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Andy and I discussed creating a prize for accuracy for the year. There are many derby players that are predicting well but missed a few games and may have hard time catching up in points.

 

In baseball both highest total hits in a year and highest batting average are acknowledged. Starting players can average 650 plate appearances. Leadoff hitters can have as many as 700 and often have the most hits, catchers that need a day of rest per week or an injured player may have only 500-550. MLB requires 500 minimum to win the batting average title.  

 

I am offering a prize for the best accuracy. Like baseball, a large majority of the year must be played.  We've decided on 40 weeks. So if you started late or spaced out a few weeks you still have a chance at an annual prize and bragging rights. 

A $50 gift certificate(TBD) will be awarded.

 

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Thank you No Prisoners for contributing the prize.

 

Although the prize is provided by a forum member the Derby is run by the forum.  That means the terms & conditions that exist for all Derby prizes are in force for this prize.

 

http://derby.boxofficetheory.com/ClaimPrizes.aspx

 

I am not eligible for Derby Prizes.  Therefore I will be determining the winner and awarding the prize.

 

As No Prisoners stated you must play 40 or more weekly games in the 2016 season to be eligible.

 

The highest % as calculated on the Standings page (2016) will win.

 

No Prisoners is eligible to win this prize.

 

Good luck all.

 

Andy

 

 

 

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This is an excellent idea!  I was looking at my schedule for the year and there's at least 3 weekends where making predictions might be challenging for various reasons.  This gives frequent players who miss a week here and there something to play for, as well.  Unlike professional sports, there are no off-days or bye weeks in the Derby so I extend a sincere 'thank-you' for making this opportunity available to us.  :)

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Looks like that Matrix guy may win...

 

Of more interest to me is whether there will be an annual Razzie award for the worst predictor?? :) 

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uh.... we do have 8 months to go....

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On Sunday, April 17, 2016 at 9:18 PM, Rolling Thunder said:

This is an excellent idea!  I was looking at my schedule for the year and there's at least 3 weekends where making predictions might be challenging for various reasons.  This gives frequent players who miss a week here and there something to play for, as well.  Unlike professional sports, there are no off-days or bye weeks in the Derby so I extend a sincere 'thank-you' for making this opportunity available to us.  :)

YW. Likes sports an injury can happen.

Carpal tunnel is bitch!

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@Bates is the accuracy leader for 75%+ of games played. But like baseball, it's a long long season. 

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Bates

671 84.861% 17 78.990% 86.803% 5.695%
Matrix4You 775 84.150% 20 71.414% 87.342% 5.009%
No Prisoners 750 83.915% 20 71.367% 86.763% 4.774%
TalismanRing 744 83.727% 20 73.932% 86.208% 4.586%
8wombi7 738 83.678% 20 74.000% 85.710% 4.537%
Rolling Thunder 728 83.313% 20 71.923% 85.940% 4.172%
moviecriticguy 649 83.250% 18 70.437% 85.864% 3.920%
Simionski 684 82.789% 20 68.625% 86.945% 3.647%
Tower 625 82.611% 19 67.642% 86.604% 3.081%
Bozly 699 82.542% 20 71.731% 85.262% 3.400%

Top ten in accuracy after 20 weeks. 16 games minimum played

@Bates under 85% for the first time, @Matrix4You back over 84% and closing the gap

 

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On ‎5‎/‎3‎/‎2016 at 1:07 AM, lilmac said:

Looks like that Matrix guy may win...

