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Tap on the Aquarium

  1. Verb

    To advise novice players on the weaknesses in their game in order to help them improve, especially while one is playing against them; to help fish improve their strategy.

    EXAMPLE: Player A: "Don't tap on the aquarium." Player B: "I know helping my opponents only makes it easier to lose my money, but it is just so hard to keep quiet when I see such bad play."

    APPLIES TO: Online and Land-based Venues

    RELATED TERMS: Aquarium, Fish, Schooling, Shark

  2. Verb

    To upset inexperienced players.

    EXAMPLE: "I usually taunt my opponents to get them steaming, but I try not to tap on the aquarium because I don't want to scare newer players away from the game altogether."

    APPLIES TO: Online and Land-based Venues

    RELATED TERMS: Aquarium, Fish, Schooling, Shark




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