put his lights out ….because, you know, …Dallas sucks…” - Dexter Manley

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Postby DarthMonk » Wed Aug 29, 2012 4:28 pm

SkinsJock wrote:I have not been paying much attention

are we staying with the same format

and

has anyone contacted Hoss?


Check the beginning of the thread. We're doing it online. It's official.
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Postby SkinsJock » Wed Aug 29, 2012 4:33 pm

thanks - I tried that and ...

if it doesn't work by next Wednesday. I'll post the picks here :roll:
We are lucky to have Cousins - Griffin will become the better QB as he learns to use the pocket & read defenses

Until then, I hope that Cousins takes full advantage of this opportunity

HAIL


Week 2 - 17-15

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Postby DarthMonk » Wed Aug 29, 2012 5:28 pm

SkinsJock wrote:thanks - I tried that and ...

if it doesn't work by next Wednesday. I'll post the picks here :roll:


What went wrong?

BTW - I wish we were using CBS instead of ESPN for this. Yahoo seems best for fantasy. Ironically, ESPN kinda sucks on both. Just my opinion.

Anyway, try again and tell exactly what went wrong.

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Postby tribeofjudah » Wed Aug 29, 2012 7:38 pm

Only 8 people signed up.........WT heck....?
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Postby cowboykillerzRGiii » Fri Aug 31, 2012 2:04 am

I'm in by Monday...
#21 forever in our hearts
...and yet ANOTHER record setting performance by "RG3 the third"!!!!
“I wanted to just… put his lights out ….because, you know, …Dallas sucks…” - Dexter Manley

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Postby SkinsJock » Fri Aug 31, 2012 9:02 am

ACW wrote:.... You know, it's funny. I ALWAYS pick against the 'Skins. That way, if they win great, if they lose, well, at least I get a point.


that's NOT funny - what a great way to support your team = NOT - have at it :roll:

I'm realistic about the fact that the Redskins will lose some games but I would never pick against them
especially in a 'free' pool that's amongst other Redskins fans - WHY? :twisted:
We are lucky to have Cousins - Griffin will become the better QB as he learns to use the pocket & read defenses

Until then, I hope that Cousins takes full advantage of this opportunity

HAIL


Week 2 - 17-15

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