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TR Couples 2008 FF

Mon Jul 21, 2008 1:36 pm

I asked about this in the Keeper league thread, and Frobozz just sent me a PM asking if this is still a go, and it is. I just set up the league, etc for a TR wives/girlfriends league. If any TR regluars have a wife or girlfriend (sisters and moms, too) that wants to play Fantasy Football, PM me and I'll send you the info. My wife will be running the primary team and will also be the defacto commissioner of the league.

We need at least 7 more players to make this thing official, so PM me as soon as you can.

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1. Mrs. Rolling20s - Raging Antlers
2. Mrs. Frobozz - No Cup Required
3. Mrs. DerFunkenstein - K-Funk All-Stars
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Re: Wives/GFs FF

Mon Jul 21, 2008 1:43 pm

TR Significant Others 2008 <-- I like this name :D

8 player fantasy leagues work well too in my experience - for what it's worth.
I am commishining two 8 player non-TR leagues for example. I like it better then 10 player if anything.

More good players to go around, more talent left of the waiver wire to pick from.

Anyway, my wife loves the idea - please PM me the info once the league is created and I'll forward it onto her.

edit: if the 8 team thing sounds good to you - remember it's easy to change the team limit in the yahoo commish tools to 8.

edit: NICE UPDATE 20's 8)
 
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Re: TR Significant Others 2008 FF

Tue Jul 22, 2008 8:48 am

She joined up last night as "No Cup Required" :D
 
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Re: TR Significant Others 2008 FF

Tue Jul 22, 2008 8:52 am

Excellent. My wife is looking forward to it, although, she wanted to change the settings so they mirror the ones we're using for our Friends and Family League. We've got a WR/TE instead of a standalone TE, a WR/RB flex spot, we've added in rushing yards for special teams (you get the special teams of the defense you choose), and we adjusted the kicking scoring to be a little higher. I figured it'd be easier to keep the rules TR standard, but if everyone's down with those changes, she can adjust them.

Also, we need some more players! If you've got an SO, and she's interested, PM me. If we don't get enough, we'll be forced to make this a TR Couple's League, and have the husbands/boyfriends make up the other half of the league.
 
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Re: TR Significant Others 2008 FF

Tue Jul 22, 2008 9:01 am

Rolling20s wrote:
Excellent. My wife is looking forward to it, although, she wanted to change the settings so they mirror the ones we're using for our Friends and Family League. We've got a WR/TE instead of a standalone TE, a WR/RB flex spot, we've added in rushing yards for special teams (you get the special teams of the defense you choose), and we adjusted the kicking scoring to be a little higher. I figured it'd be easier to keep the rules TR standard, but if everyone's down with those changes, she can adjust them.

Also, we need some more players! If you've got an SO, and she's interested, PM me. If we don't get enough, we'll be forced to make this a TR Couple's League, and have the husbands/boyfriends make up the other half of the league.


Well she's not used to those changes yet as this is her 2nd year in FF. Although she did win the league her first time last year.
So, I agree that it would be easier for her if you kept the rules like TR leagues - but your woman really wants to make things more complicated I will help explain the differences to my wife.
 
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Re: TR Significant Others 2008 FF

Tue Jul 22, 2008 10:07 am

I'll talk to her tonight and see how much she likes the new changes. If she's coll with keeping TR standard, then that's what we'll do, no problem.
 
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Re: TR Significant Others 2008 FF

Tue Jul 22, 2008 3:06 pm

my wife is game. She's probably not as competitive as some others, but she thought the concept was interesting (playing against other TR SO's). Sent you a PM, Rolling20s
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Re: TR Significant Others 2008 FF

Wed Jul 23, 2008 6:54 am

The wife said that there are only two small changes, and one's not even really a change. The first is to make sure that QBs get -2 for each INT (because a Defense gets 2 when they intercept), and to adjust the kicking scoring. I made it more of a gentle curve, and the 50+ is worth more, IIRC. We'll change those tonight. All the roster stuff is the same.

Also, the first post has been updated with those who are in the league.
 
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Re: TR Significant Others 2008 FF

Wed Jul 23, 2008 7:57 am

Mrs. derFunk stole my naming convention - the K-Funk All-Stars have been registered.
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Re: TR Significant Others 2008 FF

Wed Jul 23, 2008 8:55 am

derFunkenstein wrote:
Mrs. derFunk stole my naming convention - the K-Funk All-Stars have been registered.

Noted.

We still need at least one more team, and that's only if we have the husbands join in and make it a couple's league.
 
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Re: TR Significant Others 2008 FF

Wed Jul 23, 2008 11:15 am

I'm kind of surprised idchafee's wife isn't on that list - i thought she was some kind of ultra-competitive FF player. Maybe I have her confused with someone else.
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Re: TR Significant Others 2008 FF

Wed Jul 23, 2008 11:23 am

I PM'ed him this morning to see if she's interested.
 
