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Updated all the logo's and team names in game and on website

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JJ Smitty
Sat Oct 12 11:19 AM

I've updated all the logo's and team names, to grab them just;

go to controls, then participants and click "import configuration"

You should see the New Oregon Bandits Logo ingame.

Plus, all rosters, stats and draft history have been updated on the site too.



Discussion: Putting High Rated Players on Trade Block First

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JJ Smitty
Thu Oct 10 05:23 AM

How does everyone feel about a rule where you put highly rated and high potential players on the trade block first before trading so the whole league has a shot at them.

Example would be an 80+ player or a young player with ton's of potential.

Lets Discuss;

I'll need to hear some discussion before voting, as I want to understand the genesis of this rule.

Is this so everyone has a shot to make an offer on a stud?

I've gone into trade talks about a middling player posted on the block and walked away spending multiple 1st's on a stud that wasn't even up for trade. It just happened through trade discussion. I'd hate to see that dynamic disappear due to a rule like this. I see two potential outcomes in a scenario like this due to a rule like the one proposed:

1. Just like BS interviews in the NFL to meet candidacy requirements, a player would be put on the block with no intent in doing any deal aside from the one requiring the block posting.

2. The impromptu discussion of a player that was not originally on the block gets sniped out from under the owner who piqued the interest of the selling owner.

Both of these outcomes are negatives for the buying team and will damper trading IMO. However, if the benefits outweigh the negatives, I'd be all fo rit. I just need to understand what this fixes.

by TurfToe at Thu Oct 10, 2019 07:45 AM

Yeah, the simple explanation would be Yes Turf, it would be so everyone has a shot to make an offer on a stud player(80+ rated).

This trade rule wouldn't be for Joe Blow (50 or 60 player) it's more about those elite players.

by JJ Smitty at Thu Oct 10, 2019 10:56 AM

My two cents is that there shouldn't need to be a rule about this if the owners are trying to do what's right for their own team. When it becomes a problem is if there's unfair player dumping that specifically helps another team. I have no problem if a fair price is paid in a trade without me knowing the player was available. Happens all the time in the NFL. And yes, there are trades made in the NFL that are for less value than what another team offered.......specifically if that offer came in from a division rival.

by Aamalin at Thu Oct 10, 2019 11:11 AM

I agree with Aamalin, there shouldn't need to be a rule, that's why I turned this into a discussion instead of a vote. I do think there needs to be a discussion on this topic and that's all.

by JJ Smitty at Thu Oct 10, 2019 12:57 PM

I would just echo what Aamalin said. Shouldn't need to be a rule unless there is unfair player dumping or someone trying to take advantage of a new or inexperienced owner.

I would guess too that most owners would realize that you would probably get more competitive offers by actually posting said player on the trade block rather than taking an offer that comes along.

If you wanted a rule to prevent or minimize any unfair trading I would say that the commish has final say and could veto a trade if needs be.

Or the commish could put a trade up for vote if the trade is deemed to be potentially questionable. Then the league would vote. Kind of like what most fantasy football leagues do.

by bbriders at Fri Oct 11, 2019 07:39 PM

Personally, I like the idea of targeting a team for a trade, having spent the time to determine who has what I need, so that I can fashion a trade to accomplish that. Tha trade board is fine, but I think both aspects of trading work and should be usable by all owners.

by Sverngold at Sat Oct 12, 2019 07:36 AM



Poll: Vote to change Draft time of 4th round to 1 hour

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JJ Smitty
Wed Sep 04 04:54 AM

This is a league Vote to change the 4th round of the draft to 1 hour.

If over 80% of the league votes yes, we will change it.

This will be open for 2 weeks.

I voted yes

by hbcook86 at Wed Sep 04, 2019 05:13 AM

Tucson says yes

by Sverngold at Wed Sep 04, 2019 05:56 AM

Guys, just vote. You don't need to state it in here.

by JJ Smitty at Wed Sep 04, 2019 06:09 AM

I voted, but I am not stating it here.

You're welcome Josh.

by TurfToe at Wed Sep 04, 2019 08:18 AM

Thanks Turf, I know how you love to follow the rules.

by JJ Smitty at Wed Sep 04, 2019 08:32 AM

You know I love to stir the pot when the opportunity arises.

There was no one to make quit in this year's draft so I am trying to stay busy.

The draft chat sure is less dramatic when all the new guys are cool cats.

by TurfToe at Wed Sep 04, 2019 09:13 AM

Gotta love ya bud.. :)

by JJ Smitty at Wed Sep 04, 2019 09:42 AM



Remember: Register for the Draft or you'll be autopicked!

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JJ Smitty
Thu Aug 29 05:41 AM

Draft starts tomorrow at 10 am MST, make sure you register for it or you'll be autopicked.



