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Forum: No-Limit Hold'em Ring Games Jun 09, 2009, 12:31am
Replies: 4
Views: 1,136
Posted By ThePhilosofer
Flop Bottom Set

I was playing my regular home game last night. Small stakes, friendly game, with .10/.25, or .25/.50 blinds (last night was .10/.25).

6 players at the table. I am third to act. The Big Blind is...
Forum: Tournament Strategy May 16, 2008, 10:25pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,736
Posted By ThePhilosofer
First pre-flop call I stand by, 2nd pre-flop call...

First pre-flop call I stand by, 2nd pre-flop call I should have folded. I stand by the flop call as well, but I certainly should have bet it to start with. I think not semi-bluffing was my worst...
Forum: Tournament Strategy May 13, 2008, 6:20pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,736
Posted By ThePhilosofer
Call on the draw?

Seat 1: hart1bowl (5290 in chips)
Seat 2: sampunk (3455 in chips)
Seat 4: loulou 1er (5055 in chips)
Seat 5: dgmpoker (7204 in chips)
Seat 7: LuckyMonkey2 (15166 in chips)
Seat 9:...
Forum: PokerTips Lounge Jun 06, 2007, 10:32pm
Replies: 101
Views: 9,731
Posted By ThePhilosofer
You've only been playing online $ poker for about...

You've only been playing online $ poker for about 2 years now? :wink:

24 here
Forum: PokerTips Lounge Feb 22, 2007, 9:00pm
Replies: 69
Views: 5,332
Posted By ThePhilosofer
This looks like you already have the 5 players...

This looks like you already have the 5 players pre-planned for the 19:30 tournament tonight. If you need a replacement, or wouldn't mind another player, I am interested.
Forum: PokerTips Lounge Jun 07, 2006, 3:35am
Replies: 16
Views: 2,464
Posted By ThePhilosofer
E-mail support at the Poker Site you play at,...

E-mail support at the Poker Site you play at, asking them what the rules state on this.
Forum: PokerTips Lounge Feb 28, 2006, 10:04pm
Replies: 16
Views: 2,464
Posted By ThePhilosofer
Playing At The Same Table As A Friend

Ok suppose you happen to be playing at the same table as a friend. Is it considered collusion if the two players agree not to bluff/slow play against each other? They wouldn't be assisting each...
Forum: PokerTips Lounge Feb 28, 2006, 3:55am
Replies: 73
Views: 7,968
Posted By ThePhilosofer
I would think most people with a political...

I would think most people with a political science degree would find professional poker unethical, oh wait, I live in the U.S.
Forum: PokerTips Lounge Feb 27, 2006, 9:33am
Replies: 73
Views: 7,968
Posted By ThePhilosofer
Hey Hustlr, I am not anywhere on the same level...

Hey Hustlr, I am not anywhere on the same level as you, but I make a consistent profit at the $10 tables. Anyways, you probably have things under control but here is my advice. I don't remember...
Forum: PokerTips Lounge Feb 27, 2006, 9:20am
Replies: 18
Views: 2,589
Posted By ThePhilosofer
I bet if people keep replying that it will get a...

I bet if people keep replying that it will get a lot of veiws/replies.
Forum: Poker Stories Feb 27, 2006, 8:37am
Replies: 4
Views: 1,659
Posted By ThePhilosofer
Check This Out, It's Pretty Amazing (Warning, bad beat post)

I guess it really isn't a bad beat, seeing as I sucked out on the flop. But I was still swearing and throwing shit when this happened.


PokerStars Game #4115301733: Tournament #20446594, Hold'em...
Forum: PokerTips Lounge Feb 26, 2006, 4:53am
Replies: 13
Views: 2,084
Posted By ThePhilosofer
just won two $3 rebuy sattelites to the $215...

just won two $3 rebuy sattelites to the $215 buy-in $750,000 guaranteed in a row on Poker Stars last weekend.
Forum: PokerTips Lounge Feb 09, 2006, 4:23am
Replies: 25
Views: 3,210
Posted By ThePhilosofer
I wasn't all-in on the turn, I was all-in on the...

