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Quote from: pate on October 19, 2022, 04:02:55 AMI believe, the 4D chess-moves (so far) are:White Redd4 e6N-c3 Q-f6White Knight to move...I will not identify the players in this match due to the impending investigation by the soon to be appointed Independent Counsel.
Quote from: pate on October 19, 2022, 04:02:55 AMAfter a full investigation of course: I am calling for a non-partisan, fair-minded, and MAPA-approved Independent Counsel to step forward and head up this investigation.
Quote from: Laser on October 19, 2022, 11:19:16 PMThis reminds me of a friendly little match played psychically between the Donald and Omarosa on a now lost episode of Who's the Boss Who's the Apprentice (maybe)?1. d4 e62. ♘c3 ♛f6Characteristically disdainful of team play and unconcerned for her own safety, Omarosa thrusts herself into the mainfray.Donald will naturally nudge her for the impetuous move, but secretly admire the dynamism displayed.3. ♘d5 En garde!
Quote from: WOTR on October 19, 2022, 11:46:57 PMAt first I was concerned that offering my services as the lead independent investigator might look suspicious. But then Trudeau appointed Justice Rouleau to head the investigation into him suspending our charter of rights and freedoms and literally bringing in martial law. He appointed a judge worked for the liberal party when his father, Pierre stepped down in the 80's. It might appear to any rational person be a kangaroo court and a show trial- but that is what we get in Canada now.So, in the fine Canadian tradition of not caring how obviously tainted an inquiry may be, I would be willing to take charge of this one.
"PLANK, DON'T RUN" : "SPITZ FIREDUST" : "OVER ARCHON" : "THUNDERDOME LIGHTNING" : "JEWELED ALIEN"
Quote from: K_Dubb on October 20, 2022, 11:17:10 AMDear sir, I fear I must be be listed as co-defendant in this Digital Rape investigation as MDMD has pointed out my many violations of his sense of propriety by hitting on him. Since I have also regrettably solicited our friend WOTR in what he may choose to construe as a non-consensual way with the promise of butter tarts and other comforts, it seems clear that he can not investigate me, so two Special Counsels may be necessary.Yours ever, kdubb
Quote from: WOTR on October 20, 2022, 08:09:38 PMWhat kind of puritan are you? Perhaps you are residing in 1952 as opposed to 2022 where corruption is not only accepted, but celebrated and rewarded? WE need only employ the FBI and other alphabet agencies to suppress the story before the election. There is no need for anybody else to know of the butter tarts or other promised comforts. *With that said, I am happy to share the bribes responsibilities with Laser. It would probably be best. He can investigate the transgressions that take place in America, and I can focus on the commonwealth counties.
Quote from: pate on October 20, 2022, 10:18:21 AMHuh, that is not the move I'd make if I were the White Knight. Honestly I haven't even set up a board on this one to see what sort of cray-cray moves are available, as this is an opening I typically do Not See.With out setting the board up, I believe:White Redd4 e6N-c3 Q-f6N-d5 B-b7(?:?:?)... presumably B-e7Is a possible future for that opening?Nautical Shore.Speaking of are you volunteering for the IC position as well? If so, I will address that possibility in my next message.-pediot: dammit, I forgot to check that "DON'T USE EMOTICONS" box. That should be the default, IMaHO...
QuoteOh my, I seem to have mis-keyed that chess move!Let me correct the record, hear:White Red3 ... B-b4White Knight to move.I note that the "7" key is directly above the "4" key, one must be quite careful in notation when playing 4D-Chess in the mynd.Apogees.-p
Quote from: pate on October 20, 2022, 08:54:06 PMWe should probably figure out who needs to get you sworn in so that you may begin the important work that is on the Table before you.If your investigation takes you in a wildly divergent direction, I say follow the leads. They will inevitably take you to Rome, of course, but it is the journey that counts.Hear, some Muzaks that may (or may not) assist you:-p
Quote from: Laser on October 20, 2022, 10:24:17 PMThe white knight must take the black queen was the essence of an actual dream in my youth when stopping on a walkabout on a distant coast in a distant land. The surreal culmination of that presentiment now appears before me in this magical context. However ...QuoteWhite Redd4 e6N-c3 Q-f6N-d5 B-b4Nxb4 d5And I am foiled in my quest to capture the queen. The very essence of my soul is threatened with the bishop at my throat. The knight must do his duty and remove the bishop.
