Petition for 2040 Custom Amateurs

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What is your opinion on this most pressing matter described below?

Hell, yeah.
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50%
No, it's just another stupid Shoeless idea.
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30%
Don't care.
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20%
 
Total votes: 10

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Petition for 2040 Custom Amateurs

Post by shoeless.db » Wed Nov 13, 2019 8:32 pm

Seeing as time got away from us this season and we were unable to provide custom amateurs, I thought it would be fantastic to add the following names to the amateur ranks. The names come from a 1990's SNES baseball game known in Japan as Fighting Baseball.

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Re: Petition for 2040 Custom Amateurs

Post by jleddy » Wed Nov 13, 2019 10:36 pm

This is the hardest word search puzzle ever.
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Re: Petition for 2040 Custom Amateurs

Post by jleddy » Wed Nov 13, 2019 10:38 pm

I voted for stupid, just because it would mean a lot of work for Recte. I'm guessing/hoping custom ammy's return next year with the expansion and re-alignment behind us. But even if it doesn't, doesn't change my love for this league.

That said, I already have nine years of custom ammy's already lined-up in a Word doc. But I appreciate the post and got a genuine chuckle out of it.
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Re: Petition for 2040 Custom Amateurs

Post by crobillard » Wed Nov 13, 2019 10:52 pm

What he said ^
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Re: Petition for 2040 Custom Amateurs

Post by Ted » Wed Nov 13, 2019 11:19 pm

I dont get a vote, since I'm not a GM, but while I'm reading Brewster posts for a few days, I thought I'd comment. I love this idea. But yeah it's probably a lot of work for Recte.

It would also be fun to find a pre MLBPA liscense game, and use a bunch of the names they made to sound like star players.

A long time ago when I ran an FPS/BBPRO league, and you had to edit the draft every year because the game would only make crap players, I'd change 40-50 of the top player names based on various themes I chose, and wait for people to figure it out. I had like ten or so of these rady, but only got to use a handful. The one where I did early 19th century horror authors and people who played guys in masks in scary movies was particularly fun for me. Some were more obvious, like when the entire draft was Simpsons characters. I'm still sad I never got to see how Kent Brockman's career turned out.
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Re: Petition for 2040 Custom Amateurs

Post by crobillard » Thu Nov 14, 2019 12:45 am

Ted wrote:
Wed Nov 13, 2019 11:19 pm
I dont get a vote, since I'm not a GM, but while I'm reading Brewster posts for a few days, I thought I'd comment. I love this idea. But yeah it's probably a lot of work for Recte.

It would also be fun to find a pre MLBPA liscense game, and use a bunch of the names they made to sound like star players.

A long time ago when I ran an FPS/BBPRO league, and you had to edit the draft every year because the game would only make crap players, I'd change 40-50 of the top player names based on various themes I chose, and wait for people to figure it out. I had like ten or so of these rady, but only got to use a handful. The one where I did early 19th century horror authors and people who played guys in masks in scary movies was particularly fun for me. Some were more obvious, like when the entire draft was Simpsons characters. I'm still sad I never got to see how Kent Brockman's career turned out.
I was in a random debut BBPro league for a very long time. I still have an excel file somewhere with countless names of players and the years they would debut. It was pretty cool. I liked BBPro, miss it sometimes.
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Re: Petition for 2040 Custom Amateurs

Post by bcslouck » Thu Nov 14, 2019 7:06 am

It would definitely be some work. I like the names though.
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Re: Petition for 2040 Custom Amateurs

Post by RonCo » Thu Nov 14, 2019 10:09 am

voting to even the score...
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Re: Petition for 2040 Custom Amateurs

Post by 7teen » Thu Nov 14, 2019 12:27 pm

I always like the custom ammy idea. Always tried to partipate when we have it.

I've always preferred to have the Dan-Sing Nancies of the league over the 4,000th Jose Garcia, or Luis Garcia.
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Re: Petition for 2040 Custom Amateurs

Post by CTBrewCrew » Sun Nov 17, 2019 9:25 am

shoeless.db wrote:
Wed Nov 13, 2019 8:32 pm
Seeing as time got away from us this season and we were unable to provide custom amateurs, I thought it would be fantastic to add the following names to the amateur ranks. The names come from a 1990's SNES baseball game known in Japan as Fighting Baseball.

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Lol - I remember this game !
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Re: Petition for 2040 Custom Amateurs

Post by CTBrewCrew » Sun Nov 17, 2019 9:27 am

Aren’t their mods on the forums already for random name generations of new players ? Perhaps to save recte additional work these names could just be entered into that process.
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Re: Petition for 2040 Custom Amateurs

Post by CTBrewCrew » Sun Nov 17, 2019 9:30 am

My kids have made up this fictional character name they use in every video sports game. Bane McCoy

Dude is always maxed out at everything as a joke. It’s been going on so long we’ve used it for dinner reservations and other stuff - much to the chagrin got the Mrs 😜
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Re: Petition for 2040 Custom Amateurs

Post by jiminyhopkins » Sun Nov 17, 2019 11:19 am

I enjoy the custom ammys. I have a good list of names. Some of my faves are Yu Vgotmael, Sparr Khianderson , and Hugh Mangrouthormone.
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