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Clovis8

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Box Office Prognostications: The Game
« on: April 22, 2010, 01:39:31 AM »
I thought it might be fun to have a league where we guess the opening box office weekend for films.

Here is how it will work:

1) I will post one film each week (before Friday). It will be blockbusters sometimes and indies sometimes.

2) You guess the total weekend North American opening box office to the hundreds of thousands of dollars (e.g., 22,700,000)

3) You are scored on a plus/minus basis

e.g.;

You guess 22,700,000. The final box office is 24, 500,000.

24,500,000 - 22,700,000= 1,800,000

You weekly score will be 1,800,000

4) The winner at the end has the lowest total (it's like golf).

5) I will put up some prizes just for fun (probably DVDs)

6) You dont have to play every week but to qualify for the prizes you must have played 80% of the weeks (however long we end up running it for)

7) I will update scores in this thread each week

First film opens April 24, 2010

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Re: Box Office Prognostications
« Reply #1 on: April 22, 2010, 01:42:07 AM »
Leaderboard
PlayerTotal running +/-
Keith1
Clovis3.3
Melvil5.7
Matt7.1
Micheal x7.75
Bill8.85
1SO13.12
NeutralGrey13.6
Steven O. Selsnik14.3
DrKimble18.15
'Noke22.6
lotr-sam71124.6
smirnoff28.6
corndog30
Dave the Viewer32.8

Note: Melvil and Keith have missed one week.
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Re: Box Office Prognostications: The Game
« Reply #2 on: April 22, 2010, 01:45:45 AM »
The Losers: 12,800,000

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Re: Box Office Prognostications: The Game
« Reply #3 on: April 22, 2010, 02:05:02 AM »
The Losers: 9,500,000
There's no deceit in the cauliflower.

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Re: Box Office Prognostications: The Game
« Reply #4 on: April 22, 2010, 02:06:18 AM »
I was thinking 4 month cycles then a reset and new game?

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Re: Box Office Prognostications: The Game
« Reply #5 on: April 22, 2010, 02:08:36 AM »
The best I know to make a table would be something like this (quote me to see how it is done):

PlayerScore
Clovis0
NeutralGrey0

Also, wouldn't it be easier to score it in millions, to the first decimal?

My guess for the Losers is 18.5 (18,500,000).

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Re: Box Office Prognostications: The Game
« Reply #6 on: April 22, 2010, 02:14:28 AM »


Also, wouldn't it be easier to score it in millions, to the first decimal?



I was thinking that might bunch us too much depending on how many play.

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Re: Box Office Prognostications: The Game
« Reply #7 on: April 22, 2010, 10:58:02 AM »
bump for the new game  ;D

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Re: Box Office Prognostications: The Game
« Reply #8 on: April 22, 2010, 11:06:36 AM »
What the hey, I'll bite.

$15,000,000

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Re: Box Office Prognostications: The Game
« Reply #9 on: April 22, 2010, 11:51:43 AM »
Sweet game clov.

I'm saying $21,500,000 for Losers. They've been pumping it pretty hard. It's the only thing coming out this weekend worth seeing (imo).

 

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