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Amazing Race Predictions Game: Lilia Wins! (/ Burns her 27 Dresses)

Discussion in 'Off The Beaten Track' started by Beefcake, Sep 27, 2010.

  1. Beefcake

    Beefcake Guest

    :puppet:

    Perennial bridesmaid Prancer is the true Sasha of FSU Amazing Race Predictions. We'll ignore that there have been multiple Kwans to her Sasha over the years. :shuffle:
     
  2. oleada

    oleada Well-Known Member

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    You just keep adding insult to injury, don't cha? :fragile:
     
  3. Beefcake

    Beefcake Guest

    Would you feel better as the Bebe Liang to rfisher's Amber :glamor: Corwin? :saint:
     
  4. genevieve

    genevieve drinky typo pbp, closet hugger Staff Member

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    I loved Andrea Gardiner's skating :wuzrobbed
     
  5. KikiSashaFan

    KikiSashaFan Well-Known Member

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    Go big or go home. I'm just glad I wasn't last this year :lol:
     
  6. shan

    shan Well-Known Member

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  7. Prancer

    Prancer All About That Bass Staff Member

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    We can refer to them as the Irinas, the Shizukas, the Kimmies, the Sarahs, etc.

    Sasha had her multiple Kwans, too. :D
     
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  8. Beefcake

    Beefcake Guest

    Congrats to the medalists. :biggrinbo Each of last week’s top four scored 20 points, and their placements (let’s be honest – the only ones that really count here) were unchanged.

    GOLD: Lilia A
    SASHA (tie): Lara
    SASHA (tie): Prancer

    PEWTER: shan


    Lilia and Prancer are used to being in the rarified air of FSU Predictions, so :respec: to them. OTOH, but, excellent rise from the middle for Lara and nice recovery from multiple seasons in the dregs of the dregs for shan. :p

    Also, kudos to Elizabeth Anne and KHenry for having a perfect score for the finale: 1-2-3 correct in Rank ‘Em, all three finalist teams in Pick ‘Em, and correct answers in the two bonus questions.

    So that's a wrap. See ya next time ... looking forward :watch: to the weekly bloodshed of your Rank 'Ems (confusing gaggle of former also-rans) and to the variety (beyond the Cowboys methinks) we'll see in your Pick 'Ems.

    Roll that dice! :puppet:


    FINAL RANKINGS - TAR 17 PREDICTIONS GAME:

    NAME PRIOR RANK PRIOR PTS NEW PTS TOTAL PTS NEW RANK

    Lilia A 1 72 20 92 1
    Lara 2t 68 20 88 2t
    Prancer 2t 68 20 88 2t
    shan 4 66 20 86 4
    oleada 5t 63 21 84 5t
    rfisher 7 62 22 84 5t
    KHenry 8t 60 24 84 5t
    merrywidow 8t 60 22 82 8
    KikiSashaFan 5t 63 17 80 9t
    Kedrin 10 59 21 80 9t
    SCG888 11 58 22 80 9t
    ElizabethAnne 12t 56 24 80 9t
    The Village Idiot 12t 56 22 78 13
    Flatfoote 14 55 15 70 14
    FiveRinger 17t 44 20 64 15
    sk8pics 17t 44 19 63 16
    allezfred 16 46 15 61 17
    Bev Johnston 15 49 3 52 18
    minuet 23 29 16 45 19
    love skating 19 40 1 41 20t
    itofan 20 37 4 41 20t
    genevieve 22 31 9 40 22
    PrincessLeppard 24 26 10 36 23
    jamesy 21 32 2 34 24
    Fridge Break 25 15 15 30 25
     
  9. jamesy

    jamesy shut in

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    24th place? :drama: I'm the Gizmo of TAR--just barely qualified for the free skate.
     
  10. Beefcake

    Beefcake Guest

    :lol:

    er, so Fridge is the Oda of TAR, then? :saint:
     
  11. Lara

    Lara Well-Known Member

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    Thought not picking the doctors 1st might screw me of silver (I knew I'd be rooting for them so wanted some consolation if they didn't win, plus Claire's comeback from the watermelon hit was impressive). Wheee!

    IIRC I sucked last time and did ok the one before...I guess I'm the Carolina Kostner of predictions? :lol:
     
  12. Fridge_Break

    Fridge_Break #HotMessExpress

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    Is it possible to do one to many combinations in this game? I guess (way more than) one too many combinations of bad rank-em selections.. :lol:
     
  13. rfisher

    rfisher At least I still have Pairs to look forward to

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    I'm thrilled with my top 10 finish. :cheer2: Not bad for my first outing. Of course, it'll be downhill from here on and Phil Hersch will be telling me to give it up and go back to school next season.
     
  14. oleada

    oleada Well-Known Member

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    I'm 5th! Which is actually a great result for my first ever. Let's hope I don't peak there....
     
  15. PrincessLeppard

    PrincessLeppard Holding Alex Johnson's Pineapple

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    It was your first season and you were too stupid to get nervous.

    You'll bomb next year, disappointing all your ubers who proclaimed you the second coming of Kwan.
     
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  16. sk8pics

    sk8pics Well-Known Member

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    That was fun! And I wasn't last!:lol: But I liked the suicide version of the game better.
     
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  17. Lilia A

    Lilia A Well-Known Member

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    Oh my, I won? You mean without having to bribe the judges?

    I would like to thank first and foremost....Nick and Vicky:lol::p Without them, this wouldn't have been possible. Honorable mention to Dandew, for setting the standard of the 'weak team that despite doing badly in almost every leg manages to stay until the very end'.
     
  18. genevieve

    genevieve drinky typo pbp, closet hugger Staff Member

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    I beat 3 people! :inavoid:

    And I'd have been in 19th if it weren't for my pesky 10 point penalty :glamor:
     
  19. Beefcake

    Beefcake Guest

    :COP: Hey, you're right to thank Vicky*, but only partly so. Lara, with your N&V rank 'em instead of her own, would've just tied you for first, and Prancer under that scenario would've still fallen a point short of you.

    *Little Nicky can't be thanked. Left to his own devices, he would've taken a too-long nap on the way to the TAR17 starting line, and Vicky would have replaced him with a canned ham (which, turns out, may have been slightly more helpful with things).
     
  20. jamesy

    jamesy shut in

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    :encore: always happy to help

    (even though this is a subclique I could do without)
     
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  21. Prancer

    Prancer All About That Bass Staff Member

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    I'll give you my silver medal if you will come and wrap presents for me. I hear you've got experience.
     
  22. love skating

    love skating Clueless American

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    Congrats to the medalists! Yay, I'm not last! :D
     
  23. shan

    shan Well-Known Member

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    :cheer2: for the pewter medal!!! Next cycle I'm sure I'll be back at the bottom, but it was fun to be near the top for once. Thanks Beefeater for running this every cycle. :D
     
  24. KHenry14

    KHenry14 Well-Known Member

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    Well, thanks to (or no thanks) Nick and Vicki for placing WAY higher than I thought they would....and to Michael and Kevin for placing lower than I thought, :rolleyes:

    Dang, had the top three correct and still didn't win!!!!!


    Word to the wise future contestants, PLEASE READ THE DANG RULES! :lynch:

    But I'm pleased to finish in 5th. I'm going to keep playing until I win again. :watch:
     
  25. ElizabethAnne

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    Getting a perfect score doesn't happen too frequently so I will enjoy my moment of success, even though it was only for one episode of Amazing Race :D. I wonder if it will be easier to predict when we know more about the racers. Looking forward to the next series.

    Thanks Beefcake. I enjoy both contest formats.