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Forum: Multi-table Tournaments 12-30-2005, 01:25 AM
Replies: 1
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Posted By beenben
Re: Stars Guaranteed $500k

I think about 2000 play and I would guess that probably only a 1/4 of them bought in directly.
Forum: Multi-table Tournaments 12-30-2005, 01:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 12
Posted By beenben
Falling asleep = misread

It was time to go to bed but I thought I'd stay up late and play a $20 180 person MTT. I started falling asleep at the computer. I woke up to find AJo and an M just below 10 so I open-pushed. As...
Forum: Multi-table Tournaments 12-29-2005, 06:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 7
Posted By beenben
Re: Riptide 5K Complete Tourney Summary

1- looks fine
2- not with any two cards. why wait to level to rebuy though?
3- Dealt A2o UTG+1- ick! too early a position for that hand (if ever); JT- good fold. no don't take chances with...
Forum: Multi-table Tournaments 12-28-2005, 07:44 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 22
Posted By beenben
Re: ALL Forum Splitting Comments/Suggestions Go here!

I don't think wins of MTTs is a good measure of elite. For example, I've won more than five MTT tournaments but I don't consider myself elite enough to post in an elite forum. (I'm including 30...
Forum: Other Other Topics 12-28-2005, 07:27 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 12
Posted By beenben
Re: Brits - Slang question: how do you say arrogant??

Actually I should've said I want to know how to say "arrogant" in brit slang.
Forum: Brick and Mortar 12-28-2005, 04:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 12
Posted By beenben
Re: How do I develop \"Twodar\"?

recognize screen names; also, someone you don't apparently know may say "hey"
Forum: Other Other Topics 12-28-2005, 04:09 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 12
Posted By beenben
Brits - Slang question: how do you say arrogant??

I talk to a lot of arrogant people in my job including judges, senior partners at law firms, ivy leage grads, large law firm law librarians, etc. But I talked to a british author that takes the...
Forum: Other Other Topics 12-28-2005, 04:05 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 34
Posted By beenben
Re: Name my girlfriend\'s fish!

Betas don't last long. why bother?
Forum: Multi-table Tournaments 12-27-2005, 04:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3
Posted By beenben
Re: Tournament HH. As requested from another posting. Long

There must be a length limit to posts as the history stops in the middle of hand 33. Maybe just post the notable hands?

Also, you could put the idea for total hand histories posts into the...
Forum: Small Stakes Shorthanded 12-27-2005, 04:19 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2
Posted By beenben
Re: 2006 Goals Thread

+Have a gambling budget and stick to it
+Play within the budget / bankroll
Forum: Multi-table Tournaments 12-27-2005, 04:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 3
Posted By beenben
Re: To cont. bet, or not to cont bet? 11r Stars 45k

+ even though raises to 5 have been working, I think a bigger raise is better because it is going to tend to push more random hands out and make it less correct for the blinds to call unless they...
Forum: Multi-table Tournaments 12-25-2005, 07:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3
Posted By beenben
politically correct version

Politically Correct and Non-Legally Binding Holiday Wishes
From me ("the wishor") to you ("the wishee"):

Please accept without obligation, implied or implicit, my best wishes for an...
Forum: Multi-table Tournaments 12-25-2005, 04:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 14
Posted By beenben
Re: Pocket Aces, Standard?

If you start making it more than 3x when you have aces, 3x other times, it's a tell. either pick 3x or 4x and stick with it, or vary it for no apparent reason.
Forum: Small Stakes Hold'em 12-25-2005, 04:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 6
Posted By beenben
Re: 25k running like crap check up

Here's what I noticed:
you made money at $2/4 and lost at $3/6= stay at 2/4?
You stole blinds less and protected your own blinds less at $2/4, and you lost the most money in the blinds = view the...
Forum: Multi-table Tournaments 12-25-2005, 01:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3
Posted By beenben
Re: Semi OT - Early Registration on Stars

You just email them at support@pokerstars.com and give them the tournament number, the buy in, the time and ask them to pre-register you. If you don't get it all right, or don't include all that...
Forum: Other Other Topics 12-24-2005, 04:20 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4
Posted By beenben
Re: A public Service announcement for Americans.

your explanation contains additional terms we yanks don't understand:

munter or a swamp donkey. A proper ten-pinter- huh??

ned- huh??


no-mark; Council estates - huh???
Forum: Other Other Topics 12-24-2005, 04:13 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 10
Posted By beenben
Re: COOKING SALMON

microwave on high 2:00. enjoy.
Forum: Other Other Topics 12-24-2005, 04:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 5
Posted By beenben
Re: Tax question for OOT

First off, although I'm a lawyer, I'm not a tax lawyer and I did not research this properly. I'm just giving you a semi-educated guess.

1) when the money is held in trust, it doesn't belong to...
Forum: Computer Technical Help 12-23-2005, 06:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 8
Posted By beenben
Re: uninstall IWON co-pilot tool bar from IE 6.0

thanks for the tip and the advice. Maybe I'll ask Iwon if they have a safer way to get rid of it.
Forum: Computer Technical Help 12-23-2005, 03:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 8
Posted By beenben
uninstall IWON co-pilot tool bar from IE 6.0

how do I uninstall the IWON co-pilot? It's a tool bar thing. I'm using IE 6.0.
Forum: Small Stakes Hold'em 12-23-2005, 01:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2
Posted By beenben
Re: non-nut boat with unlimited heads-up betting- RESULTS

doubt it; i didn't tell him how to play his cards, I just told him some other hands that could have been from that board. it was a this particular hand type thing rather than an "here's how you...
Forum: Small Stakes Hold'em 12-23-2005, 04:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2
Posted By beenben
Re: non-nut boat with unlimited heads-up betting- RESULTS

Here are the results (in white)

<font color="white"> I figured he could have 88 99 Q9 Q8 or Q2 for a bigger boat; so I just called the 4 bet. he showed a str8. After the hand he said "what did...
Forum: Small Stakes Hold'em 12-23-2005, 03:21 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 11
Posted By beenben
Re: I Don\'t Know Enough to be a Winning Player (QUIZ)

do the replies to this thread mean that the worse your score, the better you are? I got a 78. I said raise or re-raise to every question.
Forum: Small Stakes Hold'em 12-23-2005, 01:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2
Posted By beenben
non-nut boat with unlimited heads-up betting

At the local B &amp; M the Bad Beat Jackpot is over $100,000 and the fish are out and feeding. I'm in seat one and seat five is as loose as they come. He's passive until he makes his crazy hand, then...
Forum: Multi-table Tournaments 12-22-2005, 01:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2
Posted By beenben
Re: Playing for *LIFE-CHANGING MONEY*---what is practical here?

M of 2-3 is not decent it is death. you are bound to be called and you better pick up a pushable hand within one orbit. Therefore, I would call the push. (
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