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Re: GridBids 2012

Postby MiÑardi » Thu Aug 02, 2012 9:02 am

Not quite sure how I'm that far up the table. Being consistantly mediocre could be the key!
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Re: GridBids 2012

Postby NooDle » Thu Aug 02, 2012 12:32 pm

MiÑardi wrote:Not quite sure how I'm that far up the table. Being consistantly mediocre could be the key!


Shh, don't give away the winning strategy!
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Re: GridBids 2012

Postby The Ghost Who Walks » Thu Aug 02, 2012 5:23 pm

NooDle wrote:
MiÑardi wrote:Not quite sure how I'm that far up the table. Being consistantly mediocre could be the key!


Shh, don't give away the winning strategy!

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Re: GridBids 2012

Postby Waldorf » Tue Aug 28, 2012 5:11 pm

Let's get ready to resume rumbling...

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Re: GridBids 2012

Postby Mawerick » Sun Sep 02, 2012 7:38 am

I think it was possible to pick the entire top 10 apart from Webber. 93 points maximum?
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Re: GridBids 2012

Postby NooDle » Sun Sep 02, 2012 12:14 pm

Well I gues as with most people the T1 pileup pretty much screwed me on GB picks...
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Re: GridBids 2012

Postby Picci » Sun Sep 02, 2012 2:37 pm

I got some points with Kimi, Vettel, di Resta and Schumacher. I picked the wrong Force India. Also had Maldonado (silly me), Hamilton and Rosberg, so this round can be called nothing but a disaster.
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Re: GridBids 2012

Postby Mawerick » Sun Sep 02, 2012 2:45 pm

I had Button, Vettel, Kimi, Massa and di Resta. Also had Nico and Grosjean, but meh... Anyway, 69 points I think.
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Re: GridBids 2012

Postby xcraigx » Sun Sep 02, 2012 5:07 pm

Mawerick wrote:I think it was possible to pick the entire top 10 apart from Webber. 93 points maximum?

Yes!
Theoretical High is calculated at 93.

There could be some awesome scores this week by some folks trying desperate strategies. (Toro Rosso's have been at 1 point for a bit)

I'm pissed they didn't pit Senna sooner. He caught fastest lap after his stop and would have had a better chance to score if he stopped with more than 4 laps to the end.

Only 66 for me as I didn't have any Findias or Rossos, but did pick the lucky leaders who made it through the 1st corner.
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GridBids 2012 - 12 Belgium

Postby Waldorf » Sun Sep 02, 2012 7:21 pm

Grosjean-induced carnage made for a crazy week in the GridBids world. The hmm0 top result for the race was 69 points by Mawerick, who retains second place in the group standings -- a whopping 63 points behind the runaway leader ghost_who_walks. Our group's only contender for the overall GridBids title this season is in 2nd overall, 15 points out of the lead.

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Re: GridBids 2012

Postby MonteCristo » Mon Sep 03, 2012 3:45 am

Waldorf, is there any easy way of seeing the average score for all entries over the course of the season so far? I can't be stuffed adding it all up :P.

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Re: GridBids 2012

Postby Waldorf » Mon Sep 03, 2012 11:42 am

MonteCristo wrote:Waldorf, is there any easy way of seeing the average score for all entries over the course of the season so far? I can't be stuffed adding it all up :P.

What is par?


http://gridbids.com/stats.php

Also, the graph on the group page shows everyone's score compared to the overall average:
http://gridbids.com/viewgroup.php?group=77

There's no way of seeing the average just within our group.

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Re: GridBids 2012

Postby NooDle » Mon Sep 03, 2012 11:59 am

Thus endeth my chance for any decent result at the end of the year....
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Re: GridBids 2012

Postby MonteCristo » Mon Sep 03, 2012 4:31 pm

Waldorf wrote:
MonteCristo wrote:Waldorf, is there any easy way of seeing the average score for all entries over the course of the season so far? I can't be stuffed adding it all up :P.

What is par?


http://gridbids.com/stats.php

Also, the graph on the group page shows everyone's score compared to the overall average:
http://gridbids.com/viewgroup.php?group=77

There's no way of seeing the average just within our group.

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Re: GridBids 2012

Postby NooDle » Tue Sep 04, 2012 12:26 pm

Ahem, if Grosjean is out, does this mean Dambrosio costs me 4.6 FarzPoints? Cause that seems like a lot...
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Re: GridBids 2012

Postby Waldorf » Tue Sep 04, 2012 3:05 pm

NooDle wrote:Ahem, if Grosjean is out, does this mean Dambrosio costs me 4.6 FarzPoints? Cause that seems like a lot...


I don't know if I can get Grosjean's replacement into the form in time.

Assuming I don't, anyone who picks Grosjean will receive zero points for him, regardless of how many points his replacement scores.

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Re: GridBids 2012

Postby Travis Daye » Wed Sep 05, 2012 5:15 am

Waldorf wrote:
NooDle wrote:Ahem, if Grosjean is out, does this mean Dambrosio costs me 4.6 FarzPoints? Cause that seems like a lot...


I don't know if I can get Grosjean's replacement into the form in time.

Assuming I don't, anyone who picks Grosjean will receive zero points for him, regardless of how many points his replacement scores.

Yikes, I'd better change my picks then.
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Re: GridBids 2012

Postby xcraigx » Sun Sep 09, 2012 10:10 am

Italy was nuts for the attrition. I feel bad for anyone who had the SV, JB, MW combo as they cost alot of good points. Alonso came up short on his 15.6 point cost with only a 15 point payout.

Theoretical high score for this round is 91 by picking everyone except Raikonnen. I wonder if anyone had that combo?

68 for me is not too shabby...
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Re: GridBids 2012

Postby Mawerick » Sun Sep 09, 2012 10:17 am

I think I got 80 :)
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GridBids 2012 - 13 Italy

Postby Waldorf » Sun Sep 09, 2012 12:58 pm

A race full of heartbreak for many, happy surprise for others. The group high score was shared by Mawerick and Megallos, with 80 big points. Of course the group lead is still held by ghost_who_walks, even though he had a meh race and drops a couple of spots to 4th in the overall standings.

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Re: GridBids 2012

Postby The Ghost Who Walks » Sun Sep 09, 2012 3:26 pm

Yeah, having Button cost me :(
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Re: GridBids 2012

Postby NooDle » Mon Sep 10, 2012 11:57 am

me too.... though I'm quite happy with 60 pts...
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Re: GridBids 2012

Postby Waldorf » Thu Sep 20, 2012 10:03 pm

I'll be cycling from San Francisco back down to L.A. starting on Sunday, and won't be back even in time for a very late GridBids update before Japan.

I got Farzad to promise to do the update this time; in the unlikely event he procrastinates I will nag him wherever I find free WiFi.

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Re: GridBids 2012

Postby Picci » Fri Sep 21, 2012 2:37 pm

I went banzai with a long list of midfielders among my picks. Hope the race is a typical Singapore mess and it pays out.
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Re: GridBids 2012

Postby Mawerick » Sun Sep 23, 2012 8:05 am

I had Hamilton, which was unfortunate. Still 65 points, so not too bad.
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