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spf Scrapple Level: 137 Posts: 2679/5410 EXP: 30359693 For next: 513240 Since: 2.1.02 From: The Las Vegas of Canada Since last post: 770 days Last activity: 190 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: 91 Posts: 660/2159 EXP: 7190421 For next: 278520 Since: 17.11.03 From: Tallahassee, FL Since last post: 3436 days Last activity: 3434 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: 65 Posts: 758/948 EXP: 2226801 For next: 108839 Since: 3.1.02 From: Knoxville, TN Since last post: 3594 days Last activity: 3594 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: 157 Posts: 3593/7534 EXP: 49017298 For next: 562044 Since: 24.7.02 Since last post: 1624 days Last activity: 1624 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: 153 Posts: 2933/7034 EXP: 45004983 For next: 318524 Since: 4.1.02 From: Dorchester, Ontario Since last post: 32 days Last activity: 9 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: 120 Posts: 1966/4023 EXP: 19283784 For next: 203443 Since: 22.4.02 From: Outside of Boston Since last post: 85 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: 80 Posts: 831/1573 EXP: 4633075 For next: 149914 Since: 4.11.02 From: Winchester, VA Since last post: 1094 days Last activity: 1094 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: 71 Posts: 107/1225 EXP: 3116194 For next: 50935 Since: 25.6.03 From: Home of The Big House Since last post: 66 days Last activity: 2 days # 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: 65 Posts: 760/948 EXP: 2226801 For next: 108839 Since: 3.1.02 From: Knoxville, TN Since last post: 3594 days Last activity: 3594 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 Scrapple Level: 113 Posts: 1488/3472 EXP: 15603553 For next: 215056 Since: 6.1.02 From: Pittsburgh, PA Since last post: 18 days Last activity: 3 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: 137 Posts: 2682/5410 EXP: 30359693 For next: 513240 Since: 2.1.02 From: The Las Vegas of Canada Since last post: 770 days Last activity: 190 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: 82 Posts: 417/1663 EXP: 5174337 For next: 34912 Since: 2.1.02 From: Oconomowoc, WI Since last post: 2 days Last activity: 2 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: 218937 For next: 10245 Since: 26.6.02 From: Miami, FL Since last post: 4725 days Last activity: 4561 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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