This may have no impact on some, but thought I would test the waters...
After I was lucky enough to find the power of two chart (on my own), which is no big deal to some educated folk, things in my game began to make sense. Remember, it is possible for many people to discover the same things long after some brainiac has done it. For example, a farmer, might not ever need to know what the "power of two chart" even is, but one day for some reason he finds a need for permutation and a whole new world of calculations and applied math has meaning, and philosophical reasoning that he never ever needed before and had no idea really existed, after all he was born into a world of "sweat by brow". This might not be the best example, but hopefully you get the drift.
Anyway, sometimes knowledge can be dangerous, and all the math in the world can not overcome the table limits. But there is where the obsession begins, in that moment, that you believe that you can do something that others before you claim is impossible...beating the game. We all have our angles, and tricks, but for me, after losing more money WITH the knowledge, than before I ever found it, I needed a, AHH HAA, moment. At the time, I had never been on a gambling website, or forum, and whether you believe it or not had no idea they existed! I guess I was like that FARMER.
So like many, I kept throwing money at the game, and the smarter I got, the more I would lose, until one day, I heard a saying....“it’s the notes you don’t play” that are as important as the ones that you do. ~~~~
A popular jazz adage has it that “it’s the notes you don’t play” that are as important as the ones that you do. Jazz great Miles Davis (1926-1991) is often credited with the saying, but it’s not known if he ever said it.
“It’s the notes you don’t play that make the difference” has been cited in print since at least 1963.
And WHAM!!!!, how could I not have seen this?? (BLINDING EGO)
I know I will come under fire for saying this, BUT, VIRTUAL BETS ARE YOUR FRIEND!!
THE moment I stopped chasing the strength of the math and accepted the middle ground, I began to win. The fact that often I would see ungodly strong pattern roll overs and, very playable, money making conditions, I would only make a limited attempt at the bet, because I then realized it was VARIANCE I was seeing, and you can't fight that, you can not buy the winning result. Sure you can change your approach for that bet and try to get on the other side of it, but why?? just let it pass.
VARIANCE is the easiest thing to see and the hardest thing to lay off of, to a pattern player!!
I had to play a little game with my own brain and break things down into terms that a child would understand....
To a novice that asks me about the math patterns and why they are relevant, I can not possibly force feed them what is in my head and explain my philosophies. So I say to them, pick a number between 1 and 8, and I will do the same. Then I ask them their choice and reveal mine. When our numbers do not match I tell them that they in fact WON that round of betting...they say "huh?"
I go on to explain the even chances and that there are only 8 outcomes for the last three results on the marquis to reappear. I always play along with patterns, just to quell my desire to blast against them, and that is my own lesson #1 and a personal philosophy. Having said that, I tell them that, even this basic play of the "3 back" permutation, you can still get crushed, but not if you do not allow it, through good money management and a divisor. And when they still do not get it, I put 8 slips of paper in a bowl, numbered 1-8, and I tell them to choose one, after that, put it back in, and then I will choose. I then explain that with a forward commitment in advance to always go with a pattern, the only loser in the bowl is if we both pick the same one out, a 7 to 1 in our favor. I am sure this is boring most of you, due to the rudimentary explanation, but these are the basic philosophies we tend to ignore, as we get better at our craft. Once you master pattern recognition and can apply the math and philosophical direction as a value, you can become unstoppable.
My playing style is not limited to this of coarse, but it is a winning strategy, and with virtual betting, even better, for the beginner.
Another saying I heard made an impact on me as well...
" When there is a movement to stop "X", Bet on "X"...
This helped me stop betting against long streaks on the e.c.'s. and no matter how long they were, just play with them. I am aware this is an age old topic, but it is just not talked about enough. Who cares if your first attempt at going with 14 reds in a row, fails, it's just one loss, you can pick the play back up on the strong side if it breaks, and know full well that red will be reappearing in the very near future, a great and fun way to watch the upcoming events unfold when you know the math of a 16,384 pattern. You can tailor a progression around that outcome every time for a guaranteed unit win, and if you play by the hour and need 4 to 8 units for the hourly quota, there is one in the bank!
But lets say you go against red too early, well, we all know how that ends....
The point being teach a newbie that philosophy, as counter-intuitive as it may be, and they will thank you for it, I wish I would of met someone to teach me, I would have saved the tuition!
I admire so many players on this site, because I know they approach the game in a similar way, I read your posts and feel I am looking in a mirror, so if this is true, CAN WE BE WRONG?
SORRY FOR THE EXTREMELY LONG RAMBLE, BUT I WAS IN THE MOOD, I HAVE BEEN BECOMING MORE COMFORTABLE WITH PARTICIPATING. I WILL EVENTUALLY FIND THE COURAGE TO REVEAL MY ACTUAL METHODS AND FORMS OF SCORE KEEPING / BANK MANAGEMENT, IN THE FUTURE...
THANKS FOR READING, AND KEEP THAT BET AS FLAT AS YOU CAN!! BEST REGARDS, THE JUICE