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I Play Poker

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    I Do Sometimes Yes. ...

    I do sometimes yes. Me and my family play it, every now and then I win big!
    06002025a 06002025a 19-21 Jan 28, 2008

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    Texas Holdem, All In Or Not?

    I figure in order to play a tournament, you should never go all in, unless you sense the best of the best hand. The objective is to get to the final table, right?
    aces4battle aces4battle 46-50, M 1 Response Nov 24, 2012

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    I Played This Year's Wsop

    I played the 2012 WSOP in the Seniors tourney. I wish I say I could cash but after a good start I ran into dead cards and had to go all in against a turned full house. A little sad when I busted but I realized I had a good time. I guess you can say I scratched that off my...
    NickCC NickCC 51-55, M 1 Response Sep 20, 2012

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    Could, And Have Played Poker All Day

    Poker is the one thing in my life that i could(and have) done all day every day and never get tired of it. Theres a certain thrill to the game that comes from placing your money up against someone elses and playing your cards in a manor that will come up ahead. Iv been playing...
    moonshineBrewer moonshineBrewer 22-25, M Jul 30, 2012

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    Blind And Bluff

    There is nothing more ruthless than playing blind and going all in. 9 times out of ten you look like a nob head, but for that one time it goes your way, you look like a prophet.
    Daveokay Daveokay 22-25, M 2 Responses Jul 3, 2010

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    Grounded Into Poker

    I hate being grounded!!!! my girly Chloe and our friends r all hangin and im stuck home with the stepdad and his poker friends. i dont deserve it either!! he said "No Boys in the house".  he found out i had a friend over in the back, swimming while he was away. he never came in...
    drummergirl602 drummergirl602 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 3, 2013

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    Sitting on the bus on my way to work 07.

    00am after winning this poker tournament this night on $3600. Got 2 1/2h sleep so lets go!
    luckyleffe luckyleffe 18-21, M 1 Response Jun 5

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    Returning To The Beautiful Game

    Poker is a wonderful game. From the classic Hold'em, to 7-Card stud, to Razz and Chinese poker, there is something to suit everyone. Up until about two weeks ago i was about ready to give up playing any and all forms of it. I am positive i was cursed. Every hand i played i was...
    DarksideOfAquarius DarksideOfAquarius 18-21, M Sep 24, 2010

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    Yeah

    I'm pretty good at it too.  I have a great poker face, probably because of how detached I am as a person. Just one thing though...I only play for M&Ms.  ;)
    permafrost21 permafrost21 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 31, 2011

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    Poker Freak!!

    I love to play poker! I used to deal for my father and brother when I was younger. Now I love to play poker!! Although, I'm only good when its "regular" poker.... <.<  >.>
    PoeticRejection PoeticRejection 22-25, F 4 Responses Jun 19, 2007

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    Poker Is My Passion.

    You only realise just what it is your passionate about when your backs up against the wall. Having just graduated from University I now find myself at a career's crossroad. The major influences in my life, my parents and peers, all want me to conform to the convention of...
    NeverFindMoi NeverFindMoi 22-25, M 1 Response Nov 23, 2013

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    Sunday Nights

    My  favorite night of the week is Sunday. Around 9 pm a bunch of my guy friends get together and play poker. Dealers choice. We play for fun. No money. Lots of beers. Games are a lot more fun that way. I have been getting pretty good. Couple weeks ago I WON! Of course one...
    allyKat allyKat 26-30, F Nov 4, 2007

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    Saturday Night Tough Guys Always Finish Last

    Just got home from playing Texas Hold-em poker. I love weekends because when it gets late at night the idiots start rolling in and want to act tough on the poker table like they try and act tough in their every day life. These are the same people that are annoying as **** to deal...
    flipperdiver flipperdiver 36-40, M 1 Response Jul 7, 2013

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    Who else out there plays poker?

    And not just for fun at home or on zynga poker. I mean you play for a living? I looking for someone I can talk to about it and possibly learn from.
    katherinapmts katherinapmts 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 16, 2013

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    I Play Poker Too

    I started playing poker seriously about a 1 1/2 years ago.  I recently played in Vegas and play regularly online.  I love Las Vegas and will probably be there again next year!
    madambttrfly madambttrfly 31-35, F Sep 22, 2007

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    It's Slightly Addicting.

