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Since when did FTR turn into a secret agent site? Operation this, operation that, it never ends! :lol: Anyway, my operation, I guess, would have...

Started by , 11-08-2004 02:47 PM
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11-08-2004 03:22 PM

Operation: Fish Fry

Following in Mike's footsteps with this one. Haven't had a real goal since I've been playing poker and have been cashing out too much of my...

Started by lonnie, 11-03-2004 02:07 PM
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11-16-2004 04:55 PM

Why are all the operations sticky?

...even the silly ones?

Started by LeFou, 11-16-2004 10:23 AM
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11-16-2004 04:58 PM

Operation 4,000

Operation 4,000 Final goal: $4,000 so I can play $200 NL Following in everyone else's footsteps, I want to create my own operation. My goal is...

Started by Ragingg, 11-17-2004 10:09 PM
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11-24-2004 11:23 PM

Operation Uranus

Goal: 1 meeeelion dollars, so I can give it all to the tax man. Why Uranus: Zhukov's name for the battle to retake Stalingrad, WWII -- Limit:...

Started by zenbitz, 11-07-2004 10:00 PM
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12-01-2004 11:40 PM

Operation Dessert Storm

Turn my current bank roll of $42.38 on PartyPoker into $100! Read, and re-read WLLH by Lee Jones, and eat lots of dessert...

Started by bcauldwell, 12-02-2004 09:15 AM
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12-02-2004 04:41 PM

Sticky Policy for Operations

Hello. Starting right now, I'll be removing stickies from any operations that haven't been updated in more than 3 weeks. If a previously...

Started by johnnyawe, 12-02-2004 01:02 AM
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12-06-2004 10:16 PM

Operation Viva Las Vegas

Well, in light of all the "operations" going on, I'm thinking that it might be a good idea to set some goals for myself. Here's my thought, but I'm...

Started by TylerK, 11-15-2004 11:26 AM
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12-06-2004 10:19 PM

Operation 3/6 by 06 *operation complete*

Operation 3/6 by 06 Final goal: $3/6 @300BB's Milestones: 300BB @ each level. $ .50/1 to 3/6 in 2005 Well here it goes guys. Today I start...

Started by mike4066, 11-01-2004 03:43 PM
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12-09-2004 11:08 AM

Operation Lamprey

well, here goes my jumping on the "operation" bandwagon. thanks to mike and lhoney for getting me off of my unfocused ass! i've been trying to...

Started by fishstick, 11-05-2004 06:33 PM
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12-09-2004 06:11 PM

Operation Numpty

Named after a derogatory comment made toward a poster on 2+2. Anyway, I had a good run for a week starting 2.5 weeks ago where I finished up about...

Started by LockLow34, 12-09-2004 09:20 AM
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12-13-2004 06:58 PM

Operation: George 'n' Weezy

Operation Fish Fry was a resounding success. Now I'm moving on up like George 'n' Weezy. Goals: 1. Earn 600 BB at 1/2 limit holdem 2. 4.0...

Started by lonnie, 11-12-2004 03:36 PM
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12-29-2004 03:38 PM

Op. Beggar can't be Choosers

Here's the rundown: I'm a poor college student, with barely enough money to pay rent (and play in the Gauntlet). I have some money invested in...

Started by kling, 12-02-2004 02:00 AM
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12-29-2004 04:20 PM

Operation College Tuition Idemnification--COMPLETE--

I hope I didn't miss the bandwagon on this thing...... :roll: ****EDIT**** NEW GOAL My goal is to earn $1500 playing :P2/4 over my xmas break...

Started by elipsesjeff, 12-09-2004 12:37 PM
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12-31-2004 04:55 PM

operation hit and run part 2: tournament style

operation hit and run part 2: tournament style. going to try skanskys system in 5+1/10+1 mtt's on pokerroom and party poker, and also possibly a...

Started by TheDoc, 12-21-2004 08:57 AM
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01-01-2005 03:03 PM

Operation Crumpet

OK, I guess now it's time to start one of my own targets (it's only taken me a month to be bothered!). My goal is: Bankroll of $200 in...

Started by , 11-27-2004 11:29 AM
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01-02-2005 12:23 PM

Operation Mafia Club

Tonight is the $1500 freeroll tournament for the top 30players i accumualted 700 starting chips over the last month and a halfand am in 7th place,...

Started by maxxscam, 11-14-2004 01:08 PM
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01-07-2005 09:04 PM

Operation Titanium Balls

My turn to jump on the bandwagon... There are two ends to this goal. 1) build my BR over 2K with 5K in wins 2) get my skills up on MTTs My...

Started by Sed, 01-20-2005 11:46 AM
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01-20-2005 11:46 AM

Operation hit and run

Goal: With a bankroll of $300 test the profit expectation of sitting down at a 25 nl holdem table with 6-7$ and going all in preflop with these...

Started by TheDoc, 12-16-2004 03:51 PM
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01-26-2005 02:17 PM

My Goal-----1/28 ****COMPLETED*****

I have two goals I have set out for myself. #1 To have a profit of $1,000 in 2005. I play .10/.20 and $5 Sngs occasionally. Need to make...

