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Old 08-14-2012, 07:26 PM   #76
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You guys do know there's a $50 entry fee, right?
Does Fantrax hold the money? Seems dialed if they do this and pay the winner.

Also, I'm not available the Sunday of Labor Day weekend - if that's the only option, I'll let a buddy of mine draft, no big deal.

And winner take all sounds better for short change.
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Old 08-14-2012, 07:27 PM   #77
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That's fine. How will that affect playoffs (e.g. do we want to do 6 team playoff)?
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Old 08-14-2012, 07:30 PM   #78
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That's fine. How will that affect playoffs (e.g. do we want to do 6 team playoff)?
4 or 8. No Buys. IMO. And for sure let's end WEEK 15. No Superbowl with games that don't matter and benched star players.
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Old 08-14-2012, 07:33 PM   #79
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No Superbowl with games that don't matter and benched star players.
Good point!
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Old 08-15-2012, 12:58 AM   #80
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Does Fantrax hold the money? Seems dialed if they do this and pay the winner.
I was just looking over the FAQ's, and it doesn't look like it. We'll have to have someone collect the entry fees and then re-distribute it as prize money after the season's over.

Btw FL, are in-season trades going to be allowed? This is gonna be new for me...i've never played in a local league before. I always just play the national contests.

I've never played head-to-head before, either. Just roto.
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Old 08-15-2012, 01:37 AM   #81
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I was just looking over the FAQ's, and it doesn't look like it. We'll have to have someone collect the entry fees and then re-distribute it as prize money after the season's over.

Btw FL, are in-season trades going to be allowed? This is gonna be new for me...i've never played in a local league before. I always just play the national contests.

I've never played head-to-head before, either. Just roto.
Typically, trades are allowed, but every manager is given an opportunity to veto a trade to keep managers from cheating (i.e. Aaron Rodgers for Graham Harrell would probably be vetoed).

As far as payout, I would be happy with a 70/30 split for 1st and 2nd, or just winner take all. I have tried "bonus" payments in the past with my leagues, like $25 each for QB, RB, and WR with highest points at the end of the regular season, but that could get complicated.
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Old 08-15-2012, 04:44 AM   #82
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FlyinLate I just wanted to thank you for attempting to find me a spot in your league. Your efforts were appreciated. Good luck to you.
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Old 08-15-2012, 06:23 AM   #83
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Ok. To address a few issues at once.

1) If we expand to 12 teams, it will remain a 4 team playoff. I find an 8 team playoff to put little weight on season performance.

2) Trades will be allowed. I'm not familiar with FanTrax but I personally like the league majority veto rule. In this, each player in the league will be sent an email when a trade has been accepted. If it is completely lopsided, everyone can veto it to deny the trade. I will also retain the right to punish any team getting preferential treatment in a grossly biased trade with clear intentions to deceive the league (i.e. Team in last places trades team in 2nd place Aaron Rodgers for Daniel Thomas just as playoffs approach).

3) So we have no objections to allow ShowDough & ILoveWins in? If not, I'll get their invites out tonight.

4) Dirty, I chose the first as it is the closest sunday to the start of the league. If need be I can alter the date, but Sundays seem to be the consensus for the league and the previous Sunday is my fiance's birthday (spending it drafting a fantasy league instead of taking her out to dinner, right before the wedding, is a big no lol).

5) There seems to be a lot of people in favor of 1st/2nd/3rd payouts for a 12-man league. To appeal to both the winner take all and distributed payment people, why dont we do something like $400 to winner, $150 to second place, $50 to third place?
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Old 08-15-2012, 07:09 AM   #84
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i have no prob with adding the other 2 teams
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Old 08-15-2012, 09:18 AM   #85
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I noticed you guys were talking about adding a couple teams. If you have decided to let more in- my email is joe_martell@yahoo.com.. please send the details there.
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I noticed you guys were talking about adding a couple teams. If you have decided to let more in- my email is joe_martell@yahoo.com.. please send the details there.
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The two teams being added are you & ShowDough.
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Thank you- much appreciated.
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Old 08-15-2012, 02:05 PM   #88
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I say let them enter (12 teams) and agree to shorten the playoff format to 4 teams and cut the season short for the I don't want anybody hurt (which rarely works out ) playoffs.
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I've never played head-to-head before, either. Just roto.
Get ready for some very exciting Monday nights.
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4) Dirty, I chose the first as it is the closest sunday to the start of the league. If need be I can alter the date, but Sundays seem to be the consensus for the league and the previous Sunday is my fiance's birthday (spending it drafting a fantasy league instead of taking her out to dinner, right before the wedding, is a big no lol).
I'll be in Vegas (drafting another league, actually), but honestly don't worry about me. I'll have a buddy pick a team for me (If I start taking kickers in round 1, you'll know it's my buddies).

Also, it might be kinda fun to determine draft order by how long we've been HRT members.
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I'll be in Vegas (drafting another league, actually), but honestly don't worry about me. I'll have a buddy pick a team for me (If I start taking kickers in round 1, you'll know it's my buddies).

Also, it might be kinda fun to determine draft order by how long we've been HRT members.
So, if your buddy drafts that would make him draft number . . .
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So, if your buddy drafts that would make him draft number . . .
I'll have 2W2P2S draft for me. Oh, you don't know him. That's puts me around a 3 or 4. You stay at number 11. Lol.
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Flyin I just checked my email, no invite yet. Barryshowman@yahoo.com
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Pretty sure the draft order is random. I believe you got first pick though, Dirty. Not sure how expanding the league affects that though....
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ShowDough & ILoveWins - You've got mail.
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I'll have 2W2P2S draft for me. Oh, you don't know him. That's puts me around a 3 or 4. You stay at number 11. Lol.
Doh! No fair, lol

Well as long as Tebow is still available by pick 11.....phhhhbbbtttt!
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I think I registered correctly. Thank you how do I send the $?
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We still need to determine who is going to do it. I'll do it if I have to, but as I stated earlier I'd prefer not to. Perhaps RightAngle will do it for us?
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Everybody now in!

Looks like i got the first pick on the re-draw....looks like Dirty will have to do without Mason Crosby, lol

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Looks like i got the first pick on the re-draw....looks like Dirty will have to do without Mason Crosby, lol
What draft order are you showing? I'm not seeing it for some reason, and fully expected the randomization to occur right before the draft as opposed to two weeks before.
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