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N.F.L. Pigskin Picks - Hope You're Ready For Some Football!!!

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ajsmom posted 8/13/2013 16:35 PM

Welcome to the formal announcement of the 2013/2014 S.I. – N.F. L. Pigskin Picks football pool. Obviously, I should have started a pool in the offseason to crown the winner of the closest to the pin for number of N.F.L. felons arrested this year, but I digress.

The format is quite simple – it’s a confidence pool whereby players choose a winner between the two teams playing for each game. If your chosen team wins, you get a point. If they lose, well...you get a big empty enchilada. The player with the most correct picks weekly over all the players playing wins the week and the player with the highest cumulative score throughout the season is crowned – drum roll, please - S.I. Pigskin Picks Champion!

If your taste buds for all things football are like mine and you aren’t satisfied with the regular season hijinks, we then go into the Playoff and Superbowl rounds and crown yet another Champion! So, you have two – COUNT ‘EM: TWO – possible ways to be a champion this football season (though you’re all champions in my book )!

We crowned a newbie champion last year, so a big shout out to purplejacket4 for winning the regular season pool and to dirk pitt for taking the Playoff/Super Bowl crown in the 2012/2013 Season!

WOOT!!! TOOT!!! Shazam, they were good pickers!!!

Anyone can play regardless of your football knowhow. Heck, pick the team with the best fitting uniforms or goofiest mascot for all we care. If you’re interested in jumping onto this crazy train, simply say “Put me in, Commish!” by responding to this thread and just like a 30-second acceptance at Capitol One – BAM! – you’re in!

I will be back on Monday the 26th with the first week’s schedule and the overall rules and information such as game times, deadlines for posting your picks, when and how standings will be published, etc., all those fine detail things that make running the pool so exciting!

(I already need a drink).

Trash talk is very much encouraged, but word to the wise – be careful, as I’m sure you wouldn’t want to lose your S.I. membership getting all rattled over a missed field goal attempt.

ETA: (I liked the above statement so much from last year that I’m leaving it in again).

Trust that we do have a lot of fun throughout the season, especially as the picks get tougher with those usual upset weeks thrown in and the occasional murder trial pre-trial motions and all.

Don't be shy! Join us!


AJ’s MOM, a.k.a. “The Commish”

[This message edited by ajsmom at 4:39 PM, August 13th (Tuesday)]

nowiknow23 posted 8/13/2013 16:37 PM

ME ME ME ME ME!!!!

AFrayedKnot posted 8/13/2013 16:59 PM

Sure, I'm in. I know nothing about football. But I know a lot about trash talk.

kernel posted 8/13/2013 17:12 PM

“Put me in, Commish!”

I am soooo ready for some football pool!

Thanks for being the Commish, Commish!

purplejacket4 posted 8/13/2013 20:48 PM

I'm back to defend my title (snort)!

tesla posted 8/13/2013 22:07 PM

Ok, I want to try again and this year, I'll actually finish the season out!

Jen posted 8/14/2013 19:29 PM

ajsmom posted 8/16/2013 09:29 AM

MissesJai posted 8/16/2013 10:35 AM

You know I'm in there like swimwear!!!!

CantGetOverYou posted 8/16/2013 14:01 PM

It's on like Gronkowski's thong!

I'm in!

Yme posted 8/16/2013 21:16 PM

I wanna' play!!!!!!

ajsmom posted 8/19/2013 10:28 AM

ray-ray posted 8/19/2013 18:08 PM

Count me in! Can't wait!

lingerdog posted 8/19/2013 19:25 PM

Put me in, Commish!

And just for giggles, my avatars from my fantasy teams.

The Thunder Monkeys

and
The Killer Klowns

[This message edited by lingerdog at 7:26 PM, August 19th (Monday)]

kernel posted 8/23/2013 21:31 PM

Now here's some rookie hazing I can get behind:


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1XkWyTr_SY4

kernel posted 8/23/2013 21:52 PM

So that's what they've been saying! Who knew?!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zce-QT7MGSE


"I want cake now!"

Ascendant posted 8/24/2013 22:02 PM

Put me in, commish

CharlieFoxtrot posted 8/25/2013 10:59 AM

Orange peanut?! For me?

Put me in!

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