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I write this blogg , currently approaching the final table in a 45 man/25c buy in.  After a terrible week of play, and a losing streak, I have finally discovered the enlightenment I needed to proceed.

 

I have smiled all the way through this sng, laughing at the ironic perspective of poor play.

No longer shall I refer to variance or tilt, as a simplified view I will now see it as an ironic state.

To win, we have to stay calm, but also there is a sense that a person needs to be angry also, with themselves.  This keeps a perspective and thier feet firmly on the ground.

I took my self examination back to as far as the Atom, confusing this may sound, but sometimes a different distraction is all it takes, to give an answer that is sometimes at the end of your nose.

Forum members helped me to see my answer, that 4 years I have searched for.  I took my poker back to the begining, as I did with the Atom.

I considered why I win, and how I win, then the smiles and the ironic made sense.  I simply, the more I win ,  the more I used and get use to ICM play.Then unkown to my brain, ICM play slowly creeps into my opening game.  The irony, what helps me to win can also help me to lose.

 

Then I thought even deeper, the times a person plays bad, early exits e.t.c., these are the times we were maybe destined to win as in the later stages we may of  seen AA and such.Then sometimes, the times we did play well, we lost and continued the downswing as timing was with variance on us to lose.

So I now sit here smiling, as now ironic I see it.....

6 players left ,all in tens, fingers crossed, arrrrrr, A3 caller spikes his Ace.

Never mind, I will certainly now remember to shift back down a gear for the next game.

 

Regards 

Steve

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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