Create new pool and link to your main page
Enter the name for your pool. E.g. Joey's Superbowl Squares 2010:
Player Initial Password:
password players will use to get into the game:
Game Runner Password:
Enter the password used by the
(you) to control the game:
Enter email address of the game runner. This will be displayed to players to email any questions or problems to. This is also used by the webmaster to communicate with the Pool Runners. Note: a valid email address required: you will receive a validation email to validate your pool.
Game Runner Email:
Re-enter email address:
Every pool gets it's own Personal Page. For example, the personal page for "Andy's Superbowl Squares Pool" might be andys.htm The only restriction is no spaces, and no special characters (except underscores). Put the page name only in here. On the internet, your page will be under our domain, for example, http://www.squarespool.com/andys.htm. So don't try to put in "http" or anything like that. Again, in the above example, it would be just "andys.htm":
Personal Page Name:
Price per square:
Payout for Quarter 1:
Payout for Quarter 2:
Payout for Quarter 3:
Payout for Quarter 4:
Normally you will have
for each row and column: 1 number for each quarter. That way, each quarter you have a different set of numbers to hope for! This way, everone has a chance at some good (highly possible) numbers, instead of getting stuck with just ONE set of numbers for the whole game. However, for those old-school people that have "always done it that way", we do have an option to have just ONE number instead of four:
How many numbers:
4 numbers on each row/column
just 1 number on each row/column
First team name (left side):
Second team name (across top):
Note: if you don't know the teams yet, you could put AFC, NFC, or something like that. You can update the team names later using Modify Pool on your Game Runner menu.
for your pool - description of the pool, what are the rules, etc. This can be changed later, but something must be entered here:
Texts for Show Picks menu entry:
Texts for Make Picks menu entry:
Player email and tracking options
Track player emails
When player creates his account, email address will be required
Validate player emails
Player emails will be automatically validated by the system. A validation email will be sent to the player, As game runner, you will be CC'd on each player validation email. That way, if they have any problems validating, you can forward your CC'd email to them.
Require player email validation
this checkbox, then players can immediately pick squares whether or not their email address has been validated. If you
this checkbox, players may not pick a square until their email address has been validated
Game runner email preferences
Allow system messages
Allow rare system event messages, such as, system is down, problem with software, etc.
Allow occasional promotional emails
Allow occasional valuable promotional messages from this site. Not more than 3 per year. For example: offer for free usage of one of our other sites. Your email address will never be given out to any third party.