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  1. 02 Jan '07 00:43
    I'd resign all my games not once but twice and my rating dropped 100+. reason: my opponents are too slow. any advice on how to find fast players?
  2. Subscriber huckleberryhound
    Devout Agnostic.
    02 Jan '07 00:44
    1/na games setup.
  3. 02 Jan '07 00:47
    Originally posted by huckleberryhound
    1/na games setup.
    That will take probably a few weeks to finish. It will be great though if all my opponents are as fast as you. Our last match lasted only a few days.
  4. Subscriber Very Rusty
    Treat Everyone Equal
    02 Jan '07 00:47
    Originally posted by Gizmo28
    I'd resign all my games not once but twice and my rating dropped 100+. reason: my opponents are too slow. any advice on how to find fast players?
    Perhaps change your profile also, you say you play 4 slow and 2 fast, might have to do with the slow games?
  5. 02 Jan '07 00:49
    Originally posted by Very Rusty
    Perhaps change your profile also, you say you play 4 slow and 2 fast, might have to do with the slow games?
    Right. I ought to have wrote: 6 fast games, no slow play.
  6. 02 Jan '07 00:51
    This site isn't ideal if you want fast play. Go to Playchess or ICC.
  7. Standard member nonnymoose
    Average Guy
    02 Jan '07 01:17
    Subscribe -- stop free loading and it won't matter.

    Nonny
  8. Subscriber Very Rusty
    Treat Everyone Equal
    02 Jan '07 02:00
    Originally posted by nonnymoose
    Subscribe -- stop free loading and it won't matter.

    Nonny
    Very Subtle
  9. 02 Jan '07 05:41
    when i wasn't a subscriber as i met people who played down to the last minute i just put them on my ignore list. then you wont play them again. although its a slow process.
  10. 02 Jan '07 06:02 / 1 edit
    "I can't believe how slowly people play on this Correspondence site!"
  11. Subscriber Very Rusty
    Treat Everyone Equal
    02 Jan '07 06:21
    Originally posted by kmac27
    when i wasn't a subscriber as i met people who played down to the last minute i just put them on my ignore list. then you wont play them again. although its a slow process.
    There is an ignore list feature, or you just did this on your own?
  12. 02 Jan '07 06:35 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by Gizmo28
    I'd resign all my games not once but twice and my rating dropped 100+. reason: my opponents are too slow. any advice on how to find fast players?
    What do you consider a slow player? And what is fast?
    in your opinion

    -- Paul
  13. 02 Jan '07 08:02
    Originally posted by Gizmo28
    I'd resign all my games not once but twice and my rating dropped 100+. reason: my opponents are too slow. any advice on how to find fast players?
    When I find anyone to challenge, I study their profile and their public games. If I want a fast game I choose only those that play fast.
    If they have finished lots of games in the latest week even if they don't have many concurrent games going, then they're fast.
    If they have a lot of timed-out games, they're not.
    If you find a game that is played fast then both players are fast players. Challenge them both.

    Their profile and public games give a lot of clues whether they play fast or not.
  14. 02 Jan '07 08:11
    Originally posted by lausey
    This site isn't ideal if you want fast play. Go to Playchess or ICC.
    Yes but I think he means if he specifically requests a fast game, I too sometimes like to play quickish games too (probably a couple of hours to a finish or maybe if just 2 or 3 sessions to a finish, maybe the answer is to start up a clan for quick players but non subscribers would not be able to join
  15. Standard member Dragon Fire
    Lord of all beasts
    02 Jan '07 08:29
    Just search the Players List for current fast movers and challenge them.

    Sometimes I feel like a fast game, sometimes you want a good game. Its easy, search out the right opponents.