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Forum: General Racing Discussion Yesterday, 06:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 188
Posted By thaskalos
"Super-trainer" is a phrase originally coined by...

"Super-trainer" is a phrase originally coined by Andy Beyer...and its intended meaning was to describe those trainers who rose from relative obscurity to levels where they won races at a 30% rate, or...
Forum: General Racing Discussion Yesterday, 12:59 PM
Replies: 382
Views: 13,779
Posted By thaskalos
Jeff Platt, Dave Schwartz and Andy Asaro have all...

Jeff Platt, Dave Schwartz and Andy Asaro have all stated at different times that they have first-hand experience witnessing this anti-customer sentiment within the "industry"...something that I...
Forum: Off Topic - General 06-21-2018, 05:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 487
Posted By thaskalos
The HIGHEST authority. DONALD TRUMP!

The HIGHEST authority. DONALD TRUMP!
Forum: Off Topic - General 06-21-2018, 04:28 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 487
Posted By thaskalos
Can Amazon appeal the ruling?

Can Amazon appeal the ruling?
Forum: General Racing Discussion 06-21-2018, 11:42 AM
Replies: 382
Views: 13,779
Posted By thaskalos
Things aren't as "black-and-white" as you paint...

Things aren't as "black-and-white" as you paint them. If PA is "right"...does that make me "wrong"? There is no "right" or 'wrong' when it comes to matters of personal preference. We all do what we...
Forum: Off Topic - General 06-21-2018, 02:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 217
Posted By thaskalos
I've seen guys "lose their shirt" in...

I've seen guys "lose their shirt" in gambling...but I've never seen someone rendered totally naked. Reminds me of an old joke about a Greek casino. It seems that one of the patrons who was entering...
Forum: General Racing Discussion 06-21-2018, 02:34 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,031
Posted By thaskalos
:ThmbUp: Tom...I am with you 110%

:ThmbUp:

Tom...I am with you 110%
Forum: Off Topic - Poker 06-21-2018, 02:32 AM
Replies: 285
Views: 38,747
Posted By thaskalos
The point being...we SAY that we want to gamble...

The point being...we SAY that we want to gamble with "lunatics"...but are we ready for the consequences when things go awry? The more "crazy" the game is, the more volatile the swings become...even...
Forum: Off Topic - Poker 06-21-2018, 02:13 AM
Replies: 285
Views: 38,747
Posted By thaskalos
An hour earlier...the same guy called a sizable...

An hour earlier...the same guy called a sizable all-in bet on an 8-3-8-6-J board...with pocket dueces. Why wouldn't I expect him to go all-in with a straight, or a set?
Forum: General Racing Discussion 06-21-2018, 02:02 AM
Replies: 382
Views: 13,779
Posted By thaskalos
I uprooted myself and moved to a place where I...

I uprooted myself and moved to a place where I have all the gambling opportunities that I want...without having to bear the thought that I am looked upon as a "degenerate loser" by the industry that...
Forum: General Racing Discussion 06-21-2018, 01:38 AM
Replies: 382
Views: 13,779
Posted By thaskalos
No, my friend...I prefer to give my business to...

No, my friend...I prefer to give my business to those who don't insult me. There is more than one way to make money in the gambling arena. Why should I patronize a game whose hosts consider me a...
Forum: Off Topic - Poker 06-20-2018, 11:54 PM
Replies: 285
Views: 38,747
Posted By thaskalos
Mike, do yourself a favor. Avoid any further...

Mike, do yourself a favor. Avoid any further advice from those who told you that you should have raised the flop to "see where you stand". The guy with the pocket aces would never have revealed the...
Forum: Off Topic - Poker 06-20-2018, 04:09 PM
Replies: 285
Views: 38,747
Posted By thaskalos
Jesus Christ wouldn't have been able to get away...

Jesus Christ wouldn't have been able to get away alive in that spot.
Forum: General Racing Discussion 06-20-2018, 03:45 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 7,648
Posted By thaskalos
The casino-elevated purses have done wonders for...

The casino-elevated purses have done wonders for the NY racing product. :ThmbUp:
Forum: Off Topic - Trading The Financial Markets 06-20-2018, 01:32 PM
Replies: 520
Views: 32,313
Posted By thaskalos
Not to be confused with Warren Buffett...I held...

Not to be confused with Warren Buffett...I held on to Amazon from 2001 to 2008. :ThmbUp:
Forum: General Racing Discussion 06-20-2018, 01:29 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,031
Posted By thaskalos
Of course the "super trainers" are good for the...

Of course the "super trainers" are good for the game. They bring well-heeled owners into the game...which gives the game the "touch-of-class" that it sorely needs. After all...isn't this the "sport...
Forum: General Handicapping Discussion 06-19-2018, 10:44 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,643
Posted By thaskalos
"There is a sucker born every minute...and two to...

"There is a sucker born every minute...and two to take him."
Forum: Off Topic - Sports 06-19-2018, 03:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 633
Posted By thaskalos
Excuses...excuses...

Tiger's drastic decline cannot be attributed to the "aging process"...or any other physical "deterioration". His game fell apart once his personal problems befell him...and he is now no-where near...
Forum: Off Topic - Sports 06-19-2018, 02:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 633
Posted By thaskalos
But Tiger was considered a "mental giant" in his...

But Tiger was considered a "mental giant" in his heyday. Why is he a mental "weakling" NOW?
Forum: Off Topic - Sports 06-19-2018, 01:44 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 633
Posted By thaskalos
If Tiger's performance problems aren't...

If Tiger's performance problems aren't "physical", then what are they...MENTAL? Wasn't he considered a paragon of "focus" and 'mental strength' in his heyday?
Forum: Off Topic - General 06-18-2018, 05:16 PM
Replies: 6,805
Views: 341,190
Posted By thaskalos
It depends on whose version of Christianity you...

It depends on whose version of Christianity you are referring to. In Boxcar's view, man is inherently "evil", and can do nothing by his own power to improve himself. When Boxcar hears of man "working...
Forum: Off Topic - General 06-18-2018, 03:22 PM
Replies: 6,805
Views: 341,190
Posted By thaskalos
You have to do more than just live by a set of...

You have to do more than just live by a set of standards. You have to, through your own efforts, see past the illusionary nature of your own mind...and the world at large.
Forum: Off Topic - General 06-18-2018, 03:17 PM
Replies: 6,805
Views: 341,190
Posted By thaskalos
IMO...there is no "validity" in ANY religion. The...

IMO...there is no "validity" in ANY religion. The "validity" is lost the minute the original doctrines become organized, packaged and sold...for public consumption. Then religion becomes a...
Forum: Off Topic - General 06-18-2018, 03:03 PM
Replies: 6,805
Views: 341,190
Posted By thaskalos
Yes...the democrats hate God. I see evidence of...

Yes...the democrats hate God. I see evidence of that everywhere. :ThmbUp:
Forum: Off Topic - General 06-18-2018, 03:00 PM
Replies: 6,805
Views: 341,190
Posted By thaskalos
When the Christian likes a Jesus quote, like the...

When the Christian likes a Jesus quote, like the one where Jesus declares that "I am the way, the truth and the life. No one gets to the Father except through me"...then the Christian takes the quote...
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