1.21.2006

But How Was The Play, Mrs. Lincoln?

So, pretty good day. I'm sure there's what some might call an "increased level of chatter" in a certain blogging community. I don't know a damn thing about that. Where I come from there are so many deer that the "deer in the headlights" metaphor takes on extra levels of possibility, in the way certain cultures have meticulously differentiated sundry brands of snow, dirt or whaleshit. It's all in the intonation, emphasis and facial expression, to the end that there be an understanding reached between speaker and listener as to exactly what sort of headlight-deer is the subject here. My friends, though we may not share a common language, I hope you understand me when I say that I have the look of a deer that's about to be in pretty sorry shape, liable to end its time on earth as a physics experiment, a cracked windshield, and a furlong of bloody road. Details to come.

23 Comments:

Blogger Falstaff said...

First round is on Ryan at the next WPBT gathering! Way to go, man, we're all incredibly proud of you!

1/21/2006 06:11:00 AM  
Blogger AlCantHang said...

Excellent job! Congrats and enjoy it. You're a legend!

1/21/2006 06:48:00 AM  
Blogger Mr Subliminal said...

Congratulations! From the moment you knocked me out of the WPBT Winter Classic, I knew great things were in store for you.

1/21/2006 06:59:00 AM  
Blogger The Millers said...

Bravo! You could ditch the modest act and actually come out and say that you made a nice little chunk of change last night. First place ain't nothing to be modest about, m'boy.

Next time we play, all my rebuys are on you. Because, you see, I'll need them. Because you're a good poker player and stuff. etc.

1/21/2006 07:54:00 AM  
Blogger Derek McG said...

great job . . . congrats ryan!!!

1/21/2006 08:03:00 AM  
Blogger Gene said...

Standing ovation. Encore, encore!

1/21/2006 08:19:00 AM  
Blogger TripJax said...

my mojo worked! oh i'm sure your play had something to do with it.

nice job absinthe

1/21/2006 08:42:00 AM  
Blogger ScottMcM said...

Only way I could be happier is if it was me.

Great work.

1/21/2006 08:58:00 AM  
Blogger d said...

Awesome accomplishment! Congrats!!

1/21/2006 09:01:00 AM  
Blogger StatikKling said...

awesome! Congrats!

1/21/2006 09:15:00 AM  
Blogger Dr. Pauly said...

Congrats again.

1/21/2006 09:51:00 AM  
Blogger Poker Nerd said...

Congratulations!

1/21/2006 09:54:00 AM  
Blogger Easycure said...

You have NO idea how much you were being sweated through Studio. Thanks for the updates while you were playing. It's a classic moment for you, obviously, but we're sharing it with you a little.

LA Poker puts GVegas "in check".

GVegas, your move!

1/21/2006 10:38:00 AM  
Blogger High Plains Drifter said...

Well done, Mr Pipp. Looks like Gehrig can take a day off himself.

Great win!!!

1/21/2006 10:44:00 AM  
Blogger StudioGlyphic said...

Hey. Good job.

1/21/2006 11:06:00 AM  
Blogger Bill Rini said...

Congrats! Having Phillip feeding us IM updates of your progress was pretty exciting.

I think this pretty much cements the LA poker bloggers as the best poker players in the blogoshpere. :-)

1/21/2006 11:07:00 AM  
Blogger Donkeypuncher said...

Congrats! That is so freakin' cool.

Now I can say I stole the big blind of a champion!

1/21/2006 11:11:00 AM  
Blogger TenMile said...

Whooot!

1/21/2006 11:51:00 AM  
Blogger Chad said...

Unbelievable, man. Nice cash! =]

1/21/2006 11:52:00 AM  
Blogger wamplerr said...

3 words...

COKE AND HOOKERS!

1/21/2006 12:54:00 PM  
Blogger Shelly said...

Go go go!

1/21/2006 01:45:00 PM  
Blogger Chris Halverson said...

Congratulations!!!!

1/21/2006 02:34:00 PM  
Blogger peacecorn said...

Absolutely incredible. We hounded the hell out of Glyphic in IRC for updates throughout the night. Congratulations!

1/22/2006 04:05:00 PM  

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