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AWOL owners

I have two owners that have been AWOL for quite awhile.Mattattack38 (since8-10-18) and Coachosbone97(since 10-3-18).Both are great owners and Commissioners,so l have kept them on their teams and let PC run them.how long should l hang on?

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Matt is a highly suspicious case. Nobody just drops like that 'round here.

AWOL owners

Man, three and a half months seems mighty generous to me, Ryan. I think you are pretty safe letting that one go. Coach's throwback league was lead to believe he would return in November, but the end of November fast approaches. Despite issues with auto leagues, custom leagues do seem to still be attracting owners. You are in a tough spot if you do not give them a chance to join.

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At a month and THREE months, you gotta drop them. What would you rather have, an owner that will at least do something with the team or bank on waiting for an owner that might have gotten tied up in personal stuff and just isn’t coming back.

Also, Avila...shut up.

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CoachOsbourne was in a custom league I am in and he left about a month ago, the season had just ended so no harm no foul, but maybe he is taking time off?

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I totally understand people needing to take time off. Life is always more important than PC. But even when something serious happens in life, I think we can at least expect guys to send a quick note out (either to all their commishes or at least on the boards) saying "hey life happened. Hold my spot. I'll be back when I can." Or "Sorry but have to leave for a long period of time and will have to leave my leagues." Something. Anything to explain a long absence. Only takes 20 seconds to write a quick note.

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Obviously something serious can strike at any time. But mostly, people get bored or burned out and just leave cold turkey. Many come back. Some have done it multiple times (and still try to run leagues as if they didn’t just leave everyone to hang.). Matt clearly has something going on so holding spot is pointless. By a month you’ve got to figure they’d understand replacing them even if they were hospitalized.

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They are both good owners and commishes. I think they would understand if you need to remove them in the interest of the league.

Hardest part of being a commish is keeping the interest of the league ahead of good owners sometimes.

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Had to do it with Madball, had to do it with Matt. They're the only two owners who ever went AWOL that I gave well over a month to, as they had been in my leagues for awhile, built solid teams, and earned great reputations..

But I finally gave up on Matt in both leagues finally last week. And left (hopefully temporarily) Coach's 2 Scoops league this week as well.

Usually I go two weeks with no notice is a boot, for 'special cases', Ill wait longer..but agree with the comsensus, time to move on..

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No doubt there can be instances where a PC player just disappears, but before we judge we should give them a reasonable amount of time for being absent.

I wasn't at PC at the time but 3 years ago was in a horrific Car accident and spent 2 weeks in the hospital, 4 days of which were part of an induced coma.

My people would never have thought to come here and advise of my being inactive, that being said if you simply decide you are done, common courtesy is to mention it, but I can understand why people just go dark.

Let's hope these guys are ok and simply made a faux pas.

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Better to let them go; it's a sign of respect.

If I remember any of my current players or strategies when I'm away from it for more than a month, I'll be disappointed in myself. Hopefully, no matter the reason for the departure, I'll have more to think about than whether Julio Stewart won an MVP.

When I would return, I'd expect to be able to quickly get back into leagues of those I remembered (openings happen so frequently, even in the best leagues), and I'd expect to quickly get back in the swing with a whole new bunch of players and strategies.

And I'd expect to still call a few competing GMs Stooges and a few guys great PC friends.