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01-17-2013, 11:22 AM
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Originally Posted by Eskimo44 View Post
I think in most typical trades the GM feels he's winning the deal.
Winning in terms of improving his team, definitely.

Winning in terms of pulling the wool over the eyes of the other guy? Absolutely not. That's not how this stuff regularly works. It certainly happens, and there are certainly times when you can do that and get away with it, but that isn't the norm and shouldn't be the norm.

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