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Determining Draft Order

Postby sdianis » Tue Aug 19, 2008 7:10 pm

This is a problem I've been working on for about a year now: What are some more creative methods for determining draft order?

We are a group that knows each other pretty well and will all be present at the draft. We'd like something a little more exciting than picking names out of a hat to kick the season off.
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Re: Determining Draft Order

Postby dream_017 » Tue Aug 19, 2008 9:45 pm

sdianis wrote:This is a problem I've been working on for about a year now: What are some more creative methods for determining draft order?

We are a group that knows each other pretty well and will all be present at the draft. We'd like something a little more exciting than picking names out of a hat to kick the season off.

We have an old beer ball (look it up, but it was made by Bud light back in the early 90's). We each have a ping pong ball that has our logo. We hook up a shop vac on blow and put it on one of the 2 holes and the balls begin swirling and as they exit the beer ball that is the draft order. We have since moved to a keeper league so the team that make the playoffs are set and the non-playoff teams have multiple balls based on performance from the previous season. We gather each year about a week before to hold the draft positions, fun time for everyone ;-D
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Re: Determining Draft Order

Postby joejlitz » Wed Aug 20, 2008 7:17 pm

I read someone else's post about a month ago that said they draw the names out of a hat. But the first name drawn isn't the first pick - they get to choose where they want to draft. 1st, 2nd, 8th, etc. The process then repeats.
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