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WannaBe
Member since Oct-20-04 · Last seen Aug-26-14
Ruthless Leader of Team Chess Game on Gameknot.com

Current members of the gameknot team :

agargent / A. G. Argent
agentrgent / AgentRgent
b00e00n00 / chessamateur
b0ringpragmatist / kudubux
brankat15 / brankat
chekitout / Check It Out
crawfb5 / crawfb5
doglikegroove / doglikegroove
dkirby / WarmasterKron
falmouth / AdrianP
ganstaman / ganstaman
goodchessactor / technical draw
h8dgeh0g / BadKnight
hesam7 / Hesam7
keypusher / keypusher
krakatoa1 / FSR
meaculpa / dakgootje
memethecat / Memethecat
moe78 / falso contacto
nakosonorense / NakoSonorense
pantherone_777 / Pantherone
quylthulg / SwitchingQuyltulg
radus / radu stancu
rookie879 / just a kid
shammies / Shams
suenteuspo147 / suenteus po 147
the_17_pawn/ master of defence
thelaststraw / The Last Straw
wagenaar / nescio
wannabecg / WannaBe

J.G.S.C.O.A.Y.W.

13 consecutive 'Funniest Kibitzer' Caissar runner up, '01-'19.

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   WannaBe has kibitzed 28176 times to chessgames   [more...]
   Aug-26-14 Mating Net chessforum (replies)
 
WannaBe: <Mating Net> Is that one of those puzzle where the side (to) moves wins?
 
   Aug-26-14 Kenneth Rogoff (replies)
 
WannaBe: Anyone heard of Dillon Taylor? http://theweek.com/article/index/26...
 
   Aug-25-14 Magnus Carlsen (replies)
 
WannaBe: We need link, I am not able to find any evidence of this...
 
   Aug-25-14 Chessgames Bookie chessforum (replies)
 
WannaBe: Take the imaginary money and go on an imaginary vacation to Tahati!! =))
 
   Aug-25-14 Phony Benoni chessforum (replies)
 
WannaBe: Raiders are #1, we are #1!!! http://espn.go.com/nfl/story/_/id/1...
 
   Aug-21-14 playground player chessforum (replies)
 
WannaBe: Why is the first item even worth a police report? http://www.smdailyjournal.com/artic...
 
   Aug-20-14 WannaBe chessforum (replies)
 
WannaBe: Great video, but I, of course, have to add my own comment =)) BB: Hey, there's a white guy here with us. LR: He cool, remember, we integrated. RC: Who? I don't see nuthin! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kmI...
 
   Aug-18-14 Chess Olympiad (2014) (replies)
 
WannaBe: Isn't that better reported here: chessgames.com chessforum than Olympiad page?
 
   Aug-15-14 Louis F Stumpers (replies)
 
WannaBe: A pawn short of a full-set. =))
 
   Aug-14-14 Kurt Meier (replies)
 
WannaBe: <cro777> so, Peter is Kurt's son?!
 
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Jan-14-12
Premium Chessgames Member
  FSR: Since DrMAL's candidacy does not seem to be going anywhere, I would like to switch my Best Analysis vote from <DrMAL> to <dzechiel>.
Jan-14-12
Premium Chessgames Member
  WannaBe: Another quick count here, before the first football games kicks-off

<Analysis>

13.5 <dzechiel>, 10 <nanobrain>, 3 <DrMal>, 2 <YouRang, kingscrusher, AylerKupp>, 1.5 <FSR, imag>, 1 <Richard Taylor, SwitchingQuylthulg, Phony Benoni>, 0.5 <marmot PFL>

<Pun>

8 <Drawma Queen>, 7 <I'm Not a Rook>, 5 <Proof is in the Bu-Ding>, 3 <2001: a Space Odesskij>, 1.5 <Every Dead Piece>, 1 <Sandrin, Emanual Wolf, Sleeping Beauty, Bases Loaded>, 0.5 <Killaness is Next to ...>

Jan-14-12
Premium Chessgames Member
  morfishine: Best Analysis/Analyst: <dzechiel>

<Once> put it best as <dzechiel> too, has become part of my morning coffee

Jan-14-12
Premium Chessgames Member
  Annie K.: Best Analyst: <kingscrusher>
Jan-14-12
Premium Chessgames Member
  Diademas: Best Analyst: <dzechiel>

Best/Worst Pun: "I Am Not a Rook"

Jan-14-12  kardopov: For Best Analyst : nanobrain
Jan-14-12  metrolirot: Best Analysis : <nanobrain>
Jan-14-12  kardopov: Ouch! It's Best Analysis and my vote goes to <nanobrain>.
Jan-14-12
Premium Chessgames Member
  Phony Benoni: Analyst: <dzechiel>

Pun: <Drawma Queen>

Jan-14-12  Nemesistic: Best Analyst: DrMAL

And with all due respect to Kingcrusher,all i ever see him post is links to his video's so i don't know how he snook into that category!

Jan-14-12
Premium Chessgames Member
  WannaBe: Before I get too involved with the Den-NE game...

