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hms123
Member since Dec-13-07
Welcome, all! This is the place for frivolous commentary, serious commentary, and cogent discussion.

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My favorite wines:

Matted Elk (red), March 2012

Matted Elk (red), April 2012

Matted Elk (red), May 2012

Matted Elk (red), June 2012 (limited bottling, no longer available)

Matted Elk (red), July 2012

I am looking forward to the release of the August 2012 vintage.

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Work, the what's-its-name of the thingummy and the thing-um-a-bob of the what d'you-call-it. (P. G. Wodehouse)

You have to bring some funk to get some. You can't just walk in a place and expect to get some funk. If you ain't bring no funk, then you can't get no funk..Another thing is, you can't fake the funk or your nose will grow. (Bootsy Collins)

If a woman has to choose between catching a fly ball and saving an infant's life, she will choose to save the infant's life without even considering if there is a man on base. (Dave Barry)

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Here's an article that I wrote:

<Chess Life, August, 2011, <<Brave New World: Human Intuition and Computer-assisted Chess>>

http://www.chessgames.com/chess_lif... (Most Notable Achievement in Correspondence Chess Winner: Brave New World: Human Intuition by Howard Sandler, Ph.D. and the Chessgames.com World Team Chess Life August, 2011) http://chessjournalism.org/2012entr...

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These are links that I find useful:

1. <<<New Search Feature instructions>>> chessgames.com chessforum (kibitz #7705)

2. <<<Wiki info on FEN notation>>> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Forsyt...

3. <<<Fen Help>>> FEN Help Page

4. <<<FEN Reverser>>> http://www.zbestvalue.com/ChessFENR...

5. <<<Zip File Archive>>> Zipfile Archive

6. <<Jan van Reek's site:>> http://www.endgame.nl/

7. <<ICCF Archives:>> http://www.iccf.com

8. <<iPad shortcuts:>> hms123 chessforum (kibitz #8716)

9. <<pgn4web quickstart:>> Pgn4web Quickstart and hms123 chessforum

10. <<change password:>> http://www.chessgames.com/perl/chan...

11. <<Internet Archives WayBackMachine:>> http://wayback.archive.org/web/

12. <<Avatar sizer>> http://www.shrinkpictures.com/creat...

13. <<K+B+N vs K:>> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PWZ7...

14. <<Collection to check out:>> Game Collection: They were surprised

15. <<Puzzles:>> http://www.wtharvey.com/

16. <<kingscrusher's video spreadsheet>> https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet...

17. <<chess.ok online opening book:>> http://chessok.com/?page_id=352

18. <<PGN reader:>> http://www.caissa.com/chess-tools/p...

19. <<Time zones:>> http://24timezones.com/

20. <<Build an opening repertoire>> FSR chessforum

21. <<Is a website down?>> http://downforeveryoneorjustme.com/

22. <<FICS Info>> User: FICS Info

23. <<Map of US dialects>> http://spark.rstudio.com/jkatz/Surv...

24. <<Windows Help Info>> http://pcsupport.about.com/od/syste...

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<<<Caissar Awards>>>

Thanks to User: wannabe for running the contest, and to everyone who voted for me or for any of the other fine nominees.

<<2008 Caissar Award winner for <most helpful>. (shared with User: brankat)>>

<<2009 Caissar Award winner for <most constructive kibitzer>.>>

<<2011 Caissar Award winner for <most helpful>.>>

<<2012 Caissar Award winner for <most helpful>.>>

<<2013 Caissar Award winner for <most helpful>.>>

>> Click here to see hms123's game collections.

   hms123 has kibitzed 12693 times to chessgames   [more...]
   Feb-23-17 hms123 chessforum
 
hms123: <offramp> Yes, I saw that. I have most of his popular logic books. I enjoyed what I understood. Thanks, Hms
 
   Jan-14-17 jessicafischerqueen chessforum (replies)
 
hms123: No question about it: http://www.memecenter.com/fun/59523...
 
   Dec-31-16 WinKing chessforum (replies)
 
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   Dec-25-16 Penguincw chessforum (replies)
 
hms123: Thanks. Merry Christmas!
 
   Oct-27-16 dakgootje chessforum (replies)
 
hms123: <dak> hail fellow well met
 
   Sep-16-16 Domdaniel chessforum (replies)
 
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   Sep-06-16 playground player chessforum (replies)
 
hms123: <pgp> I read all of the Ken Holt series as a child. I am pretty sure I owned most of them. Unfortunately, the books went the way of my comic books, my baseball cards, and the rest of my valuable possessions.
 
   Jun-02-16 chessgames.com chessforum (replies)
 
hms123: <Annie K.> You must be thinking of the 90 <proof> rum <in the pudding>. ;-)
 
   Feb-25-16 Team White vs Team Black, 2015 (replies)
 
hms123: team white <OCF> Is this it? If not you might be able to find it by using search kibitzing on yourself and looking at posts near to that date. This came from page 2030 of your kibitzes. <Dec-09-10 imag ...
 
   Jan-26-16 ChessBookForum chessforum (replies)
 
hms123: <Zanzibar> Yes, it would be helpful. <GiuocoPianoMan: Anyone hear care to recommend a book on the English Opening? I have an MCO, but I wouldn't mind a monograph. This a new opening to me- and I have drawn twice with a computer program set at approx. my level 1700. ...
 
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