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    Making perfect sense now. I'm in and X need not worry about paying college tuition for my kids cause I have a propensity to over-think things when I do any kind of picks.
    haha, I'm in a money pick'em league, and this is the 3rd year in existence...the first year, I won, easily. I made every pick by gut. Last year, I sat down and thought out every single pick -- came in 6th.

    15 in...Let's get to 20!
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    If you spend more than 5 minutes a week on these picks, you're doing it wrong.


    Now if I'm putting $200 on a game I research the hell out of it before I lose.

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    I'll jump in.
    Come on, baby don't you want to go
    Oh come on, baby don't you want to go
    Back to that same old place
    Sweet home Chicago

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    Picks in, will have something Bears related to donate too for the one that finishes 20th (Something different. Must play each week).
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    Still room? I want in. A few questions, do u make your picks on a week to week basis, and when do they have to be in by?

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    Still room? I want in. A few questions, do u make your picks on a week to week basis, and when do they have to be in by?
    You make your picks every week and they have to be in 5 minutes before the first game ( which is usually the Thursday game) begins.

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    Thanks Mick. Has anyone ever played in a Last man standing league? Those are fun as hell also. Pick one game per week (what u deem the most favorable) the first time u get a pick wrong you're out. What makes it fun are the Weekly upsets and u only have one shot to get it right. Been doing this for two years with buds for money. The pressure also makes it a good time when you get down to 3 or 4 guys left. No room for error. I propose we do one of those as well.

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    Thanks Mick. Has anyone ever played in a Last man standing league? Those are fun as hell also. Pick one game per week (what u deem the most favorable) the first time u get a pick wrong you're out. What makes it fun are the Weekly upsets and u only have one shot to get it right. Been doing this for two years with buds for money. The pressure also makes it a good time when you get down to 3 or 4 guys left. No room for error. I propose we do one of those as well.
    Yeah we had one of these every year on the old CBMB. You only got to pick each team once though, so if you picked the Bears (for example) as your sure bet to win in week one, and they won and you stayed alive, you can't pick the Bears again in the season.

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    You make your picks every week and they have to be in 5 minutes before the first game ( which is usually the Thursday game) begins.
    Correction, you can make your picks whenever you want (could go through all 17 weeks right now if you wanted), and the deadline is 5 min before EACH game...So you don't have to make your Sunday picks before Thursday's game.
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    Quote Originally Posted by bearmick View Post
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    Yeah we had one of these every year on the old CBMB. You only got to pick each team once though, so if you picked the Bears (for example) as your sure bet to win in week one, and they won and you stayed alive, you can't pick the Bears again in the season.
    Yep. I left that important nugget out by mistake. That's probably the biggest monkey wrench in the game, for all the right reasons.

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    Correction, you can make your picks whenever you want (could go through all 17 weeks right now if you wanted), and the deadline is 5 min before EACH game...So you don't have to make your Sunday picks before Thursday's game.
    My bad.

    If you're not an idiot, you'll make your picks each week, but technically you could pick all 256 games before lunch time today. If you were an idiot.

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    Thanks for the Clarification X.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bearmick View Post
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    My bad.

    If you're not an idiot, you'll make your picks each week, but technically you could pick all 256 games before lunch time today. If you were an idiot.
    haha, right -- I only made the distinction b/c someone will undoubtedly go out of country and may not have internet access...so it's important to know they can make picks in advance...and I think the 5 min before kickoff thing is new this season. Seemed like the better option.
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    I'm making a Survival League as well for CCS. Stay posted.
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    Sweetness!

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    Here is a basic format for a last man standing or survivor League. Its pretty cookie cutter and self explanatory but for those who may be interested and not familiar ...https://lastmanstanding.paddypower.com/?do=rules

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    I'm in and winning this
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    Quote Originally Posted by X-Factor View Post
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    I'm making a Survival League as well for CCS. Stay posted.
    This thread delivers!! Thanks!!

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    Sounds awesome!! I want in!

    I'll enjoying winning this!

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    shit, yeah, I thought this was a survival league. Hope I can get the confidence pick rules down

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    I figure he's in hell because he was a bad father to you like you are to your kids.

    I'll shoot him a text from Heaven when I get there. I hear the data plans there are great.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ole69 View Post
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    shit, yeah, I thought this was a survival league. Hope I can get the confidence pick rules down
    I lol'd

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