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Submitted by Admiral_Kirk on February 17, 2014 at 6:01 AM.
Today is Presidents Day in my country, my favorite holiday of the year. So it is fitting when, this morning when I logged on to chess.com, a trophy was waiting for me on my alerts panel. Naturally, when I saw a trophy there, I assumed the worst -...Read more »
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Obviously, I like chess. I also play Stratego, Othello, and many other games. For the most part, I hate sports, though I do follow the Bengals American football team. As you can tell from the groups I used to participate in, I am a huge Star Trek fan. I have the inflatable captain's chair, Kirk uniform, Star Trek wall panel, and all seasons of TOS, TNG, and DS9. My favorite series is Deep Space Nine, and my favorite episode is Waltz. Of the Star Trek movies, my favorite is Star Trek: Generations. I can't stand Voyager, and haven't the time to watch Enterprise.
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