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01/12/2010 04:54:21 PM · #1
I've had several users contact me wanting to know if I have considered running the WPL again. A short answer would be YES. I was disappointed when the DPL only ran for one season. It's been 2 1/2 years now and in recent weeks I have been putting the WPL site together. You can view the site here.

It's not completed but I am working on it daily to try to have it ready for teams to form and pick a captain. I will keep you updated on its progress.

The WPL will be open to members and registered users. There will be 10 teams with seven photographers (counting the teams captain). And the season will run for 10 weeks followed by two-weeks of playoffs and the PhotoBowl.

Let me know if anyone is interested.

Thanks,
Scott
01/12/2010 04:55:41 PM · #2
I am for sure interested Scott, its one of the reasons I have stuck around on DPC. I look forward to it!
01/12/2010 04:57:54 PM · #3
uh, yeah Bring on the League. Nothing better than spanking the Aussies!! =D
01/12/2010 05:15:00 PM · #4
Yep. How did it differ from the DPCO?
01/12/2010 05:26:11 PM · #5
These were all before my time. What was the WPL, DPL, DPCO, etc. I've seen them mentioned but not explained.
01/12/2010 06:11:54 PM · #6
Originally posted by vawendy:

These were all before my time. What was the WPL, DPL, DPCO, etc. I've seen them mentioned but not explained.

I write up a summary of the WPL shortly and post. But here is a quick overview.

The WPL is a League comprised of two-conferences. Each conference is divided by two-divisions and there are four teams in each division.
Your team consist of 7 photographers and scores are based on the weekly members and open challenges each week. If a photographer enters both the members challenge and one of the open challenges then their highest score will be recorded. Out of the seven team photographers the top four scores (one from each photographer) will be divided by 4 and that will be the teams score that week. It will be compared to the team that your playing that week and the team with the highest score wins.

The team in each division with the most wins at the end of the ten-week season moves to the playoffs. The winners of the playoffs will go head-to-head in the PhotoBowl.

Hope this helps.
Scott

Message edited by author 2010-01-12 18:12:53.
01/12/2010 06:16:58 PM · #7
I'd be keen
01/12/2010 06:55:52 PM · #8
I'm interested, if anybody will have me on their team.
01/12/2010 07:01:44 PM · #9
This would be awesome. Please count me in too.
01/12/2010 07:04:54 PM · #10
Hell YEAH!!! Count me in.
01/12/2010 07:09:00 PM · #11
I'd love to see it back. How about a pool for the captains to pick from in a draft-style format? But either way, count me in!!
01/12/2010 07:10:29 PM · #12
Maybe? LOL! I was actually on the winning team for the B league of the DPL. I think my score counted once.
01/12/2010 07:18:38 PM · #13
I would love to depending on when it starts :)
01/12/2010 07:23:25 PM · #14
Yes, I am interested.
01/12/2010 07:26:22 PM · #15
I was wondering how the teams worked. Do you just go round up your own, are you drafted, etc.
01/12/2010 07:36:41 PM · #16
I'm very interested. I was on an original team w/ ' . substr('//www.dpchallenge.com/images/user_icon/21.gif', strrpos('//www.dpchallenge.com/images/user_icon/21.gif', '/') + 1) . ' MAK, ' . substr('//www.dpchallenge.com/images/user_icon/21.gif', strrpos('//www.dpchallenge.com/images/user_icon/21.gif', '/') + 1) . ' librodo, ' . substr('//www.dpchallenge.com/images/user_icon/21.gif', strrpos('//www.dpchallenge.com/images/user_icon/21.gif', '/') + 1) . ' kiwiness, and a few other awsome users before MAK started getting his ribbons. It was awesome!
01/12/2010 07:37:42 PM · #17
The whole DPL/WPL was mostly before my time, but it sounds like a blast!
01/12/2010 07:40:36 PM · #18
i want it all... i participated the most during those times :D
01/12/2010 07:54:14 PM · #19
yeah...can't wait to bring it back.
01/12/2010 08:06:12 PM · #20
Sure, what the heck.
01/12/2010 08:25:13 PM · #21
yeah..sounds fun.....take me in..pwease...
01/12/2010 08:26:34 PM · #22
You bet I'm interested!

R.
01/12/2010 08:29:16 PM · #23
Most Definitely interested
01/12/2010 08:42:39 PM · #24
I would love to participate with a team again...count me in.
01/12/2010 08:52:41 PM · #25
Originally posted by JaimeVinas:

uh, yeah Bring on the League. Nothing better than spanking the Aussies!! =D


A few top ten finishes and you're swelled head is making you dribble again....bring it on, Islander Man!!! ;p
.... yes I'd love to participate....
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