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by enrique   January 22, 2013  

Love the "Show/hide purist teams" and "Show/hide premium teams" buttons- thanks! Smile

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simon F wrote:
Just a minor point on high scores - my Palmares shows a highest score of 222 (from yesterday - St 5 of VPV) but I had 242 in the Col D'eze TT in Paris-Nice. Any idea why?

i'll have a look at that

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posted by Dave Atkinson [7386 posts]
7th April 2013 - 9:37

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Dave Atkinson wrote:
simon F wrote:
Just a minor point on high scores - my Palmares shows a highest score of 222 (from yesterday - St 5 of VPV) but I had 242 in the Col D'eze TT in Paris-Nice. Any idea why?

i'll have a look at that

Bizarrely I'm in the same boat except my best stage score is shown as the 212 I got in the 2012 Tour of Britain stage 6 Welshpool-Caerphilly rather than my 242 for the Col D'Eze ITT in Paris-Nice.

posted by ray silvester [1844 posts]
7th April 2013 - 10:15

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Any ideas?

posted by ray silvester [1844 posts]
10th April 2013 - 16:00

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Dave Atkinson wrote:
i haven't changed anything, so presumably all the time you've been moaning it's been working just fine?

Guess not! Smile

Dave Atkinson wrote:
scrub that, the data was right in the DB but wasn't displaying correctly. should be now...

Thanks, Dave! Appreciate it! Smile I know I moan a lot but I am definitely thankful for all the attention! Smile

By the way, not that you're in the mood to do any research on this, but I would expect there's a ton of scores this year that far surpass last year's - 2012 -Season High Score, right?...

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posted by enrique [1749 posts]
10th April 2013 - 19:25

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?

posted by ray silvester [1844 posts]
14th April 2013 - 22:07

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Perhaps time trials don't count?

posted by ray silvester [1844 posts]
17th April 2013 - 12:27

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should be working now

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posted by Dave Atkinson [7386 posts]
17th April 2013 - 14:22

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Thanks Guv'nor Nerd

posted by ray silvester [1844 posts]
17th April 2013 - 14:23

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Hi - a very minor point, but I don't seem to have the right number of 180s in my achievements - I'm assuming both purist and standard count?

posted by andynic [48 posts]
18th April 2013 - 16:52

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Wun hunnert an' EIGHHHHH - TTTY...!!!

Sorry, just get an urge to say that whenever I see the number "180" written down.

Once chalked an office darts match where the post boy got three into the treble 20. Proud moment for him, and for me... Big Grin

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posted by Simon_MacMichael [8116 posts]
18th April 2013 - 17:18

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I love this game! Smile No. Angry I hate this game! Well, I'm bipolar. Crying I'm geting the pants beat out of me and I keep coming back for more! Thinking

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posted by enrique [1749 posts]
8th May 2013 - 17:00

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I've thought long and hard about this. The Game seems to he getting increasingly competitive, and the Forum more controversial. There's one solution. Ditch the Bianchi-esque prizes and offer cycle clips, valve caps, the odd roll of bar tape etc. Any takers? Thought not.

Don't buy upgrades. Ride up grades. (Merckx)

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posted by obutterwick [536 posts]
9th May 2013 - 9:44

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enrique wrote:
I love this game! Smile No. Angry I hate this game! Well, I'm bipolar. Crying I'm geting the pants beat out of me and I keep coming back for more! Thinking

Do you wear your pants on the inside? Big Grin

Don't buy upgrades. Ride up grades. (Merckx)

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posted by obutterwick [536 posts]
9th May 2013 - 9:50

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Personally play for a bit more interest when watching cycling on Eurosport.....Not really interested in the prizes, although its always nice to get prezzies (had 2 parcels off roadcc so far).....

If I won a Bianchi.....I would probably donate it to enrique, so that he could ride off into the sunset and never be seen or heard of again.... Smile

"Shut up enrique"

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posted by STEVESPRO 79 [503 posts]
9th May 2013 - 9:51

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I'd donate it to MTN-Qhubeka....Great team and Great charity(and it's easy to be charitable when your sitting 288th in the Giro 140pts behind!!).

posted by ray silvester [1844 posts]
9th May 2013 - 10:13

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I want to be runner up and winner of one of the helmets and then spark a debate about the benefits of wearing one Devil Devil Devil

‘It is useless to meet revenge with revenge: it will heal nothing.’

