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Matthias wrote:raygunpunx wrote:There is a newbie in my league that barely responds to people's emails and trade offers.
I had an offer out to him since monday of this week. I agreed to make a deal yesterday afternoon with the same player and when I went on to approve the deal the other guy had accepted the deal already.
In my league we vote on a trade before it goes through. As soon as I found this out I told the guy the situation and asked him to drop the deal. He said no and the commish agrees with him.
My problem is that we have no rules in our constitution that state that a deal can be pulled back during the voting period. How can you enforce a rule that didn't exist?
The only relavent rule which is to be enforced is offer & acceptance. You put out an offer to him and before you withdrew it, he accepted. Tough cookies.
raygunpunx wrote:The point is is that a trade dosen't become official until the commisioner process it. He has not done that yet. Why shouldn't I be able to pull this deal back??
raygunpunx wrote:Points taken. I guess I am just of a different mindset. I would never want a deal to leave a bad taste in my mouth and have karma come back to bite me in the ass. I have back out of deals when I guy I had just traded got hurt. Guess I'm just a sucker
raygunpunx wrote:The trade was I got Sabathia for Gordon
The deal that I would have prefered was Gordon for Olsen
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