Thursday, September 09, 2010

Back in the Day

Finally picked up my new Samsung 17" laptop last Friday after work and spent most of the evening getting it set up.To test the Pokertracker Hud I fired up a couple of micro heads up games but the players were so bad the Hud barely had time to kick in before the games were over.Despite hardly playing a hand of poker over the previous week I really haven't had much desire to start grinding sng's again.I did two wee sets of four games last night though and after six cashless games I was quite relieved to win the last two for a small profit.My roll is currently just under the $1k mark, and as I'm still playing far more Modern Warfare 2 than poker, I can't see it increasing by much anytime soon.

I've not been jogging again, but after 6 months off sitting on my backside on the sick, I have at least been either taking the dog for long walks or heading for an hour of stoating around the town on my lunch hour.I'm so unfit that even walking the dog round the local pitches for an hour resulted in a tight hamstring!

I have stuck to the no weed before work rule which I'm quite pleased about, although my current batch of herbs weren't cured properly before I got them and tend to give me more of a headache than a high.Perhaps I'll use all the annual leave I've accrued for a trip to the Dam after all.

At work I'm still on alternate full days and waiting to find out if they'll allow me to to a 4 day week for 6 months without having to change my contract.After such a long break, working 9-5 certainly seems like a long day!

My favourite tv show at the moment is the "Home Movie Show Uncut" on the BBC.Now I have to be honest and say when I saw on at 1am it wasn't showing quite the kind of amateur home movies I was expecting, but what it does show is footage of peoples home made films from as early as the 1930's.( many in colour) They showed a great clip the other night from the 30's where a wee old woman was complaining about all the cars on the road and saying that life just wasn't the same as it used to be 30 years ago.( Dudley was born in 1905 and says the same)

I've also been watching a few Floattheturn training vids and some Modern Warfare 2 vids on youtube.The MW2 vids make me feel old sometimes as the kids making them refer to life "back in the day" and then go on to talk about things that happened in March/April this year. Back in the day is about 1989 for me!

Ok,thanks for reading.Back soon...

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At Thursday, 09 September, 2010, Blogger Josie said...

Hi Acornman, I would like very much to play in your blogger tourney when you get it going again. I have accounts with FT and Poker Stars - hopefully it's played on one of those.

Will I get paid in Euros? :)

At Friday, 10 September, 2010, Blogger Littleacornman said...

lol,played on Stars and if it runs again I'll give you a shout.I've almost played in your tourney ( when off work the next day) but the deep stacks mean it would be an early morning finish by the time I'd donked my way to victory!

At Friday, 10 September, 2010, Anonymous Anonymous said...

".Perhaps I'll use all the annual leave I've accrued for a trip to the Dam after all."

Dont you have to be at work to accrue leave days..... Lol


At Saturday, 11 September, 2010, Blogger Rakeback Power said...

No weed before work. Harsh but fair. Good luck on that front. I respect your discipline.


At Monday, 13 September, 2010, Blogger dD said...

oh ....we'd all like HER to play .... :)

btw what is her tourney ??

fook me, you've been on annual leave for as year !



At Monday, 13 September, 2010, Blogger Littleacornman said...

lol Bully,no thankfully not.I get 28 days + a few bank hols etc and have carried 7 over from last year.April to April so at least 2-3 weeks off coming up soon!

Dudley,shut it you alchy! ( read your blog today ) Check out Josies blog for details you lazy git.First Wednesday of every month at 2am on Full Tilt I think though.


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