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I Never Gamble

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 51 People

    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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    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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    Except In Love!

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

    I don't even buy lottery tickets.
    justjudyblue2 justjudyblue2 36-40, F Apr 18, 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 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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    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 grew up in an area where most people were a part of the lower class. The people there couldn't afford luxuries, although it seemed like they never really had any financial...
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    As you all know there was a man in my life who persecuted me and made my life a living hell . I wish if I was a talented author to write the whole story with all the details but...
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    "Final Thoughts Of A Misunderstood Mad Black Suicidal African American" This is the last post that im posting online the last of my complaining and venting for the world to see...
    TheWorldVsJ TheWorldVsJ 26-30, M 2 Responses Nov 9

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    Letters to my ex husband. Letter 1 Dear Steve We both no the truth about this past year despite what you've told people and made the courts believe. We also both no the level...
    Sunrise13 Sunrise13 31-35, F 1 day ago

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    Or I could never forgive and stay with a partner that cheated. In light I what I've recently experienced (see other experience) I think I'm never going to say "I Could Never...
    Hope1985 Hope1985 26-30, F 2 Responses Oct 26

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    When I was little- about 4 or 5, give or take, it's hard to remember. I would go over to my aunts house a lot for babysitting and to just hang out because she would do fun things...
    memoriesplsgo memoriesplsgo 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 29

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    My personal opinion even more so that I have a teenage daughter is is stupid that they ever made a size zero. Zero is nothing that is not good for anyone! At least start with an...
    Devotedmom77 Devotedmom77 36-40, F 3 Responses Nov 8

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    As much as I try to make the people closest to me feel happier, I really am depressed myself. Very, very depressed. I feel like I was born amidst the wrong group of people, and I...
    insidious2014 insidious2014 18-21, M 5 Responses Nov 8

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    I knew that my mother never lets me to my sister ..she would always say to herself I wish I never had kids ..me and my sister will look at each other and start to cry in silence...
    jojom543 jojom543 36-40, F 4 days ago

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    I knew that my mother never lets me to my sister ..she would always say to herself I wish I never had kids ..me and my sister will look at each other and start to cry in silence...
    jojom543 jojom543 36-40, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    I have completed 26 years of my life and I never had any relationship with anyone. Also, I have never been in any sexual relationship with anyone either. I am happy for myself as...
    Deepak2J Deepak2J 26-30, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    LOL well girls post I have never had a boyfriend but they never write I have never had a girlfriend :P well ive never had a girlfriend :D ive had like 20 boyfriends -.- but ive got...
    ILoveBilly ILoveBilly 16-17, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I know I'm not that old... I'm actually really young! And it's not like I have a bad life, not at all! I have friends, a loving family, a pet, I go to school, get good grades, I...
    Mulier Mulier 13-15, F 2 Responses Oct 24

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    I hate it, ALL of it. I want to dissappear from this world forever. I never asked for this or anything, i just wanted to live, I never thought it would be this hard, too hard. I...
    donjr474r donjr474r 16-17, F 2 Responses Oct 24

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    So I've decided I'm probably never gonna marry. I love my job and it keeps me traveling (to were I'm never home for more than a month at a time) so my relationships fail apart fast...
    KnoxvilleStrong KnoxvilleStrong 26-30, M 1 Response Oct 24

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    I look in society and see so many people happy and it makes me jealous and hurt. I don't think that I'll never find that person that will be interested in me like I'm interested...
    brady120378 brady120378 31-35, M 2 Responses Oct 28

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    Memories that we've shared will always be my favorite. I can still remember your sweet face while you're sleeping next to me. How cute you are when you are trying dance. Our very...
    Shai15 Shai15 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 29

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    Said I never meant to hurt you, and never to scare you Said I only wanted to love you and please you Said I only wanted your visions to come true Said don't be afraid and run from...
    LosNLove LosNLove 36-40, F 3 Responses Nov 3

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    "Please Sister" With a sampled heartbeat and a stolen soul I sold my songs to have my fortune told And it said You should know that love will never die But see how it kills you in...
    Mangostrawberrybanana Mangostrawberrybanana 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 4

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    I keep telling myself not to think or care too much about it, because I don't want to be that person whose happiness is dependent on another. At least whenever someone brings it up...
    escapemyreality escapemyreality 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 5

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    Never trained never wok out and yet I fight like an animal Thayer say suffer long and it will set you free The truth is you learn to numb the pain and boil the adrenaline Your...
    Drsoftpaw Drsoftpaw 13-15, M Nov 7

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    I never want to be a size zero.. I have come to terms with the fact that I am a woman. I have had a two children and was chubby growing up. My body will never look like the...
    Midnightheart Midnightheart 36-40, F 3 Responses Nov 8

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    That's Not Entirely Accurate But Close Enough-My mother left him shortly after my 2nd birthday fleeing over a thousand miles away with my little brother then not quite 1 and me...
    Nevalost Nevalost 22-25, M 2 Responses Nov 10

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    It’s so frustrating to know that he’ll never want you because he deserves someone better than you, prettier. It’s not that you aren’t good or pretty… it’s that you’re...
    pats17 pats17 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 10

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    It's not that I'll never forget where someone is from, I'll never forget where I came from. When success comes into someone's life, they always forget where they had started. Some...
    BSPdS BSPdS 13-15, M Nov 11

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    I met this guy more than a year ago. He is a photographer. I was a cosplayer at that event. When we met, he asked to take my picture and I said 'yes'. Little did I know that I'm...
    kerencc11 kerencc11 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 11

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    History always repeats itself for me. After the horrible Thanksgiving I had last year My husband has invited his dysfunctional alcoholic family again I've had enough bring yelled...
    michellegh michellegh 36-40, F 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    i have never been in a real relationship with anyone. i have always been insecure, and i have trouble meeting new people. Probably becuase i have bpd. also introverted. ive never...
    TheWickedJester TheWickedJester 26-30, M 3 days ago

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    Ill never forget the day we met the day my hole life changed I remember what you were wearing I remember your smile I remember how we were goofing off in class I also will never...
    joe395271 joe395271 13-15, M 3 days ago

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    I wish I'd never been born. I hate the way I look and I hate that I can't make my boyfriend happy. He still likes his **** more because there's nothing I can do to make myself more...
    JustBeHere JustBeHere 22-25, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I never have and I never will
    Matthews14 Matthews14 70+, M 2 Responses Oct 21

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    I've had alcohol in social occasions and I don't feel the need to drink more than a glass or two, I believe I've had a slight sense of a buzz but never truly 'drunk' or 'wasted...
    ZenoCoreVitalis818 ZenoCoreVitalis818 18-21, M Oct 21

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    I never have and I never will, no matter how old i became or no matter who force me to drink, i won't, i will beat their ***** but won't drink.
    mahdiraza mahdiraza 16-17, M 1 Response Oct 21

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    Never have, and never will. Simple as that.
    BLACKTIGER75 BLACKTIGER75 36-40, M Oct 22

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