Notes from the weekend... - that yellow bastard

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May 26th, 2003

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2003.0526.1940::Notes from the weekend...
  1. Amy and Runa, in the process of playing four poker tournaments have had a meteoric rise in their Texas Hold'em playing ability.
  2. If you're going to hold a tournament with over T$6000, make sure you start the blinds out significantly higher than with a tournament with T$250 in chips.
  3. Playing tournaments is a great way of learning what to play and what not to play.
  4. Smokers get very, very irritable when they're not allowed to smoke, especially at the card table.
  5. When you're playing heads-up, anything can happen. Don't be too wary to push all in on a less-than nut hand; otherwise, you'll just end up losing your blinds.
  6. If you're chip leader, bullying raises will get you a lot of blinds.

In other news, we gave batnandu his birthday present today at his party. I had gotten him a 1GB CompactFlash card, and I picked up a copy of American Thunder: The Garth Brooks Story. I hollowed out a section of the book and placed the card in there. I then wrapped everything back up in an Amazon shipping box, and gave it to him like that.

He had no clue what was going on with it, and his confusion was even more exquisite because Tony got him a Garth Brooks CD to add to the mystery. When he finally found the CF card, though, he held it up between two fingers and looked at us all, and exclaimed, "Sweet..."
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