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by Sam Hull
Sun Jan 17, 2010 2:23 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Forums are getting rather snippy!
Replies: 7
Views: 939

Re: Forums are getting rather snippy!

markboylan wrote: I think we should have perpetual elections :D
This would require a substantial raise in my pay.

-Sam-
by Sam Hull
Mon Nov 30, 2009 1:01 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Are you sick of the Ippo/Robbo spamming of CCC?
Replies: 62
Views: 7545

Re: Are you sick of the Ippo/Robbo spamming of CCC?

Only registered users can vote in polls so as to prevent spoofing of results. ok If you have registered and still cannot vote then you probably do not have appropriate access rights. And how do I get appropriate access rights? it probably has something to do with you only being a member here for 2 ...
by Sam Hull
Fri Nov 02, 2007 9:09 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Explaination of the TCadmin account
Replies: 7
Views: 3281

Re: Explanation of the TCadmin account

Hi Quentin, Thank you for clearing up the intent of TCAdmin. Unfortunately Sam was working too hard as a simple software solution could filter the spam bots instead. Also despite the intent of the account abuse of power is an issue that needs to be watched for no mater who is in use of the account....
by Sam Hull
Wed Aug 29, 2007 11:31 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Congrats To The Existing Mod Team!
Replies: 45
Views: 13409

Re: Congrats To The Existing Mod Team!

During the nomination and election process, one got the feeling that you thought we had a number of special powers, other than the obvious ones. We don't. Steve is well aware of what mods can and can't do. He is in fact a moderator himself on the Hiarcs forum. -Sam- Hiarcs aside, Steve asked many q...
by Sam Hull
Tue Aug 28, 2007 4:47 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Congrats To The Existing Mod Team!
Replies: 45
Views: 13409

Re: Congrats To The Existing Mod Team!

Albert Silver wrote: During the nomination and election process, one got the feeling that you thought we had a number of special powers, other than the obvious ones. We don't.
Steve is well aware of what mods can and can't do. He is in fact a moderator himself on the Hiarcs forum.

-Sam-
by Sam Hull
Mon Aug 20, 2007 12:32 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: EGTB's accesed from the internet?
Replies: 14
Views: 6632

Re: EGTB's accesed from the internet?

Louis F wrote: After all hard disks of 1200 GB are not likely to be available for at least a half-dozen years ...
USB 2.0 external drives of 1.5 terabytes and more are already available in the $500 range; e.g., this one.

-Sam-
by Sam Hull
Thu Aug 16, 2007 9:00 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Questions regarding the Election and Nomination Process
Replies: 153
Views: 55659

Re: Questions regarding the Election and Nomination Process

(1) if you delete profanity, you change the meaning of the statement. "that is bullshit" becomes "that is <blank>" What is missing? "A great f***ing idea" or "a piece of sh**"? (a) "A great f***ing idea" would not be edited (except perhaps to add the stars). Only abusive or offensive statements are...
by Sam Hull
Thu Aug 16, 2007 1:13 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Questions regarding the Election and Nomination Process
Replies: 153
Views: 55659

Re: Questions regarding the Election and Nomination Process

I simply don't like either the actual events that have been happened, nor the potential actions that could be taken to abuse this particular feature. Adding or deleting words or sentences makes it too easy to completely change the meaning of a post, whether it is intentional or not is irrelevant......