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  1. Standard member MIODude
    me, not you
    03 Jun '05 14:44
    I love logging in and seeing 40 games waiting.. this June HardCore Tournament should be fun!
  2. 03 Jun '05 18:51
    Originally posted by MIODude
    I love logging in and seeing 40 games waiting.. this June HardCore Tournament should be fun!
    holy cow... I missed signups too 🙁
  3. Standard member MIODude
    me, not you
    03 Jun '05 19:39
    Feel sorry if there is anyone that signed up or both
  4. 05 Jun '05 11:12
    lol I'm swamped too even without having signed up for the june hardcores.
    I couldn't even say why I have so many games going on, all I know is that my timebank is running in most of them, but I'm in the middle of exam time so I don't really find the time to move.
    Anybody else have this reflex that when the see "enter tournament", they just can't resist clicking it? I have about 5 tourneys on the go, some only with 2 games, others with about 10 games in progres... and some clan challenges too 🙁
  5. Standard member Exy
    Damn fine Clan!
    05 Jun '05 11:34 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by MIODude
    I love logging in and seeing 40 games waiting.. this June HardCore Tournament should be fun!
    Well, I clear my moves everyday if I can and I'm coming back next day to find 120 games waiting! 🙄
  6. Standard member MIODude
    me, not you
    05 Jun '05 16:49 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by Exy
    Well, I clear my moves everyday if I can and I'm coming back next day to find 120 games waiting! 🙄
    WOW.. my wife would divorce me I think for spending too much time on the site.. I try to take my time playing the games, but I end up hurrying through when I get over 50+ games, and start losing games to people with lower ratings..
    How do you find the time and with your rating that high too?! Tips Tips!
  7. Standard member Exy
    Damn fine Clan!
    05 Jun '05 21:32
    I make full use of the time bank and try to make at least one move in each game every day. I know the time bank for the games I play on the whole would allow me 3 days away from the site if I really couldn't find the time to play.
  8. Standard member thecheat2
    I finally subscribed
    06 Jun '05 02:55
    its crazy, its overwhelming to see 50 games waiting.
  9. Standard member XanthosNZ
    Cancerous Bus Crash
    06 Jun '05 09:40
    Originally posted by Exy
    I make full use of the time bank and try to make at least one move in each game every day. I know the time bank for the games I play on the whole would allow me 3 days away from the site if I really couldn't find the time to play.
    I move every day in most of my games (sometimes I get a bit behind for a few days) but I spend a lot of weekends away from the computer. This means anything short of 3/0 isn't an option and to be honest 3/0 (long weekends other delays) is a bit dicey.
    (Who knows why I'm playing on a 1/7 siege board)
  10. Standard member Gatecrasher
    Whale watching
    06 Jun '05 14:05
    I usually have between 40 and 60 games waiting. It is very rare that I manage to get it close to zero. Getting it below 30 each day is closer to the norm. Despite this I seldom have time problems.

    Given the time available for playing, I play games in the following order:
    1) Games that have passed their T/O, where the T/B is currently eroding. (ie rotating clock)
    2) Games that will pass their T/O in the next 24 hours.
    3) Games (1) and (2) that receive replies while online and when the position is still fresh in mind.
    4) Games that are most outstanding (ie same as clicking the games waiting link)

    It helps to use the Firefox browser tab feature. That way you can scan your games list and open up tabs in the background, each with a game in progress and in your order of priority, and then you can navigate the tabs and close them down as you play each move. This also saves considerable time between moves. I can really recommend using tabs to manage your games on RHP. Having enjoyed Firefox for some time, going back to IE would be like chopping off a couple of limbs.