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  1. Joined
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    20 May '18 10:37
    Was he banned for cheating...I've played this person 74 times (and lost 74 times) and all the tournaments he's messed up
  2. Subscriberdivegeester
    Racist, apparently
    Dumnonia
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    20 May '18 11:02
    Originally posted by @peterh
    Was he banned for cheating...I've played this person 74 times (and lost 74 times) and all the tournaments he's messed up
    No idea. Must have just happened as he only moved 10 hours ago.

    Regular poster here too.

    Oh dear.
  3. Gothenburg
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    20 May '18 11:33
    Originally posted by @divegeester
    No idea. Must have just happened as he only moved 10 hours ago.

    Regular poster here too.

    Oh dear.
    It says player banned.
  4. SubscriberWOLFE63
    Tra il dire e il far
    C'e di mezzo il mar!
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    20 May '18 11:36
    I hope that's not true.
    He appeared to have genuine and innovative intelligence.
    That puts him among a sanctified minority on this site.
    😉
    I enjoy reading his posts.
  5. Joined
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    20 May '18 11:56
    Originally posted by @wolfe63
    I hope that's not true.
    He appeared to have genuine and innovative intelligence.
    That puts him among a sanctified minority on this site.
    😉
    I enjoy reading his posts.
    Ditto. Would be "interesting" to know why? It would have to have been something serious as the admins seem to be somewhat tolerant of some shenanigans or at least suspend for a time those who "bend" the rules.
  6. Subscribersonhouse
    Fast and Curious
    slatington, pa, usa
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    20 May '18 19:53
    Originally posted by @great-big-stees
    Ditto. Would be "interesting" to know why? It would have to have been something serious as the admins seem to be somewhat tolerant of some shenanigans or at least suspend for a time those who "bend" the rules.
    I guess there is no use asking Russ just what caused him to be canned.
  7. SubscriberKewpie
    since 1-Feb-07
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    20 May '18 20:281 edit
    All of his recent forum posts seem to have disappeared, too. There were lots of them. More than 300 games were prematurely ended by the system.
  8. Subscriberlemondrop
    pawn grabber
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    20 May '18 21:12
    he was in my clan
    had an issue with Russ over forum bans issued him
    was not a cheater
    just held strong opinions
  9. Joined
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    20 May '18 23:18
    That's too bad... wish we knew what happened. I never did very well against him but always enjoyed those games.
  10. SubscriberWOLFE63
    Tra il dire e il far
    C'e di mezzo il mar!
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    20 May '18 23:36
    Originally posted by @lemondrop
    he was in my clan
    had an issue with Russ over forum bans issued him
    was not a cheater
    just held strong opinions
    Like most here, I didn't feel that it was my business to ask: But, I'm relieved to hear that it was not an issue with integrity.
  11. SubscriberPonderable
    chemist
    Linkenheim
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    21 May '18 06:26
    Originally posted by @peterh
    Was he banned for cheating...I've played this person 74 times (and lost 74 times) and all the tournaments he's messed up
    He regularly posted games and tournaments in which he took part, so I really think he is a strong plaer in the real world.
    He is a very bitter person however and often knew no bpoundaries in his postings. He had several froum bans due to that. I would expect that he crossed some line about something he saw as injust...
  12. Gothenburg
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    21 May '18 06:46
    Originally posted by @ponderable
    He regularly posted games and tournaments in which he took part, so I really think he is a strong plaer in the real world.
    He is a very bitter person however and often knew no bpoundaries in his postings. He had several froum bans due to that. I would expect that he crossed some line about something he saw as injust...
    We will miss him, as always with players and posters with attitude and courage.
  13. SubscriberGhost of a Duke
    A Spirited Misfit
    in London
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    21 May '18 06:51
    He was a character.

    I wish him well for the future.
  14. Arch Stantons Grave
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    21 May '18 08:09
    Originally posted by @torunn
    We will miss him, as always with players and posters with attitude and courage.
    Would you miss The Hand ?
  15. Standard memberHand of Hecate
    Cock Fighter
    Mongo
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    21 May '18 11:06
    Originally posted by @the-gravedigger
    Would you miss The Hand ?
    I wouldn't. That guys a prick.
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