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With that sort of build-up, you might think that online poker is the universe's gift to gamblers. In many ways it is, but online poker does have its downside. For example, always being able to get into a game can be a bad thing, particularly if you're prone to playing short sessions while you're waiting for something else to happen and your mind isn't focused on the game. If you are able to focus on poker while your kids light the grill to cook dinner, that's fine, but if you really should be outside to make sure they don't use gasoline instead of lighter fluid on the charcoal, be honest with yourself and at least sit a few hands out until you can be sure everything is OK. Speaking of which, do you remember your kids The sometimes cute and often annoying tax deductions that run around your house and eat your food I'm sure they'd love to see their parents from time to time, even though they'd be horrified if their secret ever got
This just goes to show how useless this technique is When playing poker online you have no idea where the players are and what their computer IP address is, let alone be able to hack in an install software on their machine Most people have firewalls and so this technique is impossible to use. It's good for a joke at home though if you want to have fun with another memory of your family by 'controlling' their PC .
The hidden enemies of the online player are distractions. A live player has comparatively few to contend with. There may be a TV in the background, or his opponents may be very chatty, but on the whole he can concentrate on the cards because he doesn't have much else to do. An online player, on the other hand, has countless distractions including email, the Internet, games, TV, and family members. They must deal with these distractions while playing hands far more rapidly than a live player would. Tell your family that it is important that you concentrate fully when playing,
Care for your family, friends, and neighbors. Get outside as much as possible. Tend to your spiritual needs, whatever they may be. Listen to good music. I commend to you Palestrina, the aforementioned Bach, Jerry Douglas, and Ladysmith Black Mambazo, but listen to whatever moves your soul. Read good books. I like mysteries, particularly Sharyn McCrumb and Ellis Peters. Chris Ferguson is a James Clavell fan. Be an informed citizen and use your vote.
When playing poker online, however, players do not need to concern themselves with physical control. You can scream, yell, laugh and make any expression you want, because even though your family, pets or neighbors may hear or see you and possibly think you're crazy, your opponents can only judge you by the way you converse over a chat dialogue, and by the moves you make in the game.
Although nobody gets a parenting manual or bible in the delivery room, it is our duty as parents to try to make our kids as well rounded, happy and confident as possible. It is a lot easier to bring up great kids than it is to try and fix problems caused by bad parenting, when our kids have become adults. Our children are all individuals - they are not our property but people in their own right.