Category Archives: Wild Speculation and Outlandish Guesses

Wild Guesses and Outlandish Speculation: Just Like Old Times! Edition

Many moons ago, when blogs were spots, and blogging pseudonyms were all the rage, The Diss did a weekly roundtable called Wild Guesses and Outlandish Speculation. The feature was ably carried by several of my real-life friends who were — still … Continue reading

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Wild Guesses and Outlandish Speculation: The Diss-cussants Are All About the Playoffs Edition.

The Diss-cussants!  They’re back!  And they’ve watched the playoffs!  This makes me happy.  The Diss is a better place when they’re around. 1. LeBron’s MVP again, for the fourth time now. You feeling bad for Kevin Durant, CP3, or Melo? Alex … Continue reading

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Wild Speculation and Outlandish Guesses: March Madness Edition

In anticipation of March Madness, this fiercely anti-college basketball blog decided to ask its contributors what they thought. Disappointingly, nobody took a shot at Christian Laettner. How many college basketball games have you watched this year? John Reyes Nguyen: I’ve … Continue reading

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Wild Speculation and Outlandish Guesses: First Half Non-Awards

With the All-Star Game fast approaching, most places are putting up some sort of first half awards post, or selecting their own All-Star teams. Here at the Diss, we do half-season awards a little bit differently. What was the best … Continue reading

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Wild Speculation and Outlandish Guesses: Best Case Scenario Edition

What is the best case scenario for Paul Pierce, post Rajon Rondo injury? The realistic scenario? Kevin Draper: Best case scenario is that he gets traded to a team looking for the “final piece”, and despite his sadness he delivers. … Continue reading

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Wild Speculation and Outlandish Guesses: Icarus Edition

As we pass the halfway mark of the season, there are some players and teams that are dramatically outpacing preseason expectations. Are these surprising performances for real, or are some players and teams simply flying too close to the sun? … Continue reading

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Wild Speculation and Outlandish Guesses: What Have You Done for Me Lately?

After the resounding success of last week’s Solve! That! Mess!, we decided to play another game, this one called What Have You Done for me Lately? Jeremy Lin, what have you done for me lately? Jacob Greenberg: You’ve convinced me … Continue reading

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