Prediction League The Premier League Prediction Game Of Destiny And Doom!!! (2015-16)

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  1. Mbemba You're A Womble

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    It's back!!!

    In response to absolutely no demand at all, The Premier League Prediction Game Of Destiny And Doom!!! is returning for a second season.

    The rules are almost the same as last year (see below for minor changes).

    The game is open to anybody who wishes to play. The game involves predicting the scores of Premier League games each matchday/weekend.

    There is no limit on the number of players who can join the game, nor is there any time limit on when a player can join the game. Anyone is welcome to join at any stage of the season. The game is played over a calendar month, with promotion and relegation through the leagues at the end of each month.

    All predictions must be posted on this thread. Only scores predicted before games kick-off will count towards the game. Over the course of a weekend it is still possible to predict the scores of games yet to kick off, even if you have already missed some games.

    Each round of Premier league games you predict a score for each match. Correct score predictions will score 3 points. Correct result (win/lose/draw) predictions will score 1 point. Scores are totalled up over the calendar month and reset at the beginning of each new month. The competition is run as leagues of fourteen players. The top three in each division at the end of each month are promoted to the next division up, replacing the bottom three players who are relegated to the league below. There is no limit on the number of leagues, so the game is never full.

    Where players‘ scores are level, overall positions are based on the order at the previous points update. This means that in order to overtake a player above you, you must also overtake their score. Drawing level with a player will result in staying below that player in the rankings. At the beginning of the month the previous order is taken as the finishing positions in the previous month. New players are ranked in the order they joined the game.

    As well as the increase in the size of the leagues (from ten to fourteen), another change this year is a new rule to avoid leagues being clogged up by inactive players. This year, if more than three players in any league fail to predict within any calendar month then they will be automatically relegated to the league below, with additional promotion places in the league below created to compensate.

    Just like last year, all the tables and info will be kept on a separate website to make it easier to check the tables and see the latest positions. However, all predictions and game dicussion is to take place on this thread.

    The starting positions for this year's competition are based on the finishing positions for last year's competition. The increase in league size means that all active players from last year start this year in the top two divisions. Players who failed to post predictions in the last two months of last season have been dropped from the league and will need to start from the bottom again this year. Anybody can sign up though, and the earlier you get your predictions in then the better your starting position will be in this year's competition.

    As well as active players who post on this thread, the leagues also contain the predictions of Lawro, Lawro's Guest, and Paul Merson. If anyone knows of more regular (celebrity) predictors then let me know and we'll get them included in the league.

    Last year's winner didn't enter the competition until February, starting in Division Four. So it's easy to climb the leagues and win the competition overall.

    The starting positions can be seen at:

    http://www.footballblogdirectory.co.uk/Premier League Prediction Game Of Destiny And Doom - Latest Standings - Division One.php

    To help last year's players get going again, the following players start the year as active players:

    Division One:

    1. Paul Merson
    2. @Paulpowersleftfoot
    3. @Nolberto's Salsa Inferno
    4. Lawro
    5. @The DR says
    6. @Tasty Magpie
    7. Lawro's Guest
    8. @Less Hope Than Neville
    9. @Obi Wan
    10. @Surprised Pervert (Boro Gully)
    11. @InBiscanWeTrust
    12. @JakartaToon
    13. @philhul
    14. @mustyfrog

    Division Two

    1. @Sebb's Campaign Manager (Trevor Mugabe)
    2. @Albert's Chip Shop
    3. @APACO (cbrad)
    4. @ReedioHeed (Heed)
    5. @TheJudeanPeoplesFront
    6. @Sissokay by me
    7. @leez
    8. @Fez
    9. @Magic Moussa Sissoko
    10. @Sammy's Silky Skills (Silky Sammy)
    11. @kiwiqpr
    12. @Beardsley's Shimmy
    13. @Q
    14. @theevilreddevil

    Division Three

    1. @DimiNUFC
    2. @666 Tash 666 (Tash)
    3. @BobbyD
    4. @Safc83
    5. @Funky Dick
    6. @Skylarker*
    7. @Neil
    8. @Windy_Mag
    9. @tommytoonAA
    10. @Rolando
    11. @Mrright
    12. spare place
    13. spare place
    14. spare place


    all spare places - so sign up as soon as possible!!

    The following players all played at some point last year but dropped out at one stage or another - feel free to sign up again!

    @ban ban
    @Somebodys pinched my sombrero
    @East Stand Heckler
    @Pulp
    @HRH Eatcustard the 20th

    Plus anybody else who wants to join. There is no limit on the number of leagues or players!!

    For those from other forums/boards already signed up then please feel free to invite other players from your own boards & forums.

    The competition is all about who finishes top of Division One at the end of May, no matter how well you have done for the rest of the year. However, for the traditionalists among you, you can check who got the most total points last season and the running total scores for 2015 too.

    Finally!

    I am hoping that a few external links to this game might attract some new users to the forum, so if possible can we try and keep this thread to a PG rating so that we can at least try and pretend we're a normal bunch - at least until they look at the rest of the threads anyway!

