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It's a mystery - Fri Jul 29, 2011, 03:23 AM
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I was seated at a table with this guy, a silverstar that was playing horribly. While watching him delivering bad beats and knocking people out thought to check him and enjoy the fact that he was losing massive amounts of money, being the donk that he was. But... I have no idea how this guy achieved silverstar status. Can someone explain it to me ? His name is scoubydooby.
 
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Fri Jul 29, 2011, 03:28 AM
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I was seated at a table with this guy, a silverstar that was playing horribly. While watching him delivering bad beats and knocking people out thought to check him and enjoy the fact that he was losing massive amounts of money, being the donk that he was. But... I have no idea how this guy achieved silverstar status. Can someone explain it to me ? His name is scoubydooby.
sounds like a cash game player to me,cash games are the easiest way to get vpps
 
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Fri Jul 29, 2011, 03:40 AM
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I was seated at a table with this guy, a silverstar that was playing horribly. While watching him delivering bad beats and knocking people out thought to check him and enjoy the fact that he was losing massive amounts of money, being the donk that he was. But... I have no idea how this guy achieved silverstar status. Can someone explain it to me ? His name is scoubydooby.
hes ranked 13,369 and has 1581.11 points so he wont be premier league bound lol.
 
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Fri Jul 29, 2011, 03:46 AM
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This wasn't a rhetorical question, ron. There are ways to find out how a player's doing, but I won't say more, because they are frowned upon.
 
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Fri Jul 29, 2011, 03:54 AM
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This wasn't a rhetorical question, ron. There are ways to find out how a player's doing, but I won't say more, because they are frowned upon.

YOU GET SILVER STAR BUY GETTING 750 VPP'S IN A MO.
SO HE PLAYED A LOT OF TOURNEYS OR RING GAMES
YOU GET THEM IF YOU LOSE OR WIN
HOPE THIS HELPS
GOOD LUCK


 
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Fri Jul 29, 2011, 04:12 AM
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YOU GET SILVER STAR BUY GETTING 750 VPP'S IN A MO.
SO HE PLAYED A LOT OF TOURNEYS OR RING GAMES
YOU GET THEM IF YOU LOSE OR WIN
HOPE THIS HELPS
GOOD LUCK


now you need 750 for silver star when i came here in 2008 you needed 1200vpps i think it was
 
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Fri Jul 29, 2011, 04:13 AM
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Was worried the OP was talking about me for a second.
 
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Fri Jul 29, 2011, 04:22 AM
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Seriously though, if you play enough to have a set amount of money raked, then you get a higher VIP status. It has nothing to do with skill, although if you're not good, the ranking actually costs you money to maintain.

No need to call anyone out for horrible play; we're all guilty of it sometimes. Like me everyday at 11am. Yup yup yup.
 
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Fri Jul 29, 2011, 04:22 AM
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Some affiliates offer a status upgrade. This may explain things if he's relatively new to the site.
 
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Fri Jul 29, 2011, 04:41 AM
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at least scooby is registerd with the school earlier in the week i was eliminated by 2people that were not part off the school or sorry should off said global leagur
 
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Fri Jul 29, 2011, 04:41 AM
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A SNG single table grinder who's down over $600 [... allegedly]. That's how!
 
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Fri Jul 29, 2011, 04:54 AM
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nice to see you have silver star again panicky you desserve it with the hard work you put into it!
 
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Fri Jul 29, 2011, 05:04 AM
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Thanks ronh.
 
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Fri Jul 29, 2011, 05:09 AM
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Guys... we're going in circles here.

I know what vpps are, I know how they are earned, I know that the vip status reflects the rake at the tables you play at and I definitely know what an awful play is (he had an vpip of 80%, calling all ins preflop with 59, etc.)

But... He seems to have generated 3$ rake at cash tables (ever) and plays 20$ worth of tournaments a month. You made me say it, happy ?

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Some affiliates offer a status upgrade. This may explain things if he's relatively new to the site.
He's tracked since July last year, so can't be it. The only thing I can think of is a recent spill that doesn't show yet or an anomaly showing that silver star where was none. Nothing else makes sense.
 
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Fri Jul 29, 2011, 05:31 AM
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A SNG single table grinder who's down over $600 [... allegedly]. That's how!
Hi dR3am3R59,

The player in question has played over 700 single table SNGs in the last 90 days [... which don't show up on some tracking sites] and he's ROI is neg. $619.90... hence Silver Star.

Hope this clears it up.

Cheers,

Prdigy237

Last edited by Prodigy237; Fri Jul 29, 2011 at 06:11 AM..
 
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Fri Jul 29, 2011, 05:34 AM
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nice to see you have silver star again panicky you desserve it with the hard work you put into it!
+ 1000

Prdigy237
 
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Fri Jul 29, 2011, 06:12 AM
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Hi dR3am3R59,

The player in question has played over 700 single table SNGs in the last 90 days [... which don't show up on some sites] and he's ROI is neg. $619.90... hence Silver Star.

Hope this clears it up.

Cheers,

Prdigy237
Thanks for clearing this up, Prodigy. Hmmm... it appears my intel is not that smart. Maybe you can pm your sources so next time I won't start a thread for something as mundane as this.
 
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Fri Jul 29, 2011, 06:46 AM
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No probs... PM on it's way.

BR

Prdigy237
 
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Fri Jul 29, 2011, 07:27 AM
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Thanks for clearing this up, Prodigy. Hmmm... it appears my intel is not that smart. Maybe you can pm your sources so next time I won't start a thread for something as mundane as this.

You been using OPR ?

Very limited in what they cover.
 
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Fri Jul 29, 2011, 07:46 AM
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You been using OPR ?

Very limited in what they cover.
Whats the best place I can use to track my own statistics In MTT's and Cash Tables, I was using OPR, because i found it easy to use but I cant find how Im doing on the cash tables ?? can any one tell me how to find it or guide me to a detailed place. PM me please, much appreciated.
 

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