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posted by stumps [2761 posts]
9th May 2013 - 10:39

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I don't want cycle clips. Just to clear that up.

Don't buy upgrades. Ride up grades. (Merckx)

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posted by obutterwick [536 posts]
9th May 2013 - 10:47

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obutterwick wrote:
... There's one solution. Ditch the Bianchi-esque prizes and offer cycle clips, valve caps, the odd roll of bar tape etc. Any takers?...

I'd keep playing! Smile At least during the Grand Tours!... I love this game, with all its emotional ups and downs! Smile

obutterwick wrote:
... Do you wear your pants on the inside? Big Grin

I'm probably too old to get this... ???

STEVESPRO 79 wrote:
... If I won a Bianchi.....I would probably donate it to enrique, so that he could ride off into the sunset and never be seen or heard of again.... Smile

And I would take it! Smile ... And start a new thread to thank you! Smile

ray silvester wrote:
I'd donate it to MTN-Qhubeka....Great team and Great charity(and it's easy to be charitable when your sitting 288th in the Giro 140pts behind!!).

Heh heh! Smile Good one! Smile

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posted by enrique [1749 posts]
9th May 2013 - 17:39

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Unlucky today enrique.... Applause

"Shut up enrique"

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posted by STEVESPRO 79 [503 posts]
9th May 2013 - 18:00

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STEVESPRO 79 wrote:
Unlucky today enrique.... Applause

Unlucky? Smile No. 2 on the stage? I count my blessings! Smile That was pretty cool! Smile It's not like I lost out on a badge or anything ! Smile And! I'm sitting pretty at No. 822 in the competition! D Oh Hmmm...

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posted by enrique [1749 posts]
9th May 2013 - 21:48

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enrique wrote:
STEVESPRO 79 wrote:
Unlucky today enrique.... Applause

Unlucky? Smile No. 2 on the stage? I count my blessings! Smile That was pretty cool! Smile It's not like I lost out on a badge or anything ! Smile And! I'm sitting pretty at No. 822 in the competition! D Oh Hmmm...

You lost out on a pump.....

"Shut up enrique"

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posted by STEVESPRO 79 [503 posts]
9th May 2013 - 22:02

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STEVESPRO 79 wrote:
You lost out on a pump.....

Nah, Dave would have probably had me pay for shipping...

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posted by enrique [1749 posts]
9th May 2013 - 22:20

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lol

posted by northstar [1106 posts]
9th May 2013 - 22:36

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enrique wrote:
STEVESPRO 79 wrote:
You lost out on a pump.....

Nah, Dave would have probably had me pay for shipping...

I think Dave would have done us all a favour and swapped the prized pump for free 'Premium'...... Big Grin

"Shut up enrique"

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posted by STEVESPRO 79 [503 posts]
9th May 2013 - 22:51

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STEVESPRO 79 wrote:
I think Dave would have done us all a favour and swapped the prized pump for free 'Premium'...... Big Grin

I wish! Smile

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posted by enrique [1749 posts]
9th May 2013 - 23:08

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Out of curiousity, is anyone banking 3 or more transfers right now? Thinking Just wondering...

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posted by enrique [1749 posts]
14th May 2013 - 5:53

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Not in the Giro, I may be in the ToC though

posted by TERatcliffe26 [3969 posts]
14th May 2013 - 9:51

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No, not in the Giro, not making any transfers in the Tour of California yet but it wouldn't matter if I did because it's a premium comp and therefore everyone can bank transfers.

posted by drheaton [3429 posts]
14th May 2013 - 10:06

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I can't lie, in the Giro I did from the first few stages, so I could switch my whole team out. It failed to improve. Haven't made any changes on rest day because I have the team I want, so storing transfers for the flat stages, so I can make big changes to a decent sprint team and back to climbers

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posted by Gkam84 [8865 posts]
14th May 2013 - 12:29

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Gkam84 wrote:
I can't lie, in the Giro I did from the first few stages, so I could switch my whole team out. It failed to improve. Haven't made any changes on rest day because I have the team I want, so storing transfers for the flat stages, so I can make big changes to a decent sprint team and back to climbers

If I Did That I would Need To Swap out Nibali And His Guaranteed Pts For Cav who Might Crash or Get Stuck On A Hill. Do I Play Safe?

J Andrew Hill

Its a marathon, not a snickers

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posted by JAndrewHill [1227 posts]
14th May 2013 - 23:32

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