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  1. 08 Aug '06 17:45 / 1 edit
    Yesterday I had some cowboy (ranked only about 30 points higher than I) accept my open invitation (OI). He then deleted my game and promptly put out his OI at similar terms as my OI. Having received the email about his acceptance and subsequent deletion of my OI I logged on, accepted his OI and then proceeded to delete the game. Why can't we all get along?

    There were fewer than 10 OI and there was no need to accept mine, he could have easily placed his own alongside mine.
  2. Standard member Mathurine
    sorozatgyilkos
    08 Aug '06 19:45
    Originally posted by z00t
    Yesterday I had some cowboy (ranked only about 30 points higher than I) accept my open invitation [b](OI). He then deleted my game and promptly put out his OI at similar terms as my OI. Having received the email about his acceptance and subsequent deletion of my OI I logged on, accepted his OI and then proceeded to delete the gam ...[text shortened]... I[/b] and there was no need to accept mine, he could have easily placed his own alongside mine.[/b]
    It happens to me all the time. Beat these cowboys at their own game, I say; revenge is sweet...
  3. Standard member Grandmouster
    ChessObsessed
    08 Aug '06 20:28
    Originally posted by z00t
    Yesterday I had some cowboy (ranked only about 30 points higher than I) accept my open invitation [b](OI). He then deleted my game and promptly put out his OI at similar terms as my OI. Having received the email about his acceptance and subsequent deletion of my OI I logged on, accepted his OI and then proceeded to delete the gam ...[text shortened]... I[/b] and there was no need to accept mine, he could have easily placed his own alongside mine.[/b]
    Theres an answer for that.
    Play clan, or tournament games only....
  4. 08 Aug '06 20:45
    Originally posted by Grandmouster
    Theres an answer for that.
    Play clan, or tournament games only....
    But that would require Zoot toot to actually PAY a tiny fee!
  5. 08 Aug '06 22:11
    Originally posted by z00t
    Yesterday I had some cowboy (ranked only about 30 points higher than I) accept my open invitation
    I'm just wondering how you knew he was a cowboy. Did his spurs jingle when he walked?
  6. Standard member Grandmouster
    ChessObsessed
    08 Aug '06 22:14 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by Mad Rook
    I'm just wondering how you knew he was a cowboy. Did his spurs jingle when he walked?
    Hey!...lets not get into a "brokeback mountain".. thing here......
  7. Standard member MCA
    TokerSmurf
    09 Aug '06 12:02
    Originally posted by z00t
    Yesterday I had some cowboy (ranked only about 30 points higher than I) accept my open invitation [b](OI). He then deleted my game and promptly put out his OI at similar terms as my OI. Having received the email about his acceptance and subsequent deletion of my OI I logged on, accepted his OI and then proceeded to delete the gam ...[text shortened]... I[/b] and there was no need to accept mine, he could have easily placed his own alongside mine.[/b]
    i recently had a guy do this to me but not till after he had played a move, so i sent him a message asking what he was playing at and he gave me grief about it ... like it was somehow my fault.
  8. 09 Aug '06 14:31
    Originally posted by Mad Rook
    I'm just wondering how you knew he was a cowboy. Did his spurs jingle when he walked?
    A cowboy is used to describe one who takes others on a ride - i.e. an unscrupulous person. There is no reason to accept and delete my challenge only for him to place a similar one.

    Search google or Wikipedia for "cowboy". You may also want to look on the Oxford Dictionary online.
  9. 09 Aug '06 16:55
    Originally posted by 7ate9
    are you here to play chess or what...... you haven't even had a move.
    I'm following Bobby Fischer's philosophy - So far I'm undefeated!
  10. 09 Aug '06 18:39
    Originally posted by MCA
    i recently had a guy do this to me but not till after he had played a move, so i sent him a message asking what he was playing at and he gave me grief about it ... like it was somehow my fault.
    I just did it to someone. It's fun. LOL! If they can't pay the fee that I can, then that means they're lazier than I am, and that's just plain sickening. $29.95 a year? Could jump one truck with a bus load of working Tongans and make that in one day and some extra to get wasted at the local bar.
  11. 09 Aug '06 18:40
    Originally posted by Mad Rook
    I'm following Bobby Fischer's philosophy - So far I'm undefeated!
    Uh, maybe that's because you haven't played a single game?
  12. 09 Aug '06 18:49 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by Mad Rook
    I'm following Bobby Fischer's philosophy - So far I'm undefeated!
    So you are just a forum watcher??

    Have you heard about tv's?

    The are great, they have chanels and sound!!!
  13. 09 Aug '06 19:04
    Originally posted by powershaker
    I just did it to someone. It's fun. LOL! If they can't pay the fee that I can, then that means they're lazier than I am, and that's just plain sickening. $29.95 a year? Could jump one truck with a bus load of working Tongans and make that in one day and some extra to get wasted at the local bar.
    Why would you do that to someone?

    I don't pay a fee.
  14. 09 Aug '06 19:13
    Originally posted by powershaker
    I just did it to someone. It's fun. LOL! If they can't pay the fee that I can, then that means they're lazier than I am, and that's just plain sickening. $29.95 a year? Could jump one truck with a bus load of working Tongans and make that in one day and some extra to get wasted at the local bar.
    Understanding the value of a dollar does not make me lazy? You make me sick doing that to a person...
  15. 09 Aug '06 19:58
    I hate it when you pick up a open invite, start the game and they have a move and then cancel the game and then start a new invite, why ??