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spf Scrapple Level: 131 Posts: 2679/5388 EXP: 26388045 For next: 36645 Since: 2.1.02 From: The Las Vegas of Canada Since last post: 16 days Last activity: 3 hours
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: 6158067 For next: 234732 Since: 17.11.03 From: Tallahassee, FL Since last post: 2067 days Last activity: 2065 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: 1947313 For next: 37384 Since: 3.1.02 From: Knoxville, TN Since last post: 2225 days Last activity: 2224 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: 151 Posts: 3593/7534 EXP: 42627744 For next: 668832 Since: 24.7.02 Since last post: 254 days Last activity: 254 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: 144 Posts: 2933/6651 EXP: 36185799 For next: 524595 Since: 4.1.02 From: Dorchester, Ontario Since last post: 1 day Last activity: 16 hours # 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: 114 Posts: 1966/3931 EXP: 16240465 For next: 69152 Since: 22.4.02 From: Connecticut Since last post: 25 days Last activity: 4 hours # 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: 4013116 For next: 178032 Since: 4.11.02 From: Winchester, VA Since last post: 89 days Last activity: 48 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 Pepperoni Level: 66 Posts: 107/1119 EXP: 2341592 For next: 120272 Since: 25.6.03 From: Home of The Big House Since last post: 11 days Last activity: 3 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: 62 Posts: 760/948 EXP: 1947313 For next: 37384 Since: 3.1.02 From: Knoxville, TN Since last post: 2225 days Last activity: 2224 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: 105 Posts: 1488/3172 EXP: 11914412 For next: 347888 Since: 6.1.02 From: The Moon Since last post: 15 days Last activity: 19 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: 131 Posts: 2682/5388 EXP: 26388045 For next: 36645 Since: 2.1.02 From: The Las Vegas of Canada Since last post: 16 days Last activity: 3 hours
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: 77 Posts: 417/1550 EXP: 4071766 For next: 119382 Since: 2.1.02 From: Oconomowoc, WI Since last post: 7 days Last activity: 5 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: 190547 For next: 15897 Since: 26.6.02 From: Miami, FL Since last post: 3356 days Last activity: 3192 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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