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#37 Ransom

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Posted 12 February 2012 - 06:36 PM

Lambeth North


Lambeth North with no double back-whumping?? Either he's lost it entirely, or his plan is far too subtle for me.

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Posted 14 February 2012 - 03:06 AM


Lambeth North


Lambeth North with no double back-whumping?? Either he's lost it entirely, or his plan is far too subtle for me.

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Ah - but you forget that Triple Back-Whumps are wild between Old Surrey boundaries and the City of Westminster!

Lambeth North


Can I just smugly say - AHA!!! I quite impressed myself with that move B)

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Posted 14 February 2012 - 06:57 AM

And a quick feint North to East Finchley. I suspect most experienced players will understand the thinking behind that move.

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Posted 14 February 2012 - 07:20 AM

For the less experienced, who might be tempted to view this as a mistake and wonder whatever happened to West Finchley, I should point out that Simon is using a hidden twist progression with a couple of quite novel features. Mind, the standard of play so far displayed by most players ought to be up to this rather neat stratagem.

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Posted 14 February 2012 - 07:42 AM

And a quick feint North to East Finchley. I suspect most experienced players will understand the thinking behind that move.

Good move - leads me nicely to Ruislip Gardens for a spot of tea.

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Posted 14 February 2012 - 11:37 AM


And a quick feint North to East Finchley. I suspect most experienced players will understand the thinking behind that move.

Good move - leads me nicely to Ruislip Gardens for a spot of tea.


Which puts me in a bit of a tight spot so I shall have to Elephant and Castle you

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Posted 14 February 2012 - 05:36 PM

And a quick Naughty Nelson takes us to Greenwich - set your watches please ladies, gents, and everybody else. :o

Edited by Woody, 14 February 2012 - 05:36 PM.


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Posted 14 February 2012 - 06:30 PM

Nice to see some sharply honed play as the game really gets into its swing.

Quick lateral to Hanger Lane (no choice really after Woody's epic move there.)

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Posted 14 February 2012 - 06:47 PM

Nice to see some sharply honed play as the game really gets into its swing.

Quick lateral to Hanger Lane (no choice really after Woody's epic move there.)

Applying a reversed loop, to avoid the replacement bus service, takes me for pint at Blackfriars.

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Posted 16 February 2012 - 07:40 AM

Shouldn't say, really, but if anyone were to consider a Triple Back-Whump at this point it might be to their advantage ...

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Posted 16 February 2012 - 08:48 AM

Shouldn't say, really, but if anyone were to consider a Triple Back-Whump at this point it might be to their advantage ...

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Careful though, the wrong move could land the player in nid.

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Posted 16 February 2012 - 09:10 AM

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Posted 16 February 2012 - 11:12 AM

That is an interesting thought. I have recently been granted electronic access to the British Library's great Mornington Crescent archive, a great honour as you know

But not half as great an honour, I warrant, as being allowed to rummage in Samantha's drawers.

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Posted 16 February 2012 - 11:18 AM

And while I'm here, somewhat predictably:

Swiss Cottage (applying the crossbow gambit)

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Posted 16 February 2012 - 12:42 PM

Swiss Cottage (applying the crossbow gambit)

If I apply the Ranger connection (Lone or Queens Park) I end up at
White City
I assume that I can still invoke Rangers despite administration in Glasgow.
Perhaps they could do with a Triple Back-Whump!

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Posted 16 February 2012 - 02:54 PM



That is an interesting thought. I have recently been granted electronic access to the British Library's great Mornington Crescent archive, a great honour as you know

But not half as great an honour, I warrant, as being allowed to rummage in Samantha's drawers.

Very true. A lot of people have been there over the years and the procession of visitors has resulted in some signs of wear and tear, but even so I'll never forget my first time.

As today is the anniversary of Howard Carter unsealing the burial chamber of Pharaoh Tutankhamun in 1923 - I guess it has to be Holborn for the British Museum

Edited by Woody, 16 February 2012 - 02:54 PM.


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Posted 16 February 2012 - 03:47 PM

it has to be Holborn for the British Museum



Look out. For Heavens sake don't let HIM win AGAIN.

Somebody do something.

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Posted 16 February 2012 - 04:08 PM

I'll see your Holborn and raise you Theydon Bois.




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