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Old 01-02-2018, 04:55 AM   #576
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Fair enough. I'm pretty live and let live, but I'll also judge the **** out of everyone. I don't think much should be 'disallowed' but will still weigh it accordingly.

For example, I know prostitution pays. I'd still feel bad about my daughter being a prostitute. Same with being a stripper. Playing poker or sports betting are on that spectrum somewhere. Yeah, I know by sportsbetting wisely I'm likely making the market a little bit more efficient helping the average guy's entertainment dollar go just a bit further. That's nice. Still doesn't change that I view myself as a degenerate whore. Maybe I never had a choice (the determinist view TomG expressed earlier which reminded me of the one scene in Rounders about the prof choosing law). Regardless, I behave "as if" free will exists. The personal psychology research say that's healthier. I'm a bit skeptical. I sometimes sit up at night thinking about this choice and a few others I've made. doesn't help. I think that helped bring on the cancer. Whatever, I find it a shallow existence, but, then again, what isn't. I wish I would've just moved to outside the ski resorts in Utah and worked at Burger King beginning at 18. Now, have too much responsibility with raising kids to take such a selfish turn for my own happiness. I can only try to impart to them the silly ass choices I made from my late teens to mid twenties and hope they make better ones with the genetic stock I passed on. I would be elated if my children never wager on a sporting event. I want more for them from life.
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Old 01-02-2018, 10:06 AM   #577
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what a ****ing loser
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Old 01-02-2018, 03:23 PM   #578
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Imagine being made fun of because you cant really grasp how people (supposedly) are in the top 5% of the worlds income level, are their own boss and have more flexability in their profession than just about any other existing job, yet still are profoundly unhappy. Sorry? I guess?
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Old 01-02-2018, 08:31 PM   #579
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Old 01-02-2018, 11:32 PM   #580
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I wish I would've just moved to outside the ski resorts in Utah and worked at Burger King beginning at 18..

Do you guys have any contact with normal people at all anymore?
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Old 01-03-2018, 05:23 AM   #581
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Do you guys have any contact with normal people at all anymore?
I purposefully seek to only be around "normal" people. Not much time right now since I have young kids and did the whole chemo thing, but my "free" time spent out of the house is usually drinking at the bar of a bowling alley in a locals casino.
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Old 01-03-2018, 05:35 AM   #582
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what a ****ing loser
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people are always confused - "no one knows what it's like to be the sad man, to be the bad man behind blue eyes"

I have a baby face. I'm pleasant enough in person. I seem kind. I'm quite book smart and quick with a smile. People often forget I'm really an almost intolerable ass. I grew up profoundly unhappy. I spent a large portion of my formative years drinking/drugging with few apologies. I've frequently mentioned Local H "As Good As Dead" as my favorite album; anyone read the lyrics? Just listen to "Fritz's Corner" for the cliffs. "Siamese Dream" and "The Bends" also hit home (2 of 3 of those album creators grew up within miles of me just a few years older -- so I'm not even unique) along with reading Kafka, Twain, and Pynchon.

Regardless, I wish there were adults I respected who would've shook my silly notions when I went off to be an advantage gambler for a career. Sadly, I was familiar enough myself with the psychology lit at the time to know it was a hollow life for someone of my belief structure. By all appearances, it looks like a success as I'm going to put a 6 figure amount on line 38(?) of my 1040 again with a happy marriage and kids I love. It is top 5% of possible outcome space but it doesn't mean I don't wish it was better.
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Old 01-03-2018, 10:08 AM   #583
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The problems are clearly mostly derivative from personality/mindset not the SB grinding per se as we ve clearly seen in this thread the only people who are complainiing are utterly nuts or have a negative mentality.

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Old 01-04-2018, 12:43 PM   #584
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Not becoming a pro gambler at age 21 was probably the best decision I ever made in my life. I don't know if I'd have more or less money - counting was easier back then and the sports and other online opportunities 15 -25 years ago were epic compared to today - but a lifetime of drug/alcohol abuse probably would have gone with it as well.

[Instead I've had only 2 somewhat brief periods of alcohol abuse.]
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Old 01-04-2018, 02:11 PM   #585
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Doubt him and his binders are still winning but he does post on Twitter. Good guy
Fyi, I began following him on Twitter after reading this. Boston is absolutely crushing college hoops this season.
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Old 01-05-2018, 06:30 PM   #586
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sample size amirite tho
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Old 01-05-2018, 07:53 PM   #587
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Alan Boston has given out picks this year not even knowing who the opposing team was, but details are not important if you crush I guess.
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Old 01-06-2018, 02:49 PM   #588
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Alan Boston has given out picks this year not even knowing who the opposing team was, but details are not important if you crush I guess.
This is ridiculous. Show your work when you make claims like this.
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Old 01-06-2018, 02:49 PM   #589
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sample size amirite tho
30 years?
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Old 01-06-2018, 03:08 PM   #590
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The problems are clearly mostly derivative from personality/mindset not the SB grinding per se as we ve clearly seen in this thread the only people who are complainiing are utterly nuts or have a negative mentality.
Yeah, it's all driven by personality and value

What would you do if you won the lottery?

For most of us born in the USA, we have won the lottery at birth. If you choose to spend the time living in amazing abundance gambling on sports... well...
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Old 01-06-2018, 07:13 PM   #591
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This is ridiculous. Show your work when you make claims like this.
If you were reading his Twitter feed you couldn't possibly have missed it. It involved NC Wilmington or Charleston or some team from around there.

There was a famous thread on Fezzik's old forum where he faded the Bills without even knowing who the Bills QB was so this should not be surprising.
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Old 01-07-2018, 01:39 AM   #592
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If you were reading his Twitter feed you couldn't possibly have missed it. It involved NC Wilmington or Charleston or some team from around there.

There was a famous thread on Fezzik's old forum where he faded the Bills without even knowing who the Bills QB was so this should not be surprising.
He details nearly all the games. Maybe it was a typo like he had late night tonight which was later corrected. Sometimes these things happen.....it isn't like he's flipping a coin.

His top two plays today went 2-0 with VCU and West Virginia, in the latter describing precisely what would occur with Huggins' defense swallowing up Trae Young.
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Old 01-07-2018, 06:14 AM   #593
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Yeah, it's all driven by personality and value

What would you do if you won the lottery?

For most of us born in the USA, we have won the lottery at birth. If you choose to spend the time living in amazing abundance gambling on sports... well...
You should be retired before 40´s playing Golf and enjoying time with the family
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Old 01-08-2018, 12:43 AM   #594
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You should be retired before 40´s playing Golf and enjoying time with the family
Or dead from a drug induced death via my occupation of choice
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Old 01-08-2018, 09:21 PM   #595
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Wow, a 2-0 day, what are the odds on that ats?
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Old 01-09-2018, 04:55 AM   #596
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sample size amirite tho
I'm not picking on you and i'm not interested in the somewho crushing college hoops or whatever.

But what i would like to ask you is this, how many bets is needed to be statistically significant for you. And if it depends on the odds, could you give an example !?
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Old 01-13-2018, 07:54 PM   #597
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You should be retired before 40´s playing Golf and enjoying time with the family
don't get me started on playing golf. that's where my true black heart might come out.
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