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2020 September Rickies

jbiatek 10th July 2024 at 1:18pm
Donation: $100 Donator: Stephen Flexies winner: Federico Winner: Federico

▶️ Episodes

🥇 Regular Picks

Myke Regular "Apple unveils a new Apple Watch" 1
  • While Federico had some criticism of a couple of Myke's picks in the previous game along the same lines, this was the very first time that Federico specifically called out a lack of "passion" in a pick.
Stephen Regular "The Apple Watch Series 6 uses the Series 4 & 5 design" 1
Federico Regular "At least one of the new non-Pro iPads will have an iPad Pro inspired design" 1
  • "(the flat sides are key)"
Myke Regular "Apple unveils a new iPad, not Pro" 1
Stephen Regular "At least one new non-Pro iPad will switch to USB-C" 1
Federico Regular "Apple introduces a new, lower end Apple Watch model in addition to the higher end Series 6" 1

⚠️ Risky Picks

Myke Risky "A non-Pro iPad gets a LIDAR sensor" -1
Stephen Risky "The iPad mini will be updated with a new design inspired by the iPad Pro's design" -1
  • Stephen was almost exactly one year too early, as this would finally come true in 2021.
Federico Risky "A new Apple Watch has at least one new built-in app because of an exclusive feature not found on existing watches" 2

🏆 Scores

  1. Federico: 4
  2. Myke: 1
  3. Stephen: 1

Myke wins the coin flip for second place, again.

💪 Flexie Picks

Myke Flexie "Details of a new iPad mini" 0
  • Also one year too early.
Myke Flexie "Someone washes their hands during the presentation" 0
Myke Flexie "New non-Pro iPad gets second generation Apple Pencil" 1
Myke Flexie "watchOS 7 gets a software feature we haven't seen yet" 1
Myke Flexie "No specific date for iOS 14's release" 0
  • Originally a candidate for Myke's Risky Pick.
Stephen Flexie "Joz wears a non-solid-color shirt" 0
Stephen Flexie "Event looks mostly like WWDC" 1
  • "Not all on stage in a theater but using different parts of the campus or outside world"
Stephen Flexie "Apple somehow sets expectations for when the iPhone will be announced" 0
Stephen Flexie "The removal of Force Touch on watchOS is framed as the inclusion of Haptic Touch" 0
Stephen Flexie "Preview of fall Apple TV+ content" 0
Stephen Flexie "Apple will not unveil additional details about the release of the first Apple Silicon Macs" 1
  • Myke challenged Stephen to make this a sixth Flexie in the discussion of his previous pick.
Federico Flexie "The new iPad Air supports the Magic Keyboard" 1
Federico Flexie "Apple launches a new subscription service for virtual fitness classes" 1
Federico Flexie "Apple showcases at least one new feature coming in iOS or iPadOS 14.1" 0
  • The version number wasn't stated explicitly, otherwise Fitness+ would have counted.
Federico Flexie "At least one segment of the keynote is shot inside Apple's own fitness labs" 1
  • It isn't quite clear if what they showed was the lab, but it doesn't matter to the scoring anyway so the point is given.
Federico Flexie "iOS 14 launches in September" 1

💸 Flexie Scores

  1. Federico: 80.0% (4/5)
  2. Myke: 40.0% (2/5)
  3. Stephen: 33.3% (2/6)

The rule about ties and ratios comes into play, dropping Stephen into last place.

This is the first Flexies with donations to charity. As such, Stephen donates $100 to Fur Kids.