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I Never Gamble

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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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    I Often Gamble

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

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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 70+, M 2 Responses Jan 29, 2013

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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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    Not At All

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

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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 2 Responses Jun 23, 2008

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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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    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 41-45, M May 2, 2011

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    I thought she was a good woman....... Well that was her statement to me and claim to fame , but then again my last ex's claim to fame was that she was a faithful "never was a bad...
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    I A good man never dies-- In worthy deed and prayer And helpful hands, and honest eyes, If smiles or tears be there: Who lives for you and me-- Lives for the world he tries To...
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    I promised not to bring this up anymore. But tonight, something ignited the hidden affection I had for him. So here's the story: Six years ago, there was a couple of new guys in...
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    hey all ! ... this is important and big. can i have a small time of yours, just little.. few minutes.. i sign up here around a year back to share my story with people and i did. i...
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    Never once broke the law....well except when I smoked weed during high school and my earlier years when I was in my 20s. Other than that...I've always been a good a good man...
    jonnygoode74 jonnygoode74 36-40, M 2 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    You never know the true value of any moment until it becomes a memory....
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    Life has taught me always to make friends along the way . Sometimes you may not see eye to eye . But never stop caring about others feelings. Life is to short to throw stones . So...
    shorT625 shorT625 51-55, F 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    Soo mom and I had a "fight" this morning, but I hardly ever call anything a fight. A fight has some type of defenses on both sides of the argument, right? I'm never the one...
    SubmissiveSecrets SubmissiveSecrets 18-21, F 6 hrs ago

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    I'm young yes.. But does being young necessarily mean you don't know what love is? Ever since I was a little girl i grew up watching the love stories dreaming that one day that...
    autumnforeverme autumnforeverme 13-15, F Jun 27

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    Lately I have noticed this hatred feeling towards my husband. He even tells me he notice that I have a hatred feeling towards him. I just flat out can't stand him! He plays too...
    EyeDontGiveAHoot EyeDontGiveAHoot 36-40, F 4 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jun 22

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    I will never forgive you mom, I will never forgive you for being so selfish and self-centered. I will never forgive you for the well done acts you pulled through, quite frankly you...
    fearlesslyliving fearlesslyliving 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 25

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    noregrets0914 noregrets0914 18-21, F Jul 3

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    A 5 year old girl had a panic attack. he passed away, she left and never looked back. She loved her daddy so much. That little girl was me. lost little soul wondering why her daddy...
    kjonesr kjonesr 18-21, F Jul 8

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    I feel deserted. I don't see my friends for months and the times when I've tried to make contact, they always have an excuse but it all comes down to, "Sorry, there are a lot of...
    sayhellnotobs sayhellnotobs 26-30, F Jul 10

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    You never really took the time to know the "ME" you never knew what was really behind the face, what was in my heart, you did not really care to see it. You never really took...
    SassyBabe39 SassyBabe39 41-45, F a week ago

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    FinnnTheHuman FinnnTheHuman 26-30, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Never did, never do and never will! I don't smoke! When I was younger my older sister made me promise to never ever smoke and so I've never broke that promise and always keep my...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    Now , when you hear my story you may think I am insane for being depressed and have anxiety... I am 18 and I recently just got a soccer scholarship to the states , NCAA d1... I am...
    Confused1616 Confused1616 18-21, F Jun 22

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    I wasted the best years of my life, now I'll never have a family. We were terrible for each other and there is equal fault for what happened but....I'm not a liar. I'm not a cheat...
    455cargirl 455cargirl 36-40, F 8 Responses Jun 24

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    I never really had a boyfriend. I have been way too focused on school and i have never really interacted with a boy my age. It is kinda sad really and I have always been awkward so...
    crazymornings crazymornings 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 24

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    Never had one, just never really felt those lips. Sure I've had a couple girlfriends in the past but, it either never got to that point or I just got cheated on completely. It just...
    Roy186 Roy186 18-21, M 1 Response Jun 25

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    It might sound crazy, I don't even fully understand it myself, but I miss my real sister and grandmother. I've never physically met them before, but my real mother said that I miss...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 25

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    Nope.. Never, I use to think something was wrong with me but now I know that something is. I can remember playing on the playground with a cute boy and him constantly going Ew when...
    FireAndDesire FireAndDesire 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 26

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    akahlig2 akahlig2 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 26

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    FiremanforYou FiremanforYou 31-35, M 2 Responses Jun 27

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    Well where do i start ? Hmm ok its for certain i have people who dont like me on EP must be because they are jealous, sick. evil. or just plain delusional All i do on here is...
    SoundnVision SoundnVision 41-45, M 9 Responses Jun 28

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    My mom throughout my childhood has had about ten boyfriends since my dad. She never got too close, never revealed secrets. She also never put me first. It's always been about her...
    naturalnobody naturalnobody 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 28

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    It is difficult to live day by day when life is a perpetual downfall. I try to stay positive, but life is no good. I have never known true happiness, and fear I never will. I am...
    Wednesdayschild15 Wednesdayschild15 36-40, F 1 Response Jun 29

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    I've had 3 girlfriends so far the 1st one I've known since I was 3 and as we progressed on we got to middle school and started dating. I was really really into her and she really...
    Zalbaar Zalbaar 13-15, M Jun 29

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    WAWM WAWM 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 30

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    777pianoman777 777pianoman777 18-21, M 2 Responses Jun 30

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    futureexwife14 futureexwife14 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 3

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    LostInTheSolarSystem LostInTheSolarSystem 18-21, F 5 Responses Jul 4

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    theologian theologian 18-21, M Jul 4

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