 

Of more interest to me is whether there will be an annual Razzie award for the worst predictor?? :) 

 

and the battle for the Razzie. also 16 games minimum

Water Bottle 221 74.403% 18 53.746% 80.482% -5.327%
24Lost 276 74.130% 20 55.234% 79.656% -5.012%
Wonka 215 73.343% 19 65.018% 77.783% -5.669%

 

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Bates 1637 85.855% 49 77.195% 88.284% 4.780%
JCHAMMER 25 85.819% 1 87.223% 85.217% 1.544%
TalismanRing 1828 85.538% 53 75.872% 88.005% 4.524%
POTUS 1790 85.484% 53 74.469% 88.331% 4.470%
Msd272 50 85.455% 1 0.000% 85.455% 3.844%
Matrix4You 1785 85.318% 53 73.286% 88.392% 4.304%
8wombi7 1679 85.058% 53 74.643% 87.716% 4.044%
Rolling Thunder 1609 84.441% 53 73.178% 87.317% 3.427%
Simionski 1592 84.382% 53 70.991% 88.363% 3.368%
moviecriticguy 1517 84.378% 51 71.392% 87.636% 3.224%

 

 

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On 18/05/2016 at 8:11 PM, POTUS said:

 

and the battle for the Razzie. also 16 games minimum

Water Bottle 221 74.403% 18 53.746% 80.482% -5.327%
24Lost 276 74.130% 20 55.234% 79.656% -5.012%
Wonka 215 73.343% 19 65.018% 77.783% -5.669%

 

 

I'm surprised I'm not on this list lmao.

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congrats from me too @Bates!

 

i was really lucky with my latest form so i managed to join the 85+ % club last minute!

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Will any one new crack the impenetrable top 5 this year?

 

                                                                                        2018

Wildbill 48 83.646% 2 67.310% 90.763% 3.138%
Exxdee 47 84.230% 2 73.166% 88.072% 3.722%
Matrix4You 45 85.830% 2 74.808% 90.637% 5.321%
TalismanRing 45 82.925% 2 64.840% 89.830% 2.417%
damnitgeorge08 45 83.016% 2 66.618% 90.424% 2.508%
Deja23 44 82.339% 2 78.592% 84.500% 1.832%
Sheikh 43 85.757% 2 76.908% 89.353% 5.248%
The Fast and the Furiosa 43 82.112% 2 69.465% 87.447% 1.603%
8wombi7 42 82.481% 2 67.511% 89.252% 1.973%

 

                                                                                         2017

Bates 1363 86.963% 52 76.150% 89.319% 4.410%
Matrix4You 1343 86.695% 51 76.009% 89.313% 4.267%
TalismanRing 1302 86.006% 52 75.411% 88.415% 3.453%
POTUS 1234 85.371% 52 74.393% 88.303% 2.817%
8wombi7 1165 85.167% 52 73.324% 88.413% 2.614%

 

                                                                                          2016

TalismanRing 1828 85.538% 53 75.872% 88.005% 4.524%
POTUS 1790 85.484% 53 74.469% 88.331% 4.470%
Matrix4You 1785 85.318% 53 73.286% 88.392% 4.304%
8wombi7 1679 85.058% 53 74.643% 87.716% 4.044%
Bates 1637 85.855% 49 77.195% 88.284% 4.780%
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On ‎1‎/‎21‎/‎2018 at 5:01 AM, The Fast and the Furiosa said:

Just give me a full year ;)

Yup you and @Exxdee are in the top 5 in accuracy at 36 and 43 games played. @nomyth is up there but with only 18.  The @moviecriticguy on the heals of @8wombi7 but with 32. Maybe one of you 4 will crack top 5 in points, but must play em all

 

Bates 1363 86.963% 52 76.150% 89.319% 4.410%
Matrix4You 1343 86.695% 51 76.009% 89.313% 4.267%
nomyth 475 86.338% 18 78.915% 87.776% 2.485%
The Fast and the Furiosa 928 86.131% 36 72.855% 88.930% 3.848%
Xillix 123 86.120% 8 80.767% 88.630% -0.852%
TalismanRing 1302 86.006% 52 75.411% 88.415% 3.453%
M37 189 85.718% 7 82.063% 88.265% 3.095%
mgmoviegirl 10 85.467% 1 70.794% 89.135% -1.247%
Exxdee 1020 85.394% 43 71.613% 89.166% 2.940%
POTUS 1234 85.371% 52 74.393% 88.303% 2.817%
tigerclaw18 16 85.214% 1 85.305% 85.191% -0.802%
8wombi7 1165 85.167% 52 73.324% 88.413% 2.614%
moviecriticguy 692 85.153% 32 76.618% 88.976% 2.066%
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On ‎1‎/‎21‎/‎2018 at 5:01 AM, The Fast and the Furiosa said:

