To all and without the hollow ring

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To all and without the hollow ring

Postby Lindus Edwards on Fri Dec 23, 2005 12:40 pm

A very merry Christmas and a happy New Year to all. May God bless and keep you all well.
There is no hollow ring of insincerity when I say "God bless you."
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Re: To all and without the hollow ring

Postby matthewkooshad on Fri Dec 23, 2005 1:05 pm

Thanks Lindus :D I hope you have a good christmas too and a good new years as well. I hope everyone else here on the forum has the best as well. May much love and joy be spread about through your hearts to keep you warm during this whole time.
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Re: To all and without the hollow ring

Postby Alex_Moiseyev on Fri Dec 23, 2005 2:01 pm

Merry Christmas to everyone ! Lets hope next year will be easy, better, and more excited for all of us. All after all, I consider this year, 2005, one of the best years in checkers in decade !

In position on picture white has to jump (20-11), and I don't understand why this boy try to touch a piece on 21 :lol: After trade white can win a man by 24-19, however ... red have some positional compensation.
I am playing checkers, not chess.
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Re: To all and without the hollow ring

Postby Ingo_Zachos on Fri Dec 23, 2005 4:08 pm

Frohe Weihnachten aus Deutschland

(Merry Christmas from Germany)


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merry christmas

Postby kiwinurse on Fri Dec 23, 2005 4:32 pm

and from New Zealand
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Re: To all and without the hollow ring

Postby Pedro Saavedra on Fri Dec 23, 2005 6:51 pm

And from Maryland too.
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kids checker picture

Postby rich beckwith on Sat Dec 24, 2005 10:45 am

Mr. Alex has made a good observation that is all too common with "amateur" checker playing kids today. From exhibitions I have done, it seems the majority of kids don't understand that taking their jumps is required by the rules. In fact, many kids seem surprised when I explain this rule (or think I am emphasizing rule to give myself a personal advantage). Checkers without forced jumps seems pointless to me, as there is no fear of walking onto a shot (since one may simply refuse to jump and avoid the penalty).

Yes, Merry Christmas to all!
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