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HOME and AWAY designation

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Do you use HOME and AWAY designations in your league? Why?

YES - We use it
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29%
NO - Don't use it, but would consider
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14%
NO - Will never use this
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57%
 
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HOME and AWAY designation

Postby spodog » Thu May 07, 2009 1:03 pm

Does your league assign a HOME team and an AWAY team for each H2H game? If you do, what advantage does the HOME team accrue ?
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Re: HOME and AWAY designation

Postby Dan Lambskin » Fri May 08, 2009 2:30 pm

i think so, but no advantage is gained nor do i think there should be
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Re: HOME and AWAY designation

Postby flotsamnjetsam » Sat May 09, 2009 3:15 pm

I voted: NO - Don't use it, but would consider


I'd consider just about anything in my leagues. I wouldn't strongly consider this because IMO not every NFL team has a 'home field advantage' in every game. For FF purposes, I don't see the point in giving 1 team an advantage in every game of the season. I guess my question is why would a league want to do this? :-?
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Re: HOME and AWAY designation

Postby dream_017 » Sun May 10, 2009 8:36 pm

There are enough complaints about fantasy football being a H2H sport, why on earth would would then want to reward a team with an advantage for doing nothing then having being designated the home team

I'm all for interesting rules but I have never understood this one :-?
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Re: HOME and AWAY designation

Postby kingfisch » Mon May 11, 2009 11:20 pm

What about this one, we use the Home field advantage as a roster modification. The HOME team chooses which position is to be used (RB/WR/TE) in the FLEX spot for that week. This adds a little strategy and forces teams to concentrate on drafting a good bench.
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Re: HOME and AWAY designation

Postby spodog » Tue May 12, 2009 3:40 pm

kingfisch wrote:What about this one, we use the Home field advantage as a roster modification. The HOME team chooses which position is to be used (RB/WR/TE) in the FLEX spot for that week. This adds a little strategy and forces teams to concentrate on drafting a good bench.


Like this one. We actually have owners in our league reviewing this as a rule change for this year, but looks like it will get shot down.
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Re: HOME and AWAY designation

Postby Tejones8 » Tue May 12, 2009 4:13 pm

During the regular season, my league doesn't use a home field advantage. However, during the playoffs, the lower seeded team gets a home field advantage. For our league the home field advantage is just being designated the winner in the event of a tie. This has yet to come into play, and I doubt it ever will considering the fact that we use a two decimal place scoring system.
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Re: HOME and AWAY designation

Postby aaawall91 » Sun May 17, 2009 9:04 pm

kingfisch wrote:What about this one, we use the Home field advantage as a roster modification. The HOME team chooses which position is to be used (RB/WR/TE) in the FLEX spot for that week. This adds a little strategy and forces teams to concentrate on drafting a good bench.


I like this alot. I'm huge on having settings that force you to have a fairly balanced roster. I thought about starting a league where each week a Random number is drawn for each position and you can start that many for each...QB: 1-3. RB: 1-4. WR: 1-5. TE: 1-3 K: 1-2 D: 1-2. And it would be league wide.

Any ways, I do like this idea as long as the schedule works out so everyone has the same number of home games.
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