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Month: February 2016

name madness 2016

name madness 2016

Just over a month until our baby is due . . . which means it is high time we invited all of you to share your thoughts (in a controlled environment) on possible naming options for this wee thing.

In an effort to make things somewhat simpler than in pregnancies past, we have completely digitized the process. This means that you can easily fill in and submit the bracket online. BUT it also means that getting started is a little bit more of a process. It’s as easy as registering for an account, but since some people are unfamiliar with that process, I’m going to walk you through it.

Step 1: Go to

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Step 2: Click the “Register” tab in the box on the right side.

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Step 3: Fill out the 4 boxes and click the “Sign up” button. (We promise not to spam you! Ain’t nobody got time for that!)

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Step 4: You’ll get an e-mail verifying your account. Follow the link to set your password.

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Step 5: Go back to the page and login.

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Step 6: Click the “Edit” button to edit the bracket. You will edit group by group, and you can “View Bracket” any time. It will save your progress, even if you can’t get it all done at one sitting.

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Step 7: That’s it! We’ll take it from there. There is no “finish” or “submit” button, but we’ll have access to your bracket and be able to see your picks.

As in years past, we’ll be scoring the brackets against our own picks. If you match up with a Round 1 choice, you get one point. Round 2 is 2 points, round 3 is 3 points, etc. The person with the highest score will get a prize after the baby is born and we announce the name for real.

Sound good? Any questions? Let me know . . . and in the mean time, happy naming!