Started by tdmlb24, 01-25-2005 05:42 PM
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01-28-2005 06:46 PM

Operation Little Bitch

i don't know why i decided to name my operation bonus whorer, probably because half of my profits so far are from bonus money. anywho, my bankroll...

Started by |~|ypermegachi, 11-07-2004 09:32 PM
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01-29-2005 12:17 PM

Operation 5/10 through 5/10

I would like to play 10k hands of 5/10 by May 10th. (the date just happened to be cute) So far: 195 hands 18.46 VPIP 24.79 BB/100 48 BB...

Started by elipsesjeff, 02-02-2005 01:54 AM
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02-15-2005 02:14 PM

Movin on Up - $50NL *Update*

Just me checking back in. I have a couple of questions at the end of the post for anyone who doesnt wanna read all this bullshit I have between here...

Started by SmackinYaUp, 02-24-2005 02:17 AM
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03-06-2005 09:50 PM

Operation Count

Okay, I've been suckered in. I'm starting an operation. The goal: make $1234 by 5/6. The methods: play (more tight that I have been, with...

Started by JeffreyGB, 02-02-2005 11:28 AM
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04-19-2005 04:56 PM

My 3 Month checkup - Im in the positive!

Well about 6 months ago after I found this site, I told the guys at work that I would be making $500 a month playing online poker within the next 6...

Started by SmackinYaUp, 04-27-2005 11:12 PM
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04-28-2005 01:39 AM

Operation 2040

So, no one ever does a middle limit operation, so I figured I would start up a quick one. The purpose is actually to help me with my record keeping....

Started by Demiparadigm, 04-22-2005 10:11 PM
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04-28-2005 04:55 AM

Operation Learn to Read

So for those of you who know, I post alot, but don't have much to show for my learnings. I'm a big fan of SNGs, and a big fan of winning money, and...

Started by aleksandr, 04-28-2005 09:34 PM
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05-01-2005 04:00 PM

Operation Pro

I've been pretty successful in poker, but I have always viewed it as entertainment and always blow my winnings in ways I shouldn't. That ends today....

Started by DoGGz, 04-27-2005 12:10 AM
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05-04-2005 08:08 PM

Operation Infinity and Beyond

I will have more time to play poker over the next year, so I decided to set some goals. My wife wants an Infinity G35, so my first goal will be to...

Started by koolmoe, 12-01-2004 11:33 AM
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05-10-2005 09:22 PM

Operation: RVP4FREE

The goal of this operation is to take the Free 10 Dollars RVP gives you to signing up and turn it into a sizable bank roll. The bankroll I would...

Started by Muxy, 05-07-2005 11:35 PM
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05-12-2005 03:20 PM

Progress Report

The first time I posted, I talked about how I was initially down $750 due to extremely poor play. I researched how to really play the game and...

Started by MikeCH06, 05-14-2005 10:38 AM
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05-17-2005 11:47 AM

Operation: Camp Dwarf

Yes it's that time again folks, a new operation! (Oh my God, I am so original, but meh). The reason I started this operation is not to copy all of...

Started by , 05-16-2005 02:27 PM
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05-21-2005 08:16 AM

Operation: Buy me a car

I miss FTR. I havent been postiing, since I cant surf at work. I dont surf at home to much because Im either playing poker, or lately playing World...

Started by stevedonel, 05-13-2005 07:58 PM
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05-24-2005 11:39 PM

Operation Bankroll Builder

Alright, I've been playing for too long now, and I owe it to myself to take poker more seriously. I've been messing around at the party 50 NL tables...

Started by FishMagician, 04-25-2005 10:42 AM
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06-11-2005 12:13 AM

Operation - Double It Up

Operation - Double It Up The goal to in this operation will be to move up stakes one rank at a time, with an initial bank roll of $100. Why?...

Started by Muxy, 06-10-2005 01:01 PM
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06-12-2005 09:15 PM


Do people do better with specific goals or operations. I have never once tried something like this. Right now, my only goal is to play the best I...

Started by ihategnomes, 06-14-2005 03:17 PM
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06-15-2005 03:41 PM

Operation 50,000

Goal: Play 50,000 hands charted on PT and refine my game... by the end of July. I'm going to stay at 25-50nl max this whole time while I work on my...

Started by DoGGz, 07-03-2005 07:23 AM
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07-10-2005 11:59 AM

Operation K

Goal: To make 1k before college starts. Started on 7/9 and I have until 8/20 or 8/21 Current Progress: $104 I haven't been working this...

Started by copa, 07-11-2005 11:47 PM
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07-13-2005 05:14 PM

Operation: Sharpen

I've decided that starting Friday, I am going to embark on a 15 game SNG journey. The goal here is not to win money, as much as it is to sharpen my...

Started by Fortune 500, 05-17-2005 12:44 AM
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07-13-2005 09:42 PM

The Nameless Operation- My First

Well this is my first operation and we will see how it goes. My objective is to complete several different goals. 1.) Maintain a 40%ROI and...

Started by ihategnomes, 07-18-2005 11:09 PM
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07-19-2005 03:14 AM

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