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Wizardofnothing
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September 15th, 2016 at 9:48:28 PM permalink
So in relationship to the hot blonde challenge
What is the consensus opinion of when a bet would be dead
Not looking to get freerolled and given that there are no updates .... she could easily either disappear or simply resurface if and when she either loses the weight and or has surgery to loss the weight. I'm. Not necessarily looking to cancel the wager ... moreso just curious what the forum thinks
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September 16th, 2016 at 1:39:02 AM permalink
Quote: Wizardofnothing

So in relationship to the hot blonde challenge
What is the consensus opinion of when a bet would be dead
Not looking to get freerolled and given that there are no updates .... she could easily either disappear or simply resurface if and when she either loses the weight and or has surgery to loss the weight. I'm. Not necessarily looking to cancel the wager ... moreso just curious what the forum thinks



You have to look at the terms of the bet again and decide whether or not she has violated them.

The fact she has declined to give updates is a poor one--the thing that makes sports bets more interesting to the average bettor is getting to see the action unfold. That does not negate the bet, though, if she did not promise updates. The surgery question is interesting--what will you have but her word that she didn't have surgery if there is nothing to follow along the way?
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September 16th, 2016 at 3:54:53 AM permalink
Quote: RonC

You have to look at the terms of the bet again and decide whether or not she has violated them.

I've got action in that challenge and I accept that she has NOT violated the terms. Not in the letter of the wager: Not in the spirit of the wager.

The bet is still live and if she or I come to collect on that bet at the end of term, then it will surely be honoured.

What we have to remember is that HB found herself on the receiving end of much scrutiny, subtle and blunt criticism and blunt personal attacks.
Attacks about her integrity,
Attacks about her 'class',
Attacks about her willingness, inclination or ability to pay,
Attacks about her motivation,
Attacks about her life choices
Attacks about her method of working towards her goal.

By what right?

We might not have been sensitive to how she would feel about those attacks, but she is as entitled to take offence as any of us would be.

Maybe she was unwise to put herself in the spotlight, but that doesn't give us a right to pick on her.
Maybe she could have expected it. That doesn't make it right.
Maybe she could have brushed it off or taken it as banter, but she is not 'we'.

She's an individual, in a forum of wolves. That makes her vulnerable.
Wolves will be wolves. Dammit, we tear enough new members to shreds because of their system posts. Isn't that bad enough without turning on 'our own'?

OK. I was disappointed that HB flipped. I'll be disappointed if she doesn't provide some updates, partly because I want to cheer her on.

But IMHO, she was entitled to flip, she is entitled to deny updates as retaliation.

We wolves got a well deserved thump on the nose. Live with it.

Unless and until HB breaks any rules she is a member in good standing here. We should treat her with the respect that deserves.

The challenge continues no different to how it left off.

Take care out there. Spare a thought for the newly poor who were happy in their world just a few days ago, but whose whole way of life just collapsed..
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September 16th, 2016 at 5:14:30 AM permalink
A bet is a bet. All those who accepted the challenge are in it until the end.
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RonC
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September 16th, 2016 at 7:11:25 AM permalink
If anyone was "mean" to HB, she knew it was coming and it would have been silly not to expect it. She came here looking for money to lose weight. Again. the first thread was suspension riddled; why would she expect anything different?
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September 16th, 2016 at 8:40:55 AM permalink
I would assume the bet is live unless it was stipulated that she would give updates. I believe that may have been the case.
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Wizardofnothing
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September 16th, 2016 at 8:42:21 AM permalink
The surgery was always always an issue and I mentiNed it more then a couple times- I definitely think it's a strong possibility now
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September 16th, 2016 at 9:42:54 AM permalink
Quote: Wizardofnothing

The surgery was always always an issue and I mentioned it more than a couple times- I definitely think it's a strong possibility now

Non-surgery was just about the only stipulation in my part of the wager.
But the fact is, that come target day, HB will be required to reveal her weight in a way that is acceptable to those who wagered. Simple as.
That may be as trivial as her declaring her weight as displayed to HER on a digital scale. Some of us will take that on trust.
What do we expect? The individual right to give her a full physical examination? Of course not.
Ultimately we chose to trust her to be as good as her word. Why would we assume that she would lie? Do we make wagers with people we don't trust without taking into account a tiny risk of deceit?

She won't take the surgery route and if she does, then she will declare it.
Take care out there. Spare a thought for the newly poor who were happy in their world just a few days ago, but whose whole way of life just collapsed..
Wizardofnothing
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September 16th, 2016 at 9:47:07 AM permalink
Well- ifnyou recall that's why a video with a newspaper was required at weigh in..... so clearly we don't just say tell us your weight
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September 16th, 2016 at 10:00:12 AM permalink
Quote: Wizardofnothing

Well- ifnyou recall that's why a video with a newspaper was required at weigh in..... so clearly we don't just say tell us your weight

I have it agreed with her that she will meet the weigh-in terms that she has agreed with Mike. I'm not even bothered by the details. Come the big day, if Mike says he was satisfied by the weigh in, then I will be too. If not, then... well that will be the same as a no-show as far as I see it.
Take care out there. Spare a thought for the newly poor who were happy in their world just a few days ago, but whose whole way of life just collapsed..

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