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People take too long to respond in showdown

#1LightningAce11Posted 3/9/2013 1:57:01 AM
What's wrong with them? This is why I always set a timer as soon as I start.
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#2FunleashTheUryPosted 3/9/2013 2:36:29 AM
I've had problems with this, too. And I think the timer should be at most 90 seconds.
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#3Cpt_CalamityPosted 3/9/2013 2:55:54 AM
120 is fair I'd say. If you can't wait two minutes, start another battle.

Also, I just got back into Showdown today. And I seemed to be doing really well with this random team I made in less than ten minutes, so at least I haven't forgot everything about Pokemon.

And I'm thinking that I would like to battle people from GFaqs. I'll make more teams in a few different tiers (all my teams got deleted randomly a while ago, which is why I stopped), so that I can battle them in whatever tier they wish. Can't tomorrow, but maybe Sunday I could.
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#4DonniedonzPosted 3/9/2013 3:43:16 AM
You and me, Cpt_Calamity. It'll be a battle for the ages.
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#5Skyward_SneaselPosted 3/9/2013 3:52:24 AM
The one thing I don't like about the timer is that my laptop often lags, so the timer begins while I'm still watching the previous turn. Then I can't ask my opponent to stop it, and I end up losing because I'm still watching the previous turn. The timer is a good system, but sometimes it ruins a game for me at least.
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#6Hierarchy225Posted 3/9/2013 4:47:23 AM
I have to do that as well. Does it really take some people that long to think?
#7GiftedACIIIPosted 3/9/2013 8:13:27 AM
They panic when they're losing. Or they're looking up how their Pokemon will fare on a damage calculator.