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Rupert Murdoch Draft

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  1. Poet Gooner

    Poet Gooner Whomever I draft will be underrated

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    Rupert Murdoch Draft

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    As we all know, modern football was invented by our lord and saviour, Sir Rupert Murdoch in 1992. Anything before the invention of the EPL and the UCL are of course not real football. This draft celebrates the life of the man, the legend, the Father of Modern Football. :love:

    Talent Pool:
    1992-2018 European club performances only

    Budget:
    1 billion for 11 players

    Rules:
    1. Before the first round begins, each manager PMs me 3 players and their starting bids to the auction block. I will reveal them all at the same time, and they will be considered the initial players on the auction block. Obviously, the highest silent bids takes the place of the opening bids in case of a clash.
    2. Once the game has begun, each manager is allowed to make a public bid for any player on the auction block at any time.
    3. Each new bid must be at least 50% higher than the current highest bid, rounded up to the nearest 1m. For example, if someone currently bids 25m for Messi, the next bid has to be at least 38m (37.5m rounded up).
    4. If the current highest bid goes uncontested for 12 hours, from the time the bid was made, it is considered the winner bid, and the manager gets the player. For the first round, the clock doesn't start until I've revealed all the initial players.
    5. A manager can purchase a player outright, for any player whose current bid is at least 100m, by bidding 200m more than the current highest bid. For example, if Messi's current highest bid is 150m, a manager can purchase him outright at 350m. You cannot purchase a player outright with the first bid of a player (eg. Entering a new player into the auction block with an opening bid of 400m does not equal purchasing someone. You will still have to wait the 12 hours).
    6. Each manager can only bid on as many players as there are spaces left in their team. For example, if you've already drafted 5 players, you can only bid on 6 players simultaneously at any given time.
    7. Each manager may add 1-2 new players each calendar day, London time. You do not have to add the players at midnight, just at some point during the day. I will allow adding players at 23:59, and then again at 00:01, when the quota refreshes, if that is somehow part of your strategy.
    8. A manager may add players to the auction block as per rule #7 as long as it doesn't break rule #6. For example, if you've drafted 5 players, and is currently not the highest bidder for any player on the auction block, you may add 1-2 new players to the auction block. However, if you've drafted 5 players, and is currently the highest bid on 6 players on the auction block, you may not add new players to the auction block, as that will take your total number to over 11. This is to ensure steady stream of players onto the auction block without ending up with more than the exact number of players needed for the draft.
    9. Obviously, the total value of all your current bids cannot exceed the budget you have left.

    Bidding:
    The bidding template is the following:

    (Player Name) - (Bidding Price) - (Manager) - (TIME in GMT)
    For example
    Lionel Messi - 100m - Poet Gooner - 15:00

    An example of an auction block:
    Pele - 2m - Enn - 15:03
    Maradona - 2m - The Doc - 9:18
    Johan Cruyff - 2m - Prolifik - 12:06
    Franz Beckenbauer - 2m - Tony Adams - 17:31

    Lets say I want to make a bid for Pele, I'd simply update the auction block, and bold the bid I've made:
    Pele - 3m - Poet Gooner - 18:54
    Maradona - 2m - The Doc - 9:18
    Johan Cruyff - 2m - Prolifik - 12:06
    Franz Beckenbauer - 2m - Tony Adams - 17:31

    Unlike other drafts, updating the auction block IS A MUST, or your bid will not be considered official. Please make sure to unbold the previous bids, and only bold the new bids you've made. As all bids are public, I'm hoping we'd all help keep an eye out on bid amount and time, and if you see a bid has gone uncontested for 12 hours, please kindly update the team list and remaining budget.

