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Re: (21) Chess
« Reply #75 on: May 17, 2024, 04:20:57 PM »
If we mention Bush's name in Don't Crash The Ambulance why are we so careful here  :think

It's more like a game. No need to be careful, I agree. Let's call them the turd (Trump) and clown (Johnson) that they are.

Is Bojo a suspect here?
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Re: (21) Chess
« Reply #76 on: May 17, 2024, 05:20:35 PM »
Can Bojo play chess? I doubt he would be able to see his pawns through his fringe.  :lol
No, the guy I had in mind does not suffer from a life-long succession of bad hair days. He lives on this side of the Pond, he does have a palace by the sea and a few golden chairs, and he is (said to be) very clever, but perhaps too blind to see that it would just take a tiny little thing and his whole game could backfire on him.
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Re: (21) Chess
« Reply #77 on: May 17, 2024, 05:41:46 PM »
Can Bojo play chess? I doubt he would be able to see his pawns through his fringe.  :lol
No, the guy I had in mind does not suffer from a life-long succession of bad hair days. He lives on this side of the Pond, he does have a palace by the sea and a few golden chairs, and he is (said to be) very clever, but perhaps too blind to see that it would just take a tiny little thing and his whole game could backfire on him.

I had googled Bojo and chess, and found an article claiming that he loves the game. But you're right about the fringe, of course. I now finally think I know who you were referring to. No hair problems there, anymore.  ;)

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Re: (21) Chess
« Reply #78 on: May 17, 2024, 05:48:49 PM »
By the way, I just realized that if you assume that the second verse is a different character talking, the whole thing could make more sense ... Still in  :hmm mode, though.

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Re: (21) Chess
« Reply #79 on: May 17, 2024, 07:35:30 PM »
Here we go again.   ::)
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Re: (21) Chess
« Reply #80 on: May 17, 2024, 08:18:34 PM »
By the way, I just realized that if you assume that the second verse is a different character talking, the whole thing could make more sense ... Still in  :hmm mode, though.

I realise I wasn't very clear on that point.
The first part is clearly Mr. Strong Man talking, in the second it could be a general use of "you" in the sense of "one", so it would be gradually dawning on him that he would also be annihilated in the end. Or it's someone else talking to him, as a word of warning. That makes more sense, I believe.

In any case, I'm sure that all those images (the palace, the golden chair) were chosen on purpose and that, together, they all point to one specific target. I wish we knew when the song was written, then we would also know who the "pawn" was that he has "sacrificed":
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Re: (21) Chess
« Reply #81 on: May 18, 2024, 12:04:55 PM »
By the way, I just realized that if you assume that the second verse is a different character talking, the whole thing could make more sense ... Still in  :hmm mode, though.

I realise I wasn't very clear on that point.
The first part is clearly Mr. Strong Man talking, in the second it could be a general use of "you" in the sense of "one", so it would be gradually dawning on him that he would also be annihilated in the end. Or it's someone else talking to him, as a word of warning. That makes more sense, I believe.

In any case, I'm sure that all those images (the palace, the golden chair) were chosen on purpose and that, together, they all point to one specific target. I wish we knew when the song was written, then we would also know who the "pawn" was that he has "sacrificed":

Yes, what you're saying makes perfect sense. My guess for the pawn would be Mr. Prigozhin.

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Re: (21) Chess
« Reply #82 on: May 18, 2024, 12:37:14 PM »
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Re: (21) Chess
« Reply #83 on: May 18, 2024, 01:42:41 PM »
By the way, I just realized that if you assume that the second verse is a different character talking, the whole thing could make more sense ... Still in  :hmm mode, though.

I realise I wasn't very clear on that point.
The first part is clearly Mr. Strong Man talking, in the second it could be a general use of "you" in the sense of "one", so it would be gradually dawning on him that he would also be annihilated in the end. Or it's someone else talking to him, as a word of warning. That makes more sense, I believe.

In any case, I'm sure that all those images (the palace, the golden chair) were chosen on purpose and that, together, they all point to one specific target. I wish we knew when the song was written, then we would also know who the "pawn" was that he has "sacrificed":

Yes, what you're saying makes perfect sense. My guess for the pawn would be Mr. Prigozhin.

Thanks!
That was my idea, too. And now we can speculate about who the knights are that "have been pitching" the opponent to Mr. Strong Man's advantage, meaning they are working for him?
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Re: (21) Chess
« Reply #84 on: May 19, 2024, 01:56:57 PM »
By the way, I just realized that if you assume that the second verse is a different character talking, the whole thing could make more sense ... Still in  :hmm mode, though.

I realise I wasn't very clear on that point.
The first part is clearly Mr. Strong Man talking, in the second it could be a general use of "you" in the sense of "one", so it would be gradually dawning on him that he would also be annihilated in the end. Or it's someone else talking to him, as a word of warning. That makes more sense, I believe.

In any case, I'm sure that all those images (the palace, the golden chair) were chosen on purpose and that, together, they all point to one specific target. I wish we knew when the song was written, then we would also know who the "pawn" was that he has "sacrificed":

Yes, what you're saying makes perfect sense. My guess for the pawn would be Mr. Prigozhin.

Thanks!
That was my idea, too. And now we can speculate about who the knights are that "have been pitching" the opponent to Mr. Strong Man's advantage, meaning they are working for him?

I could think of quite a number, sadly ...

 

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