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Dutch Star Helder
02-03-2005, 07:15 PM

HomerJ
08-05-2014, 09:46 AM
Thought it was about time I updated this post - and although it is largely the same I have trimmed it down somewhat.

This is my 7th year as admin of the PPPL - so I reckon about the 19th or 20th year of the competition.

Firstly the prize...Chris+ used to donate a new home shirt for the winner but has not done so for some time. I have provided prizes in the past but the last 3 winners are currently awaiting their prizes! I intend to sort this in the near future. I am happy to continue offering a home shirt as a prize and will endeavour to get it to the winner in a more timely fashion going forward!

How to score points:

For correctly predicting the winner (or draw in case of a draw): 2 points
For correctly predicting the home team score: 1 point
For correctly predicting the away team score: 1 point
For a perfect prediction: 1 bonus point.

Example:
You predict a 6-1 victory for an Arsenal - manure match:
·If the outcome of that match is 2-0 you get 2 points because you correctly predicted the winner
·If the outcome is 1-1 you get 1 point for only predicting the right away team score.
·If the outcome is 6-0 you get 3 points for correctly predicting the winner and the home team score.
·If the outcome is 5-1 you get 3 points for correctly predicting the winner and the away team score.
·If the outcome is 6-1 you had a perfect prediction and will get 5 points (correctly predicting winner, home team score and away team score + bonus point)
·And finally if, in a very unlikely situation, manure would win and score more than 1 goal (and Arsenal all but 6 goals) you score zero points

Rules

On reflection I think all rules bar Rule 1 can be dispensed with.

Rule 1
The PPPL administrator is allowed to create and change rules as and when he/she pleases.

wibble the lobster
05-10-2017, 03:08 PM
*******s to this rampant simplification

At least dutch star helder was careful to stay true to the origins of the game and give credit to its (ahem) originator.

I spit in the face of your modernisation. I decry your consecutive numbering system. I abhor the lack of any explanation of what PPPL means and stands for. And I applaud you doing this for everyone on AWIMB for so long.

<Grumpily storms off>