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Discussion in 'The PatsFans.com Pub' started by Disco Volante, Aug 31, 2008.

  1. Disco Volante

    Disco Volante Experienced Starter w/First Big Contract

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    Each week, you need to select one team to win its game. You don't have to cover the spread and there is no limit on the number of times you can pick a team throughout the season. You're allowed to pick a team even if someone else has. If your selected team wins the game, you survive to pick again the next week. If they don't, you're eliminated.

    However, certain teams will be excluded, based on who's the biggest favorite based on the official Las Vegas NFL lines. I will be using Football Locks for the lines.

    http://www.footballlocks.com/nfl_lines.shtml

    Teams who will be excluded (By week)
    1-3: Biggest favorite
    4-6: Top 2 favorites
    7-9: Top 3 favorites
    10-13: Top 4 favorites
    14-17: Top 5 favorites

    Week 1 Restricted Team: New England Patriots (-16.5)

    If you do not pick this week you are excluded from ever participating this season. If you miss a week or a deadline you are automatically disqualified. Your first pick must be in by 6:00pm (EST) Thursday night, and a hour before the first game each week after.

    No money involved, just thought it'd be something you can easily participate in to see who's the board ultimate survivor. You win bragging rights and a glorious MS Paint award certificate.

    Again, you just need to pick one team a week. Godspeed.
     
    Last edited: Aug 31, 2008
  2. PatsFan24

    PatsFan24 In the Starting Line-Up

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    ok i am down
     
  3. Disco Volante

    Disco Volante Experienced Starter w/First Big Contract

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    Just need to pick a team a hour before the game Thursday and you're good to go.
     
  4. PatsFan24

    PatsFan24 In the Starting Line-Up

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    sounds good

    so do i have to register at that link or just post my pick here?
     
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  5. patchick

    patchick Moderatrix Staff Member PatsFans.com Supporter

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    oh man, given the tenor of the board today i actually read this as "suicide pact."
     
  6. Rossmci90

    Rossmci90 Rotational Player and Threatening Starter's Job

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    I'd be interested.
     
  7. loosebearing

    loosebearing On the Game Day Roster

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    Hey Patsfan24 you are still here. I thought with your poll disappearing that maybe you would have been made to disappear.

    Keep Posting!
     
  8. Wildo7

    Wildo7 Totally Full of It

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    So I can pick Indy over Chicago?
     
  9. PatsFan24

    PatsFan24 In the Starting Line-Up

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    i want the steelers week 1
     
  10. PatsFan24

    PatsFan24 In the Starting Line-Up

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    for some reason they did not find it funny
     
  11. Disco Volante

    Disco Volante Experienced Starter w/First Big Contract

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    Yup, only restricted pick for the week is the Pats.
     
  12. Rossmci90

    Rossmci90 Rotational Player and Threatening Starter's Job

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    Im having Chargers over Carolina.
     
  13. Den-in-NH

    Den-in-NH Practice Squad Player

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    I'm in.


    Week One pick: Denver Broncos
     
  14. loosebearing

    loosebearing On the Game Day Roster

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    I'm sitting here in an empty room and my eyes are tearing up cus I can't stop laughing.
     
  15. Bostonian1962

    Bostonian1962 In the Starting Line-Up

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    I be down wit da Philly Eagles. Thanks DISCO!
     
  16. Sicilian

    Sicilian Veteran Starter w/Big Long Term Deal

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    I'll take Dallas over Cleveland. Sorry Romeo :(
     
  17. Leave No Doubt

    Leave No Doubt PatsFans.com Supporter PatsFans.com Supporter

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    Week 1- Steeeelers
     
  18. Wildo7

    Wildo7 Totally Full of It

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    I'd like to suggest a mod who can re-edit Disco's OP throughout the season make a master list of everyone who enters and then re-edit it every week to cut the people who didn't survive. That way we can clearly see what's what without going through 40 pages of posts. I realize this is sort of a pain in the ***** request so if it doesn't happen I understand, just a thought.
     
  19. Disco Volante

    Disco Volante Experienced Starter w/First Big Contract

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    I'll be keeping track and if anything I'll just make a weekly thread with results ala the predict the score contest.
     
  20. scrambler85

    scrambler85 Rookie

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    I'll pick the Steelers
     

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