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  1. Standard member ulysses soul
    wanderer
    30 Jan '05 13:30
    i've got a game in hand (915603) where i'm going to mate next move.
    but the guy (oscar01) is not moving for a couple of days.
    if he so prefers i will have to wait for a time out.

    there should be a moderator whom you could call saing: look, my next move, (or two moves) are going to be this and that. and the game should be terminated there with no longer waiting.

    i've had a couple like this.
  2. Subscriber AThousandYoung
    It's about respect
    30 Jan '05 14:15
    Originally posted by ulysses soul
    i've got a game in hand (915603) where i'm going to mate next move.
    but the guy (oscar01) is not moving for a couple of days.
    if he so prefers i will have to wait for a time out.

    there should be a moderator whom you could call saing: look, my next move, (or two moves) are going to be this and that. and the game should be terminated there with no longer waiting.

    i've had a couple like this.
    This is why there are time limits. Let the game sit until it times out; what do you care? There's no limit on the number of games you can play if you're a member. If you're not a member, fork over the 20 bucks for the year or whatever it is.

    Also try using stricter time controls.
  3. Standard member xs
    Incroyant
    30 Jan '05 15:13
    I agree with AThousandYoung,
    we can't have "Judges" deciding games.

    I've waited out a couple of these, guess everyone has.
  4. Subscriber Russ
    RHP Code Monkey
    30 Jan '05 17:20
    Originally posted by ulysses soul
    i've got a game in hand (915603) where i'm going to mate next move.
    but the guy (oscar01) is not moving for a couple of days.
    if he so prefers i will have to wait for a time out.

    there should be a moderator whom you could call saing: look, my next move, (or two moves) are going to be this and that. and the game should be terminated there with no longer waiting.

    i've had a couple like this.
    Anyone playing within the time constraints of the game is playing by the rules, regardless of how close to a mate they are.

    -Russ
  5. Standard member Nemesio
    Ursulakantor
    30 Jan '05 19:30
    Originally posted by Russ
    Anyone playing within the time constraints of the game is playing by the rules, regardless of how close to a mate they are.

    -Russ
    Amen.
  6. Standard member Alcra
    Lazy Sod
    31 Jan '05 14:06
    Originally posted by Russ
    Anyone playing within the time constraints of the game is playing by the rules, regardless of how close to a mate they are.

    -Russ
    Agreed, also, it may be in the interests of the person being mated to wait. Imagine a situation in which a strong player has been timed out a lot recently, and has a low rating - if the "mated" player waits a bit, the winner's rating will increase, resulting in a fewer points loss.