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Old 04-22-2012, 10:29 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default GBFL Regular Season 1, Break 5 of 6.

Group Break Football League

The Rundown
• So, I’ve come up with what I at least believe to be a pretty interesting idea. The Group Break Football League! There will be 32 slots, 1 slot for each NFL team. There are 6 regular season breaks using the “GBFL” point system, which I’ll show a little bit later. Each break is a random team break and there’s a random done for each break, so you don’t keep the same team throughout the breaks. After the regular season, there’s one playoff round featuring the four highest scorers going head to head and then a Championship game with the 2 winners in the 7th month.

Finances
• $7 per slot to cover bulk supplies at the beginning of the season.
• $20 per month per slot for cards for a total of $640 per month.
• An additional $2 per month per slot goes towards the Championship game.


GBFL Point System
What the cards are worth in points

Hit Values
• Jersey hit – 1pt
• Patch hit – 2pts
• Auto hit (Includes manufactured patch autos) – 3pts
• Jersey/Auto – 4pts
• Patch/Auto – 5pts

Serial # Values
• Anything over /100, inserts, rookies, parallels - .1 pts
• Anything between /100 to /51 – 1pt
• Anything between /50 to /26 – 2pts
• Anything between /25 to /11 – 3pts
• Anything between /10 to /6 – 4pts
• Anything between /5 to /2 – 5pts
• 1/1 – 10pts

Values are added too, so if you hit a patch numbered to /99, you would get the 2pts for the patch and the 1pt for the serial numbering.

The Regular Season
• The regular season runs strictly on point accumulation. So, there are no head to head games, just points. You get all the cards from your randomized team in the break, Plus 1st place gets to pick the products for the next month’s break, so there’s incentive to winning. The regular season will last 6 months and feature 6 breaks. There will be a different randomization done for each break. Also, points from different slots won’t be combined, so if you buy 2 slots, they’ll be run as separate slots. The winner of the last regular season month will pick the products for the playoff round. The GBFL will need at least a 7 month commitment from participants, so we don’t have people dropping out halfway through if they fall too far behind or something of that nature. At the end of the regular season, the top 4 points getters from the regular season will meet in head to head matchups in the playoffs. Which takes us to:

GBFL Playoffs
• In the playoffs, the top 4 scorers from the regular season will meet in head to head matchups. The #1 in points vs. #4 and #2 vs. #3. The 4 playoff teams will get to draft their teams for this break with #1 drafting 1st, 2 drafting 2nd and so on. The remaining 28 teams after the draft will be randomized among the remaining 28 participants. So, the playoff round will be a group break for everyone but only the 4 playoff teams have a shot at the championship matchup. The 2 winners from the head to head matchups will go on the GBFL Championship.

GBFL Championship
• By my calculations, there will be $448 to spend on product for the championship. The player with the most points scored in the head to head playoffs round will get to pick the products for the championship break and will get to choose between drafting the AFC or NFC. The championship break is only between the 2 winners from the playoff round. The winner will be whoever has the most points. Of course, to the victor goes the spoils, which include:

1. All cards he hit in the Championship.
2. His pick of one card from the loser’s hits
3. His slot costs will be factored into the next season’s finances, so his slot will be FREE for the next season.




A few additional things

1. If you commit to the group and drop out once it has started, negative itrader feedback will be left unless someone else take your slot.

2. If someone drops out and no one takes their place, that slot will be "absorbed" by the rest of the league, meaning that slot cost will be divided amongst the remaining members and any hits from that slot will be randomized between participants. Any cards coming from an "absorbed" slot will not count towards your point total.

3. Shipping will be calculated after each break.

4. I really don't want entire slots to be sold directly between members. The main reason being I'd like to go in order of the reserve/backup list. It makes things simpler for me at least, if I don't have people leapfrogging other people to get into the break.

So, you can buy a team from someone in the break and you'll get the hits from that team but the slot and the points still belong to the original slot holder.

The only way a slot will change hands is if someone voluntarily drops their slot or if they don't pay by the deadline. In either of those scenarios, the slot would go to whoever is at the top of the backup/reserve list.


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Payment Due Date: The morning of May 14th

Payment info: Please send payments marked as goods, along with your blowout screen name to catfishhedberg@yahoo.com. Do not include the phrase "Group Break" in the payment.