I wasn't all-in on the turn, I was all-in on the flop, when I actually had the nuts, and he had a single pair. A straight flush is not possible to suck out if you have the high end of the straight...
Forum: PokerTips Lounge Feb 07, 2006, 3:47pm
Replies: 25
Views: 3,210
Posted By ThePhilosofer
No, I don't think online poker is rigged to steal...

No, I don't think online poker is rigged to steal my $11. If I did I wouldn't play. This was just such an unusual set of circumstances that I thought it was worth posting.
Forum: PokerTips Lounge Feb 07, 2006, 7:08am
Replies: 25
Views: 3,210
Posted By ThePhilosofer
that's actually a really good idea. I'll add it...

that's actually a really good idea. I'll add it the next time I post a beat.
Forum: PokerTips Lounge Feb 07, 2006, 5:46am
Replies: 15
Views: 2,207
Posted By ThePhilosofer
Take The Pot Keep Your Chips I like the...

Take The Pot

Keep Your Chips

I like the post but you can't use just one word per blank
Forum: PokerTips Lounge Feb 07, 2006, 4:58am
Replies: 25
Views: 3,210
Posted By ThePhilosofer
that's why it's in the Player's Lounge section,...

that's why it's in the Player's Lounge section, and not tournament strategy. God damn it sometimes it helps to make a suck out thread when you lose with 96.5% late in a MTT. I suppose it actually...
Forum: PokerTips Lounge Feb 07, 2006, 3:55am
Replies: 25
Views: 3,210
Posted By ThePhilosofer
did you read the last post? No, I don't think I...

did you read the last post? No, I don't think I should have folded, but I wasn't surprised when my 96.5% chance to win it didn't come through.
Forum: Limit Hold'em and Miscellaneous Strategy Feb 07, 2006, 2:35am
Replies: 9
Views: 2,270
Posted By ThePhilosofer
If nobody behind you has a higher pp, you can get...

If nobody behind you has a higher pp, you can get called by AKs and still have a slight advantage in a coin flip, with excellent pot odds. If it gets folded you increase your stack by 20%. It's...
Forum: PokerTips Lounge Feb 07, 2006, 2:30am
Replies: 25
Views: 3,210
Posted By ThePhilosofer
The guy had been hitting full houses constantly,...

The guy had been hitting full houses constantly, obviously I shouldn't fold the nuts, but the guy managed to outdraw 3 people in a row for their entire stack, after already getting a streak of good...
Forum: Limit Hold'em and Miscellaneous Strategy Feb 07, 2006, 12:59am
Replies: 9
Views: 2,270
Posted By ThePhilosofer
Ok the blinds were 2000 and 4000, i'm guessing...

Ok the blinds were 2000 and 4000, i'm guessing there were also antes of around 200, making the entire pot somewhere around 8000 to start. This means that you need to make a move very quickly. It's...
Forum: PokerTips Lounge Feb 07, 2006, 12:44am
Replies: 25
Views: 3,210
Posted By ThePhilosofer
When To Fold The Nuts

Ok I chopped these up a little so you can just get the basic idea.


NVDobson: calls 1200
60thparallel: calls 1200
LuckyMonkey2: folds
regulator6: folds
jmango: checks
*** FLOP *** [As Qc...
Forum: PokerTips Lounge Feb 06, 2006, 5:29am
Replies: 12
Views: 3,927
Posted By ThePhilosofer
wow I wish they had those structures on poker...

wow I wish they had those structures on poker stars, lol. Sure i've got 6 days. Do you know where to find the blind structure for the WSOP Ozone, I actually spent some time looking but wasn't able...
Forum: PokerTips Lounge Feb 06, 2006, 5:21am
Replies: 23
Views: 6,015
Posted By ThePhilosofer
anybody see Harrington take down a 640.000 pot...

anybody see Harrington take down a 640.000 pot with 62o at the final table of the 2004 WSOP? It was beaghtiful, a raise from UTG a call from 3rd position, and he reraised from the button to...
Forum: PokerTips Lounge Feb 06, 2006, 5:13am
Replies: 61
Views: 6,844
Posted By ThePhilosofer
I was already the short stack against manny...

I was already the short stack against manny before this hand so I was definetely looking to make a move. I'm in the big blind with about 1100

I have 9h Th

Manny raises 40 I call making the...
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