When can a player be kicked from a game?

When can a player be kicked from a game?


When can a player be kicked from a game:
  1. Players in non rated games and non rated players can always be kicked with a majority vote by the other players.
  2. Hosts can kick bots (AI players) at anytime
  3. The host can kick anyone before game starts (ie there is no penalty for the kicked player)
  4. Rated Players can be kicked with majority vote before game starts with no stalling requirement.
  5. Rated Players Can be kicked if they're considered stalling.
Stalling is the time a player is inactive, this only applies to rated games.  the rules are different between or trick games and backgammon...

 For Backgammon
       Stalling is  when the current turn is longer then 2 minutes, and  that player can be kicked by other player with 1 vote.

For Hearts/Spades/Euchre (trick games)
  1.  Current turn is longer then 1 minute   --OR--
  2.  The cumulative time of their last 5 turns is longer then 90 seconds --OR--
  3.  Allow 2 votes to kick if their current turn is longer then 4 minutes (this is to protect against a stalling team)
Guides and staff can not be kicked from a game.



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