    @Joga bonito
    @mohamed but not salah
    @The Doc
    @JoshBCFC
    @Berbasloth9
    @prolifik
    @Tony_Adams
    @AlissonWonderland
    @Enn
    @Michaelf7777777
     
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  2. Poet Gooner

    Poet Gooner Whomever I draft will be underrated

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    Auction Block (all time is in GMT)
    Cristiano Ronaldo - 100m - Mohamed - 19:30
    Ronaldo Luiz - 91m - Michael - 19:30
    Paolo Maldini - 120m - Tony Adams - 19:30
    Lionel Messi - 150m - Prolifik - 19:30
    Xavi - 60m - Enn - 19:30
    Fernando Redondo - 100m - Joga - 19:30
    Steven Gerrard - 60m - Alisson - 19:30
    Gigi Buffon - 60m - Alisson - 19:30
    Roberto Carlos - 100m - Tony Adams - 19:30
    Cafu - 100m - Tony Adams - 19:30
    Alessandro Nesta - 100m - Joga - 19:30
    Ronaldinho - 100m - Prolifik - 19:30
    Zinedine Zidane - 50m - Berbasloth - 19:30
    Gabriel Batistuta - 50m - Berbasloth - 19:30
    Andrea Pirlo - 1m - Josh - 19:30
    Patrick Vieira - 25m - The Doc - 19:30
    David Beckham - 100m - Mohamed - 19:30
    Lilian Thuram - 100m - Joga - 19:30

    Teams
    Joga bonito (1000m):
    mohamed but not salah (1000m):
    The Doc (1000m):
    JoshBCFC (1000m):
    Berbasloth9 (1000m):
    prolifik (1000m):
    Tony_Adams (1000m):
    AlissonWonderland (1000m):
    Enn (1000m):
    Michaelf7777777 (1000m):
     
  3. Tony_Adams

    Tony_Adams Mr Arsenal

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    Auction Block (all time is in GMT)
    Cristiano Ronaldo - 100m - Mohamed - 19:30
    Ronaldo Luiz - 150m - Tony_Adams - 19:42
    Paolo Maldini - 120m - Tony Adams - 19:30
    Lionel Messi - 150m - Prolifik - 19:30
    Xavi - 60m - Enn - 19:30
    Fernando Redondo - 100m - Joga - 19:30
    Steven Gerrard - 60m - Alisson - 19:30
    Gigi Buffon - 60m - Alisson - 19:30
    Roberto Carlos - 100m - Tony Adams - 19:30
    Cafu - 100m - Tony Adams - 19:30
    Alessandro Nesta - 100m - Joga - 19:30
    Ronaldinho - 100m - Prolifik - 19:30
    Zinedine Zidane - 50m - Berbasloth - 19:30
    Gabriel Batistuta - 50m - Berbasloth - 19:30
    Andrea Pirlo - 1m - Josh - 19:30
    Patrick Vieira - 50m - Tony_Adams - 19:42
    David Beckham - 100m - Mohamed - 19:30
    Lilian Thuram - 100m - Joga - 19:30

    Teams
    Joga bonito (1000m):
    mohamed but not salah (1000m):
    The Doc (1000m):
    JoshBCFC (1000m):
    Berbasloth9 (1000m):
    prolifik (1000m):
    Tony_Adams (1000m):
    AlissonWonderland (1000m):
    Enn (1000m):
    Michaelf7777777 (1000m):
     
  4. Tony_Adams

    Tony_Adams Mr Arsenal

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  5. Enn

    Enn Registered User

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    Auction Block (all time is in GMT)
    Cristiano Ronaldo - 150m - Enn - 19:45
    Lionel Messi - 225m - Enn - 19:45
    Ronaldo Luiz - 225m - Enn - 19:45
    Patrick Vieira - 50m - Tony_Adams - 19:42
    Paolo Maldini - 120m - Tony Adams - 19:30
    Xavi - 60m - Enn - 19:30
    Fernando Redondo - 100m - Joga - 19:30
    Steven Gerrard - 60m - Alisson - 19:30
    Gigi Buffon - 60m - Alisson - 19:30
    Roberto Carlos - 100m - Tony Adams - 19:30
    Cafu - 100m - Tony Adams - 19:30
    Alessandro Nesta - 100m - Joga - 19:30
    Ronaldinho - 100m - Prolifik - 19:30
    Zinedine Zidane - 50m - Berbasloth - 19:30
    Gabriel Batistuta - 50m - Berbasloth - 19:30
    Andrea Pirlo - 1m - Josh - 19:30
    David Beckham - 100m - Mohamed - 19:30
    Lilian Thuram - 100m - Joga - 19:30

