I grew up in Seattle. Went to high school at Queen Anne, lived in Magnolia. I drove for Gray Top and Far West back in the early '70s. It's a beautiful city but I've only been back for a visit once in the last 20 years. The most noticeable change was COFFEE. LoL. They've completely gone nuts over coffee.
Anyway, just saying Hi. I'll be sending you a friend add request.
Ever heard of Nuclear Chess? *evil grin* It's basically the same, except important peices self-destruct when killed- using firechrackers! It's for those that feel anything as sacred as Chess ought not to be taken seriously as a matter of Priciple lol :) By the way, Ever Read The Eight? Great book.
I'm Rickr0ll, and i never stop rolling! Seriously, i don't shut up, so watch yourself. ;)
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