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Re-Do "Let's Play the College Ranking Game (+/-)"

AustrianHayekianAustrianHayekian Registered User Posts: 70 Junior Member
edited April 2011 in College Confidential Cafe
If you're not familiar with a plus/minus ranking game, here are the rules:

1) You may play once a day (called a 'turn')

2) Each turn, you may add a point to one college, and subtract a point from another. State your changes at the end of the post, and make the change to the actual numbers beside the colleges. Obviously, you should copy and paste the post before you instead of rewriting the entire list.

3) Once a college reaches '0', it is removed from play and given a ranking (ex. 'UVA is the 23rd ranked college on College Confidential.').

4) When all but one are eliminated, the remaining college is named the winner.

So, do you want to find out where your favorite colleges stand? YOU decide their fate. Once all the colleges have been ranked, I'll post a final list of the rankings.

A little additional info: The colleges present on the list are those ranked in the top 33 for the 2011 US News rankings. Yes, I know these rankings aren't necessarily accurate, but I needed a cut-off point (the game wouldn't be any fun if there were too many on the list). If your favorite college isn't included, sorry. I can't please everyone. The single addition and subtraction rule is subject to change, though. Eventually, a few colleges will share hundreds of points, and it'll be beneficial to allow posters to subtract two points while only adding one.

Harvard University 10
Princeton University 10
Yale University 10
Columbia University 10
Stanford University 10
University of Pennsylvania 10
California Institute of Technology 10
Massachusetts Institute of Technology 10
Dartmouth College 10
Duke University 10
University of Chicago 10
Northwestern University 10
Johns Hopkins University 10
Washington University in St. Louis 10
Brown University 10
Cornell University 10
Rice University 10
Vanderbilt University 10
University of Notre Dame 10
Emory University 10
Georgetown University 10
University of California--Berkeley 10
Carnegie Mellon University 10
University of Southern California 10
University of California--Los Angeles 10
University of Virginia 10
Wake Forest University 10
Tufts University 10
University of Michigan 10
UNC-Chapel Hill 10
Boston College 10
William & Mary 10
New York University 10
Post edited by AustrianHayekian on

Replies to: Re-Do "Let's Play the College Ranking Game (+/-)"

  • AustrianHayekianAustrianHayekian Registered User Posts: 70 Junior Member
    Wait, I forgot to add mine:

    + USC, - Vanderbilt

    Harvard University 10
    Princeton University 10
    Yale University 10
    Columbia University 10
    Stanford University 10
    University of Pennsylvania 10
    California Institute of Technology 10
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology 10
    Dartmouth College 10
    Duke University 10
    University of Chicago 10
    Northwestern University 10
    Johns Hopkins University 10
    Washington University in St. Louis 10
    Brown University 10
    Cornell University 10
    Rice University 10
    Vanderbilt University 9
    University of Notre Dame 10
    Emory University 10
    Georgetown University 10
    University of California--Berkeley 10
    Carnegie Mellon University 10
    University of Southern California 11
    University of California--Los Angeles 10
    University of Virginia 10
    Wake Forest University 10
    Tufts University 10
    University of Michigan 10
    UNC-Chapel Hill 10
    Boston College 10
    William & Mary 10
    New York University 10
  • clientpotatoclientpotato Registered User Posts: 16 New Member
    +UNC, -Tufts

    Harvard University 10
    Princeton University 10
    Yale University 10
    Columbia University 10
    Stanford University 10
    University of Pennsylvania 10
    California Institute of Technology 10
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology 10
    Dartmouth College 10
    Duke University 10
    University of Chicago 10
    Northwestern University 10
    Johns Hopkins University 10
    Washington University in St. Louis 10
    Brown University 10
    Cornell University 10
    Rice University 10
    Vanderbilt University 9
    University of Notre Dame 10
    Emory University 10
    Georgetown University 10
    University of California--Berkeley 10
    Carnegie Mellon University 10
    University of Southern California 11
    University of California--Los Angeles 10
    University of Virginia 10
    Wake Forest University 10
    Tufts University 9
    University of Michigan 10
    UNC-Chapel Hill 11
    Boston College 10
    William & Mary 10
    New York University 10
  • StudiousMaximusStudiousMaximus Registered User Posts: 3,058 Senior Member
    Come on, we aren't even done with the first one. You can't just copy and paste the rules I created and tweak a few things. Please end the thread.

    PS: Don't worry, a new ranking game is planned in the other topic that will incorporate all of the above colleges and more! Don't be impatient... ;)
  • iceui2iceui2 Registered User Posts: 887 Member
    I agree with StudiousMaximus - why are we doing the same game again? Just wait for the new one.
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