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How big is your "bracket?" -- A HIMYM homage

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by JayFarrar, Apr 1, 2008.

  1. JayFarrar

    JayFarrar Well-Known Member

    So, in honor of how I Met Your Mother, I was wondering about how big your "bracket" is.
    Monday night's show went through Barney and 64 women he had wronged. More amusingly, Marshall said he had a list of the women he had slept with, his marriage license. Good stuff.
    Anyway, not partners you have wronged, like telling them you couldn't see them again because you were a ghost who came back to life once every year, but using your past and current partners, hookups or flings, how many spots would you need for your bracket?
    I maintain neither a list or a scrapbook, so I'm going to need some time to come up with a number.
    But I know I got enough for a Sweet 16 or a largish Christmas basketball invitational. It is a girls only tournament though.
  2. Inky_Wretch

    Inky_Wretch Well-Known Member

    Are you asking for everybody's magic number? Or the number of women (or men or both) who we may have wronged who would want to sabotage our sex lives?
  3. JayFarrar

    JayFarrar Well-Known Member

    If you didn't marry them and make an honest woman out of them, then, in a way, you wronged them.
    If you told them that you loved them, but didn't, lied to them to get sex or did something else, then count it.
    Hookers don't count.
  4. Rumpleforeskin

    Rumpleforeskin Active Member

    Dammit. Let's see. Six minus five is one. So, one. [/Max Moseley]
  5. CentralIllinoisan

    CentralIllinoisan Active Member

    All I got is a final four.

    The champ is definitely at my house right now, tucking our trophy into bed. The rest? Mid-majors at best.
  6. mike311gd

    mike311gd Active Member

    I've slept with six of the eight women I've kissed. It's all about the percentage, not the total.
  7. BYH

    BYH Active Member

    You're one who likes to get a lot done in a short amount of time, aren't you?
  8. HejiraHenry

    HejiraHenry Well-Known Member

    I have cut down the nets at this point, so exactyl how I got here I'll keep to myself.

    I did not, I assure you, need a play-in game.
  9. BYH

    BYH Active Member

    Were you a 15 seed, though?
  10. Rumpleforeskin

    Rumpleforeskin Active Member

    We can start with the amount of women I have been "involved" with in my young life and it could field a full NCAA tournament. But from that, if you are going to count with whom how many of those women I went into the second half before pulling my starters, the number can be cut in half. From there, half can be eliminated that I didn't sleep with, so we are down to a Sweet 16. Now, two of those were Cinderella picks, where I was desperate, stranded in the corner with one second left and wide eyed, so I just heaved up two shots that happened to result in a win. We can narrow the field to an Elite Eight from those 10, because I had to block a last-ditch effort from two of the women since our personalities didn't match. Once we are in the Elite Eight, we can knock it down to a Final Four, because the remaining four women are those with whom I had sustained emotional and physical contact (full-out relationships). As of right now, there is an MVP who stands above the rest of the field. Maybe she'll eventually be the supreme champion, but hey, isn't that why we play the game?
  11. Mizzougrad96

    Mizzougrad96 Active Member

    How many would need a NIT as well?
  12. PeteyPirate

    PeteyPirate Guest

    I've got a CBI, but not everybody qualified.
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