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  2-May-14, 19:51   #1
Upswings on PokerStars 0 

Joined: Nov '11
Location: Croatia
Age: 38 (M)
Posts: 413
Cant believe it...
On one session get 4-5 nuts on triple draw,playing 27 triple draw 0.25/0,50,than badugi nuts,nuts nuts
Triple my stack after i win second place on 10 fpp BronzeStars freeroll.
Im scare now shut down my comp.
What now to do?
Play 2-3 days?
I need cocaine or speed Big Smile Cool Big Smile
or maybe exatsy.
Ofcourse maybe i just damn good,after all i play draw games over 4 years,every day 12 hours Agree

Edited by pelinimed (Friday, May 02, 2014 @ 19:55 GMT)

  2-May-14, 20:53   #2
Joined: Sep '10
Location: Canada
Age: 37 (M)
Posts: 1940
Keep riding the upswing if making a profit then keep it going Dollar Dollar Thumbs Up Thumbs Up never tried those drugs you mentioned i'm more of the prescription type Big Smile Big Smile Cool Cool Blink Blink

  2-May-14, 21:15   #3

Joined: Apr '12
Location: Hungary
Age: 32 (M)
Posts: 4540
I think you should just stay at the energy drink level of powerboost, it's one thing to start playing with a nice amount of booze in your system (like I do every on some special weekends) and it's another going at it with Hunter S. Thompson style.
Great results on the front of having some fun, but will hurt your judgement and math skills greatly for playing cards.

Though weed never hurts.

  3-May-14, 04:44   #4
Joined: Apr '11
Location: Romania
Age: 27 (M)
Posts: 6668
I say that you should continue to play if you are on a heater but on the smallest sigh of fatigue of tilt shut down the PC asap Blink

I also think that the fact that you play draw games for 4 years daily has a major impact on your style of play Big Smile

  3-May-14, 10:54   #5

Joined: Sep '13
Location: Bosnia and Herzegovina
Age: 29 (M)
Posts: 1551
keep on going until you faint Big Smile

jk, just keep playing til you notice youre either too tired and cant keep your concentration up, or you notice signs of downswing coming your way (downswings are usuaully accompanied with their nasty friend, tilt, those 2 usually stick together, friends for life... that sort of stuff?)

cheers and gl, and yea stay away from cocaine and stuff. Not to mention its also costly, so ud have to win much much more playing poker! Tongue i also heard lots of stuff about speed, but its mostly used for parties, not poker play though (never tried it mind u, i just have a friend who tried it once, long long time ago... back in... umm, late april i think... good old times).

Big Smile

  3-May-14, 14:27   #6
Joined: Mar '09
Location: Greece
Age: 39 (F)
Posts: 9831
If you are having a winning strike try to play as much as you can, but know when to stop.
I see your choice of games for ring games is out of the usual ones especially with badugi.
Either way whatever your choice is, good luck with it.

  4-May-14, 17:08   #7

Joined: Mar '12
Location: United Kingdom
Age: 32 (M)
Posts: 1277
Well the upswings are when you have to maintain prfitability, that is don't get overhyped and play like a deranged squirrel because as we all know downswings follow upswings.
Getting out at the right time is key. I've seen it happen myself so often, crushing for an hour or more then you get goosed by multiple hands.

  7-May-14, 16:50   #8
Joined: Feb '11
Location: Germany
Age: 23 (M)
Posts: 1854
So much written in this thread that I just want to comment on "lol no that's not how swings work in poker".

  7-May-14, 16:58   #9
Joined: Aug '10
Location: Germany
Age: 45 (M)
Posts: 1620
Gratz, nice run and the second place at the 10 fpp "freeroll" are a verry good winning!. And to triple up your roll with cashgame are really a nice upswing- and no suckouts with top hands at stars: i never saw it in the past...

  7-May-14, 17:06   #10
Joined: May '13
Location: Mauritius
Age: 25 (M)
Posts: 2659
Hmm if you winning or on an upswing and think you doing something wrong and do not deserve it, I think the best advice would be to call it a quit and save the upswing. You could even cashout because your mental game is not up to it.

You have to work on your mental game, their is scare money feeling when you fear of losing your money and now you scare of losing your winnings basically a mental block. Work on it and you can continue to play a lot and make money!

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