Tagged: Promised Neverland

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5 More Cheap and Easy Halloween Costumes (Countdown to Halloween)

I love to cosplay….in theory. I do like dressing up but I always forget to start working on my consume until a few days before I need it, I don’t want to spend a fortune, I have little makeup skills and negative sewing skills and I need to be comfortable. So you know… I love...

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The Wonders of Classic Anime OPs

Just this morning I was listening to Hey Kids by Oral Cigarettes. It’s a great song. It also made me think about music in anime OPs. Hey Kids has a poppy bouncy rhythm, fairly fast pace and a great heavy bass line that energizes and makes the listeners want to dance and move. A good...

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The Promised Neverland Nitpicking – Does Episode 12 Work?

Oh noes! It’s season’s end and I suddenly find myself without a Sunday episode post for you guys. Luckily, The Promise Neverland is the gift that keeps on giving. So I get to milk this amazing anime for content at least one more time! Probably a dozen more times n the future, at least!

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The Promised Neverland Episode 11 – Zwischenzug

Zwischenzug : An “in between move”, where a player, instead of playing the expected move, first inserts a move which the opponent must answer, before making the expected move.. I finished episode 11 of The Promised Neverland about 12 minutes ago It’s taken me this long to start writing the post because I had to...

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The Promised Neverland Episode 9 – Back Rank Mate

Back Rank Mate : A checkmate that occurs when your king is trapped behind a wall (usually a wall of your own pawns) on the back rank, and a queen or rook attacks on the back rank. You know, I think I’m just going to reiterate my thoughts from last week – OMGWTFBBQPURPLEMONKEYDISHWASHER. What the...

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The Promised Neverland Episode 7 – Prophylaxis

Prophylaxis is a key concept of positional chess. It is a move, or sequence of moves, to deal with an opponent’s plan before it starts. Sometimes one can completely stop the threat; sometimes one just makes the plan relatively harmless. You make me wish I had studied chess instead of learning just enough to get...

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The Promised Neverland Episode 5 –Castling

Castling is a special type of chess move. When castling, you simultaneously move your king and one of your rooks. The king moves two squares towards a rook, and that rook moves to the square on the other side of the king. Have you guys been looking forward to our next Promised Neverland discussion? I...