Joined: Apr '09
Age: 37 (M)
Mobsters don't play like idiot. They just make unbelieveble plays during each game that lets every standard player thinking "what the hell does he think he's doing?" and, like those standard players can't believe or even understand that type of strategy, they just continue playing like they usually do and many times they tend to find a huge bluff, made to look like durrr when playing for hundreads of thousands of bucks, but when doing it with cents things just don't work the same way
Joined: Mar '11
Location: United Kingdom
Age: 48 (M)
To describe all my fellow mobsters to playing like idiots is very harsh indeed. I think you will get a few idiots everywhere you play and to put them all into this bracket is wrong. We love our poker and are enjoying playing this fine game
Joined: Jun '13
Age: 73 (M)
My 90% was probably hight but in playing PP freerolls i see a lot of idiot bet. Like as i call them suited maniacs they would ncall any preflop raised whith any crap suited cards. And this is oly one exemple. I also very much like poker when its well played.
Joined: May '12
Location: United Kingdom
Age: 31 (M)
I think pinotte's first comment has been slightly misunderstood.... I don't think he was calling the BankrollMob players idiots... but just players in general. With the name and dubious grammar, I'm guessing he's a French speaking Canadian and his comments have been slightly lost in translation.
The site he recommends is great btw... well worth a read.
Personally being a newb, I suppose I can speak for "idiots". When you're just getting started it's easy to get real emotional and just bet ridiculously. I've lucked out on a couple stupid bluffs, but I find I'm starting to fold a lot more. Also, it's a FREE roll. You lose nothing if you get knocked out. So it should be obvious that off the start some people... MANY people will try to just luck out with an early All-In Fest.(Don't know what to call it.) Why not, if you play many sites there's probably another FR happening within less than 30 minutes. Also there's the girlfriend, family, friends, knock at the door, etc. I've had a couple times where I was being nagged to get off and so I bet ridiculously and lucked out. Suddenly I wasn't going anywhere. Just an insight into the "idiots". Also to yout85, I may have misinterprated your comment. But my family of french canadians(here since 1680) have no problem expressing themselves without such a misunderstanding. Idiot's was a bad choice of word, regardless of your first language. I feel like you just took a shot at the francophone's, and that's not cool. But I may be wrong, don't want to start any problems. Just want to get my opinion out. I love this community. Let's get all things on the table.
Take care and good luck everyone!
(P.S. Pokerology is a great resource for us newbs! Basically answered the question to the thread I just posted. Check it out!)
Edited by MatthewMaze (Thursday, February 27, 2014 @ 22:14 GMT)