Competitions The "I believe in miracles too" Goal Kicking Game

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May 24, 2006
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We're back!

Well done to Brenton Davy who won the first installment this season in a shootout against Pea Nut thanks to Lachlan Murphy's courageous mark and goal against the Bears.

Not only is the game back but - due to popular demand - Immunity Cards are back as well.

Feedback received: Why do you keep chopping and changing the rules all the time? Just pick a set and stick with them.
Never!


Current Reigning Champion: Brenton Davy

Hall of Fame: @AdelaideFan14, @Coopers, Hinkstuff, SugarShane, Dirty Bird, jenny61_99, AFC979810, ok.crows, Samcro24, Crowowowow, Crouch, El Doederino, Crouch, Brenton Davy

Broom Closet of Fame: johnnypanther, AFC979810, Glenno23, @Brown_WOOLF, Tarasque36, DangerSloane, DD#23, Glenno23 again, Mattrox, Pilchard_Adams, Red mist

NB: Participants enter the 'Broom Closet' when there is no outright winner and all remaining participants bomb at the same time.

Rules

Basic plot: You have to pick an Adelaide goal kicker each week. If he kicks a goal you move on to the next round. If he doesn't you're out. Can't pick the same player twice. Last person left wins.

Selections: You make your selections in this thread. Your selection must be in by the first bounce. If you pick someone twice you're eliminated. You can change your selection right up until the first bounce if you get a late vibe.

Late changes: If your selected player is named in the 22 but is a late withdrawal then you get whoever comes in for him. For clarity, a late change is any change that occurs after Thursday Night (Or Friday Afternoon if it's a Sunday game). If there's more than one late change then I'll match up players alphabetically to work out who replaced who. If one change occurs on a Friday after teams are announced on Thursday, and a further change occurs on match day, we'll still apply the alphabetical rule.

Forgetting: If you forget - bad luck! You're out.

Tiebreaker: Gone. Had been keeping track of goals to use as a tie breaker in case all remaining participants bomb out in the same week. Too fiddly and time consuming. Have returned to the original rule where if the remaining participants all bow out at the same time and there is no outright winner, into the Broom Closet they go.

Latecomers: If you haven't entered by the first bounce of the Crows' clash with West Coast then you can't play.

Immunity Card: If your player kicks the first goal of the game (the game, not just the Crows first goal) then you earn an Immunity Card. An Immunity Card can be used if your selected player fails to kick a goal. It's like a Get Out of Jail Free card.

Happy picking!
 
May 24, 2006
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Brenton Davy

Norm Smith Medallist
Sep 3, 2007
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North Adelaide, The EXERS!
We're back!

Well done to Brenton Davy who won the first installment this season in a shootout against Pea Nut thanks to Lachlan Murphy's courageous mark and goal against the Bears.

Not only is the game back but - due to popular demand - Immunity Cards are back as well.

Feedback received: Why do you keep chopping and changing the rules all the time? Just pick a set and stick with them.
Never!


Current Reigning Champion: Brenton Davy

Hall of Fame: @AdelaideFan14, @Coopers, Hinkstuff, SugarShane, Dirty Bird, jenny61_99, AFC979810, ok.crows, Samcro24, Crowowowow, Crouch, El Doederino, Crouch, Brenton Davy

Broom Closet of Fame: johnnypanther, AFC979810, Glenno23, @Brown_WOOLF, Tarasque36, DangerSloane, DD#23, Glenno23 again, Mattrox, Pilchard_Adams, Red mist

NB: Participants enter the 'Broom Closet' when there is no outright winner and all remaining participants bomb at the same time.

Rules

Basic plot: You have to pick an Adelaide goal kicker each week. If he kicks a goal you move on to the next round. If he doesn't you're out. Can't pick the same player twice. Last person left wins.

Selections: You make your selections in this thread. Your selection must be in by the first bounce. If you pick someone twice you're eliminated. You can change your selection right up until the first bounce if you get a late vibe.

Late changes: If your selected player is named in the 22 but is a late withdrawal then you get whoever comes in for him. For clarity, a late change is any change that occurs after Thursday Night (Or Friday Afternoon if it's a Sunday game). If there's more than one late change then I'll match up players alphabetically to work out who replaced who. If one change occurs on a Friday after teams are announced on Thursday, and a further change occurs on match day, we'll still apply the alphabetical rule.

Forgetting: If you forget - bad luck! You're out.

Tiebreaker: Gone. Had been keeping track of goals to use as a tie breaker in case all remaining participants bomb out in the same week. Too fiddly and time consuming. Have returned to the original rule where if the remaining participants all bow out at the same time and there is no outright winner, into the Broom Closet they go.

Latecomers: If you haven't entered by the first bounce of the Crows' clash with West Coast then you can't play.

Immunity Card: If your player kicks the first goal of the game (the game, not just the Crows first goal) then you earn an Immunity Card. An Immunity Card can be used if your selected player fails to kick a goal. It's like a Get Out of Jail Free card.

