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February 15, 2016, 07:47:02 PM
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gambling is very addicting because of one main reason most probably, it is a possible winning of a lot of money in a very small amount of time
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February 15, 2016, 07:49:57 PM
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That's a part of it's nature in my opinion, The feelings and desire to make more increase it's addiction and make it very hard to avoid once you get used to it.

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February 16, 2016, 06:50:24 AM
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That's a part of it's nature in my opinion, The feelings and desire to make more increase it's addiction and make it very hard to avoid once you get used to it.


Maybe yes,, its really the nature of gambling...it motivates us and our desire to play more thinking that the good prize is at the end...going out of gambling site might stop it, might be good if someone we love would tell us to stop..  Smiley

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February 16, 2016, 08:32:00 AM
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As human beings we are naturally born risk takers, gambling is just a trap that we created to screw ourselves over.

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February 16, 2016, 08:33:41 AM
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Gambling is so addicting because people like it to do. And they think they will get rich from it. But that is not true.
People see gambling as a game. And they like it. These people are very greedy. And they cant stop. And then they lose a lot of money.
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February 16, 2016, 08:41:45 AM
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gambling is addicting yes
for me cuz i bet on football only is the excitement of watching game minute after minute
and then when you won you jump from joy and when you lose telling yourself it just a game

You can say this just a game because you just use small bet. How about if you bet a lot and suddenly lose it? I dont think you can say it just a game, because usually people will say this is a cheat or something. You can become addicted to gamble but you need to control it, dont just bet on every single match. Choose a sure win match or high odds with a huge success rate is great

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February 16, 2016, 08:42:43 AM
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gambling is addicting yes
for me cuz i bet on football only is the excitement of watching game minute after minute
and then when you won you jump from joy and when you lose telling yourself it just a game
not as easy as imagined. if you lose. I still can not accept defeat, even if it's just a game


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February 16, 2016, 09:14:14 AM
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gambling is addicting yes
for me cuz i bet on football only is the excitement of watching game minute after minute
and then when you won you jump from joy and when you lose telling yourself it just a game

You can say this just a game because you just use small bet. How about if you bet a lot and suddenly lose it? I dont think you can say it just a game, because usually people will say this is a cheat or something. You can become addicted to gamble but you need to control it, dont just bet on every single match. Choose a sure win match or high odds with a huge success rate is great

Its true but the people that are gamble addicted are mostly not thinking about the bets  they are doing, or even about the money they have.
They only think about the winning chance and than lose a lot because most of them also use high amount bets.

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February 16, 2016, 09:23:22 AM
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As human beings we are naturally born risk takers, gambling is just a trap that we created to screw ourselves over.

Yes, that's one reason... if we are tempted to take the bait that was set by a gambler, there's a big chance that we'll also be addicted and screwed too.,.  Smiley

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February 16, 2016, 09:58:51 AM
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Gambling is always addictive. Some people cant stop gamble. And the smart people can say to themself that they can stop gambling.
But I think the best option is that you must find a hobby or do something fun with your family. 
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February 16, 2016, 10:08:26 AM
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Gambling is addictive because you get a high from winning large sums of money. It is taught in basic Psychology classes that reward = repeated behavior, and that's how people get trapped.

Yes it has the nature of gambling addiction. But keep in mind that in gambling addiction because they played with an ambition to be able to beat the gambling. And if your ambition is already in mind, many ways will arise to win gambling, but the way will not make them prevail but only get a defeat. And I sent it to you already addicted in gambling, if you want to berjud, first watched the game system, and after that make a strategy of what you have observed, because it is the key for you could win big.
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February 16, 2016, 02:17:01 PM
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Gambling is addictive because you get a high from winning large sums of money. It is taught in basic Psychology classes that reward = repeated behavior, and that's how people get trapped.

that's a nice lesson of psychology, i think it's right, but not enough to explain all case of gambling addiction. ppl still become addict when never win big before.

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February 16, 2016, 02:43:37 PM
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Gambling is addictive because you get a high from winning large sums of money. It is taught in basic Psychology classes that reward = repeated behavior, and that's how people get trapped.

that's a nice lesson of psychology, i think it's right, but not enough to explain all case of gambling addiction. ppl still become addict when never win big before.

Yes, right. if you ever win big you will remain addicted, and if you never win big you will be addicted. all really depends on us how to control not to be greedy.

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February 16, 2016, 02:47:45 PM
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Gambling is always addictive. Some people cant stop gamble. And the smart people can say to themself that they can stop gambling.
But I think the best option is that you must find a hobby or do something fun with your family. 

That could not be anymore wrong. I have gambled in the past and I am not addcited to gambling? Some people cannot stop because they do not want to and most probably have addictive personalities and become addicted to almost anything, gambling included.
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February 16, 2016, 03:11:20 PM
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Gambling is addictive because you get a high from winning large sums of money. It is taught in basic Psychology classes that reward = repeated behavior, and that's how people get trapped.

that's a nice lesson of psychology, i think it's right, but not enough to explain all case of gambling addiction. ppl still become addict when never win big before.

Yes, right. if you ever win big you will remain addicted, and if you never win big you will be addicted. all really depends on us how to control not to be greedy.
That usually makes people become bankrupt and out of money, they always win and be drawn into the world of gambling deeper. victory blinded them that gambling could be something interesting and can make money

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February 16, 2016, 03:37:50 PM
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Gambling is so addicting because people see gambling as a game. They think you can be rich from it but that is not true.
But they realize later that they lose a lot of money with gambling. And if they realize it is actually to later.
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February 16, 2016, 03:52:31 PM
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Gambling is addictive because you get a high from winning large sums of money. It is taught in basic Psychology classes that reward = repeated behavior, and that's how people get trapped.

that's a nice lesson of psychology, i think it's right, but not enough to explain all case of gambling addiction. ppl still become addict when never win big before.

Yes, right. if you ever win big you will remain addicted, and if you never win big you will be addicted. all really depends on us how to control not to be greedy.

i agree because i experienced it myself.
when i win i become happy and keep on gambling to win again like an addict.
and when i lose i get mad and keep on gambling to win and negate all those losses like an addict.
that is the mentality.














 

 

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February 16, 2016, 03:57:41 PM
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Gambling is very addicting because its fun to play and also enjoying, some people forget they are playing with money.
Plus you also got the people that want to win their money back because they want to make profit.
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February 16, 2016, 04:28:34 PM
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Gambling is very addicting because its fun to play and also enjoying, some people forget they are playing with money.
Plus you also got the people that want to win their money back because they want to make profit.

Well you need to know that playing with money is very difficult and very frustrating if you lose your money but if you really like to profit keep on playing maybe your lucky this day if you play

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February 16, 2016, 04:39:32 PM
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Gambling is very addicting because its fun to play and also enjoying, some people forget they are playing with money.
Plus you also got the people that want to win their money back because they want to make profit.

Well you need to know that playing with money is very difficult and very frustrating if you lose your money but if you really like to profit keep on playing maybe your lucky this day if you play

but it would be worse if you continue to play and just wait for luck. at least you have a strategy and a good knowledge if you bet on sport gambling.

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