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A "What Ever Happened To...?" Recap Of '05.

Discussion in 'Online Casinos' started by johnsteed, Dec 18, 2005.

    Dec 18, 2005
  1. johnsteed

    johnsteed Ueber Meister

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    Hello forum members, :)


    With the end of '05 coming to a close, I thought it would be interesting to find out more about things that fell-off the "forum" radar (over the course of the year). I welcome you all to add to this list (w/comments of course), about things which occured here and we haven't heard about them since. This topic can cover, people/forum members, winnings, money issues, customer support, specific casinos, unresolved complaints, ect...


    To kick-things-off, this is what this enquiring mind wants to know:


    A)
    "2brnot2b and her $75,957.84."


    At first I thought this case was some kind of prank, seeing that she had won all of that money playing "Queen Of The Pyramids" over at a PlayTech. But, from what I understand, it's all true. We came to learn that she had agreed to be paid in segments on a monthly basis (as opposed to one giant lump sum). The question looming, has she been fully paid yet?


    B)
    "Bruce Hamilton"



    While I've never had the pleasure of having any direct reply/chat in any thread with Bruce, during his brief stay here, the man put up a helluva-lot-of posts (at the rate he was going, I figured he'd have the most posts here by early '09). We even got to see the man behind the mask. After revealing his photo, a joke followed wondering if he was in fact dead. Now, with his mysteriously not posting anything for quite some time now, did he in fact pass away?

    Serious note: Hope he's okay, as I always enjoyed his colorful responses. :)



    C)

    "CASINOMEISTER VS. SPEARMASTER Winner Screenshots"



    This would later evolve into Simmo! versus Slotster (with the help of Gramma's postings, specifically the GIANT progressive win on Treasure Nile to the tune of $102,969.09, wherein Slotster laid down the challenge in post #1856), which would later evolve into what it is now Slotjunkies.info (and as of today, Simmo! versus w2album versus realwtfsup).


    Getting back to this heading, there was quite a stretch where we were seeing Royal Flushes abound. We don't see many postings from Casinomeister or Spearmaster's Winner Screenshots these days. Is it safe to assume that the great luck has dried-up for the both of them? My guess, is that they're just too busy these days. Hey, I haven't hit a Royal Flush since the 1st quarter of '05 (where I managed to hit 4, although only 1 was for $4,000 at a PlayTech no less, and another was for the .05 cent minimum over at BoDog... woof!!).


    Sidenote: It sure seems like there were more big wins in the 1st quarter of '05 (until the beginning of the summer), as opposed to now. Truth or not, don't know, just seems that way.

    Sidenote II: Never, never, EVER play VP at an RTG for the .05 cent minimum. I won a whopping $6.25 for that. Heck, like I couldn't have been playing max hands EVEN for the .05 cent minimum? BIG error on my part. Grrrrrrrrrr...


    D)

    "Forum members who came and left, all-too-early." :(



    A short-list would include:

    - dunarunnin (nope, you still B runnin')
    - maerek (perhaps eaten by a SHARK ;) )
    - debzy (1-and-out)
    - dancer (1-and-out)

    They've all mysteriously vanished. :confused:


    Feel free to add more. I was thinking about adding the list with all the posters who've been fortunate enough to have been banned this year. Now THAT would be a colorful list. :D



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  2. Dec 18, 2005
  3. suzecat

    suzecat Dormant account CAG MM webmeister

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    Bruce Hamilton

    I believe Bruce Hamilton is alive and well and posting at "This Casino Sucks" forum. From what I hear, Mr. Hamilton was offended by some posters here and decided to switch bases (WHAT??).:eek2: :eek:
     
  4. Dec 18, 2005
  5. johnsteed

    johnsteed Ueber Meister

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    suzecat




    Thanks suzecat,


    Glad to hear that (not about the part where he decided to "switch bases" though). :) I'm sure lots of people would love to have him back here. He's been one of the most prominent posters over the past several months (minus the time he's been AWOL).

    Well, that takes care of question B (and it's only been 29 minutes since starting this thread).


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  6. Dec 18, 2005
  7. Simmo!

