And smalishah's avatar is the most classy one by far Jan certainly echoes the sentiments of CW
Yeah we don't crap in the first world; most of us would actually have no idea what that was emanating from Ajmal's backside. Why isn't it roses and rainbows like what happens here? PEWS's retort to Ganeshran on Daemon's picture depicting Ajmal's excreta
If your point is 'people don't manipulate', I disagree.
If your point is 'people should not manipulate', I agree.
If your point is 'we should assume that people don't manipulate, and go ahead having blind faith in people', I disagree.
If your point is to teach me not to manipulate, don't bother - because I don't manipulate.
"I want to raise my hand and say one thing. Those who complain about my love for the game or commitment to the game are clueless. These are the only 2 areas where I give myself 100 out of 100."
- Sachin Tendulkar, as told in an interview published in Bengali newspaper Anandabazar Patrika after his 100th International century (translated by weldone)
Edit: BTW even if I don't fully agree with the methodology, don't think that I am discouraging you from the project - which should be fun if nothing else (and should yield correct results if your assumption of 'everybody is honest' comes true in this particular case accidentally).
Last edited by weldone; 23-03-2012 at 04:32 AM.
Golly, we're all taking this, and ourselves, a trifle seriously aren't we? Just because someone* voted for DR Jardine as their no.1 cricketer of all time, so that he snuck into the CW list at - gasp! - number 50, some people are getting their knickers in a most almighty twist.
"Manipulation! Dishonesty! What about the sanctity of our list?"
Give me a break.
Sent... but spent half an hour making a top 50 before i realised i needed only 25
Last edited by Satguru; 23-03-2012 at 05:49 AM.
Sent. Probably missed out on some obvious names and on any given day may vote differently.
"I will go down as Darren Sammy, the one who always smiles" - Darren Sammy
Trying to find the list I did a couple of years back, top 5 not changed I don't think but have probably moved more to judging players on wider cultural impact and such things.
I more or less gave the same list I gave to Sean. Some differences for e.g. Imran is some 5-6 spots higher. I hope the write-ups are good; Sean did an excellent job last time round.
I think there'll sooner be another Bradman than another Warne. - Gidgeon Haigh
[Warne is] the greatest bowler ever produced in this entire world - Muttiah Muralidaran
[Warne is] the greatest bowler of all time - Glenn McGrath
In my opinion Shane Warne is the greatest cricketer who's ever lived - Ian Botham
Warne is the greatest cricketer to pick up a ball ever.
And is the greatest bowler I have ever laid eyes on. - Brian Lara
1 peter ingram
2 michael mason
3 doug bracewell
4 kyle mills
5 jacques kallis
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