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I Never Gamble

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 53 People

    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    Not At All

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

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    i just told my friend today. if I'm with a guy, he's gonna know I'm with him because i care and not because i need or want his money. he'll never have to question my motives.
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    I will never take it back I will never wish we had not met I will never choose to miss the chance To be caught inside your net I will never want to skip this I will not even lose...
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    I am 20 years old now, and I have never had a girlfriend, I have never kissed a girl, I haven't even ever held a girls hand. It makes me feel so pathetic and sad to realise that...
    WandererJay WandererJay 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 6

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    Believe me when i tell you this you dont have to not many people are going to see this anyways. i would like to share. Me now still a kid still going through school having to face...
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    you were the one that kept me going... I was gathering the strength to leave this country because of you, and try to fight for a "us". But that will never happen... and you will...
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    I'm never happy. Not like depression unhappy. I just feel like it's never enough. I've been divorced for about 3 years. I hated my ex husband and always was unhappy in my marriage...
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    I find it pointless ... have you ever walked in the rain and ever looked around and noticed how serene it was.. how it felt... It always seemed so peaceful like it could be a dream...
    Chibiiiii Chibiiiii 22-25, F 4 Responses Mar 26

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    Never trust a man with obsession.. because obsession can never be fulfilled... there's always a better than the best.. you might be just his flavour of the month.. nothing will...
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