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Posted March 1, 2014 - 00:25

Per the profile, not even a visit to CCSLC since the minute that post was submitted. Weird. I have my doubts to that being a permanent "leaving" but, jeez, he's stuck to his guns for the first 15 days since.


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Posted March 1, 2014 - 07:14

Any one of you guys a fan of the Ontario Hockey League (OHL)? Just wondering, because here's the format of the teams so far:

1. - Eastern Conference
1.1. - East Division

Belleville Bulls
Kingston Frontenacs
Oshawa Generals
Ottawa 67's
Peterborough Petes

1.2. - Central Division

Barrie Colts
Mississauga Steelheads
Niagara IceDogs
North Bay Battalion
Sudbury Wolves

2. - Western Conference
2.1. - Midwest Division

Erie Otters
Guelph Storm
Kitchener Rangers
London Knights
Owen Sound Attack

2.2. - West Division

Plymouth Whalers
Saginaw Spirit
Sarnia Sting
Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds
Windsor Spitfires

So far, the current number of total games played for a team per season is 68. But I have a curious but well-modified and proposed/suggested schedule format of the OHL so that every team can compete in a perfectly well-balanced way. Here goes the following:

Schedule Format (72 total games):

a.) Conference play; Division play; Each team will play its other division rivals eight times – four home, four away – for a total of 32 Division games (4 * 8 = 32).
b.) Conference play; Out-of-Division play: Each team will play the four teams from the other division four times – two home, two away – for a total of 20 Out-of-Division games (5 * 4 = 20).
c.) Out-of-Conference play: Each team will play all 10 teams from the other conference twice – one home, one away – for a total of 20 Out-of-Conference games (10 * 2 = 20).

Lemme know your opinions and thoughts about this guys.
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Posted March 13, 2014 - 11:26

Another pointless NHL Alignment

 

CLARENCE CAMPBELL CONFERENCE

SMYTHE

Anaheim Ducks

Calgary Flames

Edmonton Oilers

Los Angeles Kings

Phoenix Roadrunners

San Jose Sharks

Seattle Totems

Vancouver Canucks

 

NORRIS
Chicago Blackhawks

Colorado Avalanche

Detroit Red Wings

Houston Aeros

Indianapolis Racers

Minnesota North Stars

St. Louis Blues

Winnipeg Jets

 

PRINCE OF WALES CONFERENCE

ADAMS
Boston Bruins

Buffalo Sabres

Cleveland Barons

Montreal Canadiens

Ottawa Senators

Quebec Nordiques

Pittsburgh Penguins

Toronto Maple Leafs

 

PATRICK
Carolina Hurricanes

Hartford Whalers

New Jersey Devils

New York Islanders

New York Rangers

Philadelphia Flyers

Tampa Bay Lightning

Washington Capitals


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Posted March 14, 2014 - 10:11

Another pointless NHL Alignment

 

CLARENCE CAMPBELL CONFERENCE

SMYTHE

Anaheim Ducks

Calgary Flames

Edmonton Oilers

Los Angeles Kings

Phoenix Roadrunners

San Jose Sharks

Seattle Totems

Vancouver Canucks

 

NORRIS
Chicago Blackhawks

Colorado Avalanche

Detroit Red Wings

Houston Aeros

Indianapolis Racers

Minnesota North Stars

St. Louis Blues

Winnipeg Jets

 

PRINCE OF WALES CONFERENCE

ADAMS
Boston Bruins

Buffalo Sabres

Cleveland Barons

Montreal Canadiens

Ottawa Senators

Quebec Nordiques

Pittsburgh Penguins

Toronto Maple Leafs

 

PATRICK
Carolina Hurricanes

Hartford Whalers

New Jersey Devils

New York Islanders

New York Rangers

Philadelphia Flyers

Tampa Bay Lightning

Washington Capitals

 

I like this although Milwaukee should be in there (maybe at Indianapolis's extent)


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Posted March 18, 2014 - 11:13

 

Another pointless NHL Alignment

 

