Monday, May 31, 2010

World Cup Fever

I've not really had anything to post about recently. Works is still bad. I might apply for a managers position just for the money but i know i won't get it as i've only been there are few months. The longer I stay there the more i want to just go and work on a boat in mexico like my sister did and forget about doing the same mundane things here. I've always wanted a bit of excitement in my life so selling insurance and doing the same things over and over again are really boring me.

I've not played any poker at all except for the syndicate games i'm in on raise the river. I need to verify my neteller account and as i don't have a bank account at the moment, am in the process of renewing my passport and have no utility bills in my own name, i'm struggling to get it verified. That means i have no money currently in any poker rooms so need to get this sorted out ASAP so I can play the final few games in the tournament syndicate.

I am getting excited about the world cup though. I always try and get to the finals of a tournament but can't this year so will try and catch as much of it on the TV as possible. I fancy Brazil myself but can see England doing well. I know we always think this but this year is slightly different. In 1990 we had difficult games in Holland, Republic of Ireland and Cameroon before Germany, In 1998 we had a difficult game early in Argentina after having to play good Romanian and Columbian sides in the group. In 2002 we had a group that contained Sweden, Argentina and Nigeria then had to play Denmark before being beaten by Brazil. It was slightly easier in 2006 when we had Sweden and Paraguay and then Ecuador before Portugal however our run in this should be much easier. The group stage should be a breeze and with the likely match up against Serbia or Australia in the 2nd round should get us into the Quarter Finals easily. All it takes is for us to do well in ONE game and suddenley we're in sight of the final again....

Saturday, May 29, 2010

Delusions of Grandeur

Read this today that made me LOL PMSL and ROFL.

Alan Hansen, television football pundit, and a member of Scotland's 1982 World Cup squad, said: "I remember watching Italy versus Brazil in the World Cup Final in 1970.

"It was at that moment I knew I wanted to be there myself, playing in games like that. I will never forget watching that game."

Yeah shame you're scottish alan and had NO chance of ever getting anywhere near the 2nd round of the World Cup.

Thursday, May 27, 2010

Every Time

When the World cup comes along there are always things hanging over us...

You couldn't have waited facking 7 weeks could you Cheryl??

Cheryl and Ashley, Jordan and Peter, Paul and Heather... celebrities always want their marriage over quickly when it falls apart, but the "quickie" divorce is anything but - it takes months.

Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Lost Finale

Did anyone watch this? If not beware there may be spoilers.

Up until 10 minutes from the end i thought it was going to be good. I really liked the way it was going in the alternate reality... and then it just went stupid.

During the entire 6 seasons, Kate has always followed jack when there is something important to be done and has always liked Jack. So as soon as Jack says he needs to "save the island" and kisses her and tells her he loves her, she fucks off knowing she wouldn't see him again and leaves him with ben and hurley to save the world.

Also I liked the way they got all the originals together at the end, I just have no idea what actually happened?? Soooo many questions?? What was the black smoke? Why didn't man in Locke just kill them all ages ago? What was the score with the numbers and why did hurley hear those number all the time and they were on the hatch and had to type into the computer with desmond? Why didn't desmond put the pin back in to start the light and save Jack? Why did the plane fly back over the island when there was supposed to be a certain route they had to take to get away from the Island?? Since when can an aeroplane reverse???

hmmmmmmmm any ideas????

Saturday, May 22, 2010

Only in China...

"While kissing is normally very safe, doctors advise people to proceed with caution," wrote the China Daily"

Makes you want to read more doesn't it?!?!

A young Chinese woman was left partially deaf following a passionate kiss from her boyfriend.

The 20-something from Zhuhai in Guangdong province arrived at hospital having completely lost the hearing in her left ear, said local reports.

The incident prompted a series of articles in the local media warning of the dangers of excessive kissing.

"While kissing is normally very safe, doctors advise people to proceed with caution," wrote the China Daily.

The doctor who treated the girl in hospital was quoted in the paper explaining what had happened.

"The kiss reduced the pressure in the mouth, pulled the eardrum out and caused the breakdown of the ear."

The chorus of warnings was echoed by the Shanghai Daily, which wrote: "A strong kiss may cause an imbalance in the air pressure between two inner ears and lead to a broken ear drum."

The young woman is expected to regain her full hearing within about two months.

