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Annual Pilot Nation Bracket Challenge

Post by Rochin54 on Mon Mar 16, 2009 5:51 am

To join, click on this link, then click on join a group, then accept an invitation for a private group.

Our group information is as follows:

Group ID #109489

Password: purplepride


You will need a Yahoo! id to be able to sign in and join. Let me know if you run into any problems.

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Re: Annual Pilot Nation Bracket Challenge

Post by mattywizz on Mon Mar 16, 2009 8:39 am

I am all in, time to defend my crown!

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Re: Annual Pilot Nation Bracket Challenge

Post by pilotram on Mon Mar 16, 2009 9:02 am

What, no women's bracket this year Wizzy?

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Re: Annual Pilot Nation Bracket Challenge

Post by onetouchfutbol on Mon Mar 16, 2009 9:30 am

Cool. Thanks, Rochin54.

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Re: Annual Pilot Nation Bracket Challenge

Post by mattywizz on Mon Mar 16, 2009 10:57 am

Rochin, I do have one question/request. I don't know how most people feel about the scoring (1,2,4,8,16,32) but I like it better as (1,2,3,4,5,6). If other people agree, I think we should change it. If everyone (mostly Rochin54, our commissioner) disagrees, then fine, I will deal with it.

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Re: Annual Pilot Nation Bracket Challenge

Post by onetouchfutbol on Mon Mar 16, 2009 11:33 am

I've used the 1,2,3,4,5,6 as well in the past in small groups. It works well. I'll go with whatever the organizer or moderator chooses though...

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Re: Annual Pilot Nation Bracket Challenge

Post by PilotNut on Mon Mar 16, 2009 12:01 pm

I vote for 1-6.

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Re: Annual Pilot Nation Bracket Challenge

Post by ShipstadPilot11 on Mon Mar 16, 2009 12:33 pm

I'm flexible.

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Re: Annual Pilot Nation Bracket Challenge

Post by DaTruRochin on Mon Mar 16, 2009 5:51 pm

Whatever y'all deem the most fair... It doesn't matter I'm usually in the bottom 15% regardless...

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Re: Annual Pilot Nation Bracket Challenge

Post by goldhelmet on Mon Mar 16, 2009 8:40 pm

1-6 is my preference as well. It makes the the first couple rounds more interesting and count more, but still rewards you for picking the correct teams that advance deep into the tournament. I've never liked the "geometric progression" system.

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Re: Annual Pilot Nation Bracket Challenge

Post by mattywizz on Tue Mar 17, 2009 9:25 am

Make it happen Rochin54!

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Re: Annual Pilot Nation Bracket Challenge

Post by Rochin54 on Tue Mar 17, 2009 10:14 am

Alright alright, enough with the whining! I'll change it!

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Re: Annual Pilot Nation Bracket Challenge

Post by DaTruRochin on Tue Mar 17, 2009 10:15 am

Thanks dad!

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Re: Annual Pilot Nation Bracket Challenge

Post by Rob's Jacket on Tue Mar 17, 2009 11:33 am

No don't change it!! Wink

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Re: Annual Pilot Nation Bracket Challenge

Post by up7587 on Tue Mar 17, 2009 12:04 pm

Are we there yet?? Sad

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Re: Annual Pilot Nation Bracket Challenge

Post by onetouchfutbol on Tue Mar 17, 2009 5:26 pm

up7587 wrote:Are we there yet?? Sad

Seriously. Why is the tourney starting so late this year?

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Re: Annual Pilot Nation Bracket Challenge

Post by MesaPilot1 on Wed Mar 18, 2009 12:02 am

How do I answer "Bracket Name" on the form? or am i just forgetting to sign in on Yahoo. Help, time is running out on Intellectually challenged like me to sign in!!!



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Re: Annual Pilot Nation Bracket Challenge

Post by ShipstadPilot11 on Wed Mar 18, 2009 12:05 am

It is just what you want your bracket to be called. "MesaPilot1" would be a good name.

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Re: Annual Pilot Nation Bracket Challenge

Post by up7587 on Wed Mar 18, 2009 12:31 am

OK, limited bracketology research (i.e. nothing I didn't hear on the radio driving home), and supreme confidence means I'm in line for a million Yahoo dollars. The Pliny will be on me, boyos. Give me Beer!

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Re: Annual Pilot Nation Bracket Challenge

Post by up7587 on Thu Mar 19, 2009 7:55 pm

Oops. No Million for me.

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Re: Annual Pilot Nation Bracket Challenge

Post by up7587 on Thu Mar 19, 2009 8:04 pm

I hope Goldhelmet entered for the Million; great start at 12 for 12.

I note that every one of my losses was a power conference team I thought should lose, not doing it. Guess my anti-PC bias is hurting me. Sad

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Re: Annual Pilot Nation Bracket Challenge

Post by up7587 on Thu Mar 19, 2009 9:22 pm

Wow, Goldhelmet had VCU over UCLA, and only missed it by a hair! king

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Re: Annual Pilot Nation Bracket Challenge

Post by up7587 on Thu Mar 19, 2009 9:47 pm

Yikes, two more stalwart PNers finished strong (WKU!) and end up tied with GH for 15 of 16 start. Congrats to Athleticjames and Allepiek.

I am doomed.


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Re: Annual Pilot Nation Bracket Challenge

Post by goldhelmet on Thu Mar 19, 2009 10:15 pm

up7587 wrote:Wow, Goldhelmet had VCU over UCLA, and only missed it by a hair! king

Blasted Bruins!!! Hitting my head agai Dang, VCU almost came all the way back, but a fadeaway jumper was not the best shot for Maynor. Collison did play really good D on that last play, I'll give him that.

Yahoo cracks me up... it says at 15 out of 16 I'm in 12,855th place overall, but in the 99th percentile. So how do they separate the people with the same number of wins and rank them like that? confused

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Re: Annual Pilot Nation Bracket Challenge

Post by ShipstadPilot11 on Thu Mar 19, 2009 10:23 pm

They separate them with multiple rounds Smile

I'd take all ratings lightly at this point. The next couple rounds will separate the men from the boys.

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