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Re: Bracket Challenge 

Post#41 » by bwgood77 » Sun Mar 19, 2017 6:22 pm

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Is that you in the lead now? I assumed it was but it says kdawg7117, wackbone, so just making sure.
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Re: Bracket Challenge 

Post#42 » by TMU » Sun Mar 19, 2017 8:49 pm

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Re: Bracket Challenge 

Post#43 » by kdawg32086 » Mon Mar 20, 2017 12:01 am

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Is that you in the lead now? I assumed it was but it says kdawg7117, wackbone, so just making sure.


Not me...didn't even know there was a RealGM bracket challenge. :banghead:
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Re: Bracket Challenge 

Post#44 » by bwgood77 » Mon Mar 20, 2017 12:07 am

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bwgood77 wrote:
kdawg32086 wrote:'


Is that you in the lead now? I assumed it was but it says kdawg7117, wackbone, so just making sure.


Not me...didn't even know there was a RealGM bracket challenge. :banghead:


I usually try and promote these things best I can without getting too annoying, but there was a Global Announcement (I know many don't notice these) and put in my sig and actually unstickied the global announcement to the general board and moved to every team forum leaving shadows the night before.

So there were shadows everywhere. Unfortunately, after that, I re-stickied as Global Announcement and all those shadow threads disappeared....live an learn I guess... :dontknow:

I had Villanova beating Oregon in the championship. So I'm out.
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Re: Bracket Challenge 

Post#45 » by bwgood77 » Mon Mar 20, 2017 7:45 pm

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Is that you in the lead now? I assumed it was but it says kdawg7117, wackbone, so just making sure.


Not me...didn't even know there was a RealGM bracket challenge. :banghead:


You can do a second chance bracket I just set up...starts with sweet 16. I might as well too since I picked Nova. Not sure how many I can get for this one.

http://games.espn.com/second-chance-bracket/2017/en/group?groupID=45486

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Re: NCAA Tournament Discussion 

Post#46 » by bwgood77 » Fri Mar 24, 2017 7:57 pm

Well, so far we have a number of people with great totals and/or great PPR (Possible Points Remaining), and of the top 7 or 8, most all picked different champions, so it should be interesting.

swisscheeseD with 620 points so far with a potential 720 remaining, ranking in the 99.3 percentile of all participants (over 13.3 million brackets) - Championship pick - UNC

DEEP3CL also with 620 points so far with a potential 720 remaining, ranking in the 99.3 percentile of all participants (over 13.3 million brackets) - Championship pick - UCLA

One entry who doesn't match a user with 600 points so far with a potential 720 remaining, ranking in the 97.8 percentile of all participants (over 13.3 million brackets) - Championship pick - Oregon

rowseyna with 590 points so far with a potential 960 remaining, ranking in the 96.5 percentile of all participants (over 13.3 million brackets) - Championship pick - Gonzaga

fouronesix22 with 590 points so far with a potential 720 remaining, ranking in the 96.5 percentile of all participants (over 13.3 million brackets) - Championship pick - UNC

orlandojnf with 580 points so far with a potential 800 remaining, ranking in the 94.6 percentile of all participants (over 13.3 million brackets) - Championship pick - Kansas

kennydorglas with 570 points so far with a potential 1040 remaining, ranking in the 89 percentile of all participants (over 13.3 million brackets) - Championship pick - Florida

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Re: Bracket Challenge 

Post#47 » by bwgood77 » Sun Apr 2, 2017 6:30 pm

Kind of surprising that out of 98 participants, only one person chose a national championship matchup of NC/Gonzaga, particularly since they were two #1 seeds.
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Re: Bracket Challenge 

Post#48 » by Jasen777 » Sun Apr 2, 2017 8:21 pm

bwgood77 wrote:Kind of surprising that out of 98 participants, only one person chose a national championship matchup of NC/Gonzaga, particularly since they were two #1 seeds.


That is surprising.
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Re: Bracket Challenge 

Post#50 » by bwgood77 » Sun Apr 2, 2017 8:51 pm

Jasen777 wrote:Check out the overall number one bracket on ESPN: http://games.espn.com/tournament-challenge-bracket/2017/en/entry?entryID=14885634


At first look I was thinking the only one missed was UC Davis (strange bold pick), but I guess there were more, examining for all the red lettering as opposed to the crossed out names.

Had Oregon won last night I would have jumped into the top 5 or so at the time, but would have been finished with 890, as I had them in the championship. I did get two of the final four correct, but unfortunately picked Nova to win it.

