LL89 Jboardlite rundle is going Rogue for one season

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LL89 Jboardlite rundle is going Rogue for one season

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(from posting in LL88 thread):
Preface: I hope this isn't stepping on the previously established JBoard rundle which has been dormant a few seasons.

Announcement: ALL Boardies are welcome to join the mutant private rundle for LL89. I've toyed with this idea for bizarro scoring rules and am just curious about how it might work to make a level playing field for mixed skill levels from A to Z. I hope our past players can indulge this experiment, but if not, we will go back to standard format for LL90.

Scoring - of course TI doesn't have provisions for local rules, but using the game results, we can determine the "winner" as a combination of:
1) Most 3's allowed
2) Fewest 0's allowed
3) Unforced points allowed
4) DE
5) tbd if any other metrics or derivative stats can be conjured.
6) "winner" might be just the sum of place finish for the subject stats

Benefits (possibly)
1) Level playing field across A through E players
2) Will be about equally fun/interesting with 10 to 50 players
3) Potential defense skills improvement for your regular matches (or not, can't hurt can it?).

The challenge is to play opposite defense. I think this has the potential of sharpening your regular match play by giving another viewpoint. As far as I know, the private rundle stats don't tarnish your official LL record - if I am overlooking something, please let me know.
I've tried to gameplan this and model it and I just can't figure out how it will flow. Will E players actually get an edge since you really don't know what kind of surprise crap we may know? It's easier for E players to handicap the A players - a six-pack is a six-pack after all.
Of course we are on the honor system to try to lose in good faith. I think by definition everybody on this board and in LL is curious, so I hope I can get buy-in from A's through E's, and especially the alumni. Let's have a season in Crazytown and see how it goes!

Rundle name: JBizarro / pw: alextrebek

Disclaimer: Please let me know your JBoard handle for my progress reports, comments, pokes and jabs. If it is your name and you wish to remain anonymous, I will not dox you in postings except as anon1 or similar.

I'll be cutting/pasting this post to previous JBoardlite alums. Any and all plausible suggestions will be considered and implemented, including impeachment of the commissioner :roll:

Reminder - You need to be a Premier member or above (the $50 membership level). Registration deadline is 12 May. Last to register is in danger of being the odd man out, I hope we can come out even.

PM me if any questions - if it is time sensitive you can email twelvefootboy@gmail.com.

I shall create a new JBoard thread with this dupe information, but in season will plan to get into whatever LL89 thread gets started.

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I tried to register with that rundle name and password but it said it was invalid.

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Bamaman wrote:
Mon May 03, 2021 9:25 am
I tried to register with that rundle name and password but it said it was invalid.
It should work. Got 5 and counting so this is good timing. I did mean to add 89 to it, but this is less typing :). Here's the LL pasting:

Set up a Private Rundle (for LL89)
You are Commissioner of the following Private Rundle: JBizarro
Registration Code: alextrebek
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Here is what I entered and it didn’t work.

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You've got a space at the end of the password section. "alextrebek" vs "alextrebek ".

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NoWhammies10 wrote:
Mon May 03, 2021 9:58 pm
You've got a space at the end of the password section. "alextrebek" vs "alextrebek ".
Thanks for the help desk support ;) . They usually ask me if my television is plugged in:lol:.
Hope to see Bamaman soon. JBoardies are usually procrastinators about these deadlines which makes it hard to come out even on the last day.
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That worked. Thanks!!!

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twelvefootboy wrote:
Mon May 03, 2021 10:51 pm
Thanks for the help desk support ;) . They usually ask me if my television is plugged in:lol:.
"Hello, IT, did you try turning it off and back on again?" :lol:
Bamaman wrote:
Tue May 04, 2021 5:05 am
That worked. Thanks!!!
Happy to help!

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Bump reminder for LL registration deadline is May 12.

We have 9 brave souls in the Bizarro rundle now - we need an odd number of odd players :).
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We will have an odd man out if we can't pick up one more player :(.

Anybody want to join the fun/misery??

See thread for details, or go directly to registration and jump in : JBizarro / alextrebek

Good luck in the LL89 season.
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Sorry I wasn't able to join up for the fun this season. I still haven't figured out to play regular defense.

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Chalk up a surprising 3(1)-2(1) win on MD1 for me. Can't believe I was awarded 3 points for Nazca. Or, maybe I watched the segment of Unsolved Mysteries on the Nazca lines so many times that it seemed like just an easy clue for me.

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SBurrus wrote:
Tue May 18, 2021 5:35 am
Chalk up a surprising 3(1)-2(1) win on MD1 for me. Can't believe I was awarded 3 points for Nazca. Or, maybe I watched the segment of Unsolved Mysteries on the Nazca lines so many times that it seemed like just an easy clue for me.
Well I was coming to this thread to say I completely forgot that we're doing special defense rules, but I'm going to pretend that I totally meant to assign you 3 for Nazca because I obviously knew you watched Unsolved Mysteries all the time :lol:

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