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  1. 25 Mar '09 20:30 / 1 edit
    Is it possible (of course it is, but will/can/shall/may it happen) to show the country flags per opponent when the view "My Games" is active? For instance, between the Game ID and the Opponent? And as a bonus make it possible to sort on this field?

    I'd like to keep track whom I have played and are playing against at once (well, at least 30 at the time )
  2. 25 Mar '09 22:25
    er, why?

    plus people lie about their flag. do you really think i'm irish?
  3. 26 Mar '09 19:16
    Originally posted by trev33
    er, why?

    plus people lie about their flag. do you really think i'm irish?
    why? read my last line!

    Of course you're not Irish; Irish people won't lie!
  4. 27 Mar '09 01:54
    Originally posted by Big Hoppa
    why? read my last line!

    Of course you're not Irish; Irish people won't lie!
    and how does this help with your last line?

    maybe you play me, maybe today i have an ireland flag, maybe next week i have a peru flag....when what? maybe the week after that i have no flag.

    again, what's the point?
  5. Subscriber coquette
    Already mated
    27 Mar '09 14:15
    this point is that some of us like to be able to identify the nations of origin of the flags. it's about the flags, not whether someone says that they are from some country
  6. Standard member mikelom
    Ajarn
    28 Mar '09 08:27 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by Big Hoppa
    will/can/shall/may
    Ahh! Modal auxilliary verbs - don't you just love'em?

    There are 11 in the English language that you use daily without thinking about them! They are primarily used to express the certainty of something, or the commitment level.

    will/must (certain)
    should (likely)
    may/might/could (uncertain)
    won't/can't/couldn't (impossible)

    The 11 modal uxilliary verbs are:
    can
    may
    might
    could
    would
    will
    shall
    must
    should
    ought to
    used to

    Modal auxilliary verbs are a very special class of words/verbs.

    They have no 's' form in the 3rd person singular.
    Compare: He works ~ They work But: He will ~ They will.

    They do not change their form in any other ways;

    works ~ working ~ worked But NOT : must ~ musting ~ musted

    They come before the NEGATIVE WORD not
    e.g She may see the knight move ---> She may not see the knight move.

    They have a negative contraction (all except may)
    e.g She could not see the knight move ---> She couldn't see the knight move.
    would not ---> couldn't
    should not ---> shouldn't etc.

    Modal auxilliaries go before the subject in YES-NO questions
    e.g She could see the bishop move ---> Could she see the bishop move?
    {also in subject-auxilliary inversion e.g. She can... ---> Can she ...?

    They are used in short sentences ---> Yes, I will.
    No, I won't.

    They particularly come before adverbs like ALWAYS and words like ALL and BOTH, when they are in the middle position;
    e.g. You should always keep plenty of pawns, if possible.
    The chess pieces will all arrive tomorrow.

    End of English Grammar for today!

    Now go and practice, as you think about them ...

    -m. (mikelom copyright 2009)
  7. Subscriber Kewpie
    since 1-Feb-07
    28 Mar '09 11:45
    *Ahh! Modal auxilliary verbs - don't you just love'em?

    The 11 modal uxilliary verbs are:
    Modal auxilliary verbs are a very special class of words/verbs.

    Modal auxilliaries go before the subject in YES-NO questions
    {also in subject-auxilliary inversion e.g. She can... ---> Can she ...?
    End of English Grammar for today!*

    Marked down for poor spelling on 5 occasions. The word auxiliary, and its plural auxiliaries, each contain a single L.
  8. Standard member mikelom
    Ajarn
    28 Mar '09 12:33
    Originally posted by Kewpie
    *Ahh! Modal [b]auxilliary verbs - don't you just love'em?

    The 11 modal uxilliary verbs are:
    Modal auxilliary verbs are a very special class of words/verbs.

    Modal auxilliaries go before the subject in YES-NO questions
    {also in subject-auxilliary inversion e.g. She can... ---> Can she ...?
    End of English Grammar for ...[text shortened]... on 5 occasions. The word auxiliary, and its plural auxiliaries, each contain a single L. [/b]
    I wrote it in a hurry! :'(