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« Reply #60 on: August 04, 2004, 04:20:09 AM »
Oh no!  Diane!  I am so sorry. :(  When you said midnight GMT wednesday, I thought you meant wednesday morning, but you were thinking thursday morning. Technically midnight is considered the morning of the next day. Oh dear what a confusion, because my time zone is GMT + 10 hours.  The thursday morning time slot does not suit me, because thats the day I have a physio session each week and I can't change it. :(  What are we going to do?  I got it all wrong.   :(

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« Reply #61 on: August 04, 2004, 06:54:45 AM »
Suuuuuuuuuuuure they cant move the physio?  ;)

Dont know - sorry - it is a bit late to change it now  :(
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« Reply #61 on: August 04, 2004, 06:54:45 AM »

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« Reply #62 on: August 05, 2004, 08:52:50 PM »
BagOlympic results for Wednesday 04/08/04 - held on Tourneybot, tourney No 917

1. ZEUS - Netherlands - winner - 7 points

2. Scardy - UK - runner up - 4 points

3.
Zorba - Netherlands - 2 points
jant - Netherlands - 3 points

5. All get one point
SQUALIDUS - Brazil
sticks - USA
Mary_in_Florida - usa
nutter - usa

9.
snowflakes - usa - 1 point

the rest get 0 points

socksey - usa
Boardking - usa
Mort - usa
gogogiz - uk
inim - germany
diane - uk
MikeyRob - usa

17 - Also get 0 points
resh_lakish - usa
_pat_ - belgium


Whilst the Dutch had a very successful evening - I cant help but notice a distinct lack of a certain nationality...... ;)
You had better start turning up in droves (and you know who you are) - or I may have to rethink this madness!!
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Anyway - for now same time, two weeks time

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« Reply #63 on: August 06, 2004, 06:11:46 AM »
Dear Diane :)

The idea of staggering the BagOlympic sessions was always designed to open up the competition to more time zones - not just Australia - as has been mis-construed a couple of times in this thread :)  This is to do justice to the global ideal of the tourney. Whilst Anakin correctly suggested i was passionate about having Australia compete (on a level playing field) my main motivation for session times has always been to allow ALL time zones an equal opportunity to compete. Before you put your hand up to help we had all sessions around the same time. There is now a few hours difference with your inclusion which is better than nothing. Ideally i think if the seesion times were seperated by 8 hours or so the goal would be achieved. Please don't judge the success by how many Aussies show up. This is not the point of the excersise :)

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« Reply #63 on: August 06, 2004, 06:11:46 AM »

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« Reply #64 on: August 06, 2004, 06:52:25 AM »
PS : I happened to be on fibs at Midday last Wednesday and fielded some questions from people keen to play and expecting your session to start soon. We got past the 24 hour GMT thing but they had a point with the which midnight was it ?

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Dont know - sorry - it is a bit late to change it now

Can i suggest changing it slightly to 23:59 Tuesday/Wednesday or 00:01 Wednesday/Thusday and or not confusing the issue by combining 24 hr time with 12 hour notations. ie 00:00am . It's either 00:00 or Midnight :)

Just a suggestion :)

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« Reply #65 on: August 06, 2004, 08:48:31 AM »
LOL, yes - the time seemed very straightforward until people started asking questions!! And my point jokingly made about australians was only half the issue.  We really didnt see any new faces - which WAS the point.  If that continues, then it isnt useful as a time slot - and that IS the point - so i would rather swap it around to something that is going to give others a chance.  I wont alter the time yet, since i think most have now sorted out where the time slot occurs in their part of the world, but continue with it for maybe 4 sessions (two months) and see what happens.  

The only other thing that occurs to me is to get up very early and run one before i go to work - but that does give problems for late running tourneys. (and we run into my general lack of enthusiasm for getting out of bed in the morning  :D )
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« Reply #66 on: August 07, 2004, 03:35:35 AM »
diane Posted on Aug 6 2004, 08:48 AM
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and we run into my general lack of enthusiasm for getting out of bed in the morning  )

I hear ya :) It's our problem in this timezone as well :)  QED

Yeah as i said, i guess a few hours difference than the existing timeslots is better than nothin but ideally 3*8 hour timeslots or 2*12 would be best.

Anyway short of other TD's chiming in to help with this ideal (achem....) we'll all be thankful for what exists :)

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« Reply #67 on: August 09, 2004, 02:53:09 PM »
Ok - here is a thought...

