[GP] Display Value of Flat Rate Spoils

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[GP] Display Value of Flat Rate Spoils

Postby hecter on Tue Jan 16, 2007 7:52 pm

When in a game with cards that are flat rate, have a little table to show what are worth which.

When in a game with cards that are escalating, show how much the next set will be worth.
MOD EDIT: The second suggestion was implemented, but the first is still not.
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Postby Gandalf40 on Tue Jan 16, 2007 7:53 pm

Sounds good...

Is this already in the works?
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Postby silvanthalas on Tue Jan 16, 2007 10:01 pm

One of the Greasemonkey scripts you can install into Firefox does this. It's very handy.

If you don't have Firefox, get it. Then get Greasemonkey. Then the script. :D
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Displaying Flat Rate Spoils

Postby Attila the Fun! on Tue Sep 29, 2009 3:20 pm

Concise description:
  • We should display the worth of Flat Rate spoils below the map, just as we do with Escalating Spoils.

Specifics:
  • I often play games with Escalating Spoils, and it's easy to see what the next set of spoils will be worth: it's always listed directly below the map. But when I play with Fixed Rate Spoils, I always have to go into the "Instructions" section of the site to see what they're worth, since I don't have it memorized. Could we get a simple "Flat Rate Spoils are worth 4 for red, 6 for green, 8 for blue and 10 for mixed." posted beneath the map on games with Fixed Rate Spoils?

This will improve the following aspects of the site:
  • It will make it easier to play games with Fixed Rate Spoils by eliminating the need to memorize their worth or constantly check in "Instructions."
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Re: Displaying Flat Rate Spoils

Postby jammyjames on Tue Sep 29, 2009 3:43 pm

no real need. you should know how spoils work, its just extra coding work lack doesnt need to know. my advice learn flat rate spoils and remember them :)
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Re: Displaying Flat Rate Spoils

Postby Thezzaruz on Tue Sep 29, 2009 5:21 pm

I had forgotten that the flat rate spoils value I see every game isn't standard issue but a BOB feature. :D
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Re: Displaying Flat Rate Spoils

Postby owenshooter on Tue Sep 29, 2009 6:45 pm

Thezzaruz wrote:I had forgotten that the flat rate spoils value I see every game isn't standard issue but a BOB feature. :D

yeah, some of us are smart enough to be able to remember the value of the spoils without using cheats... i don't see a need for this suggestion, as the poster i quoted has stated he can get this through one of the plug-ins readily available to anyone that wishes to use them...-0
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Re: Displaying Flat Rate Spoils

Postby ronc8649 on Tue Sep 29, 2009 8:16 pm

is this a serious question?

or are you trying to be funny.

i dont know anyone who doesnt know what cards are worth in flat rate.
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Re: Displaying Flat Rate Spoils

Postby haggispittjr on Tue Sep 29, 2009 8:33 pm

why dont you write it down on a peice of paper and tape it to your computer screen?
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Re: Displaying Flat Rate Spoils

Postby Thezzaruz on Wed Sep 30, 2009 3:25 am

owenshooter wrote:yeah, some of us are smart enough to be able to remember the value of the spoils without using cheats...


:lol: :lol: Really not the reason I use BOB.
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Re: Displaying Flat Rate Spoils

Postby Attila the Fun! on Wed Sep 30, 2009 11:56 am

ronc8649 wrote: i dont know anyone who doesnt know what cards are worth in flat rate.


I usually play Escalating, so I don't bother memorizing Flat Rate. Also, I play a similar "game of strategy and risk" on other sites with different flat rate values, so it's kinda confusing. BTW, the other sites all list their Spoils values next to the map.

haggispittjr wrote:why dont you write it down on a peice of paper and tape it to your computer screen?


Because it's 2009. Also, I'm playing on a laptop so I can't really tape things to the side.

jammyjames wrote:its just extra coding work lack doesnt need to know.


Is it that much extra coding? We've already got the values listed for Escalating Spoils, and that has to be updated throughout the game. Compared to that, adding a simple static sentence should be nothing.
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Re: Displaying Flat Rate Spoils

Postby Beckytheblondie on Wed Sep 30, 2009 12:03 pm

omg, shut up.

red=4 green=6 blue=8 mixed=10

there, now you know it.
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Re: Displaying Flat Rate Spoils

Postby #1_stunna on Wed Sep 30, 2009 12:50 pm

Beckytheblondie wrote:omg, shut up.

red=4 green=6 blue=8 mixed=10

there, now you know it.


becky, you forgot that magical purple set that you get when you play a game longer than 2 days.

purple=7.43
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Re: Displaying Flat Rate Spoils

Postby ronc8649 on Wed Sep 30, 2009 2:05 pm

Attila the Fun! wrote:
ronc8649 wrote: i dont know anyone who doesnt know what cards are worth in flat rate.


I usually play Escalating, so I don't bother memorizing Flat Rate. Also, I play a similar "game of strategy and risk" on other sites with different flat rate values, so it's kinda confusing. BTW, the other sites all list their Spoils values next to the map.

haggispittjr wrote:why dont you write it down on a peice of paper and tape it to your computer screen?


Because it's 2009. Also, I'm playing on a laptop so I can't really tape things to the side.

jammyjames wrote:its just extra coding work lack doesnt need to know.


Is it that much extra coding? We've already got the values listed for Escalating Spoils, and that has to be updated throughout the game. Compared to that, adding a simple static sentence should be nothing.



if you would stop this nonsense, and spend the same amount of time on memorizing small things. you would be ok.

if you want to talk about "other sites", then why dont you go back to them. i dont think you are a premium member. so what exactly have you done here? other than bitch and whine about something stupid?
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Re: Displaying Flat Rate Spoils

Postby haggispittjr on Thu Oct 01, 2009 3:39 pm

lol, i cant believe he thought i was serious when i said to tape it to his computer :lol:
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