Top Chef Season 16: Scores and Spoilers

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  1. lambandtunaphish

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    Apparently I can be convinced to run a BIF for almost anything.

    So Pack Your Knives and get ready for Season 16 of Top Chef!
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    Last week, I randomly assigned 9 of us 4 chefs each (including the 3 chefs who returned from prior seasons and start in Last Chance Kitchen).

    We are using the scoring outlined here
    http://topchef.realityfantasyleague.com/rules

    And I'm tracking things here
    https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1ygaWiMi8a5zdueHA9CbwZv98luqCwVVLfBZUh6CXL4Q/edit?usp=sharing

    Please point out any scoring errors. I'm not sure I can be trusted o_O

    As far as shipping deadlines go - I think the season will end some time in March, so let's plan on a shipping deadline ~1 month after the final episode.

    • 5 boxes to overall winner (winner does not ship)
    • 1 box to the runner up (winner does not ship)
    • 1 box to the team that has the most total Last Chance Kitchen wins. If there's a tie, I'll use total elimination challenge wins, and then quick fire wins if needed. (winner of this box will ship, unless this chef is also the overall winner or runner up)
    Losers will send at least 66oz of beer to the winner(s). We'll draft as follows
    • Winner picks 3
    • Runner up picks 1
    • Booby prize winner picks 1
    • Winner gets the remaining 2

    FAQ regarding how I enforce shipping deadlines
     
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    (Also, don't google "hung gif" at work. You will not find a gif of him breaking down chickens.)
     
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    Hahahahaha oh man I read this and started to giggle.
     
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    So glad I’m in on this. Big thanks lambandtunaphish for getting this up and running
     
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    damnit i want in! fuuuuuuuuccck
     
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    I thought the quickfire challenge this week was pretty interesting. They didn't announce the winner until judging the actual challenge, so the person with immunity didn't know until after they served their dish. While watching I thought it was annoying because I wanted to know who won, but at least it encourages a full effort from each contestant.

    If they knew who won the quickfire it might have allowed the teams to allocate their spending more efficiently for the challenge. WTF was this dude thinking spending $540 on lamb!?
     
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    The other team also had lamb. I have so many questions about how he was able to get it and not ruin the team's budget.
     
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    A few others in the Top Chef thread expressed interest. Rally them for a smaller 2 or 3 person group?
     
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    My assumption was they just purchased less. If you look at the portion served, it definitely didn't seem like it needed to be $540 worth of rack. I get that its the second episode and they're still learning how to compete but man was that a rookie move. Overall though I really liked the challenge - definitely need some of that bourbon/bacon hoecake. Actually...need all the burbinz.

    Happy to see Carrie killing it still! I was a bit concerned as she was cooking but glad she took another W. They need to get her back in the regular competition tho.
     
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    I guess what's weird is they never seemed to show anyone saying "can you use less lamb?" to save them a shit load instead of nickle and diming everyone else. could be an editing choice.
     
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    i would....
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    Finally watched Ep 2 last night with the wife.

    2 for 2 with chefs on my team getting knocked out, woof. Going to have to be a record upset to make it back from this, as now I've had 3 of the 4 chefs in LCK (and one is gone, gone).
     
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    I just need to watch LCK episode 2 and I'll update the spreadsheet. Hopefully tonight.
     
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    I should have made the extra box go to the first person to have all 4 of their chefs completely eliminated
     
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    Double check the spreadsheet. You have rrryanc's team wrong
     
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    whoops. I blame the lag that my computer has w/ google docs. Was trying to re-order the lists for eliminated chefs and must have still had your team copied :rolleyes:
     
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