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What three NFL teams will have a *LOWER* win percentage than SpaceX First Stage Landing success percentage for 2016?

Arizona Cardinals
7 (4.8%)
Atlanta Falcons
5 (3.4%)
Baltimore Ravens
6 (4.1%)
Buffalo Bills
7 (4.8%)
Carolina Panthers
4 (2.7%)
Chicago Bears
5 (3.4%)
Cincinnati Bengals
3 (2.1%)
Cleveland Browns
16 (11%)
Dallas Cowboys
7 (4.8%)
Denver Broncos
1 (0.7%)
Detroit Lions
10 (6.8%)
Green Bay Packers
3 (2.1%)
Houston Texans
3 (2.1%)
Indianapolis Colts
0 (0%)
Jacksonville Jaguars
4 (2.7%)
Kansas City Chiefs
3 (2.1%)
Los Angeles Rams
4 (2.7%)
Miami Dolphins
6 (4.1%)
Minnesota Vikings
5 (3.4%)
New England Patriots
3 (2.1%)
New Orleans Saints
2 (1.4%)
New York Giants
1 (0.7%)
New York Jets
3 (2.1%)
Oakland Raiders
8 (5.5%)
Philadelphia Eagles
2 (1.4%)
Pittsburgh Steelers
3 (2.1%)
San Diego Chargers
4 (2.7%)
San Francisco 49ers
2 (1.4%)
Seattle Seahawks
1 (0.7%)
Tampa Bay Buccaneers
9 (6.2%)
Tennessee Titans
5 (3.4%)
Washington Redskins
4 (2.7%)

Total Members Voted: 56

Voting closed: 08/14/2016 07:08 PM


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SpaceX versus the NFL
« on: 05/06/2016 07:08 PM »
Remember to pick teams who will have a LOWER winning percentage.

Whoever picks the team with the highest win percentage LOWER than the SpaceX first stage landing percentage from Jan 1, 2016 through Jan 3, 2017 wins!

SpaceX, of course, has an early jump on the league at 2-2.  Recent launch cadence says they are launching about 1 per month, so only 7 launches left this year.  The NFL plays 16 games during it's regular season, which will end Jan 1, 2017.

Get your votes in!  Those who win get to create their own Sports Nerd patch to go with their Space Nerd patches.

Enjoy!!

Edit: Falcon Heavy will not count.  Maybe next year?
« Last Edit: 05/27/2016 06:50 PM by starhawk92 »

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Re: SpaceX versus the NFL
« Reply #1 on: 05/06/2016 07:20 PM »
Browns, Niners (sigh), Eagles.
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Re: SpaceX versus the NFL
« Reply #2 on: 05/06/2016 07:33 PM »
I don't know how any of this works. Translate into soccer real football please.  ;)
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Re: SpaceX versus the NFL
« Reply #3 on: 05/06/2016 07:44 PM »
How do you score Falcon Heavy?    If you get both side boosters and lose the center core, is it 2 wins and 1 loss or .666 wins and .333 losses?

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Re: SpaceX versus the NFL
« Reply #4 on: 05/06/2016 07:44 PM »
After many years of devoted fanship, I stopped following football about 10 years ago, and have watched maybe three games since.  I have no idea who's on top and who's on bottom.


I remain hopeful, however, that SpaceX will not have to deal with the concussion controversy that has plagued the NFL.
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Re: SpaceX versus the NFL
« Reply #5 on: 05/06/2016 08:14 PM »
I don't know how any of this works. Translate into soccer real football please.  ;)

Well, I couldn't figure out how to make spotty-ball work.  Sorry.

