Why does it even have to be a problem? All that is needed is for 2 managers to ask if they have picks... you know. like some other managers do!!
All that is needed is for each player to send to the right person. Players just have to do this, managers have to do much more. Have you asked yourself why there are 2 managers for Grand Slams, IW and Miami?
This is utter madness and quite embarrassing for all involved. Could have been resolved in 30 seconds but no... sheer stubbornness has taken over.
Yes, the 30 seconds to read the OOP.
Maybe you should try managing a big event, I think you could understand why they're so strict under these circumstances.
This leaves a bit of a bad taste in the mouth but of course some fellow managers and TT board members are going to stick by each other. They have to.
It leaves a bad taste, for sure. Nobody wants this to happen.