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 Post subject: NFL Football Pool Game II
PostPosted: Mon Aug 10, 2009 5:59 pm 
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Here it is! The return of the NFL Football Pool Game we had so much fun playing last year!

I"m getting a bit of a late start this year, but since the Pre-Season is just for practice, ironing out the kinks, getting our chops back in shape, and recruiting players, I think we'll be ok. We'll be in full swing once the Regular Season starts!

Here's hoping everyone who played last year returns to play again this year. And of course new players are always welcome!

A a brief overview of the game for anyone contemplating playing.....

The game is fashioned after the basic Office Pool you see at work, where you pick the winning team of each game played that week. You get a certain amount of points based on how many games you guessed correctly, as well as two Bonus Questions.

Each week, I post a "Game Open" announcement in this thread. You make your picks by posting said picks in the thread for that week. Scoring is based on the percentage of points you earned, in comparison to the amount of points available to be earned that week (this is based on the number of games played in a given week).

Your score for the week is then averaged to scores from other weeks to get your Season Average ranking.

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 Post subject: Re: NFL Football Pool Game II
PostPosted: Mon Aug 10, 2009 6:00 pm 
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THE GAME IS NOW OPEN
FOR PICKS FOR
Pre-Season: Week 1


Pick The Winner Of Each Game: (40 Points Each)


Thursday, August 13
1. Washington Redskins @ Baltimore Ravens
2. New England Patriots @ Philadelphia Eagles
3. Arizona Cardinals @ Pittsburgh Steelers
4. Dallas Cowboys @ Oakland Raiders
Friday, August 14
5. St. Louis Rams @ New York Jets
6. Minnesota Vikings @ Indianapolis Colts
7. Cincinnati Bengals @ New Orleans Saints
8. Denver Broncos @ San Francisco 49ers
Saturday, August 15
9. Atlanta Falcons @ Detroit Lions
10. Chicago Bears @ Buffalo Bills
11. Houston Texans @ Kansas City Chiefs
12. Tampa Bay Buccaneers @ Tennessee Titans
13. Cleveland Browns @ Green Bay Packers
14. Seattle Seahawks @ San Diego Chargers
Monday, August 17
15. Jacksonville Jaguars @ Miami Dolphins
16. Carolina Panthers @ New York Giants



Bonus Question 1: What will be the Point Spread of Game# 15 ( Jacksonville Jaguars vs Miami Dolphins )?
(15 points, minus the variance of your guess from the actual points scored.)

Bonus Question 2: What will be the Final Total Points of Game# 16 ( Carolina Panthers vs New York Giants )?
(25 points, minus the variance of your guess from the actual points scored.)




Deadline 1 covers Games played before Saturday (Games 1-8). Due by kickoff of Game 1 ( Thursday, August 13 ). Approximately 7:30 PM Eastern.


Deadline 2 covers Games starting Saturday (Games 9-16), plus the Bonus Questions. Due by kickoff of the first Sunday game ( Saturday, August 15 ). Approximately 4:00 PM Eastern.


If you miss Deadline 1, you can still submit picks for games covered under Deadline 2, and take "no picks" for the games under Deadline 1.
You may submit all your picks by Deadline 1 if you wish, with the option to change picks covered by Deadline 2 up until that deadline.

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 Post subject: Re: NFL Football Pool Game II
PostPosted: Mon Aug 10, 2009 8:24 pm 
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Count me in! :wav:

Thursday, August 13
1. Baltimore Ravens
2. New England Patriots
3. Arizona Cardinals
4. Oakland Raiders
Friday, August 14
5. New York Jets
6. Indianapolis Colts
7. Cincinnati Bengals
8. San Francisco 49ers
Saturday, August 15
9. Atlanta Falcons
10. Chicago Bears
11. Houston Texans
12. Tennessee Titans
13. Green Bay Packers
14. Seattle Seahawks
Monday, August 17
15. Miami Dolphins
16. Carolina Panthers



Bonus Question 1: 6

Bonus Question 2: 51


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 Post subject: Re: NFL Football Pool Game II
PostPosted: Mon Aug 10, 2009 8:40 pm 
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Alright, I guess I'll give this a shot.

