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[PREDICTION CONTEST] PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Bet Contest

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LDOG    281

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Prediction Contests Are Just-For-Fun Games

You don't need to be an expert to take part in a Prediction Contest. 

If a mistake penalizes you, always keep in mind that everyone is in good faith.

 

 

Competition Details
City :KOR PyeongChang :KOR
Start Date February 9th, 2018
End Date February 26th, 2018
Participants TBD
Gold TBD
Silver TBD
Bronze TBD

 

 

 

Instructions

 

In order to post your predictions, you have to do the following:

  • Select with your mouse specified content of the Post named Prediction Contest Design
  • Copy the selected content
  • Go to Reply Box at the end of the Page, click on "Reply to this topic"
  • Paste the copied content (When information "You have pasted content with formatting" appears at the end of the Reply Box, ignore it, it will disappear eventually. DO NOT click on "Remove formatting" under any circumstances)
  • Once you have specified content in new Post, start making your predictions according to the Rules
  • To post your predictions, click on "Submit Reply" button

 

Rules

 

Erase "Yes" or "No", depending on what your answer for each single bet will be. If you want to answer a bet with "Yes", all you have to do is erasing the word "No", leaving only "Yes" as your answer.
 

  • Overwrite the "X" with a number between 1 and 10. Those will be the points you distribute for a specific bet. If you win a bet, you will win the amount of points you gave for that bet, but be careful, if you lose the bet, the amount of points you gave for that bet will be taken away from your overall points in this contest.

 

  • You can't leave out a bet. All bets must be given 1 point minimum at least. 10 points per bet are the maximum.

 

Example

 

"Mikaela Shiffrin (USA) will win at least 3 Gold Medals." - YES - 7

 

- If you choose “Yes” and she wins 3 gold medals, you will win the bet and get points for that question - 7 points won.

- If she doesn’t while you said "Yes", you’ll lose the bet and points - 7 points lost.

- If you choose "No" and she wins all 3 gold medals, you will lose the bet - 7 points lost.

- If she doesn't while you said "No", you will win the bet and points - 7 points won.

 

You have a total of 250 points to distribute for all 70 bets. You don't have to use all 250 points if you don't want to, but you can't go above 250 for all 70 bets. Use your points wisely.

 

The user with the highest amount of points at the end of the competition (after the end of the Games) will be declared the winner. Should there be more than one user with the same amount of points, the first priority will be the amount of bets won, then the highest scores won in those same bets. The final answers for the contest's bets will be set as of February 26th (the day after the olympics), meaning possible future changes in them (ie. due to doping cases) won't be taken into consideration.

 

If a bet is already decided before the start of the Games (due to injury of an athlete mentioned in it, doping, etc) that bet will be eliminated from the contest and all users will be asked to re-distribute the points they invested in said bet. If an user is unable to edit his post before the start of the competition, then those points will be lost for the final count.

 

Please, take into account when placing your bets that for all of those that ask for the position of a nation in the medal table we are using, unless specifically said otherwise, the criteria of Gold Medals first (then Silvers, then Bronzes).

 

You can only enter the competition before the start of competition on the Day of the Opening Ceremony. February 9th, h. 08:35 (GMT +9) will be considered the deadline, you can’t enter the contest after that and you can't edit your votes after that.

 

Every contestant MUST HIDE their own predictions. To do that, you have only to delete the space between the bracket "[" and the text "hide" in "[ hide]" at the beginning of prediction post. Do the same with "[ /hide]" at the end of prediction post too. The hidden content will appear to other users as follows:

 

You don't have permission to view this hidden content

 

Please post your comments, thoughts, questions concerning this competition in the specific Discussion Topic created for it.

 

If you have any other questions concerning this prediction contest, problems with format, editing etc... please, contact the contest manager via Personal Message.

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LDOG    281

You have a total of 250 points to distribute for all 70 bets. You don't have to use all 250 points if you don't want to, but you can't go above 250 for all 70 bets.

 

You MUST hide your post. To do that, you have only to delete the space between the bracket "[" and the text "hide" in "[ hide]" at the beginning of prediction post. Do the same at the end of prediction post with "[ /hide]" too.

