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AngusD

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PostForum: Non-Poker General Forum   Posted: Thu May 31, 2012 11:21 am   Subject: Re: World Chess Championship
Yes it's all got way too quick, from matches to actual games.
I'm not typical because I used to get into time-trouble even at the old, very long time limits but was also a blitz (and rapidplay) spec ...
AngusD

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PostForum: Non-Poker General Forum   Posted: Thu May 31, 2012 10:59 am   Subject: Re: World Chess Championship
So... a nervous kind of match as it was too short at only 12 games - as Vishy pointed out, mistakes were magnified with little chance to fight back.
But it was interesting, nonetheless, with Boris pe ...
AngusD

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PostForum: Non-Poker General Forum   Posted: Tue May 22, 2012 10:15 pm   Subject: Re: World Chess Championship
Gelfand would be a huge shock, no?

Not really. It was going according to plan until disaster struck.
I'm sure both Vishy and Boris would both agree their best days are behind them. And everyone (b ...
AngusD

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PostForum: Non-Poker General Forum   Posted: Sat May 05, 2012 10:09 pm   Subject: Re: Computer Help!! re invalid BOOT.INI file...
Thanks for the suggestions!
After finding the disk we managed to get it fixed, albeit from scratch as we had to reinstall XP. Now in the process of (down)loading and installing stuff.
Cheers,
Angus
AngusD

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PostForum: Non-Poker General Forum   Posted: Wed Apr 25, 2012 10:31 pm   Subject: Re: Computer Help!! re invalid BOOT.INI file...
So did I but witty stuff like that deserves to be left untouched (and seems even funnier)
AngusD

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PostForum: Non-Poker General Forum   Posted: Wed Apr 25, 2012 4:16 pm   Subject: Re: Computer Help!! re invalid BOOT.INI file...
Found the disks... progress.
Fingers crossed.
Thanks again.
Angus
AngusD

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PostForum: Non-Poker General Forum   Posted: Tue Apr 24, 2012 5:57 pm   Subject: Re: Computer Help!! re invalid BOOT.INI file...
Thanks for this.
1st option doesn't look promising.
Is downloading/saving and then using in desktop etc easy for someone as daft as me?
Angus
AngusD

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PostForum: Non-Poker General Forum   Posted: Tue Apr 24, 2012 5:27 pm   Subject: Computer Help!! re invalid BOOT.INI file...
Have old (2003, I think) Dell Dimension 8300 desktop

Getting Invalid BOOT.INI file message

then:

'Windows could not start because the following file is missing or corrupted:

<windows ro ...
AngusD

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PostForum: Non-Poker General Forum   Posted: Fri Oct 28, 2011 10:15 pm   Subject: Derren Brown (is getting even worse)
He's been running out of steam - and his team's 'ideas' have become laughable - for a few years, but tonight's was awful. Pity as he used to be entertaining and it used to be put across well; now as s ...
AngusD

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PostForum: Non-Poker General Forum   Posted: Wed Oct 26, 2011 5:22 pm   Subject: Re: Idiots Guide to Mail Merging (as in I'm the said Idiot)
Humble thanks as per usual! I was just telling my mate what a great bunch of people THM has and that I'd get back to him in a day or so with any useful responses, so I'll email him now after a few min ...
AngusD

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PostForum: Non-Poker General Forum   Posted: Wed Oct 26, 2011 4:55 pm   Subject: Idiots Guide to Mail Merging (as in I'm the said Idiot)
Hello all,
I've been tasked with helping send out info etc to numerous prospective clients for a business we're setting up and wondered if anyone could point me in the right direction so I can send t ...
AngusD

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PostForum: Non-Poker General Forum   Posted: Tue Oct 25, 2011 2:12 pm   Subject: Re: The ethics of downloading torrents

Probably means nothing to you unless you're a certain age but when I see your name I think of Wilf 'Gas Mask' Grimshaw.

I have a horrible mental picture of you in the headmasters study, now.

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AngusD

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PostForum: Non-Poker General Forum   Posted: Tue Oct 25, 2011 12:17 pm   Subject: Re: The ethics of downloading torrents
And the irony is despite my name and the fact I live in Scotland... I'm English.
Probably means nothing to you unless you're a certain age but when I see your name I think of Wilf 'Gas Mask' Grimshaw ...
AngusD

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PostForum: Non-Poker General Forum   Posted: Tue Oct 25, 2011 10:54 am   Subject: Re: The ethics of downloading torrents
fatshaft?

AngusD (also known as AngusD)
AngusD

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PostForum: Non-Poker General Forum   Posted: Tue Oct 25, 2011 9:55 am   Subject: Re: The ethics of downloading torrents
getting books from the library, again they only got paid the one time yet multiple people are effectively enjoying the work for free


Not sure if you mean authors do or don't receive a payment fo ...
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