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Drawing to Quads in 2-7 triple draw is fun

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Yes, I drew to quads intentionally.  Why? For the fun of it, and to show Joanada and Buddy just how big of a donkey I am.

2-7 Quads Baby

Four-Flushed again

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Four Flushed

Concentration is helpful in poker

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Anyone wanna see an ugly mistake on my part?

From the HORSE tourney that I win often.

Full Tilt Poker Game #9776366984: $5 + $0.50 Tournament (74296941), Table 27 – 60/120 Ante 10 – Limit Stud H/L – 0:28:56 ET – 2008/12/31
Seat 1: magic969 (1,637)
Seat 2: Phingroov72 (1,706)
Seat 3: NumbBono (1,148)
Seat 4: Patriot08 (3,106)
Seat 5: PokerJoe1210 (1,171)
Seat 6: KaaBooomOnU (2,068)
Seat 7: taps1961 (3,762)
magic969 antes 10
Phingroov72 antes 10
NumbBono antes 10
Patriot08 antes 10
PokerJoe1210 antes 10
KaaBooomOnU antes 10
taps1961 antes 10
*** 3RD STREET ***
Dealt to magic969 [Kc]
Dealt to Phingroov72 [Qc]
Dealt to NumbBono [6s 8h] [Jh]
Dealt to Patriot08 [7c]
Dealt to PokerJoe1210 [Qd]
Dealt to KaaBooomOnU [Qs]
Dealt to taps1961 [9s]
Patriot08 is low with [7c]
Patriot08 brings in for 20
PokerJoe1210 has 15 seconds left to act
PokerJoe1210 folds
KaaBooomOnU folds
taps1961 folds
magic969 folds
Phingroov72 has 15 seconds left to act
aarrgghh1 sits down
aarrgghh1 adds 925
Phingroov72 completes it to 60
NumbBono calls 60
Patriot08 folds
*** 4TH STREET ***
Dealt to Phingroov72 [Qc] [Jc]
Dealt to NumbBono [6s 8h Jh] [Qh]
Phingroov72 bets 60
NumbBono calls 60
*** 5TH STREET ***
Dealt to Phingroov72 [Qc Jc] [5c]
Dealt to NumbBono [6s 8h Jh Qh] [3h]
Phingroov72 bets 120
NumbBono calls 120
*** 6TH STREET ***
Dealt to Phingroov72 [Qc Jc 5c] [5s]
Dealt to NumbBono [6s 8h Jh Qh 3h] [Ad]
Phingroov72 bets 120
NumbBono calls 120
*** 7TH STREET ***
Dealt to NumbBono [6s 8h Jh Qh 3h Ad] [7d]
Phingroov72 bets 120
NumbBono folds
Uncalled bet of 120 returned to Phingroov72
Phingroov72 mucks
Phingroov72 wins the pot (810)
*** SUMMARY ***
Total pot 810 | Rake 0
Seat 1: magic969 folded on 3rd St.
Seat 2: Phingroov72 collected (810), mucked
Seat 3: NumbBono folded on 7th St.
Seat 4: Patriot08 folded on 3rd St.
Seat 5: PokerJoe1210 folded on 3rd St.
Seat 6: KaaBooomOnU folded on 3rd St.
Seat 7: taps1961 folded on 3rd St.


Yep, that’s me, over there, folding on seventh street heads up with a board lock on the low.  Forgot we moved to 7s H/L I guess.

Kind of hard to believe that I actually kill this tourney on a regular basis.

The Crying Game

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For those of you who don’t know, my name is NumbBono, and I’m a Detroit Lions fan.  My disease was passed down to me genetically from my father.  Over the years, I’ve been enabled by family and friends with Detroit Lion gifts including clothing, wind chimes, socks, underwear, coats, playing cards, and many other similar items.

The first car I bought when I graduated from college was a blue Ford Thunderbird, because the Ford family owns the Lions, and…well…it was blue.


Before this decade, I used to not be able to sleep on Saturdays before games, because I was too nervous.  Each game meant something.  We (and yes, I call my team we…and us…fuck you if you have a problem with that) were usually in the thick of a playoff race throughout the nineties, and each game actually meant something.

The solution for this gameday-eve insomnia (I have friends that shared the same problem), was copious amounts of alcohol consumed at many different establishments Saturday evening.  Drink enough, and you’ll fall asleep…somewhere.

But it never failed, on gameday, we’d be up at 7:30, still stinking drunk, but unable to sleep more than the couple of hours that our bodies had been forced to shut down.  That was the idea.

A greasy breakfast, a few urgent trips to the head, and pregame on in the background. Then we’d head to the bar to watch our teams play, and love every minute of it.

It was so much fun back then.


Turn the PageI have absolutely no reason to look forward to Sunday Football.  I know my team will lose, the only question is whether or not the Lion’s opponent will let their foot off their throat long enough to make it semi-exciting.

I pretend I don’t care about the 0-16 thing.  I joke about it. I laugh about it.  I put up a tough front.

But the truth is……

It fucking kills me.  I cried today. I was prepared though, I knew we weren’t gonna win for the first time in FudgePacker land in 17 years, so I prepared…and we lost…and I still cried.

I was alone at home with Numb Jr, who fortunately is just young enough to not let the site of his daddy shedding a tear about a sports team permanently scar his innermost “I Love Daddy” thoughts.

Now mind you, this crying thing wasn’t a big production…hell, I’m no Julia Roberts, it was just a couple of tears that trickled out of my already misty eyes as the final seconds rolled off the clock.  That’s all.

Today is my birthday now.  How great is that.

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2008-12-28

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OK, one last test post

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For the Googlebots this time…

Hot Naked Waffles

One more test

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Bear with me here folks.

Google tag this time…

Naked celebrities


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No real content in this post. Just testing some Twitter functionality out.

Maybe this will generate some hits.

Brad Pitt Naked
Angelina Jolie Naked

Running Goot

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The last four donkaments I’ve entered, I’ve ended up at the top of the leaderboard, although this one had such a small field, it barely qualifies.  I heard Kat was thinking about banning me from this for excessive dominance.Donkament Win

This was followed up by another takedown of the nightly $5 HORSE.  I think this is number 4 or 5 in the last six months.  How long before they rename it after me?


Bodonkey betting

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Here’s my bets

TonySoprano $20 at 10/1 odds (really…10/1?)

Miamidon – $10 at 8/1 odds

Field (NZGreen, CEMfromMD, ICrushBloggers, Numenor, stb, ) $10 at 4/1 odds

Smokkee last longer than CarnePicante – $5

Shorter stack winning once it’s headsup – $5 to win $10


I heart gambling on gamblers.