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  • 22 months ago · Quote · #61

    netzach

    waffllemaster

    Do you have anything constructive to contribute to this debate or have you just jumped in to mouth-off at me?

  • 22 months ago · Quote · #62

    waffllemaster

    Scottish-bloke?  Who is that?  You said you were American.

    But anyway, I'll be sure to remember you now, you've made a lasting impression Laughing

  • 22 months ago · Quote · #63

    Sunofthemorninglight

    the Americans need USCF ratings cos they've got no kilts.

  • 22 months ago · Quote · #64

    AlCzervik

    ilikekilts.

  • 22 months ago · Quote · #65

    Estragon

    Sunofthemorninglight wrote:

    the Americans need USCF ratings cos they've got no kilts.

    Oh, we have kilts, all right - but also the good sense not to wear them in public.

  • 22 months ago · Quote · #66

    Sunofthemorninglight

    those are capes, Estragon, not kilts.

  • 22 months ago · Quote · #68

    AlCzervik

    I have a kilt rating, but no cape rating. Should I start a thread about this difference?

  • 22 months ago · Quote · #69

    Sunofthemorninglight

    AlCzervik wrote:

    I have a kilt rating, but no cape rating. Should I start a thread about this difference?

    or a thread titled "which is better ? cape or kilt".

  • 22 months ago · Quote · #70

    skakmadurinn

    Why are you guys arguing about the ratings.. just talke about chess..

  • 22 months ago · Quote · #71

    LordHarnois

    So I see I shall start playing OTB and slap anyone that starts anoying squabbles about such petty things as USCF and FIDE and tell them to play chess!

  • 22 months ago · Quote · #72

    Estragon

    Shadowknight911 wrote:

    just to hijack things more, there's also the breakaway states of Washington and Oregon, which uses their own rating system for most scholastic tournaments held there.  Which confuses the hell out of everyone every time players from these states play in the Nationals - their ratings are always like 500 USCF points underrated.

    Well, all scholastic players ought to be on a different system anyway.  The large number of players who aren't really players biases the ratings downward, which not only restrains the ratings of the actual players, but also causes deflation in the greater pool as those players migrate into it.

    Plus, people from Washington and Oregon should wear kilts.

  • 22 months ago · Quote · #73

    netzach

    Junior school then?

    Is that what ''scholastic'' means??

  • 22 months ago · Quote · #74

    ivandh

    A kiddo.

  • 22 months ago · Quote · #75

    netzach

    Estragon wrote:
     

    Plus, people from Washington and Oregon should wear kilts.

    Some already do! Smile

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bHqkB_9hVlw

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0HqgYPjhemc


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