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  • Activities to do instead of gambling!

    For people making and maintaining change in their gambling. Connect, ask questions, offer advice, and share your story in here. If you are new to the site drop in and say hello!
    Whitney
    Junior Member
    Posts: 1
    Joined: Sat Dec 21, 2019 12:15 pm

    Re: Activities to do instead of gambling!

    Sat Dec 21, 2019 12:30 pm

    Card making!
    Helps keep the mind and hands busy and you have something wonderful to give to a special someone then watch the joy it brings them.
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    High n Roll
    Junior Member
    Posts: 4
    Joined: Tue Jan 21, 2020 1:28 am

    Re: Activities to do instead of gambling!

    Tue Jan 21, 2020 1:40 am

    Hello everyone, my name is Ilay, I completely agree with you that it’s very easy to quit gambling. You need to be mega motivated. But I still had a panacea. I started doing gambling marketing. Work to order, and directly related to the casino. This made me stop playing slot machines. Thanks for attention)! Good luck to all!
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    Calvin (facilitator)
    Senior Member
    Posts: 455
    Joined: Tue Mar 27, 2018 5:01 pm

    Re: Activities to do instead of gambling!

    Wed Jan 22, 2020 11:11 am

    Hi and Welcome @High n Roll

    How long have you not gambled for?
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    doug
    Senior Member
    Posts: 367
    Joined: Fri Jan 11, 2013 7:51 pm

    Re: Activities to do instead of gambling!

    Mon Feb 24, 2020 9:35 pm

    Hi I havent been here for awhile. Havent gambled for about 6 years now,,,it can be done,
    Do i ever think about it ? YES. but it soon passes,,
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    gzy3
    Member
    Posts: 91
    Joined: Thu May 09, 2019 3:39 pm

    Re: Activities to do instead of gambling!

    Tue Feb 25, 2020 1:12 pm

    Hi @doug , welcome back to this forum.
    It is so great hearing you are 6 years gambling free.
    I hope you can share your experience with and give some advice to members here.
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    doug
    Senior Member
    Posts: 367
    Joined: Fri Jan 11, 2013 7:51 pm

    Re: Activities to do instead of gambling!

    Tue Feb 25, 2020 4:15 pm

    Ty gzy 3

    I had to do a lot But it has worked.

    First I will never have the thought that it could never happen again.

    I went to different clubs in my area and banned myself from the gambling area,

    I also went to a free Lawyer and had myself legally obligated to stay away from gambling areas
    within about a hours drive from where I live,

    There were always ways of getting around what I has put in place.

    I did not make it easy to do so.
    Which helped a lot because many times the desire would come up
    out of anywhere, but would also go away just as easy if I had it harder to follow through,

    I also got in the routine of coming here often, especially if the desire was creeping up.
    I probably didn't even make sense in some of my posts , or I may have talked about
    gardening, or chooks instead, that didn't really matter so much. It was just knowing I was trying
    ... Thanks. Doug
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    High n Roll
    Junior Member
    Posts: 4
    Joined: Tue Jan 21, 2020 1:28 am

    Re: Activities to do instead of gambling!

    Thu Mar 12, 2020 9:38 pm

    But seriously, how many people do you know who stopped playing forever?
    I know only those who are now below the line of normal life, and only for this reason does not play!
    I am really sure that people are not sick, they simply did not find themselves. And the affiliate business in the gambling industry is a panacea for the former player.

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    High n Roll
    Junior Member
    Posts: 4
    Joined: Tue Jan 21, 2020 1:28 am

    Re: Activities to do instead of gambling!

    Thu Mar 12, 2020 9:41 pm

    Calvin (facilitator) wrote:
    Wed Jan 22, 2020 11:11 am
    Hi and Welcome @High n Roll

    How long have you not gambled for?
    10 years!
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    Calvin (facilitator)
    Senior Member
    Posts: 455
    Joined: Tue Mar 27, 2018 5:01 pm

    Re: Activities to do instead of gambling!

    Fri Mar 13, 2020 11:18 am

    Well done! what strategies have worked for you over the years?
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    High n Roll
    Junior Member
    Posts: 4
    Joined: Tue Jan 21, 2020 1:28 am

    Re: Activities to do instead of gambling!

    Tue Mar 17, 2020 8:11 pm

    I have not played for 5 years!
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