being aggressive can be good sometimes...

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Boday1976
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Agression

Postby Boday1976 » Sun Feb 05, 2006 8:32 pm

I believe that tournament play should be very agressive and sometimes reckless.  I'd rather pick spots than get blinded out.
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Postby Theirthe » Sun Feb 05, 2006 8:35 pm

I don't think you should ever be reckelss or over agressive. I think being agressive is a great style a play. I play agressive and it pushes the tight players out of a lot of hands.
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Postby Finy1979 » Sun Feb 05, 2006 8:40 pm

aggressive: yes
reckless: hell no

if you lose a big hand in a tournament then often it is lights out. you used the correct phrase yourself - pick your spots.
Thertat
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Postby Thertat » Wed Feb 08, 2006 11:26 pm

i like to play loose early and tightin my game as it goes on
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Postby Bles1985 » Wed Feb 15, 2006 3:22 am

It's a combination of the two.......pick your spots carefully and be aggressive when u do
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Postby Dientiong » Wed Feb 15, 2006 2:17 pm

I definitely would never condone playing recklessly, but selective aggression is the way to become a winner.  Reckless play will do nothing but put you in the fast lane to the rail.
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Postby Frook1971 » Wed Feb 15, 2006 10:27 pm

Well it depends on your goal. If you think that you have to accumulate a lot of chips early to have any chance, I would suggest playing looser then you normally would. Get some chips then tight up later and steal more when others tighten up to much.
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being aggressive can be good sometimes...

Postby Posest » Wed Feb 15, 2006 10:46 pm

the problem with being aggressive is that in small tourneys or freerolls, people will call that with junk, and if they get lucky will call you down till the river (which can lead to pounding one's head on the keyboard lol)

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