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  • Rules for off-topic posts

    New rule for the off-topic section:

    Originally posted by StuntPope
    Off topic posts are limited to active members who have actually posted something on-topic in the past.
    This means you must have posted on-topic elsewhere on these forums before you can post something off-topic in this section.

    If you are caught posting your first post off-topic anywhere on the forum:
    - You will receive a permanent ban.
    - Your post/thread will be deleted.

    This to prevent (random) spam.
    Have you read the Forum rules?

    Queeg: Pawn to King Four. Holly: Horsie to King Bish Three.
    Rimmer: It's called a "knight," actually, Holly...
    Queeg: Knight to King Bishop three. Holly: Queen to Rook Eight. Checkmate.
    Queeg: That's an illegal move. Holly: Oh, sorry. Queens don't move like that. I was thinking of poker.
    Holly: Cleudo? You could be Colonel Mustard.
    Cat: If it's any help, I've been studying his tactics and there's a pattern emerging: Every time you make a move, he makes one too. *Winks to Holly*
    Holly: *Winks back* Thanks, Cat.
    --Red Dwarf

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    ADDENDUM:

    Posting on-topic means posting about chess. Since posting in the introductions section won't really be about chess, they don't count.


    Notes:
    This is my interpretation of how StuntPope wants things done, in the end, his word is law, but I think he'll agree with me. Also, I've been lenient regarding the 'numbers puzzle' (haven't banned) but if I see that up there again without the poster becoming 'active' in the other sections of the forum, I'll have no other choice.
    UPDATE:
    After careful consideration, I decided to ban the poster of the 'numbers puzzle'. The poster did not participate in any on-topic chess discussions before posting that puzzle. What's worse, he did it three times. I've cleaned the threads out.
    Last edited by Perseus; 12-21-2007, 07:40 AM.
    Have you read the Forum rules?

    Queeg: Pawn to King Four. Holly: Horsie to King Bish Three.
    Rimmer: It's called a "knight," actually, Holly...
    Queeg: Knight to King Bishop three. Holly: Queen to Rook Eight. Checkmate.
    Queeg: That's an illegal move. Holly: Oh, sorry. Queens don't move like that. I was thinking of poker.
    Holly: Cleudo? You could be Colonel Mustard.
    Cat: If it's any help, I've been studying his tactics and there's a pattern emerging: Every time you make a move, he makes one too. *Winks to Holly*
    Holly: *Winks back* Thanks, Cat.
    --Red Dwarf

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