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what the ponit of poker game in tng

EzrianBashirax

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Report this Feb. 24 2010, 12:04 am

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EzrianBashirax

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Report this Feb. 24 2010, 12:14 am

Because chess was TOS' thing, battleship is a copyright and only for two people, and bingo is for too many people. Poker was perfect for that show.

EzrianBashirax

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Report this Feb. 24 2010, 12:17 am

You don't win real money in Monopoly either, but it's still fun. Challenge is the real point. Coming out on top.

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Report this Feb. 24 2010, 2:35 pm

They play because it's fun, and Data plays because it's a great way to learn about human behavior. If you take the game seriously it wouldn't really matter whether money was at stake -- the point would be to play the game. Think about it: why do Yankees fans get so excited when it's just a game with nothing at stake?

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Report this Feb. 24 2010, 2:43 pm

p-o-i-n-t

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Report this Feb. 24 2010, 2:54 pm

Quote (TheChronicOne @ Feb. 24 2010, 2:52 pm)
Quote (GHOSTREK @ Feb. 23 2010, 11:02 pm)
what ponit of tng crew playing poker any way

thay don't have money so what the ponit of it

WTF is a "ponit"?

The n and i keys aren't even that close to each other on the keyboard.

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Report this Feb. 24 2010, 4:25 pm

'Ponit'  maybe it's a type of shorthand for 'poon it'?  Don't mind me, I'm feeling slightly silly....okay....more than slightly  ;)   :p

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Report this Feb. 24 2010, 6:44 pm

Quote (GHOSTREK @ Feb. 24 2010, 3:38 am)
Quote (EzrianBashirax @ Feb. 23 2010, 2:17 am)
You don't win real money in Monopoly either, but it's still fun. Challenge is the real point. Coming out on top.

good ponit but to win some cash is always nice

Didn't they occasionally play for duty shifts?

Anyway, I agree playing poker with nothing at stake isn't any fun unless you're a beginner just learning the game.

I mean, it would be hard not to try to play every hand if there were no real consequences.

tribblenator999

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Report this Feb. 24 2010, 9:54 pm

it's a pass time activity.

Vikilynn

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Report this Feb. 25 2010, 12:46 am

It was all about the bonding. Playing games brings people together for nothing but fun. Is it not why we like to go to Vegas? To play games and have fun? Also you never know the outcome of the game. Remember Piccard in the very last NG eposode? He finally joined his crew for a simple game of poker and regrets never joining them B 4 .

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Report this Feb. 25 2010, 1:57 am

It's practice for strip poker later on, they just never show that part.  :laugh:  :D  :p

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