CLARENCE CAMPBELL CONFERENCE

SMYTHE

Anaheim Ducks

Calgary Flames

Edmonton Oilers

Los Angeles Kings

Phoenix Roadrunners

San Jose Sharks

Seattle Totems

Vancouver Canucks

 

NORRIS
Chicago Blackhawks

Colorado Avalanche

Detroit Red Wings

Houston Aeros

Indianapolis Racers

Minnesota North Stars

St. Louis Blues

Winnipeg Jets

 

PRINCE OF WALES CONFERENCE

ADAMS
Boston Bruins

Buffalo Sabres

Cleveland Barons

Montreal Canadiens

Ottawa Senators

Quebec Nordiques

Pittsburgh Penguins

Toronto Maple Leafs

 

PATRICK
Carolina Hurricanes

Hartford Whalers

New Jersey Devils

New York Islanders

New York Rangers

Philadelphia Flyers

Tampa Bay Lightning

Washington Capitals

 

I like this although Milwaukee should be in there (maybe at Indianapolis's extent)

 

 

NORRIS

Chicago Blackhawks

Colorado Avalanche

Detroit Red Wings

Houston Aeros

Milwaukee Admirals

Minnesota North Stars

St. Louis Blues

Winnipeg Jets

 

How's this?


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Posted March 20, 2014 - 13:48

After seeing the previous posts, I like the Milwaukee one in the Norris Division. However, no "sections"? You know, 2 4-team sub-divisions?

I would group like this:

1. - Campbell Conference:
1.1. - Smythe Division:
1.1.1. - Northwest: Calgary/Edmonton/Vancouver/Seattle
1.1.2. - Pacific: Anaheim/LA Kings/Phoenix/San Jose
1.2. - Norris Division:
1.2.1. - Central: Chicago/Detroit/Milwaukee/St. Louis
1.2.2. - Midwest: Colorado/Houston/Minnesota/Winnipeg
2. - Wales Conference:
2.1. - Adams Division:
2.1.1. - Northeast: Boston/Buffalo/Quebec/Montreal
2.1.2. - Mideast: Cleveland/Ottawa/Pittsburgh/Toronto
2.2. - Patrick Division:
2.2.1. - Atlantic: Hartford/NJ Devils/NY Islanders/NY Rangers
2.2.2. - Southeast: Carolina/Philadelphia/Tampa Bay/Washington

Any thoughts?
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Posted March 20, 2014 - 14:12

After seeing the previous posts, I like the Milwaukee one in the Norris Division. However, no "sections"? You know, 2 4-team sub-divisions?

I would group like this:

1. - Campbell Conference:
1.1. - Smythe Division:
1.1.1. - Northwest: Calgary/Edmonton/Vancouver/Seattle
1.1.2. - Pacific: Anaheim/LA Kings/Phoenix/San Jose
1.2. - Norris Division:
1.2.1. - Central: Chicago/Detroit/Milwaukee/St. Louis
1.2.2. - Midwest: Colorado/Houston/Minnesota/Winnipeg
2. - Wales Conference:
2.1. - Adams Division:
2.1.1. - Northeast: Boston/Buffalo/Quebec/Montreal
2.1.2. - Mideast: Cleveland/Ottawa/Pittsburgh/Toronto
2.2. - Patrick Division:
2.2.1. - Atlantic: Hartford/NJ Devils/NY Islanders/NY Rangers
2.2.2. - Southeast: Carolina/Philadelphia/Tampa Bay/Washington

Any thoughts?

 

Very nice. The Campbell looks good but I'd do the Wales like this...

 

NE: Buffalo/Montreal/Ottawa/Toronto

Mid: Boston/Cleveland/Hartford/Pittsburgh

Atlantic: Devils/Rangers/Islanders/Flyers

SE: Carolina/Tampa/Washington/Either Atlanta, Nashville or Florida


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Posted March 21, 2014 - 16:58

After seeing the previous posts, I like the Milwaukee one in the Norris Division. However, no "sections"? You know, 2 4-team sub-divisions?

