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Another Bright Idea Down the Drain

Saturday, October 30th, 2004

As you know, I will be cranking out a novel during the month of November, which I planned to post as I went along on a newly created blog. Well, after reading a few discussion threads about this very subject, I learned that posting a work (especially fiction) on the web is a big turn-off…
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Let’s Ask Some Stupid Questions

Friday, October 29th, 2004

November 1st starts the novel-writing sprint, so I’ve been focused on getting ready for that and I’ve been neglecting this blog here. Hopefully what I write will be of interest to my poker-playing audience, as well as the unwashed masses. Red Sox won the World Series. During a lunar eclipse. This after months filled with…
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Time to Wax Poetic

Friday, October 22nd, 2004

Last night, while the cream of the pokerblogging world battled in a huge PokerStars tournament rife with celebrities, I was sitting in a bar soothing my aching body with Miller Lite. Playing volleyball two nights a week is starting to take a toll on me. My back hurts. My calves hurt. My shoulders? They hurt….
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Some Public Service Announcements

Tuesday, October 19th, 2004

Yes, yes, I know, I haven’t posted anything lately, but I’ve been busy, and what have you done for me lately? Yeah yeah. But I wanted to quickly note a few things. First, in case you weren’t aware, the next blogger/reader tournament is this Thursday night, this time at PokerStars. Twenty bucks to lock horns…
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In For a Quickie

Monday, October 11th, 2004

Quick little post. Quite a few blogs have mentioned a column written by Gene Collier in my hometown paper, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Collier says watching televised poker is a waste of time, he wonders if we’ll soon be seeing events like the “Stanley Cup of Parcheesi”, and pretty much disses and pokes fun at those…
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Thoughts, Coming at Random

Tuesday, October 5th, 2004

Let me ask a question–at the end of Rounders, Mike McD is playing heads up with Teddy KGB. He had the money to pay Teddy back, but decided to play on and now he’s down. “Byahad jahudegemyent,” Teddy gloats. The tension rises, as Mike has to pay Teddy ten grand by morning or else. What,…
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