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Texas Lottery critic applies for Director position

Topic closed. 31 replies. Last post 11 years ago by Pair King.

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Tx_Mega_Player's avatar - spider
BIG D Texas
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Posted: September 13, 2005, 8:23 pm - IP Logged

Drivedabizness,

I think your criticisms and mine are the same.  I think we're both saying she lacks the industry knowledge that is necessary.

I have no idea she made such an ignorant statement as she did about the Pick 3 game.  I used "ignorant", not "stupid", because that's exactly what that comment is.

I think it's great to have "watchdogs", and there are a lot of people who have been helped by many of Nettles' actions.  But I think I have voiced my problems with her as well.  She's not all-bad and she's not all-good.  Somewhere in between.  And I hope she gets the job -- it would be SO interesting to watch.

I hope that she doesn't get it (and I'm positive she won't). I'm a proud TEXAN and I'd hate that have her representing the great state of TEXAS at a MegaMillions Directors meeting. Nothing personal against Ms Nettles, I just think that she has a talent for being a lottery watchdog, so she should stick to doing just that. You can't be a true watchdog if you are an insider. Truth-be-told, the lottery is part politics, so whoever gets the job will be an ally of the current  "establishment". That's just how politics work, in TEXAS and everywhere else...

    Pair King's avatar - animaniacs37
    Dallas Texas
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    Posted: September 14, 2005, 12:10 am - IP Logged

    hey todd...I think she would do pretty dang good here at the LP for predicting numbers...but yea i agree with everything you say concerning this topic...

    Funny thing i live in North Dallas shes in Garland thats like 2 minutes from me...Hey Miss Nettles how bout lunch...lol

    First you get the money ...Than you get the power...The rest is all on you...