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Arcana

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A better chess game for Nemesis
« on: December 27, 2012, 08:09:16 PM »
In retrospect, had I chosen this game of chess instead of the Anderssen/Kieseritzky one, the Immortal Game story might have better reflected the playerbase.  At least on Triumph.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZV1bpMamCtY

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Re: A better chess game for Nemesis
« Reply #1 on: December 27, 2012, 09:03:17 PM »
Loved it!

I wonder which player was wearing no pants?  Probably Kasparov. :o

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Re: A better chess game for Nemesis
« Reply #2 on: December 27, 2012, 10:01:20 PM »
 :o
What the...
We were heroes. We were villains. At the end of the world we all fought as one. It's what we did that defines us.
The end occurred pretty much as we predicted: all servers redlining until midnight... and then no servers to go around.

Somewhere beyond time and space, if you look hard you might find a flash of silver trailing crimson: a lone lost Spartan on his way home.

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Re: A better chess game for Nemesis
« Reply #3 on: December 27, 2012, 10:04:30 PM »
What in the name of Lord Recluse's Spidery Embrace did I just watch?

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Re: A better chess game for Nemesis
« Reply #4 on: December 27, 2012, 11:30:12 PM »
Do you really want to know?
We were heroes. We were villains. At the end of the world we all fought as one. It's what we did that defines us.
The end occurred pretty much as we predicted: all servers redlining until midnight... and then no servers to go around.

Somewhere beyond time and space, if you look hard you might find a flash of silver trailing crimson: a lone lost Spartan on his way home.

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Re: A better chess game for Nemesis
« Reply #5 on: December 27, 2012, 11:54:04 PM »
What in the name of Lord Recluse's Spidery Embrace did I just watch?
Seemed pretty straight forward to me. 

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Re: A better chess game for Nemesis
« Reply #6 on: December 28, 2012, 05:06:55 AM »
So wrong... Hilarious!


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Re: A better chess game for Nemesis
« Reply #8 on: December 29, 2012, 01:44:55 AM »
That was stupid.  LOLed anyway.  :D

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Re: A better chess game for Nemesis
« Reply #9 on: December 30, 2012, 10:55:06 AM »
In retrospect, had I chosen this game of chess instead of the Anderssen/Kieseritzky one, the Immortal Game story might have better reflected the playerbase.  At least on Triumph.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZV1bpMamCtY
We would have peed the Battallion back into space ?

LOL.

Very good videos there.
Yeeessss....

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Re: A better chess game for Nemesis
« Reply #10 on: December 30, 2012, 12:45:27 PM »
It's the world championship of Chess as reported by Firesign theater! All hail Eris! Praise BOB!

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Re: A better chess game for Nemesis
« Reply #11 on: January 02, 2013, 03:29:34 AM »
Well, that was different.  ???

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Re: A better chess game for Nemesis
« Reply #12 on: January 02, 2013, 04:00:14 AM »
We would have peed the Battallion back into space ?

There was a source of great power beneath Paragon City, another Well that few people knew about.

Yeah, you water blasters know what I'm talkin' bout.  8)

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Re: A better chess game for Nemesis
« Reply #13 on: January 02, 2013, 04:03:28 AM »
There was a source of great power beneath Paragon City, another Well that few people knew about.

Yeah, you water blasters know what I'm talkin' bout.  8)

Beer?
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Re: A better chess game for Nemesis
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Re: A better chess game for Nemesis
« Reply #15 on: January 05, 2013, 12:58:08 AM »
Well, it USED to be beer.

A relevant quote springs to mind -

Adam Savage from Mythbusters, during the "Salsa Escape" episode (2005):

"God, this stuff smells rank. Eew, it's warm! I didn't want it to be warm!"

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Re: A better chess game for Nemesis
« Reply #16 on: January 05, 2013, 06:17:50 PM »
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ycM844Bfzsk&list=UUiICWeJJWMYMiITpB_mFBjQ&index=57

This may very well be the silliest thing I've seen on the internet. And that's coming from a fan of Chad Vader.
I wouldn't use the word "replace," but there's no word for "take over for you and make everything better almost immediately," so we just say "replace."


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Re: A better chess game for Nemesis
« Reply #18 on: January 05, 2013, 11:27:49 PM »
You haven't seen much of the internet, I see.

I don't know whether to be amused or ashamed that I know the video is actually a parody on a real song.

Silly all the same.

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I'm all dressed up with nowhere to go
Walkin' with a dead man over my shoulder

Waiting for an invitation to arrive
Goin' to a party where no one's still alive

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Re: A better chess game for Nemesis
« Reply #19 on: January 06, 2013, 01:03:29 AM »
I did say "may." Who says it wasn't a challenge? (Which you rose to nicely!  ;) )
I wouldn't use the word "replace," but there's no word for "take over for you and make everything better almost immediately," so we just say "replace."