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Old 07-08-09, 03:45 PM
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Re: Book Talk (Reverse) Sheep The Rise and Fall of the Sheep Empire

Originally Posted by Jeremy517
I'm not sure why you'd want to level out the scoring. Why should the people who did well on the first 11 questions be punished?
So that rockmjd23 doesn't win.
Old 07-08-09, 04:11 PM
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I found this post today.
It is a bit easier now that I have a system down. I didn't have a system down back then.
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Re: Book Talk (Reverse) Sheep The Rise and Fall of the Sheep Empire

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It is a bit easier now that I have a system down. I didn't have a system down back then.
I've got a system and my hand still hurts from searching for images for everything.

I need to add some macros to my spreadsheet to auto-sort questions, and better format the score list (tabs would be nice). Also maybe something to copy selected cells to another cell for easy pasting would be nice too. Is that the kind of thing you use?
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Re: Book Talk (Reverse) Sheep The Rise and Fall of the Sheep Empire

I'm in! Not much of a reader, so it'll be interesting to see how poorly I do. I didn't really answer very strategically with the equalizers, but from what I can tell, if you think you'll be in the top 50% at that point in the game, you'll want to answer them as reverse sheep questions.
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Re: Book Talk (Reverse) Sheep The Rise and Fall of the Sheep Empire

I'm working on it, but neither Excel or Google works for me, so it's taking me some time.
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Re: Book Talk (Reverse) Sheep The Rise and Fall of the Sheep Empire

Originally Posted by Mordred
I've got a system and my hand still hurts from searching for images for everything.

I need to add some macros to my spreadsheet to auto-sort questions, and better format the score list (tabs would be nice). Also maybe something to copy selected cells to another cell for easy pasting would be nice too. Is that the kind of thing you use?
I made a macro to sort the "Formatted Results" tab (the highlighted one with Gumbel's head). That made it easier. Something to sort each question would be nice but it's only used once, since each time you sort a different column.

The thing that helps the most is going through it the night before, formatting all the answers so they match each other, and highlighting the wrong and unique answers.
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Re: Book Talk (Reverse) Sheep The Rise and Fall of the Sheep Empire

These games never cease to surprise me. I thought going super-obscure in one of the questions would be the death of me.

No one's picked that answer.
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Re: Book Talk (Reverse) Sheep The Rise and Fall of the Sheep Empire

Originally Posted by The Bus
I made a macro to sort the "Formatted Results" tab (the highlighted one with Gumbel's head). That made it easier. Something to sort each question would be nice but it's only used once, since each time you sort a different column.

The thing that helps the most is going through it the night before, formatting all the answers so they match each other, and highlighting the wrong and unique answers.
However you're doing it, thanks a lot. These games are a lot of fun, although my work has sufferred terribly.
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Re: Book Talk (Reverse) Sheep The Rise and Fall of the Sheep Empire

Originally Posted by The Bus
I made a macro to sort the "Formatted Results" tab (the highlighted one with Gumbel's head). That made it easier. Something to sort each question would be nice but it's only used once, since each time you sort a different column.

The thing that helps the most is going through it the night before, formatting all the answers so they match each other, and highlighting the wrong and unique answers.
BTW, you never e-mailed me your spreadsheet. Didn't I threaten to dock you 10 points for that?
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Re: Book Talk (Reverse) Sheep The Rise and Fall of the Sheep Empire

In for a bottom 25% finish.
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Re: Book Talk (Reverse) Sheep The Rise and Fall of the Sheep Empire

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BTW, you never e-mailed me your spreadsheet. Didn't I threaten to dock you 10 points for that?
I can email it to you again. I was out of town for the holiday by the time I got your response. PM me your email again and I'll send it out.
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Re: Book Talk (Reverse) Sheep The Rise and Fall of the Sheep Empire

We've got enough people that this will work. When do you guys want to start and/or do you want to wait?
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Re: Book Talk (Reverse) Sheep The Rise and Fall of the Sheep Empire

I just saw the link over in sports sheep .. can I get my answers in?

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Re: Book Talk (Reverse) Sheep The Rise and Fall of the Sheep Empire

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We've got enough people that this will work. When do you guys want to start and/or do you want to wait?
How about waiting until tomorrow, so I can send my answers in this evening?



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Re: Book Talk (Reverse) Sheep The Rise and Fall of the Sheep Empire

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Bus, I will send you a PM tonight -- I need to finish some answers.
PM sent...
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PM also sent. Hopefully not too late.
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Re: Book Talk (Reverse) Sheep The Rise and Fall of the Sheep Empire

Originally Posted by Tracer Bullet
I just figured that if you think your answers are strong you should answer the Equalizer questions as Reverse Sheep and if you think your answers are not strong you should answer it as Sheep.
This. I answered them as Reverse Sheep questions.

Come to think of it, I may have made a terrible mistake.
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PM also sent. Hopefully not too late.
Good luck Pharoh [whisper]you're goin' down[/whisper]
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Re: Book Talk (Reverse) Sheep The Rise and Fall of the Sheep Empire

I didn't quite get the E part when I submitted my answers, but I answered them as reverse sheep anyway.
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I PM'd in. We'll see if they want me or someone else as dead last this time...
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Re: Book Talk (Reverse) Sheep The Rise and Fall of the Sheep Empire

Originally Posted by Venusian
I didn't understand E so I just answered it not really strategically.
Originally Posted by hardcore
This looks like fun, though I admit I don't really get the strategy for the equalizers...
Originally Posted by Jeremy517
The equalizer questions really screw over people in the top 30-49% or so.

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Re: Book Talk (Reverse) Sheep The Rise and Fall of the Sheep Empire

I'm in!
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Re: Book Talk (Reverse) Sheep The Rise and Fall of the Sheep Empire

NO MORE ENTRIES PLEASE

I've got enough entries.
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Re: Book Talk (Reverse) Sheep The Rise and Fall of the Sheep Empire

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I've got enough entries.
Are you punking us?
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