I guess since the championship game is worth 320, if NC wins, six people will jump you, however you will still finish above some who did pick UNC. swisscheeseD would win it in this case.

If Gonzaga wins, all six people who picked Gonzaga would finish ahead of swisscheeseD and he would finish 7th as well.

So for both of you, this game means 1st or 7th place.

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Re: Bracket Challenge 

Post#51 » by swisscheeseD » Sun Apr 2, 2017 9:06 pm

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Jasen777 wrote:Check out the overall number one bracket on ESPN: http://games.espn.com/tournament-challenge-bracket/2017/en/entry?entryID=14885634


At first look I was thinking the only one missed was UC Davis (strange bold pick), but I guess there were more, examining for all the red lettering as opposed to the crossed out names.

Had Oregon won last night I would have jumped into the top 5 or so at the time, but would have been finished with 890, as I had them in the championship. I did get two of the final four correct, but unfortunately picked Nova to win it.

I guess since the championship game is worth 320, if NC wins, six people will jump you, however you will still finish above some who did pick UNC. swisscheeseD would win it in this case.

If Gonzaga wins, all six people who picked Gonzaga would finish ahead of swisscheeseD and he would finish 7th as well.

So for both of you, this game means 1st or 7th place.

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What do I win when UNC whips dat azz tomorrow, bwgood?

Do I get a list of 10 users to IP Ban? Mod for a day? My own Howard Mass Special Victory Acceptance Stickied Thread?
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Re: Bracket Challenge 

Post#52 » by bwgood77 » Sun Apr 2, 2017 9:11 pm

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Jasen777 wrote:Check out the overall number one bracket on ESPN: http://games.espn.com/tournament-challenge-bracket/2017/en/entry?entryID=14885634


At first look I was thinking the only one missed was UC Davis (strange bold pick), but I guess there were more, examining for all the red lettering as opposed to the crossed out names.

Had Oregon won last night I would have jumped into the top 5 or so at the time, but would have been finished with 890, as I had them in the championship. I did get two of the final four correct, but unfortunately picked Nova to win it.

I guess since the championship game is worth 320, if NC wins, six people will jump you, however you will still finish above some who did pick UNC. swisscheeseD would win it in this case.

If Gonzaga wins, all six people who picked Gonzaga would finish ahead of swisscheeseD and he would finish 7th as well.

So for both of you, this game means 1st or 7th place.

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What do I win when UNC whips dat azz tomorrow, bwgood?

Do I get a list of 10 users to IP Ban? Mod for a day? My own Howard Mass Special Victory Acceptance Stickied Thread?


If winner wants, they can get their rank listed under their username to day RealGM NCAA Tournament Bracket Champ or something like that, not sure exactly how it would fit, because there are character limits, but I usually ask Howard to change it to that or something...I do it for all Suns competitions and our RealGM NFL Pick competition.
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Post#53 » by swisscheeseD » Sun Apr 2, 2017 9:26 pm

I was looking for a little more creative control then that, but I guess it'll do.
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Post#54 » by Jasen777 » Tue Apr 4, 2017 3:49 am

Oh well, if I don't get to win at least it was on such an ugly game as that.
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Post#55 » by swisscheeseD » Tue Apr 4, 2017 4:14 am

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Post#56 » by bwgood77 » Tue Apr 4, 2017 6:37 am

swisscheeseD wrote:I was looking for a little more creative control then that, but I guess it'll do.


Well it should have something to do with winning the RealGM Bracket Challenge at least. If you have any better ideas or preferences involving that, let me know.
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Post#57 » by fouronesix22 » Tue Apr 4, 2017 10:46 am

Is there any prizes btw? This was my first bracket challenge and I finished 2nd :D
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Post#58 » by RSCD3_ » Tue Apr 4, 2017 1:49 pm

So I was 50/100 position wise after the sweet sixteen but climbed my way back to tie with Bondom for 8th.

And although I got the Gonzaga part wrong (Villanova really went out fast haha) I predicted North Carolina winning 71-65 and that's exactly what they did haha!

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Post#59 » by Wo1verine » Tue Apr 4, 2017 5:02 pm

I shockingly finished 4th! Was fun joining this tournament actually gave me more interest to pay attention watching march madness.

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Re: Bracket Challenge 

Post#60 » by swisscheeseD » Thu Apr 6, 2017 5:29 pm

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Just noticed the "NCAA Bracket Challenge Champion" rank...appreciate the recognition, brother.

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