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  1. 19 Jan '03 16:40
    Hello,

    In Message Log, I found messages sent by my opponents. Are those messages suppose to appear in a popup window, or it is by email ?
    I do not want my oppponents to think I am rude but I cannot respond to a message if I am unaware they've sent me one.

    note : I disabled email notice of opponent's moves & I rarely launch outlook anyway.
  2. 19 Jan '03 16:47
    If your opponent has sent you a message then the text appears just above the board, in red letters.

    If you want to reply to a message, click "message your opponent" and then type in the box that appears, then just press move as normal.

    Mark
  3. Donation mwmiller
    RHP Member No.16
    19 Jan '03 16:48 / 2 edits
    The messages you refer to have nothing to do with e-mail.

    If your opponent sends you a message during a game, it will appear just above your board, when you go to that game and it is your move.

    That means the message was sent along with your opponents last move. It will not appear there again, but will be kept in the message log along with the move number.

    You can send a message or reply to a message only when it is your turn to move.

    Enter your move, then look on the right side of the board, below the 'move' button. You will see a place that says 'message your opponent'.

    Click on that and a small dialog box will open. Type your message in it, then click the 'move' button. Your move and message will be sent to your opponent.

    Once you click the move button, you cannot send a message any longer until it is again your move...

    I should also mention that these messages are only visible to you and your opponent. Nobody else can see them, if they happen to look at your game.

    Hope that helps!

    regards, Marc
  4. 19 Jan '03 16:55
    Well, I never notice any red-lettered messages. That goes to show I am way too focused on the chess board.

    thanks for the replies.
  5. Donation mwmiller
    RHP Member No.16
    19 Jan '03 16:58
    Originally posted by raoul
    Well, I never notice any red-lettered messages. That goes to show I am way too focused on the chess board.

    thanks for the replies.
    It takes a little time to see all the features available here!

    I hope you enjoy the site.
    Marc
  6. 20 Jan '03 20:32
    When I click on "Message Your Opponent" (either single or double click), nothing happens. Any suggestions?
  7. 20 Jan '03 20:58
    A "text area" should appear under the Message your opponent button. Similar to the one where you type a New Post on these forums (a bit smaller).
  8. 24 Jan '03 01:23
    No such box appears when I click on the Message Your Opponent button. I don't know why not.
  9. 24 Jan '03 01:24
    What internet browser/browser version are you using?
  10. Donation rwingett
    Ming the Merciless
    24 Jan '03 04:41
    I had that problem when I was using an older version of Netscape.
  11. Standard member lionel
    Ray
    24 Jan '03 13:02
    Can anyone tell me how to delete games in your archive's?:'(
  12. 24 Jan '03 14:05
    They've got a thread in the General forum on this topic, Ray. It says you cant delete em. Whats the matter, you dont like looking at the words "you won" a couple of hundred times?
  13. Standard member lionel
    Ray
    28 Jan '03 20:58
    Yea, I've already found out you can't. I was just thinking if everyone has all there games that they can't delete, isn't that cluttering up the site and possibly slowing things down.
  14. 28 Jan '03 21:26
    It's important to have a permanent public record at least of all the rated games, so people can check if someone has cheated in the past to inflate their rating, as happens occasionally (by playing against a dummy account, for example).
  15. Standard member royalchicken
    CHAOS GHOST!!!
    28 Jan '03 23:12 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by ngv76
    It's important to have a permanent public record at least of all the rated games, so people can check if someone has cheated in the past to inflate their rating, as happens occasionally (by playing against a dummy account, for example).
    I think this may or may not be a good idea. About a month ago, I brought to the RHP public's attention an incidence of cheating ("figging" ) to which I was a witness. Although I thought I was fairly nice (slightly facetious) about it, I was crucified. I don't think people care. Also, this could be decieving. For example, a good friend of mine, Warspite, plays and wins many games with a player called 'milchcow'. However, milchcow is no dummy account, but a real person. This would, of course, easily be construed as a dummy account. We should be careful.