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The long dark pokernight of the soul

Subject: The long dark pokernight of the soul
From: Blake
To: poker-nigh
The house was completely dark when I arrived. Quiet, too. A little
too quite. I stumbled up the stairs and into the library. A dim
light seeped through the cigarette smoke stained windows. Enough for
me to find a clear spot on the floor [...]

Broken Glass Poker Night

To: poker-night
From: electroblake
Subject: Broken Glass Poker Night
Date: Thu, 4 Jan 2007 18:03:55 -0500
They shipped me a box of broken glass. Broken glass mixed with
phosphors and mercury, bubble wrap and not enough packing peanuts.
Do the phosphor coatings on fluorescent bulbs still glow when they
are excited by high energy electromagnetic radiation? I suppose if I
had [...]

Another Pokernight is Happening Tonight

To: poker-night
From: electroblake
Subject: Another Pokernight is Happening Tonight
Date: Thu, 16 Nov 2006 20:40:51 -0500
I used to think that the fuzzy navel was the best alcoholic beverage
available.  This was my freshman year.  I would actually give money
to upperclassmen and ask them to buy me a handle of peach schnapps.
A little later on, I guess during my [...]

My Poker Night is More Interesting Because it Involves Robots

Date: Thu, 23 Sep 2004 19:07:11 -0400
From: blake
To: poker-night
Subject: My Poker Night is More Interesting Because it Involves Robots
People keep on telling me, “We’re tired of hearing made up stories about
Billy and the squirrel and various characters named Jesus!  We want to
know more about what’s really happening at Dangerhouse!”  Well gentle
reader, allow me to quench [...]

Frozen Dirty Poker Night of the Apocalypse

Date: Thu, 15 Jan 2004 17:28:26 -0500
Subject: Frozen Dirty Poker Night of the Apocalypse
From: blake
To: poker-night
Last week the pipe that delivers delicious hot water into the Danger
Kitchen froze.  I tried to unfreeze it.  I ran hot water all through
the nearby pipes.  I held a hot iron up against the exposed part for
hours.  I even syphoned [...]

Poker Night Tonight!

Date: Thu, 4 Sep 2003 17:21:54 -0400 (EDT)
From: Blake
To: poker-night
Subject: Poker Night Tonight!
Dear Friends,
I hope this message gets to you.  I’m not entirley certain that DangerHaus
is capable of communicating with the outside world anymore.  Thing have
gone horribly wrong around here.
It all started about a week ago, when we lost our connection with the
Internet.  Since this [...]