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Zeta Reticuli Star System
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Posted: April 30, 2010, 10:28 pm - IP Logged

We might have done this before, I'm not sure, but let's put some here for fun.

Things you've heard others say and you know are just not true, or things you might have tried and found out were not true.

Here's a few:

The sum of a Pick 3 drawing is usually 15.

Not in Illinois, I know that much!

Don't play a jackpot game the day of the drawing.

Total baloney!

Only play a jackpot game the day of the drawing.

Also baloney!

Higher numbers hit more often because there's more paint on the balls.

No.

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: April 30, 2010, 10:36 pm - IP Logged

    "I have a system..."

    Roll Eyes

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      Posted: April 30, 2010, 10:45 pm - IP Logged

      We might have done this before, I'm not sure, but let's put some here for fun.

      Things you've heard others say and you know are just not true, or things you might have tried and found out were not true.

      Here's a few:

      The sum of a Pick 3 drawing is usually 15.

      Not in Illinois, I know that much!

      Don't play a jackpot game the day of the drawing.

      Total baloney!

      Only play a jackpot game the day of the drawing.

      Also baloney!

      Higher numbers hit more often because there's more paint on the balls.

      No.

      Only play, mega or power, when the jackpot is big, lol,

      The Struggle is real!

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        Harbinger
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        Posted: April 30, 2010, 11:35 pm - IP Logged

        They know who is going to win.

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          Posted: April 30, 2010, 11:36 pm - IP Logged

          play it for 10 days and it will come in, been playing 861 for six months. WHERE THE HE## IS IT !

          Did you exchange a walk on part in the war ?

          For a lead role in a cage?

           

                                                      From Pink Floyd's " Wish you were here"

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            Posted: May 1, 2010, 12:03 am - IP Logged

            "fifteen years worth of incredible info, mindblowing stuff you never knew about the lottery"  (M-TT)

            Sorry, I couldn't help myself. LOL.

            CAN'T WIN IF YOU'RE NOT IN

            A DOLLAR AND A DREAM (OR $2)

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              Posted: May 1, 2010, 12:24 am - IP Logged

              Computer drawings are completely random and can't be tampered with. LOL

              "No one remembers the person who almost climbed the mountain, only the person who eventually gets to the top."

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                Way back up in them dadgum hills, son!
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                Posted: May 1, 2010, 1:08 am - IP Logged

                If you want good luck, rub your ticket right here.

                Faster...

                Faster...

                Faster!

                I don't fall for that one anymore.


                                                             
                                     
                                                         

                 

                 

                 

                 

                                                                                                                   

                "The only thing necessary for evil to triumph is for good men to do nothing"

                                                                                                            --Edmund Burke

                 

                 

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                  Zeta Reticuli Star System
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                  Posted: May 1, 2010, 1:49 am - IP Logged

                  You played what? Those are my numbers!

                  No harm comes from hitting a jackpot and not remaining anonymous.

                  I bet more than I win but come out ahead all the time.

                  I hit three numbers on Little Lotto and it paid $47.52

                  (People have actually told me that. 3 of 5 pays $10 and that's it.)

                  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: May 1, 2010, 2:54 am - IP Logged

                    Computer drawings are completely random and can't be tampered with. LOL

                    Amen Sister! Thumbs Up

                    Don't Chase... Compare and Narrow

                    The Cheaper the Cost the Higher the Profit

                    Many Winners to You.

                    D_A

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                      Posted: May 1, 2010, 3:19 am - IP Logged

                      Don't play until the jackpot exceeds the odds.

                      BobP

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                        Posted: May 1, 2010, 6:15 am - IP Logged

                        Mega Think Tank hit the Mega Millions and Power Ball the same weekend..

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                          Posted: May 1, 2010, 6:47 am - IP Logged

                          Computer drawings are completely random and can't be tampered with. LOL

                          Scarychick, thats got to be number 1.LOL

                          Did you exchange a walk on part in the war ?

                          For a lead role in a cage?

                           

                                                                      From Pink Floyd's " Wish you were here"

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                            Zeta Reticuli Star System
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                            Posted: May 1, 2010, 10:20 am - IP Logged

                            Lottery Post is a bunch of people who have all won a jackpot.

                            Evidently some people think so, consier how many times someone new joins and says, "Can you guys tell me how to win?"

                            The number _  has been out for _ drawings, so it has to hit today.

                            _ was the Powerball or the Mega ball last drawing, it won't be again for this drawing.

                            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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                              Harbinger
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                              Posted: May 1, 2010, 3:20 pm - IP Logged

                              Such and such a number is due.

                              Everytime I play I hit.

                              My such and such friend/relative/whatever hits all the time.