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Hmm... A league with no trades?

Postby OneLoveBoomer » Sat Mar 01, 2008 3:42 pm

Howdy. I'm considering joining a live auction league--primarily for the auction fun of it--but have noticed that the league does not allow trades during the season, just add/drops.

Thoughts on no-trade leagues and if they are fun/interesting/worthwhile? I've always been an active trader so I'm a bit wary. gracias.
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Re: Hmm... A league with no trades?

Postby noseeum » Sat Mar 01, 2008 4:33 pm

I've never played in one...

...and I never will.

Is this called the no fun league? Wack!
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Re: Hmm... A league with no trades?

Postby bdrotoronto » Sat Mar 01, 2008 5:02 pm

It sounds like a waste of time. If you are prohibited from improving your roster by trade, then that takes a major element of the competition/strategy out of the game.

I played in a league once where there were virtually no trades, not because of rules but just because most of the owners were brain-dead/unimaginative, and that sucked too. There's only so many ways you can improve your team picking up guys from waivers.
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Re: Hmm... A league with no trades?

Postby RJ24VC15 » Sat Mar 01, 2008 6:58 pm

That is just dumb, it's part of the game to be able to trade.
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Re: Hmm... A league with no trades?

Postby CheeseBeger » Sat Mar 01, 2008 8:11 pm

I believe the entire NFBC doesn't allow trading.
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Re: Hmm... A league with no trades?

Postby bigjimblue » Sun Mar 02, 2008 9:35 pm

I have been in leagues that may as well had a rule against trades. Because no one was willing to make trades and if they did, it would be vetoed. NO FUN. Don't do it.
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Re: Hmm... A league with no trades?

Postby Generals94 » Sun Mar 02, 2008 9:48 pm

I agree with all the above. What I enjoy most about Fantasy Baseball other then the winning part ;-D are the draft and trades. Trades are the spice of life when it comes to fantasy baseball especially in keeper leagues.
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Re: Hmm... A league with no trades?

Postby Bwanna » Sun Mar 02, 2008 10:11 pm

Generals94 wrote:I agree with all the above. What I enjoy most about Fantasy Baseball other then the winning part ;-D are the draft and trades. Trades are the spice of life when it comes to fantasy baseball especially in keeper leagues.

Agreed. ;D
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Re: Hmm... A league with no trades?

Postby abrage22 » Sun Mar 02, 2008 11:20 pm

with this it would be a bit more tougher too improve a team :-o
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Re: Hmm... A league with no trades?

Postby pokerplaya » Sun Mar 02, 2008 11:30 pm

Not my idea of a good time. I love to trade.
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