$5 NL Call here??

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orangepeeleo

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Tonight i started playing by strict BRM rules and found myself at the $5 FR games on stars when this hand came up.

eisigerenge1 was an idiot, calling with all sorts of hands, no matter how much the call cost him, never seen anyone playing the way he was but i suppose its just something i'm going to have to get used to at this level!

loonytoon18 hadnt been on the table for very long but had played 8/10 hands and hadnt shown down any, or won any for that matter, he was generally quite loose.

I had been playing quite tight but had just won 2 hands without a show down quite recently.

pokerstars GAME #18027362026: HOLD'EM NO LIMIT ($0.01/$0.02) - 2008/06/09 - 16:57:00 (ET)
Table 'Klytaemnestra' 9-max Seat #7 is the button
Seat 1: loonytoon18 ($0.97 in chips)
Seat 2: polecatjimmy ($4.45 in chips)
Seat 3: cdrdj1 ($5.64 in chips)
Seat 4: Franona ($0.98 in chips)
Seat 5: eisigerenge1 ($0.49 in chips)
Seat 6: peelieweeli ($5.52 in chips)
Seat 7: Veggie8 ($3.44 in chips)
Seat 9: SpielerABC ($4.98 in chips)
SpielerABC: posts small blind $0.01
loonytoon18: posts big blind $0.02
*** HOLE CARDS ***
Dealt to peelieweeli [As Qs]
polecatjimmy: folds
cdrdj1: folds
Franona: folds
eisigerenge1: calls $0.02
peelieweeli: raises $0.06 to $0.08
Veggie8: folds
SpielerABC: folds
loonytoon18: calls $0.06
eisigerenge1: calls $0.06
*** FLOP *** [8d 9s Qd]
loonytoon18: bets $0.89 and is all-in
eisigerenge1: calls $0.41 and is all-in
eisigerenge1 said, "es ist soo langweilig"

What would you do here? I dont know if i'm not giving the players at this level enough respect but i was thinking i was ahead here, eisiger could be discounted completely, i was 100% sure i had him beat, loonytoon was an unknown, it took a while but i called, was it the right thing to do?
 
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Definate call every time here, since if they had a hand that was ahead of you, you would see a shortstacking probably check/shove. Call every time
 
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After you call their greedy asses, report that one guy for not chatting in English. It's against PokerStars TOS since it can be used to collude.
 
WVHillbilly

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Definite call. Also, if they are calling everything preflop, raise more.
 
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Hey, thanks for reassuring me that i did the right thing.....

I called but loonytoon turned over J10 for a made str8, do you think this was still the right desicion?? was i just unlucky? I made a note about him in my pt about not pushing with nothing so i'll tread carefully in future.
 
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Based on your reads, good call. Now you have more info and can get away from this next time. Also agree w/ WV, if the table is loose and calling a lot preflop then keep increasing your preflop bets until they start to fold, even if it means you are opening for $.16.
 
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Easy call. You're going to win more than you lose if you call in similar situations over the long haul... at that limit.
I mean, an 80% VP$IP'er and an idiot are making those plays with Q/weak, gut-shot draws, and flush draws.
 
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Cheers guys, by the way, eisigerenge1 showed down pocket 2's, like i said, he's an idiot!

If anyone else who reads this plays the 1c2c game on stars very often make a note of his name and search him out, its free money... seriously lol
 
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Yea a call here is fine. Loonytoon shoving is a worry because you might very well be behind his range here as you haven't seen him go to SD yet, but obviously vs eisigerenge you would be safe stacking off with 2nd pair etc. You might have to be careful if stack sizes were different (say loonytoon had 5$) but with stack sizes as are this is a call 100% of the time.
 
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