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  1. Standard memberemanon
    Student
    Leuven
    Joined
    21 Apr '07
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    19119
    20 Aug '07 19:29
    So i joined my first tournament today..the maximum entrants has been reached, yet the tournament isn't in my active, or pending tournaments tab...it is simply 'closed for new entrants' when does it start?
  2. Standard memberAiko
    Nearing 200000...!
    Joined
    23 Mar '04
    Moves
    213048
    20 Aug '07 20:26
    It means you must show some patience for a day or so. It builds your character.
  3. Subscribercoquette
    Already mated
    Omaha, Nebraska, USA
    Joined
    04 Jul '06
    Moves
    991688
    20 Aug '07 21:18
    the delay is normal. i don't know why, but we get used to it. there must be some reason. it is supposed to go faster and will some day, i'm sure.
  4. 127.0.0.1
    Joined
    27 Oct '05
    Moves
    158564
    24 Aug '07 16:33
    Just join more tournaments than you can keep track of and you won't worry about it anymore. You'll just suddenly go from having 50 more games than you can handle to 70 in one day.
  5. Joined
    31 Jan '07
    Moves
    93899
    29 Aug '07 03:26
    Didn't we all fall into that trap when we first started entering tournaments? I made the mistake of joining two octets, they started a day apart and I got 28 new games in 25 hours. Anybody want to top that?
  6. Standard memberAiko
    Nearing 200000...!
    Joined
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    213048
    29 Aug '07 10:27
    Originally posted by MissOleum
    Didn't we all fall into that trap when we first started entering tournaments? I made the mistake of joining two octets, they started a day apart and I got 28 new games in 25 hours. Anybody want to top that?
    The pain really starts when one makes it to second [third, fourth, fifth] rounds, all starting at exactly the same time too. And you end up in a threesome in a duel tournament.
  7. Standard member8D
    Fixer
    Detroit
    Joined
    15 May '07
    Moves
    72017
    29 Aug '07 11:10
    Originally posted by MissOleum
    Didn't we all fall into that trap when we first started entering tournaments? I made the mistake of joining two octets, they started a day apart and I got 28 new games in 25 hours. Anybody want to top that?
    Yeah.

    I joined 4 tournament at once. I did not realize that some tournaments have group sizes more that 2........lol. I had like 48 games starting at once. It was quite an experience.

    I now enter all tournaments that have groups of 2 and I then decide on my game load if I want to join larger grouped leagues.

    I agree with someone above. Just join a ton of tournaments and then join a clan and you will have plenty of games coming at you from every direction.
  8. 127.0.0.1
    Joined
    27 Oct '05
    Moves
    158564
    29 Aug '07 12:45
    Originally posted by MissOleum
    Didn't we all fall into that trap when we first started entering tournaments? I made the mistake of joining two octets, they started a day apart and I got 28 new games in 25 hours. Anybody want to top that?
    I never learned from that initial mistake. 😀
  9. Joined
    11 Nov '05
    Moves
    43938
    29 Aug '07 13:36
    I think that my dips in my green graph reveal when I started in too many tournaments at the same time... 🙁
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