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04-JUN-2011 Walter O. Koenig

June 4

The $3,000 Hand!

After a long break from playing, Adelaida, Merrie, Muriel and I played Mah Jongg this afternoon.
I won $3,000 on this hand of four triples and a pair. Not the prettiest hand, but a winner nonetheless.
Unfortunately we played for play money, so there were no extra funds diverted to the lens war chest.

Nikon D700 ,Nikkor AF-S 24-70mm f/2.8G ED
1/160s f/4.0 at 29.0mm iso3200 full exif

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Norman Richard09-Jun-2011 14:12
You are so good, I only have a 40% success rate at that game. :(
LynnH05-Jun-2011 21:45
Oh this is nice! I have an antique Mah Jongg set, pure ivory. V
norbi05-Jun-2011 18:53
Congratulations (for this fine shot), Walter. v. norbi
J. Scott Coile05-Jun-2011 13:00
How fun.
Pierre05-Jun-2011 12:48
Magnifique scène, un beau souvenir d'une main gagnante, bravo! V
pkocinski05-Jun-2011 12:29
As you know, I play the computer version which is different from the "real" version but this is a cool shot!
FrankB05-Jun-2011 12:23
Sandra got a kick out of this shot...she was a player at one time....expertly shot!....V
Jim Coffman05-Jun-2011 11:01
LOL! I hate it when the lens war chest suffers!!! V
Sofia Solomennikova05-Jun-2011 10:02
wow... great winner sum! congrats Walter and that must be a fun game :) V
Stephanie05-Jun-2011 09:50
I've never played Mah Jongg, but am an avid backgammon player!
Gorgeous capture Walter ~ love the dof! BV
Doug Cruden05-Jun-2011 09:27
Never mind Walter, maybe next time you play for real?? Super capture of your winning hand ;o) I've never played mah jong nor backgammon, too complicated for my little mind - I can just about get by at Snap though LOL
Gérard Koehl05-Jun-2011 06:53
Excellent... V
Bryan Murahashi05-Jun-2011 05:19
Fabulous shot of this fun scene. V
Wei O'Connell05-Jun-2011 04:37
Fun game. I play Mah Jong on my computer sometime. Great shot for the movie: The joy luck club :-)
Betty Vlasiu05-Jun-2011 03:05
Wonderful sharp image .
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