I would group like this:

1. - Campbell Conference:
1.1. - Smythe Division:
1.1.1. - Northwest: Calgary/Edmonton/Vancouver/Seattle
1.1.2. - Pacific: Anaheim/LA Kings/Phoenix/San Jose
1.2. - Norris Division:
1.2.1. - Central: Chicago/Detroit/Milwaukee/St. Louis
1.2.2. - Midwest: Colorado/Houston/Minnesota/Winnipeg
2. - Wales Conference:
2.1. - Adams Division:
2.1.1. - Northeast: Boston/Buffalo/Quebec/Montreal
2.1.2. - Mideast: Cleveland/Ottawa/Pittsburgh/Toronto
2.2. - Patrick Division:
2.2.1. - Atlantic: Hartford/NJ Devils/NY Islanders/NY Rangers
2.2.2. - Southeast: Carolina/Philadelphia/Tampa Bay/Washington

Any thoughts?


The Flyers have to play with the Rangers, Devils, and Islanders.

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Posted March 21, 2014 - 17:04

The Flyers have to play with the Rangers, Devils, and Islanders.


I sincerely agree. So I go re-modify like this:

1. - Campbell Conference:
1.1. - Smythe Division:
1.1.1. - Northwest: Calgary/Edmonton/Vancouver/Seattle
1.1.2. - Pacific: Anaheim/LA Kings/Phoenix/San Jose
1.2. - Norris Division:
1.2.1. - Central: Chicago/Detroit/Milwaukee/St. Louis
1.2.2. - Midwest: Colorado/Houston/Minnesota/Winnipeg
2. - Wales Conference:
2.1. - Adams Division:
2.1.1. - Northeast: Boston/Buffalo/Quebec/Montreal
2.1.2. - Mideast: Cleveland/Ottawa/Pittsburgh/Toronto
2.2. - Patrick Division:
2.2.1. - Atlantic: Philadelphia/NJ Devils/NY Islanders/NY Rangers
2.2.2. - Southeast: Carolina/Florida/Tampa Bay/Washington

Plus, I have other possibilities based on my division alignment format.
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Posted March 22, 2014 - 11:52

 

 

Another pointless NHL Alignment

 

CLARENCE CAMPBELL CONFERENCE

SMYTHE

Anaheim Ducks

Calgary Flames

Edmonton Oilers

Los Angeles Kings

Phoenix Roadrunners

San Jose Sharks

Seattle Totems

Vancouver Canucks

 

NORRIS
Chicago Blackhawks

Colorado Avalanche

Detroit Red Wings

Houston Aeros

Indianapolis Racers

Minnesota North Stars

St. Louis Blues

Winnipeg Jets

 

PRINCE OF WALES CONFERENCE

ADAMS
Boston Bruins

Buffalo Sabres

Cleveland Barons

Montreal Canadiens

Ottawa Senators

Quebec Nordiques

Pittsburgh Penguins

Toronto Maple Leafs

 

PATRICK
Carolina Hurricanes

Hartford Whalers

New Jersey Devils

New York Islanders

New York Rangers

Philadelphia Flyers

Tampa Bay Lightning

Washington Capitals

 

I like this although Milwaukee should be in there (maybe at Indianapolis's extent)

 

 

NORRIS

Chicago Blackhawks

Colorado Avalanche

Detroit Red Wings

Houston Aeros

Milwaukee Admirals

Minnesota North Stars

St. Louis Blues

Winnipeg Jets

 

How's this?

 

 

That's cool.


