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What is the best way to call your opponent for slow play?

Discussion in 'General Discussion (YGO)' started by blade146, Oct 25, 2006.

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  1. blade146

    blade146 New Member

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    This has come up in a few tournaments lately. What is the best way to tell a judge your opponent is playing slow and it not coming off as being rude? I do call a judge over on occasion but hesitate on this as do the majority of players.
  2. BlackLusterD

    BlackLusterD New Member

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    Have the judge come over and look at the duel. If your judge is an experienced duelist, the judge could look at the field and both players hands to determine slow play. Also the judge must factor in if a player may have any type of disability that may affect gameplay. I know this because a friend of mine is good at the game as long as it is taken step by step and not rushed. Also you may want to note (mentally) if the player has played fasst against other duelists and is stalling for a win condition. Call a judge and ask. Never be afraid to call a judge. That's why we are here. To help duelists play at thier best and prevent cheating.
  3. masterwoo0

    masterwoo0 NINJA4LIFE

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    Actually, it doesnt even have to be about experience. If I am sitting there watching a player look at his hand, look at cards on the field, his Graveyard, asking to read card effects, asking his opponent how many cards in hand, how many life points they have, rechecking their face-downs, etc..., and does this on EVERY turn, that is excessive and is a good example of a player stretching his right to all things Public Knowledge, and probably a good case of Slow Play. If they are doing none of that, but taking a extremely long time to make a card play, then there is very little to say except that they are stalling.

    My experience is, that as a player, if you play at a moderate pace, most times your opponent will also. As soon as you start to slow things down, so will your opponent.
  4. Phantom6

    Phantom6 Blues.EXE

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    I have to agree with the other two.

    Watching matches I can easily tell when one player is stalling. When called over Experience points it out.
  5. blade146

    blade146 New Member

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    It's easy to see when someone is slow playing. What I wanted to know was how you went about calling the judge on it. Do you call the judge and say" My opponent is playing slow" or something else. I have seen arguments break out when a player calls the other for slow play. The truth is there is no right way. I just wanted to know what most people did in this situation.
  6. masterwoo0

    masterwoo0 NINJA4LIFE

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    You call it as you see it from your perspective. If you think your opponent is playing slowly, there really is no way to prove it since by the time the Judge arrives, your opponent will probably have adjusted his gameplay, so you're only going to be able to get him under the microscope for his future opponents.

    Sadly, sometimes you only help others as you yourself become sacrificed in the end.
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