Sunday, December 03, 2006

Sigh.

Nothing seemed to go right, save for the first half. It's kinda strange that my worst performances are in the tourneys 1 week before major events( before nats too). The 6- player div is also to blame.... Also mediocre tiles, watching too much WYSC, the stuffy air-con, few blanks (6/16, only 3 on bingos)and I hadn't been feeling too good these few days either. So JP wins all the games with an even lower average(and fewer bingos) than Liwei, who wins half. And yes, same number of wins as michael who phonied practically every game. What a joke.

On the bright side, I am still the leading player in contention for WSC..

For some reason I wasn't on form, letting Michael play IQ with the board reversed and overdrawing twice, both times losing the blank. Fortunately I got both back. Against JP I missed ULE which would have won by 1 instead of losing by 4.
What's worse, these are my uninspiring opening racks:

ELMRTVY ( played VLY 18)
EEEMOOR ( change EEOO)
AEENNMP (PENNY 22)
BENRRUW (BURN 12)
?EILRRS (fLIRTERS 78 only to close the gap of JP's ORALITY 78)
EEIIOOD ( xch EIOO)
DELNRRT (LORD 9)
EEFUWXY (WYE 26)




Game 7 with JP. During the game Dorai peeks over and is rather bemused by words like FLIRTERS and EROTICA. I'm less than pleased. Down by a bingo on a rather closed board. I choose HERTZ, while at the end JP manages to get the blank and STILL doesn't play EBONItES or EBONIsES because he's scared that if it's phony I would out and win. Geez. A 1995 player, unsure of EBONITES EBONISES or EBIONISE..

Not a good day. Causeway should be better.

9 comments:

Anonymous said...

maybe thats why he won

Anonymous said...

Don't be such a wet blanket.

You've had bad tiles before, but you still managed to finish in the top 5.
(am i correct?)

The tiles will balance out, and the people possibly that are at the top will get bad tiles and sink to the bottom.

And for you, you might get way better tiles, and rocket to the top.

And it seems to be the appropriate time to get bad tiles as the tiles are bound to get better in the next tourney (causeway heehee)

Anonymous said...

Does any of this really matter? Is getting good tiles important? or for that matter winning tournaments? or for that matter winning the nationals? or for that matter becoming WSC Champion? None of all these matters... we are all dust in the wind... biding our time away, finding nonconsequential things to do like memorising bingo lists we don't know or care about the meanings of. Doesn't all of these seem pointless?

Anonymous said...

Absolutely. Absolutely pointless. Now go away and have a life.

Hubert wee said...

I know who u are. Go comment elsewhere please.

Anonymous said...

just to let you know, the person posting the second comment is not the same person as the rest

Anonymous said...

I'd just like to say that the 7th person posting a comment with regards to this issue is not the same as the 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th commenters.

ballhawk said...

OK I AM THE ANONYMOUS PERSON WHO POSTED 2nd.

WHO THE OTHER PERSON IS, I DONT KNOW.

ballhawk said...

I don't mean any emotional harm in my words like you, so could you please either reveal yourself or stop commenting.