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  2. Mbemba You're A Womble

    Mbemba You're A Womble Pointing Out That Pouchy Is A Cnut Since 2011
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    Games Week 1

    Saturday 8th August

    Man United v Tottenham
    Bournemouth v Aston Villa
    Everton v Watford
    Leicester v Sunderland
    Norwich v Crystal Palace
    Chelsea v Swansea

    Sunday 9th August

    Arsenal v West Ham
    Newcastle v Southampton
    Stoke v Liverpool

    Monday 10th August

    West Brom v Man City
     
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    Man United 2 v 1 Tottenham
    Bournemouth 1 v 1 Aston Villa
    Everton 3 v 1 Watford
    Leicester 1 v 1 Sunderland
    Norwich 2 v 1 Crystal Palace
    Chelsea 3 v 1 Swansea
    Arsenal 3 v 0 West Ham
    Newcastle 1 v 1 Southampton
    Stoke 2 v 2 Liverpool
    West Brom 1 v 3 Man City
     
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    Man United 3-1 Tottenham
    Bournemouth 1-1 Aston Villa
    Everton 3-0 Watford
    Leicester 0-1 Sunderland
    Norwich 2-2 Crystal Palace
    Chelsea 1-1 Swansea

    Arsenal 2-0 West Ham
    Newcastle 0-2 Southampton
    Stoke 6-1 Liverpool

    West Brom 1-2 Man City
     
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  5. TheJudeanPeoplesFront

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    Great effort again Nevy! Honoured you kept the title <laugh>
     
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  6. Mbemba You're A Womble

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    I was toying with the idea of calling it...

    The Not Even Pretending I've Not Stolen This From JPF Anymore Premier League Prediction Game Of Destiny And Doom

    <laugh>
     
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  7. InBiscanWeTrust

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    Another competition for me to win?

    Saturday 8th August

    Man United 3 v 1 Tottenham
    Bournemouth 1 v 1 Aston Villa
    Everton 3 v 0 Watford
    Leicester 2 v 0 Sunderland
    Norwich 1 v 1 Crystal Palace
    Chelsea 3 v 0 Swansea

    Sunday 9th August

    Arsenal 3 v 1 West Ham
    Newcastle 2 v 1 Southampton
    Stoke 2 v 2 Liverpool

    Monday 10th August

    West Brom 1 v 2 Man City
     
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  9. Mbemba You're A Womble

    Mbemba You're A Womble Pointing Out That Pouchy Is A Cnut Since 2011
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    Man United 2 v 1 Tottenham
    Bournemouth 2 v 1 Aston Villa
    Everton 4 v 0 Watford
    Leicester 1 v 1 Sunderland
    Norwich 1 v 2 Crystal Palace
    Chelsea 3 v 0 Swansea

    Sunday 9th August

    Arsenal 3 v 0 West Ham
    Newcastle 1 v 1 Southampton
    Stoke 2 v 1 Liverpool

    Monday 10th August

    West Brom 0 v 3 Man City
     
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  10. I am Groot

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    Has that Committe sat yet to determine that I was cheated at the end of last season by arbritary rules thought up on the spot just because your competition was lagging in the Games on Not606 Newcastle United board popularity stakes?

    :angry:
     
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  11. Mbemba You're A Womble

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    Yes - they have decided to hit you with a fine instead of a points deduction. So, in summary, you're fine <ok>
     
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    Man United 3 v 1 Tottenham
    Bournemouth 1 v 1 Aston Villa
    Everton 2 v 0 Watford
    Leicester 1 v 1 Sunderland
    Norwich 2 v 2 Crystal Palace
    Chelsea 3 v 0 Swansea
    Arsenal 2 v 1 West Ham
    Newcastle 2 v 1 Southampton
    Stoke 1 v 2 Liverpool
    West Brom 0 v 2 Man City
     
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    Cheers Nev, good work. <ok>
     
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    I don't understand why pre-season positions are not in alphabetical order like all other respectable leagues. This would put me in 2nd behind @IBWT.
     
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    Man United 2 v 0 Tottenham
    Bournemouth 2 v 1 Aston Villa
    Everton 3 v 0 Watford
    Leicester 1 v 2 Sunderland
    Norwich 1 v 0 Crystal Palace
    Chelsea 2 v 0 Swansea
    Arsenal 3 v 0 West Ham
    Newcastle 2 v 1 Southampton
    Stoke 1 v 1 Liverpool
    West Brom 0 v 2 Man City
     
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  16. I am Groot

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    Phew. thanks I was worr...<confused>

    Man United 1 v 1 Tottenham
    Bournemouth 1 v 1 Aston Villa
    Everton 2 v 0 Watford
    Leicester 0 v 1 Sunderland
    Norwich 1 v 2 Crystal Palace
    Chelsea 3 v 1 Swansea

    Sunday 9th August

    Arsenal 2 v 0 West Ham
    Newcastle 1 v 0 Southampton
    Stoke 0 v 1 Liverpool

    Monday 10th August

    West Brom 0 v 3 Man City
     
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  17. Agent Moyes' eyebrows

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    You're just upset that you have the substitute's no. 12 shirt, while I have the coveted no. 9.
    <party>
     
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  18. InBiscanWeTrust

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    I agree with this <ok>
     
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    Man United 2 v 1 Tottenham
    Bournemouth 2 v 1 Aston Villa
    Everton 4 v 0 Watford
    Leicester 1 v 1 Sunderland
    Norwich 1 v 2 Crystal Palace
    Chelsea 3 v 0 Swansea

    Sunday 9th August

    Arsenal 3 v 0 West Ham
    Newcastle 1 v 1 Southampton
    Stoke 2 v 1 Liverpool

    Monday 10th August

    West Brom 0 v 3 Man City
     
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    Saturday 8th August
    Man United 3 v 2 Tottenham
    Bournemouth 1 v 2 Aston Villa
    Everton 1 v 0 Watford
    Leicester 2 v 1 Sunderland
    Norwich 2 v 1 Crystal Palace
    Chelsea 3 v 0 Swansea

    Sunday 9th August

    Arsenal 3 v 1 West Ham
    Newcastle 2 v 2 Southampton
    Stoke 0 v 2 Liverpool

    Monday 10th August

    West Brom 1 v 2 Man City
     
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