Out With The Old ...
127 ... Days that this silly thread existed, breathlessly documenting the contest
20 ... Players - probably a record. We had six in our first year
9 ... Years, more or less, that we've been doing this
1923 ... Posts this year
29165 ... Views this year (an average of 1500 per player. Go figure)
4924 ... Number of picks we made as a group
2916 ... Number of correct picks (59%)
? ... Number of laughs, probably a bit below average - need a new writer
? ... Number of spats, which was new here. Nothing fatal
57 ... Number of pages of data I threw into recycling today
1 ... Overall Winner: Cowdoc. Despite taking several weekly contests, he never built up a big lead
In With The New ...
The next A2K/NFL game is aimed at people who might or might not care about foo0tball but will be subjected to all the Super Bowl hype for the next month - as well as for y'all. The idea is to pick the winners in the wild card games (deadline: January 5th) and then to pick the winners in the rest of the games through to the end in one sitting (deadline: January 12th).
Watch for details tomorrow!
Well, the man's an artist (I just know it) - and runs his own art store. I get his ways - I kept hand drafting well into the 2000's because I enjoyed it. Plus the grid paper is free to him.
Tue 1 Jan, 2013 05:41 pm
In retrospect, keeping track of 20 players - on a weekly basis and on their cumulative records over the course of a season - was beyond the tipping point for me.
By the time I realized that we were well into the season. I can certainly see the need for a change next year.