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Forum: Home Poker 11-30-2007, 02:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 53
Posted By jeffnc
Re: Introducing No Limit

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So I was hosting this big tournament (pretty BIG) and I made the 3 biggest consecutive denominations all very slight variations of orange. Do you think this was a bad idea?
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Forum: Brick and Mortar 11-30-2007, 02:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 18
Posted By jeffnc
Re: Low Stakes Limit Game - Guy Hollywooding every hand

Try ridiculing the guy (without getting kicked out yourself). Don't know why the dealer doesn't push the action - his earn rate is getting killed. Your earn rate is getting killed too. Every...
Forum: EDF 11-30-2007, 02:00 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 24
Posted By jeffnc
Re: EDF: Evaluate my potential band\'s setlist

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I Ran - A Flock of Seagulls

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Everyone else is saying "cool", so all I can say is you better play it tongue-in-cheek, or else funk it up a bit because it doesn't really fit...
Forum: EDF 11-30-2007, 01:53 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 24
Posted By jeffnc
Re: EDF: Evaluate my potential band\'s setlist

Don't Stop Believing - Journey

- dump (and I actually like Journey)

Talk Dirty To Me - Poison
Lick it Up - KISS
I Ran - A Flock of Seagulls

- dump
Forum: Books and Publications 11-30-2007, 10:39 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 40
Posted By jeffnc
Re: Stox is doing a NL book!

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Both but focusing on 6-max, obviously. Stox actually plays the games he writes about, giving him a significant advantage over Mehta/Flynn and Ed Miller.

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Huh? Can't speak...
Forum: Books and Publications 11-30-2007, 10:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 9
Posted By jeffnc
Re: FTP Strategy Guide Review: Limit Hold \'Em

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The fundamental idea, never articulated as clearly as it could be, seems to be that in tournament Fixed Limit Hold 'Em, you need to be able to do a lot with a little. As he puts it, "The...
Forum: Books and Publications 11-30-2007, 10:28 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 69
Posted By jeffnc
Re: Review, Advanced Limit Holdem Strategy (Tanenbaum)

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not to mention that Mason isn't even publishing Ray's book apparently.

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I didn't say he was publishing the book. I used the term 2+2 Publishing to mean the company. No...
Forum: Books and Publications 11-30-2007, 10:25 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 69
Posted By jeffnc
Re: Review, Advanced Limit Holdem Strategy (Tanenbaum)

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Remember, there are only 2 types of ideas that are published in non-2+2 books.

1) Those that have not appeared in 2+2 books, and are therefore incorrect
2) Those that are correct, and...
Forum: Books and Publications 11-30-2007, 10:18 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 69
Posted By jeffnc
Re: Review, Advanced Limit Holdem Strategy (Tanenbaum)

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So, as usual, these terms have been around a long time.

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Of course, you used it in a completely different way.
Forum: Books and Publications 11-30-2007, 10:16 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 21
Posted By jeffnc
Re: yes.

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SSHE was written for live games, not online. With that in mind, it's THE book for low limit holdem games in LV.

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Almost all books are mistitled, and SSH is no exception. ...
Forum: Books and Publications 11-30-2007, 10:13 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 21
Posted By jeffnc
Re: yes.

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I seldom see those type of games in Vegas.

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Then you must be playing a different game than low-to-mid limit Holdem.
Forum: Brick and Mortar 11-29-2007, 08:23 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 67
Posted By jeffnc
Re: How long do I withhold tips? Dealer mistake costs me $1800. (long)

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I don't care about EV, I'm talking about dealer accountability. In this poker room, tips are pooled, so motivation for the dealers to do well is lacking. Should they not be punished in...
Forum: Home Poker 11-29-2007, 06:19 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 53
Posted By jeffnc
Re: Introducing No Limit

Unlimited stakes is fine for limit poker, but NL poker is simply not NL poker unless you play table stakes. It's that important. I would go so far as to say if you're not playing table stakes in...
Forum: Small Stakes Limit 11-29-2007, 06:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 14
Posted By jeffnc
Re: B&M 3/6 flopped set, turn FH, too much action?

You can cap the flop for value, the same way you'd cap the flop for value with a flush draw if you are 4-way. Except in this case you have the bonus of possibly actually being ahead.

These kinds...
Forum: Small Stakes Limit 11-29-2007, 06:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 13
Posted By jeffnc
Re: 2/4 B&M - Spewing all over myself on the river

Raising here is pretty bad.

One problem "in the heat of battle" is that we only see 1 aspect of a scary card. We see either the flush or the full house, but we don't always see both at once. ...
Forum: Small Stakes Limit 11-29-2007, 05:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 15
Posted By jeffnc
Re: 2 Pair with 4-straight on board

I apologize for not answering your question, but I think this hand is an excellent example of the difficulties involved with playing drawing hands like this out of position. Not to say this was a...
Forum: Small Stakes Limit 11-29-2007, 05:54 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 18
Posted By jeffnc
Re: 2/4 - I see monsters

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As long as our opponent isn't doing something weird with, like, a pair of aces, there isn't a single hand we beat that he should be raising this river with given his...
Forum: EDF 11-29-2007, 05:48 PM
Replies: 348
Views: 271
Posted By jeffnc
Re: Blu-Ray and HD DVD

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So this isn't going to be another VHS-Betamax thing? They'll both still be around in 3 years?

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No, that's almost exactly like what this is. They might easily still both...
Forum: EDF 11-29-2007, 05:34 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 28
Posted By jeffnc
Re: The Ultra-Fi thread

As you get into hi-fi, you realize what really is important and what isn't. Some spend unreal sums on "extreme point of diminishing returns" or even pure snake oil, such as $3,000 power cords,...
Forum: EDF 11-29-2007, 05:17 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 33
Posted By jeffnc
Re: Greek Mythology

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why on earth is this interesting? everything in the world interests me

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Including lame flames about posts that don't interest you, which is probably the most boring thing...
Forum: Books and Publications 11-29-2007, 05:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 14
Posted By jeffnc
Re: Review: Read \'Em and Reap

Good review. I found the book to be much better than Caro on an intellectual level. Everything that Navarro presents makes sense.

The problem is, you just don't see much if any of this stuff in...
Forum: Books and Publications 11-29-2007, 05:07 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 69
Posted By jeffnc
Re: Review, Advanced Limit Holdem Strategy (Tanenbaum)

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i havent read that book or even seen it, but the exact pharse "illusion of action" was coined by dave when writing our book that hasnt made it to print.

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In that case,...
Forum: Books and Publications 11-29-2007, 05:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 14
Posted By jeffnc
Re: Best book on Limit Hold em

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Hilger does not have a single original idea

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Even if true, it's irrelevant. The book is still the best for learning how to play limit Holdem.
Forum: Brick and Mortar 11-29-2007, 03:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5
Posted By jeffnc
Re: Closest place to play live from Wilmington NC

Dude, if you can get to Raleigh, Southwest has a great non-stop flight straight to Vegas for only $148 round trip. 5 actual hours, about 2 hours accounting for the time change, might very well be...
Forum: Brick and Mortar 11-29-2007, 03:19 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 48
Posted By jeffnc
Re: some nuts a gonna get kicked

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My usual contrarian position, on behalf of the dealers:

Every time we tell a yapping player to shut up, WE GET THE DIRTY LOOKS.

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That's because you should never tell...
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