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    A fun way to pick your bracket (Wall Street Journal Blindfold Bracket)

    If you need help picking your bracket or want to eliminate potential bias or just want to have a lot of fun; check this out. It's awesome...

    NCAA Tournament: The Blindfold Approach to the Bracket - WSJ.com



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    Re: A fun way to pick your bracket (Wall Street Journal Blindfold Bracket)

    Very cool. Here's my bracket (if it shows up)

    WSJ's Blindfold Brackets: My Results



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    Re: A fun way to pick your bracket (Wall Street Journal Blindfold Bracket)

    Quote Originally Posted by JUKEBOX View Post
    THIS!



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    Re: A fun way to pick your bracket (Wall Street Journal Blindfold Bracket)

    [QUOTE=isu_ce;2749484][quote=JUKEBOX;2749444][URL=

    I like that!



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    Re: A fun way to pick your bracket (Wall Street Journal Blindfold Bracket)

    Quote Originally Posted by JUKEBOX View Post

    some one figured out who Iowa state was!!



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    Re: A fun way to pick your bracket (Wall Street Journal Blindfold Bracket)

    Not that hard because they have the seed range in there.



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    Re: A fun way to pick your bracket (Wall Street Journal Blindfold Bracket)

    Pretty sure ISU is code name pigs. I ended up with ku winning it all.


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    Re: A fun way to pick your bracket (Wall Street Journal Blindfold Bracket)

    I've often been accused of filling out my bracket blindfolded...


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    Re: A fun way to pick your bracket (Wall Street Journal Blindfold Bracket)

    I was going to say that this thing is unfairly titled towards Kansas, because I ended up picking the team with the highest ratings for my champion, but seeing how different your results are... maybe not?


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    Re: A fun way to pick your bracket (Wall Street Journal Blindfold Bracket)

    My blindfold had Wichita State going to the championship game! Where they lost to Kansas!



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    Re: A fun way to pick your bracket (Wall Street Journal Blindfold Bracket)

    Quote Originally Posted by AirWalke View Post
    I was going to say that this thing is unfairly titled towards Kansas, because I ended up picking the team with the highest ratings for my champion, but seeing how different your results are... maybe not?
    I weighted my picks by experience and defense, with an eye toward the seeding/high to low major status.



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    Re: A fun way to pick your bracket (Wall Street Journal Blindfold Bracket)

    Originally posted by dosry5
    Schfinkter is smarter than he looks....

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    Re: A fun way to pick your bracket (Wall Street Journal Blindfold Bracket)

    Cool tool.

    I had Iowa State in the Elite 8 losing to Xavier. Final Four of Xavier, Vandy, Michigan State and Kansas. Kansas over MSU in the final. Only real upset in early round is Montana over Wisky.



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    Re: A fun way to pick your bracket (Wall Street Journal Blindfold Bracket)

    Quote Originally Posted by dahliaclone View Post
    Cool tool.

    I had Iowa State in the Elite 8 losing to Xavier. Final Four of Xavier, Vandy, Michigan State and Kansas. Kansas over MSU in the final. Only real upset in early round is Montana over Wisky.
    Go Griz!



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