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/Dec/2010

Pain is good

By: FLcrackr @ 05:16 (EST) / 276 / Comment ( 0 )
If you spend  time perusing through the forums here you will find bad beat story after bad beat story, complete with hand history just to prove it’s not a lie.  After a few hundred reads they become monotonous.  It’s the same sad story over and over “The universe hates me” (I hate to bust your bubble boy (he he he I even managed to slip in a poker related double entendre today lol) but the universe is a little busy and doesn't have time to single you out for punishment).  When I see the tag lines now I don’t even read the stories but I do make a note of the names to see if my future prognostications on their career possibilities in this business are accurate.  I am seeing dark times in their poker future.  Why?  The answer is Attitude.  Instead of whining about their bad luck they should be praying for as many opportunities to take a bad beat as they can get a day.  Why would you want that?  Because if you were that far ahead in reality and you had a bunch of the other guys chips in the pot as a 10 to 1 favorite 100 times a day you could retire in a week and never work again.  The question in this business it seems to me is; what are you going to focus on? the 10 bad beats out of a hundred hands or the 90 where you made money.  So every time I get a bad beat instead of whining about the fact that odds and probabilities are a fact of life (Ahead does not mean 100% guaranteed) I say next hand please.
 
Well it has to happen eventually (at least that’s what the odds tell me).  I got rocked out early in a PSO after a good run the last few days and only scored 2 for 5 in the money.  I still managed a net positive gain in my score and moved up 2 spots in the PSO standings to put me in the 21 spot.  I am still in great shape and on target to be in the top ten by the end of the day.  My goal for the week is to take first place and start putting distance between me and number two.  My day at the cash tables was even worse with no money appearances in any of the 3 tourneys I played in.  Wish me luck (I am def on a down card cycle at the moment) and hope to see you at the tables.
 
 
Thank you sir may I have another (right after the 9 good ones please)
The FLcrackr 
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