Deciphering Poker Chat
It shouldn't suprise anyone that poker players are rarely telling the truth. In this respect I have been an interested observer of the 'doubletalk' that takes place in the guise of poker chat. People are saying one thing but really they mean another, such is the game where no-one wants to show any weaknesses or tells
to the opposition. I have therefore decided to compile this list of common phrases that you will come across in your games to give you an idea of the of what is being meant rather than said:
lol = Fook, caught with my pants down
how you raise with that junk = You made me fold a good hand!
how could u call that? = Waaah! I want my chips/seat back!
wow! = I'm a seasoned shark trying to pass myself off as a noob
You're a donk/clown = I'm gunning for you now
nh = Noooooooooooo!
nh (by someone not in hand) = I made a great fold
ty = lol
gg = c ya, and I wouldn't wanna be ya!
gg (back from losing player) = f u too!
Hope thats helpful!
Please feel free to add your own observations.