NHL playoffs confidence pool update: by popular request, here is a link to the standings, after two rounds. More comments inside.
posted by qbert72 to fantasy at 08:20 PM - 14 comments
I'm entering results as they come in, maybe a day late here and there, so you can check your progress constantly. Not that there is much change going on. 80% of the games are played, and the top of the standings look pretty much set. Me, I'm waltzing between 23rd and 25th place. How exciting!
posted by qbert72 at 08:23 PM on May 08
Detroit is KILLING me. I was doing so good at the start and then they had the nerve to start winning. 32 points. Geez.
posted by mkn at 08:33 PM on May 08
By my unscientific observation, I believe qbert is correct that Tahoe has clinched this thing already. Congrats. My quick descent begins now. The only interest is in staying ahead of as many of the great hockey minds as possible. Go sweeps!
posted by The Crafty Sousepaw at 11:46 PM on May 08
My new goal is to defeat my old nemesis, sk8r. Although my current score (666) is pretty wicked-awesome.
posted by wingnut4life at 12:42 AM on May 09
Look at the Collective. I believe that this is its best performance in any confidence game.
posted by NoMich at 07:29 AM on May 09
The SpoFi Collective finished 3rd in the recent World Juniors confidence pool. We're bigger than the sum of our parts, apparently.
posted by qbert72 at 07:43 AM on May 09
We're bigger than the sum of our parts, apparently. We'd surely be even bigger if "some" of those "parts" (like me) just departed.
posted by Amateur at 12:02 PM on May 09
Cue "Brass Bonanza." So now do I get, like, some kind of veto power in the hockey threads for the next year? In homage to the soup nazi, can I tell posters who displease me "NO POST FOR YOU. NEXT!!?" No? In that case, thanks to those involved in putting on the pool. It really is fun to have a sight like SpoFi to visit often, and having a game running just makes it more fun. Your work is greatly appreciated.
posted by tahoemoj at 01:17 PM on May 09
So now do I get, like, some kind of veto power in the hockey threads for the next year? How about just this thread. I'll get your veto stamp arm warmed up... Tahoe is overrated. I am pleased the Whalers left Hartford.
posted by The Crafty Sousepaw at 01:52 PM on May 09
Tahoe you may be winning this pool, but the Wings are still in the playoffs. The same can't be said for the boys in New Jersey.
posted by Ying Yang Mafia at 03:54 PM on May 09
Ouch! The pain has not subsided yet, YYM, I still feel like I just lost my best friend.
posted by MrFrisby at 04:01 PM on May 09
Tahoe is overrated. I am pleased the Whalers left Hartford. Damn, tough crowd! Is this the part where I grin through my mouthguard and point at the scoreboard? Tahoe you may be winning this pool, but the Wings are still in the playoffs. The same can't be said for the boys in New Jersey. I know, I know. I take full responsibility for the shortcomings of the team for which I cheer. Just as you can credit your aggressive forecheck and stifling defense for the Wings success. Anybody else as excited to watch that Buffalo-Ottawa series as I am?
posted by tahoemoj at 01:13 PM on May 10
posted by qbert72 at 01:29 PM on May 10
My new goal is to defeat my old nemesis, sk8r. "Come on, I'm sure the walls of the sk8r compound are practically caked with the lingering curses of the wingnut's name." Anybody else as excited to watch that Buffalo-Ottawa series as I am? I am too! I even bought a six-pack of good beer for tonight's game. "Always a good decision." I will probably even stop by the campfire.
posted by MrFrisby at 05:31 PM on May 10
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