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I Never Gamble

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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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    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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    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 At All

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

    I am a gambler - with life mostly.
    Thought1 Thought1 22-25 2 Responses Sep 17, 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 46-50, M May 2, 2011

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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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    My dream! I'd love to sell everything I don't *need* to have, buy a camper van and just go. Where? I have absolutely no idea and that's half the fun, thinking of places I want to...
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    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F 4 hrs ago

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    Names used herein are not real names A few months ago, she contacted me, sounding nostalgic and genuine, ready to pursue a relationship with me, as we are but 2 hours away from...
    georgeT203 georgeT203 18-21 1 day ago

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    I'm never wearing cleats again. I've been using cleats for a few weeks now and have had two near misses. A cleat is used to keep your foot attached to a bicycle pedal. You're cleat...
    2sugarsplease 2sugarsplease 41-45, M 2 days ago

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    Marie , my great friend at 26yo she dated a friend of mine for a short time. Marie and I hung out together allot after they broke up. I adored her . Very cute blond haired blue...
    Timb62 Timb62 51-55, M 2 days ago

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    It starts out simple enough, a freshly rolled marajuana joint, you smoke it with a friend or two and in a few minutes you feel better than you ever have in your life for a few...
    aerosnz aerosnz 56-60, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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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 2 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...
    Elliearellano Elliearellano 13-15, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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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 3 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 4 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...
    LadyGypsy LadyGypsy 36-40, F 5 days ago

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    I was born with Cerebral Palsy. Cerebral palsy (CP) is a disorder that affects muscle tone, movement, and motor skills (the ability to move in a coordinated and purposeful way). I...
    claythechamp claythechamp 18-21, M 3 Responses 6 days ago

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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...
    Bizarredot Bizarredot 41-45, M 6 days ago

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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 a week ago

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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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    I haven't posted here - or on in any experience, really - in a long time, so I'm giving my story and worldview another writeup. Here goes... It's not as though I never wanted to...
    jdhammer84 jdhammer84 31-35, M 1 Response Jul 19

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    I have been feeling really frustrated that I'm almost 27 and I've never had a boyfriend. I've never even dated anyone. All I've had are some hookups and awkward blind dates. I feel...
    fabgirl824 fabgirl824 26-30, F 3 Responses Jul 19

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    I have accepted the fact that I will always love him. A love so true & loyal. It's impossible to forget or let go. I feel that nobody will ever be able to take his place. That my...
    hadyourchance hadyourchance 36-40, F 17 Responses Jul 19

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    I realize now that I was not good enough for you, maybe it was our age difference, maybe its the fact that you have dealt with your past abuse and I am just starting to cope with...
    BroknGirl89 BroknGirl89 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 18

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    All my previous boyfriends and girlfriends have never worked out well it's like I was created to never be loved
    SpiritOfOrpheus SpiritOfOrpheus 16-17, M 2 Responses Jul 18

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    I wish I didn't still think of you.. I wish I could just forget you... I wish I never fell in love with you...but I'll never wish we never met.
    alleycat66 alleycat66 46-50, F 1 Response Jul 18

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    I told her i aint never did this before , no I told her i aint never did this before , no I told her i aint never did this before , no I told her i aint never did this before...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 15

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    I am 18, coming up 19 and I have never had a boyfriend. I have also never slept with anyone, not for religious reasons or anything like that, I just never have. I feel like all my...
    SaraX123 SaraX123 18-21, F Jul 12

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    I'll never forget seeing my mum crying on the sofa and wondering whats happening. I'll never forget my parents screaming at eachother I'll never forget my beloved dog being taken...
    AngelaRose15 AngelaRose15 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 12

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    Yeah fu.ck I'm so miffed I'm on another site and I ended up really liking a member...I didn't tell him at first. I just kept liking his posts and commenting here and there. I have...
    MsInvis MsInvis 46-50, F 4 Responses Jul 12

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    Well. I don't know how to start this. I should begin with a bit of background info about myself, well, on here you can call me Ghouly. I'm a minor, I'm still in high school, this...
    ghouly ghouly 70+, F 1 Response Jul 11

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