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    Before addressing these points, I just want to reiterate that I like the current system, and am by no means pushing for changes. I would however like to debate this academically, if that's alright. If not, please ignore the following.

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    DanH: Your thinking is very much flawed based on the fact the nba doesn't operate under a hard salary cap system.

    Your allocation of cap space ignores exceptions. A team can be over the salary cap and still have over $5m to spend on MLE, a Bi-annual exception, and they can sign whoever they want to minimum contracts. It also ignores strategies with bird rights like Houston attempted with parsons.
    The current system does not allow those things either. If you have no cap space, you cannot sign free agents at auction or off waivers, except to one year deals where you lose their rights. The same mechanism could easily exist in my proposed system.

    Tying roster spots available to cap space available (more roster spots free results in more cap space) does not capture the spirit of the NBA CBA.
    Agreed. That is why I never suggested such a thing. I suggested literally using the cap room you have to determine your cap space available. Just like the NBA. The current system effectively ties roster slots available to cap space available in free agency - and I agree that it is not in the spirit of the NBA CBA.

    "How would you be punished in free agency? You'd have just as much money, on average, per slot you need to fill, as everyone else."

    You'd be punished by losing the benefits of staggering your years, finding diamonds in the rough, making smart trades, drafting wisely. Giving everyone the same ratio for free agency based on roster size is like assigning grades in school based on attendance.
    The benefits of doing all that is that you get to keep your players without ever letting them go to free agency. Why do you get additional benefits of having best bid on free agents? Seems like that is a) a secondary benefit and b) an unintended consequence.

    **Johnny You got all your answers wrong on your test but you've been here everyday....here is an A+!**

    **Now billy you aced this exam but you missed 2 weeks of school when you broke your leg. All that hard work you did to ensure you succeeded and didn't fall behind doesn't really matter. I'm sorry but you're only going to get a B.**
    See, it seems to me that that is a good description of the current system. Team B, you've allocated your cap space (well or terribly, doesn't matter) and almost filled your roster, so you get an A. Team A, you haven't filled it as much (whether you have good players or bad), so you get a B. Both teams are being rewarded/penalized based on their roster size, while the deciding factor (in the NBA) of actual cap space (read: test scores in your analogy) is ignored entirely.

    "Right now, teams who let their free agents go and give the league more flexibility and fun in free agency are the ones being punished."

    The whole point is to not let your best players go to free agency! If you do that then you've screwed up!!!
    Yes, and if YOU screw up, I want to be able to bid on your player you let slip, rather than be outbid by someone who happens to have a more full roster than me. If you take the approach where players are rewarded for letting middling talent go, you enrich the free agent pool. Obviously no one is letting LeBron James walk to get more cap room.

    "There are consequences to spending the entire $200. So let's assume all players have the same reservations about not having waiver wire money, and keep back $10. Now Team B's $190 beats Team A's $189."

    You've missed point entirely or are choosing to ignore it: by spending all $200 you're giving up right to partake in waiver wire. The only players you can add are unrestricted. That means everyone has had an opportunity to sign the player before you do; you need to wait until they are unrestricted. That doesn't matter if you have 1 spot or 7 spots to fill in free agency.
    You've ignored my point entirely. I stated that even if everyone keeps money back for waivers (thus preventing the scenario you outline above where one has to wait for players to clear waivers) the team with a larger roster (and probable higher cap) has the inherent advantage. Hence the $190 number and not $200. In other words, the team with a smaller roster has to keep back less money for waivers for both teams to be on equal footing in free agency.

    "Reality is, all other things being equal, both teams being willing to take the same risks on waiver wire budget, whatever amount that may be, Team B has an unfair advantage in free agency. "

    Where are the unfair advantages? This is not a one year league. All teams are operating under same rules for last 2-3 years.
    Perhaps unfair is the wrong word. Odd, I guess is the way I would describe it, and opposite to how it is in the NBA.

    "That's this year as it stands, in non-dead salary (no waived players). See? There is clustering, and there are exceptions, but the general rule holds - more roster spots = more salary committed.

    You're a great example - you have 14 players and 30 years assigned - exactly in line with the trend line created."

    Your data ignores some teams either not declaring resigns, only doing 1 resign, signing and trading resigned players, unequal years traded between end of season, different number of years being assigned to players.

