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  1. working server

    Is it just my new AT&T Uverse connection?
    I keep getting:
    SSL connection error
    Unable to make a secure connection to the server. This may be a problem with the server, or it may be requiring a client authentication certificate that you don't have.
    Error code: ERR_SSL_PROTOCOL_ERROR

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    • Search for games on other servers

      I think it would be cool if kaya.gs were somehow connected to other go servers - like goshrine.com or others - so that you could accept a game from there but still play in this client.

      An agreement to share the user-base would mean an instant rise in the number of available games.

      I think many other servers have problems with attracting people today, so maybe some will agree to it.

      Features that both servers don't support should be simply blocked for the duration of the game.

      7 votes
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      • advertising

        As we have very few players i think we should try to do some massive advertising about this server.

        For exemple we could ask some go-related sites (gogameguru, go of ten and such) to put some banners .

        I think the real time pro commented games are a very nice feature.
        This banners should be annoncing thoses events.

        Also, posting on KGS everytime such an event happen could bring more poeple in.

        Thanks for reading,
        I hope it will help.

        10 votes
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        • The go board should have legs and bowls on the side

          The goban should have nice legs and stones on the side, it would look like a real life go game and the graphics would be better

          13 votes
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          • more compact lists; you can't have a glimpse of the open games lists for example, without scrolling

            More compact rows, so we can actually see more than 3 items in the open games list

            4 votes
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            • change rank request

              You should be able to submit a request to change your rank in case you set it incorrectly upon registration.

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              • Longer time settings for games of the bots

                Could you increase the time from absolute 25 min to absolute 30 or 40 min?
                Thank you!

                4 votes
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                • Colour blind friendly.

                  The little green circle that appears to highlight stones when you mouse-over a coordinate is basically invisible to colour blind people. It doesn't vary enough from the brown background of the board. It needs to either be a more bright and vivid colour or shade of green, or it needs to blink on and off.

                  17 votes
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                  • About the level

                    I realised after I subscribe that I could'nt change my player level from 1k to 20k.....

                    It's embarrassing ! Can you do that for me ?

                    All players should have 20k level when they subscribe for the first time.

                    4 votes
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                    • editable rank

                      in setup i was unfamiliar with ranking. now will have to start new profile rather than edit existing. perhaps editable rank would be useful?

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                      • A way to see my friends list

                        Currently I can't find any way to see a list of the people I have friended. This would be nice so one could, for example, go quickly to a friend's profile.

                        4 votes
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                        • Default "1 kyu" leads to accidental 1 kyu initial rating...

                          It should be a required, but EMPTY, field.. and it should be possible if you accidentally create a user as 1kyu, to say, "oops, I meant, 20kyu".
                          My user was created as 1kyu - I guess the only way to fix it is to lose a lot?

                          4 votes
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                          • "Karma" should be renamed "Dharma"

                            For people who understand the origin of the term, 'karma', it is what you get for doing unhelpful things, and it weighs negatively on your existence; whereas, 'dharma' is the opposite of karma, and cosmically neutralizes one's bad deeds... Would it be so hard/wrong/offensive to just globally change the spelling of your Rewards from 'karma' to 'dharma'?

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                            • where is '/help' ?

                              This is not the right place, but how do I get /help to get to the list of commands?
                              I tried it in the command line, with and without the slash. Then I tried it in the address itself.
                              If it is not perfectly obvious, it has failed. It is very hard and harsh, but that is the rule of the internet community. You cannot change that rule, so you have to live with it. Please make things so obvious nobody can go wrong. You should have it tested with people who have no idea and no experience, not with…

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                              • No way to Delete a game that's finished?

                                perhaps the "Done" button is not working? But I can't seen to find the way to delete a correspondence game that is complete, both players passed and we've scored etc. Am I missing something? Otherwise, thanks so much! Great application. Very much appreciated.

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                                • Click-and-confirm mode for touch screen users

                                  Basically I would like to see a mode where you click to place a stone and then click a button elsewhere on the screen to confirm that's where you wanted to play. Kaya works GREAT on mobile devices but my clumsy fat fingers ruin it!

                                  4 votes
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                                  • Be able to friend/give karma on a user's profile page

                                    When you are looking at a user's profile page, there should be options to friend the user or give them karma. Also send a message.

                                    2 votes
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                                    • Joseki integration

                                      Joseki integration in sandbox/offline edit mode using www.josekipedia.com/ -> supports jquery
                                      This should be easy to implement.

                                      15 votes
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                                      • The clock and other stuff above the board should be on the left or on the right side of the board.

                                        The clock and other stuff above the board should be on the left or on the right side of the board like in the all major servers like Tygem, Wbaduk and KGS. The reason is that the board gets smaller when all of them are above the board. In kaya the space on the left side of the board is totaly unused. Other servers managed this in the way everything is on the right side. Its a big minus that the board is smaller then in the other servers.

                                        81 votes
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                                        • a help page that describes the different time settings

                                          I'm not sure what the difference between 'horglass' and 'absolute' is. tried to find out but there's apparently nowhere where this is actually explained

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