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#1 2005-04-10 02:41:57

Roraborealis
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Problems with checkers

I was playing several games of checkers this morning. Sometimes when I wanted to move a piece, I couldn't highlight the piece even though it was a legal move.
This has happened a lot lately. Is it just the computer? Being evil and cheating because it can't stand you winning? Or is it just a bug?

Has this happened to anyone else?


School is practice for the future. Practice makes perfect. But - nobody's perfect, so why practice?

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#2 2005-04-10 04:03:30

Zach
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Re: Problems with checkers

Javascript is normally very buggy.


Boy let me tell you what:
I bet you didn't know it, but I'm a fiddle player too.
And if you'd care to take a dare, I'll make a bet with you.

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#3 2005-04-10 05:33:38

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Re: Problems with checkers

Oh......that's a shame.


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#4 2005-04-10 08:12:49

Zach
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Re: Problems with checkers

Exactly. Plus, the Computer doesn't like you winning.


Boy let me tell you what:
I bet you didn't know it, but I'm a fiddle player too.
And if you'd care to take a dare, I'll make a bet with you.

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#5 2005-04-10 09:46:09

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Re: Problems with checkers

I had better look into this !

Is it a random thing? Or can you detect a pattern ... for example, you are always on the edge of the board, or something.

If you can find a pattern I may be able to figure what is going wrong.


"The physicists defer only to mathematicians, and the mathematicians defer only to God ..."  - Leon M. Lederman

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#6 2005-04-11 03:06:02

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Re: Problems with checkers

I'll play a few more games, and see if there is.


School is practice for the future. Practice makes perfect. But - nobody's perfect, so why practice?

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#7 2005-04-11 03:40:51

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Re: Problems with checkers

The only thing I've found so far is that it only seems to happen when you can defeat another piece. HA! See, the computer can't take losing.


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#8 2005-04-11 17:11:59

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Re: Problems with checkers

hai,
I  u  to  give  me  reply   back.
I like  your  eng   too.
byeeeeeeeee,
ravali

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#9 2005-04-11 21:08:19

Zach
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Re: Problems with checkers

Let me translate:

Hey, I want you to give me a reply back.
I like your English too.
Bye!
Ravali


Boy let me tell you what:
I bet you didn't know it, but I'm a fiddle player too.
And if you'd care to take a dare, I'll make a bet with you.

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#10 2005-04-11 21:41:40

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Re: Problems with checkers

You see, Ravali, our English IS great !  What is your native language ?


"The physicists defer only to mathematicians, and the mathematicians defer only to God ..."  - Leon M. Lederman

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#11 2005-04-11 21:43:06

Zach
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Re: Problems with checkers

Mine's Ferretish.


Boy let me tell you what:
I bet you didn't know it, but I'm a fiddle player too.
And if you'd care to take a dare, I'll make a bet with you.

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#12 2005-04-12 00:20:51

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Re: Problems with checkers

Mine's Jelly Babish!


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#13 2005-04-12 04:03:50

Mr T
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Re: Problems with checkers

ur all so mature, foo'


I come back stronger than a powered-up Pac-Man big_smile
I bought a large popcorn @ the cinema the other day, it was pretty big...some might even say it was "large
cool Fatboy Slim is a Legend cool

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#14 2005-04-12 07:08:25

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Re: Problems with checkers

But it's nice to know that people (or ferrets) from lots of different places are joined here.

Last edited by Roraborealis (2005-04-12 07:08:43)


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#15 2005-04-12 08:34:04

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Re: Problems with checkers

wateva


I come back stronger than a powered-up Pac-Man big_smile
I bought a large popcorn @ the cinema the other day, it was pretty big...some might even say it was "large
cool Fatboy Slim is a Legend cool

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#16 2005-04-12 20:20:07

Zach
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Re: Problems with checkers

Exactly. We have no racial or animalal diversity here.


Boy let me tell you what:
I bet you didn't know it, but I'm a fiddle player too.
And if you'd care to take a dare, I'll make a bet with you.

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#17 2005-04-12 21:23:10

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Re: Problems with checkers

True. True.


Friends are angels who lift our feet when our own wings have trouble remembering how to fly

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#18 2005-04-13 03:14:49

Roraborealis
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Re: Problems with checkers

Which is indeed fantastic.


School is practice for the future. Practice makes perfect. But - nobody's perfect, so why practice?

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#19 2005-04-13 03:19:16

Mr T
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Re: Problems with checkers

whoop-dee-doo basil


I come back stronger than a powered-up Pac-Man big_smile
I bought a large popcorn @ the cinema the other day, it was pretty big...some might even say it was "large
cool Fatboy Slim is a Legend cool

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#20 2005-04-13 09:09:39

stewie
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Re: Problems with checkers

thats math!


HAPPY HAPPY, JOY JOY  big_smile
cool Fatboy Slim is the band of the 90s, thats if you want to call it a band because its really a one man name cool

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#21 2005-04-13 09:10:19

Mr T
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Re: Problems with checkers

too true, that is math


I come back stronger than a powered-up Pac-Man big_smile
I bought a large popcorn @ the cinema the other day, it was pretty big...some might even say it was "large
cool Fatboy Slim is a Legend cool

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#22 2005-04-20 23:53:41

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Re: Problems with checkers

OK, I have another checkers game, which hopefully will let you win smile

It is here

I have just a small bug left where it can declare victory too early.

You will surely let me know if it has other problems.


"The physicists defer only to mathematicians, and the mathematicians defer only to God ..."  - Leon M. Lederman

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#23 2005-04-21 02:57:20

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Re: Problems with checkers

No problems that I can see. It's working fine, especially when I kicked butt. big_smile


Boy let me tell you what:
I bet you didn't know it, but I'm a fiddle player too.
And if you'd care to take a dare, I'll make a bet with you.

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#24 2005-04-21 03:37:23

Roraborealis
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Re: Problems with checkers

Thank you! Times a million


School is practice for the future. Practice makes perfect. But - nobody's perfect, so why practice?

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#25 2005-04-25 02:17:19

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Re: Problems with checkers

yeah erm yeah!
im the best at checkers  well im good anyhows.


the allmighty spatula * want a tip* dont eat yellow snow: the meaning of life is a number and that number is 1

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