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JCTexan
08-20-2013, 11:54 AM
It's that time again, so join up early and make your picks count! Last year's winner was Showtime100, and we can't let that happen again...

It's easy to play, all you have to do is pick one team that will win its matchup each week. No spreads are used, only total points, the catch is that you can't pick the same team twice throughout the year. This league is triple elimination, which means three wrong picks and you are out.

The winner or winners - if people survive the whole season - will have bragging rights over the next year. Feel free to amend your signature and give yourself a virtual trophy if you win it all!


How to sign up:


In order to join the group, just go to Survival Football (http://football.fantasysports.yahoo.com/survival), and click the "Join a Group" button. From there, enter the following information:

Group ID#:12733
Password: texanstalk

- Please do not invite non-board members to this league, I want to keep it in-house only.

JCTexan
08-24-2013, 12:01 AM
Nine have signed up so far...

ObsiWan
08-24-2013, 04:33 PM
Never played this one before; should be interesting.
....or disastrous.
:D

The Pencil Neck
08-24-2013, 06:01 PM
Never played this one before; should be interesting.
....or disastrous.
:D

Trust me.

It sucks beyond words.

SCOTTexans
08-25-2013, 11:55 AM
Trust me.

It sucks beyond words.

So true...

I won Pick-em last year... Out in like the 5th week in this league :rake:

hopefully i can redeem myself this time

Showtime100
08-25-2013, 12:27 PM
Here to defend the title......and I'll be gone before the Texans get the bye week....lol.

JCTexan
08-27-2013, 01:12 PM
Trust me.

It sucks beyond words.

Very true. I usually have my first strike in week 1.

KMG 365
08-28-2013, 11:47 AM
Just joined. Hoping I will do better this year than last year.

b0ng
08-28-2013, 11:53 AM
I am taking the Colts week 1 and I am not regretting it. Houston might also be up there in terms of "slam dunk week 1 picks" which don't actually exist.

SCOTTexans
08-28-2013, 03:37 PM
I am taking the Colts week 1 and I am not regretting it. Houston might also be up there in terms of "slam dunk week 1 picks" which don't actually exist.

Yeah like last yr were the Cardinals beat the Patriots. I think 90% of the world got a strike that day... :survivor:

b0ng
08-28-2013, 03:41 PM
Yeah like last yr were the Cardinals beat the Patriots. I think 90% of the world got a strike that day... :survivor:

Seattle/Green Bay mopped up the scraps

Showtime100
08-31-2013, 01:31 AM
Bump. It's getting close. :turtle: :fans:


:fieldgoal

Double Barrel
09-04-2013, 01:01 PM
Thanks for setting it up, JCTexan!

I'm in...and probably out by week 8.

The Pencil Neck
09-04-2013, 01:39 PM
My strategy this year is to pick teams that I expect to win but hope they're going to lose.

JCTexan
09-04-2013, 07:05 PM
My strategy this year is to pick teams that I expect to win but hope they're going to lose.

Colts week 1, Patriots week 2. Yeah, I guess I'm going with the same strategy.

Giant Tiger
09-04-2013, 08:31 PM
Just signed up :tiphat: Watch out for the RedBlacks :)

Trail.Blazr
09-05-2013, 09:07 AM
Yeah like last yr were the Cardinals beat the Patriots. I think 90% of the world got a strike that day... :survivor:

ha, I actually picked the cards on that one :fortune:

NastyNate
09-05-2013, 12:33 PM
I joined. Prepare to be bamboozled!!! (talking to myself...)

drs23
09-05-2013, 04:25 PM
Thanks for the reminder 'bump'. Just joined. Look for my exit about, oh idonno:, week 3? :gun:

Showtime100
09-05-2013, 04:31 PM
If I just do as well as I did last year I'll consider it a victory. :D :D

Ryan
09-05-2013, 07:12 PM
Locked in New England this week. So naturally they are going to lose now. All part of the plan.

thunderkyss
09-05-2013, 07:31 PM
Has everyone made their pick? I only see mine.

Lucky
09-05-2013, 08:11 PM
Has everyone made their pick? I only see mine.

You won't see everyone else's picks until the deadline.

