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Posted: March 24, 2008, 2:04 pm - IP Logged

Do you have any superstitions?

I know that if a clerk hands me a lottery ticket and says "good luck",I might as well hand the ticket back because that ticket is a loser.Never fails.If a casino workers wishes me good luck,I might just as well leave because my luck will go south.

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    Posted: March 24, 2008, 2:33 pm - IP Logged

    Ask them to say "hope you don't win" instead. Perhaps that helps?

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      yeah for some reason i dont purchase more than thirty dollars in tickets.

       

      I once spent 30 dollars on tickets and didnt get even one number, whereas one day i spent 5 dollars and got two numbers and the powerball number, and i considered that lucky so ive been spending 5 dollars ever since. That's my story


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        Posted: March 24, 2008, 4:25 pm - IP Logged

        Ask them to say "hope you don't win" instead. Perhaps that helps?

        Actualy,I'd prefer they didn't say anything.

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          When I use to take my buddy to the track in the 80's,dog and horse track, if a black cat would run in front of the car he would make me turn around and go a differen't way..Diden't matter we would still lose..Oh well it was fun and I miss those days and my buddy who died 4 years ago..

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            Posted: March 24, 2008, 6:49 pm - IP Logged

            MaddMike51

            A lot of casinos tell their employees to say, "Good luck", or "Have A Lucky Day."

            Superstition is rampant on both sides of the pit, the players, and casino management.  

            One casino in Vegas had a railroad spike under the table as it was suppossedly good luck for the house.

            For years crap dealers couldn't have moustaches because a guy takin an audition for a job one night "called a monster" while he was on the stick and from the on it was "no moustaches in the pit."

            Left-handed blackjack dealers are considered bad luck for the house- most of them just convert to dealing right-handed.  The supervisors and surveillance really don't like left-handed dealers because everything is "backwars" and it makes it very confusing to watch.

            And of course, if the dice (or a die) roll off the table the next roll will be a 7-out - "On the floor and pass no more".

            Those who run the lotteries love it when players look for consistency in something that's designed not to have any.

            Lep

            There is one and only one 'proven' system, and that is to book the action. No matter the game, let the players pick their own losers.


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              Posted: March 24, 2008, 8:08 pm - IP Logged

              MaddMike51

              A lot of casinos tell their employees to say, "Good luck", or "Have A Lucky Day."

              Superstition is rampant on both sides of the pit, the players, and casino management.  

              One casino in Vegas had a railroad spike under the table as it was suppossedly good luck for the house.

              For years crap dealers couldn't have moustaches because a guy takin an audition for a job one night "called a monster" while he was on the stick and from the on it was "no moustaches in the pit."

              Left-handed blackjack dealers are considered bad luck for the house- most of them just convert to dealing right-handed.  The supervisors and surveillance really don't like left-handed dealers because everything is "backwars" and it makes it very confusing to watch.

              And of course, if the dice (or a die) roll off the table the next roll will be a 7-out - "On the floor and pass no more".

              Understood.

              However,the question was,"Do you have any superstitions?"Do you?

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                Posted: March 24, 2008, 11:05 pm - IP Logged

                Do you have any superstitions?

                I know that if a clerk hands me a lottery ticket and says "good luck",I might as well hand the ticket back because that ticket is a loser.Never fails.If a casino workers wishes me good luck,I might just as well leave because my luck will go south.

                Yes MM51:

                Do have a superstation>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>

                When I go 2 my doctor for a BOTTOM exam>>>>(note I am a man)

                I FEAR a mistake ...........??????????????? could be maid to my last

                girldfriend in her flavor..??????????????? & the doctor would >>>>

                remove PSYKO's ball's.. and BLAME it on the STATE LOTTERY  >>>>

                !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

                PSYKOMO 

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                  Posted: March 24, 2008, 11:22 pm - IP Logged

                  Yes MM51:

                  Do have a superstation>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>

                  When I go 2 my doctor for a BOTTOM exam>>>>(note I am a man)

                  I FEAR a mistake ...........??????????????? could be maid to my last

                  girldfriend in her flavor..??????????????? & the doctor would >>>>

                  remove PSYKO's ball's.. and BLAME it on the STATE LOTTERY  >>>>

                  !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

                  PSYKOMO 

                  Ha. Ouch Ha. Ouch Ha. HA HA.

                  ROFL

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                    Posted: March 25, 2008, 1:06 am - IP Logged

                    MaddMike51

                    My personal superstitions:

                    Lottery:

                    If someone has left one of those fortune cookie fortunes with numbers on it at the ticket counter I usualy play them (has never worked for me yet, but...)

                    If somone has left a properly filled out playslip and it's for $1 or $2 I might play it (kind of like an omen)

                    Sports:

                    The home team wins Jets- Miami games.

                    General:

                    Seeing a midget is bad luck.   

                    Those who run the lotteries love it when players look for consistency in something that's designed not to have any.

                    Lep

                    There is one and only one 'proven' system, and that is to book the action. No matter the game, let the players pick their own losers.

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                      Posted: March 25, 2008, 5:18 am - IP Logged

                      Do you have any superstitions?

                      I know that if a clerk hands me a lottery ticket and says "good luck",I might as well hand the ticket back because that ticket is a loser.Never fails.If a casino workers wishes me good luck,I might just as well leave because my luck will go south.

                      I just know that the games I win on are the smaller ones.  Jackpots like PB or MM have such high odds, but I have still won in the hundreds in those games.  I wish they would shut up though.  But once a clerk gave me a tip about the raffle game and said that winners were going to be in the southern part of the state mostly, definitely not in the pan handle and he was right!