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  1. 14 Oct '07 23:55
    Out of my 26 wins about 17 of them has been from timeouts....i think that makes me a skull collector. The thing is I feel a bit guilty about it. It's like a form of backstabbing and a cheap win. I know timeouts are there for a reason but is it really fair?
  2. 14 Oct '07 23:57
    Maybe if you tried playing people rated higher than, say, 900, they would take the game a little more seriously?
  3. 15 Oct '07 00:01
    well..yeah thats true but they still shouldn't commit to a game if they can't complete it! Im really only newish at the game thats why I play easier opponents and I just want to build up my skills at it but when that skull pops up I cant resist just clicking on it.
  4. Standard member Dutch Defense
    Stealer of Souls
    15 Oct '07 00:04
    User 340422 takes them all da time
  5. 15 Oct '07 01:20
    My own rule on skulling...

    Is it a clan game?

    Am I buddies w/my opponent?

    If it is a clan game and I've had no dialogue, I use the skull mercilessly...however, if it's friendly...buddy game, I never use a skull.
  6. 15 Oct '07 01:31
    I try not to too often, the last games I remember winning on time were against players who were definately not moving in the games - and even then it was the auto timeout that happens in tournaments rather then my own hand.
  7. Standard member Dutch Defense
    Stealer of Souls
    15 Oct '07 01:34
    Originally posted by Tyrannosauruschex
    I try not to too often, the last games I remember winning on time were against players who were definately not moving in the games - and even then it was the auto timeout that happens in tournaments rather then my own hand.
    I take skulls in the hardcore grand tournaments whether I'm winning or losing because you have 21 days timebank with a zero day timeout period. If you can't finish the game without losing all of your timebank, you shouldn't be in the tournament.
  8. Standard member Jamin
    Irresponsible Quoter
    15 Oct '07 01:53
    Originally posted by Evey Hammond
    My own rule on skulling...

    Is it a clan game?

    Am I buddies w/my opponent?

    If it is a clan game and I've had no dialogue, I use the skull mercilessly...however, if it's friendly...buddy game, I never use a skull.
    Well said.


    No reason to dirty the other guy, this is a game and if your opponent enjoys the game too then both players are better off. You can learn from losing a game too, I've been told. Although I can't seem to manage that...

    Tourneys are a little more intense, I don't believe anyone would expect you to refrain from clicking the skull in those...
  9. 15 Oct '07 02:01
    Originally posted by Dutch Defense
    I take skulls in the hardcore grand tournaments whether I'm winning or losing because you have 21 days timebank with a zero day timeout period. If you can't finish the game without losing all of your timebank, you shouldn't be in the tournament.
    My feeling is that if somebody presents me with a skull in those tournaments that they were probably not really that comitted to playing that speed anyway, fortunately I am a fairly quick player so tend to have finished most games long before the timeout period gets close.
  10. Standard member cadwah
    ¯\_(^.^)_/¯
    15 Oct '07 02:50
    http://img93.imageshack.us/img93/1637/skull1ua2.gif
  11. Standard member caissad4
    Child of the Novelty
    15 Oct '07 05:35
    My avatar says it all.
  12. Standard member Dutch Defense
    Stealer of Souls
    15 Oct '07 11:24
    Originally posted by caissad4
    My avatar says it all.
    My avatar says it all.
  13. 15 Oct '07 14:18
    I've only got 6 spaces. So if people are wasted my time not playing they get skulled.
  14. 15 Oct '07 14:29
    Frankly, since the vacation system was implemented, I've only seen two or three skulls (I took them all).
  15. Subscriber Ponderable On Vacation
    chemist
    16 Oct '07 13:38
    I have seventeen (half-)life skulls, that makes me a skull collector!

    You are a skull taker or grim reaper