diary of an idiot

pinkfloyd

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the other day the sun is shining , get out do the lawns
sit down to a poker torni finish top 20 and collect $70 yes !
make some lunch and put $32 into 32 red
bang centre court freebies a nice $40 hit
bang treasure ireland boosts me $30
jump on pedal power freebies yay $60
jump onto ( that american game stars and stripes i think ) betting 50c
feature $25 feature $50 followed by 5 scatters !!!!!
account balance $270 $270 pounds = $400 aus what a day

go out to get some lunch , grab a few beers sit in the sun what a wonderful day

do i hit the withdraw button no
do i up my bet to 5 times what i would normaly play YES
do i withdraw at 200 ? no
do i up my bet again yes
do i withdraw at 120 ? 90 pounds profit NO
do i remember how i got down to 20 pounds ? no
do i remember the feeling seeing my balance hit 0 YES

well i guess i only lost 32 pound for the day lol
 

felicie

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Jan 21, 2009
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somewhere else
Why is it I can smile when you are the 'idiot' but when I was the idiot a few times, my street wasn't long enough to kick my own butt down. ;)
 

takethemoney

Banned User - Chargebacks at Slotastic
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Location
Washington
I sat down at a BJ table at an Indian casino once. I bought $200 worth of chips, all green. I start betting 25-50 per hand and notice I am not losing any hands. I ran the shoe and got my balance up to $2400. Cards turned ugly and I kept raising my bet while losing and lost it all. This whole process took under 45 minutes.

You are not alone. :eek:
 

klara1968

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CLOSER
DO NOT FORGET

EXCITEMENT has its price and the adrenalin in your blood circle costs much more than 32$...
 

chayton

aka LooHoo
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Location
Edmonton Canada
A few weeks ago I deposited either $20 or $25 into Red Flush. Somehow I hit something and then something else and played and played and got my balance up to about $900. I played it down to $750 and cashed out. They have a pending period. I went back and took $50 to play with....lost it. Took $100, lost that...another $100.....and so on until there was no WD left.

The problem is that I think "oh I'm only out $25 if I lose it all back" but really, if I cashed that $750 out and then played it back, I'm really out $750 right? Just because it's in my casino account and not my bank, doesn't make it NOT my money. I'm trying to teach myself that lesson lately - well especially since that Red Flush incident...I'm still licking my wounds a bit about that. :rolleyes:
 

KasinoKing

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Bexhill on sea, England
The problem is that I think "oh I'm only out $25 if I lose it all back" but really, if I cashed that $750 out and then played it back, I'm really out $750 right?
Just because it's in my casino account and not my bank, doesn't make it NOT my money. I'm trying to teach myself that lesson lately - well especially since that Red Flush incident...I'm still licking my wounds a bit about that. :rolleyes:
A very good point you make there. What people have to stop and think about is that $750 would be another 30 deposits of $25 - each with a small chance of getting to $750 (or something similar) again!
Or in my case, $750 would be worth at least $1,500 because I always play with bonuses.

No-one is saying it's easy, but if you can find the will power to hit that cash-out button at the right time you can have a much longer & more enjoyable time in online casinos. ;)

KK
 

bernynhel

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Los Angeles
...well i guess i only lost 32 pound for the day lol

No, you lost $200 - your max balance of $270 - $70 you won at poker (unless there was a buy in for poker, then add that to the $200). IMO, any cashable balance is my (or your) money. Otherwise, why feel anything at all about your 0 balance? If I kicked myself everytime I felt like you did my tongue would be wearing my a-hole for a ring!
 

weplant

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Feb 17, 2010
Location
napa, ca
Boy, I can relate...Won a random jackpot about 2 months ago at Aladdins Gold. A pretty sizeable one. Well it took forever to get my paperwork ok'd so I just kept playing, I gave them back well over 3,000.00 ..I finally did cash out 2,000.00...But, when you hit something big, you just think, well I might do it again..Of course I know better..Hopefully I have learned my lesson..:D
 

dominique

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Jul 5, 2003
Location
The Boonies
Been there, done that. Justified it by telling myself I got my money's worth of entertainment.

What gets me is when I get nothing - when I can't even say I got hours of entertainment but the money disappears in minutes and there is no justification at all for having spent it in the first place.
 

bgermain1985

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Nashua NH
do i remember the feeling seeing my balance hit 0 YES

Sometimes we are just plain old stuck wagering until that fateful point :rolleyes:

I can completely relate as I think we have all been there at some point in time.
For that, I can appreciate playthrough because then I can blame the PT for big wagers and stop once PT is done :)
 

bgermain1985

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Or in my case, $750 would be worth at least $1,500 because I always play with bonuses.

KK

Absolutely agree KK. This mentality is perfectly aligned with playing only as playthrough remains. Additionally, with the 750$ example, say you have a trusty site with regular 100% match.

You can cash out 375 and redeposit with the other half to still have the same balance! This works well if you are trying to parlay a win without the guilty of giving it all back

- my two cents
Brandon
 

pinkfloyd

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aus
glad to know im not alone ouch to some of the stories :(

i have a screenshot on my desktop now with the name " clickmebeforeplay "
it shows 270 and 0 lol hope it serves as a good reminder


either that or im going to have to hire someone top stand behind me with a baseball bat and comatose me when i hit my goal :sniper:
 

Jasminebed

Game old gal
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Mar 13, 2008
Location
Ontario
glad to know im not alone ouch to some of the stories :(

i have a screenshot on my desktop now with the name " clickmebeforeplay "
it shows 270 and 0 lol hope it serves as a good reminder


either that or im going to have to hire someone top stand behind me with a baseball bat and comatose me when i hit my goal :sniper:

So you are single then? Most wives will provide this service for free.
 
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