    For this to be accurate and "fair" you would need to do salary cap allocation before resigned players are added to total. If not you are once again punishing a team for good management of expiring players or finding diamonds in the rough and not only obtaining but finding means to keep those diamonds before they become desirable.
    Err, how so? I'm not punishing them. They get to keep those diamonds in the rough, and that's great. Those diamonds in the rough are not available, to other teams, no matter how much cap space they have, because the shrewd teams already have them.

    Just like Bird Rights free agents have cap holds, it only makes sense to count the re-signings before calculating cap space.

    "Anyway, see those two dots at the low end? They have very little salary or roster spots combined, and will have the least bidding power come Oct 26th. Why are those teams being punished?"

    Because ballswin hasn't given his resigns yet and koncept hasn't had his resigns updated to the current cap sheets.
    False. I used all the current rosters. Ballswin's team is low on both scales because of his re-signs not being posted, but I've incorporated all other transactions and announced re-signs, even if they are not in the cap sheet.

    "This pattern applies over the entire league - the players who are most foolhardy and tie up the most cap long term will TEND to have the least roster spots available, and thus the highest likelihood of landing a top free agent."

    TEND being operative word. Not a given. If a team does that and are very good, shouldn't they be rewarded for shrewd player management? If a team does that and are bad, so what? They're going to be bad.
    Yes, teams should be rewarded for shrewd management. They are rewarded with a) having good players and b) being able to re-sign them. Just like in the NBA. NBA teams don't get a nonsensical bonus advantage in free agency just because they have more players signed. In the NBA, teams are rewarded with long term stability if they sign long term deals, and real the benefits in internal growth (by keeping their players off the market). Or teams are rewarded with free agency advantages if they sign short term deals, freeing up cap room. Teams don't get the benefit of both. Here they can.

    "It's a troubling pattern, and as teams notice it, you'll see more and more players aiming to have those situations come up where they have only 1 open spot, allowing them to pick up whoever they like in free agency. "

    But you ignore the risk by the owner. They are either going to lose a lot of good players at some point going into free agency in a future year with a lot of roster spots to fill or they are going to be stuck with bad contracts or waived contracts counting against their cap for many years. If they are good there is nothing wrong with the system.
    No, I don't. There's plenty of risk no matter which way you go. Risk is always there. That doesn't change the fact that the current system rewards roster allocation In a way the NBA does not.

    "Of course, the side effect of this is an extremely suppressed free agency, since less and less players will be let go at the end of each year."

    I've yet to see a 100% success rate in free agency - fantasy or real like nba. That is what it would take to reach this state and it would take numerous years of 100% success among all teams.
    Who said anything about 100% success rates? Less and less does not equal none. Already you have a system where Patrick Beverley gets bid on for $97. As good players get picked up and locked in, that effect is only going to become more extreme unless there is more incentive to sign players to shorter deals, like in the NBA. Anyway, that's a side note. I understand the current system works - my argument is the proposed one would be simpler and more like the NBA.

    "That's just a side effect though - the main issue is the competitive advantage given to teams who will tend to be in the worse cap situation."

    Isn't that bird rights?
    And if this is all true why were the knicks so bad for so long?
    Again you're assuming every free agent signing will work out and that just isn't going to happen.
    Your conclusions also ignore our league only has 240 players out of 430-450 NBA players. You don't think during the course of a season those bottom half players will make it to the top half? As I said before, owners need to obtain players before they become known and then structure their roster to be able to keep them.
    Getting players before they become known and structuring their roster to be able to keep them is a great strategy in the NBA as well. Of course, they don't do away with the idea of cap space based free agency, so why do we? I'm not assuming anything about whether signings will work out. I'm pointing out who is getting an advantage in this system (players with less open roster spots) and that it is odd to give an advantage that way, when the traditional NBA way is cap space.

    "it's just not at all like the NBA, where the second tier free agents (max or near max guys who don't really deserve it, see Parsons, Hayward, etc, which aligns pretty well with our "best guys who don't get re-signed" in Dynasty) don't just go to winners - they go where the money is greatest."

