Originally Posted by micromachine
Well if no-one has made a flush then it's a split pot.
You both have a straight TJQKA. The best 5 card hand wins in holdem so the kicker is irrelevant here.
This^ ... and the important bit, which seems to be the bit that is confusing you, is that once you both have a straight (5 cards) the other cards are of no importance (unless as stated they are suited and one of you can make a flush)