Two Plus Two Older Archives  

Go Back   Two Plus Two Older Archives > Tournament Poker > One-table Tournaments

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 12-23-2005, 11:24 PM
Vuron00 Vuron00 is offline
Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2004
Posts: 84
Default Etiquette question

Earlier tonight I broke one of the cardinal rules of poker by playing when I didn't have enough time. About 20 minutes into 4 tabling $55's, my wife starts yelling from the other room that we're going to be late and that I need to get off the computer.

About 30 seconds after my "give me a minute" response, I get the "are you off, yet" and the beginning of an attitude.

So, I'm sitting at 4 tables that all have tons of poker to be played and I have to quit. I push on one with 89 and lose, re-raise somebody all-in with A6, and call 2 all-ins with trash hands. I'm sure people thought I was a nit when this happened. Then I just close everything and shut down.

This isn't the first time this has happened in my 4 years of online poker, but I never really thought about it before. Afterwards, I kind of felt bad for everybody else at the table that didn't get the benefit of my bad timing.

Should I have just clicked on the "deal me out" button? Did I give people an unfair advantage by doubling certain people up instead of giving everyone access to my chips.

btw, back in the early days of online, I got disconnected from a $10 SnG after about 4 hands and ended up finishing 3rd.
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 12-23-2005, 11:37 PM
Degen Degen is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2005
Location: Re-stealing
Posts: 1,064
Default Re: Etiquette question

reason # 1284 not to get married

[img]/images/graemlins/wink.gif[/img]

whatever, i'd rather push every hand than donate my blinds slowly but whatever...i'd make a friend who you can trust and call them up and offer half the cashed money or something
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 04:38 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.11
Copyright ©2000 - 2021, vBulletin Solutions Inc.