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Article Submission - The Politics Of Trading

Postby BCGrindrod » Sat Apr 09, 2005 1:11 pm

True story. Swear to God.

He proposed his Magglio Ordonez and Mike Cameron

for

my Ichiro Suzuki.

Other horror stories of note;

A GM proposed his L. Hawkins/D. Baez for my Israunghausen/Borowski

Another freak went with this one

His

A. Rowand
P. Lo Duca
Ja. Wright (NYY - SP)

for my

B. Bonds (SF - OF)
R. Halladay (Tor - SP)
T. Gordon (NYY - RP)

Am I the only one who gets bombarded with these insulting offers?

If not, I would like to submit an article that could be a guide line for these moron GMs who think you are all dumb enough to trade your marquee players for magic beans.

More importantly, it would be a guide line on how to appropriately respond to GMs who love to insult your intelligence.

Could this be a subject that would interest our readers?
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Postby Madison » Sat Apr 09, 2005 11:00 pm

The 3rd one is pretty bad, but the other two are fairly common. See those kinds of offers all the time. Just click "reject" or make a counter offer. I've found a lot of the times, that's just an initial offer for who they want and a deal can be reached after a few counteroffers. :-°
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