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Years covered: 1866 to 1988

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Beer is believed to be over 10,000 years old. Although no one knows its exact origins, some agricultural historians believe that the first beer may have been produced accidentally when a stash of grain was soaked by rain and then warmed by the sun. If this mixture were spontaneously fermented by wild, airborne yeast—which thrives in just these warm, moist conditions—beer would have been produced (Encarta).

Fermented beverages have been preferred over water throughout the ages: they are safer, provide psychotropic effects, and are more nutritious. Some have even said alcohol was the primary agent for the development of Western civilization, since more healthy individuals (even if inebriated much of the time) lived longer and had greater reproductive success. (Upenn Museum)

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Game  ResultMoves Year Event/LocaleOpening
1. Beer vs G Neumann 0-119 1866 JicinC45 Scotch Game
2. Beer vs Carter ½-½34 1988 corres GBRC30 King's Gambit Declined
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Oct-25-14  TheFocus: If you don't talk to your cat about catnip, who will?
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  OhioChessFan: Congrats on 11K Mr. Tony!
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  tpstar: <OhioChessFan> Thank you kindly. =)

You and I are the only ones who celebrate the Thousands around here. Everybody else just doesn't honor traditions.

This page has the most entertaining material on one thread, also ? but only if you know where to find it. ;>D

Have a Beer after Election Night.

Nov-04-14  TheFocus: <tpstar> I also celebrate the thousands, but I forgot on my 12K post.
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  WannaBe: Newer members don't know the Tradition of celebrating mile stones on this page.

The older ones tends to spread out the big numbers, I know I do. I don't do 21K, or 22K, but I do 20K and 25K. (What is this, my car's oil change? =))

My next big one is 30K, will be here for sure!!

Nov-04-14  TheFocus: <WannaBe> When you get there, drinks are on you!
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  tpstar: tpstar-NN (ChessAnyTime 11/18/14): I've got the brains (1. e4 e5), you've got the looks (2. Nf3 Nc6), let's make lots of money (3. Bb5 Nge7)/You've got the bra (4. 0-0 d6), I've got the brains (5. d4 ed), let's make lots of (6. Nxd4 Bd7)/I've had enough of scheming (7. Nc3 Nxd4) and messing around with jerks (8. Bxd7+ Qxd7)/My car is parked outside (9. Qxd4 Nc6), I'm afraid it doesn't work ;>D (10. Qe3 Be7)/I'm looking for a partner (11. Nd5 0-0), someone who gets things fixed (12. b3 Bd8)/Ask yourself this question (13. Bb2 Ne5), do you want to be rich? (14. Rad1 c6?!)/I've got the brains (15. Bxe5 cxd5), you've got the looks [15 ... dxe5?? 16. Nf6+], let's make lots of money (16. Rxd5 Qe6)/You've got the bra (17. Bxd6 Re8), I've got the brains (18. Re5 Qd7), let's make lots of money (19. Rxe8+ & 1-0) - Pet Shop Boys, "Opportunities"

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  gauer: Dear Santa Claus,

After a few steady holiday nights of a chess marathon, we'd found out that although we're still stocked with plenty of eggnog, we're running out of spiced rum. So please, hurry on down the chimney, and stop by for a few (games and/or mixed eggnog, whichever you decide...) - before you need to run along and replenish all the other stockings! There may even by a couple of Heineken left by then as well...

I promise, the wish list this year isn't that long. After all, you're dropping off that little red vehicle I asked for on the roof tonight, correct?!

Happy holidays to all!

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  gauer: Dear Santa Claus,

Although you didn't leave that motorized flying sleigh on the roof for us, you did manage to sneak in and polish off the leftover cookies and eggnog left out.

Thanks for all the presents, rum included (memo to self: restock eggnog on Boxing Day) - and in the meantime, a toast with a round of Beer to a Happy New Year on this page today and post #500 on every favourite chess-player's analysis and kibitzing site!!

Happy 13th birthday this month as well, and on to many more along the way!!

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  tpstar: tpstar-zorker (FICS 1/4/15): Looking out across the nighttime (1. e4 e6), the city winks a sleepless eye (2. d4 d5)/Hear her voice shake my window (3. Nd2 de), sweet seducing sighs (4. Nxe4 Nf6)/Get me out into the nighttime (5. Bg5 Be7), four walls won't hold me tonight (6. Bxf6 gxf6)/If this town is just an apple (7. Nf3 f5), then let me take a bite (8. Ng3 Rg8)/If they say why, why (9. c3 b6), tell 'em that is human nature (10. Qc2 Bb7!?)/Why, why (11. Bb5+ Nd7?!) does he do me that way (12. Ne5 Bc8??)/If they say why, why (13. Nc6), tell 'em that is human nature (1-0) - Michael Jackson, "Human Nature"

