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Longest dry spell - 2016 and longer

Discussion in 'Slots Discussion' started by dionysus, Apr 25, 2016.

    Apr 25, 2016
  1. dionysus

    dionysus can turn wine into water CAG MM

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    Eesh
    Looking at my bank history,my last WD was last April 2015. yowza; that makes a yr long dry spell.
    Part of me says 'dammit, throw in the towel', but thankfully, I still enjoy playing and I tell myself, and others, when slots are no longer fun, its time to chuck it in. And as said, since I still ENJOY playing, checking new slots and get entertainment value (not loads always, mind, as long runs seem far and few between and deps seem to fly) its 'bummer' not a wine. ;)

    Anyone else got a brutally long spell running?

    ps - no, Im not a tinfoil hatter. I dont think slots have been tweaked, rather, just bad luck run, which with slots, is expected to be more common than the good.
     
  2. Apr 25, 2016
  3. dreamguardian1

    dreamguardian1 Senior Member MM PABnonaccred

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    Mine was about 6 months then started hitting bonuses again like last night. So i feel ya. Granted i had a couple wins in there but it was not worth the cashout cause of the fees associated with the wins so just played them out till they lost. But right now on a streak so keeping to it till i see or sense the change.
     
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  4. Apr 25, 2016
  5. osulle

    osulle Ueber Meister CAG mm4 mm1

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    Most of 2015 was a dry spell for me. Deposit after deposit I busted out. Only had a good period from Sept to Nov I think and at that most of the withdrawals were small with the biggest being €800 or something like that anyway. Prior to Sept I think I only had 1 withdrawal or something for the year. This year is going a little better but who knows how long my current winning streak will last? Chin up things will improve:)
     
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  6. Apr 25, 2016
  7. dionysus

    dionysus can turn wine into water CAG MM

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    Absolutely. :thumbsup:
    I dep within my limit, so it's money 'I expect to lose'. Doesnt mean I'd LIKE to lose lol, just that I go in knowing its the higher liklihood.
    A few summer purchases in mind, plus the surprise move so I've my eye on where any wins are directly going.

    But like bad days in life, you need bad runs in order to appreciate the good ones. ;)
     
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  8. Apr 25, 2016
  9. osulle

    osulle Ueber Meister CAG mm4 mm1

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    Oh yes I now appreciate the good runs more than I did before and never take them for granted. I also invest my winnings on some good things and pay a few bills ahead. So good luck for a good run for you this summer!
     
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  10. Apr 25, 2016
  11. dionysus

    dionysus can turn wine into water CAG MM

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    Same. Stellar wins go to paying advance months in rent which allows a bit more gravy day to day and large wins go to practical purchases, like, funriture....things which are tangible.
     
  12. Apr 25, 2016
  13. Jd666

    Jd666 RiffRaff CAG mm4

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    I did quite well until i went on holiday just before Easter, since i came back i have done terrible and i held off from depositing for about a week and a half after i came back.

    Microgaming is pissing me right off, taking ages to get features for about a 10x bonus most of the time.

    Terminator 2 giving me loads of 10 - 15 x bet bonus rounds.

    Think highest bonus i have had was a 60x on TS2 yesterday on Val spins with a bloody retrigger, had 4 under 10x bet in a row on Val free spins.
    Even Odin gave me less than 10x bet on his 20 free spins yesterday with 14 dead spins in a row.

    Tried a Sarah bonus round this morning because i dont really bother with her and thought she might be kind...... 8x bet.

    Glad im only a low roller.

    Moan over lol
     
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  14. Apr 25, 2016
  15. dionysus

    dionysus can turn wine into water CAG MM

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    lol, nah, not a moan JD, it IS a bummer to get stoked for a bonus to have it pay a pittance especially if they come around rarely. :thumbsup:
     
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  16. Apr 25, 2016
  17. Jd666

    Jd666 RiffRaff CAG mm4

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    Nothing like rubbing it in.

    Congratulations... you lost :eek:

    Longest dry spell - 2016 and longer: betat.jpg,Apr 25, 2016
     
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  18. Apr 25, 2016
  19. dionysus

    dionysus can turn wine into water CAG MM

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    lmao
    like when you get the bonus round tally but no wins:
    Congratulations, you won 0
     
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  20. Apr 25, 2016
  21. fun4all

    fun4all Senior Member

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    That's terrible, I feel your pain. A year without a single withdrawal would make me go to the cinema instead I think. Even with only depositing what you can afford and are willing to lose that still has to suck hard.

    For what its worth I have been through similar (although not quite a whole year without a withdrawal) and my usual response is to change the games I usually play until I finally hit something. I hope it changes soon for you.

    P.S. Those games I place on my "never again list" when I change around - I find I go back to them at a maximum of a few months later, so much for "never again" :oops:
     
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  22. Apr 25, 2016
  23. fun4all

    fun4all Senior Member

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    Haha yeah, for me the ultimate kick in the teeth is when you are on your 3rd deposit and some net ent slot tells you that you have won a MEGA WIN for 30x bet. I mean just **** off :mad:.
     