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Posted March 25, 2014 - 11:34

Pointless NBA Alignment

 

Western Conference

PACIFIC
Golden State Warriors

LA Clippers

LA Lakers

Phoenix Suns

Portland Trailblazers

Sacramento Kings

Seattle Supersonics (Expansion)

 

MIDWEST
Dallas Mavericks

Denver Nuggets

Houston Rockets

Memphis Grizzlies

Minnesota Timberwolves

Oklahoma City Thunder

San Antonio Spurs

Utah Jazz

 

Eastern Conference

CENTRAL
Atlanta Hawks

Chicago Bulls

Cleveland Cavaliers

Detroit Pistons

Indiana Pacers

Milwaukee Bucks

New Orleans Pelicans

Toronto Raptors

 

ATLANTIC

Boston Celtics

Brooklyn Nets

Charlotte Hornets

Miami Heat

New York Knicks

Orlando Magic

Philadelphia 76ers

Washington (Something other than Wizards)


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Posted March 25, 2014 - 11:38

Pointless NBA Alignment
 
Western Conference
PACIFIC
Golden State Warriors
LA Clippers
LA Lakers
Phoenix Suns
Portland Trailblazers
Sacramento Kings
Seattle Supersonics (Expansion)
 
MIDWEST
Dallas Mavericks
Denver Nuggets
Houston Rockets
Memphis Grizzlies
Minnesota Timberwolves
Oklahoma City Thunder
San Antonio Spurs
Utah Jazz
 
Eastern Conference
CENTRAL
Atlanta Hawks
Chicago Bulls
Cleveland Cavaliers
Detroit Pistons
Indiana Pacers
Milwaukee Bucks
New Orleans Pelicans
Toronto Raptors
 
ATLANTIC
Boston Celtics
Brooklyn Nets
Charlotte Hornets
Miami Heat
New York Knicks
Orlando Magic
Philadelphia 76ers
Washington (Something other than Wizards)


Nice format, nearly much like the same one from 1996 to almost to 2004 (way before the Charlotte Bobcats joined). But you forgot the 32nd possible expansion team for having to represent the Pacific Division. You have the Seattle SuperSonics (as a return team, but from scratch). But how about another team, but from Vancouver (except having the Grizzlies name since it belongs to Memphis, franchise-wise)? And good thing that you put the new Charlotte Hornets as part of the Atlantic Division since it's more near to the other Atlantic teams instead of those from its former division (the Central Division) as well as having Oklahoma City as part of the Midwest Division.

Edited by jlog3000, March 25, 2014 - 11:43.

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Posted March 25, 2014 - 18:10

For giggles, I think the following would work a bit better:

 

ATLANTIC

Brooklyn Nets

Philadelphia 76ers

Boston Celtics

Orlando Magic

Washington Wizards

New York Knicks

Miami Heat

Charlotte Hornets

 

The Atlantic Division of old is kept intact except for the addition of the reincarnated Charlotte Hornets.

 

CENTRAL

Detroit Pistons

Indiana Pacers

Milwaukee Bucks

Memphis Grizzlies

Chicago Bulls

Toronto Raptors

Cleveland Cavaliers

Atlanta Hawks

 

Switching out New Orleans with Memphis for geographical reasons.

 

MIDWEST

San Antonio Spurs

Dallas Mavericks

Minnesota Timberwolves

Utah Jazz

Houston Rockets

New Orleans Pelicans

Denver Nuggets

Oklahoma Thunder

 

Curiously, this setup creates two mini-divisions within the same division: the modern Southwest teams versus the Midwest teams.

 

PACIFIC

Sacramento Kings

LA Lakers

LA Clippers

Portland Supersonics

Phoenix Suns

Seattle Supersonics

Golden State Warriors

San Jose Startups

 

Not only does this makes sense for the future Seattle team but, for me personally, the next NBA expansion is going to be on the western side of the continent.  It'll either be Las Vegas, San Jose, or even longshots like San Diego and Vancouver.


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Posted March 26, 2014 - 06:49

For giggles, I think the following would work a bit better:
 
ATLANTIC
Brooklyn Nets
Philadelphia 76ers
Boston Celtics
Orlando Magic
Washington Wizards
New York Knicks
Miami Heat
Charlotte Hornets
 
The Atlantic Division of old is kept intact except for the addition of the reincarnated Charlotte Hornets.
 
