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Old March 21st, 2011, 06:13 PM
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I disagree with Machinist! I thought the show was really good and had a touching ending! I like how the boss actually had to go through what the dealers go through on a daily basis!

And yeah it's true all of these episodes are the same and I always find it funny how sometimes the people at the end get prizes far different in value from the others!

The Black lady got more flowers to deliver and a free cruise... The other guy got $10,000 and a free Private Plane and ringside tickets to a UFC fight! If I was her I'd be pissed
it's like a contest. 1st 2nd 3rd place. saw one episode of another lame show. secret millionaire, I think. where a rich guy plays undercover philanthropist and he goes to 3 places per episode and at the end he decides how much to give and who gets the most.
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Old March 22nd, 2011, 08:24 AM
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I thought it was a pretty lame show. Ok, putting him on the front desk and hustling for player's card sign ups I can believe.

Turning him loose on a blackjack table - NO WAY.

His gifts and "heartfelt" concern was pathetic - a drop in the bucket. His concern for his humble employees will return to status quo in a few days.

On top of that, add that he told his kids they were going to be volunteering at nursing homes (uh, wait a minute dad) and they were going to be staying at crappy motels like the one he stayed in (uh, NO WAY DAD) and it was just terribly unbelievable.
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Old March 22nd, 2011, 11:39 AM
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His gifts and "heartfelt" concern was pathetic - a drop in the bucket. His concern for his humble employees will return to status quo in a few days.

On top of that, add that he told his kids they were going to be volunteering at nursing homes (uh, wait a minute dad) and they were going to be staying at crappy motels like the one he stayed in (uh, NO WAY DAD) and it was just terribly unbelievable.
The term for this kind of thing is "Glurge." Definition: sickeningly-sweet moralizing that, when you think about it, has some seriously wrong ideas.

So yes, forcing kids to volunteer (contradiction in terms) and making them stay in crappy motels.... this is unlikely to inspire philanthropy.
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Old March 23rd, 2011, 06:56 AM
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The term for this kind of thing is "Glurge." Definition: sickeningly-sweet moralizing that, when you think about it, has some seriously wrong ideas.

So yes, forcing kids to volunteer (contradiction in terms) and making them stay in crappy motels.... this is unlikely to inspire philanthropy.
Whew.....I don't feel so alone in my assessment of the show! Also I have learned a new word!!! Thanks
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Old March 24th, 2011, 02:22 AM
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That show was really pitiful.

BTW, I found it interesting that they brought a rookie dealer to the S17 pit. I didn't see what the table mins were, but it's usually $25-50 on those tables. Why not train him on the $10 H17 shoe game?
If you watch close you can catch a glimpse of the bet limit sign. 25 $ min. And I only watched the show once but I thought that most, if not all the players were playing red chips. Well staged.
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Old March 25th, 2011, 07:41 PM
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If you watch close you can catch a glimpse of the bet limit sign. 25 $ min. And I only watched the show once but I thought that most, if not all the players were playing red chips. Well staged.
I have played in that pit many times and its definitely the S17 $25-$50 min pit.

I did see the red chips but it looked like they may have all been betting $25 in reds.
 

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