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  24. Apr 25, 2016
  25. lotusch

    lotusch Noob Webby webby PABaccred mm2

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    Think we all have these dry spells.
    I had a huge dry spell in 2015,I think I couldn't make a WD for a few months no matter what casino or what slot I was playing.
    To see the other side,2016 has been very good to me sofar. ;):D
     
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  26. Apr 25, 2016
  27. lockinlove

    lockinlove Staring into the sun PABaccred

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    I feel for people that go on these. I was on one when I first started the online thing. I could have sworn everything was a big scam. Im serious. I thought everything from this forum, the members and the casinos were all in on it. It was so bad that I just quit for like a year or more. I returned won a bit lost some. But at least a win felt like maybe it was real. But then I felt like I was being suckered in. I felt like the winner screenshot threads were full of employees luring people in.

    I could have sworn all casinos that offered multi platform games were rigged. I could never win. Never. Numerous casinos, never came close.

    A few months ago I was down a couple grand again. Thinking why the hell did I return. Then I came across 4 casinos. Trada, PlayOLG, slotsmillion and Sports Interaction. And from there, the wins have been outrageous. If I ran numbers, odd, rtp whatever. I think alot of people would be pretty blown away.

    From down $2000 to up almost $12, 000 is really outrageous to me. And knock on wood, the wins just keep coming. Every time I deposit Im cashing out profit.

    I dont know what to tell you. The only thing that worked for me was constantly trying new casinos.

    I know the best thing I ever did was stop playing at 32red and allstarslots. Those 2 sites KILLED me.

    So try casino jumping. Maybe that will help
     
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  28. Apr 25, 2016
  29. dionysus

    dionysus can turn wine into water CAG MM

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    Cheers. I DO believe slots are the same regardless of the casino,and as such,try to remain loyal to a handful,of course,occasionally trying a new one out...i will switch up games often however
     
  30. Apr 25, 2016
  31. dionysus

    dionysus can turn wine into water CAG MM

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    Lol, though chins up appreciated, wasn't intended to be a pity thread - genuinely interested in others' dry runs and the banter and sharing of successes and well, not so successful periods :p
     
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  32. Apr 25, 2016
  33. pokerdan

    pokerdan Senior Member PABaccred

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    I had a long dry spell going but part of that was me not hitting the cash out button ;( Other than that it's time consuming withdrawal process that sometimes gets me to give back my winnings. But I feel your pain.
     
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  34. Apr 25, 2016
  35. Jd666

    Jd666 RiffRaff CAG mm4

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    You always expect to lose when you deposit, a withdrawal is a bonus.

    Its just getting boring for me lately, if you get the odd 100x bonus round or something then its a bit of excitement and a bit longer playing time.
    Its just when everything you go on stiffs you with 10x bonus rounds and its taken 300 - 500 spins to get them, then it gets boring for me.

    Seem to be getting loads of shitty wins in normal play so thats keeping RTP up.

    Had nearly 300 spins on Terminator 2 earlier on 0.30 spins and was only down a tenner, had a bonus round for 3.36 which includer the trigger pay in that.
     
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  36. Apr 25, 2016
  37. lockinlove

    lockinlove Staring into the sun PABaccred

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    I think this was part of my problem too. A $200 profit wasnt good enough for me. So id push it. Lose my winnings and deposit. Rinse and repeat.

    Now I set a bottom line and stick to it 98% of the time.

    Im actually pretty proud of myself how I can stop and just cashout.

    For example. I played at Sports Interaction last night. I got up like $400. Set my cashout bottom at $350. Now I cashout. Dont reverse and find other things to do so Im not tempted.

    I used to be really bad at wanting to continue to play. Hoping and thinking that jackpot is coming soon. Raisin my bets or whatever. And losing.

    Ive even cashed out $100 profit before. Wheere before that was just not happening. I used to think "im not here to make a $100 bucks" LOL bad thought process.

    Now all these $100, $200 and $300 wins have added up huge.



    But yes, you have to get in profitville first to be able to make those decisions. And yes, I have been there for ages where I couldnt get there.

    I seriously believe once I hit a bit of a bad downswing, I will take a huge break or quit. I feel like im the lucky one who defied the odds and I shouldnt blow it.

    I think I have it in my mind, once I lose $600 without a cashout. Its quit time.
     
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  38. Apr 25, 2016
  39. KasinoKing

    KasinoKing WebMeister & Slotaholic.. CAG MM PABnonaccred webmeister

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    I was going to say, until I got to your last post, that your opening post is meaningless if you don't say what your cash-out target is.

    Obviously if you just keep playing regardless you will eventually lose and hence never cash-out.

    Everyone should try to set & stick to a cash-out target, whether it be Deposit x N, or Profit of $N, or whatever...
    I know this is MUCH easier said than done - I often forget this rule myself.
    In fact, I am going to go right now and cash-out a chunk at Videoslots (where I am £1,000+ up) before I go crazy & blow it. :rolleyes:

    KK
     
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