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The RFFL 2018 (Racing Forums Fantasy League) the Yahoo League legacy endures (35 race season)

Discussion in 'NASCAR chat' started by Greg, Feb 19, 2018.

  1. Greg

    Greg 2014 RF YAHOO CHAMP Your leader

    Sign up instructions at end of this post.

    An alternative league that is very similar will be set up for a 35 race campaign.
    Membership for the providing website is free, they do some selling but no purchase is required.
    Unlike yahoo the number of allowed teams is unlimited, yahoo only allowed 50 teams.

    It is very similar to the old YFL.
    Pick 8 divers each week, 4 to start and 4 to bench.
    The weekly rosters will have a deadline that is similar, usually before qualifying.
    Only 9 starts for each driver.
    The traditional A, B and C groupings.

    Scoring (Qualifying)

    'Starter' and 'Bench' drivers are eligible to earn qualifying bonus points.
    Pole = 10 points
    2nd = 5 points
    3rd = 3 points
    4th = 2 points
    5th = 1 point

    Most Laps Led = 5 points
    Lead a Lap = 5 points

    Only 'Starter' drivers are eligible to earn finish position points.

    Winner = 100 points
    2nd = 90 points
    3rd = 88 points
    (-2 points for every spot thereafter)

    Sign up instructions :

    League Name: The RFFL 2018

    Description: A League for Racing Forums members similar to the old RFYFL

    Password RFFL2018
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  2. Greg

    Greg 2014 RF YAHOO CHAMP Your leader

    Time is short, hopfully yahoo regulars will sign on.
    If you know former members please post there names to get there attention prior to next week's race.

  3. Brentford

    Brentford Team Owner

    Is there a website?
  4. Matthew2470

    Matthew2470 Filthy Casual

  5. DanicaFreak

    DanicaFreak Green monster

    what site?
  6. Greg

    Greg 2014 RF YAHOO CHAMP Your leader

    Sorry link on the next post.
  7. Greg

    Greg 2014 RF YAHOO CHAMP Your leader

  8. Greg

    Greg 2014 RF YAHOO CHAMP Your leader

    Doing this makes me really appreciate @dpkimmel2001, I am not as smooth or fluent with the directions.

    But there are no membership cost. They sale them for detailed Stat services, but it is not required to play the game. You can get Stats at Driver Averages or Racing Reference.

    I think this can work as well as the Yahoo League worked
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  9. ToyYoda

    ToyYoda Team Owner

    Thanks Greg, I'll check it out.
  10. Greg

    Greg 2014 RF YAHOO CHAMP Your leader

  11. Greg

    Greg 2014 RF YAHOO CHAMP Your leader

  12. DanicaFreak

    DanicaFreak Green monster


    cant click on the league
  13. Greg

    Greg 2014 RF YAHOO CHAMP Your leader

    I did have someone to verify.
    Did you use league name?
  14. DanicaFreak

    DanicaFreak Green monster

    yup but I figured it out lol
  15. DanicaFreak

    DanicaFreak Green monster

  16. PeopleAreStrange

    PeopleAreStrange 2016 Yahoo Fantasy R-F Champion

    When I clicked on the link, it wouldn't let me sign up for this league. I created an account, then had to look for it in the list of leagues (didn't find it until I switched to the "all private leagues" tab).

    Only 3 of us are signed up as of now. Hopefully, more sign up before next week. It would be more fun to beat 20 other players than 2 other players. :)
  17. Greg

    Greg 2014 RF YAHOO CHAMP Your leader

    Thank you and I agree.
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  18. Ford Racing

    Ford Racing Team Owner

    FYI it looks like you accidentally made two different leagues. I joined the one you listed, but there's another one called RFFL2018.
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  19. aunty dive

    aunty dive Team Owner


    Joined the wrong one first and figured out how to kill it. It shows Greg and johali as members. Maybe the Gator has to do what I did.

    Greg ... maybe you should kill that one??
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  20. Greg

    Greg 2014 RF YAHOO CHAMP Your leader

    I agree. I have not figured out how to delete the other one.
  21. dpkimmel2001

    dpkimmel2001 Team Owner


    Saw these dates in there for Atlanta's deadlines.....


