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Re: In the beginning
« Reply #225 on: June 14, 2012, 10:54:03 AM »
Get yourself a proposal up for this weekends Pokerstars half price stuff and you may just be surprised  ;D

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Re: In the beginning
« Reply #226 on: June 14, 2012, 11:13:03 AM »


At the beginning of the season, in the suggestion posts for season 6. It was suggested of having a membership fee which was widely supported but was never implemented due to the fact it may drive people away instead of attracting new members.

Today I have become a Staked Licensed Player for two reasons. Number 1 to get staked, although I don't think I will be using it much as who will stake me? When you have the likes of George2loose and Swinebag22 to name but 2. But I will have a go; you never know someone may take pity on me. Number 2 is that I see this as a way of paying a Voluntary fee to APAT. As far as I'm aware, APAT is still a non profit organization so any monies will go back into running APAT so I have no quorums in paying £10 or 1% of any winnings.          



I like it...that"s a good way to look at it.

On the other hand, and I"m almost certainly wrong, I think the early adopters of APAT actually did pay a small fee in the beginning...maybe £10? Dunno, just something I have in the dark recess of what I like to refer to as...as...as...oh, yeah, my memory.

Oh...and it"s qualms. :)


Yes, we paid £5

Thanks for pointing that out, See OP  :)


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Re: In the beginning
« Reply #227 on: June 14, 2012, 12:16:49 PM »



At the beginning of the season, in the suggestion posts for season 6. It was suggested of having a membership fee which was widely supported but was never implemented due to the fact it may drive people away instead of attracting new members.

Today I have become a Staked Licensed Player for two reasons. Number 1 to get staked, although I don't think I will be using it much as who will stake me? When you have the likes of George2loose and Swinebag22 to name but 2. But I will have a go; you never know someone may take pity on me. Number 2 is that I see this as a way of paying a Voluntary fee to APAT. As far as I'm aware, APAT is still a non profit organization so any monies will go back into running APAT so I have no quorums in paying £10 or 1% of any winnings.          



I like it...that"s a good way to look at it.

On the other hand, and I"m almost certainly wrong, I think the early adopters of APAT actually did pay a small fee in the beginning...maybe £10? Dunno, just something I have in the dark recess of what I like to refer to as...as...as...oh, yeah, my memory.

Oh...and it"s qualms. :)


Yes, we paid £5

Thanks for pointing that out, See OP  :)




lol, that"s one of the great comebacks. :)
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Re: In the beginning
« Reply #228 on: June 14, 2012, 13:01:15 PM »




At the beginning of the season, in the suggestion posts for season 6. It was suggested of having a membership fee which was widely supported but was never implemented due to the fact it may drive people away instead of attracting new members.

Today I have become a Staked Licensed Player for two reasons. Number 1 to get staked, although I don’t think I will be using it much as who will stake me? When you have the likes of George2loose and Swinebag22 to name but 2. But I will have a go; you never know someone may take pity on me. Number 2 is that I see this as a way of paying a Voluntary fee to APAT. As far as I’m aware, APAT is still a non profit organization so any monies will go back into running APAT so I have no quorums in paying £10 or 1% of any winnings.          



I like it...that"s a good way to look at it.

On the other hand, and I"m almost certainly wrong, I think the early adopters of APAT actually did pay a small fee in the beginning...maybe £10? Dunno, just something I have in the dark recess of what I like to refer to as...as...as...oh, yeah, my memory.

Oh...and it"s qualms. :)


Yes, we paid £5

Thanks for pointing that out, See OP  :)




lol, that"s one of the great comebacks. :)


Nah...he"s just making excuses.

That"s not a spelling mistake...it"s a whole different word.

Dyslexia...my asz! :)
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Re: In the beginning
« Reply #229 on: August 21, 2012, 19:21:34 PM »
Was not going to play this weekend due to a big day and night out on the Saturday (York races)  but now with it being so close I just cannot resist so just bought in via DTD on-line shop. I may be late and I may be hung-over so if you see me with sunglasses it"s not because I"m a hot shot poker player, I"m just hiding my bloodshot eyes.    

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Re: In the beginning
« Reply #230 on: August 21, 2012, 19:24:18 PM »

Was not going to play this weekend due to a big day and night out on the Saturday (York races)  but now with it being so close I just cannot resist so just bought in via DTD on-line shop. I may be late and I may be hung-over so if you see me with sunglasses it"s not because I"m a hot shot poker player, I"m just hiding my bloodshot eyes.    


You never play an hand for the first 3 hours anyway so just have some extra sleep.  ;)

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Re: In the beginning
« Reply #231 on: August 22, 2012, 06:36:52 AM »


Was not going to play this weekend due to a big day and night out on the Saturday (York races)  but now with it being so close I just cannot resist so just bought in via DTD on-line shop. I may be late and I may be hung-over so if you see me with sunglasses it"s not because I"m a hot shot poker player, I"m just hiding my bloodshot eyes.    


You never play an hand for the first 3 hours anyway so just have some extra sleep.  ;)


You can drop me off on the way down to Coventry and then pick me up on the way back

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Re: In the beginning
« Reply #232 on: August 31, 2012, 10:05:25 AM »
What a great day on Sunday, just wished I could run a bit better when it mattered. Went to the races on Saturday which turned out to be a all day drinking session from 11am till sometime in the early hours (don"t remember what time I got to bed but I can remember the birds singing) The day was a good day with a 5/1 winner and a 14/1 winner which paid for the drink and also coved my entrance fee to the game on Sunday.

