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  1. Standard member BlackBeer
    witchbrew
    10 May '10 17:32
    WHY NOT MAKE IT POSSIBLE FOR A PLAYER TO CREATE A TIMEBANK ONLY

    GAME ? SAY, FOR EX. I GOT TIME TO PLAY ONE WEEKEND BUT I WANT THE

    GAME TO BE FINISHED THEN AND NOT BE "FORCED" TO KEEP PLAYING EVERY

    DAY... NOW, MY ONLY OPTION IS TO SELECT A 1/0 GAME AND ASK FOR A FAST

    PLAYER BUT IF HE DOESN'T KEEP PLAYING FAST, I WOULD HAVE TO KEEP MAKING

    1 MOVE A DAY OR LOSE ON TIME. I CAN ONLY SEE THE UP-SIDE OF MAKING

    THIS POSSIBLE.
  2. 10 May '10 17:35
    Push the CapsLock key once to choose lower case.
  3. 11 May '10 11:05
    Originally posted by BlackBeer
    WHY NOT MAKE IT POSSIBLE FOR A PLAYER TO CREATE A TIMEBANK ONLY

    GAME ? SAY, FOR EX. I GOT TIME TO PLAY ONE WEEKEND BUT I WANT THE

    GAME TO BE FINISHED THEN AND NOT BE "FORCED" TO KEEP PLAYING EVERY

    DAY... NOW, MY ONLY OPTION IS TO SELECT A 1/0 GAME AND ASK FOR A FAST

    PLAYER BUT IF HE DOESN'T KEEP PLAYING FAST, I WOULD HAVE TO KEEP MAKING

    1 MOVE A DAY OR LOSE ON TIME. I CAN ONLY SEE THE UP-SIDE OF MAKING

    THIS POSSIBLE.
    Fast games = play blitz
  4. Standard member zozozozo
    Thread Killing Chimp
    11 May '10 11:21
    Originally posted by adramforall
    Fast games = play blitz
    Yep, either play blitz or play games with a timecontrol greater then 7 days (that way you can play in the weekends, but most likely would not finish the game in the same weekend..)
  5. Standard member BlackBeer
    witchbrew
    11 May '10 12:10
    PLAYING FAST IS NOT THE SAME AS PLAYING BLITZ, WITCH ARE 1O MIN. GAMES

    (5 EACH). I JUST LIKE THE GAMES TO BE FINISHED IN 1 OR 2 DAYS. NOW THERE

    IS NO WAY TO DO THIS. LETS SAY I PLAY 1/28 AND MY OPPONENT JUST MAKES

    1 MOVE A DAY... IT WILL GO ON FOREVER. I COULD ASK FOR FAST PLAYERS

    BUT THAT'S NO GARANTY. RHP DOES START TIMEBANK-ONLY GAMES IN

    TOURNAMENTS, SO WHY NOT AT A PLAYERS REQUEST ?
  6. 11 May '10 12:15
    Originally posted by BlackBeer
    PLAYING FAST IS NOT THE SAME AS PLAYING BLITZ, WITCH ARE 1O MIN. GAMES

    (5 EACH). I JUST LIKE THE GAMES TO BE FINISHED IN 1 OR 2 DAYS. NOW THERE

    IS NO WAY TO DO THIS. LETS SAY I PLAY 1/28 AND MY OPPONENT JUST MAKES

    1 MOVE A DAY... IT WILL GO ON FOREVER. I COULD ASK FOR FAST PLAYERS

    BUT THAT'S NO GARANTY. RHP DOES START TIMEBANK-ONLY GAMES IN

    TOURNAMENTS, SO WHY NOT AT A PLAYERS REQUEST ?
    Please, don't shout into my eyes!
  7. Standard member BlackBeer
    witchbrew
    11 May '10 12:54
    IGNORE THE CAPS LOCK.

    THINK ABOUT THE IDEA.
  8. 11 May '10 13:15
    Good idea. Had the same problem.
  9. 11 May '10 13:20
    Yes, why not ?