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Sporting Rivalries and Medals (15)

 

1- On Day 1, the first 5 Gold Medals will be awarded to athletes from 5 different countries. [YES/NO - X]

 

2- At least 27 countries will win a Medal, surpassing the Sochi 2014 Games' total. [YES/NO - X]

 

3- At least 2 events will not result in the common 1 Gold, 1 Silver, 1 Bronze Medal Podium finish. [YES/NO - X]

 

4- South Korea will finish in the top five on the medal table. [YES/NO - X]

 

5- Canada will finish ahead of the USA in the medal table. [YES/NO - X]

 

6- By total medals won, Norway & Germany will win more than Canada & the United States, who in turn will win more than Japan & South Korea. [YES/NO - X]

 

7- At least one nation will win their first ever Gold Medal at a Winter Olympics. [YES/NO - X]

 

8- Excluding DNFs, at least one irish athlete will finish ahead of a briton. [YES/NO - X]

 

9- A nation will win six or more medals without winning gold. [YES/NO - X]

 

10- Austria will finish ahead of Switzerland in the medal table. [YES/NO - X]

 

11- We will have at least 5 Gold Medal winners being less than 18 years young on that given day. [YES/NO - X]

 

12- At least 3 Torino 2006 medalists will win a Medal in PyeongChang. [YES/NO - X]

 

13- At least one medal event will be postponed to another day. [YES/NO - X]

 

14- More women than men will win medals for the nation that will rank 1st on the medal table. [YES/NO - X]

 

15- At least 3 nations will win 10 or more gold medals. [YES/NO - X]

 

 

Alpine Skiing (5)

 

16- Mikaela Shiffrin (USA) will win at least 3 Gold Medals. [YES/NO - X]

 

17- Norway will win the most medals on the Men's side. [YES/NO - X]

 

18- At least 33% of the starters in Men's Slalom will not reach the finish on the first run. [YES/NO - X]

 

19- Naoki Yuasa (JPN) will finish both legs in the Men's Slalom. [YES/NO - X]

 

20- The podium of at least one event will feature only countries associated with the Alpine Region (Austria, France, Germany, Italy, Liechtenstein, Monaco, Slovenia and/or Switzerland). [YES/NO - X]

 

 

Biathlon (5)

 

21- Johannes Thingnes Boe (NOR) will win more medals than Martin Fourcade (FRA) during the whole 2018 Winter Olympics. [YES/NO - X]

 

22- Anastasiya Kuzmina (SVK) will win her third olympic Sprint title in a row. [YES/NO - X]

 

23- An athlete who finished 21st or worst in the Sprint will win a Pursuit medal. [YES/NO - X]

 

24- There will be a Gold Medalist in the individual races with 1 or more misses on the shooting range. [YES/NO - X]

 

25- The Ukrainian team will win more total medals than Italy. [YES/NO - X]

 

 

Bobsleigh (2)

 

26- Germany will win at least 6 medals between all events. [YES/NO - X]

 

27- Humphries (CAN) will win her third gold medal in two-women's bobsleigh. [YES/NO - X]

 

 

Cross-country Skiing (5)

 

28- On the Women's side, all 6 Gold Medals will go to Norway. [YES/NO - X]

 

29- Overall, medals will not go to more than 6 nations. [YES/NO - X]

 

30- Swiss athletes will win more total medals than Olympic Athletes from Russia. [YES/NO - X]

 

31- The Men's Sprint will see a medalist who finished 21st-30th in the Qualification. [YES/NO - X]

 

32- The athlete leading the Men's Skiathlon at half-point will eventually win it. [YES/NO - X]

 

 

Curling (3)

 

33- Canada will defend its Gold Medals in both the Men's and Women's events. [YES/NO - X]

 

34- A team from Asia will medal in any Curling event. [YES/NO - X]

 

35- The italian men's team will win at least 2 games. [YES/NO - X]

 

 

Figure Skating (3)

 

