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Forum: EDF 11-30-2007, 10:48 AM
Replies: 74
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Posted By Sciolist
Re: PDT 2/2 : Why has tipping increased?

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Tipping in Ireland has, as far as I can tell, gone way up over the last 10-20 years. Not to US levels, but to more than almost anywhere else in the world. I think this is because the...
Forum: EDF 11-30-2007, 10:37 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 183
Posted By Sciolist
Re: PDT 2/2 : Why has tipping increased?

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Why have standard tipping amounts/expectations increased over time?

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Not read the other posts yet, but I think there're two reasons in the US. The former hasn't happened in...
Forum: EDF 11-28-2007, 12:37 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 33
Posted By Sciolist
Re: General life questions / observations / random whatever thread

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My return is above 5% but yes you do need to have a decent amount and inflation is an issue. I've had to top up investments as my rent increases. The principle is decreasing in real value...
Forum: EDF 11-28-2007, 12:19 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 33
Posted By Sciolist
Re: General life questions / observations / random whatever thread

On a related note, is it a good mindset to want to raise the percentage of my total income that comes from investments, rather than the absolute amount?

Right now it's about 2% of my total income...
Forum: EDF 11-28-2007, 12:16 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 33
Posted By Sciolist
Re: General life questions / observations / random whatever thread

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What I did was invest money so that I had income from my investments equal to my fixed expenses

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I was thinking about this the other day, and wasn't sure how practical it...
Forum: EDF 11-28-2007, 12:11 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 33
Posted By Sciolist
Re: General life questions / observations / random whatever thread

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How much is the bare minimum you guys would have as a buffer on the bank if you made your living of poker? I'm having a hard time estimating how much I should put away, not that I am...
Forum: Small Stakes 11-28-2007, 11:58 AM
Replies: 2,663
Views: 638
Posted By Sciolist
Re: ***SSNL LIFE THREAD NOV***

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Whenever I listen to music I cannot listen to the lyrics. Like you could ask me after the song what it was about and I couldn't tell you.
Kind of strange but my brain just filters music...
Forum: Small Stakes 11-28-2007, 07:45 AM
Replies: 2,663
Views: 638
Posted By Sciolist
Re: ***SSNL LIFE THREAD NOV***

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happens all the time, I hate it. Solution: never check on actual song lyrics /images/graemlins/smile.gif

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Yeh, if you want words, read a book.
Forum: MTT Community 11-26-2007, 01:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 33
Posted By Sciolist
Re: Big Buyin European Tourneys???...online!

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There is a one off turnament this sunday as part of the Swedish Online Championship

High Stakes Poker Texas NL (shorthanded) (open for all)
Date: 25 November (Sundag)
Time: 21:00...
Forum: Small Stakes 11-26-2007, 01:07 PM
Replies: 2,663
Views: 638
Posted By Sciolist
Re: ***SSNL LIFE THREAD NOV***

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It's about $330 bn and $470 bn respectively.

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What's the plan for it? If I emigrate to Norway, do I get some? Can I only spend summers there please?
Forum: Small Stakes 11-26-2007, 11:17 AM
Replies: 2,663
Views: 638
Posted By Sciolist
Re: ***SSNL LIFE THREAD NOV***

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run lola run

good or bad? coming on now deciding whether to watch it. Just sat through the green mile, what a load of bollocks

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Was my favourite movie for a while.
Forum: Small Stakes 11-26-2007, 11:16 AM
Replies: 2,663
Views: 638
Posted By Sciolist
Re: ***SSNL LIFE THREAD NOV***

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I just asked another girl I hadn't talked to since college and she replied:

"that's terrible"

I didn't ask any more questions. My experiment is over.

