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Postby Y`s Guy » Sat Mar 18, 2006 10:37 pm

Last season at least four managers could not get into our Yahoo draft room until 4 rounds were over. They were not happy.

Has anyone experienced anything like this this season? Or have you seen others have trouble?

Thanks. I am looking to calm down the guys who were blocked out last season.
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Postby intense » Sat Mar 18, 2006 10:57 pm

It is possible they didnt have the proper java applications, thats the only reason I would think it wouldn't work???
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Postby Third Day » Sat Mar 18, 2006 11:00 pm

I've done 5 drafts and everything was fine except I don't have a send button so I can't send messages during the draft. ;-D :-t
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Postby Y`s Guy » Sat Mar 18, 2006 11:04 pm

It is possible they didnt have the proper java applications, thats the only reason I would think it wouldn't work???


They got in eventually. And I know 2 season ago one of these owners had a worse problem but he ironed it out eventually. I think it actually was script-related.
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Postby chris8 » Sun Mar 19, 2006 4:36 am

I had a problem a couple of years ago, and it turned out to be my new firewall preventing me from getting in.

Could be the problem for these guys too :-?
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Postby FantasyGURU802 » Sun Mar 19, 2006 7:31 am

Third Day wrote:I've done 5 drafts and everything was fine except I don't have a send button so I can't send messages during the draft. ;-D :-t


That's only because you didn't scroll down, lol... But yeah, they probably didn't have the right Java installed on their PC... But then again I couldn't get in one time because I had a virus on my computer... They might have had one too...
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Postby WyldStallyn » Sun Mar 19, 2006 9:51 am

yeah. around round 8 the window froze and wouldnt reopen. i ran over to a friends room and tried it there, but no luck. after restarting the computer i got it to work by round 10, but it was quite annoying nontheless. i ended up with holliday and tracy, which wasnt too bad. who knows what i wouldve ended up with had i not preranked my players
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Postby BritSox » Sun Mar 19, 2006 10:31 am

My last draft, the window just disappeared on me. Fortunately, I'd queued a couple of guys and got back in after missing only one pick.
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Postby FantasyGURU802 » Sun Mar 19, 2006 10:47 am

I never prerank, it seems like when I do, I get screwed anyway... LOL, but Yahoo! does have problems every now and then... That may have been the thing that kept me out of the room... (Had a virus too, don't know which was affecting it)
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Postby number9 » Sun Mar 19, 2006 10:20 pm

First draft went just fine. The second draft (from the same PC!) froze the java livedraft applet right after I submitted my first pick! For some reason I had to update to the newest version of java to get back in, even though the version I was using worked fine in my first draft (and when I tested my system for the live draft it had come back as "successful", WTF..)
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