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 NFL Wipeout 2009 Goto page 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7  Next
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Chuck
Daedalian Member

 Posted: Fri Aug 28, 2009 3:10 am    Post subject: 1 NFL Wipeout Rules: This game is played in 17 weekly rounds, one round for each week of the regular National Football League season. In each round, before any NFL games for that week have started, each players sends the game moderator (me) a selection of one or more teams that are scheduled to play that week. After the final game for that week is over, each player receives a score equal to the sum of scores of the teams he selected. However, each player who selected that week's lowest scoring team gets zero instead. If more than one team ties for low score then selecting any of them earns zero points. Teams that don't play in a week aren't counted as scoring zero. There is no penalty for selecting such a team. Example, if the scores are:Steelers 23Raiders 20Jets 16Colts 7Browns 54Ravens 3A player choosing the Steelers, Raiders, and Colts would get the sum of their scores, 50 points. A player choosing the Browns and the Jets would get 70 points. A player choosing the Raiders, Jets, Colts, and Ravens would get no points because the Ravens had the lowest score. After the last game of each week the players' choices for that week, points earned, and total scores so far will be posted in the game thread. Players who miss the deadline for sending selections will use their previous week's selections. They might get no points for it but it's better than getting a certain zero by not having a selection at all. A player can also send a default list of teams to be used if deadlines are missed. A default list can be changed as often as the player likes. Players can start late but will get no points for the weeks they miss. The player with the highest total score after the 17th week has been played and scored is the winner. Strategy: Obviously, if you select all of the teams you'll get no points. Choosing many teams will probably get you zero but could get you a lot of points if you're lucky or knowledgeable. If you're behind in the end game that might be a good strategy. Choosing few teams will probably get you some points but could get you none if you're unlucky. If you're ahead in the end game you might want to do this to avoid taking a zero. Knowing the teams could help. You might want to avoid teams that have been scoring poorly and teams that are playing against strong defensive teams that week. Here are the deadlines for each week's selections:Thursday, September 10 at 8:30 PM EDTSunday, September 20 at 1:00 PM EDTSunday, September 27 at 1:00 PM EDTSunday, October 4 at 1:00 PM EDTSunday, October 11 at 1:00 PM EDTSunday, October 18 at 1:00 PM EDTSunday, October 25 at 1:00 PM EDTSunday, November 1 at 1:00 PM ESTSunday, November 8 at 1:00 PM ESTThursday, November 12 at 8:20 PM ESTThursday, November 19 at 8:20 PM ESTThursday, November 26 at 12:30 PM ESTThursday, December 3 at 8:20 PM ESTThursday, December 10 at 8:20 PM ESTThursday, December 17 at 8:20 PM ESTSaturday, December 25 at 7:30 PM ESTSunday, January 3 at 1:00 PM ESTComplete schedule for the NFL 2009-2010 season. Selections can be sent by private message or by email. If you use email be sure to include your Grey Labyrinth screen name in your message. You can list the teams by team name or location name except New York in which case you have to say whether it's the Jets or the Giants. One team per line would be nice. There is no signup deadline. I recommend signing up before the first week of the season.
Undercover Monk
Professor Chaos

 Posted: Fri Aug 28, 2009 11:10 am    Post subject: 2 didn't play last year but am ready to rock the house, LETS GO COLTS!!! /in_________________The Classic Blunders: 1. never get involved in a land war in Asia 2.Never go in against a Sicilian when DEATH is on the line 3. Never release Peyton Manning
MatthewV
Daedalian Member :_

 Posted: Fri Aug 28, 2009 4:33 pm    Post subject: 3 Can I have the same list I used last year?
Chuck
Daedalian Member

 Posted: Fri Aug 28, 2009 5:50 pm    Post subject: 4 Sure. I'll dig it out of the old thread.
Zag
Unintentionally offensive old coot

 Posted: Fri Aug 28, 2009 7:25 pm    Post subject: 5 I've regretted sitting out of this game both of the last two years. I'm in.
Quailman
His Postmajesty

 Posted: Fri Aug 28, 2009 8:01 pm    Post subject: 6 I came really close to winning last year. It's because I stopped thinking so hard about it and let Stubby make the picks.
Busted!