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I hope college...
Forum: Small Stakes 11-26-2007, 11:00 AM
Replies: 2,663
Views: 638
Posted By Sciolist
Re: ***SSNL LIFE THREAD NOV***

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Also I think our media is somewhat less corrupt and biased then my impression of the US media

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I was under the impression that tabloid media is bigger there than in the US? ...
Forum: Small Stakes 11-24-2007, 04:12 PM
Replies: 2,663
Views: 638
Posted By Sciolist
Re: ***SSNL LIFE THREAD NOV***

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Overpopulation is this planets biggest problem, yet it never gets talked about. Telling someone they shouldn't have children just totally freaks people out. Most people ARE selfish in this...
Forum: Internet Gambling 11-23-2007, 09:35 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 9
Posted By Sciolist
Re: caught cheating on stars

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There is nothing wrong with writing support, PS is pretty good about this subject, about possible cheating BUT you have to give them evidence that your case is different from the 1000's of...
Forum: Small Stakes 11-22-2007, 11:58 AM
Replies: 2,663
Views: 638
Posted By Sciolist
Re: ***SSNL LIFE THREAD NOV***

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What does the 10.5 mean in the Croatia v England spread? Surely not 10.5 goals - is it a 10.5% edge on your bet?

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For every 1 I bet I get 10.50 (minus 5% rake on my 1). ...
Forum: News, Views, and Gossip 11-22-2007, 11:08 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 83
Posted By Sciolist
Re: Lego Poker training videos....a joke?

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i long considered making a screen name composed of a european first name and three numbers, but i value my screen name enough to say no

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My non-FTP name is exactly that
Forum: Small Stakes 11-22-2007, 07:41 AM
Replies: 2,663
Views: 638
Posted By Sciolist
Re: ***SSNL LIFE THREAD NOV***

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i didn't bet on it but i cheered when Croatia scored and was actually unhappy when we got to 2-2.

i'm obv English and this is why i wanted us to lose...

nothing can change for the...
Forum: MTT Community 11-22-2007, 06:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 33
Posted By Sciolist
Re: Big Buyin European Tourneys???...online!

The $50k guaranteed Daily Fifty Grand runs on PokerStars every day at 15:00 ET, it has $5.50 satellites as well as a freeroll sat.
Forum: Small Stakes 11-22-2007, 06:08 AM
Replies: 2,663
Views: 638
Posted By Sciolist
Re: ***SSNL LIFE THREAD NOV***

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Our team/management/Football Association is a complete farce. The players are some of the best in the world on paper yet play with no passion or effort, the manager is a joke and the FA...
Forum: Small Stakes 11-22-2007, 05:57 AM
Replies: 2,663
Views: 638
Posted By Sciolist
Re: ***SSNL LIFE THREAD NOV***

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You just have to be consistant for the first week or so, force yourself to get up early every single morning, and don't sleep during the day. It really helps if you work out as well, so...
Forum: Small Stakes 11-22-2007, 05:35 AM
Replies: 2,663
Views: 638
Posted By Sciolist
Re: ***SSNL LIFE THREAD NOV***

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That would require effort to install and its one of those hexagonal shaped windows (/--\ its 3 sided like that and juts out of the house) which aren't really designed for blinds. The...
Forum: Small Stakes 11-21-2007, 10:09 AM
Replies: 2,663
Views: 638
Posted By Sciolist
Re: ***SSNL LIFE THREAD NOV***

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Yes, but can it help you that others know how much you make?

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Probably not, but how do you ask someone what they earn if you won't tell them what you earn?
Forum: News, Views, and Gossip 11-21-2007, 08:04 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 144
Posted By Sciolist
Re: The Life Cycle of a Poker Player (and my thoughts on live vs onlin

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Also, I think that top chess players are better at chess than basically anyone is at anything, and I don't think poker will be that way any time soon.

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I agree with this...
Forum: News, Views, and Gossip 11-21-2007, 07:48 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 144
Posted By Sciolist
Re: The Life Cycle of a Poker Player (and my thoughts on live vs online)

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Although the neurophysiological hormonal fluctuations of the poker player may be more dramatic, or more prevalent then the average professional, is it not worth noting that poker also...
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