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  1. Please increase FLEX options

    I have been running multiple leagues on Yahoo for over a decade. My main league is 16 extremely competitive owners. We vote a bottom-four-finisher out each season. We amend our own rules each season to make our game better and better. We can typically implement our own rules using our own tools. We now need Yahoo's help. We want more options for FLEX positions. We need one that will allow owners to choose between: WR/TE/K/DEF. This allows more control for owners and more variety of opposition. Please increase your available choices for FLEX option. This is an easy change and…

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      Gathering feedback  ·  38 comments  ·  Position Eligibility  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Trade Veto

      Our league would like to keep managers vote with trade vetoing but would like to have the option to change the 1/3 rule to a higher fixed number such as 6, 7, etc. We would like in our 12 team league to have 6 out of 10 teams not in trade be needed to veto a trade. This option could be provided in commish tools ~ league management and should be locked in for season once draft occurs.

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        Gathering feedback  ·  9 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Allow us to export rosters, players, etc... so we can customize in excel

        Allow users to export rosters to excel for use on their own to organize leagues.

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        • Totally customizable playoff formats

          There absolutely needs to be the ability to create a totally customized playoff format. Our league went to 14 teams this year and it created several issues with playoffs, due to the limited options that yahoo allows. It shouldn't be very hard to allow commissioners total control for playoff brackets, allowing byes where an odd number of teams enter or continue in the playoffs. Other sites have these options and yahoo needs to keep up. I know we're not the only ones who are a bit salty about this. We want to come back next year, but you need to…

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          • More custom scoring options

            I Love Yahoo's custom scoring options, but would like a few more: #1- Enable Win, loss, and tie +or- for both QB's and team Defs. bonus points #2- Enable penalties committed/drawn +or- such as pass int. drawn for a receiver/QB, or a holding call against a player resulting in negative points, in increments of 5 yard, 10 yard, and 15 yard penalties, etc... #3- instead of only offer bonus points for 40+ yard efforts, offer bonus points for 20+ & 30+ & 40+ yard efforts at each position. #4- Offensive fumble recovery yards gained as well as def and Special…

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            • Bring back the option of using the old draft format.

              Give us the option we had last year.

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              • Improve the autodraft...

                I keep getting the same players... 6 of the same in two teams this year and many of them the same I got last year and the year before. It needs to be more random than that,

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                • Dynasty/keeper league

                  Have a dynasty league feature that allows you earlier access to the league almost all year round and have a maximum of 40-50 players you can have on a roster. Also allow commissioner to edit more rules and deadlines.

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                  • Automatic Substitutions Option for Players Ruled Out Prior to Game Start Time

                    An option that allows the team manager to auto sub for players ruled 'O' on game day only. Manager would create a 'prioritized sub list' for each position based on players already on the bench.

                    Example: If on game day a WR is ruled Out, the system would select the next WR on the auto sub list based on the team manager's sub order.

                    This makes it easier for managers to have contingencies for late scratches where the manager cannot practically access the FF app (driving, at work, running a 5K, especially for managers running a 5K)

                    The option could…

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                    • BRING BACK THE INDIVIDUAL SMACK TALK ROOMS OR YOU"RE GOING TO LOSE MY LEAGUE AFTER 15 YEARS ON YAHOO!

                      Seriously, smack talk is head to head, and then others can add to the conversation. The group smack talk is ********. You don't smack talk everyone at once. You smack talk who you're playing that week, and then others can comment on that smack talk. My league has been on Yahoo for 15 years but I'm actively looking for another place to play if you change this. I've been giving out a best smack talk in our league of around ten years. (Way before you guys added it for awhile) so if you remove it, WE WILL LEAVE YAHOO FANTASY…

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                        Planned  ·  3 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Allow importing of lists (.xls or .csv) directly into the predraft rankings.

                        I believe it would be beneficial and time saving to be able to import our own custom lists into the Pre-draft rankings for our league. Please look into implementing this. The current system with the columns and arrows is a but cumbersome even with the drag-drop functionality. With IDPs and deeper leagues, it can take forever to find players in the list.

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                          Gathering feedback  ·  1 comment  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Allow Custom Tiebreaker Rules

                          There is no reason to be forced to use Yahoo's default rules for determining regular season tiebreakers. Give me the option in my league to allow head to head matchups for teams with identical winning percentages determine their tiebreaker, not their overall points scored. I'm frankly baffled that this is still not an option. Common sense would indicate that if I beat you in the regular season, but we're both 8-5 at the end of the year, I make the playoffs, regardless of what our total points-for are. I understand some don't agree with this, but that's why there should…

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                            Gathering feedback  ·  22 comments  ·  Tiebreakers  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • 2 points for a win 1 point for scoring in the top half of league

                            If you have 10 teams in your league then you should be able to award the top 5 each week for scoring.

                            Make 2 points for a win over your opponent and 1 point for taking in the top half of the league. If you just happen to face high score that week and you have the 3rd highest score you will still get a point for taking in the top half.

                            Each week a team can get 3 points this week help take out the luck of facing the top scores each week.

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                            • Make it possible to trade future auction draft dollars

                              Currently, a manager can trade future draft picks in leagues that utilize the draft pick system, but managers in auction draft leagues cannot trade future auction draft dollars. I would like to see this changed.

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                              • Playoff's

                                Does anybody know if yahoo is changing the playoff format? Allowing you to choose how many teams make the playoff's We would like to go to 7 and would be a deal breaker if it does not get changed.

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                                  1 comment  ·  Playoffs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • trade review

                                  Does anybody know if yahoo is bringing back the yahoo trade review? This was such a great option so teams couldn't just veto because there trade got rejected. And leaving it up to the commish (which I am for my league) is not the answer because its just one persons opinion who happens to be in the league. The third party yahoo trade review eliminated all arguments we as a league left it up to them.

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                                  • Locking players after they've played.

                                    There seems to be an issue where you can still drop a player after they've played for the week. An example of this happened this year where someone played a TE on the Sunday night, then after the game, dropped him and picked up a RB and played that RB on the Monday night. The system does lock players from being picked up if they've already played, but does not lock them from being dropped. Effectively, this allowed someone to gain the benefit of playing that player, and then dropping him to get the benefit of a new player.

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                                      3 comments  ·  Waivers  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Yahoo needs to offer a full playoff option for leagues!!

                                      I desperately need an option that I can have a championship playoff and a playoff for the cellar!! This seems like a simple request that is way past its time. Regular season would be for playoff seeding to see what you were playing for...a championship or attempting to get out of the dreaded "Sacko." PLEASE MAKE THIS AN OPTION BEFORE THIS SEASON!!!!

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                                      • Reserve/Developmental List

                                        For keeper leagues it would be cool to be able to have an inactive developmental roster spot or two. Basically at the end of your draft, the league has one or two rounds of picks to pick players to stash for future years. These players can't be used in your active lineup until activated, and once activated, can't be moved back to developmental list. Also you can only have x number of active players on your roster, so to activate someone from this list, you would have to drop a player to make room. For keeper leagues this would give…

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                                        • Please make the team name option more than a 20 character max.

                                          At least double the character max to 40. I know several people that have had to completely change their team names because of this 20 character limit.

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