QuoteWhite Redd4 e6N-c3 Q-f6N-d5 B-b4Nxb4 d5
Quote from: Laser on October 19, 2022, 11:19:16 PM... friendly little match played psychically between the Donald and Omarosa ...
Quote from: Laser on October 20, 2022, 10:24:17 PM...Speaking of volunteering though, I was entirely unaware that I had volunteered for anything. But if I must be dragooned, the IC position, whatever that might entail, is enticing enough.My volumes of Chess Informant have been hidden away for decades, yet their influence persists. Mea culpa.
Quote from: WOTR on October 20, 2022, 10:32:57 PMThe Muzaks reminded me that in addition to swearing in the required individuals, we must outline the porpoise of the inquiry as well as the consequences of the conclusions. Generally democratic republics list execution as likely outcomes- but I'm not sure that is the correct road to go down at this time (unless we are relying on the world being so outraged over Russia and the Ukraine that they will not notice.)As for the porpoise of the inquiry- perhaps we should leave it lurking beneath the surface until ready to spring an October surprise? We may just concentrate on gathering evidence to support our desired concussions at this time?
Quote from: pate on October 20, 2022, 11:19:15 PMIn my earlier physical, mental, and emotional exhaustion I misread the italicized word above as "physically" much to my present chagrin in a somewhat higher state of physical, mental, and emotional exhaustion. I find these days that start out mildly to moderately retarded and inevitably proceed to a FULLY retarded state by their quasi-ending to be quite tedious. I digress...I am curious how this "psychic" match was portrayed on the screen or whichever medium you observed it through?
Quote from: Laser on October 21, 2022, 01:47:09 AMThe psychic dalliance may have been observed only retroactively in memory given the ALLEGATIONS of the winsome Omarosa.How many moves he made on her is unknown. Another piece enters the fray. His advances are incessant.White Redd4 e6N-c3 Q-f6N-d5 B-b4Nxb4 d5N-f3 ...
Quote from: pate on October 21, 2022, 10:35:19 AMI now regret not taking the proffered White Knight with "3 ... e6xd5" I believe I had some wild scheme in mind that has since escaped.I must Ponder (and head out on what I hope to be an only Half-Retarded day, I fear for the future)...-p
Quote from: Laser on October 21, 2022, 10:09:03 PMThat was an offer of knight odds based upon the curious and premature activation of the Queen.Would you like to change sides? If so and accepting the challenge, my move now as Black will be 5. ... Q-e7
Quote from: pate on October 22, 2022, 03:13:26 PMNo side-switching required, I do not take this game at all SiriusLee. Had that been the case I would have set up the position from the beginning rather than attempt the thing in my very distracted mind.The initial four (or two pairs of) moves were made entirely in my head without the consultation of even an empty online numbered board; the one I was/have been using for the subsequent moves is this one:White Redd4 e6N-c3 Q-f6N-d5 B-b4Nxb4 d5N-f3 ...Your5 ... Q-e7has merit to cover the now lost Bishop, but is a Retreat which I tend to avoid in gameplay, always Advance!I have contemplated both:5 ... b6&5 ... Nc6and am particularly partial to the Fianchetto'd Bishop potential of the "5 ... b6" move. Which I believe might be part of my earlier wild "4 ... Bb7(?)" scheme. I think the Red Queen is out of immediate danger at this point, and prefer to increase her potential moves rather than restrict them. Even with the loss of the Red Bishop, I think this early in the game it could be a potential and unforeseen Gambit?If so, you might (should you be playing this "dream match" For The Win) look into the possibility.So, although I lean toward the "5 ... b6" move, your fondness for chivalric contests might persuade me to settle on the "5 ... Nc6" move?Do you recall how the game progressed in your "psychic Donald v. Omarossa" match?We might document it, hear.-p
Quote from: Jackstar on October 21, 2022, 09:32:13 PMThe situation is grim and dire.So I better go masturbate again.
