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Smartyllama (Smartyllama)
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Posted on Saturday, January 31, 2009 - 10:29 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

He performed well, and as a result, lost the competition. Explain
Gourami (Gourami)
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Posted on Saturday, January 31, 2009 - 11:49 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Hi, Smartyllama.

Was he performing well in the area that the competition was judging (I.e., was he juggling in the juggling contest, not eating pies?)? Was the competition trying to find the best performer in some area? Was it trying to find the worst? Is acting involved?
Smartyllama (Smartyllama)
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Posted on Sunday, February 01, 2009 - 1:37 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Was he performing well in the area that the competition was judging (I.e., was he juggling in the juggling contest, not eating pies?)? Noish Was the competition trying to find the best performer in some area? yes Was it trying to find the worst? no Is acting involved? no
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Posted on Sunday, February 01, 2009 - 2:13 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did he loose because he only performed well, but someone performed great?
Smartyllama (Smartyllama)
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Posted on Sunday, February 01, 2009 - 3:06 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did he loose because he only performed well, but someone performed great? no
Gourami (Gourami)
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Posted on Sunday, February 01, 2009 - 4:46 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did he think he might win with his good performance? Did he think he would lose? Did everyone else perform poorly? Did the winner perform poorly?

Was he disqualified? If so, for cheating in any way?

Is it relevant how the competition was being judged? Or by whom?
Smartyllama (Smartyllama)
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Posted on Sunday, February 01, 2009 - 4:58 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did he think he might win with his good performance? Depends. The competition he lost he expected to lose if he performed well. But he wasn't performing well in that contest. Did he think he would lose? <b> see previous answer </> Did everyone else perform poorly? In which competition? Did the winner perform poorly? I assume you are referring to the winner of the competition he lost. If so, no, but check your assumptions

Was he disqualified? no If so, for cheating in any way? see above

Is it relevant how the competition was being judged? Or by whom?
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Posted on Monday, February 02, 2009 - 2:02 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is this a sort of last comes first type competition? e.g. a slow bike race?

Btw Welcome to the forum. You are our second Llama as we've already had an Unleashedllama as a member.
Smartyllama (Smartyllama)
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Posted on Monday, February 02, 2009 - 7:36 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is this a sort of last comes first type competition? e.g. a slow bike race? no, neither contest was. Remember, there were two contests; the one he performed well in and the one he lost as a result.

Btw Welcome to the forum. You are our second Llama as we've already had an Unleashedllama as a member I've noticed
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Posted on Sunday, February 08, 2009 - 1:33 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Was he performing well in a performance whose goal was to get the highest score but the competition was something like golf, where you need the lowest score to win?
Smartyllama (Smartyllama)
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Posted on Sunday, February 08, 2009 - 1:47 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Was he performing well in a performance whose goal was to get the highest score but the competition was something like golf, where you need the lowest score to win? no, the goal in both competitions was to get the highest score.
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Posted on Tuesday, February 10, 2009 - 9:26 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

In either competition did he outperform some handicapping system? Was it apparent to the judges that he was competing at a level much to low for him?

Were these competitions sporting in nature?
Smartyllama (Smartyllama)
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Posted on Thursday, February 12, 2009 - 1:44 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

In either competition did he outperform some handicapping system? Was it apparent to the judges that he was competing at a level much to low for him? no

Were these competitions sporting in nature? For the one he performed well in, yes. For the one that he lost, yes-ish.
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Posted on Friday, February 13, 2009 - 8:39 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Was the competition he lost some type of bet on sports (like fantasy football)?
Smartyllama (Smartyllama)
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Posted on Friday, February 13, 2009 - 11:00 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Was the competition he lost some type of bet on sports (like fantasy football)? yes, in fact it was fantasy football
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Posted on Monday, February 16, 2009 - 11:42 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is he himself is a professional football player? But his fantasy football team consisted of players in his opponent's team? So by doing well, his fantasy football team does poorly?
Smartyllama (Smartyllama)
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Posted on Tuesday, February 17, 2009 - 1:35 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is he himself is a professional football player? But his fantasy football team consisted of players in his opponent's team? So by doing well, his fantasy football team does poorly? Close Enough.

*****SPOILER****
As reported by Sports Illustrated, this actually happened to Washington Redskins Tight End Chris Cooley a couple years ago. Cooley had a career day on the field, but was owned by his opponent in his fantasy football league. So he lost the fantasy football matchup.

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