Guess the Score, Win Stuff: Florida 2017

Guess the Score, Win Stuff: Florida 2017 Comment Count

Seth August 30th, 2017 at 9:19 PM

image

How this works again:

  1. Readers predict the final score. Write it in the replies with the Michigan score first and a dash between them like so:

    41-7

  2. First person (by timestamp) to guess the correct score wins.
  3. If you got it right, I contact you for an address by your MGoBlog account email, and you give me some time to get that to you.
  4. If nobody got it right or I don't hear from the winner(s) we push it to next week or let it go.

About Last Time:

Someone was just short. I don’t want to talk about it.

This Week's Game:

Michigan in universally ridiculed alternates vs. an SEC team in Dallas, except this time it’s coached not by Nick Saban but by a guy who looks like other people he’s not a lot.

And on the Line:

A copy of the greatest Michigan preview book in the world

HTTV_d80bd5c3-d676-46a0-ad96-043554f53da3_470x

PLUS a small thing in the envelope that I’ll include that I can’t say what it is because I’m not supposed to have them. But the important thing is the book because we’re almost out of them, and look at your coffee table right now is that what you want people to see all football season?

------------------------

Contest fine print: One entry per user. First user to choose a set of scores wins, determined by the timestamp of your entry (for my ease I prefer if you don't post it as a reply to another person's score--if you do it won't help or hurt you). Deadline for entries is 24 hours before the start of the game. MGoEmployees and Moderators exempt from winning. The algorithm finds the winners as it chooses. I’m not kidding the little thing I’m putting in there is the coolest thing we’ve ever given away. The algorithm is self-correcting. The algorithm is from Jersey, we think…we haven’t actually seen a roster yet. The algorithm did not submit an FOIA request for Rutgers’ playbook. This is not the algorithm. But it’s getting there.

Comments

Guess the Score, Win Stuff: Sweet Sixteen

Guess the Score, Win Stuff: Sweet Sixteen Comment Count

Seth March 23rd, 2017 at 3:10 PM

whynotus

How this works again:

  1. Readers predict the final score of a designated game by placing a guess in the comments, preferably in the format of [M score][hyphen][Opp score], for example "41-0" or "35-0 Michigan", or "28-0 Go Blue", or "42-0 Harbaugh!" etc.
  2. The three guys who read this part holler at people who post in a different format
  3. First person (by timestamp) to post a particular score has it.
  4. If you got it right, I contact you for an address by your MGoBlog account email, and you give me some time to get that to you.
  5. If nobody got it right or I don't hear from the winner(s) we push it to next game or let it go.

This Week’s Game:

Michigan vs. Oregon in the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament.

And on the line:

Take your pick:

Whynotus-navy_1024x1024Whynotus-daisy_1024x1024winthegame_1024x10245665_98_1024x1024

Went through a lot of ideas before settling on the only one it could be. Of course we have some other hoops tees too.

---------------------------------------

Fine print: One entry per user. First user to choose a set of scores wins, determined by the timestamp of your entry (for my ease I prefer if you don't post it as a reply to another person's score--if you do it won't help or hurt you). Deadline for entries is the start of the game. MGoEmployees and Moderators exempt from winning. The algorithm finds the winners as it chooses. The algorithm is self-correcting. The algorithm asked Jeeves! The algorithm is was Mr. Basketball in Germany. The algorithm never imagined this was possible.

Comments

Guess the Score, Win Stuff: Indiana

Guess the Score, Win Stuff: Indiana Comment Count

Seth November 18th, 2016 at 11:19 AM

image

Fine we’ll bring this back. Don’t skip the tiebreaker.

How this works again:

  1. Readers predict the final score of a designated game by placing a guess in the comments, preferably in the format of [M score][hyphen][Opp score], for example "41-0" or "35-0 Michigan", or "28-0 Go Blue", or "42-0 Harbaugh!" etc.
  2. The three guys who read this part holler at people who post in a different format
  3. First person (by timestamp) to post a particular score has it.
  4. If you got it right, I contact you for an address by your MGoBlog account email, and you give me some time to get that to you.
  5. If nobody got it right or I don't hear from the winner(s) we push it to next week or let it go.

This Week’s Game:

Michigan vs. Indiana, football edition.

And on the line:

image

Our friends at the Michigan History Project put together a photographical coffee table book that you’re not allowed to not have anymore. Throw out the one about seashells; nobody’s ever going to open it anyway.

TIEBREAKER: We really want to give one of these away so if nobody gets the score it’ll go to whomever can name the most people in this photo:

image

No fair reading other peoples’ answers.

