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Three contestants are tied for the lead heading into the final turn, and cheaters never prosper but instead blow themselves up.

Randy Sartin-USA TODAY Sports

Last week, in this high stakes Mario Kart style 2014 RTT Guessing Game, the first bit of drama that unfolded was that the first half of the game between the Vols and Missouri ended in a tie, depriving everyone of any points for the "easy" question. Then, 18 people correctly guessed that Missouri would outrush Tennessee and got two points for their efforts.

Would anyone throw a blue shell this week? Well, yes and no. GBOVOLS1 attempted to throw one on Sunday, but fortunately the fact that he had two entries got me looking at them closer, which led me to discover that the entry that would have earned him 5 points and the blue shell was submitted on Sunday, after the game. So he blows himself up and loses all 10 points that he had. If anyone wants to mock him as he crawls out of his wreckage, be my guest. Attempting to cheat has consequences, even where the rules are made up and the points don't matter.

So congrats to MasonW, VolFanatETSU, and volundore, who all share the lead going in to the final turn.

To play this week, go to the form and submit your answers to our three questions. When you're done, come back here and paste your responses in the comments section for discussion purposes. DON'T FORGET TO HIT THE SUBMIT BUTTON. Here are my answers:

If your RTT screen name is on the list below, choose it. Otherwise, choose NEW PARTICIPANT and type your screen name in the box that magically appears. Joel Hollingsworth
Does Tennessee get over 200 net yards rushing? (One point) No
TRIPLE MUSHROOM (get this right and get six points instead of one): Within five, how many net yards rushing does Vandy get? 100
BLUE SHELL (if anyone gets this right, the leader(s) get blown up and lose the lead, falling one spot below the new leader(s)). Within 2, what's the final margin of victory? 35
TIEBREAKER (assessed only if necessary after all points are tallied and blue shells are administered; winner is person closest to the answer without going over): Between the two teams, how many total net yards are there? 700

Complete current standings are below:

Name W1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W8BS W9 W9BS W10 W10BS W11 W11BS Total
MasonW 2 3 2 3 2 0 1 0 1 2 16
VolFanatETSU 1 3 2 2 2 0 1 0 1 4 0 16
volundore 2 2 1 2 1 2 1 3 2 16
bulldurham 1 1 1 2 1 0 1 3 3 2 15
fatso 2 2 2 2 2 1 2 3 -4 3 -2 1 -2 2 14
Incipient_Senescence 2 2 2 2 2 0 0 1 1 2 14
biologydropout 2 3 1 1 2 3 1 1 1 -3 2 13
AeroVol 2 2 1 2 0 1 3 1 1 0 13
SmallsVFL 2 2 1 1 1 0 1 0 4 1 0 13
VolinDenver 1 3 2 1 2 1 0 2 0 1 0 13
mariettavol 2 3 1 1 1 0 1 0 1 1 2 13
thetennesseethumper 1 2 1 1 1 0 2 0 2 3 0 13
Master Jedi Starkiller 1 1 1 1 1 0 1 1 4 1 12
bmwaller 2 1 3 3 1 2 12
akavanagh 2 2 1 1 1 3 1 0 11
bhibb37 2 1 2 0 2 3 1 0 11
Will Shelton 1 0 3 2 0 1 1 1 2 11
heerb 2 2 1 2 0 0 1 3 0 11
Joel Hollingsworth 1 0 2 2 1 0 0 2 1 2 11
NickDrake87 2 2 2 1 1 0 0 1 2 11
RockyTopinKY 2 2 0 2 0 0 0 2 1 2 11
Smokin Turkeys 2 2 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 2 11
Jakattak88 1 1 1 2 0 0 1 2 2 10
dbsvol 1 1 1 1 2 2 0 1 0 9
LTVol99 1 1 2 2 0 2 1 9
falconnuke 1 1 3 1 0 1 0 1 1 0 9
Chris Pendley 1 1 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 8
jfarrar90 1 2 2 1 1 0 0 1 8
DCVFL 0 3 2 1 2 8
Caban 2 0 2 0 3 7
Displaced_Vol_Fan 2 0 1 2 1 1 0 7
Raven17 2 1 0 1 0 3 0 7
Carolinavol 2 2 2 6
danmarcel 2 1 1 1 1 6
utkjmitch 2 2 1 0 5
ThunderfootSwampRat 1 0 1 3 0 5
Aerobab 2 2 4
David Hooper 2 1 1 4
mbgibbs 2 1 1 4
Vol-For-Life 1 2 1 0 4
VolinSucktucky 1 2 1 0 0 0 4
atthejabbok 0 2 2 4
acrawf 1 1 1 0 3
kidbourbon 1 2 3
ncvol4life 2 1 3
tiedtomachines 1 2 0 3
VolBy3 3 3
volmoore 3 3
AlphaVol 2 0 2
BehindEnemyLines99 2 2
bigj178 2 2
BigOrangeFan 2 2
Bsingleton50 2 2
Coach799 1 1 2
Cstansell2199 2 2
Davy 2 2
doubledouble 2 2
ftblledge56 2 2
jrstephenson 2 0 2
kimatcabin 2 2
OchreOrange 2 2
Orangegatorhater 2 2
Phisheadave 2 2
PrideoftheSouthlandFam 2 2
sncdaisy 2 2
Tyler Pellom 2 2
bbff 2 2
Air Force Vol in Texas 1 1
Babo 1 1
bambakophobia 1 1
BleedOrange 1 1
Chuck 1 1
chuckiepoo 1 1
clorby 1 1
CyndiVolFan 1 1
Dglavelle 1 1
EdgarAllanPwn 1 1
GoVols82 1 1
iheartsaniches 1 1
Junior gib 1 1
kkhilton 1 1
LexVol 1 0 0 1
marie parker 1 1
OneCHess 1 1
phil g 1 1
R.B.K. 1 1
rawbread 1 1
rollervol 1 1
rosolo 1 1
SammyBaughster 1 1
Thrilleronthehiller 1 1
V0Ls4LiiFE 1 0 1
volYourBase 1 0 1
GBOVOLS1 1 1 1 0 1 2 4 0 -10 0
AaronRBrown 0 0
Rickster 0 0
Shoalcreekvol 0 0
stevefootballs 0 0
SuperVol 0 0
yrekacavol 0 0 0
damvol4life 0 0
Ricescovar 0 0
Alazar 0 0
Bull4real 0 0
WorleyFan 0 0
fishportion 0 0