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  1. Standard memberCalJust
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    30 Nov '14 06:50
    Originally posted by Great Big Stees
    If one were at the bottom end of said scale one wouldn't know.
    But then it WOULD be a real achievement to find one's equal.

    In fact, it would be impossible...
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    30 Nov '14 13:17
    Originally posted by CalJust
    But then it WOULD be a real achievement to find one's equal.

    In fact, it would be impossible...
    I'll have to ponder that. 😉
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    30 Nov '14 13:20
    Originally posted by Great Big Stees
    I'll have to ponder that. 😉
    Stees ya cant find whats not there.
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    30 Nov '14 13:34
    Originally posted by redbadger
    Stees ya cant find whats not there.
    That's what they said to most of the prospectors during the "Klondike Gold Rush" (1896) and look what happened there.
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    30 Nov '14 13:47
    Originally posted by Great Big Stees
    That's what they said to most of the prospectors during the "Klondike Gold Rush" (1896) and look what happened there.
    I know you are a bit older than me but I didn't think you were there for the gold rush.
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    30 Nov '14 13:53
    Originally posted by redbadger
    I know you are a bit older than me but I didn't think you were there for the gold rush.
    I wish. 😉
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    30 Nov '14 13:55
    Originally posted by Great Big Stees
    I wish. 😉
    maybe a better time, no tv, no online chess.
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    30 Nov '14 13:57
    Originally posted by redbadger
    maybe a better time, no tv, no online chess.
    Right then it would have been "real" correspondence chess eh?
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    30 Nov '14 14:00
    Originally posted by Great Big Stees
    Right then it would have been "real" correspondence chess eh?
    back in the day we had a school boat ex tug boat the guy that skippered it played postal chess games took years.
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    30 Nov '14 14:01
    Originally posted by redbadger
    back in the day we had a school boat ex tug boat the guy that skippered it played postal chess games took years.
    Now that would have taken lots of patience.
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    30 Nov '14 14:06
    Originally posted by Great Big Stees
    Now that would have taken lots of patience.
    I remember being a kid and not having a telephone in the house, outside loo, no tv, no fridge, no supermarkets, and my dad rode a gas bicycle.
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    30 Nov '14 14:09
    Originally posted by redbadger
    I remember being a kid and not having a telephone in the house, outside loo, no tv, no fridge, no supermarkets, and my dad rode a gas bicycle.
    Ah, the simple days eh?
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    30 Nov '14 14:10
    Originally posted by Great Big Stees
    Ah, the simple days eh?
    all we had to play with was the outdoors.
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    30 Nov '14 14:13
    Originally posted by redbadger
    all we had to play with was the outdoors.
    A lovely "toy" to be sure. Actually one of my absolute favourites to this day.
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    30 Nov '14 14:16
    Originally posted by Great Big Stees
    A lovely "toy" to be sure. Actually one of my absolute favourites to this day.
    yeah its hard to get bored whilst outdoors.
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