Originally posted by ivangrice
'Nothing is more frustrating...'? You need to get a sense of perspective. If someone accepts and then deletes a game, just set up another one.
Additionally, people who accept a game tend to want to play *now* - that's why they've just accepted the game. If they accept a game and it becomes apparent that the game creator has set up the game and th ...[text shortened]... s?
With this shattering insight into human nature, re-read your post and assess its fairness.
It is not a question of perspective. To put this in perspective
- This is a correspondence chess site
- When you see a 3 day game with a 7 day time bank, don’t expect immediate play
- If you are impatient and want a fast game look for one advertising quick game or create your own quick game
- Better yet, if you want a fast game go to a blitz site. For the quick witted and surprisingly unique response of ‘why should I have to leave RHP’ please look up the definition of correspondence chess
‘Just set-up another game’ If you don’t have time to sit at the computer all day playing chess, it is quite an inconvenience to come back hours later to find your game gone.
Why should anyone care how people feel when they accept an open invite and there isn’t an immediate move. Look at the time bank and get a clue. This is chess after all, I expect most people have the ability to do simple analysis. Hmm more than a 1 day game, wonder if this means I shouldn’t expect immediate moves.
As for insight into human behavior, perhaps you need to get a startling revelation. A number of people walk around thinking only about their self and have no manners. The exact reason for this suggestion.