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Boomie
Member since Feb-05-05 · Last seen Jan-21-17
Welcome to The Cirque du Boomie where the dancers will kick your teeth out and you have unlimited credit in the casino.

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Feb-05-2010 - The Don said so long ago that in 5 years The Cirque would be totally legitimate. Today I see a thriving casino business and fan dancers from Yonkers. Good times!

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BOOMNET

This is the forum.
The Cirque, CG.com.
On an average day, people go about their business.
When they get out of line I go to work.
I carry a badge.

Dum De Dum
Dum De Dum De Dum

We were working out of Tactics and Swindles. My partner's name is Jessie. My name's Boomie.

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"...the unexamined life is not worth living..." - Socrates from Plato's Apology

“This one of you, O human beings, is wisest, who, like Socrates, recognizes that he is in truth of no account in respect to wisdom.” - Socrates from Plato's Apology

"Wit is the epitaph of an emotion" - Friedrich Nietzsche

"The purpose of art is to lay bare the questions which have been hidden by the answers" - James Baldwin

"I do not know what I may appear to the world, but to myself I seem to have been only like a boy playing on the sea-shore, and diverting myself in finding a smoother pebble or prettier shell than ordinary, whilst the great ocean of truth lay all undiscovered before me." - Sir Isaac Newton

"If I have made any valuable discoveries, it has been owing more to patient attention than to any other talent." - Sir Isaac Newton

"In oneself lies the whole world and if you know how to look and learn, the door is there and the key is in your hand. Nobody on earth can give you either the key or the door to open, except yourself." - Krishnamurti

"Truth is a pathless land." - Krishnamurti

"The more I practise, the luckier I get." - Gary Player

"Sacred cows make the best hamburger." - Mark Twain

"People don't stop playing because they get old. They get old because they stop playing." - GB Shaw

"Today is a good day to get mated." - Lakota mystic Red Rook

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Given that a thought dies shortly after birth, the writer is a mortician whose job is to make it smile.

The unexamined position is not worth playing.

Play ideas not moves.

A beautiful solution for which there is no problem.

Professor, don't get on that ship! That book, To Serve Man, it's a chess book!

Have pawn. Will travel.

The Cirque - Your best choice for a second location.

<If Gilbert and Sullivan Played Chess>

Though it may seem quite incongruous
And it makes so little sense to us,
She is an English fan.
Yes she is an English fan.

Though she may seem a bit mannish,
She would never play the Spanish.
'Cause she is an English fan.
Yes she is an English fan.

Neither Russian, French nor Catalan
'Cause she always wants to get her man.
So she is an English fan.
Yes she is an English fan.

<With apologies to George M. Cohan>

D-z-indzi-chashvili spells Zindchinhashvalley.

Proud of all the Cossack blood that's in me

Praise the man who says my name correctly

D-z-indzi-chashvili you see

It's a shame that my name has never been pronounced quite like

Ginchinsmokedhashverily, that's me!

<CG Haiku>

She had me at "Heh".
Much jibber jabber ensued.
It's all about chess.

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   Boomie has kibitzed 12487 times to chessgames   [more...]
   Jan-18-17 chessgames.com chessforum (replies)
 
Boomie: <Chessgames.com> In Tata Steel (Challengers) Tournament, Gawain Jones' games are split between G Jones and Gawain Jones .
 
   Jan-17-17 truepacifism chessforum
 
Boomie: <truepacifism: I must say I'm really disappointed with this site.> Perhaps contributing analysis would increase your interest. This is one of the most analyzed games ever. There is commentary by Alekhine and Reti. CG's analysts tried to track down a defense for black. We got ...
 
   Jan-16-17 Harikrishna vs B Adhiban, 2017 (replies)
 
Boomie: <An Englishman: Good Evening: Looking at the position after 21...f6, seemed that Black had a better game. Just an optical illusion?> Hard to say, especially with the mysterious maneuvering that ensues. The two bishops could give an edge. Why black moved the bishop off the b1-h7
 
   Jan-16-17 Chessgames Bookie chessforum (replies)
 
Boomie: <sydbarrett> Ouch. That wasn't just a hedge. That was a bocage.
 
   Jan-16-17 Maroczy vs Schlechter, 1899
 
Boomie: After 1. e3, the game morphs into a French Exchange variation: Opening Explorer
 
   Jan-15-17 Boomie chessforum
 
Boomie: ( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°)
 
   Jan-14-17 jessicafischerqueen chessforum (replies)
 
Boomie: < hms123: <Jess> <Based (very loosely) on the notorious <Nashville Public Library vs Santa Claus> case, in which <hms123> famously forgot, during his summation, which side of the case he was arguing.> Happens to the best of us at times.> The Cat in the ...
 
   Jan-13-17 W So vs Carlsen, 2017 (replies)
 
Boomie: What?? Not Adhiban vs Van Wely??? Geez.
 
   Jan-13-17 I Nepomniachtchi vs B Savchenko, 2015 (replies)
 
Boomie: <swclark25: Looking at Black after 19)Qxb7, would 19)..Bxc3 be better than 19)..Rxc5? Black could still take Bishop on c5 later. Am I missing something?> 20. Bxe7 and everything is hanging including the Rc6 with check.
 