    Not accurate. Parsons went to mavs who took champion spurs to 7 games in first round while Hayward would have gone to up and coming hornets except for RFA and were left to sign Stephenson. They went to most money and a chance to win.
    Yes, the most money. I'd have no problem with two teams with lots of cap space outbidding each other for top free agents. But you didn't see Parsons sign with SAS. Why? Because SAS follow the great model of finding talent early and not letting other teams have it later by organizing their cap intelligently. And as a result, they do not have cap space to offer top free agents. It is not a punishment for them - it is the reality of the NBA system, and a reality that is not reflected in Dynasty.

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    "I understand how the current system works. I just find it lacking. Clearly I wouldn't suggest we change anything for this season.

    The current system is fine, it just ignores the concept of cap space as used in the NBA. That's fine if that's what everyone wants."

    If the nba was a hard cap it would be very easy to replicate. Unfortunately it isn't. Your proposal replicates a hard cap in a soft cap world. The changes you're suggesting are going to lead to bottom half of league players being paid equivalent of $6-7m. Sure that happens sometimes but it is not the norm. Over half the league makes less than $2.5m. Also as previously stated it does nothing to adjust for Bird Rights, exceptions, and teams who operate over the salary cap.
    Again, my proposal replicates a hard cap during free agency (which is what teams have to abide by for the best free agents). The soft cap feature of being able to go over the cap to sign guys in season would still remain. That feature is the only "soft cap" feature in the current iteration. Why is it not enough in my proposal but acceptable right now? Why is the current system free to operate mostly as a hard cap, but the new proposal is criticized for it?

    Also, as you noted, the bottom 200 players won't be on any teams in this league, so the "bottom" players in our league getting paid slightly over league average salary doesn't seem crazy.

    I believe the current system strikes a fine balance. As to the argument earlier about most teams not carrying near full rosters, well, there is one team who routinely does - the spurs. They keep all their main pieces under contract and tinker on the edges. They grow from within and are conservative in their contract extensions. They are a franchise of stability. The current rules allow for such stability if you too find players before they become known.
    This is a great example lot support moving to my proposed system. The Spurs do a great job by finding guys before anyone else (ie not having to bid for them in free agency) and keeping their team together by managing their cap well. And as a result, they never have much of a chance in free agency. But the current system would actually give the Spurs the pick of the free agency litter. In the NBA, they don't get that. They don't have the cap space for it.

    Now, maybe it would be a better world if teams like the Spurs were rewarded for their vigilance with an advantage in free agency, and maybe that's what you are going for here. That's fine, but my point is that this system does not replicate the NBA system do punishing teams who have lots of talent already signed.

    The issue I have with the discussion is by having every player needing to picked up on waivers you're creating a hard cap. That is not how the nba operates. You can always pick up an unrestricted free agent....but you might not always be able to keep them. Our league mimics this pretty good if you ask me.
    When did I say every player had to be picked up on waivers? No one said that. I'd keep the ability to grab a free agent in-season for nothing, and to be able to re-sign them at the end of the year if you have cap space when you pick them up. Where did I ever even suggest I wanted to be rid of that feature - I think it's brilliant.

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    Socialism at work. You reward creativity and success when every one is playing by same rules.

    There are going to be some teams set up to get who they want next year. Next year Mack and myself set some pretty good players into FA pool and neither one of us is likely to have near 14 players.

    Your system totally ignores the MLE. The reality is that is the majority of players well be bidding on in FA. There are some exceptions but such is life.

    Everyone loved the auction last year. No need yo change it.

    And yet again the guy who won this year had 7 $1 free agents last year.

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    Finding the bargain players and predicting the breakouts are definitely the key to success.

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    Quote mcHAPPY wrote: View Post
    Socialism at work. You reward creativity and success when every one is playing by same rules.

    There are going to be some teams set up to get who they want next year. Next year Mack and myself set some pretty good players into FA pool and neither one of us is likely to have near 14 players.

    Your system totally ignores the MLE. The reality is that is the majority of players well be bidding on in FA. There are some exceptions but such is life.

    Everyone loved the auction last year. No need yo change it.

    And yet again the guy who won this year had 7 $1 free agents last year.
    I 100% agree there is no need to change it.

    Your system ignores cap space in free agency. Mine ignores the MLE (as does yours, I would argue). Which is the greater transgression?

    Again, to the socialism comment - if you like the system you have because it rewards creativity and success, I'm all on board. All I'm saying it that it doesn't fit with the mantra of years=salary and "emulating the NBA" that I've heard again and again. It's fine. I like it. Frankly, you can employ more leverage over the rules this way, which makes it interesting. Let's just drop the idea that we are emulating the NBA.