<Analysis>

16.5 <dzechiel>, 12 <nanobrain>, 3 <DrMal, kingscrusher>, 2 <YouRang, AylerKupp>, 1.5 <FSR, imag>, 1 <Richard Taylor, SwitchingQuylthulg, Phony Benoni>, 0.5 <marmot PFL>

<Pun>

9 <Drawma Queen>, 8 <I'm Not a Rook>, 5 <Proof is in the Bu-Ding>, 3 <2001: a Space Odesskij>, 1.5 <Every Dead Piece>, 1 <Sandrin, Emanual Wolf, Sleeping Beauty, Bases Loaded>, 0.5 <Killaness is Next to ...>

Jan-14-12
Premium Chessgames Member
  WannaBe: <Analysis>

16.5 <dzechiel>, 12 <nanobrain>, 4 <DrMal>, 3 <kingscrusher>, 2 <YouRang, AylerKupp>, 1.5 <FSR, imag>, 1 <Richard Taylor, SwitchingQuylthulg, Phony Benoni>, 0.5 <marmot PFL>

<Pun>

9 <Drawma Queen>, 8 <I'm Not a Rook>, 5 <Proof is in the Bu-Ding>, 3 <2001: a Space Odesskij>, 1.5 <Every Dead Piece>, 1 <Sandrin, Emanual Wolf, Sleeping Beauty, Bases Loaded>, 0.5 <Killaness is Next to ...>

Jan-14-12  pulsar: Best analysis to <nanobrain>.
Jan-14-12  pulsar: Pun

<Killaneliness is Next to Godleyness>

Jan-14-12
Premium Chessgames Member
  WannaBe: <Analysis>

16.5 <dzechiel>, 13 <nanobrain>, 4 <DrMal>, 3 <kingscrusher>, 2 <YouRang, AylerKupp>, 1.5 <FSR, imag>, 1 <Richard Taylor, SwitchingQuylthulg, Phony Benoni>, 0.5 <marmot PFL>

<Pun>

9 <Drawma Queen>, 8 <I'm Not a Rook>, 5 <Proof is in the Bu-Ding>, 3 <2001: a Space Odesskij>, 1.5 <Every Dead Piece, Killaness is Next to ...>, 1 <Sandrin, Emanual Wolf, Sleeping Beauty, Bases Loaded>

Jan-14-12
Premium Chessgames Member
  KKDEREK: <nanobrain> indicated for best analyst (huh?) and funny (?) kibitzer is literally a joke..of course just his people vote on him..
Jan-15-12
Premium Chessgames Member
  WinKing: Phenomenal job running the Caissar Awards
<WannaBe>! Congratulations on your winning the 'Best Avatar'. Thanks for all of your hard work - sincerely <WK>.
Jan-15-12
Premium Chessgames Member
  WannaBe: Thank you for participating/participation, congratulations to all, not only the winners, but all the nominees.

Of all the thousands of posters, and thousand more individual posts made, your's stood out to noticed by the peers, and they took the time to nominate you and come back to vote for you.

Until next time, 'The balcony is closed'. As they say. =)

Jan-15-12
Premium Chessgames Member
  dzechiel: I confess that I have been watching the balloting closely today, and I truly feel honored by the recognition of fellow CG users. Honestly, this will cause me to step up my analysis of the POTD.

I would like to extend thanks to <WannaBe> for running this annual event. Also, thanks to every user who cast a vote for any of the nominees. It's very easy to lurk at let others do all the heavy lifting.

While I have your attention, we have a blitz tournament coming up on March 3rd, see my profile for more info.

Jan-15-12
Premium Chessgames Member
  Benzol: Regarding the Caissar Awards I sincerely congratulate all the nominees and all the winners. See you all again next time.

:)

Jan-15-12
Premium Chessgames Member
  YouRang: <WannaBe> Hey, thanks for the note about "Drawma Queen". It brightened up my evening. I'll have to add this to my list of "glorious accomplishments". Unlike most of the other items on that list, this one actually has some merit. :-)
Jan-15-12
Premium Chessgames Member
  Once: Many many thanks to Wannabe for running the Caissars so well and for keeping us all in check.

And a big thank you to everyone who took part. It seemed to run much more smoothly than other years and also seemed more open and inclusive.

Only one last thing remains. I'd like to invent a "Public Vote" caissar for services to the caissars over the last four years. And my nomination and vote goes to ... <WannaBe>.

Jan-15-12  Pyke: <Wannabe>, thank you for all the hard work and dedication you put into running the <Caissars> over the last years.
Jan-15-12
Premium Chessgames Member
  FSR: <KKDEREK: <nanobrain> indicated for best analyst (huh?) and funny (?) kibitzer is literally a joke..of course just his people vote on him..>

<nanobrain> was also nominated for Best Game Collections, even though as <WannaBe> pointed out, he had <no> game collections.

Jan-15-12
Premium Chessgames Member
  Once: I guess that's democracy for you.

As Winston Churchill said: "It has been said that democracy is the worst form of government except all the others that have been tried."

We can probably never eliminate tribal voting, and I don't think we should try. If someone receives an award that their friends engineered for them, then so be it. There will always be that nagging doubt that they didn't really deserve or earn the award. Maybe they will notice that, maybe they won't.

But the rest of us can let is pass with a little wry smile.

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