   Jan-12-17 Alekhine vs Nimzowitsch, 1930
 
Boomie: -> 14...f5 struck me as either useless or damaging to black's position. Black needs to settle the queen side. 14...a5 15. b5 Nb4 [DIAGRAM] Although black's bishop is dreadful, what French queen's bishop isn't? It now makes no sense for white to trade that magnificent Springer ...
 
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Cirque du Boomie

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Nov-07-16
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  Boomie: <Open Defence>

Another great example of folk/blues riffs. Plus one of the funniest songs ever.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JVb...

Nov-07-16
Premium Chessgames Member
  heuristic: <boomie>
the mention of Kottke hinted at a modal shift!
I apologize for the tangent and will slink off...
Nov-08-16
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  Boomie: <heuristic: the mention of Kottke hinted at a modal shift! I apologize for the tangent and will slink off...>

No need to apologize or slink off.

The vids you posted are great, btw. There is a new class of jazz guitarists who use piano like hammering techniques. I've seen a couple of them on You Tube including Andy McKee (Boomie chessforum (kibitz #3971)) and Stanley Jordan (Boomie chessforum (kibitz #3976)). I have no clue what they are doing but it's great stuff.

Chat away...

Nov-11-16  Open Defence: Oh yeah we we do a Brownie McGhee song Sporting Life Blues!!

Leo Kottke played a mean slide

I love Keb Mo of the newer guys

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1Gj...

Nov-11-16  Open Defence: Joe Pass was one of the best.. brilliant player
Nov-11-16  Open Defence: this is a more traditional sounding one from Keb Mo https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fza...
Nov-11-16
Premium Chessgames Member
  Boomie: <Open Defence>

Mississippi John Hurt is another fine folk/blueser.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xoF...

Sounds like you guys are well grounded in the classics. You may want to add a bluesy harmonica to your sound.

Nov-29-16
Premium Chessgames Member
  Artar1: <Boomie>, What a beautiful piece!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x04...

I didn't know that blues could be so melodic. I love it!

Dec-02-16
Premium Chessgames Member
  Boomie: <Artar1: <Boomie>, What a beautiful piece!>

What Deffie said: <Joe Pass was one of the best.. brilliant player>

Pass played a lot with Oscar Peterson, one of the all time great jazz pianists. There is some of their work on You Tube, for example, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yEu...

Dec-15-16
Premium Chessgames Member
  jessicafischerqueen: HAULING FREIGHT
Dec-15-16
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  Boomie: <jessicafischerqueen: HAULING FREIGHT>

That one really got to you, eh?

Go figger...

Dec-16-16
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  jessicafischerqueen:

ahh hhahah haha hauling freight brah.

Dec-17-16
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  jessicafischerqueen:

lol I was going to reply but I'm a tadpole worried that <posoo> might start to think something is fishy on his page...

Dec-17-16
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  jessicafischerqueen:

<HAULING FREIGHT> ahhhhhhh

Dec-17-16
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  Boomie: <Wild Jessticklations>

I'm getting great mileage out of that "HAULING FREIGHT" jibe. Now if I only knew why, I could bottle it.

Anywho, I'm always delighted to please you, my liege.

Dec-17-16
Premium Chessgames Member
  Boomie: <jessicafischerqueen: lol I was going to reply>

That's OK. I blew the joke anyways. It should read "Hake your booty! Hake your money maker."

Dec-19-16
Premium Chessgames Member
  jessicafischerqueen:

No- Shark is much better than Hake, because Shark sounds a lot more like the target word- Shake.

Rail cars and teamsters haul freight. Santa carries toys to children!

HAHAHAHAHA

Also "carry the freight" means to get a manly job done.

Santa isn't manly, he's a big red fat guy brah.

Dec-19-16
Premium Chessgames Member
  jessicafischerqueen:

Enmet Otter

Dec-19-16
Premium Chessgames Member
  Boomie: <jessicafischerqueen: No - Shark is much better>

OK then.

Shark that money maker when you're HAULING FREIGHT.

I added the HF to ensure a chuckle. I'm just fishing for good jokes.

Santa not a real man?! Blasphemer! He's the Hurdy Gurdy Man!. Here comes the roly poly man, singing songs of love. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3EZ...

Hail Santa!

Dec-20-16  Station Radio: <... WHAAAAAAAAA ... My cat loves this stuff .. The chandelier downstairs is falling at Cirque du Boomster tonight folks ..

<Hauling Freight>

Whàaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa

Guess there is a purrty good tune to spin now .. I just love this guy .. Here we go now with JJ Cale and Bringing it Back ..

WHAAAA BRAH .......>

Dec-29-16
Premium Chessgames Member
  Boomie: ( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°)
Jan-14-17
Premium Chessgames Member
  jessicafischerqueen:

Who loves ya baby. You're beautiful.

-Telly Savalas
-and me

Jan-14-17
Premium Chessgames Member
  Boomie: <Jessie: Who loves ya>

Garsh...Tanks

Coochie coo, baby

RELAX!

Jan-15-17  mckmac: <JFQ> You have left me speechless for the last time. You are no Queen of mine. See you in Hell.
Jan-15-17
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  Boomie: ( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°)
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