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Forum: EDF 11-30-2007, 09:56 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 226
Posted By NoSoup4U
Re: PDT 2/2 : Why has tipping increased?

One possible explanation is that the IRS has gotten much more effective at taxing tips. In the old days, a tip of 10-15% went 100% in the server's pocket. Only a very small fraction of tips were...
Forum: EDF 11-05-2007, 12:49 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 22
Posted By NoSoup4U
Re: NYC Dining Dilemma

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Spice Market has great atmosphere but meh food. If I could only do 3 dinners in NYC, I would do, in descending order:

Daniel
11 Madison
Sushi of Gari (Upper East Side)

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Forum: EDF 10-30-2007, 05:44 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 445
Posted By NoSoup4U
Re: High-end Dining: Expectations and Reviews

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NoSoup,

Excellent report. Coincidentally, tonight at dinner my friend and I talked about how the only place neither of us had been that is on both of our current lists of "must-go"...
Forum: News, Views, and Gossip 10-30-2007, 12:07 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 43
Posted By NoSoup4U
Re: BarryG - Online Poker should be legal in 6 months

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I talked to my accountant about this sometime back.

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You need a new accountant. This is not only wrong, it is is ridiculous.
Forum: EDF 10-30-2007, 04:08 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 445
Posted By NoSoup4U
Re: High-end Dining: Expectations and Reviews

I've been working my way through the most highly regarded sushi restaurants in New York and thought I'd share a few words on the most remarkable one of all, Masa (http://www.masanyc.com/). Masa is a...
Forum: Poker Beats, Brags, and Variance 10-20-2007, 03:18 AM
Replies: 503
Views: 68
Posted By NoSoup4U
Re: We haven\'t won yet: latest (10/19) cliff\'s notes on AP scandal

There is an ugly story in the San Jose Mercury News (http://www.mercurynews.com/morningbuzz/ci_7222161)

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Sure, Buzz has gotten caught up in the poker craze. But we've never plunked down...
Forum: Poker Beats, Brags, and Variance 10-14-2007, 06:53 PM
Replies: 681
Views: 111
Posted By NoSoup4U
Re: lolz super accountz

I got the IP from Nat and it appears to be from a cable modem connection in CR. I don't know if he wants me to post the details, but it is a netblock controlled by "Amnet Television" in San Jose,...
Forum: News, Views, and Gossip 10-13-2007, 04:14 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 20
Posted By NoSoup4U
Re: Daniel N. Would you talk to him at the table???

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When some smooth talker, fancy walker like Daniel comes forth with his watermelon conversation, folks say, "I can't be snitching off my hand." With Daniel, I would be as...
Forum: EDF 10-12-2007, 02:45 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 18
Posted By NoSoup4U
Re: Things in news stories that bug you

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NS,

Excellent post, thanks. Now if you can find some stuff that explains how the f the manager got a verdict for $1M!!!!

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The short version is that they were convicted...
Forum: EDF 10-12-2007, 02:27 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 18
Posted By NoSoup4U
Re: Things in news stories that bug you

I should have included more primary sources, but I was lazy.

Hoax warnings inadequate (http://www.courier-journal.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20070917/ZONE10/709170525/-1/UPDATES)
Exec...
Forum: EDF 10-12-2007, 02:22 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 18
Posted By NoSoup4U
Re: Things in news stories that bug you

There is almost always much more to the story than the simple write-up you get. I suspect that when you know the whole story relatively few of these cases would really upset you so much. The crux...
Forum: EDF 10-08-2007, 01:22 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 10
Posted By NoSoup4U
Re: Ask me about China - a Chinese-born Foreigner\'s Impression

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How do I buy chinese stocks?

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You might consider FXI, which is an ETF based on the Xinhua China 25 index. There are also some very good mutual funds that focus...
Forum: News, Views, and Gossip 09-07-2007, 09:12 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6
Posted By NoSoup4U
Re: Kirk Morrison is the Greatest Player in the World!

He said something very similar at the WSOP. I don't think he is a big fan of the poker lifestyle.
Forum: BBV4Life 08-30-2007, 11:59 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 4
Posted By NoSoup4U
Re: Ask Me About Being a Woman

Everyone knows Tanya.
Forum: Other Other Topics 08-24-2007, 06:20 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 4
Posted By NoSoup4U
Re: a crash course in prenups

Prenups are not a magic bullet that let you enforce any conditions you want. You guys have a lot of misconceptions. Most critically, courts won't enforce any deal related to child support. If you...
Forum: News, Views, and Gossip 08-20-2007, 08:14 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 23
Posted By NoSoup4U
Re: WSOP ME is not a donkament

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This is why Barry was embarrassed at having to say "lol donkaments" on HSP and probably regretted it afterwards because he is not an "lol donkaments" kind of guy even if he does green leak...
Forum: Brick and Mortar 08-13-2007, 07:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6
Posted By NoSoup4U
Re: Must a SB sized allin postflop bet be completed to the size of the

For those who think you can call, what happens to the BB? Can he take half of it back?
Forum: Televised Poker 08-13-2007, 12:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 8
Posted By NoSoup4U
Re: Negreneau haricut in \'99, must see ...

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Anyone know who's narrating at the end of the clip? I recognize the voice from somewhere... Ted Forrest?

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Yes, that is Ted.
Forum: Brick and Mortar 08-06-2007, 10:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 7
Posted By NoSoup4U
Re: Hilton Las Vegas - Hilton no more?

There are a number of hotels that are not actually owned by Hilton that are marketed as Hiltons. Colony Capital has to pay a fee to Hilton for the use of the name as well as the use of their...
Forum: Tournament Circuit/WSOP 07-13-2007, 03:47 PM
Replies: 745
Views: 12
Posted By NoSoup4U
Re: ** WSOP ME, $10,000 NLHE, Day 4, Fri., July 13 **

Down to 306 according to phone a friend in the room.
Forum: Tournament Circuit/WSOP 07-07-2007, 07:04 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 7
Posted By NoSoup4U
Re: WSOP Day 1 Seat Assignment & Count

I just registered an hour or so ago and was told they were at 4,600 over all four days right now.
Forum: Brick and Mortar 07-04-2007, 09:23 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 10
Posted By NoSoup4U
Re: Most Incredibly High Rake?

some cruise ships are 10% capped at $10.
Forum: Tournament Circuit/WSOP 07-02-2007, 09:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 6
Posted By NoSoup4U
Re: i\'m pre-registered for day 1c-do i need to turn up before then?

Last year you could sign up on the morning of Day 1D. They don't usually stop accepting registrations on Day 1A.
Forum: Tournament Circuit/WSOP 06-26-2007, 08:33 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 6
Posted By NoSoup4U
Re: Am I crazy or is this a ridiculous ruling? (side game post)

In general, the rule at the Rio this year has been that if you talk on a phone, your hand is ruled dead. I've seen it enforced at both cash games and tourney tables. I've also seen dealers and...
Forum: News, Views, and Gossip 06-25-2007, 04:26 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 9
Posted By NoSoup4U
Re: ZeeJustin claims Angleshooting by known pro in 50K Horse

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So was Robert Williamson really scamming or just did'nt hear zee?

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Not hearing Zee isn't an angle-shoot. Telling the floor that you already exposed your hand when you...
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