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Hrqls: Next one 10 minuts ago -> Cloning Backgammon (AlterMann vs. aaru) Last move of my opponent: 22 April 2014, 12:47:48 Dead time -> 22 April 2014, 15:22:00 is the last term before timeout for this move So 2:30 per move (FC with 18 hours bonus)
Hrqls: Full list - it will be hard to do. Too many games. I have 2 games with number -> 6545906, 6531972 2 next with screenshot on my album (but I have to find numbers of this games). It was more games with this problem. Fe. Sometimes I finished play ca 1am. Next game with move before 1-2pm on next day. 7am I looked on BK and ~5 games with 5-10 minuts... (few times).
Modificat de crosseyed (19. Aprilie 2014, 08:48:17)
ThunderGr: You are a Brain Rook and this is what you are allowed: "The player is not limited by number of started games at once nor number of moves per day nor number of joined tournaments and team tournaments, is limited by 35 vacation days per year." Click on Paid membership in the left hand side above My profile.
speachless: Hmm, it's kind of sensitive part of the code and I still didn't have time to make any safe modifications to it. However, I've just removed all tournament signups of the mentioned users (for tournaments that were not started yet). Please let me know if they manage to sign up for more and I'll try to find time for a more effective solution.
speachless: there is a problem with single elimination, and in the tournament you mentioned there are 2 pawns there that have taken advantage of the system, they both created tons of tournaments and seem to join any single elimination tournaments, like I said I thought fencer was going to delete them from the tournament board,
speachless: Ultimately, we subscribe to support the site and help its development. If the creator has deserted the site though, I really see no point for people to continue paying for using it. If you are content with the tournament hole and have no problems with your conscience, go ahead, I would say, although not something *I* would do. Of course, fellowships and stairs are out of question, since the stairs do check the game number limit.
Modificat de speachless (3. Aprilie 2014, 17:09:14)
ThunderGr: it's not only the case of brain rook joining before they got brain pawn.
in this example the tournament a brainpawn was able to join. this player had already +2000 opened games, so why was it possible for him to start in this running tournament as pawn with +2000 running games? petty tournament so this seams for me like i could stop paying for brain rook and then still be able to join open tournaments with single elimination even if i have +2000 or so...?
Modificat de ThunderGr (3. Aprilie 2014, 16:48:04)
Justaminute: I agree 100%. I was also wondering about the tournaments mess. However, I think that any limitation about the number of tournaments should go with the ability to save the game types in the template. As it is, you must check one by one all the games you want *every single time*, as they are not saved with the template.
beach: I assumed it was people joining lots of tournaments while still being a paying member and then becoming a pawn. If people start thousands of tournaments after becoming a pawn it seems like a strange thing for the "powers that be" not to care about.
The tournament page is a complete mess anyway. I assume this is why there are endless tournaments created by the same people? Making the change would tidy up the tournanment page as well I hope.
speachless: fencer said about a month ago he was going to fix the problem, I know it still isn't fixed because several pawns are still taking advantage of being able to create lots of tournaments before they become a pawn play unlimited amounts of games.
Fencer said he would fix the problem as it wasn't fair to us paying members, but so far nothing has been changed I agree its not fair
Hmmm, it's really sad (but not too surprising) to see that some people will always try to exploit the system. Very well, it can be fixed this way:
1) A user cannot have more than, say, 100 tournaments in the "open" section of the Tournaments page. Do you want to create more? OK but wait until some of your tournaments start.
2) If a user membership expires, tournaments created by them (in the "open" status) will be automatically deleted, except the prize ones with prizes already provided.
3) Regarding the single eliminations tourneys, that might be a bug because pawns should not be allowed to sign up for another tournament if they are already playing (or signed up) another one. But the code is really old (8 years?) so I am not sure about that. I'll look at it.
Anything else? Sorry, I am totally consumed by other projects so I could easily miss other issues mentioned in this conversation.
ThunderGr: I know I freaked out when I first started playing here and the Go Moku pieces were Xs and 0s and I was like the w..t..f..is this? lol Then, I eventually was able to change the pieces to normal ones. Game boards vary with each site so you have to find what works best for you.
JerNYC: I found it. Thank you. It appears that it will change the background color of all games boards, though. I would like to know for certain if it will work, though, because if it doesn't, I will have to resign the game. It is totally unplayable for me. Perhaps the shogi board should have another default square color. How can anyone play it like that?
JerNYC: The layout options get you to your settings layout. There, you can only change the general site layout. For the shogi options, you only have the options to change the size of the pieces, just like the rest of the chess-like games.
Hi all! Is it only me that thinks it is a chore to play Shogi here with this "white pieces over white squares" board on this site? I like shogi but I find it very difficult to play it here. Is there any way someone can change square colors on the board, at least?