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Old 06-07-2014, 08:25 AM   #126
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Re: proof is in the pudding

Big hitter has been laying track for years
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Old 06-07-2014, 09:33 AM   #127
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Anybody know if he can collect Social Security if he never filed tax returns? $6K BR doesn't sound so good w/o it.
Apologies for serious answer in this thread. You need 40 quarters (3 months in a row) of qualifying work time to collect SS. Based on the OP, the answer is no.
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Old 06-07-2014, 09:41 AM   #128
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a little insight into the visionaries of the real de-gen life ,being a grinder living weekly furnished suites as a life-long pusuit making love to the odd bored LA uptown broad one nite and the next nite some crazy eyesore sweaty hitchhicker lady from newmexico the next nite and walking with a limp becouse your life BANKROLL is in your nicely polished leather shoe.And thinking you got the world by the balls ,fueled by freedom and being a true non-conformist.
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Old 06-07-2014, 09:44 AM   #129
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Hahahahaha


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Old 06-07-2014, 09:49 AM   #130
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what kind of poker style is passive aggro? i'd like to see some stats on that.
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Old 06-07-2014, 10:12 AM   #131
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The proof of the eating is in the pudding.
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Old 06-07-2014, 12:41 PM   #132
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I don't understand the need to polish your shoes if you are in this situation.
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Old 06-07-2014, 01:14 PM   #133
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Re: 21st century poker culture questioned

getting gold chain and sports jacket before I head to LV this summer. TY OP you have inspired me to really clean up.
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Old 06-07-2014, 01:49 PM   #134
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If the OP is even remotely legit, what is he doing on the internet and using 2+2? Old school don't play dat!
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Old 06-07-2014, 02:48 PM   #135
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This is the best thread in years
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Old 06-07-2014, 03:18 PM   #136
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This is the best thread in years
I completely agree. If mrwong can't get 5 stars...I don't wanna know what's mrRite.
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Old 06-07-2014, 04:02 PM   #137
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getting gold chain and sports jacket before I head to LV this summer. TY OP you have inspired me to really clean up.
Make sure the chain is below 14 karat.
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Old 06-07-2014, 08:14 PM   #138
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5* post.

Amazingly entertaining and hits a good point. Most of the new gen players don't get it - the fish are our customers. New gens have short attention spans that care more about ego and chase a lot of dead money from the game. With the skills of new gen and the panache of a riverboat gambler a player could have a great life in poker.
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Old 06-07-2014, 08:45 PM   #139
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a little insight into the visionaries of the real de-gen life ,being a grinder living weekly furnished suites as a life-long pusuit making love to the odd bored LA uptown broad one nite and the next nite some crazy eyesore sweaty hitchhicker lady from newmexico the next nite and walking with a limp becouse your life BANKROLL is in your nicely polished leather shoe.And thinking you got the world by the balls ,fueled by freedom and being a true non-conformist.
mrwong ,I know you like women like-chubby old soccer mom or occasionel ladies of night ,but would YOU be ontersted in dating men? ,i. Am available.
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Old 06-07-2014, 09:01 PM   #140
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bighitter lol top patter oldsport!
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Old 06-08-2014, 12:52 AM   #141
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go get em big hitter
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Old 06-08-2014, 05:37 AM   #142
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It’s the first of the month, the social security check has come in, and the seasoned table veteran is ready to stalk the tables of his local race track casino. He’s put quite a lot of thought into his look, he’s not one of those urchins off the internet who games hooded as if he’s bracing for bad weather. No sireee bob no sir! Every item of clothing he wears is designed for style as much as it is for comfort. Every accoutrement is expertly placed for a reason.


It starts with his hair, freshly pomaded into a fin. The stratagem behind his coif is two-fold: to fellow players, it brings the helpless feeling of seeing a shark prowling the surf before them; to the ladies it is reminiscent of the back of a Fairlane 500. His button down is left slightly askew at the top, to reveal the two herringbone necklaces he got for a song in a trade for his lawn mower at the local pawn shop. A whitening tuft of hair proudly asserts itself from above the last buttoned button to proclaim the awesome evidence of the testosterone that once wildly coursed through his body.


His pants are firmly fixed above his navel with a golden-buckled belt, his very being is defiance of gravity. His pleated khakis effortlessly represent that even at leisure, this is a man of business. His black orthopedic shoes really don’t look like orthopedic shoes. Really, you can hardly tell. They’re shiny black leather, and you have to look really hard to see the big Velcro strap on them, and if you’re looking at his shoes in the first place you’re probably a socially maladjusted internet baboon who doesn’t have the fortitude or culture to look a man in his eye.