    I would like a timebank game.

    It would be great for people who like fast play.
  10. 11 May '10 13:22
    Originally posted by BlackBeer
    IGNORE THE CAPS LOCK.

    THINK ABOUT THE IDEA.
    I cannot read any message longer than 5 character in a row with CapsLock.

    Why don't you write as anyone else? Using CapsLock is considered rude.
  11. Standard member BlackBeer
    witchbrew
    11 May '10 13:47
    ISN'T THIS FORUM CALLED "SITE IDEAS" ?

    OR DOES IT JUST EXIST TO TALK ABOUT HOW THE MESSAGE IS WRITTEN ?

    IN THAT CASE, I'M WASTING MY TIME.

    YOU SHOULD START A TREAD CALLED "CAPS LOCK" IF IT'S THAT IMPORTANT

    TO YOU.
  12. 11 May '10 14:20
    The post that was quoted here has been removed
    Thank you for writing normally.

    However, you seem to be unaware of the netiquette. I'm glad that most of the members here at RHP respect this netiquette and make these Forums a pleasant place to be.

    You'll learn with time.
  13. Standard member BlackBeer
    witchbrew
    11 May '10 14:52
    I CAN SEE NOW IDEAS ARE WASTED HERE...

    IT'S ALL ABOUT THE FORM, THE NETIQUETTE.

    STILL, NO NEED FOR CALLING NAMES.
  14. 11 May '10 15:24
    Originally posted by BlackBeer
    I CAN SEE NOW IDEAS ARE WASTED HERE...

    IT'S ALL ABOUT THE FORM, THE NETIQUETTE.

    STILL, NO NEED FOR CALLING NAMES.
    Forget the ideas !

    Let's start a thread about netiquette or how to write threads.

    Should be a blast.
  15. 11 May '10 15:55
    Originally posted by BlackBeer
    WHY NOT MAKE IT POSSIBLE FOR A PLAYER TO CREATE A TIMEBANK ONLY

    GAME ? SAY, FOR EX. I GOT TIME TO PLAY ONE WEEKEND BUT I WANT THE

    GAME TO BE FINISHED THEN AND NOT BE "FORCED" TO KEEP PLAYING EVERY

    DAY... NOW, MY ONLY OPTION IS TO SELECT A 1/0 GAME AND ASK FOR A FAST

    PLAYER BUT IF HE DOESN'T KEEP PLAYING FAST, I WOULD HAVE TO KEEP MAKING

    1 MOVE A DAY OR LOSE ON TIME. I CAN ONLY SEE THE UP-SIDE OF MAKING

    THIS POSSIBLE.
    You want games finished in 1-2 days, will rarely happen.

    Lets say you start a 2 day timebank game. Both players move fairly quickly day one and then your opponent says "I'm off catch you tomorrow to finish game" - you each have 36 hours to go at this point. You say bye and wait for 60 minutes before making a move. You now have 35 hours and your opponents timebank now starts depleting overnight.

    However your sneakly opponent comes back online and makes a move 2 hours after you have left the site. His timebank stops at 35 hours and now yours starts depleting while you are tucked up in bed. 9 hours later you wake up and go online to find you only have 26 hours left. You move but your opponent is online as well so responds. This happens throughout the day with gaps until your timebank has reduced to 8 hours but your opponent is still 9 hours more timebank than you says he is off again. Its night time, you really need your bed but you don't want to lose by your opponent depleting your timebank overnight. Eventually you move and go to bed. Your timebank is only 5 hours. Again however your opponent sneaks online and moves. His timebank has been reduced to 10 hours but by moving at 2.30am your timebank starts depleting. 7.40am your opponent comes back online and claims the timeout win.
    8.40 am you come online ready to move only to find you have lost the game.

    Timebank only games are fine when the amount is reasonable (30 days plus) but for short timebanks its is more a case of who can move last and it has been known for players on here to set their alarms to move in the middle of the night, knowing their opponent is sleeping.