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2018-19 Gm Game - Messages to the BOG/Commisioner

Apr 25, 2019 at 7:15
#951
NBABound
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Here lies Max's grave and thyself -------> |_________|

“Look on every exit as being an entrance somewhere else.” - Tom Stoppard
Apr 25, 2019 at 7:41
#952
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Quoting: Mr_cap
Here lies Max's grave and thyself -------> |_________|

“Look on every exit as being an entrance somewhere else.” - Tom Stoppard


I’m dead?
Apr 25, 2019 at 10:54
#953
alwaysnextyear
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Hey BOG, a question;

Can I trade a player right after I’ve signed him with my one early UFA extension?
Apr 25, 2019 at 11:22
#954
Stars GM for V3
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You can use your one UFA signing as a sign and trade, yes. Regular free agents have to be kept until Jan or a full year, can't remember which.
Apr 26, 2019 at 12:49
#955
Oui non grille-pain
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Quoting: ricochetii
You can use your one UFA signing as a sign and trade, yes. Regular free agents have to be kept until Jan or a full year, can't remember which.


We couldn't do sign-and-trades last season. If we can do so this season though, that's awesome.

And thanks to an old amendment from yours truly, you must wait only until November to trade a guy you've just signed.
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Apr 26, 2019 at 7:21
#956
Stars GM for V3
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Quoting: Icegirl
We couldn't do sign-and-trades last season. If we can do so this season though, that's awesome.

And thanks to an old amendment from yours truly, you must wait only until November to trade a guy you've just signed.


@alwaysnextyear

Hmm. I might be mis-remembering but I thought this question came up about a month ago.
Apr 26, 2019 at 7:31
#957
Calgary GM v4
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Quoting: alwaysnextyear
Hey BOG, a question;

Can I trade a player right after I’ve signed him with my one early UFA extension?


Per the rules Doc

Unrestricted Free Agency
Will Be Updated Later

Any UFA that is signed/extended can't be traded until the following calendar year (Jan 1st).


However, we they did change the timing to Nov as Kayla mentioned
Apr 28, 2019 at 1:09
#958
rangersandislesfan
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When can we vote on round 3 of the playoffs?
Apr 28, 2019 at 2:18
#959
Let'sGoBlues | WPGv4
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Quoting: rangersandislesfan
When can we vote on round 3 of the playoffs?


Opens tomorrow. Sorry for the delay. Probably run it from Monday thru Friday.
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Apr 28, 2019 at 3:02
#960
Calgary GM v4
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Quoting: A_K
Opens tomorrow. Sorry for the delay. Probably run it from Monday thru Friday.


Is that going to keep us on track with the schedule of events?
Or will everything get pushed back by a few days since round 3 won't conclude now until May 3rd.

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1NZiWKBXuErAxWGzhJRHEQawTHS5K1KljvCqCUI7CU1w/edit#gid=0
Apr 28, 2019 at 3:12
#961
Let'sGoBlues | WPGv4
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Quoting: flamesfan419
Is that going to keep us on track with the schedule of events?
Or will everything get pushed back by a few days since round 3 won't conclude now until May 3rd.

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1NZiWKBXuErAxWGzhJRHEQawTHS5K1KljvCqCUI7CU1w/edit#gid=0


I think mon-fri for conference finals voting and then fri-wed for SCF voting will get us back on track.
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Apr 28, 2019 at 9:41
#962
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I posted in the twitter thread at the time about the COL 5th. Is there an easy way to find that in the chat? (Twitter newbie)

I confirmed that COL pick was given to MTL long before STL, by way of NSH.

I'm also aware of how annoying it is to track down picks and resolve issues from V1. I'll see if I can lend a hand when I have time. Mind linking me to the board and listing the picks you're having difficulty with?
Apr 28, 2019 at 9:42
#963
Mysak
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Quoting: ricochetii
I posted in the twitter thread at the time about the COL 5th. Is there an easy way to find that in the chat? (Twitter newbie)

I confirmed that COL pick was given to MTL long before STL, by way of NSH.

I'm also aware of how annoying it is to track down picks and resolve issues from V1. I'll see if I can lend a hand when I have time. Mind linking me to the board and listing the picks you're having difficulty with?


DMs
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Apr 28, 2019 at 9:42
#964
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Quoting: ricochetii
I posted in the twitter thread at the time about the COL 5th. Is there an easy way to find that in the chat? (Twitter newbie)

I confirmed that COL pick was given to MTL long before STL, by way of NSH.

I'm also aware of how annoying it is to track down picks and resolve issues from V1. I'll see if I can lend a hand when I have time. Mind linking me to the board and listing the picks you're having difficulty with?


It's in the Important News thread. All picks with blank squares are in limbo
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Apr 28, 2019 at 10:25
#965
rangersandislesfan
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I believe I still own my 2019 6th. But it shows it as belonging to Florida on the draft board.
Apr 28, 2019 at 10:27
#966
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Quoting: rangersandislesfan
I believe I still own my 2019 6th. But it shows it as belonging to Florida on the draft board.


