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The Bill of Rickies

The Rickies

  1. The winner, who shall be called Keynote Chairman, from the previous Rickies gets to pick first. The 2nd place winner gets to pick second.

  2. Annual winners roll over to preserve the order. For example the 2019 annual winner gets to go first for the next annual picks.

  3. Order for the Keynote Rickies is based on the previous Apple event.

  4. The Loser goes last.

  5. To earn any points, everything written down in the prediction document must come true.

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

  7. Picks cannot be reused.

  8. Correct regular picks are awarded with one point.

  9. Correct risky picks are worth two points.

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

  11. Picks must have been approved as “risky” by the two other hosts before the start of the game.

  12. Predictions do not need to be in the keynote, they just need to be true at the time of recording. – Unofficial

  13. There are Annual Chairman and Keynote Chairman titles and Twitter accounts.

  14. You’ll be Mega Chairman if you get both titles. – Unofficial

The Flexies

  1. The loser must compensate the winner $25 per wrong Flexy made by the loser.*

  2. The loser much purchase a surprise for the winner matching that cost.*

  3. The cost then must be matched by the loser in the form of a donation to a charity of the winner’s choice.*

  4. In the case of a tie, the ratio of correct-to-incorrect Flexies will be taken into account.

  5. Hosts must make a minimum of five Flexy picks.

* Flexies rules numbers 1, 2, and 3 were defined for the next Rickies, but replaced before ever being enacted.