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The trials and tribulations of learning this game

it seems as though over the past few tournaments, things have gone from bad to worse in the bad beat department. I start out pretty tight and won't play hands unless they're in the first 2 groups. It always happens on the river and it's always for a considerable pot. Damned that luck or the lack of it! I play the hand the way the book says. I measure pot odds and think about the outs. I think I'm doing all the right things only to get my ass kicked in short order more often than not. Is it just my turn with the crappy hands or am I just making bad decisions. Or ... is online play more just luck than sitting round the oval playing with 6 or eight of your buddies and being able to read them to the point you know how to play them?
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