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Ever get drunk and make a bad trade? (1 Viewer)

I always give myself a little drunken pep talk whenever I'm on my league site in an un-sober condition. A little slurred reminder to myself that transactions are not allowed till morning. Then I ask someone to please take my keys and laptop.

 
This was a HUGE controversy in one of my leagues probably 10-12 years ago. We had someone trade a stud RB (I think it was Edge or LT) to someone during a drunken binge when a bunch of us were out watching the Sunday late games. I think it was the stud RB for a second tier QB (I think Brunell) and a third tier RB (I think Duce Staley).

All of us tried to reason with the guy that what he did was wrong, but he wasn't listening. Fortunately he got bounced in the first round of the playoffs by the guy he raked (and his team was STACKED after the trade) so karma bit him in the ### in the end.

 
All I can add is....when the dr gives you one of those forms to sign that says "DONT" make any business decisions today because of sedation for procedure (I think they call it local anesthesia), you may find your self in a better position to win the league championship then the guy you traded Brandon Marshall to in 2009. oops....... lesson learned, and I had NO drinks, lol.

 
As a rule, I never get on the computer or the telephone while inebriated. Both are low-upside, high-downside moves. If Drunken Me is home and wants to entertain himself, he's got the television, XBox, or guitar. Usually he just gets sleepy and goes to bed.

 
As a rule, I never get on the computer or the telephone while inebriated. Both are low-upside, high-downside moves. If Drunken Me is home and wants to entertain himself, he's got the television, XBox, or guitar. Usually he just gets sleepy and goes to bed.
:lmao: :lmao: choked on my cofee a little bit.

 
Me? No. Other guys in our league...definitely. And some of the guys in our league try to target them...regularly. And you know who you are. ;)

 
I used to play with a guy who drank way too much on the weekend and loved to trade. I always sent him offers late at night on friday and saturday. :ph34r:

 
I've made a couple of drunken trades in dynasty that looked really bad when I made them but turned out really good long term. Kind of like finding that $20 and phone # in the pocket of your smoke and beer drenched jeans the next day.

 
I've installed a breathalyzer on my computer to prevent this problem. Well worth the investment considering it also solves drunken Facebook posting, not so tactful work email responses, and 'oh god, I forgot to clear my browser history' type situations.

 
This is referred to as a TWI. I make both parties take a breathalyzer in my leagues when some of these proposals get a little too one sided.

 

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