So far, there have been two WWDC competitions: The 2019 WWDC Predictions draft, an early iteration of what is now the Keynote Rickies, and the 2020 Summer Rickies. Stephen won in 2019 and Myke in 2020. These have been high scoring affairs, with the vast majority of picks hitting the mark.
The 2019 event was graded at a raucous live show, where at one point Federico threatened to call the police when his arguments didn't seem to be getting traction. Ultimately, all 3 hosts had perfect scores, leading to the game's first and so far only 3 way tie, which also led to the only coin flip that Myke has ever lost. Since then, he has an active streak of 5 coin flip wins.
2020 also saw perfect scores for Myke and Stephen, but Federico did not fare quite as well. He had hoped for new iMessage features and Xcode for iPad. Myke did well with an iOS-focused slate of picks, while Stephen staked most of his picks on the Mac.
This will be the first WWDC event where the loser of the Flexies is not penalized with a mandate to buy a round of drinks, as the new rules with a monetary donation for charity will be in effect.
|2019 WWDC Predictions||Score|
||"New Animoji in iOS 13"
- Ungraded: Federico had some specific predictions which were not written down: at least 4, maybe 5, a demo on stage, would like to see kangaroo, peacock, squirrel, or white rat as new animals.
||"iOS gets expanded font support"
||"Apple will bring back some kind of "app list/launcher" UI element on iPad"
- Federico cites parts of Slide Over's new multitasking interface, and when that doesn't seem to be working, says "If you don't give me this point, I will call the police." It escalates to the point of typing 911 into his phone.
- "Some kind of" is vague enough to count this, and it definitely is not because of the threat.