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Pennant Chase's Biggest League ever


Pennant Chase's Biggest League ever

this is Pennant Chase's Biggest League ever join today we want at least 100 teams YOU DID NOT MISREAD THAT 100 TEAMS
every MLB player ever

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go on give us details...

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nice winning percentage and total games played youve got there....

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we will play 100 games every season every MLB Player is in here 2 extra players fictional

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I don’t know you but it seems you have a recent poor history of running leagues, likely to do with inexperience. From what I read, you ran drafts, playoffs, restarted season, restarted leagues (like this one) without telling anyone in the league. So, this seems a really bad idea. You should probably take 100 steps backward.

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Also, I'm pretty sure there's a cap on how many teams you can have in a league. I dont think its even possible to have 100 teams in a league

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Can confirm, the cap is 64 teams.

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“Reality is wrong. Dreams are for real.”—Tupac Shakur

- The Cryptic Sheik

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Well there goes my dream of a million-team league. Dang.

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If your truly serious about this type of extensive venture, at the very least you might want to remove those inactive owners. Most of them haven't even been on PC in months, let alone logging into a league, I already booted one of those guys (shadow134) and I know Biancardi, legoman, and cajun have each been off PC entirely for a significant amount of time. Naplajoie, Deyanksfan, and all the others should be fine (but keeping an eye on miah for a return might be a good idea...). But Yankee may be right, this would be a HUGE investment of time and effort, even with 64 teams. You need to learn a lot to be a good commish, and honestly your track record doesn't exactly show you in a good light bud...

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Sheik quoted 2Pac. I have now seen it all. Lol

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"I'm still a geek on the inside, that's the important thing." - Al Yankovic

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"Can confirm, the cap is 64 teams."

I've got 24 teams in 1 division in my Sandbox. You can have 8 divisions, so it seems like you should be able to have more than 64. That's as far as I've experimented, though. I don't really feel like adding 40 more just to see what happens!

Either way, having a real-life league of that many teams seems incredibly unwieldly. First of all, good luck finding that many owners. There will be constant turnover. Second of all, drafts will be a nightmare. Third of all, there will be constant maintenance. Fourth of all, that many owners means that many questions and problems. Fifth of all, there's probably twenty other things that can go wrong that you would never anticipate.

I kinda like the concept of a huge league, but I would only trust it to an experienced Commissioner, who has a strong track record, has a strong vision for how it would work, and has the administrative skills to communicate and execute it well.

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Too many newbs wanna be on site for a couple weeks and start a League. Understanding little of the important nuances. Get into reputable, competitive leagues and learn from the best. These leagues ALWAYS crash and burn when their started by novice owners.

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This is really important.
I don't want to troll anyone or be pugnacious, but you can't have so few games and so low a winning percentage and start a league.
It's one thing to take over a league you're in, but I reluctantly did that when I had about 5x the experience of this user.
I think it's been a cancer on pc that since about July or Aug last year, a bunch of people have come in and have started leagues way too early and wear on their sleeves the fact that they don't know what's going on.
There's generally been a wave of over-confident know-it-alls who come in and start telling all the commishes how to run their leagues after they've played 100 total games, or starting leagues the day they join.
I will NEVER join a league started by a brand new commish with fewer than 5K games played.

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Regarding what Jay said, I admit, I was once the same way, but after a 2 year hiatus away from PC, I feel I've learned so much more since my return than I ever knew before

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I'll second most of what J-Underground said. When I look through different leagues, there's a lot that appear to be incredibly disorganized. Clicking on the Rules tab tells me a lot about how well a league is run, its attention to detail, the commissioner's aptitude, etc.

I wonder if Guy could set it up so that a person had to be part of PC for a minimum of (e.g.) 6 months and 1000 games played before being allowing to commish. That might help winnow out some chaff.

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If someone wants to spend $20 to start a league, they should, no matter the experience or winning record.

I fully encourage anyone to lay out the money and jump in. If you build it, they may not come, but any money going into the site, whether from a new PC'er or an experienced one who wants to get into running a league, go for it. PC, contrary to what some seem to believe, doesn't run on lullabyes and lollipops.

There's no reason to discourage anyone from putting money in to start any kind of league he/she wants. If the league isn't good enough or exciting enough for others, the effort to put up a league is its own reward.

Throwing up a chat board message about big plans without laying out any money to make it happen is an annoyance, but I'd rather be annoyed than talk anyone out of trying to run a league he/she paid to create.

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I doubt that 6 months and 1000 games is enough to qualify you be be a commissioner-I've been here 2 years and don't think I am ready, it's also dealing with the personalities of the owners, handling adversity like when an owner leaves unexpectedly - deciding on what free agents to add to the free agent pool each year,

A Lot of stuff -

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$20 and the motivation to do it qualifies anyone on the planet to be a commissioner. No league can run without participants, so if someone is running a lousy league, the cost is on him/her.

I've never once paid to join or quit a league. Has anyone else?

Then why tell anyone they shouldn't / can't?

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I'm with Raging on this one - anyone with a dream and $20 should go for it. The rest of the community can decide whether or not the league is worth their time - I personally just go straight to the rules section and see if it's well thought out and seems sustainable.

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Because having a site full of a bunch of poorly-run leagues dilutes the overall product. That's why I wish there was some sort of hurdle. I don't know the answer, but I'd rather someone play in leagues and understand how it works for awhile than just let them throw down $20 and clutter up the site with nonsense. (Then again, the $20 doesn't go in my pocket.)

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Quick side note guys, this doesn't appear to be a league he paid for and created. I checked the homepage a few days ago, and I believe it was inherited by him from someone else. Check what has been said in the chat box to see what I mean...

