Thursday, December 07, 2006

Jekyll and Hyde

Well I wasn't sure I was really in the mood for poker last night so I began with a $5, 20 player turbo at Pokerroom.I called an all in bet on the turn with a flush draw ( the King overcard persuaded me) and realised that I was not in the mood for patient poker.With that in mind I began a play money sng and had some fun.I was twice all in preflop with the hammer and announced it preflop in the chat box.The hammer won both times ( the first on the river) which gave me a laugh.

I then moved to a Laddys $100 nl full ring table and began treading water for a couple of hours.I folded a set of 3's which I slow played into trouble by the river,played a few pocket pairs,stole a few blinds and generally made no real headway at all.The set of threes hand got me wondering if my last few months of at best break-even poker have put me on subtle tilt.The kind of tilt where I'm desparate for a big score to make my poker world ok again.The pot was only $3 post flop with a flush draw and runner runner straight draws yet I was fearful of betting and taking it down without maximising my profits.

The being in the right mood for the game problem is worrying.After dinner at night I'm so tired from working all day and being up late the night before that I could fall asleep ,yet around 11pm I seem to come to life and by the time I go to bed at 12.45am I feel as if I'm on my "A" game and could play all night.

I'm up early for work tomorrow though as its the boys Xmas night out.It's unofficial so we don't need to watch what we say or do because it's work related.Unusually for a Scotsman I'm not much of a drinker,much preferring the herbal side of life but I aint tee-total and I'm looking forward to a good bevvy tomorrow night.I just need to remember when I get home not to log onto any of my poker accounts as things could get very messy.

Ok,thanks for reading....


At Thursday, 07 December, 2006, Blogger M3monster said...

i have that problem too sometimes - loggin on when i shudnt.

Best of luck,

At Friday, 08 December, 2006, Anonymous Anonymous said...

This is spooky...since I began playing online poker nearly a year ago Ive been suffering from similar symptoms...
i.e. feeling knackered all day whilst working, but around the 11pm-midnight mark I suddenly wake up and feel like playing poker till the early hours of the morning. The medical boffins should invent some kind of name for this 'disease'.
How long have you been playing NL100??

At Saturday, 09 December, 2006, Blogger Littleacornman said...

Thanks M3.

Glad it's not just me then cadmonkey.Tis very strange.I suppose some people are morning people and some come to life late at night.

I've been playing NL100 on and off for over a year now but NL50 6 max is my usual game.

At Sunday, 10 December, 2006, Blogger Juice said...

have you survived your christmas party? ive just got back from drinks at my mates house where there frown at me for suggesting that eating lentils might lead to sandles, which might lead to sandles and socks which might lead to tight hot pants which might lead to boy scout leaders which might lead to boy scouts and a new of the world world exposure!

Im so misunderstood. :-)


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