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Wizardofnothing
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February 28th, 2016 at 8:44:11 AM permalink
That's stupid because the timing would have been different and it would it have hit
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chaunceyb3
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February 28th, 2016 at 8:52:21 AM permalink
Quote: chaunceyb3

Perhaps based on a bit of truth...

"A young man who hit a big one at Caesars Palace in 1987 was denied his prize because he was underage. Kirk Erickson, a 19-year-old from Royal, Arkansas, lined up the winning combination on a dollar slot machine called "The Million Dollar Baby," but he was not paid the $1,061,812 jackpot for it. Erickson took the matter to court, and in 1989 a District Court judge ruled against him."





A similar story:

Dolores P. Banyai of Manhattan, dropped a quarter in a slot machine at the Atlantic City Hilton on Dec. 7, 1997, pulled the lever and hit the jackpot for $220,208, an official said. But because Ms. Banyai was only 19, she never got to collect the money. Instead, she was charged with underage gambling and paid $307 in fines.
AxelWolf
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February 28th, 2016 at 8:56:10 AM permalink
Quote: ThatDonGuy

This was, more or less, an episode of Full House.

.

LOL
♪♪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♪♪
chaunceyb3
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February 28th, 2016 at 9:02:20 AM permalink
Quote: AxelWolf

Quote: ThatDonGuy

This was, more or less, an episode of Full House.

.

LOL



Spot on, ThatDonGuy.

This was an episode of Full House titled "Luck Be a Lady", which first aired on April 28, 1989.

The family goes to Lake Tahoe, where Danny and Becky will be doing a special episode of Wake Up, San Francisco. Joey gets lucky on a slot machine winning $100,000, but doesn't get the money because a videotape shows D.J. pulling the machine's lever then ducking back to the other side of a red velvet rope dividing the slot machine's from the table where Stephanie and D.J. were while an unsuspecting Joey's back is turned. Joey didn't know it was D.J. or Stephanie who pulled the lever, so of course he's surprised...

AxelWolf
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February 28th, 2016 at 9:03:07 AM permalink
Quote: Wizardofnothing

That's stupid because the timing would have been different and it would it have hit

if he picked up 3 coins and the machine locked in the combination once the first coin was dropped.

Back then supposedly that's how it worked on all machines including VP.
♪♪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 29th, 2016 at 8:30:44 AM permalink
The version of the PGP one I've heard is that the nearly-busto player is at a full table and tries to hold up everyone which is both more and less believable at the same time (if it was just me, I'd tell him to jump, but with extra peer pressure it would be a problem...however, getting the message across to everyone is going to be nearly impossible).
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February 29th, 2016 at 10:07:01 AM permalink
Quote: offTopic

The version of the PGP one I've heard is that the nearly-busto player is at a full table and tries to hold up everyone which is both more and less believable at the same time (if it was just me, I'd tell him to jump, but with extra peer pressure it would be a problem...however, getting the message across to everyone is going to be nearly impossible).

You would have to elaborate more. Your reply/post is welcomed, in advance. I might not understand it either (inside joke), but I will try, I will try hard.
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ukaserex
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March 1st, 2016 at 6:29:06 AM permalink
Quote: Ibeatyouraces

So instead of having some CS debt wiped out and you get nothing, they'd rather have the debt not be less and still get nothing. Pretty stupid if you ask me.



I remember in my younger days - post divorce - my attorney (Young kids, just starting out - both of us) told me not to pay my ex a penny until the judge ordered it.

Fast forward - the child support was calculated to start the day she left the residence - so from day one of the actual decree, I was behind thousands.

When you divorce, some are amicable, and some are not. A lot of emotions, and when you throw in an ex-spouse that you no longer trust to be responsible with money, it can be tough to accept that those funds are for your kids and not for her to take on weekend trips with the new boyfriend(s).

For me, it was almost like I wanted to starve her into submission. Foolish, angry thoughts with no basis in reality and certainly not in my kids best interest. Toss in a young attorney who didn't know squat about asking for receipts, or other ways of ensuring accountability, it made a bad situation worse.

And yes, that behavior is stupid. But, so is getting married to a smoking hot chick who never graduated high school and getting her pregnant on an E-3's salary.

Some people learn later how to make better decisions.
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March 7th, 2016 at 8:26:11 AM permalink
Quote: TwoFeathersATL

You would have to elaborate more. Your reply/post is welcomed, in advance. I might not understand it either (inside joke), but I will try, I will try hard.
Just 2F



???

- The version of the pai gow poker story I heard was that it was a full table with the 7csf guy being the only one not playing the bonus, and he tries to get a guarantee from all the other players.

- I find this to be less believable in that getting everyone else's attention to explain the situation at the table is next to impossible

- I find it more believable in that, if I was the only other player at the table and someone tried to pull this, I would tell him to f off, but if there were other players to exert peer pressure, I would probably agree to pay and hope he got hit by a bus later
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March 7th, 2016 at 8:47:13 AM permalink
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- I find it more believable in that, if I was the only other player at the table and someone tried to pull this, I would tell him to f off, but if there were other players to exert peer pressure, I would probably agree to pay and push him in front of a bus later



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