---------------------------------------

Fine print: One entry per user. First user to choose a set of scores wins, determined by the timestamp of your entry (for my ease I prefer if you don't post it as a reply to another person's score--if you do it won't help or hurt you). Deadline for entries is 24 hours before the start of the game. MGoEmployees and Moderators exempt from winning. The algorithm finds the winners as it chooses. The algorithm is self-correcting. The algorithm asked Jeeves! The algorithm is from Jersey, but escaped. The algorithm has everything on the table.

Comments

Guess The Score, Win Stuff: Illinois

Guess The Score, Win Stuff: Illinois Comment Count

Seth October 21st, 2016 at 12:45 PM

Doing it a bit differently, thanks to reader Boliver46, who started this thread on the board. Winner gets donations to their favorite charity. LIST YOUR SCORE AND YOUR CHARITY. From Boliver46:

I did this last year vs. Utaugh, so thought I'd bring it back out since I won a shirt for a PERFECT 45-28 Colorado guess this year.

#HumbleBrag

Again, I thought it'd be fun to make predictions regarding tomorrow's final score - and to benefit a good cause along the way!

Closest Guess to the Final Score Tomorrow vs. Illinois, and I will make a $20 Donation to your favorite charity! (No Human Funds, please).

I will use the first rule from the MGoBlog guess the score rules:

1. Readers predict the final score of a designated game by placing a guess in the comments, preferably in the format of [M score][hyphen][Opp score], for example "41-30" or "35-31 Michigan", or "28-24 Go Blue", or "38-0 Harbaugh!" etc.

and add another of my own:

2. Place the name of the charity of your choice in the body

Comments

Guess the Score, Win Stuff: Wisconsin

Guess the Score, Win Stuff: Wisconsin Comment Count

Seth September 27th, 2016 at 3:01 PM

image

How this works again:

  1. Readers predict the final score of a designated game by placing a guess in the comments, preferably in the format of [M score][hyphen][Opp score], for example "41-30" or "35-31 Michigan", or "28-24 Go Blue", or "38-0 Harbaugh!" etc.
  2. The three guys who read this part holler at people who post in a different format
  3. First person (by timestamp) to post a particular score has it.
  4. If you got it right, I contact you for an address by your MGoBlog account email, and you give me some time to get that to you.
  5. If nobody got it right or I don't hear from the winner(s) we push it to next week or let it go.

Last Time: I forgot to run one for Penn State. Nobody guessed Colorado would be this good.

This Week’s Game:

Wisconsin at Michigan.

And on the Line: Milk.

image

Real milk, not that candy-ass white water. Thanks to BiSB for the design:

image

Fine Print:

One entry per user. First user to choose a set of scores wins, determined by the timestamp of your entry (for my ease I prefer if you don't post it as a reply to another person's score--if you do it won't help or hurt you). Deadline for entries is 24 hours before the start of the game. MGoEmployees and moderators exempt from winning. The algorithm finds the winners as it chooses. The algorithm is self-correcting. The algorithm consistently runs inside zone. The algorithm is banned in Jersey. Algorithm’s sorry. Except to Scott Frost. And the NBA. And the NCAA. And Scott Frost’s mom. This is not Scott Frost’s mom. It is an algorithm.

Comments

Guess the Score, Win Stuff: Colorado

Guess the Score, Win Stuff: Colorado Comment Count

Seth September 15th, 2016 at 9:27 AM

image

How this works again:

  1. Readers predict the final score of a designated game by placing a guess in the comments, preferably in the format of [M score][hyphen][Opp score], for example "41-30" or "35-31 Michigan", or "28-24 Go Blue", or "38-0 Harbaugh!" etc.
  2. The three guys who read this part holler at people who post in a different format
  3. First person (by timestamp) to post a particular score has it.
  4. If you got it right, I contact you for an address by your MGoBlog account email, and you give me some time to get that to you.
  5. If nobody got it right or I don't hear from the winner(s) we push it to next week or let it go.

Last Week:

Nobody won. This guy was closest:

image

This guy didn’t realize his post gets a time tag:

image

Or maybe he did?

image

This Week’s Game:

Colorado at Michigan while Seth is in Colorado. Zero tolerance is a nice slogan, but speaking from experience, people will agree to all sorts of dumb things to lock down a 5-star.

And on the Line:

image

It gets floody in Colorado.

Fine Print:

One entry per user. First user to choose a set of scores wins, determined by the timestamp of your entry (for my ease I prefer if you don't post it as a reply to another person's score--if you do it won't help or hurt you). Deadline for entries is 24 hours before the start of the game. MGoEmployees and moderators exempt from winning. The algorithm finds the winners as it chooses. The algorithm is self-correcting. The algorithm consistently runs power. The algorithm is banned in Jersey. The algorithm is legal in Colorado and several other states. The algorithm is still pissed about McGary that was some serious bullshit. Oops the algorithm swore. Algorithm’s sorry. Except to Scott Frost. And the NBA. And the NCAA. And Scott Frost’s mom. This is not Scott Frost’s mom. It is an algorithm.

