Twin Peaks Usenet Archive

Subject: Re: Comments on 12/15 -SPOILERS (of course)
From: halcyon! (Demosthenes)
Date: 1990-12-21, 18:21
Newsgroups: (Joel B Levin) writes:

> > I'm having a problem with the chess game.  Though I'm in the middle of
> > reviewing (or re-viewing) the second season episodes, maybe I've
> > missed something.
> > 
> > How did Cooper let W.E. know his response to W.E.'s opening move?
> > 
> > It would appear from the second move received that there should have
> > been a response.

It was pretty clear to me that the entire point of the business about 
Cooper's preference for conservatism (as pointed out by Earle - I don't 
remember the exact lines) was to point out that Cooper HADN'T made a 
move in response, and Earle took that AS a move.

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