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February 26th, 2017 at 6:24:19 AM permalink
Quote: MrV

I shared that thought until I first learned a couple weeks ago about the amazingly high quality umbrellas from Davek of NY.

see: Davek website

Starting at $49, and up to $350.

I'm ordering their "Solo" model as I like a collapsible umbrella of that size; a mini is too wide and a bit complicated, and a non-collapsible is too big to easily stow.



This is probably going to sound (and is) silly, but I don't use an umbrella in the first place. I have my kids use them, obviously, but being rained on doesn't bother me at all, even to the point of being soaked.
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February 26th, 2017 at 6:33:32 AM permalink
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And FFS, would people please stop asking which casino runs this promotion? Not that a particularly lot of money can be made from this promotion (unless you can do it every day or can get multiple GC's at a time), but we should have some respect for the APs who may be playing this promotion or promotions like it.



That's what I'm saying, and even if you could only do one per day without getting cut off, say they have a 95% VP game...which would usually be a horrible game:

Okay, so I need $500 coin-in with an expected loss of $25, I can turn the gift card for $75 with almost zero effort, expected profit $50. In my personal case, were it the casino closest to me, I could be there in five minutes, I could be at the gift card place in another five minutes, then I could be back from there in five minutes. I've got fifteen minutes of travel time, the game will take me a half hour to play (800 hands/hour at $1.25 = 400 hands per half hour), so I've got a profit expectation of $50/hour if we say it will take me fifteen minutes to get to the machine and wait in line for the gift card.

If there is VP there, it is probably better than 95%, and there are probably other games still will lower variance than that and a better return (possibly).

Point is, if I have a $50 profit expectation and I only have to carve an hour out of my day for it, I'l find an hour everyday and it won't be hard.
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February 26th, 2017 at 6:57:21 AM permalink
Quote: Boz

The only way I see this as legit is if it was a promotion only for invited guests with a limit of 1. Would allow them to target and slightly reward those who they know will play far more than $500 through.

But it would be nice if Nathan stated which casino did this promo.

Some people wouldn't know a good opportunity even if a Macys gift card hit them in the face. ☺


Hasn't Nathan said what casino's he usually goes to in the past?

What casino did Kentry go to? (Not that he's Kentry of course)

Not that this promo isn't possible (We have all seen much better) but there is a good chance he got his facts wrong.
♪♪Now you swear and kick and beg us That you're not a gamblin' man Then you find you're back in Vegas With a handle in your hand♪♪ Your black cards can make you money So you hide them when you're able In the land of casinos and money You must put them on the table♪♪ You go back Jack do it again roulette wheels turinin' 'round and 'round♪♪ You go back Jack do it again♪♪
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February 26th, 2017 at 9:10:22 AM permalink
I got advice from someone in a PM strongly implying that I shouldn't give out the name of the casino to avoid trouble.
Guy "won" less than his bet and the slot machine had the audacity to tell him he got a big win! SMH! Also, the Nintendo cartridge is so much more important than the Nintendo console. Without the cartridge, the Nintendo console is just a useless box.
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February 26th, 2017 at 9:57:43 AM permalink
Quote: djatc

Speaking of gift cards; why don't stores let you bundle your small cards into one big one? I have like 15 $25 Macy's cards and they wouldn't let me turn it into one.

Because the rule supposedly encourages buying more items and, hopefully, more trips to the stores.
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February 26th, 2017 at 10:08:48 AM permalink
Quote: Nathan

I got advice from someone in a PM strongly implying that I shouldn't give out the name of the casino to avoid trouble.



Really?

Somebody on this board actually threatened you over it?

They told you to zip your lip in order to "avoid trouble?"

Were somebody from WoV to threaten me as you said they threatened you, it would piss me off.

In response, I'd sing like a canary about whatever it is they wanted me to be mum about.

You may not feel up to the challenge, and that's fine.

Some of us are bold, whereas some of us are meek and easily cowed: that's just the way of the world.
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February 26th, 2017 at 10:39:14 AM permalink
Or report it to an administrator.
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February 26th, 2017 at 11:06:55 AM permalink
Quote: JohnnyQ

Or report it to an administrator.



I'm not certain that admin can do much about it, at least the way I look at the rules.

Bullying and threatening are not allowed, but by implication that would apply only to posts, not to PMs.

Can admin punish for comments made from one member to another by PM only?

Plus, there is that rule about keeping the content of PMs private, absent consent of both parties to discuss the contents.

What say the mods?
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February 26th, 2017 at 4:06:57 PM permalink
Quote: ThatDonGuy

Even online?



As RS said it seems to be a nightmare to buy with multiple gift cards online.

I wouldn't buy any clothing that requires me to know sizes and stuff online because time would be wasted trying it on and seeing that it doesn't fit. Usually I wear a large for shirts jackets etc but pants sizes have been all over the place. Usually I wear 32-34 and 29-30 long because I have a buddha-esque stature with short legs.

Being a short fatboy is no good it seems. I either gotta get taller or stretch out my legs.
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February 26th, 2017 at 4:24:44 PM permalink
This is a total farce- It 1000000 percent didn't happen

Post proof in the forum of this promotion and I'll give you 500 cash

I will even post up with mission



If not then your are just full of bs and everyone knows it
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