What are you doing on this forum?

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  1. lone irish digit, Nov 5, 2016

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    Personally, I like to hear both sides of the DI vs random craps discussion. One reason I’m on here is I like to pick up any insights (granted they are far and few) that I can. Usually, I enjoy TDVegas’ and OAP’s points versus DI advocates such as Billy and most recently Gargoil. However, there are two sides of this issue. When TD constantly asks “so-called” DI’s what are you doing on this forum when you should be out robbing the casinos even though they understand any edge is small and variable he runs the risk of limiting discussion. Similarly, a DI can flip this around on the math boys by asking them what are they doing on a craps forum since they are most likely to lose in the long run on a negative expectation random game. They should be studying up on their statistics and calculus books rather than wasting time on gambling. Each person has their own reasons for being here and it is my opinion that no one should try to drive someone else off because they don’t understand why they are posting. Now I recently said I think I had been at the craps table a few times with Gargoil. Luckly, Barney had snapped this photo at Harrahs Las Vegas of someone with a great toss and I think is Gargoil.



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  2. The Midnight Skulker, Nov 5, 2016

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    I doubt it. Looks more like a guest instructor the casino flew in for a class. Wings are too small for Heavy. I'd guess Howard if I had to.
     
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  3. gargoil, Nov 5, 2016

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    Yea sorry LID but that's not me. I am much fatter and uglier.
     
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  4. Onautopilot, Nov 5, 2016

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    What am I doing on this forum?

    I enjoy the social aspect, I also enjoy the good natured back and forth banter, not mention a bit of humor.

    And on occasion, I learn something I didn't previously know.

    I also suppose it gives me a place to hear myself talk, even some recognition I reckon.

    I don't know....good question! :)
     
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  5. KokomoJoe4, Nov 5, 2016

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    Yep, that is him alright. I remember seeing him in the movie by the same name.

    For me, a frequent but usually small stakes player, I enjoy the banter with others who play the game, which I have played with various different styles of play before using personal experiences to come up with my now long-term, boring style of play.

    I mostly like hearing the various styles of play preferred, and enjoy putting in my own 2¢ worth on the matter.

    I enjoy some vigorous disagreement on certain matters, but certainly do not hate someone I'm having a disagreement with.
     
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  6. TDVegas, Nov 5, 2016

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    I post because I enjoy posting, discussion and debate on craps.
     
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  7. lone irish digit, Nov 5, 2016

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    I know it's supper time but I kinda miss those videos of bouncing dice that someone who no longer posts here anymore use to post twice a week.
     
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  8. DeMango, Nov 6, 2016

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    If we only had a dollar for each video posted! Maybe Dave will post another video?
     
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  9. Dave G Ct, Nov 6, 2016

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    Yes Well I sort of miss the Hightower Chronicles especially when a " Masked Avenger" mysterious appears!!!
     
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  10. Dave G Ct, Nov 6, 2016

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    I am going to post a few.That is if I can get a good angle to shoot from.Not exactly Hightower video setup.Plan to show a frontal view showing release and a view showing landing and tracking to BW. Like I say - do not bother going under the radar- no such thing.
     
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  11. Onautopilot, Nov 6, 2016

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    Your right if you only play at the same casino every time, and win every time like you do. :)
     
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  12. Settingcanthurt, Nov 6, 2016

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    I had hoped but am disappointed.
     
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  13. The Midnight Skulker, Nov 6, 2016

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    As you can see he's been a little busy. I got a hold of the following bootleg copy, which modesty no doubt prevents him from posting himself.

     
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  14. DeMango, Nov 7, 2016

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    It is a shame SR has opted out just because of TD. I just no longer have a problem with him, he makes valid points and every now and then bitch slaps Davey boy with the truth. Nice fellow to have around!
     
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  15. The Midnight Skulker, Nov 7, 2016

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    Can't say I miss the anti-MP harangues, but if each of us banned anyone who posted something we could have done without Jacob would be here by himself.
     
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  16. gargoil, Nov 7, 2016

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    There is a difference between conversations, discussions, talking and simply bullying people. The bully may not think he is doing it however it is obvious. There is nothing wrong with questioning ANYTHING stated on an open forum. BUT, at some point people need to agree to disagree and move on.
     
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  17. basicstrategy777, Nov 7, 2016

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    Some of us like to stir up trouble...disagree just to disagree....call people very bad names......use extremely vulger language......insult minorities......take unpopular positions........and some of us don't. This is America....the home of the brave and the land of the free. Here....I've got an American flag you can piss on....don't worry, it's OK...it's the law.

    777
     
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  18. TDVegas, Nov 7, 2016

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    Name calling, threats, physical threats, vulgar language directed toward non believers has been the MO of some DI proponents. The non believers have stated their positions in generally well thought out opinions---and whether people agree or disagree, once bullying (name calling, threats, physical threats and vulgar language) is directed toward those disbelievers....you have lost any moral high ground on forum behavior critiques.

    and while I'm not accusing you of those things...your DI brothers have partaken. Yet you choose to ignore that. I have NO issue with the DI'er. Do I have issues with DI? Yes. I can separate the two. Some can not. It's craps for fucking crissake, not war with ISIS.

    Asshole
    bitch
    jerk off
    shithead
    Some harm will come to you.

    Spare us your constant "bullying" statements and instead apply them appropriately to those people who actually engage in that stuff. When you toss that word around directed at the wrong people..you do a complete disservice to the meaning.

    I generally take no offense (rubber glue) ...just don't piss on my leg and tell me you're just offering a beverage.
     
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  19. TDVegas, Nov 7, 2016

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    Thank you. Right back at ya.
     
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  20. gargoil, Nov 7, 2016

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    Fair enough. For the record, I do not condone any insults directed to our resident bully. Pleas refrain from calling TDV an asshole, dick wad, Bitch, Jerk off, shit head, shit for brains, Democrat, Clinton Lover or any other insulting words even if he resembles those remarks. Also Please do not threaten any bodily harm.

    However I do stand by my comment to you as being the forum bully. You meet all the requirements, your posts prove it and I will throw your words back at you. If you don't like what I have to say and you don't agree with anything I have to say then the ignore feature is very useful for you.
     
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