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  1. 26 Apr '04 02:02
    I'm new to the site. The timebank(14 day) ran out on my opponent. I had a claim win symbol, but then I moved by habit. Now I can't seem to claim the win and the claim win symbol is gone. Does that mean this game goes on forever now? I thought the timebank was like a chess clock and if you run out you lose. Otherwise what is the point. This is a tournament and I don't want it to go on forever because one guy moves so slow. If a player wants to move that slow then they need to pick a tournament with a 3 day or longer timeout. This is a Hardcore, 0 timeout tournament. Please advise.
  2. Donation rwingett
    Ming the Merciless
    26 Apr '04 02:18
    Originally posted by terminmater
    I'm new to the site. The timebank(14 day) ran out on my opponent. I had a claim win symbol, but then I moved by habit. Now I can't seem to claim the win and the claim win symbol is gone. Does that mean this game goes on forever now? I thought the timebank was like a chess clock and if you run out you lose. Otherwise what is the point. This is a tournam ...[text shortened]... rnament with a 3 day or longer timeout. This is a Hardcore, 0 timeout tournament. Please advise.
    By moving you have turned down the opportunity to claim the timeout for the time being. Your opponent has no timebank left, and you will be eligible to claim the win if he fails to move within the timeout period again. The timeouts are not automatic. It's up to you to actively claim them.
  3. 26 Apr '04 02:30
    Thank you rwingett.
  4. 26 Apr '04 04:56
    I'm confused by this scenario. I don't see how Terminmater could possibly move in a game if he had the chance to claim a win by timeout. Wouldn't that mean that it was his opponent's move?
  5. 26 Apr '04 21:32
    Originally posted by huntingbear
    I'm confused by this scenario. I don't see how Terminmater could possibly move in a game if he had the chance to claim a win by timeout. Wouldn't that mean that it was his opponent's move?
    Yes - as I understand it. Maybe the claim win was there for a bit while he was waiting for his opponent to move...
  6. Standard member purclecow
    MMMMM Penguin Pie
    26 Apr '04 22:28
    Originally posted by huntingbear
    I'm confused by this scenario. I don't see how Terminmater could possibly move in a game if he had the chance to claim a win by timeout. Wouldn't that mean that it was his opponent's move?
    so its not only me that was confused by this then
  7. Standard member Prefect
    Ford Prefect
    27 Apr '04 08:51
    I have the same problem in the same tournament (it must be a bug).
    I have written this under the tournament forum:

    Hi Russ

    For some reason the claim win button doesn't work in my easter hardcore tournament game against mallys7. (gameid=472169)

    Prefect