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  1. 23 Jan '09 12:49
    Sorry to annoy everyone with this, but how does the vacation system work?
    Thanks!
  2. Standard member Fleabitten
    Love thy bobblehead
    23 Jan '09 12:56
    From the faq section:

    Select the 'My Settings' >> 'My Vacation Settings' menu. Then follow the on-screen instructions to book vacations.
  3. 23 Jan '09 13:02
    Sorry, I saw that. What I meant was: what happens when you're on vacation? because it is mentioned that you still have to make moves, so I don't understand...
  4. Subscriber jb70online
    State of Confusion
    23 Jan '09 13:05
    The clock still ticks,but you can't be timed out.Put a bit extra on to catch up when you get back.
  5. 25 Jan '09 18:45
    I am playing someone who had his vacation flag up when he challenged me, and continues to keep it up while playing. He has over 300 games in progress, and he uses the vacation flag to keep from timing out. He only moves after time is out, and I can't claim the timeout win because of his vacation flag. I think this is an abuse of the vacation flag, and I wish RHP would change the rules to keep this from happening. He is in a deep hole in my game, and it's only a matter of time before he loses anyway, but boy, it's a pain to have to wait until he moves at leisure.
  6. Standard member sh76
    Civis Americanus Sum
    26 Jan '09 00:26
    Originally posted by Notrick
    I am playing someone who had his vacation flag up when he challenged me, and continues to keep it up while playing. He has over 300 games in progress, and he uses the vacation flag to keep from timing out. He only moves after time is out, and I can't claim the timeout win because of his vacation flag. I think this is an abuse of the vacation flag, and I wi ...[text shortened]... time before he loses anyway, but boy, it's a pain to have to wait until he moves at leisure.
    Isn't there a limit to the number of days you can be on vacation each year?
  7. 26 Jan '09 00:32
    Originally posted by sh76
    Isn't there a limit to the number of days you can be on vacation each year?
    You're right, there is. 36 days a year.
  8. 26 Jan '09 07:09
    I think if your on a game over load it's a perfectly good excuse to have a vacation.
  9. Subscriber AttilaTheHorn
    Erro Ergo Sum
    26 Jan '09 12:57
    >Having your vacation flag up doesn't necessarily mean you're on vacation. I normally still make moves when I'm "on vacation," and I will put up my vacation flag at the end of the year just to use up all the vacation days I'm allowed. You're allowed 36 which can't be carried over to the New Year and whatever unused ones are left over, I use up in December.
    >For those who use it to avoid being timed out because they have a huge game-load, well eventually those vacation days are going to be used up.
  10. Standard member sh76
    Civis Americanus Sum
    27 Jan '09 16:01
    Originally posted by Meadows
    You're right, there is. 36 days a year.
    Sounds like a perfectly reasonable system to me.
  11. Standard member randolph
    the walrus
    28 Jan '09 01:09
    I wonder how many threads have been started with the title "vacation"