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Just came across my diary from 1989. Wow, was I a fool!

Discussion in 'Non-Vegas Chat' started by Happygirl21, Jan 29, 2017.

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  1. Happygirl21

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    Well this is embarrassing, apparently back in 1989 a small group of us went into the city, Greenwich Village to be exact, to celebrate my 19th birthday. It appears I lost 500 bucks on a street corner, to a very legitimate game of Three-card Monty. What a dope!

    Anyone else have something they'd like to share, that's equally as foolish??
     
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    My two son-in-laws lost some money (not sure how much) to a 3 card Monty game on one of the overpasses in Vegas around 4 or 5 years ago. They were old enough to know better, but they had it " figured " out. We still give them hell over it.
     
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    I lost some money to 3 card Full Monty....they took my money and my clothes
     
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    I don't think I've ever seen that. I'm surprised they don't have it downtown. And, I guess you're not counting bad investments. ;)
     
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    I guess $500 was a lot of money back then.
     
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    I'll bet you were not a "Happygirl" then! I'm sure many of us have a similar story......
    Good luck. :beer::beer:
     
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    Sounds like the thread about hookers stealing from your hotel room! :)

    JW
     
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    My cousin wrote her diary in the third person.
    But then again she was a triplet! :D

    RICHARD
     
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    I was married..twice!! Didnt learn my lesson the first time. Sure did the second time though.
     
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    Honestly, money wise, probably not too much. But more like, how could I be so dumb to get suckered into a "game" like that. I was just young and dumb but maybe better for it today? Or then again, maybe not, but at least now I gamble on "regulated" games, instead of games on street corners, lol.. :whistle:
     
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    Oh yes, I "knew" the game too... oops. lol.
     
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    Maybe I'm on the wrong board
     
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    Happygirl21,
    Perhaps TMI...
    Your post about 1989 got me thinking about my first man crush!
    The Majik Man! Predecessor to some fellow named Favre...
    Majik Man.jpg
    RICHARD
     
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    Hey Richard..I was there for the transformation.Tampa Bay 'Big Sombero" for the FL Battle of the Bays..Majik got hurt late in a blowout already and Favre mopped up..
    Then starting with the next week vs Cincy the rest is history...9/13/1992

    Sorry to get the thread off track a bit Happy Jersey21 Girl :headbang:
    But you must have been wasted or something to do that..no other explanation based on reading your past history here..
    Anyway it's the past right?
    Have a great trip and best wishes at the Tables...I never say GL..You got it already.
     
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