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WannaBe
Member since Oct-20-04 · Last seen Sep-20-17
2006 Most Helpful Caissar Award Winner.
.renniW drawA rassiaC reztibiK tseinnuF 6002
2007 Most Helpful Caissar Award Winner
2011 Best Avatar Caissar Award Winner.
2014 Most Helpful Caissar Award Winner.
.renniW drawA rassiaC reztibiK tseinnuF 5102

2016 Triple Clown Gashimov Memorial (hosted by
<lostemperor>)

2017 NFL Season Total Wins (Under)

CLE 4.5 (0-2)
NYJ 4 (0-2)
SF 4.5 (0-2)
JAX 6.5 (1-1)

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   WannaBe has kibitzed 40086 times to chessgames   [more...]
   Sep-19-17 Kenneth S Rogoff (replies)
 
WannaBe: At the current pace, I expect them Millennials to work until they are 80 years old to support all the previous generations' longevity and health care and who are lucky enough to be taking their retirement at 65. Imagine this, right now, full retirement (benefit) age at my birth ...
 
   Sep-19-17 Jeremy Lim (replies)
 
WannaBe: LAD, ugh!!!!
 
   Sep-19-17 playground player chessforum
 
WannaBe: From my (old) home town of Long Beach, CA http://www.presstelegram.com/social... Apparently prospectors are now deemed offensive.
 
   Sep-18-17 Kibitzer's Café (replies)
 
WannaBe: Don't have a cow, man.
 
   Sep-18-17 Phony Benoni chessforum (replies)
 
WannaBe: That's some great D by Detroit.
 
   Sep-18-17 Keti Tsatsalashvili (replies)
 
WannaBe: The face that launched a thousand pawns.
 
   Sep-18-17 WannaBe chessforum
 
WannaBe: If anyone use CC Cleaner version 5.33, uninstall it or upgrade to 5.34 (or later) version. https://www.theverge.com/2017/9/18/...
 
   Sep-11-17 World Cup (2017) (replies)
 
WannaBe: You see, black stone on HH-25 was a blunder, the better play was black stone on GG-24, blocking in the white stone on FF-14 (Spoken quietly, like a golf TV would)
 
   Sep-10-17 chessgames.com chessforum (replies)
 
WannaBe: Was the eye blue or green or brown or hazel?!
 
   Sep-09-17 Justin Sarkar (replies)
 
WannaBe: I always get Glenn Close and Glenn Campbell confused.
 
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Aug-31-17
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  WannaBe: Seriously, if you have in-house lawyer(s), fight them patent trolls. It's not the amount of money, it's the principle!

https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy...

Sep-01-17
Premium Chessgames Member
  WannaBe: Will be at Reno Wednesday-Friday for football (kickoff) season. Lookin' at the lines, here's what I like:

<PIT> -8.5 @ CLE
JAX @ <HOU> -5.0
<OAK> @ TEN -1.5 (OAK was -1)

Will see what baseball run lines look like, too. Gonna do some crazy/stupid $5 parlays.

=)

Sep-01-17
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  WannaBe: Jucero going out of business. What a 'great' business idea/concept.

http://money.cnn.com/2017/09/01/tec...

Sep-02-17
Premium Chessgames Member
  WannaBe: Hot hot hot hot here, English dog and mad men weather...
Sep-05-17
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  whiteshark: <WannaBe>, <WannaBe>, look @ this lil cheater: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EAx... Gollum has stolen your precioussss opening again...
Sep-05-17
Premium Chessgames Member
  WannaBe: Ah told you 1. e4 & 2. Ke2 is sound. =))
Sep-06-17
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  WannaBe: Greetings from Reno! 😀
Sep-07-17
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  diceman: <tpstar:

<Sneaky> is credited as the first poster here, as part of beta testing = Steinitz vs Bird, 1866>

That's not <Sneaky> at all.

Sep-07-17
Premium Chessgames Member
  diceman: <WannaBe:

Jucero going out of business. What a 'great' business idea/concept.>

How do you measure chi?

<Or, as the founder Doug Evans, put it in one interview last year:

"Not all juice is equal. How do you measure life force? How do you measure chi?">

Bankruptchi!

