Rare Entries Quiz II

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Re: Rare Entries Quiz II

Post by al » 09 Mar 2011, 16:05

I was feeling pleased with second this morning, only to be crushed by the recount... :(
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Post by tubeguru » 09 Mar 2011, 16:24

Sorry, I'll try harder next time.
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Post by Sam » 09 Mar 2011, 18:18

YES!!! Victory is mine :D
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Post by tubeguru » 09 Mar 2011, 18:23

Unless I've made another huge arse of it somewhere else ...
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Post by Root » 09 Mar 2011, 18:27

As it seems most are happy to have the rounds scored individually and not cumulatively, I've decided not to make a comparison of scoring methods that I had planned. I have, however, created a spreadsheet to record the overall scores using the multiplication method, as that seemed most popular.

I have multiplied both the points scored in each round and the ranking they achieved. My opinion is that the latter is more interesting; at the very least it's easier to comprehend. Players who didn't enter a particular round were given the rank of the last player plus one, and points equal to the last player multiplied by two. This is denoted in the spreadsheet with italics. greatkingrat and tubeguru have each "hosted" a round and have therefore been unable to enter, but as they entered each other's rounds I decided they could share an overall score.

Here's the link; just remember it's not official 8)
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Re: Rare Entries Quiz II

Post by RichieG » 10 Mar 2011, 13:24

Root wrote:As it seems most are happy to have the rounds scored individually and not cumulatively, I've decided not to make a comparison of scoring methods that I had planned. I have, however, created a spreadsheet to record the overall scores using the multiplication method, as that seemed most popular.

I have multiplied both the points scored in each round and the ranking they achieved. My opinion is that the latter is more interesting; at the very least it's easier to comprehend. Players who didn't enter a particular round were given the rank of the last player plus one, and points equal to the last player multiplied by two. This is denoted in the spreadsheet with italics. greatkingrat and tubeguru have each "hosted" a round and have therefore been unable to enter, but as they entered each other's rounds I decided they could share an overall score.

Here's the link; just remember it's not official 8)
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Re: Rare Entries Quiz II

Post by tubeguru » 10 Mar 2011, 18:00

OK, working on round III (Roman numerals will be used in the titles, as I like them).

The questions will be slightly more restrictive this time, to ensure it's harder to find a unique answer.
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Post by Root » 10 Mar 2011, 18:33

Not sure if you've already considered the matter, but I was thinking that a one week on / one week off timetable would do nicely for this quiz, so that the next one would start this Sunday the 13th, and then every fortnight after that, with one week of time to answer. Of course it's entirely at your discretion. It just depends on how much time you want to put into it.
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Re: Rare Entries Quiz II

Post by tubeguru » 10 Mar 2011, 18:58

I'm happy for the quiz to run when I find the time to make new rounds. I'm sure no one's going to mind if it doesn't stick to a rigid timetable ...
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Re: Rare Entries Quiz II

Post by Soup Dragon » 10 Mar 2011, 22:24

Sam wrote:YES!!! Victory is mine :D
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Re: Rare Entries Quiz II

Post by Starkey7 » 11 Mar 2011, 18:24

jamesthegill wrote:
Soup Dragon wrote:
Sam wrote:Wow, don't know how I did so well, yay :D

Yes round 3 please!!!

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