How the hell did you end up in Processing? Log in or Sign up. Poker night isn't a proper noun, but like wedding night and lots of other such designations washing day, movie night, date night it acts a lot like a proper noun because it's a way to designate a special day or event. Here's the way it works comprehension-wise. If I feel excited or one night has special meaning than the other nights, or I'm in a playful mood I have exclaimed, "Tonight's poker night! I guess meant that I sucked in the long term? I never thought about how many names there were.
Hell, I never quit part-way through a tournament and earlier this week, I loaded it up and I was playing Max as the last char standing. I won and it said on the stats I'd only beaten 1 player and only played in 1 tournament, which I won.
This can't be right, surely? So is it just my system or is this savegame corruption common to anyone else? Thanks for sharing these. I guess meant that I sucked in the long term? Always fun to have the little details come up. This is a great list to see. Like others I used to be in the same boat near Olive Cardpalm or Middling Ides, but after the latest save game corruption, I've been replaying a lot in the Steam Version and am staying right at Poker Pro.
Possibly because I finally figured out how to read the AI in every circumstance, making it far easier to beat them. It's really quite simple once you understand the pattern of how they bet. However, I failed to understand some ironic humor in the script.
I think Sgt Farell is taunting Cage by saying "Poker night? Is Processing a proper noun here? And why does Sgt Farell deny he's an American while saying he comes from Kentucky? Here, "Processing" is the name of some sort of department. I'm thinking of it like a Triage department in a hospital emergency room.
To understand the grammar, it might help to think of "Data Processing" except that here, it sounds like they're not processing data This means, did you get here as a result of a poker game, or a bachelor party? Because at a poker game, you might run out of money, and start betting something else, such as, "the person who loses this round has to go to Processing tomorrow.
At a bachelor party, you might get drunk and wander around doing crazy things, and end up in a strange place like this. Farrell is saying that his primary identification is as a person from Kentucky, and he feels that the Kentucky culture is strong enough that he considers it a separate culture separate from the rest of the U.
Questions Tags Users Badges Unanswered. Do I strike you as a fresh recruit? No, sir, you do not. My name is Major William Cage. JungKim, poker night isn't a proper noun, but it's a way to designate a particular night.
We say it's a couple's wedding night , and while we might from time to time have occasion to say a wedding night , we never say it's the wedding night.
And we say that Tuesday, Nov. Poker night isn't a proper noun, but like wedding night and lots of other such designations washing day, movie night, date night it acts a lot like a proper noun because it's a way to designate a special day or event.
JustKate , Nov 14, JungKim , Nov 15, I think I figured it all out!! Native speakers treat these nouns poker night, fashion week, happy hour, Christmas Day, Christmastime, etc. At the time of speaking, native speakers subconsciously focus on a specific time frame within which "poker night", "fashion week", or "happy hour" happens and happens only once.
Outside this time frame, you can add an article. For example, when trying to define what a poker night is, you would say: Wow, I think you've got it! I found nothing wrong in what you wrote.
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