NFL Picks FAQ
Version 2.06.01 (Date Released: 07/13/17)
Thank you for your interest in the NFL Picks! This FAQ is sent from time to time to the NFL Picks Discussion List. IN addition, you can view this at anytime by going to http://www.nflpicks.org and select FAQ.
Table of Contents
I. What is the NFL Picks Discussion List?
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I. What is NFL Picks Discussion List?
The NFL Picks List is a discussion group for the NFL and for the NFL Picks Team members. It also included updates from the "NFL Picks
Quick Hits", a feature added in 2004 and later removed after the 2007 season. Also, any major updates on the website are also sent out to
the list. It is moderated by the NFL Picks Organizer. Please note that by default new members are set to moderated until the Organizer
changes it. This is to prevent spam and vet new pickers.
II. What is NFL Picks?
NFL Picks is a picking group that picks all the games of the regular season and postseason. Before 1999, we only had a small handful of
people who got together and picked. In 1999, NFL Picks was organized and brought to the internet as a free service. After all, it was about
pride. NFL Picks has never charged to participate and doesn't take picker's money. The site brought together friends with an official
standings and stats.
III. What is the Pandora Project?
Pandora Project is the umbrella for the websites owned and operated by Bobby Russ. The websites include:
IV. Proper Netiquette/Restrictions
The only restrictions we have is that all pickers are expected to remember that the site and list are slated for those 13 and older. This means please keep the profanity to a minimal level. In addition, the subject should stay towards football and more specifically towards the NFL. Officially, this site does not actively support gambling, but we also respect that pickers may place side bets between each other.
Having been on the net for quite a long time, there are also some Netiquette items that come up from time to time. Please do NOT:
V. How do I send/reply email to the list?
You can either log into Google Groups ( http://groups.google.com ) and post a message from there or you can also send an email to
VI. Subscribe to List/Join Team
You can join the Discussion list by going to http://groups.google.com and registering
through Google Groups. You'll be able to choose whether you desire a digest mode or not.
VII. Unsubscribe to List/Resign from Team
Never! It's not allowed! ;-) Just kidding... First things first... Do NOT ever send an email to the list saying "unsubscribe me". It doesn't work and you might find out what the other list members think of your inability to read. To unsubscribe, send an email to NFL-Picksemail@example.com or login to http://groups.google.com and select unsubscribe from this list.
VIII. Error Resolution/Suggestions
Found a problem with the NFL Picks site? Feel free to contact Bobby. If it's a bug, please enter it into our Bug tracker located at: http://www.pandoraproject.net/bugs You can click on the Mantis icon at the top of the website to get there. Suggestions may also be entered into the bug tracker or mailed to Bobby.
IX. Playing Online with my Friends
We have been asked often in the past if they can pick with their friends on the site. Absolutely! We encourage you to get as many friends (and football rivals) on board. While we don't hold any bets for you, it's a good way to track stats and have fun doing so. Besides, we know Jets fans love buying me lunch. The only thing that we ask is that you let them join on their own and not sign them up. Some people can get really upset being signed up for something.
X. Change Password/Email Address
To update your password, please first log in. Then go to the Settings Menu and select Change Password. You will then need to type in your current password and then your new password into the fields provided. Click on the button "Change Password" to save your change. This will change not only the IG Interface password, but all of your forum accounts (NPC and main account).
To update your email, please first log in. Then go to the Settings menu and select Change Email. You will need to enter in the new email address and select "Change Email". The old address will recieve notification of the change.
XI. Lost Password
Select Forgot Your Password on the main page. It will ask for your email. Click on proceed to next step. You will then be emailed a passcode. You will have to enter the passcode and then you can select a new password.
XII. Delete Saved Email/Password
You may sometimes be logged in or have your login information displayed automatically because your email and password are stored in your browser's cache or settings. If you entered it incorrectly when it was saved or have changed your password, then you will need to delete the saved version from your browser or turn off autocomplete.
Solution 1: Delete the saved email and password for just this site
Firefox (and other non-IE Browsers)
Both Firefox and IE have options to delete all your saved form data as well but most users opt to only delete entries on a form by form basis so they do not remove saved values that may be important to them. To remove all the saved form data in Internet Explorer 7 go to 'Tools' on the menu and then to 'Delete Browsing History...' which pops up a window showing different things you can delete. Click on 'Delete forms...' to clear all saved form data. To do it in Firefox go to 'Tools' and then 'Clear Private Data...' check the checkbox next to 'Saved Form and Search History' and be sure to uncheck any items you do not wish to delete and then click 'Clear Private Data Now'.
Solution 2: Turn off Autocomplete
If you don't want 'AutoComplete' to automatically save your information, please follow these steps:
For Internet Explorer 7: