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Sniping at each other is an art form -- learn it.

Michael Ernest
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For a classic example, read this.


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HS Thomas
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I guess sniping is an art form when it stops just short of trading insults.
Mark Fletcher
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Whats more neither chess player accused the other of being a loony liberal Anti American traitor.
Which was nice.


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Michael Ernest
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Originally posted by HS Thomas:
I guess sniping is an art form when it stops just short of trading insults.

Two roughly equal combatants with a capacity to entertain; that's about it. It also helps if they are equally bright, petty and thick-skinned. They you got something lots of people would have a good time reading.
Al Newman
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Originally posted by Mark Fletcher:
Whats more neither chess player accused the other of being a loony liberal Anti American traitor.
Which was nice.

Nor naming the other a monkey tricked-out in a suit. Exclaiming over how well the speech-training had gone.


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Richard Hawkes
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