Comments

Guess the Score, Win Stuff: UCF

Guess the Score, Win Stuff: UCF Comment Count

Seth September 7th, 2016 at 6:01 PM

image

yes the Citronauts.

There are two things to know about UCF. One is they have a pair of twins in the secondary who are pretty good despite one of them not having a hand. The second is they used to be…

THE FLORIDA TECH CITRONAUTS!!! And they changed this! On purpose! To KNIGHTRO:

How this works again:

  1. Readers predict the final score of a designated game by placing a guess in the comments, preferably in the format of [M score][hyphen][Opp score], for example "41-0" or "35-0 Michigan", or "28-0 Go Blue", or "42-0 Harbaugh!" etc.
  2. The three guys who read this part holler at people who post in a different format
  3. First person (by timestamp) to post a particular score has it.
  4. If you got it right, I contact you for an address by your MGoBlog account email, and you give me some time to get that to you.
  5. If nobody got it right or I don't hear from the winner(s) we push it to next week or let it go.

About Last Time:

Nobody would ever predict…

image

DUDE! You win a print by Ben McCready. (Yes I saw you on Twitter. I'll email you in a moment). Nobody guessed the Paramus score though. :/

This Week's Game:

Michigan vs The Ridin' Dirty Knightros.

And on the Line:

MI AMERICA

image

No, your SEC and Jersey friends won't get it. But that's okay because they don't get America. Where a man can drive state to state, with no papers, and play football in any of them. You can also choose it in a shade of yellow that reminds you of the sand in a moderately sized town in Texas. Because America, that's why.

Fine print: One entry per user. First user to choose a set of scores wins, determined by the timestamp of your entry (for my ease I prefer if you don't post it as a reply to another person's score--if you do it won't help or hurt you). Deadline for entries is 24 hours before the start of the game. MGoEmployees and Moderators exempt from winning. The algorithm finds the winners as it chooses. The algorithm is going to be playing 9 yards off the line of scrimmage when it gets conservative. The algorithm is from Alabama. The algorithm! The algorithm! The algorithm!

Comments

Guess the Score, Win Stuff: Hawaii

Guess the Score, Win Stuff: Hawaii Comment Count

Seth August 31st, 2016 at 7:15 PM

image

come out and plaaayyy

How this works again:

  1. Readers predict the final score of a designated game by placing a guess in the comments, preferably in the format of [M score][hyphen][Opp score], for example "41-0" or "35-0 Michigan", or "28-0 Go Blue", or "42-0 Harbaugh!" etc.
  2. The three guys who read this part holler at people who post in a different format
  3. First person (by timestamp) to post a particular score has it.
  4. If you got it right, I contact you for an address by your MGoBlog account email, and you give me some time to get that to you.
  5. If nobody got it right or I don't hear from the winner(s) we push it to next week or let it go.

Except this time you predict TWO scores!

About Last Time:

There was no last time. That was then. We're at now, now.

This Week's FIRST game: PARAMUS vs. Saint Francis!

I've got two things to give out so I figured let's play twice. First Paramus is playing Friday night at the Big House at 6 p.m. If you wanna go, admission is $5 to see Drew Singleton, Corey Bolds, and whatever else from New Jersey Michigan may have designs on. We'll still be doing MGoRadio for the first hour else I'd join you.

This Week's OTHER first game:

FOOOOOOOOOOOTBALLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLL versus the state that tried to drop an apostrophe in its name like 50 years after we let them into the union.

I'm a liiitle excited.

And on the Line:

MichiganPrintLarge

For the Michigan-Hawaii Game: One full-size, limited edition print by famous portrait artist (and Bacon book interviewee) Ben McCready. Bennie is named for THAT Bennie, who was his godfather. McCready is part of the lifeblood of this Michigan of ours. He was the guy they asked when they started the Legends jerseys, and the guy behind getting them retired again. He's putting one of his prints on the line for whoever guesses the score correctly.

For the Paramus-Whoever [checks] St. Francis Game: Open edition of the same.

---------------------------------------

imageFine print: One entry per user. First user to choose a set of scores wins, determined by the timestamp of your entry (for my ease I prefer if you don't post it as a reply to another person's score--if you do it won't help or hurt you). Deadline for entries is 24 hours before the start of the game. MGoEmployees and Moderators exempt from winning. The algorithm finds the winners as it chooses. The algorithm is self-correcting. The algorithm asked Jeeves! The algorithm is from Jersey, but escaped. The algorithm is Abby Wambach. This is the algorithm. Finally.

Comments

Guess the Score, Win Stuff: Rigelian Bug People

Guess the Score, Win Stuff: Rigelian Bug People Comment Count

Seth February 26th, 2016 at 5:00 PM

image

Title Reference. Kinda miss Bo Ryan, kinda think I won't after Sunday.

