Ducy?: Exploits, Advice, and Ideas of the Renowned Strategist

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Two Plus Two Publishing LLC, Oct 1, 2009 - Self-Help - 312 pages
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When Jim McManus, author of the New York Times best-seller, Positively Fifth Street, read our manuscript, he wrote, "Whenever I read something by David, I never fail to learn new things about the world. The book is fantastically illuminating, well written, works as a kind of autobiography, and Al's input is effective as commentary."

You will probably feel the same way by seeing how creatively combining math, logic, psychology, and probability theory can solve problems you might have previously regarded as unsolvable. Your ability to identify and even manipulate other people's thoughts and desires should improve, as well as your ability to understand and resist other experts who attempt to do the same thing. And this book will almost certainly put money in your pocket.

The title, DUCY?, was taken from our forums at www.twoplustwo.com's. To encourage people to think better, David would often ask, "Do you see why?" before fully explaining his conclusions or advice. Forum participants c

 

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Contents

David Sklansky a Unique Thinker by Alan
1
Why This Book? by David Sklansky
11
Our Free Keno Promotion
25
Introduction by Al
64
Trust Your Instincts?
84
The Acceleration Effect
92
Money as Measurement
100
A Little Creative Thinking
106
When Your Goals Dont Coincide with Theirs
153
Courage or Expertise?
163
The Pawnshop Principle
169
Unenforceable Rules
178
Favorites Parlay into Underdogs
187
My Caesars Palace Blackjack Proposition
194
Stock Trading and Poker Playing
201
Punish the Police Not Society
208

Background Probability
109
Changing Their RiskReward Equation
118
Irrationality May Be Okay if Recognized
124
A Bird in the Hand is Worth Several in the Bush
130
The Morning After Pill
144
They Would Pass a Lie Detector So What?
216
Poker is Good for You
277
Index
295
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