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Re: Learned League 85 - Official Thread

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https://learnedleague.com/hist/awards/85.php

Here are the top 5 BWAs. The winner would've been much better, in my eyes, had it been only a single word (since that's what the question asked for). Thought the one that got 2nd was really creative, and was my favorite out of the top 5.

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Re: Learned League 85 - Official Thread

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alietr wrote:
Mon Jun 29, 2020 2:46 pm
Volante wrote:
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Volante wrote:
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Didn't the BWA duty get crowdsourced this time?
Yes. They still picked one of the lamest ones to win, though.
They can't all be winners, but still a better ratio this time.
I voted (well, would have; I was too late to do so) for the ones that came in 3rd and 4th, so they weren't all bad. My first choice was New York City Apartment for Barn.
are the results of the voting up yet?
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triviawayne wrote:
Mon Jun 29, 2020 3:12 pm
are the results of the voting up yet?
Speaking of up -- look up. ;)
ouachiouat wrote:
Mon Jun 29, 2020 2:47 pm
https://learnedleague.com/hist/awards/85.php

Here are the top 5 BWAs. The winner would've been much better, in my eyes, had it been only a single word (since that's what the question asked for). Thought the one that got 2nd was really creative, and was my favorite out of the top 5.
Agreed. At least "Floridaman" would have fit the question better. That said, I'm with you that Vth/IIIrd was far more clever and I also thought that the better choice than OOPS was MDET (Maybe don't eat that) as it gave both a 4-letter abbreviation and what it stood for.

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Re: Learned League 85 - Official Thread

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econgator wrote:
Mon Jun 29, 2020 3:16 pm
triviawayne wrote:
Mon Jun 29, 2020 3:12 pm
are the results of the voting up yet?
Speaking of up -- look up. ;)
ouachiouat wrote:
Mon Jun 29, 2020 2:47 pm
https://learnedleague.com/hist/awards/85.php

Here are the top 5 BWAs. The winner would've been much better, in my eyes, had it been only a single word (since that's what the question asked for). Thought the one that got 2nd was really creative, and was my favorite out of the top 5.
Agreed. At least "Floridaman" would have fit the question better. That said, I'm with you that Vth/IIIrd was far more clever and I also thought that the better choice than OOPS was MDET (Maybe don't eat that) as it gave both a 4-letter abbreviation and what it stood for.
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econgator wrote:
Mon Jun 29, 2020 3:16 pm
triviawayne wrote:
Mon Jun 29, 2020 3:12 pm
are the results of the voting up yet?
Speaking of up -- look up. ;)
ouachiouat wrote:
Mon Jun 29, 2020 2:47 pm
https://learnedleague.com/hist/awards/85.php

Here are the top 5 BWAs. The winner would've been much better, in my eyes, had it been only a single word (since that's what the question asked for). Thought the one that got 2nd was really creative, and was my favorite out of the top 5.
Agreed. At least "Floridaman" would have fit the question better. That said, I'm with you that Vth/IIIrd was far more clever and I also thought that the better choice than OOPS was MDET (Maybe don't eat that) as it gave both a 4-letter abbreviation and what it stood for.
Agree with you on all points. MDET had me guffawing, a rare thing for a BWA.

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Woof wrote:
Tue Jun 30, 2020 1:13 am
econgator wrote:
Mon Jun 29, 2020 3:16 pm
triviawayne wrote:
Mon Jun 29, 2020 3:12 pm
are the results of the voting up yet?
Speaking of up -- look up. ;)
ouachiouat wrote:
Mon Jun 29, 2020 2:47 pm
https://learnedleague.com/hist/awards/85.php

Here are the top 5 BWAs. The winner would've been much better, in my eyes, had it been only a single word (since that's what the question asked for). Thought the one that got 2nd was really creative, and was my favorite out of the top 5.
Agreed. At least "Floridaman" would have fit the question better. That said, I'm with you that Vth/IIIrd was far more clever and I also thought that the better choice than OOPS was MDET (Maybe don't eat that) as it gave both a 4-letter abbreviation and what it stood for.
Agree with you on all points. MDET had me guffawing, a rare thing for a BWA.
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Also congrats to the 12FootBoy for being the 77th unluckiest Llama in Season 85!

