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posted by huddle to general at 06:00 AM - 11 comments
Here are your March Madness Vatican Edition Sweet Sistine Papal Election Brackets
Please note: wagering on this event is not allowed in the US (even in Nevada).
The early money is already flowing in to bookmakers elsewhere around the globe.
posted by beaverboard at 02:14 PM on February 27
If I was a gambling man my money would be on the one from Ghana. I just have a good feeling about him.
posted by Drood at 03:52 PM on February 27
Hockey coach who tripped players gets 15 days in jail and a year of probation
posted by tommytrump at 05:57 PM on February 27
Too many people with insider knowledge. "Never bet on anything that can talk" - Damon Runyon.
posted by owlhouse at 08:39 PM on February 27
I got that wrong - apologies. Apparently the quote comes from an Australian, which is doubly embarrassing for me:
The colourful broadcaster Eric Wilfred Welch (1900-1983) called 27 cups for 3LO and 3DB. He advised punters: "Never bet on anything that can talk".
posted by owlhouse at 10:53 PM on February 27
March Madness Vatican Edition Sweet Sistine Papal Election Brackets
I'd be afraid to make any selections in this thing. If I were to win, there'd be white smoke coming out of my laptop, and that's never a good sign.
posted by Howard_T at 11:27 PM on February 27
Well, no-one at the club seemed to like him anyway.
posted by owlhouse at 12:03 AM on February 28
Dagger! To be fair, it looked like it went in.
posted by tron7 at 01:39 AM on February 28
It sure did! Wow. Swish and everything.
posted by dfleming at 07:02 AM on February 28
rcade must be staying out of this thread, being too busy doing the popesquatting thing again. He just wants another interview with a hot female morning show host.
posted by billsaysthis at 11:36 AM on February 28
rcade must be staying out of this thread
Maybe working on putting together an offshore betting establishment. CadenPower.
My money's on Gregory to win. If the new guy chooses Pius, he'll wish he hadn't.
posted by beaverboard at 12:43 PM on February 28
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