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Old 02-23-2017, 12:08 AM   #1
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Passive tilt, losing patience, need pep talk

So I don't normally post bad beat stories, in fact, getting eliminated out of a big tournament with JJ < 99 16 BB deep actually feel like a bit of a relief because you did absolutely nothing wrong.

But how do you overcome passive tilt and agonizing table behavior by other players?

For example, you open in late position with a hand like A4, get two callers and have position. The flop comes JT8. So now you've completely whiffed the flop and ready to just skip time and see new cards. Opponent, pauses, waits, stares at his stack, Hollywoods, cuts out chips 3 at a time past the betting line, cuts them out real slow before donk betting what is the size of the pot. I mean the whole wait can be very agonizing. Sometimes I just fold out of turn or even get off my seat for a walk during the entire Hollywooding process.

This is just one example. Now this could happen hand after hand after hand. You're sitting at a weak passive table of fish and know that any top pair+ with a decent hand will get paid by worst easily on multiple streets.

KQs, 4 callers.. A42r.

AXs,.. two broadway cards.

AK/AQ.. TTx or 986'ish.

JJ/QQ.. AKx. You get the idea.

Like you really can't do anything, and before you know it, you've bled out almost an entire buyin 4-5 BB at a time.

My last such hand was A4hh OTB, which I called for 4 BB ($20), and the BB flatted.

Flop comes 932 one heart. BB checks, initial raiser c-bets $35 into $60, I flat and the BB goes AI for $200. Initial raiser folds and I snap punt. BB shows AA

100% this was a bad play on my part mathematically. But it was almost as if I was wiling to lose the additional $165 just to see two bingo cards rather than wait another 10-15 hands before I can play a hand (and probably get whiffed, Holloywooded, floated and barreled on what would be the worst possible turn/river card in the entire deck).
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Old 02-23-2017, 12:12 AM   #2
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Re: Passive tilt, losing patience, need pep talk

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So I don't normally post bad beat stories, in fact, getting eliminated out of a big tournament with JJ < 99 16 BB deep actually feel like a bit of a relief because you did absolutely nothing wrong.

But how do you overcome passive tilt and agonizing table behavior by other players?

For example, you open in late position with a hand like A4, get two callers and have position. The flop comes JT8. So now you've completely whiffed the flop and ready to just skip time and see new cards. Opponent, pauses, waits, stares at his stack, Hollywoods, cuts out chips 3 at a time past the betting line, cuts them out real slow before donk betting what is the size of the pot. I mean the whole wait can be very agonizing. Sometimes I just fold out of turn or even get off my seat for a walk during the entire Hollywooding process.

This is just one example. Now this could happen hand after hand after hand. You're sitting at a weak passive table of fish and know that any top pair+ with a decent hand will get paid by worst easily on multiple streets.

KQs, 4 callers.. A42r.

AXs,.. two broadway cards.

AK/AQ.. TTx or 986'ish.

JJ/QQ.. AKx. You get the idea.

Like you really can't do anything, and before you know it, you've bled out almost an entire buyin 4-5 BB at a time.

My last such hand was A4hh OTB, which I called for 4 BB ($20), and the BB flatted.

Flop comes 932 one heart. BB checks, initial raiser c-bets $35 into $60, I flat and the BB goes AI for $200. Initial raiser folds and I snap punt. BB shows AA

100% this was a bad play on my part mathematically. But it was almost as if I was wiling to lose the additional $165 just to see two bingo cards rather than wait another 10-15 hands before I can play a hand (and probably get whiffed, Holloywooded, floated and barreled on what would be the worst possible turn/river card in the entire deck).
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Old 02-23-2017, 12:16 AM   #3
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This is not a bad beat story smartass. Show me one bad beat in the post (besides the hypothetical JJ < 99) .
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Old 02-23-2017, 12:18 AM   #4
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The whole post is bad beat. It's a flipping car crash that no one will read
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Old 02-23-2017, 01:02 AM   #5
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It's a flipping car crash that no one will read
I regrettably read it in its entirety.
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Old 02-23-2017, 03:01 AM   #6
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Excellent thread imo. Thanks op


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Old 02-23-2017, 08:41 AM   #7
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Old 02-23-2017, 08:53 AM   #8
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i was just starting to miss you...then you post this gem
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Old 02-23-2017, 10:37 AM   #9
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The whole post is bad beat. It's a flipping car crash that no one will read
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Old 02-23-2017, 10:40 AM   #10
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He upped the stakes 10x it seems tho
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Old 02-23-2017, 12:52 PM   #11
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Old 02-23-2017, 01:12 PM   #12
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This is not a bad beat story smartass. Show me one bad beat in the post (besides the hypothetical JJ < 99) .
It's a bad beat every time you open or post in a thread
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Old 02-23-2017, 01:44 PM   #13
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Folding you really thought I was this clown? LOL
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Old 02-23-2017, 05:15 PM   #14
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So I don't normally post bad beat stories, in fact, getting eliminated out of a big tournament with JJ < 99 16 BB deep actually feel like a bit of a relief because you did absolutely nothing wrong.

