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    CC Grandmaster Basil's Avatar
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    Proposal to moderate George Xie thread

    I'd like to see this thread deleted, or certainly modded back to direct testimony. 4th party heresay about a person's culture, beliefs and motivations is a bit much. George didn't open the door to this thread, he's not here to correct the record, and you know, the general vibe of the thing.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Basil View Post
    I'd like to see this thread deleted, or certainly modded back to direct testimony. 4th party heresay about a person's culture, beliefs and motivations is a bit much. George didn't open the door to this thread, he's not here to correct the record, and you know, the general vibe of the thing.

    Carry on! You're all doing very well.
    I agree. I know some things about George (nothing bad) but this is not the place to state them,
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    Makes sense. It is rather tastless to have threads about living Australian chess personalities, especially those who, for reasons that are nobody else's business, are not participating here.
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    I agree with these sentiments.
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