    • Select Drivers by February 23, 2018, 2:59 am
    • Position Drivers by February 25, 2018, 2:00 pm
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  22. DanicaFreak

    DanicaFreak Green monster

    ^Glad u r in DPK.
  23. Johali

    Johali Team Owner Contributor

    I got killed already? Damn that's cold. I had the pole. :mad::mad::mad::mad:
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  24. Johali

    Johali Team Owner Contributor

    I can only find one labeled "RFFL 2018" and it's the one only @Greg and I are registered in.
  25. DanicaFreak

    DanicaFreak Green monster

    maybe he figured how to delete the straggler
  26. aunty dive

    aunty dive Team Owner

    Search for The RFFL 2018. Includes spaces.

    Greg is in both. You are not.
  27. Johali

    Johali Team Owner Contributor

    All good now. The original one that I helped him with yesterday to get started was "RFFL2018" The working one is "THE RFFL 2018" a big difference. I wasn't putting the "The" on there. Yep I'm one tech savvy old coot for sure. :confused:
  28. Johali

    Johali Team Owner Contributor

    Now @pjmolo has an A B C list of drivers to work with. :D
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  29. klemmabyna

    klemmabyna Team Owner

    Thank you Greg! I think I am in.
  30. Greg

    Greg 2014 RF YAHOO CHAMP Your leader

    I will try to remedy the dual league issue tonight, after work
  31. Charlie Spencer

    Charlie Spencer Short tracks and road courses rule.

    Setting up a new league can be a bear. Setting one up in a new application is a bear, squared. Once you get the initial set-up out of the way, most of them will run themselves.

    Try to keep detailed notes. Some free hosts require you to start over each season, so documentation can help you avoid having to reinvent the wheel every year.

    See what your support options are. Most sites offer support via e-mail. The most common mid-season problem is when a team puts in a substitute driver but the site doesn't have him or her in a group.

    Good luck, Commissioner!
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  32. pjmolo

    pjmolo Director of driver attitude adjustments . . .

    how 'bout:

    1) https://fantasyracingcheatsheet.com/fantasy-nascar/games/dgg/league/1332

    2) create an account

    3) click DRIVER GROUP GAME link for game information

    4) click QUICK LINKS drop-down and then Join a League link

    5) click All Private Leagues

    6) search for THE RFFL 2018

    7) click Join link to the right side of THE RFFL 2018 row (ID 1332)

    8) enter password: RFFL2018 / click Join League

    you're on your own from there . . . .

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  33. pjmolo

    pjmolo Director of driver attitude adjustments . . .

    Sounds like a plan . . . .
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  34. Greg

    Greg 2014 RF YAHOO CHAMP Your leader

    I was unable to close the duplicate league, I was able to rename the unwanted one.

    Hopefully it will prevent folks from using the wrong one.
    I am currently limited to my Note4, hopefully I can get my regular pc working before long and completely eliminate the obselete one. Screenshot_2018-02-19-19-37-48.png
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  35. Greg

    Greg 2014 RF YAHOO CHAMP Your leader

    Hopefully we will get more teams signed on.
    I loved the huge number of participants in the Yahoo League.
    Hopefully most of the former participants will sign on, including all of the former champions.
    It is a worthwhile legacy, that should continue.
    I have fat fingered the start up, but I think the leagues website is solid and capable of meeting all expectations.

    So if you are lurker, get with the program and sign up.

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  36. Brentford

    Brentford Team Owner

    13 is better than none, but hopefully more people join.
  37. Greg

    Greg 2014 RF YAHOO CHAMP Your leader

    Bump reminder:

    Still hoping we can get more signed on. We currently have 13 teams.

    This league will have the posted updates on a weekly basis, just like the old yahoo league, and I think it will be just as interesting.
    Really hoping to see more of the old Yahoo regulars and newbies signed on.
  38. pjmolo

    pjmolo Director of driver attitude adjustments . . .

    For those that like to wait until the last minute to make their picks, those are Eastern times according to the game's "How to Play" page.

    The deadline for picking new drivers for the upcoming race is 11:59 p.m. PT on the night before qualifying. (12:59 a.m. MT / 1:59 a.m. CT / 2:59 a.m. ET day of qualifying)

    The deadline to change the status of a driver on your team from 'Bench' to 'Starter' is five minutes before the scheduled start of each race. Please note that the scheduled race time will likely differ from the actual start time of the race. Rosters are locked based on the start time displayed on the 'My Entry' page for that race.
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  39. RayinTX

    RayinTX Team Owner

    I'm in as FourTime
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  40. Greg

    Greg 2014 RF YAHOO CHAMP Your leader

    Glad to see you back, quiet but always a strong yearly performance.

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