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#1 Schummy

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Posted 01 March 2005 - 21:05

Hellooo! Is someone there? :-0

This is the first time I have remembered to open the game in the very first GP :clap: (claps for myself!) :rolleyes:

Welcome to the old friends :love: and, of course, a warm welcome to any new player :up:

The Australia round is now open!

There is two changes in the rules:

1) scoring is like the classic one, except we now substract 2 from it. It means now the scores go from a minmum of -2 to a maximum of 4.

2) Miss-scores are gone. They are pointless with the new scoring method.

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The rules are:

It consists in guessing the three firsts (podium positions) in F1 races. You do an ordered guess (i.e. msch-mont-rsch) and a score is given according to real podium results. The scoring system is as explained here:

Suppose you do the guess msch-mont-rsch.

If msch is 1st, 3 points
if msch is 2nd, 2 points
if msch is 3rd, 1 point

If mont is 1st, 2 points
if mont is 2nd, 2 points
if mont is 3rd, 1 point

If rsch is 1st, 2nd or 3rd, 1 point

It another driver makes a podium position, it doesn't give any points.

All points for msch, mont and rsch are added and then 2 is subtracted. So final score range from -2 to +4.

Another rules are:
  • Any guess can be done before one hour before the official first start of the race. We will use the "official" Atlas Forum clock to resolve timming issues.
  • Podium positions will be considered those celebrated in the official podium ceremony , notwithstanding any posterior modification due to application of FIA rules.
  • Ties in general classification are resolved favouring who is "best" classified in the previous classification.
  • To win the final first prize at the end of the season it is required to participate in more than 50% of rounds of this game.
In order to have a reference I will enter two "dummy" players: Bernie and Max (the names were chosen randomly ). Bernie always guesses the firsts three qualifyers, and Max always guesses the firsts three classified in WDC current points table. Can you outscore B&M?

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Due to "popular" demand :p ;) now our format of naming drivers will go along other games in this forum:

xxxx / yyyy / zzzz

where xxxx is the four letter name of the first classified, yyyy is for the second classified and zzzz is the third classified. The four letter name is the four first letters of the surname except Michael Schumacher=msch, Ralf Schumacher=rsch, Tiago Monteiro=tmon. Note that Montoya is mont.

In case of any error entering guesses in a different format, I'll do my best to resolve the guess if there are not indeterminations.

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Guess example: (don't put your nick!)

msch/barri/butt

It means you bid to Micheal being 1st, Barry 2nd and Button 3rd.

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#2 Schummy

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Posted 01 March 2005 - 21:07

As always, I'll put the first guess in behalf of MAX:

msch / barr / butt

Long life to MAX!

#3 gerry nassar

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Posted 01 March 2005 - 21:07

:clap:

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#4 Ghostrider

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Posted 01 March 2005 - 21:08

Hi Schummy!! :wave:

My favourite game is back. :)

Now, my guesses will of course come after some free practices. ;)

edit, almost forgot to guess!!

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#5 Schummy

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Posted 01 March 2005 - 21:12

I'm still lurking here. Hello again gerry & Ghosty! :up:

#6 D82

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Posted 01 March 2005 - 21:19

Msch/Mont/Webb :)

#7 Marcel Schot

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Posted 01 March 2005 - 21:23

raik/webb/fisi

#8 Finntastic

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Posted 01 March 2005 - 22:06

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#9 Viss1

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Posted 02 March 2005 - 01:10

:wave: Schummy

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#10 Woking

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Posted 02 March 2005 - 01:44

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#11 Estwald

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Posted 02 March 2005 - 01:47

Fisi/Raik/Mont


#12 Zawed

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Posted 02 March 2005 - 04:46

Alon / MSch / Mont

#13 weasle

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Posted 02 March 2005 - 04:58

fisi/trulli/raik

#14 repcobrabham

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Posted 02 March 2005 - 05:00

mshu/barr/webb (reliability reasoning, tainted by rampant fanboyism ;) )

edit: ok schummy cheers :wave:

#15 Fiorentina 1

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Posted 02 March 2005 - 05:42

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#16 KWSN - DSM

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Posted 02 March 2005 - 05:56

