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  1. Standard member dundee24
    Day Dreamer
    28 Mar '07 13:59
    I think we need to install a 3/10 time out
    I think that 3/14 is to long
    Keep the ones we have. I had to change my clan from a 3/7 to 3/14 cuz some are out of town working and lose due to time outs.
    A 3/10 allows you just 3 extra days in that week.
  2. 28 Mar '07 14:53
    This needs to go into site ideas as it is a site idea.
  3. Standard member dundee24
    Day Dreamer
    28 Mar '07 15:01
    I did indeed send them a copy
    Just looking for support
    send them a copy as support
    Thank you
  4. Standard member leisurelysloth
    Man of Steel
    28 Mar '07 17:01
    Originally posted by dundee24
    I think we need to install a 3/10 time out
    I think that 3/14 is to long
    Keep the ones we have. I had to change my clan from a 3/7 to 3/14 cuz some are out of town working and lose due to time outs.
    A 3/10 allows you just 3 extra days in that week.
    If you want the games to go a little faster then changing the timeout is more effective than changing the timebank. Perhaps a 2 day timeout would be better.
  5. Standard member dundee24
    Day Dreamer
    28 Mar '07 18:28
    I understand the system
    That answer you gave only make for a faster game, but wont solve the problem.
    Thank you for sharing you thoughts
  6. Standard member XanthosNZ
    Cancerous Bus Crash
    28 Mar '07 21:36
    Originally posted by dundee24
    I understand the system
    That answer you gave only make for a faster game, but wont solve the problem.
    Thank you for sharing you thoughts
    How is a 14 day timebank too long? It could extend a game 7 extra days over 3/7. A week extra in a game that can take months anyway. That sounds pretty huge.
  7. Standard member dundee24
    Day Dreamer
    28 Mar '07 23:09
    Well at that rate a standard game could last about 16 months (32) moves. If the players moved once every 14 days. Some players wait till the las moment to do so.
    Thanks for you in put
  8. Standard member Acemaster
    Checkmate 2 U!
    28 Mar '07 23:13
    Originally posted by XanthosNZ
    How is a 14 day timebank too long? It could extend a game 7 extra days over 3/7. A week extra in a game that can take months anyway. That sounds pretty huge.
    I'm playing a tourney which is 7/14. A guy ther moves about every 6 1/2 days. That's pretty annoying, since we are the last group, and all our games are done except the ones vs. him.
  9. Standard member Phlabibit
    Mystic Meg
    29 Mar '07 00:40 / 2 edits
    Originally posted by dundee24
    Well at that rate a standard game could last about 16 months (32) moves. If the players moved once every 14 days. Some players wait till the las moment to do so.
    Thanks for you in put
    I don't think you understand the timebank.

    At 32 move game, slowest moves and all time
    bank used the results for time are:

    3/7 games could go 206 days
    3/10 games could go 214 days
    3/14 games could go 220 days

    On top of all that, we get vacation time to freeze
    games as a new rule. Perhaps you want to play
    1/21 games. 3 weeks banked, and a month to
    finish the game. Don't forget the time we get extra
    each year for vacation flags.

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  10. Standard member XanthosNZ
    Cancerous Bus Crash
    29 Mar '07 01:09
    Originally posted by Acemaster
    I'm playing a tourney which is 7/14. A guy ther moves about every 6 1/2 days. That's pretty annoying, since we are the last group, and all our games are done except the ones vs. him.
    That's timeout period not timebank. Your situation has nothing to do with this thread but thanks for posting it anyway. Also, that's perfectly within the rules and if you didn't want a game that could take 1 week per half move you shouldn't be playing 7 day timeout.

    NO SYMPATHY.

    PS. Waiting in Thread 64043
  11. Standard member dundee24
    Day Dreamer
    29 Mar '07 01:17
    2 moves per month = 24 moves per year 6 more moves gives you another 3 months now your at 15 months = 30 moves and so on
  12. Standard member dundee24
    Day Dreamer
    29 Mar '07 01:19
    I know I'm in a turny and we are waing for a game or two to finish up in another year or so
  13. Standard member Acemaster
    Checkmate 2 U!
    29 Mar '07 01:42
    Originally posted by XanthosNZ
    PS. Waiting in Thread 64043[/b]
    What the heck do I care? I post when I want to.
  14. Standard member XanthosNZ
    Cancerous Bus Crash
    29 Mar '07 05:24
    Originally posted by dundee24
    2 moves per month = 24 moves per year 6 more moves gives you another 3 months now your at 15 months = 30 moves and so on
    You still don't understand. In a 3/7 game if you do not move in 3 days your timebank starts counting down. When it reaches zero you can be timed out. If you make a move after losing 2 days of timebank then later in the game you will only have a buffer of 5 days.

    THE MOST A TIMEBANK CAN EXTEND A GAME IS ITS LENGTH TIMES TWO (BECAUSE THERE ARE TWO PLAYERS).

    The major component in the length of a game is in fact the timeout period. That's why 0/60 games are played very fast (must be finished in 60 days) and 21/0 games last years and years.
  15. Standard member Phlabibit
    Mystic Meg
    29 Mar '07 17:04
    Originally posted by XanthosNZ
    You still don't understand. In a 3/7 game if you do not move in 3 days your timebank starts counting down. When it reaches zero you can be timed out. If you make a move after losing 2 days of timebank then later in the game you will only have a buffer of 5 days.

    THE MOST A TIMEBANK CAN EXTEND A GAME IS ITS LENGTH TIMES TWO (BECAUSE THERE ARE TWO PLAYERS ...[text shortened]... games are played very fast (must be finished in 60 days) and 21/0 games last years and years.
    I'm a little surprise dundee24 skipped right over my post after thanking everyone else he didn't agree with.

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