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spartan7782 Interviewed by: purcelin
 10/1/2012 Newsletter - What's Up Eliters! - Stories

Real Name: Dave
Location: Michigan
Sex: male
Age: 53
Marital Status: married for 28 years
Profession: management in agricultural retail
Languages Spoken: English, though some wonder how well

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

I enjoy baseball, watching now more than playing, and I've coached youth basketball for over 25 years

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

Computer gaming, reading, spending time with my family.

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

I was invited to join by one of the Eliters and started playing in bgy.

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

Very definitely - Spartans, from Michigan State Spartans, I'm an alumni, 7782 are the years I attended MSU.

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

Nothing really, my life is an open book.
(editor's comments, he is far from being dull)

What makes Eliters special?

I really enjoy the admin team we have in cribY, they're fun to work with, and very, very dedicated.

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

I play criby, bgy, pinoy and euchy - that takes up enough time so would not consider other games at this point.

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

I love pinochle, my grandparents taught me when I was 10 and I still have great memories of those games.

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

I am an AGL in criby and unfortunately, with the demands of my job that is about as much as I can do in Eliters.

What is your proudest achievement in life?

My 4 great kids

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

As long as the game moves along pretty quickly, I enjoy them all.

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

Let me win a little more often...

If you had one wish; what would it be?

You mean besides the winning the lottery thing?

If you could use one sentence to describe the way you feel about Eliters to a prospective new player; what would it be?

Join us for great tournaments with great people and super td's.

What is the most memorable experience that you have had as a TD or a player; online or at a live event?

We have live events?

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

Without question the countless times I've fallen asleep while playing?

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

see above

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

I'm pretty happy with whom I am.

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

Well, since you didn't mention her - my wife, then my laptop and cell phone.

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

Take naps. Editor's note - hopefully you aren't the one driving!

Name your three favorite movies:

Rio Bravo, While You Were Sleeping, Independence Day

Do you have any particular heroes?

My dad -one of the smartest men I have evern known, even though he only had an 8th grade education. Then he went to night school, and was the top in his class

What is your guiltiest pleasure?

Sneaking a peek at Eliters while at work on my computer...

When I grow up I want to be just like:

I think I'm way beyond that!

Any last words for our readers?

Nothing too extravageant.

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