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Pittsburgh, PA SWAP Poker night- UPDATED 4/19

Discussion in 'NorthEast Regional Discussion' started by Shewski, Mar 22, 2004.

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  1. jedi_master_sal

    jedi_master_sal Jedi Padawan star 4

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    I'm cool with the weekend before comicon. How about Brian's place? (sorry for voluteering you "B")

    Shewski, would you be up for hosting?
     
  2. ben_ethus

    ben_ethus Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Greetings, blokes.

    I need to double check my social calendar to see if that weekend will work for me or not. If it does, I wouldn't mind doing it at my place. When we discussed last night, Shewski noted he probably wouldn't be able to do it at his place, since he'd be living with his new wife, and she might not dig it so much. That wasn't a definite, though I believe it was a "most likely."

    When I check over things, I'll get back to you folks and let you know what's up with my availability.

    Needs to do hardcore chores tonite,
    Yours Truly

    P.S. Where'd these bloody stars come from all of a sudden?
     
  3. jedi_master_sal

    jedi_master_sal Jedi Padawan star 4

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    hmm, is that Indiana Jones or just his "whip" I hear......(j/k)

    (Just having a little fun there Shewski, I had to endure it too...)
     
  4. Shewski

    Shewski Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Yeah, I figure a wife who likes to go to bed early + paper thin walls + raucous poker fun = me in the doghouse already =)

    Does anyone else who is interested have a place we can do that while Brian figures out his calendar?
     
  5. jedi_master_sal

    jedi_master_sal Jedi Padawan star 4

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    I wish I had the room in my place to. (Too many toys...)

    BTW, congrats Shewski on reaching 4 stars!
     
  6. Shewski

    Shewski Jedi Padawan star 4

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    I can confirm that I am good for the 23rd. Does that night work for everyone else interested? Any places that work?
     
  7. Rox

    Rox Administrator Emeritus star 6 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    Tha twould be cool with me as well. We could do it at my house too, but there are some steps which could pose problem for Sal?
     
  8. jedi_master_sal

    jedi_master_sal Jedi Padawan star 4

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    No problem for me! I'm off the crutches and only slightly using my cane. I'm there! Ah, stink! that's a Friday night. I may not be able to. I'll have to check. Okay I checked. (quick huh?) I'm good to go. By that time anyway, I should be in even better health.

    Terry, does a bus come out your way? I would need to take one from work to get to you, otherwise I'd have to meet Em and she'd have to take me there. Unless you can meet me in the 'Rox. LMK.

    Also, NEED DIRECTIONS, please. (PM is cool for that)
     
  9. Fluke_Groundrunner

    Fluke_Groundrunner Jedi Master star 4

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    Sal, woudl you also need a ride home?

    If I come I can pick you up in Oakland but probably wouldn't be able to ride you back home.
     
  10. Shewski

    Shewski Jedi Padawan star 4

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    We've got a venue, we've got a date.... so I'm going to edit the first post for details from everyone so we can determine what else is needed to get this off the ground!

    Here's what I posted:

    EDIT as of 4/7/04

    What: SWAP Poker Night
    When: Friday, April 23rd. Time TBD
    Where: Terry's (Rox's) house... PM him for directions.

    Who's In:
    Terry, Sal, Shewski ("host"), Fluke

    Who's said they may come:

    Brian, Zero, Josh, Greencat, Stina-Cri

    Supplies- Sal can bring poker chips... we'll want 100 or so (varying values) for everyone there, so let us know if we need to get more chips. If Terry needs others to bring good decks of cards, he can let us know.

    Everyone Else- Be a pal and bring some food/drink for our host! Post what you will bring.

    Things we need to decide on:

    Time
    Buy-in
    Other Rules
     
  11. Rox

    Rox Administrator Emeritus star 6 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    How is 7:30 pm for everyone? Sal I could pick you up in the Rocks probably. Although there is a bus that let's off right on my street I think it's the 21D Kenmawr, though I would have to look.

    I have a couple of new decks of cards somewhere around here so that is covered. If not I can always buy them. I'll get a couple of bottle of pop, what kind does everyone like? How many chairs am I gonna need?
     
  12. ben_ethus

    ben_ethus Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Greetings, blokes.

    I haven't yet set plans for the 23rd, so I'll be tentatively in. I'd very much like to play with you guys, as I haven't played poker (or any card games for that matter) in quite some time.

    Sounds like fun,
    Yours Truly
     
  13. Fluke_Groundrunner

    Fluke_Groundrunner Jedi Master star 4

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    Don't count me in yet. I will come if I don't have to work that night and I will pick Sal up in Oakland if you need a ride.
     
  14. jedi_master_sal

    jedi_master_sal Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Fluke that would be great if you could pick me up. I'm off work at 5pm. I won't need a ride home. Em said she would stay at work late and get some overtime in, then just come get me when I'm ready. Thanks alot!

    I've got the prerequisite number of poker chips and more.

    I'll bring something, whether that be pop or something else. You guys wanna go in on pizza for that night?

    Cards aren't that expensive so if you need/want me to pick up some new decks, LMK.

    -Sal
     
  15. Rox

    Rox Administrator Emeritus star 6 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    If we go in for pizza I get a discount at my shop.
     
  16. Fluke_Groundrunner

    Fluke_Groundrunner Jedi Master star 4

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    Does everyone play the hand at once, or do we play 2 per hand like they seem to do on tv?
     
  17. Shewski

    Shewski Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Fluke, I'm not too sure what you mean, probably since I've not watched it on TV too much. Everyone plays in the hand, one at a time around the table until they fold or call a bet. Does that help.

    <--- confused
     
  18. Fluke_Groundrunner

    Fluke_Groundrunner Jedi Master star 4

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    Ok, just checking. I think on tv they do a lot of one on one hands.
     
  19. Rox

    Rox Administrator Emeritus star 6 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    The reason it looks like that is because people fold. So are we a go? I need to borrow some chairs from my grandfather so I would like to know?
     
  20. jedi_master_sal

    jedi_master_sal Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Navigation check...

    er... Sal is a go!
     
  21. Shewski

    Shewski Jedi Padawan star 4

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    When will Fluke and Brian know if they can come? I will also send PMs to the others who mentioned interest to try and get a specific yea/nay on their part, so that everyone who actually is coming can decide how we want to play.

    This should be fun!!!
     
  22. ZeroCool69

    ZeroCool69 Jedi Youngling star 2

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    I'm still in, if it's not too late. If there's anything that still needs brought, let me know and I'll attmept to bring it.
     
  23. Shewski

    Shewski Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Yeah, you're not late at all. I'll add you to the "in" list.
     
  24. Rox

    Rox Administrator Emeritus star 6 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    I need to know the final "in" count by thursday night, so please if you haven't said you are in yet please do if you pllan on coming. Thanks :)
     
  25. ben_ethus

    ben_ethus Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Greetings, blokes.

    I'm pretty sure I'm good to roll, so I guess you can mark me as "in."

    Always feels weird about committing to things in advance,
    Yours Truly
     
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