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Old 15-07-2019, 02:08 PM
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Funny you should say that. A chess grandmaster is in deep doggies do do after being caught (and later confessing) using his phone to cheat.


https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-07-...-game/11307544


https://www.chess.com/news/view/igor...on-of-cheating


Personally, I find the phone is too strong a player for me, though I haven't tried it at 'fool' level . If you want to waste time on other web sites, I enjoy the Agadmator. You might even convince yourself that you become a better player if you watch enough .


https://www.youtube.com/user/AGADMATOR/featured
I have lost the evidence to support my claim but on my old phone I had near 3000 games...at a medium level with a reasonably high sucess percentage wise but one day I played the highest level and knowing it would beat me I tried really hard..anyways I won...so to keep my win rate at the highest level 100% I never played at high level again.
But unfortunately never ran into anyone in person who played. . so I could show them and big note myself ..could only have been a fluke.
Thanks for the links.
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Old 15-07-2019, 05:12 PM
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Well done Alex on your 100% high level average ! even if one game .

I have a result consistency of a 100% also when playing Grandmasters live over the board ~ loss them all .

Your correct about hording whisky ' will never go off , great for barter & self inebriation adventures .

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Old 15-07-2019, 05:18 PM
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Do you know how to play GO?
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Do you know how to play GO?
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No

But I do know Silver will be more valuable soon

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Old 15-07-2019, 10:03 PM
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Forget silver/gold - too bulky, way too heavy and if someone finds another pile of the stuff yours will be devalued.

Argyle pink, green, red or violet diamonds are the choice - small, convenient and supply has been exhausted (the mine has closed). Millions worth can easily be stored in a small deposit box - a single violet 4 carat stone is worth $US5M.
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Forget silver/gold - too bulky, way too heavy and if someone finds another pile of the stuff yours will be devalued.

Argyle pink, green, red or violet diamonds are the choice - small, convenient and supply has been exhausted (the mine has closed). Millions worth can easily be stored in a small deposit box - a single violet 4 carat stone is worth $US5M.
I'm fully versed with the way precious stones are valued , in an other life I faceted many fine gems ( diamonds excluded ) .

The Chinese have been able to made real gem quality diamonds of color choice ' did you know that ?
Link ~ https://www.thediamondloupe.com/tech...diamond-market
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Yes I’m well aware of the synthetic coloured stones - several retailers flog them. There are a couple of fundamental differences though.

The natural coloured stones owe their colour due to traces of other specific elements in the crystal lattice - iron, aluminium or hydrogen whereas the man made versions are produced by irradiation to knock a few atoms out of whack in the crystal lattice. In these manmade ones heating the stone can cause the colour to fade.

In sunlight argyle stones fluoresce white, ones from other origins do not. Can look a bit weird if you didn’t know.
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In sunlight argyle stones fluoresce white, ones from other origins do not. Can look a bit weird if you didnít know.
Thanks I didn't know that
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