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spf Scrapple Level: 134 Posts: 2679/5410 EXP: 28556848 For next: 30200 Since: 2.1.02 From: The Las Vegas of Canada Since last post: 99 days Last activity: 8 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: 6704569 For next: 211359 Since: 17.11.03 From: Tallahassee, FL Since last post: 2766 days Last activity: 2763 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: 2094547 For next: 2616 Since: 3.1.02 From: Knoxville, TN Since last post: 2923 days Last activity: 2923 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: 154 Posts: 3593/7534 EXP: 45998134 For next: 363840 Since: 24.7.02 Since last post: 953 days Last activity: 953 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: 150 Posts: 2933/6935 EXP: 41441346 For next: 866442 Since: 4.1.02 From: Dorchester, Ontario Since last post: 16 hours Last activity: 13 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: 1966/3972 EXP: 17772545 For next: 75403 Since: 22.4.02 From: Outside of Boston Since last post: 20 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: 78 Posts: 831/1573 EXP: 4342175 For next: 40070 Since: 4.11.02 From: Winchester, VA Since last post: 424 days Last activity: 423 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: 69 Posts: 107/1196 EXP: 2808841 For next: 60917 Since: 25.6.03 From: Home of The Big House Since last post: 6 hours Last activity: 6 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: 2094547 For next: 2616 Since: 3.1.02 From: Knoxville, TN Since last post: 2923 days Last activity: 2923 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: 1488/3299 EXP: 13593179 For next: 366511 Since: 6.1.02 From: Pittsburgh, PA Since last post: 58 days Last activity: 48 days # 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: 2682/5410 EXP: 28556848 For next: 30200 Since: 2.1.02 From: The Las Vegas of Canada Since last post: 99 days Last activity: 8 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: 417/1621 EXP: 4683879 For next: 99110 Since: 2.1.02 From: Oconomowoc, WI Since last post: 3 days Last activity: 3 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: 205519 For next: 925 Since: 26.6.02 From: Miami, FL Since last post: 4055 days Last activity: 3890 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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