Sep-09-17
Premium Chessgames Member
  WannaBe: Major hack at Equifax, some 143 Million ID + Social Security Number + Drivers license number stolen.

Yikes.

Sep-09-17
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  WannaBe: Some 'smart guy' bought 1.7M shares of Amazon based upon insider trading information and made 'more than $116,000 in profit.

Errr... If my math is right, he made a profit of 6.8 cents per share?? Let me think, if he made a profit of .50 per share, that would be 1.7M/2, 10 cents per share would be $170,000.

I wonder which university/college this genius went to, and which fraternity he was in.

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/trad...

Sep-09-17
Premium Chessgames Member
  technical draw: That's no insider trading. Less than $10,000,000 is just a clerical error.
Sep-10-17
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  diceman: <WannaBe: Some 'smart guy' bought 1.7M shares of Amazon based upon insider trading information and made 'more than $116,000 in profit.>

He actually made $106,000.
(had to pay $10,000 for the information)

Sep-10-17
Premium Chessgames Member
  WannaBe: The NFL team total wins that I bet on:

CLE under 4.5
NYJ under 4
JAX under 6.5
SF under 4.5

Sep-12-17
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  WannaBe: Many, if not all of you know, I am no fan of Apple and their over-priced products.

Now during the launch of iPhone X, Apple wants to rebrand their store, and be called "Town Square". Twitter's having a great time trolling them.

http://www.sfgate.com/technology/ar...

Buncha iSheeps.

Sep-12-17
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  diceman: <WannaBe: Many, if not all of you know, I am no fan of Apple and their over-priced products.>

I understand they came out with a line of black turtleneck shirts called, "iJOBS."

However, they had to stop when sued by
plastic surgeons, lasik surgeons.

Sep-12-17
Premium Chessgames Member
  WannaBe: iPhone8 starts at $699, iPhone8 Plus starts at $799, iPhone X starts $999

No idea what iPhone 9 would cost. Maybe Apple followed Microsoft's example and skipped 9. (Microsoft went from Windows 8/8.1 to 10)

Sep-13-17
Premium Chessgames Member
  technical draw: <No idea what iPhone 9 would cost.>

No idea what an iPhone is.

Sep-13-17
Premium Chessgames Member
  WannaBe: <technical draw> Gimme $1,000 and I'll show you one.

On a different note, Second Tuesday Update on my Win10 have screwed up Edge Browser.

Everytime I try to access a local network web page, it would try to go out to the internet. (Hence, page would not display).

Have to use good ol' IE11 (with Java for Chess Viewer Deluxe!!)

Sep-13-17
Premium Chessgames Member
  technical draw: < Gimme $1,000 and I'll show you one>

That's amazing <WannaBe>. When my son was young I would say to him: wash my car and I'll show you $20. He would run to get the hose and then stop and ask, "what did you say?" Then we would both laugh. Of course I gave him the $20 for washing the car.

That's how I picked up the $20 gags.

Sep-13-17
Premium Chessgames Member
  WannaBe: <... "what did you say?"...>

Smart kid. You said "show you $20". =))

Sep-13-17
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  WannaBe: Super weird, Edge browser is now able to see my local intranet web pages...

Don't know what the heck is going on, as I have not done any other updates since last night.

Sep-13-17
Premium Chessgames Member
  technical draw: <Smart kid. You said "show you $20".>

After the first time the little brat would say, "I've already seen them."

But I got even. He pays for my membership here and I get all my 20's back.

My son is rich now but one thing he learned from me: Be generous. Giving is how you receive. And he is doing so.

Sep-14-17
Premium Chessgames Member
  diceman: <WannaBe: Super weird, Edge browser is now able to see my local intranet web pages...

Don't know what the heck is going on, as I have not done any other updates since last night.>

Sounds like normal NSA tactics.

Sep-18-17
Premium Chessgames Member
  WannaBe: If anyone use CC Cleaner version 5.33, uninstall it or upgrade to 5.34 (or later) version.

https://www.theverge.com/2017/9/18/...

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