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  OhioChessFan: <tpstar> I am still trying to figure out November 19.
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  tpstar: <OhioChessFan> I encourage students to categorize their tactics; the position won't recur but the motif will. Here 15. Bxe5 wins a Pawn (15 ... cxd5 16. Rxd5) due to 15 ... dxe5?? 16. Nf6+ (Discovery) winning the Queen. I figured Black would play 16 ... Qe6, then 17. Bxd6 Re8 18. Re5 (Skewer) traded down and White won. Even after 16 ... Be7/Bc7 White has 17. Bxd6! Bxd6 18. e5 (Pin) winning a second Pawn and trading down to an easy major piece endgame win.
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  OhioChessFan: Okay, diagram is White to move, 15.
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  whiteshark: Germany divided/segmented by Beer :
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  moronovich: "Bitte,ein Bit"

do you remember <whiteshark>, from the ad?

Feb-10-15  HeMateMe: Adele's food/beer rider, when on tour:

"Elsewhere in her rider, Adele--who was nominated last week for six Grammy awards--requires promoters to provide her with a pack of Marlboro Lights and a disposable lighter, an assortment of chewing gum, and a small plate of “freshly made, individually wrapped sandwiches” that “must NOT contain tomatoes, vinegar, chilli or citrus fruit.”

Following a concert, Adele asks that her tour bus be stocked with a selection of “bite-size” chocolate bars, including Twix, Aero, Milky Way, and Mars. She also wants some organic muesli and six “Cereal bars.”

The singer also requires two bottles of the “very best quality red wine” and 12 bottles of “best quality European lager beer. ie Becks, Stella Artois, Peroni etc.” And if promotion staff had any confusion about her brew needs, Adele adds, “North American beer is NOT acceptable.”


Best ever tour rider--Van Halen demanded a punch bowl of all brown M&Ms at each tour date.

Feb-10-15  HeMateMe: "There is a joke up in Canada (which makes some fine brews!) - Q - "What's the similarity between American beers and having sex in a canoe?"

A - "They're both f***ing close to water!"

That's pretty harsh.

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  norami: Why do I have to wait until evening to drink beer? I want to drink beer NOW!
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  tpstar: tpstar-KVSC (FICS 2/23/15): Lover mine (1. e4 e5), get your coat and come outside (2. Nf3 Nc6)/I wanna take you for a ride (3. Bb5 Nd4) on into town (4. Nxd4 exd4)/Lover fair (5. 0-0 c6), we'll be looking sharp I swear (6. Ba4 b5)/I want them all to stop and stare (7. Bb3 c5?!) when we take 'em down (8. Bxf7+! Kxf7)/Go to town (9. Qh5+), burn it down (9 ... Ke7)/Turn around (10. Qe5+), and get your stroll on baby (10 ... Kf7)/I'll get the car (11. Qd5+), you get the match (11 ... Ke8) and gasoline (12. Qxa8 & 1-0) - Afghan Whigs, "Going To Town"

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Feb-24-15  Poulsen: Things that are difficult to say after drinking too much beer:

1. innovative
2. premenstrual
3. Polyfilla
4. Mississippi

Things that are VERY hard to say after drinking too much beer:

1. specification
2. British Constitution
3. passive-aggressive disorder
4. transubstantiate

Things that are absolutely impossible to say after drinking too much beer:

1. No thanks, I will not sleep with you!
2. No more beer for me!
3. Unfortunately, you're not my type!

Feb-24-15  Poulsen: Moral Dignity is a chemical compound which is easily soluble in alcohol ...
Feb-24-15  Poulsen: If a blonde feels something hard against her mouth - and feels wet between her thighs ...

... then she has properly turned her glass of beer upside down

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  whiteshark: <not only beer> Young salted herrings in the morning add spice to your live, too.
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  tpstar: tpstar-baerliwiesau (FICS 4/24/15): Welcome to the jungle (1. e4 e5), we've got fun and games (2. Nf3 d6)/ We got everything you want (3. d4 Nd7), honey we know the names (4. Bc4 h6!?)/We are the people that can find (5. de de) whatever you may need (6. Bxf7+!? Kxf7)/If you got the money honey (7. Nxe5+ Ke6), we got your disease (8. Qd5+ Kf6)/In the jungle (9. Qf7+! Kxe5), welcome to the jungle (10. Bf4+ Kxe4)/Watch it bring you to your (11. Nc3+ Kd4) sha-na-na-na-na-na-na-na-na-na-na-na knees, knees (12. Qd5#)/I, I wanna watch you bleed (1-0) - Guns N' Roses, "Welcome to the Jungle"

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