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  1. FrankScoblete, May 28, 2015

    FrankScoblete

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    I’ve been away for most of May.

    Jerry “Stickman” and I toured baseball stadiums on the West Coast, those being Seattle, San Francisco, Oakland, Los Angeles (Dodgers), Anaheim (Angels) and San Diego.
    We’d spend a few days touring the cities (except Oakland and Anaheim) then move to the next one.

    In San Diego we ate at one of the most amazing restaurants, the Marine, which is right in the ocean at times. Yes, the waves hit the windows of the place. Food is top gourmet. Definitely worth a visit.

    Jerry is a lover of good triple “D” restaurants so we made a tour of those too. Only one (Goldberg’s in Seattle) stunk. The rest were good to great.

    At the end of that trip, we met our wives (Jerry’s “the Sainted Tres” and mine, “the Beautiful AP”) in Phoenix for a 9 day trip to Arizona. There we saw the Diamond Backs.

    Before the Diamond Backs game we did eat at Cooperstown, a restaurant owned by Alice Cooper, which was excellent. (Incredibly noisy but excellent food.)

    One thing struck me hard. Las Vegas has a swath of competition from so many casinos on the West Coast and in Arizona. You wake up and tend to trip over them. Not all have the games we might desire but they all seemed to have plenty of clientele.

    Jerry rolled a 210 and I rolled a 160. (Oh, wait, wait, those were our bowling scores.)

    Anyway I had 700+ emails when I got home but only about 300+ needed answering.

    So I am back for a little while.
     
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  2. KokomoJoe4, May 28, 2015

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    Based on your observations to date, who is going to win the world series this year?
     
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  3. FrankScoblete, May 28, 2015

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    World Series? I have no idea.
     
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    Welcome back Frank:

    Give me a heads up if and when You plan to play at a Casino East of the Mississippi,

    Will enjoy joining up with you (and Jerry, if he is available);

    to demonstrate "The Strategy" I use... and get your opinion.

    Just coming off of 51 consecutive wins followed by one lose, followed by 28 consecutive wins...,

    Location, strictly confidential.

    Sidenote: I do hope You & Heavy make Peace between both of you..., since you both are Christian and I consider both of you as ...: "Good People".

    Best Wishes & welcome back,

    Obie1
     
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    sounds like a good way to spend time, going to ballgames in every western state and eating in top restaurants.

    if you come out east, pm me and Ill direct you to an Italian place that will put a happy face on your stomach.
     
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  7. DeMango, May 29, 2015

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    In a very limited market (AP craps) two businessmen would have a hard time being friends, making peace.
     
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    does that mean if one of them was muslim, jew, Buddhist , or Hindu there'd never be a shot at friendship?

    eh, just joshing, I just liked that note in that post.
     
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  9. FrankScoblete, May 30, 2015

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    I live in New York.

    As for Heavy? I have no problem with him. I might go after his ideas on betting (trend betting particularly) but I have no idea what he teaches in his dice-influencing classes. For all I know he does a good job.

    I only met him once, for a minute, at an event held in 2002 (I think). He was a guest speaker, as was I, and he did an excellent job. I think he has more of a problem with me than I do with him.
     
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  10. $nakeEye$, May 30, 2015

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    Frank -

    " Welcome Home " ! -

    You did NOT miss MUCH - if ANY thing useful -

    On THIS and OTHER forums -

    Looks like " Buddy , Harley " is beside himself to see that YOU are back ' On Board ' -

    Better put your " Boxing Gloves back ON " -

    Thanks again for the books that you sent to me -

    They were VERY informative and enlightening -

    AND a definite pleasure to read !

    $...eE..$
     
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  11. DeMango, May 31, 2015

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    Well there are two sides to every story. Knowing that our famous gaming author writes great fiction, I'll take Heavy's. But Snake you are certainly free to suck up!
     
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  12. Harley, May 31, 2015

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    Frank S - IMO, Heavy has an inferiority complex that stimulates his desire to make personal attacks vs. anyone and any perceived threats to his On-axis dice business ... Additionally Heavy has performance anxiety, but most important Heavy continually likes to put down others to make himself look better in the process of tearing his competition down ... this is a common trait used by used car salesmen, bullies and domestic abusers

    nothing personal against you, but I have seen Heavy employ these personal attacks against DiceCoach, Debbie SoftTouch, LittleJoe dice schools, Dr. Z dice school, Jerry Patterson and now he is doing it to Dom with a thread on his board not coincidentally just before GTC's next class in Vegas :rolleyes:
     
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