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  1. Comment on Terry Crews on why he didn’t use his considerable strength to fight back when he was sexually assaulted. in ~news

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    With cases like that it's best to have everything said and recorded. Insinuations or assumptions aren't as strong.

    With cases like that it's best to have everything said and recorded. Insinuations or assumptions aren't as strong.

  2. Comment on Why is there a 'gaming disorder' but no 'smartphone disorder?' in ~tech

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    That's good because I play an unhealthy amount of chess. Like I have 6 books and play/study for over 12 hours a day if I have nothing on that day, Video game addiction seems a bit bogus if I don't...

    If you play a lot of chess or Settlers of Catan on a card table in the den, don’t worry, you’re fine—according to who,

    That's good because I play an unhealthy amount of chess. Like I have 6 books and play/study for over 12 hours a day if I have nothing on that day, Video game addiction seems a bit bogus if I don't have anything wrong with me with those kind of hours.

    This is an excellent article btw I'd recommend reading the whole thing.

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  3. Comment on The World Health Organization announces it no longer classifies being transgender as a mental disorder in ~lgbt

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    That's huge. Hopefully this should change some minds. The more research we can get into this stuff the better. :)

    That's huge. Hopefully this should change some minds. The more research we can get into this stuff the better. :)

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  4. What is your favourite chess opening?

    Mine's definitely Evan's Gambit. IF I can get a game with it I'm going to play it. Always leads to a fun, spicy game with enough tactical mess to make for a great blitz game. For any classical...

    Mine's definitely Evan's Gambit. IF I can get a game with it I'm going to play it. Always leads to a fun, spicy game with enough tactical mess to make for a great blitz game. For any classical game though I'd probably just stick with open Italian systems but castling queenside and throwing pawns if they dare castle first.

    How about you guys?

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  5. Comment on Best book you've ever read in ~books

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    Definitely the book "The Rest Of Us Just Live Here" by Patrick Ness. Incredible book that came at the right time to help me with the problems I was dealing with in a narrative setting.

    Definitely the book "The Rest Of Us Just Live Here" by Patrick Ness. Incredible book that came at the right time to help me with the problems I was dealing with in a narrative setting.

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