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Forum: Books and Publications 12-01-2007, 04:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 56
Posted By Gonso
Re: How about a sticky for Mason\'s reviews?

I just read everything, lol, makes it easy. You usually have a good idea whether the author has any idea as to what he's talking about before you get too far.

There are a good number of very good...
Forum: Books and Publications 12-01-2007, 03:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 81
Posted By Gonso
Re: Tournament Poker for Advanced Players: Exanded Edition

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Professional No Limit Volumes 1 and 2

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I have also had sex with these covers.

If you play tournaments, Harringtons are very good, TPFAP, Snyder's Poker Tournament...
Forum: Books and Publications 12-01-2007, 03:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 81
Posted By Gonso
Re: Tournament Poker for Advanced Players: Exanded Edition

Only Mason knows. I have no idea what sells these things, I just know they can't be really dark.

Getting back to the book itself now that I finished it, I'd say it's about what it's supposed to...
Forum: Books and Publications 12-01-2007, 03:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 81
Posted By Gonso
Re: Tournament Poker for Advanced Players: Exanded Edition

Thanks. The TOC doesn't do anything for it aesthetically, but if it helps serve the function of selling books then hey, whatever. It's not like we're talking about the Mona Lisa here.

And LDO...
Forum: Books and Publications 12-01-2007, 03:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 81
Posted By Gonso
Re: Tournament Poker for Advanced Players: Exanded Edition

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You "did" the cover? You had sex with the cover? Dirty prairie dog.

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LDO
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Forum: Books and Publications 12-01-2007, 02:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 81
Posted By Gonso
Re: Tournament Poker for Advanced Players: Exanded Edition

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Since you mention the SC numbers, I wonder if "The System" got improved?

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Yes, there's actually a small sub-chapter called "Improving the System." It seems solid on the...
Forum: Books and Publications 12-01-2007, 02:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 81
Posted By Gonso
Re: Tournament Poker for Advanced Players: Exanded Edition

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How did you get a free copy?

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Did the cover

Edit: Which was tried in several colors, btw, but Mason didn't have anything in orange so we made it orange. For the record...
Forum: Poker Beats, Brags, and Variance 12-01-2007, 05:17 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 32
Posted By Gonso
Re: poker is gay and i shouldve went out to drink and get laid thread

My night:

Read most of the new TPFAP, ate nachos for dinner, dozed off several times playing Stud hi as if the whole world isn't playing hold'em or PLO.
Forum: Books and Publications 12-01-2007, 04:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 81
Posted By Gonso
Re: Tournament Poker for Advanced Players: Exanded Edition

I'm still reading this new edition free copy arrived today FTW), but I just love this Sklansky quote on page 242 (regarding a Gap Concept matter):

"This is pure math and not open to debate."
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Forum: Books and Publications 12-01-2007, 03:27 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5
Posted By Gonso
Re: Lee Jones Winning Low Limit Hold\'em

This book can be skipped in favor on many other titles now. If you're going to read it though, the 3rd edition is the only one worth having.
Forum: Books and Publications 12-01-2007, 03:08 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 12
Posted By Gonso
Re: Kammen\'s Winning Low-Limit 7-Card Stud

There are a lot of problems with Kammen's book. Here (http://archiveserver.twoplustwo.com/ubbthreads.php/ubb/showflat/Number/3220876/site_id/1#import) is an old thread that talks about it.

If...
Forum: Books and Publications 11-30-2007, 08:06 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 132
Posted By Gonso
Re: Review, Advanced Limit Holdem Strategy (Tanenbaum)

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Now if you definition of "quality" refers to the number typos or something rediculous like that, well that's just not a concern for me, at least as a reader.

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Forum: Books and Publications 11-30-2007, 07:07 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 132
Posted By Gonso
Re: Review, Advanced Limit Holdem Strategy (Tanenbaum)

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Comparing 2+2 to Cardoza just because there are personal grudges doesn't impress anyone. D&B lead the way for quality.

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Well, there is no real comparison between 2+2 and...
Forum: Books and Publications 11-30-2007, 06:13 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 132
Posted By Gonso
Re: Review, Advanced Limit Holdem Strategy (Tanenbaum)

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While it is true that Mason has given all 2+2 titles a good review (which only makes sense, he wouldn't have published them if he didn't like them) he has also given some non- 2+2 titles...
Forum: Beginners Questions 11-30-2007, 04:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 21
Posted By Gonso
Re: omfg online poker rigged?!1

It astounds me that someone who has been a 2+2 member for well over a year would make an OP like this.
Forum: Poker Beats, Brags, and Variance 11-30-2007, 03:04 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 134
Posted By Gonso
Re: $43 million error at Party (screenshot)

PLus say you were drunk when you did it. And if they harrass you, have your Mom call and ask why they're letting a 14-year-old play poker on their website
Forum: Poker Theory 11-30-2007, 02:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 16
Posted By Gonso
Re: a little discussion on 3 betting

It depends on what they do when you 3-bet. If they want to defend their raises hard, 3-betting air is kind of pointless and expensive (esp if you're defending from the blinds). If they go too far...
Forum: Poker Beats, Brags, and Variance 11-30-2007, 02:38 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 134
Posted By Gonso
Re: $43 million error at Party (screenshot)

Get out any money you can any way you can, then send an email to the that you're closing your account pending an investigation. Get them all worked up and they'll come here posting about how to get...
Forum: Poker Theory 11-29-2007, 09:41 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 58
Posted By Gonso
Re: A rag or 98o?

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The problem in pushing with A,rag is that if someone wakes us with a better ace they're gonna call you...now you're dominated. Whereas you push with 9,8 suited you more than likely have...
Forum: Poker Theory 11-29-2007, 08:48 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 58
Posted By Gonso
Re: A rag or 98o?

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Gonso says you can't use pokerstove to arrive at this conclusion because you can't take into acount folds.

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That's not quite what I said.

You can use Pokerstove to...
Forum: News, Views, and Gossip 11-29-2007, 08:33 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 110
Posted By Gonso
Re: Top 3 players on 2+2.

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Thread fails.

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It was doomed to fail from the moment you created it
Forum: Beginners Questions 11-29-2007, 08:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 25
Posted By Gonso
Re: 10k Hands - what the hell is wrong with my stats?

Ok, well, if you have $100 drop to NL5. You're probably going to continue bleeding off $ but you might as well slow it down while you learn.

I'd get on one of the training sites if you can afford...
Forum: Brick and Mortar 11-29-2007, 07:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 33
Posted By Gonso
Re: What exactly does \"time\" mean?

It's also to prevent problems when people start acting after you by accident
Forum: Poker Beats, Brags, and Variance 11-29-2007, 07:34 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 52
Posted By Gonso
Re: Rounders 3: Internet

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update: i'm not kidding when i say this (which is really pathetic now that i think about it), but i'm halfway through parodying the ENTIRE script of the movie

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worthless...
Forum: Beginners Questions 11-29-2007, 07:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 25
Posted By Gonso
Re: 10k Hands - what the hell is wrong with my stats?

Your sample sizes at NL25 and NL2 are too small to really matter so I'll ignore them.

You being 22/21 really doesn't look at that bad for someone who just got started. You might back off that a...
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