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Friday, October 12, 2012
FANTASY REALITY TV
FANTASY REALITY TV
fad today is “Fantasy” sports.Fantasy
Baseball and Fantasy Football currently occupy much of the testosterone world’s
time.This activity has become especially
popular with the advent of computer apps which keep track of the very
complicated scoring systems.
games, groups of people get together and form leagues.They then conduct a draft which is a
systematic method of choosing professional sports figures to be on their
“Team.”Scoring is a complicated set of rules based on how these
sports figures perform on game day.There is often an expensive entry fee for joining these leagues.At the end of the season the entry fee total
is distributed to the most successful fantasy team.
leagues sound like fun, but personally, I just do not stay up on these
professional sports enough to make intelligent draft picks.I don’t follow all the teams and do not know
most of the players.I don’t understand
home team advantages, injury reports, or weather factors.I would be lost in these leagues.
I would like
to start my own “Fantasy” league based on something in which I have some
I submit to you
“FANTASY REALITY TV”
For an entry
fee of $5 you pick five Reality TV shows for your “Team.”At the end of the TV season the “Team” with
the most points wins all the entry fees (winner takes all).Reruns do not count for points.
be as follows with points given or deducted for the following events
(quotations represent phrases uttered):
Crying -½ pt.
out” -½ pt.
“Amazing” -½ pt.
journey” -½ pt. *
words – 1 pt.
aggressive behavior1 pt.
Throwing a drink
in a face2 pts.
thru real mud - 5 pts.
arrested -10 pts.
body parts -10 pts.
apology --1 pt.
generosity --5 pts.
Peace Corp -FORFEIT *"This Journey" Is not valid for points for any of the "Bachelor" shows.
For my first
draft pick I choose “The Real Housewives of New Jersey”
interested in participating can submit their first pick.
assuming that within the week someone will find an app for scoring.At that point, “Let the Game Begin.”