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Re: TR Significant Others 2008 FF

Wed Jul 23, 2008 12:07 pm

I think he had mentioned how he was going to ask his wife about it...
 
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Re: TR Significant Others 2008 FF

Wed Jul 23, 2008 6:38 pm

She used to be a huge FF player. These days, not so much. I've been working on her with limited results.
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Re: TR Significant Others 2008 FF

Thu Jul 24, 2008 5:43 am

We appreciate the effort. =)
 
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Re: TR Significant Others 2008 FF

Tue Jul 29, 2008 7:10 am

Well, we've had no other responses yet, so here's the deal: I'll give it until the end of the week, and hope we get a bunch of SOs to sign up. if not, we'll try and find one more couple, and if they're down, we'll make it a couple's league with 8 teams.

So PM me! Sign up! This is fantasy-freaking-football here people! Some one must have a wife or girlfriend that wants to play! C'mon, you made me use exclamation points and everything!
 
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Re: TR Significant Others 2008 FF

Wed Jul 30, 2008 12:35 pm

Come on, there's gotta be at least one other spouse or GF willing to join the fray!

/Here's hoping Stiffie can convince his wife :)
 
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Re: TR Significant Others 2008 FF

Sun Aug 17, 2008 6:43 pm

Okay, the draft time has been changed. We're now set for this coming Saturday at 9am. Here's to a good draft!
 
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Re: TR Couples 2008 FF

Sun Aug 17, 2008 8:39 pm

sweet, if next saturday is like yesterday, I'll be up. :D
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Re: TR Couples 2008 FF

Mon Aug 18, 2008 10:19 am

Thanks again for changing the time - it was conflicting with the "TR 2.0 TFW" league.

This will be my first morning draft. Four more to go! :o

My wife is probably going to change her team name, "no cup required" isn't working for her anymore that it's a couples league I guess.

My team name is: Tacklin' Fuel (after the Waterboy) :lol:
 
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Re: TR Couples 2008 FF

Tue Sep 02, 2008 7:44 pm

Okay, so I know that we've got some extras in the league now, but I think we should get some early picks as to who's going to win week one. So, look the rosters over, check the matchups, heck, get the wives to make accounts here for the posting. Who ya got, week 1?
 
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Re: TR Couples 2008 FF

Thu Sep 11, 2008 12:55 pm

Now this is interesting - my wife stuck a dick in *MY* ass this week. :(
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Re: TR Couples 2008 FF

Thu Sep 11, 2008 4:26 pm

Yeah, that can definitely be rough. I had a good week last week. I just hope that things stay the same. I'd really like to keep doing well. =)
 
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Re: TR Couples 2008 FF

Thu Sep 11, 2008 9:21 pm

Rolling20s wrote:
Okay, so I know that we've got some extras in the league now, but I think we should get some early picks as to who's going to win week one. So, look the rosters over, check the matchups, heck, get the wives to make accounts here for the posting. Who ya got, week 1?


I've been trying to make my matchup picks in all my leagues so far this year.
I like how you can do matchup specific smacktalk on each of the matchup pages.
You can even inject smacktalk in other ppl's matchups.

In week two, I intend to do that aforementioned activity to my wife what Funk's wife did him last week. :lol:
But I could be in trouble 'cause she's got Rodgers against DET this week (nice backup to have when Brady went down for her)
 
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Re: TR Couples 2008 FF

Fri Sep 12, 2008 10:13 am

Yeah, I'm counting pretty heavily on Jennings, Grant, and Lee running all over DET's defense. If Detroit shuts GB down, I'm 0-2 guaranteed.
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Re: TR Couples 2008 FF

Fri Sep 12, 2008 10:19 am

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Yeah, I'm counting pretty heavily on Jennings, Grant, and Lee running all over DET's defense. If Detroit shuts GB down, I'm 0-2 guaranteed.


In another league I have Rodgers and Brees. I think I may actually start Rodgers over Brees. Crazy? :o
 
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Re: TR Couples 2008 FF

Fri Sep 12, 2008 12:18 pm

Depends on whether or not you think Rodgers is going to rush for a TD and complete 80% of his passes every game. I'm sure idchafee hopes so. :lol:
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Re: TR Couples 2008 FF

Mon Sep 22, 2008 11:55 am

Ugh... I am absolutely getting []iowned[/i] by my wife this week. I'm only down by a point now, but she has three guys going tonight. I'm hosed. Oh well, it's only one week.
 
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Re: TR Couples 2008 FF

Fri Dec 19, 2008 9:54 pm

Raging Antlers is soooooo goign down! :wink:

Who is Jermo's Roughnexx?

Brees throws all day to my Colston and Slaton goes off for me, if things go as I want them too!
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Re: TR Couples 2008 FF

Sat Dec 20, 2008 7:40 am

The Rougnhexx are my brother-in-law. He's kind of kicked ass this season. And, I'm sorry, but the Antlers will rage on... that's my wife, after all. I have to support her.... especially since I didn't make the playoffs this year.

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