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Re: Premier Legue Pick 'em
« Reply #580 on: March 02, 2009, 12:15:04 AM »
Babble I'm sure I won this week outright since I seem to have got 5 right out of the 8 with wins for Bolton, Chelsea, Everton, Blackburn and West Ham?

Let me see what happened.

I updated the table. I don't know what happened as I cleared my spreadsheet in anticipation of Week 21. I'll take care to verify next week before I post the results. Thanks! :H

No probs  :) Now you've got the table completely right, counted me as 5/8 to win the week but just got yours and my name the wrong way around  :rofl_2: look:
Week 20
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sid   12   1
Chris   9   3
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Re: Premier Legue Pick 'em
« Reply #581 on: March 02, 2009, 09:36:30 AM »
Babble I'm sure I won this week outright since I seem to have got 5 right out of the 8 with wins for Bolton, Chelsea, Everton, Blackburn and West Ham?

Let me see what happened.

I updated the table. I don't know what happened as I cleared my spreadsheet in anticipation of Week 21. I'll take care to verify next week before I post the results. Thanks! :H

No probs  :) Now you've got the table completely right, counted me as 5/8 to win the week but just got yours and my name the wrong way around  :rofl_2: look:
Week 20
Babblelot   15   3
sid   12   1
Chris   9   3



DOH!   :head-smack:

The table is correct.
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Re: Premier Legue Pick 'em
« Reply #582 on: March 02, 2009, 09:50:35 AM »
Chelsea
Stoke v Bolton, 19:45
Tottenham
Arsenal
Wigan v West Ham, 19:45
Everton
Fulham
Liverpool
Aston Villa
Man Utd
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Re: Premier Legue Pick 'em
« Reply #583 on: March 02, 2009, 12:32:03 PM »
Chelsea
Stoke v Bolton draw
Tottenham
Arsenal
Wigan v West Ham draw
Everton
Fulham v Hull draw
Liverpool
Aston Villa
Man Utd

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Re: Premier Legue Pick 'em
« Reply #584 on: March 02, 2009, 02:09:54 PM »
Tuesday, 03 March 2009
Chelsea
Stoke v Bolton, 19:45
Tottenham
Arsenal
Wigan
Everton
Fulham
Liverpool
Man City v Aston Villa DRAW
Man Utd
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Re: Premier Legue Pick 'em
« Reply #585 on: March 02, 2009, 03:49:41 PM »
Chelsea
Bolton
Tottenham
Arsenal
Wigan
Blackburn
Fulham
Liverpool
Aston Villa
Man Utd

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Re: Premier Legue Pick 'em
« Reply #586 on: March 04, 2009, 04:35:39 PM »
Results
Liverpool 2-0 Sunderland
Portsmouth 0-1 Chelsea
West Brom 1-3 Arsenal
Blackburn 0-0 Everton
Fulham 0-1 Hull
Man City 2-0 Aston Villa
Newcastle 1-2 Man Utd
Stoke 2-0 Bolton
Tottenham 4-0 Middlesbrough
Wigan 0-1 West Ham


Things are starting to heat up around here, boys! Chris is within a within 2 pts of Somil and Lugzy is now clear of relegation and within 1 point of sid!

Lugburz   16   3
Babblelot   15   1
sid   15   1
Chris   15   1
Somil   12   0

Lugernaut  6/10

Week 20 Results
Arsenal 0-0 Fulham
Chelsea 2-1 Wigan
Everton 2-0 West Brom
Middlesbrough 2-0 Liverpool
Aston Villa 2-2 Stoke
Bolton 1-0 Newcastle
Hull 1-2 Blackburn
West Ham 1-0 Man City

       Table   thru Week 21     
name........3-1-0..... Pts

Somil       7-8-6 ..... 29
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Chris        7-6-8 ..... 27
Babblelot   4-8-9 ..... 20
sid            2-9-10 ..... 15
Lugburz    3-5-13 ..... 14
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murrayfan  3-2-16 ..... 11
conchita    0-5-16 ..... 5
falcon       0-0-21 .... 0

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Re: Premier Legue Pick 'em
« Reply #587 on: March 04, 2009, 04:37:56 PM »
Saturday, 14 March 2009
Arsenal v Blackburn, 15:00
Aston Villa v Tottenham, 15:00
Bolton v Fulham, 15:00
Chelsea v Man City, 15:00
Everton v Stoke, 15:00
Hull v Newcastle, 15:00
Man Utd v Liverpool, 15:00
Middlesbrough v Portsmouth, 15:00
Sunderland v Wigan, 15:00
West Ham v West Brom, 15:00
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Re: Premier Legue Pick 'em
« Reply #588 on: March 04, 2009, 06:04:29 PM »
Wow I won,great.  ;-()
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Re: Premier Legue Pick 'em
« Reply #589 on: March 05, 2009, 12:26:40 AM »
What a close week that was!
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Re: Premier Legue Pick 'em
« Reply #590 on: March 05, 2009, 08:09:11 AM »
What a close week that was!

Yeah,I guess that draw helped me a lot  ;-()  It should be 3pts fo a draw instead of 1pt  ..-)
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Re: Premier Legue Pick 'em
« Reply #591 on: March 05, 2009, 09:02:33 AM »
What a close week that was!

Yeah,I guess that draw helped me a lot  ;-()  It should be 3pts fo a draw instead of 1pt  ..-)

That's something I considered long and hard. Surprised no one has mentioned it before now. Whether it's "right" or "wrong" it accomplishes what I was hoping for: it add a dimension that wouldn't otherwise be there if W = D =3. In that case, there would be no disincentive to pick a draw. As it is now, picking a draw more daring but, as designed, necessary to produce the outcome of week 21. Your win is exactly what I had envisioned by the W = 3, D = 1 format.

