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Thread: Buying tokens v Tanking

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    Buying tokens v Tanking

    I'd be interested to hear what other players on here would think of my squad next year. First of all, let me say that I am trying to tank this season, to start afresh next time. But this is the scenario.

    To start with, I must say I do purchase a small amount of tokens each season, but not enough to fill my squad with scout players. However, because I've tanked 2 of the last three seasons, and hopefully again this time, I could start next season with a minimum of 17 players of scout quality or better (indeed there could be 4x8*). Now if you were put into the same league as me and didn't know better, would you immediately assume I'm a token buyer on a large scale and would I get slated for having such a strong team on these forums?

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    I think it's great that you have the patience to create such an awesome team! Your opponents might assume you were buying T, and I bet your Cup is going to be tough.
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    the way i know if token buyer or tanker with the squad is when i look at their squad i see what and if what they won the season before, if nothing then tanker if all under the sun token

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    Quote Originally Posted by Raykco View Post
    I'd be interested to hear what other players on here would think of my squad next year. First of all, let me say that I am trying to tank this season, to start afresh next time. But this is the scenario.

    To start with, I must say I do purchase a small amount of tokens each season, but not enough to fill my squad with scout players. However, because I've tanked 2 of the last three seasons, and hopefully again this time, I could start next season with a minimum of 17 players of scout quality or better (indeed there could be 4x8*). Now if you were put into the same league as me and didn't know better, would you immediately assume I'm a token buyer on a large scale and would I get slated for having such a strong team on these forums?

    Thanks.

    No, I look at the trophies, and the whole squad. If the whole squad is not scouts, then he/she is not a large scale Tommy, for the most part. Not only that, but I look at the stadium. If thats all the way built, beware, as he is a serious token buyer.

    In my opinion, A medium Tommy:




    and a serious Tommy:




    This may not always be the case, but when I go and bid on players, I check this to make sure I am not wasting my time and tokens. If I see either of these two, I bow out early. That is not to say that I wont put in an initial bid, since sometimes they just put in a bid to scare people off so they get players on the cheap, but some of the time they dont really need the player and will bow out themselves after a round or two. I have won a few just like that.

    So to answer your question completely, if I dont see a full squad of scouts, a good stadium and trophies, then I know its not a serious Tommy. They would normally all have SA's as well. And a number of them change names to their favourite players. All signs of a Tommy.
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    If the whole squad is not scouts, then he/she is not a large scale Tommy, for the most part.

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    I think Cracicot said it all.
    I also look to the date he started and the level he is, that way i know If he tanked or just bought a lot of tokens.
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    Thanks all. Just got to avoid that promotion now.
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