    Teams
    Joga bonito (1000m):
    mohamed but not salah (1000m):
    The Doc (1000m):
    JoshBCFC (1000m):
    Berbasloth9 (1000m):
    prolifik (1000m):
    Tony_Adams (1000m):
    AlissonWonderland (1000m):
    Enn (1000m):
    Michaelf7777777 (1000m):
     
  6. Enn

    Enn Registered User

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    Think you need to add the players you currently bid on on the top of the list mate.
     
  7. Tony_Adams

    Tony_Adams Mr Arsenal

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    Note - can we put the [b separate for each line as else they don't show up properly on tapatalk
     
  8. Poet Gooner

    Poet Gooner Whomever I draft will be underrated

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    Yep
     
  9. Poet Gooner

    Poet Gooner Whomever I draft will be underrated

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    In my mind, I don't think it matters. The bold should be enough. As long as it's easy to understand, I really don't mind either way.
     
  10. Enn

    Enn Registered User

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    actually @Poet Gooner can I bid more than the 50% value of the player? For example can I bid 250m for Messi instead of the 225m?

    never mind, I just realized I already did that on Fenomeno and is permitted.
     
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    Poet Gooner Whomever I draft will be underrated

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    Yes. 50% is just the minimum.
     
  12. prolifik

    prolifik Daniel James >>>

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    Auction Block (all time is in GMT)
    Cristiano Ronaldo - 150m - Enn - 19:45
    Lionel Messi - 225m - Enn - 19:45
    Ronaldo Luiz - 225m - Enn - 19:45

    Patrick Vieira - 50m - Tony_Adams - 19:42
    Paolo Maldini - 120m - Tony Adams - 19:30
    Xavi - 60m - Enn - 19:30
    Fernando Redondo - 100m - Joga - 19:30
    Steven Gerrard - 60m - Alisson - 19:30
    Gigi Buffon - 60m - Alisson - 19:30
    Roberto Carlos - 100m - Tony Adams - 19:30
    Cafu - 100m - Tony Adams - 19:30
    Alessandro Nesta - 150m - prolifik - 20:07
    Ronaldinho - 100m - Prolifik - 19:30
    Zinedine Zidane - 50m - Berbasloth - 19:30
    Gabriel Batistuta - 50m - Berbasloth - 19:30
    Andrea Pirlo - 1m - Josh - 19:30
    David Beckham - 100m - Mohamed - 19:30
    Lilian Thuram - 100m - Joga - 19:30

    Teams
    Joga bonito (1000m):
    mohamed but not salah (1000m):
    The Doc (1000m):
    JoshBCFC (1000m):
    Berbasloth9 (1000m):
    prolifik (1000m):
    Tony_Adams (1000m):
    AlissonWonderland (1000m):
    Enn (1000m):
    Michaelf7777777 (1000m):
     
  13. Poet Gooner

    Poet Gooner Whomever I draft will be underrated

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    Auction Block (all time is in GMT)
    Cristiano Ronaldo - 150m - Enn - 19:45
    Lionel Messi - 225m - Enn - 19:45
    Ronaldo Luiz - 225m - Enn - 19:45
    Patrick Vieira - 50m - Tony_Adams - 19:42
    Paolo Maldini - 120m - Tony Adams - 19:30
    Xavi - 60m - Enn - 19:30
    Fernando Redondo - 100m - Joga - 19:30
    Steven Gerrard - 60m - Alisson - 19:30
    Gigi Buffon - 60m - Alisson - 19:30
    Roberto Carlos - 100m - Tony Adams - 19:30
    Cafu - 100m - Tony Adams - 19:30
    Alessandro Nesta - 150m - prolifik - 20:07
    Ronaldinho - 100m - Prolifik - 19:30
    Zinedine Zidane - 50m - Berbasloth - 19:30
    Gabriel Batistuta - 50m - Berbasloth - 19:30
    Andrea Pirlo - 1m - Josh - 19:30
    David Beckham - 100m - Mohamed - 19:30
    Lilian Thuram - 100m - Joga - 19:30

