1. Standard memberoilman
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    What if clans had the ability to post two teams. We have 17 members that would like to play in the leagues and we could put two teams and I think that they would both be competitive !
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    13 Sep '06 19:431 edit
    Originally posted by oilman
    What if clans had the ability to post two teams. We have 17 members that would like to play in the leagues and we could put two teams and I think that they would both be competitive !
    i personally can't see the problem with that. If the larger clans were split into 2 teams you could have some smaller clans enter the league as they wouldn't feel at a disadvantage. It could make more teams in the league

    EDIT - Rec'd
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    11 Oct '06 22:05
    Originally posted by Silverstriker
    i personally can't see the problem with that. If the larger clans were split into 2 teams you could have some smaller clans enter the league as they wouldn't feel at a disadvantage. It could make more teams in the league

    EDIT - Rec'd
    Rec

    This should be done, if there are more members on a team who wish to play league as well then the leader could give everyone a chance to play in league play, without having to sacrifice one member who is better to let someone else play

    Please everyone rec this
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    11 Oct '06 22:58
    Originally posted by oilman
    What if clans had the ability to post two teams. We have 17 members that would like to play in the leagues and we could put two teams and I think that they would both be competitive !
    Rec'd.

    Great idea!
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    12 Oct '06 07:52
    Good idea, makes sense for the bigger clans - what would happen though if two teams from the same clan met, would 'B' team have to bend over and take a hit for the clan?
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    12 Oct '06 08:27
    Originally posted by TheGambit
    Good idea, makes sense for the bigger clans - what would happen though if two teams from the same clan met, would 'B' team have to bend over and take a hit for the clan?
    Personally i dont think that the two teams should be in the same division, by having both teams in one division with that going on will add an advantage to the first team, 54 points without questions or a challenge, so if russ can do this then rule 1 should be that the two teams can not be in the same division
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    12 Oct '06 09:42
    Originally posted by McKnights
    Personally i dont think that the two teams should be in the same division, by having both teams in one division with that going on will add an advantage to the first team, 54 points without questions or a challenge, so if russ can do this then rule 1 should be that the two teams can not be in the same division
    2 teams in 1 league is a poor idea, due to the question marks over competitiveness between the two teams.

    If they can't meet, then you have to change the promotion/relegation system.

    Teams can't enter 2 teams in the same division/league of any sport that I know of. Its the way it should be.

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    13 Oct '06 09:431 edit
    Originally posted by Ragnorak
    2 teams in 1 league is a poor idea, due to the question marks over competitiveness between the two teams.

    If they can't meet, then you have to change the promotion/relegation system.

    Teams can't enter 2 teams in the same division/league of any sport that I know of. Its the way it should be.

    D
    Olympics - allow two teams, in fact i think its 3 for every sport, though not sure of this

    Nascar - has two teams, in fact Roush racing has 5 teams

    American sports, there would be two teams but rules on the sport does not allow one person to own two teams

    i can see what you are saying but the second team will not have the the higher rating average then the other team would have

    and plus Russ could also have rated controled leagues as well, say the highest rating being like 1500 (which should be done with the highest achieved and not the highest in the last 30 days)
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    16 Oct '06 11:47
    Originally posted by Ragnorak
    2 teams in 1 league is a poor idea, due to the question marks over competitiveness between the two teams.

    If they can't meet, then you have to change the promotion/relegation system.

    Teams can't enter 2 teams in the same division/league of any sport that I know of. Its the way it should be.

    D
    How long before a big clan with 2-3 teams is accused of Soviet-style collusion?
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    16 Oct '06 11:54
    in a lot of countries they allow football teams to have a b-team but they're not allowed to be in the same division, so even if the b team wins the second division they wouldn't be allowed promotion if the a-team is already in the first. (that happened in spain a few years ago)
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    19 Oct '06 15:161 edit
    Originally posted by Ragnorak
    Teams can't enter 2 teams in the same division/league of any sport that I know of. Its the way it should be.
    Leinster chess leagues allow more than one team from the same club in the same division. I think Rathmines have two teams in this year's Division 1.
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    13 Feb '07 16:03
    Originally posted by trevor33
    in a lot of countries they allow football teams to have a b-team but they're not allowed to be in the same division, so even if the b team wins the second division they wouldn't be allowed promotion if the a-team is already in the first. (that happened in spain a few years ago)
    On that note. What would happen if the B-Team finished mid table in the second division but the A-Team was relegated from the top division.
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    13 Feb '07 16:45
    Originally posted by oilman
    What if clans had the ability to post two teams. We have 17 members that would like to play in the leagues and we could put two teams and I think that they would both be competitive !
    Yeah, then you could have an (a) team, and a (b) team....(b) as in 3(b). I think that would benafit everyone involved.
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