Once of this place, now jailed??

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Once of this place, now jailed??

Post by David Robertson » Fri Jan 03, 2020 5:30 pm

This item just appeared in my local rag. Name rang a bell. Once a member of this forum by the same name, and from Liverpool. And bonkers. Could be someone else. If so, I'll be back to grovel. But I think not

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Post by JustinHorton » Fri Jan 03, 2020 5:47 pm

Among other things (though I wonder how wise it is for us to discuss this openly).
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"Yes, but I prefer a game with a better chance of cheating."

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Post by Matt Mackenzie » Fri Jan 03, 2020 6:44 pm

The linked report doesn't make any mention of chess (for which we might be grateful, if it is indeed the same person)
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Post by Alex Holowczak » Fri Jan 03, 2020 8:09 pm

Matt Mackenzie wrote:
Fri Jan 03, 2020 6:44 pm
The linked report doesn't make any mention of chess (for which we might be grateful, if it is indeed the same person)
It does mention that he studied languages at University though, and his blog describes himself as a translator amongst other things.

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Post by Paul McKeown » Fri Jan 03, 2020 10:00 pm

He has a blog. Interesting in that he holds nothing back, full of fairly random anger, threats of violence and episodes of actual violence and (denied) property crime ("they gave me this stuff"). I can readily identify the woman from the world of chess that he mouths off about occasionally, just glad he wasn't sufficiently riled by her to do what seems to come naturally to him, apart from spouting bile.

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Post by David Robertson » Sat Jan 04, 2020 12:35 pm

Identity now confirmed by local sources. This is 'our' man

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Re: Once of this place, now jailed??

Post by Joey Stewart » Wed Jan 15, 2020 10:47 am

He must have really liked people on the ECF forums - we got off quite lightly compared to the echo.
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