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Old 12-06-2005, 06:57 PM
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It seems to me that poker often runs in streaks with a monster rush where every hand hits at one end and super pockets that can't ever win at the other. Most of the time you are somewhere in between when you play good starters in appropriate position but you will hit most of the flops that you see or miss most of the flops. It is agreed that cards break even over the long run but I believe that they are streaky in the short. A good player recognizes this and slows down when things are poor and speeds up when they are not but how do you know when the streaks are changing? Has anyone ever studied this phenom?
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Old 12-06-2005, 07:04 PM
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Great post!

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It is agreed that cards break even over the long run but I believe that they are streaky in the short. A good player recognizes this and slows down when things are poor and speeds up when they are not but how do you know when the streaks are changing?

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Personally I have a bag of lucky chicken bones. I toss them on the floor. The patterns tell when to slow down and such. I suggest the books CBIFAP (Chicken Bone Interpretation for Advanced Players), and GPADA (Gambling Practice and the Dark Arts).
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Old 12-06-2005, 07:55 PM
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Great post!

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It is agreed that cards break even over the long run but I believe that they are streaky in the short. A good player recognizes this and slows down when things are poor and speeds up when they are not but how do you know when the streaks are changing?

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Personally I have a bag of lucky chicken bones. I toss them on the floor. The patterns tell when to slow down and such. I suggest the books CBIFAP (Chicken Bone Interpretation for Advanced Players), and GPADA (Gambling Practice and the Dark Arts).

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Chicken Bones? You realize you can use Tarot cards and get the same information without the mess!
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Old 12-06-2005, 09:12 PM
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Great post!

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It is agreed that cards break even over the long run but I believe that they are streaky in the short. A good player recognizes this and slows down when things are poor and speeds up when they are not but how do you know when the streaks are changing?

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Personally I have a bag of lucky chicken bones. I toss them on the floor. The patterns tell when to slow down and such. I suggest the books CBIFAP (Chicken Bone Interpretation for Advanced Players), and GPADA (Gambling Practice and the Dark Arts).

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Chicken Bones? You realize you can use Tarot cards and get the same information without the mess!

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no you can't use tarot cards. They're more rigged than online poker.
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Old 12-07-2005, 12:46 AM
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I just ask the Magic 8 Ball before all preflop decisions.
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Old 12-07-2005, 01:39 AM
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I just ask the Magic 8 Ball before all preflop decisions.

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"all signs point to the jacket"
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Old 12-07-2005, 04:09 PM
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Who is teaching the dark arts this year?
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Old 12-07-2005, 10:11 PM
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Who is teaching the dark arts this year?

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Cool, you at least have a sense of humor. Glad you took my flame good naturedly. [img]/images/graemlins/smile.gif[/img]

By now I'm sure you realize that it's impossible to predict what are essentially random events. If you flip a coin and it comes up heads 4 times in a row, yr chances of it coming up heads (assuming a fair coin) is still 50-50.
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Old 12-08-2005, 10:47 PM
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I really don't understand people who are anti rush. They are the greatest Canadian rock trio ever and 2112 is just amazing.

Neil Peart, Alex Lifeson, Geddy Lee, they are world class performers.
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Old 12-06-2005, 08:00 PM
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the only reason to do this is because when you are losing your image goes to [censored], and when youre winning people stay out of your way. streaks exist in the past, not the future
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