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Forum: Other Other Topics 12-22-2005, 10:11 PM
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Posted By brick
i feel the need to post this

http://www.theonion.com/content/node/33490
Forum: Poker Beats, Brags, and Variance 12-22-2005, 05:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4
Posted By brick
Re: is it possible for a 3 outer to be a bad beat?

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No, hero has the top straight, flush redraw, and top set on the board on the turn. 6789T.

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i dont know what this is, but i know it is really reqlly gay.

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Forum: Poker Beats, Brags, and Variance 12-22-2005, 08:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4
Posted By brick
is it possible for a 3 outer to be a bad beat?

This felt worse than it actually was.

First round of a $55 tournament.
Omaha Pot Limit Hi

I limp with A/images/graemlins/spade.gif A/images/graemlins/club.gif T/images/graemlins/club.gif...
Forum: Computer Technical Help 12-21-2005, 04:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 9
Posted By brick
Re: problem getting 1600x1200

Sometimes you need to change the resolution setting in more than one place within the display properties window.

Right click desktop > select properties > Click Setting tab > Advanced > Adapter...
Forum: Small Stakes Hold'em 12-14-2005, 10:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 4
Posted By brick
Re: I don\'t know how to play this. AQs 3-bet from MP.

I see that I have equity two ways:
1) SB bets a worse hand and EP folds, I call and SB doesn't improve.
2) I spike an A or Q and no one has AK+

If situation #1 happens 10% of the time.
and I...
Forum: Small Stakes Hold'em 12-14-2005, 09:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 4
Posted By brick
I don\'t know how to play this. AQs 3-bet from MP.

EP raises and I assign him a wide range of big suited cards and pairs. 99+ KT+

I 3-bet AdQd.

SB is kinda crazy. He caps. He would probably cap a pair bigger than 44.
I'm not sure if he would...
Forum: Psychology 12-14-2005, 08:08 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 20
Posted By brick
Re: How are you going to deal with tougher games in the future?

If I could rephrase I would say "In my opinion the poker boom is changing and the game will become tougher because the perception of poker is changing."
Forum: Psychology 12-14-2005, 08:19 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 20
Posted By brick
Re: How are you going to deal with tougher games in the future?

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Eventually those young players will have to deal with their egos.

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that's the truth.

It is a kill game, so it does bust new players more quickly.

I like the kill...
Forum: Psychology 12-14-2005, 07:50 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 20
Posted By brick
Re: How are you going to deal with tougher games in the future?

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I doubt that live play won't be profitable since people that want tend to want gamble-it-up more in a live environment and have fun. That's what most people do at casinos.

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Forum: Psychology 12-14-2005, 07:38 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 20
Posted By brick
Re: How are you going to deal with tougher games in the future?

Hey B,
thanks for the response. Looking forward to meeting you at the muck someday.

My experience over here is that the tables tend to have more young players who are trying to play well, they've...
Forum: Mid-, High-Stakes Pot- and No-Limit Hold'em 12-13-2005, 08:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4
Posted By brick
Re: Feels ugly, hand from 10/20 HU session

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He hasn't done the reraise from anywhere preflop much during the session. I call, putting him on JJ-AA, AK or AQsuited.

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I think it's a mistake to limit his hand range so...
Forum: Mid-High Stakes Shorthanded 12-13-2005, 07:38 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 6
Posted By brick
Re: Checking and Calling my way to millions

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He has to put you on a big Ace or PP after your preflop 3-bet. He knows he can't bluff you out of an Ace on this river and that you would have folded (or would fold) a PP on the...
Forum: Psychology 12-13-2005, 06:45 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 20
Posted By brick
Re: How are you going to deal with tougher games in the future?

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And sure i only play poker as long i get money, if not i leave.

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it's pretty darn addicting and it's tough to know when you're not making money anymore. that's one of the...
Forum: Other Other Topics 12-13-2005, 05:49 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 45
Posted By brick
Re: Best Skiing in Western US

Whistler has a cool town and tons of vertical.
1 mile of vertical drop is pretty awesome. It's been a good year so far but it can get warm and rainy at the low elevations.

Utah is the best bet...
Forum: Psychology 12-13-2005, 12:16 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 20
Posted By brick
Re: How are you going to deal with tougher games in the future?

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the games have never been better than they are now.

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if you say so. /images/graemlins/smile.gif


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Without exhaustive study, experience at the tables and...
Forum: Psychology 12-13-2005, 12:06 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 20
Posted By brick
Re: How are you going to deal with tougher games in the future?

before this thread get's too far off topic about whether the games will get tougher, just think about the question for a minute.

How will you handle it if the games get so tough that you no...
Forum: Computer Technical Help 12-12-2005, 11:10 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 12
Posted By brick
Costco 1600x1200 LCD, anybody use it?

http://www.costco.com/Browse/Product.aspx?Prodid=10042639&whse=BC&topnav=&browse=
Forum: Psychology 12-11-2005, 07:58 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 20
Posted By brick
How are you going to deal with tougher games in the future?

How are you going to deal with tougher games in the future?

Be patient and only sit in games that are better than average?
Limit the amount of poker you play?
Move down in stakes?

The poker...
Forum: Psychology 12-11-2005, 05:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 18
Posted By brick
Re: How to be productive with LIFE? (3hrs poker, other 13hrs wasted) :

too bad you had to start and end your post in such a poor manner.
this is good advice and I think I will take you up on it.

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Go shopping. Fix something. Decorate something. Start some...
Forum: Psychology 12-11-2005, 05:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 12
Posted By brick
Re: I was ruined by a downswing and advice.

Unfortunatly I'm going through the same situation as you.
I had been winning for 4 years with a couple of big downswings, but now I have been losing for 6 months.

I too am worried that I may...
Forum: Small Stakes Hold'em 12-09-2005, 06:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 5
Posted By brick
RESULTS

EP has KTs.
SB mucks.
Forum: Small Stakes Hold'em 12-09-2005, 06:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 7
Posted By brick
Re: against my villian - live 8-16 - HAND 2

Preflop this player is calling to often. I've played many hours with her (it's actually a her) and she plays draws and multi-way hands very well. She has been running well so I'm likely giving her...
Forum: Small Stakes Hold'em 12-09-2005, 06:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 16
Posted By brick
Re: against my villian - live 8-16 - HAND 3

Thanks for the good response.

As some of the other posters have stated I'm getting myself into more marginal situations than I should. On this hand was I was likely biased towards staying in the...
Forum: Small Stakes Hold'em 12-09-2005, 05:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 7
Posted By brick
Forum: Small Stakes Shorthanded 12-09-2005, 04:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3
Posted By brick
Re: Preflop 5 handed questions

Sorry, assume the blinds play pretty well. They might adjust if they think you are getting too out of line.

I'm thinking the EP player is like 60/7/1 type loose.
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