    Teams
    Joga bonito (1000m):
    mohamed but not salah (1000m):
    The Doc (1000m):
    JoshBCFC (1000m):
    Berbasloth9 (1000m):
    prolifik (1000m):
    Tony_Adams (1000m):
    AlissonWonderland (1000m):
    Enn (1000m):
    Michaelf7777777 (1000m):

    @prolifik next time make sure you remove the bold on the previous bids please.
     
  14. Enn

    Enn Registered User

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    Cheers.

    Can I add 2 players to the list before going off or I should wait a calendar day?
     
  15. Poet Gooner

    Poet Gooner Whomever I draft will be underrated

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    Please wait, so it's fair for everyone, as I've already told everyone to start adding after midnight.
     
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    Enn Registered User

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    No problem mate, will do tomorrow at some point.
     
  17. AlissonWonderland

    AlissonWonderland Slumdog Mignolet

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    Auction Block (all time is in GMT)
    Cristiano Ronaldo - 150m - Enn - 19:45
    Lionel Messi - 225m - Enn - 19:45
    Ronaldo Luiz - 225m - Enn - 19:45
    Patrick Vieira - 50m - Tony_Adams - 19:42
    Paolo Maldini - 120m - Tony Adams - 19:30
    Xavi - 60m - Enn - 19:30
    Fernando Redondo - 100m - Joga - 19:30
    Steven Gerrard - 60m - Alisson - 19:30
    Gigi Buffon - 60m - Alisson - 19:30
    Roberto Carlos - 100m - Tony Adams - 19:30
    Cafu - 100m - Tony Adams - 19:30
    Alessandro Nesta - 150m - prolifik - 20:07
    Ronaldinho - 100m - Prolifik - 19:30
    Zinedine Zidane - 75m - Alisson - 20:21
    Gabriel Batistuta - 50m - Berbasloth - 19:30
    Andrea Pirlo - 1m - Josh - 19:30
    David Beckham - 100m - Mohamed - 19:30
    Lilian Thuram - 100m - Joga - 19:30

    Teams
    Joga bonito (1000m):
    mohamed but not salah (1000m):
    The Doc (1000m):
    JoshBCFC (1000m):
    Berbasloth9 (1000m):
    prolifik (1000m):
    Tony_Adams (1000m):
    AlissonWonderland (1000m):
    Enn (1000m):
    Michaelf7777777 (1000m)

    Hope I did it right...
     
  18. Poet Gooner

    Poet Gooner Whomever I draft will be underrated

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    You did. I'm proud of you :D
     
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    Berbasloth9 Registered User

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    Auction Block (all time is in GMT)
    Cristiano Ronaldo - 150m - Enn - 19:45
    Lionel Messi - 225m - Enn - 19:45
    Ronaldo Luiz - 225m - Enn - 19:45
    Patrick Vieira - 50m - Tony_Adams - 19:42
    Paolo Maldini - 120m - Tony Adams - 19:30
    Xavi - 60m - Enn - 19:30
    Fernando Redondo - 100m - Joga - 19:30
    Steven Gerrard - 60m - Alisson - 19:30
    Gigi Buffon - 60m - Alisson - 19:30
    Roberto Carlos - 100m - Tony Adams - 19:30
    Cafu - 100m - Tony Adams - 19:30
    Alessandro Nesta - 150m - prolifik - 20:07
    Ronaldinho - 100m - Prolifik - 19:30
    Zinedine Zidane - 113m - berba - 20:30
    Gabriel Batistuta - 50m - Berbasloth - 19:30
    Andrea Pirlo - 1m - Josh - 19:30
    David Beckham - 100m - Mohamed - 19:30
    Lilian Thuram - 100m - Joga - 19:30
     
  20. Poet Gooner

    Poet Gooner Whomever I draft will be underrated

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    *Berba amended his bid
     

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