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Prediction League 1: 2016-17 Intro & Latest Table

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Re: Prediction League 1: 2016-17 Intro & Latest Table

Mon May 01, 2017 11:04 am

Morning all. Here is the FINAL table after the 2016-17 League 1 Prediction League!
Some good, consistent scoring on this final weekend of games and there were lots of 'safe' games which helped score points.
The winning score was still only 3 points though - achieved by Donnington Saddler, Asps, saddla and Ancient Moaner - well done to all of you!

At the end of it all, this year's Prediction League Champion is...ME! Slightly embarrassed in writing that and not quite sure how I won by such a big gap in the end, ahead of lots of seasoned predictors, but I just kept accruing points and on a consistent basis I suppose!

Below is also a table showing the number of weekly wins. Quite an even spread and good to see lots of people winning weeks along the way. It also goes to show that winning a week isn't the be all and end all as Saigon is second bottom (snigger!) of the weekly wins table but still achieved second in the actual prediction league table! Steady and consistent performance is what is needed in the prediction league it seems!

Hope you have all enjoyed it, thanks for the kind comments - makes it worth running it when you know it is appreciated - and have a good summer's rest and preseason before it all kicks off again in August! :D

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Re: Prediction League 1: 2016-17 Intro & Latest Table

Mon May 01, 2017 11:24 am

Well done and thank you very much Jolly.
You do a magnificent job and it is very much appreciated.
On to next season. :D

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Re: Prediction League 1: 2016-17 Intro & Latest Table

Mon May 01, 2017 6:25 pm

Thanks jj great stuff.

Interesting comparing to the two tables, demonstrates how consistently inconsistent some of us must be with our predictions

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Re: Prediction League 1: 2016-17 Intro & Latest Table

Wed May 03, 2017 10:18 pm

Mid-table mediocrity again for me. I know my place. :(

Thanks JJ for your efforts. Doing the predictions and reading Welshie's preambles all part of the Saturday morning routine for me.

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Re: Prediction League 1: 2016-17 Intro & Latest Table

Thu May 04, 2017 3:37 am

8) :mrgreen: 8)

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*brief moment of lucidity mode disengaged*

"So that mighty in war, he might conquer other fierce kings and crush their proud necks" Spoken of Athlestan, king of all England, 939AD.

Exile wrote:Looking forward to this year! Will Saigon become insufferably smug? Will manc slink off into a hole? Can swampy manage to stay the course? How many p-p games will jolly miss? Can I predict every round for the first time?


Yup. 2nd AGAIN, meaning the last 5 seasons are: 1st, 3rd, 1st, 2nd, 2nd. So I'm either winning it, or proving to be the nearest challenger, regularly finishing above skilled and experienced predictors. I can't legislate for predictors having their one big, lucky season, before slipping back into the squalid little pit of their own mediocrity.
Yes. He predicted once before realising he didn't have a chance again and fled in tears.
Yes.
None that I know of.
No. You missed 4. LOL

me wrote:Hopefully I will burn off the selection of lucky miscreants and ensconce myself firmly into the appropriate and customary position.
I have both the experience and competence to do this.
Pretty confident of kicking on and grasping what's on offer, as usual in these circumstances.


I called it, in the sure and certain knowledge that I would succeed. Again.

Saddla wrote:1 point, 1 lousy rotten point behind Saigon.
Congratulations on your second successive 2nd place Saigon.
Getting used to being runner up?


Yes, a bit closer than I thought, and I must admit being very nervous when Rochdale equalised. :?
I thank you
Hmmm, it is something that will need to be looked at, but considering the circumstances, I am exceedingly satisfied with myself.

Please address all sycophantic congratulationary adulations / mewling, pitiful excuses to:

Admiral Gloaty McGloatface,
Bombastic House,
The Fortress of Conceit,
The Summit of Arrogance,
Lower Irritant Walk,
Gloathamptonshire
GL0 ATY

:D :wink:

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Re: Prediction League 1: 2016-17 Intro & Latest Table

Thu May 04, 2017 4:16 am

The all-important Points Per round Table, at which I prove once more that if I predict every round, my skills consistently exceed those of the turgid tugger saigon saddler.

Player Pts/Rd
Jolly Johnny 2.311
Exile 1.927
saddla 1.864
Saigon Saddler 1.844
reedswood 1.795
The Bosted Slab 1.778
Cully 1.756
swampy saddler 1.733
Casual D 1.711
Welsh Saddler 1.667
Asps 1.619
itasaddler 1.571
Old Penk Saddler 1.550
Ancient Moaner 1.550
canadian saddler 1.455

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Re: Prediction League 1: 2016-17 Intro & Latest Table

Thu May 04, 2017 11:25 am

Exile wrote:............ once more that if I predict every round, my skills consistently ...........


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Re: Prediction League 1: 2016-17 Intro & Latest Table

Tue May 09, 2017 11:37 am

Exile wrote:The all-important Points Per round Table, at which I prove once more that if I predict every round, my skills consistently exceed those of the turgid tugger saigon saddler.

Player Pts/Rd
Jolly Johnny 2.311
SaddlerCrewe 2.25
Exile 1.927
saddla 1.864
Saigon Saddler 1.844
reedswood 1.795
The Bosted Slab 1.778
Cully 1.756
swampy saddler 1.733
Casual D 1.711
Welsh Saddler 1.667
Asps 1.619
itasaddler 1.571
Old Penk Saddler 1.550
Ancient Moaner 1.550
canadian saddler 1.455

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Re: Prediction League 1: 2016-17 Intro & Latest Table

Tue May 09, 2017 12:07 pm

SaddlerCrewe wrote:
Exile wrote:SaddlerCrewe 2.25

Playing four rounds and giving up doesn't count. I'd say I'm sorry about that but I wouldn't mean it :wink:

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Re: Prediction League 1: 2016-17 Intro & Latest Table

Sat May 20, 2017 10:20 pm

Thanks for all your stuff Jolly and an excellent win, I must admit my first season was a little inconsistent near the end but I blame this solely on Saigon who probably cheated by using some devilish instrument of heinous vaticination.

Looking forward to next years prediction jaunt. :D

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Re: Prediction League 1: 2016-17 Intro & Latest Table

Sun May 21, 2017 9:05 am

I graciously accept Cully's simpering acquiescence to my majesterial supremacy:

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Re: Prediction League 1: 2016-17 Intro & Latest Table

Tue Nov 21, 2017 5:05 pm

Get lost you absolute mincer! :D

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