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Is it bad manners to resign? [Aug. 23rd, 2007|05:17 pm]
Douglas Spencer
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I've been playing Scrabulous (requires facebook login; it's a Scrabble® clone) a fair bit today. I've just offered a table to random passers-by, and found myself in a game with someone I don't know.

We've had six moves each, the score is 84 to 295, and he's resigned. I'm quite disappointed.

The last two words played were "EXIT" (22) and "BAbYISH" (108).

Ah well.
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[User Picture]From: hawkida
2007-08-23 05:41 pm (UTC)
With a difference in scores like that what's the point in continuing if you know you're out of your depth? It's possible but not that easy to communicate via Scrabulous, so a comment about why you're leaving isn't simple but I think it's understandable even if it comes across as rude.
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