A Term for when Yahoo Hypes your Sleeper before you can Add.

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phorts
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A Term for when Yahoo Hypes your Sleeper before you can Add.

Postby phorts » Tue Apr 05, 2011 9:10 am

Forgive me if there is already a glossary term, but this is one of my biggest peeves in fantasy...

It seems to never fail...you're sittin there, letting your little baby sleeper incubate on the WW and the second that he does something remotely interesting the fantasy world goes bananas and he's the most added player in the universe.

I likin it to C Blocking...

Suggestions:

Funston Blocked
10 Team Yahoo H2H 5x5

C - Lucroy
1B - Fielder
2B - Gyorko
3B - Longo
SS - Andrus
OF - A Jones
OF - C. Gomez
OF - A Rios
UTIL - A. Gordon
Bench: Dee Gordon
SP - Scherzer, Cobb, Ryu, Liriano, Samardzija, Kluber, Garza
RP - Cishek, Frieri, Perkins

A-Rod's Cousin
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Re: A Term for when Yahoo Hypes your Sleeper before you can Add.

Postby A-Rod's Cousin » Tue Apr 05, 2011 9:21 am

Haha, i feel your pain man. I think Funstoned or Yahooed would also work, despite their simplicity.

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Re: A Term for when Yahoo Hypes your Sleeper before you can Add.

Postby Grey » Tue Apr 05, 2011 9:48 am

Eh, not crazy about it.
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Re: A Term for when Yahoo Hypes your Sleeper before you can Add.

Postby phorts » Tue Apr 05, 2011 12:05 pm

Case in point. I've been watchin Beachy since ST and he goes out and has a sneaky good line yesterday and Pianowski of Yahoo blasts him on the front page alarming every Tom, Dick and Dumbass about this kid who, until yesterday, was a nobody to 90% of the fantasy world (or 11/12 of my fantasy league). And now, he's been scooped before I can make a move.

That's their job, i suppose... but I wish they'd leave at least a few stones unturned and mysteries unrevealed throughout the season.

How about

Better grab Beachy before he gets a Funston Makeover

ugh... you guys are better at this..haha.
10 Team Yahoo H2H 5x5

C - Lucroy
1B - Fielder
2B - Gyorko
3B - Longo
SS - Andrus
OF - A Jones
OF - C. Gomez
OF - A Rios
UTIL - A. Gordon
Bench: Dee Gordon
SP - Scherzer, Cobb, Ryu, Liriano, Samardzija, Kluber, Garza
RP - Cishek, Frieri, Perkins

A-Rod's Cousin
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Re: A Term for when Yahoo Hypes your Sleeper before you can Add.

Postby A-Rod's Cousin » Tue Apr 05, 2011 1:59 pm

Only thing i can come up with is something like Funston Burner, as in burned by Funston. Probably too cheesy. "I was gonna grab Beachy but he became a Funston Burner and yada yada yada"

I can't quite reel it on home but i agree with your premise 100%

vik
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Re: A Term for when Yahoo Hypes your Sleeper before you can Add.

Postby vik » Tue Apr 05, 2011 2:08 pm

Snooze-Yahloose!


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