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    Quote Originally Posted by katie23 View Post
    ^^Yeah, as a kid I got bombarded by the litany that "you're lucky that you don't have to wake up at 4 am and have to walk 5 km just to go to school"
    I used to walk 4km to school because by saving my bus fares I could buy a half score at the end of the week.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TheMadBaron View Post
    LOL

    No, they don't; that board is the wrong way round! There should be a white square in the right corner (just look at the box). Consequently, all four royals are incorrectly placed.
    I was taught that the Queen should always start on her own colour.

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    Yeah, but that doesn't help you if the board is the wrong way around.

    White on the Right.

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    Quote Originally Posted by dirk diggler View Post
    I used to walk 4km to school because by saving my bus fares I could buy a half score at the end of the week.
    What's a 'half score'?

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    It's never mattered to me, I just put the queen on her respective colour regardless if it's left or right side. It makes no difference, one player still castles to the left and the other to the right.

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    Quote Originally Posted by panama hat View Post
    What's a 'half score'?
    Maybe you'd call it an eighth.

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    Quote Originally Posted by dirk diggler View Post
    Maybe you'd call it an eighth.
    15 quid at the time.

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    Ah. Thanks

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    ^^ 1980s?

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    Mid 90's

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    Quote Originally Posted by dirk diggler View Post
    I was taught that the Queen should always start on her own colour.
    Correct.

    Quote Originally Posted by cyrille View Post
    Yeah, but that doesn't help you if the board is the wrong way around.
    Correct.

    You want the queens on the white player's left, and the black player's right.


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