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    Yahoo NFL Pick Em

    league: poly
    password: appleton

    first 50 are in

    and I set the league to using yahoo's spread/tiebreaker system and we're dropping everyone's lowest score so people who miss a week wont be knocked out of the running

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    nice, I like the low score drop thing.
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    what is the group id?
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    oops,

    ID 24970
    pass appleton

    sorry

    And there's an option to play with confidence points without a spread, I think we did that last year too.

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    signed up....

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    probably, Reis will be around I imagine, I just hate losing an entire week cuz I forgot a Thursday game

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    I'm in.
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    Picks made.

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    Picks made...
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    At first... I thought this was going to be like the salary cap league, and that my picks would be used for both groups (Poly and FFZ). I see now that this is just yet ANOTHER set of picks I have to make each week
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    Richelieu missed the 1st week but yahoo will drop that from his score so he's still in the running

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    Standings after Week One...

    Set Name Total Points Group Points
    Mingapulcos 12
    Berz 11
    SlowwHand 11
    Homestopher 10
    Brtndr4u 10
    Ramsey Picks 10
    Koyaanisqatsi 10
    The Red Baron 9
    Vicious Rabbits 8
    Deity Dude 8
    Kataphraktoi 8
    Flash 8
    walleworld 8
    Da Boyz 8
    Hairballing 7
    ColdWizard 6
    Richelieu 0

    I had a good week
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    What? Why does carolina vs chicago say push instead of correct as i chose carolina?

    And why do i have a ''incorrect'' for steelers vs cleveland when the page displays both that i choose steelers, and that they won?

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    By the point spread?
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    Yeah... the point spread for the Carolina/Chicago game was 3 points, and Carolina only won by three, thus a tie.

    And the Steelers didn't cover the spread, so even thought they won the game, bettors lost
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    you were lucky to get 8 the first week if you weren't playing the spreads

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    He was lucky to get 8, even if playing the spread.
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    i dont recall claiming to be a nfl pickem guru. like i mentioned before, i havnt done this sort of thing before and was curious
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    I'm just saying, if a person can have a winning percentage over a season, they need to do it for a living. Beats hell out of working.
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    Actually, assuming a) equal amounts wagered on all bets b) the bookie/house takes 10% juice on all losses and c) pushes are considered "no bet" you need a winning pct. of 52.4% to break even.

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    Congrats to Flash for winning the week with 10 correct.

    Following are the current standings...
    And remember, the standings are based on total score minus your lowest week. The first score represents the total for the two weeks, and the second score represents your total score minus your worst week:

    1 Mingapulcos 20 12
    2 Berz 19 11
    2 SlowwHand 18 11
    4 Koyaanisqatsi 19 10
    4 The Red Baron 19 10
    4 Brtndr4u 18 10
    4 Flash 18 10
    4 Ramsey Picks 15 10
    4 Homestopher 14 10
    10 Kataphraktoi 17 9
    11 walleworld 16 8
    11 Deity Dude 15 8
    11 Hairballing 15 8
    11 Da Boyz 13 8
    11 Vicious Rabbits 13 8
    16 ColdWizard 13 7
    17 Richelieu 0 0
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