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04-02-2009, 09:05 PM
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alright guys, all spots are now taken. We have some pretty good and active posters so it should be a fun mock.

We should decide on some rules now.

- Trades? Yes or no..I vote no.

- Time limit for picks?

- Can someone (1 or 2 people) volunteer to be the PM guy incase the team that's picking and myself aren't on? If you feel you'll miss your pick please pm me (and whoever volunteers) with a short list of players.

- Also, we'll have to decide on a draft order for the playoff teams. We can wait until after the lottery for that.

- And finally, do you guys want to include trades for picks that have taken place already? Or to make it fair for everyone do you want all teams to have a pick in each round?

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04-02-2009, 09:18 PM
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alright guys, all spots are now taken. We have some pretty good and active posters so it should be a fun mock.

We should decide on some rules now.

- Trades? Yes or no..I vote no.

- Time limit for picks?

- Can someone (1 or 2 people) volunteer to be the PM guy incase the team that's picking and myself aren't on? If you feel you'll miss your pick please pm me (and whoever volunteers) with a short list of players.

- Also, we'll have to decide on a draft order for the playoff teams. We can wait until after the lottery for that.

- And finally, do you guys want to include trades for picks that have taken place already? Or to make it fair for everyone do you want all teams to have a pick in each round?
1. Trades - No

2. Time Limit - Considering most people work 8 hours shifts id say 10 hours max...

4. For the playoffs teams ranking, we should go by points on april 14th after the lottery is done imo (that is the ranking based on the day before since the lottery is in the day)

5. Each team should have a pick in each round just to make it fair and funnier

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04-02-2009, 09:25 PM
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Just go old school rules, the final standings determine the whole draft order, not the playoffs.

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alright guys, all spots are now taken. We have some pretty good and active posters so it should be a fun mock.

We should decide on some rules now.

- Trades? Yes or no..I vote no.

- Time limit for picks?

- Can someone (1 or 2 people) volunteer to be the PM guy incase the team that's picking and myself aren't on? If you feel you'll miss your pick please pm me (and whoever volunteers) with a short list of players.

- Also, we'll have to decide on a draft order for the playoff teams. We can wait until after the lottery for that.

- And finally, do you guys want to include trades for picks that have taken place already? Or to make it fair for everyone do you want all teams to have a pick in each round?
No.

10-12 hours.

It should sort itself out as people are not usually patient.

Final standing.

I dunno, I actually don't mind either, but I guess it would be more realistic if the traded picks were included.

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04-03-2009, 08:17 AM
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alright guys, all spots are now taken. We have some pretty good and active posters so it should be a fun mock.

We should decide on some rules now.

- Trades? Yes or no..I vote no.

- Time limit for picks?

- Can someone (1 or 2 people) volunteer to be the PM guy incase the team that's picking and myself aren't on? If you feel you'll miss your pick please pm me (and whoever volunteers) with a short list of players.

- Also, we'll have to decide on a draft order for the playoff teams. We can wait until after the lottery for that.

- And finally, do you guys want to include trades for picks that have taken place already? Or to make it fair for everyone do you want all teams to have a pick in each round?
1- No trades. We have enough trouble picking as it is.
2- Time limit: Well I'm on HF at work and at home so 10 hours is fine with me. But from past experience......we keep hearing about people who only have access to HF at night so if a pick is done at midnight, 10 hours means 10am, there's just no way they'll be able to do it. Unless EVERYBODY says that they have access to HF all day long, we might suggest to people to make their picks as soon as possible but with a limit of 10PM the day after the last pick is chosen.
3- I can be the PM guy when you are not there. I would appreciate though that you PM me in advance that you're not going to make it.
4- Draft order? Final standings. No need to wait for the playoffs.
5- We probably shouldn't take into consideration the trades for picks. 'Cause then there are some conditional picks in there and so on......1 Pick for every team in every round. And I would suggest also the regular format. From 1 to 30, and then 1 to 30 again and so on. Let's keep it the same format as the NHL do it so we don't do 1 to 30 and 30 to 1.

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04-03-2009, 09:04 AM
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1- No trades. We have enough trouble picking as it is.
2- Time limit: Well I'm on HF at work and at home so 10 hours is fine with me. But from past experience......we keep hearing about people who only have access to HF at night so if a pick is done at midnight, 10 hours means 10am, there's just no way they'll be able to do it. Unless EVERYBODY says that they have access to HF all day long, we might suggest to people to make their picks as soon as possible but with a limit of 10PM the day after the last pick is chosen.
3- I can be the PM guy when you are not there. I would appreciate though that you PM me in advance that you're not going to make it.
4- Draft order? Final standings. No need to wait for the playoffs.
5- We probably shouldn't take into consideration the trades for picks. 'Cause then there are some conditional picks in there and so on......1 Pick for every team in every round. And I would suggest also the regular format. From 1 to 30, and then 1 to 30 again and so on. Let's keep it the same format as the NHL do it so we don't do 1 to 30 and 30 to 1.

sounds good to me.

