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"YOUR TURN!" bell

Postby maxfaraday on Tue Dec 06, 2011 1:05 am

Concise description:
    - In speed games, a bell would ring when it's someone turn (like in the live chat when someone posts something).
    - (credit goes to perchorin for this one)
    It should be possible for the user to turn this feature on and off;
    some people might like it, others find it annoying.

How this will benefit the site and/or other comments:
    1- This would prevent people from unwillingly missing a turn, which means that:
    - no one will be pissed off
    - no one will be antagonized
    2- I have to go to the fridge to grab another beer.
Last edited by maxfaraday on Thu Dec 08, 2011 1:30 pm, edited 2 times in total.
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Re: "YOUR TURN!" bell

Postby Geger on Tue Dec 06, 2011 3:13 am

Great idea!!

I remember, I lost some speed games because I forgot that I've created the games before :

Game 4158524
Game 4454996

:oops: :oops:

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Re: "YOUR TURN!" bell

Postby Army of GOD on Tue Dec 06, 2011 4:55 am

Geger wrote:Great idea!!

I remember, I lost some speed games because I forgot that I've created the games before :

Game 4158524
Game 4454996

:oops: :oops:

.


You don't even know the half of it. I think I've lost 40 speed games in the past year because I forgot I made them.
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Re: "YOUR TURN!" bell

Postby perchorin on Tue Dec 06, 2011 5:17 am

Seems like it would be a simple thing to add, and even better if you have the option of turning it on and off. Good suggestion!
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Re: "YOUR TURN!" bell

Postby chapcrap on Tue Dec 06, 2011 7:41 pm

Army of GOD wrote:
Geger wrote:Great idea!!

I remember, I lost some speed games because I forgot that I've created the games before :

Game 4158524
Game 4454996

:oops: :oops:

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You don't even know the half of it. I think I've lost 40 speed games in the past year because I forgot I made them.

Point dumping case filed in C&A reports.
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Re: "YOUR TURN!" bell

Postby maxfaraday on Tue Dec 06, 2011 10:11 pm

chapcrap wrote:
Army of GOD wrote:
Geger wrote:Great idea!!

I remember, I lost some speed games because I forgot that I've created the games before :

Game 4158524
Game 4454996

:oops: :oops:

.


You don't even know the half of it. I think I've lost 40 speed games in the past year because I forgot I made them.

Point dumping case filed in C&A reports.


Off topic.
I really think my suggestion is a good idea so please, could a mod delete this crap/catfight/pollution?
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Re: "YOUR TURN!" bell

Postby Army of GOD on Wed Dec 07, 2011 12:37 am

maxfaraday wrote:
chapcrap wrote:
Army of GOD wrote:
Geger wrote:Great idea!!

I remember, I lost some speed games because I forgot that I've created the games before :

Game 4158524
Game 4454996

:oops: :oops:

.


You don't even know the half of it. I think I've lost 40 speed games in the past year because I forgot I made them.

Point dumping case filed in C&A reports.


Off topic.
I really think my suggestion is a good idea so please, could a mod delete this crap/catfight/pollution?


wow, lay off.

You realize that if it weren't for Geger's post, I wouldn't have commented and the responses to my posts wouldn't have happened. Essentially, we're bumping this thread so your suggestion can get more views.

But no, if you want to be a dick, then fine.
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Re: "YOUR TURN!" bell

Postby maxfaraday on Wed Dec 07, 2011 2:13 am

Thanks for making my point.

posts 1,2,3,4 -> on topic

posts 5,6,7,8 -> off topic
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Re: "YOUR TURN!" bell

Postby Army of GOD on Wed Dec 07, 2011 2:32 am

don't forget 9
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Re: "YOUR TURN!" bell

Postby chapcrap on Wed Dec 07, 2011 2:36 am

Army of GOD wrote:don't forget 9

And 10!
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Re: "YOUR TURN!" bell

Postby Geger on Wed Dec 07, 2011 4:56 am

lol

back to topic :
maxfaraday wrote:Concise description:
    In speed games, a bell would ring when it's someone turn (like in the live chat when someone posts something)

How this will benefit the site and/or other comments:
    1- This would prevent people from unwillingly missing a turn, which means that:
    - no one will be pissed off
    - no one will be antagonized
    2- I have to go to the fridge to grab another beer.


A bell in casual games is good too for "semi speed" games, where some turns are taken within 1/2-1 hour.
So we can still work on computer, and don't have to refresh the browser every time (as an example).
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Re: "YOUR TURN!" bell

Postby ManBungalow on Wed Dec 07, 2011 12:30 pm

I've lost scores of speed games because I lose interest and forget to play or check they've started.
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Re: "YOUR TURN!" bell

Postby blakebowling on Thu Dec 08, 2011 11:32 am

Audible sounds won't be integrated into the site (as they are tacky and lack doesn't like them). However it may be possible to get someone to write a script for you. I'll move this to the Tech Suggestions if you'd like.
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Re: "YOUR TURN!" bell

Postby maxfaraday on Thu Dec 08, 2011 1:26 pm

Like perchorin suggested, this could be turned on/off (being set to off by default).
I'll add this in the OP.
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Re: "YOUR TURN!" bell

Postby maxfaraday on Tue Dec 13, 2011 6:59 pm

blakebowling wrote:Audible sounds won't be integrated into the site (as they are tacky and lack doesn't like them). However it may be possible to get someone to write a script for you. I'll move this to the Tech Suggestions if you'd like.


Audible sounds are already integrated in the site.
In the live chat.
Anyway thanks for your proposal, if this suggestion doesn't get more support from the CC community, I'd be glad you'd move it to the "Tech Suggestions".
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Re: "YOUR TURN!" bell

Postby blakebowling on Tue Dec 13, 2011 11:16 pm

maxfaraday wrote:
blakebowling wrote:Audible sounds won't be integrated into the site (as they are tacky and lack doesn't like them). However it may be possible to get someone to write a script for you. I'll move this to the Tech Suggestions if you'd like.


Audible sounds are already integrated in the site.
In the live chat.
Anyway thanks for your proposal, if this suggestion doesn't get more support from the CC community, I'd be glad you'd move it to the "Tech Suggestions".

That isn't an integrated part of the site, as live chat is a third party software.
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Re: "YOUR TURN!" bell

Postby sundance123 on Wed Dec 14, 2011 1:47 am

there is a bell option on the conquertell add on
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Re: "YOUR TURN!" bell

Postby ender516 on Thu Dec 15, 2011 3:46 pm

Quick link to ConquerTell : viewtopic.php?f=527&t=141210#p3084253
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Re: "YOUR TURN!" bell

Postby Fewnix on Sat Dec 24, 2011 9:58 pm

I like something like this but personally I am not big on sounds. Possible to have something like the red warning count down = that appears in speed games when you are down to one minute ---- appear and flash on your screen, overriding anything you have on - , maybe for one or two seconds every 10 seconds?

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