Eat The Rich

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Eat the Rich was first implemented in the Season 3 elections with the passing of the Eat the Rich Decree, which redistributes the funds from the Top 1% of Fans at the end of each Season.

History

In Season 3, Eat the Rich was offered as one of three possible Decrees the community could vote on to go into effect, alongside the following:

  • Eat The Rich Redistribute the funds from the Top 1% of Fans at the end of each Season
  • Eat the Crust 5 Players from the 2-Time Champion Pies will be reassigned to Random Teams
  • Interviews GET TO KNOW THE PLAYERS
  • Late Stage Postseason Bet Payouts increase each round: 2x, 3x, 5x
  • Blaserunning Stolen Bases are worth 0.1 Runs

Eat The Rich passed with 10,883 votes, 33% of all decree votes, alongside the following message:

  • Each 99%-er received 193 coins from the top 1% of coin-havers.
  • So the people have spoken, so it shall continue.

The Trial

For unknown reasons, Eat the Rich did not trigger as expected in Seasons 10 and 11, which resulted in the trial of the New York Millennials v. Parker MacMillan III.

Following the verdict of the case, the decree would return with the Season 12 elections.

ETR Determination

Following the first occurrence of the decree during the Season 3 elections a fairly accurate determination of the value at which the decree ate the rich at was made, but the need for a specific and organized determination process was seen. Since then, the Society for Internet Blaseball Research has helped organize and conduct a survey based off of community responses to the values held going into an election. While a certain extent is determinable simply from the size of the coin payout, this ongoing determination survey helps provide a degree more precision in establishing this value at the end of each season.

Eat the Rich Determination Survey Values
Season Determined ETR Lower Bound Determined ETR Upper Bound ETR Coin Payout
Season 3 8011 8064 193
Season 4 14000 15000 349
Season 5 13100 14285 265
Season 6 13915 14554 241
Season 7 18582 19000 390
Season 8 29380 33000 643
Season 9 38009 50000 842
Season 10 N/A N/A N/A
Season 11 N/A N/A N/A
Season 12 44463 50300 826
Season 13 54217 56654 867
Season 14 71161 76293 1241
Season 15 94927 97324 2288
Season 16 104953 113725 3062
Season 17 124607 128674 3749
Season 18 151778 178942 5566
Season 19 192011 195018 6021
Season 20 254604 264131 11860
Season 21 300629 300985 9362
Season 22 283319 286466 7315
Season 23 276374 279993 7765
Season 24 NULL NULL NULL

Nullification

On Day 68, Aoife Mahle of the Houston Spies nullified Eat The Rich by scoring ten runs under the Black Hole (Black Hole). It was the final league rule to be nullified in Season 24.

Fan Works

Music

The following song is about Eat the Rich: