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Forum: Main Forum 08-26-2019, 10:09 AM
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Posted By JessEm
If it happened in a qualifier you'd immediately...

If it happened in a qualifier you'd immediately be moved up. Regardless whether your team remained eligible to participate going forward. :(

Good job on the B&R. :)
Forum: Main Forum 08-26-2019, 09:57 AM
Replies: 534
Views: 27,649
Posted By JessEm
Bingo. They keep win percentage in the...

Bingo.

They keep win percentage in the equation to muddle the results with subjectivity. In turn, said subjectivity provides an excuse to manipulate SL's for team-busting and expansion.
Forum: Main Forum 08-25-2019, 01:37 PM
Replies: 534
Views: 27,649
Posted By JessEm
Not having a solution doesn't mean there isn't a...

Not having a solution doesn't mean there isn't a problem.

Introducing FargoRate has been suggested... I suggested removing win percentage from the formula, as it's highly subjective due to...
Forum: Main Forum 08-25-2019, 12:41 PM
Replies: 534
Views: 27,649
Posted By JessEm
I was going to say, table conditions IS a...

I was going to say, table conditions IS a variable that CAN be accounted for in determining SL, but you beat me to it.

Again, point being they need a better system for ranking players properly...
Forum: Main Forum 08-25-2019, 10:02 AM
Replies: 534
Views: 27,649
Posted By JessEm
Apples and oranges. Tracking pool uses a...

Apples and oranges. Tracking pool uses a different, easier set of quantifiable variables. And even in the NCAA, the "strength of schedule" variable is far from scientifically sound. There's entire TV...
Forum: Main Forum 08-25-2019, 09:48 AM
Replies: 534
Views: 27,649
Posted By JessEm
Disagree... Sure, if winning pct is a...

Disagree...

Sure, if winning pct is a factor, it will vary... That's why win% shouldn't be factored at all. It's an independent, uncontrolled variable in an otherwise simple equation. It only...
Forum: Main Forum 08-25-2019, 08:51 AM
Replies: 534
Views: 27,649
Posted By JessEm
Geographical location WOULD NOT be a factor if...

Geographical location WOULD NOT be a factor if APA's system was truly a mathematical formula, and not arbitrary manipulation of SL's for the sake of team busting and expansion. None. Zip. Nadda. 5...
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