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    Quote Originally Posted by Coach LT
    Insiders, according to the majority opinion, guys like me and you and other Old Dusters are DONE. The only thing left for us is to crawl in the grave and have the dirt dumped on us. Woofy made a good point about what guys who have been in this business for 40 years would think. I have a lot more discipline now. I do not need ACTION for actions sake. I know what sport I have the most success at and most importantly, what sports I suck at. Gambling forums, with the RX as the clear leader, have made more info available than at ANY time in gambling history. LT

    Sad as that maybe CoachLT, its Just WRONG !! lol
    i was playing 50 a game back in the late 60's when that was a BIG bet !

    I will be glad if they ever get the "ole timers" forum here, as i know you willl too.

    obtw...If the youngsters think we are done, i guess we could have "Old Timers vs The youngster" capping contest about the time they tee up the footzies!! Whatcah think? I think our side is the favorite, matter of fact i know it is!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Insiders
    Sad as that maybe CoachLT, its Just WRONG !! lol
    i was playing 50 a game back in the late 60's when that was a BIG bet !

    I will be glad if they ever get the "ole timers" forum here, as i know you willl too.

    obtw...If the youngsters think we are done, i guess we could have "Old Timers vs The youngster" capping contest about the time they tee up the footzies!! Whatcah think? I think our side is the favorite, matter of fact i know it is!
    Insiders - did not know you were that old, not that it is.
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    Quote Originally Posted by oldmanTED
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    I am in full prime to win the Bet Jamaica Baseball contest.
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    Quote Originally Posted by oldmanTED
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    Ted, my RX Brother, say it ain't so! If true, that means me and you and the Old Dusters are through. That makes me want to have a couple of Tequilla Sunrises . LT LT
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    Quote Originally Posted by FairWarning
    Insiders - did not know you were that old, not that it is.

    Is 57, some say that i am the Luckiest person alive, to have lived this long!!! lol
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    Quote Originally Posted by Insiders
    Sad as that maybe CoachLT, its Just WRONG !! lol
    i was playing 50 a game back in the late 60's when that was a BIG bet !

    I will be glad if they ever get the "ole timers" forum here, as i know you willl too.

    obtw...If the youngsters think we are done, i guess we could have "Old Timers vs The youngster" capping contest about the time they tee up the footzies!! Whatcah think? I think our side is the favorite, matter of fact i know it is!



    Insiders, you are right. It is WRONG! I will say it again, It is just WRONG! Good News, we now have the "Ole Timers Forum" We just slid under the wire for qualifying. LT
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    Quote Originally Posted by oldmanTED
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    Ted and myself agree on 99.9% of gambling related items.

    No, he is not a ghost of yours trully.

    OMT-- Looking forward to meeting you someday buddy(sir).
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    Quote Originally Posted by Fishhead
    Ted and myself agree on 99.9% of gambling related items.

    No, he is not a ghost of yours trully.

    OMT-- Looking forward to meeting you someday buddy(sir).

    fish I think OMT is going to the RX bash....
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    Quote Originally Posted by Coach LT
    Ted, my RX Brother, say it ain't so! If true, that means me and you and the Old Dusters are through. That makes me want to have a couple of Tequilla Sunrises . LT LT
    Coach:

    Just because we're past our prime doesn't mean we still can't get it up!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Fishhead
    Ted and myself agree on 99.9% of gambling related items.

    No, he is not a ghost of yours trully.

    OMT-- Looking forward to meeting you someday buddy(sir).
    Fish:

    I have noticed that as well. Suspect we will meet in August.
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    I'd have to go with 35 if you start at 21 or before.
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    I do not believe it is measured by years but by how much cash you have made!! I know many gamblers that are much younger than me and have made much more money at a faster pace than i have and i guess are much smater than i am but the key here is how they will withstand the pressures down the road!! So the bottom line here is that years will play a role at the the end of the game.
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    especially if denver wins by 7-9.
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    Quote Originally Posted by DAWOOFDADDY
    I believe the answer has more to do with "gambling years" rather than years of age.
    Absolutely!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Insiders View Post
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    Probably the appropriate scamming age too.
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    [quote=Insiders;2792976]Sad as that maybe CoachLT, its Just WRONG !! lol
    i was playing 50 a game back in the late 60's when that was a BIG bet !

    It's a shame Insiders doesn't still bet $50 a game.
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    Takes at least ten years to

    a.. Learn the same lessons over and over, until you just know.

    b.. Sniff out the winners just by looking at the lines and knowing how vegas thinks.

    c.. Not giving a shit if the game is Michigan/Ohio State, or even on TV at all. Could be two bullshit teams with no one youve ever heard of.

    d.. Be mature enough and responsible enough to know that part of being a gambler is recognizing your addiction, and not letting it get the best of you in forms of pressing, chasing, etc.

    e.. Know when a game has a good chance at a middle.

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    Gas Man are you a successful gambler?

    Takes at least ten years to

    And you would be wrong. Everyone goes through different experiences and learn at different rates. Some will learn quickly and never make the same mistake again while most will never learn and be doomed to repeating the same mistakes. Some start at different places, not as gamblers but as people immediately searching for +ev.

    Be mature enough and responsible enough to know that part of being a gambler is recognizing your addiction

    Perhaps for yourself. I am in no way addicted to gambling. I take too much time off and the bets are meaningless to me. I don't care whether I have "action" or not, all that matters is that I experience capital growth.
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    one of the main things too is not stressin the game. i know we all do at the end its human nature. i remember when i first started i would wake up on my own sunday morning and even if i was still tired i jumped up nervously to turn on the tv like i had a say in the outcome.

    when you no longer chase.this is the hardest thing for most people to learn.

    i dont thing you can put an age group as the prime, it all depends on experience.i agree with a previous poster as my time moves on i can see 95% of the time a trap line or a line that vegas made a certain way for whatever reason.

    when you can not only remember all this but put it to use in your favor time and time again, you will have hit your prime.
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    good thread. i'm 24 and i'm better now than i've ever been. i started posting plays at like age 16 online playing mostly pro line. now i have a sportsbook obviously. i think i'll keep better with the more experience I gain. i learn new angles all the time. i wager on horses as well and there's so much to learn there too you can learn something new each time you hit the track. i think i'll hit a big score before i'm dead with the ponies (ex- pick 7 etc) or wagering on sports. so i think i'd keep improving until like 55 years old then i'lm going downhill again haha
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    Started at age 18 when I hit an 8-teamer on a tip sheet during my first year of college! Think I bet $2 and won $90.........the rest as they say is history.

    For the next 8 years, I cannot imagine how much money I pissed away on services, touts, losing bets, chasing, etc.........

    At age 26, I really started to read, research and learn the whole betting system.....the internet & forums like this helped tremendously......sports betting has come a long way from the days of reading the USA Today & trying to pick winners!!! I started to turn the corner over the next 4-5 years, but still struggled with discipline after losing days and would still chase which proved very costly and ate away hard earned ground out profits.

    The last three years have been good for the most part. I am now 33, and I would ssay that around age 30 is when I finally put everything together as far as discipline, money management, bankroll & betsize, etc...go. Had I had this technology available at an earlier age, it wouldmt have taken this long. So, you young guys in your teens an 20's need to take full advantage of this information at your fingertips and also leanr form us elder statesmen.
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