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NIKE_GOLFMAN4 Interviewed by: xvxwickdxvx
 3/26/2007 Newsletter - What's Up Eliters! - Stories

Real Name: Bob
Location: Olympia, Washington
Sex: M
Age: Old
Marital Status: Married
Profession: Retired US Army, Currently serving as Operations Manager for a Transportation/Warehousing company
Languages Spoken: English

More about NIKE_GOLFMAN4


Tell us a little bit about yourself.

Former Hoosier, Raised on a dairy Farm, Went In Military in 1972, Been married for 26 Lonnnnnnng years to (Nochl). Have three children and 6 grandchildren, Raise Pygmy Goats for showing and sales.

What do you like to do away from the computer?

I like sports, all kinds, Golfing, Softball, Bowling

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

I was playing a game of Pino in Yahoo under a different name, "King of Aces." Had a high rating so I could only play in certain lobbys, but always ran into the typical BAD ATTITUDES and became a stress just to relax and have a fun game. An Eliter was in there and in my game and said---Hey come and check us out-- we have a bunch of fun... and SOOOOOOO I did.

How did you pick your Eliters' Name? Is this your one and only?

NUCK stands for Pinochle as in like double nucks (Don't ask me why i spelled it that way), and I have no idea why I put master on it. I have had two or three other names -- Wizard_of_Nuck and King of Aces, to name two of em.

What is your preferred play site? and Why?

Well, Pino is great for me. I can play other games such as Euchre or Spades or Bowling and probably learn the others, just am limited on time.

What made you keep coming back to Eliters?

Its the PEOPLE in Eliters that keeps me coming back. Although I have responsibilities as an HA, it's the people who come first as Friends. I have made so many good ones in these past four years.

How long have you played games online?

9 years

What games do you play? And what is your favorite game and why?

Oops I think i answered that

Have you learned any new games since being a part of Eliters?

No but I want to.

What positions have you held in Eliters and is there anything that you haven't done that you would like to do in the future?


Who is the one person that you can say has helped you the most here?

Hmmmm, Well the list is long, but I honestly have to admit a MENTOR would be topped off with Wick. She has guided me through all facets of Eliters in moving up and giving her expertise and guidance. ( sheeeeesh dont tell her that).

(Editor's note: Thanks Nuck, I saw that! For a man, you aren't a bad student! Chicks rule!!!)

In your opinion, what makes Eliters different from other leagues?

We have a very well organized set of rules and procedures, and focus is placed on providing a fun place to be. I don't think other leagues are as well organized and don't place the emphasis on enjoyment and relaxation as much as Eliters.

What in your opinion is the best thing about Eliters?

Eliters is a place where Anyone can go and find a relaxed environment, where they could enjoy a game and friendship by All most all of its members

If you had one wish what would it be?


(Editor's note: You mean placing in Eliters Raffle monthly isn't doing it for you? Then again, you do need that to fund your weekly bets with the ladies!)

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

A great league made up of Great People.

What is the most memorable experience that you have had as a TD or a player, on-line or at a live event.

hmmmmmmm well its happened a few times WINNING THE BOS

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

Losing YEPS from Betting on MEN WINNING BOS . Actually its funny now but it was Bidding THREE straight times in THREE consecutive NON BIDDING GAMES------And I proudly still hold that record.

(Editor's Note: The funniest thing is yet to happen! Be afraid, be veryyyyy afraid!

The most embarrassing thing, that you can talk about of course.

OK, Once was at laundry mat washing clothes cause washer was broke. Was only wearing Shorts and nothing underneath them. UH, Zipper broke and you can Figure out the rest---I am a Guy. And OF COURSE the only people in the Laundry besides me was LADIES

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

I would like to be in a counselor field of some kind. I relate well with most and really would like to help others in bettering themselves.

You are stranded on a deserted island, no internet, no phone, no TV, walking along the beach, you come across...

my bride, with no kids to take care of, no goats to feed, no other responsibilities then to find her a coconut to eat. Life would be grand...

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

Listen to easy listening music to wind down or up for the day.

What is your favorite book/author?


What is your guiltiest pleasure?

Hmmmmmm I love to gamble at ANYTHING.

When I grow up I want to be just like:

My Dad. He was a great man with great sense of values.

Any last words for our readers?

I hope that my presence has been pleasant and enjoyable to other members. My antics, jokes, Seriousness about winning that BOS, has only been in jest to help folks enjoy. People should never underestimate the power of laughter and GOOD FRIENDSHIPS that are and have been made while being a member of this great league. They will last for life.

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