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Sweet Sixteen bracket contest

Keep it all in this thread
4 (44.4%)
New contest - new thread
1 (11.1%)
Just about everything in the world is more important to me than this question
4 (44.4%)

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Author Topic: NCAA Men's Basketball - LET THE MADNESS BEGIN  (Read 13609 times)

AC

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Re: NCAA Men's Basketball - LET THE MADNESS BEGIN
« Reply #45 on: March 21, 2015, 08:43:52 PM »
Wow NC State over Nova!

That just knocked be out of a very brief lead.  I am so tempted to steal Leslie's baby gif right now.  :P

AC

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Re: NCAA Men's Basketball - LET THE MADNESS BEGIN
« Reply #46 on: March 21, 2015, 08:51:00 PM »
GO UTES GO!!!!!!! 

Sorry - gotta give a shout out to the old alma mater. 

Lisa

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Re: NCAA Men's Basketball - LET THE MADNESS BEGIN
« Reply #47 on: March 21, 2015, 09:13:11 PM »
Im the biggest fan I know and my bracket is in last place!
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Re: NCAA Men's Basketball - LET THE MADNESS BEGIN
« Reply #48 on: March 21, 2015, 10:12:59 PM »
Wow NC State over Nova!

WTH?  How does that happen?
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Re: NCAA Men's Basketball - LET THE MADNESS BEGIN
« Reply #49 on: March 21, 2015, 10:23:55 PM »
Madness
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AC

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Re: NCAA Men's Basketball - LET THE MADNESS BEGIN
« Reply #50 on: March 22, 2015, 10:01:15 AM »
Who's up ready for some MADNESS???  I am  :)

16 possible points to win today.  Of course, some of us can't win on some of the games no matter how today goes, as our first round picks took both teams still competing out.  Nonetheless, with a mere 14 points separating the current contest leader from those at the bottom, those 16 points up for grabs today mean just about anything could happen.  Also worth noting, each of us still has at least 3 of our final 4 in this thing. 

Games begin in about an hour.

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Re: NCAA Men's Basketball - LET THE MADNESS BEGIN
« Reply #51 on: March 22, 2015, 11:19:43 AM »

Who's up ready for some MADNESS??? 



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Re: NCAA Men's Basketball - LET THE MADNESS BEGIN
« Reply #52 on: March 22, 2015, 01:28:20 PM »
I had gone with my gut on Michigan State my whole bracket would be different . yes @AC I am in favor of a sweet sixteen bracket!!!!
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Re: NCAA Men's Basketball - LET THE MADNESS BEGIN
« Reply #53 on: March 22, 2015, 10:11:36 PM »
Noooo!  Not Kansas! 
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Re: NCAA Men's Basketball - LET THE MADNESS BEGIN
« Reply #54 on: March 22, 2015, 10:14:25 PM »
We (western) Kansans are okay with Wichita State shocking Kansas.

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Lisa

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Re: NCAA Men's Basketball - LET THE MADNESS BEGIN
« Reply #55 on: March 22, 2015, 11:03:21 PM »
It was great basketball!
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Just popping in to alert everyone that the Sweet 16 are officially known.  What that means for this thread is that WE CAN START A WHOLE NEW CONTEST!!! WOO HOO?!?!?!

*****DEADLINE FOR ENTRIES IS 7:15 ET ON 3/26/17 (Thursday)************

For those that missed the original deadline or didn't want to participate but now do - now is your time.
For those who are in the original contest but want to participate in this too - jump on in!
For those that just don't care - I totally get that.  The madness ends in a few weeks.

I also added a poll in case anyone has strong feelings one way or the other.  I submitted my vote - it really does not matter to me, but if people have opinions I would like to hear them.

Please see the first post in this thread for full details.  Here are the instructions to access the new contest.  If you are already registered, skip that part.

*DIAH - could you check and see if I weighted the rounds correctly?

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You are being invited to join 'Team WIDDA Sweet sixteen 2015 pool'.
In order to join, you must:

1. Register as a user at http://www.poolhost.com.
When registering, you will choose a personal username and provide your e-mail address. When you click Join, PoolHost.com will send you an e-mail with a password to login to the site. 

2. Login to PoolHost.com with the username you chose and the password sent to you.

3. Go to the 'Pool Tools' menu and choose 'Join a Private Pool'.

4. Choose 'College Bracket Challenge'.

5. To Join the pool you need to enter the Pool ID and Pool Password.
For the Pool ID type: WIDDA16
For the Pool Password type: MADNESS

That's it and then you're in! The next time you login in to http://www.poolhost.com, you can get back to your pool(s) by going to 'My Pools' where you'll see all the pools you've joined. Clicking on a pool name will take you to that pool. You can switch to a different pool by going to 'My Pools' again at any time.

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Gabzmom

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Re: NCAA Men's Basketball - LET THE MADNESS BEGIN
« Reply #57 on: March 23, 2015, 11:53:07 AM »
Picks are done.  I probably should get back to work.  LOL ::)
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Re: NCAA Men's Basketball - LET THE MADNESS BEGIN
« Reply #58 on: March 23, 2015, 01:19:12 PM »
In honor of all the MADNESS, and because AC and DIAH apparently created a monster by telling me how to do gifs, here ya go.  Now THIS is madness!   ;D

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Re: NCAA Men's Basketball - LET THE MADNESS BEGIN
« Reply #59 on: March 23, 2015, 03:04:25 PM »
Since I'm doing so badly on the first pool, I've now done my picks for the sweet sixteen. Again, I've gone for the mascots :)
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