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Why do people play QP's?

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Convenience/Saves Time [ 21 ]  [23.86%]
QP's Win The Most Jackpots [ 18 ]  [20.45%]
I play a set of "personal" numbers [ 6 ]  [6.82%]
I play both QP's and Play Slip's [ 34 ]  [38.64%]
I never play QP's [ 6 ]  [6.82%]
What's a QP?? [ 3 ]  [3.41%]
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Posted: July 3, 2010, 10:13 am - IP Logged

In New York, it's true that QP's win the most jackpots.  Do you play strictly QP's? If so, why?

About playing the lottery --  You will lose more than you win. Until you hit a jackpot.  Then everything changes!


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    Posted: July 3, 2010, 10:33 am - IP Logged

    I've read here on the LP many times, that the reason there are more winners with QPs, is because more people play QPs, not because there is a better chance to win If you buy one.

      rdgrnr's avatar - walt
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      I play both QP's and my own playslips.

      Studies have shown that is the smartest thing to do.

       

      "Who's studies have shown that", you might ask?

      Well mine, but they're very reliable in my opinion.

       

      "How do you know the studies are reliable", you might ask?

      Because I did a follow-up questionaire on the results.

       

      "And what was the response to the questionaire?"

      Overwhelmingly in favor of my findings.

       

      "And how many questionaires were returned?"

      Well the initial response has been one so far.

       

      "Yours, right?"

      Well yeah, initially.

       

      "So based on this study conducted by you and responded to by you, why are you so confident the findings are valid?"

      Because I said so, that's why.

       

      "Because you said so?"

      Yeah.

       

      "You're an idiot."

      Leave me alone.


                                                   
                           
                                               

       

       

       

       

                                                                                                         

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

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        Posted: July 3, 2010, 11:15 am - IP Logged

        I play quick picks,, because, eventually, that number will hit.  Maybe the day I buy it, maybe a 1 to the day I bought it?  It works.

        Sometimes, I've won $350.00- $400.00 on a $1.00 qp str/box, and even str.   lol

        I love quick picks.

        I think because, in Missouri, the numbers are RNG, that, the quick pick, will give me, 2 out of the 3, "Sometimes"

        That's my theory, and I'm sticking to it, lol

         

        Good Luck.

        The Struggle is real!

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          Posted: July 3, 2010, 11:27 am - IP Logged

            I play both QP and play slips.

          But, to answer the question of why?

          It's the luck of the draw that most people hope for.

          And if the numbers I picked were not drawn, I always blame it on the computers knowing what I picked,Green laugh

          and the lottery agents weighing down those balls so those numbers won't raise to the top. Thud

          Feeling,  PRICELESS!!!Banana

          Come on Jackpot!!!

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            Posted: July 3, 2010, 12:25 pm - IP Logged

            they inroduced new lotto terminals here in my state. now you can  hand over an old ticket and they scan it and replay the numbers.

            also have a ticket scanner now so you can scan it to see if its a winner without buging the operator,, just waiting for the announcment that it hasnt been scanning correctly.

             

             

            my main prob with playing own numbers is filling out coupons, they go upto 18 gamews here and its a real pain if you make a mistakew on game 17

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              Posted: July 3, 2010, 12:50 pm - IP Logged

              In New York, it's true that QP's win the most jackpots.  Do you play strictly QP's? If so, why?

              The games are really simple if you think about it; we buy a six number combination and hope the drawn numbers will match our combination. The odds of matching the drawn numbers are exactly the same whether we choose the numbers or having the terminal choose them. Some players use numbers that have personal meaning and play those numbers every drawing. Some play 2 or 3 personal combos and add a couple QPs on their playslip too.

              The reason people play QPs is obvious because players want more chances to win without having to choose more combinations. The volume of play grows as the jackpot gets higher because more players want more chances of winning.

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                Posted: July 3, 2010, 2:31 pm - IP Logged

                The general public play Q picks because their unfamiliar with filling out play slips.

                Some people may have tried filling out play slips only to have it rejected because it wasn't filled out right. Were told to fix the slip and get back in line. Many people aren't going to do that unless for some reason the numbers they chose to play were special top them.

                Lots more people don't have time to fill out slips so, it's easier to say give me a quick pick.

                People who follow the lottery jackpots might know more jackpots are won using quick picks so they buy them.

                Big John says. You don't hit the number. The number hits you!!!!

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                  Posted: July 3, 2010, 2:41 pm - IP Logged

                  I play both qps and play slips. It just depends on how I feel that day. Sometimes, I play both.

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

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                    Posted: July 3, 2010, 3:20 pm - IP Logged

                    I seldom play QP's, I prefer to pick my numbers using a system I'm developing and players who only play QP's have asked me why I waste time picking numbers and filling out play slips so I assume they think picking numbers and filling out play slips is a waste of time so they buy QP's.

                     * you don't need to buy more tickets, just buy a winning ticket * 
                       
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                      Posted: July 3, 2010, 3:41 pm - IP Logged

                      I fill out the playslip with QP's straight across the five lines then let the retailer scan it.  It beats them from making a mistake and I having to spend more money.-weshar75


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                        I fill out the playslip with QP's straight across the five lines then let the retailer scan it.  It beats them from making a mistake and I having to spend more money.-weshar75

                        I sometimes do QPs with Fantasy Five in Florida, but when I do play Qps, I mark my favorite number 3 and 17, and let the computer pick the rest. You wouldn't believe how many friends I've told that to, and they don't believe it's possible to do a partial QP. And it's not just with Fantasy Five, but with all the games.

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                          Posted: July 3, 2010, 5:12 pm - IP Logged

                          oh and i didnt answer the question i rarely play quick picks., even though sometimes i will use a random number generator. i play same numbers every week, but of theres a big jackpot , i will use random numbers to make new games that " compliment " my numbers already played, kind of covering number combos my normal plays dont cvover.

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                            Posted: July 3, 2010, 5:13 pm - IP Logged

                            I sometimes do QPs with Fantasy Five in Florida, but when I do play Qps, I mark my favorite number 3 and 17, and let the computer pick the rest. You wouldn't believe how many friends I've told that to, and they don't believe it's possible to do a partial QP. And it's not just with Fantasy Five, but with all the games.

                            Yeah, I very recently heard of "partial" QP's myself, and I've been playing regularly for quite a while.  Never knew you could do it. 

                            Matter of fact, I just bought 2 partial QP's this afternoon.  Second time I did it.  But the numbers I got look real ugly to me.

                            About playing the lottery --  You will lose more than you win. Until you hit a jackpot.  Then everything changes!

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                              Posted: July 3, 2010, 5:36 pm - IP Logged

                              I play both QP's and my own playslips.

                              Studies have shown that is the smartest thing to do.

                               

                              "Who's studies have shown that", you might ask?

                              Well mine, but they're very reliable in my opinion.

                               

                              "How do you know the studies are reliable", you might ask?

                              Because I did a follow-up questionaire on the results.

                               

                              "And what was the response to the questionaire?"

                              Overwhelmingly in favor of my findings.

                               

                              "And how many questionaires were returned?"

                              Well the initial response has been one so far.

                               

                              "Yours, right?"

                              Well yeah, initially.

                               

                              "So based on this study conducted by you and responded to by you, why are you so confident the findings are valid?"

                              Because I said so, that's why.

                               

                              "Because you said so?"

                              Yeah.

                               

                              "You're an idiot."

                              Leave me alone.

                              tiggs can understand this..This goes on in tiggs head day and night..Like wow man..

                                 
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