1. dacubs #2
2. rconde ($22)
3. ofsoccerdude #1 ($44)
4. barberromo2008 #1 ($66)
5. spookowl1004 #2 ($44)
6. spookowl1004 #1

7. dacubs #3
8. friarg ($22)
9. lnaminshall ($22)
10. dtrainman ($22)
11. pats4dawin ($22)
12. barberromo2008 #2
13. skillovermyluck ($44)
14. doobypenguin #1($44)
15. cinnakaok ($22)
16. Dacubs #1 ($22)
17. deboesports ($22)
18. efish44 ($22)
19. trubear #1 ($44)
20. trubear #2

21. sd_navarre #1 ($44)
22. hester72598 ($22)
23. doobypenguin #2
24. ofsoccerdude #2
25. TOMBB25 ($22)
26. zepzoso #1 ($44)
27. sd_navarre #2
28. bcl1607 ($22)
29. skillovermyluck #2
30. barberromo2008 #3
31. zepzoso #2
32. The700Level ($22)

*32/32 Slots Paid*

Reserve:


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- Cards featuring players in college uniforms (Press Pass, Sage, 2010 and onward Upper Deck) will go to the team the player spent the most seasons with. So for instance Brett Favre would be a Packer, Sidney Rice a Viking and so on. In the case of tie, a random will be done between those teams.

- Cards will go to the team that is listed on the card.

- Cards featuring multiple players will be randomed off between the teams on the card

- All randoms will be done by a mod using random.org

- Break will be broadcast live on Ustream and also recorded for viewing on Ustream.

- All cards including base will be sent out to those who want them.

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Overall Standings:



lnaminshall ($22) 31.6
ofsoccerdude #2 30.2
rconde ($22) 30.0
trubear #1 ($44) 28.5
TOMB25 27.8
ofsoccerdude #1($44) 27.5
dtrainman ($22) 27.1
sd_navarre #1 ($44) 26.4
bcl1607 ($22) 25.0
pats4dawin ($22) 24.9
skillovermyluck ($22) 24.3
Dacubs #3 ($22) 23.1
zepzoso #1 ($44) 22.2
The700Level ($22) 20.8
barberromo2008 #3 19.8
zepzoso #2 18.9
deboesports ($22) 17.0
cinnakaok ($22) 16.2
spookowl1004 #1 16.2
doobypenguin #1($44) 15.5
Dacubs ($22) 15.4
efish44 ($22) 14.1
Dacubs #2 ($22) 13.0
trubear #2 12.6
sd_navarre #2 11.7
barberromo2008 #2 11.2
barberromo2008 #1 ($44) 10.3
friarg ($22) 10.1
skillovermyluck #2 7.6
hester72598 ($22) 7.5
doobypenguin #2 4.9
spookowl1004 #2 ($44) 3.9
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Products for break:

2008 leaf limited
2009 Topps Finest
2010 Topps Platinum Football
2010 upper deck sweet spot
2011 inception
2011 topps prime

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LINK TO BREAK: http://www.ustream.tv/channel/catfish-s-group-breaks

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Old 04-24-2012, 07:34 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Break is now open. Format and slot pricing are within the guidelines and the host has provided verification for the age requirement. Please do your own due diligence and only join if you are comfortable with dealing with the host.

Moving to active.

When sending an Online Payment to the host, protect yourself by sending as goods (not gift). If a payment is sent as a "gift", you eliminate your chance of filing a claim or chargeback should the need arise. If possible, fund the payment with a credit card to be fully protected.

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Old 04-27-2012, 07:53 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Um John I already paid for my spots when I paid for shipping from break 4. Thank you.
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Um John I already paid for my spots when I paid for shipping from break 4. Thank you.
Are you sure that you didn't just pay $70 for shipping

When I submitted it, I didn't mark anyone as paid yet. I've got ya covered though.
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Payments are going to be due on May 10th.
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Update:

I'm going to move the payment deadline back until the 13th of this month. The reason why is that there will be a little bit of time before the next break because my wife, son and I are going to be moving on the 19th of the month into a new apartment complex with my father in law. So, that week is going to be pretty hectic. We'll set the break for May 22nd and you guys will be the Grand Opening break of the new apartment.
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Thanks for Eagles cards and shipping all breaks. itrader comin in a sec.
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