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new bif: MLB BIF 2013

Discussion in 'Beer It Forward' started by gkatsoris, Feb 23, 2013.

  1. gkatsoris

    gkatsoris Initiate (0) Jun 27, 2007

    Alright everyone, I think it's time to get this thing up and running. I caught the first game of the Grapefruit League on the radio today so I am stoked.

    So there a few changes to this years BIF. So here's how it'll go:
    1. everyone picks their team of choice.
    2. the BA'ers in the 2012 MLB BIF will have first crack for their choice of team; and I'm sure rtaps will take Houston....so don't ask. They will have one week, by next Mon - March 4th, to pick.
    3. the BA'ers in the NFL will have the same (one week) to pick their team, if no one from last years MLB BIF takes that team, they're yours. Then they'll go to the next in line.
    4. all teams must be picked by March 30th. Any team not picked will not count towards the winning(s).
    5. first come, first serve.
    6. the teams that win the World Series and come in last in the league are the 2 winners.
    7. everyone but the two winners will ship a minimum of one container of beer, any size/style/flavor, to the two winners.

    now the change:
    8. at the end of the regular season, the teams that don't win their division will all ship one container of beer to the person who picked the team that won the divison. AND the winner of that division will ship one container of beer to the team that came in last in the division.
    9. everyone will have a 2 week time frame to ship the division winnings, at the end of the regular season.
    10. and everyone will have approx one month to ship, to the two winners, after the last game of the World Series. The date will be posted at the end of the regular season.
    11. you must have at least 5 trades and/or BIF's under your belt to qualify!!!! Sorry noobs.

    Shoot me a BM, and/or post in the thread, your team.

    Best and Worst of Luck

    And I'll take the Phils.
     
  2. You know who I got Sucka!
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  3. gkatsoris

    gkatsoris Initiate (0) Jun 27, 2007

    Phils, Cubs, Angels, Astros and Rockies are all taken.

    This years BIF is going to be rediculous! Can't wait. My Phils taking the division and the WS. Mmmmmmmmmmmm Beer.
     
  4. Your season prediction is almost as RIDICULOUS as your spelling!
     
  5. gkatsoris

    gkatsoris Initiate (0) Jun 27, 2007

    Danm it!
     
  6. im in let me know who my chocies are when it opens up
     
  7. rtaps

    rtaps Aficionado (230) California Jul 2, 2011

    Well hello again and yes I will be repeating this year. So everyone else should just try for the World Series.
     
  8. gkatsoris

    gkatsoris Initiate (0) Jun 27, 2007

    Marty, everyone except the 5 teams listed above are open. Lemme know who ya want and I'll put you down for them. And if you pick the Yankees, Atlanta or Washington.....you're not a true Philadelphian LOL.
     
  9. gkatsoris

    gkatsoris Initiate (0) Jun 27, 2007

    Hopefully we get enough people to join up lol.
     
  10. when is it open?
     
  11. mixed_master7

    mixed_master7 Initiate (0) Florida May 16, 2012

    I'll go ahead and pick Detroit.

    I wonder who will be the gambler and take Toronto. I'd pick the Yanks or Rays but I'm waaay too scared of the AL East this year.
     
  12. gkatsoris

    gkatsoris Initiate (0) Jun 27, 2007

    Now until March 30th lol.
     
  13. gkatsoris

    gkatsoris Initiate (0) Jun 27, 2007

    Everyone is picking Toronto for the AL East, so yeah that division is going to be scary to watch.

    I put you down for Detroit so shoot me a BM with your info; name, addy, cell and email when you get a chance. And as long as know one from the previous BIF's pick the Tigers (until Mon) they're yours.
     
  14. Was thinking Toronto got best odds on world series. But gimmie miami. I can root against them all year
    N fuck joe carters blue jays
     
  15. gkatsoris

    gkatsoris Initiate (0) Jun 27, 2007

    Still bitter about 93 huh lol?

    Miami is off the board. And tentatively so is Detroit.
     
  16. I was a young buck in 93 n still bitter. I assume u should feel same way
     
  17. Stinger80OH

    Stinger80OH Advocate (655) Ohio Nov 11, 2011

    I'm in and will take :

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  18. RayOhioFelton

    RayOhioFelton Advocate (540) Ohio May 24, 2011

    Aww tribe is taken! If I can play I will take Washington. Go TRIBE!!!
     
