Personally, I am not distracted by the conversations of those present during the game. I don't care about the conversations because I'm completely focused on the game. If someone close to me speaks too loudly, I put on headphones and listen to music.
I don’t like it when someone watches, and even more so comments on how I play, and without this there are a lot of thoughts in my head, a person is a biased creature and can expect unnecessary actions, telling you complete nonsense, not understanding poker. so play alone, for a good vibe also at night, my choice
Definitely when I'm alone or when my family members are already asleep, in order to play poker well, I need to concentrate so that nothing disturbs me. Maybe that's why I mainly play cash, because a tournament requires several hours of uninterrupted play
I often play by myself, but in my life it happens that I can have friends or a girlfriend by my side. When playing, if I'm not alone, we mostly talk about poker, and I notice that when I'm playing more than I'm playing alone, I'm better at playing than when I'm playing by myself. I don't know why this happens, but during the game we can discuss a particular giveaway for a long time and make a decision together. It turns out that collective thinking is one head is good and two are better!