[LMB] OT: Thought for the day.

Walter Bushell proto at panix.com
Thu Sep 8 18:44:06 BST 2011


On Sep 6, 2011, at 5:01 PM, Howard Brazee wrote:

> 
> On Sep 6, 2011, at 10:18 AM, I wrote:
> 
>> There are two problems with this: a pick-up game in a park or back yard is still a game, even though the activity level is nearly as high, and how do you define "Major"
>> Does Archery qualify?
>> Darts?
>> Billiards?
>> Bowls?
> 
> 
> I'm someone who likes games - but not gambling.    So I dislike the fact that the gambling industry now calls their industry "gaming", which is a way to avoid the bad connotations of gambling.

But not of course the bad results of gambling.

A casino is one of the few if any places where if you act like an idiot you will be treated we consideration and respect, but will be thrown out if you start acting like you know what you are doing.






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