Drafting Rules

Technology licensed from Jason Snell of the Upgrade podcast

The Rickies

  1. There are 3 rounds.

  2. Each host will make their predictions, round robin style.

  3. 2 rounds of regular picks, 1 round of Risky Picks.

  4. Simple things, like “Apple will release an iPhone”, are not allowed. Specificity is king.

  5. No predictions can be reused.

  6. There are no half points awarded in any round.

  7. One point is awarded for any pick deemed correct in the first two rounds.

  8. Two points will be awarded for correct picks in the Risky Pick Round.

  9. If your Risky Pick is wrong, you lose a point.

  10. The two other hosts must agree that your pick is “risky”.

  11. There will be a predictions champion by the end of the year.

The Flexies

  1. No points are awarded for the Flexies.

  2. Whoever loses the non-graded picks has to buy a round of drinks for the other hosts. – Never enacted