How do you pass time while playing online poker?

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Poker tournaments can last hours. How do you help keep time moving?
I enjoy giggling thanks to dave (tv channel) and a few sips of whisky. Occasionally i write.
I still have to run around the house every now and then, as well as catering to my son needs.
Time moves quite smoothly for me, games don't seem to feel like they drag. I am content.
 
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Sometimes I watch podcasts, less often, listen to music.
 
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It used to be a little easier because I could also play slots or a lot of tournaments at the same time, but today with only 4 tables I watch TV or You Tube/Twitch because otherwise it gets really boring.:sleep:
 
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Most of the time listening to music and other times watching series
 
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By watching educational YouTube videos. I’m hoping I subconsciously absorb the information while playing.
 
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it's cool, sometimes I don't have enough stamina to play tournaments well for a long time
 
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watching various tournaments or some streamer and playing poker sometimes even playing another game to get away from long poker games helps a lot, but sometimes it makes it hard to think when there's an interesting situation, you have to think then why I'm playing two games:)
 
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Every now and then I put on some poker lives to distract myself a little while continuing to focus on poker
 
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Usually just watch Youtube.
 
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I usually split the screen and watch something on YouTube while playing, I watch simple things so I don't need to concentrate on the video.
 
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Watching YouTube and here on the forum.
 
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I often listen to music or watch TV while playing poker.
 
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listening music, while watching twitch streamers to get better at poker
 
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I mostly play online tournaments, and never felt the need to watch or listen to something whilst playing. The tournament takes up my whole focus and attention, and I don't find it boring. Poker gives me that feeling of adrenaline.
 
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I watch YouTube or a movie
 
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Usually I play 2 to 3 tables so I don't have time to see anything.
 
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Will always have some music playing in the background or maybe a TV show
 
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There is always YouTube or music in the background, but it feels like an hour flies by without notice at all in tournaments
 
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Hello, honestly, when I started playing poker, talking about a tournament with a late registration of 1 hour was very exhausting, but over time I got used to it and it goes by quickly.
Despite this, I accompany the long tournaments with a series in which I recognize the voices of the characters, so I don't watch it, I just hear it
 
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Hi, I think you should focus in how your opponents play, to get information about them and use best strategies to play with them.
Good luck.
 
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I play on average 3-4 hours a day, 3-4 days a week. I play in the evenings after a hard day's work, and for me playing poker is just a great way to distract myself. For 3-4 hours, I can easily, without problems, maintain my concentration, and I play with enough focus.
 
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