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#1
who here wastes stacks of money on claw machines?
i think im addicted haha. i won 23 toys the other night
#3
wat
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#4
that's cool

my friend gave me a bunch of necklaces from the one at wal mart
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that's cool

my friend gave me a bunch of necklaces from the one at wal mart

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#8
Winning 23 stuffed toys from a claw machine at Wal-Mart is quite different than winning 23 hands of blackjack. You aren't winning, you're losing, regardless of how many times you win. You're winning cheap, poorly made items that are worth far less than the 25 cents you put into the machine.

Sucker.
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#10
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Winning 23 stuffed toys from a claw machine at Wal-Mart is quite different than winning 23 hands of blackjack. You aren't winning, you're losing, regardless of how many times you win. You're winning cheap, poorly made items that are worth far less than the 25 cents you put into the machine.

Sucker.


you just sound like your **** at claw machines. i pity you
#11
nobody here seems stupid enough to waste their money on them
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#13
Quote by deslni01
Winning 23 stuffed toys from a claw machine at Wal-Mart is quite different than winning 23 hands of blackjack. You aren't winning, you're losing, regardless of how many times you win. You're winning cheap, poorly made items that are worth far less than the 25 cents you put into the machine.

Sucker.

FTW dude gameworks has the best claw machines ever

they have like 15 Dollar 20 inch Sonic Dolls

and theyre only 2 points a play (like 50 cents)

and they ones that are 8 points have ipods and stuff
which are impossible to win

because there in the boxes still
so theres nothing for the claw to grab
#14
haha i was drunk to. it was on the claw machine in the arcade bit in the casino. only spent 25 bucks
#15
Quote by vidoublelanz
you just sound like your **** at claw machines. i pity you


Wow, you got me. One time when I was 10 I lost a quarter at a claw machine, and due to my lacking skills at life I haven't been back since. Please, take your pity and donate me a quarter so I can win a deformed stuffed basketball the size of a golfball. Please, please, oh wise one, lend me a quarter. If I can turn a profit of -300%, I will be forever indebted to you.

But you don't see me pitying you for things I can do that you can't do. For example, pleasuring a woman, playing guitar, or being intelligent to name a few.
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Wow, you got me. One time when I was 10 I lost a quarter at a claw machine, and due to my lacking skills at life I haven't been back since. Please, take your pity and donate me a quarter so I can win a deformed stuffed basketball the size of a golfball. Please, please, oh wise one, lend me a quarter. If I can turn a profit of -300%, I will be forever indebted to you.

the sonic doll i won

was bigger than a basketball
#17
Quote by vidoublelanz
haha i was drunk to. it was on the claw machine in the arcade bit in the casino. only spent 25 bucks


That makes me feel better. I only spent like ten. Though I didn't win anything.
#18
see high tension is a smart dude claw machines are the best. i have the upper model toys ooh yeahh haha. however deslni you sound like your gunna be one of those old dudes who warn kids that claw machines are a waste of money and are impossoble to win on
#19
what you need is a fun new hobby. have you ever tried exposing your genitals in public? its fun and profitable!
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#20
Quote by deslni01

But you don't see me pitying you for things I can do that you can't do. For example, pleasuring a woman, playing guitar, or being intelligent to name a few.



Lies. All lies.
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#21
Quote by deslni01
Wow, you got me. One time when I was 10 I lost a quarter at a claw machine, and due to my lacking skills at life I haven't been back since. Please, take your pity and donate me a quarter so I can win a deformed stuffed basketball the size of a golfball. Please, please, oh wise one, lend me a quarter. If I can turn a profit of -300%, I will be forever indebted to you.

But you don't see me pitying you for things I can do that you can't do. For example, pleasuring a woman, playing guitar, or being intelligent to name a few.

^This guy wins.
#22
Quote by vidoublelanz
see high tension is a smart dude claw machines are the best. i have the upper model toys ooh yeahh haha. however deslni you sound like your gunna be one of those old dudes who warn kids that claw machines are a waste of money and are impossoble to win on


I'll tell you what, if you continue life with the "education" you have, and make more money than me, I will never, ever tell someone that spending 25 cents per turn, for the opportunity to win a toy worth a penny, is not worth it.

That sound fair? Obviously you won't take me up on the wager, or you will do it blindly saying something along the lines of "LOL i wull make moar munies playing claw machines than you evar will!!!!"
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#23
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what you need is a fun new hobby. have you ever tried exposing your genitals in public? its fun and profitable!



hahah im intrigued
#24
Quote by vidoublelanz
see high tension is a smart dude claw machines are the best. i have the upper model toys ooh yeahh haha. however deslni you sound like your gunna be one of those old dudes who warn kids that claw machines are a waste of money and are impossoble to win on


I'll tell you what, if you continue life with the "education" you have, and make more money than me, I will never, ever tell someone that spending 25 cents per turn, for the opportunity to win a toy worth a penny, is not worth it.

