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    Premier League: Season VI (2017)

    HAY GAIZ

    The Premier League has been running successfully for 6 consecutive years (first year was called Jays Forum Challenge) and was run up through season 3 by Dr. Dinger until he pussed out like a total panz because he got rekt. I took over and the league flourished. You're welcome. This is a yearly redraft that will really test your abilities in a league where everyone is vying for top spot at all costs.

    Past winners:
    2011: King Kat (runner up: John Havok)
    2012: NJH (runner up: Jays_Fever)
    2013: TheHurl (runner up: NJH)
    2014: TheHurl (runner up: Grant77)
    2015: Boxcar (runner up: Cyborg)
    2016: Boxcar (runner up: Frenchsoup)

    I'm looking for 20 players. My first priority is guys who are active and skilled. If you are new, I'll have to judge on a case by case basis but given that I usually have to beg nearer to the draft, I'm not going to be picky. Some guys have gotten their feet wet in this league only to find they really enjoy fantasy and end up joining our dynasties. Secondly, I'm looking for good players who are fun to engage with. Those who joined last year will have priority for the most part but no spots are guaranteed. Be a good sport, and please don't join if all you're going to do is complain about how little you care about the league. Some of us enjoy the competition; it's different from dynasties in that everything gets erased after the year; there is no benefit to fielding an noncompetitive team. Post here or PM me if you're interested in joining.

    1. Boxcar
    2. NJH
    3. Dr. Dinger
    4. Hurl
    5. L54
    6. AdamGreenwood
    7. P2F
    8. Jaysblue
    9. Abomination
    10. jays_fever
    11. frenchsoup
    12. Intentional Wok
    13. Torontofan
    14. connorp
    15. Governator
    16. Goldbull
    17. Spanky
    18. Orgfiller
    19. Silvergun
    20. Speedygose

    Categories
    Standard 7x7
    Hitting: R, RB!, HR, SB, AVG, OBP, SLG
    Pitching: K, W, HLD, SV, ERA, K/BB, OBPA

    Positions:
    C
    1B
    2B
    SS
    3B
    CF
    OF
    OF
    UTIL

    SP
    SP
    SP
    SP
    SP
    RP
    RP
    RP
    RP
    P
    DL
    DL
    DL
    DL

    *Note: There will be no NA slot this year. If you want to carry a super prospect all year, do so at the expense of your roster flexibility.

    Optional Buy in

    Emphasis on optional. Buy in costs will be $25 which is to be paid to me up until the start of the draft. I will send a PM out with my information to all interested parties and I accept both PayPal and e-transfer. The choice is yours.

    You are in no way obligated to pay this fee. All entries will go in a pot that is to be divided as follows:

    50% of total pot: To best regular season finisher (among teams who have entered) to be decided by winning %, wins, and head to head in that order.
    50% of total pot: To playoff champion (in the event the winner did not buy in, it will be highest playoff finish. Tiebreaker will be regular season finish.)

    I apologize for the emphasis but this was an issue last year and I intend to make it abundantly clear.

    Draft Slot Selection

    I'm tired of people bitching, so draft order will be generated on the day of the draft by Yahoo half an hour before the scheduled draft start time.

    Please indicate interest in this thread and feel free to vote on the draft position issue.

    Draft date

    Is set for Thursday, March 23 @ 6:00 pm. I will set up a sheet to have people indicate when they are not available and whether or not current draft time and date works for them. Please everyone fill this out, except for Hurl. If you come a week before and say you can't make it, that's too late.

    If for some reason something doesn't work for you, please pm, email me or post in the thread.
    Last edited by Boxcar; 01-31-2017 at 07:57 PM.
    Quote Originally Posted by Grant77 View Post
    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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    yes and i'll be buying in

    definitely can't do Good Friday draft though. Sunday-Thursday evenings better.

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    I'm down to embarass myself again.

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    Quote Originally Posted by NJH View Post
    yes and i'll be buying in

    definitely can't do Good Friday draft though. Sunday-Thursday evenings better.
    Oops. It's actually a Thursday, but I copied and pasted most stuff from last year. Remembered to change the date, forgot to delete Good Friday.
    Quote Originally Posted by Grant77 View Post
    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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    in and doing the buy in
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    You have to realize we have a real life celebrity who posts on our boards Roy firestone.

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    Premier league is 6 for 6 with DDL also-rans champs
    Quote Originally Posted by weams View Post
    You have to realize we have a real life celebrity who posts on our boards Roy firestone.

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    I want in and will buy in

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    Quote Originally Posted by TheHurl View Post
    Premier league is 6 for 6 with DDL also-rans champs
    I was gonna stay out this year, until you said that.
    I want in and want the buy-in.

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    I'm in, and will give my money away as well.

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    You guys who were in last year should all have received invites. I'd like anyone who is not interested in returning to indicate as such because I can't take on anyone new until a spot frees up.
    Quote Originally Posted by Grant77 View Post
    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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    Quote Originally Posted by Boxcar View Post
    You guys who were in last year should all have received invites. I'd like anyone who is not interested in returning to indicate as such because I can't take on anyone new until a spot frees up.
    I indicated at the end of the season that I wanted out but just in case that message got lost to the sands of time, I'll confirm it now. I can't speak for my former co-manager Orgfiller.
    "We don't have to plan for a rebuild. But all 30 teams have to stay agile, and have to understand that we're dealing with human beings, and these assets to organizations are human and change and evolve. I think what we've tried to do is become more flexible and agile, and to sustain championships is to build from within."

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    I'll rejoin
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    I'd love to participate, but the draft date doesn't work very well for me (March is a pretty rough month in general for me), unfortunately I'll have to bow out as well.
    Quote Originally Posted by LetTheBallFly View Post
    Synder is mediocre at best this year. Let me know when Synder is giving up less runs per game than Sanchez, until then I'll take Sanchez

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    Given that two of my dynasty teams are in a rebuild, I'm game this year if a spot opens.

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    Put me on the wait list if you need a team.

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