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Let's play survivor

Discussion in 'Green Bay Packers Fan Forum' started by Poppa San, Sep 6, 2018.

  1. Poppa San

    Poppa San Levelheaded Staff Member Moderator

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    Pick your one rock solid, take it to the bank, Katy bar the door, bet the farm winner per week.
    Pick each team once for the season.
    Must play every week.
    You're wrong or miss and you are outta here.
    update A tie is a loss
    Last player standing wins a collection of lovely imaginary prizes

    I'll keep a running list of contestants in this post.

    weeds - Packers, Chargers, Chiefs

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    Mondio - Atlanta
    MiamiBeachPacker - Saints
    Firethorn1001 - Saints
    906Fan - Saints
    Zartan - Saints
    captainWIMM - Saints
    ARPackFan - Steelers
    RRyder - Steelers
    FaninColorado - Cleveland Browns
    PikeBadger - Browns
    XPack - Titans
    Royal Pain - Chargers
    Poppa San - Lions
    Snoops - Detroit Lions
    yooperpackfan - Lions
    AKCheese - the Lions
    gopkrs - Baltimore, Redskins
    Reggie White Cheese - Skins, Texans
    GreenBaySlacker - Packers, <no pick>
    SUGAMAN44 - Minnesota, <no pick>
    Jerellh528 - Packers, <no pick>
    rmontro - Patriots, Cowboys, Jacksonville
    Pokerbrat2000 - Patriots, Rams, Vikings
    Dantés - Ravens, Broncos, Vikings
    AmishMafia - Ravens, Bears, Tampa
    gatorpack - Raven, Rams, <no pick>
    MackemPacker - Ravens, Saints, <no pick>
    Dieseljunkie12 - Ravens, Saints, Jacksonville
    PackAttack12 - LA Rams, Saints, Minnesota


    GEE, this didn't take long. Weeds, expect an email from a Nairobi prince on how to collect your winnings.


     
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  2. Poppa San

    Poppa San Levelheaded Staff Member Moderator

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    Week one: Detroit Lions
     
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    SUGAMAN44 Cheesehead

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    Snoops Cheesehead

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    I myself will pick the Detroit Lions
     
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    Mondio Cheesehead

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    all 3 of you have picked week 1 losers, congrats :)

    I'm going big or going home. Atlanta beats the Foles led Eagles tonight.
     
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    Snoops Cheesehead

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    I like it!!! But there is no way the jets beating the lions lol
     
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    rmontro Cheesehead

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    Patriots
     
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    Jerellh528 Cheesehead

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    It’s week 1, there’s lots of parity & change in the Nfl year to year, the only team I keep track of though the offseason is the pack.

    I’ll open with the Packers for lack of confidence to choose any other team in week 1.

    Packers win vs the bears
     
  9. Dantés

    Dantés Gute Loot

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    I shall take the Ravens.
     
  10. PackAttack12

    PackAttack12 R-E-L-A-X

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    LA Rams over the Raiders
     
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    Reggie White Cheese Cheesehead

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    I will go out on a limb and take the Skins for week one over the Cardinals at home.. Call me crazy (sometimes) take a team i probably would not all season right now....
     
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    MiamiBeachPacker Cheesehead

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    I’ll go with the Saints
     
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    gopkrs Cheesehead

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    Saints. (Although I won't be heartbroken if they lose and I'm bounced early)
     
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    Titans to win (over Dolphins)
     
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    Pokerbrat2000 Opinions are like A-holes, we all have one.

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    Patriots
     
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  19. Poppa San

    Poppa San Levelheaded Staff Member Moderator

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    Agree and I don't see many chances to pick the Lions later this season. My theory is to always pick the loser lesser teams when you get the chance.
     
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    Pokerbrat2000 Opinions are like A-holes, we all have one.

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    Well the Lions could start 8-0 and then they are no longer the "lesser" team ;) Not to give my strategy too much away, but do we really know who those teams are yet? As we saw last year, an injury can all of a sudden turn a Powerhouse into an Outhouse.
     
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    Poppa San Levelheaded Staff Member Moderator

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    Not really but I am fairly certain the Jets will be picking top 5 this next off season.
     
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    Pokerbrat2000 Opinions are like A-holes, we all have one.

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    Probably #2 behind the Packers first pick in the draft from the Saints. ;)

    I normally only care about 3 winners but I have added a 4th this year, of course if there is playoff considerations, I may actually pull for one of these teams to win:
    1. Packers
    2. Whoever plays the Vikings
    3. Whoever plays the Bears
    4. Whoever plays the Saints...this is being moved up to #2 this year :)
     
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    I gotta say the saints.
     
  24. Dantés

    Dantés Gute Loot

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    There are two schools of thought on survivor games.

    Player A will take the surest bets they can find each week that are still available to them and hope that other players try to get cute and end up losing out before Player A exhausts his good options.

    Player B will take the worst team he can find that he still feels good about winning each week so that the powerhouses are still available later in the season.

    I think the first approach will get you farther on average, but the second will win the whole thing more often.
     
  25. Pokerbrat2000

    Pokerbrat2000 Opinions are like A-holes, we all have one.

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    Count me in for being Player C :cool:

    My point was while we would like to assume that teams are the same teams that they were in 2017, we all know a new season is just that and the teams will realign themselves to some extent. Right now picking the Powerhouses VS the Doormats is mostly based on last year and how a team "should do" with their off season moves. But until we really see what level a team is now at, the first few weeks are a crap shoot. I only know this from playing the Parlay Cards....I tried to always avoid the temptation of playing in weeks 1-2.
     
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