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  1. Subscriber venda
    Dave
    02 Jan '17 17:56
    After 5 and a bit years as leader of the Yorkshire Laikers I have decided it's time for a change.
    The captaincy has been handed over to 64squaresofpain aka Zak.
    I'm relying on other leaders to accord him the same respect as most of you have to me over the years.(I.e no stupidly biased challenges please)
    Particular thanks to Flipperwaldt of freethinkers who accepted all of my challenges without question,Yroyathon of Chess whisperers, Silverstriker of Dangermouse , Smiffy of , er Smiffy's and Short circuit of Metallica with whom I've had fruitful conversations over the years.
    Apologies to anyone I've forgotten.
    I hope the clan challenge system get's sorted out and I'll still be around to play challenges for the Laikers when selected.
  2. 02 Jan '17 19:09
    Originally posted by venda
    After 5 and a bit years as leader of the Yorkshire Laikers I have decided it's time for a change.
    The captaincy has been handed over to 64squaresofpain aka Zak.
    I'm relying on other leaders to accord him the same respect as most of you have to me over the years.(I.e no stupidly biased challenges please)
    Particular thanks to Flipperwaldt of freethinkers who ...[text shortened]... stem get's sorted out and I'll still be around to play challenges for the Laikers when selected.
    All the best to you.
  3. 02 Jan '17 19:16
    Originally posted by mghrn55
    All the best to you.
    New year, changes taking place! It's all good!

    I'll hope for some enjoyable challenges with your clan under its new leader!
  4. Subscriber shortcircuit
    The Energizer
    03 Jan '17 01:16
    Originally posted by venda
    After 5 and a bit years as leader of the Yorkshire Laikers I have decided it's time for a change.
    The captaincy has been handed over to 64squaresofpain aka Zak.
    I'm relying on other leaders to accord him the same respect as most of you have to me over the years.(I.e no stupidly biased challenges please)
    Particular thanks to Flipperwaldt of freethinkers who ...[text shortened]... stem get's sorted out and I'll still be around to play challenges for the Laikers when selected.
    Dave, I wish you well in your time of leisure.
    We have enjoyed many discussions during our time as leaders.
    While we didn't always agree, we both understood where the other was coming from.
    And, we came up with some pretty good clan challenges.

    With the inmates overrunning the asylum these days,
    the asylum may not be standing for much longer.
  5. Standard member Smiffy
    SPS CLAN
    03 Jan '17 14:17
    Hi,

    Good luck in whatever you do and if you do stay keep in touch.

    A lot of changes I'm going to see what happens first before I think about leaving again.
  6. Subscriber roma45
    st johnstone
    03 Jan '17 17:35
    Originally posted by venda
    After 5 and a bit years as leader of the Yorkshire Laikers I have decided it's time for a change.
    The captaincy has been handed over to 64squaresofpain aka Zak.
    I'm relying on other leaders to accord him the same respect as most of you have to me over the years.(I.e no stupidly biased challenges please)
    Particular thanks to Flipperwaldt of freethinkers who ...[text shortened]... stem get's sorted out and I'll still be around to play challenges for the Laikers when selected.
    you ran a good clan
    you will still be playing clan games?
    all the best
  7. Subscriber venda
    Dave
    03 Jan '17 19:08
    Thanks for all the accolades and good wishes chaps.
    Appreciated.
  8. Subscriber Very Rusty
    Treat Everyone Equal
    03 Jan '17 23:58
    Originally posted by venda
    After 5 and a bit years as leader of the Yorkshire Laikers I have decided it's time for a change.
    The captaincy has been handed over to 64squaresofpain aka Zak.
    I'm relying on other leaders to accord him the same respect as most of you have to me over the years.(I.e no stupidly biased challenges please)
    Particular thanks to Flipperwaldt of freethinkers who ...[text shortened]... stem get's sorted out and I'll still be around to play challenges for the Laikers when selected.
    venda,

    We haven't always agreed, but wish you all the best. There may not be a clan challenge system for much longer.

    -VR
  9. 04 Jan '17 17:42
    Originally posted by venda
    After 5 and a bit years as leader of the Yorkshire Laikers I have decided it's time for a change.
    The captaincy has been handed over to 64squaresofpain aka Zak.
    I'm relying on other leaders to accord him the same respect as most of you have to me over the years.(I.e no stupidly biased challenges please)
    Particular thanks to Flipperwaldt of freethinkers who ...[text shortened]... stem get's sorted out and I'll still be around to play challenges for the Laikers when selected.
    We have never had a discussion but I always find your comments in various threads to be worth reading.
    Are you staying a subscriber or letting your sub expire like I did?
  10. Subscriber venda
    Dave
    04 Jan '17 18:57
    Originally posted by carystover
    We have never had a discussion but I always find your comments in various threads to be worth reading.
    Are you staying a subscriber or letting your sub expire like I did?
    I'll still subscribe to play clan games and to have more than 6 ongoing games and thanks for the comment.
  11. Subscriber venda
    Dave
    04 Jan '17 18:58
    Originally posted by Very Rusty
    venda,

    We haven't always agreed, but wish you all the best. There may not be a clan challenge system for much longer.

    -VR
    Cheers.
  12. Subscriber Very Rusty
    Treat Everyone Equal
    04 Jan '17 22:56
    Originally posted by venda
    I'll still subscribe to play clan games and to have more than 6 ongoing games and thanks for the comment.
    venda,

    It will be interesting to see what Russ does with all of the suggestions he was given.

    -VR
  13. Subscriber 64squaresofpain
    The drunk knight
    12 Jan '17 22:49
    Once again Dave, many thanks for all the time and effort you put into the clan, it was a thankless task to run it all those years, and keep this beast of a spreadsheet up to date, it has certainly made my job easier!

    I haven't been paying all that much attention to the clan forums... All I can say to other clan leaders is don't forget to enjoy it!

    That's what it's all about, a good contest that people can play along and have fun doing so... it shouldn't be ruined by certain begrudging, petty individuals who think that "beating the system" and outscoring all other clans is more enjoyable than the game itself.... shameful.

    The local pool league I used to play in got dismantled because politics took over, was really sad to see it go, perhaps it is human nature?

    Maybe Russ' changes to the system might appease some of the bad apples, let's wait and see.

    Until then, ah wish tha's allt' best

    I'll sithee,

    64
  14. Subscriber Suzianne
    Misfit Queen
    19 Jan '17 15:10
    Originally posted by venda
    After 5 and a bit years as leader of the Yorkshire Laikers I have decided it's time for a change.
    The captaincy has been handed over to 64squaresofpain aka Zak.
    I'm relying on other leaders to accord him the same respect as most of you have to me over the years.(I.e no stupidly biased challenges please)
    Particular thanks to Flipperwaldt of freethinkers who ...[text shortened]... stem get's sorted out and I'll still be around to play challenges for the Laikers when selected.
    Good Luck, Dave, and thanks for the challenging play.

    I'll remember you as a fair and active clan leader, an asset to the Clan system here at RHP.