BCB Cup 15 - Analyse This!

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BCB Cup 15 - Analyse This!

Postby nev harp » 25 Feb 2015, 14:33

I thought it might be fun to go through the votes in this years cup to identify those voters who are the kiss of death if they vote for your list.

So far I've poked my BCB microscope into Round 1.

Here are the preliminary results.

After 26 ties the following voters ended up on the losing team most frequently

Rayge 17 times
Copehead 16 times
Martha 16 times
Funky Nomad 14 times
Red Heifer 14 times
Snarfyguy 13 times
Goatboy 12 times
Jeemo 12 times
Neige 12 times

Fearless iconoclasts? Tone deaf fools?

BCB YOU decide.

Coming soon - Round 2
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Re: BCB Cup 15 - Analyse This!

Postby nev harp » 25 Feb 2015, 15:38

As the Cup heats up, the chaff are vanquished and refuse to participate any further. This leaves a lovely gap for others to kiss-of-death through.

Let's see how it affected things shall we?

ROUND 2 - 16 ties

KISS OF DEATHERS

mission - 9 times on the losing team
Stupid Giraffe - 9 times
Echolalia - 8 times
Fange - 8 times
hatz - 8 times
polishgirl - 8 times

A motley crew I'm sure you'll agree, god help you if any of these lot vote for you/hurray if any of these lot vote for you!

RUNNING TOTAL

Martha - 22 times on the losing team
Snarfyguy - 20 times
Copehead - 19 times (at sea and in high dudgeon Cope manages to vote less but with the same inaccuracy)
Rayge - 19 times (semi-retirement dulls not his already dull blade)
Funky Nomad - 18 times
hatz - 18 times

How exciting, tune in quite soon as the next rounds are collated and BCBs Typhoid Mary/Marty is revealed x
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Re: BCB Cup 15 - Analyse This!

Postby nev harp » 25 Feb 2015, 16:23

Collation complete, let the awards begin

ROUND 3, QUARTERS & SEMIS - 14 ties

HANG/PROUDLY HOLD UP YOUR HEADS

Martha - 10 times
Never/Ever - 10 times
Cosmic American Girl - 10 times
Neige - 9 times
Penk - 9 times
Count Machuki - 8 times voted for the loser

Shocking/super, absolutely shocking/super.

THE FINAL RECKONING AKA THE HALL OF SHAME/FAME - 46 ties

Rayge was on the losing team 21 times (early retirement cost Rayge dearly)
Funky Nomad - 22 times
Goatboy - 22 times
hatz - 22 times
Copehead - 23 times (surely more if not on the briny)
Cosmic American Girl - 24 times
Neige - 25 times
Snarfyguy - 25 times
Never/Ever - 27 times

..and our winner, who voted 32 times in 45 ties (one match missed due to illness)giving you a 70% chance of losing if she votes for you

M A R T H A

Congratulations Martha, you should feel suitably chastened/glorious at your marvellous record x

Next year BCB, next year x
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Re: BCB Cup 15 - Analyse This!

Postby funky_nomad » 25 Feb 2015, 17:07

Finally made the fucking Top 8 of something - get in!!!
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Re: BCB Cup 15 - Analyse This!

Postby never/ever » 25 Feb 2015, 19:30

Some people have way too much time on their hands..... :lol:
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Re: BCB Cup 15 - Analyse This!

Postby Neige » 25 Feb 2015, 20:23

never/ever wrote:Some people have way too much time on their hands..... :lol:


Absolutely... but I'm chuffed that I am 4th in not adhering to board consensus. 8-)
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Postby Snarfyguy » 25 Feb 2015, 20:49

:lol:
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Re: BCB Cup 15 - Analyse This!

Postby sloopjohnc » 25 Feb 2015, 22:49

In seven or eight years, Martha has never ever voted for my list and the highest I got was third round --- once.

Where's the justice?

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Re: BCB Cup 15 - Analyse This!

Postby nev harp » 25 Feb 2015, 23:06

I will double check my results!
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Re: BCB Cup 15 - Analyse This!

Postby mission » 26 Feb 2015, 02:26

I will stand with this team

mission - 9 times on the losing team
Stupid Giraffe - 9 times
Echolalia - 8 times
Fange - 8 times
hatz - 8 times
polishgirl - 8 times

any day of the fucking week. Superior individuals all, free of the shackles of the not-quite-cool-enough-at-school types who shore up their fragile self-worth with scraps of obscurity and paper it over with 70s flute-riddled drivel.
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Re: BCB Cup 15 - Analyse This!

Postby martha » 26 Feb 2015, 05:35

I knew I was the kiss of death. But now I finally have confirmation through statistics! Thanks man.

And people wondered why I used to always give condolences to the losers in this thing*....

I felt guilty!


*Then Minnie told me it felt like a big fuck you to get my condolences so I stopped doing it except for the final rounds.
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Re: BCB Cup 15 - Analyse This!

Postby never/ever » 26 Feb 2015, 06:28

Neige wrote:
never/ever wrote:Some people have way too much time on their hands..... :lol:


Absolutely... but I'm chuffed that I am 4th in not adhering to board consensus. 8-)


It's also the group least likely to get stung by bitter recriminations....
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Re: BCB Cup 15 - Analyse This!

Postby Rayge » 26 Feb 2015, 09:04

clive gash wrote:Rayge - 19 times (semi-retirement dulls not his already dull blade)


Me or the Gimp voted in every tie except the ones where they were both execrable
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Re: BCB Cup 15 - Analyse This!

Postby der nister » 26 Feb 2015, 15:47

Just for clarification when Brits use the word "tie" they mean match, contest, etc., NOT that something is "tied"
with equal results for each contestant, say 8 vs. 8, thus needing a tie breaker? I assume this is a soccer lingo/term?
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Re: BCB Cup 15 - Analyse This!

Postby PENK » 26 Feb 2015, 15:56

We use it for several different reasons depending on context.

A tie can mean a draw, ie a match where the scores are level, depending on the sport (eg in cricket a draw is a match that has no result due to time/weather, but a tie is where the scores are equal at the end).
It can also be a match in a knockout tournament, like the BCB Cup, but you wouldn't refer to a match in a league as a tie. That's a fixture.
Also, an individual player on a team can be cup-tied if regulations prevent them from participating due to having already appeared in the tournament for a different team...
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Re: BCB Cup 15 - Analyse This!

Postby Rayge » 26 Feb 2015, 16:03

The Dread Pirate Penk wrote:We use it for several different reasons depending on context.

A tie can mean a draw, ie a match where the scores are level, depending on the sport (eg in cricket a draw is a match that has no result due to time/weather, but a tie is where the scores are equal at the end).
It can also be a match in a knockout tournament, like the BCB Cup, but you wouldn't refer to a match in a league as a tie. That's a fixture.
Also, an individual player on a team can be cup-tied if regulations prevent them from participating due to having already appeared in the tournament for a different team...


:lol: As fine an example of the obfuscating (but meticulously set-out) explanation as I have ever seen.
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Re: BCB Cup 15 - Analyse This!

Postby der nister » 26 Feb 2015, 16:08

Thanks, Penk
I find it very interesting the nuances one word can have.
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Re: BCB Cup 15 - Analyse This!

Postby Heilan Coo » 27 Feb 2015, 22:54

clive gash wrote:Funky Nomad ...
Tone deaf fool?


You've got a point.
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