Originally Posted by white_lytning
Position is one of the most important things to think about. The strength of hands and bets changes drastically depending on what position they are played from. Most beginners don't take position into consideration as much as they should.
Let's be 100% clear here, we are not talking about whether you are under the gun, mid position, cut-off or button here. OP is talking about picking your seat at a (cash game) table wisely, so that you are in the optimum position at the table in relation to people with certain styles of playing.