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    A few anecdotes about board games: My father...

    A few anecdotes about board games:

    My father once advised that to win at Monopoly, the aim was not to get rich, but to keep everyone else poor.
    An Ottawa CFC Governor friend once told me that in...
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    ottawacitizen.com/news/local-news/Permanent...

    ottawacitizen.com/news/local-news/Permanent powerful LRT-1 track heaters in East-end won't be ready until Ottawa is on winter's doorstep:
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    baltimoresun.com/coronavirus/sns-nyt/sep2020:...

    baltimoresun.com/coronavirus/sns-nyt/sep2020: Chinese virologist apparently gives covid-19 misinformation distortions re: was it manmade?:
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    baltimoresun.com/coronavirus/sns-nyt/sep2020:...

    baltimoresun.com/coronavirus/sns-nyt/sep2020: Chinese virologist apparently gives covid-19 misinformation distortions re: was it manmade?:
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    An oldie but goodie: BBC/oct2016/Has the US just...

    An oldie but goodie:
    BBC/oct2016/Has the US just given away the internet?:

    https://www.bbc.com/news/technology-37527719
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    torontosun.com/opinion/columnists/Malcolm: Biden...

    torontosun.com/opinion/columnists/Malcolm: Biden censorship saga shows the fix is in:

    https://torontosun.com/opinion/columnists/malcolm-biden-censorship-saga-shows-the-fix-is-in
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    torontosun.com/opinion/columnists/Malcolm: Biden...

    torontosun.com/opinion/columnists/Malcolm: Biden censorship saga shows the fix is in:

    https://torontosun.com/opinion/columnists/malcolm-biden-censorship-saga-shows-the-fix-is-in
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    torontosun.com/opinion/columnists/Goldstein:...

    torontosun.com/opinion/columnists/Goldstein: China's basic dictatorship threatens Canadians in Hong Kong [Yes, China's our foe]:
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    torontosun.com/opinion/columnists/Goldstein...

    torontosun.com/opinion/columnists/Goldstein China's basic dictatorship threatens Canadians in Hong Kong [Yes, China's our foe]:
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    ottawacitizen/17oct2020/Furey: Going with his gut...

    ottawacitizen/17oct2020/Furey: Going with his gut [Premier Ford gives us lockdowns and restrictions based on hunches and guesswork]:
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    Like most of us, I've played many kinds of card...

    Like most of us, I've played many kinds of card games over the course of my life. The ones I've played most would include Cribbage, Bridge, Euchre, and a version of Hearts where the Queen of Spades...
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    Wiki re: Card game

    Fwiw, here's the wiki re: card games:

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Card_game
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    There used to be a lot of board games in our...

    There used to be a lot of board games in our home. When I moved to an apartment, I had to get rid of many things due to having less space. The board games that I still have include Monopoly, Clue,...
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    Wiki re: Board game

    Fwiw, here's the wiki re: board game:

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Board_game
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    One item from this wiki that I didn't bother trying to use was the conspiracy theory that the moon landings were faked. There are two big reasons in my view why it's beyond improbable. The most...
  16. wiki re: Wikipedia: List of controversial issues

    Here may be a handy link if one is looking for ideas to post fresh thread(s) about in this Off-Chess-Topic forum (I've mined this list myself for ideas before, but many still seem too hot for...
  17. Fwiw, here's the wiki on Dragon: ...

    Fwiw, here's the wiki on Dragon:

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dragon_NaturallySpeaking
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    A somewhat old article, but still relevant...

    A somewhat old article, but still relevant (especially for Americans):
    politico.com/news/magazine/2020/06/01/No, this isn't as bad as 1968 - so far:
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    torontosun.com/opinion/columnists/Goldstein:...

    torontosun.com/opinion/columnists/Goldstein: Ford's pledge to cut hydro rates by 12% was a stretch-goal:
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    torontosun.com/opinion/columnists/Goldstein: With...

    torontosun.com/opinion/columnists/Goldstein: With Trudeau, it's always somebody else's fault [re: Opposition trying to re-open WE charity scandal investigations]:
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    torontosun.com/opinion/columnists/Gunter: Does...

    torontosun.com/opinion/columnists/Gunter: Does the federal NDP even have any relevance now?:

    https://torontosun.com/opinion/columnists/gunter-does-the-federal-ndp-even-have-any-relevance-now
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    torontosun.com/opinion/columnists/Murphy: Trudeau...

    torontosun.com/opinion/columnists/Murphy: Trudeau government's plastics ban is all pain, little gain:
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    I saw parts of the US V-P candidates debate the...

    I saw parts of the US V-P candidates debate the other night. One part was Pence briefly tearing away at the notion of global warming (at least in reference to the vicinity of the US) with a few...
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    I had a brief bout of depression decades ago, and...

    I had a brief bout of depression decades ago, and I had a short experience with hypnosis. One thing it led to was a discovery of some experiences I had before I was born into my present life....
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    What I don't get is why for decades I and others...

    What I don't get is why for decades I and others have been able to withdraw from CFC+FIDE rated Ottawa weekend swiss sectional events, with no questions asked by an organizer/TD regarding what excuse...
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