    I admit that I don't play for real...but online is just as fun (well almost). Whenever I can I play online with "fake" money. While I know it's not the same as real life poker, I still enjoy it. My family and I over the holidays have our own poker tournaments...and we play...
    sgm213 sgm213 18-21, F Feb 7, 2010

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    I Play Poker Too!

    My poker experience mainly came form T.V some online. I have played in two big money Tournaments one in Vegas and one in Atlantic City. I enjoyed it for the most part but you have to have nerves of steel as well as great patience. It's hard for me to sit in one place for 14 hours...
    Jamcojay Jamcojay 31-35, M 4 Responses Jun 20, 2007

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    Texas Hold'em

    My boyfriend taught me how to play Texas Hold'em, after he learned from a friend at work, whom used to be a professional player. I didn't think I'd pick up on it at first, because I usually don't like playing card games, but the more I learned, the more into it I got, haha. I...
    paperalias paperalias 22-25, F Nov 22, 2007

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    I like poker... And curry <3 So a perfect

    night in was me and a bunch of lads having a game of poker whilst enjoying a lovely chicken korma :) I didn't finish mine so left it on my mates (dans) kitchen table, I accidentally spilt some on the work surface (very important, Dan is incredibly OCD) I went and sat down and...
    lennie4 lennie4 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 26, 2013

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    Though I'm Not Very Good...

    My dad taught my how to play when I was around eleven. My mom didn't appreciate his teaching me at all. But I am glad he did. I may not be amazing at it, but I know how to play. And every once in a while I win. I'm actually one of the only girls I know who knows how to play. It's...
    SheistheLorax SheistheLorax 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 28, 2008

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    Texas Hold 'em

    I loved 5 card draw as a kid and the phenomenon of Texas hold 'em broke loose and I was hooked..... I love the game... Please being able to read people anyway is a good thing... To pick out their "tells", even better... Throw in a poker face and a little BS...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Jan 26, 2010

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    I Play Poker - For Fun

    I love poker. Stud was my game of choice. I occasionally played it at friends houses and once in a while in Vegas. Then the poker explosion with "Moneymaker" syndrome, I started to learn and understand Texas hold'em. To me this game is less demanding 'on the brain' then stud...
    DaydreamerLoco DaydreamerLoco 41-45, M Nov 16, 2012

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    Good Old Poker Babe

    One day ya'll will see me in the WSOP Main Event =) I'll be the one WINNING... haha, I've been playing poker since my boyfriend introduced me to it, he's a pretty big gambler when it comes to all things, so naturally he played and is good at it. Well I started playing...
    BlazzinBebe88 BlazzinBebe88 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 9, 2008

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    I Played With Keith Sexton

    Imagine my surprise when I saw Poker Pro Keith Sexton was playing on a $0.25/$0.50 Fixed Limit Hold'em table at Full Tilt Poker. Of course I added my name to the Waiting List, while I played a game on another table, because there were like 10 players waiting ahead of me. Much...
    WildLife2008 WildLife2008 70+, F 5 Responses Jul 26, 2008

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    My Best Evening Playing Poker

    It was a 12 player hold'em tournament with $5000 buy-in and no rebuy and the first 5 sharing the pot.  I finished 3rd but I could have won the whole damn thing if I hadn't folded on a hand (more on that one later) .  The table I was at had 3 pretty good...
    AwkwardMoment AwkwardMoment 31-35 2 Responses Jun 20, 2008

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    Poker Tournament at a Fundraiser .

    .. I played poker for the first time last night. I know how the game is played, and I've watched it on TV, so I can somewhat hold my own. I didn't know when to raise or how much to raise, and that sort of thing. But since this was for a fundraiser, the dealers were very...
    AGeminisTwin AGeminisTwin 36-40, F May 19

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    Try

    I was much better as a teen but I'm afraid now you could take all of my cloths... oohh uuhhh eerrr that was money, yeah that's what I meant.
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality 36-40, F Nov 24, 2007

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    Let's Play Poker!