36- The north korean pair will finish ahead of their south korean counterpart. [YES/NO - X]

 

37- Spain will win its first ever medal in Figure Skating. [YES/NO - X]

 

38- No nation will win medals in both Men's and Women's Singles. [YES/NO - X]

 

 

Freestyle Skiing (5)

 

39- Devin Logan (USA) will win both the Women's Slopestyle and the Women's Halfpipe. [YES/NO - X]

 

40- Dominique Ohaco (CHI) will achieve Chile's best ever Winter Olympic result - bettering 11th place in Men's Alpine Combined from 1998. [YES/NO - X]

 

41- Sweden will be represented in the Women's Ski Cross Final by at least 2 athletes. [YES/NO - X]

 

42- No athlete who was victorious at the 2018 Winter X Games will win a Gold Medal in Pyeongchang. [YES/NO - X]

 

43- South Korea will win at least 1 medal, while Australia will win at least 3. [YES/NO - X]

 

 

Ice Hockey (5)

 

44- A team from Group B will defeat a team from Group A in the Quarterfinals of the Women's Tournament. [YES/NO - X]

 

45- At least one match in the Men's Tournament will finish scoreless in regular time (60 Minutes). [YES/NO - X]

 

46- The Women's Unified Korean Team will win a match. [YES/NO - X]

 

47- Russia will win the Gold Medal in the Men's Tournament. [YES/NO - X]

 

48- Sweden will finish ahead of Finland in the Men's Tournament. [YES/NO - X]

 

 

Luge (2)

 

49- Germany will win all 4 Gold Medals. [YES/NO - X]

 

50- In at least one event the eventual winner won't be in first place after the first run. [YES/NO - X]

 

 

Nordic Combined (2)

 

51- In both Individual events, the first-placed Athlete(s) after Ski Jumping will not win a Medal. [YES/NO - X]

 

52- Germany will sweep (win Gold, Silver and Bronze) at least one of the individual events. [YES/NO - X] 

 

 

Skeleton (2)

 

53- The margin of the Men's and Women's winners to the Silver Medalists combined will add up to at least 1 second. [YES/NO - X]

 

54- South Korea will win its first ever Gold Medal in Skeleton. [YES/NO - X]

 

 

Ski Jumping (3)

 

55- Poland will win at least one gold medal. [YES/NO - X]

 

56- At least two athletes will win medals in both men's individual events. [YES/NO - X]

 

57- The podium in the Women's Normal Hill will feature at least 2 of the following athletes: Katharina Althaus (GER), Sara Takanashi (JPN), Maren Lundby (NOR). [YES/NO - X]

 

 

Short Track Speed Skating (3)

 

58- In all individual events, at least 3 participants will be relegated or disqualified in the A-Finals. [YES/NO - X]

 

59- South Korea will win all 8 Gold Medals. [YES/NO - X]

 

60- Two different athletes will win a medal for Hungary. [YES/NO - X]

 

 

Snowboarding (5)

 

61- Czech Republic will win at least one Gold Medal. [YES/NO - X]

 

62- There will be an athlete who will win at least 2 Gold Medals. [YES/NO - X]

 

63- The winner in the Men's Halfpipe will receive a higher score than the winner of the same event at the 2014 Winter Olympics (higher than 94,75). [YES/NO - X]

 

64- Both Snowboard Cross events (Men + Women) will be won by european athletes. [YES/NO - X]

 

65- In his sixth consecutive Winter Olympics, Jasey-Jay Anderson (CAN) will win a Medal. [YES/NO - X]

 

 

Speed Skating (5)

 

66- There will be a clean sweep (to win Gold, Silver and Bronze) by the dutch in at least one event. [YES/NO - X]

 

67- At least 5 men will clock under 13 minutes in the Men's 10,000m. [YES/NO - X]

 

68- The Bronze Medal winning team in any Team Pursuit will clock a faster time than either of the Finalists. [YES/NO - X]

 

69- Four continents will win a medal. [YES/NO - X]

 

70- At least 2 athletes will win 2 or more individual Gold Medals. [YES/NO - X]

 

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