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    Ian
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    6 NFL Teams to Not Make the Playoffs: 100 point contest

    Another forum has a thread on this, and it seems like it would make for a good gambling contest.

    Pick 6 NFL teams to miss the playoffs and send 100 points to this post. If all 6 of your teams miss out, you split the prize pool with anyone else who picks correctly. If one of your teams makes the playoffs, you're out unless nobody picks 6 teams correctly, in which case everybody gets a refund. Beware, picking all 6 is much tougher than it seems. I'll pay out as soon as the regular season ends. No editing picks posts. GL!
    Last edited by Ian; 08-31-21 at 12:56 PM.
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    Sounds cool, maybe shoot the idea over to LTProfits

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    Quote Originally Posted by wquine View Post
    Sounds cool, maybe shoot the idea over to LTProfits
    If SBR or any mods want to adopt it they are more than welcome... especially if they give the contest some sort of overlay.

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    I'll start.

    Cincinnati Bengals
    Denver Broncos
    Detroit Lions
    Houston Texans
    New York Jets
    Philadelphia Eagles

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    everybody will pick the same teams

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    vikings
    jets
    miami
    giants
    bears
    jags
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    Quote Originally Posted by cincinnatikid513 View Post
    everybody will pick the same teams
    That would be a really bad strategy because if you win you're chopping up the prize pool with a bunch of other people... that's why I picked Denver over some teams with longer odds.

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    Broncos

    Bears

    Giants

    Lions

    Packers

    Patriots

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    edit
    Last edited by cincinnatikid513; 09-01-21 at 07:59 AM.

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    Lions
    Jets
    Texans
    Jaguars
    Bengals
    Bears

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    delete
    Last edited by teacher10; 09-01-21 at 08:24 AM.

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    I'm glad to see the picks coming in, but remember to send 100 points to the OP to qualify. I'll pay out at the end of the regular season.

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    2 paid entries so far with 2 more pledged once they get the points.

    This should be a fun contest. Join in.


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    3 paid entries so far:
    Myself
    PackerBacker
    Machba

    Think you can pick 6 teams better than us? Post your picks in this thread and send 100 points to the first post.

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    4 entries so far. Select your 6 teams and send 100 points to OP to get in on the action.

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    Cin
    det
    hou
    nyj
    jax
    car

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    I'll play - here are my six to miss the playoffs:

    Carolina Panthers
    Houston Texans
    Detroit Lions
    Arizona Cardinals
    Dallas Cowboys
    Las Vegas Raiders

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    600 points are in the prize pool. The cutoff for entries will be kickoff of tonight's game. If people want to enter, but don't have the points they can make their picks itt before kickoff and I'll give them until Sunday at 1 to get their points in.

    If you think you're sharp (or square for that matter) send 100 points and jump on in.

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    Alright, I'll give it a shot.

    Jets
    Bengals
    Jaguars
    Texans
    Lions
    Falcons

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    Jets
    Carolina
    Bengals
    Jaguars
    Broncos
    Eagles

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    Entries closed. 800 point prize pool. GL all!

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    Oof. Didn’t see this

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    This was a cool idea.

    Good Luck everyone.

    I would consider hopping in if it opens up again or another one starts.


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    This is going to be interesting. Jags and texans will be picking 1 and 2 in the draft next year.

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    Looks like there will be more than one winner

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    Quote Originally Posted by seaborneq View Post
    Looks like there will be more than one winner
    The bad teams have been awful this year. Burrow could bury a lot of us with the Bengals, though... still a lot of season left.

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    Bengals might actually make the playoffs.

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    Bengals and Broncos would be in the playoffs if it started today in week 6

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    Quote Originally Posted by Machba View Post
    vikings
    jets
    miami
    giants
    bears
    jags
    Definitely the leader in the clubhouse. None of these teams will win their division. Minnesota seems to be the only team that has a chance to make a wild card.

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    Bengals, Eagles, nor Vikings would be in the playoffs today. So Machba is still the ONLY entrant who would be the leader in the clubhouse if the season ended today. Bengals would get a lot of us if they make the playoffs.

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    MY 6 are Steelers Chargers Raiders WASH Panthers Saints

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    Quote Originally Posted by seaborneq View Post
    Bengals, Eagles, nor Vikings would be in the playoffs today. So Machba is still the ONLY entrant who would be the leader in the clubhouse if the season ended today. Bengals would get a lot of us if they make the playoffs.
    All but 2 of us are in good shape now, but it the Bengals, Eagles, Broncos, Dolphins or Panthers going on a run could change everything.

    I'm surprised at how many of us are doing well... normally there are more surprise teams.

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    Bengals looks like a playoff team. So a few of us are out

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    With 1 week to go Machba has already clinched an 800 point victory. Congrats. I'm going to wait a few days to pay out just in case my grading is wrong. I hope posters had fun with this contest. Maybe next year we could do something like this on a larger scale. Thanks for playing, everyone.


    Me: OUT with Bengals, Eagles
    Packer Backer: OUT with Bengals
    Machba: WINNER
    Otters27: OUT with Packers, Patriots
    rickie65: OUT with Bengals
    Champ2399: OUT with Cardinals, Cowboys, maybe Raiders
    JAKEPEAVY21: OUT with Bengals
    seaborneq: OUT with Bengals

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ian View Post
    With 1 week to go Machba has already clinched an 800 point victory. Congrats. I'm going to wait a few days to pay out just in case my grading is wrong. I hope posters had fun with this contest. Maybe next year we could do something like this on a larger scale. Thanks for playing, everyone.


    Me: OUT with Bengals, Eagles
    Packer Backer: OUT with Bengals
    Machba: WINNER
    Otters27: OUT with Packers, Patriots
    rickie65: OUT with Bengals
    Champ2399: OUT with Cardinals, Cowboys, maybe Raiders
    JAKEPEAVY21: OUT with Bengals
    seaborneq: OUT with Bengals
    Machba looked like the winner before the midway point. He picked teams that wonít even finish with winning records let alone winning a division or making the playoffs. Great picks. It is much harder than it looks. Cincinnati burned most of us and they went from worst to first. So it wasnít a bad pick. If any of the other AFC North teams play just at expectations the Bengals donít make the playoffs.

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