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8/18/2014 9:58 PM
Posted by grayfoxx on 8/18/2014 9:12:00 PM (view original):
Stop having an *off-the-clock* first round??????


If people sign up for this kind of league they shouldnt need *messages* telling them the draft started or that they are up.
foxx, lets be real....if this is this bad doing an off the clock first round, how bad will it be when half the owners get skipped over the first two or three rounds of an on the clock draft???

The off the clock 1st round is because I want to get the draft started immediately after I finish the draft order and getting page one set up.  I could have finished that on Saturday and started the on the clock draft in round one on Wednesday.  But I was not going to start the schedule on Sunday or even Monday.  I believe you have to give everyone fair warning you are going to start.  If you don't, you are going to be halfway through a draft and have 10-15 owners skipped for the first two rounds who say "screw it, I'm not in anymore".  Then you are screwed totally with the only real option is going back to the start and re-filling in the classifieds all over again.

No, as frustrating as this is, an off the clock component is really the only way to start these until everyone gets up to speed and on the same page.

People...if you are not going to be able to pick when it is your turn, PLEASE send at least three other owners a proxy list of guys you would take if you could do it yourself!!!
8/19/2014 4:48 PM (edited)
 1.  firehero:  Sammy Baugh, QB
 2.  pg99:  Jim Brown, RB
 3.  666ace:  Steve Van Buren, RB
 4.  pg99 (2):  Elroy "Crazy Legs" Hursch, WR
 5.  whatifle:  Otto Graham, QB
 6.  riverratk:  1942 Bears D
 7.  tonyvoss:  Johnny Unitas, QB
 8.  kern_82:  Norm Van Brocklin, QB
 9.  gwhouse:  1951 Rams O-line
10.  tonyvoss (2):  Sid Luckman, QB
11.  amerk1180  Spec Sanders, QB
12.  freedom36   Joe Perry, RB
13.  isacqbs58 
14.  roadhouse19 
15.  bubbawit 
16.  democolson 
17.  johnberlin 
18.  foolish1 
19.  gencoimports 
20.  shawbigred 
21.  mstar023 
22.  grayfoxx 
23.  coolmay_one 
24.  coolmay_one (2)
8/19/2014 12:02 AM (edited)
Tonyvoss picks QB Johnny Unitas
8/18/2014 10:39 PM
**No, as frustrating as this is, an off the clock component is really the only way to start these until everyone gets up to speed and on the same page.**

Then stop complaining when the first round goes sooo slow.
8/18/2014 10:39 PM
QB Norm Van Brocklin - sitemail sent to next two
8/18/2014 11:26 PM
51 RAMS O-LINE
8/19/2014 12:03 AM
Tonyvoss2 picks QB Sid Luckman
8/19/2014 3:33 AM
OK, I'll bite.  I'll take the "Spec Challenge".  Time to create a brand new playbook lol:

Spec Sanders, QB
8/19/2014 4:46 PM
RB Joe Perry

cant site mail
8/19/2014 4:56 PM
Hey foxy...see how good I was?  I didn't say a word!  

Eight hours--one pick, and I just stayed quiet.  I should get a medal.
8/19/2014 4:58 PM
I SM'd the next three for you freedom.  Thanks for hopping on the draft train.  Now I just worry about isac, who hasn't opened his SM from me at 3 am after my pick.  Could be another long wait...
8/19/2014 5:59 PM
I used eight hours because the pick was made at 4:36.  Figuring that many people consider 8am or 9am as "getting up time and starting your day", I split the difference.  Yes, since I made MY pick at 3 am, it was more like 13 hours.  Is that better?
8/20/2014 10:54 AM
Looks like this one might hit 24(or more)
8/20/2014 11:37 AM
Someone in here is cousins with isacqbs58....I think it's johnberlin.  john could you teli isac to pick already!
8/20/2014 6:33 PM
Sorry guys I have been out and thought I sent a proxy

I take Browns def
of 19
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