It's one thing to be the Last Comic Standing...but can you pick the Last Comic Standing? You can give it a try here, by playing our Picks To The End game.
For those of you unfamiliar with the game, here's how it goes:
You make a list of the 12 comics in the order in which you think they will be eliminated...from our first ones gone to the Last Comic Standing.
If you're right, then you don't get any points, which is good. If you're wrong, then you get one point for each place your guess was off.
For example, if we had started the lists before this week, anyone who picked Stella to be the first one gone would have gotten 0 points. Anyone who picked her to finish 11th would have gotten 1 point. Anyone foolish enough to pick her as the Last Comic Standing would have gotten 12 points.
In weeks where two comics are eliminated, the one with the lowest audience vote will get the lower place. So last night, Stella was the first eliminated since she had the lower vote. If Ant...hony Clark (another Ant whom Bil Dwyer is funnier than) doesn't tell us which is the lower finisher, then the first eliminee announced will get the lower place.
Wanna change your list? It'll cost you 5 points. You'll only incur one penalty for changing your list before the next episode, no matter how many times you change your list during the week. Your last list before showtime (on the East Coast) is the one that counts.
Don't edit your lists - I'll just use the latest list.
Here are your comics:
Oh, and there's one more thing...as promised, there's a twist.
Want more points? Then take a look at your competition. All players who submit their initial lists by Sunday night at midnight Eastern Time are eligible to participate in the Head to Head Challenge. At that point, check out the lists of the other competitors.
I'll post the PTTE thread titled, "I know I'm a better picker than..." If you're sure that your list is better than one of the other posters, then reply to the thread with the name of that other poster in the subject line. If your original entry scores lower (remember, low is good in this game) than that poster's original entry, then you'll have 10 points taken off your final score. But if you're wrong, then you get 10 points...from the poster you called out. This is optional - you don't have to go for the bonus if you don't want to. But you have to make your challenge before showtime Tuesday if you want to participate. Choose wisely since those bonuses could have a major impact on the game at the end.
As an example, I know that I'm a better picker than Estee. At the end of the game, I've got 20 points, and she's got 30. But her original entry had a lower score than mine (she made some really bad changes along the way ). Estee's score would go down 10 points, and she'd end up with 20. Meanwhile, those 10 points would go to me, so I'd end up with 30.
Questions? Post 'em in this thread.
And now, it's time for your first challenge. I'll get you started...
11. April Macie
10....the rest? is up to you.