That sound fair? Obviously you won't take me up on the wager, or you will do it blindly saying something along the lines of "LOL i wull make moar munies playing claw machines than you evar will!!!!"
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Quote by deslni01
I'll tell you what, if you continue life with the "education" you have, and make more money than me, I will never, ever tell someone that spending 25 cents per turn, for the opportunity to win a toy worth a penny, is not worth it.

That sound fair? Obviously you won't take me up on the wager, or you will do it blindly saying something along the lines of "LOL i wull make moar munies playing claw machines than you evar will!!!!"


Apparently you don't have cool claw machines where you live. The ones where I live at have careers in them instead of toys. It's pretty cool, I'm a doctor..
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Quote by deslni01
I'll tell you what, if you continue life with the "education" you have, and make more money than me, I will never, ever tell someone that spending 25 cents per turn, for the opportunity to win a toy worth a penny, is not worth it.

That sound fair? Obviously you won't take me up on the wager, or you will do it blindly saying something along the lines of "LOL i wull make moar munies playing claw machines than you evar will!!!!"


Did you just get your first job at McDonalds or something?
#27
Quote by deslni01
I'll tell you what, if you continue life with the "education" you have, and make more money than me, I will never, ever tell someone that spending 25 cents per turn, for the opportunity to win a toy worth a penny, is not worth it.

That sound fair? Obviously you won't take me up on the wager, or you will do it blindly saying something along the lines of "LOL i wull make moar munies playing claw machines than you evar will!!!!"



haha ohh you just sound like a wank. i didn't spell anything wrong at all or even claim that i was making 'munnies' by playing claw machines.
#28
One day after work I cashed my paycheck and got $20 in quarters and yeah I didn't get anything. I really wanted the giant frog. When I didn't get it I got another $20 in quarters. I went home empty handed.
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#29
Quote by StraightxXxEdge
Did you just get your first job at McDonalds or something?


Yes, I salt the french fries, why do you ask?
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#30
Quote by vidoublelanz
haha ohh you just sound like a wank. i didn't spell anything wrong at all or even claim that i was making 'munnies' by playing claw machines.


Again, I'll tell you what. If you can honestly go through your posts and say you didn't spell anything wrong or use improper grammar - and have your sixth grade teacher back you up - I'll give you a million dollars.
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#31
Quote by deslni01
Yes, I salt the french fries, why do you ask?


this explains your lack of quarters for the claw machine
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Quote by deslni01
I'll tell you what, if you continue life with the "education" you have, and make more money than me, I will never, ever tell someone that spending 25 cents per turn, for the opportunity to win a toy worth a penny, is not worth it.



Well, you play guitar. I'm assuming that since you're so hardened and wise, you bought your own gear. I am also assuming that music is NOT your career.

So obviously, spending thousands of dollar on gear to not make a single penny off of it isn't "worth it".


People just want to have fun. You don't have to be such a dick about claw machines, of all things.
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Quote by deslni01
Again, I'll tell you what. If you can honestly go through your posts and say you didn't spell anything wrong or use improper grammar - and have your sixth grade teacher back you up - I'll give you a million dollars.



ooh grammer hit me where it hurts
#34
Quote by HaKattack
Well, you play guitar. I'm assuming that since you're so hardened and wise, you bought your own gear. I am also assuming that music is NOT your career.
So obviously, spending thousands of dollar on gear to not make a single penny off of it isn't "worth it".
People just want to have fun. You don't have to be such a dick about claw machines, of all things.


Arguments aside, what would make you think or lead to believe that music is not my career or a source of income? As per your argument, are you telling me that spending money on a guitar and an amplifier is the same as putting money in a claw machine? I understand your analogy that entertainment is entertainment - I really do. And I'm sure this is the case in at least one instance, but if you can tell me that the OP obtains as much entertainment from the prize won - a SINGLE prize won - from a claw machine as I obtain from a single guitar, then I'd agree with you. But for some reason, I'm inclined to say that well over the majority of the people in the world would spend much more time on a guitar than a stuffed basketball or a stuffed alien.
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Arguments aside, what would make you think or lead to believe that music is not my career or a source of income? As per your argument, are you telling me that spending money on a guitar and an amplifier is the same as putting money in a claw machine? I understand your analogy that entertainment is entertainment - I really do. And I'm sure this is the case in at least one instance, but if you can tell me that the OP obtains as much entertainment from the prize won - a SINGLE prize won - from a claw machine as I obtain from a single guitar, then I'd agree with you. But for some reason, I'm inclined to say that well over the majority of the people in the world would spend much more time on a guitar than a stuffed basketball or a stuffed alien.