    Simmo! Moderator Staff Member

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    I think the "Winner Screenshots" thing may also be down to originiality. I know that I for one don't posta lot of my screenies as they have been "seen ebfroe" a number of times. Only when i hit something unusual do i post now.

    As for the Meister and Spear, i know for a fact they are very busy but I'm sure they'll stop by :D
     
  8. Dec 18, 2005
  9. slotchik

    slotchik Dormant account

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    we musta hurt bwoosies feewings now who could of been so mean???.... :rolleyes:
     
  10. Dec 19, 2005
  11. max1mike

    max1mike Dormant account

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    how could any "what ever happened to " thread be complete without...



    HOFFMAN!!!!

    AND HIS 59 MILLION EUROS????
     
  12. Dec 19, 2005
  13. Casinomeister

    Casinomeister Forum Cheermeister Staff Member

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    No idea. But she was last visiting here at the end of November.

    I'm in the dark here since I don't bother keeping up with board wars, feuds, spats, and other personal meanderings. I find it odd when people apparently fall off the edge of the world.

    Didn't know there was a contest. :D I do know that I decided to do most of my serious "Beer system" wagerings at the casinos Spear had affiliate accounts with (the same with Simmo!). This was for shits and giggles. And there were a slew of some good screen shots. But most of you are correct when imagining how busy we are. I'm a busy guy.

    And I haven't had a something good pop up for a while - that is good enough for a screen shot. I've had some great wins with Spring Break, Thunderstruck, and Ladies Nite. But these were from the free spin mode and not worth the screen shot. I am due a Royal Flush though... :D


    Confused too. But that's the nature of this board sometimes. Especially when one comes here to complain. They join, they complain, they hope for resolution. They leave. Look at all the bonus whore posters for instance. Probelm with Integrity Casinos? They join and complain - that's it. Problem with Joyland? They come, complain, that's it. Not that it bothers me; that's just their nature.

    As for some of these above mentioned posters - those who have happy clappy posts about some casino...well who knows what gets them to join and then disappear. Maybe they were frightened off, or they just got bored :D

    I can oblige you with that. Give me a day or two. :D

    HOFFMAN? Good question. With those millions of Euros sitting around, he ought to visit me wish list :D
     
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  14. Dec 19, 2005
  15. tim5ny

    tim5ny Quit Gambling


    Oops!...My Bad! :icon_twis but he did have a face that only a mother could love!
     
  16. Dec 19, 2005
  17. tim5ny

    tim5ny Quit Gambling

    By the way Johnsteed... Great thread! I think you deserve the MVP award! ( most valuable poster ) :thumbsup:
     
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  18. Dec 19, 2005
  19. chuchu59

    chuchu59 gambling addict CAG PABnonaccred

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    I agree with Tim. This is a valuable post. In fact,Johnsteed does put a lot of effort in his threads/posts and many of the older posters just pale in comparison.
     
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  20. Dec 19, 2005
  21. Simmo!

    Simmo! Moderator Staff Member

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    Especially with all those fonts and colors he uses - lol :D
     
  22. Dec 19, 2005
  23. johnsteed

    johnsteed Ueber Meister

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    "Chu-Chu"... Last train to Seoul is now boarding...

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    chuchu59




    Hey, ah... Wow. :oops: Thank you kindly chuchu59 (and tim5ny). Those are very kind words. :) Let's remember that "johnsteed" would never have chosen Casinomeister.com without that ol' guard in place. I ah, wouldn't want to polarize myself into oblivion by disrespecting the older posters. :D It could get REAL ugly. ;) Nevertheless, big thanks! :thumbsup:


    ***


    Simmo!




    I figure my avatar is in black & white, my postings will look too pale. I have to compensate for that somehow...


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  24. Dec 20, 2005
  25. tim5ny

    tim5ny Quit Gambling

    I miss Hoffman's screenshots! :mad:
     
  26. Dec 20, 2005
  27. Pinababy69

    Pinababy69 RIP Lisa

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    Hey!!!! I suggested that last week, that JohnSteed should win an award...never thought of the MVP (Most Valuable Poster). Very good Tim, lol. Anyway, JS has my vote, hands down. I don't know how he keeps track of all this stuff.
     
