[LMB] OT: Thought for the day.

Howard Brazee howard at brazee.net
Wed Sep 7 02:08:18 BST 2011

On Sep 6, 2011, at 6:58 PM, jane at starchak.ca wrote:

> On Tue, 06 Sep 2011 17:45:27 -0700, A. Marina Fournier wrote:
>> I don't grok gambling at all--the part of my brain that might handle
>> that sort of thing is missing. Don't understand the lure, don't get it
>> ATall, hated the "Casino Night" parties I was supposed to go to,
>> because it was one big bore.
> Nor I. Spent a week in Las Vegas, had a great time and didn't put a penny in any machine or play any game. Never liked card games anyway, except solitaire. And don't get me started on casino night parties. Everyone else seems to think they're so much fun and I just don't get it.
> Jane

Games of pure chance have nothing to do with me.   One could have a dice throwing robot do it instead.    Completely boring.   I can better understand gambling in games of skill.   But I enjoy golf & bridge without gambling, I don't get any advantage in betting on it - other than getting some companions who need to bet.

Two games that would be improved if I enjoyed gambling are poker and backgammon.

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