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Postby eftda » Tue Jun 21, 2005 12:50 am

Should we have a free for all? Its a public league. 2 day waiver. What should we have done to prevent this?
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Postby Tis » Tue Jun 21, 2005 12:51 am

joined a private league

(sorry)
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Re: Guy in Yahoo just dropped all his players!

Postby bigh0rt » Tue Jun 21, 2005 12:54 am

eftda wrote:Should we have a free for all? Its a public league. 2 day waiver. What should we have done to prevent this?


I think you should have a free for all, actually. Let Waivers determine who goes where. That's what they're there for.

The only word that comes to mind given the situation is Wow. I've never been in a situation like that, nor heard of one. The worst I've dealt with is an owner abandoning a team and simply not doing lineups, etc. any longer. Again, that's only when I was doing secondary leagues and all that jazz. I stick to my main money league now with essentially all the same handlers for the last 7 years, and it's never a problem.

I don't think it's preventable, given the forum. The best advice really is just getting into a league with owners you're familiar with, and you're confident won't pull something of this nature, because it really screws things up. :-t %-6
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Postby Rance Mulliniks » Tue Jun 21, 2005 1:10 am

Same thing happened to me twice in public leagues last year - we couldn't all agree on what to do, so we just used waivers to distribute any decent players. It was annoying as the guy in 2nd (behind me) had the 1st priority.

Still, there was nothing you could have done - you can't predict what an owner you don't even know will do.

As others have said, the best thing to take from this is the benefits of a private league.

Good luck!
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Postby uucrook3d » Tue Jun 21, 2005 1:14 am

why not have the commish put the players back on his team and lock his roster?
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Postby Shadow of the Sun* » Tue Jun 21, 2005 1:18 am

uucrook3d wrote:why not have the commish put the players back on his team and lock his roster?


We had a similar situation and what is suggested above is exactly what we did.
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Postby jskidder » Tue Jun 21, 2005 1:20 am

Shadow of the Sun* wrote:
uucrook3d wrote:why not have the commish put the players back on his team and lock his roster?


We had a similar situation and what is suggested above is exactly what we did.


if this is a public league there is no commish...
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Postby Shadow of the Sun* » Tue Jun 21, 2005 1:27 am

jskidder wrote:
Shadow of the Sun* wrote:
uucrook3d wrote:why not have the commish put the players back on his team and lock his roster?


We had a similar situation and what is suggested above is exactly what we did.


if this is a public league there is no commish...


Not true. My league was a yahoo public and there was a commish.
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Postby mbuser » Tue Jun 21, 2005 2:04 am

send an email to yahoo and they can restore the roster -- but only before the players clear waivers
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Postby thehat » Tue Jun 21, 2005 2:10 am

The "free for all" is unfair for reasons that have been discussed here many times.

The players should be reassigned to the disbanded team if at all possible.
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