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spf Scrapple Level: 132 Posts: 2679/5402 EXP: 26994745 For next: 137259 Since: 2.1.02 From: The Las Vegas of Canada Since last post: 31 days Last activity: 5 days
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: 87 Posts: 660/2159 EXP: 6296188 For next: 96611 Since: 17.11.03 From: Tallahassee, FL Since last post: 2238 days Last activity: 2235 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: 62 Posts: 758/948 EXP: 1984353 For next: 344 Since: 3.1.02 From: Knoxville, TN Since last post: 2396 days Last activity: 2395 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: 152 Posts: 3593/7534 EXP: 43476672 For next: 825090 Since: 24.7.02 Since last post: 425 days Last activity: 425 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: 145 Posts: 2933/6719 EXP: 37441081 For next: 163091 Since: 4.1.02 From: Dorchester, Ontario Since last post: 9 days Last activity: 2 days # 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: 115 Posts: 1966/3940 EXP: 16613942 For next: 197473 Since: 22.4.02 From: Long Island Since last post: 23 days Last activity: 4 days # 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: 77 Posts: 831/1572 EXP: 4095011 For next: 96137 Since: 4.11.02 From: Winchester, VA Since last post: 260 days Last activity: 219 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: 66 Posts: 107/1135 EXP: 2443676 For next: 18188 Since: 25.6.03 From: Home of The Big House Since last post: 15 days Last activity: 1 day # 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: 62 Posts: 760/948 EXP: 1984353 For next: 344 Since: 3.1.02 From: Knoxville, TN Since last post: 2396 days Last activity: 2395 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: 106 Posts: 1488/3246 EXP: 12568524 For next: 103460 Since: 6.1.02 From: The Moon Since last post: 11 days Last activity: 8 hours
AIM: # 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: 132 Posts: 2682/5402 EXP: 26994745 For next: 137259 Since: 2.1.02 From: The Las Vegas of Canada Since last post: 31 days Last activity: 5 days
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: 78 Posts: 417/1564 EXP: 4205534 For next: 176711 Since: 2.1.02 From: Oconomowoc, WI Since last post: 3 days Last activity: 1 hour
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: 194318 For next: 12126 Since: 26.6.02 From: Miami, FL Since last post: 3527 days Last activity: 3362 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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