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Apollo wrote:I'm sure this has been brought up before, but a search didn't get me anywhere, so I apologize.
My league is having trouble finding a draft time that works for us, and it's not helped by the fact that Yahoo will only let us choose times like 9 AM on Sunday mornings and 1 PM Tuesday afternoon. I know that Yahoo has always had limited draft time availability, but this year seems worse than ever. We had a solid noon Sunday spot locked down until something came up for several of the league owners and forced us to change it. Now there's almost nothing left.
In the past, many draft times have opened up later in the draft process, and I've been waiting for that, but it just keeps getting more and more bare-bones.
I know this seems like a lot of whining, but I basically have two questions:
1) Why are the draft times limited? Is there really a shortage of server space to host the drafts? They're freaking Yahoo!
2) Will draft times open up, as they have in the past? Or am I stuck with the lousy selection I see now?
I much prefer Yahoo, but if I have to go to ESPN to have my draft at a decent hour...
tms298 wrote:I'm sorry to bother with such a simple question as I presume the answer is, "yes", but are the draft slots going to be available into April soon?
Correct me if I'm wrong, but I believe for a standard h2h league in yahoo we could draft on Aaturday the 4th of April and not miss any games, right?
Carnac wrote:As was suggested before, have your draft on a mock draft site and enter league into Yahoo. We do it every year for 2 live football drafts. It is easy and you draft when you want to.
Also, we have drafted 2 baseball leagues every year online with Yahoo and never had a problem with getting a time of our choosing. Everyone in our league makes the commitment to be there. In 10 years I think only 2 managers (once each) missed the draft and auto drafted. It sounds more like a problem with commitment of your league managers than anything else.
good luck and happy drafting
Carnac wrote:We may be responding to 2 different posters. I was responding to the original poster (Apollo), who didn't mention anything about drafting after the start of the season.
At any rate, I hope everything works out for both posters!
have a great draft
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