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What Online Poker Taught Me About Life

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by Taylor, Aug 1, 2014.

  1. Taylor

    Taylor Former Stratics CEO (2011-2014)
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    When I moved to Melbourne to study, I was petrified. I went from being a comfortable man with a solid job, a car, and a girlfriend, to a single boy living alone with no job, no car, and nobody. I had just...

    http://noobist.com/blogs/online-poker-taught-life/
     
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  2. Alexandra88

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    Really great text...

    "The very nature and heart of success is in persevering through bouts of unfortunate circumstance. Poker taught me that even if something seems pointless, fruitless, and unobtainable, the only solution is to simply press on and try to make decisions that have higher expected value."
     
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  3. Taylor

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    Yep, I thought it was a really good story.
     
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    Awesome story
     
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