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I Am Addicted to Lottery Scratch Off Tickets

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    Im A Dumb Dumb

    I dont understand why i do it i spend at least 4-5 hundred a week today alone i spent 200. How can i kick this habit? Or should i keep going untill i win my money back.
    tanquerayman tanquerayman 36-40 Sep 23, 2012

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    Loose A Lot Of Money

    OMG god this scrach is killing me anyone know if i could sale my lost ticker scracher i have tonssssss maybe 5k for the les than ayear 5k ticket
    rainjimbo rainjimbo 22-25 Apr 25, 2011

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    Too Much Spent-too Much Lost

    I buy $30.00's worth of scratch offs per day--sometimes more. I win--I lose--I buy more with the winnings and buy even more in hopes of winning more. I do use money i can't afford to lose, but am dumbfounded by the control this habit/addiction has over me. I alternate stores so...
    ellenba ellenba 61-65 6 Responses Mar 26, 2009

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    Its Outrageous

    I went grocery shopping today with my mom and she was so impressed with the way I haggled, compared prices,and this that and the other to make sure I was able to buy the most groceries without spending too much. So she drops me off, I go put away the groceries and cook dinner and...
    wonkey wonkey 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 16, 2010

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    Bought My First 2 Scratch Off Yesterday...

    Won 4 bucks ;]lol. The first one was lucky the second one wasnt. Do I just give the counter guy the ticket and he gives me cash?? lolIts my new hobby
    Aniohevetotha Aniohevetotha 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 30, 2011

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    Lonley Life

    as growing up as a young girl,  i seen a lot off  bad things inmy house  like , lotery tickets & slot machines. i started playing with slot machines when i was just a young lad i didnt know i would be addicted to it so when i turned   12 i realized i...
    MadiLangille MadiLangille 70+, F Apr 26, 2010

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    I Win a Lot On Scratch Offs Because of Lottocrawler.com

    That site is awesome. It gives you the best chances of winning based on remaining prizes. I highly recommend it. Atleast maybe you will win!
    rc2009 rc2009 46-50 Jun 5, 2009

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    Lottery Is Affecting My Life

    I win, I lose either way i keep playing and spending money I should not be spending..I am tired, I want to stop...any advise
    vgibson vgibson 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 16, 2012

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    Im A Dumb Dumb

    I dont understand why i do it i spend at least 4-5 hundred a week today alone i spent 200. How can i kick this habit? Or should i keep going untill i win my money back.
    tanquerayman tanquerayman 36-40 3 Responses Sep 23, 2012

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    Not jealousy (Well, maybe a little) but it's so spoiled! I hate lotteries in general. First of all, it's like a game to be rich. You bet on your own personal money that you earned...
    DarkZircon78 DarkZircon78 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 13

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    Seriously I need to win the lottery for once Maybe I should start buying a ticket ;) hahh
    Anth9012 Anth9012 22-25, M Oct 14

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    I don't hate it. I hate that people do mindless things with their winnings and end up where they are again. If I won the lottery I would live like I do today. Regular joe house...
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    I started smoking a few days after a very close friend of mine committed suicide. Up until that point, I never considered taking up smoking. Most of my family and friends smoke...
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    Whenever I read this experience I think of the song "Addicted" by Saving Abel. I am addicted to you babe and I Always will be. You're all I think about and all I want is to make...
    Raptax231 Raptax231 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 12

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    I am no longer addicted :) but I used to be addicted to prescription painkillers. I was 15. I would steal pills from parents, siblings, grandparents, basically anyone who had any...
    francake16 francake16 16-17, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Soo about sex machines.. Haha I was trying to make the title "I have a weird question" and "I am addicted to thongs" came up so I just went with it lol. Seriously, addicted to...
    Beth0888 Beth0888 26-30, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I tried cooking from scratch and ended up summoning a demon.
    texan75 texan75 36-40, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Off grid living is the most pure form of life I have ever had to pleasure of experiencing. You become so much more in tune with nature, with the ebb and flow of seasons. Heating...
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    I scratch myself as a self-harm thing. I told one person and he said yeah right and said I was lying. Who lies about that? Really why would I lie I don't want you to think I'm...
    catsecrets catsecrets 13-15, F Oct 1

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    Dr prescribed Rx arent always the way to go- if you have read my other experiences you know i started using drugs at a young age. age11 when i started experimenting in OTC...
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    For reasons unknown, Darren Hayes has always been able to create the music I needed to hear. Now, I know what you’re thinking: She’s just a huge fan! However, it goes deeper...
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    I have the crazy obsession with socks! Socks are life! My mind mostly thinks about socks! Especially in school when I see girls socks :D I love seeing different style socks and...
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    This is true even though I dont get to smoke that much I am addicted to cigarettes
    jon200547 jon200547 26-30, M Oct 4

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    This is true even though I dont get to smoke that much I am addicted to cigarettes
    jon200547 jon200547 26-30, M Oct 4

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    This is true even though I dont get to smoke that much I am addicted to cigarettes
    jon200547 jon200547 26-30, M Oct 4

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    yea I am truly addicted to experience project I come here a lot even though I don't post a lot or talk to people a lot I do come here a lot
    jon200547 jon200547 26-30, M Oct 4

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    This is true even though I dont get to smoke that much I am addicted to cigarettes also I love the long menthol brands
    jon200547 jon200547 26-30, M Oct 4

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    I have over 600 photos on Instagram Ahhhhhhh Yeah I'm addicted lol
    StefanieL StefanieL 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 4

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    I am addicted to the internet and my videogames and movies and also smoking cigarettes
    jon200547 jon200547 26-30, M Oct 4

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    I am addicted to youtube I go on there I have even made youtube videos
    jon200547 jon200547 26-30, M 1 Response Oct 4

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    I grew up with a family that has many addictions. Currently my step father is a meth addict and my little sister is addicted to Zanex
    dreaminghope dreaminghope 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 4

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    My mum is addicted, it's ruining her life
    HandsomePrince1 HandsomePrince1 16-17, M Oct 5

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    I made good steps forward healing! I go online only every 2 days. I use it only at daytime. For atleast 2 hours not more. My sleep shedule got back to normal, although i still...
    angel8i angel8i 31-35, F Oct 8

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    realllyyyyyyyyyyyy addicted !!
    mahdiraza mahdiraza 16-17, M 1 Response Oct 12

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    I wish I had an online friend to talk to about diet and sugar addiction. I have one, but she is usually busy and distracted when talking to her. Addictions are so hard. People don...
    colorstone colorstone 31-35, M 2 Responses Oct 12

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    Something I am very ashamed of and embarrassed to tell anyone about. I have grown addicted over the last few months. I take too many fiber doses and laxatives in fear of being fat...
    battlefighter battlefighter 18-21, F Oct 13

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    I'm heavily addicted to coffee and migraine pills. Honestly it probably makes my migraines worse. I've cut back a lot on coffee, though.
    lalaloopsytrollpony lalaloopsytrollpony 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 16

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    I don't know if addicted but I must be as I've been doing it every weekend. I feel it has ****** up my mood. I keep saying I'm not doing next weekend but I end up buying it. I do...
    Offoff Offoff 26-30, M Oct 19

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    That said, I am totally open to any new ideas that can help me become even more addicted. If you smoke 3 packs per day or more of full flavor strong cigarettes and have any ideas...
    smokingrocks1 smokingrocks1 56-60, M Oct 19

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    smokingrocks1 smokingrocks1 56-60, M 1 Response Oct 19