Fantasy Sports Gone Wild
January 5, 2007 2:29 PM   Subscribe

With the Fantasy Football season now over, everyone's looking for other media to play on top of. Tabloids, for example, and Congress. And now even reruns of the Sopranos are fair game.
posted by cloudscratcher (5 comments total)
Missed a big one.
posted by allkindsoftime at 4:54 PM on January 5, 2007

You know, I tried to get into that fantasy Congress thing. I went so far as to plow through several screens' worth of choosing a team, and all I kept thinking was: exactly when does this get to be fun, again?

That Sopranos thing, OTOH, looks like it might just be a hoot. Bada bing, as they say.
posted by adamgreenfield at 7:39 PM on January 5, 2007

There's also Fafarazzi, another shameful fantasy game rejoicing in the misdeeds and rumored screw-ups of the rich and (in)famous.

Naturally, that other site with all the bunnies has something of a league going on there.
posted by kyleg at 8:20 PM on January 5, 2007

Maybe there should be some sort of fantasy Meta game. Flameouts score maximum points. Requests for the < .img> tag lose points. Complaining to Metatalk about a post and having it deleted gets points while not getting it deleted loses points. Starting a thread that gets over 100 posts scores points and additional points for every 50 posts thereafter.

First game is AmbroseChapel v. Stavros. Stavros is clearly a first round draft pick.
posted by JohnnyGunn at 8:28 PM on January 5, 2007

I am one of the founders of The Tabloid Fantasy League. It is like fantasy sports but you draft a team of celebrities. You get points when your team's celebs' photos appear in In Touch, Star, People or Us Weekly. Please visit the site and give it a try.

Thanks for mentioning us.
posted by bburri at 9:28 PM on January 6, 2007

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