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technical draw
Member since Nov-18-03
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Chess rating: International Grand Mister

Voted Funniest Kibitzer 8 years in a row. Lost to the great <WannaBe>.

Inventor of the successful Secret Formula to win the pick 3 lottery. Will now work on the pick 4.

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The great Maria Callas in the sextet from Lucia de Lammermoor. (Well, Maria Callas and 5 other great singers):

Brahms Violin Concerto w/Hillary Hahn:

The greatest musical talent of the 20th century was female. Probably the name is unknown to many. Her name:

Nadia Boulanger

Carlos Gardel:

"If I forget thee, O Jerusalem,
let my right hand forget her cunning
If I do not remember thee,
let my tongue cleave to the roof of my mouth;
if I prefer not (an undivided) Jerusalem above my chief joy..."

Technical draw is a fictional character living in the collective vision of chess who has little relationship to the real technical draw; a neurotic and insecure figure obsessively clinging to the promise of power and wealth as if it were the only meaning in his life. He is also a made man in the Gambino family.

"When You have a brilliant mind you have a special obligation" (from A Beautiful Mind)

"I must believe that something extraordinary is possible" (from A Beautiful Mind)

How the CIA operates (long read):

"You have to be bad at something before you can be good at it."

If you're giving away money e-mail me at goodchessactor(at)

Cuando siegues tu mies en tu campo, y olvides alguna gavilla en el campo, no volverás para recogerla; será para el extranjero, para el huérfano y para la viuda; para que te bendiga Jehová tu Dios en toda obra de tus manos.

When thou cuttest down thine harvest in thy field, and hast forgot a sheaf in the field, thou shalt not go again to fetch it: it shall be for the stranger, for the fatherless, and for the widow: that the LORD thy God may bless thee in all the work of thine hands.

(Deut. 24:19)

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   technical draw has kibitzed 21643 times to chessgames   [more...]
   Jun-01-23 technical draw chessforum (replies)
technical draw: Telegrams Canada still offers telegram service. Don't be surprised there are a number of countries that still offer telegram service. . ..._ _ _...
   May-28-23 juan31 chessforum (replies)
technical draw: <seria fabuloso un match Ding- Carlsen, no creo que se de. Si la bolsa Es jugosa podria ser.> Estoy de acuerdo. También ayudaría a fomentar mas interés por el ajedrez como lo fue Fischer/Spassky.
   May-19-23 chancho chessforum
   May-09-23 chessforum (replies)
technical draw: I've just received the message of the increase in the premium membership dues starting June 15, 2023. I am paid up to March 30, 2024. How will that affect me?
   May-01-23 Nepomniachtchi - Ding World Championship Match (2023) (replies)
technical draw: <boz> <<technical draw> you must have been the envy of every kid in the neighborhood.> Yep, I was suddenly the most popular kid on the block. And all my "friends" just wanted to watch TV.
   Apr-30-23 Nepomniachtchi vs Ding Liren, 2023 (replies)
technical draw: Congratulations to the new World Champion, Ding Liren. I'm off to China for the big celebration!
   Apr-27-23 Ian Nepomniachtchi (replies)
technical draw: <stone free or die>. It's too bad that <Annie K> and I had a major disagreement. She probably didn't know that I lingered in her literary site.
   Apr-12-23 Ding Liren vs Nepomniachtchi, 2023
technical draw: I wasted my time reading the New York Post and didn't know this game was live. What a jerk!
   Apr-10-23 Reti Opening (A04) (replies)
technical draw: <Chesschronicle22> Thanks for the invite. Uh, what exactly am I supposed to do here?
   Apr-07-23 WannaBe chessforum (replies)
technical draw: <WannaBe> The hand sign you are probably thinking of is the priestly blessing sign.
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  technical draw: I was walking down the street when I saw a young boy crying. I asked him why he was crying and he told me he had just lost $100. I was moved so I reached into my pocket and gave him $20. That was the least I could do. That kid was lucky that I had just found $100.
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  WannaBe: There I was, just a-walking down the street. Singing Doo-a-diddy I found a Benjimin.

And there he was, a poor boy..

I better stop now, I know where the exit door is...

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  technical draw: I was rewatching the Israeli series Fauda and I was amazed how the Israeli agents spoke fluent Hebrew and Arabic. But then I found out that they don't speak Arabic at all. The scenes in which they appear to speak Arabic they learn it phonetically just for that specific scene. Ah, the magic and illusion of TV and movies!
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  chancho: Acabe de ver How to become a Tyrant en Netflix.
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  technical draw: I'll check it out <chancho>.