1. Baltimore Ravens
2. Philadelphia Eagles
3. Pittsburgh Steelers
4. Dallas Cowboys
5. New York Jets
6. Minnesota Vikings
7. New Orleans Saints
8. San Francisco 49ers
9. Detroit Lions
10. Buffalo Bills
11. Kansas City Chiefs
12. Tennessee Titans
13. Green Bay Packers
14. San Diego Chargers
15. Miami Dolphins
16. New York Giants
Bonus Question 1: 10
Bonus Question 2: 10

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 Post subject: Re: NFL Football Pool Game II
PostPosted: Mon Aug 10, 2009 10:22 pm 
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Thursday, August 13
1. Baltimore Ravens
2. Philadelphia Eagles
3. Arizona Cardinals
4. Dallas Cowboys
Friday August 14
5. New York Jets
6. Minnesota Vikings
7. New Orleans Saints
8. San Francisco 49ers
Saturday, August 15
9. Atlanta Falcons
10. Chicago Bears
11. Kansas City Chiefs
12. Tennessee Titans
13. Green Bay Packers
14. San Diego Chargers
Monday, August 17
15. Miami Dolphins
16. New York Giants

Bonus Question #1: 8

Bonus Question #2: 55

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 Post subject: Re: NFL Football Pool Game II
PostPosted: Tue Aug 11, 2009 9:41 am 
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Thursday, August 13
1. Washington Redskins @ Baltimore Ravens
2. New England Patriots @ Philadelphia Eagles
3. Arizona Cardinals @ Pittsburgh Steelers
4. Dallas Cowboys @ Oakland Raiders
Friday, August 14
5. St. Louis Rams @ New York Jets
6. Minnesota Vikings @ Indianapolis Colts
7. Cincinnati Bengals @ New Orleans Saints
8. Denver Broncos @ San Francisco 49ers
Saturday, August 15
9. Atlanta Falcons @ Detroit Lions
10. Chicago Bears @ Buffalo Bills
11. Houston Texans @ Kansas City Chiefs
12. Tampa Bay Buccaneers @ Tennessee Titans
13. Cleveland Browns @ Green Bay Packers
14. Seattle Seahawks @ San Diego Chargers
Monday, August 17
15. Jacksonville Jaguars @ Miami Dolphins
16. Carolina Panthers @ New York Giants


Bonus Question 1: What will be the Point Spread of Game# 15 ( Jacksonville Jaguars vs Miami Dolphins )? 7


Bonus Question 2: What will be the Final Total Points of Game# 16 ( Carolina Panthers vs New York Giants )? 44


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 Post subject: My Pre-Season Wk1 Picks
PostPosted: Wed Aug 12, 2009 1:43 am 
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1. Baltimore Ravens
2. Philadelphia Eagles
3. Pittsburgh Steelers
4. Oakland Raiders
5. New York Jets
6. Minnesota Vikings
7. New Orleans Saints
8. Denver Broncos
9. Detroit Lions
10. Buffalo Bills
11. Kansas City Chiefs
12. Tennessee Titans
13. Green Bay Packers
14. San Diego Chargers
15. Miami Dolphins
16. New York Giants

BQ1: 7
BQ2: 34

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 Post subject: Re: NFL Football Pool Game II
PostPosted: Wed Aug 12, 2009 8:10 am 
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Thursday, August 13
1. Baltimore Ravens
2. New England Patriots
3. Pittsburgh Steelers
4. Dallas Cowboys
Friday, August 14
5. New York Jets
6. Indianapolis Colts
7. New Orleans Saints
8. San Francisco 49ers
Saturday, August 15
9. Atlanta Falcons
10. Buffalo Bills
11. Houston Texans
12. Tennessee Titans
13. Green Bay Packers
14. San Diego Chargers
Monday, August 17
15. Miami Dolphins
16. New York Giants

Bonus Question 1: What will be the Point Spread of Game# 15 ( Jacksonville Jaguars vs Miami Dolphins )? 7


Bonus Question 2: What will be the Final Total Points of Game# 16 ( Carolina Panthers vs New York Giants )? 35

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 Post subject: Re: NFL Football Pool Game II
PostPosted: Wed Aug 12, 2009 10:20 am 
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I'll give it a whirl....

