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Mac OS Lion! A New MacBook Air! FaceTime for Macs! See How Well We Predicted Apple’s Annoucement

Apple‘s announcement today was, as we predicted, chock full of action. While we’ll go into some detail below as far as things relate to our forecast, there’s no shortage of more detailed roundups to be had. Our overall impression? This … Continue reading

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What Will Apple Announce Tomorrow? We Guess, Again

Tomorrow, Apple will once again get tons and tons of free publicity for whatever they want at their “Back to the Mac” press event. All too aware that as much as we question all this publicity we also are active … Continue reading

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Week 6 NFL Predictions, In Which We Reaffirm Our Mission (Plus Week 5 Results!)

We’ve got good news and bad news in our quest to find a really easy system to correctly predict each week’s NFL games and thereby win your school/office/family “contest.” The good news is that last week, our current system the … Continue reading

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Week 5 NFL Predictions, In Which We Lament the Fallibility of Man (Plus Week 4 Results!)

We’ll be blunt. Last week our much-heralded Isaacson-Tarbell Postulate led us to a pathetic 5-9 record in picking NFL results. We would have done better by actually thinking! This result is clearly unacceptable, but we’re loathe to cast off such … Continue reading

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Week 4 NFL Predictions, In Which We Introduce a New System and Bid Farewell to the Robot

After a strong start to the season, the Accuscore robot we’ve been using to make our NFL picks has done worse each subsequent week, including a depressing 8-8 showing last week. Going .500 is not going to win any football … Continue reading

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Week 3 NFL Predictions, In Which We Contemplate Firing the Robot (Plus Week 2 Results)

Soooo…about that Accuscore robot that’s been making our football picks…as you may recall after Week 1 we were sitting pretty at 12-4, but Week 2 was a different story all together, as the robot let us down, going just 9-7 … Continue reading

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Woot-Off in Progress: Woot-Off Alert Level Raised to RED

All we can say is damn. Woot is always, always one step ahead. Just when we were thinking about raising the Juggle Woot-Off Alert Level to Orange, from its new baseline of Yellow, the Woot crew went ahead and launched … Continue reading

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Woot-Off in Progress: Woot-Off Alert Level Raised to RED

The tension was just too much. Something had to give. After nearly two months without a Woot-Off, and three weeks after the Woot-Off Alert Level was raised to Orange (“High”), the storm has finally broken and a Woot-Off is upon … Continue reading

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Woot-Off Alert Level Remains ORANGE

While we admit we were wrong about a Woot-Off last week, we’re keeping the Alert Level at Orange. Why? Because the beauty of our system (or–ahem!–any threat level or alert system like ours) is that as time goes by, whatever … Continue reading

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Woot-Off Alert Level: Orange

It’s been roughly four weeks since the last Woot-Off, which of course means we’re due for another. Woot may throw the Woot-Off switch as soon as Tuesday, but it’s of course possible they’ll wait until Wednesday or even Thursday, as … Continue reading

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