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« on: May 09, 2004, 11:03:33 am »
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What were your predictions heading in to election night 2000?

Mine went something like this:

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« Reply #1 on: May 09, 2004, 11:49:26 am »
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Mine included a bucketful of tctcs, but only one actually predicted wrong - New Hampshire.
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« Reply #2 on: May 09, 2004, 11:57:18 am »
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Can't remember exactly... more or less Tweed's... but with Gore losing WV and TN...
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« Reply #3 on: May 10, 2004, 12:00:10 am »
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I don't remember what my specific predictions were.  I do know that I won four bucks off of a couple of girls in my Spanish class who bet me that Gore would win.

He he.
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« Reply #4 on: May 10, 2004, 02:19:29 am »
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I had the actual 2000 results, except Gore winning Florida, New Hampshire, and Tennessee.
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« Reply #5 on: May 10, 2004, 07:11:22 am »
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I had the actual 2000 results, except Gore winning Florida, New Hampshire, and Tennessee.

You were an optimist even back then.
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« Reply #6 on: May 10, 2004, 09:59:17 am »
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I thought like Karl Rove said the night before the election, Bush would win in a walk. Polls always had Bush with a slight lead over Gore. I expected a 280 to 258 type win for Bush. I had to wait 35 days for results though.
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« Reply #7 on: May 10, 2004, 03:30:24 pm »
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I thought like Karl Rove said the night before the election, Bush would win in a walk. Polls always had Bush with a slight lead over Gore. I expected a 280 to 258 type win for Bush. I had to wait 35 days for results though.

280-258 is NOT a walk.
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« Reply #8 on: May 10, 2004, 03:54:08 pm »
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I missed in West Virginia and New Mexico.  
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« Reply #9 on: May 10, 2004, 03:56:55 pm »
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I missed in West Virginia and New Mexico.  

So then you had the EV totals right!  Cool!
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« Reply #10 on: May 10, 2004, 04:03:01 pm »
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I missed in West Virginia and New Mexico.  

So then you had the EV totals right!  Cool!
I'll be honest ... I flipped a coin for New Hampshire and Florida .... my Florida flip is still being disputed.  Smiley
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« Reply #11 on: May 10, 2004, 06:22:49 pm »
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I missed in West Virginia and New Mexico.  

That was my exact prediction too!
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« Reply #12 on: May 10, 2004, 08:11:03 pm »
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I wasn't as into this stuff then but I remember being certain Gore would not win Tennessee.
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« Reply #13 on: May 12, 2004, 04:01:40 pm »
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I missed in West Virginia and New Mexico.  

That was my exact prediction too!
You are very wise. Smiley
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« Reply #14 on: May 13, 2004, 04:12:29 pm »
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I missed in West Virginia and New Mexico.  

That was my exact prediction too!
You are very wise. Smiley

Right back at you.
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« Reply #15 on: May 13, 2004, 05:07:26 pm »
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I HAD PREDCTED THAT BUSH WIN CA BUT GORE WON
BUSH WON GORE'S HOME STATE TN
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« Reply #16 on: June 01, 2004, 09:37:48 pm »
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We did a predicting thing in class on election day.  I picked every state correct except i had FL going Dem.
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« Reply #17 on: June 03, 2004, 02:01:30 am »
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This is close to what I thought would have happened. But hey what did I know back then. I wasn't as into this stuff back then.



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« Reply #18 on: June 03, 2004, 08:39:47 pm »
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How does one generate the 2000 map?
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« Reply #19 on: June 03, 2004, 11:42:35 pm »
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I just assumed Gore would win because Bush was such a big jerk.
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« Reply #20 on: June 04, 2004, 12:15:02 am »
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Mine was basically what acctually happened, except, like most people, I figured Bush would win Wisconsin and Iowa, do better in PA and Florida, but other than that, I no changes.
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« Reply #21 on: June 04, 2004, 09:24:07 pm »
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« Reply #22 on: June 05, 2004, 11:28:20 am »
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« Reply #23 on: June 06, 2004, 11:20:50 am »
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I predicted a bigger Bush win with PA, OR, NM for Bush, but I thought WV go to Gore
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« Reply #24 on: June 08, 2004, 07:16:00 pm »

Bush winning every state. Gore was stupid.
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