 Posted: Tue Sep 08, 2009 11:38 am    Post subject: 7 /in_________________"Heads you're good, tails you fail" says my fortune cookie
Chuck
Daedalian Member

 Posted: Tue Sep 08, 2009 3:00 pm    Post subject: 8 Week 1 choices are due in 57½ hours.
Chuck
Daedalian Member

 Posted: Wed Sep 09, 2009 3:30 pm    Post subject: 9 33 hours.
Chuck
Daedalian Member

 Posted: Thu Sep 10, 2009 4:15 pm    Post subject: 10 8¼ hours.
Chuck
Daedalian Member

 Posted: Thu Sep 10, 2009 11:15 pm    Post subject: 11 1¼ hours! Hurry, everyone!
Chuck
Daedalian Member

 Posted: Fri Sep 11, 2009 12:30 am    Post subject: 12 Week 1 player choices: dethwing Bears Bengals Bills Broncos Browns Buccaneers Cardinals Chargers Chiefs Colts Cowboys Dolphins Eagles Falcons Fortyniners Giants Jaguars Jets Packers Panthers Patriots Rams Ravens Redskins Saints Seahawks Steelers Texans Titans Vikings MatthewV Bengals Cardinals Fortyniners Giants Packers Panthers Raiders Ravens Redskins Seahawks Steelers Texans Titans Vikings sAbLLimINal Bengals Cardinals Chargers Colts Cowboys Eagles Falcons Giants Packers Patriots Ravens Saints Seahawks Steelers Texans Vikings ShadowSword Bengals Cardinals Chargers Colts Cowboys Eagles Falcons Giants Packers Patriots Ravens Saints Seahawks Steelers Texans Vikings Stubby Bears Bengals Broncos Cardinals Chargers Colts Cowboys Eagles Falcons Fortyniners Giants Packers Panthers Patriots Ravens Saints Seahawks Steelers Texans Vikings Undercover Monk Bears Buccaneers Cardinals Chargers Colts Cowboys Dolphins Eagles Falcons Giants Jaguars Packers Panthers Patriots Redskins Saints Steelers Titans Vikings Zag Bears Cowboys Eagles Falcons Giants Lions Raiders Ravens Seahawks Steelers Texans Vikings
Chuck
Daedalian Member

 Posted: Sun Sep 13, 2009 11:21 pm    Post subject: 13 The Rams have been shut out. The Bears, Packers, Bills, Chargers, Raiders,and Patriots have yet to play.
Chuck
Daedalian Member

 Posted: Mon Sep 14, 2009 1:36 am    Post subject: 14 The Packers lead The Bears 3 to 2 in the second quarter, so no more shutouts today.
Chuck
Daedalian Member

 Posted: Tue Sep 15, 2009 12:16 am    Post subject: 15 Bills 7, Patriots 7, second quarter. That leaves only The Chargers and The Raiders.
Chuck
Daedalian Member

 Posted: Tue Sep 15, 2009 3:15 am    Post subject: 16 The Chargers and The Raiders are tied at 7 in the second quarter. Everyone except dethwing will score.
Chuck
Daedalian Member

Posted: Tue Sep 15, 2009 5:41 am    Post subject: 17

 Code: Week 1 team scores:  Saints       45  Ravens       38  Eagles       38  Cowboys      34  Vikings      34  Seahawks     28  Lions        27  Patriots     25  Bills        24  Chiefs       24  Jets         24  Chargers     24  Giants       23  Packers      21  Buccaneers   21  Browns       20  Raiders      20  Fortyniners  20  Falcons      19  Redskins     18  Cardinals    16  Bears        15  Colts        14  Steelers     13  Broncos      12  Jaguars      12  Panthers     10  Titans       10  Bengals       7  Texans        7  Dolphins      7  Rams          0                  This Player           Week   Total ------           ----   ----- Stubby            443     443 Undercover Monk   399     399 ShadowSword       386     386 sAbLLimINal       386     386 Zag               296     296 MatthewV          265     265 dethwing            0       0 Week 2 choices are due Sunday, September 20 at 1:00 PM EDT.
Zag
Unintentionally offensive old coot

