I have been a long time lurker on this forum.
I play Single player BB since I have a young family and other responsibilities I am limited to Single Player but I tire of the poor AI.
That being said, I don't have much time to spend looking for games online.
I was playing Patchwork this morning while my wife had a lie-in and my daughter was distracted by Peppa Pig on the TV and I thought that it would be great for me if I could play BB in the same way that you play patchwork online.
The way it works in patchwork is that you have a list of current games with a time limit to complete your turn (In patchwork it is usually 24 hours). You have a lobby of ongoing games and you load a game up and take your turn. If there was something like this then I would definitely be able to play online, a bit like the old PBEM. Games took longer but I was still able to play. Some evenings if I was working from home I could get through a good number of turns so games didn't take weeks to play. If you miss your window then the match is forfeit.
This would be a separate way of playing matches and would not replace the current way of getting a match. This could also be an option in some leagues.
I fully understand that it isn't as feasible for BB as you may want to use an apo or sidestep during your opponents turn but if some things were turned auto e.g. Dodge it would speed some things up.
I would just like to open it up for discussion or how would this suggestion be tweaked to be workable. I am not very hopeful of this ever being implemented but if you don't ask...