Since burper needs to pull out of hosting his current sunday position, due to family commitments - and we are looking to find a new TD for that session, could we also give some thought to the time.  I would much rather run my sunday session late morning or early afternoon - ie somewhere between 1100 UTC (AM)and 1300 UTC (1 pm). This would then give the 8 hour time difference we are looking to achieve, and hopefully allow some new faces an opportunity to play.  Is there another TD who could run the other sunday session at this time?  We could then make both the changes together.
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« Reply #67 on: August 09, 2004, 02:53:09 PM »

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« Reply #68 on: August 09, 2004, 04:25:50 PM »
Results for the Sunday after first Tuesday session:

Watch out for the "unknown" countries, some of which I can fill in when I get back to
my notes for the session:

INSERT INTO `Tourneys` VALUES ('fibsterin', 'germany', 8, 'bagolympic', 3, 8, 2004);
INSERT INTO `Tourneys` VALUES ('Cheetah', 'costarica', 4, 'bagolympic', 3, 8, 2004);
INSERT INTO `Tourneys` VALUES ('inim', 'germany', 2, 'bagolympic', 3, 8, 2004);
INSERT INTO `Tourneys` VALUES ('Mort', 'usa', 2, 'bagolympic', 3, 8, 2004);
INSERT INTO `Tourneys` VALUES ('NicklasE', 'unknown', 2, 'bagolympic', 3, 8, 2004);
INSERT INTO `Tourneys` VALUES ('diane', 'greatbritain', 1, 'bagolympic', 3, 8, 2004);
INSERT INTO `Tourneys` VALUES ('lostoak', 'usa', 1, 'bagolympic', 3, 8, 2004);
INSERT INTO `Tourneys` VALUES ('mano', 'france', 1, 'bagolympic', 3, 8, 2004);
INSERT INTO `Tourneys` VALUES ('NIHolympic', 'usa', 1, 'bagolympic', 3, 8, 2004);
INSERT INTO `Tourneys` VALUES ('burper', 'usa', 0, 'bagolympic', 3, 8, 2004);
INSERT INTO `Tourneys` VALUES ('cammo', 'unknown', 0, 'bagolympic', 3, 8, 2004);
INSERT INTO `Tourneys` VALUES ('dorbel', 'greece', 0, 'bagolympic', 3, 8, 2004);
INSERT INTO `Tourneys` VALUES ('gogogiz', 'greatbritain', 0, 'bagolympic', 3, 8, 2004);
INSERT INTO `Tourneys` VALUES ('houtx', 'germany', 0, 'bagolympic', 3, 8, 2004);
INSERT INTO `Tourneys` VALUES ('nixo', 'france', 0, 'bagolympic', 3, 8, 2004);
INSERT INTO `Tourneys` VALUES ('OscarIII', 'sweden', 0, 'bagolympic', 3, 8, 2004);
INSERT INTO `Tourneys` VALUES ('Shades', 'greatbritain', 0, 'bagolympic', 3, 8, 2004);
INSERT INTO `Tourneys` VALUES ('Spock', 'unknown', 0, 'bagolympic', 3, 8, 2004);

8:
   fibsterin   R1,R2,R3,R4,R5+3Bonus

4:
   Cheetah      R2,R3,R4+1Bonus

2:
   inim      R2,R3
   Mort      R2,R3
   NicklasE   R1,R2

1:
   diane      R1
   lostoak      R2
   mano      R2
   NIHolympic   R2

0:
   burper
   cammo
   dorbel
   gogogiz
   houtx
   nixo
   OscarIII
   scardy (forfeit)
   Shades
   Spock

** You tell TBot: matches all tourney 93
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TBot says: Listing all matches of Tourney #93:
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TBot says: T93R1M1 (3-pt): NicklasE (1356) def. houtx (1603) 3-0
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TBot says: T93R1M2 (3-pt): diane (1635) def. scardy (1608) 3-0
>
TBot says: T93R1M3 (3-pt): fibsterin (1558) def. nixo (1678) 3-0
>
TBot says: T93R2M1 (3-pt): NicklasE (1356) def. gogogiz (1623) 3-2
>
TBot says: T93R2M2 (3-pt): fibsterin (1558) def. OscarIII (1765) 3-0
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TBot says: T93R2M3 (3-pt): inim (1597) def. cammo (1542) 3-0
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TBot says: T93R2M4 (3-pt): mano (1732) def. dorbel (1947) 3-0
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TBot says: T93R2M5 (3-pt): Cheetah (1906) def. Spock (1804) 7-1
>
TBot says: T93R2M6 (3-pt): lostoak (1485) def. burper (1680) 3-2
>
TBot says: T93R2M7 (3-pt): Mort (1608) def. Shades (1163) 3-1
>
TBot says: T93R2M8 (3-pt): NIHolympic (1653) def. diane (1635) 4-0
>
TBot says: T93R3M1 (3-pt): fibsterin (1558) def. NicklasE (1356) 4-1
>
TBot says: T93R3M2 (3-pt): inim (1597) def. mano (1732) 4-0
>
TBot says: T93R3M3 (3-pt): Cheetah (1906) def. lostoak (1485) 3-0
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TBot says: T93R3M4 (3-pt): Mort (1608) def. NIHolympic (1653) 3-1
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TBot says: T93R4M1 (3-pt): fibsterin (1558) def. inim (1597) 5-0
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TBot says: T93R4M2 (3-pt): Cheetah (1906) def. Mort (1608) 3-0
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TBot says: T93R5M1 (5-pt): fibsterin (1558) def. Cheetah (1906) 6-0
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TBot says: Done listing all matches of Tourney #93.
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« Reply #69 on: August 10, 2004, 09:53:20 PM »
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Results for the Sunday after first Tuesday session:

