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spf Scrapple Level: 135 Posts: 2679/5410 EXP: 28851398 For next: 483683 Since: 2.1.02 From: The Las Vegas of Canada Since last post: 206 days Last activity: 31 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: 6784245 For next: 131683 Since: 17.11.03 From: Tallahassee, FL Since last post: 2872 days Last activity: 2870 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: 2116155 For next: 97954 Since: 3.1.02 From: Knoxville, TN Since last post: 3030 days Last activity: 3030 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: 46491904 For next: 925423 Since: 24.7.02 Since last post: 1059 days Last activity: 1059 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: 2933/6958 EXP: 42077353 For next: 230435 Since: 4.1.02 From: Dorchester, Ontario Since last post: 3 days Last activity: 20 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: 1966/3990 EXP: 18082054 For next: 300914 Since: 22.4.02 From: Outside of Boston Since last post: 17 days Last activity: 1 day # 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: 4389776 For next: 189711 Since: 4.11.02 From: Winchester, VA Since last post: 530 days Last activity: 530 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: 107/1201 EXP: 2859012 For next: 10746 Since: 25.6.03 From: Home of The Big House Since last post: 7 hours Last activity: 7 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: 2116155 For next: 97954 Since: 3.1.02 From: Knoxville, TN Since last post: 3030 days Last activity: 3030 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: 1488/3307 EXP: 13783479 For next: 176211 Since: 6.1.02 From: Pittsburgh, PA Since last post: 7 hours Last activity: 1 hour # 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: 28851398 For next: 483683 Since: 2.1.02 From: The Las Vegas of Canada Since last post: 206 days Last activity: 31 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: 4762873 For next: 20116 Since: 2.1.02 From: Oconomowoc, WI Since last post: 7 days Last activity: 8 hours # 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: 207713 For next: 21469 Since: 26.6.02 From: Miami, FL Since last post: 4161 days Last activity: 3997 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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