Yeah, I’m back. I don’t want to think about how long it’s been since I’ve posted. I swear, baby, this time I’ll post every day, just come back.
No, I’m not going to go full Ike on you. Not right now, at least. Instead, I will leave you with “an amusing quote from Jon Carroll”:http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=%2Fchronicle%2Farchive%2F2005%2F05%2F31%2FDDGM7C7THN1.DTL:
bq. In my youth (and still, today, in Las Vegas), all the rules were available in advance. The nature of the problem was known. The solution to the problem depended on many variables, but the variables were also known. Many unexpected things can happen in poker, but none of them is that a Merkon Death Ray will turn all the cards into lizards. It is never true in poker that your only hope of survival is to steal the belt of the man sitting next to you.