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WannaBe
Member since Oct-20-04 · Last seen Nov-21-14
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 28677 times to chessgames   [more...]
   Nov-21-14 Phony Benoni chessforum
 
WannaBe: I did not have money on it, but I did pick KC to beat OAK in the weekly bar pool.
 
   Nov-20-14 Chessgames Bookie chessforum (replies)
 
WannaBe: You got momey on Anand, Carlsen, <AND> draw?!!?
 
   Nov-20-14 WannaBe chessforum (replies)
 
WannaBe: Ohio State University Chancellor makes $800K per year: http://thelantern.com/2014/02/next-... University of California system in September gave a 20% raise to their chancellors: http://www.latimes.com/local/educat... UCSF Chancellor makes the most of the campuses (campi?) at $750K ...
 
   Nov-20-14 Carlsen-Anand World Championship (2014) (replies)
 
WannaBe: In essence, it's two horses with 200 yards left to the finish line, can one hold the other off? Or will the other find that extra 'gear'?!
 
   Nov-20-14 Carlsen vs Anand, 2014 (replies)
 
WannaBe: < chancho: People were pissed that Carlsen played for 122 moves to a draw, and now they are pissed he played 20 moves to a draw. Aaaah, you gots to enjoy der hilarity in dis here site.> Dang'd if you do, dang'd if you don't. Probably the same kind of people who whines when QB ...
 
   Nov-20-14 Anand vs Carlsen, 2014 (replies)
 
WannaBe: That's got to be the funniest post of the year, obviously knows nothing about <chancho>.
 
   Nov-19-14 Kenneth Rogoff (replies)
 
WannaBe: "No!! We are still 2 light years away, how shut the @(#%*$"
 
   Nov-18-14 S Kun vs G Merenyi, 1997 (replies)
 
WannaBe: Somebody have to convince Google to implement a <chrisowen> translator...
 
   Nov-17-14 Ukrainian Championship (2014) (replies)
 
WannaBe: Something called Carlsen-Anand
 
   Nov-17-14 Anand vs Carlsen, 2014 (replies)
 
WannaBe: Oh, great, I've been looking forward to 1. b4
 
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Feb-13-12
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  WannaBe: #12 is deeply disturbing...

http://news.yahoo.com/photos/westmi...

Feb-15-12
Premium Chessgames Member
  WannaBe: And they are good eatin'!!

http://news.yahoo.com/worlds-tinies...

Feb-15-12
Premium Chessgames Member
  WannaBe: #3 is just hilarious.

http://www.networkworld.com/slidesh...

Feb-15-12
Premium Chessgames Member
  Travis Bickle: Here's a song for you.

http://youtu.be/3HUGeA2lur4

Feb-15-12
Premium Chessgames Member
  WannaBe: <Travis Bickle> Did you know, that at least 2 songs by the Ramones, have the words Wanna Be in the title?!

I should get 'some' royalties out of it.

Feb-16-12
Premium Chessgames Member
  WannaBe: I want to go to this class/university.

http://www.lostlettermen.com/2-10-2...

Feb-16-12
Premium Chessgames Member
  Travis Bickle: I can name at least 2, I WanneBe Sedated & I WannaBe Well. I think you may have a case! ; P
Feb-16-12
Premium Chessgames Member
  tpstar: If the songs came out first, then <WannaBe> owes them royalties.

Same with Michael Jackson and the Spice Girls. :P

Feb-16-12
Premium Chessgames Member
  WannaBe: Most interesting interpretation of "The Ride of the Valkyries" that I have seen...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FPcr...

Have to do more diggin' into this...

Feb-16-12
Premium Chessgames Member
  WannaBe: Hellooooooooo Elina, my future-future ex-ex-ex-ex-wife!!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jGFU...

Feb-17-12
Premium Chessgames Member
  WannaBe: Uncle Joe would have been proud of this: http://news.yahoo.com/blogs/technol...
Feb-17-12
Premium Chessgames Member
  technical draw: <Hellooooooooo Elina, my future-future ex-ex-ex-ex-wife!!>

That's how men get hooked on opera. They go to see the pretty mezzo but stay for the music.

Feb-17-12
Premium Chessgames Member
  Stonehenge: Two future ex-wifes :)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vf42...

Feb-17-12
Premium Chessgames Member
  WannaBe: Is this why Target sent me buy one get one free Right Guard?

http://shopping.yahoo.com/articles/...

Feb-17-12
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  TheFocus: <WannaBe> < Most interesting interpretation of "The Ride of the Valkyries" that I have seen...>

I'm partial to this one myself.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C2VM...

Feb-20-12
Premium Chessgames Member
  WannaBe: Bacon?!

http://news.yahoo.com/blogs/ticket/...

Feb-21-12
Premium Chessgames Member
  WannaBe: http://espn.go.com/blog/poynterrevi...

The ESPN's ombudsman (Did I spell that correctly?) have written/posted about the latest 'incidents' regarding Jeremy Lin. The usage/phrase 'Chink in the Armour', and others.

Okay, being an Asian, and Chinese, who came to the U.S. in the early '80s, I think I 'can/allowed' say a few (serious) words upon this matter.

Media, if you stop spot-lighting Jeremy as Chinese/Asian/White-Men Can't Jump Mentality you'd not have this problem.

The issue(s) is/are self created, you, are your own worst enemy, end of story. If Jeremy does good, and is an 'undiscovered' gem, so be it, report it as such.

Don't report it as some Asian-American Smart Economist Harvard Graduate who made it to the NBA where the players are One and done from some basketball-player factory. You created this monster, now stop feeding it.

As far as the 'name' is concerned, Jeremy is born in the U.S. of A. and hence, he is American, do you (the media) write about Tiger Woods as Asian-African-American? No.

Do you write about S. Johansson as Scandinivian-European actress? No...

Why push the fact that Jeremy is Asian basketball player, and not just as NBA Player?

Feb-22-12  brankat: Well said Jim. Right on!
Feb-24-12  BadKnight: Thank you so much. I think i can handle manual pairing now. I am guessing all of the players will be unrated, so i will do random pairing.

Now the difficult part is handling odd number of players, in case final number is slightly more or less than eight.

<If after round 1, they are all 0.5, I'd just lock the door and go home. =))>

ha ha ha!! Probability of this happening is slightly more than 0 percent though, so i pray i do not fall for it.

Feb-24-12
Premium Chessgames Member
  WannaBe: Aliens have landed! Aliens have landed! http://games.yahoo.com/blogs/unplug...
Feb-24-12
Premium Chessgames Member
  NakoSonorense: Can you beat him? Please say you can!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HA71...

I got to "myself," which is around 70 wpm, I guess. I did make one mistake, though.

Feb-24-12
Premium Chessgames Member
  WannaBe: <NakoSonorense> Can't watch while I am 'busy', will do so later.

As a side note, yahoo.com have been using this picture: http://l1.yimg.com/cv/ip/ap/default... for their http://shopping.yahoo.com/articles/... article.

Notice that picture is really 'strange'???

Feb-24-12
Premium Chessgames Member
  WannaBe: I think the Raiders will draft a DB in the first round.

WHAT DO YOU MEAN THEY TRADED THAT FOR CARSON PALMER!?!?

Feb-25-12
Premium Chessgames Member
  WannaBe: Some people just have too much time on their hand... (Vide on right hand side. =))

http://www.collectspace.com/news/ne...

Feb-27-12
Premium Chessgames Member
  WannaBe: I saw 'The Artist', and thought it was alright, cutesy movie, nothing too super-duper.

Then again, I did not see all the nominees, maybe it was a weak field this year?

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