You gotta know when to hold them, know when to fold them
Take dinner for instance.
Ot will start the game by saying: 'Yuck, I don't like it. I won't eat this!'
And then I will say: 'I'll see you, and I'll raise you to: 'Fine! No Hannah Montana for you tonight!'
Then Ot ups the stakes by stating: 'Then I will never eat again. Ever!'
Now the stakes are really high! What should I do? I decide to follow him, and raise the stakes one more time: 'Agreed, you'll never eat again!'
And self-satisfied I lean back in my chair, thinking: 'There! That should teach him!'
But Ot has nerves of steel, and never loses his pokerface. Again he raises the stakes, this time by saying: 'Then I will leave, and never come back!'
I feel small drops of nervous sweat gathering on my forehead: what to do? Never before did I come up against such a strong player! I decide to take a risk, and raise the stakes one more time.
'Alright! Would you like me to get your coat?'
Then Ot gets up from the table. 'Yes thank you!'
And that's when I know I'm beat, and I fold like a cheap lawn chair. So I say: 'Ot put your coat back, and finally eat your dinner!'
And then the game starts all over again...
You gotta know when to hold them, know when to fold them Reviewed by Nicole orriëns on Friday, September 02, 2011 Rating: