If you've been reading this blog for a bit, you'll know that my avatar on Stars is a picture of Yokosuna Asashoryu. The image is similar to, if not exactly, this one:
I get comments from time to time, often disparaging after delivering a beat, and less frequently, a nod of recognition. I get "lose some weight," and similar remarks regarding body fat. Even someone with an avatar of Peter Griffin of "Family Guy" has taken a swipe. I heard fat jokes all of my childhood (until I whipped the class bully's ass), so I readily brush the idiocy aside. Someone took a new approach this evening.
Vahlgren said, "nh sir"
bastinptc said, "thx"
I had just hit quads after a boat on the turn and he paid. But he couldn't let it go.
Vahlgren said, "oh miss sorry dident c your pic..."
This chat took place in the middle of this hand, and he is the villain:
PokerStars Pot-Limit Omaha, $0.02 BB (9 handed) - Poker-Stars Converter Tool from FlopTurnRiver.com
Hero (Button) ($5.62)
Preflop: Hero is Button with A, A, 5, 9
1 fold, UTG+1 calls $0.02, 1 fold, MP2 calls $0.02, MP3 bets $0.11, CO calls $0.11, Hero calls $0.11, 2 folds, UTG+1 calls $0.09, MP2 calls $0.09
Flop: ($0.58) A, K, 3 (5 players)
UTG+1 checks, MP2 checks, MP3 checks, CO checks, Hero bets $0.58, UTG+1 calls $0.58, MP2 raises to $2.90, 2 folds, Hero raises to $5.51 (All-In), 1 fold, MP2 calls $0.15 (All-In)
Turn: ($7.26) 5 (2 players, 2 all-in)
River: ($7.26) 3 (2 players, 2 all-in)
Total pot: $7.26 | Rake: $0.35
Hero had A, A, 5, 9 (full house, Aces over threes).
MP2 had K, A, 10, K (full house, Kings over threes).
Outcome: Hero won $6.91
He didn't say a word and he didn't reload. He just sat there, taking up a seat.