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    Quote Originally Posted by G.I.Joe View Post
    I had an idea for the converse, actually. A test draft where each consecutive pick has to be a player that featured in a test the previous player played in, either in the same team or against. Could have a few hilarious plays, where everyone tries to avoid going back far enough to gift Bradman to the next selector.
    That's actually a good idea. Wouldn't the person going first just pick Bradman?

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    Quote Originally Posted by NUFAN View Post
    That's actually a good idea. Wouldn't the person going first just pick Bradman?
    We could start off by using the latest test to be played to prevent that tbh.
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    Quote Originally Posted by G.I.Joe View Post
    We could start off by using the latest test to be played to prevent that tbh.
    Good idea! Sachin or Murali hmm..

    EDIT - just thinking about this more, I hope it doesn't just end up being a current players/recently retired draft.
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    Quote Originally Posted by NUFAN View Post
    Good idea! Sachin or Murali hmm..

    EDIT - just thinking about this more, I hope it doesn't just end up being a current players/recently retired draft.
    An even better idea would be to start with a random year (each drafter gets a different random year to start with). You might use an excel randomizer for that, if you wish to. Start soon, I'm ineterested in participating.
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    Nice ideas there and sounds good. I can delay my draft for a rainy day so go ahead. As long as we have some draft I'll be happy./

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    So who is starting one?

    Joe your idea looks good.

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    Quote Originally Posted by G.I.Joe View Post
    I had an idea for the converse, actually. A test draft where each consecutive pick has to be a player that featured in a test the previous player played in, either in the same team or against. Could have a few hilarious plays, where everyone tries to avoid going back far enough to gift Bradman to the next selector.
    Quote Originally Posted by G.I.Joe View Post
    We could start off by using the latest test to be played to prevent that tbh.
    I think thats a really good idea, or having a format based on that plan anyway. Though I'm always keen for the drafts so would be willing to compete no matter what the format.

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    Yeah Joe's one sounds best. Lets go for it!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by G.I.Joe View Post
    We could start off by using the latest test to be played to prevent that tbh.
    Or maybe the one before the latest one...
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    Quote Originally Posted by marc71178 View Post
    Or maybe the one before the latest one...
    Should have moved the test to an earlier timezone then

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