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spf Scrapple Level: 134 Posts: 2679/5408 EXP: 27921935 For next: 665113 Since: 2.1.02 From: The Las Vegas of Canada Since last post: 68 days Last activity: 1 day
AIM: # 1 Posted on 1.4.04 1434.14 Reposted on: 1.4.11 1435.15 You can find last year's results here (The W) and watch as I predict the Marlins at 100-1 and then fail to act upon that knowledge. From that thread, the gist of this is: Phil Mickelson, pro golfer, is a big-time gambler. His usual strategy is to bet on utterly random teams to win in the NFL every year, in the hopes that they will pay off big. He won BIG money two years in a row with St. Louis and Baltimore, ergo the strategy has some merit. So, without further adieu, it's time to pick your World Series, WITHOUT picking one of the preseason "favourites." This year I'll take the Padres at 20:1 and for my totally out there one I'll go with Cleveland at 150:1. Promote this thread!
JoshMann Andouille Level: 88 Posts: 660/2159 EXP: 6536600 For next: 114090 Since: 17.11.03 From: Tallahassee, FL Since last post: 2545 days Last activity: 2542 days
Y!: # 2 Posted on 1.4.04 1520.10 Reposted on: 1.4.11 1521.44 Mild Dark Horse (e.g. any team not named the Yankees, Cubs or Red Sox): Anaheim at 7:1 Hot Dark Horse: Mets at 35:1 Three Mile Island Extra Spicy Picante Dark Horse: Cincinnati at 150:1
TheCow Landjager Level: 63 Posts: 758/948 EXP: 2049107 For next: 48056 Since: 3.1.02 From: Knoxville, TN Since last post: 2702 days Last activity: 2702 days
Y!: # 3 Posted on 1.4.04 1800.41 Reposted on: 1.4.11 1806.24 This year, let's go with the Mets at the aforementioned 35:1 and the (oh, why not) Devil Rays at 200:1!
redsoxnation Scrapple Level: 153 Posts: 3593/7534 EXP: 44959078 For next: 364429 Since: 24.7.02 Since last post: 732 days Last activity: 732 days # 4 Posted on 1.4.04 2040.40 Reposted on: 1.4.11 2041.41 I had someone drop a few for me in Vegas last week for Boston at 5:2, so I'll go with that. Last time I had someone do this for me, I had the New York Giants at 50:1 in the year they lost the Super Bowl to Baltimore. RSN was not a happy person that day.
Big Bad Scrapple Level: 148 Posts: 2933/6850 EXP: 39799158 For next: 579600 Since: 4.1.02 From: Dorchester, Ontario Since last post: 37 min. Last activity: 34 min. # 5 Posted on 1.4.04 2146.19 Reposted on: 1.4.11 2146.29 I'll take Toronto and San Diego
drjayphd Scrapple Moderator Level: 116 Posts: 1966/3955 EXP: 17267103 For next: 57042 Since: 22.4.02 From: Long Island Since last post: 4 days Last activity: 1 hour # 6 Posted on 2.4.04 0209.14 Reposted on: 2.4.11 0209.33 Just because everyone else sez San Diego, I have to be different and ride the Baby 'Backs to the Series. Where they'll do the jay-oh-bee to the Royals. That Mickelson-esque enough?
The King of Keith Lap cheong Level: 78 Posts: 831/1573 EXP: 4241970 For next: 140275 Since: 4.11.02 From: Winchester, VA Since last post: 203 days Last activity: 202 days
AIM: # 7 Posted on 2.4.04 1524.33 Reposted on: 2.4.11 1524.38 Why not? I'll pick the Orioles and the Pirates. Where are you guys pulling these odds from, btw? (edited by VanillaSky on 2.4.04 1725)
Reverend J Shaft Liverwurst Level: 68 Posts: 107/1176 EXP: 2672253 For next: 56561 Since: 25.6.03 From: Home of The Big House Since last post: 18 hours Last activity: 12 hours # 8 Posted on 2.4.04 1552.42 Reposted on: 2.4.11 1553.55 I'll take the Royals and the Cardinals in a 1985 Redux - "Where it all begins... AGAIN! MWAHAHAHAHAHAHA!
TheCow Landjager Level: 63 Posts: 760/948 EXP: 2049107 For next: 48056 Since: 3.1.02 From: Knoxville, TN Since last post: 2702 days Last activity: 2702 days
Y!: # 9 Posted on 2.4.04 1703.12 Reposted on: 2.4.11 1704.12 Oh, I just made mine up. No idea for everyone else.
Quezzy Knackwurst Level: 108 Posts: 1488/3288 EXP: 13231647 For next: 288896 Since: 6.1.02 From: Pittsburgh, PA Since last post: 23 days Last activity: 1 day # 10 Posted on 3.4.04 1933.59 Reposted on: 3.4.11 1936.53 I will take the Colorado Rockies and the Texas Rangers.
spf Scrapple Level: 134 Posts: 2682/5408 EXP: 27921935 For next: 665113 Since: 2.1.02 From: The Las Vegas of Canada Since last post: 68 days Last activity: 1 day
AIM: # 11 Posted on 5.4.04 1035.55 Reposted on: 5.4.11 1036.30 Originally posted by VanillaSky Why not? I'll pick the Orioles and the Pirates. Where are you guys pulling these odds from, btw? (edited by VanillaSky on 2.4.04 1725) I pulled these odds off of vegas.com (vegas.com)
Sec19Row53 Lap cheong Level: 79 Posts: 417/1604 EXP: 4510395 For next: 69092 Since: 2.1.02 From: Oconomowoc, WI Since last post: 2 days Last activity: 12 hours
Y!: # 12 Posted on 5.4.04 1139.13 Reposted on: 5.4.11 1142.27 I'll go Orioles and Cardinals. Two teams not even mentioned because of two bigger teams ahead of them, but both have some good finances.
Firecracker Salami Level: 32 Posts: 177/204 EXP: 200903 For next: 5541 Since: 26.6.02 From: Miami, FL Since last post: 3834 days Last activity: 3669 days
AIM: # 13 Posted on 8.4.04 1304.34 Reposted on: 8.4.11 1304.50 I got the Marlins repeating over the Twins.
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