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Re: Well looks like the Surrender Bill might be illegal

Postby Lordo » Sun Sep 15, 2019 1:52 pm

if you break the rules of chess unintentionally, you are not really playing chess are you? you are in fact playing a bastardised form of chess.
here is an interesting story about chess.

a king in india wanted a new game invented that clever people could play. he promised to reward the inventor of such a game with anything they desired. a lot of pibol invented a lot of games to see which one the king would like. and low and behold the king selected chess as the winner. the king turned to the inventor to see what he wished for and he was surprised at the request. the inventor simply asked to put a single grain of rice on the first square of the chess board and to double the amount for each square there on. the king was taken by surprise. he could not understand what he did not ask for gold or silver till one of his advisors explained to him that if he gave the inventor what he asked for, there would not be enough rice on earth to fill all the boxes on the chessboard.

the king got very angry with the fellow for trying to be too clever and had his head chopped off.

have you any idea how much grain would be needed to fill the chess board with rice?
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Re: Well looks like the Surrender Bill might be illegal

Postby Kikapu » Sun Sep 15, 2019 2:52 pm

Lordo wrote:if you break the rules of chess unintentionally, you are not really playing chess are you? you are in fact playing a bastardised form of chess.
here is an interesting story about chess.

a king in india wanted a new game invented that clever people could play. he promised to reward the inventor of such a game with anything they desired. a lot of pibol invented a lot of games to see which one the king would like. and low and behold the king selected chess as the winner. the king turned to the inventor to see what he wished for and he was surprised at the request. the inventor simply asked to put a single grain of rice on the first square of the chess board and to double the amount for each square there on. the king was taken by surprise. he could not understand what he did not ask for gold or silver till one of his advisors explained to him that if he gave the inventor what he asked for, there would not be enough rice on earth to fill all the boxes on the chessboard.

the king got very angry with the fellow for trying to be too clever and had his head chopped off.

have you any idea how much grain would be needed to fill the chess board with rice?


I ran out of rice after 10 squares on my chess board. Hang on for a while as I am about to go to the shop to buy more rice! :D
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Re: Well looks like the Surrender Bill might be illegal

Postby Lordo » Sun Sep 15, 2019 3:20 pm

you remebered well, thats what we used to do in pre-school. we used to take somebeans or bogrulce.
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Re: Well looks like the Surrender Bill might be illegal

Postby Pyrpolizer » Sun Sep 15, 2019 9:44 pm

Kikapu wrote:
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Lordo wrote:what oe wro is god? have you met him?

i am afraid i am stuck here tonight as i have been volentered to look after the grand kids. so i am playing chess with tree of them against me while posting. the original multi-tasker.


Interesting. There was a time I judged people's intelligence according to how much chess they knew


So what made you stop? :mrgreen:


I didn't stop, I just enlarged my criteria.

I stopped playing chess after the bots were invented.
More about the bots at this topic here:
cyprus46062.html
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Re: Well looks like the Surrender Bill might be illegal

Postby Lordo » Fri Sep 20, 2019 1:04 pm

Kikapu wrote:
Lordo wrote:if you break the rules of chess unintentionally, you are not really playing chess are you? you are in fact playing a bastardised form of chess.
here is an interesting story about chess.

a king in india wanted a new game invented that clever people could play. he promised to reward the inventor of such a game with anything they desired. a lot of pibol invented a lot of games to see which one the king would like. and low and behold the king selected chess as the winner. the king turned to the inventor to see what he wished for and he was surprised at the request. the inventor simply asked to put a single grain of rice on the first square of the chess board and to double the amount for each square there on. the king was taken by surprise. he could not understand what he did not ask for gold or silver till one of his advisors explained to him that if he gave the inventor what he asked for, there would not be enough rice on earth to fill all the boxes on the chessboard.

the king got very angry with the fellow for trying to be too clever and had his head chopped off.

have you any idea how much grain would be needed to fill the chess board with rice?


I ran out of rice after 10 squares on my chess board. Hang on for a while as I am about to go to the shop to buy more rice! :D

have you got any more rice yet? how long do we have to wait.

by the way you will need 184 billion tonnes of rice.
you got enough sapce for that?
more to the point how will fit it on a chessboard?
I guess you can use an imaginary gigantic chessboard right, stretching from your house to infinity?
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