Quote from: Laser on October 23, 2022, 03:18:08 AMA Strategic Retreat is often the mark of a great General.Of course, Omarosa will never retreat or back down. She will strut confidently through the midst of any battle. Her unrealistic and unrealized ambitions will take her to an inevitable and messy end. Though Donald will ever have his eye on this dark and fiery temptress. We know a juicy White House position in a do nothing capacity is waiting in the offing. He can't stop hitting on her.Thusly 6. Bg5...Where might we now find an appropriate kibitzer for the current proceedings?Practicing habitual self abuse, no doubt, in a desolate and haunted country estate.
Quote from: pate on October 23, 2022, 03:15:27 PMThe antics of my Ceremoniously Adoptive Son have no bearing on this Digital Rape Investigation and are at best merely a distraction by my Political Enemies. As a Ceremoniously Adoptive Father, I am saddened that he is being used as a pawn in an attempt to get at me.No one can imagine the pain, disturbance, and sadness I experience as an Adoptive Father when I see one of his drug-fueled, rambling, and incoherent intar-tube postings.White Redd4 e6N-c3 Q-f6N-d5 B-b4Nxb4 d5N-f3 b6B-g5 ...I am once again stymied from my inevitable "B-b7" fianchetto and must 6 ... Q-f5instead.This is a most diverting side-road on the Digital Rape Investigation: probably too early for any early findings; I imagine.-p
Quote from: Laser on October 24, 2022, 01:10:03 AMRarely has such a familial conflagration caused such concern among the political cognoscenti. There may yet be some redemption for the wayward soul, perhaps in some creative literary or artistic endeavour. Time will tell, unless some additional scandal ensues.Quote from: Game Thus FarWhite Redd4 e6N-c3 Q-f6N-d5 B-b4Nxb4 d5N-f3 b6B-g5 Q-f5Q-d2 ...The Black Queen is harassed to no effect. Her faith in herself is undaunted. She may lose a battle, but she will win in the end...
Quote from: Game Thus FarWhite Redd4 e6N-c3 Q-f6N-d5 B-b4Nxb4 d5N-f3 b6B-g5 Q-f5Q-d2 ...
Quote from: pate on October 26, 2022, 10:58:12 AMTwo Hundred Ninety-nine, Make Dad Smile on WednesdaysCode Select Expand"Jeweled Alien"The Black Queen is harassed to no effect. Her faith in herself is undaunted. She may lose a battle, but she will win in the end...Lazar,You might add the following tome:to your stacks of "Chess Enthusiast" magazines. In my youth, I found it to be quite helpful in developing my "middle game" abilities. I believe my father loaned it to me from his library during the time of our adventures to one of the local chess clubs in town.I don't recall exactly when I finally beat my father at the game, but he stopped playing me after that. I believe that is when I began to play a certain few of my high school classmates when I found their Chess Club in the Physics/Chemistry Lab one day.I believe the One-Eyed Old Man's interest in this book was two-fold: primarily due to its application on the Chess Board, and secondarily (this is speculation on my part, for he no longer recalls his earlier years due to senescence) its application in the development of Artificial Intelligence/Fuzzy Logic for a Gov't Work related project he was involved in during the late 1980s to early 1990s. Perhaps even earlier, as I understand self-guidance systems were being developed for various weapons systems before that time frame.I digress...In the interests of transparency, I have several amusing moves in mind (in addition to my eventual "T(x) ... B-b7" fianchetto):8 ... a5-or-8 ... h6-or-8 ... N-c6-or-8 ... Q-e4The above moves are roughly in order of preference, although I lean most heavily towards the "8 ... h6" move for reasons unknown to me.I suspect this is a result of my stubborn refusal to set the board up other than as a construct in my very limited mind.Out of curiosity, I decided to compare our little "Dream Match" to perhaps a more famous one:Which is not yet out of the realm of possibilities as a future "end-game" position, as far as I can discern...I have, of course, violated the Rule of "No Table Talk/Kibbitzing" by the participants during this "Dream Match" and by The Rules of Competitive Chess have already lost the game.This is only a Figurative Loss, as I have not noted an Official Complaint in regards to this particular infarction.
