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31 votes, rating 5.7
A polite request to our European counterparts
If you enter a tourney, please set aside 2 hours on the weekend to play that game. Putting North American coaches in the lurch by asking strictly for a weekday game around 19:00-22:00 means we'll have to play at work.

Just a small kindness please.
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Posted by tmoila on 2017-10-20 01:21:21
Yes
Posted by pythrr on 2017-10-20 02:47:59
yes this. i am SO sick of the "i can only play weeknights 2100-2400" crowd.
Posted by koadah on 2017-10-20 04:01:45
See, this is why I didn't sign up. Didn't want to draw one those dead zone guys. ;)
Posted by MenonaLoco on 2017-10-20 05:03:46
YES. THIS.
Posted by Malmir on 2017-10-20 06:44:11
Sounds like a reasonable request to me.
Posted by ramchop on 2017-10-20 07:22:48
America are not the only timezones outside of Europe.

(rated 6 anyway)
Posted by Balle2000 on 2017-10-20 07:42:49
[7:43 PM] Eurocoach: and opponent is of course west coast american
[7:43 PM] Eurocoach: hooray at 0400-0800 availability

I believe this goes both (all) ways.
Posted by BillBrasky on 2017-10-20 08:44:21
I have seen coaches in Asia, Europe, and North America that have a very limited window of availability. It does seem rude in a tournament.

I don't think you should be forced to play every game at 02:00, but you should have some flexibility if you enter a major tournament.
Posted by Throweck on 2017-10-20 08:50:29
This is definitely both ways.

Both parties should be considerate.

I have, for a good number of times now, been up at 3am to play a game with other coaches for them to no show.

I get the annoyance, I don't get the generalisation of geographically based coaches.
Posted by Medon on 2017-10-20 08:50:41
Plus: Playing at work during lunch time is fun, more Europeans should try it out :-)
Posted by okostomi on 2017-10-20 09:59:28
What is wrong with playing at work? If you are an employee, you get paid for playing bloodbowl and if you are an employer, you set your schedule. I love to be paid for playing my favourit game :)

By the way, being a european coach i will probably play my Fumbbl cup game at 7am...
Posted by Rawlf on 2017-10-20 10:15:16
For me, NA coaches are almost always very fourthcoming when scheduling matches. I have complimented them on this before and gladly repeat it here. Very good crowd in my experience!
Posted by mrt1212 on 2017-10-20 10:25:59
Okay, I struck a chord and it was a chord I was aiming to strike.

Look, basically if you have more than a 4 or 5 hour difference in any direction, ruling out any weekend possibility means one of two outcomes:

1. Coach ahead in TZ up late/early
2. Coach behind in TZ playing at work

With weekend possibilities that changes:

1. Coach ahead has all afternoon and evening to play
2. Coach behind has all morning and afternoon to play

If you got hung up on the geography I invoked it's because I'm coming at this from the experience I've had. I've clarified above in this post that it's not inherently a geography problem, I just happen to get ramrodded like this mostly by Europeans ;)
Posted by koadah on 2017-10-20 10:35:43
Some tournaments used to have regional qualifiers. Is that still a thing?

Not for the Fumbbl Cup though.
Posted by PurpleChest on 2017-10-20 10:42:23
This clearly effects coaches in unpopulated time zones more, but does effect everyone. the only answer is for everyone to try to be reasonable.... on the internet.... reasonable... internet...

ah, that'll be the problem then.
Posted by Strider84 on 2017-10-20 11:29:38
I tried to set up different time zone groups for thr naf tourney but only 4 na coaches showed up.
Posted by grunth on 2017-10-20 11:49:24
AMERICA FIRST !!!

;D
Posted by Nextflux on 2017-10-20 12:42:42
Ive never experienced any problems with americans in general, its rather a few coaches (doesnt matter where they live) who make problematic or annoying requests for playing a match. Maybe this happens more often with americans (I dont know), but just tell the "stupid" that they have to find another time. or suggest a time yourself instead (even before the other guy does it).
Posted by JellyBelly on 2017-10-20 13:04:54
I agree with you, MrT. Anyone applying for an official tourney should have some weekend availability, as you can't assume your oppo will be available during your weekday evening. If not, the coach without the weekend availability should forfeit, imo.
Posted by Scarlak on 2017-10-20 13:06:25
Do people really prioritise work over fumbbl? Nothing better than a game with a different time zone to go it late (or not at all).
Posted by Throweck on 2017-10-20 14:24:35
I've done that before but I'm the boss :P
Posted by Arktoris on 2017-10-20 17:02:36
Yes, the whole reason why global tournaments start on Wednesday night is to give a couple days to plan your game time for the weekend.

when a game doesn't get played, I've often seen the moderator penalize whoever blew off the weekend.
Posted by happygrue on 2017-10-20 19:29:23
PSA: Daylight savings time is coming up soon in Europe, so server time will be shifting with it. It's not until the next week in the US, and other countries vary as well - but the important bit is that *server time will move* on the last Sunday in October. Look it up and plan scheduling accordingly!
Posted by paradocks on 2017-10-21 03:51:48
Tournaments starting on Wednesday (which is actually Thursday night for me) is a part of the problem, often by the time a coach has responded to the tourney PM and established they'll need a weekend game it's already Saturday night for me
Posted by tussock on 2017-10-21 04:03:01
Quick PMs (and responses) with a range of times do help, always appreciated.