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  1. 26 Jun '07 16:41
    Is it 30 or 36 days vacation / a year ?
    Some people use clearly this "priviledge" because theay are lost, often at one move of being mate, then they "vanish" in the nature for...a certain time.
    When it's obvious that the game is lost, it should be intelligent to review the rules of vacation and evoke the possibility of an abuse. "arbitrage" should be possible in those cases. Nobody has to wait for a mate in one....during 30 or 36 days. This is an insult to opponent's intelligence.
  2. 26 Jun '07 16:50
    Originally posted by Schopenhauer
    Is it 30 or 36 days vacation / a year ?
    Some people use clearly this "priviledge" because theay are lost, often at one move of being mate, then they "vanish" in the nature for...a certain time.
    When it's obvious that the game is lost, it should be intelligent to review the rules of vacation and evoke the possibility of an abuse. "arbitrage" should be ...[text shortened]... for a mate in one....during 30 or 36 days. This is an insult to opponent's intelligence.
    Some says this is not abuse - only because the system permits it.
  3. 26 Jun '07 17:00
    Originally posted by Schopenhauer
    Is it 30 or 36 days vacation / a year ?
    Some people use clearly this "priviledge" because theay are lost, often at one move of being mate, then they "vanish" in the nature for...a certain time.
    When it's obvious that the game is lost, it should be intelligent to review the rules of vacation and evoke the possibility of an abuse. "arbitrage" should be ...[text shortened]... for a mate in one....during 30 or 36 days. This is an insult to opponent's intelligence.
    The guy has 11 other games in progress, what makes you think it is a tactic? Maybe he just went on holiday? Unless you know something I dont, to assume he has booked vacation to avoid being beaten next move is a bit of a leap of faith.
    That said it is absolutely forced, and in one, and the guys rating says he should know better and show some courtesy rather than playing on in this position. This is an issue of etiquette, which the rules can ensure to some degree, but never completely.
    I would relax. The game is yours in 33 days, at the very latest
  4. Subscriber C J Horse
    A stable personality
    26 Jun '07 17:44
    Originally posted by Schopenhauer
    Is it 30 or 36 days vacation / a year ?
    Some people use clearly this "priviledge" because theay are lost, often at one move of being mate, then they "vanish" in the nature for...a certain time.
    When it's obvious that the game is lost, it should be intelligent to review the rules of vacation and evoke the possibility of an abuse. "arbitrage" should be ...[text shortened]... for a mate in one....during 30 or 36 days. This is an insult to opponent's intelligence.
    Read one of the god-knows-how many-other threads about this. It's the way it works and you can't do anything about it. If you don't like it go and play elsewhere.
  5. 27 Jun '07 02:05
    ...and you can't do anything about it. If you don't like it go and play elsewhere.
    You CAN do something about it.
    1. Don't play against people who can use it on you unless they agree in advance not to. [or just play non-subs who are not able to "manipulate" the system]
    2.Post a thread in the site ideas forum for your suggested alternative system.
    3. Send feedback regarding your dissatisfaction.


    4. Ignore C J Horse, he's not the official public relations department as you can probably tell.
  6. Standard member Dutch Defense
    Stealer of Souls
    27 Jun '07 02:15
    Originally posted by Schopenhauer
    Is it 30 or 36 days vacation / a year ?
    Some people use clearly this "priviledge" because theay are lost, often at one move of being mate, then they "vanish" in the nature for...a certain time.
    When it's obvious that the game is lost, it should be intelligent to review the rules of vacation and evoke the possibility of an abuse. "arbitrage" should be ...[text shortened]... for a mate in one....during 30 or 36 days. This is an insult to opponent's intelligence.
    30
  7. 27 Jun '07 02:47 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by Dutch Defense
    30
    I told someone in another thread that it was 30 and was informed by someone else [a moderator] that it was 36 - which is why in the vacation settings it says "0 of 36 days used in 2007"
    I told someone else in another thread that it was 36 and was corrected by someone else who would know about these things [I thought] that it was 30.

    So, take your pick.
  8. Subscriber Ragnorak
    For RHP addons...
    27 Jun '07 07:11
    Originally posted by Dr Strangelove
    I told someone in another thread that it was 30 and was informed by someone else [a moderator] that it was 36 - which is why in the vacation settings it says "0 of 36 days used in 2007"
    I told someone else in another thread that it was 36 and was corrected by someone else who would know about these things [I thought] that it was 30.

    So, take your pick.
    It's 36. FACT!

    But that's for a full year. Anybody who joined at some point in 2007 will have less days.

    D
  9. Standard member Dutch Defense
    Stealer of Souls
    27 Jun '07 11:05
    Originally posted by Ragnorak
    It's 36. FACT!

    But that's for a full year. Anybody who joined at some point in 2007 will have less days.

    D
    In that case, I joined in February 16 of this year.
  10. Standard member Phlabibit
    Mystic Meg
    28 Jun '07 13:11 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by Dr Strangelove
    I told someone in another thread that it was 30 and was informed by someone else [a moderator] that it was 36 - which is why in the vacation settings it says "0 of 36 days used in 2007"
    I told someone else in another thread that it was 36 and was corrected by someone else who would know about these things [I thought] that it was 30.

    So, take your pick.
    Why would you second guess me? Only Pawn Stars can second guess me!

    The 36 days I posted was a cut and past direct from my vacation page.

    P-
  11. 28 Jun '07 13:54
    Originally posted by Phlabibit
    Why would you second guess me? Only Pawn Stars can second guess me!

    The 36 days I posted was a cut and past direct from my vacation page.

    P-
    I'm not disputing anything - merely saying what happened.
  12. Standard member Phlabibit
    Mystic Meg
    28 Jun '07 13:59
    Originally posted by Dr Strangelove
    I'm not disputing anything - merely saying what happened.
    Don't worry, I've been wrong before. I thought I had made a mistake.

    P-
  13. Standard member Daemon Sin
    I'm A Mighty Pirateā„¢
    28 Jun '07 14:50
    Originally posted by Phlabibit
    Don't worry, I've been wrong before. I thought I had made a mistake.

    P-
    Copying Bowmann's old lines? Is that what you've been reduced to these days?

  14. 28 Jun '07 15:04
    Originally posted by Daemon Sin
    Copying Bowmann's old lines? Is that what you've been reduced to these days?

    War is war, loser.