Where Antiques Originate and How You Can Find Them

Written by Michael Temple

It's important to understand where antiques originate. Many antique buyers makethe mistake of mis-understandingrepparttar process by which antique items are found. Many collectors and dealers waste valuable time searching in places where they believe that these items are in great abundance. But a true understanding of where antiques originate seems to have eluded many well meaning antique dealers and collectors.

It's elementary Watson!

If you want to find fresh-to-the-market antiques and collectibles, you need to go where they are in great abundance, and where they originate! Antiques do not orginate at auctions, or at flea markets, or at antique shows. Antiques originate in people's homes. This is a fundamental truth for 99% of all antiques that you will ever see.

Another truth that many people overlook.

The other simple fact, is that most antiques that you are most likely to get a great deal on reside inrepparttar 147442 homes of people who are older. Young people do not, as a general rule have antiques inrepparttar 147443 abundance that older people do. Why? Because older people came from a generation that saved everything, and you will find that a majority ofrepparttar 147444 time they have kept it all! Fromrepparttar 147445 1950's toys inrepparttar 147446 closet torepparttar 147447 old toaster that was just too good to throw away, older folks still have most of everything they ever owned.

4 Tips to Improve Your Online Poker Game

Written by Laura Bastowe

Online Poker has increased in popularity exponentially overrepparttar past few years. More and more people are jumping intorepparttar 147341 poker game and some are making good money playing poker online. You too can win and berepparttar 147342 next Texas Hold ĎEm champion. There are a few tips that can help anyone play better poker, and win more money.

1. Donít play too many hands! Some poker players dive in and have 4 hands going at once. Not only does this make it more difficult to focus on each opponent at several tables, but it also causes many to lose money a lot faster. Generally stick with one hand inrepparttar 147343 beginning and move up slowly. Once you are proficient enough, two hands is a good idea because it can help you win more money. Focus on higher value hands inrepparttar 147344 beginning to maximize earnings.

2. Watch your opponents. The best poker players arerepparttar 147345 most alert to their opponents. Watch your opponents betting habits. If they are someone who likes to bluff, you wonít be tempted to fold when they place a high bet. However, some players only bet high when they have a strong hand. If you recognize this, you know to fold and save your money. Poker is a constant learning process. The more you know about your opponents,repparttar 147346 easier it will be for you top predict what kind of hand they have, and you can play accordingly. Some ofrepparttar 147347 best time to study your opponents is when you arte not inrepparttar 147348 hand. If you folded early, takerepparttar 147349 time to study your opponents.

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