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My son invented fantasy sports!!!

Postby stomperrob » Thu Aug 04, 2005 8:57 pm

I always thought my 13 year old son knew what I was up to with all the hours I spend on here but yesterday he came up to me while I was setting my baseball lineups and said: "You know what would be really cool - if you could make up a team of your favorite players and get a bunch of other guys to do the same thing and you could play make-believe games against each other". Iguess he was just born a few years too late, lol!
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Postby Lofunzo » Thu Aug 04, 2005 9:15 pm

stomperrob wrote:I always thought my 13 year old son knew what I was up to with all the hours I spend on here but yesterday he came up to me while I was setting my baseball lineups and said: "You know what would be really cool - if you could make up a team of your favorite players and get a bunch of other guys to do the same thing and you could play make-believe games against each other". Iguess he was just born a few years too late, lol!


Ask him what happens if your players and someone else's are the same. :-?

Good stuff, though. ;-D
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Postby jzfran » Thu Aug 04, 2005 10:16 pm

At 13, he is ready to start playing himself. Didn't you raise your kid a sports fan? My brother is 13 and has been playing since he was 9. he is defending champ of our baseball league and I just nosed him outin a football league last year.
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Postby mweir145 » Thu Aug 04, 2005 10:17 pm

jzfran wrote:At 13, he is ready to start playing himself. Didn't you raise your kid a sports fan? My brother is 13 and has been playing since he was 9. he is defending champ of our baseball league and I just nosed him outin a football league last year.


Ya, my brother is 13 as well and he has been playing for years.
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Postby Kingctb27 » Thu Aug 04, 2005 10:37 pm

yeah, let him play, but don't let him use your cheat sheets. }:-) ;-D
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Postby Madison » Fri Aug 05, 2005 1:48 am

Haha! :-D Funny story Stomperrob! ;-D

Anytime a player does something good on tv, my son asks me if I own him. :-b
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Postby DK » Fri Aug 05, 2005 1:56 am

Madison wrote:Haha! :-D Funny story Stomperrob! ;-D

Anytime a player does something good on tv, my son asks me if I own him. :-b


Haha, same thing happens to me. Whenever I'm watching Baseball Tonight with my friends and I show any emotion in regards to a specific player (whether it be a fist-pump or a cry of anger) they know he's on my team. :D
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Postby stomperrob » Fri Aug 05, 2005 2:33 am

My son has played hockey for 6 years and Little League for 3 years but he has absolutely zero interest in watching sports either in person or on TV - I've tried to explain the workings of the game and how watching would improve his game but to no effect. Gamecube and Nintendo DS are more his speed.
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Postby prodpaul » Fri Aug 05, 2005 6:25 am

My 8 year old can tell you anything there is to know about MLB players and teams and I am debating whether or not to have him join a league next year. Is that to young? :-? He has been doing his own Fantasy Drafts on MVP and does quite well.
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Postby Madison » Fri Aug 05, 2005 7:35 am

prodpaul wrote:My 8 year old can tell you anything there is to know about MLB players and teams and I am debating whether or not to have him join a league next year. Is that to young? :-? He has been doing his own Fantasy Drafts on MVP and does quite well.


What harm can come from it? Let him try a free league at Yahoo next year and see how he does. :-) ;-D

Oh, and you will be teaching him that Roto leagues are king, while H2H leagues are garbage, right? :-b
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