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Author: patchdodd Big funky green star, 20000 posts Old School Fool Add to my Favorite Fools Ignore this person (you won't see their posts anymore) Number: of 7780  
Subject: 2k12 Bylaws Date: 7/31/2012 11:36 AM
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1) The League of Madness is a live draft keeper league.

2) League settings are listed on the league page on Yahoo!. This is a 16 week, head-to-head league. 13 weeks of regular play and three weeks of playoffs. Transactions can be made up to, but not after the league championship game.

3) There will be a three week playoff, as determined by Yahoo! tiebreaker rules. The top two seeds will receive a week one bye.

4) Rosters shall be made up of 15 players with no injured reserve. The 15 roster positions are: QB, WR, WR, WR/TE, RB, RB, TE, K, DEF, BN, BN, BN, BN, BN, BN

5) Trades are subject to league approval. If more than 25% of the league objects (4 teams in a 14 team league) the trade will be overturned. Every trade involving the league commissioner will have one automatic objection from the commissioner to prevent the appearance of impropriety. This objection can be abrogated by the commissioner only if the commissioner's trade partner issues an objection.

6) If a trade does not get four objections it goes through. It cannot be rescinded by either or both of the trade partners.

7) Each team shall have the option to reserve up to 6 players from their year-end roster in the following season. Each player reserved shall cost the team its draft spot 2 rounds higher than its current year draft position. In other words a 10th round pick would cost an 8th rounder in the following year's draft. The year after it would cost a 6th rounder. Free agents acquired prior to the final game can be reserved at the cost of a 10th round pick. If a team wishes to reserve two players with the same draft round status, whether acquired due to free agency or trade, they may but must choose one player to cost an extra round. In other words if an owner has two 6th round picks he wishes to reserve he may. One would cost a 4th round pick and one would cost a 3d. He may choose which player is assigned which round of status.

8) Keepers must be determined and submitted by each team prior to time designated by the commissioner within 48 hours of the beginning of the draft. Late selections and changes will not be allowed.

9) A player shall retain his draft position status throughout the season. If he is released by one team and picked up by another he shall be assigned the higher of his draft position or 12th round status as a free agent.

10) Players not listed in the Yahoo! directory may not be drafted or signed as a free agent until they are listed in the Yahoo! player directory and clear the waiver period.

11) Waiver priority shall be determined by reverse draft order to begin the season. Upon exercising waiver rights an owner's priority drops to the bottom of the list, with each team below improving by one position to fill the gap.

12) Rosters shall be locked per Yahoo! protocol from kickoff Sunday through the week's final game. If there are NFL games prior to Sunday, participants from that game may not be added to or dropped from a team's roster until after the week's end.

13) Teams can be transferred from one owner to another between seasons. If a team is abandoned by an owner between seasons its ownership and reserve rights will be allocated by existing league owners to a suitable replacement.

14) If a team is abandoned mid season the commissioner will take over temporary roster setting duties until a replacement owner can be found. Player transactions will be frozen during this period. In the event that the commissioner is slated to play this team during this period, roster setting duties will be assigned to the team - other than the commissioner's - that has the most points scored overall.

15) The commissioner reserves the right to prevent wholesale player dumping or roster mangling by a discontented owner. The commissioner may take extraordinary measures to prevent this, including suspension or temporary seizure of the team. An owner may be ejected from the league via 2/3 vote of a quorum of no fewer than 10 owners.

16) The draft each year shall be conducted serpentine style, with the last team from the previous round picking first and the order reversing each round. Draft order shall be reverse order of finish from the previous season.

