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  1. fnordcircle

    fnordcircle The poster who James White said inspires him. PatsFans.com Supporter

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    Waited too long to pull the trigger on Dal and had to buy 1/2 a point to get it back to -3.
     
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    Ok all I need now is for Dallas to force a 3 and out every time the Bears get the ball for the rest of the game and I'll look like a genius.
     
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    I realize my fnordian is a bit rusty but those two posts seem a bit contradictory. Maybe something lost in translation?
     
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    I put money on Dallas -3. The Cowboys scored so I was making a stupid 'ok no more scores pls' joke.

    I'm also really tired due to having a rough day of work and being huuuungover so who knows what I could be saying.
     
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    If you like Dallas in this one then why the 1/2 point buy? Seems like you'd have been happy at -2.5
     
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    Bovada had them at -3 1/2. It was -3 earlier in the week but like a genius I waited.

    IDC what the prevailing wisdom is, I loathe -3 1/2
     
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    The good news is if Dallas keeps playing like cacadoodoo it won't matter that I bought a 1/2 point
     
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    Ahh, now I get it. It's one of those regional linguistic things.
     
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    I just give books my money they don't seem to care what I say or how I say it.

    Learn me some better gambling talk, willsya?
     
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    Isles just won it in OT.

    Bruins score 3 in 3rd to force OT.

    Pasta tripped in OT with no call leads to a 2-0....Chicago and refs ruin this bet.

    [​IMG]
     
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    I thought Pasta was tripped too but he wasn't. Replay clearly shows he lost his balance to give up that 2 on none
     
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    Fudge the fudging cowboys those fudging fudgers.
     
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    lotta mud ducks heard quacking their way out of Chicago stadium last night
     
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    I thought they would finally bounce back this week, too. What a pathetic performance.
     
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    There was nothing about that game I liked, it was just a crap shoot
     
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    Yeah he was pushed down a bit but at the time I was yelling trip..then the goal so for 30 min I shut the laptop and just took a walk.

    The one team that I didn't think would ruin that was the Bs. I thought the Rangers would be the one
     
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    Given the way the two teams had been playing going into that one the B's certainly seemed like the strong pick.
     
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    Outcomes are one thing but I really think the Bears are trash while the Cowboys are mediocre. For me it was one of those bets where I can't blame myself. Just didn't play out that way.
     
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    That’s what I told myself too, but in hindsight Maust is probably right. We took a mediocre (at best) team on the road and got burned in a big prime time spot. Oh well—moving forward.
     
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    I hope you guys didn't take my post as some kind of admonishment, that certainly wasn't what I meant to convey. I generally expect to get some action on the Thursday game, particularly when I think the home team has a chance since the HFA is insane on a short week. I posted a few days ago that I wouldn't touch that Dallas game with someone else's money, never mind my own essentially because I had no faith in either team. I really just honestly didn't like a damn thing about it. The line sucked and the O/U was at a crappy 43.5 in a game that could easily have been anything from a field goal battle to a blow out. Certainly a 20-17 outcome seemed more likely than 31-24. Chicago had put up more than 20 once in it's previous 6 games and that was against the depleted and woeful Lions and Dallas allowed 30+ only once all year. But put two Jekyll & Hyde teams together and...
     

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