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    Re: Cross-Eyed Mary

    Ahh the memories. Friends is a great show. They're referring to a particular 'move' in poker. It holds no relation to any song etc.
    I'm not a teacher yet, but I am studying a Bachelor of Education with an English Literature major at Charles Sturt University, in NSW, Australia.

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    Re: Cross-Eyed Mary

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    I guess it is a straightforward approach that he means thanks for teaching us about the song, so we will play it later whenever we play poker​. ??

    The other option would be about the song itself, so in the song 'Cross-Eyed Mary is a rich girl in an expensive school who tries to mingle with dirty poor men and tries to teach them about the life and happiness, and that what would look like with Rachel and the boys in 'Friends'. It may be a silly analysis but I gave it a shot. lol.
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    Re: Cross-Eyed Mary

    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    Welcome to the forums, ARGMAN.

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    how can I change the signature? I don't wanna repeat the sentence every time :)

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    Re: Cross-Eyed Mary

    I have never heard of Cross-Eyed Mary as a variant of poker, but from the context, that would be my guess. Perhaps they made the name up for the show. When a group of people play poker, it is common for the dealer to choose the game for that hand. Some of the variants have very strange names.

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    Re: Cross-Eyed Mary

    Quote Originally Posted by ARGMAN View Post
    How can I change the signature? I don't wanna want to repeat the sentence every time. :)
    You might not want to do it, but you will have to. As shown in the posting guidelines, the fact that you are not a teacher has to be posted at the top of each post. If you put it in your signature line, it will appear below the post. People can choose not to see the signature lines by changing their settings so the people who choose to hide signatures won't see the information that you are not a teacher. It is not arduous. Simply type "Not a teacher" at the beginning of every post.
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