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Apple needs to address the issue of alerts/challenges to games currently not on the device. This is my number one annoyance with the iPhone currently. When you have 500 friends in Game Center you get quite a few of these. If I'm missing a simple way to stop these, please let me know.
 

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Fully agree on this!!! so sick of clearing challenges to games I don't have or want. It's simply annoying. I actually feel bad myself now and think twice before challenging anybody on my list because I have so many games compared to my friends. I don't want to annoy them and shouldn't have to worry about this..

I hope Apple can come up with a solution.
 

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Fully agree on this!!! so sick of clearing challenges to games I don't have or want. It's simply annoying. I actually feel bad myself now and think twice before challenging anybody on my list because I have so many games compared to my friends. I don't want to annoy them and shouldn't have to worry about this..

I hope Apple can come up with a solution.

There simply should be a way to say ignore requests from any app you choose. Should be simple enough.
 

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It should work like genius apps and realise don't have the game and block the request from coming. All your games are listen in GC even if they are uninstalled. I wouldn't mind if a request was sent for a game I had uninstalled it may prompt me to re-install it. For games I don't own tho. I don't want to know about it.
 

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I'm considering just getting smarter friends. You know, the kind who can look at GC and see what apps you both have installed before inviting you to play.

I also wish you couldn't get invites from strangers...or do I just not remember who it is who keeps inviting me to play some dumb game that I'll never install?
 

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I'm considering just getting smarter friends. You know, the kind who can look at GC and see what apps you both have installed before inviting you to play.

I also wish you couldn't get invites from strangers...or do I just not remember who it is who keeps inviting me to play some dumb game that I'll never install?

My friends list filled up when Game Center went live. I accepted everyone at that time. I'm a nice guy, what can I say. But I do like having a lot if people to play. Just wish you could reject requests from any app you choose.
 

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Ya know, it's funny you say that. When GC first went live, my alert was going off night and day. I accepted everyone. This was in part to Ren? using a screen cap of his GC in a blog article showing my GC profile (thanks, Ren?...not). But at some point, maybe when I got a new iPhone?, I had to log back into GC, and all my contacts there were gone. Or maybe they're the ones from whom I keep getting bizarre requests....
 

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Ya know, it's funny you say that. When GC first went live, my alert was going off night and day. I accepted everyone. This was in part to Ren? using a screen cap of his GC in a blog article showing my GC profile (thanks, Ren?...not). But at some point, maybe when I got a new iPhone?, I had to log back into GC, and all my contacts there were gone. Or maybe they're the ones from whom I keep getting bizarre requests....

Sure you logged in under the same account for Game Center?
 

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I need some GC people I actually know from forums, chat and fb. ATM I keep getting strange friend req from people with bio's with languages I can't understand.

GC - dreadcircus :)
 

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Are you guys getting requests from random people you don't even know? I don't even share my username to others.

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Are you guys getting requests from random people you don't even know? I don't even share my username to others.

Sent from my SGH-T999 using Tapatalk 2

No they are all people I am "friends" with. You can't get challenges from random people.
 

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No they are all people I am "friends" with. You can't get challenges from random people.

Are you sure? I have been playing what I thought were random players on certain games. The last being basketball Showdown in 'exhibition' mode. ImageUploadedByTapatalk1362773290.158645.jpg I have no idea who the heck Smok3y30 is...lol
 

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Are you sure? I have been playing what I thought were random players on certain games. The last being basketball Showdown in 'exhibition' mode. View attachment 28100 I have no idea who the heck Smok3y30 is...lol

Maybe I should have been more clear. I'm speaking of the challenges a game asks you to send to your friends after you get a high score or such. Not a random game. If you don't have the game you will not get those obviously but the high score challenges you get. Hope that makes more sense?
 

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I'm confused a lot. And that has nothing to do with this thread. :)

Why doesn't GC allow you to get rid of friends?
 

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I'm new to iphone (this week) but I don't see them changing this. Those challenges are extra incentive for you to buy the game since your friend has it which makes apple more money.
 

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