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Forum: Beginners Questions 12-30-2005, 09:59 PM
Replies: 34
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Posted By tripdad
Re: Gave my 2 week notice

BTW, i jusr calculated the hours i've put in actually playing poker over the last 6 months. i've averaged 32 hours per week playing, both online and live.

before quitting work, i probably played...
Forum: Beginners Questions 12-30-2005, 09:56 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 148
Posted By tripdad
Re: Gave my 2 week notice

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Good luck and I wish you much success. I'm trying to get my debts down (ie. mortgage) before I pull the trigger. Keep us updated, I love threads like these. Sorta living my life...
Forum: Beginners Questions 12-30-2005, 04:34 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 148
Posted By tripdad
Re: Gave my 2 week notice

i also thought playing full time would allow extra time with the family, and in many ways, this is the case. however, now that i do not have to report to work at a certain time, my wife treats my new...
Forum: Beginners Questions 12-30-2005, 12:50 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 148
Posted By tripdad
Re: Gave my 2 week notice

good luck, BigRed!

i know from experience that doing this with a wife and kids does add significant stress to marriage and home life. it's been 6 months for me now, and it does seem to be getting...
Forum: Texas Hold'em 12-13-2005, 03:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 7
Posted By tripdad
Re: Poker Records

for online play, use pokertracker of course.

for live play, i use cardplayer.com's "poker analyst".

tripdad
Forum: Texas Hold'em 12-13-2005, 03:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 14
Posted By tripdad
Re: Jd 4d preflop

i like to play a J-4s. you can make a straight on the low end, or on the high end...plus you could get a flush, 2 pair, or trips.

tripdad
Forum: Internet Gambling 12-09-2005, 11:52 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 34
Posted By tripdad
Re: A Bot That Slow Plays Every Hand

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wouldn't it be easier to get a laptop and a wireless connection so you can play while you are on the toilet??

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this is what i have. in fact, i'm dropping a duece as i type...
Forum: Internet Gambling 12-06-2005, 11:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 6
Posted By tripdad
Re: The Neteller Raffle

someone on these boards won it once maybe 6 months ago or so if i recall. i can't remember who, but i do remember GrannyMae being quite jealous.

tripdad
Forum: Multi-table Tournaments 12-05-2005, 06:37 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 8
Posted By tripdad
Re: Early hand in the Party 500k

fold preflop, no question. the blinds are so insignificant this early, and you have several players yet to act behind you. there is absolutely no reason to risk chips this early with a hand easily...
Forum: Poker Beats, Brags, and Variance 12-03-2005, 04:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 9
Posted By tripdad
Re: What\'s the most you\'ve won when flopping quads...

the most i've won woith quads is $228.00 when i flopped quad 9's vs. Q's full of nines, but this hand was quite satisfying, as my opponent was the aggressor by far, and only had Ace high.

*****...
Forum: Texas Hold'em 12-03-2005, 04:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 7
Posted By tripdad
Re: Kinda a neat site I came across, anyone seen it or know if it work

hmmm...deletedbymilo.com

i wonder if milo from 2+2 is an affiliate?

tripdad
Forum: One-table Tournaments 12-02-2005, 02:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 8
Posted By tripdad
Re: Biggest difference between 55\'s and 33\'s?

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i just started playing 55's today. the 3 things that struck me the most was A) the PF raises early on are more like 5-8 times BB vs. 3-5x BB in the 33's....B) post flop bets are...
Forum: One-table Tournaments 12-01-2005, 11:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 8
Posted By tripdad
Biggest difference between 55\'s and 33\'s?

i just started playing 55's today. the 3 things that struck me the most was A) the PF raises early on are more like 5-8 times BB vs. 3-5x BB in the 33's....B) post flop bets are frequently...
Forum: One-table Tournaments 12-01-2005, 11:30 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1
Posted By tripdad
Re: What do you limp?

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This is a better list, I think though you'd be better off mucking AJs and KQs from up front. They're not too bad to play, though.

I'd replace ATs with AJs in MP, bin KQs in EP, and...
Forum: Internet Gambling 12-01-2005, 11:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 10
Posted By tripdad
Re: What is that program that auto-snaps poker windows to align?

i downloaded and installed it, but my partypoker tables still open off the main screen.

tripdad
Forum: One-table Tournaments 11-30-2005, 12:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1
Posted By tripdad
Re: AQo in EP on levels I and II.

thanks for the input guys. i'll definitely scale back my aggression with the hand in EP per your advice.

tripdad
Forum: Other Other Topics 11-30-2005, 02:32 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 2
Posted By tripdad
Re: Do you rat out your 16 year old nephew if you think he\'s toking?

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my personal opinion is that smoking pot is a terrible thing for a 16 year old to be doing (he already does badly in school).

Should I tell my sister? and if so how.
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Forum: One-table Tournaments 11-30-2005, 02:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2
Posted By tripdad
Re: $55: A3s in the BB level 2

i would bet 150 and call a raise. no way i check the river.

tripdad
Forum: One-table Tournaments 11-30-2005, 02:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 7
Posted By tripdad
Re: $33: blind battle line check

i would also raise the turn bet to 125 or so. also, on the flop, i would never bet more then the minimum here. even with top pair. just pot control considerations and conserving chips incase he wakes...
Forum: One-table Tournaments 11-30-2005, 01:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1
Posted By tripdad
AQo in EP on levels I and II.

i generally raise with this in any position, but i have run into some trouble with it in early positon. i could simply be running bad with it...it seems when i am beaten with it, it is frequently to...
Forum: One-table Tournaments 11-30-2005, 01:44 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1
Posted By tripdad
Re: What do you limp?

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EP - limp with 4's - 8's, AJo, KQo, QJs, JTs, (ATs, A9s if above avg chip stack)
MP - KJo, A8s, A7s (middle SC's if above avg chip stack)
LP - KTs, QTs, (small SC's if above avg chip...
Forum: One-table Tournaments 11-30-2005, 01:38 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1
Posted By tripdad
Re: What do you limp?

levels I and II (and under ideal conditions...ie, not a whole lot of craziness):

EP limp: 88-TT, AJs, KQs...and sometimes just limp w/AQo.
MPlimp: 55-77, KQo, ATs, KJs.
LP limp: any pair, AJo,...
Forum: Internet Gambling 11-30-2005, 01:16 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 32
Posted By tripdad
Re: My gambler friend thinks online poker is boring

playing online cash games is very boring to me too. so much so that i just could not force myself to play enough to make my nut, and instead relied on live games for that.

well, staying out all...
Forum: Internet Gambling 11-30-2005, 12:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 11
Posted By tripdad
Re: Can one change the way the table looks on PartyPoker?

you can get rid of the characters by simply going into "options"...."video/audio" on partypoker. they also let you get rid of the "congratulations, you won!" after every pot you drag. since you're a...
Forum: Poker Beats, Brags, and Variance 11-26-2005, 12:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 68
Posted By tripdad
Re: I\'m Holding A Pity Party

i've made a couple of royals online. one was at pokerroom and they had a "royal diamonds" promotion. you hit a royal in diamonds, and you get $500 and everyone dealt gets $50.

funny thing is, i...
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