Originally Posted by Monoxide
Numbers dont lie
I disagree. You can make numbers look like anything you want them to look like.
Ted Forrest's "standard" is much different than Harrington's "standard." Both great players, w/ gr8 numbers, but... two different standards.
Gus's standard for calling an All-In is different than most.
The reason for this thread is that I see so many of the same pieces of advice ("because it's standard," being the answer). Obviously, not ALL, but a lot.
"Going against the grain" once and awhile, can only help grow the game in the long-run.