How long have you been playing games online?
I have been playing games online since 1999.
How much time do you spend online a week?
Well, my computer is on 24/7, but canít tell you how long that I am online for.
How did you learn about Eliters and when did you join?
I joined 1 July 2001, when a very good friend, Dlovell, asked me to join him in Yahoo Gin. I had no clue how to play gin, but I joined anyway.
When did you first become a Staff Member at Eliters?
I became a Staff Member on August 13, 2001.
Tell us about your career history at Eliters.
My career at Eliters has been long and challenging. I became a TD a few weeks after Spady became a league. After being there for few months, I left and joined the first SFTD team. Because I love Pogo, I was thrilled when Issa announced new Pogo leagues, so I became HA of Spadp. I left Elite for 6 weeks, but I couldn't stay away so I came back as SFTD. Then I eventually joined DOP, became HA of DOP, and joined the second SFTD team.
What is it that you love about Pogo over Yahoo?
You can report a person for abusive language or for harassment. They will boot someone from the room and ban them from the room and the game.
It is a nice feature of Pogo, I hear you have been a victim of it many times as well?
LOL. Yes Pogo has banned me 3 times, not for abusive language, but for doing my job and SPAMMING. Lol. Hopefully all the pogo cops know what www.eliters.org is, lol.
What is it in your background that prepared you for all this? What skills have you developed that made this possible?
Only thing that prepared me for this was the fact I liked pushing the rules, not breaking them, just pushing them to the snapping point. LOL. I have developed organization skills by hosting. I have also learned patience.
What do you believe are the benefits of pushing the rules without breaking them?
Oh boy, If I answered that I would give away all my secrets.
And what do you do, for Elite that makes use of all these skills?
I host Hot T's and play games. LOL. Is there anything else that I could be doing in Elite?
Do you administer any real-life competitions?
When would I have time for this? LOL
What do you do in your time away from Elite?
You mean there is something other than Elite? Actually, I work and go to school (finish July 1, my 3rd year anniversary in Elite). I also spend time with my 13 year old brat and her new puppy.
What degree have you been working toward? Congratulations on your upcoming achievement.
I am about to get my Associate in Computer Technology, and will pursue my Bachelors after a small break. Lol and thank you for the congrats. There are times I canít believe I actually made it this far in school.
For some people its no easy task and it sounds like your life is full of many things to keep you busy.
Main thing that keeps me busy is a 13 year old brat. . . oops daughter. Unfortunately, I had to give up some of the things I loved (like hosting) so I could spend more time with her.
That is always a commendable reason. What kind of puppy did you get her?
She has a golden lab / husky mix that she named Scrappy because he was the runt of the litter (reminds me of another Scrappie I know. lol)
What makes Eliters different from the competition?
I never tried the competition, so not sure what makes it different. I never wanted to and never will try the competition.
What would you tell a prospective member who is trying to choose between Eliters and other, similar leagues?
Eliters is the best and will beat any other league hands down. Eliters are a family, the other leagues are not.
Well, that certainly sums it up, any last words for our readers?
I am almost always available to answer questions, to help, or just listen to someone who is having problems. My yahoo is always on, but I am usually invisible, so just send me a message if you need to talk. If I donít answer right away, that means I am not here, but will eventually reply back to you.