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Lets see how it goes for a couple of weeks and then decide what we are going to do. If I had to make a decision right now I would King Solomon it and compete for the season and refund the Pigeon Cup, but lets see how many people figure out that fantasy soccer is a thing again.
 
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or a couple of weeks and then decide what we are going to do. If I had to make a decision right now I would King Solomon it and compete for the season and refund the Pigeon Cup, but lets see h
im in.
 

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Remember they changed the DGW rules so that each player gets the higher of the points in the two games, not the total of the two games.
 
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It looked like 8 or 9 out of 10 played this week. Im not sure that folks who didnt change their lineup since March did any worse than those of us who did. Fantasy soccer is as screwed up and weird as the real world is but I am inclined to keep our competition for the title and refund the Pigeon Cup. Week 3/4 starts on Friday night.
 

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Not changing the salary cap flips last year upside down. Last year you had to struggle to get a good roster at the beginning, then it became too easy at the end because of the salary cap increase.

This year, it's too easy now and will become very difficult later on...
 

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This week like "Nice! I'm finally gonna win a game with 89 points!
...And then, of course, I match up against one of the other three that got higher than me.
How am I lower than the guy that only has 202 points this season?!
 
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League, this is definitely more fun when the League is more engaging, but I just havent had the time I used to -- after 16 years of self-employment I joined a law firm earlier this year and dont spend time (hardly) on soccer during the day any more and also decided to get much more politically involved in 2020 which has also seriously cut into my soccer time.

It also felt weird because I had a crazy good season and was top 20 overall for most of the year until we got too close to the election and I really didnt have time to do anything but throw a lineup out.

In keeping with 2020 there is a raging battle for the $50 3rd place between Brooklyn Blue Brooklyn Blue (Wendepunks) and NYCFV for Vagabonds who I assume is LionNYC LionNYC tied with 8-5 records. Wendepunks has 1042 points and NYCFV has 1041 points so, like the Trump-Biden race we wont know until tomorrow who came in third in case there are end of round adjustments.

Congrats to mgarbowski mgarbowski for coming in second and winning the $125 prize with a 10-3 record.

Much like the 2020 Presidential election, our fantasy league was rigged and as the result of widespread fraud over 12 weeks from March to November I won with a 12-1 record and get the $225 prize. I am very much looking forward to spending my winnings on drinks for all of you at our first 2021 home playoff game -- even more so than usual.

A special shout out goes to Jon Jon . First for bringing a big smile to my face when I saw him on the big screen at the MLS is Back tournament but more importantly for matching my 10-1-3 record in the the first league we created that we decided to scrap, but not delete, for shits and giggles. Congrats for kicking ass in the league that didnt count!!
 

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League, this is definitely more fun when the League is more engaging, but I just havent had the time I used to -- after 16 years of self-employment I joined a law firm earlier this year and dont spend time (hardly) on soccer during the day any more and also decided to get much more politically involved in 2020 which has also seriously cut into my soccer time.

It also felt weird because I had a crazy good season and was top 20 overall for most of the year until we got too close to the election and I really didnt have time to do anything but throw a lineup out.

In keeping with 2020 there is a raging battle for the $50 3rd place between Brooklyn Blue Brooklyn Blue (Wendepunks) and NYCFV for Vagabonds who I assume is LionNYC LionNYC tied with 8-5 records. Wendepunks has 1042 points and NYCFV has 1041 points so, like the Trump-Biden race we wont know until tomorrow who came in third in case there are end of round adjustments.

Congrats to mgarbowski mgarbowski for coming in second and winning the $125 prize with a 10-3 record.

Much like the 2020 Presidential election, our fantasy league was rigged and as the result of widespread fraud over 12 weeks from March to November I won with a 12-1 record and get the $225 prize. I am very much looking forward to spending my winnings on drinks for all of you at our first 2021 home playoff game -- even more so than usual.

A special shout out goes to Jon Jon . First for bringing a big smile to my face when I saw him on the big screen at the MLS is Back tournament but more importantly for matching my 10-1-3 record in the the first league we created that we decided to scrap, but not delete, for shits and giggles. Congrats for kicking ass in the league that didnt count!!
I'm Pretty Pineapple FC. 2nd in Points For. Extremely unlucky.
 

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I'm Pretty Pineapple FC. 2nd in Points For. Extremely unlucky.
H2H will do that to you.

