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Thread: The Big League - Gauging interest in a new keeper

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    The Big League - Gauging interest in a new keeper

    EDIT

    RULES LOG

    52.6% want 4 keeper players - DECIDED
    66.7% want a limit on how long a player can be kept for - DECIDED. This will be accomplished with monetary inflation, see below.
    50/50 split on NA slot - Not decided but I will say NO NA SLOT to make free agency a bit deeper.
    50/50 split on 2 or 3 transactions per week. Max 3 transactions per week DECIDED, I changed my mind on this.
    60% say next day transactions - DECIDED
    70% want a dispersal draft for promoted team keepers - DECIDED, the four promoted teams will self-administer a dispersal draft in the spring with 16 picks, random order.
    60% want head2head categories - DECIDED
    65% want 6 teams in playoffs; voting supports 4 divisions; top two records get a bye - DECIDED
    60% want worst 4 teams overall to be demoted - DECIDED, promotions will come from the leagues of demoted teams so there will always be 4 teams per league (60% wanted this too).
    90% want promotions based on regular season records - DECIDED

    PROMOTION HIERARCHY

    Go down this list until you hit a team that isn't already in the All-Star League, wants to play, and didn't just get relegated (relegated teams have to sit out 1 year and can't get promoted from some other league.)

    1. Regular season #1
    2. Playoff #1
    3. Regular season #2
    4. Playoff #2
    ... and so on.

    Rationale - regular season success gets precedence but teams can still qualify via playoff success, circumstances permitting.

    KEEPER COSTS, AUCTION BUDGETS, FAAB, AND INFLATION


    - Every team has a base auction budget of $500.
    - You can keep a maximum of 4 players.
    - There is no minimum number of keepers (you're allowed to keep zero.)
    - Keeping a player costs whatever they went for in auction last year + $10. Or, whatever you paid in FAAB off waivers + $10. Players added from free agency for $0 cost $10 to keep. The sum gets subtracted from your auction budget.
    - If you add or trade for a player and want to keep them, they still cost what they went for at auction + $10, even if you picked them up for $0 (This is for the sake of simplicity, but you can think of it like the player having a 'bad contract' attached to them.)
    - FAAB will NOT be tied to auction leftovers. Teams should plan to spend all of their auction $ at auction. FAAB budgets will get set to $100 after the auction.

    YEAR ONE TEAM LIST

    DDL

    FTD
    threalmin
    Silvergun
    njh

    BBDL

    Cyborg
    Spittin
    GD
    SirBJay

    BORED

    Orgfiller
    Dr.Dinger
    BTS
    Boxy

    LoD

    Vdart
    connorp
    wok
    P2F
    Last edited by NJH; 03-22-2017 at 04:53 PM.

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    Sounds pretty cool. I'd be down.

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    Low maintenance and no farms? I'm in.

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    Sure
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    climate change (lol)

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    I have wanted to get into a second league since I'm only in LoD at the moment and want to play more. Am I correct in assuming "keeper" in this case simply means that I get to transfer my core from year-to-year but need to rebuild all the complementary players? I guess the question itself disqualifies me from getting in here, but I'm throwing my hat in anyway.

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    Count me in... well, if I qualify.

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    What about the best league of them all... WTPDL
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    Gotta say, a keeper league that relegates has been something I've loved the idea of for a while.

    This is also a perfect scenario to implement an auction draft imo, which are fucking awesome.

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    For the love of god, no silvergun pleeeeeeease

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    Although I agree this does lend itself very well to auction

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    I think we all know it's the latter. The Mariners have been a disgustingly bad offensive for a decade now and nothing has changed.

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    Sounds good. I would be down to join if I make the cut!

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    I'm in(terested).

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    I'll nominate myself.

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    I thought this was finally going to be the year where a new league did not pop up.

    And ehhh, I'm a loser with no life so I could probably add another league.

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    interest seems tepid at best

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