Showtime100
09-06-2013, 12:18 AM
Looks like only one taker on Denver this week. I'm trying to save them for later too. :spin:

drs23
09-06-2013, 10:13 AM
Has everyone made their pick? I only see mine.

I'm still cogitating. At first I was going to procrastinate but decided to put it off. :)

JCTexan
09-06-2013, 01:03 PM
Looks like only one taker on Denver this week. I'm trying to save them for later too. :spin:

It had nothing to do with saving Denver for later for me. There are games I classify as "Stay away from" in Survival. Ravens-Broncos, Bengals-Bears, Saints-Falcons & Packers-49ers are a few that I've classified as such this week.

Giant Tiger
09-12-2013, 01:08 PM
So, I wasn't the only one who took Tampa Bay last week :hmmm: Still don't trust the Jets, though.

Giant Tiger
09-26-2013, 01:24 PM
So, I wasn't the only one who took Tampa Bay last week :hmmm: Still don't trust the Jets, though.

Just made my pick... I have 2 strikes now, so I have to change my strategy. Thanks a lot Minnesota :tearup:

Vinny
09-26-2013, 03:13 PM
Just made my pick... I have 2 strikes now, so I have to change my strategy. Thanks a lot Minnesota :tearup:
Philly and Minnesota both took me down. I still can't understand how the Browns beat the Vikings. The Vikings played so well versus us but our record is 4-5 after our 11-1 start last year....so perhaps I'll blame the Texans for making me delusional about that pick.

JCTexan
09-30-2013, 04:54 PM
Cincy gave a lot of us strikes this week.

TheDrifter
10-14-2013, 11:55 AM
Cincy gave a lot of us strikes this week.

Sign of the times: the only person who made a pick and missed, is the one who had faith in the Texans.

Trail.Blazr
10-29-2013, 11:45 AM
Is this the week to NOT pick Dallas? They should win, but my gut says stay away

JCTexan
10-29-2013, 11:58 AM
Is this the week to NOT pick Dallas? They should win, but my gut says stay away

I think this is the week to pick them. They're at home against a Minnesota team with only 1 win. I don't see a better game remaining on their schedule.

Trail.Blazr
10-29-2013, 12:30 PM
I think this is the week to pick them. They're at home against a Minnesota team with only 1 win. I don't see a better game remaining on their schedule.

That's the trap. I want to, but I gotta stay away from them this week. Minnesota is better than 1-6. They are going to be HUNGRY

JCTexan
10-29-2013, 12:51 PM
That's the trap. I want to, but I gotta stay away from them this week. Minnesota is better than 1-6. They are going to be HUNGRY

More hungry than they were two weeks ago against the Giants on MNF or against divisional rival Green Bay on SNF where they gave up 44 points? It could be a trap game but it seems like the logical choice to me this week.

Trail.Blazr
10-29-2013, 01:25 PM
More hungry than they were two weeks ago against the Giants on MNF or against divisional rival Green Bay on SNF where they gave up 44 points? It could be a trap game but it seems like the logical choice to me this week.


I can't find fault with your logic. That's kind of the reason I posted to begin with. I guess I'm still on the fence.

JCTexan
10-29-2013, 03:30 PM
I can't find fault with your logic. That's kind of the reason I posted to begin with. I guess I'm still on the fence.

Your decision is a bit tougher than mine: You can still take Seattle, I picked them Week 3. Seattle is probably the better pick anyway, especially if your gut is saying don't take Dallas.

SCOTTexans
10-30-2013, 08:57 AM
http://blogs.wofford.edu/presidential_scholar/files/2012/09/ChrisFarley-300x220.jpg

Trail.Blazr
10-31-2013, 08:02 AM
Your decision is a bit tougher than mine: You can still take Seattle, I picked them Week 3. Seattle is probably the better pick anyway, especially if your gut is saying don't take Dallas.

Carolina is also tempting.

But further thought, I won't want to take Dallas again all season if I don't take them this week.

I just need to refrain from making statements like Dallas can't lose this one :)

Heath Shuler
11-10-2013, 03:17 PM
Thanks a lot titans for my first X. Well at least you gave a lot of people the big X.

