All things horse racing

Discussion in 'The Magpies Nest' started by Anzacday, Sep 16, 2017.

Put it out there
  1. Saintly Viewed

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    And that sir is how you do it.
    Money in pocket.
    A few nice drinks.
    Benalla nice place.
    Used to know, but years now, a couple who lived in Benalla, and Collingwood people, used to drive to Melbourne for games and even club functions, events.
    Good people.
     

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    Cracked my first beer at noon (heavy) and had a beer in my hand for the next 5 hours, went up to the TAC tent to get tested and blew 0.017 lol, i did eat a bit and i drink slow, and i'm a big dude, probably had 7 cans, then i got tested by the police on the way home and didn't even register, couldn't believe it.
     
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    How is someone with so much knowledge on horse racing not be a betting man?
     
  4. Saintly Viewed

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    Because it's never a bet.
    Always an investment :)
     
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    Jon Snow very impressive tonight.
    You know something Jon Snow.

    (Incidently Jon Snow now engaged to ygritte ie the two actors are now engaged. Kit Harrington and Rose Leslie)
     
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    Lol ok.. whatever man. Everyone's a hero.
     
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    Bougeouis way of saying I have a gambling addiction.. say you're a gambler.. and your denial will dicipate. Just an excuse to throw out a few multies and feel good about it.
     
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    Don't think you even know what you're talking about.
    Nor do you know about anybody's spending on beer, football, racing, IGA .....
    Better to leave the judgments for when you're not sober
     
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    Why are you such a **** wit?
     
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    Wow that a bit rough at the end!
     
  11. Frank Gallagher

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    Not at all, the dude has the whole site to troll.
     

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    Because I actually care.

    Sitting here promoting horse racing.. wtf!
     
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    This from a man who has had 1000 gorrilas on things this year!!
     
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    That is actually banter.. haven't put $1 on anything this yr. I rarely bet. Can't remember the last time I did to be honest.
     
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    i know. Nothing wrong with betting on horses as long as you bet within your means. I have never had a bet on football and never will.
     
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    If he's gonna call it investing.. and not gambling.. well what's the point. Touvlo
     
  17. Frank Gallagher

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    Horse racing is a sport, you don't need to bet on it to enjoy it.
     
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    I have never known anyone that bets within their means. You might start throwing 20c coins playing Manila at the deli.. yrs down the track your blowing your bags playing $5/10s at the cas. Those who spend prolonged periods gambling eventually do their nuts. Particularly folk who have a keen interest in it.
     
  19. HeathComeBack

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    you dont know the right people.
     
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    Ok.. honestly.. find me someone who enjoys it as a sport who can place $5 bets here and there for decades.. eventually the itch to lay monster bets becomes far too difficult to resist. I lost a mate mine from a gambling addiction. So I'm definitely not one to promote it.
     
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    You sound like you have a problem.
     
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    She will reign what a fantastic horse
     
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    Yeah ok man.. ok carry on. I'm on the opposing side as far as horse racing goes. Enjoy.
     
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    Lol, i've been following the sport for 35 years, i love it, i watch it even when i'm not betting, my normal bet is $5, but i will increase that if i'm on a roll, but $5 is the norm, big G1s i might spend $20 on and i'll spend $100 on the cup.
     
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    Fair enough. Well sorry to intrude in this thread.. I just wanted to get my point across. Just dislike it.