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Postby 4Pack » Tue Apr 13, 2004 8:05 am

mkooljr1 wrote:Just to let you guys know, REAL leagues have weekly changes. Until Yahoo came along, i never even heard of daily changes, or imagined it, for that matter. And i define real league as one for money and that uses a real stats service like Sportsline, TQ Stats, All Star Stats, etc.



LOL....sounds like you tried Yahoo once and got your ass kicked because of the daily changes.
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Postby fishingmn » Tue Apr 13, 2004 9:19 am

It's a good rule for those that want a less demanding more casual league.

As you said yourself - it's your own fault for not reading the rules.
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Postby Cornbread Maxwell » Tue Apr 13, 2004 9:29 am

Weekly change leagues were obviously the norm before online play began. Fantasy Baseball was around before the internet.

Daily changes are more time consuming and therefore geared towards those type of people that have the time and desire to put more into it.

There's still not very much wrong with weekly changes - the strategies are slightly different, and luck still plays a large role in the outcome.

From all the reading you guys do, you have never come across the 2 start pitcher lists that are everywhere? What did you think they were for?
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Postby Amazinz » Tue Apr 13, 2004 10:19 am

When I first started playing with daily changes I hated them. I was so used to snail mail/local leagues changing once a week. Now I wouldn't want to go back. ;-)
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Postby Madison » Tue Apr 13, 2004 12:42 pm

Weekly changes and daily changes are definitely something you have to check before joining a league. Also, bench or no bench? As a few have pointed out, it used to be strictly weekly changes with no bench. Now with the internet, daily changes and a bench have gotten very popular.

mkooljr1 wrote:Just to let you guys know, REAL leagues have weekly changes. Until Yahoo came along, i never even heard of daily changes, or imagined it, for that matter. And i define real league as one for money and that uses a real stats service like Sportsline, TQ Stats, All Star Stats, etc.


Well I've been playing fantasy baseball all the way back to when you mailed in your roster each week and the commish mailed you the standings once a week. With that said, I can say that any league that people enjoy is a REAL league.

I've played money leagues through Yahoo without any problem. Why pay the extra for Sportsline, TQ, etc. when you can just add that money to the payback to the winner? Look at it this way, 12 teams, $100 each is $1200. Subtract out the stat service fee and you are left with $1000 or less to pay back the winner. Why not use the free service and pay the full amount back?

Anyway, it's a good lesson for everyone to be aware of. Always read the rules before joining a league. B-)
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