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spf Scrapple Level: 133 Posts: 2679/5407 EXP: 27707151 For next: 145589 Since: 2.1.02 From: The Las Vegas of Canada Since last post: 108 days Last activity: 19 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: 6480278 For next: 170412 Since: 17.11.03 From: Tallahassee, FL Since last post: 2472 days Last activity: 2469 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: 2033906 For next: 63257 Since: 3.1.02 From: Knoxville, TN Since last post: 2629 days Last activity: 2629 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: 44611271 For next: 712236 Since: 24.7.02 Since last post: 659 days Last activity: 659 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: 147 Posts: 2933/6818 EXP: 39227404 For next: 210791 Since: 4.1.02 From: Dorchester, Ontario Since last post: 8 days Last activity: 18 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: 116 Posts: 1966/3952 EXP: 17116611 For next: 207534 Since: 22.4.02 From: Long Island Since last post: 21 days Last activity: 5 hours # 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: 4208417 For next: 173828 Since: 4.11.02 From: Winchester, VA Since last post: 130 days Last activity: 129 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: 107/1170 EXP: 2629736 For next: 99078 Since: 25.6.03 From: Home of The Big House Since last post: 5 days Last activity: 15 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: 2033906 For next: 63257 Since: 3.1.02 From: Knoxville, TN Since last post: 2629 days Last activity: 2629 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: 1488/3286 EXP: 13121448 For next: 399095 Since: 6.1.02 From: Pittsburgh, PA Since last post: 13 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: 133 Posts: 2682/5407 EXP: 27707151 For next: 145589 Since: 2.1.02 From: The Las Vegas of Canada Since last post: 108 days Last activity: 19 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: 417/1594 EXP: 4435142 For next: 144345 Since: 2.1.02 From: Oconomowoc, WI Since last post: 17 hours Last activity: 10 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: 199358 For next: 7086 Since: 26.6.02 From: Miami, FL Since last post: 3761 days Last activity: 3596 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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