Which is part of the reason it is so beatable (not sure how 5% is a scam though)
Yeah tell him. I've learned that in most activities, the best way to improve yourself and gain experience is to play against people that are better than you. But that's not how it works in poker, because that would be the best way to lose your money !
I don't really understand what he has against a site where there is a lot of fish. And in the micro/low stakes, the rake is kind of high everywhere anyway.