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econgator wrote:
Mon Jun 29, 2020 3:16 pm
triviawayne wrote:
Mon Jun 29, 2020 3:12 pm
are the results of the voting up yet?
Speaking of up -- look up. ;)
ouachiouat wrote:
Mon Jun 29, 2020 2:47 pm
https://learnedleague.com/hist/awards/85.php

Here are the top 5 BWAs. The winner would've been much better, in my eyes, had it been only a single word (since that's what the question asked for). Thought the one that got 2nd was really creative, and was my favorite out of the top 5.
Agreed. At least "Floridaman" would have fit the question better. That said, I'm with you that Vth/IIIrd was far more clever and I also thought that the better choice than OOPS was MDET (Maybe don't eat that) as it gave both a 4-letter abbreviation and what it stood for.
Another vote for Vth/IIIrd. That one was very clever!

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Re: Learned League 85 - Official Thread

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classicroadster wrote:
Tue Jun 30, 2020 12:29 pm

Also congrats to the 12FootBoy for being the 77th unluckiest Llama in Season 85!
I only got 77th? Is this a real thing? I noticed how my Correct Answers Allowed (this should be "against" as noted earlier) was an outlier in my lowly D rundle. I even did the math and it was about 2.5 standard deviations up (or down?) the bell curve, so that isn't improbable, just rare. Ironically, two of my sibs in the rookie rundle went 2nd and 3rd as well. I guess players get their game mojo against us poor 1-room schoolhouse rural hicks. We just need more questions about possums and gunny sacks I guess :lol:.

I will be creating the JVBoard private rundle soon, and anybody is welcome to hop in if you don't mind 3 more twelvefootsibs as cannon fodder. It's all about the questions for us, and the point assignment and results are just a little sauce on the edges.

My fave BWA was the barn as a NYC apartment :D
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twelvefootboy wrote:
Thu Jul 02, 2020 12:42 am
classicroadster wrote:
Tue Jun 30, 2020 12:29 pm

Also congrats to the 12FootBoy for being the 77th unluckiest Llama in Season 85!
I only got 77th? Is this a real thing? I noticed how my Correct Answers Allowed (this should be "against" as noted earlier) was an outlier in my lowly D rundle. I even did the math and it was about 2.5 standard deviations up (or down?) the bell curve, so that isn't improbable, just rare.
Yes it is: https://learnedleague.com/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=11980. Interesting statistics, personally I was pretty much right in the middle. Anyone who listens to the learned lag podcast, StankowG was 21st unluckiest which makes sense given his TCA and CAA.

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classicroadster wrote:
Thu Jul 02, 2020 8:59 am
twelvefootboy wrote:
Thu Jul 02, 2020 12:42 am
classicroadster wrote:
Tue Jun 30, 2020 12:29 pm

Also congrats to the 12FootBoy for being the 77th unluckiest Llama in Season 85!
I only got 77th? Is this a real thing? I noticed how my Correct Answers Allowed (this should be "against" as noted earlier) was an outlier in my lowly D rundle. I even did the math and it was about 2.5 standard deviations up (or down?) the bell curve, so that isn't improbable, just rare.
Yes it is: https://learnedleague.com/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=11980. Interesting statistics, personally I was pretty much right in the middle. Anyone who listens to the learned lag podcast, StankowG was 21st unluckiest which makes sense given his TCA and CAA.
Wow, thanks for sharing this. I am in the 99.6th percentile in unlucky bastardness. That with my 17th percentile in defense makes me a day off for my opponents. Just have your cat walk on the keyboard when MearesK shows up on the schedule :lol: . All your coin flips will go your way :).

It is genetic, my sister had the worst luck in the R Taiga at 8th percentile. FWIW, I was about 80th percentile (in a good way) in LL84, so it is just random. My bottom fifth in defense is something I have to work on.
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