I'm glad that your im-gonna-be-a-dick font is working.
If the saints are mathematically eliminated.... Follow me here...
Then a tie this Sunday could not possibly have them in. This in turn renders your argument null and void.
You cannot create a scenario that has the Saints getting in (see definition of eliminated) so you are trying to argue that the grass is blue because green minus yellow equals hamburger.
Ok. I see where the misunderstanding is. If you go back to my initial post, I was explaining how our record worked out in the event of a tie with the Falcons and a win for the Saints. I know they are mathematically eliminated, I even stated that in the above post. My post explained the math of ultimately how we get in ahead of them. It has nothing to do with hamburgers or post de facto logic. I was just explaining how our record is, for all intents and purposes, 7-9 when determining the W-L-T percentage to declare a winner for the NFC South. Believe it or not, people did not understand the math of a potential 6-8-2 team getting in ahead of a 7-9 team. Yes, the Saints would have 9 losses in this scenario, BUT they also have 7 wins. That's why the Panthers record must be broken down in the tie-breaking procedure bc we'd have the same W-L-T percentage.
TL;DR - We agree. I was just explaining how the math worked. You were further along the line of thinking saying it didn't matter because in the simple big picture it ultimately doesn't if we win, or tie next week. No Big Deal.
PS- I was being a dick bc I thought you were purposely being obtuse. I apologize for that. Happy Belated Festivus.