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    jjgold
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    Do You Use Going To Church For Winners?

    I did once thinking I would win and got buried, I have never done it again. I lit candles and everything praying to the Lord for winners that one Sunday when I was down $9500 to a tough bookmaker. I am still ashamed for using the church that way.
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    You'll have better luck trying to locate the time travel car from Back to the Future 2. If you recall Biff, received the Sports Almanac from his older self. He used this to place winning wagers.

    Although Marty McFly eventually stole the Almanac back from Biff......

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    JJ I honestly said a prayer to God for the Colts to cover last week, and they pushed. I think I did myself a disservice because while I remained a devout catholic all throughout the week, I started to get cocky as they took a 17 pt lead and all it went in the shitter. Maybe it's because the last time I stepped in a church was for some chicks wedding, and I only did that so I could attend the reception after for the open bar.

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    JJ I forgot to mention that when the Colts took that 17 pt lead, I ripped the cross off my neck and stomped on it. Did you do something similar only to have your team blow it's lead?

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    using the church is a no no, I think more guys do this and it is not good.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jjgold View Post
    using the church is a no no.
    But JJ YOU have two options, the Church OR the Synagogue .

    Don't Jew gamblers ask for a little help from above when in need of a cover?
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    Quote Originally Posted by crazyl View Post
    JJ I forgot to mention that when the Colts took that 17 pt lead, I ripped the cross off my neck and stomped on it. Did you do something similar only to have your team blow it's lead?
    lucky for you they pushed, it could have been worse.

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    jj i think if you cursed less during your prayers you would get better results

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    I did say a prayer for the Bengals this morning.

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    So you are praying to a fantasy character from a book of myths and legends to help you win bets on football? And people in this forum think that I am crazy.

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    I always say a prayer before I go surfing, some thing like "Dear lord please dont let me get eaten today by a shark". I was in the water once when a guy was killed by a Bull Shark here, its not something you ever forget.Other than that I wouldnt ask God to take a side on a wager of mine, just doesnt feel right.

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    Quote Originally Posted by capitalist pig View Post
    I always say a prayer before I go surfing, some thing like "Dear lord please dont let me get eaten today by a shark". I was in the water once when a guy was killed by a Bull Shark here, its not something you ever forget.Other than that I wouldnt ask God to take a side on a wager of mine, just doesnt feel right.

    later

    It shouldn't feel right because it is not right. Don't do, let God do more important things than pad our pockets with lucky picks.

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    One thing I know is that there are more prayer said in a Las Vegas sportsbook on a Sunday than you'll ever see in a church.....

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    I use to take a female acquaintance to a sportsbook with me, and right when it was tight and about to finish she use to start praying for my picks, at first it was comical but then I had to tell her to stop - she was giving me bad luck.

    Like JJ says don't do it guys.

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    BOYS I CAN REMEMBER A FEW YEARS AGO I WAS FIGHTING WITH A PRIEST FATHER RYAN AT THE ST. MARYS CHURCH.MY LOVELY WIFE IS VERY RELIGOUS SHE ACTUALL TEACHES CCD CLASSES WELL ANYWAY I WAS DOWN AND OUT SO I WENT TO FATHER RYAN FOR HELP.NOBODY KNEW I WAS AT CHURCH BECAUSE I WAS GETTING BURRIED GAMBLING SO AFTER MASS I WAS STANDING OUT FRONT OF THE CHURCH WITH MY WIFE AND FATHER RYAN COMES BY AND TALKS TO HER I AM THINKING TO MYSELF I WONDER IF FATHER RYAN IS A GAMBLER HE IS A LUCKY BASTARD HE WINS THE BINGO GAMES AND DONATES THE MONEY BACK TO ST MARYS.WELL ANYWAY THE CONVERSATION WENT TO FOOTBALL I ASKED FATHER RYAN IF HE WATCHES FOOTBALL HE SAID HE IS A BIG FAN I CANT BELIEVE I ACTUALLY SAID THIS TO A PRIEST BUT I DID MY WIFE NEVER HAS FORGIVEN ME FOR EMBARRASSING HER I ASKED FATHER RYAN (DO YOU THINK THE PATS WILL COVER THE NUMBER THIS WEEK) FATHER RYAN LOOKED AT ME LIKE I HAD TWO HEADS AND SAID YEH I LIKE THE PATRIOTS TO WIN THE GAME.THE PATRIOTS LOST LIKE 28 TO 7 AND I HAVENT PUT A PENNY IN THE COLLECTION BOX SINCE THE WAY I FIGURE IT FATHER RYAN AND ST.MARYS CHURCH ARE ON MAKE UP TO ME FOR THAT SHIT PICK FATHER RYAN GAVE ME.

    PRIEST ARE THE WORST GAMBLERS IN THE WORLD FATHER RYAN MAN I WILL NEVER FORGET THAT I THINK HE GAVE ME A LOSER ON PURPOSE HE LOVES MY WIFE BUT HE HATES ME AND TO BE HONEST WITH YOU I AM NOT TO THRILLED WITH HIM
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    Lol.............

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    Thats the funniest thing I have ever read

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    Thank you for sharing Jim

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    LOL......oh man that was hillarious. I gambled at a casino over Easter weekend this past year and got KILLED. I'll NEVER do that again. I think it's best to save prayers for more important things than gambling.

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    Quote Originally Posted by zootiehead View Post
    I did say a prayer for the Bengals this morning.
    It must've been for a better draft pick


    Personally, I don't think God watches football.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sportsgirl View Post
    It must've been for a better draft pick


    Personally, I don't think God watches football.
    God is on the Steelers +13.5 against the Pats

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    Yes I have

    Church picks are 5-0

    I try not to take advantage though.. Maybe once per year

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    I could post my church winnings v. not-going-to-church winnings, but no one would believe me.
    Hey, whatever works!

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    Quote Originally Posted by jjgold View Post
    I did once thinking I would win and got buried, I have never done it again. I lit candles and everything praying to the Lord for winners that one Sunday when I was down $9500 to a tough bookmaker. I am still ashamed for using the church that way.
    Obviously there were more people praying for the other side!

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    This would make for good video..

    JJ in a church begging for a winner in front of a bunch of old people

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    I have never once stepped foot inside a Church and never will...

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    church... lol

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    was this one a new topic from JJ... or just seems like it to me... rinse and repeat

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