  19. lokieman

    lokieman Savant (475) Oklahoma Jan 20, 2011

    I would gladly take the Red Sox....
     
  20. mixed_master7

    mixed_master7 Initiate (0) Florida May 16, 2012

    For worst in the MLB right? :p
     
  21. lokieman

    lokieman Savant (475) Oklahoma Jan 20, 2011

    Haha...gotta stick with my boys. I'm hoping they can surprise instead of disappoint this year...damn blind loyalty
     
  22. richkrull

    richkrull Savant (450) Wisconsin Dec 4, 2010

    I'll take the Dodgers if they're available.
     
  23. sholle

    sholle Aficionado (175) Montana Jan 2, 2011

    I'd love to take the Chicago White Sox if possible!
     
  24. gkatsoris

    gkatsoris Initiate (0) Jun 27, 2007

    sholle, richkrull, lokieman, RayOhioFelton and Stinger80OH I have you all for your respective teams. (As long as no one from the previos BIF chimes in you'll be good.) Shoot me a BM with your info; name, addy, cell and email so I can fill in my spreadsheet. And welcome aboard!

    Never mind krull, just read your BM lol....I have your info.
     
  25. Smurf2055

    Smurf2055 Savant (485) Washington Nov 12, 2011

    If no one from last year takes them, I'd love to take my Mariners :)
     
  26. gkatsoris

    gkatsoris Initiate (0) Jun 27, 2007

    I've got you down. Shoot me your info (name, addy, cell, email). You should be good with Seattle too I think. And in your case, worst of luck to you sir. ;)
     
  27. pschul4

    pschul4 Advocate (625) Illinois Jan 7, 2011

    If no ones got the cubs I'll jump on that train wreck
     
  28. pschul4

    pschul4 Advocate (625) Illinois Jan 7, 2011

    NVM lol have fun yall
     
  29. gkatsoris

    gkatsoris Initiate (0) Jun 27, 2007

    Aw man I was hoping you'd join and add to the trash talking. Sure there isn't another team you'd want?

    Cinn, st Louis, San Fran, Atlanta all have a decent chance of winning the ws. And Minn, Arizona, the royals all suck poetry bad lol. If not I understand....you're still salty from green bay shitting the bed lol.
     
  30. pschul4

    pschul4 Advocate (625) Illinois Jan 7, 2011

    Words cannot describe my saltiness
    Gimme dem Braves
     
  31. Sorry Peter, I've already claimed that train wreck :)
     
  32. pschul4

    pschul4 Advocate (625) Illinois Jan 7, 2011

    Time to actually start rooting for them to win then! ;)
     
  33. I'll take the Giants....Go San Francisco!!! :)
     
  34. If no one has the braves if they are gone give me the marlins for dead last. Ok looks like the two teams I want are gone. Sooooo ill take nobody haha enjoy it this year guys
     
  35. pschul4

    pschul4 Advocate (625) Illinois Jan 7, 2011

    Only if you let us see your cellar
     
  36. mixed_master7

    mixed_master7 Initiate (0) Florida May 16, 2012

    HEY! Leave Green Bay out of this. I'm still a bit butthurt about that 49r's game....
     
  37. gkatsoris

    gkatsoris Initiate (0) Jun 27, 2007

    yes!!!!!! Sweet Shultzy!!!!!

    Ah shite, just realized we're in the same division, and I hate the Braves!
     
  38. gkatsoris

    gkatsoris Initiate (0) Jun 27, 2007

    Noooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo!
     
  39. hopoilcrazy

    hopoilcrazy Savant (290) Tennessee Aug 24, 2004

    If it is possible for me to get in on this awesome action, and if no one has taken them, I would love to snatch up the Reds. I feel a 1990-like season comin' on!
     
  40. gkatsoris

    gkatsoris Initiate (0) Jun 27, 2007

    Shoot me over your info (name, addy, cell, and email) and as long as know one from the previous BIF dibs em before Mon, they'll be yours. I have to be honest here, the Reds are other team I picked to be in the NLCS this year.
     

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