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Forum: Brick and Mortar 10-04-2005, 07:18 PM
Replies: 7
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Posted By smarterthanyoda
Re: Problem with hanging out with a poker dealer on his off day?

If they let the dealers themselves play, why not the dealers' friends? If they were afraid of cheating, it would be easy enough to work with someone the cardroom staff didn't know.
Forum: Books and Publications 10-02-2005, 06:48 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 16
Posted By smarterthanyoda
Re: what is your favorite quote?

"Visualize Whirrled Peas"
- Bumper Sticker

"No bitch. No car. No problems."
- Somebody in Thrasher magasine


No, I'm not a very deep person.
Forum: Brick and Mortar 10-02-2005, 06:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 11
Posted By smarterthanyoda
Re: Let\'s have another San Diego home game/casino raid!

I'd show up.

My house isn't big enough to host, or I'd volunteer. But if anyone else does, or you go to a casino...
Forum: Brick and Mortar 10-02-2005, 06:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 25
Posted By smarterthanyoda
Re: Another newbie question

When I first started I looked at my when I got them so I wouldn't give away that I had a marginal hand because I had to stop and think about it. As I got better and the pre-flop decisions became...
Forum: Brick and Mortar 09-27-2005, 09:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 11
Posted By smarterthanyoda
Re: San Diego players

Barona has 6/12 going most nights and 8/16 if you're lucky. Still, your best bet is probably Ocean's 11.
Forum: Books and Publications 09-24-2005, 09:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 18
Posted By smarterthanyoda
Re: CardPlayer Magazine...

I think the best price you can get is straight off their website. A year is $50 from the cardplayer site and $65 from Amazon. (I'm not sure what the cover price is.)
Forum: Small Stakes Hold'em 09-23-2005, 08:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 6
Posted By smarterthanyoda
Re: Aggressive Player Turns Passive

Thanks for all your help. I've been suspecting that I'm becoming more and more weak-tight, but I didn't want to color your opinions.

By the way, I've noticed some people post the results once the...
Forum: Brick and Mortar 09-23-2005, 07:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 11
Posted By smarterthanyoda
Re: Where are you playing tonight?

Probably Barona. Maybe Sycuan if they can get a 6/12 game going.
Forum: Psychology 09-23-2005, 06:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 12
Posted By smarterthanyoda
Re: Balancing poker, social life, and career goals (long but please re

I was going to clear up your questions about my first post, but then I saw that jskills said what I wanted to, only a lot better than I could. Read his post, and that's what I meant to say.
Forum: Small Stakes Hold'em 09-22-2005, 10:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 6
Posted By smarterthanyoda
Aggressive Player Turns Passive

From a live 6/12 hand. The game had been going for less than an hour and I had little previous experience with either of the other two players.

Reads:
SB - Agggressive. Hadn't shown enough...
Forum: Psychology 09-22-2005, 09:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 12
Posted By smarterthanyoda
Re: Balancing poker, social life, and career goals (long but please re

It seems to me that you're putting a lot of time and effort into your career and future, and I would be careful to make sure you keep a balance. Even though you won't keep in touch with all your...
Forum: Psychology 09-22-2005, 08:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 11
Posted By smarterthanyoda
Re: any tips to improve my bluff technic ?

The best way to avoid giving tells is to learn how to spot them in other people and then avoid doing those same things yourself.

Study some of the literature about body language and expressions. ...
Forum: Books and Publications 09-21-2005, 11:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 11
Posted By smarterthanyoda
Re: Psychology Books That Are Applicable To Poker

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P$ychology of Poker P$ymplified by David Whalen

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I've wanted to buy this book, but it's out of print and I haven't found it anywhere. Does anyone know where I can get a...
Forum: Psychology 09-18-2005, 01:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 11
Posted By smarterthanyoda
Re: Why are the table coaches always the loose passives?

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The guys who constantly bitch about getting gutshotted, runner-runnered etc. tend to be the same players who chase gutshots, runner-runners etc.

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In my case, these are both...
Forum: Brick and Mortar 09-16-2005, 03:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 14
Posted By smarterthanyoda
Re: \"Seat open\" pet peeve

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Whats even more annoying is when your on a wait list for a game and have been waiting for 2hrs only to find out that an incompetent dealer never called the floor for the open seat when a...
Forum: Brick and Mortar 09-08-2005, 03:35 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 16
Posted By smarterthanyoda
Re: is it rude to buy in for $300 in a 4-8 game?

I hate playing with less than 12 BB on the table. I tried buying in for two racks, but noticed it raised a few eyebrows at some of the casinos I play at. I felt like people identified me as a...
Forum: Brick and Mortar 08-27-2005, 02:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 13
Posted By smarterthanyoda
Re: Not allowed to read the rules?

Thanks for the quick answer.

I guess I was wrong. What you say makes sense.
Forum: Brick and Mortar 08-27-2005, 01:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 13
Posted By smarterthanyoda
Not allowed to read the rules?

Recently I was playing 4/8 at a local casino when a player called the floor. He complained that another player had thrown his cards into the muck rather than show them. The floor explained that any...
Forum: Brick and Mortar 08-14-2005, 10:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 11
Posted By smarterthanyoda
Re: Verbal Declaration on the end

Although it doesn't cover this exact situation, Robert's Rules of Order states,

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Although verbal declarations as to the contents of a hand are not binding, deliberately miscalling a hand...
Forum: Psychology 08-05-2005, 07:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 9
Posted By smarterthanyoda
Re: Thank you for the truth

He was also up-front that he did not manage him money well outside of poker. I think he mentioned Mimi Tran has never gone broke. I've also heard this about other pros (Bobby Baldwin?).

I'm not...
Forum: Brick and Mortar 08-04-2005, 01:00 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 14
Posted By smarterthanyoda
Re: Keeping Records

There's a free tracking tool available here. (http://johnklein.net/Poker_Journal/Poker_Journal.htm)

It's not as full-featured as StatKing and doesn't include any charts, but is useful for what it...
Forum: Psychology 08-02-2005, 05:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 11
Posted By smarterthanyoda
Re: How do you respond to an inept table coaching?

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1)Never correct an idiot.

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I know not to do this on strategy points, but when it's something so factually incorrect I'm wondering if embarrassing him with a...
Forum: Small Stakes Pot-, No-Limit Hold'em 07-28-2005, 07:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4
Posted By smarterthanyoda
Re: QQ with K on board

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Raise more PF to try and get it HU where a flop push is the simplest thing.

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This is basically the line I was trying to take. On most nights, the raise would have gotten...
Forum: Small Stakes Pot-, No-Limit Hold'em 07-28-2005, 06:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4
Posted By smarterthanyoda
QQ with K on board

Live play .50-1. I have ~$60. The rest of the table is betwenn ~$20 and ~$40. The table is super LAGgy. The CO raise with any PP, any suited ace, big off-suit ace, and any 2 paint, and he usually...
Forum: Brick and Mortar 07-28-2005, 04:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 13
Posted By smarterthanyoda
What would the ruling be?

This came up in a hand a saw last night. It ended up not being an issue, but I was just wondering what the rule would be in something like this...

At the river, there were four diamonds on the...
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