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Actual Poker Content

Monday, March 21st, 2005

After a day spent not finishing the article I’m working on I decided in disgust to play some poker and see if that might refresh the creative energy. I made a deposit into Party, one small enough that I could clear the bonus in an afternoon. As usual I didn’t win for the first 37…
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"Poker" Superstars?; and, The Worst TV Show in the History of the Universe

Sunday, March 20th, 2005

I just watched the 2nd episode of the Poker Superstars II, at least it was the 2nd show broadcast here in Pittsburgh. This was the episode with Freddy Deeb and David Grey at the end. Now, the first episode, where Kathy Liebert beat Johnny Chan, was 2 hours long. This show was just an hour….
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Please Pass the Marmalade, Jeeves

Friday, March 18th, 2005

Because my NCAA bracket is toast. Christ, can I have just ONE year where I’m not shredding my tourney sheet by lunchtime on Friday? OK, I’m not totally done, I haven’t lost an Elite Eight team yet, as I told someone yesterday my first round has been like the first five minutes of Saving Private…
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Top ‘O The Morning To Ya

Thursday, March 17th, 2005

UPDATE: Thanks Pitt! Way to go out in the first round! Throw in the Alabamamans going down and that’s 2 Sweet Sixteen teams in the shitter. You know, I’d like to have one year where my bracket isn’t busted after the first round of games. Shit. While I stew here in my cube Otis is…
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Has Digger Phelps Succombed to Madness?

Tuesday, March 15th, 2005

Yesterday I watched “Pardon the Interruption” on ESPN and they had a strange piece featuring college basketball analyst Digger Phelps. They showed a segment from a few days ago where Phelps was wearing a bright pink tie, and as he gestured with his hands you could see he was holding a pink highlighter. Then they…
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You Gotta Kill Cinderella When You Get The Chance

Monday, March 14th, 2005

Congrats to Royal on winning the WPBT event last night. But the 2nd place finish by Moonstomp was incredible. The guy (I think it’s a guy) was down to one chip. ONE CHIP. Literally. Uno chipolte. He went all-in (duh) and won that hand, and then there came the hand where I had a chance…
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Giddyup, Horsey

Monday, March 14th, 2005

I shouldn’t be disappointed with my 9th-place finish in the WPBT HORSE tournament. I didn’t think I’d survive the first circuit, let alone make it to the first break. Let alone get in the money. But I ended up being the last person out before the final table, and, well, I guess its always a…
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Stock Up On The Neosporin; or, Where’s My T-Shirt, Hank?

Friday, March 11th, 2005

Our volleyball league has moved from a local middle school to a plush community center that’s so new you can still smell the paint. Two full-length basketball/volleyball courts, a running track above, two big rooms filled with comfy chairs and TVs (one room has air hockey, foosball and several big video games), a library…its such…
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The Educating of a Whore

Friday, March 11th, 2005

Dumb question–if I already signed up at Full Tilt, but didn’t make a deposit, does that make using someone’s affiliate code null and void? I’m just trying to get the maximum bonus bang for my buck and maybe make someone else a few clams as well. I could probably look this up in 5 minutes,…
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The HORSE You Rode In On

Thursday, March 10th, 2005

There’s actually a bar in Baltimore’s Fells Point called The Horse You Rode In On. Had a good time there once. Actually, my friend Rico picked up a FANTABULOUS blonde that night, while I was picked on for wearing a plaid shirt (I know, how DARE I?). So maybe it wasn’t that great a night…
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