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  1. 17 Dec '02 16:39
    I'm not sure what I'm doing wrong, as I cannot seem to get any reply
    or comments to my posts on Game History Bug. Clicking alert
    moderator doesn't seem to help.

    Anyway, here it is again:

    One favorite opponent and I message in great detail about our
    games as they progress. We are trying to develop our calculation
    skills.

    When I play back a game history to check my handwritten notes, the
    game history lists the move numbers incorrectly. For example, the
    starting position and white's first move are listed as move one, but
    black's first move is listed as move two. The error continues
    throughout playback of the game history.

    This makes it difficult to discuss the game. Can anyone suggest a way
    of correcting this? Messaging 8 ...cxd, which is shown by the Game
    History as as 9 cxd for every move discussed gets a little
    cumbersome and confusing, especially during exchanges.

    Chuck Smart
  2. Standard member Nemesio
    Ursulakantor
    17 Dec '02 16:48 / 1 edit
    I believe that the listed move is the move about to happen, not a commentary on the state of the
    board. That way, if someone resigns (accepts draw, etc.), you know when it happens.

    Anyway, if both of you are using a system you think is flawed and both understand exactly how it
    works, it seems that you shouldn't have that much difficulty adjusting your minds to be able to
    discuss the game.
  3. 17 Dec '02 18:34
    Thanks for the reply. I wasn't sure this was working.

    No, I think the present setup is just an error, easily corrected by
    initializing a variable to zero at the beginning of the game.
  4. Donation Rhymester
    and RedHotTed
    17 Dec '02 21:29
    Chuck,

    You will have to have a bit more patience. Russ and Chrismo (the
    people who run this site) are busy implementing lots of improvements
    at present. They'll get round to you in due course.

    Also PLEASE don't think that clicking the 'alert moderators' button will
    bring your post to their attention. This button is for when you see
    an 'offensive' post and think it should be deleted. I wondered why
    someone thought your question was offensive!

    Anyway, send over a game (14 day timeout) - I'm here quite a lot...

    Rhymester
  5. Subscriber Russ
    RHP Code Monkey
    17 Dec '02 21:49 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by Rhymester
    Chuck,
    Anyway, send over a game (14 day timeout) - I'm here quite a lot...
    Understatement of the year goes to Rhymester – an RHP resident
    from nearly day one - and he doesn't go outside much. (And we love
    him for it )

    Chuck,

    I have taken note of your comment, and I will look into this at the
    next available moment. I am a bit swamped with feedback, so I do
    miss things, but perseverance will pay off in the end...
    Over Xmas, if I can get rid of all my visiting relatives, I should have
    time to fix this.

    -Russ
  6. 18 Dec '02 14:48
    Okay, thanks to everyone.
  7. Standard member lionel
    Ray
    20 Dec '02 23:50
    On your player table list, alot of those players do not exist, whats up.
    Also, when you challenge some of those people, you can,t/are they
    full, I thought if you were a member you had unlimited games.
  8. 21 Dec '02 05:24
    Originally posted by lionel
    Also, when you challenge some of those people, you can,t/are they
    full, I thought if you were a member you had unlimited games.
    Hello Ray, It is true that as a pawnstar one is entitled to an unlimited
    number of games. However some people like to set a limit on the
    maximum number of concurrent games they are playing before
    automatically rejecting challenges. It's quite easy to let one's game
    numbers spiral out of control.

    One way of finding out whether someone is available for a challenge
    (they might not accept it of course, but at least it will go through) is to
    go to "Find Player", enter in a ratings band and then search for a list
    of players in that band.

    The ones that aren't at their limit will have "challenge player" written
    by their name. The ones at their limit won't have this. (please
    someone correct me if I've got that wrong).

    Hope this helps a bit

    Mark
  9. Subscriber Russ
    RHP Code Monkey
    21 Dec '02 07:43
    Mark,

    You are correct. I will try to improve the rejection text so this is all
    clearer.


    -Russ

    BTW: I noticed you posted at 10:30pm last night, and 5:30 again this
    morning - do you ever go to sleep?
  10. 21 Dec '02 07:52 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by Russ
    Mark,

    You are correct. I will try to improve the rejection text so this is all
    clearer.


    -Russ

    BTW: I noticed you posted at 10:30pm last night, and 5:30 again this
    morning - do you ever go to sleep?
    Although I have had some troubles in sleeping, last night was actually
    a very good night for sleep! My secadian rhythm (is that right?!) has
    been all out of shape recently so am trying to get back into a routine
    by waking up early in the mornings, thus making me veeery tired
    come the evening so I have no choice but to fall asleep.

    I got up yesterday at around 7am and come 10.30pm I was
    shattered. I made that post and was fast asleep by 11pm. I woke up
    at around 5am this morning and couldn't get back to sleep so decided
    to stay awake for the rest of the day in the hope that come 11pm
    tonight I'll be similarly exhausted and will sleep.

    More truly fascinating aspects of Mark's World coming soon

    Mark