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  1. Standard member Daemon Sin
    I'm A Mighty Pirate™
    16 May '07 10:14
    For those who don't know:

    http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=sandbagger

    Examples include: smouse User 188854 and hjp User 126523 in Tournament 908

    Jerks! Stop ruining the Banded Tournaments for the rest of us.

    😠
  2. Standard member rhb
    Ginger Scum
    16 May '07 14:03
    Originally posted by Daemon Sin
    For those who don't know:

    http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=sandbagger

    Examples include: smouse User 188854 and hjp User 126523 in Tournament 908

    Jerks! Stop ruining the Banded Tournaments for the rest of us.

    😠
    That tournie started in Dec 2005. Hardly sandbagging, when you look at the progress on smouse's graph.

    I say well done to smouse on improving your rating by consistent play at TFC, and good luck in the remainder of the tournament.

    As for you Daemon Sin - I'll be having words with your Mother later, ok?
  3. Standard member Daemon Sin
    I'm A Mighty Pirate™
    16 May '07 14:34 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by rhb
    That tournie started in Dec 2005. Hardly sandbagging, when you look at the progress on smouse's graph.

    I say well done to smouse on improving your rating by consistent play at TFC, and good luck in the remainder of the tournament.

    As for you Daemon Sin - I'll be having words with your Mother later, ok?
    Don't you stroll in here picking my gripe apart with pointless things like logic and facts! 😠

    Considering the majority of his improvement happened in May 06, I doubt his Dec 05 rating would have been much different from his Jan 06 levels. Which still puts him around 50+ points over the rating band. My money is on a rating drop in Dec 05 that let him into the tournament.

    If he had some integrity he'd resign out of the Tournament instead of adding another low-band victory to his 1700+ rating trophy cabinet.

    EDIT: Will those words be "Give me some more of that hot loving?"
  4. Standard member rhb
    Ginger Scum
    16 May '07 14:37
    Originally posted by Daemon Sin
    Don't you stroll in here picking my gripe apart with pointless things like logic and facts! 😠

    I doubt his rating would have been much different from his Jan 06 levels.

    If he had some integrity he'd resign out of the Tournament instead of adding another low-band victory to his 1700+ rating trophy cabinet.
    Pathetic response. You'd lose an argument with Dr Scribbles.

    Leave smouse alone!
  5. Standard member Daemon Sin
    I'm A Mighty Pirate™
    16 May '07 14:47
    Originally posted by rhb
    Pathetic response. You'd lose an argument with Dr Scribbles.

    Leave smouse alone!
    Hey! There's no need for insults like that. 😠
  6. Standard member Ragnorak
    For RHP addons...
    16 May '07 14:56
    Originally posted by Daemon Sin
    For those who don't know:

    http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=sandbagger

    Examples include: smouse User 188854 and hjp User 126523 in Tournament 908

    Jerks! Stop ruining the Banded Tournaments for the rest of us.

    😠
    smouse joined that tournament a month after he joined the site, probably not knowing what his rating would be.

    D
  7. 16 May '07 15:05 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by Daemon Sin
    For those who don't know:

    http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=sandbagger

    Thank you for the explanation of a sandbagger.

    (I thought a sandbaggrr was a slow player, dragging his moves as slow as possible.)

    What do you call the opposite? An overrated person how has hundreds points over his actual skill due to sudden school of time outs...?

    I'm not a sandbagger, but I could easily be one if I have to leave RHP for a some months, due to a sudden hospital care or prision or something other unforseen, and therefore lose all the games I have. What should I do to regain the rating to its previous level? Rising from 800 points to 1600 gives easy points in the beginning, like 30 points a game. Some are going to be p*ssed over this behaviour, feeling cheated, but what to do? What to do?
  8. Standard member Daemon Sin
    I'm A Mighty Pirate™
    16 May '07 15:14
    Originally posted by FabianFnas
    Thank you for the explanation of a sandbagger.

    (I thought a sandbaggrr was a slow player, dragging his moves as slow as possible.)

    What do you call the opposite? An overrated person how has hundreds points over his actual skill due to sudden school of time outs...?

    I'm not a sandbagger, but I could easily be one if I have to leave RHP for a some ...[text shortened]... . Some are going to be p*ssed over this behaviour, feeling cheated, but what to do? What to do?
    There's plenty of un-banded Tournaments available for someone like that to be pitted against players of his own true rating.
  9. 16 May '07 16:02
    Having been directed to this thread about me I thought I should join this forum and have my say (most of which has been accurately stated my 'rhb'😉.

    I joined the site in late 2005 after a friend recommended it and started playing him and a few others. This was the first time I had played chess against anyone other than my dad for almost 15 years.

    The site works by giving you a start rank of 1200 and so when I became a member it was about the same and I joined a number of tournaments for my range.

    From school I knew I was a better than average player but that was at age 15. I didn't really know the standard of the players on the site and also I lost all my early games as my friends are much better than I am which also kept my early rank down until I started playing a wider group of people.

    At no point was there any plan to cheat the system!

    I do agree with the premise behind the arguement but not the childish uneducated way it has been put across.

    For future perhaps the site designers should see if they can think of a way to work around this.
  10. 16 May '07 16:06
    Oh and perhaps you forget April 2006 when you (Daemon Sin) too were over the upper limit! 😉
  11. Standard member Ragnorak
    For RHP addons...
    16 May '07 16:10
    Make sure you don't make any moves with your new account, as multi-accounting is a bannable offence. You can also access these forums using your smouse account.

    D
  12. 16 May '07 16:12 / 2 edits
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  13. 16 May '07 16:45
    Yes got a bit confused there....I play on the redhotpawn site and hadn't realised it was the same....d'oh.

    That explains why "smouse" was already taken...d'oh again!
  14. 16 May '07 17:59
    Originally posted by Daemon Sin
    There's plenty of un-banded Tournaments available for someone like that to be pitted against players of his own true rating.
    Oh, unbanded sandbagging is alright then...

    Once I had one opponent 1100 os so, but I could see in his previous games that he was much better than this. So would I lose quickly and lose 30 rating points or would I lose slowly and play so slow that he has a chance of reaching his true rating level and only lose a few rating points? I decided to play so slow as possible and when he reached 1900 I gave up in a already lost position.

    I thought I was sandbagging, but my understanding of the word was wrong. Now I know better.
  15. 16 May '07 19:24
    Originally posted by smouse
    Yes got a bit confused there....I play on the redhotpawn site and hadn't realised it was the same....d'oh.

    That explains why "smouse" was already taken...d'oh again!
    Are you serious?? Where are the anti-recs when you need them?