    Everyone likes the system as is, so obviously there's no need to change it. I like it as is. I was just addressing a difference I saw, which it turns out is intentional, which I am fine with. Just wanted to point out the difference.

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    Dan my wife is envious.

    In just a few weeks you've managed to do what she's been attempting for years: suck the fun out of fantasy basketball.

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    Quote mcHAPPY wrote: View Post
    Dan my wife is envious.

    In just a few weeks you've managed to do what she's been attempting for years: suck the fun out of fantasy basketball.
    Actually not weeks... Days.

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    Quote mcHAPPY wrote: View Post
    Dan my wife is envious.

    In just a few weeks you've managed to do what she's been attempting for years: suck the fun out of fantasy basketball.
    Sorry. If it's no fun discussing this stuff, stop discussing it with me. I have fun with stuff like this, that's why I do it. I assumed someone replying to me would also enjoy it. Just ignore me.

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    Sorry. If it's no fun discussing this stuff, stop discussing it with me. I have fun with stuff like this, that's why I do it. I assumed someone replying to me would also enjoy it. Just ignore me.
    Sorry dan but you were invited into the league to participate not to change it dramatically.

    I'm discussing it because I do not wish to see such drastic changes in a league I've put two years into and two years into my team which is far from a finished product.

    Also your proposal is your opinion. My opinion is what we have here with two years working with it is better than yours. The key word in all your arguments is tend. There are notable exceptions. Your system replicates your standard 2nd tier free agents (top 100) who also will most likely never hit free agency in our league. If they do it is poor planning by the owner or adding when over cap. Your league would also see dramatic over pays for fringe players and a constant trip to free agency for your typical mid level players. Our league does a good job rewarding planning and taking calculated risks. You're never going to get a system that emulates the NBA perfectly because it is impossible in fantasyland.

    So again if your opinion is your proposal is better go start your own but please stop poking holes in what has been an awesome league for 2 years now.

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    It's like The Simpsons. The reason no one likes Lisa, isn't because she is wrong, or doesn't have a valid point, but it's that people generally don't like to hear how their things are wrong, even in the smallest detail. Lisa never learned to accept things as they are, faults and all.

    Now I'm not suggesting that we don't like Dan, but the conversation has long seemed to be like Lisa, answering a question that nobody asked. I think Dan raises some interesting ideas but I personally have zero interest in them.

    So let's all move on and prepare for, what I must say, is the single greatest event in the fantasy sports calendar, the Dynasty Free Agent Auction. I will never be in the situation where I can bid $200 on a single player because being less of a player in the auction would sadden me. I'd rather have a worse team and be a player in the auction than win the dynasty season and not be involved.

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    Quote mcHAPPY wrote: View Post
    Sorry dan but you were invited into the league to participate not to change it dramatically.

    I'm discussing it because I do not wish to see such drastic changes in a league I've put two years into and two years into my team which is far from a finished product.

    Also your proposal is your opinion. My opinion is what we have here with two years working with it is better than yours. The key word in all your arguments is tend. There are notable exceptions. Your system replicates your standard 2nd tier free agents (top 100) who also will most likely never hit free agency in our league. If they do it is poor planning by the owner or adding when over cap. Your league would also see dramatic over pays for fringe players and a constant trip to free agency for your typical mid level players. Our league does a good job rewarding planning and taking calculated risks. You're never going to get a system that emulates the NBA perfectly because it is impossible in fantasyland.

    So again if your opinion is your proposal is better go start your own but please stop poking holes in what has been an awesome league for 2 years now.
    Just so we are clear, this whole conversation started when i brought up the subject of "making the waiver budget matter more" (post #727) , which was a reply to a comment made by Joey who was reminding everyone that the unused portion of draft budget carries over into your waiver budget.

    Currently, there are 4 ways to get a player on your team (outside of a trade)

    The first way is you can draft a player - This player is brand new to the league. There's no 'cash' required to get him, just sign him to as many years as you'd like under the cap. You have this opportunity to have this player on your team because of last season's record and the results of the draft lottery.

