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spf Scrapple Level: 136 Posts: 2679/5410 EXP: 29673902 For next: 423090 Since: 2.1.02 From: The Las Vegas of Canada Since last post: 510 days Last activity: 59 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: 90 Posts: 660/2159 EXP: 7006102 For next: 182534 Since: 17.11.03 From: Tallahassee, FL Since last post: 3176 days Last activity: 3174 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: 2176493 For next: 37616 Since: 3.1.02 From: Knoxville, TN Since last post: 3334 days Last activity: 3334 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: 156 Posts: 3593/7534 EXP: 47869656 For next: 620072 Since: 24.7.02 Since last post: 1364 days Last activity: 1364 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: 152 Posts: 2933/7018 EXP: 43838158 For next: 463604 Since: 4.1.02 From: Dorchester, Ontario Since last post: 3 days Last activity: 1 day # 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: 119 Posts: 1966/4021 EXP: 18825666 For next: 103680 Since: 22.4.02 From: Outside of Boston Since last post: 31 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: 79 Posts: 831/1573 EXP: 4522542 For next: 56945 Since: 4.11.02 From: Winchester, VA Since last post: 834 days Last activity: 834 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 Toulouse Level: 70 Posts: 107/1214 EXP: 2997699 For next: 18127 Since: 25.6.03 From: Home of The Big House Since last post: 3 days Last activity: 1 day # 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: 2176493 For next: 37616 Since: 3.1.02 From: Knoxville, TN Since last post: 3334 days Last activity: 3334 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: 112 Posts: 1488/3420 EXP: 14909512 For next: 428741 Since: 6.1.02 From: Pittsburgh, PA Since last post: 4 days Last activity: 11 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: 136 Posts: 2682/5410 EXP: 29673902 For next: 423090 Since: 2.1.02 From: The Las Vegas of Canada Since last post: 510 days Last activity: 59 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: 81 Posts: 417/1647 EXP: 4984650 For next: 8220 Since: 2.1.02 From: Oconomowoc, WI Since last post: 13 days Last activity: 3 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: 213836 For next: 15346 Since: 26.6.02 From: Miami, FL Since last post: 4465 days Last activity: 4301 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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