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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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    Not At All

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

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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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    I Often Gamble

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

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    I used to only gamble during football season. Lately its year round. Anyone interested in discussing gambling, picks, etc?
    ManOfSteel45 ManOfSteel45 22-25, M 1 day ago

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    Some of my favorite songs -amazing grace in Cherokee -the lemon tree -American pie by Don McLean -the gambler by Kenny Rogers
    moonwolf1859 moonwolf1859 13-15, M 2 days ago

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    I have never tried an illegal drug once. Not one time. I feel that my body should be free from illegal drugs to be at it's healthiest. That is just my personal thoughts on the...
    metaphorical metaphorical 46-50, M 16 hrs ago

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    was too close to fall inlove .. blessing indesguise.. the truth came out smoothly... "I could never be with him" Thinking about the consequences if ever i pushed thru.. Just can't...
    Hanahbee Hanahbee 31-35, F 1 Response 15 hrs ago

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    I never thought I'd be interested in a long distance relationship, but I've met someone on EP that I'm really feeling.
    Forrestview Forrestview 56-60, M 14 hrs ago

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    I could never EVER bring myself to cheat on a partner, the pain and experience itself brought on by cheating is one of the worst pains to go through whether your male or female and...
    xxSTEVE7xx xxSTEVE7xx 31-35, M 2 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    I've been in bed all day... I've been crying for hours and I can't seem to stop. I have a hole in my chest and I feel like I'll never be happy again. I haven't eaten anything at...
    MimiRainbow MimiRainbow 18-21, F 6 hrs ago

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    So close to the edge one little gust of wind and I'm gone and never coming back
    xxabiGAYlexx xxabiGAYlexx 13-15, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    I will never post another story on Ep because they removed several, so I removed the rest. This way they have no reason to site me for any stories.
    Smellyjeans Smellyjeans 46-50, M 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    'Better to have loved and lost, than never loved at all' I think is mostly true. But sometimes you leave a relationship worse than when you entered - but maybe that is good thing...
    GypsyMiss GypsyMiss 36-40, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    when you really love someone ,,,really love them all you can do don't seem enough they always deserve more ,,, after years ,,you have not come to a place that you want a break...
    rckt148 rckt148 51-55, M 3 Responses Dec 5

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    I don't understand why you did what you did and blame me for you smashing my heart into a thousand pieces. You think I was bluffing when I said that I loved you? I don't...
    SgtRecker97 SgtRecker97 16-17, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Today I nearly lost you and I honestly thought you were never coming back to me I have never felt so sad and lonely in all my life I have never cried so hard in my life I felt like...
    Sirwithherkey Sirwithherkey 31-35, M 1 Response Nov 27

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    Last night was the hardest night of my life. Almost three years ago, I met a wonderful man. Clever, intelligent, funny, respectful : someone a lot of women would call perfect. He...
    FromDuskTillDawn FromDuskTillDawn 22-25 Dec 8

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    i'll never give up! in my early 20s i got terribly ill.. i spent 2 years of my life living between my bed and a lay-z-boy recliner, only leaving the house to go tp the hospital...
    chaekowski chaekowski 26-30, M 2 Responses Dec 13

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    For a while I've been having these dreams about this girl I've never met before and I think I've fallen in love. It's been almost a year I've been having these 4 weird dreams and I...
    bayley92 bayley92 22-25, F a week ago

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    I won't give him up, but I might have too. ------ Here's the story: Alright. I know I might be judged severely. But I am 15 years old and I'm in love with a 23 year old man. He has...
    cydneyxx cydneyxx 13-15, F 3 Responses Nov 22

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    I would have never given this much thought until joining ep and making connections and friendships here. When you remove the physical part of getting to know someone your other...
    455cargirl 455cargirl 36-40, F 24 Responses Nov 24

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    I've never have been I'n one and ill probably never have one and depressed I don't have one. I feel that I'm going to be single forever and never get married or have a wife and...
    jstaples534 jstaples534 16-17, M 1 Response Nov 27

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    My grandmother says that we all have that someone special, and those special things that happen between two people that we need to keep to ourselves. I didn't think it could ever...
    starkizzed21 starkizzed21 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 30

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    Another restless night. Lock up in my room trying to fake im sleeping to be able to get a moment of peace while I go through, reviewing what happened today, what happened this week...
    alemp alemp 22-25, F Dec 6

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    I met him in the beginning of the school year. He looked like someone I'd been looking for for some time, and I never expected to find someone like him at a place like that. I felt...
    bruhchan bruhchan 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    you no what hurts the most? is my mom will never put me and my sister in the family barrel plot. I guess we were a trouble to her. but my aunt has her son in the family plot...
    jojom543 jojom543 36-40, F Nov 24

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    I'll never forget you I never thought I'd say this but without your love I can't go on I fall before you Though I've tried to forget The emptiness feels the same Grieving for...
    BeautifulPetal BeautifulPetal 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 26

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    So I have a confession to make. I Don't ever make myself food unless I'm cooking for others..... I know it is pretty lazy of me.... But hear me out for just a second. Okay so you...
    FatFur FatFur 26-30, M 1 Response Dec 6

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    You, get me feelin' crazy There always on my mind And I get to feelin' lately If I never knew your name, I'd love you all the same But I have you to myself Wanting nothing else...
    NaziaSyeda NaziaSyeda 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 8

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    I will never give up... I will never give up... I will never give up... looking for you and I know I will find you somewhere, someday
    turki2550 turki2550 16-17, M Dec 10

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    I think its funny, How every single person who has “shown interest in me” never actually liked me. I never had a relationship or experienced any type of intimacy. No one has...
    DevilDollie DevilDollie 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I never have one before and never will! Because I'm gay and proud:) some people said why are you so sure about being a gay even you don't ever experience with a guy!? It's just I...
    FinnyFunny FinnyFunny 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Sometimes I don't understand why I don't have a boyfriend. I understand having a boyfriend is not everything and school is a higher priority than guys however, I just don't...
    livelaughlove365 livelaughlove365 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I said this my last divorce, and of course I really did mean it. I was doing very well on my own. Mania kicked in I started overwhelming myself school, kids, I took in a friend w...
    orchids2blu orchids2blu 36-40, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Alright, so my semester wasn't perfect. But it was also the hardest semester I've ever scheduled for myself. It was also my best semester, ever. When I was younger I never gave a...
    asnplaysrugby asnplaysrugby 22-25, M 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    i give up!! its hard to write when you feel so sad , i think life is just like a rubix cube, u have to solve it with every sec of your existence and when u solved it u die, u...
    furmal furmal 26-30 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    So I've never ever in my life had a boyfriend. I'm I ashamed of it? No. Does it sometimes get lonely? Yes. I'm the one who has never had a boyfriend and I don't mind it. It doesn't...
    Dari97 Dari97 16-17, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    well the reason i've never dated anyone is because the schools i went to all had really mean students that bullied me all the time mainly because i have long hair, have acne, and...
    viper1024 viper1024 16-17, M Nov 21

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    I have never been in love iv dated had 2 relationships it didn't work out I liked them but I was never in love with them I guess I get bored easily I'm not normal when people talk...
    Candlelight01 Candlelight01 22-25, F 6 Responses Nov 25

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