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sv_callvotedelay EDIT: it is now sv_limitnumvotes 
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I searched "vote time", and I've found nothing in the feature suggestions.

Is this an improvement to an already-existing feature, or a new feature entirely?
Improvement

If an improvement, what original feature is it improving upon?
Calling Votes


How would this work?
The server hoster will be able to control how long it takes for a player to call another vote.


Can you give an example in how useful this feature would be?
Lets say you're in some random priv CTF server, and you've got a scrim going on, then someone calls a vote for the map too early, and everyone votes no. 2 Minutes later, everyone is ready. So someone calls the vote to see that the server has responded with a simple "You must wait 10 minutes to call this vote again". So then you have to go bug an admin about it. But, lets say there is no admin, what do we do then?
Simple. The server does sv_callvotedelay 0 So you can call another vote immediately.

Another situation would be that your alone in some random server, and you call a vote for some map, and then you accidentally hit PageDown(do'h), and the vote fails! So then what? We're stuck in the same map for about 10 minutes. But with sv_callvotedelay 0, we can just safely call another vote.

Yeah I know there are some holes, but this shouldn't be that hard to implement (I might be very very wrong). Should the server hoster have the right as to how long you must wait until you can call another vote?

On a side note: As a server hoster myself i find it annoying when I have to type in "rcon changemap map03" in the server console. Or open up the serverbox in fullscreen to change the map. That's my perspective as a server hoster. (Yes I do host)

sv_callvotedelay should work with minutes, as in...

"sv_callvotedelay 3" would make you wait 3 more minutes to call another vote.


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Agreed, I don't really like the current delay system..


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But shouldn't the server hoster atleast have the freedom of controlling it?


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You (the developers) could make the waiting time 5 minutes instead of 10, and that would be a nice compromise, and simpler than implementing this cvar.


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Alright, I added the new CVAR sv_limitnumvotes (default true) for this purpose.


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