Dave, I would appreciate if you wouldnt curse at my significant other.

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Dave, I would appreciate if you wouldnt curse at my significant other.

Perhaps a second set would be better. A tournament set allows more denominations to get into play. Oddly, some find it fun to switch between tournament and cash games. That $1.50 chip would then be useful, as it would make a sweet bounty for a $15 tournament.

PCF is an excellent website for advice. What would we be if we just patted everyone on the back and said "Good Job"? Mistakes are just that - mistakes. Can you have fun? Sure! I don't think that @BGinGA is suggesting otherwise. What he is doing isLook, I’m relatively new too and mean no disrespect to @BGinGA ...but your post @BGinGA completely assumes that the OP is like you. What if the OP doesn’t care about anything you care about?

One of my most fun games is a limit game with my 8 and 10 year olds using slot tokens I got from @navels in a charity auction. They stack like shit, piles are knocked over at least 6-7 times per game...and everyone is happy.

I’m a volunteer firefighter and since I’m the only one who can’t afford anything better than dice chips, my Starburst Set is what we play with. Usually as traditional denominations (divided by 100) but sometimes as anything but normal just for fun!

Game efficiency is not always the goal. A lot of people play poker for fun. Please let us not forget that!!!! @Camerasniper — those chips are awesome...enjoy them!

I'm a career firefighter, which is a fancy way of saying I will always be broke. Some of BG's advice would have been astonishingly welcome when I was building my first sets. It would have saved me enough money to buy yet another set.

Efficiency isn't the goal. It's

Not trying to jump into a flame war, but c'mon... let's give out proper advice, not just participation ribbons.

I'll tell you what, I think we have room on this site for both Ben's positivity and Dave's acerbic advice.Not trying to jump into a flame war, but c'mon... let's give out proper advice, not just participation ribbons.

Btw, I'm thinking about a tourney set with only prime number denoms, any feedback, criticisms, or advice are welcome.

Enjoy your chips!

Let's not forget who started all this: You see now what happens, @Camerasniper, when you choose a non-standard breakdown!? You've turned friends into enemies, you've unleashed yet another PCF flame war!

@Camerasniper ...and one final feedback, don't EVER mention Hot Dogs and Sandwiches.

@Camerasniper ...and one final feedback, don't EVER mention Hot Dogs and Sandwiches.

And now I'll duck for cover.

A simple haha emoji does not do this comment justice. That was funny..... laughed out loud. At our game we tip for really funny jokes made at the table. $1 in the bank! Haha.I really hope @BGinGA never sees my chip set with 1-2-3-5-10-20-25-50-100 progression. We all buy in for $216 and get 1 of each chip.

It's been done already, way back in CT Times: 1, 2, 7, 13, 37, for example.Btw, I'm thinking about a tourney set with only prime number denoms, any feedback, criticisms, or advice are welcome.

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Brie, you better bring a set of ear plugs when you attend meat-ups. We're not all potty-trained.Dave, I would appreciate if you wouldnt curse at my significant other.

Not a prime number, just sayin'It's been done already: 1

I think it used to be though, but the definition changed.

Still want to see pics!!

The standard definition of a prime number is "a number which can be divided evenly by only itself and 1", so 1 definitely qualifies.Not a prime number, just sayin'

I think it used to be though, but the definition can changed.

Old fart math rules!

Not this wishy-washy quibbling:

"The confusion begins with this definition a person might give of “prime”:

My mathematical training taught me that the good reason for 1 not being considered prime is the fundamental theorem of arithmetic, which states that every number can be written as a product of primes in exactly one way. If 1 were prime, we would lose that uniqueness. We could write 2 as 1×2, or 1×1×2, or 1594827×2. Excluding 1 from the primes smooths that out."

If he wants a smoothie, let him buy a blender.

Sometime in the days of yore they added the "...that is greater than 1"The standard definition of a prime number is "a number which can be divided evenly by only itself and 1", so 1 definitely qualifies.

Old fart math rules!

And please don't quote me until after I've edited my typos!

Still want to see pics!

2, 2, 4, 6, 10, 16...

I like it!!

I like it!!

Old fart math rules!

Not this wishy-washy quibbling:

"The confusion begins with this definition a person might give of “prime”:a prime number is a positive whole number that is only divisible by 1 and itself. The number 1 is divisible by 1, and it’s divisible by itself. Butitselfand1are not two distinct factors. Is 1 prime or not? When I write the definition of prime in an article, I try to remove that ambiguity by saying a prime number has exactly two distinct factors, 1 and itself, or that a prime is a whole number greater than 1 that is only divisible by 1 and itself. But why go to those lengths to exclude 1?

My mathematical training taught me that the good reason for 1 not being considered prime is the fundamental theorem of arithmetic, which states that every number can be written as a product of primes in exactly one way. If 1 were prime, we would lose that uniqueness. We could write 2 as 1×2, or 1×1×2, or 1594827×2. Excluding 1 from the primes smooths that out."

If he wants a smoothie, let him buy a blender.

nice upgrade

Love the idea, looking at a 12 1/2 cent chip myself, with 50 cent, $2, $10, and $50.

Btw, I'm thinking about a tourney set with only prime number denoms, any feedback, criticisms, or advice are welcome.

Variety is the spice of life, but I wouldn't want it to be my only set.

Foul language ok, foul insulting language directed at Ben in an unkind manner not okBrie, you better bring a set of ear plugs when you attend meat-ups. We're not all potty-trained.

I share a lot of the critical sentiment you've see throughout this thread about the denominations. It's usually best to make sure you have a gap of 3x or more between denominations; those in-between ones end up being extraneous and inefficient. You would probably be served better by greater quantities of fewer denominations.

That said, you could make uses for them, like running a $0.05/0.10 game that only uses the $0.05, $0.25, and $1 (and maybe $5) chips, but occasionally running a $0.10/0.20 or $0.20/0.40 game that uses the $0.10, $0.50, $1.50, and $5 chips. Or you could go totally nutty and load up on $1.50 chips to run a $1.50/3 (or $3/6 or $4.50/9!) limit game.

Ummm, Brie, I don't see how you can be that sensitive when you live in a place called "Finksburg".Foul language ok, foul insulting language directed at Ben in an unkind manner not ok

Sorry, Mommy. Can Ben still come out and play?Foul language ok, foul insulting language directed at Ben in an unkind manner not ok

Not sensitive, don't like rude peopleUmmm, Brie, I don't see how you can be that sensitive when you live in a place called "Finksburg".

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