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LL71: For The LLamas

Postby BigDaddyMatty » Wed Nov 09, 2016 12:49 pm

LL71 is nearly upon us. It's time to make LearnedLeague great again! (Too soon?) If you are interested in joining a private rundle in addition to your assigned rundle, you are cordially invited to join mine. Note that you must be at least a Premier member (the $50/year option) to join a private rundle.

Rundle Name: Rundle in the Jundle 2
Registration Code: llamasrulle
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Re: LL71: For The LLamas

Postby boson » Wed Nov 09, 2016 2:57 pm

Sounds great - but I wasn't able to join with the rundle name and password as listed. Rundle name and password are both case sensitive - is something incorrect there?
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Re: LL71: For The LLamas

Postby BigDaddyMatty » Wed Nov 09, 2016 6:02 pm

boson wrote:Sounds great - but I wasn't able to join with the rundle name and password as listed. Rundle name and password are both case sensitive - is something incorrect there?

Turns out I was too cute by half. The registration code is llamasrulle.
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Re: LL71: For The LLamas

Postby cmp146 » Wed Nov 09, 2016 6:30 pm

I am ready for more private rundle jboardie action! Thanks for setting it up. Remember the deadline is soon!

The LL71 registration deadline is now 9am PT (5:00pm GMT) on Thursday, November 10. Note that this is the deadline for registering for (or withdrawing from) LL71, and also for renewing any expiring memberships, and also for joining a private rundle.
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Re: LL71: For The LLamas

Postby AleBelly » Wed Nov 09, 2016 6:47 pm

In! Thanks, BDM
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Re: LL71: For The LLamas

Postby quarterrican » Wed Nov 09, 2016 7:00 pm

I'm game - thanks for setting up!
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Re: LL71: For The LLamas

Postby seaborgium » Wed Nov 09, 2016 7:51 pm

BigDaddyMatty wrote:
boson wrote:Sounds great - but I wasn't able to join with the rundle name and password as listed. Rundle name and password are both case sensitive - is something incorrect there?

Turns out I was too cute by half. The registration code is llamasrulle.

More like too cute by fifty. #RomanNumerals
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Re: LL71: For The LLamas

Postby dhkendall » Fri Nov 11, 2016 3:19 am

Anyone else really anticipating the new season, and can't wait for the rundle assignments to be populated? Since I have a new referral this season, I'm more anxious than others. Can't wait to see his name among the few, the proud, the LLamas.
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Re: LL71: For The LLamas

Postby Blue Lion » Fri Nov 11, 2016 3:48 am

Opening Day of LL71 coincides with our public library's trivia competition. Got to keep those brain cells sharp!
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Re: LL71: For The LLamas

Postby quarterrican » Fri Nov 11, 2016 5:38 pm

The season is all lined up now, and I apparently benefitted from some off-season moves - I finished one spot out of promotion last year but find myself promoted anyway, to B Horizon. I don't expect a long stay but I'm looking forward to the challenge!
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Re: LL71: For The LLamas

Postby boson » Fri Nov 11, 2016 5:58 pm

We have a ronin with a career.883 qpct in our rundle this season. Easily .100 higher than anyone else in the rundle. Last season's winner was also a ronin.

I hope these ronin don't turn into a class of ringers that move from league to league dominating us mortals. It kinda seems that way right now in A.
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Re: LL71: For The LLamas

Postby sarisson » Fri Nov 11, 2016 6:08 pm

I'm in Chorizo N Div 2 with Blue Lion, caknuck, tjconn, and... superchamp thethirdmoose, who I get to face not once, but twice.
I missed the cutoff for B Horizon by one place.
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Re: LL71: For The LLamas

Postby Cat Hammarskjold » Fri Nov 11, 2016 6:44 pm

I was surprised to see A Badlands getting 28 people instead of 26, and one of the two people I don't play is BarrientosB (not exactly sure which JBoard username he is), whom I hadn't played before. Hopefully, I get to play against him in LL72. I'm apparently now the great-grandreferrer of one of the newest members of BBC's Eggheads, Beth Webster. I guess this now means I'm the eighth best quizzer in my LLineage.
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Re: LL71: For The LLamas

Postby econgator » Fri Nov 11, 2016 7:01 pm

Back in C PAC 2 for the third season.
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Re: LL71: For The LLamas

Postby Blue Lion » Fri Nov 11, 2016 7:21 pm

I'll be spending my sophomore season in Rundle C Horizon, Division 2. Anyone else in that division?
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Re: LL71: For The LLamas

Postby Linear Gnome » Fri Nov 11, 2016 7:24 pm

econgator wrote:Back in C PAC 2 for the third season.

Me too, though fifth consecutive in some flavor of C Pac. This is the first time we've been in the same rundle that we play each other only once.

I will play my referral OSXpert for the first time this season. I also see some of the usual suspects dnbguy and Volante. MRaff is over in C Pac 1.
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Re: LL71: For The LLamas

Postby jjwaymee » Fri Nov 11, 2016 8:51 pm

I'm back for my fifth consecutive season in Horizon B. It's good to see some familiar faces.
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Re: LL71: For The LLamas

Postby clprez » Fri Nov 11, 2016 8:54 pm

I am demoted to E Continental 1 this season. I am happy because towards the end of last season it was really discouraging to have so many losses.
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Re: LL71: For The LLamas

Postby seaborgium » Fri Nov 11, 2016 10:22 pm

Cat Hammarskjold wrote:BarrientosB (not exactly sure which JBoard username he is)

edit: wrong answer
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Re: LL71: For The LLamas

Postby jeff6286 » Fri Nov 11, 2016 10:34 pm

I (FrankJ) got an unexpected promotion to the new A Fjord, despite finishing 11th in my B Rundle last season. It looks like I was the last player selected, as 2 presumptive A Fjord players are sitting out the season, leaving just enough spots. Using last season's stats, I rank 26th of 26th in TCA, and the Rundle averaged .760 question percentage, which would have been around the 10th best A Rundle. This may be a bumpy ride.
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