17) The draft will be conducted on the Fool message boards with no more than 14 picks/day. There will be no draft conducted on weekends. Each owner will be allocated one hour on each draft day to make his/her pick. After the allocated hour that owner is free to pick at any time but subsequent owners may also make their picks. No owner may pick prior to his/her allotted time unless all prior picks for that round are completed. After the 14th round, teams will be established on the Yahoo! site and a 2 day waiver period commenced. During this period teams have an option to claim a player to fill their 15th roster spot, which will otherwise remain available until it is filled via free agency.
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Author: bdluckyshot Big gold star, 5000 posts Old School Fool Add to my Favorite Fools Ignore this person (you won't see their posts anymore) Number: 7072 of 7780
Subject: Re: 2k12 Bylaws Date: 7/31/2012 11:45 AM
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If I have two 9th rounders and no 10th, but want to keep someone at 10th round value, I would surrender the later of the round 9 picks, correct?

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Author: patchdodd Big funky green star, 20000 posts Old School Fool Add to my Favorite Fools Ignore this person (you won't see their posts anymore) Number: 7073 of 7780
Subject: Re: 2k12 Bylaws Date: 7/31/2012 11:49 AM
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Correct, which is why psu wanted that trade.

Of course it is only a one year fix for him.

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Author: patchdodd Big funky green star, 20000 posts Old School Fool Add to my Favorite Fools Ignore this person (you won't see their posts anymore) Number: 7074 of 7780
Subject: Re: 2k12 Bylaws Date: 7/31/2012 11:50 AM
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oops, also the player then assumes a 9th round value going forward.

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Author: psuasskicker6 Big funky green star, 20000 posts Old School Fool Add to my Favorite Fools Ignore this person (you won't see their posts anymore) Number: 7076 of 7780
Subject: Re: 2k12 Bylaws Date: 7/31/2012 12:44 PM
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Of course it is only a one year fix for him.

That assumes I don't trade one of them or one of them doesn't disappoint completely.

Thanks for typing up the rules, those are great! Can we get them added to the right side on this board?

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Author: patchdodd Big funky green star, 20000 posts Old School Fool Add to my Favorite Fools Ignore this person (you won't see their posts anymore) Number: 7077 of 7780
Subject: Re: 2k12 Bylaws Date: 7/31/2012 1:21 PM
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Can we get them added to the right side on this board?


They've been there since about 5 minutes after the post. I only updated the old bylaws.

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Author: NajdorfSicilian Big funky green star, 20000 posts Feste Award Nominee! Old School Fool CAPS All Star Add to my Favorite Fools Ignore this person (you won't see their posts anymore) Number: 7078 of 7780
Subject: Re: 2k12 Bylaws Date: 7/31/2012 2:25 PM
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They've been there since about 5 minutes after the post.


Wow, you really do count everything by fives now, huh?

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Author: patchdodd Big funky green star, 20000 posts Old School Fool Add to my Favorite Fools Ignore this person (you won't see their posts anymore) Number: 7079 of 7780
Subject: Re: 2k12 Bylaws Date: 7/31/2012 2:28 PM
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hardy har har

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Author: ramsfanray Big funky green star, 20000 posts Top Recommended Fools Old School Fool Add to my Favorite Fools Ignore this person (you won't see their posts anymore) Number: 7081 of 7780
Subject: Re: 2k12 Bylaws Date: 7/31/2012 9:03 PM
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How did I not finish last? I have someone on my team that I don't even remember who he is.

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Author: bdluckyshot Big gold star, 5000 posts Old School Fool Add to my Favorite Fools Ignore this person (you won't see their posts anymore) Number: 7082 of 7780
Subject: Re: 2k12 Bylaws Date: 7/31/2012 9:11 PM
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I have someone on my team that I don't even remember who he is.


Dude, he's the quarterback of your hometown team. I know you don't get to see him play very much, but...

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Author: psuasskicker6 Big funky green star, 20000 posts Old School Fool Add to my Favorite Fools Ignore this person (you won't see their posts anymore) Number: 7086 of 7780
Subject: Re: 2k12 Bylaws Date: 8/1/2012 12:33 PM
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Holy crap, Ray has Kellen Clemens on his team??? No wonder he didn't finish last. I'm surprised he didn't beat me in the Super Bowl!

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