Detecting tells at the poker table - Test

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scalabrine PM scalabrine
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Posted: 3/19/2011 8:53:33 PM
People are constantly smiling at a poker table.

One of the key ways to detect deception is to determine whether that smile is genuine or fake (i.e. player is actually strong or bluffing).

Although tells are only a small part of the game, they can be a determinant in your call/fold/raise when all else fails and you decided to go with something other than your gut. (This is one of the reasons I will always favor live poker over online poker).

Take this test and see how you well you detect genuine smiles and fake smiles.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/science/humanbody/mind/surveys/smiles/

Post your results (I surprised myself with 18 correct).
samuelsosa PM samuelsosa
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Posted: 3/19/2011 10:41:45 PM
You got 17 out of 20 correct
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Posted: 3/19/2011 10:46:45 PM
14
The Giant PM The Giant
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Posted: 3/20/2011 4:00:47 AM
I got 18 correct.

I missed #17 and #20.
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Posted: 3/22/2011 1:26:56 PM

messed around and got a triple double

20 right

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Posted: 3/22/2011 1:27:24 PM
20 minus 6 that is
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Posted: 3/22/2011 8:02:37 PM
QUOTE Originally Posted by Iw1nBets:

20 minus 6 that is
 Thanks for coming clean...

Nice reference to Ice Cube though...
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Posted: 3/22/2011 9:00:42 PM

7


I need to study more.



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Posted: 3/23/2011 10:37:30 AM
QUOTE

Originally Posted by TheGoldenGoose:


7


I need to study more.



 

wanna play some poker for         

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Posted: 3/23/2011 3:58:42 PM
14
Iw1nBets PM Iw1nBets
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Posted: 3/24/2011 6:04:23 AM
hey frozen Id nibble on her behind cheeks and juice all over her socks
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Posted: 3/24/2011 12:13:47 PM
9 , no wonder i suck at poker. the number 13 person scared me.
scalabrine PM scalabrine
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Posted: 3/24/2011 8:11:49 PM
QUOTE Originally Posted by TheGoldenGoose:


7


I need to study more.



 Chance results in 10 right!

At least you were honest 
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Posted: 3/24/2011 11:09:26 PM

only got 12 right

 

damn, those are some ugly behind folk right there 

Jose_Reyes PM Jose_Reyes
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Posted: 4/4/2011 3:04:35 PM
16 out of 20
Letmeholdadolla PM Letmeholdadolla
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Posted: 4/4/2011 3:36:28 PM
def ugly, 10 for me and that was luck.
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Posted: 4/5/2011 7:11:20 PM
18

Psychology major and spend hours every week at the poker table... i should have gotten 20.
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Posted: 4/7/2011 1:24:43 PM
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Posted: 4/10/2011 10:26:23 PM
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scalabrine PM scalabrine
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Posted: 4/10/2011 11:15:19 PM
QUOTE Originally Posted by BrianLaverty:

18

Psychology major and spend hours every week at the poker table... i should have gotten 20.


I honestly wouldn't believe anyone posting they got 20 on their first try...
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Posted: 4/11/2011 11:13:05 AM

YES 100% agree tells are great and a sure way to increase your winnings even at large stakes games like the $150 - $300 wagers

either game 7 stud or holdem

MY friends play poker when in Vegas and they are very aware of people actions noises etc..

BUT some people are actors or tell less they are mummies they hardly blink an eye

the books by Mike caro are great i'd read them if you get a chance

 

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Posted: 4/11/2011 11:02:32 PM

19 of 20 


im goooooood

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Posted: 4/11/2011 11:03:23 PM
QUOTE Originally Posted by BrianLaverty:

18

Psychology major and spend hours every week at the poker table... i should have gotten 20.


u should study harder... i got 19


=D

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Posted: 4/15/2011 10:05:30 PM
17

1st,4th, 16th wrong...
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