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Alcohol + Chess = Bad or Good Idea?

royalknight101

yeah 1 or 2 drinks is fine but not too much

AunTheKnight
JackRoach wrote:
llama47 wrote:
JackRoach wrote:

I'm saying, it's not that good to resent someone for a bad decision, because sometimes you get hooked after one time (not saying this out of personal experience of course) and then you're hooked.

Ok, but like I said, it's reasonable to resent certain types of people... all that this means is a reasonable argument can be made for doing so.

Let's try to use an example that's more familiar. Let's say the story was "I burned my hand in a fire and I cried a lot and my mommy wrapped up my hand" -- so I say it's reasonable to cry when you're hurt... and you come back with some people get hurt and don't cry, and some people cry when they're not hurt... ok that's nice, but that wasn't my point.

I know. It's just better to have sympathy for people than resent them.

*empathy

JackRoach

Sympathy and empathy are different.

AunTheKnight
JackRoach wrote:

Sympathy and empathy are different.

Have you ever heard that sympathy estranges people apart and empathy brings them together?

JackRoach
AunTheKnight wrote:
JackRoach wrote:

Sympathy and empathy are different.

Have you ever heard that sympathy estranges people apart and empathy brings them together?

For empathy, you need to know what it feels like. I've never been hooked on anything, so I don't. Sympathy is what I can give, not empathy.

blueemu

Alcohol will get you through times of no chess better than chess will get you through times of no alcohol.

micknotjagger

Buffalo theory kicks in.

Buffalo Theory? Cliff Clavin from the 80's sitcom "Cheers" explains, "Well ya see, it's like this… A herd of buffalo can only move as fast as the slowest buffalo. And when the herd is hunted, it is the slowest and weakest ones at the back that are killed first. This natural selection is good for the herd as a whole, because the general speed and health of the whole group keeps improving by the regular killing of the weakest members."  By addressing areas of weakness, the entire platform or process (the herd) becomes stronger and faster. Cliff goes on to detail how the theory can be applied to excessive intake of alcohol, where the weaker brain cells are killed off first, making the brain as a whole faster and more efficient. 

 

AunTheKnight

What? Lol. Interesting.

EscherehcsE

How can I argue with Cliff Clavin? He's da man!

This thread just reminded me that I have 2/3 of a bottle of bourbon whiskey in a seldom-used cabinet...I'd forgotten all about it. It's been there probably at least 20 years. I'm guessing that it might still be there 20 years from now, if I make it that long... :-)

KnightErrant97

Ask Beth Harmon 

Dil2021

:delicious

Dil2021

;) ;) :delicious :blush :love :clap :peaceful

IntoxicatedOldGeezer
micknotjagger wrote:

Buffalo theory kicks in.

Buffalo Theory? Cliff Clavin from the 80's sitcom "Cheers" explains, "Well ya see, it's like this… A herd of buffalo can only move as fast as the slowest buffalo. And when the herd is hunted, it is the slowest and weakest ones at the back that are killed first. This natural selection is good for the herd as a whole, because the general speed and health of the whole group keeps improving by the regular killing of the weakest members."  By addressing areas of weakness, the entire platform or process (the herd) becomes stronger and faster. Cliff goes on to detail how the theory can be applied to excessive intake of alcohol, where the weaker brain cells are killed off first, making the brain as a whole faster and more efficient. 

 

Genius.....PURE GENIUS! I must toast to the greatness of the Sage of Cheers!

royalknight101
Dil2021 wrote:

;) ;) :delicious :blush :love :clap :peaceful

Clap?