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by Carl Hibbard
Fri Oct 20, 2017 4:51 pm
Forum: News and Support
Topic: Weekend Maintenance
Replies: 0
Views: 4

Weekend Maintenance

I will be doing forum and server maintenance over the weekend and probably at short notice as time permits.
by Carl Hibbard
Mon Oct 16, 2017 6:20 am
Forum: Not Chess!
Topic: The English Language
Replies: 2109
Views: 87290

Re: The English Language

soheil_hooshdaran wrote:
Carl Hibbard wrote:Not Chess was meant for Not Chess clearly just hopefully less morbid topics than of late please.

Yes sir.
The problem is the girl I am translating for is majoriing in death studies.

Then you will need to ask those questions somewhere else.
by Carl Hibbard
Sun Oct 15, 2017 12:02 pm
Forum: Not Chess!
Topic: The English Language
Replies: 2109
Views: 87290

Re: The English Language

Not Chess was meant for Not Chess clearly just hopefully less morbid topics than of late please.
by Carl Hibbard
Sun Oct 15, 2017 3:02 am
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: Peter Hornsby for ECF : Tomorrow's Candidate Today!
Replies: 71
Views: 4160

Re: Peter Hornsby for ECF : Tomorrow's Candidate Today!

Locked as per Peter's request.
by Carl Hibbard
Sat Oct 14, 2017 2:43 pm
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: ECF Agm 2017
Replies: 27
Views: 1857

Re: ECF Agm 2017

benedgell wrote:We're flying through the agenda.

That good or bad?
by Carl Hibbard
Fri Oct 13, 2017 9:25 pm
Forum: Not Chess!
Topic: The English Language
Replies: 2109
Views: 87290

Re: The English Language

Somewhere along the line, this thread also became probably the largest (though not the longest-running) one on the forum. It has reached 140 pages, whereas the "Media comments on chess" one is 'only' 138 pages (but is probably one of the longest-running ones). I'll leave as an exercise to...
by Carl Hibbard
Fri Oct 13, 2017 5:09 pm
Forum: Not Chess!
Topic: The English Language
Replies: 2109
Views: 87290

Re: The English Language

A nice happy topic for a chess forum?
by Carl Hibbard
Sun Oct 08, 2017 5:57 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Pawn Sacrifice (Bobby Fischer film)
Replies: 37
Views: 5263

Re: TV streaming

Maybe merge with this thread? http://www.ecforum.org.uk/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=7986&p=203957#p203957 Done Is it worth watching? I saw it yesterday. It is embarrassingly poor, though I quite liked Peter Sarsgaard's performance as Lombardy. Everything else is cliché at best. Thanks I started wat...
by Carl Hibbard
Sun Sep 24, 2017 6:14 pm
Forum: International News
Topic: Chess.com Isle Of Man Tournament 23 Sep to 1 Oct 2017
Replies: 283
Views: 12039

Re: Chess.com Isle Of Man Tournament 23 Sep to 1 Oct 2017

Have to ride your luck to overcome this field as Carlsen just proved.
by Carl Hibbard
Sat Sep 23, 2017 8:17 am
Forum: International News
Topic: Chess.com Isle Of Man Tournament 23 Sep to 1 Oct 2017
Replies: 283
Views: 12039

Re: Chess.com Isle Of Man Tournament 23 Sep to 1 Oct 2017

LawrenceCooper wrote:
Carl Hibbard wrote:Board 2 looks unlikely?

With a random draw it's no more unlikely than any other pairing but certainly the one that catches the eye.

That would explain it then thanks.
by Carl Hibbard
Fri Sep 15, 2017 8:04 pm
Forum: 4NCL
Topic: Mr Barden's Guardian Article
Replies: 70
Views: 4554

Re: Mr Barden's Guardian Article

Matthew with a perm was funny enough to let the post stand.
by Carl Hibbard
Wed Sep 13, 2017 3:53 pm
Forum: Grading Debate
Topic: ECF Grading Database website URL links
Replies: 8
Views: 1134

Re: ECF Grading Database website URL links

Looks like it might be a CSS trick so no is the answer.
by Carl Hibbard
Wed Sep 13, 2017 6:19 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: The White Horse club of manchester (then known as Withington Peoples club)
Replies: 28
Views: 2036

Re: The White Horse club of manchester (then known as Withington Peoples club)

I have removed Alan for a week with a reason of 'Spouting a load of nonsense' and some posts were deleted. Carl, while I applaud you're decision you seem to have left the post with the racism in it. I left the least offensive one in place on purpose so people could at least get an idea of the tone ...
by Carl Hibbard
Tue Sep 12, 2017 9:30 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: The White Horse club of manchester (then known as Withington Peoples club)
Replies: 28
Views: 2036

Re: The White Horse club of manchester (then known as Withington Peoples club)

The politics thread has now gone also my life is too short to deal with such members.

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