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Old 08-08-2010, 08:13 PM   #11
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hey Buddy im just referring to last years pool.... cant agrue with the facts
If memory serves me correctly, didn't you lay in the weeds all season, and GET LUCKY in the playoffs? Kind of the opposite of what I did.

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Old 08-08-2010, 09:15 PM   #12
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I remember you sucked too. I was near the top all season, then bombed the playoffs.
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Any thoughts on where to run it? Same as least year? Different?
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Old 08-09-2010, 08:56 AM   #16
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It was run at the Minnesota Trib online.

I don't know enough about pools to know the differences.
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Not sure if it's something everyone here would want to do, but we could do an online fantasy football league. There are plenty of free leagues that manage all scores andf stats.. The hardest part would coordinating a draft acorss different time zones..

I played as commisioner a few years back, but eventually quit because I wound up just giving my money to others every year..
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Old 08-09-2010, 12:51 PM   #18
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Old 08-09-2010, 02:30 PM   #19
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Yes, lat yars was run through the Minneapolis Tibune. The plus side with that site is if you forget to pick a game you are not "hosed for the week." The down side is that if you don't make a pick , the site will automatically populate your picks with the "fan favorite." I think we had some problems with people skating by last year and not making picks. I remember I had to disqualify a couple of people after it became evident they weren't actively participating.

The only other option I'm personally familiar with is Yahoo. The problem there is if you honestly forget about a Thursday night or Saturday game, you're locked out for the week. You have until just before kickoff of the first game of the week to make all your picks. The other site offers some flexibility in that you have until just before kickoff of EACH GAME, but like I said, also encourages the laziness factor.

I'll play if we can run a straight pick 'em, but I don't know if I want to get involved in a full fledged fantasy draft thing.

Maybe the cleanest thing to do is to nominate a commissioner and PM picks directly. That way, if you don't participate, you're out, and if you do miss a game, all isn't lost. I just don't want that headache.
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My vote is for the same as last year...Minny Trib.

I'd rather keep it simple.
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