Tradition Sports Bowl Pick 'Em

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  1. Cheez

    Cheez TSO's 1,000,000th Poster

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  2. Keller

    Keller The enemy of my enemy is my friend.

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    I mighta done it if you went through ESPN - I hate yahoo sports stuff.
     
  3. Cimmy24

    Cimmy24 Candy Ass Self

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  4. Keller

    Keller The enemy of my enemy is my friend.

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    Cimmy I'm down. I'm not expecting to do well but I'm definitely game - lets gather some peeps for this.
     
  5. alemic

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    Cimmy im down il be joining
     
  6. Timpegoose

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    I'll hop into both. Don't expect to do so hot either, but oh well, should be fun.
     
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    Damn work! Blocking me!
     
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  9. Cheez

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    bowls start tomorrow. get your picks in now!
     
  10. Shaun Mason

    Shaun Mason Somebody you used to know.

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    I'm working on a prediction program, I am going to try to get it up done tonight so I can participate.:)
     
  11. Cheez

    Cheez TSO's 1,000,000th Poster

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    I've got a perfect program for you.

    All it involves is a pen, paper, and a coin.

    1). Look at a matchup
    2). Label 1 team as heads, and the other as tails
    3). Flip the coin
    4). Record the results

    It's Perfect!!!!!! haha
     
  12. Shaun Mason

    Shaun Mason Somebody you used to know.

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    I actually got an idea based of the rankings I've done for this site.

    I'm going to try to input each weeks results and let the algorithm I have figure out who is ranked where, then pick based on that.

    Yes, I am a geek.
     
  13. Cheez

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    im a math major in college. im a geek too.

    i'll post my "flip a coin" results here, and pit them straight up against your algorithm haha.

    mathematically, you should win, however, college football is a funky thing.
     
  14. Shaun Mason

    Shaun Mason Somebody you used to know.

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    I was an engineer in college, I love math.

    If your curious about my method, I am using the algorithm Xbox Live uses for matchmaking.

    You can google TrueSkill if you want to find the white paper by Microsoft on it.
     
  15. Cheez

    Cheez TSO's 1,000,000th Poster

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    Cheez's "Coin Flip" Picks: (THHTTHHTTTHHHHHTHHHTTHTTTHHTHHHTTHH): 20 Heads and 15 Tails
    New Mexico Bowl: UTEP
    Humanitarian Bowl: NIU
    New Orleans Bowl: Ohio
    St. Petersberg Bowl: Louisville
    Las Vegas Bowl: Boise State
    Poinsettia Bowl: Navy
    Hawaii Bowl: Hawaii
    Little Caesar's Bowl: Toledo
    Independence Bowl: Georgia Tech
    Champs Sports Bowl: NC State
    Insight Bowl: Missouri
    Military Bowl: East Carolina
    Texas Bowl: Illinois
    Alamo Bowl: Oklahoma State
    Armed Forces Bowl: Army
    Pinstripe Bowl: Syracuse
    Music City Bowl: North Carolina
    Holiday Bowl: Nebraska
    Meineke Car Care Bowl: South Florida
    Sun Bowl: Miami
    Liberty Bowl: Central Florida
    Chick Fil A Bowl: South Carolina
    TicketCity Bowl: Texas Tech
    Outback Bowl: Penn State
    Capital One Bowl: Michigan State
    Gator Bowl: Mississippi State
    Rose Bowl: Wisconsin
    Fiesta Bowl: Oklahoma
    Orange Bowl: Stanford
    Sugar Bowl: Ohio State
    GoDaddy.com Bowl: Middle Tennessee
    Cotton Bowl: Texas A&M
    BBVA Compass Bowl: Kentucky
    Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl: Nevada
    BCS National Championship: Oregon

    Note: I just went on how ESPN has them listed on their "Bowls" page. Top team was heads, bottom team was tails.

    Also, I am intrigued by this TrueSkill. I might look at it later tonight or tomorrow.

    EDIT: The Coin Flip ended the Bowl season 17-18.
     
  16. Cheez

    Cheez TSO's 1,000,000th Poster

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    The winner of this year's Tradition Football Bowl Pick 'Em: Cheez

    24-35, 433 points
     
  17. Wick36

    Wick36 Welcome to the Jungle

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    I ended mine with 24/35 and 457 points. Ended up getting 2nd place. :(
     
  18. Cheez

    Cheez TSO's 1,000,000th Poster

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    you should have entered here.

    I didnt even get my 35 point pick (Nebraska)
     

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