LAST EDITED ON 04-16-14 AT 10:27 PM (EST) goes to louislam, who jumped up a whopping 8 ranks this week. I say "whopping" because that's like, half the field. Good job!
There Were Rocks in the Way
So yeah, I think it's safe to say this is the most inexpensive race yet. Between the fewer number of countries this season and now the cheapo chariot race, you can tell the pursestrings are being tightened. I'm amused at the idea that they tested that chariot run and some production guy suggested, "Hey, let's just drop a bunch of rocks and sticks in the way." At least they got a pretty energetic/pushy guy to play that gladiator (and Leo/Jamal really got into it).
Week 7 Results
1st place - Brendon/Rachel (2x)
2nd place - Caroline/Jennifer (1.7x)
3rd place - Dave/Connor (1.4x)
4th place - Jet/Cord (.9x)
5th place - Leo/Jamal (.6x)
6th place - Flight Time/Big Easy (.4x)
7th place - Jessica/John (0x)
Damn your politeness Dave
Yeah, I think a lot of us felt that way.
It was an interesting week for scoring... There was kind of divide overall, with half of the field having a pretty mediocre, break-even kind of week. While those who did good... Did really good. The bonus was much easier to guess this time around, thanks to the Globetrotters being the only SAME.
This week's Greatest Gainer Award
The Perfect Bet Award also goes to louislam (3.8x), whose correct bonus wager really knocked those points into the stratosphere. Nicely done.
1. michiganlargefan - 1256
2. Georganna - 1206 (Caroline/Jennifer)
3. Yogi - 1011 (Brendon/Rachel)
4. flipxcyd01 - 965 (Brendon/Rachel)
5. coldbrewer - 686 (Brendon/Rachel)
6. FFantasyFX - 487 (Dave/Connor)
7. Molaholic - 402 (Leo/Jamal)
8. louislam - 355 (Caroline/Jennifer)
9. Ontheroadagain1 - 348 (Flight Time/Big Easy)
10. Jims03 - 304 (Jet/Cord)
11. IanQuentin - 301
12. taffnic - 254
13. tribephyl - 243
14. starshine - 175 (Jet/Cord)
15. sarah12345 - 136
16. MzTee - 122
17. Chiubakka - 101 (Brendon/Rachel)
18. bbenz - 99 (Brendon/Rachel)
19. jbenz2 - 65
20. pepperz - 44
michiganlargefan has maintained the precious spot atop the leaderboard, but it's still a tight race.
Week 8 Payout Table
1st place - 2x
2nd place - 1.5x
3rd place - 1.2x
4th place - .8x
5th place - .5x
6th place - 0x
Max Individual Bet - 300 points
Ignore Price - .5x
A boring, spaced-out table. Thems the breaks, I suppose.
Bonus Game - Lucky 7
You guys just knew this was coming next. I'm way too boring and predictable now.
The object of this game is to pick two teams whose ranks at the end of the next episode add up to 7. In other words, that means you're trying to pick the teams that finish 1st & 6th, 2nd & 5th, or 3rd & 4th.
It doesn't matter what your intent is, just the outcome. If you bet on two teams, expecting them to be 1st & 6th, and then they finish 3rd & 4th, you still win. All you're doing is picking two teams for your wager and hoping they add to 7. There's obviously an overall ranking you'll have in your mind... But you never know, you might luck into another winning combo.
Place a wager next to your bonus picks. If the final ranks of the two bonus teams you pick equals 7, then you're a winner.
Here's the Payout Table for this game.
Lucky 7 Payout Table
Correct Answer - 5x
Incorrect Answer - 0x
Max Bet - 70 points
Remember, if you're going to play Lucky 7, the wager goes on a pair of teams. Like the example...
70 points - Brendon/Rachel & Flight Time/Big Easy
You may only make one Lucky 7 pick, so choose carefully!
TAR24 Teams Remaining
Flight Time/Big Easy