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spf Scrapple Level: 134 Posts: 2679/5409 EXP: 28096962 For next: 490086 Since: 2.1.02 From: The Las Vegas of Canada Since last post: 58 days Last activity: 16 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: 88 Posts: 660/2159 EXP: 6582032 For next: 68658 Since: 17.11.03 From: Tallahassee, FL Since last post: 2604 days Last activity: 2601 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: 2061382 For next: 35781 Since: 3.1.02 From: Knoxville, TN Since last post: 2762 days Last activity: 2761 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: 45239860 For next: 83647 Since: 24.7.02 Since last post: 791 days Last activity: 791 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: 2933/6878 EXP: 40283325 For next: 95433 Since: 4.1.02 From: Dorchester, Ontario Since last post: 1 day Last activity: 7 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: 117 Posts: 1966/3957 EXP: 17386051 For next: 461897 Since: 22.4.02 From: Long Island Since last post: 23 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: 78 Posts: 831/1573 EXP: 4269053 For next: 113192 Since: 4.11.02 From: Winchester, VA Since last post: 262 days Last activity: 261 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: 107/1179 EXP: 2700515 For next: 28299 Since: 25.6.03 From: Home of The Big House Since last post: 6 days Last activity: 20 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: 2061382 For next: 35781 Since: 3.1.02 From: Knoxville, TN Since last post: 2762 days Last activity: 2761 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: 1488/3294 EXP: 13347412 For next: 173131 Since: 6.1.02 From: Pittsburgh, PA Since last post: 6 days Last activity: 10 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: 134 Posts: 2682/5409 EXP: 28096962 For next: 490086 Since: 2.1.02 From: The Las Vegas of Canada Since last post: 58 days Last activity: 16 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: 79 Posts: 417/1608 EXP: 4554391 For next: 25096 Since: 2.1.02 From: Oconomowoc, WI Since last post: 31 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: 202150 For next: 4294 Since: 26.6.02 From: Miami, FL Since last post: 3893 days Last activity: 3728 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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