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  1. 07 Jul '05 19:50 / 1 edit
    Why when I press for open invites it doesnt come up with "accept offer"
    At the moment there appears to be about 15 invites but no-one appears to be challenged?

    WHY?
  2. Standard member rhb
    Ginger Scum
    07 Jul '05 21:13
    People have a habit of putting out challenges that most players can't except due to high / low rating limits.

    Just checked and there are two now from bona-fide players, but both rated appx 1600.

    Keep looking, or create your own invite (or subscribe and join some tournaments and a clan or two!!!)

    🙂

    Andy
  3. 07 Jul '05 23:36
    Originally posted by rmacken
    Why when I press for open invites it doesnt come up with "accept offer"
    At the moment there appears to be about 15 invites but no-one appears to be challenged?

    WHY?
    If you look closer at the invites, they stipulate criteria relating to your rating. >1400 for example. If it says something like this then you have to have a rating of 1400.
  4. Standard member Bowmann
    Non-Subscriber
    08 Jul '05 04:13 / 1 edit
    Don't think that's it. He said he couldn't accept the initial game offers.

    I gave up creating Open Invites after they were only ever accepted by 1000-1200 players, despite my setting of 1700+.
  5. 08 Jul '05 08:26 / 1 edit
    Open invite:
    flux catheter own rating: 1181, challenger rating limits: (2000 - 2500)
    Game name: please beat the snot out of my pieces. thank you.

    I think that says it all... Why any person with a >2000 rating would want to play an 1181, even for fun, is beyond me... The only way the lesser player will learn from the experience is if the strong player is willing to be his tutor. And I can't see what the strong player will get out of it... Well, maybe if he's a real sadist...

    Personally I believe one shouldn't challenge more than 300 above your rating if you want to learn and improve... Anything more than that is (normally) slaughter...
  6. 08 Jul '05 14:17
    also provisional rated people can't accept any game with any rating limit set.
  7. Standard member Bowmann
    Non-Subscriber
    08 Jul '05 15:46
    Originally posted by BigBadWolf
    Open invite:
    flux catheter own rating: 1181, challenger rating limits: (2000 - 2500)
    Game name: please beat the snot out of my pieces. thank you.

    I think that says it all... Why any person with a >2000 rating would want to play an 1181, even for fun, is beyond me... The only way the lesser player will learn from the experience is if the strong play ...[text shortened]... ur rating if you want to learn and improve... Anything more than that is (normally) slaughter...
    Irrelevant.
  8. Standard member Bowmann
    Non-Subscriber
    08 Jul '05 15:48
    Originally posted by blindcheesecake
    also provisional rated people can't accept any game with any rating limit set.
    Pondering.