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February 24, 2008

Leaving G-Vegas

by Otis

Admittedly, I've been rather quiet the past couple of months.

There's a reason for that and it stands to change the subject of much of my writing here at Up For Poker.

Because what's happening is more of a personal nature, I've made the announcement at Rapid Eye Reality.

Suffice it to say, if there is another Eh-Vegas celebration next year, I'm probably in.

Permalink | Otis' Thoughts

February 13, 2008

Up For G-Rob

by G-Rob

Bad news for all you good people who come here for good writing (Otis) or "I love my fiance/wife" paragraphs (Luckbox), everyone else is drifting away. I don't blame the Luckbox as he's just gotten married and he's now moving to a new job in a new state.

Also, I don't think he plays much poker.

Otis, on the other hand, is crippled again by self-loathing and alcoholism. He still posts over at his other blog. The good news is that many of his recent posts are on my new favorite activity: Watching Barack Obama give a speech.

That guy is really, really, good.

Plus, Otis and I are both very busy exchanging IMs like nervous 13 year old girls 2 weeks before the big school dance. Langeradois 3 weeks away! Besides, I feel a little dirty when he uses this space to give Absinthe another bi-coastal hand-job.

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Permalink | G-Rob's Thoughts

February 3, 2008

Now that I've had some sleep

by G-Rob

Imagine my surprise when my mother called to mock my singing in the Billy Joel singalong posted below. I tried to post a suitably embarrasing clip of Otis dancing with his wife and it got all switcherooed into my mother noting that "you seemed pretty hammered there."

Fantastic!

I got back from CJ's wedding on Sunday afternoon but didn't feel better until Thursday. I had that moment at the reception, about 4 martinis in, when I looked at the random grey hairs on my already buzzing head and thought "I'm getting to old to act like this".

That said, here's what happened...

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Permalink | G-Rob's Thoughts