CENTRAL
Detroit Pistons
Indiana Pacers
Milwaukee Bucks
Memphis Grizzlies
Chicago Bulls
Toronto Raptors
Cleveland Cavaliers
Atlanta Hawks
 
Switching out New Orleans with Memphis for geographical reasons.
 
MIDWEST
San Antonio Spurs
Dallas Mavericks
Minnesota Timberwolves
Utah Jazz
Houston Rockets
New Orleans Pelicans
Denver Nuggets
Oklahoma Thunder
 
Curiously, this setup creates two mini-divisions within the same division: the modern Southwest teams versus the Midwest teams.
 
PACIFIC
Sacramento Kings
LA Lakers
LA Clippers
Portland Supersonics
Phoenix Suns
Seattle Supersonics
Golden State Warriors
Las Vegas Sharks
 
Not only does this makes sense for the future Seattle team but, for me personally, the next NBA expansion is going to be on the western side of the continent.  It'll either be Las Vegas, San Jose, or even longshots like San Diego and Vancouver.


Interesting on how you put Memphis in the East while putting New Orleans in the West. Geographically, sounds truly logic. But like the mini-division idea, which it should be like this:

1. - Eastern Conference:
1.1. - Atlantic Division:
1.1.1. - Northeast: Boston, Brooklyn, N.Y. Knicks, Philadelphia
1.1.2. - Southeast: Miami, Orlando, Charlotte, Washington
1.2. - Central Division:
1.2.1. - Great Lakes: Toronto, Detroit, Indiana, Cleveland
1.2.2. - Mideast: Atlanta, Memphis, Chicago, Milwaukee
2. - Western Conference:
2.1. - Midwest Division:
2.1.1. - Southwest: Dallas, San Antonio, Houston, New Orleans
2.1.2. - Midwest: Minnesota, Denver, Utah, Oklahoma
2.2. - Pacific Division:
2.2.1. - Northwest: Portland, Sacramento, ''Seattle'', ''expansion team'' of either Las Vegas, San Diego, San Jose or Vancouver
2.2.2. - West Coast: Phoenix, L.A. Clippers, L.A. Lakers, Golden State
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Posted April 9, 2014 - 20:38

So with Atlanta in all likelihood being added as the 22nd franchise in MLS, here is the 2017 alignment:

 

Expansion in italics

 

East

Atlanta

Columbus Crew

D.C. United

Miami

Montreal Impact

New England Revolution

New York City FC

New York Red Bulls

Orlando City SC

Philadelphia Union

Toronto FC

 

West

Chicago Fire

Colorado Rapids

FC Dallas

LA Galaxy

Los Angeles FC (or whatever Chivas is re-branded as)

Portland Timbers

Real Salt Lake

San Jose Earthquakes

Seattle Sounders FC

Sporting Kansas City

Vancouver Whitecaps FC



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Posted April 10, 2014 - 06:28

So with Atlanta in all likelihood being added as the 22nd franchise in MLS, here is the 2017 alignment:
 
Expansion in italics
 
East
Atlanta
Columbus Crew
D.C. United
Miami
Montreal Impact
New England Revolution
New York City FC
New York Red Bulls
Orlando City SC
Philadelphia Union
Toronto FC
 
West
Chicago Fire
Colorado Rapids
FC Dallas
LA Galaxy
Los Angeles FC (or whatever Chivas is re-branded as)
Portland Timbers
Real Salt Lake
San Jose Earthquakes
Seattle Sounders FC
Sporting Kansas City
Vancouver Whitecaps FC


I can approve the realignment, but how come Houston is not in the list?
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Posted April 10, 2014 - 06:46

So with Atlanta in all likelihood being added as the 22nd franchise in MLS, here is the 2017 alignment:
 
Expansion in italics
 
East
Atlanta
Columbus Crew
D.C. United
Miami
Montreal Impact
New England Revolution
New York City FC
New York Red Bulls
Orlando City SC
Philadelphia Union
Toronto FC
 
