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Re: League Chatter

Postby Third Day » Mon Jan 23, 2012 9:39 pm

OneLoveBoomer wrote:
Third Day wrote:Question. Can owners discuss among themselves anything concerning bidding on a player or would that be considered collusion? Are there any parameters as far as what is considered acceptable and what isn't?


In my judgement, it's more than okay in public (league chatter) to openly discuss how bidding is going, who's bidding on whom for what money, etc.

If you're talking about privately messaging each other in a "Psst, if you bid a dollar more on this guy so this other owner can't afford him, I won't bid such an amount on this other guy...." ... I'd say that's collusion or collusion-like.

Agree / disagree?


I would say that since this is your league, I would be comfortable with whatever you decide.
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Re: League Chatter

Postby OneLoveBoomer » Mon Jan 23, 2012 10:03 pm

I think there are a few areas:

#1: Worry about our own teams, while keeping an eye on other teams (of course)
#2: There is some gamesmanship involved that is acceptable, so long as its based on your own inaction/action. Here's an example. You kind of want to bid on a player, but you yourself notice that another owner has $5 left and has had to nominate a player for $1. You yourself decide that you won't bid on the player, hoping that the owner is stuck with the $1 and not able to spend remaining roster money.

That said...
#3: Same example, but this time it's not acceptable. A player has $5 left, has nominated a player for $1. You notify 4 other owners that they should not bid on the player as well, so it is now an organized movement against a player, even though none of the other teams directly benefit from the inaction. They're simply screwing the other owner. (I'd call it collusion).
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Re: Re: League Chatter

Postby ayebatter » Mon Jan 23, 2012 11:13 pm

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Third Day wrote:Question. Can owners discuss among themselves anything concerning bidding on a player or would that be considered collusion? Are there any parameters as far as what is considered acceptable and what isn't?

As long as you are talking about bidding up John's players, I'm all for it.


Of course a $2 bid could be just out of my reach right now. !+)


BTW I believe I made the same comment about closers last year. ;-)
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Re: League Chatter

Postby OneLoveBoomer » Tue Jan 24, 2012 12:24 am

Boomer Trading Block

David Wright ($27)
Elvis Andrus ($25)
Michael Morse ($20)
Brandon Phillips ($20)


Let me know kids.
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Re: League Chatter

Postby Silent Rob » Tue Jan 24, 2012 12:28 am

Rob's Trading Block


Ian Kinsler 2B ($33)
Adrian Gonzalez 1B ($42)
My Daily League Site - Tell 'em Silent Rob sent ya.
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Re: League Chatter

Postby RedSoxNation04 » Tue Jan 24, 2012 8:41 am

Silent Rob wrote:Rob's Trading Block


Ian Kinsler 2B ($33)
Adrian Gonzalez 1B ($42)

Might help your trading block if you responded to a PM every now and then.... ;-7
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Re: League Chatter

Postby OneLoveBoomer » Tue Jan 24, 2012 12:32 pm

Crap Lebo... with an hour left...
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Re: League Chatter

Postby BigLebowski » Tue Jan 24, 2012 12:33 pm

OneLoveBoomer wrote:Crap Lebo... with an hour left...


Sorry...we've been without power since last Thursday. I get on when I can.
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Re: League Chatter

Postby OneLoveBoomer » Tue Jan 24, 2012 12:36 pm

BigLebowski wrote:
OneLoveBoomer wrote:Crap Lebo... with an hour left...


Sorry...we've been without power since last Thursday. I get on when I can.


Understandable. Doesn't mean I have to like it.

Good luck with the power.
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Re: League Chatter

Postby Third Day » Tue Jan 24, 2012 4:17 pm

I think this gets asked every year so here goes....by rule do we need to have all starting slot filled at the end of the draft?
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