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  1. 03 Jan '10 19:11 / 1 edit
    Why not make it mandatory for everyone to declare who they actually really
    are in their profiles posting their current OTB grade (if they have one).

    Liars and posers would soon be expsed.

    That would go a long long way to preventing players from considering using a box
    and perhaps stop some of mud slinging.

    I cannot see why chess players are so shy. Have they no ego?
    I'd be very proud to be the creator of some of the games I've seen on here.

    (Hmmm....Perhaps I have just answered my own question).

    But be careful how you answer, because if you reply in the negative then
    everyone will think you have something to hide.

    So if you want to reply then you have to reveal yourself and your OTB grade.

    I have just created the unanswerable thread.

    Geoff Chandler - last OTB grade 2001 - FIDE grade 2025 (I think..It's something like that).
  2. 03 Jan '10 19:12
    Hi I'm Heinzkat my RHP grade is 1986
  3. 03 Jan '10 19:17 / 1 edit
    Michael Meadows - ECF grade: 134.

    Edit: So do I win a prize?
  4. 03 Jan '10 19:18
    Slaps forehead and gives up.....
  5. Standard member wormwood
    If Theres Hell Below
    03 Jan '10 19:21
    Originally posted by greenpawn34
    Why not make it mandatory for everyone to declare who they actually really
    are in their profiles posting their current OTB grade (if they have one).

    Liars and posers would soon be expsed.

    That would go a long long way to preventing players from considering using a box
    and perhaps stop some of mud slinging.

    I cannot see why chess players are s ...[text shortened]...
    Geoff Chandler - last OTB grade 2001 - FIDE grade 2025 (I think..It's something like that).
    hi, I'm clark kent, my otb rating is 8795, and I can fly faster than a speeding bullet.

    what? it's all true!
  6. 03 Jan '10 19:22
    Originally posted by wormwood
    my otb rating is 8795
    ***Cheat Exposed***
  7. 03 Jan '10 19:23
    Originally posted by greenpawn34
    Slaps forehead and gives up.....
    you already know who I am but hey, I'm not going to post it on here for the whole WORLD to see (I'm sure everybody must be reading along)
  8. Standard member wormwood
    If Theres Hell Below
    03 Jan '10 19:29
    Originally posted by heinzkat
    ***Cheat Exposed***
    yo mama.
  9. Subscriber AThousandYoung
    Gonzalo de Córdoba
    03 Jan '10 19:31
    Originally posted by greenpawn34
    Why not make it mandatory for everyone to declare who they actually really
    are in their profiles posting their current OTB grade (if they have one).

    Liars and posers would soon be expsed.

    That would go a long long way to preventing players from considering using a box
    and perhaps stop some of mud slinging.

    I cannot see why chess players are s ...[text shortened]...
    Geoff Chandler - last OTB grade 2001 - FIDE grade 2025 (I think..It's something like that).
    I like having an anonymous ID. I wouldn't play here if you made me tell you who I really was.
  10. 03 Jan '10 19:33
    OK Heinz, I'll let you off because of your sex.

    I can understand that some girls would not like to reveal their identities
    so the only soltuion is to make RHP all male only.

    Bye Heinz, I know I would get rid of you one day....

    ......I'll miss you :'(
  11. 03 Jan '10 19:34
    Alerted for revealing personal information

  12. 03 Jan '10 19:36
    I wouldn't care if people know who I am. But I think this would be more hassle than it is worth. Perhaps you could set a rating limit at which someone would have to give an identity. Until they do so, lock the account.
  13. 03 Jan '10 23:01
    I think I say and do things too differently on then I do in real life, where I am a relatively well respected organiser, so I wouldnt want to end up having someone come up to me at a tournament or 4ncl game and start ranting about things I said on the internet.
  14. 03 Jan '10 23:14
    But two of the biggest cheats on the site, with just one loss apiece, both give their real names in their RHP handle (or whatever it's called).

    If fact that's been suggested to me as the reason that one of these hasn't been banned despite massive evidence that he is a cheat - because it would be like saying "<real name> is a cheat" rather than "<witty internet name> is a cheat", which might leave the site owners open to litigation.
  15. 03 Jan '10 23:18
    But since everyone else in this thread is giving their real name:
    I'm Jon D'Souza-Eva. My ECF grade is 179, which I believe converts to 2145 FIDE if the formula (ECF*5 + 1250 = FIDE) is to be believed. Funnily enough this is exactly the same as my RHP rating!