 Posted: Tue Sep 15, 2009 11:12 pm    Post subject: 18 I guess I didn't pick enough. Week 1 grats, Stubby. Chuck, for comparison value, would you post a fake player called "Prescient" who makes perfect picks? He get 620 points this week.
Chuck
Daedalian Member

 Posted: Tue Sep 15, 2009 11:47 pm    Post subject: 19 It could be a bit depressing to see him in the player list, but I'll post the total points scored each week not counting wipeout teams and keep a running total. I count 650 so far.
Zag
Unintentionally offensive old coot

 Posted: Wed Sep 16, 2009 12:21 am    Post subject: 20 Bah! I used to be able to do arithmetic.
MatthewV
Daedalian Member :_

 Posted: Wed Sep 16, 2009 1:01 am    Post subject: 21 I can do arithmetic...if I have a spreadsheet. and I can spell if I have Google
Chuck
Daedalian Member

 Posted: Fri Sep 18, 2009 4:00 pm    Post subject: 22 Week 2 choices are due in 49 hours.
Chuck
Daedalian Member

 Posted: Sun Sep 20, 2009 4:00 am    Post subject: 23 13 hours.
Chuck
Daedalian Member

 Posted: Sun Sep 20, 2009 2:30 pm    Post subject: 24 2½ hours! Hurry!
Chuck
Daedalian Member

 Posted: Sun Sep 20, 2009 5:18 pm    Post subject: 25 Week 2 player choices: dethwing Bears Bills Broncos Browns Buccaneers Cardinals Chargers Chiefs Colts Cowboys Dolphins Eagles Falcons Fortyniners Giants Jaguars Jets Lions Packers Panthers Patriots Raiders Rams Ravens Redskins Saints Seahawks Steelers Texans Titans Vikings MatthewV Bengals Cardinals Fortyniners Giants Packers Panthers Raiders Ravens Redskins Seahawks Steelers Texans Titans Vikings sAbLLimINal Bills Broncos Browns Buccaneers Cardinals Chargers Chiefs Colts Cowboys Dolphins Eagles Falcons Fortyniners Giants Jaguars Jets Packers Patriots Raiders Ravens Redskins Saints Seahawks Steelers Titans Vikings ShadowSword Bengals Cardinals Chargers Colts Cowboys Eagles Falcons Giants Packers Patriots Ravens Saints Seahawks Steelers Texans Vikings Stubby Bills Broncos Chargers Chiefs Colts Cowboys Eagles Falcons Fortyniners Giants Jaguars Jets Packers Patriots Redskins Saints Steelers Titans Vikings Undercover Monk Bears Buccaneers Cardinals Chargers Colts Cowboys Dolphins Eagles Falcons Giants Jaguars Packers Panthers Patriots Redskins Saints Steelers Titans Vikings Zag Bears Bills Broncos Browns Buccaneers Cardinals Chargers Chiefs Colts Cowboys Eagles Falcons Giants Jaguars Jets Lions Packers Patriots Raiders Ravens Redskins Saints Seahawks Steelers Titans Vikings
Chuck
Daedalian Member

 Posted: Sun Sep 20, 2009 8:24 pm    Post subject: 26 The Rams are low at 7 points with 14 teams yet to play.
Chuck
Daedalian Member

 Posted: Sun Sep 20, 2009 10:56 pm    Post subject: 27 The Browns have 6 points with 7:30 left in the game. The Giants, Cowboys, Colts, and Dolphins have yet to play.
Chuck
Daedalian Member

 Posted: Sun Sep 20, 2009 11:16 pm    Post subject: 28 The wipeout score is now 6.
Chuck
Daedalian Member

 Posted: Mon Sep 21, 2009 1:43 am    Post subject: 29 The Cowboys lead The Giants 14 to 13 in the second quarter. That leaves only the Colts and Dolphins to possibly score as few or fewer points than The Browns.
Chuck
Daedalian Member