GlassHalfFull
11-10-2013, 05:37 PM
Thanks a lot titans for my first X. Well at least you gave a lot of people the big X.

Stupid Jags. Messed up my strategy of picking whoever is playing them.

Vinny
11-10-2013, 08:19 PM
I almost picked the meatballs but I just knew the team with the worst helmet ever would give them enough of a scare to avoid them. I really didn't think the Jags would pull it off since they are the Jags....but I liked the NYG over Raiders better. Team Titanic tends to play down to their comp, so I'm glad I avoided them. Reverse congratulations to some of you who finally stumbled.

:)

The Pencil Neck
11-13-2013, 11:05 PM
Well, the Jags ended me right there.

Heath Shuler
11-16-2013, 09:17 AM
anybody else notice this little nugget from Yahoo:


Easy Pick of the Week

After crunching the numbers, Yahoo thinks the following team will win easily this week:

Houston Texans

JCTexan
11-24-2013, 03:39 PM
With Detroit, Houston & Kansas City losing, there are now only three remaining Survivors.

Showtime100
11-24-2013, 04:45 PM
Yep, I'm done. Freaking Titans and Chiefs...lol.

Heath Shuler
11-25-2013, 01:00 PM
Week 12 was tough, 9 players eliminated.......and then there were three

good luck GlassHalfFull and Lucky :thumbup

Vinny
11-26-2013, 09:40 AM
week 12 sure thinned out the herd...damn Lions.

GlassHalfFull
11-26-2013, 10:53 AM
Week 12 was tough, 9 players eliminated.......and then there were three

good luck GlassHalfFull and Lucky :thumbup

Hanging on by the skin of my teeth. 2 strikes happened fast.

Stupid Jags.

Pure dumb luck on my part, as can be evidenced by my pick 'em record.

Seems silly to wish Lucky good luck :glasshalffull:

Heath Shuler
12-15-2013, 12:21 PM
Excellent, Lucky picked the cowgirls. I get to cheer against the cowgirls today.:splits::):thisbig:

Heath Shuler
12-15-2013, 03:24 PM
Well that worked out; I had the Falcons but changed last minute to the Eagles because Peterson and Gerhart weren't playing.
:clown:

Lucky
12-15-2013, 04:53 PM
Excellent, Lucky picked the cowgirls. I get to cheer against the cowgirls today.:splits::):thisbig:
Doesn't seem to be working.

Can't believe you went against the Vikes after they almost cost you a loss last week. This is the 3rd consecutive year I've been in the final 2, and each of the previous years we made it to the playoffs. Wonder if we make it that far this year?

Heath Shuler
12-15-2013, 05:31 PM
Doesn't seem to be working.

Can't believe you went against the Vikes after they almost cost you a loss last week. This is the 3rd consecutive year I've been in the final 2, and each of the previous years we made it to the playoffs. Wonder if we make it that far this year?

Nope.


Without Peterson and Gerhart I figured Minny would lay down.

Lucky
12-15-2013, 06:28 PM
Good Lord, Romo is trying to throw the game away. Must be December.

Edit: Romo didn't try to throw the game away. He threw the game away. Congrats to Heath, the 2013 TT Survival League Champ.

Heath Shuler
12-15-2013, 06:46 PM
Good Lord, Romo is trying to throw the game away. Must be December.

Wow. Just Wow.

Heath Shuler
12-15-2013, 06:48 PM
Good Lord, Romo is trying to throw the game away. Must be December.

Edit: Romo didn't try to throw the game away. He threw the game away. Congrats to Heath, the 2013 TT Survival League Champ.

Thanks.

The player caller didn't do romo any favors.

The Pencil Neck
12-16-2013, 11:41 AM
Thanks.

The player caller didn't do romo any favors.

Congrats, man!

Heath Shuler
12-16-2013, 05:54 PM
Congrats, man!

Thanks

Showtime100
12-16-2013, 07:39 PM
Same here Heath. Congrats! In my opinion this year was tough to call straight up, let lone Survival. All the more kudos to ya.

Heath Shuler
12-17-2013, 08:53 PM
Same here Heath. Congrats! In my opinion this year was tough to call straight up, let lone Survival. All the more kudos to ya.

Thanks