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  1. 07 Apr '04 12:52
    Ok, I know Timeouts are an ongoing source of debate here, so I'm going to throw this out and see what you all think:

    I created several Open Invite games on Mar. 29 with 3-day timeouts and no timebank. I also happen to be a member of Fast Players Clan, so those points together should tell you how much I like waiting.

    Anyway, two of those games were accepted by one person. We traded seven moves until the morning of April 3rd when he/she went away. By went away, I mean it's now the 7th and I haven't heard a thing. I've been able to TO this person for over 24 hrs now but instead have simply messaged him/her twice because I don't want to timeout a game so early.

    That being said, I'm not interested in this one move a week crap either, which is why I posted the 3-day TO to begin with. For those of you who play show it may look like I'm being impatient, but as far as I'm concerned, he knew the terms when he accepted and I don't like having people drag games out.

    So, the big question: Should I time him/her out?

    I await your judgement.

  2. Standard member Exy
    Damn fine Clan!
    07 Apr '04 13:20 / 1 edit
    If it was me I would definitely time them out. If they have not bothered to put on their vacation sign or email you to explain the delay then I agree that 3 day time out means 3 day time out and you have already done more than enough in reminding them twice.

    Time out away, I say!
  3. Standard member turtlex
    Picard Is My Captain
    08 Apr '04 12:16
    My opinion is that if you sent reminders, they did not inform you that they're on vacation, then you're completely in your right to time them out. Take the timeouts. Free up your games and the server space for those who play regularly.

    Regards, turtlex