Tell us a little bit about yourself - your hobbies; interests; passions in life.
I am a retired Army veteran of 21 years. My wife Laura(Nochlhead77) and I raise and show Pygmy Goats. We both love to golf.
What other interests or hobbies do you have (other than Eliters of course)?
How did you learn about Eliters and when did you join?
I was playing Pinochle on line in a different Yahoo lobby and an eliter(i can't remember her name) was talking to my wife Laura and convinced her to join. I joined a month or so later when I saw the fun she was having
How did you pick your Eliters' Name - does it have any special significance?
My first name was Nuck_master(meaning Master of playing Pinochle)- I have had multiple names with a number after it because i kept getting banned for refreshing the lobby wrong. I even lost a bet and had the name LADIES RULE NUCK in which I had to keep for 90 days for the Ladies who bet me and Won the BOS--NOTE---GUMSHOE STEVE permantly and forever more banned that name so DONT BET ME Again ladies
Tell us something unique or interesting about yourself that we are unlikely to know?
I am very laid back, have alot of old fashion values, enjoy any Positive conversations and jokes, and try my best to avoid controversy(But i aint perfect)
What makes Eliters special?
Eliters is special because of the members who want to play a game and Have FUN. We don't allow the Problem people to make life miserable. Because we have the best structured league I have seen in online games I choose to play and stay with this great league.
What games do you play? Are there any other games you would like to give a try?
I mostly Play Pino- I have played and should go play and try to figure out online Eliter Euchre, Spades, Hearts, Cribby, Gin and some others
What is your absolute favorite game - and who taught you to play?
Pinochle- Learned it while in the Army
Do you currently hold any position in Eliters? Is there any particular position in which you might be interested?
HA of Pinoy, Eliters Training Director for TDs
What is your proudest achievement in life?
My family--My wife, children, and grandchildren are everything to me.
What is the most important thing for you in tournament play?
I love the competition and winnning and also even if losing I still like to enjoy playing and always look to be positive and a good sport
If you could offer one suggestion to improve Eliters; what would it be?
All members at all levels whether players or staff(who are also players) should always look to the positive side of things and try to avoid negative words or actions- Stressing a positive and fun experience is what Eliters is all about
If you had one wish; what would it be?
hmmmmmmmmm I would like to win the lottery I suppose
If you could use one sentence to describe the way you feel about Eliters to a prospective new player; what would it be?
Eliters welcomes any person from anywhere to come and have fun and enjoy others company in a secure environment
What is the most memorable experience that you have had as a TD or a player; online or at a live event?
Hosting the tourney in which I lost the bet and had to use the name LADIES RULE NUCK for ninety days- Players came from every Eliters league to make sure I lost that bet
What is the funniest thing that has happened to you since joining Eliters?
Probably while I was on medication- I couldnt keep track of games, who was playing, who won and lost, and said all kinds of silly things but didnt remember until the next day when people told me
What is the most embarrassing thing that has happened to you as a player or TD?
As a TD I had multiple tourneys going- I had timers in two different tourneys and put it on the wrong pages and timed out the wrong people- Was a strange night
If you could be one person for a day; who would you be and why?
I suppose I would like to be in a counselling position with children, I have always wanted to seek further education on child counselling
You are given five minutes to evacuate your house; the kids and pets are safe - which three items would you grab?
Clothes, valuables, oh yes--the WIFEY hahahahaha
How do you pass the time on your drive to and from work?
I listen to sports on the radio.
Name your three favorite movies:
I love the Star Trek movies, Harry Potter series, Lord of the Rings, war and action movies
Do you have any particular heroes?
probably my dad- He was a hard working man who did everything to provide for our family and also taught me so many good values.
What is your guiltiest pleasure?
I love to go to the casino---but I dont go that much because it could break the bank
When I grow up I want to be just like:
ME--I am old enough now to realize that whoever you are you make the best of it
Any last words for our readers?
I would like to thank all the members of eliters for all the great times and moment we have shared. It is a great MELTING POT of folks from all over and even though sometimes we can get crossed up--we always seem to let things go and move on-ELITERS ROCK