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[PREDICTION CONTESTS] Discussion Thread

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heywoodu    796

Whatever's going on, I for one am still very interested in the final results of all Olympic contests. I don't care if it's too late for the General Standings or not, I (and many others) have also put a lot of time and effort in the predictions, so I would just want to know how they ended up, even if there's no points to be won or something. 

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LDOG    156
hace 2 horas, Federer91 said:

My opinion is that, if there isn't a serious organization, with people that are commited to making the contests from start to finish, then there is no point in having them in bits and pieces. I know it requires time and that everyone is busy, i too have organised games in different sites and know what determination it takes. I literally have sacrificed half my day numerous times to get the results, because i know that people are getting anxious even if it is just an online game. And if people aren't commited doing the same once a month than there is no point waisting their and our time all together.

 

Well, I can't speak for Wanderer but in my case, it's likely that I'm going to quit after I'm done with the remaining team sport results and leave the job to other users with more spare time. The compromise I took for the olympics was the Bet Contest and 4 other team sport competitions and sadly I was only able to do 2 contests in proper time. I apologize for the inconveniences, I thought I was going to have the time to take care of everything relatively quickly but I didn't and I don't feel good about it (because, like you, I also wish to know my personal results after the effort put in filling the tables).

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Pavlo    34

we all live in 18+ world, we didn`t create rules of this world, they just are.

 

No one here is angry or whatever, but we are used to those rules of 18+ world at work, in families etc. We spent some time on it, sure it`s for fun but when someone undertakes some project i can expect that he`s able to finish it. Let`s not be too warm and sweet from the other side. And i don`t mean you LDOG by any means.

 

And the fact that i like Wanderer very much doesn`t mean that i won`t expect his work be finished when he undertook it by himself. This is the +18 world rule, i also have to obey it in my private life, at work. We all "have to", Lennon`s Imagine is sadly...a lie ;)

 

This situation causes more harm than good to the forum and really 4 MONTHS is a hell of a time. Just as heywoodu written, we are just curious how it went, nth less nth more

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heywoodu    796
38 minutes ago, Pavlo said:

we all live in 18+ world, we didn`t create rules of this world, they just are.

 

No one here is angry or whatever, but we are used to those rules of 18+ world at work, in families etc. We spent some time on it, sure it`s for fun but when someone undertakes some project i can expect that he`s able to finish it. Let`s not be too warm and sweet from the other side. And i don`t mean you LDOG by any means.

 

And the fact that i like Wanderer very much doesn`t mean that i won`t expect his work be finished when he undertook it by himself. This is the +18 world rule, i also have to obey it in my private life, at work. We all "have to", Lennon`s Imagine is sadly...a lie ;)

 

This situation causes more harm than good to the forum and really 4 MONTHS is a hell of a time. Just as heywoodu written, we are just curious how it went, nth less nth more

 

It's an 18+ world, and this is, in the end, just a game. It's nothing too serious, and I don't really care if we know the result now or in 2 months. 

 

After all, it's the Olympics...it's only fitting if we know the real results at least half a year later after all the 'controls' :p 

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dcro    680
4 minutes ago, heywoodu said:

 

It's an 18+ world, and this is, in the end, just a game. It's nothing too serious, and I don't really care if we know the result now or in 2 months. 

 

After all, it's the Olympics...it's only fitting if we know the real results at least half a year later after all the 'controls' :p 

 

Funny that you mentioned it, I heard a rumour going around that heywoodu tested positive for prediction contests. :whistle::p

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Pavlo    34

i think we will know some results after 2024 Games ;)

 

sure it`s for fun and i`m treating it this way. Every 2 weeks i just have to check - oh, maybe they`re in (those results), there is no clear info - i won`t make it, i will make it till February, it`s just confusing a bit. I`m not expecting anything above 1 clear straight info after 4 months, i just like clear situations, clear communicates, nth more.

 

I`m not angry, irritated or anything like this. I am a person who cares about FACTS, not explanations, reasons etc, i`m bit black and white, i know it, i don`t like it but this is how i am...

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heywoodu    796
3 minutes ago, dcro said:

 

Funny that you mentioned it, I heard a rumour going around that heywoodu tested positive for prediction contests. :whistle::p

F*ck off, it's a conpsiracy by the Antarctics and nothing but a politicalized rumour. 

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dcro    680
6 minutes ago, heywoodu said:

F*ck off, it's a conpsiracy by the Antarctics and nothing but a politicalized rumour. 

 

Sounds like a Russian answer. :d

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mrv86    148

I'm stepping up to help Wanderer and LDOG with the point calculation of the predictions for Cycling, Swimming and the Miscellaneous Events, since I'm having a few days off work.

 

I'm planning of finishing the results next week. Still I think you shall be patient; it's a hard work filling out each form without mistakes, so please consider that.

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tuniscof    54

It's been a while I haven't been here... and I'm sad to see how the situation has come to...:( I thought I was late for  Handball World Championship prediction contest :whistle:

 

but I hope we can make some prediction contest as soon as possible :afro:

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mihamiha    14
1 hour ago, tuniscof said:

It's been a while I haven't been here... and I'm sad to see how the situation has come to...:( I thought I was late for  Handball World Championship prediction contest :whistle:

 

but I hope we can make some prediction contest as soon as possible :afro:

i agree.

i would also like to predict handball

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tuniscof    54

Unless Wanderer or LDOG show up :p I think I'll be making the prediction design for handball and it will be ready by midnight ;) (we just missed tonight's opening game)

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Pavlo    34

i agree that situation is strange to say at least, sure i understand that private life is more important but not to have 1 minute in month to write anything? To at least write "i resign guys, look for someone else"?

 

I`m dissapointed very much with such approach, not with not having time to finish olympic contests / make new ones but with total silence by months sometimes

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