6 Easy Steps To Totally Dominate Your Oscar Pool

Using math and science to fleece your friends and coworkers. Nate Silver would be proud.

Step 1: Compile the winners of the major Oscar precursors for the last 18 years.

Step 2: See which were best at predicting the eventual Oscar winner.

Step 3: Weight each Oscar precursor by how well it predicted the winner.

Step 4: Stir.

Step 5: Filter out the funny business.

Step 6: Break the ties.

All together:

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