West
Chicago Fire
Colorado Rapids
FC Dallas
LA Galaxy
Los Angeles FC (or whatever Chivas is re-branded as)
Portland Timbers
Real Salt Lake
San Jose Earthquakes
Seattle Sounders FC
Sporting Kansas City
Vancouver Whitecaps FC

I can approve the realignment, but how come Houston is not in the list?
Houston should be west
And I'd put Chicago in the east
Having them in the west requires so much more travel for them with all the other west teams being so far away

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Posted April 10, 2014 - 06:51

So with Atlanta in all likelihood being added as the 22nd franchise in MLS, here is the 2017 alignment:
 
Expansion in italics
 
East
Atlanta
Columbus Crew
D.C. United
Miami
Montreal Impact
New England Revolution
New York City FC
New York Red Bulls
Orlando City SC
Philadelphia Union
Toronto FC
 
West
Chicago Fire
Colorado Rapids
FC Dallas
LA Galaxy
Los Angeles FC (or whatever Chivas is re-branded as)
Portland Timbers
Real Salt Lake
San Jose Earthquakes
Seattle Sounders FC
Sporting Kansas City
Vancouver Whitecaps FC

I can approve the realignment, but how come Houston is not in the list?

Houston should be west
And I'd put Chicago in the east
Having them in the west requires so much more travel for them with all the other west teams being so far away


You have a point right there wonderbread, and I can understand that. Chicago should be in the East, if Houston is included. But that would leave an empty spot on the West with 11 teams, needing a 24th franchise in general for the league. I think that it should be either in Phoenix or another city in Texas. Just my opinion. And both East and West conferences should be divided equally into 2 6-team divisions. You feel me?
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Posted April 10, 2014 - 07:02

So with Atlanta in all likelihood being added as the 22nd franchise in MLS, here is the 2017 alignment:
 
Expansion in italics
 
East
Atlanta
Columbus Crew
D.C. United
Miami
Montreal Impact
New England Revolution
New York City FC
New York Red Bulls
Orlando City SC
Philadelphia Union
Toronto FC
 
West
Chicago Fire
Colorado Rapids
FC Dallas
LA Galaxy
Los Angeles FC (or whatever Chivas is re-branded as)
Portland Timbers
Real Salt Lake
San Jose Earthquakes
Seattle Sounders FC
Sporting Kansas City
Vancouver Whitecaps FC

I can approve the realignment, but how come Houston is not in the list?
Houston should be west
And I'd put Chicago in the east
Having them in the west requires so much more travel for them with all the other west teams being so far away
You have a point right there wonderbread, and I can understand that. Chicago should be in the East, if Houston is included. But that would leave an empty spot on the West with 11 teams, needing a 24th franchise in general for the league. I think that it should be either in Phoenix or another city in Texas. Just my opinion. And both East and West conferences should be divided equally into 2 6-team divisions. You feel me?
I understand that but the nhl is able to work with uneven divisions because of travel, and until recently the mlb did to, i dont think there needs to be a perfect split among the teams especially with a league that is still growing and doesn't have a lot of revenue and trying to save money

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Posted April 11, 2014 - 07:59

The "Ultimate" NFL Realignment

 

 

*AMERICAN (AFC)*

Baltimore

Buffalo

Cincinnati

Cleveland

Denver

Houston

Indianapolis

Jacksonville

Kansas City

Miami

New England

NY Jets

Oakland

Pittsburgh

San Diego

Tennessee

 

*NATIONAL (NFC)*

Arizona

Atlanta

Carolina

Chicago

Dallas

Detroit

Green Bay

Minnesota

New Orleans

NY Giants

Philadelphia

St. Louis

San Francisco

Seattle

Tampa Bay

Washington

 

 

Keep current system.  Get rid of 2 preseason games and make those regular season games.  Play every team in your conference once (15 games, on an every other home-away basis) plus 3 games against your "traditional foes" aka current divisions.  Top 6 go to playoffs from each conference.

 

Pretty simple, yet will never be done...