Originally Posted by CuttleFish
This one was cheap at twice the price..... I think it has fundamentally shifted the way I look at the game.
I have a lot to learn in 2012 for sure. Appreciate having people like you all around to learn from.
Hopefully I can save you some time (and money) for your future next epiphany -
These will become a recurring theme:
Bad starting hand selection.
No positional awareness.
No awareness of others ranges.
No proper bet-sizing.
No plan for the hand.
Etc etc etc.
Until you lock in something that gets you thinking through these before you act.
If I play too long (14+ hours) I will sometimes find myself losing my stack and saying to myself, as I take the long walk to the car, !$@$@%^ IDIOT!!! You didn't even put him on a range before sticking it all in.
Discipline to exercise what you know is highly under rated!