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    Poker is truly dieing these days if the only half decent site is Stars.

    You basically have to either play on a really crappy site or play on Stars when you know you have to accept your going to get shafted and there is nothing you can do about it.

    Literally just played a 10 minute session and its just ridiculous ... Ive lost every session ive played this month.

    I could filter my AK and AQ hands and you will not find a single A on any flop and the ones that there are and faced with flop check raises.

    In 10 minutes today .. Ive had KK, QQ , JJ and TT a total of 8 times whilst 4 tabling Zoom ...every one had an A flop .. apart from QQ which was against AA.

    And then i finally get AA and someone shoves with AK ... the flop gave him a gutshot and i just knew the J would come on the river ...

    All in 10 minutes ...
    There is a big misunderstanding between the concept of talent and skill, talent you have naturally but skill is only developed by hours and hours of beating on your craft... nobody got to where they were without hard work.

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    That's more like it.

    Thanks for Welbeck, btw.

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    Played a session last night and lost my rag totally again.

    This is all very bad imo ... not what i expected at all after such a lay off.

    So something has to change ... so im going to drop to 12 tables ... even at FR $10nl !

    Im thinking along the same lines as my running approach ... before i just wanted to go faster and faster and then tried to run a longer distance at a much slower rate and guess what ....i enjoyed it even though it felt too slow to start off with.

    Maybe this might work with poker ... always felt i had to play a lot of tables to get good volume in, but guess what ... i never have put any decent volume in ... so maybe the tortoise and hare theory is true !!

    Will try it today ..
    There is a big misunderstanding between the concept of talent and skill, talent you have naturally but skill is only developed by hours and hours of beating on your craft... nobody got to where they were without hard work.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Llanlad View Post
    In 10 minutes today .. Ive had KK, QQ , JJ and TT a total of 8 times

    And then i finally get AA

    All in 10 minutes ...
    Most of us would think of this as running hotter than the sun.

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    Not when you lose with every one of them.
    There is a big misunderstanding between the concept of talent and skill, talent you have naturally but skill is only developed by hours and hours of beating on your craft... nobody got to where they were without hard work.

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    You always were far too results driven.

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    Followed it up with a session from hell ..

    My won at showdown stat this month is in the 30's ... never ever been that low before.

    I literally cannot flop anything and every time i do the turn and river are basically hand picked straight from Grim's arse.

    Even sitting there in the BB with 43o and minding my own business does not work because i flop the nut straight and get it in and someone quads the turn.

    Every hand was the same ... i must have had 15 draws and all of a sudden these turn and river cards just instantly start bricking ...

    Anyone who thinks Stars is even remotely random has truly buried their head in the sand ... ill go to my grave thinking this.

    I will not even do Stars the honour of mentioning their site again in this thread.
    There is a big misunderstanding between the concept of talent and skill, talent you have naturally but skill is only developed by hours and hours of beating on your craft... nobody got to where they were without hard work.

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    I suppose in times like this ... i could go on FB and abuse hawk and all his friends ...
    There is a big misunderstanding between the concept of talent and skill, talent you have naturally but skill is only developed by hours and hours of beating on your craft... nobody got to where they were without hard work.

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    This month is probably the worst ive ever run on Grim.

    Im literally being done in every single session .. absolutely nothing is hitting or holding up and im only ever improving post flop if im already drawing dead.
    There is a big misunderstanding between the concept of talent and skill, talent you have naturally but skill is only developed by hours and hours of beating on your craft... nobody got to where they were without hard work.

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    Interestingly I've only been playing Fast Forward (as Party call Rush) and PL Omaha this month and my results are good despite running about 3 buy-ins below expected All-in EV at FF.

    Took me a while to readjust to FF though, it's a different game when you don't need to worry about the metagame so players tend to play more fit or fold on the flop which can be a big advantage to exploit.

    Talking of volume though - I can get close to 300 hands per hour at six max FF so maybe this is the way to get your volume up?
    To infirmity and beyond

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    300 hands per hour ???

    Ive decided to drop my tables so i have more time to focus on decisions ... but im still getting over 600 hands per hour.
    There is a big misunderstanding between the concept of talent and skill, talent you have naturally but skill is only developed by hours and hours of beating on your craft... nobody got to where they were without hard work.

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    but im still getting over 600 hands per hour.
    Wait... you've actually had a session that lasted a whole hour?

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    Well urmm ... not quite

    Ive not played anything for a few days because im losing all the time so im reluctant to return ... need to basically man up according to the missus !!

    Been in Cardiff and now im back and raring to go ...

    Im actually going to configure Tilt Breaker to show my profit / loss for the session for a while.

    This might seem a bad thing to most ( even me ) but im going to give myself a 2.5 buy in loss max for a session and ill try and continue playing until i play enough hands or reach that loss.

    Got to find a way to improve my volume without blowing up.

    Ill give it a real go from today until the rest of the month.
    There is a big misunderstanding between the concept of talent and skill, talent you have naturally but skill is only developed by hours and hours of beating on your craft... nobody got to where they were without hard work.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Llanlad View Post
    need to basically man up according to the missus !!
    Sounds like a keeper.

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    Got to find a way to improve my volume without blowing up.
    When you judge your performance based on decisions rather than results, you'll find the zen.

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    Ill give it a real go from today until the rest of the month.
    So... five days then? Seems a little optimistic.

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    Sounds like a keeper.
    She is ... the right woman at the right time for me.

    When you judge your performance based on decisions rather than results, you'll find the zen
    That's what im looking into ... if i can still play well when im losing then ill have finally reached my Zen.

    So... five days then? Seems a little optimistic.
    Yeah i know ... and i offered you all 5/1 against me hitting 50k hands this month ... you lot missed out on the free'est of money.
    There is a big misunderstanding between the concept of talent and skill, talent you have naturally but skill is only developed by hours and hours of beating on your craft... nobody got to where they were without hard work.

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