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Brewstopocene Reviewed, S1:E1 Nicknames and Compensation Picks

Post by shoeless.db » Thu Sep 26, 2019 6:29 pm

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Post by RonCo » Thu Sep 26, 2019 6:34 pm

Two minutes in, and already this is worth all the PPT.
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Post by jleddy » Thu Sep 26, 2019 7:05 pm

Oh my god...my excitement is off the charts. Can't wait to listen!
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Post by bschr682 » Thu Sep 26, 2019 7:16 pm

I’ll be tuning in
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Post by jleddy » Thu Sep 26, 2019 7:58 pm

This league is so damn special. Absolutely loved it. Five stars, Bugger.
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Post by Lane » Thu Sep 26, 2019 8:10 pm

That was excellent.
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Post by ae37jr » Thu Sep 26, 2019 9:31 pm

Very professional and unique. Can't wait to hear more.
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Post by usnspecialist » Thu Sep 26, 2019 10:38 pm

We have found a way to get shoeless on a podcast!!
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Post by crobillard » Fri Sep 27, 2019 12:04 am

I listened to this earlier and I absolutely loved it dude. I really enjoyed the story, the format, the music, the topics. Really well done. Great job.
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Post by HoosierVic » Fri Sep 27, 2019 3:10 am

Clearly, the only review possible for Brewstopocene Reviewed is ... 5 stars.

Outstanding, Doug. I’m already pining for episode 2.

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Post by bigmike13 » Fri Sep 27, 2019 5:36 am

Nice
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Post by shoeless.db » Fri Sep 27, 2019 7:57 am

Thank you all for the encouraging words. In full disclosure, I completely ripped off this format from one of my favorite podcasts, "Anthropocene Reviewed". It made creating the podcast much easier as all I needed to do was write the script and record myself reading it.

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Post by bschr682 » Fri Sep 27, 2019 9:41 am

Keep it up. I really liked the music too...
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Post by bcslouck » Fri Sep 27, 2019 10:48 am

Interesting. I like it.
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Post by felipe » Sat Sep 28, 2019 6:46 am

I’m with you there

I’ve been against compensation picks for years

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Re: Brewstopocene Reviewed, S1:E1 Nicknames and Compensation Picks

Post by bcslouck » Sat Sep 28, 2019 7:02 am

I don't mind comp picks. I just think we have pretty low standards for them. I'd be fine with like the Top 10% of free agents getting a pick and that's it. Maybe even only 5%. I'm not sure what percentage we use now but it has to be 20+% at least.
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Post by crobillard » Sat Sep 28, 2019 7:22 am

If comp picks are an issue than surely intl FAs are as well. Only large money market teams can acquire them and in some cases they are even better than players in the draft. Personally I like the status quo, there’s no doubt that going from worst to first is a hard battle and there are probably too many dynasty teams.
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Re: Brewstopocene Reviewed, S1:E1 Nicknames and Compensation Picks

Post by usnspecialist » Sat Sep 28, 2019 8:06 am

crobillard wrote:
Sat Sep 28, 2019 7:22 am
If comp picks are an issue than surely intl FAs are as well. Only large money market teams can acquire them and in some cases they are even better than players in the draft. Personally I like the status quo, there’s no doubt that going from worst to first is a hard battle and there are probably too many dynasty teams.
We actually tweaked the quality of IFAs down a few years ago (as well as the number of useful players who were random signings).
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Post by crobillard » Sat Sep 28, 2019 8:15 am

usnspecialist wrote:
Sat Sep 28, 2019 8:06 am
crobillard wrote:
Sat Sep 28, 2019 7:22 am
If comp picks are an issue than surely intl FAs are as well. Only large money market teams can acquire them and in some cases they are even better than players in the draft. Personally I like the status quo, there’s no doubt that going from worst to first is a hard battle and there are probably too many dynasty teams.
We actually tweaked the quality of IFAs down a few years ago (as well as the number of useful players who were random signings).
Ah, that's good. As long as we are consistent in our logic than I'm on board. I'd prefer more tools to manage than less, but if we're trying to curb the dynastic cycle of super teams in the BBA I think these moves make a lot of sense. How have the results been since we turned down the IFAs? Any good ones since?
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Re: Brewstopocene Reviewed, S1:E1 Nicknames and Compensation Picks

Post by handaspencer » Sat Sep 28, 2019 8:26 am

bcslouck wrote:
Sat Sep 28, 2019 7:02 am
I don't mind comp picks. I just think we have pretty low standards for them. I'd be fine with like the Top 10% of free agents getting a pick and that's it. Maybe even only 5%. I'm not sure what percentage we use now but it has to be 20+% at least.
With you, maybe look at raising the WAR requirements.

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