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Know When To Hold 'Em

Kenny Rogers once opined
That every now and then you find
You get too tight, it breaks your mind,
And that’s no way to live, my friend. 82 more words


The Vexations of Varying Translations

Yes, yes, I know I do tend to ramble on about the vagaries of different translations of some of my favourite books; but at the risk of being a bore, this came back into to my mind recently thanks, oddly enough, to OH’s film-watching tendencies! 602 more words

The Melting Pot, A Gambler

————already had I dreamt
Of my sweet birth-place

I slide into the corner booth at the Ox; I grab a menu and sigh and speak: “Nearly get whiplash entering this place from the light to dark.”

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2 Types of Men to Avoid

  • The Gambler  –

The gambler is someone to avoid unless you don’t mind living worried and broke. A Gambler has little direction in life. Instead of a plan to succeed in life they rely on luck. 162 more words


WCW Main Event – [Sunday] Week 3 [July] [1994]

These are the results from WCW Main Event, being held by World Championship Wrestling.

Stars ‘n’ Stripes vs. The Barrio Brothers

In a bout that had sub-par wrestling and little heat, Stars ‘n’ Stripes defeated The Barrio Brothers in 5:33 when Marcus Alexander Bagwell defeated Ricky Santana by pinfall with a Hangman’s Neckbreaker. 578 more words

July 1994

WCW Saturday Night – [Saturday] Week 3 [July] [1994]

These are the results from WCW Saturday Night, being held by World Championship Wrestling. It is being held in front of 15,000 people at Dallas Reunion Arena in Texas. 1,238 more words

July 1994

Honest Burgers, A Gambler*

“You’re not eating sugar? … What kind of quack medicine website told you to do that? What a shame. No joy in that. Now, if you’re doing it as a kind of personal mortification, then carry on, but if you’re doing it for your health, then it’s probably a diet from hell.

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