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pohlmans3 Interviewed by: purcelin
 4/26/2008 Newsletter - What's Up Eliters! - Stories

Real Name: Don Pohlman
Location: Plymouth, WI
Sex: M
Age: old enough
Marital Status: Married
Profession: Public Tax Accountant
Languages Spoken: English

More about pohlmans3

pohlmans3

Tell us a little bit about yourself.

Viet Nam era Veteran...1 Son & 3 Step-children...Self-employed for 25 years. Just won my second term as Mayor of Plymouth, WI.


What do you like to do away from the computer?

Golfing, hunting and just relaxing and playing cribbage.


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

Can't remember how I learned about it, but have been a member about 6 years.


How did you pick your Eliter's name? Is this your one and only?

3 cribbage players in the house, all with the same last name...and yes, this is my one and only.


What is your preferred playsite and why?

Yahoo with Eliters...friendliest people and easy playing format.


What made you keep coming back to Eliters?

Attitude of most of the players.


How long have you played games online?

Approximately 6 years.


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

For me there is only one game - Cribbage.


What positions have you held in Eliters and is there anything that you haven't done that

No positions...not enough time for anything other than play cribbage...until I retire; then maybe TD.


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

There are a several of them - Ocean_girltu, Akkikz3, Purce.


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

Eliters aren't snobbish!


What in your opinion is the best thing about Eliters?

The range and quality of players.


If you had one wish what would it be?

Time to run my own state-wide cribbage tournament.


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

Friendly and willing to help players to improve their game.


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

5 years ago on Easter Sunday, our house with family visiting....and I got into a never-ending SRR tournament while the family was waiting for me for Easter dinner. After an hour of match play, the TD called a tie.


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

Going to state and national tourneys and running into Eliters players.


What is the most embarrassing thing, (that you can talk about of course).

Joining a BOS as a female.


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

Heart Surgeon, After the military I was supposed to be a Doc., I wanted to save people thru medical saving skills.


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

My champion Irish Setter's dog tag.


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

Watching nature all around me and how beautiful it is.


What is your favorite book/author?

IRS-5,000 page code of regulations and how to win cases.


What's your guiltiest pleasure?

Sipping Jack Daniels Whiskey (Black Label) and eating Cheese Curd (fresh).


When I grow up I want to be just like:

Warren Spahn, major league pitcher from long ago.


Any last words for our readers?

Enjoy every day and find something kind to do for someone else, big or small, no matter.




 
 
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