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Old 06-25-2010, 09:24 AM   #76
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Re: Negreanu and Brunson fall for confidence tricksters.

I think we are being a bit too hard on DN, this stuff is not too hard to believe when you first get introduced to it. I had a relative of mine do the "push your arms down" test with me to try to get me to buy uncomfortable magnetic insoles for my shoes. She was completely convinced of their powers, even when she was demonstrating their effectiveness by pushing my arms. Unless you have heard about how this works before you are introduced to it, its conceivable that even smart guys like DN might think there is something to it when it is presented like it was in the video. And its not like they drove a truckload of money up to him and told him about the scam and got him to lie about how awesome it is. That might be a different story.
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Old 06-25-2010, 09:31 AM   #77
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Old 06-25-2010, 09:46 AM   #78
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Those stickers are actually stealing your soul and storing them in the hologram!

You are all going to want to buy my Soul Retaining Wrist-Band. Only $2 each but you will want to buy all 20 to cover the entire range of "soul frequencies" that are being attacked by the hologram. Also repels demons, attack birds, and the Amish (but not an Amish Demon... you will need the pendent for that).

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Old 06-25-2010, 10:33 AM   #79
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Alien technology, like velcro and Spam.
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Old 06-25-2010, 10:41 AM   #80
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I think we are being a bit too hard on DN, this stuff is not too hard to believe when you first get introduced to it.
Somehow I don't think he'll lose much sleep over the internetz flaming
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Old 06-25-2010, 10:54 AM   #81
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I think we are being a bit too hard on DN, this stuff is not too hard to believe when you first get introduced to it. I had a relative of mine do the "push your arms down" test with me to try to get me to buy uncomfortable magnetic insoles for my shoes. She was completely convinced of their powers, even when she was demonstrating their effectiveness by pushing my arms. Unless you have heard about how this works before you are introduced to it, its conceivable that even smart guys like DN might think there is something to it when it is presented like it was in the video. And its not like they drove a truckload of money up to him and told him about the scam and got him to lie about how awesome it is. That might be a different story.
If you happen to believe a sticker taps into the supernatural energy fields, long forgotten from ancient times, and enhances your poker skills... it is safe to say your not one of the "smart guys".
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Old 06-25-2010, 10:55 AM   #82
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Re: Negreanu and Brunson fall for confidence tricksters.

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Old 06-25-2010, 10:57 AM   #83
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Somehow I don't think he'll lose much sleep over the internetz flaming
He will when the first question every poker player ask him, when he sits down at the table, is if he's using those cosmic-energy enhancing poker stickers.

Wouldn't be surprise if someone called the floor and accused him of using supernatural powers to enhance his poker skills... after all, we are talking about young poker players which aren't exactly known for their reserved demeanor.
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Old 06-25-2010, 10:57 AM   #84
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LOL its a big elaborate level from them isn't it?
After reading DN's post, +1 on this ^^^

Remember his shove the interviewer in the water bit?
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Old 06-25-2010, 11:00 AM   #85
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If you happen to believe a sticker taps into the supernatural energy fields, long forgotten from ancient times, and enhances your poker skills... it is safe to say your not one of the "smart guys".
lol. I feel the same way about those magnetic bracelets. How gullible are people anyway?

Perhaps DN and Dolly are leveling us all.
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Old 06-25-2010, 11:05 AM   #86
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uh, you can't really call it a level when you can give that site your cc information and pay 50 bucks for a box of stickers.
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Old 06-25-2010, 11:20 AM   #87
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uh, you can't really call it a level when you can give that site your cc information and pay 50 bucks for a box of stickers.
That's what makes it a "Level 2". Even more LOLZ!


/For the record, I have no problem with this marketing or product. I'm in the "if someone is stupid enough to buy these, they don't deserve to keep their money" camp. If they aren't buying magic poker stickers, they'll just be spending that money on lottery tickets or crack.
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Old 06-25-2010, 11:22 AM   #88
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so we should let bernie madoff out of jail then? i mean, the key to any scam is taking advantage of stupid people.
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Old 06-25-2010, 11:24 AM   #89
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daniel, i have 86 acres of beautiful ocean-front land in Arizona and Idaho. may i interest you in purchasing this magnificent opportunity?
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Old 06-25-2010, 11:39 AM   #90
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so they're cashing in on peoples stupidity.
how is this different than most marketing plans for most products?
Or rather...how is this different than poker?
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Old 06-25-2010, 11:48 AM   #91
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Re: Negreanu and Brunson fall for confidence tricksters.

