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vaptin wrote:The chick to guy ratio isn't good enough for me to consider a Pool suitable for this place.

Maybe not; but, the guy to chick ratio looks mighty promising, eh, RC?? :rofl:
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I'd like to see an option this year so that if if we don't submit any predictions (internet problems, holiday... etc) then it does one of the following:
- Automatically uses previous weeks predictions
- When submitting predictions have a checkbox "Use these predictions for future races if I'm unable to submit predictions"
- A page where we can define a "backup" prediction set which are used when predictions aren't submitted.

I personally failed to submit in lots of races last year due to a number of reasons but If I had used option 3 (from above) then I would of been 200+ points higher up on the results (mainly because of Vettel)
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At first I was thinking it's a very good idea.....but it sort of 'lets you off the hook' in a way. I'm a bit of a traditionalist :hehe: since the game is about making your predictions every race weekend, the challenge is up to the contestant to remember the game and make a diff prediction every weekend.

Example, I put Ham - Nico - Alo - Kimi as my top 4 in the first race...and thanks to the dominance of Merc and Ferrari I score massively although I forget the game and end up in the Top 3 or Top 5...while others have been taking the trouble to remember and make their predictions every weekend and still score less. Seems a bit unfair to me.

If you foresee yourself finding it tough to be around to make the predictions, why not just drop a PM to a mod telling them your predictions or to use the one from the last race? Solves that issue immediately.
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I would like to do a bernie and you get double points for the race if you submit your results before quali
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Screw you guys, it's part of the game to have some skin in it, you gotta be in it to win it! See is as a DNS.

But the thing with last year, had you picked nothing but Vettel to win the entire year, it would have netted 325 points... good enough for 11th place without ever even showing up. :hehe:

Not entirely sure we'll have that luxury in 2014.
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OK, here's the deal with my picks: I will always pick either Alonso or Kimi, this year. Period.
I'll decide on the rest, based on whatever reason happens to strike me that day.

Why? Well, I'm not as technologically / mechanically savvy as most of you are; but, that
doesn't mean I don't love F1 any less than any one else. If this means that you'd rather I not
participate, let me know... I won't run off crying!!

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If Sagi manages to get a top 3 by the end of this season, I'd have committed suicide by then.
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Hammer278 wrote:If Sagi manages to get a top 3 by the end of this season, I'd have committed suicide by then.

Them's fighting words!! :boxing:
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Not fighting, possibly forecasted depression. :hehe:
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Hammer278 wrote:Not fighting, possibly forecasted depression. :hehe:

:headpat:
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Does anyone know how to set this up - I can get live but the information for 2014 needs updating.
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I didn't touch it. Let me look at it, don't know what type of DB it's even using.
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Okay, it's a SQL file, let me see if I can get SQL Express installed and edit the database and send it back to you.
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sagi58 wrote:
vaptin wrote:The chick to guy ratio isn't good enough for me to consider a Pool suitable for this place.

Maybe not; but, the guy to chick ratio looks mighty promising, eh, RC?? :rofl:


:yes: tasty! Absolutely spoilt for choice :P
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