Originally Posted by Fieldsy
I know if I am drinking a little, I have to go to the bathroom atleast twice during a poker session. I have been leaving one seat after UTG and half the time I miss the next hand, half the time I make it if the other hand lasts a little bit.
Does it matter?
Leave after you fold UTG, this way you essentially have an entire round to get back and sit back in your bb without having to pay for not even being around to see hands (ie posting to sitin after missing the blinds when its not your bb).
Besides the bb and sb all other hands are free looks at the cards so you want to avoid having to pay to see your cards if you don't have to and therefore if you get crap UTG throw it and take your time as you have now 9-10 hands to make it back.
In some cash games there is no sitout and you post regardless, I would also recall going to bathroom or out for smoke after having dealt if my hand was shit so I would be back before my blind hit again, but thinking back on this now and all I have been learning on cc these days I am missing the most valuable positions by doing this but action was always crazy anyhow.
Just run before it begins to go down your leg LOL, I hate to leave the poker game
live once I sit down because its so slow sometimes fear I might miss some big hands.