Okay, that's perhaps a little over the top....
As you are no doubt aware, this has been off and on for a while now but I still like doing this and get a kick out of it. I think reducing the number of doubles events makes it far more managable and probably more enjoyable for you guys as half of them didn't have good CWLand teams in them anyway. But part of the reason this fell away last time was because of a lack of activity - partly because it was a Masters event and partly because it was so long between drinks.
For this to continue in the future I probably need more active players. To do this I'm going to be looking for new players (or even some of the older ones) to increase the number of people we have. I think part of the problem for new guys is that as soon as they sign up, they get stuck with an unranked character that despite my best efforts still takes half a season to be competitive. So, my answer to that is to allow new players to take over existing players and convert them to a CWLand nationality.
It won't be the best players, but certainly guys ranked around 50-150 who are at least going to be playing some of the bigger tournaments. Once allocated an existing player, I'll give you a short biography in the media thread about their achievements, past tournaments, etc. Obviously they also have the choice of going through the minor tournaments like everybody else.
Furthermore, if any existing players are interested they can also take control over another player. They won't be converted to a CWLand nationality, but you can choose where they play and it gives you someone else to concentrate on when your player inevitable bombs out. I'm guessing that those who have been here since way back in 2008 may want to take over the schedule of someone they signed up with, but you can make your requests or just ask for someone random.
Thoughts? Any other suggestions? I'm keen on making this work again.
SIGN-UP FORM: NEW PLAYERS
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Speciality: (Hard, Clay, Grass, Indoors)