Season 4 of Fauda is not very good. Gone are the smooth, detailed planning and execution of the missions in the first 3 seasons. In the 4th season everything falls apart. Bad planning, too many good guys dying, and a convoluted story line. I knew I didn't like it the first time I saw it but I gave it another look. I don't recommend it.

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  chancho: Voy a ti.
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  technical draw: Faking an accent in the movies or TV seems pretty easy for professional actors. They have voice coaches and native speakers that help. So why is it so hard to fake a Boston (or New England) accent? Some of those fake Boston accents really make me laugh. It's almost like they copy a caricature of a Boston accent instead of a real one. Even A-lister Matt Damon who was born in Boston sounds like he's making a parody of a Boston accent. Maybe the directors don't think his real accent sounds Boston enough.

Well, gotta go. I have to put gas in my ca.

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  WannaBe: My fav Ba'ton accent:

Why you pa' the ca' so fa' from the ba'??

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  WannaBe: Brief History of Boston (Apologies to Dr. Prof. S. Hawkins)

1625: Settled
1630, Sept 7: Incorporated as a town
1630, Sept 8: Letter 'R' outlawed

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  technical draw: If you want to hear a real New England accent listen to one of JFK or RFK speeches.
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  WannaBe: <TD> Don't need to, years ago had a neighbour who served in WWII, him & the Mrs were born and raised in Boston.

Never heard them pronounce 'R'. Neve' not even once. =))

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  technical draw: I've seen a lot of holes in one on TV but the ball usually hits the green and rolls into the hole. Here's one where the ball goes directly into the hole. Truly a remarkable ace:

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  OhioChessFan: That was amazing. I don't know the official term, although I've heard it called both a "flush" and a "dunk".
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  technical draw: Many years ago I had a dream that I had died on May 23. Today is that day. If you don't hear from me for a while then the dream was fulfilled.
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  technical draw: Well, I survived another May 23. I guess dreams are just dreams.
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  technical draw: A lady fainted on an airplane in mid-flight. The flight attendants asked if there was a doctor on board. A man got up and went to see the fainted lady. "Is she going to alright doctor?" asked one flight attendant. The man says, "I don't know. I have a PhD in history. Do you think she'll like to hear about the second Punic war?"
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  diceman: <technical draw: A lady fainted on an airplane in mid-flight. The flight attendants asked if there was a doctor on board. A man got up and went to see the fainted lady. "Is she going to alright doctor?" asked one flight attendant. The man says, "I don't know. I have a PhD in history. Do you think she'll like to hear about the second Punic war?">

That's hilarious!

I was expecting the first Carthaginian war.

Instead, he says, <the second Punic war?>

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  technical draw: The richest person in the world seems to change everyday. Today's richest person is Frenchman Bernard Arnault. Never heard of him but he's top dog at $193 billion. Question: Where does all the money come from? I'm no economist but I remember when there was only two billionaires. Now there are about 400 (maybe more) so where does all that money come from?
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  technical draw: This is a prophetic song from Clearance Clearwater Revival. It was written in 1969 but being fulfilled today.

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  juan31: < TD> no soy de controversias, quiero opinar sobre la canción que comentas, creo que si la hubieran escrito un poco antes de 1914- 1918 , Primera Guerra Mundial y un poco antes de 1939 -1945 segunda guerra y así en fechas de conflictos dirías lo mismo.o no ?
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  technical draw: <juan31> < dirías lo mismo.o no ?> Creo que no. En esas guerras no existían métodos de destruir el mundo por completo. La bomba atómica de Hiroshima no se compara con las bombas destructivas de hoy y los medios de transporte como los cohetes. Cada generación cree que es la última pero hoy día tenemos la capacidad para que en efecto pueda ser la última.
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  juan31: < TD> una vez más, tu visión me convence, Saludos
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  technical draw: Telegrams Canada still offers telegram service. Don't be surprised there are a number of countries that still offer telegram service.

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  diceman: <technical draw: Telegrams Canada still offers telegram service. Don't be surprised there are a number of countries that still offer telegram service.>



you have to have telegram.

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  WannaBe: Did Someone Say CandyGram?!!? 😂🤦‍♂️🤪🤪🍭🍬

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