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  28. Dec 20, 2005
  29. paul02085

    paul02085 Senior Member

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    Me too. Steed gets my vote for MVPoster.:thumbsup:
     
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  30. Dec 20, 2005
  31. tim5ny

    tim5ny Quit Gambling

    Sounds like it's pretty much unanimous!! Johnsteed deserves the MVP award. :thumbsup: :thumbsup:
     
  32. Dec 20, 2005
  33. chuchu59

    chuchu59 gambling addict CAG PABnonaccred

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    Ditto!
     
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  34. Dec 20, 2005
  35. johnsteed

    johnsteed Ueber Meister

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    A Ta-ra-ra-bam-boom-d-yay... the list continues...

    ***

    cont...


    Hello fellow forum members!


    I thought I would get the ball rolling with some of...

    "Those who've been banned"

    Here's a short-list:


    - MUSTbet - Spammer/violation of posting rule 1.3 :notworthy


    - Gregamble - "a"-hole spammer :notworthy


    - markizu - 'Nuff said (go to thread NOW):notworthy


    - esquirexx - My personal favorite, somehow eluded us into making it up to 82 posts (Golden Palace makes his fastest payouts list... moaahahahaha!!!) :notworthy


    - "caruso" - 1 month (as I recall)


    - "tdoggy" - 2 weeks (as I recall)


    ***

    A short-list of those...

    "I thought FOR SURE would have been banned but weren't"

    They are:


    - expertofpoke - Made it to 7 posts and vanished (and my guess is he/she would have been zapped into cyberspace just a little bit longer... my guess ;) )


    - Elscrabinda - Nothing personal, just a wee bit controversial at times


    - Vesuvio - Ditto (from what I can see, has been gone for some time)


    *Ronald Reagan's famous words, "You can run, but you can't hide." :gunmen:


    Sidenote: Since joining, I always thought FOR SURE I was going to get knocked-down a couple of times by caruso, but I was initiated (into Casinomeister.com, and not as harshly as others) by incumbent firestarters Vesuvio 1st and then Elscrabinda 2nd. Thank you gents! :thumbsup: And thank you for keeping people on their toes.

    Sidenote II: Doctor Carlos of Panama (mysterious forum member) made great use of bold print while posting (FYI). We should remember how this particular forefather paved the way for the rest of us over here at Casinomeister.com.

    Sidenote III: The white color doesn't work-out so well (white-on-white). If you can't read those words above, they say "Ronald Reagan".


    ***


    Adding to my list of...

    "Forum members who came and left all-too-early"

    They would be:

    - sal monella - not seen since July 26th, thus being WAY over the expired date... :puke:


    - vinnybono - 3-and-out


    - jinxface - 5-and-out


    - expertofpoke - 7-and-out and making two lists :notworthy


    ***


    Now a short-list of...

    "Those who've 1-and-out'd us with their presence"
    .


    They would include:

    - salcom

    - golob

    - Lestec

    - ohioplayer

    - rtmlam

    - roryjc

    - akirca

    - steadman



    Trivia: Can you guess which thread both salcom AND goldo appeared and disappeared in after posting back-to-back? I'll give the winner "4", that's right... "4" of my rep. power points, for the 1st person to get it right.

    ***

    cont...


    E)

    What ever happened to...

    "tunisianswife"?



    She hasn't been spotted here since Aug/'05? Anyone know why? Like Bruce Hamilton, she was putting-up quite a few posts here for some time.



    ***

    P.S. Thank you for your kind words everybody. It's very much appreciated. :)



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  36. Dec 20, 2005
  37. chuchu59

    chuchu59 gambling addict CAG PABnonaccred

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    Two of the regular posters that I recall have not posted for some time are JPM and SW2003. Hope everything is fine with them.
     
  38. Dec 20, 2005
  39. jetset

    jetset Ueber Meister CAG

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    JPM in particular is sorely missed - he was a knowledgeable and balanced contributor here.
     
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