TigerWu
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March 23rd, 2018 at 7:54:19 AM permalink
Somebody mentioned starting a thread for Miscellaneous Discussion that was only for gambling topics as opposed to all random thoughts and off-topic chatter. If that hasn't been done yet, then here it is.
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March 23rd, 2018 at 7:57:15 AM permalink
We should have a gambling confessional too.

I sometimes buy scratchies at the gas station.
FleaStiff
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March 23rd, 2018 at 8:20:25 AM permalink
Impulse. They are in plain sight, near the register, heavily promoted with large signs. So splurge without guilt. Its like buying a lottery ticket. The humungous house edge won't kill you.
TigerWu
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March 23rd, 2018 at 8:23:41 AM permalink
I'll buy a Powerball ticket like once a year. It's only $2-$3, but I still feel dirty doing it. I never buy the scratchers, though. They're usually so anticlimactic. At least with a slot machine, I get a little light show along with my terrible odds.
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March 23rd, 2018 at 8:38:38 AM permalink
Some people who seem to be compulsive gamblers sometimes, but are smokers, would they be if they quit smoking. There are compulsive gamblers that don't smoke, but seems to be more who do. Seems like the cigarettes are a hall pass permission slip to them to tread on.
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March 23rd, 2018 at 8:56:48 AM permalink
Quote: TigerWu

I never buy the scratchers, though. They're usually so anticlimactic. At least with a slot machine, I get a little light show along with my terrible odds.


Go for the bingo or crossword puzzle variety.

I canít even explain how much of a rush it is when you are down to your last two letters, a T would complete 2 more words and win $500, an E after that would complete 2 more and win $5000. And then you scratch off a Z and a Q =(
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March 23rd, 2018 at 8:59:18 AM permalink
I just cashed a $10 scratcher that I found in the parking lot.
Expect the worst and you will never be disappointed. I AM NOT PART OF GWAE RADIO SHOW
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March 23rd, 2018 at 9:09:42 AM permalink
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I just cashed a $10 scratcher that I found in the parking lot.


Congrats! What are you going to do with your $10?
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March 23rd, 2018 at 9:11:15 AM permalink
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Congrats! What are you going to do with your $10?



Pack of cigarettes and a 2 L Pepsi should about use it up... (joke)
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March 23rd, 2018 at 9:37:59 AM permalink
Quote: TigerWu

Somebody mentioned starting a thread for Miscellaneous Discussion that was only for gambling topics as opposed to all random thoughts and off-topic chatter. If that hasn't been done yet, then here it is.



Thank you for starting this thread! :D This is the thread I had in mind but I honestly thought that a Admin had to make it. I fell asleep shortly after making the "Miscellaneous Gambling post," and didn't see the suggestions saying I could have made it myself until a few minutes ago. ;)
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