Originally Posted by Aldito
ok say you are in late position and a LAG raises 5x from MP do you call or fold?
You can't set mine a LAG who opens from MP. His range is too weak for you to have implied odds, regardless of stack sizes. If you call, you must either get to showdown often enough unimproved to realize your cards' equity or play aggressively enough to create fold equity.
But small pocket pairs are not very good cards to be aggressive with because you can never really estimate your equity properly. High cards, suited cards and connected cards let you semi bluff on a much wider range of flops with more and cleaner outs, and therefore are a much better range to call with vs. a LAG who opens in MP.