Watch out for the "unknown" countries, some of which I can fill in when I get back to
my notes for the session:

INSERT INTO `Tourneys` VALUES ('fibsterin', 'germany', 8, 'bagolympic', 3, 8, 2004);
INSERT INTO `Tourneys` VALUES ('Cheetah', 'costarica', 4, 'bagolympic', 3, 8, 2004);
INSERT INTO `Tourneys` VALUES ('inim', 'germany', 2, 'bagolympic', 3, 8, 2004);
INSERT INTO `Tourneys` VALUES ('Mort', 'usa', 2, 'bagolympic', 3, 8, 2004);
INSERT INTO `Tourneys` VALUES ('NicklasE', 'unknown', 2, 'bagolympic', 3, 8, 2004);
INSERT INTO `Tourneys` VALUES ('diane', 'greatbritain', 1, 'bagolympic', 3, 8, 2004);
INSERT INTO `Tourneys` VALUES ('lostoak', 'usa', 1, 'bagolympic', 3, 8, 2004);
INSERT INTO `Tourneys` VALUES ('mano', 'france', 1, 'bagolympic', 3, 8, 2004);
INSERT INTO `Tourneys` VALUES ('NIHolympic', 'usa', 1, 'bagolympic', 3, 8, 2004);
INSERT INTO `Tourneys` VALUES ('burper', 'usa', 0, 'bagolympic', 3, 8, 2004);
INSERT INTO `Tourneys` VALUES ('cammo', 'unknown', 0, 'bagolympic', 3, 8, 2004);
INSERT INTO `Tourneys` VALUES ('dorbel', 'greece', 0, 'bagolympic', 3, 8, 2004);
INSERT INTO `Tourneys` VALUES ('gogogiz', 'greatbritain', 0, 'bagolympic', 3, 8, 2004);
INSERT INTO `Tourneys` VALUES ('houtx', 'germany', 0, 'bagolympic', 3, 8, 2004);
INSERT INTO `Tourneys` VALUES ('nixo', 'france', 0, 'bagolympic', 3, 8, 2004);
INSERT INTO `Tourneys` VALUES ('OscarIII', 'sweden', 0, 'bagolympic', 3, 8, 2004);
INSERT INTO `Tourneys` VALUES ('Shades', 'greatbritain', 0, 'bagolympic', 3, 8, 2004);
INSERT INTO `Tourneys` VALUES ('Spock', 'germany', 0, 'bagolympic', 3, 8, 2004);

8:
   fibsterin   R1,R2,R3,R4,R5+3Bonus

4:
   Cheetah      R2,R3,R4+1Bonus

2:
   inim      R2,R3
   Mort      R2,R3
   NicklasE   R1,R2

1:
   diane      R1
   lostoak      R2
   mano      R2
   NIHolympic   R2

0:
   burper
   cammo
   dorbel
   gogogiz
   houtx
   nixo
   OscarIII
   scardy (forfeit)
   Shades
   Spock

