User Profile for koby_shachar
Koby Shachar
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I'm 51 years old, married and a father of two boys (ages 24 & 20).
(A picture of them, I took few years ago, is part of my badge. A larger version could be found here: http://www.boardgamegeek.com/image/321521)

I love board games. I'm playing games ever since I was a child.
I discovered the world of 'modern' games at 2005, and since then realy got into it.
I did a massive purchase to make up for all those lost years and came up to a nice collection.
I orgenize a games night once a month and attend similar meetings, with the same group, two more times a month. Apart from that I play games with my family and especially with my beloved wife. I play a game almost every day. I think that a day passing by without playing a game is a wasted one.

I run a blog in Hebrew about games called 'Gaming is a serious matter'.
I write about those monthly meetings, gaming session with my family and other thoughts I have about the subject.

You can learn from my microbadges that I am a theater fan, and not just by watching. I'm an amateur actor, participating in a drama workshop for several years and taking part in productions of the Rehovot Theater group.

I'm very proud about this microbadge I designed:
representing my main moto in gaming:
"When playing a game, the goal is to win, but it is the goal that is important, not the winning" - Reiner Knizia

More of my favorite Quotes about Gaming (and life...):

"We do not stop playing because we are old; we grow old because we stop playing." - George Bernard Shaw (some say it was said by Benjamin Franklin)

"You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation." - Plato

"Any time spent playing games is time well spent!" - David Jones (Broomfield Gamers group)

"Families that play together, stay together." - TheBoardGameFamily(http://www.boardgamegeek.com/user/TheBoardGameFamily)

"Each player must accept the cards life deals him or her: but once they are in hand, he or she alone must decide how to play the cards in order to win the game." - Voltaire

"I like your game but we have to change the rules.” - Anonymous.

"Do you know what my favorite part of the game is? The opportunity to play" - Mike Singletary

"You have to learn the rules of the game. And then you have to play better than anyone else" - Albert Einstein

"If you're going to play the game properly, you'd better know every rule" - Barbara Jordan (US attorney)
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User Details for koby_shachar
Registration Date: 2006-01-01
Last Profile Update: 2016-01-07
Last Login: 2016-04-25
Country: flag Israel
Town/City: Rehovot
Website: http://blog.tapuz.co.il/mishakim
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Collection Summary for koby_shachar
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Owned   469
Previously Owned   23
For Trade   5
Want In Trade   0
Want To Buy   0
Want To Play   0
Preordered   0
Wishlist   158
Commented   37
Has Parts   0
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All   816
Board Game Expansion
Owned   57
Previously Owned   0
For Trade   0
Want In Trade   0
Want To Buy   0
Want To Play   0
Preordered   0
Wishlist   6
Commented   0
Has Parts   0
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All   71
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Board Game Expansion 2
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Average Rating 7.85
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Board Game Expansion Ratings 8
Average Rating 8.00
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