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  1. 11 Oct '05 05:52
    as from title
  2. Standard member XanthosNZ
    Cancerous Bus Crash
    11 Oct '05 06:06 / 1 edit
    It means the game has no timebank. Therefore the timebank remaining is not applicable.

    I mean seriously, did you even think about it at all before posting the thread?
  3. Standard member Aiko
    Nearing 200000...!
    11 Oct '05 14:35
    I can imagine one does not know for what 'n/a' stands for.
  4. 11 Oct '05 21:29
    Anyone who attended school should know what n/a means.
    And anyone who didn't should have learnt from filling in their benefit/welfare claim forms.
  5. Standard member Bowmann
    Non-Subscriber
    12 Oct '05 00:22
    Originally posted by Dr Strangelove
    Anyone who attended school should know what [b]n/a means.
    And anyone who didn't should have learnt from filling in their benefit/welfare claim forms.[/b]
    no account
    not applicable
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    Any of the above. It's originally a banking term.
  6. Standard member Aiko
    Nearing 200000...!
    12 Oct '05 00:48
    Originally posted by Dr Strangelove
    Anyone who attended school should know what [b]n/a means.
    And anyone who didn't should have learnt from filling in their benefit/welfare claim forms.[/b]
    Note: not all up here have English as first priority language. Let alone one knows all abbreviations in a foreign language. Look at the name of the first poster, chances are what I suspect is correct.
  7. 12 Oct '05 04:47
    Originally posted by Aiko
    Note: not all up here have English as first priority language. Let alone one knows all abbreviations in a foreign language.
    OK. If thats the case, sorry alf.
  8. 17 Oct '05 13:27
    I thought this was a help forum. Plainly it`s meant for clever dicks to show us all just how clever they are.
    If you don`t like the question - don`t post!
  9. Standard member Natural Science
    blunderer of pawns
    17 Oct '05 22:06 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by davfra
    I thought this was a help forum. Plainly it`s meant for clever dicks to show us all just how clever they are.
    If you don`t like the question - don`t post!
    Apparently it has become the "Help- but only if you have completely read the FAQ and still cannot find the answer to your question, otherwise you will be laughed at and mocked and told to read the FAQ again (and by the way, it's not our fault that English isn't your native language)" forum.
  10. 17 Oct '05 23:59
    Originally posted by davfra
    I thought this was a help forum. Plainly it`s meant for clever dicks to show us all just how clever they are.
    Are you referring to anyone in particular?
  11. 18 Oct '05 05:57
    Originally posted by Natural Science
    ... (and by the way, it's not our fault that English isn't your native language) ...
    No, it is nobody's fault. So what do you want with this remark?

    This is a chess site, not a site about english grammar and vocabulary.
    Nowhere in the ToS it says that my native language should be English, or that I should be able to write perfect English and understand all the abbreviations.

    It doesn't hurt to show some consideration about language misunderstandings.

    Adje.
  12. Standard member Natural Science
    blunderer of pawns
    18 Oct '05 06:56
    Originally posted by adje
    No, it is nobody's fault. So what do you want with this remark?

    This is a chess site, not a site about english grammar and vocabulary.
    Nowhere in the ToS it says that my native language should be English, or that I should be able to write perfect English and understand all the abbreviations.

    It doesn't hurt to show some consideration about language misunderstandings.

    Adje.
    I apologise for causing you offense, but you clearly misread the context of my remark. It was intended to be a facetious observation on what this forum is becoming thanks to the efforts of a few people that I won't name here. (They know who they are.) It was a mocking statement hurled in the direction of those that were initially doing the mocking. Turning the mockers into the mockees, if you will. Again, sorry if you misunderstood.
  13. 18 Oct '05 10:27
    I can see you are already wearing the cap.
  14. 18 Oct '05 10:28
    `Are you referring to anyone in particular?`

    I can see you are already wearing the cap.
  15. 18 Oct '05 11:04 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by Natural Science
    I apologise for causing you offense, but you clearly misread the context of my remark. ...
    Apparently I did. Sorry about that. Now that I read it again, it seems obvious.
    Well, what can you expect from someone whose native language is not English!?