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  1. Standard member God
    18 Jul '06 09:15
    i know it is provisional - 20 games - but why is it dropping? - i have won all my games so far - it should be rising - ga-gah!

    lame jokes will be discarded - aren't you God? - don't you know? - go-gah!
  2. Standard member God
    18 Jul '06 09:16
    "Ratings may appear erratic until this time"

    never mind - gi-gah!
  3. 18 Jul '06 10:19
    It is easy to win if you play against lower (far lower) players. Then you lose rating even if you win the game.

    If you had won only stronger players your rating would have been far higher.
  4. 18 Jul '06 11:50
    Originally posted by FabianFnas
    It is easy to win if you play against lower (far lower) players. Then you lose rating even if you win the game.
    Actually, since he has been playing mostly players with p1200 rating, meaning they aren't defined either, he had no way of knowing if his opponents were higher rated or not.

    I suppose that's the reason his rating is erratic until 20 games are finished. And no sane player with a stable rating will agree to a challenge against someone with a provisional rating since there's no way of knowing exactly what level he's on yet.
  5. 18 Jul '06 21:31 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by stocken
    ....no sane player with a stable rating will agree to a challenge against someone with a provisional rating since there's no way of knowing exactly what level he's on yet.
    I play them.

    Maybe I'm a mug.



    Don't say it!
  6. Standard member Red Night
    RHP Prophet
    19 Jul '06 13:54
    I've played Bill Gates, but I'm not playing God.
  7. 20 Jul '06 09:44
    Originally posted by Red Night
    I've played Bill Gates, but I'm not playing God.
    Clever.
  8. Standard member Red Night
    RHP Prophet
    24 Jul '06 04:08
    Originally posted by stocken
    Clever.
    I'm actually playing Bill Gates.

    http://www.redhotpawn.com/profile/playerprofile.php?uid=246250

    Obviously not the real Bill Gates.

    Thanks for the compliment, but it wasn't as clever as it sounded.
  9. 08 Aug '06 18:54
    ratings - is up good or bad? I was thought lower rating was good in chess, but I've only played against computurs before so I'm outa the loop.