Yes, everything is in its proper place and he is decked out for conquest. He is now ready to dominate the tables, but first it’s off to Shoney’s. Shoney’s senior discount is comparable to the racetrack buffet, they have yams, which the racetrack buffet does not, and there is no reason that casino inhabitants should be the only ones to see his glory.
At the tables, he is a predator in the jungle. He is a bear. If you try to swim from him, he will outswim you, if you try to outrun him he will overtake you, if you try to climb a tree to escape he will either wait you out, climb the tree, or maybe burn it down, depending on his blood sugar. He approaches the night the same way he acquits the night--with confidence.

Perhaps the poker gods don’t shine on him tonight. Mayhap he does leak all over in a table full of people who’ve honed their game on mathematics by playing millions of hands online. It doesn’t matter. There is a woman sitting at the slot machine, her skin glowing like finely cured leather. She turns toward him, attracted to the reflection of light off his gold nugget rings or a moth to a flame.





He is the winner.
oh wow. you deserve a prize for this
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Old 06-08-2014, 05:44 AM   #143
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cashmire sweater in june
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Old 06-08-2014, 12:02 PM   #144
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just spoke with a few hotel/resorts wont mention names on having a poker-theme poker room old school
1)dress code sports coat nice pants and some bling
2)good conversation ..stuff of a mans fabric ..sleeping with women and fighting,no videogames talk.
3)sports book runners
4)regulated props betting
5)all females wear thongs dealers ,massage girls all.
I lol'd^^^ Mr. Wong on fire.
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Old 06-08-2014, 01:55 PM   #145
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Well i made a post awhile ago about the poker culture of the 21st century and the poker eco-system .Im old school i laid track for guys like ivy ,hellmouth ,guys like me had a swagger oftenbroke sometimes beaten up mostly drunk and often sleeping with bad and or chubby women.Last nite i talked to a iconic 78 year-old pro-poker player .. he never had a job ,never filed income tax never married he stood outside ceasers sporting a expensive cashmire 25 year old sweater with burns and stains gold windowed dentures perpetually red blood pressure face and a daytona rolex he said ......these rude kids ruined the game i made a living here for years now im down to 6k BR these passive aggro took the fun out of the game for the tourist fish killed the eco-system.........he then said ..im ready for the next snotty $@#%@ ill take him on in the parkade he made a angry punching gesture finished his smoke and told me to f off .
This reads like a retarded King Niche. Hilarious lol
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Old 06-08-2014, 03:27 PM   #146
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How old farts picture themselves at the table:



How old farts actually look at the table:
Damn, that looks like a pic from the old, nut-low casino known as Hollywood Park. Lots of big hitters fo sho.
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Old 06-09-2014, 03:47 AM   #147
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Anybody know if he can collect Social Security if he never filed tax returns? $6K BR doesn't sound so good w/o it.
You need to earn credits to get social security benefits. You earn these by working. If he was never employed and never filed taxes as self-employed, then I don't see how he would be able to get social security other than figuring out some way to commit social security fraud.
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Old 06-09-2014, 04:40 AM   #148
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I figured everyone now days dresses like they never left their basement out of the love for the online experience.
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Old 06-09-2014, 05:19 AM   #149
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This thread rocks. I just think their is so much truth hidden behind all the comedy. to get really good action, recreational players have to like you. It's that simple. The higher you play, the more important this is. There are a lot of ways to behave that will get rich businessmen to like you. Being a geek, nerd, and general poker dork is not one of them.

I have a buddy who is pretty well off and makes 4 or 5 vegas trips a year. Usually drops 20 to 30K per trip on machines and blackjack. He likes to play NL in a private game with other guys like himself, but he wouldn't dream of playing in a LV casino. He actually said to me that why would he lose his cash to some "poker beat off" instead of playing machines and getting treated like royalty by his host. His host never whines when he hits a multi line royal for 20K. Actually the opposite, the more he wins the more his host does for him. From suites to cabanas at the pool to great fight tix and club tables. Bottom line, he gives up EV because he loves action and likes to be treated well and have his ass kissed.

Any mid to high stakes NL player is going to have earn how to behave like a host if he wants his games to survive. I am not saying wear a suit or look like a Saturday Night Fever extra, but being cool, funny, presentable, and giving action is essential of this game is going to survive long term.
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Old 06-09-2014, 06:55 AM   #150
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There are a lot of ways to behave that will get rich businessmen to like you. Being a geek, nerd, and general poker dork is not one of them.
i've seen this said thousands of times, and i always have the same question: why not? Rich people are usually more intelligent than avarage, so i would imagine that geeky personalities would be more appealing to them than some retards laughing at their own jokes and wearing fake bling.
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