The Trek BBS

The Trek BBS (http://www.trekbbs.com/index.php)
-   The Next Generation (http://www.trekbbs.com/forumdisplay.php?f=39)
-   -   The Poker Table (http://www.trekbbs.com/showthread.php?t=186131)

alpha_leonis August 25 2012 06:31 AM

The Poker Table
 
Now that's a game I would never join in. Consider who the opponents might be:
  • Data, who could memorize the positions and order of the cards
  • LaForge, who could see through the cards
  • Troi, who could tell empathically whether or nor you're bluffing
  • Worf, who could easily commit violence if he loses
I'm sitting out this one, folks!

R. Star August 25 2012 06:33 AM

Re: The Poker Table
 
Quote:

alpha_leonis wrote: (Post 6856340)
Now that's a game I would never join in. Consider who the opponents might be:
  • Data, who could memorize the positions and order of the cards
  • LaForge, who could see through the cards
  • Troi, who could tell empathically whether or nor you're bluffing
  • Worf, who could easily commit violence if he loses
I'm sitting out this one, folks!

Yet all of them routinely lose to Riker despite these advantages. ;)

Mojochi August 25 2012 09:29 AM

Re: The Poker Table
 
Bah, if anything, that's a room full of pigeons to be plucked. None of them will cheat even though they could, & Riker knows Worf & Troi too well to let that get in his way. I bet the only competition he ever gets is from Beverly

What they need is Ro, Picard & Guinan in that game & Riker would suck lemons a hell of a lot more, & O'Brien. I wished he'd have shown up for more than one game

inflatabledalek August 25 2012 09:38 AM

Re: The Poker Table
 
Quote:

alpha_leonis wrote: (Post 6856340)
  • LaForge, who could see through the cards

Don't forget that classic of television Up The Long Ladder establishing he call tell if you're lying or not.

teacake August 25 2012 11:17 AM

Re: The Poker Table
 
No, please.. lets forget that.

Enterprise is Great August 26 2012 06:16 AM

Re: The Poker Table
 
Quote:

teacake wrote: (Post 6856913)
No, please.. lets forget that.

The writers sure did because people lied to Geordi all the time and he never noticed.

Go Go L September 4 2012 12:44 AM

Re: The Poker Table
 
Yeah, you'd think Geordi would've use his superhuman abilities more often. At least to impress the ladies. He might have left Dr. Leah Brahms alone then. Or, maybe not.

Mr_Homn September 4 2012 05:52 PM

Re: The Poker Table
 
Quote:

Go Go L wrote: (Post 6906698)
Yeah, you'd think Geordi would've use his superhuman abilities more often. At least to impress the ladies. He might have left Dr. Leah Brahms alone then. Or, maybe not.

Well at least she let him play with her milkjugs in the alternate future.

Mott the barber September 4 2012 06:00 PM

Re: The Poker Table
 
Quote:

Mr_Homn wrote: (Post 6909734)
Quote:

Go Go L wrote: (Post 6906698)
Yeah, you'd think Geordi would've use his superhuman abilities more often. At least to impress the ladies. He might have left Dr. Leah Brahms alone then. Or, maybe not.

Well at least she let him play with her milkjugs in the alternate future.

:lol:

Mr_Homn September 5 2012 01:09 AM

Re: The Poker Table
 
Quote:

Mott the barber wrote: (Post 6909770)
Quote:

Mr_Homn wrote: (Post 6909734)
Quote:

Go Go L wrote: (Post 6906698)
Yeah, you'd think Geordi would've use his superhuman abilities more often. At least to impress the ladies. He might have left Dr. Leah Brahms alone then. Or, maybe not.

Well at least she let him play with her milkjugs in the alternate future.

:lol:

Sorry, all that "you soured the MILK!" talk between them got me thinking. I'm a bad person.

Nacluv September 5 2012 02:09 AM

Re: The Poker Table
 
It could have been worse. Q could have been one of the opponents, and he WOULD cheat.

Mr_Homn September 5 2012 06:00 AM

Re: The Poker Table
 
Quote:

inflatabledalek wrote: (Post 6856718)
Quote:

alpha_leonis wrote: (Post 6856340)
  • LaForge, who could see through the cards

Don't forget that classic of television Up The Long Ladder establishing he call tell if you're lying or not.


Only if you're a bad Liar, which Riker isn't. So it's no wonder he still wipes the floor with Geordi at poker.

J. Allen September 5 2012 07:50 AM

Re: The Poker Table
 
Riker has the kind of charisma where he could tell you that shit soup tasted like rainbow sherbet and you'd be likely to believe him.

Not that I've, you know, done that or anything... :shifty:

Mr_Homn September 6 2012 04:58 AM

Re: The Poker Table
 
Quote:

J. Allen wrote: (Post 6913199)
Riker has the kind of charisma where he could tell you that shit soup tasted like rainbow sherbet and you'd be likely to believe him.

Not that I've, you know, done that or anything... :shifty:

Yes, he's almost bill clinton-esque.

Whenever Troi calls him "bill" in first season I think of slick willy.

The Castellan September 8 2012 12:35 PM

Re: The Poker Table
 
Quote:

J. Allen wrote: (Post 6913199)
Riker has the kind of charisma where he could tell you that shit soup tasted like rainbow sherbet and you'd be likely to believe him.

Not that I've, you know, done that or anything... :shifty:

:rommie: :techman:


All times are GMT +1. The time now is 03:38 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.6
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
FireFox 2+ or Internet Explorer 7+ highly recommended.