And Yet MORE Silly Rules In Chess lol

  • #181

    One would like to think so, but I've found that a lot of these young players have oversized egos and no real sense of self-awareness. (Those who are the opposite are a pleasure to have around.) They tend to make outlandish claims and then argue with you for being dumb enough to point out their obvious nonsensse. 

    He will probalby never get a clue and I have only pity for their future spouses, children and co-workers.

  • #182

    Does anybody remember WINDOWS_7?

    He actually created a group for everybody he blocked, so that they could go there and atone for their sins. Of course, it backfired, everybody joined and just continued to take the mickey.

  • #183

    Ah, fond memories of Windows_7 and his inglorious flameout! Cool

  • #184

    Thanks for the recent posts.

    I've only been at this site for about 1 year so I must have missed Windows_7.

    Over the years I have found that those people who were spoilt by their parents tend to be a bit over the top and feel that they are very important to the operation of this Planet  lol. 

  • #185

    Well Well Well, we now have a thread on the go here about " Fair Banning Rules " and a new policy at Chess.com. It seems that some people feel that certain wrongdoers were hard done by when they were caught and all should be forgiven, could be interesting.

  • #186

    I thought Windows_7 is WindowsEnthusiast now. 

  • #187

    Oh I see, the old come back with a new name ploy ( as a famous Detective would say ). Laughing

  • #188

    I think he got tired of upgrading, so he went more generic. Wink

  • #189

    Thanks for the posts Corrijean.

    I see that the " Fair Banning " thread has made in onto the Hot Topics forum so the discussion should be a lot of fun over there. Smile

  • #190
    cabadenwurt wrote:

    Thanks for the recent posts.

    I've only been at this site for about 1 year so I must have missed Windows_7.

    Over the years I have found that those people who were spoilt by their parents tend to be a bit over the top and feel that they are very important to the operation of this Planet  lol. 

    They're compostable!

  • #191

    DrSpudnik: Well recycling is all the rage these days so there is a good point to your idea. Smile

  • #192

    Just trying to be helpful & nice! Wink

  • #193

    Dang, I missed Windows' flameout. Frown

  • #194

    Well there has been some housecleaning recently at this site, so I suppose that a few more people may get the heave-ho, time moves on ( or as the famous detective would say " the finger writes " ). 

  • #195

    I thought he said, "The game is afoot."

  • #196

    Aha, we are quoting different detectives. I'm a Pink Panther fan and so I left 2 of his sayings on the previous page. Mind you I also like Mr. Holmes as well.

  • #197

  • #198

    Ah yes Inspector Clouseau as played by Peter Sellers, I can watch those films over and over. Laughing

  • #199

    And now getting back to the silly side of Chess. Earlier I saw a thread in the forums with the words " Game Mechanics " in the title but the thread had been locked ( which intrigued me ). People like myself that like mechanical devices have read Popular Mechanics of course so I was thinking this might be about a new magazine, perhaps covering the mechanics of Chess. However it turned out to be a rather long argument about how to claim a Draw by 3-move repetition, a bit silly I guess. Smile     

  • #200

    "it turned out to be a rather long argument about how to claim a Draw by 3-move repetition"

    ...using a pantograph (a Mechanical Drawing Device)?

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