Posted: Tue Sep 22, 2009 3:49 am    Post subject: 30

 Code: Week 2 team scores:  Saints       48  Texans       34  Bills        33  Giants       33  Cardinals    31  Ravens       31  Bengals      31  Cowboys      31  Titans       31  Falcons      28  Broncos      27  Colts        27  Vikings      27  Chargers     26  Packers      24  Dolphins     23  Fortyniners  23  Eagles       22  Panthers     20  Buccaneers   20  Bears        17  Jaguars      17  Jets         16  Steelers     14  Lions        13  Raiders      13  Chiefs       10  Seahawks     10  Patriots      9  Redskins      9  Rams          7  Browns        6                  This Player           Week   Total ------           ----   ----- Stubby            455     898 Undercover Monk   457     856 ShadowSword       426     812 MatthewV          331     596 sAbLLimINal         0     386 Zag                 0     296 dethwing            0       0 705 points were up for grabs this week and 1355 total for the first two weeks. Week 3 choices are due Sunday, September 27 at 1:00 PM EDT.
Stubby
Member

 Posted: Fri Sep 25, 2009 1:32 pm    Post subject: 31 I like being on top! This week I have to think long and hard about it, though.
Undercover Monk
Professor Chaos

 Posted: Fri Sep 25, 2009 2:57 pm    Post subject: 32 I'm tired of being in second! You, my stubby friend, are going down _________________The Classic Blunders: 1. never get involved in a land war in Asia 2.Never go in against a Sicilian when DEATH is on the line 3. Never release Peyton Manning
Zag
Unintentionally offensive old coot

 Posted: Fri Sep 25, 2009 4:37 pm    Post subject: 33 All I can say is, thank God for dethwing.
Chuck
Daedalian Member

 Posted: Fri Sep 25, 2009 10:15 pm    Post subject: 34 Someone could join on week 17, pick one team, and probably beat dethwing. Week 3 choices are due in 42¾ hours.
Chuck
Daedalian Member

 Posted: Sun Sep 27, 2009 5:30 am    Post subject: 35 11½ hours.
Chuck
Daedalian Member

 Posted: Sun Sep 27, 2009 2:00 pm    Post subject: 36 Three hours!
Chuck
Daedalian Member

 Posted: Sun Sep 27, 2009 5:00 pm    Post subject: 37 Week 3 player choices: dethwing Bears Bengals Bills Broncos Browns Buccaneers Cardinals Chargers Chiefs Colts Cowboys Dolphins Eagles Falcons Fortyniners Giants Jaguars Jets Packers Panthers Patriots Raiders Rams Ravens Redskins Saints Seahawks Steelers Texans Titans Vikings MatthewV Bengals Cardinals Fortyniners Giants Packers Panthers Raiders Ravens Redskins Seahawks Steelers Texans Titans Vikings sAbLLimINal Bears Broncos Cardinals Chargers Colts Cowboys Eagles Giants Jets Lions Packers Patriots Raiders Ravens Redskins Saints Steelers Texans Titans Vikings ShadowSword Bengals Cardinals Chargers Colts Cowboys Eagles Falcons Giants Packers Patriots Ravens Saints Seahawks Steelers Texans Vikings Stubby Bears Bills Cardinals Chargers Colts Cowboys Dolphins Eagles Falcons Giants Jaguars Packers Patriots Ravens Redskins Saints Steelers Texans Titans Vikings Undercover Monk Bears Buccaneers Cardinals Chargers Colts Cowboys Dolphins Eagles Falcons Giants Jaguars Packers Panthers Patriots Redskins Saints Steelers Titans Vikings Zag Bears Bills Broncos Buccaneers Cardinals Chargers Chiefs Colts Cowboys Eagles Falcons Giants Jaguars Jets Lions Packers Patriots Raiders Ravens Redskins Saints Seahawks Steelers Titans Vikings
Chuck
Daedalian Member

 Posted: Sun Sep 27, 2009 6:23 pm    Post subject: 38 The Buccaneers, Browns, and Redskins are all still scoreless.late in the second quarter or halftime.
Chuck
Daedalian Member

 Posted: Sun Sep 27, 2009 7:23 pm    Post subject: 39 The Browns and Redskins have scored. The Buccaneers are scoreless in the fourth quarter.
Chuck
Daedalian Member

 Posted: Sun Sep 27, 2009 8:14 pm    Post subject: 40 The Buccaneers lost to The Giants 24 to 0. The wipeout score is zero.
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