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  1. Standard member mikelom
    Ajarn
    03 Sep '10 17:56 / 1 edit
    I live in Thailand and I see 1Hr 20 mins etc etc left in a game, on MY clock.

    Is that time bank left applicable in time bank from a GMT server, US timed server or Timbuktu server?

    Is that time left applicable to my time left in my time zone, or the oppositon's time zone, or the GMT time zone?

    And where is the opposition really from, ignoring flags, in his time zone of real time - from where the time left actually is?

    Is my time, as seen, the same as his time left; the same as I see it, and vice versa?

    -m.
  2. Standard member ua41
    Sharp Edge
    03 Sep '10 18:29
    The timeout and timebank are not subject to timezones. A 3 day timeout is the same anywhere in the world as it represents time for the game and is not a reflection on time itself.

    The same time for timeout and timebank will be shown for both opponents.
  3. 03 Sep '10 18:39
    Originally posted by mikelom
    I live in Thailand and I see 1Hr 20 mins etc etc left in a game, on [b]MY clock.

    Is that time bank left applicable in time bank from a GMT server, US timed server or Timbuktu server?

    Is that time left applicable to my time left in my time zone, or the oppositon's time zone, or the GMT time zone?

    And where is the opposition really from, ignori ...[text shortened]...

    Is my time, as seen, the same as his time left; the same as I see it, and vice versa?

    -m.[/b]
    drunk, stoned or just bored?
  4. Subscriber Kewpie
    chess dummy
    03 Sep '10 23:27
    A discussion on the nature of time might be out of place in a chess help forum, don't you think?
  5. 04 Sep '10 00:39
    I agree.

    I think he should take it to Site Ideas and ask for a Questions Forum.

    There is a wee minor bug in the time zones thing.

    I set my computer back 2 days and found I had an extra 2 days allowance
    in all my games. Even the one day games.

    So out curiosity I set my computer forward 4 days and all these skulls appeared.

    I clecked them and scored a bucket of wins on timeout. Try it.
  6. Standard member mikelom
    Ajarn
    04 Sep '10 04:09 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by greenpawn34
    I agree.

    I think he should take it to Site Ideas and ask for a Questions Forum.

    There is a wee minor bug in the time zones thing.

    I set my computer back 2 days and found I had an extra 2 days allowance
    in all my games. Even the one day games.

    So out curiosity I set my computer forward 4 days and all these skulls appeared.

    I clecked them and scored a bucket of wins on timeout. Try it.
    I put it in Site Ideas initially. Some smart alec told me to bring it here.

    Edit: I also see a flying pig going across my screen.
  7. Standard member mikelom
    Ajarn
    04 Sep '10 04:14
    Originally posted by trev33
    drunk, stoned or just bored?
    Bored STIFFY!
  8. 14 Sep '10 04:40
    I have a player whom has not move for over six weeks prox how can I win this game and move on.
  9. 14 Sep '10 06:03
    Originally posted by cato
    I have a player whom has not move for over six weeks prox how can I win this game and move on.
    If you see a skull icon in your My Games page, just click it and the game is won by you.
  10. Subscriber coquette
    Already mated
    14 Sep '10 06:11
    Originally posted by cato
    I have a player whom has not move for over six weeks prox how can I win this game and move on.
    Subscribe. That's the only real solution. It's part of the grand evil scheme.