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Re: 2009 Dead Pool Game
« Reply #30 on: October 19, 2008, 10:24:47 PM »
How about if dupes have to split the points?

And this is where I'll post my list when it's time.



You're not allowed to post there because it needs to not say "edited" under your post in your final list. It's the best way to prevent cheating (not that any of us would do that).

I think the scoring system is fair enough that there shouldn't be a need to split the points.

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Re: 2009 Dead Pool Game
« Reply #31 on: October 20, 2008, 09:52:34 AM »
Is there a penalty for duping someone else's choice?

No - points will not be split.
If you want to dupe someone's whols list, be my guest.
They might FAIL on an epic level though.
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Re: 2009 Dead Pool Game
« Reply #32 on: October 20, 2008, 09:59:14 AM »
Is there a penalty for duping someone else's choice?

No - points will not be split.
If you want to dupe someone's whols list, be my guest.
They might FAIL on an epic level though.

Or you might have to buy us all T-Shirts! Muhahaha!

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Re: 2009 Dead Pool Game
« Reply #33 on: October 20, 2008, 10:24:34 AM »
Is there a penalty for duping someone else's choice?

No - points will not be split.
If you want to dupe someone's whols list, be my guest.
They might FAIL on an epic level though.

Or you might have to buy us all T-Shirts! Muhahaha!

Ahem...read the rules closely!

The winner is the person with the highest score at end time.  Ties will need to be considered at the time.

Which means basically I will make the call if there is a tie on how prizes will be distributed.
I don't have a lot of money to contribute to this so if there is a tie, most likely each winner will some sort of gift certificate.
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Re: 2009 Dead Pool Game
« Reply #34 on: October 20, 2008, 10:28:00 AM »
Can I make a suggestion?

I would say the absolutely unlikely event of a tie, it should be dealt with by giving it to the person who posted their list first.

ETA: I was totally joking about expecting you to buy a number of T-Shirts. I think it's awesome you add the incentive of a prize when most of us here would be willing to do this just for the fun of it.

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Re: 2009 Dead Pool Game
« Reply #35 on: October 20, 2008, 10:29:57 AM »
Can I make a suggestion?

I would say the absolutely unlikely event of a tie, it should be dealt with by giving it to the person who posted their list first.

ETA: I was totally joking about expecting you to buy a number of T-Shirts. I think it's awesome you add the incentive of a prize when most of us here would be willing to do this just for the fun of it.

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Re: 2009 Dead Pool Game
« Reply #36 on: October 20, 2008, 10:33:00 AM »
I would say the absolutely unlikely event of a tie, it should be dealt with by giving it to the person who posted their list first.

That or you could add up the age of the people on the lists, the person with the lowest sum wins.

Edit: sum up the age of the people who died on each list. Otherwise you could just add a few children to the list to be safe.

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Re: 2009 Dead Pool Game
« Reply #37 on: October 23, 2008, 08:51:45 AM »
Rumor I heard on the radio this morning is Kim Jong Il is either very ill or dead.
North Korea is not letting much leak.
If you have him or were planning on having him on your list, this is something to consider.
Nothing is confirmed at this point either way.
But if he turns out to be sick, a player would get 5 points if he dies.
If he dies (or is confirmed dead) prior to Jan 1 he would need to be replaced on your list.
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Re: 2009 Dead Pool Game
« Reply #38 on: October 23, 2008, 10:36:56 AM »
Come on Kim hang in there till Januray !!
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Re: 2009 Dead Pool Game
« Reply #39 on: October 23, 2008, 10:40:53 AM »
Come on Kim hang in there till Januray !!

Um, you're rooting for him to pull through?  :-\
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Re: 2009 Dead Pool Game
« Reply #40 on: October 23, 2008, 10:42:36 AM »
Come on Kim hang in there till Januray !!

Um, you're rooting for him to pull through?  :-\

No, just to last till January when he can score for me. He's #15 on my list.
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Re: 2009 Dead Pool Game
« Reply #41 on: October 23, 2008, 02:13:14 PM »
I had Kim on my list. Not too sure whether to leave him on there or not.

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Re: 2009 Dead Pool Game
« Reply #42 on: October 23, 2008, 02:34:36 PM »
I had Kim on my list. Not too sure whether to leave him on there or not.

Nothing is confirmed yet as to his health condition.
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Re: 2009 Dead Pool Game
« Reply #43 on: November 04, 2008, 12:56:01 AM »
#1 - Gough Whitlam - 21st Prime Minister of Australia. AwesomeMonger.
#2 - Fidel Castro - Professional Dick.
#3 - Barack Obama - I don't think it'll happen, but I want in on the points.
#5 - John McCain - A bit more likely.
#6 - George H. W. Bush - Papa.
#7 - James Randi - Appears in grilled cheese.
#8 - Ronnie Biggs - A part of The Great Train Robbery. Also a Sex Pistol.
#9 - Pete Doherty - Guitarist and singer of The Libertines. Crack addict.
#10 - Amy Winehouse - Grammy thief. Also a crack addict.
#11 - John Astin - Actor. Known for being Gomez Addams.
#12 - Keith Richards - Is really already dead.
#13 - Terry Pratchett - Author. Hairstyle thief.
#14 - Jerry Lee Lewis - Pianist. Not in a girly way.
#15 - Captain Beefheart - I'd like to hear his funeral march.
#17 - Penn Jillette - Magician. At a guess? Heart attack.
#18 - Margaret Thatcher - Inventor of soft-serve ice-cream. No, really.
#19 - Kevin Jonas - Douche.
#20 - Joe Jonas - Douche.
#21 - Nick Jonas - Douche.
#22 - Tina Fey - She's hiding something.
#23 - Jack Black - Please, no!
#24 - Tom Hanks - Please, yes!
#25 - Bill O'Reilly - Fuck it, we'll do it live!
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Re: 2009 Dead Pool Game
« Reply #44 on: November 04, 2008, 11:22:54 AM »
#1 - Gough Whitlam - 21st Prime Minister of Australia. AwesomeMonger.
#2 - Fidel Castro - Professional Dick.
#3 - Barack Obama - I don't think it'll happen, but I want in on the points.
#5 - John McCain - A bit more likely.
#6 - George H. W. Bush - Papa.
#7 - James Randi - Appears in grilled cheese.
#8 - Ronnie Biggs - A part of The Great Train Robbery. Also a Sex Pistol.
#9 - Pete Doherty - Guitarist and singer of The Libertines. Crack addict.
#10 - Amy Winehouse - Grammy thief. Also a crack addict.
#11 - John Astin - Actor. Known for being Gomez Addams.
#12 - Keith Richards - Is really already dead.
#13 - Terry Pratchett - Author. Hairstyle thief.
#14 - Jerry Lee Lewis - Pianist. Not in a girly way.
#15 - Captain Beefheart - I'd like to hear his funeral march.
#17 - Penn Jillette - Magician. At a guess? Heart attack.
#18 - Margaret Thatcher - Inventor of soft-serve ice-cream. No, really.
#19 - Kevin Jonas - Douche.
#20 - Joe Jonas - Douche.
#21 - Nick Jonas - Douche.
#22 - Tina Fey - She's hiding something.
#23 - Jack Black - Please, no!
#24 - Tom Hanks - Please, yes!
#25 - Bill O'Reilly - Fuck it, we'll do it live!


Not a fan of the Jonas Bros I take it.   :D
PS - all your links fail -they have the wrong indicators.
I fixed Bill OR'eilly for you in my quote box above.  ^
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