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  1. 25 Apr '05 07:39
    the ratings don't help you much. it really means who the guy/girl has faced. i want to v some ok not high class players.
  2. Standard member XanthosNZ
    Cancerous Bus Crash
    25 Apr '05 10:36
    Well I want more capital letters in your posts but we can't all have what we want now can we?
  3. 25 Apr '05 11:34
    Well is this better!
  4. Standard member sonhouse
    Fast and Curious
    13 May '05 07:00
    Is that a question or a statement?
  5. 13 May '05 21:39
    I just got smoked by some on I sware I could beat (based on the ratings system)
  6. Standard member Aiko
    Nearing 200000...!
    14 May '05 12:25
    Originally posted by blindcheesecake
    I just got smoked by some on I sware I could beat (based on the ratings system)
    Was it this game: Game 1140587?
    You did not play that well in that one, your opponent played like one might expect, even of that rating. We all have our good days and less well one's.
  7. Standard member XanthosNZ
    Cancerous Bus Crash
    15 May '05 11:43
    Ratings tend to become more accurate as games played increases. They also seem to give a better indication at higher ratings in my experience.
  8. Standard member MIODude
    me, not you
    15 May '05 14:00
    I think the ratings in general are pretty accurate, unless someone does something to manipulate them. (ie.. cheat, or resign a gazillion of them ). I know that when I face off against someone about 1700.. I hope for a timeout
    I win more games against people below 1400.. I win half roughly against people 1400 - 1600.. and win very little against 1600-1700. My only wins against people above 1700 have been timeouts.
  9. Standard member orfeo
    Missing 285 + 1
    21 May '05 00:49
    The rating is not the only clue. Have a look at the actual number of games lost and won, which gives some idea about the level of opposition a person is facing. I've lost more games than I've won, but I still have a higher rating than a friend of mine who has won more games than he has lost, because he generally has lower ranked opponents (non-subscriber, plays mostly amongst friends).

    Also, you can scroll along the profile graph and see for each game what the opponent's rating was.