This year I wrote down who has which team and made sure I had the list on my desk ... until I closed my office.
 

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Hoping for a better year next year with better fantasy system! Honestly the system this year mostly lost me, with the fixed salary.
 
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League, this is definitely more fun when the League is more engaging, but I just havent had the time I used to -- after 16 years of self-employment I joined a law firm earlier this year and dont spend time (hardly) on soccer during the day any more and also decided to get much more politically involved in 2020 which has also seriously cut into my soccer time.

It also felt weird because I had a crazy good season and was top 20 overall for most of the year until we got too close to the election and I really didnt have time to do anything but throw a lineup out.

In keeping with 2020 there is a raging battle for the $50 3rd place between Brooklyn Blue Brooklyn Blue (Wendepunks) and NYCFV for Vagabonds who I assume is LionNYC LionNYC tied with 8-5 records. Wendepunks has 1042 points and NYCFV has 1041 points so, like the Trump-Biden race we wont know until tomorrow who came in third in case there are end of round adjustments.

Congrats to mgarbowski mgarbowski for coming in second and winning the $125 prize with a 10-3 record.

Much like the 2020 Presidential election, our fantasy league was rigged and as the result of widespread fraud over 12 weeks from March to November I won with a 12-1 record and get the $225 prize. I am very much looking forward to spending my winnings on drinks for all of you at our first 2021 home playoff game -- even more so than usual.

A special shout out goes to Jon Jon . First for bringing a big smile to my face when I saw him on the big screen at the MLS is Back tournament but more importantly for matching my 10-1-3 record in the the first league we created that we decided to scrap, but not delete, for shits and giggles. Congrats for kicking ass in the league that didnt count!!
I did what now?? I'm so confused.

 
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League, this is definitely more fun when the League is more engaging, but I just havent had the time I used to -- after 16 years of self-employment I joined a law firm earlier this year and dont spend time (hardly) on soccer during the day any more and also decided to get much more politically involved in 2020 which has also seriously cut into my soccer time.

It also felt weird because I had a crazy good season and was top 20 overall for most of the year until we got too close to the election and I really didnt have time to do anything but throw a lineup out.

In keeping with 2020 there is a raging battle for the $50 3rd place between Brooklyn Blue Brooklyn Blue (Wendepunks) and NYCFV for Vagabonds who I assume is LionNYC LionNYC tied with 8-5 records. Wendepunks has 1042 points and NYCFV has 1041 points so, like the Trump-Biden race we wont know until tomorrow who came in third in case there are end of round adjustments.

Congrats to mgarbowski mgarbowski for coming in second and winning the $125 prize with a 10-3 record.

Much like the 2020 Presidential election, our fantasy league was rigged and as the result of widespread fraud over 12 weeks from March to November I won with a 12-1 record and get the $225 prize. I am very much looking forward to spending my winnings on drinks for all of you at our first 2021 home playoff game -- even more so than usual.

A special shout out goes to Jon Jon . First for bringing a big smile to my face when I saw him on the big screen at the MLS is Back tournament but more importantly for matching my 10-1-3 record in the the first league we created that we decided to scrap, but not delete, for shits and giggles. Congrats for kicking ass in the league that didnt count!!
According to my payment notes NYCFV For Vagabonds is FredMertz FredMertz.

Everyone gets $35 refunded because we suspended the Pigeon Cup this year. It will come to your Paypal or Venmo based on how you paid me. If you finished top 3 you will get a single payment of your winnings plus the refund. But first I need to collect one more entry fee.

I just noticed adam adam never paid, because he traditionally pays me in person and then 2020 happened we both just forgot about it. I opened my forum fantasy financials spreadsheet this morning for the first time since March and I really did not think about it in between, not even in the summer when play resumed. Adam I'm going to need you to get that to me somehow, and soon. $75 minus $35 = $40.

Finishing so high was a surprise to me. I was not very interested when play resumed and made my lineups out of a sense of duty just so the H2H matchups were fair. I first checked how I was doing about 8-9 weeks into the season and realized I was in second place. Never could catch Sabo Sabo. Guy was a machine (though I think I gave him his only loss). I was only mid-table on total points scored but I never had a bad week and that gave me the opportunity to be lucky, I guess.
 
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I'm Pretty Pineapple FC. 2nd in Points For. Extremely unlucky.
Wait — didn’t you win the h2h because I beat Maximum and you beat Schwafta? Or is that the old league?
 
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