Ah, April. As the weather gets warmer, the DDP hits get fewer.
But - not to fret - as the Windy City Deadpool is here to save us all from a summer of deadpooling boredom!
Pick a team of 21 people.
The higher their rank, the more points they get when they die and obit.
Submit it to me via PM or on this thread, by the end of April.
1st pick: 500 points
2nd pick: 450 points
3rd pick: 400 points
4th pick: 350 points
5th pick: 300 points
6th pick: 275 points
7th pick: 250 points
8th pick: 225 points
9th pick: 200 points
10th pick: 180 points
11th pick: 160 points
12th pick: 140 points
13th pick: 120 points
14th pick: 100 points
15th pick: 85 points
16th pick: 70 points
17th pick: 55 points
18th pick: 50 points
19th pick: 45 points
20th pick: 40 points
21st pick: 21 points
As you can see the margin slowly decreases from 50 to 25 to 20 to 15 to 5 until the 21st pick.
In the event of a tie, the winner will be determined by whoever has the most unique hits.
The Good Die Young Bonus-The Youngest Celeb Picked who dies is a 100 Point Bonus
Lucky 7 Bonus- 77 Points Bonus for anyone who dies in the last 7 days of the game April 24-30
Luck Of The Irish Bonus-Anyone who dies March 17 is worth a bonus 50 points
Día de Muertos aka Day Of The Dead Bonus-Anyone who dies btwn Oct 31 and Nov 2 is worth 31 points
Belsnickel Bonus-Anyone who dies on Dec 25th/Christmas Day get's a 25 point bonus
Festivus Miracle-Anyone who dies on Dec 23 get's a 23 point bonus
You're Tearing Me Apart Bonus-Anyone who dies on Dec 8 the birthday of "Juliette Danielle" aka Lisa from The Room,get's an 8 point bonus
Auld Lang Syne -Anyone who dies on New Year's day get's a whopping 1 point bonus
Anything accepted by the Derby Dead Pool, plus The Independent.
Plus the following national American news sources:
- New York Times
- LA Times
- CBS News
- Fox News
Plus the following International news sources:
http://www.cbc.ca/ https://www.theaustralian.com.au/ http://www.heraldscotland.com/
* Cancer Mum's/Athlete's Wives(IE Tiffany Youngs) and other Famous For Being Ill Types will not be accepted even if they get a qualifying Obit
*Some name's may appear like a gray area(ie Roz Patterson).Notable in her Native Country as a reporter and would easily get a QO with a plane crash or auto accident type death.However if none of her QO obits mention her journalistic career and is just an angle about her being a Cancer Mum then no points will be awarded.
The competition lasts from May 1, 2019 to April 30, 2020.
Get your team in before Big Ben welcomes the month of May.