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Should there be a Pick 'em game for AusTAR? (5 points)

I'll definitely play
9 (47.4%)
I might play if there's enough interest
8 (42.1%)
I won't play this game
0 (0%)
I'll only play if Peach doesn't, so I have a chance of winning.
2 (10.5%)

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AusTAR Pick 'em game- Scoring in progress
« on: March 20, 2011, 10:01:53 AM »
Any interest in this at all?

I'm hoping to run a Pick 'em game in the same style as Mswood when TAR: Australia rolls around, so I'll stick this here to hold the place/gauge interest in the potential for this game.

Any thoughts or comments on such a game would be much appreciated.
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Re: AusTAR Pick 'em game?
« Reply #1 on: March 20, 2011, 10:20:03 AM »
If this is up on youtube so that i can watch it (without much delay each week), i'll want to play! :tup:
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Re: AusTAR Pick 'em game?
« Reply #2 on: March 20, 2011, 10:53:11 AM »
If this is up on youtube so that i can watch it (without much delay each week), i'll want to play! :tup:

As  joab says it will depend if we can watch it on youtube, as we do with TAR.
Also if you start the game will you or another Ausie provide us with the promos each week?
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Re: AusTAR Pick 'em game?
« Reply #3 on: March 20, 2011, 11:06:57 AM »
If this is up on youtube so that i can watch it (without much delay each week), i'll want to play! :tup:

As  joab says it will depend if we can watch it on youtube, as we do with TAR.
Also if you start the game will you or another Ausie provide us with the promos each week?

I'm testing the means to get the promos at the moment. I will tentatively say that if they appear on the Yahoo7 website I'll be able to re-upload them to a place where everyone can see them. I'm also looking into ways to do this for the episodes themselves, but I am reasonably confident that they will appear on the website for catchups, whether or not they'll be restricted by country is yet to be seen.

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Re: AusTAR Pick 'em game?
« Reply #4 on: March 20, 2011, 11:17:45 AM »
I think it depends on 2 things...

IF we can see it. Keeping up with China Rush and TARA has had some problems... being able to see all the promos and all are key. I am glad to help with screencaps, if I have a vid it is no problem.

And WHEN it finally airs....if it runs during our TAR downtime then I think this would be marvelous!! If it runs the same time as TAR, it becomes again, more difficult for me anyway, to keep up...perhaps not so much for others.

But this would be a fab game, and would love to see it here!
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Re: AusTAR Pick 'em game?
« Reply #5 on: March 20, 2011, 01:44:18 PM »
I'd love to!!
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Re: AusTAR Pick 'em game?
« Reply #6 on: March 20, 2011, 01:51:01 PM »
It would be interesting to play as long as I had access to promos and press releases which I could analyze, similar to what Peach said.
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Re: AusTAR Pick 'em game?
« Reply #7 on: March 20, 2011, 02:42:42 PM »
I'll definitely play, the season just wouldn't be the same without it. :hearts:

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Re: AusTAR Pick 'em game?
« Reply #8 on: March 20, 2011, 04:21:38 PM »
Would love to.  With like others have stated if its available to watch and hopefully during the down time of US.

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Re: AusTAR Pick 'em game?
« Reply #9 on: March 20, 2011, 11:02:47 PM »
Sorry but can someone explain what a "pick 'em game" is again and what is involved for someone like me that hasn't followed all the previous threds?
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Re: AusTAR Pick 'em game?
« Reply #10 on: March 20, 2011, 11:08:28 PM »
Go take a look at mswood's TAR game, and Joab's and you'll get a good feel.
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Re: AusTAR Pick 'em game?
« Reply #11 on: March 21, 2011, 01:03:12 AM »
I might if you join my game...

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Re: AusTAR Pick 'em game?
« Reply #12 on: March 22, 2011, 12:17:02 AM »
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Re: AusTAR Pick 'em game?
« Reply #13 on: March 22, 2011, 08:12:07 AM »
It works here in America, Coutzy! :tup:
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Re: AusTAR Pick 'em game?
« Reply #14 on: March 22, 2011, 08:15:41 AM »
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Re: AusTAR Pick 'em game?
« Reply #15 on: March 22, 2011, 11:46:14 AM »
So, Game? :lol3:
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Re: AusTAR Pick 'em game?
« Reply #16 on: March 22, 2011, 11:51:23 AM »
So, Game? :lol3:

At this point I will tentatively say yes, game.

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Re: AusTAR Pick 'em game?
« Reply #17 on: May 03, 2011, 02:15:37 AM »
With special advance screenings for competition winners (Still waiting for my phone call) going on next week, I'm going to bump this topic to remind everyone about the game and stir up some last minute interest.

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Re: AusTAR Pick 'em game?
« Reply #18 on: May 03, 2011, 08:46:01 AM »
If i get to watch!!!
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Re: AusTAR Pick 'em game?
« Reply #19 on: May 03, 2011, 08:50:58 AM »
If i get to watch!!!
Me too.
I'll wager that if 7 puts the episodes online, they'll be geo-blocked, so we won't be able to see it until someone (!) youtubes it.

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Re: AusTAR Pick 'em game?
« Reply #20 on: May 03, 2011, 11:08:02 AM »
As much as I adore the idea, the time/airing issues may make this hard. I was hoping we could find a way to watch like we did with China Rush... if anyone has ideas please PM me!!

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Re: AusTAR Pick 'em game?
« Reply #21 on: May 03, 2011, 11:45:22 AM »
As much as I adore the idea, the time/airing issues may make this hard. I was hoping we could find a way to watch like we did with China Rush... if anyone has ideas please PM me!!



What specifically is the timing issue Peach? Is it going to run against another show?

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Re: AusTAR Pick 'em game?
« Reply #22 on: May 03, 2011, 12:30:51 PM »
If I can watch it in youtube I'm definitely playing. Just warn us when it starts.
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Re: AusTAR Pick 'em game?
« Reply #23 on: May 03, 2011, 03:20:46 PM »
I'd say May 18th is a big possible for a start, and again if I can watch promo videos and the full episodes (which I am sure we will) then I am game!

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Re: AusTAR Pick 'em game?
« Reply #24 on: May 03, 2011, 03:35:03 PM »
No, but I am guessing that if we FIND a link, it will be aired early AM here, so that many of us may not be able to watch "live".

That shouldn't affect a game as long as we DO get to watch! But we need to see promos of course...
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