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Re: SpaceX versus the NFL
« Reply #6 on: 05/06/2016 08:24 PM »
My Tennessee Titans will have a much better season and still come in under the Spacex winning percentage. That's great and awful at the same time.  :o
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Re: SpaceX versus the NFL
« Reply #7 on: 05/06/2016 08:25 PM »
Since no further landings are going to fail (ha!) ... and since SpaceX is going to fly out its manifest of 16 flights this year (ha!)  as long as you don't pick teams that go 16-0, 15-1 or 14-2 (or 13-3 to be on the safe side) you can win this poll pretty easily. Being from MI I of course picked the Lions...
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Re: SpaceX versus the NFL
« Reply #8 on: 05/06/2016 08:28 PM »
SpaceX is going to beat the entire NFL with their performance this year.  So pick a random team, pick the best team, doesn't matter.  I pick the SpaceX team.
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Re: SpaceX versus the NFL
« Reply #9 on: 05/06/2016 08:39 PM »
SpaceX is going to beat the entire NFL with their performance this year.  So pick a random team, pick the best team, doesn't matter.  I pick the SpaceX team.

And that is why they play the game!!!

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Re: SpaceX versus the NFL
« Reply #10 on: 05/07/2016 09:23 PM »
I don't know any of those teams, nor the game they're playing. (I watched a Rugby match once in Australia, is it like that?)

So I picked teams with overly patriotic names. Cause you know ... compensation ;)


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Re: SpaceX versus the NFL
« Reply #11 on: 05/07/2016 09:41 PM »
It's nice to see my Cleveland Browns get the respect they deserve ...

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Re: SpaceX versus the NFL
« Reply #12 on: 05/18/2016 03:27 PM »
I'm from Florida so naturally I voted for Miami, Tampa Bay, and Jacksonville. Finally, something we could win!

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Re: SpaceX versus the NFL
« Reply #13 on: 05/25/2016 02:01 PM »
SpaceX takes it's 2-2 record on the road tomorrrow with the Thaicom-8 landing attempt.  Weather conditions could be deteriorating.  I'm quite sure the entire NFL . . . . has no idea this is going on.

This is NSF, so we press on nonetheless!

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Re: SpaceX versus the NFL
« Reply #14 on: 05/25/2016 06:07 PM »
Had to choose the Bills (historically poor), the Vikings (historically a bridesmaid, never a bride) and the Patriots because we Colts fans must always curse this infernal team of bile and dung with the blackest speech uttered from the most inner circles of the hells.

May SpaceX be able to return an F9 core successfully with just an Estes A8-3 model rocket engine before the Patriots win another game!
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Re: SpaceX versus the NFL
« Reply #15 on: 05/25/2016 06:59 PM »
Had to choose the Bills (historically poor), the Vikings (historically a bridesmaid, never a bride) and the Patriots because we Colts fans must always curse this infernal team of bile and dung with the blackest speech uttered from the most inner circles of the hells.

May SpaceX be able to return an F9 core successfully with just an Estes A8-3 model rocket engine before the Patriots win another game!

But the Patriots are Flash Gordon's team!
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Re: SpaceX versus the NFL
« Reply #16 on: 05/25/2016 07:16 PM »
Had to choose the Bills (historically poor), the Vikings (historically a bridesmaid, never a bride) and the Patriots because we Colts fans must always curse this infernal team of bile and dung with the blackest speech uttered from the most inner circles of the hells.

May SpaceX be able to return an F9 core successfully with just an Estes A8-3 model rocket engine before the Patriots win another game!

But the Patriots are Flash Gordon's team!


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Re: SpaceX versus the NFL
« Reply #17 on: 06/09/2016 06:00 PM »
Just keeping talley:  SpaceX now 3-2/.600 for the year.

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Re: SpaceX versus the NFL
« Reply #18 on: 06/09/2016 08:52 PM »
This thread title makes do a double-take. Visions of a Falcon 9 first stage doing a hoverslam into the end zone (a four point touchdown?!) are doing instant replays in my head!
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Re: SpaceX versus the NFL
« Reply #19 on: 06/15/2016 05:13 PM »
With camps opening late next month, SpaceX has an unfortunate engine power issue and takes a loss.

SpaceX now 3-3/.500 for the year.

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