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Forum: Psychology 11-16-2005, 03:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 14
Posted By beekeeper
bad month, bad cards, bad play

How do you get back on track? The cards have come around a little, but my play has not. I'm still playing like I'm going to be out drawn every hand or the flop will completely miss me. I don't make...
Forum: Home Poker 11-16-2005, 02:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 12
Posted By beekeeper
Re: Bubble Boy

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$20 N/L, 12-20 people, ~4,500 starting chips, blinds start at 25/50 and go up every twenty minutes. I am a very conservative player, so I don't get a lot of action when I am in a hand (I...
Forum: Omaha/8 11-15-2005, 06:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 8
Posted By beekeeper
Re: Turbo Omaha (Wilson) upgrades

I found your post on a search. I'm considering getting this software. Can you give a review--how well you like it, how competitive you find it, etc.? Thanks.
Forum: Home Poker 11-15-2005, 03:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 17
Posted By beekeeper
Re: Two Questions about Home Game Ettiquette (long)

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Look at that first sentence: "Players are entitled to receive equal access to....another player's..." The dealer simply isn't a player. He's a past player, and may be a future player,...
Forum: Small Stakes Pot-, No-Limit Hold'em 11-14-2005, 07:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5
Posted By beekeeper
Re: Hand reading exercise

I really think villain has spade draw without the Ace or a gut-shot straight draw. The turn missed him, and he's trying to either take down the pot now, or see where he stands (i.e., do you have A...
Forum: Home Poker 11-14-2005, 06:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 15
Posted By beekeeper
Re: Would you call??

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hindsight is 20/20 but I say check through the river... a "very agressive postflop" player is just calling you. That's standard rope-a-dope for us maniacs.

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I agree....
Forum: Home Poker 11-14-2005, 03:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 17
Posted By beekeeper
Re: Two Questions about Home Game Ettiquette (long)

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If this dealer is a regular player with this group, you better believe he is an interested party in this. If this were a dedicated dealer that never played, I would not care if he looked...
Forum: Beginners Questions 11-13-2005, 02:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 10
Posted By beekeeper
Re: \"Getting your $$ in w/ best of it\"

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Getting your money in with the best of it (or when you have the odds to call) is extremely important in tournament play. Many people overemphasize survival in tournaments, and this is a...
Forum: Books and Publications 11-13-2005, 02:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 11
Posted By beekeeper
Re: Omaha, stud, & little green book feedback wanted

I borrowed Ciaffone's book--it only has one chapter on Omaha High Low if I recall correctly. It's the only book I've read on Omaha, so I don't know how it compares to others. Thanks for the...
Forum: Beginners Questions 11-10-2005, 07:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 10
Posted By beekeeper
Re: Taking Notes?

I did it for a short time and found it useful. I made a graph for recording the info I wanted to make it go quickly. But EVERYONE noticed, EVERYONE commented, and EVERYONE worried that I was writing...
Forum: Psychology 11-10-2005, 06:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 12
Posted By beekeeper
Re: My 999th Post

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Every time I give advice to a new or budding player, I try my hardest to assess her reasons for playing and her ability to control her emotions, as this is exactly where I started out...
Forum: Beginners Questions 11-10-2005, 05:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 10
Posted By beekeeper
Re: \"Getting your $$ in w/ best of it\"

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As a note--I enjoyed seeing Phil Helmuth go out early in the last WSOP main event.

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It's funny you should mention this because, while I had been thinking about this...
Forum: Home Poker 11-10-2005, 04:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 13
Posted By beekeeper
Re: Poetic Justice

On a similar note, there is a guy in our regular game that's trying to introduce the concept of checking it down when 2 players are against a 3rd who's all-in. Some of the others kinda get it, but...
Forum: Books and Publications 11-10-2005, 04:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 11
Posted By beekeeper
Omaha, stud, & little green book feedback wanted

I did try to search on this, so sorry if I'm rehashing old news. I'm looking for a good book on <font color="blue"> Omaha Hi Lo</font> , and would welcome any recommendations.

If you've read...
Forum: Beginners Questions 11-10-2005, 12:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 10
Posted By beekeeper
\"Getting your $$ in w/ best of it\"

I've been playing almost a year, and I find myself feeling a little ambivalent about the wisdom of the mantra which says there's something implicitly good about "Getting all your money in with the...
Forum: Beginners Questions 11-09-2005, 06:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 7
Posted By beekeeper
Re: Something that\'s worked for me

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I, like you, have found many HOHE randomizing strategies useful. If you have not read HOHE vol2 yet--it is a great, especially in dealing with progression of a tournament from the...
Forum: Beginners Questions 11-09-2005, 02:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 7
Posted By beekeeper
Re: Something that\'s worked for me

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keep in mind the size of the blinds when playing pairs this way. early on when the blinds are small, it is often correct to simply fold small pairs in early and early middle position.

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Forum: Beginners Questions 11-08-2005, 07:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 7
Posted By beekeeper
Something that\'s worked for me

A couple of weeks ago I posted that I was thinking of trying this, and I just wanted to post about how it's worked for me.

For the last couple of weeks, whenever I have a small pocket pair (&lt;99)...
Forum: Beginners Questions 11-08-2005, 07:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 9
Posted By beekeeper
Strategy ? for how to play this type of player

A new player joined our game (home tourney, small buy-ins, aggressive blind structure) and he's pretty good. Don't know if this is relevant, but he's only 16.

He's having success against all of...
Forum: Psychology 11-08-2005, 05:30 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 26
Posted By beekeeper
Re: College Paper... Poker: Luck or Skill

When I first started playing, I won a lot and I thought poker was about skill. Then I started reading a lot of 2+2 books and losing and I thought poker was about luck. Now I'm starting to win again,...
Forum: Software 11-07-2005, 04:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 16
Posted By beekeeper
Playing On Line w/ Poker Pro Academy

Does anyone use this feature of Poker Academy Pro? I just got Road Runner. Any advice?
Forum: Televised Poker 11-02-2005, 12:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 12
Posted By beekeeper
Re: Are players like Hellmuth and Matasow

You're right, his hands held up in last night's episode (though from last year's WSOP, it does seem that he loses more races than he wins).

I was thinking, in comparison to other big name pros ,...
Forum: Televised Poker 11-02-2005, 11:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 12
Posted By beekeeper
Are players like Hellmuth and Matasow

destined to suffer the most bad beats?

It seems like their strengths are playing post flop, and reading others' hands. Except for the times they are bluffing because they (usually correctly)...
Forum: Televised Poker 11-02-2005, 11:38 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 22
Posted By beekeeper
Re: why didn\'t that big black girl get a penalty?

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The real question is why did she think KJsuited was so damn strong? I bet if she called she would have sucked out.

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I had to fast forward through any scene she was in--I...
Forum: Psychology 11-02-2005, 11:29 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 22
Posted By beekeeper
Re: When you have more money than you need

If you're college age, then investing in a Roth IRA right now is a great idea. I think the max contribution is $8,000, but you can also still contribute for 2004 (I think?), which will increase that...
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