Quote from: Laser on October 27, 2022, 09:45:04 PMIrving Chernev, a most worthy recommendation; I shall look out for his books in the future with an approving eye.Quote from: Game Thus Far White Redd4 e6N-c3 Q-f6N-d5 B-b4Nxb4 d5N-f3 b6B-g5 Q-f5Q-d2 h6g4 ...____________________________________________________________Momentary digression:The Artificial Intelligence angle reached a certain crescendo when Deep Blue officially bested Garry Kasparov back in 1997. However, this was little more than Kasparov embarrassing himself by resigning with a proven draw on the board and later losing interest where Deep Blue had no guaranteed win. The development of greater recent interest has been the emergence of AlphaZero and its brutal domination of Stockfish. This is the dawn of true AI with the ancient game of chess as a vehicle. ____________________________________________________And if some lowly conscript dares approach the Queen,Well ... g4
Quote from: Game Thus Far White Redd4 e6N-c3 Q-f6N-d5 B-b4Nxb4 d5N-f3 b6B-g5 Q-f5Q-d2 h6g4 ...
"ASS INDENT SEA" : "PLANK, DON'T RUN" : "SOYLENT PURPLE HAMBURGLAR" : "JEWELED ALIEN" : "THUNDERDOME LIGHTNING"
Quote from: pate on October 29, 2022, 01:24:31 PMThree Hundred and Two, FFS Three Day Weekend, FSSCode Select Expand"ASS INDENT SEA" : "PLANK, DON'T RUN" : "SOYLENT PURPLE HAMBURGLAR" : "JEWELED ALIEN" : "THUNDERDOME LIGHTNING"Due to recent revelations made by MAPA operatives: I find that Eye Must Stand With Killary; one of my many Political Enemies, on her prophetic remarks about the 2024 Presidential Election.I would go a step farther than that Attempted Thief of the 2016 Election in saying that the 2022 MidTerms; no matter the result: will also be stolen.I say this only because: it has become apparent that due to rampant planned theft by both the Rethuglicans and the DemonRots; the MAPA campaign will have to steal our rightful votes back from these nefarious criminals in order to secure the various County Animal Control (or Dog Catcher) positions that we are focusing our grass-roots write-in KamPaining efforts on in this cycle.Some of you might find this news to be disheartening: I remind every single, important, and dedicated MAPA KamPainer; we knew the road to MAPA would be long, difficult, and hellish when we set out on this journey those many years ago in 2016.For those, I hope this Muzak is encouraging:Thank you in Advance! It is an honor to serve.pate/K_Dubb 2024"pate always steps up to the plate!"
