Saturday, May 31, 2008

blogger olympics - now edited with details

so, today a bunch of fresnerds got together to compete in some events and decided who would be king or queen of the dorks.
the lineup
mike oz, beehive
h-mac, beehive
will, beehive
roque, the dumb are mostly intrigued by the drum
mike, the fresnan
josh, fresno famous
adam, gustav's groupie
and myself.

we all met up @ blackbeard's (the place for fuuuuuuun!) for mini golf and skee ball.

after one event, mini golf:
adam
mike seay
h. Mac
ed
roque
will
mike oz
josh

this was sad for me because i played pretty well. adam was in my group, and i knew he was beating me, but i didn't realize the other two were sneaking in between.

After two events (skee ball):
h mac
mike seay
roque
adam
ed
mike oz
will
josh

i did alright at skee ball, but it just wasn't to be. h mac and roque dominated on the short lanes.

now, we took a little break between the third and fourth events and ate some lunch @ me n' ed's victory grill, where we would be doing the next two events. we drew lots for air hockey, and i'm convinced i got the worst first round pairing against roque. we battled to a 7-6 final, and i ended up on the short end. hey, i lost, what can i say. it was a good game and my right arm was a bit fatigued. which, was terrible, because i went straight over to the basketball shooting, at which i was the worst. i think i would have done better on a real court actually playing horse, but whatever. i did terrrrrrrrribly. adam, in air hockey lucked into probably the easiest road to the finals, and won it for his second gold of the day. h mac destroyed the competition @ basketball (i think she had 101, i think i had 44) which was her second gold of the day.

the score after four events (air hockey & arcade basketball)
h mac
roque
adam
mike oz
mike seay
ed
will
josh

i do have one question about the scoring here, mainly out of curiosity, what was the order of finish in air hockey? in the first round, we had three losers, of which is was one, but did we use score to break that last place tie? i'm just curious because it could have had implications in the overall total. not trying to throw out sour grapes, just asking.

now, you may notice that josh had been cellar dwelling @ this point. well, he actually wasn't there yet. unfortunately, he had to come late and only made it for the final event, wii bowling. now, he's a mad bowler, so this was his big chance. had he won, he could have worked his way out of last place, assuming will finished last @ bowling. neither happened. h mac went unconscious. in her first round game she had 7 strikes in a row. in her second round, the final, she had 8. crazy. me, i was finally able to break into the medals and finished second in wii bowling, a good 100 points behind h mac.

and so the final tally in reverse order: (at least i think i wrote the order down right)
josh
will
me
mike seay
adam
roque
mike oz
and the winner is...
heather mac

congrats hmac, you're queen of the dorks. you smashed us all. thanks to mike oz, hmac and will from the beehive for organizing and putting in work on the event. i had a blast. and maybe next year i'll manage to move up in the rankings. hell, adam won't be here so i should move up at least a place.

5 comments:

Adam said...

Booyah! Fourth place without even competing in the the final event. I definitely would have medaled. Next time.

mike oz said...

to answer your air hockey question: it went by points scored. so of the three losers you ranked highest, because you scored six points.

i figured it was either that or have a playoff for every place, and that would have taken a long time.

edluv said...

that's kind of what i thought. i just was curious, but i also knew that i didn't really know what place i got in skee ball, i just knew i had dropped a place. whatever, i don't think there was any impropriety in the scoring.

HMac said...

Ed, I'm so glad you and Adam were there.

All is well in the Fresno blogosphere. Viva blogaraderie.

Roque said...

Blogaraderie FTW!