Thursday, May 20, 2010

Nothing Happening

Life has been a bot boring lately. Am busy at work so have not played poker. Neteller have frozen my account till i send them info over and to be honest, i have no idea how to do that. I've been going to the gym a lot and have starting training for the 3 peak challenge i'm doing in August which will be hard work. I feel alot better after being to the gym and weirdly feel less tired so will keep it up.

As well as the 3 Peak Challenge in August, On friday i'm sleeping outside our central Norwich office for a homeless childrens charity. It looks like it should be alright weather but I'll literally be on the street with a sleeping bag so that should be interesting. I would like to say that I really felt strongly about that charity but the truth is that there are super fit women from work doing it and some managers so will be good for getting to know people.

Sunday, May 16, 2010

I will make you feel old.........

Back to the Future

If it was made today and they went back the same length of time as they did in the film, what year would they go back to?


Saturday, May 15, 2010


Good to see Lampard getting good preperation for taking penalties in pressure games and spanking it miles wide.

We're going to lose on penalties again arn't we?

Tuesday, May 11, 2010

Shteevve McClaren

As an england fan i remember this:

And remember being all prepared to go to the Euros after watching England in the qualifiers. I was happy when he got sacked as he was useless and laughed my ASS off when I heard the interview after he first joined FC Twente when he spoke English with a Dutch accent:

So I suppose he has done well winning the Dutch league but he's now decided to jump ship and join Wolfsburg. Reading the BBC sport website I love this comment about the reason he left as it makes NO SENSE!! Explain this one to me someone PLEASE. Why didn't he just say "I went for the money?"

"I have had two fantastic years at FC Twente, but made a promise to my wife and children [who remained in England] that I would not spend more than two years living away from them," McClaren told Dutch newspaper TC Tubantia.

"Now we will all live together in Germany."


Friday, May 07, 2010

Man Utd - Chelsea Bet

Have just put a bet on the football Sunday. My idea is that Fergie will tell United to start super quickly on Sunday on the basis that if United go ahead early and the news gets to Stamford Bridge then it might make Chelsea get a bit nervous. To take that idea a bit further, I think Carlo Ancelotti will be telling Chelsea that if they go ahead early then it doesn't matter if United score!! So i think both teams will really be up for it and starting fast to get an early goal. What i've done is to put a double on Chelsea and United to both be winning by the 15th minute. Have stuck £35 on it and am getting nearly 10-1 so would get £325 back if it hits so fingers crossed...

Thursday, May 06, 2010


Can't handle these swings. Last week all good and hitting, then today just get outdrawn all the time. Ak beating my KK. 10 J beating KQ on a 10 J A flop.

Rush... everything too fast and the heaters and coolers come along so quickly

Tuesday, May 04, 2010

Inperfect Poker

Normally when i play I have been trying to play "perfect ABC poker". By this i mean always being aware or what my stats must be like and to always come into pots raising and 3 betting more. What I have realised at NL10 Rush is that the majority of the big pots i'm winning are through hitting sets so I have been calling more with small to medium pairs unless raised high to set mine. I've really cut my 3 betting range as people's calling range is massive and so it's hard to know how to play if you miss the flop. I've really really really really cut my 3 bet calling range to very high premium hands as, through experience, have found that people at NL10's 3 bet range is only premium hands. I have been doing well at Rush after initially not liking the format. The key is to not try and moves and just wait to hit the cards. I know that doesn't sound right but the amount you win when you hit outweighs the losses which is the name of the game. The whole point is that i'm now winning and doing what i think is right to win at this level.

From the $6 rakeback i had i now have $61 in my tilt account and have also shipped $20 across to amatay for a go on the World Cup sweepstake.

Monday, May 03, 2010

Heater Over

Well it was fun while it lasted. The reason I get wound up about poker is hands like this. If he spins a set or AA then well played you sir, but this just fucks me right off. what a useless cunt. Call a raise 7 3..

Saturday, May 01, 2010

Super Heater

I wasn't going to deposit back into full tilt or play anwhere at all but got an email saying I had received $6.27 in rakeback so thought i'd play and lose it all at NL10 Rush as you apprantly can't withdraw on tilt unless you have $50. I then go on the daftest super heater i've ever been on getting dealt QQ 4 times, KK three times and AA twice in the space of about 15 minutes. Also won an all in pot with quad 2's. Every hand was hitting, sometimes stupidly like 10J hitting 9 Q K on the flop. I'd love to be able to say i played well but that's not the case is it when you hit cards like this? Anyway I had spun that $6 up to nearly $60 in no time at all.