You're here making long, thoughtful posts, that nobody cares about.
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Quote by StraightxXxEdge
You're here making long, thoughtful posts, that nobody cares about.


You got me. Because I'm writing basic paragraphs I'm clearly not a musician. End thread, because I've been defeated. Please, use your superpowers to rid the world of evil - if not for my weak self, but for the very lives of the people you love!

Also, write a novel or a screenplay, because you have an uncanny ability to read people based off of interesting traits and stereotypes.
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You got me. Because I'm writing basic paragraphs I'm clearly not a musician. End thread, because I've been defeated. Please, use your superpowers to rid the world of evil - if not for my weak self, but for the very lives of the people you love!

Also, write a novel or a screenplay, because you have an uncanny ability to read people based off of interesting traits and stereotypes.


It's more your lack of self esteem. You insult people to make yourself look better, and you hate being wrong in fear of looking stupid, but you just come off as a jerk. If you were an accomplished musician, I doubt you'd need to escape to the internet where you feel safe and superior. Also, I'm not sure I understand how reading people would lead to a good career in writing, as you create characters, not analyze existing ones when writing novels and screenplays.
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Quote by StraightxXxEdge
It's more your lack of self esteem. You insult people to make yourself look better, and you hate being wrong in fear of looking stupid, but you just come off as a jerk. If you were an accomplished musician, I doubt you'd need to escape to the internet where you feel safe and superior. Also, I'm not sure I understand how reading people would lead to a good career in writing, as you create characters, not analyze existing ones when writing novels and screenplays.


Lack of self-esteem? All I initially said [before being insulted] was that spending money to "win" toys from a machine is, in fact, losing money. How do I know? I've been in the retail business.

Who said anything about being an accomplished musician? You said yourself that I wasn't even a musician - that's more insulting than saying claw machines aren't worth the money put into them. Let me guess - if I say spending $100 at a carnival in the goldfish game is worth not only my time and my money, but posting on an online forum how superior I am at it - and you disagree by saying that the goldfish aren't, in fact, worth all that money [because you have experience in the field], you're insulting me?

And who are you to say what a musician can and can't do online? Apparently if a musician - whether it be Joe Shmoe, Randy Rhoads or Jimmy Page - says something similar on the internet, they are not only worthless musicians, but wasters of their own time?

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Also, I'm not sure I understand how reading people would lead to a good career in writing, as you create characters, not analyze existing ones when writing novels and screenplays.


I'm saying that your understanding of mankind is far above the majority of the world, which would help you create characters based off of stereotypes. FYI: authors use specific traits to create characters. Also, not every piece of literature is centered around fictitious characters.
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#39
I like them tetris-like ones where you have to build blocks to the top to win stuff like a digital camera or a Ipod.

Now they're addictive.
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#40
Quote by deslni01
Lack of self-esteem? All I said was that spending money to "win" toys from a machine is, in fact, losing money. How do I know? I've been in the retail business.

Who said anything about being an accomplished musician? You said yourself that I wasn't even a musician - that's more insulting than saying claw machines aren't worth the money put into them. Let me guess - if I say spending $100 at a carnival in the goldfish game is worth not only my time and my money, but posting on an online forum how superior I am at it - and you disagree [because you have experience in the field], you're insulting me?

And who are you to say what a musician can and can't do online? Apparently if a musician - whether it be Joe Shmoe, Randy Rhoads or Jimmy Page - says something similar on the internet, they are not only worthless musicians, but wasters of their own time?

I'm saying that your understanding of mankind is far above the majority of the world, which would creating characters based off of stereotypes. Also, not every piece of literature is centered around fictitious characters.


You made your point, and continued to press it far beyond the limits of a casual claw machine thread.

I never said you weren't a musician, I expressed my doubts that you did it for a living.

I doubt Jimmy Page would be seen here starting petty arguments in every thread (you've another one going in the "Stash" thread where you brought up the harm of marijuana for no apparent reason) in an attempt to show off his intellect and say he makes more money than everyone else.

Also, you specified novels, which are by definition fiction, and screenplays, which very seldom depict actual events.

I'm sure you're a smart guy, I just don't see why you're trying so hard to prove it to everyone.
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