** You tell TBot: matches all tourney 93
>
TBot says: Listing all matches of Tourney #93:
>
TBot says: T93R1M1 (3-pt): NicklasE (1356) def. houtx (1603) 3-0
>
TBot says: T93R1M2 (3-pt): diane (1635) def. scardy (1608) 3-0
>
TBot says: T93R1M3 (3-pt): fibsterin (1558) def. nixo (1678) 3-0
>
TBot says: T93R2M1 (3-pt): NicklasE (1356) def. gogogiz (1623) 3-2
>
TBot says: T93R2M2 (3-pt): fibsterin (1558) def. OscarIII (1765) 3-0
>
TBot says: T93R2M3 (3-pt): inim (1597) def. cammo (1542) 3-0
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TBot says: T93R2M4 (3-pt): mano (1732) def. dorbel (1947) 3-0
>
TBot says: T93R2M5 (3-pt): Cheetah (1906) def. Spock (1804) 7-1
>
TBot says: T93R2M6 (3-pt): lostoak (1485) def. burper (1680) 3-2
>
TBot says: T93R2M7 (3-pt): Mort (1608) def. Shades (1163) 3-1
>
TBot says: T93R2M8 (3-pt): NIHolympic (1653) def. diane (1635) 4-0
>
TBot says: T93R3M1 (3-pt): fibsterin (1558) def. NicklasE (1356) 4-1
>
TBot says: T93R3M2 (3-pt): inim (1597) def. mano (1732) 4-0
>
TBot says: T93R3M3 (3-pt): Cheetah (1906) def. lostoak (1485) 3-0
>
TBot says: T93R3M4 (3-pt): Mort (1608) def. NIHolympic (1653) 3-1
>
TBot says: T93R4M1 (3-pt): fibsterin (1558) def. inim (1597) 5-0
>
TBot says: T93R4M2 (3-pt): Cheetah (1906) def. Mort (1608) 3-0
>
TBot says: T93R5M1 (5-pt): fibsterin (1558) def. Cheetah (1906) 6-0
>
TBot says: Done listing all matches of Tourney #93.
i can't edit my post, but here it is again with Spock's country added:

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« Reply #70 on: August 10, 2004, 11:26:15 PM »
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Ok - here is a thought...

Since burper needs to pull out of hosting his current sunday position, due to family commitments - and we are looking to find a new TD for that session, could we also give some thought to the time.  I would much rather run my sunday session late morning or early afternoon - ie somewhere between 1100 UTC (AM)and 1300 UTC (1 pm). This would then give the 8 hour time difference we are looking to achieve, and hopefully allow some new faces an opportunity to play.  Is there another TD who could run the other sunday session at this time?  We could then make both the changes together.
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« Reply #71 on: August 10, 2004, 11:40:26 PM »
With regard to the previous post and quote.

Some significant advances have been made over the last 48 hours that will help with the running and particpation of the BagOlympic sessions. Diane's post is particularly relevant to this thread given all that has been written here before it. Stay tuned for an equally relevant announcement on the subject :)

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« Reply #71 on: August 10, 2004, 11:40:26 PM »

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« Reply #72 on: August 11, 2004, 08:10:22 AM »
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You better start a new topic for this Diane.
It did occur to me a while ago that this thread has become a muddle of results and discussions on improving the times.  Unfortunately I can do nothing about that - it think it would take soemone with admin access to rearrange the thread from the beginning into results and comments  :D

Although - as I previously posted - since it is a lot of work to report here in the format used - and then do the email for tomawaky - I will just send the email - since then all the results are visible in one place - and in the many different formats Tomawaky has set his site up for.
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« Reply #73 on: August 11, 2004, 10:12:58 AM »
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Quote from: burper,Aug 9 2004, 03:25 PM
Results for the Sunday after first Tuesday session:

INSERT INTO `Tourneys` VALUES ('Shades', 'greatbritain', 0, 'bagolympic', 3, 8, 2004);
 
Erm - how come shades is down for great britain??? Last thing I knew he was Dutch!!  
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« Reply #74 on: August 11, 2004, 11:40:45 AM »
:o   and even so you coyuld be wrong.... I am a split personality... beware...

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« Reply #75 on: August 11, 2004, 12:25:56 PM »
Please clear this up - before we have another can of worms (having just emptied one into the garden so to speak).  Shades, you are, from what you have told me -and from previous tournaments, Dutch.  An extended stay in the UK does not change that, in the same way a passport and a stay in Isreal makes Resh able to play for Israel.  This is all complicated enough, without people country swapping!!
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« Reply #76 on: August 11, 2004, 12:35:48 PM »
Perhaps we could have an european team?

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« Reply #77 on: August 11, 2004, 12:44:42 PM »
This was all covered in the early stages of organising the bagOlympics - please dont put me through that again !!! :P  
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« Reply #78 on: August 11, 2004, 01:07:47 PM »
One player for One Country.
If I find some strange info for a player I would be able to drop his results.
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« Reply #79 on: August 11, 2004, 01:35:27 PM »
:huh:

I NEVER said I was UK.... always Netherlands and.... SORRY if I dared joking about it... Going to the garden to whip my ass in apology...!!! :hang:  
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