Guess the Score, Win Stuff: Penn Shhhtate

Submitted by Seth on February 13th, 2013 at 9:32 AM

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The hell is over.

How it works:

  1. I put up a winnable prize that consists of a desirable good.
  2. You guess the final scores of the designated game, and put it in the comments. First person to post a particular score has it.
  3. If you got it right, we contact you. If not, go to (5)
  4. The desirable good arrives at the address you give us.
  5. Non-winners can acquire the same desirable good by trading currency for it.
  6. Seriously, you don't have to actually guess a basketball score to get this shirt. You can buy it.

About Last Time:

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I think the ads are off today. I also think they put Appling's dagger "three will take the roof off" in there twice. Hi visiting MSU fans please click.

I unknowingly tempted the Kenpom gods by skipping Wisconsin and asking you to predict what I figured would be a far more watchable affair. There is no mercy from the Kenpom gods. Heiko is now the last of us to not have tempted their wrath.

The closest anyone got was B-Nut-GoBlue with 71-65 Sparty, but that's like saying Antarctica is closer than Ann Arbor to the supermassive black hole at the center of our galaxy. At that distance all scores are relative, and I am giving the t-shirt to the guy who called me out for tempting deities who have no sense of humor.

This Week's Game:

Penn State comes visiting this Sunday, thank the gods. It helps if you post your score in the format of [M's Score]-[Opponent's Score].

And the Prize:

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I'm not feeling like Blouses or anything right now; I feel like this team needs a reminder before they give me an aneurysm. And it just so happens that Novak is in town this week.

Fine print: One entry per user. First user to choose a set of scores wins, determined by the timestamp of your entry (make it easy on me and write your score in digits with a hyphen between them. Deadline for entries is sometime within 24 hours before the start of the game—whenever I can get online in that time and lock the thread. MGoEmployees and Moderators exempt from winning because you can change scores. We did not invent the algorithm. The algorithm consistently finds Jesus. The algorithm spent 10 years as the Indiana of basketball, if that makes sense. The algorithm is banned in China. The algorithm is from Jersey. The algorithm played like it's from Jersey. The algorithm is not just a shooter.aachen. This is not the algorithm. This is close.

Comments

PasadenaFan

February 13th, 2013 at 11:21 AM ^

WTF!  Not one inch of coverage on the MSU game.  You guys are in total denial.  

 

I am a fan, but this UM Basketball team SUCKS.  I am tired of hearing how great they are.  They reek.

 

Don't post any more bullshit about how they are this and that and going to win it all.  JUST WIN THE GAMES already.  I don't want to read another post about guessing the scores or uniforms!

 

Football team too.  BEAT OSU EVERY YEAR.  NO MORE EXCUSES.  WIN YOUR G.D. BOWL GAME.  MAKE THE CATCHES & MAKE THE TACKLES.  TAYLOR LEWAN:  BLOCK CLOWNEY MoFo.  YOU MISSED HIM GUY!  EXCUSES ARE FOR LOSERS.

 

I am a UM  fan, but the kool aid drinking is out of hand.  AND, again, not one inch about the loss on this site.

 

Give me a break!