Just give me a full year ;)

On ‎1‎/‎27‎/‎2018 at 5:50 PM, POTUS said:

Yup you and @Exxdee are in the top 5 in accuracy at 36 and 43 games played. @nomyth is up there but with only 18.  The @moviecriticguy on the heals of @8wombi7 but with 32. Maybe one of you 4 will crack top 5 in points, but must play em all

                                                                       

                                                                              2017 Accuracy

Bates 1363 86.963% 52 76.150% 89.319% 4.410%
Matrix4You 1343 86.695% 51 76.009% 89.313% 4.267%
nomyth 475 86.338% 18 78.915% 87.776% 2.485%
The Fast and the Furiosa 928 86.131% 36 72.855% 88.930% 3.848%
Xillix 123 86.120% 8 80.767% 88.630% -0.852%
TalismanRing 1302 86.006% 52 75.411% 88.415% 3.453%
M37 189 85.718% 7 82.063% 88.265% 3.095%
mgmoviegirl 10 85.467% 1 70.794% 89.135% -1.247%
Exxdee 1020 85.394% 43 71.613% 89.166% 2.940%
POTUS 1234 85.371% 52 74.393% 88.303% 2.817%
tigerclaw18 16 85.214% 1 85.305% 85.191% -0.802%
8wombi7 1165 85.167% 52 73.324% 88.413% 2.614%
moviecriticguy 692 85.153% 32 76.618% 88.976% 2.066%

Well Fast, you and @Exxdee are near the top as I suspected earlier in the year and @Sheikh is on fire. @Thematrixfilm and I were out of the top ten but climbing fast back in.  Looks like the top 5 will have new names.  @8wombi7 get on your horse!

 @The Fast and the Furiosa we are matched in the league this weekend. Good luck!

                          

                                                                                      2018 Current

Sheikh 455 88.961% 17 83.085% 91.660% 4.839%
Exxdee 421 88.668% 16 81.895% 91.500% 4.316%
The Fast and the Furiosa 420 88.188% 16 80.699% 91.168% 4.043%
Bates 416 88.219% 17 81.429% 91.032% 4.097%
TalismanRing 389 87.132% 17 78.698% 91.099% 3.010%
Keanu 386 86.837% 17 77.307% 91.312% 2.715%
POTUS 352 86.218% 17 77.375% 90.220% 2.096%
Tower 348 87.373% 15 79.298% 91.258% 2.604%
Thematrixfilm 336 85.589% 17 76.800% 90.139% 1.467%
WrathOfHan 328 85.678% 17 78.026% 89.415% 1.556%
Wildbill 311 86.142% 16 74.185% 91.166% 1.906%
Deja23 310 86.495% 14 80.160% 89.347% 2.777%
8wombi7 309 85.322% 17 74.848% 90.156% 1.200%

 

 

The old top 5

                                                                                               2017

Bates 1363 86.963% 52 76.150% 89.319% 4.410%
Matrix4You 1343 86.695% 51 76.009% 89.313% 4.267%
TalismanRing 1302 86.006% 52 75.411% 88.415% 3.453%
POTUS 1234 85.371% 52 74.393% 88.303% 2.817%
8wombi7 1165 85.167% 52 73.324% 88.413% 2.614%

 

                                                                                          2016

TalismanRing 1828 85.538% 53 75.872% 88.005% 4.524%
POTUS 1790 85.484% 53 74.469% 88.331% 4.470%
Matrix4You 1785 85.318% 53 73.286% 88.392% 4.304%
8wombi7 1679 85.058% 53 74.643% 87.716% 4.044%
Bates 1637 85.855% 49 77.195% 88.284% 4.780%
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