Game 8 - March 14, 2005

[All protests resolved]

[In the game between Reach for the Tap and Footloose and Firkin Free, they had the wrong audio tape and the round was skipped; to keep things reasonably fair for comparison between teams, this is being scored as a 1 for each player.]
MI5 64, Sam's Spades*# 41
Frayed Naughts* 60, Misplaced Modifiers# 51
Forza Azzurri* 56, All Over Twisted 47
Usual Suspects*## 55, What? She Said# 54
Unnatural Axxe* 53, Five Guys Named Moe 47
On a Roll*# 52, Clueless 33
Reach for the Tap# 46, Footloose and Firkin Free*# 45

     * Starting team
     # Playing shorthanded
    ## Playing 3-handed

Average team score in this game: 50.3 points
      Jaworski Division average: 51.0
    Torquemada Division average: 49.6


Top individual scores
Barrie       MI5                           8
John W.      MI5                           7
Kerry        Frayed Naughts                6
Greg         What? She Said                6

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            Torquemada Division

                                W   L   T   Points  Stink Canad Zeroes
Reach for the Tap            *  6   2   0     385     30    36   126
MI5                          *  5   3   0     449     32    45    85
Footloose and Firkin Free       5   3   0     428     27    52*   99
Misplaced Modifiers             4   4   0     428     29    44    91*
Sam's Spades                    4   4   0     384     26    48   119
Five Guys Named Moe             4   4   0     368     25    32   124
Unnatural Axxe                  3   5   0     354     17    39   129
Average (per game)                             49.9    3.3   5.3  13.8

            Jaworski Division

                                W   L   T   Points  Stink Canad Zeroes
Usual Suspects              **  8   0   0     446     25    40    88
Frayed Naughts                  5   3   0     401     35*   42   107
Forza Azzurri                   4   4   0     403     23    38    95
All Over Twisted                4   4   0     371     24    40   127
What? She Said                  2   6   0     391     31    40   112
On a Roll                       2   6   0     368     30    37   114
Clueless                        0   8   0     255     16    18   194
Average (per game)                             47.1    3.3   4.6  28.8

Combined average                               48.5    3.3   4.9  21.3

**Clinched first place

 *Indicates other teams in Final, and winners of Stinker, Canadiana,
  and Fewest Zeroes prizes, if there were no more games this season.

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Rounds from easiest to stinker

  Average  Low High   Round
    5.86    2    8    2. 18th Century History
    5.71    1    8    7. Bird Species
    5.71    3    7    1. Current Events
    5.64    2    8    5. North American Folk Music
    5.29    2    8    3. Canadiana: National Parks
    5.21    3    7    8. Forensics
    5.07    3    8    6. Typography/Printing Terms
    4.07    1    7   10. Challenge Round
    4.00    1    7    4. The Bible
    3.71    1    6    9. Entertainment: Toronto Events

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Challenge round pairs from most often to least often picked

Times   #games where picked   Avg.   #scores of
picked     2x   1x   0x      score   2   1   0
  14        7    0    0       0.86   4   4   6  Sporting Irish
  14        7    0    0       0.79   5   1   8  A&L: Real Famous Irish
  13        6    1    0       0.92   4   4   5  Brewing (Not to a Tea)
  11        4    3    0       1.00   5   1   5  Irish in Quotes
  10        3    4    0       0.40   2   0   8  Geography: Divided Ireland
   8        1    6    0       0.88   3   1   4  History: The Old Irish

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Balance Report

Diff Favoring   Avg Lo Hi vs.Avg Lo Hi   Round
2.57 first     6.57  4  8   4.00  2  6   3. Canadiana: National Parks          
1.43 second    4.43  3  6   3.00  1  5   9. Entertainment: Toronto Events      
1.43 first     6.43  5  7   5.00  3  7   1. Current Events                     
1.14 first     6.43  5  7   5.29  2  8   2. 18th Century History               
0.86 first     4.43  3  6   3.57  1  7   4. The Bible                          
0.86 second    6.14  3  8   5.29  1  8   7. Bird Species                       
0.71 second    5.57  4  7   4.86  3  6   8. Forensics                          
0.43 first     5.86  4  8   5.43  2  8   5. North American Folk Music          
0.14 first     5.14  3  8   5.00  4  8   6. Typography/Printing Terms