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  1. Standard member evi1pau1
    Spawn of Satan
    25 Aug '08 22:36
    Ive just lost 2 games where the timeout expired while on vaccation.
    These were Tournament games - does that mean that Tournament games aren't under the same rules as normal games? - or has something not worked with this setting??
  2. 26 Aug '08 01:33
    Vacation flag covers everything AFAIK. Did they maybe time out just BEFORE you set the flag?
  3. 26 Aug '08 05:06
    Originally posted by evi1pau1
    Ive just lost 2 games where the timeout expired while on vaccation.
    These were Tournament games - does that mean that Tournament games aren't under the same rules as normal games? - or has something not worked with this setting??
    Maybe you came home after your vacancy period was over?
    When the flag is reset you're open for time outs.
    When the skull shows it can be clicked.

    Advice: Always book a day or two more than you need.
  4. Standard member Phlabibit
    Mystic Meg
    26 Aug '08 15:12
    Also, vacation is based on GMT I believe. Math may help.

    Extra days is the key, and making moved before vacation goes into affect.

    P-
  5. Standard member evi1pau1
    Spawn of Satan
    26 Aug '08 21:27
    thanks 4 the resplies..I just double checked the dates - I put extra days, but it seems that i got timed out just a few hours before the setting kicked in...doh!

    cheers Ne hoo.
    P.
  6. Subscriber Russ
    RHP Code Monkey
    27 Aug '08 15:29
    Originally posted by Phlabibit
    Also, vacation is based on GMT I believe. Math may help.

    Extra days is the key, and making moved before vacation goes into affect.

    P-
    This is correct and the very reason we occasionally receive feedback about unfair timeouts/vacation system failing. If you live in the States, and you are on Pacific time, be extra careful when booking vacations. Shortly after midnight GMT, the vacation flag will be removed and the game will be eligible for timeout.

    -Russ
  7. 28 Aug '08 00:13
    The Cow hates California!