But how do you overcome passive tilt and agonizing table behavior by other players?

For example, you open in late position with a hand like A4, get two callers and have position. The flop comes JT8. So now you've completely whiffed the flop and ready to just skip time and see new cards. Opponent, pauses, waits, stares at his stack, Hollywoods, cuts out chips 3 at a time past the betting line, cuts them out real slow before donk betting what is the size of the pot. I mean the whole wait can be very agonizing. Sometimes I just fold out of turn or even get off my seat for a walk during the entire Hollywooding process.

This is just one example. Now this could happen hand after hand after hand. You're sitting at a weak passive table of fish and know that any top pair+ with a decent hand will get paid by worst easily on multiple streets.

KQs, 4 callers.. A42r.

AXs,.. two broadway cards.

AK/AQ.. TTx or 986'ish.

JJ/QQ.. AKx. You get the idea.

Like you really can't do anything, and before you know it, you've bled out almost an entire buyin 4-5 BB at a time.

My last such hand was A4hh OTB, which I called for 4 BB ($20), and the BB flatted.

Flop comes 932 one heart. BB checks, initial raiser c-bets $35 into $60, I flat and the BB goes AI for $200. Initial raiser folds and I snap punt. BB shows AA

100% this was a bad play on my part mathematically. But it was almost as if I was wiling to lose the additional $165 just to see two bingo cards rather than wait another 10-15 hands before I can play a hand (and probably get whiffed, Holloywooded, floated and barreled on what would be the worst possible turn/river card in the entire deck).
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Old 02-26-2017, 02:45 PM   #15
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Re: Passive tilt, losing patience, need pep talk

Hi I've played poker for a couple years now, have seen a number of cool things take place. I'll tell you about the most memorable hand I've played in.

So, I was dealt pocket 6's. A third 6 landed on the flop, along with a 2 and a Queen. A few bets are placed, and then one dude raises by going all-in. I call. There's another guy left in the hand who has his cards covered. I don't see him. I turn up my cards revealing my set of 6's. The guy on my left turns up his cards to reveal a set of 2's and lays them down. I double facepalm myself, realizing I just made a horrible blunder. The turn is the 2 of diamonds. This makes a flush for the guy still in the hand but gives me a full house, and thus I win the hand. My horrible blunder ironically ended up saving me a ton of money. The dude on my left obviously would have called had I not shown my cards, and he would have won with quads.

Interesting, right? What is your most memorable poker hand?
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Hi I've played poker for a couple years now, have seen a number of cool things take place. I'll tell you about the most memorable hand I've played in.

So, I was dealt pocket 6's. A third 6 landed on the flop, along with a 2 and a Queen. A few bets are placed, and then one dude raises by going all-in. I call. There's another guy left in the hand who has his cards covered. I don't see him. I turn up my cards revealing my set of 6's. The guy on my left turns up his cards to reveal a set of 2's and lays them down. I double facepalm myself, realizing I just made a horrible blunder. The turn is the 2 of diamonds. This makes a flush for the guy still in the hand but gives me a full house, and thus I win the hand. My horrible blunder ironically ended up saving me a ton of money. The dude on my left obviously would have called had I not shown my cards, and he would have won with quads.

Interesting, right? What is your most memorable poker hand?
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Old 02-27-2017, 12:30 AM   #17
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But what if the river was a 6 and the BBJ was well into the 6 figures?
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Old 02-27-2017, 10:30 AM   #18
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But what if the river was a 6 and the BBJ was well into the 6 figures?
Briro2017, please don't worry about such improbabilities. The pizza shop is not concerned with such trivia.
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Old 02-27-2017, 10:32 AM   #19
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Sounds like you need a pap not a pep
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Briro2017, please don't worry about such improbabilities. The pizza shop is not concerned with such trivia.
Do not ever use my name when posting to this busto freak.
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Old 02-28-2017, 12:11 AM   #21
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We've missed you, MTT. Great thrEAD.
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Old 02-28-2017, 03:16 AM   #22
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I'm such a knucklehEAD but i misrEAD this thrEAD. btw do you like gingerbrEAD?
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