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Re: Touching base/taking requests re: Yahoo! Fantasy Basebal

Postby Fantasy Sports Genie » Thu Jul 25, 2013 2:57 pm

bixo9 wrote:
Skin Blues wrote:Is there any way Yahoo could stop using all of those accents over the letters for player names? If people don't know how to pronounce Jose Fernandez then a bunch of weird lines over the letters isn't really gonna help them. A lot of the time they aren't even correct, and it makes it a pain to update rosters in an excel file. I think I've seen Eric Sogard's name fluctuate to and from "Eric Sogórd"/"Éric Sogord"/"Eric Sogard" this season.


Fully agree!

A week ago, I thought Yahoo did not have Carlos Martínez from STL in their database, because I had searched via the mobile app for Martinez and nothing came up. Realized a few days later that I had to search with the specific characters. Ugh.

Troublesome, because I don't know, and assume a significant number of users don't know how/when to use these characters. Then, it seems inconsistent per the Sogord example, and another Carlos Martinez spelled differently.

E.g. Carlos Martinez from MIA and then Carlos Martínez from STL.

AND the auto populate feature does not work on the Desktop app when searching for "Mart". But, if I type Martinez, then a whole bunch of Martinezes show up regardless of these characters. Again, inconsistent.

P.S. The characters are problematic when I write some VBA scripts, or want to lookup names across datasets from other sources. But that never led me to raise this as complaint since it's specialized task likely done by a minority of users. Thanks for that script, collective.

Much of what you are describing here are actual problems. The extra (correct) accents should only be for display. When searching and so on, you shouldn't need to type the special characters. That was broken for a long time, then fixed for a long time. Perhaps someone broke it again, and that's bad. I'll pass that on.
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Re: Touching base/taking requests re: Yahoo! Fantasy Basebal

Postby jackie hayes » Fri Jul 26, 2013 4:58 pm

Minor point, but why are my basketball teams still showing up on my team list? Usually (it seems) teams for a particular sport get 'archived' and removed from the default list shortly after that sport's championship.
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Re: Touching base/taking requests re: Yahoo! Fantasy Basebal

Postby bixo9 » Wed Aug 07, 2013 8:18 am

Genie -

* = clinched playoff spot

Cool if we have similar superscripts, below.

x = eliminated
b = clinched bye week
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Re: Touching base/taking requests re: Yahoo! Fantasy Basebal

Postby bixo9 » Tue Aug 13, 2013 3:39 pm

Would be nice to have Points Against and Streak that's in football standings for baseball baseball standings too. :)
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Re: Touching base/taking requests re: Yahoo! Fantasy Basebal

Postby bixo9 » Wed Aug 14, 2013 9:20 am

Huge high five for Yahoo in getting the team icons on the Standings.

Now, fix the Rivalry formatting bug in the Schedule tab. ;-D
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Re: Touching base/taking requests re: Yahoo! Fantasy Basebal

Postby collective » Wed Aug 14, 2013 1:40 pm

What happened to the schedule by week information? Used that a lot!!!
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Re: Touching base/taking requests re: Yahoo! Fantasy Basebal

Postby Guy Smiley » Sun Aug 18, 2013 1:19 pm

collective wrote:What happened to the schedule by week information? Used that a lot!!!


Are you asking about the fantasy schedule? That is still there. Click Schedule on the Standings module on your league home page and you will see the week-by-week schedule for your H2H league. The other spot you can see fantasy week schedule is on the right, where you can see the present week match-up and click on the next two weeks.

If you are talking about something else, let me know and I will try to help.
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Re: Touching base/taking requests re: Yahoo! Fantasy Basebal

Postby Guy Smiley » Sun Aug 18, 2013 1:21 pm

bixo9 wrote:Huge high five for Yahoo in getting the team icons on the Standings.

Now, fix the Rivalry formatting bug in the Schedule tab. ;-D



Glad you like the icons; we do too.

Sigh. Rivalry Week.
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Re: Touching base/taking requests re: Yahoo! Fantasy Basebal

Postby SpecialFNK » Sun Aug 18, 2013 10:06 pm

I feel like this is something that has been covered since it happens every year. regarding the trading deadline. if the trading deadline is today, then you can't propose anything tomorrow. but what happens with a trade that is proposed today and nothing was done with it before tomorrow? like if I have a trade proposed and the other guy does not make a decision tonight, can it still be accepted tomorrow and be good?
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Re: Touching base/taking requests re: Yahoo! Fantasy Basebal

Postby bigh0rt » Sun Aug 18, 2013 10:10 pm

SpecialFNK wrote:I feel like this is something that has been covered since it happens every year. regarding the trading deadline. if the trading deadline is today, then you can't propose anything tomorrow. but what happens with a trade that is proposed today and nothing was done with it before tomorrow? like if I have a trade proposed and the other guy does not make a decision tonight, can it still be accepted tomorrow and be good?

No.
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