Quote from: pate on October 29, 2022, 12:50:12 PMLazar,I certainly hope the .gif I so laboriously created properly plays where I have substituted it into your quoted text above. If not the current position (sans the eventual "8 ... " move is):I still haven't physically set up the board, and have found that my psychic powers are strained to the point that a digital representation of this "Dream Match" might prove illuminative.The Red Queen seems to have been placed into a somewhat untenable position where she is open to constant harassment from the White Knight and his fiends.I believe she has at minimum three viable moves:8 ... Qxg4-or-8 ... Q-e4-or-8 ... Q-g6Which are in order of my preferences were this game truly under my control. I have a sneaking suspicion that the offered pawn is a Trap of some sort.It is my firm belief that White will respond with some sort of "Night Move":I wonder if a Silver Bullet is proof against a Wolf in Sheep's clothing (or any other clothing such a Skinwalker might don)?Nautical Shore,-pediot: I am disappointed that my custom ".gif" doesn't seem to play... perhaps it with "fix itself" given thyme? Nautical Shore
Quote from: K_Dubb on October 29, 2022, 01:36:50 PMDear sir, I am proud to say that, in support of this effort, this year for Halloween I will be a sassy mule (one of 2000 or so) complete with a sackful of ballots all marked with your name, representing the MAPA votes they stole from us. Since to my knowledge you have not registered for any of the races on my ballot, I have taken the liberty of casting you for State Representative, Secretary of State, and a host of municipal offices here in the lovely Emerald City, so I hope you are poised to move on short notice should these efforts succeed.Yours ever, kdubb
"WILD RED HEARINGS" : "JEWELED ALIEN" : "AYE COMM OBLAST
Quote from: Laser on October 30, 2022, 04:56:01 AMAnd after Lady O has gobbled the minion, what lies in sight before her but the rude stalwart himself, Piers of Britannia. He is impervious to her advances and powers himself into the limelight.R-g1Quote from: Game Thus FarWhite Redd4 e6N-c3 Q-f6N-d5 B-b4Nxb4 d5N-f3 b6B-g5 Q-f5Q-d2 h6g4 Qxg4R-g1 ...
Quote from: Game Thus FarWhite Redd4 e6N-c3 Q-f6N-d5 B-b4Nxb4 d5N-f3 b6B-g5 Q-f5Q-d2 h6g4 Qxg4R-g1 ...
Quote from: pate on October 30, 2022, 03:07:08 PMLike the Spanish Inquisition, I did not expect that! How droll, the Red Queen must either fall back to her earlier position or edge Westward (HO!) but I am unsure which is best. Her earlier position smacks of a Retreat, which I abhor in favor of Advance (even if it is a Lateral Advance, which might be viewed more as a Flanking maneuver). I digress...
"EYE DEW" : "TRIUMVIRATE ARCH" : "WILD RED HAIRINGS"
Quote from: Laser on October 30, 2022, 11:49:41 PMAlways the center of attraction, Omarosa may dance anywhere she wishes. There are noises, however, coming from the back row. Piers is struggling to breathe.Ahh ...Quote from: Game Thus Far White Red d4 e6 N-c3 Q-f6 N-d5! B-b4+ Nxb4 d5 N-f3 b6 B-g5! Q-f5 Q-d2 h6 g4! Qxg4 R-g1! Q-e4 B-f4 ...PS What was the secret of coercing that gif to life?
Quote from: Game Thus Far White Red d4 e6 N-c3 Q-f6 N-d5! B-b4+ Nxb4 d5 N-f3 b6 B-g5! Q-f5 Q-d2 h6 g4! Qxg4 R-g1! Q-e4 B-f4 ...
Quote from: Game Thus Far, Animated & COLORIZED
Quote from: pate on November 01, 2022, 01:50:14 PMPS What was the secret of coercing that gif to life?Your "Chess.com"() .gif was coerced to life by neatly ensconcing it bewixt the |img|...|/img| codes thusly:Code Select Expand[img width=250]https://images.chesscomfiles.com/uploads/game-gifs/90px/green/neo/0/cc/0/0/bEIwU2JzN1RzSjl6SnpaSmd2WFBjTVRMZGwzVm9FTEVoZw,,.gif[/img]With all of the above in mind, it seems to me that the only viable move available to the Red Queen's Side is one from the Red King's side:10 ... KKnP-KKn3This is the only COA that Eye Sea; although I am not committed to this move if a better won is presented by either you or a kibitzer.I find that the old-style notation is both nostalgic, confusing, and satisfying. As I recall, the Chess Book I recommended to you in an earlier posting used this very notation. I don't believe the UCF (United Chess Federation?) had settled upon the co-ordinate system at the time of publication of the physical book I once (and very well still may have) had, somewhere? Nautical Shore.