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spf Scrapple Level: 135 Posts: 2679/5410 EXP: 28935919 For next: 399162 Since: 2.1.02 From: The Las Vegas of Canada Since last post: 237 days Last activity: 62 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: 89 Posts: 660/2159 EXP: 6807085 For next: 108843 Since: 17.11.03 From: Tallahassee, FL Since last post: 2903 days Last activity: 2901 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: 64 Posts: 758/948 EXP: 2122355 For next: 91754 Since: 3.1.02 From: Knoxville, TN Since last post: 3061 days Last activity: 3060 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: 155 Posts: 3593/7534 EXP: 46633552 For next: 783775 Since: 24.7.02 Since last post: 1090 days Last activity: 1090 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: 151 Posts: 2933/6970 EXP: 42309865 For next: 986711 Since: 4.1.02 From: Dorchester, Ontario Since last post: 5 days Last activity: 17 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: 118 Posts: 1966/4000 EXP: 18204377 For next: 178591 Since: 22.4.02 From: Outside of Boston Since last post: 4 days Last activity: 3 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: 79 Posts: 831/1573 EXP: 4403430 For next: 176057 Since: 4.11.02 From: Winchester, VA Since last post: 561 days Last activity: 561 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: 70 Posts: 107/1203 EXP: 2875510 For next: 140316 Since: 25.6.03 From: Home of The Big House Since last post: 19 hours Last activity: 19 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: 64 Posts: 760/948 EXP: 2122355 For next: 91754 Since: 3.1.02 From: Knoxville, TN Since last post: 3061 days Last activity: 3060 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: 109 Posts: 1488/3312 EXP: 13855252 For next: 104438 Since: 6.1.02 From: Pittsburgh, PA Since last post: 7 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: 135 Posts: 2682/5410 EXP: 28935919 For next: 399162 Since: 2.1.02 From: The Las Vegas of Canada Since last post: 237 days Last activity: 62 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: 80 Posts: 417/1628 EXP: 4776825 For next: 6164 Since: 2.1.02 From: Oconomowoc, WI Since last post: 38 days Last activity: 1 day # 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: 33 Posts: 177/204 EXP: 208343 For next: 20839 Since: 26.6.02 From: Miami, FL Since last post: 4192 days Last activity: 4028 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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