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View Poll Results: Joker rule in 2015?
No joker at all. 3 75.00%
A limit of one joker per year. Lowest-ranked eligible player gets it. 0 0%
A limit of one joker per year. The first round loser to the eventual winner gets it. 1 25.00%
Current rule. No limits. The first round loser to the eventual winner gets it. 0 0%
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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old Jun 20th, 2015, 12:36 PM Thread Starter
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Joker: a change for the 2015 rules?

I think it might be a good idea to change the joker rule a bit after the number of posters has gone down to 12.

Option A - No joker at all.

Option B - A limit of one joker per year. Lowest-ranked eligible player gets it.

Option C - A limit of one joker per year. The first round loser to the eventual winner gets it.

Option D - Current rule. No limits. The first round loser to the eventual winner gets it.

Let me know what you think about it.
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post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old Jun 20th, 2015, 05:22 PM
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Re: Joker: a change for the 2015 rules?

I'm not sure if I get options B and C. Someone gets a joker for one leg?

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Re: Joker: a change for the 2015 rules?

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I'm not sure if I get options B and C. Someone gets a joker for one leg?
The basic idea is not letting a poster receiving a joker twice in the same season. So, I would make a list of the 8 posters who have already got it, and choose the next joker recipient among the remaining 4-5 posters; the choice could be made with the present rule (first eligible poster to lose to the eventual winner) or considering the lowest-ranked player.
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Re: Joker: a change for the 2015 rules?

I always thought the joker skewed the game a bit too much, tbh. So no joker for me

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Re: Joker: a change for the 2015 rules?

Fine. I seriously doubt 3 posters will come over here to save it, so the joker is gone.
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