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spf Scrapple Level: 133 Posts: 2679/5405 EXP: 27346038 For next: 506702 Since: 2.1.02 From: The Las Vegas of Canada Since last post: 2 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: 87 Posts: 660/2159 EXP: 6386017 For next: 6782 Since: 17.11.03 From: Tallahassee, FL Since last post: 2351 days Last activity: 2349 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: 2008507 For next: 88656 Since: 3.1.02 From: Knoxville, TN Since last post: 2509 days Last activity: 2508 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: 44029881 For next: 271881 Since: 24.7.02 Since last post: 538 days Last activity: 538 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: 146 Posts: 2933/6760 EXP: 38244264 For next: 269122 Since: 4.1.02 From: Dorchester, Ontario Since last post: 8 days Last activity: 1 hour # 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: 1966/3948 EXP: 16872280 For next: 451865 Since: 22.4.02 From: Long Island Since last post: 17 days Last activity: 5 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: 831/1573 EXP: 4152316 For next: 38832 Since: 4.11.02 From: Winchester, VA Since last post: 9 days Last activity: 9 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: 67 Posts: 107/1144 EXP: 2506835 For next: 86051 Since: 25.6.03 From: Home of The Big House Since last post: 13 days Last activity: 2 days # 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: 2008507 For next: 88656 Since: 3.1.02 From: Knoxville, TN Since last post: 2509 days Last activity: 2508 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: 107 Posts: 1488/3275 EXP: 12892479 For next: 198874 Since: 6.1.02 From: Pittsburgh, PA Since last post: 6 days Last activity: 5 hours # 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: 133 Posts: 2682/5405 EXP: 27346038 For next: 506702 Since: 2.1.02 From: The Las Vegas of Canada Since last post: 2 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: 78 Posts: 417/1581 EXP: 4326303 For next: 55942 Since: 2.1.02 From: Oconomowoc, WI Since last post: 3 days Last activity: 2 days
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: 196775 For next: 9669 Since: 26.6.02 From: Miami, FL Since last post: 3640 days Last activity: 3476 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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