Draft utility ready for 2056 draft, starts 8/30 @ 10 am MST

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JJ Smitty
Tue Aug 27 05:25 AM

Link: http://www.thecfl.us/fof_draft/

To register, go to the link above and select the register tab. Your username is your teams full city name. Choose from the team name below, spell it exactly the same as on the list below or your pick wont go through.

Team Name List;

Kansas City
Atlanta
Boston
El Paso
Seattle
Brooklyn
Cleveland
Durham
Honolulu
Baltimore
New Orleans
Boise City
Detroit
Santa Cruz
Alaska
Texas
Tucson
San Antonio
Miami
Omaha
Atlantic City
Las Vegas
Denver
Iowa City
Hartford
St. Louis
Fargo
Los Angeles
Durham
Shreveport
Death Valley
Tennessee


*** As always, you must register before the draft clock starts or your picks will be autopicked for you.

Draft time limits (clock runs from 6am to 10pm, MST):

Round 1: 4 hours
Round 2: 3 hours
Round 3: 2 hours
Round 4: 2 hours
Round 5: 1 hour
Round 6: 1 hour
Round 7: 1 hour

If you miss a pick then your time is reduced for the remaining rounds.

Hey guys,

When I import my scout rating into draft analyzer, my draft 'grade' is actually the 'adjusted grade' and my adjust grade is blank.

Anyway to import my draft 'grade' and 'adjusted grade'?

Everything else seems fine, thanks!

by mac88 at Tue Aug 27, 2019 04:57 PM

This happened to me once just redo it

by Ushikawa at Tue Aug 27, 2019 05:39 PM

I tried this a few times, still can't get it to fix scouting grade and adjusted grade

by mac88 at Wed Aug 28, 2019 05:44 AM

maybe export the scouting data again

by Ushikawa at Wed Aug 28, 2019 06:38 AM

tried it numerous times, still no dice...

by mac88 at Wed Aug 28, 2019 09:06 AM

The only grade that is shown is Grade, adjusted isn't shown.

Just remove the adjusted grade from the column in the gm options and it wont show up again.

by JJ Smitty at Wed Aug 28, 2019 09:10 AM

Can I make a selection from the link, or do I have to be in FOF8?

by Sverngold at Wed Aug 28, 2019 10:49 AM

In the Draft unity, when your pick is up you'll have a time limit.

Draft time limits (clock runs from 6am to 10pm, MST):

Round 1: 4 hours
Round 2: 3 hours
Round 3: 2 hours
Round 4: 2 hours
Round 5: 1 hour
Round 6: 1 hour
Round 7: 1 hour

If you miss a pick then your time is reduced for the remaining rounds.

by JJ Smitty at Wed Aug 28, 2019 12:01 PM

Ok, Mac88. I fixed the draft app. It shows both grades now.

by JJ Smitty at Thu Aug 29, 2019 09:42 AM

Holy Quarterbacks! I see 4 first rounders and another half dozen potential starters

by Ushikawa at Thu Aug 29, 2019 02:31 PM

I recommend making a list if you are going to be gone and turning on your autopick.

thanks.

by JJ Smitty at Fri Aug 30, 2019 06:15 AM



2056 TRADE BLOCK
Trade Deadline is when the week 9 sim is completed

Oregon Bandits (mac88)
could use a wr

Santa Cruz Privateers (Dizzman)
QB Brayden Dunn up for trade

San Antonio Stingers (Spadaro88)
McCarthy 57/57 OLB

New Orleans Voodoo (BGBob)
Safety John Shaeffer

Iowa City Soldiers (FlexD)
Iowa City Block Young CB

Los Angeles Outlaws (Vitostallion)
2056 Outlaws Block - SS Clay Bech (59/59)

Tennessee Militia (Aamalin)
Militia Block

Oregon Bandits (mac88)
Oregon Block

Boston Beavers (slimmikey)
QB Brandon 62/62

Brooklyn Brawlers (Dean Gullberry)
Jorge Raymond-RB from Brooklyn

Miami Talons (bbriders)
Miami Talons Block

Alaska Kodiaks (Marven)
Alaska Block

Atlantic City Phantoms (rbeyer)
Atlantic City Young Center Available

Fargo Sodbusters (Ushikawa)
FAR front 7 depth

Durham Bulldogs (hbcook86)
Durham Trade block (updated 9/5)

Boston Beavers (slimmikey)
Beavers Post Draft Block

Cleveland Flats (King kosar)
Cleveland Block

Durham Bulldogs (hbcook86)
3.28 Available

Boston Beavers (slimmikey)
2.1

Fargo Sodbusters (Ushikawa)
1.24 and 1.29

Detroit Vampires (jah)
1.7 available

New Orleans Voodoo (BGBob)
15th Pick could be available

Tennessee Militia (Aamalin)
Militia Block