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Old November 28th, 2011, 12:30 AM
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Holy Toledo! I was expecting (maybe) one PM, but got messages from 4 members regarding how "real pros" (ExhibitCAA's term) "really feel" about the author and his release of (some) information that was 'collectively-owned', and how the casinos benefited the most by the two releases.

I recall a time after the first release when 90% of the copies were being bought by casino agents. zg
Very interesting. I always thought he only sold copies of the book to people he knew to be professional or to people who his friends "vouched" for. I must have been mistaken.

I could see how casinos could benefit, no doubt.

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Old November 28th, 2011, 12:42 AM
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Very interesting. I always thought he only sold copies of the book to people he knew to be professional or to people who his friends "vouched" for. I must have been mistaken.

I could see how casinos could benefit, no doubt.

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That does appear to be the protocal now. You must be special, many are called few are chosen.

But my comments about casino agents specified the original publication.

Notwithstanding, the higher the price the more valuable it is to any casino or game protection company. If the price was $50K and it was really worth that amount, for example, then certainly the casinos would and do acquire them, regardless of limited purchase restraint. zg
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Old November 28th, 2011, 02:38 AM
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sorry the wrong place.

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I wonder who regrets it more, Ceasers or The Griffin Agency.

Bankruptcy anyone?

If you have to ask how much it is, you cant afford it. Even if you think you are a professional gambler and make a decent months wage.
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More top advice on life from RingleDingle. Take note kids.
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Why you pick on me? The worst I could do with my post is extend our games? And make people who are already ploppies worse ploppies

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If you have to ask how much it is, you cant afford it.
This is one of the stupidest statements ever, and I can't understand why it gets so often repeated. Only a fool believes it. Perhaps Humphrey Bogart, or someone else in the movies said it once.

Carlos Slim Helu, Bill Gates, and Warren Buffet are the 3 richest people in the world, and none of them will EVER buy ANYTHING without first asking the price!
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Old November 29th, 2011, 03:01 PM
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This is one of the stupidest statements ever, and I can't understand why it gets so often repeated. Only a fool believes it. Perhaps Humphrey Bogart, or someone else in the movies said it once.

Carlos Slim Helu, Bill Gates, and Warren Buffet are the 3 richest people in the world, and none of them will EVER buy ANYTHING without first asking the price!
Item: Immortality

Discuss above assertion in context.
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This is one of the stupidest statements ever, and I can't understand why it gets so often repeated. Only a fool believes it. Perhaps Humphrey Bogart, or someone else in the movies said it once.
I have heard this attributed to JP Morgan. He supposedly said it in response to someone who asked how much it cost for him to maintain his yacht.
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This is one of the stupidest statements ever, and I can't understand why it gets so often repeated. Only a fool believes it. Perhaps Humphrey Bogart, or someone else in the movies said it once.

Carlos Slim Helu, Bill Gates, and Warren Buffet are the 3 richest people in the world, and none of them will EVER buy ANYTHING without first asking the price!
A few years back, I was in a Porsche showroom looking at their new SUV.
I asked the salesman how the mileage was. He looked at me and said if you have to worry about this cars mileage, this may not be the car for you.
I told him he was right, went across the street and bought the Mercedes SUV instead.
 

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