     I love playing poker and am not bad although I feel internet poker hates me :(  I love having poker nights too and having drinking games and ****. It's well good. Soon I should be havin' a poker and pancakes night and of course they'll be alcohol  too XD...
    followthewhiterabbit followthewhiterabbit 22-25, F 1 Response May 17, 2008

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    Why Play Poker

    I really had to think about why I spend so much time playing poker at the casino, and practising online for fun. What I figure is that I want to kill time between business meetings, friends,church and clubs. I get tired of drinking all the time so now its poker. I play live each...
    aces4battle aces4battle 46-50, M Nov 24, 2012

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    Omg I Love It

    Always scraping up coins with the fam. I think I should try it professionally!
    EffieLovely EffieLovely 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 17, 2012

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    I went all-in shortstacked with KQ suited and this imbecile called me with nothing but Q4 offsuit and he doesn't only hit his 4 once, he hits it twice. Oh and the river there's the...
    Marcnificent Marcnificent 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 9

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    I have played the violin for a good portion of my life. As long as I can remember to be truthful. My family have always been the musical sort: I played the violin, my brother...
    Wattouat Wattouat 18-21, F Jul 4

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    Okay..maybe I'm not being completely accurate. *blush*. I'm a 49 year old female. I first started playing guitar at 15..well..trying to play guitar. I never got anywhere. At 23...
    Misfitbrokentoy Misfitbrokentoy 46-50, F 5 Responses Jul 5

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    I mostly play by myself, sometimes my lil brother comes down to play one-on-one, I'm getting an online pass for three months, I play on my Xbox console and I play shooter games...
    diaperedsammy diaperedsammy 18-21, M 6 days ago

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    After watching a vid on youtube that had asked about morality plays and the like on the new generation of videogames, there was a question asked if videogames could be a moving...
    JohnnieGirl5 JohnnieGirl5 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I've been playing since I was 5 years old and now I'm 22. 17 years and I still live this instrument. I remember when I first started, I hate practicing. I would never practice for...
    EllaAfter EllaAfter 22-25, F Jul 2

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    So, my friend just told me be started playing ranked 3 days ago, and got putt into silver 2... I'm happy for him yet I'm pissed off at the same time... Because to be honest, he's...
    sugarcakes143 sugarcakes143 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 13

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    I have been playing since I was 8. Played numerous games that its hard to count lol lets say its a very addictive hobby but also helps with stress release. I like the horror genre...
    Anthromorphic Anthromorphic 22-25, F 6 Responses Jul 14

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    I play piano, clarinet, oboe and just recently started percussion such as vibraphone and marimba. I have played clarinet and oboe for concert band and I played clarinet for...
    HappyHart5 HappyHart5 16-17, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Okay, question involving Borderlands 2. I have only played 45 minutes or so of the original Borderlands (friend brought it over). Sense December, I have owned Borderlands 2, but...
    SteeredAxe SteeredAxe 13-15, M 4 Responses Jun 25

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    I have role played ever since I was a child, so I am a veteran at it now. People nowadays are ignorant of what role-playing is supposed to be about, and I miss the days when I...
    MasaKimura4 MasaKimura4 18-21, M 1 Response Jun 27

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    Just little school against school matches. Today we played against a Highschool (They were HUGE) and I had a stuffed knee so I could kind of play but my game was low. So the girls...
    RawrImmaDinosaur RawrImmaDinosaur 13-15, M Jun 30

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    Ok... So Imma big nerd... I just played my first encounter of DnD. I've wanted to play for awhile now, but never knew anyone that played. I'm excited though... Me and my...
    dukelostboy25 dukelostboy25 26-30, M Jul 1

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    Even though I'm a quiet person, I definitely have a playful side and like to be silly sometimes. Especially, if I'm with a guy, I love to play fight, play wrestle, have playful...
    texaschic35 texaschic35 31-35, F Jul 1

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    I like to play RPG games mostly, such as the Mass Effect trilogy, Heavy Rain, and Fallout 3/NV. I also like many other games like Red Dead Redemption, Skyrim, L.A Noir, Saints Row...
    TheTshirt TheTshirt 18-21, M 2 Responses Jul 3

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    Is soccer for *******? I live in Australia and i really like playing soccer but everyone here thinks soccer is for *******, i really enjoy playing soccer but all my friends are...
    ThunderKuntz ThunderKuntz 13-15, M 2 Responses Jul 4

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    I used to have a good group of gaming buddies i hung out with, but they all went the way of the wind and dissapeared. Ive got an anxiety disorder so i dont really have any friends...
    shinjorai shinjorai 36-40, M a week ago

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    Anybody planning on playing firefall when it launches on the 29th? Yeah i know i played the beta too, it lacked a lot of content but from what i hear theyre supposed to have added...