MARCH MADNESS

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Re: MARCH MADNESS

Post by Aresen » 13 Mar 2019, 15:28

Pham Nuwen wrote:
13 Mar 2019, 15:26
I would like to but I don't know how any of that works. :(
Agree. What's a 'bracket'? What's an 'NCAA'? What's a 'basketball'?
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Re: MARCH MADNESS

Post by Rachel » 13 Mar 2019, 15:40

Pham Nuwen wrote:
13 Mar 2019, 15:26
I would like to but I don't know how any of that works. :(
I make my picks based on team mascots, so I know nothing about any of the teams. I think I won one year doing that.
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Re: MARCH MADNESS

Post by lunchstealer » 13 Mar 2019, 18:10

My tiny alma mater is currently ranked 20th in the nation going into the tournament. This is not a situation I'm used to.

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Re: MARCH MADNESS

Post by Warren » 13 Mar 2019, 21:11

Aresen wrote:
13 Mar 2019, 15:28
What's a 'bracket'?
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What's an 'NCAA'?
Undemocratic and highly corrupt college sports league that exploits students and places money-making ahead of true and pure competition. NCAA football actually rewards teams for past history and their school name (also a perpetual cycle of racial discrimination in hiring). Preseason polls, commercial exploitation, Title IX, academic cheating, and coaching scandals are just a few of the unsavory aspects of the NCAA.
What's a 'basketball'?
The ultimate expression of sprotsball.
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Re: MARCH MADNESS

Post by Aresen » 13 Mar 2019, 21:44

Thank you for clarifying.

Now, how do I enter Rachel's competition?
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Re: MARCH MADNESS

Post by Warren » 13 Mar 2019, 23:09

Aresen wrote:
13 Mar 2019, 21:44
Thank you for clarifying.

Now, how do I enter Rachel's competition?
Click the link and sign in with your Yahoo ID.

Did you get that far? There's a lot of clicking after that.
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Re: MARCH MADNESS

Post by Aresen » 14 Mar 2019, 13:15

Warren wrote:
13 Mar 2019, 23:09
Aresen wrote:
13 Mar 2019, 21:44
Thank you for clarifying.

Now, how do I enter Rachel's competition?
Click the link and sign in with your Yahoo ID.

Did you get that far? There's a lot of clicking after that.
I tried, but I appear to have completely screwed up, since I was a) not able to generate a name, but was assigned a dumb one and b) not able to select anything (or isn't the option available yet?)

(When I figure it out, I will probably select my teams based on arithmancy. I would prefer to use gonadomancy*, but the information is not available.)

*gonadomancy is a system of predicting the outcome of (male ) sports. It involves measuring the size of the testicles of the players: The smaller the testicles, the more steroids the players have consumed and therefore the greater likelihood they will win.
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Re: MARCH MADNESS

Post by lunchstealer » 14 Mar 2019, 16:48

Aresen wrote:
14 Mar 2019, 13:15
Warren wrote:
13 Mar 2019, 23:09
Aresen wrote:
13 Mar 2019, 21:44
Thank you for clarifying.

Now, how do I enter Rachel's competition?
Click the link and sign in with your Yahoo ID.

Did you get that far? There's a lot of clicking after that.
I tried, but I appear to have completely screwed up, since I was a) not able to generate a name, but was assigned a dumb one and b) not able to select anything (or isn't the option available yet?)

(When I figure it out, I will probably select my teams based on arithmancy. I would prefer to use gonadomancy*, but the information is not available.)

*gonadomancy is a system of predicting the outcome of (male ) sports. It involves measuring the size of the testicles of the players: The smaller the testicles, the more steroids the players have consumed and therefore the greater likelihood they will win.
The selections can't be made until after the participating teams and their seeding order are announced on Sunday, so no you're not screwing anything up on that front. I can't help you with stupid names tho. Especially since I intentionally chose 'lunchstealer'
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Re: MARCH MADNESS

Post by Warren » 14 Mar 2019, 20:33

lunchstealer wrote:
14 Mar 2019, 16:48
Aresen wrote:
14 Mar 2019, 13:15
Warren wrote:
13 Mar 2019, 23:09
Aresen wrote:
13 Mar 2019, 21:44
Thank you for clarifying.

Now, how do I enter Rachel's competition?
Click the link and sign in with your Yahoo ID.

Did you get that far? There's a lot of clicking after that.
I tried, but I appear to have completely screwed up, since I was a) not able to generate a name, but was assigned a dumb one and b) not able to select anything (or isn't the option available yet?)

(When I figure it out, I will probably select my teams based on arithmancy. I would prefer to use gonadomancy*, but the information is not available.)

*gonadomancy is a system of predicting the outcome of (male ) sports. It involves measuring the size of the testicles of the players: The smaller the testicles, the more steroids the players have consumed and therefore the greater likelihood they will win.
The selections can't be made until after the participating teams and their seeding order are announced on Sunday, so no you're not screwing anything up on that front. I can't help you with stupid names tho. Especially since I intentionally chose 'lunchstealer'
You can change the name. Make sure your bracket is part of the "Abortion Grammar & Mayo" group.
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Re: MARCH MADNESS

Post by lunchstealer » 14 Mar 2019, 20:38

This is true, because I just looked and apparently my name for bracket purposes is 'Dave-O-Rama'.

Still not much help with the stupidity, though.
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Re: MARCH MADNESS

Post by Aresen » 14 Mar 2019, 22:37

lunchstealer wrote:
14 Mar 2019, 20:38
This is true, because I just looked and apparently my name for bracket purposes is 'Dave-O-Rama'.

Still not much help with the stupidity, though.
Ellie totally wins with her bracket name. (I'm not telling, you have to go look.)
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Re: MARCH MADNESS

Post by D.A. Ridgely » Yesterday, 19:29

Done.

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Re: MARCH MADNESS

Post by Warren » Yesterday, 19:38

I expect to be annihilated in the first round with no more than four of my teams still alive in the sweet 16.
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Re: MARCH MADNESS

Post by Ellie » Yesterday, 20:07

Mine are done! I let my kids pick them this year, and while they are ridiculous, they are pretty on par with my usual choices :lol:
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Re: MARCH MADNESS

Post by Rachel » Today, 16:46

Mine are done! I will probably regret my choices, but I have REASONS for my picks (ridiculous reasons) so I should really regret nothing.

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