What's funny, through 21 weeks, the "right" person has won almost everytime. So, in the end, as things have played out, the point is mute.
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Re: Premier Legue Pick 'em
« Reply #592 on: March 05, 2009, 09:39:37 AM »
What a close week that was!

Yeah,I guess that draw helped me a lot  ;-()  It should be 3pts fo a draw instead of 1pt  ..-)

That's something I considered long and hard. Surprised no one has mentioned it before now. Whether it's "right" or "wrong" it accomplishes what I was hoping for: it add a dimension that wouldn't otherwise be there if W = D =3. In that case, there would be no disincentive to pick a draw. As it is now, picking a draw more daring but, as designed, necessary to produce the outcome of week 21. Your win is exactly what I had envisioned by the W = 3, D = 1 format.

What's funny, through 21 weeks, the "right" person has won almost everytime. So, in the end, as things have played out, the point is mute.

At least with a W;D=3 we would have more drama as we would hit more draws then before...The way I see,predicting only winner is more beneficial,and many of us have very small amounts of draws.. And definitely is more daring...But I guess you know the best  ;-()
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Re: Premier Legue Pick 'em
« Reply #593 on: March 05, 2009, 12:54:01 PM »
What a close week that was!

Yeah,I guess that draw helped me a lot  ;-()  It should be 3pts fo a draw instead of 1pt  ..-)

That's something I considered long and hard. Surprised no one has mentioned it before now. Whether it's "right" or "wrong" it accomplishes what I was hoping for: it add a dimension that wouldn't otherwise be there if W = D =3. In that case, there would be no disincentive to pick a draw. As it is now, picking a draw more daring but, as designed, necessary to produce the outcome of week 21. Your win is exactly what I had envisioned by the W = 3, D = 1 format.

What's funny, through 21 weeks, the "right" person has won almost everytime. So, in the end, as things have played out, the point is mute.

At least with a W;D=3 we would have more drama as we would hit more draws then before...The way I see,predicting only winner is more beneficial,and many of us have very small amounts of draws.. And definitely is more daring...But I guess you know the best  ;-()

It would have affected the outcome of 2 times of the first 21 weeks.

Here are other factors to consider:
1. it's more daring to pick draws if they are worth 1 point; if a draw is worth 3 pts, picking draws would be more common. Recall, murrayfan never picked draws; sometimes Chris and Somil don't pick draws--it's a strategy that isn't there if W = D = 3.
2. But the biggest argument I have against the W = D = 3 format is that there will be more ties among us. For example:

W = D = 3                           W = 3; D = 1
sid 7W, 0D = 21 pts*              Somil 6W, 0D = 18 pts           
Lug 5W, 1D  = 18 pts              sid 5W, 2D = 17 pts*
Somil 4W, 2D = 18 pts             Lug 5W, 1D = 16 pts
Bab 3W, 3D  = 18 pts              Chris 4W, 2D = 14 pts
                                           
*under the current format, only once did the person who picked the most correct finished 2nd (received 1 point). On another occasion, the person who picked the most tied for first (recieved the full 3 points with someone else). But that's also a mute point because people use different strategies when picking W = 3; D = 1 versus W = D = 3. You can't say, "he would have won if W = D = 3" because other people would have made different picks; he may have as well.

The best way to separate the top from the bottom is to use the current W = 3; D = 1 format. Otherwise, we would see weekly distributions like this:

Lug   3 pts
Bab   3 pts
Chris 3 pts
sid    3 pts
Somil 0 pts

or

Somil  3 pts
Lug    1 pt
Chris  1 pt
sid     1 pt
Bab    1 pt
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Re: Premier Legue Pick 'em
« Reply #594 on: March 05, 2009, 01:33:51 PM »
I wasn't too sure about 1 point for a draw at the start of this game, but as the weeks have passed by I've really come to see why Babble has done it and it really does add another strategy and dimension to the game. I'm all for it now  :thumbs-up:
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Re: Premier Legue Pick 'em
« Reply #595 on: March 07, 2009, 01:19:43 PM »
Saturday, 14 March 2009
Arsenal
Aston Villa
Bolton v Fulham DRAW
Chelsea
Everton
Newcastle
Man Utd v Liverpool DRAW
Middlesbrough
Wigan
West Brom

Ah I only had to pick a draw for ManU/Liv match,I really can't pick Liverpool to win although I really need ManU to drop some points
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Re: Premier Legue Pick 'em
« Reply #596 on: March 13, 2009, 06:43:25 PM »
I need help! from a few teams this week.

Arsenal
Aston Villa
Bolton
Chelsea
Everton v Stoke, 15:00
Hull v Newcastle, 15:00
Man Utd
Middlesbrough v Portsmouth, 15:00
Sunderland v Wigan, 15:00
West Ham
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Re: Premier Legue Pick 'em
« Reply #597 on: March 13, 2009, 11:11:30 PM »
Arsenal
Aston Villa
Fulham
Chelsea
Everton
Hull
Liverpool
Middlesbrough
Wigan
West Ham

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Re: Premier Legue Pick 'em
« Reply #598 on: March 14, 2009, 03:57:03 AM »
Saturday, 14 March 2009
Arsenal
Aston Villa v Tottenham DRAW
Bolton
Chelsea
Everton
Hull v Newcastle DRAW
Man Utd :cheer: :yahoo: :winner: This is where the Championship is ours!!!
Middlesbrough
Sunderland
West Ham
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Re: Premier Legue Pick 'em
« Reply #599 on: March 14, 2009, 10:17:09 AM »
WHOA! No Somil again; Chris could go to the top of the table after this weekend!!! 
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