Happy picking!
In an attempt to not embarrass myself by going out in the first round -

Eddie pls
 

jenny61_99

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Jenny61_99 - Tex
AFC979810 - Tex
Scorpus - Tex (if JJ doesn’t play)

Sugar Shane - Eddie
Brenton Davey - Eddie
Scorpus - Eddie (if JJ DOES play)

Pea Nut - Tom Lynch

Geoffa32 - Murphy
Godalblighty - Murphy

Footy4eva - JJ
 

Dean1

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Jenny61_99 - Tex
AFC979810 - Tex
Scorpus - Tex (if JJ doesn’t play)

Sugar Shane - Eddie
Brenton Davey - Eddie
Scorpus - Eddie (if JJ DOES play)
Dean1 - Betts

Pea Nut - Tom Lynch

Geoffa32 - Murphy
Godalblighty - Murphy

Footy4eva - JJ
 

dude316

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Sturt
enny61_99 - Tex
AFC979810 - Tex
Scorpus - Tex (if JJ doesn’t play)
Dude316 - Tex

Sugar Shane - Eddie
Brenton Davey - Eddie
Scorpus - Eddie (if JJ DOES play)
Dean1 - Betts
GreyCrow - Eddiebetts

Pea Nut - Tom Lynch

Geoffa32 - Murphy
Godalblighty - Murphy

Footy4eva - JJ
 

oriXon

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enny61_99 - Tex
AFC979810 - Tex
Scorpus - Tex (if JJ doesn’t play)
Dude316 - Tex
oriXon - Tex

Sugar Shane - Eddie
Brenton Davey - Eddie
Scorpus - Eddie (if JJ DOES play)
Dean1 - Betts
GreyCrow - Eddiebetts

Pea Nut - Tom Lynch

Geoffa32 - Murphy
Godalblighty - Murphy

Footy4eva - JJ
 

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footy4ever

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Jenny61_99 - Tex
AFC979810 - Tex
Scorpus - Tex (if JJ doesn’t play)
Dude316 - Tex
oriXon - Tex

Sugar Shane - Eddie
Brenton Davey - Eddie
Scorpus - Eddie (if JJ DOES play)
Dean1 - Betts
GreyCrow - Eddiebetts

Pea Nut - Tom Lynch

Geoffa32 - Murphy
Godalblighty - Murphy

Footy4ever - JJ
 

Mileratkinsshow

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Jenny61_99 - Tex
AFC979810 - Tex
Scorpus - Tex (if JJ doesn’t play)
Dude316 - Tex
oriXon - Tex
Mileratkinsshow - Texan

Sugar Shane - Eddie
Brenton Davey - Eddie
Scorpus - Eddie (if JJ DOES play)
Dean1 - Betts
GreyCrow - Eddiebetts

Pea Nut - Tom Lynch

Geoffa32 - Murphy
Godalblighty - Murphy

Footy4ever - JJ
 

Commissioner Gordon

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Jenny61_99 - Tex
AFC979810 - Tex
Scorpus - Tex (if JJ doesn’t play)
Dude316 - Tex
oriXon - Tex
Mileratkinsshow - Texan
Commissioner Gordon - Tex

Sugar Shane - Eddie
Brenton Davey - Eddie
Scorpus - Eddie (if JJ DOES play)
Dean1 - Betts
GreyCrow - Eddiebetts

Pea Nut - Tom Lynch

Geoffa32 - Murphy
Godalblighty - Murphy

Footy4ever - JJ
 

Thetrader15

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Oct 16, 2015
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Jenny61_99 - Tex
AFC979810 - Tex
Scorpus - Tex (if JJ doesn’t play)
Dude316 - Tex
oriXon - Tex
Mileratkinsshow - Texan
Commissioner Gordon - Tex
Thetrader15 - Teeeeexxxxx

Sugar Shane - Eddie
Brenton Davey - Eddie
Scorpus - Eddie (if JJ DOES play)
Dean1 - Betts
GreyCrow - Eddiebetts

Pea Nut - Tom Lynch

Geoffa32 - Murphy
Godalblighty - Murphy

Footy4ever - JJ
 

skam85

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Since when can we select someone on the proviso someone else isnt playing? Grow a set and commit.

Jenny61_99 - Tex
AFC979810 - Tex
Scorpus - Tex (if JJ doesn’t play)
Dude316 - Tex
oriXon - Tex
Mileratkinsshow - Texan
Commissioner Gordon - Tex
@Thetrader15 - Teeeeexxxxx

skam85 - Betts
Sugar Shane - Eddie
Brenton Davey - Eddie
Scorpus - Eddie (if JJ DOES play)
Dean1 - Betts
GreyCrow - Eddiebetts

Pea Nut - Tom Lynch

Geoffa32 - Murphy
Godalblighty - Murphy

Footy4ever - JJ
 

Crouch

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Jenny61_99 - Tex
AFC979810 - Tex
Scorpus - Tex (if JJ doesn’t play)
Dude316 - Tex
oriXon - Tex
Mileratkinsshow - Texan
Commissioner Gordon - Tex
Thetrader15 - Teeeeexxxxx
ok.crows - Tex

skam85 - Betts
Sugar Shane - Eddie
Brenton Davey - Eddie
Scorpus - Eddie (if JJ DOES play)
Dean1 - Betts
GreyCrow - Eddiebetts

Pea Nut - Tom Lynch

Geoffa32 - Murphy
Godalblighty - Murphy

Footy4ever - JJ

Crouch - Himmelberg
 

Scorpus

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Jenny61_99 - Tex
AFC979810 - Tex
Scorpus - Tex
Dude316 - Tex
oriXon - Tex
Mileratkinsshow - Texan
Commissioner Gordon - Tex
Thetrader15 - Teeeeexxxxx
ok.crows - Tex

skam85 - Betts
Sugar Shane - Eddie
Brenton Davey - Eddie
Dean1 - Betts
GreyCrow - Eddiebetts

Pea Nut - Tom Lynch

Geoffa32 - Murphy
Godalblighty - Murphy

Footy4ever - JJ

Crouch - Himmelberg
 
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