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Hrqls: Yes, this is what happens when I do it manually in the database. Btw, there was really an issue with cron jobs and they were stuck for 16 hours. Timeouts should be slowly resolved (as I restarted the server several hours ago).
rod03801: I think he just forgot to switch it back on. He probably switched it off so it does not continuously kill the games he was typing into the database, and then forgot. But that's all idle guesswork...
Royal__Flush: I wonder if it's connected to him working on that tournament problem. I just looked at my game sheet, and I now have games in that tourney, that are my opponents' turns and it says " -16581 days 23 hours"
Hrqls: Hey guys, I've never seen anything like this before too, so I have no idea how it could happen. So, to fix it, I must create missing 9 games manually, one by one. I can take some time because all parameters must be correct.
I've never seen this happen in any of my tournaments. The only two examples I've seen of this happening have been in tournaments that started a number of years ago. I wonder if it's been sorted now but might be difficult to put right in tournaments that commenced before a particular date.
rod03801: So you get a point for each win that an opponent of yours scored if you defeated that opponent? I see the totals now from your explanation. Thank you. And this explains the half point for draws, which for this particular tournament cannot happen. Yes, this tie breaking method is a great one for the computer to solve. Tedious and time consuming to do by hand.
As ThunderGr posts, Fencer should be told so he can restart the tournament with the correct people in it.
And instead it's 8-0-0? There's a ghost in the machine. I was thinking you should all have 9 of those S-B points 2 × 4 + 1, but I am not sure how it works. Maybe I'll read the explanation again. After reading it, I am confused and think you should all have 5 points, but that's not right since you all have 5 from wins alone. So I'm going to try to apply what I read and see if I can come up with 11 each. I do know that I am right about you three being equal no matter what it is if each of you defeated the other in a rotation as you have done.
I can't figure it out for 11 points. I'll stick with 9 each, but when I look at the Section 2 score my 2 × 3 + 1 = 7 works, but that could just be a coincidence that matches the correct score. I cannot see how player 4 Faith got only 1 S-B point though she won two games.
Player 1 lost to player 5 Player 5 lost to player 3 Player 3 lost to player 1 These three players won all their other games. I do not know how the S-B is figured, but it is my understanding of it when the conditions I just stated happen, it is a tie in S-B no matter how many players are in a section. A perfect example of it is section 2 right under it on the page you linked Pedro.
I just moved my pawn in this game to C5 (i know you can't see it) Dark Chess (AndreiAM vs. furbster) but somehow he has moved his which was on D5 to C6 and and has somehow captured my pawn which was on C5!
I'm not very chess orientated but am i missing something here?
Would it ever be possible to include an "average activity" of moves in each player's profile? The thought hit me since there's one for the day and the top overall. A daily average, I think, would be nice to know when considering someone for a game invite.
Bernice: at me it happened a lot of times, but in relation to the amount of games i played it happened rarely... it can happen sometimes i just guess... in real life i rolled 5 times in a row double-1 and i through the dices in different ways, very funny but only one time...
Bernice: Math: Chances for a triple sequence of x-y, x-y, x-y is (1:18)^2 = 1:384 = 0.3% [first roll is anything, second roll has a chance of 1 in 18 to match (as you wouldn't see a difference between 1-5 and 5-1), third roll another 1 in 18]. That means that you should see that about every 384 sequences of three rolls. If you play only 10 games in parallel and make four moves in each per day, you should see that every 9.5 days. It doesn't matter if the identical rolls are in the same game or different ones, as the assumption is that they are random anyway.
On the other hand, there were many discussions about the bad randomness on BrainKing (and no, we do not want to hear it all over again, please). But your experience is hardly uncommon.
Even *four* times the same roll in sequence should happen twice a year. And *five* times the same roll in sequence about once every 9 years.
Bernice: Is this the first time in the 13 years you are a member that this happens? As I have quite a few dice games running, I have noticed it happen on occasions and if you couple that with the selective memory we humans have, it makes quite an impression when it does.