13525 Players currently online!
Man vs. Machine - good luck!
Turn-based games at any time!
Vote for the best move to win!
Do you have what it takes?
Sharpen your tactical vision!
Get advice and game insights!
Learn from top players & pros!
View millions of master games!
Your virtual chess coach!
Perfect your opening moves!
Test your skills vs. computer!
Find the right private coach!
Can you solve it each day?
Bring it all together!
Beginners, start here!
Make friends & play team games!
News from the world of chess!
Search all Chess.com members!
Find local clubs & events!
Who's the best of your friends?
Read what members are saying!
Is chess a spork? If it is, is it a plastic spork or a metal spork? If it isn't, why not? Discuss in your words what you think characteristics of a spork are and whether or not chess fits that description.
Chess is more like an egg slicer. Generally useless and difficult to clean. A toy for the rich.
Sporks are too utilitarian and used by hobos.
No doubt chess players exhibit gargantuan levels of sporksmanship, so it is possible it's a spork, probably wooden seeing as that's what everything in chess is usually made out of.
My theory is that male chess players are so concerned over defending their masculinity, they feel the need to indulge in violent displays such as stabbing with the aforementioned sporks.
In summary, women's chess is probably just a spoon.
I've noticed that males are more into spooning, than females
Men are also more into breasts; it doesn't make breasts male.
I think we first have to agree on the definition of spork, I mean, it could be a half-spoon-half-fork eating utensil, but on the other hand it could be canned mystery meat not unlike spam. Given all of the evidence to that end in these forums, I certainly lean towards the latter.
One thing I think we can all agree upon, though, is that chess is not speef.
Changing the subject, eh? You people love spooning
It occurs to me you could conceivably eat spork with a spork. I think the universe may collapse in upon itself if you did though.
Speef...it's what's for dinner.
Where I'm from, 'to spoon' means to hit a football shot waaaaaaaaaaay over the bar. It can also be used to describe any particularly horrible miss, though the high-and-handsome row z shot is most appropriate.
I saw that first on Animal Planet, with reference to #10
So full of hate.
Chess is a Team Spork, because all of your pieces must work together as a team to suceed. If one member is placed badly and not pulling their weight, the whole team loses. Michael Stean, Simple Chess, (1978, reprinted 2002).
As for spam, it's very popular in East Asia with Kimchi, rice and eggs. The same is sold at high-end ethnic restaurants in some U.S. cities. But it's still yuk.
The Japanese are wild about Kentucky Fried Chicken. Go figure.
There are times where chess feels like a sporkscrew to me...
Hm.. already moved to off topic at under 20 posts when all of the ridiculous "is chess a sport" threads still live on in the main forum
This post is just, awesome.
I beg your sarden pirs, chess is not a spork but rather a spoonerism! A mixture of the forward and backward.
Sess Chets, Pess Cheices, Bess Choards, Pless Chayers, Cless Chocks or Tess Chimers, Tess Chournaments, online Sess Chervers and Mand Grasters
Cagnus Marlsen is the Borld's West, but Vishy is the Chorld Wampion!
Yes chess is indeed a spoonerism, & y'all all are all tunalics for sugesting otherwise. Now I'm going to leave this discussion and eat a chilled grease sandwich while I chudy stess with a bess chook.
BTW I know I'm a little late to this discussion but I wanted to Thump the Bread. (bump the thread)
Quickest game #5
by BigDoggProblem 3 minutes ago
Wanted; High rated players to compete with.
by MethodMan118 7 minutes ago
Switching from a facebook account to a normal account
by thomas_loiselle 7 minutes ago
5/23/2013 - The Long Road Home
by cfrench49 8 minutes ago
Concerned about trolling, again
by Stigmatisert 12 minutes ago
FM Borislav Ivanov Disqualified
by Petrosianic 13 minutes ago
Is there any chance that a 1300 rated player can beat a 2700 rated player?
by hot_as_the_sun 16 minutes ago
mate in 550 + mate in 551
by Moremover 17 minutes ago
Is it possible that there are psychic chess masters
by Ubik42 18 minutes ago
position from the Vienna Game(i had to write at the bottom)
by NightFactory 21 minutes ago
Why Join | Chess Topics |
Help & Support |
© 2013 Chess.com