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Postby befo » Wed Nov 03, 2004 10:49 pm

In my league we have a two day waiver wire. Is it unethical to, pick up a player early in the week, and drop him on a Friday so no one can play him on the weekend?
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Postby Diablo13 » Wed Nov 03, 2004 10:52 pm

No!

but who cares.....its al about winning right...lol!
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Postby Mercer Boy » Wed Nov 03, 2004 10:53 pm

Well, that's borderline "roster churning" as you're intentionally taking players with the "un"expressed purpose of keeping another person from having them.

If I saw that in my league, I'd probably notify the commish.
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Postby matmat » Wed Nov 03, 2004 10:57 pm

my feeling is that it is unethical. I would be quite upset if someone had done this in my league. In fact, as commissioner what I do is that if a player had not been kept on a roster during a game I turn him into a free agent.
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Postby titans04 » Wed Nov 03, 2004 10:58 pm

Pretty seedy - but depends how "pure" your league is - how much people care about that type of thing.
I wouldnt do it - but that's just me...
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Postby Rat Pack » Wed Nov 03, 2004 10:59 pm

Yes, this is unethical IMO.
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Postby Rusty » Wed Nov 03, 2004 11:00 pm

I don't think I would do that. May come back to bite you.
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Postby Bowie » Wed Nov 03, 2004 11:01 pm

I've seen a bunch of threads on this and the general consensus seems to be that it is unethical. However, If you only do it with one player, and do not repeat it every week, you should be able to get away with it.
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Postby SwiperNoSwiping » Wed Nov 03, 2004 11:08 pm

This has been posted several times before. I agree that it may not be written in your rules, but I think it's not a nice thing to do, and it's a way to get your roster frozen if I am not mistaken. I believe it's in the Yahoo rules as well, that it's illegal.

I wouldn't do it. It's a pretty good way to piss off everyone in your league.
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Postby befo » Wed Nov 03, 2004 11:12 pm

I have never done it before, but there is someone in my league who has done it several times this year. I'm not one to make waves, but its a little frustrating.
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