Someone said there might be a tipping pool organised for this?
There will be yes, ought to look into it sometime soon really (and dig out the rules for any newcomers)
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Anyone want to join the Society?
Beware the evils of Kit-Kats - they're immoral apparently.
Avatar now by choice. 5-0 in the Ashes and all.
Right then, the rules remain the same:
For getting a correct prediction you get an automatic 5 points, with up to 10 more points available for margin, on a sliding scale (so if you're spot on you get 10 points, but if you're 3 points out you get 7 points etc.)
For example for France vs Italy if I predict Italy to win by 45 points and they win by 47 points, I get 5 for the prediction and 8 for the margin.
If you predict a margin of less than 10 points, then you can actually score points even if you get the prediction wrong. For example if you predict say France to beat Italy by 6 points and Italy win by 3 points, you get 1.
Deadline for each pick is when the game kicks off, but will be putting the fixtures round by round.
So the first games are (all times are UK times):
Code:Sat Feb 4 14.30 France v Italy Sat Feb 4 17.00 Scotland v England Sun Feb 5 15.00 Ireland v Wales
How many teams will be competing in this this year?
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5, with England making up he numbers
"All are lunatics, but he who can analyze his delusions is called a philosopher." - Ambrose Bierce
Langeveldt: I of course blame their parents.. and unchecked immigration!
GingerFurball: He's Austrian, they tend to produce the odd ****ed up individual
Burgey: Be careful dealing with neighbours whose cars don't have wheels but whose houses do.
Uppercut: Maybe I just need better strippers
France over Italy by 27
England over Scotland by 3
Wales over Ireland by 7
Sat Feb 4 14.30 France v Italy by 20
Sat Feb 4 17.00 Scotland v England by 10
Sun Feb 5 15.00 Ireland v Wales by 1
France[/B] over Italy by 14
England over Scotland by 10
Wales over Ireland by 15
France by 9
England by 12
Wales by 5
"If that Swann lad is the future of spin bowling in this country, then we're ****ed." - Nasser Hussain, 1997.
Sat Feb 4 14.30 France v Italy by 15
Sat Feb 4 17.00 Scotland v England by 5
Sun Feb 5 15.00 Ireland v Wales by 3
Predicted Burgey care-factor: 0
WWCC - Loyaulte Mi Lie
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"When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life." - Samuel Johnson
"Hope is the fuel of progress and fear is the prison in which you put yourself" - Tony Benn
#408. Sixty three not out forever.
Scotland to take the Grand Slam, winning all games by at least a 25 point margain.
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