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Forum: Surveys 04-17-2019, 04:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,023
Posted By OddSox
had to renew last year, I checked the box online...

had to renew last year, I checked the box online to get a real ID and it took me to the 'please visit your local DMV' at which point I immediately bailed. as it happens I ended up needing a new...
Forum: Diversions 04-17-2019, 04:28 PM
Replies: 536
Views: 16,765
Posted By OddSox
stop stealing my pickup lines, k thx

stop stealing my pickup lines, k thx
Forum: Diversions 04-17-2019, 04:27 PM
Replies: 536
Views: 16,765
Posted By OddSox
see signature

see signature
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 04-01-2019, 03:15 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,780
Posted By OddSox
King and Pawn vs King...

King and Pawn vs King (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/King_and_pawn_versus_king_endgame) is an interesting read. you can play these scenarios against the smartest computer and try to win/draw them...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 04-01-2019, 03:10 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,780
Posted By OddSox
you'll find my name in some of those older...

you'll find my name in some of those older seasons. may give that a shot again sometime although unlike TheGill it's not my favorite game length.
Forum: Software & Technology 04-01-2019, 02:50 PM
Replies: 25,042
Views: 6,262,241
Posted By OddSox
nice! I've been trying to get to diamond in...

nice!

I've been trying to get to diamond in dropshot recently. I hadn't tried it out since the update to give it ranked mode and am having a ton of fun with it.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 04-01-2019, 02:47 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,780
Posted By OddSox
as mentioned a couple times already, the perfect...

as mentioned a couple times already, the perfect information component makes it a very different game than card games. I enjoy both but play a lot more card games. Backgammon with a doubling cube is...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 04-01-2019, 02:43 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,780
Posted By OddSox
chess is a lot more fun for me at longer time...

chess is a lot more fun for me at longer time controls, blitz is like eating mediocre potato chips in that I don't really get any sense of enjoyment afterwards. semi-relatedly I'm a lot better at...
Forum: Sports 04-01-2019, 02:06 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 3,714
Posted By OddSox
agreed. I got lazy with making a spreadsheet but...

agreed. I got lazy with making a spreadsheet but that's not really an up and up/auditable method of tracking for a serious game. the pool I'm in does this but I trust that guy. would be a lot easier...
Forum: Sports 04-01-2019, 02:04 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 3,714
Posted By OddSox
man, you're exposing our scheme to defraud...

man, you're exposing our scheme to defraud everyone of all their AO bucks here
Forum: Sports 04-01-2019, 01:44 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 3,714
Posted By OddSox
I think the rebuys make more sense for a $$ pool...

I think the rebuys make more sense for a $$ pool actually, but it's definitely more of a pain for housekeeping. I may change to single-elimination and maybe do one pick for Saturday/Sunday of Week 1...
Forum: Sports 04-01-2019, 01:38 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 3,714
Posted By OddSox
yup, with Texas Tech's victory the two Gonzaga...

yup, with Texas Tech's victory the two Gonzaga picks from greenman and UA? were eliminated leaving me victorious. I'd've gotten around to hyping up a different winner sooner :oops:

Thanks for...
Forum: Sports 03-30-2019, 10:47 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 3,714
Posted By OddSox
I believe that's it, and after reviewing the...

I believe that's it, and after reviewing the spreadsheet, it looks like 3rookie is out of eligible picks for today, having previously selected Gonzaga, Texas Tech, Virginia and Purdue :(

congrats...
Forum: Sports 03-30-2019, 09:27 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 3,714
Posted By OddSox
Saturday - Texas Tech Sunday - Duke

Saturday - Texas Tech
Sunday - Duke
Forum: Sports 03-30-2019, 09:21 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 3,714
Posted By OddSox
And with UNC's loss, we are down to four players...

And with UNC's loss, we are down to four players remaining. don't forget to get those picks in! I've updated with Saturday's games and Sunday's games, I need tonight's by 6 ET and tomorrow's by 2 ET,...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 03-29-2019, 01:59 PM
Replies: 341
Views: 9,870
Posted By OddSox
ftr this finally got me to google the difference...

ftr this finally got me to google the difference between the two. not sure how it took me this long.
Forum: Sports 03-29-2019, 10:36 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 3,714
Posted By OddSox
thanks for the heads-up, updated

thanks for the heads-up, updated
Forum: Sports 03-29-2019, 10:22 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 3,714
Posted By OddSox
Spreadsheet is updated. We say goodbye to Ezekial...

Spreadsheet is updated. We say goodbye to Ezekial and Mayan Actuary, but we still have eight players remaining and it's anyone's game!

I think we still need CSPAN's pick for tonight but everyone...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 03-28-2019, 02:14 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,825
Posted By OddSox
https://i.redd.it/ma59m70yvwh11.png

https://i.redd.it/ma59m70yvwh11.png
Forum: Sports 03-28-2019, 08:35 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 3,714
Posted By OddSox
Purdue for today

Purdue for today
Forum: Sports 03-28-2019, 08:31 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 3,714
Posted By OddSox
:bump: picks are due! please get your...

:bump:

picks are due! please get your selection for today in before 7:00 Eastern tonight.
Forum: Sports 03-25-2019, 04:19 PM
Replies: 438
Views: 20,933
Posted By OddSox
yeah obviously coin flips the rest of the way is...

yeah obviously coin flips the rest of the way is a very conservative scenario
Forum: Sports 03-25-2019, 04:06 PM
Replies: 438
Views: 20,933
Posted By OddSox
is there a theoretical prize in play for this...

is there a theoretical prize in play for this bracket? 1 in 32,768 ain't too crazy at this point.
Forum: Sports 03-25-2019, 01:26 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 3,714
Posted By OddSox
You did! and no guarantees for the Final Four,...

You did! and no guarantees for the Final Four, but you do have picks for the next couple of days. Maybe that'll be all you need!
Forum: Sports 03-25-2019, 01:25 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 3,714
Posted By OddSox
All right folks, I've updated the tracking posts...

All right folks, I've updated the tracking posts with current players, statuses, and schedule for Thursday and Friday. Notably I decided to go with a google spreadsheet to keep track of everything...
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