What is [the Boat]?
The master of the river card in poker. Often but not necessarily coming from behind to obtain the nuts on the river. First seen in 2006, was lost at sea late 2007/early 2008 but made a triumphant return in September 2008.
Spidey: Pocket Hand (AQ)
Boat: Pocket Hand (AK)
Boat: 2,000 raise
Spidey: Reluctant call
Boat: Raise 5,000
Spidey: Quick Call (note the quick call!)
Boat: All in
Spidey: (After being told Boat is trying to punk him) Call
Dealer: Turn em up fellas
Spidey: Full House, Queens over Aces
Boat: Noooooooo, 2 Pair, Kings and Aces
Boat: (Quickly Jumps up and inhales very deeply) Yes! That's why they call me
The Boat!!! The Boatis BACK!
Spidey: (Sobs quietly in the corner)