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The lag or the endearing language and grammar?
why the **** is this website so ******* **** every single game is buggy and ******* laggy cant even finish game coz peices get stuck to my cursor *** is that
Don't use netscape grandpa.
Oh, was netscape a self-censoring browser?
I was once in a tournament that had my incorrect rating(191) when it was actually 426 or something. I got to play a 998, the highest rated in the tournament. He underestimated me because he thought I was bad, but I whooped him.
once played a 1850 rated player,i was 1650. reached an end game of oppossing bishops and a/b/ f pawn vs. my b/f pawn. controlling a1-b2(black squares)w/ my king and protecting my 2 pawns(f4/b2)w/ a bishop, this was a draw-HE CARRIED ON FOR 10 MOVES claiming his rating meant he was not only a better chess but also he was supposed to win! Of course "FISHER" w/ draw this game---talk about mis-placed entitlement! What counts is what u feel about playing this game.
Oh hell no, Netscape was not self-censoring. When I was growing up in the 90's Netscape Navigator was porn central for me!
All I could ever find in the 90's was pr0n on BBSs.
Yeah it was like grainy 35k size .jpg photos but pr0n nonetheless to me at that age haha.
i think the nice thing with ratings is you can play people rated closer to yourself. It gets frustrating to always lose to better people, even though thats how improvement is made
Then what the hell was wafflle's joke?
Muppets shouldn't be allowed to participate in jokes
Presumably implying that the problems with the website were due to him using an outdated browser.
everyone starts at 1200. then as you play you get a new rating. it is all based on the Glicko ratings system :) check it out - it's a fun read!
For those who can't sleep tonight. Just five lines and you are out!
Yeah, he already told me.
I dont know about how to calculate actual rating yet! any program available?
Forget all about rating and just play your best-chess.
Internet-ratings practically meaningless. Particularly on here until software-users are finally eradicated (The site IS trying!)
GlickoRD and ELO are comparable but as stated without fair-play controls there is no point getting worked-up about it.
You can do anything and be anything! Go all out for 2200 for starters!! (NM in USA). Load your PC with Rybika, Fritz & Houdini. Play cat & mouse with the site's detection-systems whilst wallowing in new-found-glory of being respected and admired high-rated player on chess.com.
The world will be your oyster. Girls will telephone you constantly. Lucrative job-offers will fill the mail-box. Fawning-admirers will send fan-mail.
net ... just curious, and hypothetically speaking, of course, but what kind of job offers are we talking about? :)
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