    The second method by which you can obtain a player through the auction - For us this is public bids system. Everyone can see the bid your are making. You MUST spend cash on to get them on your team, then once again you can assign them years as long as you're under the cap

    The 3rd way to acquire a player is when the auction is over, we have the 3 day waiver period. Now you can make 'secret' bids on the remaining free agents. You still must play 'cash' for them, and they must be assigned years under the cap

    That brings us to the 4th way you can add a player to your roster. You simply go to the waiver wire, and add the player to your team. Outside of the draft (which is an attempt to give better picks to the teams with the worst records), every other method of adding players to your roster depends on the money that you have.

    If the answer to this is no, then it will end the conversation, but is there a way to continually 'repeat' the waiver process that happens in the first 3 days? (Even if it was a 2 day waiver process.) If a player is bid on, he goes to the highest bidder at the end of the current waiver process. If he's not bid on, he simply enters the 2 day waivers again. This way, we have competitive secret bidding happening all year long and waiver budget becomes more meaningful. When you're money is gone, you can no longer acquire the services of any additional players.

    Like I said, if this isn't possible, then that ends the conversation. I would simply be interested in seeing a minor tweak that encourages more thought to go into budget and pick ups.

    it's a very small tweak. But i am for all players at all times being acquired through 2 means, draft them or pay for them..

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    Quote skywalker wrote: View Post
    Just so we are clear, this whole conversation started when i brought up the subject of "making the waiver budget matter more" (post #727) , which was a reply to a comment made by Joey who was reminding everyone that the unused portion of draft budget carries over into your waiver budget.
    Whoa, whoa, whoa, you're dragging me into this?! Hahah

    Quote skywalker wrote:
    Currently, there are 4 ways to get a player on your team (outside of a trade)

    The first way is you can draft a player - This player is brand new to the league. There's no 'cash' required to get him, just sign him to as many years as you'd like under the cap. You have this opportunity to have this player on your team because of last season's record and the results of the draft lottery.

    The second method by which you can obtain a player through the auction - For us this is public bids system. Everyone can see the bid your are making. You MUST spend cash on to get them on your team, then once again you can assign them years as long as you're under the cap

    The 3rd way to acquire a player is when the auction is over, we have the 3 day waiver period. Now you can make 'secret' bids on the remaining free agents. You still must play 'cash' for them, and they must be assigned years under the cap

    That brings us to the 4th way you can add a player to your roster. You simply go to the waiver wire, and add the player to your team. Outside of the draft (which is an attempt to give better picks to the teams with the worst records), every other method of adding players to your roster depends on the money that you have.
    You had it up until the 4th. There already is a 2-day Waiver period if a player is Waived from your team.
    During this 2 day period, all managers can make bids (using the same Cash pool utilized during the Draft, and said Post-Draft Roster Retooling Period). Once this Waiver period is over, if bids were placed on said player, then the player goes to the highest bidder, at which point you can sign them to a Multi-year contract (if you have the space) or a 1-Year, Non-Extendable Contract (if you're capped out). If no Bids are placed, then the Player becomes an unrestricted Free Agent, and anyone can pick him up, regardless of your "Cash Pool", however, still under the obvious restrictions of the Cap. Under; Multi-Year, Extendable deal. Over; Single-Season, Non-Extendable deal.

    Quote skywalker wrote:
    If the answer to this is no, then it will end the conversation, but is there a way to continually 'repeat' the waiver process that happens in the first 3 days? (Even if it was a 2 day waiver process.) If a player is bid on, he goes to the highest bidder at the end of the current waiver process. If he's not bid on, he simply enters the 2 day waivers again. This way, we have competitive secret bidding happening all year long and waiver budget becomes more meaningful. When you're money is gone, you can no longer acquire the services of any additional players.

    Like I said, if this isn't possible, then that ends the conversation. I would simply be interested in seeing a minor tweak that encourages more thought to go into budget and pick ups.
    We CAN, technically, make the Waiver period a Continuous thing, but that's not for me to decide.

    I guess I wouldn't be against it.



    I would also like to add, that having come late to the party, I don't believe that Dan meant to be "Bashing" or "poking holes" in what we have going here; I think he was just doing what Dan does .. analyze the shit out of things .. which is cool. Just don't expext drastic changes at this point in the game. We're far enough along, and many have made strategic decisions based on major rules in place currently. To change those rules, and deem said strategic moves irrelevant would be unfair and counter productive to the product we are trying to maintain. Which a fun, AWESOME environment, in which guys want to come back year in and year out to see how those decisions they made 3 years ago, are going to pan out.

