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Postby 1 » Thu Feb 26, 2004 9:14 am

a guy in my public league has two teams, what a cheat!!!!

what should we do....
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Postby Pogotheostrich » Thu Feb 26, 2004 9:19 am

You can veto his trades, field your best team and beat him anyway. I was in one 2 years ago and 5 minutes after the draft the guy tried trading Barry Larkin for A-Rod. It was vetoed and just about every other crazy trade he tried to make was vetoed too. He quick around the all-star break. Haven't done many public leagues since then.
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Postby tlef316 » Thu Feb 26, 2004 11:01 am

agreed. just veto his trades. if the players in your league stay active, you should have the votes to cancel out his crap.
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Postby Chopper » Thu Feb 26, 2004 11:15 am

Had a guy like that in basketball this year. He got called on it before he made any deals and everything's been more or less fine.
Some guys were real pissed, but everyone got past it. He still plays the stronger team.
Turned out to be a rather functional league for a Public Yahoo.
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Postby Madison » Thu Feb 26, 2004 11:55 am

Stupid that people resort to such things.

Just make sure all the other owners are aware of what he's done and there shouldn't be any problems.
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Postby Transmogrifier » Thu Feb 26, 2004 11:58 am

Yup. Post something on the msg board, and ensure that he doesn't trade with himself.

I'm not sure if it'd work, but it couldn't hurt to try and contacting Yahoo and see if they can freeze one of his teams.
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Postby fishnuts » Thu Feb 26, 2004 12:57 pm

Some folks just gotta win at almost any cost.
Trying to have two teams in the same league in order to make an uber-team is one of 'em.

Just how infantile is that dodge? Everybody in the league with a brain will know pretty quickly what's up.

Hey! You boneheads that try that...why don'cha just get the entire league to yourself? That way you can make the uberest uber team ever and no other owners would complain. course you'd also have the crummiest crummy teams of all time...

Or, do it us he-men do. Take years of work and patience and sweat and luck to build a monster team.


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Postby dannahann » Thu Feb 26, 2004 4:14 pm

Are you certain one person has two teams? A couple years ago we had the same suspicions as the same email adress and yahoo ID were on two teams. Actually it turned out to be a father and his minor son who he was just protecting from cyber pervs. The never did a shady trade. On a CBS league, we had a husband and wife in the league with the same email address, again they didn't do any shady trades.
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Postby Mr.Cocky! » Thu Feb 26, 2004 4:18 pm

It could be a guy with a multiple personality disorder, so do not be to hard on him. ;-D
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Postby hooligan1 » Thu Feb 26, 2004 4:28 pm

How in the world could that happen in a public league? As far as I know, when joining a public league, you don't have a choice about which one to join, it's random.....at least I thought it was. This is bizarre, but I would definately email the person to see if it is something like a father and his minor child in the same league. I bet nine times out of ten that would be the case. As long as there are no super lopsided deals, there shoud not be a problem.....
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