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H2H Champ. Streaming more starters than you can use?

Postby gmoney49 » Tue Sep 27, 2011 5:55 pm

Smart or shady? I picked up 8 starters for the final day in what has turned into a stream fest, with me up marginally up. My opponent wasn't too happy.
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Re: H2H Champ. Streaming more starters than you can use?

Postby mkultra » Wed Sep 28, 2011 4:11 pm

Both, kinda. I'm assuming this is a redraft league where the guys you're dropping for these spot starters don't matter.

You're basically exploiting a loophole, but as long as the same loophole is equally available to everyone, it's all above board.

FWIW, this is easily fixed in future years by ending add/drops earlier, or having a weekly IP limit.
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Re: H2H Champ. Streaming more starters than you can use?

Postby bigmck » Wed Sep 28, 2011 5:40 pm

If there is no rule against it, it is not shady. I don't like streaming and think that it devalues a league. I like a ten start a week rule.
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Re: H2H Champ. Streaming more starters than you can use?

Postby lane_anasazi2 » Fri Sep 30, 2011 7:22 pm

In leagues where the rules allow it (no weekly add/drop limit or other such rules) denying an opponent a start can be just as useful as starting someone yourself. You say sneaky, I say smart. Bottom line, figure out the "spirit" of the league, what you want it to be like, and set the rules accordingly at the beginning of the year.
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Re: H2H Champ. Streaming more starters than you can use?

Postby gmoney49 » Fri Sep 30, 2011 9:32 pm

Yeah, it was a private league...and there were no rules in place. As it turns out, it wouldn't have mattered if I only took what I needed. I acutally did take Stras and Chen 2 days before though. LOL @ this final day. Ship the ship'!

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