I will look into this. Thanks for letting us know.
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Apr 28, 2019 at 10:32
#967
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Quoting: rangersandislesfan
I believe I still own my 2019 6th. But it shows it as belonging to Florida on the draft board.


So it looks like you traded it to Booth at the draft for his 2018 6th, then your 2019 6th was traded to FLA.
Apr 29, 2019 at 1:01
#968
rangersandislesfan
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Quoting: Bo53Horvat
So it looks like you traded it to Booth at the draft for his 2018 6th, then your 2019 6th was traded to FLA.


So, Florida has it then?
Apr 29, 2019 at 8:42
#969
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Quoting: rangersandislesfan
So, Florida has it then?


Yes
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Apr 29, 2019 at 10:37
#970
rangersandislesfan
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Quoting: Bo53Horvat
Yes


Okay, sorry if i've created any confusion. Something must've happened with a real life trade or maybe I just did something wrong.
Apr 29, 2019 at 12:27
#971
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Quoting: rangersandislesfan
Okay, sorry if i've created any confusion. Something must've happened with a real life trade or maybe I just did something wrong.


No confusion man, no worries.
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May 4, 2019 at 7:07
#972
GM of V4 NJD
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We talked about this on Twitter but I wanted to bring it forward here to get everyone's thoughts.

Ever since the "glory" days of V1 where you couldn't go more than 40 minutes without someone offering you a trade, the game has observably dropped to a level I'd even call boring at times. The "4 trades per month" cap was imposed to keep teams realistic and in theory made a lot of sense. But looking at the current V2 and V3 rosters I think it is abundantly clear that the "trade cap" has not done nothing to promote realism, as it has only delayed it and in the process just made the game a whole lot more boring and has actually harmed activity among GM's across the board.

I want to propose an alternative to the trade cap: a "core". A the start of the game, each team would submit a list of maybe 4 or 5 players that would become their teams "core" (ex: Tavares, Marner, Matthews, Rielly, and Andersen), these players would be permanently untouchable and the BOG would need to approve every teams core to prevent people from being stupid. In order to keep blockbusters around, teams should still be allowed to move their core players but only if an opposing team's core player is apart of the return. In all, a team would need to keep a certain number of core players at all times, for examples, as New Jersey one of my core players could be Taylor Hall, and if let's say Toronto had Auston Matthews as one, I could then trade Hall+ for Matthews as both teams lose and gain a core players, thus maintaining the set number of "core players" on their team.

Just proposing this, because I really think the trade cap has done nothing to help the game, and has actually caused harm. Of course, their may be other options out their to better the game other than mine, but I'm posting this just to generate some discussion.

Thoughts?
May 4, 2019 at 7:18
#973
I'm the Captain now
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Quoting: Daryl
We talked about this on Twitter but I wanted to bring it forward here to get everyone's thoughts.

Ever since the "glory" days of V1 where you couldn't go more than 40 minutes without someone offering you a trade, the game has observably dropped to a level I'd even call boring at times. The "4 trades per month" cap was imposed to keep teams realistic and in theory made a lot of sense. But looking at the current V2 and V3 rosters I think it is abundantly clear that the "trade cap" has not done nothing to promote realism, as it has only delayed it and in the process just made the game a whole lot more boring and has actually harmed activity among GM's across the board.

I want to propose an alternative to the trade cap: a "core". A the start of the game, each team would submit a list of maybe 4 or 5 players that would become their teams "core" (ex: Tavares, Marner, Matthews, Rielly, and Andersen), these players would be permanently untouchable and the BOG would need to approve every teams core to prevent people from being stupid. In order to keep blockbusters around, teams should still be allowed to move their core players but only if an opposing team's core player is apart of the return. In all, a team would need to keep a certain number of core players at all times, for examples, as New Jersey one of my core players could be Taylor Hall, and if let's say Toronto had Auston Matthews as one, I could then trade Hall+ for Matthews as both teams lose and gain a core players, thus maintaining the set number of "core players" on their team.

Just proposing this, because I really think the trade cap has done nothing to help the game, and has actually caused harm. Of course, their may be other options out their to better the game other than mine, but I'm posting this just to generate some discussion.

Thoughts?


When I brought this up in v3, @Bo53Horvat called me an idiot lmao
May 4, 2019 at 8:09
#974
GM - Avalanche
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Quoting: Gronk
When I brought this up in v3, @Bo53Horvat called me an idiot lmao


When I brought this up... oh wait I didn't.

Honestly, not a whole fan of the core can't be moved for another core piece.
But I like the idea of core players and no trade limits.
May 4, 2019 at 8:19
#975
Mysak
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Quoting: TMLSage
When I brought this up... oh wait I didn't.

Honestly, not a whole fan of the core can't be moved for another core piece.
But I like the idea of core players and no trade limits.


But it says core pieces can be moved for other core pieces?
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