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Instant Tragedy

July 15, 2008 at 12:10 am

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I know that this post may piss some people off, but this is all in fun. Now with that said.  People have asked ME to interpret one of the most best kept secrets in poker bloggerdom.

There is a list.

Yup, a list of who is A-list bloggers and who are Z- List bloggers like me.

Keep reading only if you want your innocence to be lifted.

Ok, everyone know who the A-lister’s are right?  Come on! Well let me give you a guide to the A-listers.   Go to our friends at pokerati.com and look at their list of poker blogs.  If you are on there, you are an A-lister, the elite. the creme de la creme. Pauly, The Rooster, Alcanthang and more.  If to my and many others sadness, aren’t on there, you aren’t an A-lister. Not even close. Don’t even try Waffles. Don’t be mad, these are the legends, those of who stories of hooker bars and Playboy mansion that we have all envied!

So now that your hopes have been dashed, your dreams crushed you then are reminded about the B-list celebrities. Maybe you are on that list.  Well, to find out if you are on the secret B-list you don’t have to go far.  You just have to go to the Blogfather, the WSOP cash winning midget who is more inclusive in his blog list.  Yup, if you’ve made it on this list, you have made contributions to poker bloggerdom that are have you teetering on the edge of A-list status.

You may have created the “Greatest Alternate Blogger Summer Gathering” or helped with the Great White North Gathering EH?  But you are a SOLID B if you are on Iggy’s list.  Maybe you paid for a hooker to get the little guy off.  Dammned if I know, but if you are on there BOOOOOOOOM to ya!

What? Not on there either. Umm Umm

Crap. Which starts with a C as C-lister.

Yup, there is such a list for those of you not on the A or B lists.

For that you have to go to a lawyer.  Yup, because deep down, we really like them.  Hoy has his friends, has his enemies… (What expecting links, Nah no more blogger tragedy. I’m stirring the pot already enough here.)  Even though he has his favs and detractors, you should be going to read the indepth hand histories, who’s a donkey and strategy posts that are intense. But enough about Hoy, his ego may expload.

Wait, you’re not on that list either? Well then you are a D-Lister.

D-lister um, well at least you passed.  For the D-list you have to visit ScottyMC.  Yup Deadmoneyinc has a crapload of links of great people that the A, B, and C listers forgot.  Yeah, lot of great value picks here. Scotty plays not only deep online, but in his blogrollin selection. Mad Skills he’s got.  Go say congrats on his new kids and realize that 2008 is his last playing poker, better sit down with the man before he hangs it up, leaving his poker chips and sunglasses on the mat.

Now I know the tears are falling.  You can barely read this and your head hurts.

You aren’t on any of the lists are you?

Well then you are a Z-lister.  You have potential but like a New York City rent controlled apartment, the only way you are going to work your way up the lists is if somebody dies and you make a good impression.

Or write a comedy post, linking to many of the popular blogs and see how many people link up to it and if that convinces the powers to be to move you up.

Couldn’t hurt…

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  • 1

    Who wants to be an A-lister anyway? All that pressure to write good.

    I’m happy falling into the B-list by your criteria. The real power is always hidden.

    Astin on July 14th, 2008
  • 2

    A Z-Lister!? I’m too arrogant for this… unacceptable.

    Of course now I’m just see-sawing between trying to write better, or just whackin’ some higher ups. … Hmmm…

    RaisingCayne on July 14th, 2008
  • 3

    Can’t believe I never had you linked.

    I is r smrt.

    Drizztdj on July 15th, 2008
  • 4

    Z stands for obscurity !!!!!!!!!

    Woot I made at least one of the lists… sure it’s Z, but I can’t go anywhere but up from here.

    YES!!!

    NutzCarson on July 16th, 2008
  • 5

    Z-listers, unite!

    yestbay1 on July 16th, 2008
  • 6

    So if I read this right to become an A lister all I gotta do is play poker and not get a haircut? I’m comin for ya Al!

    Millerd33 on July 17th, 2008
  • 7

    San Demis Highschool football RULES!

    Millerd33 on July 17th, 2008
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