Originally Posted by Zorro
I would love to side with you here but I think once you countered the deal, the first deal is rejected..
1) He offered you a deal..
2) You didn't like the deal for some reason, so you countered..
3) He didn't like your deal, so he offered you something new..
Now I think the only deal that is out there for the taking is #3
I have to agree with this I don't think you have a "legal" or ethical argument here. I'm going to go lawyer on your right now, (I realize this isn't a legal issue but the principles make sense):
In law if an offer is made and a counter-offer is then made the counter-offer automatically kills the original offer. The principle is that without this rule, the party receiving an offer who is willing to accept would get a free shot to improve the offer.
Consider the following example:
A Manager is offered a 1-for-1 player swap, he likes the deal as he rates the player he's receiving an 8 and the one he gives up a 7. He decides to get greedy and counter with a deal where a different player he receives is a 9 for the original player worth a 7. If the other manager agrees he improves by getting a 9 instead of an 8. Alternatively, if the other manager declines he THEN accepts the first deal. This simple example illustrates the principle, without the rule killing the original offer the party receiving can try and improve his offer for free.
Back on your issue. The other manager made an offer and you countered. Once you countered the original deal is killed the third deal was offered and that's the only deal open for acceptance.
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