Search found 24 matches

by shammer
Sat Jul 28, 2007 8:10 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Jeffery C. Jones 1963-2007
Replies: 23
Views: 28947

i'm so sorry greg for your loss. it is truly a blow to the people on this site as well. since i joined, jeff was a favorite on the forum and a warrior on the board(too tough for me and many others). i know he was as loved and respected in life as online. he will be missed...
by shammer
Tue May 22, 2007 8:10 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: 1000 wins???!!!!
Replies: 13
Views: 14984

mic's father didn't catch him, he was just there. i envy that man! i'd like to lay in a hammock, crack open a cold one and watch mic fall off the same branch all day long. that's living! by the way, thanks for making my 100 wins look like crap...
by shammer
Tue May 22, 2007 8:03 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Net-Chess etiquette
Replies: 14
Views: 15174

i often think the same as jpalasek. i know that "good luck" is intended as a friendly greeting but hey, we're not throwing dice here. i'm sure that chess sites are loaded with nerds like me who pick apart the most benign phrases imaginable. so in the interest of friendly interaction i propose that w...
by shammer
Mon Apr 02, 2007 5:46 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: 100 wins for the shammer
Replies: 1
Views: 3997

100 wins for the shammer

all hail the shammer! now how do i apply for gm status...
by shammer
Fri Mar 16, 2007 8:46 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Alternative Topic: Performance Enhancing Drugs
Replies: 17
Views: 18741

gmiller said: The MythBusters already showed that there's little danger of electricity being conducted through urine. The reason being that it breaks up into little beads well before it hits the ground. please note that the urine needs time to break into beads. please people, when urinating on your ...
by shammer
Fri Mar 16, 2007 8:40 pm
Forum: Suggestions
Topic: longshot, but I gotta ask-- conditional moves??
Replies: 2
Views: 8393

i like it.
by shammer
Thu Oct 19, 2006 4:15 am
Forum: Suggestions
Topic: quick slow-chess
Replies: 2
Views: 8312

i was thinking of those late nights when an existing net-chess game suddenly becomes a blitz game. for those playing mic less chat might actually be an advantage. i mean, how many typos can you take right? :twisted:
by shammer
Sat Oct 07, 2006 8:43 am
Forum: Suggestions
Topic: quick slow-chess
Replies: 2
Views: 8312

quick slow-chess

how about a quick play mode for two players who are on at the same time and want to make several moves or finish a game all at once? this eliminates the back-breaking labor of going back and forth from the "my games" screen. i think it should include a real time chat function. keep up the good work ...
by shammer
Thu Sep 21, 2006 9:23 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: My highest rating ever
Replies: 26
Views: 27087

i'll have a martini
two at the most,
three i'm under the table,
four i'm under my host.


i don't remember the author...
by shammer
Thu Sep 21, 2006 8:51 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Sataan and nwishn are the same???!!!!
Replies: 2
Views: 4962

i don't mind so much. like you said, if they have an inflated rating i just get more points when i beat them! nobody's impressed anyway, so why bother? there is something a little warped about it though. i wonder what they go through in real life to inflate their self esteem...
by shammer
Mon Jun 05, 2006 8:20 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Alternative Topic: Performance Enhancing Drugs
Replies: 17
Views: 18741

it's good to know i'm cut from the same cloth as a world champion. i did the same thing...and it was a great way to justify buying a new monitor...
by shammer
Thu May 11, 2006 11:40 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Alternative Topic: Performance Enhancing Drugs
Replies: 17
Views: 18741

you bring up an excellent point. in the interest of fairness, i propose that everyone submit a urine sample to gmiller. greg, can you post an address for that? :twisted: :twisted: :twisted: also, please disregard any failed drug tests you may dig up from my past. my urine was clean but i dropped hal...
by shammer
Thu May 11, 2006 11:04 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: chessbase advantages??!!!
Replies: 27
Views: 32794

thanks greg. my confusion was caused not by what you had said but by the statements by cornstalk and herlocksholmes that chess programs are par for the course in correspondence chess. guys, i don't question what you said but i wanted the rules for this site to be clear...for the easily confused and ...
by shammer
Sat May 06, 2006 2:59 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: chessbase advantages??!!!
Replies: 27
Views: 32794

i'm a bit confused. in another thread started by slowblunder, gmiller cited uscf rules stating that using computers for analysis is forbidden and that printed material is okay. which is it? i don't have a problem with it but i think the rules for this site should be clear. it's been pointed out that...
by shammer
Sun Mar 26, 2006 10:41 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Corresponence bughouse....
Replies: 13
Views: 17708

bughouse sounds fun, although it sounds like it would be best OTB. i would really like to see fischer random, though...
by shammer
Tue Mar 21, 2006 10:06 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: How does net-chess deal with cheaters?
Replies: 8
Views: 11184

using a database is not using the computer for analysis. the player is doing the analysis using what is essentially printed material. the intent of those rules seems to be the prohibition of additional "brains", human or otherwise.
by shammer
Mon Mar 13, 2006 8:36 pm
Forum: Suggestions
Topic: handicap games
Replies: 2
Views: 8960

thanks. i'll have to try the pawns only games too. sounds like a good drill...
by shammer
Sun Feb 26, 2006 11:23 pm
Forum: Suggestions
Topic: handicap games
Replies: 2
Views: 8960

handicap games

i'd like to play some of my younger cousins. it would be nice to spot them a piece or two. great site, great players, great work!
by shammer
Sun Jul 17, 2005 2:33 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Opponent refuses to move
Replies: 12
Views: 13701

nice!

well, that worked itself out as politely as any line of postings i've ever seen. our esteemed gmiller is always the professional and wulebgr always sagely circumspect so congrats to them and everyone else involved for making the online dialog work as it should!
shammer
by shammer
Thu Feb 17, 2005 10:31 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Help with Teaching?
Replies: 8
Views: 11162

i don't claim to be a qualified teacher but when i've taught my little sister and younger cousins (6-10) i've had some success teaching endgames first. i'll start with something easy to win like 2 rook and king vs king. kids like to be able to beat you sometimes. then maybe queen and king vs. king e...
by shammer
Tue Feb 01, 2005 7:34 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Apples and Oranges
Replies: 3
Views: 5911

i'm sure i'm just the last in a long line of newbies beating the dead horse of ratings, so thanks for the prompt reply and the fine site. peace out, hammer
by shammer
Tue Feb 01, 2005 2:03 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Apples and Oranges
Replies: 3
Views: 5911

Apples and Oranges

i'm interested in hooking up with my local USCF club. if my net-chess rating is 1529, can i expect to be on par with club players with similar ratings or is it completely apples to oranges. i know the ratings vary some with different pools of players, but i'm curious as to how some other peoples var...
by shammer
Sun Jan 30, 2005 11:50 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Tec h. Help
Replies: 3
Views: 8973

i'm also on mac osX and get the same message on both the the "my games" and "all my games" screens.
sorry to be part of the problem and not the solution....
by shammer
Sun Jan 30, 2005 11:17 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Couple of new things.
Replies: 3
Views: 6361

Thanks for the editing and keep up the good work!