Woke up on Sunday with a thumping headache wondering where I was, finally got my bearings after a few pints of water and standing in the shower for 15 minutes trying to sober up, then started to head home from York when the phone goes "can I have a lift?" The day before I text Stuart and offered to drive to DTD and with him going deep in the 6 max plus driving to Coventry the day before, he was happy for the lift. I did not tell him a would have probably been over the limit if pulled. This was about 11.00 so went home first, change of clothes and plenty of coffee then picked Stuart up and head for DTD.

The game started well for me getting AA, KK, QQ twice, JJ and AK, AQ all within the first 3 levels so why did I end up with only 9000 chips? The only hand I can remember were some of the chips went is when I had an over pair to the board but the guy rived a straight and I paid him off apart from that I played straight forward poker but seem to lose chips. After that I started to grind, getting my stack up to 45k when Will sat on my left got bustard and a woman replaced him, this is when it all went wrong. The blinds was 600/1200 75 I called 1 raise and raised a further twice for her to re-raise all-in. By now I had been awake for about 15 hours after being asleep for 4 hours and was starting to feel fatigue. The next hand I get AQ made a raise to 3k she again moves all-in this time I made the call. She flips over 10 10, I hit the A but she hits the 10, no complaints.

By now Stuart had entered the £50 sat for the £500k so I went to have a quite sit down in my car the next thing I know an hour had passed and the phone worked me up with a text from Stuart saying he was out. I intended to go back into DTD to say my good-buys but was not feeling too good so just waited for Stuart then set off home. Good job he was with me, don't know if I would have made it back in one peace.

Probably my last APAT game until the worlds in March. May play the team game in January if I get selected (Paulie  ;)) but with it just being after Christmas I may find it difficult as the pennies are tight at the moment but let's wait and see.

I qualified for GPS back in March but waited until it came to Sheffield in November, been looking forward to this all year and will be the biggest game I have played in. I won it in a freeroll so I have nothing to lose and that's how I'm going to play it.

Manage to blag some VIP tickets to the Launch Party at Genting Club Sheffield, free food, free drink, hotel booked.  ;D

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Re: In the beginning
« Reply #233 on: January 30, 2013, 11:43:12 AM »
Luton Team Championships

The day started with me wondering if the game was still on after all the snow we had over Friday night. A few exchanged emails and PMs found that all was going ahead as planned, apparently all the snow fell on Yorkshire and the southern softies had none. A quick check with my team mates to make sure that they were still going and off I go.

Half way down the M1, I ran out of water for the window screen so a quick pit stop in the services and 5 minutes later I'm on my way. When I get to the hotel I noticed that some ******* had caught the corner of my car and put a nice dint and scratch, now if I was in my clapped out car it would have not bothered me but I was in the Mrs pride and joy. Nothing I can do about that now so put it to the back of my mind and will face the music when I get home.

After walking down 5 flights of stairs to the reception and then waiting in line for 15 minutes for my turn. The following conversation tuck place.

"Yes Sir"
"I have a room booked "
"What name"
"Parker"
He types for a minute on his computer
"Sorry sir, what name was it"
"Wayne Parker, I have booked for 1 night" and I showed him my booking number.
"Sorry sir but we have no room with that name "
He continues to type away.
"You have not got a room, but we still have some left, can I take your credit card"
"No, I have already paid for it, here is my confirmation"

After about 15 minutes of this he finally gives me a room, by this time I was late getting to the casino so I just dumped my bag and then head off. I was supposed to meet some of my team mates in the bar at the hotel to give shirts out but now had to give them out at the casino which I don't think some of them liked.

The game started and before I knew it I was out, nothing of note happened just could not get in the game and spent the rest of the night railing my fellow team mates, but gradually they all fell one by one and none of us made it to day two.

After arriving back at my room at 2.30am I noticed my widow was open and with it being on a major road, the noise was loud even at that time. So I go to shut it only to find out that you can't its broken. So I spent the rest of the night/morning listening to the traffic.

I had put my name down to play Ping-Pong but after about 3 hours broken sleep the last thing that I wanted to do was play this but since I'm her and paid for it I may as well go along. This turn out to be a really good laugh even though I did not do very well (even Claire beat me) and it was a way to pass the time on, on a Sunday morning.

Since we had all gone out of the tournament I head off home to face the finger waging of the Mrs and how I will never borrow her car again (what I paid for by the way)

With all that happen to me over the weekend is insignificant when you hear what happened to John

It was good to meet new and old faces and has always no matter if I do good or bad, the APAT weekend are ones not to be missed (I just wish I could attend more of them)  

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Re: In the beginning
« Reply #234 on: July 17, 2013, 16:52:59 PM »
It"s been 6 months since I last posted on hear

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Re: In the beginning
« Reply #235 on: July 17, 2013, 17:01:51 PM »

It"s been 6 months since I last posted on hear


Still haven"t learned to spell in the interim though. :)
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Re: In the beginning
« Reply #236 on: July 17, 2013, 17:21:17 PM »


It"s been 6 months since I last posted on hear


Still haven"t learned to spell in the interim though. :)


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Re: In the beginning
« Reply #237 on: July 17, 2013, 18:03:34 PM »
Don bee redikulos, speeling iz vytally importan in der modurn wurld.
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Re: In the beginning
« Reply #238 on: January 10, 2014, 16:49:33 PM »
It"s been another 6 months since I last posted on this thread  :)

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Re: In the beginning
« Reply #239 on: January 10, 2014, 17:14:47 PM »

It"s been another 6 months since I last posted on this thread  :)


...and nothing else has happened to you in the interim.

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