1. Washington Redskins
2. Philadelphia Eagles
3. Pittsburgh Steelers
4. Dallas Cowboys
5. New York Jets
6. Indianapolis Colts
7. New Orleans Saints
8. San Francisco 49ers
9. Atlanta Falcons
10. Chicago Bears
11. Kansas City Chiefs
12. Tennessee Titans
13. Green Bay Packers
14. Seattle Seahawks
15. Jacksonville Jaguars
16. New York Giants

Bonus Question 1: 12

Bonus Question 2: 49


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 Post subject: Re: NFL Football Pool Game II
PostPosted: Thu Aug 13, 2009 8:02 am 
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I suck at pre-season, but here goes ...

Thursday, August 13
1. Baltimore Ravens
2. Philadelphia Eagles
3. Pittsburgh Steelers
4. Dallas Cowboys

Friday, August 14
5. New York Jets
6. Minnesota Vikings
7. New Orleans Saints
8. San Francisco 49ers

Saturday, August 15
9. Atlanta Falcons
10. Chicago Bears
11. Houston Texans
12. Tennessee Titans
13. Green Bay Packers
14. San Diego Chargers

Monday, August 17
15. Miami Dolphins
16. New York Giants

Bonus Question 1: What will be the Point Spread of Game# 15 ( Jacksonville Jaguars vs Miami Dolphins )? 10

Bonus Question 2: What will be the Final Total Points of Game# 16 ( Carolina Panthers vs New York Giants )? 42

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 Post subject: Re: NFL Football Pool Game II
PostPosted: Thu Aug 13, 2009 8:14 am 
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Football is back how awesome.....coun t me in as well thanks for the message.. Good thing this doesnt count you can throw this out if you like i deleted the duplicate...i still dont know how i did that...

Thursday, August 13
1. Baltimore Ravens
2. Philadelphia Eagles
3. Pittsburgh Steelers
4. Dallas Cowboys

Friday, August 14
5. New York Jets
6. Minnesota Vikings
7. New Orleans Saints
8. San Francisco 49ers

Saturday, August 15
9. Atlanta Falcons
10. Chicago Bears
11. Houston Texans
12. Tennessee Titans
13. Green Bay Packers
14. San Diego Chargers

Monday, August 17
15. Miami Dolphins
16. New York Giants

Bonus Question 1: What will be the Point Spread of Game# 15 ( Jacksonville Jaguars vs Miami Dolphins )? 13

Bonus Question 2: What will be the Final Total Points of Game# 16 ( Carolina Panthers vs New York Giants )? 38

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 Post subject: Re: NFL Football Pool Game II
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jacjar, which sets of picks is yours? The first set?


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 Post subject: Re: NFL Football Pool Game II
PostPosted: Thu Aug 13, 2009 4:24 pm 
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DEADLINE #1 CLOSED

Picks no longer accepted for Games 1-8.

DEADLINE #2 STILL OPEN

You may still submit/change picks for Games 9-12 and the Bonus Questions through Saturday's Deadline.

Jacjar1, it appears you originally just copy/pasted FSQ's picks and adjusted them to your picks. But you failed to delete FSQ's picks in your post.

This time only (and because its the Pre-Season), I'm going with your first set of picks, and the last set of BQ's, cause those are what don't match FSQ's picks. If this were the Regular Season where everything counts, I'd probably have to not count your picks, just cause I wouldn't be sure what to go by. Hope that's ok with everyone. I like to be a little more lenient in the pre-season since its for practice and ironing out the kinks.

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Well .. imitation is the best form of flattery! ty :D

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 Post subject: Re: NFL Football Pool Game II
PostPosted: Fri Aug 14, 2009 7:33 am 
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Pre-season is so unpredictable

9. Detroit Lions
10. Chicago Bears
11. Houston Texans
12. Tennessee Titans
13. Cleveland Browns
14. Seattle Seahawks
Monday, August 17
15. Jacksonville Jaguars
16. New York Giants



Bonus Question 1: What will be the Point Spread of Game# 15 ( Jacksonville Jaguars vs Miami Dolphins )?
10

Bonus Question 2: What will be the Final Total Points of Game# 16 ( Carolina Panthers vs New York Giants )?
45

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