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#17 Jack Rabbit

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Posted 02 March 2005 - 06:25

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#18 Pioneer

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Posted 02 March 2005 - 06:54

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#19 Schummy

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Posted 02 March 2005 - 07:18

Viss1: :up:

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#20 Schummy

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Posted 02 March 2005 - 07:23

Repco: Nowadays there are not cars so beautiful as the classic Brabham-Repco... :cry: ;)

BTW, your guess would be in "correct format" msch/barr/webb :)

#21 K-One

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Posted 02 March 2005 - 09:25

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#22 Jimmino

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Posted 02 March 2005 - 09:39

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#23 Alapan

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Posted 02 March 2005 - 12:51

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#24 sek

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Posted 02 March 2005 - 13:50

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#25 maxpapis

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Posted 02 March 2005 - 14:01

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#26 jpmontoya_fan

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Posted 02 March 2005 - 15:51

with the "guess the result" competition I think this "guess the podium" is redundant, a total no sense.

#27 Viss1

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Posted 02 March 2005 - 15:59

Originally posted by jpmontoya_fan
with the "guess the result" competition I think this "guess the podium" is redundant, a total no sense.

So far 25 posters disagree with you :lol:

#28 sek

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Posted 02 March 2005 - 16:05

Originally posted by jpmontoya_fan
with the "guess the result" competition I think this "guess the podium" is redundant, a total no sense.


No way, this game has traditions and has acquired almost a cult status here. Thanks to Schummy and regulars it's always nice to play this. :up:

So shut up! :mad:  ;)

#29 jpmontoya_fan

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Posted 02 March 2005 - 16:52

congrats! keep playing! :up:

#30 LB

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Posted 02 March 2005 - 17:12


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#31 Apex

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Posted 02 March 2005 - 17:20

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#32 Cyruz

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Posted 02 March 2005 - 17:50

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#33 indycarjunkie

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Posted 02 March 2005 - 18:12

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Posted 02 March 2005 - 19:11

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Posted 02 March 2005 - 19:42

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Posted 02 March 2005 - 19:46

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#37 Schuting Star

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Posted 02 March 2005 - 20:14

Originally posted by Schummy
Can you outscore B&M?

Now there is an answer I am sure about, nope :p

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#38 panzani

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Posted 02 March 2005 - 20:27

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Nice to see you back, Schummy, I hope I'll do better than last year, worse is somewhat impossible anyway... :cool:

#39 Ric Bol

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Posted 02 March 2005 - 21:53

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#40 Steve Williams

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Posted 02 March 2005 - 22:17

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#42 shays

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Posted 03 March 2005 - 00:41

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#44 Schummy

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Posted 03 March 2005 - 08:16

:D It's so nice to see the old "flock" coming here again :D

I can see the new (and very welcome) people here are bidding for some interesting possibilities for Melbourne podium :) ... maybe among them we will have a new "star" in the season?

I remember last season we had basically two big stars: Makarias (the overwhelming winner!) and... Panzani, a legend in the making! ;)

SchutingStar: I was thinking in introducing a third bot "Panzabot" :) so it would easier to avoid being beaten by all of the bots! ;) But, I'm sure this year humankind will surpass those Bender-like artifacts, Max & Bernie... at least the good old Makarias will do it! :cool:

PS: jpmontoya_fan'answers ;)

#45 maxie

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Posted 03 March 2005 - 09:50

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#46 estoril85

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#47 d_view7

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#48 Schummy

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Posted 03 March 2005 - 14:12

Originally posted by Moanaman

There may be some furious editing going on come Friday night


I think so too, this season's format leaves just two hours after qualifying to make a guess knowing the grid (remember it's "legal" to guess until one hour before the race), so I think there will be indeed some frantic action in the thread in those last hours :drunk:

Also, this Sunday-qualif format is a disadvantage for those who cannot access Internet easily :( because they will not be able to use grid positions to make their guesses (mmm... perhaps it is an advantage, after all, as many times late guesses are catastrophically bad, my own experience :lol: )

#49 an1res

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Posted 03 March 2005 - 16:37

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#50 AF Prodrive

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Posted 03 March 2005 - 18:40

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