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#1 Posted on 8.9.05 0735.42
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FORGOT THE DEADLINE WAS TODAY, AND WE LAUGH AT THEM:
Corajudo's Surviving Survivors
Elsinore Great Danes
First Off The Island
Gael Force
Jaguar's Lousy Picks
Overanalyzers Anonymous
Sec19Row53
The Silver Rush
Topeka Kansas Beach Patrol
bash91
gater

BUFFALO OVER HOUSTON:
Cheesehead Cartel

CAROLINA OVER NEW ORLEANS AMERICA:
Jaguar's Lousy Picks
Sweatpants & Masks
Yuckaneers
dunkordie
rabidzebra
spf presents the Green Mist

CINCINNATI OVER CLEVELAND:
Eeny Meeny Miny Mo...

DENVER OVER MIAMI:
Haramists
JWstorm

GREEN BAY OVER DETROIT:
I made it past the 1st week?

MIAMI OVER DENVER:
Guru's Goats

MINNESOTA OVER TAMPA BAY:
Eddie's Burketts
JayJayDean

NEW ENGLAND OVER OAKLAND, PICK TONIGHT'S GAME AND GET IT OUT OF THE WAY AS QUICKLY AS POSSIBLE:
Real men watch the CFL
The Psychotic Midgets
Week 2 or Bust
deezNutz

NEW YORK FOOTBALL GIANTS OVER ARIZONA:
16 and Oh

PHILADELPHIA OVER ATLANTA:
A pick a week blah blah blah

PITTSBURGH OVER TENNESSEE:
Keeper
Scorpions
The Piemen

SAN DIEGO OVER DALLAS:
Already Eliminated

ST. LOUIS OVER SAN FRANCISCO IN THE STONE COLD LOCK OF THE WEEK:
BDL
Big Bad Picks
CRZ
Torch's Team
redsoxnation
whatever

And finally, perhaps a prophetic username in WASHINGTON OVER CHICAGO:
This Can't End Well

I have to say, after last year I'm pleasantly surprised at the diversity of selections! Of course on Tuesday we'll know how smart that turns out to be in retrospect...

But at least there aren't people picking both sides of the same game. :)
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#2 Posted on 8.9.05 0753.39
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>MIAMI OVER DENVER:
>Guru's Goats


You can't be serious??? Someone has been drinking Nick Saban's kool-aid...

And I am a Dolphin's fan, but I can't see this happening...



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#3 Posted on 8.9.05 0827.27
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Damn - I even asked it to send me an e-mail reminder.

Oh well, last year I picked a loser in Week 1 anyway.
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#4 Posted on 8.9.05 1023.15
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Crap. I even checked it earlier this week so that I could make a preliminary/place holder type pick in case I forgot. I guess I forgot to do that too. Just call me the Resident Moron.
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#5 Posted on 8.9.05 1106.51
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Oh fudge. I didn't even remember that the season starts tonight until about five minutes ago. I don't see why stpid Yahoo has to lock the picks a day in advance. Then again, I doubt I'd have made it past September so whatever.
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#6 Posted on 8.9.05 1126.43
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Send reminder e-mail? No way! I won't forget.
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#7 Posted on 8.9.05 1146.55
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If I recall, Y! likes to send out *Friday* reminders anyway, so you'd still be screwed with a Thursday game.
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#8 Posted on 8.9.05 1154.20
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Yes, you're right. However, you had the option to be reminded on more than one day of the week -- not that I did that, obviously.

FWIW - New Orleans

EDIT - I did this last year - I'm used to these being a "pick the loser" pool. I'm going with Carolina, even though I'm not officially in it.

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#9 Posted on 8.9.05 1252.55
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Sweet! I sure am glad they reminded me!

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From: sports-fantasy-replies@yahoo-inc.com [mailto:sports-fantasy-replies@yahoo-inc.com]
Sent: Thursday, September 08, 2005 12:48 PM
Subject: Survival Football



SURVIVAL FOOTBALL WEEKLY DEADLINE REMINDER
Hello gater_83,

If you have not yet made selections for this week's games, you must enter your picks before your group's selection deadline passes or you will be Eliminated.

If you would like more information on this week's games, check out the Yahoo! Sports coverage at http://sports.yahoo.com/nfl.

-- Survival Football Commissioner
http://football.fantasysports.yahoo.com/survival

Note: If you would like to stop receiving this weekly notification, go to your Pick Set page, click on the Edit Pick Set Info link, and change your answer to the reminders question.





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#10 Posted on 8.9.05 1459.07
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...aww shit, I forgot about the Thursday game too. Who's scheduling this crap?
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#11 Posted on 8.9.05 1531.15
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I hope that because I somehow managed to register twice that I can not only be eliminated in the first week (already accomplished) but win the league as well!
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#12 Posted on 8.9.05 1832.19
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I too forgot.

The Texans will not screw me this year.
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#13 Posted on 8.9.05 1849.36
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Damn...I thought the Pats were using Flutie as starting QB.
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#14 Posted on 8.9.05 2140.51
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Thanks to those who forgot to pick, I can't finish last, even with taking the risk of Mike Martz on the road. I must really think the 49ers suck to pick Martz off the turf.
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#15 Posted on 9.9.05 1258.41
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You went with Martz on the road? You're a braver soul than I am. Of course, my theory of "let's just pick against Bledsoe as much as possible" might not exactly rake in the dividends, either.
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#16 Posted on 11.9.05 1526.29
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Well, I'm the only team elminated twice in the first week!


You can't take that away from me!
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#17 Posted on 11.9.05 1526.56
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This is where I hand out a fork and some crow, right?
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#18 Posted on 11.9.05 1527.34
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New Orleans 23
Carolina 20

that's what I get for betting against America's Team....
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#19 Posted on 11.9.05 1651.10
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    Originally posted by Guru Zim
    This is where I hand out a fork and some crow, right?


A bunch of us are going to be eating some if this anomaly continues in San Fran (SF leads 21-9 at halftime).
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#20 Posted on 11.9.05 1702.37
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    Originally posted by Torchslasher
      Originally posted by Guru Zim
      This is where I hand out a fork and some crow, right?


    A bunch of us are going to be eating some if this anomaly continues in San Fran (SF leads 21-9 at halftime).


From everyone's favourite The Sports Guy: http://sports.espn.go.com/espn/page2/story?page=simmons/050909

"VIKINGS (-6) over Bucs
How many people are going to be teasing this game...


Rams (-5.5) over NINERS
...with this one? And that's the problem. So allow me to do this:

NINERS (+5.5) over Rams
For three reasons. First, you should never tease two of the Mikes together, not under any circumstances! Second, everyone and their brother picked the Rams in their Suicide Pool this week. And third, everyone thinks the Rams are reliable on the road for some reason, when the reality is this: Against the spread in road games over the past three years, they're 7-19. (See, that's why I get the big bucks -- for stats like that.)"

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