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Forum: One-table Tournaments 12-30-2005, 01:03 PM
Replies: 34
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Posted By benfranklin
Re: More money to be made in MTT than SNG\'s?

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Just from the two im up $4k (nearly) and risked $28.

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wow, really? i know someone that from just one (just one!) tournament is up $135k and only risked $215!...
Forum: Other Other Topics 12-29-2005, 02:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 6
Posted By benfranklin
Re: Going to Vail...anyone know of discounted lift tickets?

When I lived in Denver some years back, the best place for discount lift tickets was in the Denver area. The closer you get to the ski areas, the worse the discounts.

At that time, you could buy...
Forum: One-table Tournaments 12-29-2005, 01:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 4
Posted By benfranklin
Re: OT: PokerStars = T$/W$

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On PokerStars I have an "option" to buy/sell "W$ or T$". What are they?...How do I know if I have them?...Are they worth anything?....Thanx

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The 2+2 PS Swap Meet...
Forum: News, Views, and Gossip 12-28-2005, 03:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 27
Posted By benfranklin
Re: Backing and collusion in tournaments

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Is it possible to end players backing each other in the same tournament?

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No. If you prohibit it, the only players who will stop backing are the players who would...
Forum: One-table Tournaments 12-28-2005, 02:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 10
Posted By benfranklin
Re: Teaching a friend Hold\'em 101 & Basic SnG Strategy from scratch.

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If you had a friend who wanted to learn SnG's which method would you use to teach them, and if you don't like the ones above which way would you go with?

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Everything...
Forum: Internet Gambling 12-27-2005, 09:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4
Posted By benfranklin
Re: Whether to keep your enitre roll on a poker site??

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Are there any examples of reputable posters who have had a Neteller account hacked? I really don't recall any. I'm certainly no apologist for Neteller but it's irresponsible to claim "...
Forum: Books and Publications 12-27-2005, 06:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 18
Posted By benfranklin
Re: The Book of Bluffs : How to Bluff and Win at Poker by Matt Lessing

I just did a quick search and found two other long threads discussing this book within the last couple of months.

Do a search on this forum with just the word Lessinger in the Keyword box and set...
Forum: Brick and Mortar 12-25-2005, 04:11 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 53
Posted By benfranklin
Re: Capone Vs. Lepore?

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Hey, I found this laser-etched Raymer-esque glasses company that could make "Capone Vs. Lepore, Magoo-Fest 2006" shades. The proceeds of course would go to the pockets of Vince and...
Forum: Multi-table Tournaments 12-25-2005, 04:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 4
Posted By benfranklin
Re: Rebuy strategy: do you ever stop rebuying?

I believe Mason has some stuff on rebuys in one or more of his Essays books.

You are asking two different questions: how to play in a rebuy tournament, and whether to rebuy when you go broke. I'll...
Forum: Books and Publications 12-25-2005, 03:42 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 27
Posted By benfranklin
Re: why the disparity between knowledge and results?

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I have read TOP 4 times, Positively Fifth Street and Killer Poker once. Maybe I am guilty, there may be something in KP that I just didn't get the first time, but I wasn't impressed.
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Forum: Books and Publications 12-24-2005, 09:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 18
Posted By benfranklin
Re: What is \"small stakes hold\'em\" in SSH?

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I recall something is said about this in the book, but I'm asking because the situation could have changed somewhat since the book was published (it always does, and the book itself...
Forum: Other Other Topics 12-24-2005, 07:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 13
Posted By benfranklin
Re: COOKING SALMON

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Wow that's a lot of butter. You doing a whole side of salmon at once?

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You just need enough butter to keep the fish moist. Most if it will still be in the dish when you...
Forum: Books and Publications 12-24-2005, 07:27 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 27
Posted By benfranklin
Re: why the disparity between knowledge and results?

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Why, in your opinion can literally hundreds of thousands of players buy proven how to poker books and not translate the knowledge into consistent cash results?

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I would...
Forum: Books and Publications 12-24-2005, 06:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 18
Posted By benfranklin
Re: o8 shorthanded

Super System II
Forum: Other Other Topics 12-24-2005, 06:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 13
Posted By benfranklin
Re: COOKING SALMON

Simplest, best salmon:

Preheat oven to 450 degrees. Melt enough butter in a baking dish to cover the bottom about 1/8 to 1/4 inch deep. Season the salmon if you like, but I don't use anything. Put...
Forum: Other Gambling Games 12-23-2005, 06:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 45
Posted By benfranklin
Re: Dead Pools

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Hugh Hefner
George H.W. Bush
Nancy Reagan
Scott Baio

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I saw Hefner on TV last night. I think he is dead already.
Forum: Other Other Topics 12-23-2005, 03:44 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 20
Posted By benfranklin
Re: Vodka

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ben,

That's a pretty similar story to much of the "Kobe beef" people go crazy about.

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Ya gotta sell the sizzle, not the steak. /images/graemlins/grin.gif
Forum: Other Other Topics 12-23-2005, 03:32 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 20
Posted By benfranklin
Re: Vodka

Long story, but eventually on topic.

Long ago in a galaxy far, far away, I was in Peoria, IL, on business. The person I was meeting with, a big frog in the little pond, was giving me a mini-tour...
Forum: Other Other Topics 12-23-2005, 03:10 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 20
Posted By benfranklin
Re: Vodka

Deleted: someone else beat me to the Wiki quote.
Forum: Poker Theory 12-23-2005, 02:47 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 27
Posted By benfranklin
Re: What percentage of players \"consistently\" win?

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According to my PT stats, 67% loser, 33% winners....over 100,000 hands. Simply win or lose, doesnt mean there are big winners or big losers.

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I don't think that those...
Forum: Brick and Mortar 12-23-2005, 02:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 16
Posted By benfranklin
Re: Mirage Robot Dealer

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These new fangled robots and their beer drinking and chip spinning...

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I don't care what they say, they will never come up with a robot that can drink beer better than me.
Forum: Books and Publications 12-23-2005, 02:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 26
Posted By benfranklin
Re: Is Ciaffone\'s book for a beginner?

He has written 4 books that I am aware of. None of them deal with mind-reading /images/graemlins/tongue.gif
Forum: One-table Tournaments 12-23-2005, 01:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 13
Posted By benfranklin
Re: My Recap of Last Year\'s New Year\'s Eve!

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You sound like the people I went to engineering school with. When you venture outside someday, you will notice people referring to 12 p.m. as noon, the World Wide Web as the Internet,...
Forum: One-table Tournaments 12-22-2005, 01:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3
Posted By benfranklin
Re: 6 Max SNG\'s

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play poker against players who potentially don't know how to play poker.

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And the bad thing about that is.............???

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And, there is less dead money.
Forum: Politics 12-22-2005, 04:30 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 35
Posted By benfranklin
Re: Walking the Picket Line

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Strikes exist for a reason. They aren't done arbitraily. Do you think the TWU, facing bankruptcy by the end of the week, its leaders facing jailtime, did this because they thought it...
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