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Re: PDL - Round 3 viewers lounge

Postby jay65536 » 25 Aug 2018, 13:56

Looks like PDL is about to end with yet another position that could/should have been lost, converted into a solo.
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Re: PDL - Round 3 viewers lounge

Postby Pootleflump » 31 Aug 2018, 11:15

Looks like your favourite outcome Jay, a co-operative two way draw. :o
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Re: PDL - Round 3 viewers lounge

Postby jay65536 » 31 Aug 2018, 16:03

If this game ends in a 2way France should be publicly shamed.
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Re: PDL - Round 3 viewers lounge

Postby V » 02 Sep 2018, 15:42

Round 3 finally ends with a surprise 2-way & it’s sad Round 4 isn’t going to happen, but thanks to all that contributed to the PDL games in which I participated, they were good.
Thanks again to Mike as well for putting it together. PDL was the first thing to create games even better than Classicist on PlayDip, for me at least.
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Re: PDL - Round 3 viewers lounge

Postby jay65536 » 02 Sep 2018, 16:01

That game featured a lot of missed opportunities by many of the players--all 7 were still alive at the end of 1911 and I thought there were 4 countries with good drawing chances--but France accepting the draw at the end was one of the all-time dumbest things I've ever seen. Was his monumentally stupid endgame error mental (turned down a forced solo on purpose) or tactical (didn't see how to force the solo)? Either way, terrible.
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Re: PDL - Round 3 viewers lounge

Postby Jack007 » 02 Sep 2018, 19:33

jay65536 wrote:That game featured a lot of missed opportunities by many of the players--all 7 were still alive at the end of 1911 and I thought there were 4 countries with good drawing chances--but France accepting the draw at the end was one of the all-time dumbest things I've ever seen. Was his monumentally stupid endgame error mental (turned down a forced solo on purpose) or tactical (didn't see how to force the solo)? Either way, terrible.


Yeah, and the problem with dumb stupid people is that they think the others were even more stupid.

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Re: PDL - Round 3 viewers lounge

Postby nanooktheeskimo » 02 Sep 2018, 22:46

That 100% should be a French solo. There’s no good reason that it isn’t.
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Re: PDL - Round 3 viewers lounge

Postby Strategus » 02 Sep 2018, 23:40

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Re: PDL - Round 3 viewers lounge

Postby greggybear » 03 Sep 2018, 03:18

jay65536 wrote:That game featured a lot of missed opportunities by many of the players--all 7 were still alive at the end of 1911 and I thought there were 4 countries with good drawing chances--but France accepting the draw at the end was one of the all-time dumbest things I've ever seen. Was his monumentally stupid endgame error mental (turned down a forced solo on purpose) or tactical (didn't see how to force the solo)? Either way, terrible.


I suppose I'm just monumentally stupid. Thanks for everyone chiming in to agree!
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Re: PDL - Round 3 viewers lounge

Postby Jack007 » 03 Sep 2018, 07:35

nanooktheeskimo wrote:That 100% should be a French solo. There’s no good reason that it isn’t.


How silly is that statement? :?
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