So I keep having this problem where I run a guess the score and Michigan gets crushed, and of course nobody guessed that Michigan would get pulverized AND lose to the hockey version of the Rigelian bug people.

Since that totally happened, TiqIQ felt bad and wanted to try it again, this time with free tickets to the Iowa game, i.e., Michigan's last home game of the season, provided by TiqIQ.image

TiqIQ who, by the way, wants you to try their mobile app which they just revamped.

SO: this time if you guess the score, you win the tickets. If nobody gets it, we'll pick randomly again from WHOEVER DOWNLOADED THE APP (including if you did it last time) and give them the tickets.

By the way the app is at http://tiqiq.us/MGoTiqIQ. Winner will be contacted Monday, or Tuesday if I am running behind on Monday. But surely by Wednesday.

How this works again:

  1. Readers predict the final score of a designated game by placing a guess in the comments, preferably in the format of [M score][hyphen][Opp score], for example "41-0" or "35-0 Michigan", or "28-0 Go Blue", or "42-0 Harbaugh!" etc.
  2. The three guys who read this part holler at people who post in a different format
  3. First person (by timestamp) to post a particular score has it.
  4. If you got it right, I contact you for an address by your MGoBlog account email, and you give me some time to get that to you.
  5. If nobody got it right or I don't hear from the winner(s) we randomly draw from whoever downloaded the TiqIQ app.

About Last Time:

Nope. Nope nuh uh not talking about it.

This Week's Game:

Michigan at the Trohl Center.

And on the Line

image

You're going to the game next week.

So to recap:

  1. Guess a basketball score.
  2. Download the TiqIQ app in case nobody guesses the basketball score.

Fine print:

One entry per user. First user to choose a set of scores wins, determined by the timestamp of your entry (for my ease I prefer if you don't post it as a reply to another person's score--if you do it won't help or hurt you). Deadline for entries is 24 hours before the start of the game. MGoEmployees and Moderators exempt from winning. The algorithm owns Jersey. The algorithm is self-correcting. The algorithm thinks of the children! The algorithm doesn't steal lollipops or spring breaks from the children. This is not the algorithm. But it has a visit set.

Comments

Get the App, Go to the Game, Guess the Score, & Win Stuff: Hate State Weekend

Get the App, Go to the Game, Guess the Score, & Win Stuff: Hate State Weekend Comment Count

Seth February 4th, 2016 at 12:10 PM

image

imageDownload app, win tickets: Our ticket partners at TiqIQ want you to try their app. They want this more than they want a pair of tickets to see Michigan take on Michigan State this Saturday, or any other game at Crisler the rest of this season.

SO: if you download their app from http://tiqiq.us/MGoTiqIQ you'll be automatically put in the running to win a pair of good free tix for this weekend, or if the winner can't make it Saturday, pick another game left on the schedule! Winner will be contacted Friday.

How this works again:

  1. Readers predict the final score of a designated game by placing a guess in the comments, preferably in the format of [M score][hyphen][Opp score], for example "41-0" or "35-0 Michigan", or "28-0 Go Blue", or "42-0 Harbaugh!" etc.
  2. The three guys who read this part holler at people who post in a different format
  3. First person (by timestamp) to post a particular score has it.
  4. If you got it right, I contact you for an address by your MGoBlog account email, and you give me some time to get that to you.
  5. If nobody got it right or I don't hear from the winner(s) we push it to next week or let it go.

About Last Time:

Nope.

This Week's Game:

I'm sick of having no winners for these dang things, so here's what's up: whoever guesses the score of the BASKETBALL GAME correctly wins the print.

BUT…

If nobody gets the score spot on, it goes to whoever gets BOTH scores right of the two hockey games vs. State on Friday (at the Joe) and Saturday (in East Lansing). So put those under your guess if you want to be in the tiebreaker.

And on the Line:

MichiganPrintLarge

A full-size, limited edition print by famous portrait artist (and Bacon book interviewee) Ben McCready. Bennie is named for THAT Bennie, who was his godfather. McCready is part of the lifeblood of this Michigan of ours. He was the guy they asked when they started the Legends jerseys, and the guy behind getting them retired again. He's putting one of his prints on the line for whoever guesses the score correctly.

So to recap:

  1. Download the TiqIQ app and you could get free tickets.
  2. Guess a basketball score.
  3. Guess the two hockey scores too in case nobody gets the hoops one right.

Fine print:

One entry per user. First user to choose a set of scores wins, determined by the timestamp of your entry (for my ease I prefer if you don't post it as a reply to another person's score--if you do it won't help or hurt you). Deadline for entries is 24 hours before the start of the game. MGoEmployees and Moderators exempt from winning. The algorithm owns Jersey. The algorithm is self-correcting. The algorithm is back! This is not the algorithm. But it will be again soon.

Comments