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Or rather...how is this different than poker?
Come on, really? This is waaaay different.

In poker the players know they're getting scammed. Or at least they're aware of the possibility that they'll get suckered into a bad call/fold. Deception is an open part of the game. But here they're being sold a bill of goods under the guise of authenticity. This is more akin to players who cheat than players who just play poker.
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Old 06-25-2010, 11:55 AM   #92
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That's what makes it a "Level 2". Even more LOLZ!


/For the record, I have no problem with this marketing or product. I'm in the "if someone is stupid enough to buy these, they don't deserve to keep their money" camp. If they aren't buying magic poker stickers, they'll just be spending that money on lottery tickets or crack.
So when your grandmother calls you about this adorable sales men who just sold her ocean-front property in Kansas... you're going to be perfectly ok with that?
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Old 06-25-2010, 11:56 AM   #93
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uh, you can't really call it a level when you can give that site your cc information and pay 50 bucks for a box of stickers.
+1. It is for purchase, and I don't believe they are not getting something in return
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Old 06-25-2010, 12:01 PM   #94
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Oh my god Daniel, hahaha. Perhaps you would be interested in a bridge I have for sale!
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Old 06-25-2010, 12:02 PM   #95
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It's official. Despite Phil Helmuth's continue endorsement of UB... he has more class than Negreanu.
True dat
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Old 06-25-2010, 12:09 PM   #96
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Woah, woah, woah.... I have never received one red cent to endorse this product. I've seen these exact same stickers used in golf and they asked me if I'd try it for a video at Bellagio. I didn't even know what to expect or anything. They put a mic on me, and then did the "thing."
These stickers have been used for years in golf and Dewey swears by them. He says they alleviate pain when he uses them while he golfs. I've never used them at golf except for this one shot at the Mark Wahlberg Celebrity Golf tournament earlier this year where they had a booth and were showing us how they work.

Like I said, I'm not getting paid a dime by them and I don't use them while I play poker. Unless you've tried the arm thing, though, I guess it's impossible to prove to you that it worked. I felt a distinct difference when Dustin did the arm thing on me for sure. Maybe it's placebo, maybe I'm nuts, but I'm telling you I noticed something different for sure.
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Old 06-25-2010, 12:18 PM   #97
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Woah, woah, woah.... I have never received one red cent to endorse this product. I've seen these exact same stickers used in golf and they asked me if I'd try it for a video at Bellagio. I didn't even know what to expect or anything. They put a mic on me, and then did the "thing."
These stickers have been used for years in golf and Dewey swears by them. He says they alleviate pain when he uses them while he golfs. I've never used them at golf except for this one shot at the Mark Wahlberg Celebrity Golf tournament earlier this year where they had a booth and were showing us how they work.

Like I said, I'm not getting paid a dime by them and I don't use them while I play poker. Unless you've tried the arm thing, though, I guess it's impossible to prove to you that it worked. I felt a distinct difference when Dustin did the arm thing on me for sure. Maybe it's placebo, maybe I'm nuts, but I'm telling you I noticed something different for sure.
Now I am convinced it is all a big joke. Right???
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Old 06-25-2010, 12:23 PM   #98
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Re: Negreanu and Brunson fall for confidence tricksters.

Probably already said itt, but I'm not going to read it all. This is just a spin off of the power balance bracelets. They don't work.
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Old 06-25-2010, 12:31 PM   #99
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Re: Negreanu and Brunson fall for confidence tricksters.

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Those stickers are actually stealing your soul and storing them in the hologram!

You are all going to want to buy my Soul Retaining Wrist-Band. Only $2 each but you will want to buy all 20 to cover the entire range of "soul frequencies" that are being attacked by the hologram. Also repels demons, attack birds, and the Amish (but not an Amish Demon... you will need the pendent for that).

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I gots one of dem bearded bastids harrassin me raht now. Absolootely needs ta have one of dem pendents, can I transfur on UB to yas?
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Old 06-25-2010, 12:41 PM   #100
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Q-ray has turned my life around. just the way I look at things. **** all you haters who have never tried it
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