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theressahalb Interviewed by: purcelin
 1/2/2011 Newsletter - What's Up Eliters! - Stories

Real Name: Theressa
Location: Alberta, Canada
Sex: Female
Age: 40
Marital Status: Married
Profession:
Languages Spoken: English

Tell us a little bit about yourself - your hobbies, interests, passions in life.

I love reading, camping, spending time with my family and now my grandson Noah.


What other interests or hobbies do you have (other than Eliters of course)?

I love cooking!


How did you learn about Eliters and when did you join?

LOL I think I’ve been here forever….used to play in cases then stumbled across Eliters and never looked back.


How did you pick your Eliters' Name - does it have any special significance?

I’m not really creative so I just used my name, last initial and alb for Alberta.


Tell us something unique or interesting about yourself that we are unlikely to know.

I love writing poetry.


What makes Eliters special?

It’s a great place to meet new friends and have some fun.


What games do you play? Are there any other games you would like to give a try?

I like cribbage, yahtzee, bingo of course, played gin, canasta, bowling…lol there are just too many to name. I’d like to try backgammon but for the life of me no matter how many games I watch I can’t seem to figure it out


What is your absolute favorite game - and who taught you to play?

I’ve got 2 favorites - cribbage and bingo and my grandma taught me how to play both of them :)


Do you currently hold any position in Eliters? Is there any particular position you would be interested in?

I’m HA of Bingolp and also on the SFTD team. I’m always interested in new challenges. Unfortunately I don’t have a lot of extra time to apply for new positions right now.


What is your proudest achievement in life?

Helping my son stay in school.


What is the most important thing for you in tournament play?

That players keep the pace and don’t argue over stupid things.


If you could offer one suggestion to improve Eliters, what would it be?

Shorten the timers so people don’t have to wait as long to play their match.


If you had one wish what would it be?

That I could guarantee that my grandson will grow up safe and happy.


If you could use one sentence to describe the way you feel about Eliters to a prospective player.

Eliters is an awesome league and you’ll love playing here.


What is the most memorable experience that you have had as a TD or player?

Meeting everyone. It’s a great bunch here at Eliters.


What is the funniest thing that has happened to you since joining Eliters?

The night Carol and Jeff and I went bowling till 5 in the morning…they got me hooked!!


What is the most embarrassing thing that has happened to you as a TD or player?

Hmmm there’s been lots … do I really have to answer this…lol.


If you could be one person for a day, who would you be and why?

Just me I think…no one can really be anyone else.


You are given five minutes to evacuate your house, the kids and pets are safe - which three items would you grab?

Pictures, important papers, my recipe book with all my old recipes that have been passed down.


How do you pass the time on your drive to and from work?

Listen to the radio and have a smoke (I know yuck)


Name your three favorite movies

Forrest Gump, Almost Famous, Blackhawk Down


Do you have any particular heroes?

My grandfather.


What is your guiltiest pleasure?

Easter Crème Eggs and Terry’s Chocolate Oranges.


When I grow up I want to be just like:

Me!


Any last words for our readers?

Have fun and enjoy your game J




 
 
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