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I Never Gamble

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    Risk Aversion

    The "pain" of losing is always so much greater than the "joy" of winning. I just don't see the point. (And that's assuming that the odds were even. Of course in casinos they never are.)
    accomplice accomplice 46-50, M May 2, 2011

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    A more accurate term Is a "stupidity tax."

    Sometimes I fantasize that the only organizations allowed to run commercial gambling........ would be public schools. That way gambling addicts could, at least, give back a little bit of the moneys they take from their families. Of course this would be a bad idea in reality. It...
    WOMBAT5 WOMBAT5 26-30, M Feb 24, 2012

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    Not Even For Matches

    It is not a religious thing or anything like that; I'm Catholic Catholics push that Bingo gambling and lottery tickets. Nor is it something I learned from my parents. They used to play penny-ante poker with friends when I was still a kid living at home. No, it is just a feeling I...
    CFOM CFOM 66-70, M 2 Responses Jan 29, 2013

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    I Never Gamble

    I Never Gamble... I never play slot machines, card games for money, the lottery,  nothing... I used to place bets on horse races once but i never classed it as gambling since at the time i had a computer programme that i wrote which selected certain winners and the...
    GoodGuy34 GoodGuy34 31-35, M Mar 24, 2008

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    Except In Love!

    Guess I shouldn't gamble at all.  
    Josie06 Josie06 56-60, F 2 Responses Sep 1, 2009

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    I always wonder what people think

    who gamble. Like the casinos are build to make the visitors rich. Love the expression: Heads we win, tails you loose But it's so true (:
    Feelfree77 Feelfree77 41-45, M Jan 12

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    I Often Gamble

    I am a gambler - with life mostly.
    Thought1 Thought1 22-25 2 Responses Sep 17, 2009

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    I Have A Social Conscience

    Pokie is an Aussie word used to describe poker machine. Pokies have been legal in this state for over 15 years. Hotels no longer need rely on live entertainment, food and beverage sales, or even return customers to make a profit, thanks to the lucrative gaming industry. The...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 19, 2012

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    No Gambling For Me.....

    I hate losing and never win anyway; I'd rather give my money away to someone who needs it than to some unscrupulous person who has too much already and isn't appreciative or ethical in its final use.
    xerxes211 xerxes211 56-60, M 1 Response Jun 23, 2008

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    Not At All

    I don't even buy lottery tickets.
    justjudyblue2 justjudyblue2 36-40, F Apr 18, 2008

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    Gambling

    Right to the point, I'm just lost for the ast 3 months almost $8 thousand dollards, going back and back to the casino, thinking that "today is my good day"!! and I'll win get some money back, the last 3 times I have lost $2,200.00, and at that moment my...
    MIMA14 MIMA14 41-45, F 1 Response Aug 31, 2009

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    My dad found my personal diary when I was younger and discovered all my secrets. Never again. Not even a journal.
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    i dpnt understand what purpose my life has. i feel like im taking air someone else needs to breathe. ive been mentally n physically abused for more then half my lifeso i feel im...
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    JadeKnight JadeKnight 26-30, T 1 day ago

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    this is going to seem long but i figured this was a good place to vent. lol anyways! about a year ago i started talking to people online, basically out of boredom. thats when i...
    queenb3a queenb3a 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    This is how I keep myself from doing things I said I'd never do I don't tell myself never to do anything, that way I never let myself down.
    Cumdumpster22 Cumdumpster22 51-55 2 days ago

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    I use drugs occasionally I use alcohol I've had sex with guys I've never loved but I don't regret any of these things sure I regret some things I've done while drunk or on drugs...
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    I never been on a date where we lasted 2 hours. It only last an hour. I never been on a date that traveled over to his place. I always wanted to go into someone home after a date...
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    Actually, things are more complicated than just this but I feel like I need to talk.. I did a lot of things in my life, travelled a bit, took drugs, got drunk, had parties with...
    SandPanda SandPanda 22-25, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Going places I've never been, Seeing people I've never seen, Having an adventure of my own Alone in this world of uncertainties, Maybe that will make me certain of something...
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    If there's one thing I hate the most it's back-talking, especially when it's negative of what someone gives his or her own interpretations to which are all wrong. If I ever catch...
    AngelicLights AngelicLights 26-30, F 6 days ago

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    I would never out of anger or to be abusive ever to a woman. Some fun spanking while enjoying each other with her permission is about the extent of it. Other than that if I get...
    AfanOfbigNaturals AfanOfbigNaturals 46-50, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Let Clear This Up Again! Ok Here goes, pay attention! I hated 50 shades of grey and I am against the PervTards on EP who peddle this ****! I AM NOT NOT NOT A SLAVE TO ANY MAN AND...
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    After reading some of the posts on here I'm realizing this is probably going to sound weird, not the "I Never Lost My Virginity" part...but the part about me being 45. Part of the...
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    I never got the chance to tell my father goodbye...when his new girlfriend came to town he decided that he would go.....he never told me but my aunt did a few days after he moved...
    Raven424 Raven424 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 22

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    Never did never will. I've seen what it does to people... Takes ur soul.
    minaslife minaslife 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 22

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    Nope. Never have, and never expect to be. It's all just an urban myth. There are no aliens, and even if there were why would they come here and abduct people. Just look at the...
    ClownNine ClownNine 56-60, M Jul 21

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    If I truly love you then I'll never let you go no matter what. I'm quite a selfish person so even if you want to break up with me I wouldn't want to let you go however if you truly...
    dreaamer101 dreaamer101 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 20

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    I've been thinking about this a lot recently, so hopefully writing about it will get it out of my mind. I don't really know where to start. First of all, just for some background...
    brint0n brint0n 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 20

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    I will always miss you, but I am beginning to realize it's time to let you go, I will never be all of the things I know you need. I was drowning when I met you, you reached in and...
    NewBeginnings77 NewBeginnings77 31-35, F Jul 19

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