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Around the Internet => Antimustachian Wall of Shame and Comedy => Topic started by: No Name Guy on April 30, 2013, 07:48:48 AM

Title: What's worse? "Life Savings" of only $2,600, or blowing it at the carnival?
Post by: No Name Guy on April 30, 2013, 07:48:48 AM
http://boston.cbslocal.com/2013/04/29/nh-man-loses-life-savings-on-carnival-game/

Clearly, this guy needs a really, REALLY big dude to punch him in the face for stupidity....twice. 
Title: Re: What's worse? "Life Savings" of only $2,600, or blowing it at the carnival?
Post by: Starstuff on April 30, 2013, 08:08:05 AM
I need go pretend this isn't real....
Title: Re: What's worse? "Life Savings" of only $2,600, or blowing it at the carnival?
Post by: GoStumpy on April 30, 2013, 08:12:42 AM
Someone THAT old just NOW realizing the house always wins???  SERIOUSLY??  You think if you just throw more money at the Casino you'll eventually get it back?


AT A CARNIVAL???


Oh man, this guy is at the top!
Title: Re: What's worse? "Life Savings" of only $2,600, or blowing it at the carnival?
Post by: Mr Mark on April 30, 2013, 08:30:47 AM
Outstanding story.
Title: Re: What's worse? "Life Savings" of only $2,600, or blowing it at the carnival?
Post by: I Love Cake on April 30, 2013, 08:47:03 AM
But it's a cool banana...
Title: Re: What's worse? "Life Savings" of only $2,600, or blowing it at the carnival?
Post by: Jamesqf on April 30, 2013, 11:00:17 AM
Have to wonder how much he spent on those tattoos.  Nothing like paying money to display your inner idiot.
Title: Re: What's worse? "Life Savings" of only $2,600, or blowing it at the carnival?
Post by: No Name Guy on April 30, 2013, 11:09:51 AM
For shits and grins, I just googled what a kinect costs.  Looks like one could get a full X-Box 360 with kinect for $300 or so new, or just the device for about $100. 

If this guy had 2 working brain cells (which this story clearly indicates, he doesn't), one would have figured he would have stopped at, say, mmmmm....$50, and then just went and bought the damn stupid toy.

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The 30-year-old from Epsom says he kept trying to win back his money by going double or nothing. He dropped $300 in just a few minutes, then says he went home to get $2,300 more and soon lost all of that as well.

"A fool and his money are soon parted"
Title: Re: What's worse? "Life Savings" of only $2,600, or blowing it at the carnival?
Post by: Forcus on April 30, 2013, 11:16:27 AM
This is kind of like the guy who calls the police saying someone robbed him of his drugs... at least when I do something cringe worthy I don't cause the news outlets.
Title: Re: What's worse? "Life Savings" of only $2,600, or blowing it at the carnival?
Post by: tuyop on April 30, 2013, 12:33:06 PM
I like the idea of his life savings sitting in his house in a coffee tin for some reason.
Title: Re: What's worse? "Life Savings" of only $2,600, or blowing it at the carnival?
Post by: kkbmustang on May 01, 2013, 07:39:28 AM
I find the picture of him and the banana on the stroller with the baby painfully sad.
Title: Re: What's worse? "Life Savings" of only $2,600, or blowing it at the carnival?
Post by: Mr Mark on May 01, 2013, 03:51:58 PM
I find the picture of him and the banana on the stroller with the baby painfully sad.

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