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No poker, just Euchre - Princess
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No poker, just Euchre
I'm currently sitting in a Caribou coffee, going on hour number 2, trying to get through the 500 and change emails that accumulated over my 2 week vacation. The vacation was lovely, and I didn't work much at all, except last Friday, and that was brainless spreadsheet work, which isn't bad at all.

Yesterday, I walked the dog, and sat on my duff to watch the US Open - the Agassi and Blake matches were fantastic, and I'm rooting for Mary Pierce to get far in the bracket, too. I then took some time off to play Canasta and Euchre on Yahoo games, where it is officially proven that I SUCK at both of them - either that or I'm card dead. I even pulled CJ into the fray and made him partner with me for Euchre, and we only won about 4 times out of 11. Online euchre is SO RIGGED, I tell you.

However, I lost less money this way, tell you what.

But this has gotten me thinking. I think we need an online Euchre night. Who's in?

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bene From: bene Date: September 6th, 2005 06:48 pm (UTC) (Link)
I'd be up for some euchre :)
maigrey From: maigrey Date: September 7th, 2005 01:29 pm (UTC) (Link)
Woo! I'll have to pick a night next week, maybe thursday...
bene From: bene Date: September 7th, 2005 06:10 pm (UTC) (Link)
I think thursday works...gotta finish getting my calandar in order...
From: fat_tabby Date: September 6th, 2005 09:06 pm (UTC) (Link)
I'd possibly be in, assuming I learned the game...
maigrey From: maigrey Date: September 7th, 2005 01:30 pm (UTC) (Link)
Ugh, I've found I'm tnot that great of a player, so you should look on play.yahoo.com and find the instructions, or get the scoop from CJ or Drizz...
From: heykidsitsbg Date: September 6th, 2005 09:50 pm (UTC) (Link)
so very, very in...
maigrey From: maigrey Date: September 7th, 2005 01:31 pm (UTC) (Link)
Maybe Thurs next week?
From: joanne1111 Date: September 7th, 2005 02:56 pm (UTC) (Link)

Euchre

I'm in - just let me know when.
From: drizztdj Date: September 7th, 2005 08:00 pm (UTC) (Link)
Me and CJ will be dishing out euchre lessons to all :)

No more PLO8 while playing euchre though. That DID cost me money :P
From: maudie_b Date: September 8th, 2005 03:08 pm (UTC) (Link)
I'd be game for a new game, haven't a clue as to how to play, but I can read instructions 8^)
From: teamscottsmith Date: September 11th, 2005 01:42 pm (UTC) (Link)

Euchre and Backgammon??

My attraction into poker was that I love card games. I've always been a card player, but not much of a gambler. Money is just how you keep score in poker.
I can play Bridge, although there is no one my age around who plays. I haven't ever played euchre, but it looks like Bridge with a short deck and a crazy Jack wild card sort of rule.

SPEAKING OF OTHER GAMES, are any of you poker-bloggers playing online backgammon for money? I've been think about putting a little cash that direction. I've been good at that game since I was three, and would like some input on sites.
maigrey From: maigrey Date: September 13th, 2005 03:59 pm (UTC) (Link)

Re: Euchre and Backgammon??

I'm horrible about backgammon :D I hear games grid is good.

And I have no idea on how to play bridge, but dad and stepmother play it competitively.
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