Keep It Stupid Simple

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1- No trades. We have enough trouble picking as it is.
2- Time limit: Well I'm on HF at work and at home so 10 hours is fine with me. But from past experience......we keep hearing about people who only have access to HF at night so if a pick is done at midnight, 10 hours means 10am, there's just no way they'll be able to do it. Unless EVERYBODY says that they have access to HF all day long, we might suggest to people to make their picks as soon as possible but with a limit of 10PM the day after the last pick is chosen.
3- I can be the PM guy when you are not there. I would appreciate though that you PM me in advance that you're not going to make it.
4- Draft order? Final standings. No need to wait for the playoffs.
5- We probably shouldn't take into consideration the trades for picks. 'Cause then there are some conditional picks in there and so on......1 Pick for every team in every round. And I would suggest also the regular format. From 1 to 30, and then 1 to 30 again and so on. Let's keep it the same format as the NHL do it so we don't do 1 to 30 and 30 to 1.
alright, sounds good to me. I'll definitely let you know via PM when I'll be away for awhile.

- Trades will not be allowed.

- 10 hour limit for picks. We can still discuss this but we'll just go with 10 hours for now. If you feel you'll miss your pick, please PM me (or in some cases Whitesnake) with a short list of picks.

- We'll wait for the lottery before we begin the draft. For playoff teams, we'll just use final standings.

- We won't take into consideration any trades for picks that have taken place. This way it'll be fair for everyone. All teams will have 3 picks in the draft.

- We'll use the 1-30, 1-30, 1-30 format.

Sound good guys?

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04-03-2009, 11:49 AM
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alright, sounds good to me. I'll definitely let you know via PM when I'll be away for awhile.

- Trades will not be allowed.

- 10 hour limit for picks. We can still discuss this but we'll just go with 10 hours for now. If you feel you'll miss your pick, please PM me (or in some cases Whitesnake) with a short list of picks.

- We'll wait for the lottery before we begin the draft. For playoff teams, we'll just use final standings.

- We won't take into consideration any trades for picks that have taken place. This way it'll be fair for everyone. All teams will have 3 picks in the draft.

- We'll use the 1-30, 1-30, 1-30 format.

Sound good guys?
Good enough here. If the 10-hour is not respected, and if we don't received the list of teams, what then? Anybody wants to play the "reliever", somebody who's always here to pick for people who are not showing up or we extend the waiting time?

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alright, sounds good to me. I'll definitely let you know via PM when I'll be away for awhile.

- Trades will not be allowed.

- 10 hour limit for picks. We can still discuss this but we'll just go with 10 hours for now. If you feel you'll miss your pick, please PM me (or in some cases Whitesnake) with a short list of picks.

- We'll wait for the lottery before we begin the draft. For playoff teams, we'll just use final standings.

- We won't take into consideration any trades for picks that have taken place. This way it'll be fair for everyone. All teams will have 3 picks in the draft.

- We'll use the 1-30, 1-30, 1-30 format.

Sound good guys?
Sounds good to me.

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04-03-2009, 12:38 PM
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Good enough here. If the 10-hour is not respected, and if we don't received the list of teams, what then? Anybody wants to play the "reliever", somebody who's always here to pick for people who are not showing up or we extend the waiting time?
I guess we can have a small group of backup posters who will decide and make the pick for the poster in that case.

A group of 2 or 3 posters would probably be good.

These same 2 or 3 posters could also step and and take over a team if someone backs out or is inactive.

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Sounds good to me

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sounds good.

Does anyone want to volunteer to do TSN-like commentary?

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I guess we can have a small group of backup posters who will decide and make the pick for the poster in that case.

A group of 2 or 3 posters would probably be good.

These same 2 or 3 posters could also step and and take over a team if someone backs out or is inactive.
Probably posters who weren't able to sign in and would have really like to join the group? Our Stand-by GM's?

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sounds good.

Does anyone want to volunteer to do TSN-like commentary?
Well I could be Pierre McGuire with

- What a mistake by the Habs coming right off the reservation... or

- What a MONSTER pick by the Leafs!

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Well I could be Pierre McGuire with

- What a mistake by the Habs coming right off the reservation... or

- What a MONSTER pick by the Leafs!
Also prepare two bowls with players' names dumped into them, one for players from the 60s-70s and another for 80s-90s. After every pick pull out a name from each bowl and compare said pick to them.

"He has the tenacity of Glen Hall and the wrist shot of Peter Stastny!"

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so, is everyone still going to be on board for after the lottery?

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Sure am, can't wait it will be alot of fun

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