    Changing the Waiver Process to a Continuous, Year Long thing, where bids are required and processed, regardless or time spent on Waivers, is something I don't believe would be a drastic change that would harm anyones current or past decision making. However, I can also completely understand why some might not want to change.
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    Yeah, I'm glad everyone is in agreement that the current system is great. I tried to make it clear that I agree with that as well, stating it several times to be sure it didn't seem like I was attacking it. Just wanted to present an idea and get thoughts on it. Now I've received the thoughts, we can move on. I for one am very much looking forward to the auction!

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    A continuous auction is doable if that is what everyone wants.

    One thing that I would suggest if that a the route to go is that if someone has spent $200 in FA or if after free agency and a few waiver claims someone is left with $0 there has to remain a way to add/drop. This would be the equivalent of adding a player on a minimum contract. An easy fix is you can always make a $1 waiver after the first 3 days of season. If multiple $1 waiver claims are made there is a priority list through yahoo that settles ties.

    A second issue, since I'm on my phone for the last few days and the next couple of days and can't check easily, is this possible in yahoo without commissioner(s) always have to activate/deactivate waiver wire? That would be pretty tedious and opens up possibility for errors.

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    "When you're money is gone, you can no longer acquire the services of any additional players."

    Skywalkers wrote above. That is what I'm dead set against because you can always add 10 day or minimum contracts.

    If you add them over 40 cap years you have no way to keep them and they go into free agency pool for next year.

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    Quote mcHAPPY wrote: View Post
    A continuous auction is doable if that is what everyone wants.

    One thing that I would suggest if that a the route to go is that if someone has spent $200 in FA or if after free agency and a few waiver claims someone is left with $0 there has to remain a way to add/drop. This would be the equivalent of adding a player on a minimum contract. An easy fix is you can always make a $1 waiver after the first 3 days of season. If multiple $1 waiver claims are made there is a priority list through yahoo that settles ties.

    A second issue, since I'm on my phone for the last few days and the next couple of days and can't check easily, is this possible in yahoo without commissioner(s) always have to activate/deactivate waiver wire? That would be pretty tedious and opens up possibility for errors.
    I can answer the first part and that is yahoo does accept $0 bids for waiver claims. So if someone has no money, they can still add but they would always be outbid on a popular player (which seems fair enough).

    Not exactly sure on the commish duties to accomplish this.

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    Quote Axel wrote: View Post
    I can answer the first part and that is yahoo does accept $0 bids for waiver claims. So if someone has no money, they can still add but they would always be outbid on a popular player (which seems fair enough).

    Not exactly sure on the commish duties to accomplish this.
    Cool.

    That solves all my concerns.

    If we have a majority of people who want to make that change I see no reason why we can't implement that this season.....just my opinion.

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    From the links below my take is ....

    A waiver time must be set from (0-7 days) after which players on waivers become free agents.

    There may be a way to change the waiver period(s) manually but it would take an extreme amount of time. Each player would individually be given an end date. But at some time the waiver period must end or the waiver will never be claimed. I do not think what is discussed here can be done.

    Football waivers are different in that they can be set to reactivate waivers each week.

    Even if it could be done I would not be in favor of this as per M's reasoning on minimum players and previous strategy. Removing FA's would have an effect on the way I have approached the game and I am still pissed that I could not extend Olynk this season

    I am in favor of making changes, we should always tread lightly.......and consideration should always be given on an extended period on implementing such.

    |I could easily accept such a change for the 2015 season allowing time to adjust for new improved rules.

    https://help.yahoo.com/kb/fantasy-ba...pressions=true

    https://help.yahoo.com/kb/fantasy-ba...s-sln6931.html

    https://help.yahoo.com/kb/fantasy-ba...s-sln6118.html

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    I think in my hockey keeper league, the commish manually resets the waiver period every Sunday so that the 7 day waiver period is just constantly in effect.

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    That may be possible I just had a look at the option in a baseball pool that i perform those duties and it does allow to change a date of anyone currently on waivers. Presently on my list are 6 players. There could be issues if someone cannot meet a deadline for this to be done.

    Anyway like i have already said this change would @#$%&* with MY strategy and although i do not disagree I would not be in favor this year.

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