Originally Posted by absoluthamm
Are you talking live?
If so, I don't like to go lower than 100BB, but I know a lot of people live that start out with 50BB and do just fine. I'd say that what you have in mind should work just fine. Any less and you're just losing value when you get it in good.
if you are talking about live, i agree its best to start w/ 100bb's; I have bought in for as low as 60 bb's, with the intention to rebuy 2x at most if needed, on tables that were already relatively shortstacked.
hamm's advice is really good, because its about value, there is nothing more frustrating than having the nutts and not being able to get the greatest-best possible value.
If online I am not at a level where SS'ing, is regarded as worthwhile; I know that 200nl+ allegedly has solid SS'ers, this is beyong my ability atm to understand. . . .all the best