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i was I this league and I left.then some idiot decided to make me commish after I left!! now its a train wreck and all they do is bad mouth me.i was never commish.if you are inexperienced don't blame others.just looking at it you see one division with 7 teams,one with 3 and 4 with 4.i agree with previuos posts ,you can do what you want but know what your doing so you don't waste peoples time.also don't use this site to be a troll

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Wow, reading the league chat is enough for never join his league!

I guess he's probably 10 years old.

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ive been on pc for over 3 years.i downloaded the demo once.there is a lot to this game.you got to admire jwbs enthusiasm but at least have your league rules and everything else worked out.weve all been in leagues where the commish changes rules on the fly and they suck.but like previous posters said its your league feel free to do what you like.but when you don't have any rules whatsoever.dont be surprised if nobody joins

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Mrbubbles do I even want to know why you said "demo"? Am I missing something? Is there a demo??? Why am I just hearing this now?!?!

Jk lol 😂😂

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its on the join league page actually called test drive its free

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Ahh that one... Probably should have known that was what you meant... ugh lol

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3 division in each conference have 5 teams each

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I have probably been on this site since mid summer. Less than a year. I have almost 5,000 custom games to date and around 1,000 auto. My under .500 record and lack of awards is evidence of my success as a player but I have also taken over many crappy teams to be in quality leagues.
In January I decided I wanted to be in a league from the start where the "good" teams weren't taken by people beating me to the chat room. Yankees, Sox, Dodgers etc.
I have joined and left leagues where I didn't like how they were being run. waited til the seasons were over to do so and gave notice to not burn bridges.
I paid the $20 and started a league. Took my time. Read other leagues rules pages and "borrowed" ideas from other leagues I enjoy. Not trying to reinvent the wheel but have my twist on successful and fun ideas.
I still ask questions as there are many nuances of importing players and such I still have to learn. I am not as experienced as half the users here but I don't do anything until I have asked users here who I respect and I see are quality commissioners. I believe this is what makes me eligible to run a league. Besides the $20, its the desire to run a league fair and enjoyable for all regardless of their record.
I will update rules and clarify them and tweak them as necessary for the good of the league. I will listen to suggestions and never blow guys off. Doesn't mean I will do it, lol.
I also will not let just anyone in. I look at user feedback and use this for information to help me.
Sorry for being so winded. I say all this to warn against setting certain types of standards to commish. The site can use the money to run well for those of us who love it. Just be cautious of who you let in your leagues and which ones you join. More isn't always better.

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I’m with raging the Capitalist lol. We can’t control everything, failure is the best way to learn. At least this this guy is excited about his idea. Let him dream... You wouldn’t like somebody coming and bursting your balloon.

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i am in jimgriddys league.he decided to let people take as long as they wanted to conduct the initial draft in order to make it a better league.had never seen that b4 on this site.the wait was excruciating,but he stuck to his guns. well guess what it worked out and is one of my favorite leagues now. only 18 teams but room to grow.some ideas sound crazy until somebody does it. example in 1490 the following conversation took place". hey luigi,you here what that crazy chris is talkin about? im gonna miss him."

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LOL

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I'm definitely of a free-market capitalist mentality, but it intersects with the common sense of quality. I look at people just coming to the site, if they find more sh*tty run leagues as opposed to excellently run leagues, it sullies the first impression before they may have gotten the full experience of how much fun this site truly is..

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Yes, you do want good leagues to attract and retain users. But at the some token a good chunk of those leagues are either already full or password protected. So, it’s good to have all these new league ideas pop up even if they don’t have the longevity and quality that appeals to everyone. Better to have options than none at all.

This is the type of thread that if a new user sees people not being receptive to an idea, it could come across as unaccepting and snobbish which could turn them away on that alone regardless of any leagues quality.

Regardless of who is throwing the idea out there for a league, it doesn’t hurt to entertain the idea. And if you know the user is a poor commish or inexperienced than you can avoid the league altogether and/or provide commissioner feedback so it’s visible on the site

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People open up restaurants all the time and have no business doing so... People still manage to eat. We gotta the have crap leagues to appreciate the good leagues. If he’s willing to put the time and money to get it setup then let him try. You don’t have to join. I think PC will be fine, because it is a good product. This dude obviously thinks so if he only few games under his belt and willing to pay.

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I think the larger issue here is who and what they are trying to do. If a new user reads all the thread they will see its not the new ideas that are being scrutinized. It's The Who and what. I don't troll and don't block people because they have blocked me for whatever reason.

That being said unless you have commish access you can't see the feedback on users that are left by other commissioners.
Some people here are very zealous, which us great, but spread themselves too thin and cant give some leagues attention they deserve. This causes either the leagues they are running or just playing in to suffer. I have seen and dealt with it personally with folks in this and other threads. It's not fun removing and replacing members from a league. When someone wants to join a league I am running I research the user. (I wish we could have an age disclosure to help sometimes, lol.)

I left more than one league that I enjoyed when it took a week to start a playoff series when I saw the commish on PC every day. He was in a ton of leagues. It was too bad because I liked the league but the lack of commitment to a league you are running compared to ones you are in didn't sit well. I did wait til seasons end and gave notice. Didn't just flake out.

I have also seen the reverse happen as well. I think most of us want to attract new users but a watered down product for numbers sake will drive committed owners away.
More isn't always better.

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wait one second - did I just see Jay endorse intersectionality?! 😲

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Well, thats one hell of a stretch.. Lmao

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ok i wanted 100 teams so i will not be doing it