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  1. 17 Jul '07 01:11
    my opponent hasn't moved in over a month but is still within his timebank; i've sent him messages but no reply. is there any way i can get him to default the game?
  2. Standard member anthias
    ambitious player
    17 Jul '07 01:12
    First:
    Second: What!?
  3. 17 Jul '07 01:38
    if you resign the game it goes away.... wait for a skull like a shark waiting for otters to pass by ;-)
  4. Standard member Dragon Fire
    Lord of all beasts
    17 Jul '07 07:47
    Originally posted by richardcjennings
    my opponent hasn't moved in over a month but is still within his timebank; i've sent him messages but no reply. is there any way i can get him to default the game?
    What are you talking about? All your games in progress have had moves played within the last 6 dyas.

    If you find this too slow and want to play more, become a subscriber. Its pretty cheap and worth it.
  5. Subscriber SmookieP
    Lead, Follow, or..
    17 Jul '07 08:09
    Originally posted by richardcjennings
    my opponent hasn't moved in over a month but is still within his timebank; i've sent him messages but no reply. is there any way i can get him to default the game?
    You accepted the game, which means you accepted the timebank. You need to play by the rules.
  6. Standard member MetBierOp
    Dutch
    17 Jul '07 08:20 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by Dragon Fire
    What are you talking about? All your games in progress have had moves played within the last 6 dyas.

    If you find this too slow and want to play more, become a subscriber. Its pretty cheap and worth it.
    DF do you own stock in RHP or something like that? In most post I see you responding like this to non-subs
  7. 17 Jul '07 08:43
    Originally posted by metbierop
    DF do you own stock in RHP or something like that? In most post I see you responding like this to non-subs
    And he's right.

    I, too, have opponents not responding in frequence. They're playing snail games. But what do I care? I can start another one who will play faster. I can in fact start as many new games as I want, a limitless amount of games. Why? I'm a sub.

    When I was new in RHP, I had the same problem. People who didn't give a * about the games. It happened that of the six games I had, only two was really active. So what did I do? I became a subscriber. Problem solved, and "Its pretty cheap and worth it." as DF put it.

    And you get a lot of other things to go with it - tournaments, clans, leagues, sieges, and you don't have to read the ads.
  8. Standard member cludi
    Blogger
    17 Jul '07 09:06
    Originally posted by metbierop
    DF do you own stock in RHP or something like that? In most post I see you responding like this to non-subs
    I agree with both DF and FabianFnas;
    Too many people demand (almost) everything but are willing to pay nothing.
    I think the subscription fee here is a bargain. You get so much for so little.
  9. 17 Jul '07 12:16
    Originally posted by Dragon Fire
    What are you talking about? All your games in progress have had moves played within the last 6 dyas.

    If you find this too slow and want to play more, become a subscriber. Its pretty cheap and worth it.
    I think he means this one: Game 3448633

    I'd just wait and ignore that game till you can skull him or he moves. May take a few years though...
  10. Subscriber C J Horse
    A stable personality
    17 Jul '07 15:53
    Originally posted by richardcjennings
    my opponent hasn't moved in over a month but is still within his timebank; i've sent him messages but no reply. is there any way i can get him to default the game?
    There's absolutely nothing you can do about it, and nor should there be. If you want a fast game don't accept ones with 21 day move limits with people whose profile says they move every week.
  11. Standard member Ian709
    In the learning
    17 Jul '07 16:24
    Originally posted by FabianFnas
    And he's right.

    I, too, have opponents not responding in frequence. They're playing snail games. But what do I care? I can start another one who will play faster. I can in fact start as many new games as I want, a limitless amount of games. Why? I'm a sub.

    When I was new in RHP, I had the same problem. People who didn't give a * about the games. It ...[text shortened]... to go with it - tournaments, clans, leagues, sieges, and you don't have to read the ads.
    2 of my games are like that...I'm so glad I bought that sub
  12. Standard member DeepThought
    Losing the Thread
    17 Jul '07 16:30 / 1 edit
    Your opponent hasn't moved in any games in 32 days which implies that (s)he has left the site; this would also explain why he hasn't responded to messages. When his time bank runs out, which will presumably be fairly soon, you can time him out.
  13. 17 Jul '07 16:31
    Originally posted by Dragon Fire
    What are you talking about? All your games in progress have had moves played within the last 6 dyas.
    Check the game with jb29. No move since mid-June, but still plenty of timebank remaining (21 day timeout, 28 day timebank). Choosing shorter time controls makes the games go faster, of course!
  14. Standard member Dragon Fire
    Lord of all beasts
    17 Jul '07 17:39
    Originally posted by Jake Ellison
    I think he means this one: Game 3448633

    I'd just wait and ignore that game till you can skull him or he moves. May take a few years though...
    Why select a game that is 21/28 if you want to play quickly.

    Either wait 21 more days or resign it if you want to play another.

    or become a sub and play 2000 games.
  15. 17 Jul '07 17:59
    I have two games going on another site, and the way things are moving (or not) there won't be a closure until Christmas; the problem is I don't know which Christmas. My fault for setting it on.