reports are delayed well past day change, and frequently throw up a cryptic error message box.
spies can only be purchased and deployed one click at a time, no numerical entries allowed.
the "spies" window blocks out about half of the GUI.
You usually only open the spy window once a day. Sure it isn't the best interface in the world (in fact it actually sucks indeed, for several reasons not even mentioned here), but overhauling it takes precious dev resources which would better be spent elsewhere.
When the enemy is driven back, we have failed. When he is cut off, encircled and dispersed, we have succeeded. - Aleksandr Suvorov.