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Re: Cartofeminism

Another point I would like to clarify, it was not the observation you made about the number of women playing chess versus the number of women playing bridge, it was this conclusion you drew; The simple reason: chess was too difficult for women. The case can be made that women don’t like chess becau...

Re: Cartofeminism

Just to be clear, I did not find your statements to be personally offensive, just generally offensive. :-* Another point I would like to clarify, it was not the observation you made about the number of women playing chess versus the number of women playing bridge that was offensive, it was this conc...

Re: Cartofeminism

Huck said; "So, assuming, that there is revolutionary cartofeministic underground movement which wishes to set its feet in a masculine universe ... no, playing cards were already a female domain. The simple reason: chess was too difficult for women. If you doubt, visit a chess club and you'll find m...

Re: Why this number of trumps?

LOL -- apologies to those who couldn't make it to the end of this one. I'm still hanging in here, the waters have not gotten too muddy for me to navigate... :) And I am still very appreciative of all of you people here who are contributing so much information and knowledge to this discussion, I onl...

Re: Why this number of trumps?

Thank you RLG for asking this question. It may have been asked many times, but the answer MJ has given here is one of the best, most easily understood (by me) summaries of this I think I have come across. I actually really understand what is being explained, and it makes sense, finally. Usually I ge...

Re: Ace of Dollars

But seriously, Marcei, Robert really is an accepting guy. And kind and generous. Trying to follow the rules of historical research may be a tough gauntlet to tread sometimes, but I am really appreciative of the invitation to tag along. and hey, there's nothing funny about my Vodou altar. :D Got it? ...

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