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Forum: Business, Finance, and Investing 11-29-2007, 08:10 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 69
Posted By Mook
Re: Career Question- State School vs. Big Private

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Yes, the name/reputation of your school matter. Yes, your GPA matters.

But 100 times out of 100, I'm gonna take the higher GPA, lower cost, much better weather, and much much more fun...
Forum: Business, Finance, and Investing 11-29-2007, 07:48 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 69
Posted By Mook
Re: Career Question- State School vs. Big Private

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5 years down the road nobody will care what my GPA is or what school I graduated from.

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Sorry, this is not true in any world.
Forum: Small Stakes Limit 11-29-2007, 07:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 17
Posted By Mook
Re: Strategy Adjustments for 2-4-4-8

There's no need to overthink the strategy. You just need to consider the differences from a standard limit game and then figure out how best to adjust to those differences.

And really, there are...
Forum: Small Stakes Limit 11-29-2007, 08:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 20
Posted By Mook
Live 6/12 AKs: This DVD includes a bonus alternate ending!

As the subject indicates, I'm primarily wondering what everyone would do in each of the following river situations (though comments on all streets are welcome, because I can't tell whether I handled...
Forum: Small Stakes Limit 11-28-2007, 11:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 43
Posted By Mook
Re: Gross spot with 9\'s

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just curious what raising preflop here in a game like this without position accomplishes?

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In most games raising from early position will thin the field some,...
Forum: Business, Finance, and Investing 11-28-2007, 11:10 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 69
Posted By Mook
Re: Career Question- State School vs. Big Private

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5 years down the road nobody will care what my GPA is or what school I graduated from.

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FYP ...

I was one of four people from my high school class to get a degree in...
Forum: Business, Finance, and Investing 11-28-2007, 08:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 33
Posted By Mook
Re: goal setting; the short term

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i mean i could have a GREAT month financially (cut spending, invest a ton) and lose money overall or have a HORRIBLE month (spend a ton) and yet make money overall due to variance in the...
Forum: Poker Theory 11-27-2007, 11:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 38
Posted By Mook
Re: Reraising Preflop with Previous Callers in NL

Umm ... what stack sizes are you assuming here? 'Cause I daresay you're gonna get a much different consensus opinion if you're in this spot with $250 stacks vs. $2,500 stacks.

Beyond that, the...
Forum: Business, Finance, and Investing 11-24-2007, 11:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 8
Posted By Mook
Re: Las Vegas strip luxury condo market... when to buy?

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Some distressed sales are appearing on the MGM Signature property, and a large supply overhang will come online in 2009 through the CityCenter project.

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Umm ... haven't you...
Forum: Small Stakes Limit 11-21-2007, 08:46 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 21
Posted By Mook
Re: When are games too good?

** Grunching here, so would be surprised if some of these arguments haven't already been made. **

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I read an essay Mr. Malmuth wrote a while back about games that are too LP. When almost...
Forum: Small Stakes Limit 11-21-2007, 07:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 8
Posted By Mook
Re: I Screwed It Up

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Yeah, don't bet the flop. You've got middle pair against 4 people in a small pot. Once you do bet the flop, though, you've gotta pay 1 more to draw at your (presumably) 5 outs.

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Forum: Business, Finance, and Investing 11-15-2007, 10:10 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 24
Posted By Mook
Re: Warren Buffet\'s Stance on Taxes

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sadly, the average american is worse at managing his money than even the us government, so THEIR money is actually best off in the govt's hands.

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This is a genuinely...
Forum: Business, Finance, and Investing 11-14-2007, 10:03 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 24
Posted By Mook
Re: Warren Buffet\'s Stance on Taxes

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I love the concept and agree that it would make for a much better and more fair system. However, I think you would see a tremendous revenue short fall under that system. It is my guess...
Forum: Business, Finance, and Investing 11-01-2007, 08:58 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 23
Posted By Mook
Re: Why will the dollar rally?

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Post your thoughts. I've been short the dollar since mid summer and I want to lever up. Someone tell me why this could potentially be a bad idea, I want to see if I'm missing anything.
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Forum: Politics 10-31-2007, 04:30 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 5
Posted By Mook
Re: (Re)Writing a New Constitution

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I think this is teh awesome. He wants to ban volume discounts in his constitution.

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Not to mention bundled cable TV packages!

Historians in the year 2227 will marvel...
Forum: Business, Finance, and Investing 10-31-2007, 03:16 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 13
Posted By Mook
Re: You have $400k in cash, buy House with it or rent & invest

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Not many have that kind of 'problem', but if someone had that, would just buying the house for 400k, with no mortgage and interest payments, sway one to buy vs renting, or does it have no...
Forum: Poker Theory 10-31-2007, 02:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4
Posted By Mook
Re: How to minimize standard deviation?

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SD is influenced by:
- your EV
- the potsize
- your chance to win

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Actually, the single biggest influence on variance (and thus your SD) is game selection.

Assuming two...
Forum: Poker Theory 10-31-2007, 01:48 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5
Posted By Mook
Re: Benifits of the straddle

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Some of the nitty replies here are only thinking of poker on a simplistic level.

All this "I don't play poker to have fun, so don't care if the game has a fun atmosphere or not. I only...
Forum: Business, Finance, and Investing 10-30-2007, 09:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6
Posted By Mook
Re: Looking up last few years of prices in real estate. What do i look

Sounds like you're interested in a very targeted local price history rather than a major metro area, in which case you might be better off looking through something like Domania:
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Forum: Business, Finance, and Investing 10-27-2007, 05:59 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 10
Posted By Mook
Re: Predict the direction of the Dollar thread

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EUR/USD. I think the dollar bottoms out next week after the coming rate cut, especially if we get 50 rather than 25. I'd say 1.45 might be a good spot to try and catch a major reversal...
Forum: Poker Theory 10-26-2007, 10:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 6
Posted By Mook
Re: Betting only when you will be called by better hands

In limit, at least, the principle of "you'll only get called when you're beat" is most often seen on the river when the flop offered one or more draws that didn't come in, and you're holding a very...
Forum: Business, Finance, and Investing 10-25-2007, 05:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5
Posted By Mook
Re: Wealth: all in the mind?

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The only real commodity you have is TIME. Get the money so you can be the master of your TIME. Thats the only thing that money is good for.

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Can't agree with this...
Forum: Poker Theory 10-25-2007, 05:26 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5
Posted By Mook
Re: Benifits of the straddle

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meh even with all these arguements for why "good" players do it, I'm not convinced. there are other ways to juice the pot when you have a hand then tossing in the straddle.

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Forum: Poker Theory 10-22-2007, 01:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6
Posted By Mook
Re: On being a \"poker snob\"

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Make a big last longer bet with your friend and play the home games. Solves the problem, imo.

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I don't know why this hasn't been given more airtime. This is a great...
Forum: Poker Theory 10-22-2007, 01:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5
Posted By Mook
Re: How to adjust to 1/2 NLHE with a $5 to come in rule

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I'd be inclined to go $10 when opening. I'd say play fewer hands, and the ones you do play you'll generally have to play more aggro, esp if effective stacks tend to be around $100 instead...
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