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JCC Senate Gaming 2020 US Presidential Election Contest for Colors!

Discussion in 'Community' started by Coruscant, Oct 26, 2020.

  1. 3sm1r

    3sm1r Force Ghost star 5

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    I want my case to be heard in the JCC tribunal.
    My map disappeared, but there are all the hints about how it was.
    I mistook a single state, GA.
    Maine had stripes in my map as well, as I explained here:

    ^ and this is why I ended up with one delegate of difference with respect to PG. Other than that, my map was equal to PG.

    LB mistook two states: Iowa and Alaska.

    I believe I am the rightful winner.
     
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  2. Iron_lord

    Iron_lord 5x Hangman Winner star 10 VIP - Game Winner

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    If you'd included Maine's "1 vote for Trump" wouldn't it have been 290-248, compared to PG's 291-247, which gave all of Maine's votes to Biden?

    Yours was 292 - 246.
     
  3. 3sm1r

    3sm1r Force Ghost star 5

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    @Iron_lord
    I was more bullish for Biden in Nebraska and less in Maine, ending up in a single delegate for Biden more. But it wasn't a fine tuning, as I admitted, my split of Maine and Nebraska was random.
     
  4. Iron_lord

    Iron_lord 5x Hangman Winner star 10 VIP - Game Winner

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    Fair enough.

    EDIT:
    In which case, "Lowest Number of electoral college votes guessed incorrectly" would be the tiebreaker.
     
    Last edited: Nov 7, 2020
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  5. SuperWatto

    SuperWatto Manager Emeritus star 7 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    Where have I heard this before
     
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  6. Point Given

    Point Given Manager star 6 Staff Member Manager

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    I can vouch for Esmir even with the missing map.
     
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  7. mnjedi

    mnjedi Jedi Grand Master star 4

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    I am herby claiming the electoral map for electoral votes purposes.
     
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  8. The Regular Mustache

    The Regular Mustache Force Ghost star 5

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    Fork me! Biden and Harris did it! Never thought it would happen.
     
  9. Ramza

    Ramza Administrator Emeritus star 8 VIP - Former Mod/RSA VIP

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    Wait, did we have this whole discussion of possible winners and nobody mentioned that if North Carolina somehow breaks in his favor Cor's also only off by one?

    Yes, and now it's cost several people dearly in this, the most important event of the entire week.
     
    Last edited: Nov 7, 2020
  10. Coruscant

    Coruscant Force Ghost star 7

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    I would be off by 2 if NC went blue, actually. Iowa and Georgia.

    I had Georgia red and Iowa blue. I thought about resubmitting my map after that Iowa poll last weekend, but, eh, I made my submission.
     
  11. Lowbacca_1977

    Lowbacca_1977 Jedi Grand Master star 6

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    I totally forgot what I picked so I think I'd just figured I was long out of this.

    Or *will* it?

    Alaska was totally on purpose (gotta get adventurous). I will totally contend that getting the congressional districts also matters, though.
     
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  12. 3sm1r

    3sm1r Force Ghost star 5

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    I believe that the best solution is to award ME *

    *followed by whoever gets closest to the right number of delegates, regardless of the map.
     
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  13. Lowbacca_1977

    Lowbacca_1977 Jedi Grand Master star 6

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    I think it should be whoever has the lowest error as measured by electoral college votes (as in, total EC value of the districts/states missed, not just the final total difference)
     
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  14. Iron_lord

    Iron_lord 5x Hangman Winner star 10 VIP - Game Winner

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    Assuming you correctly allocated one Biden vote in Nevada and one Trump vote in Maine, then that currently makes you only 9 out (3 for Alaska, 6 for Iowa) and would put you in the lead.

    (If all currently undecided states go the way they're currently going, at least).
     
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  15. Ramza

    Ramza Administrator Emeritus star 8 VIP - Former Mod/RSA VIP

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    If Joe Biden becomes the first Democrat to win Alaska since LBJ's crushing 1964 electoral performance I'll eat my subsequent meal at the time I usually eat such things. Maybe order some gulaš or something.
     
    Last edited: Nov 8, 2020
  16. 3sm1r

    3sm1r Force Ghost star 5

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    I knew that someone would have called my bluff. It's fair and I think you win.
     
  17. VadersLaMent

    VadersLaMent Chosen One star 10

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    So it's 306 to 232.
     
  18. Lord Vivec

    Lord Vivec Chosen One star 9

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    So how do we determine the winner? Closest number? Most correct states?
     
  19. 3sm1r

    3sm1r Force Ghost star 5

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    I believe that Lowbacca has the right method. You sum the number of delegates of the wrong states and the winner is the lowest number, which is Lowbacca (Iowa + Alaska)
     
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