Playing for money

Discussion in 'MINUTE MAN Dart League (MMDL)' started by Chitown599, Mar 23, 2010.

  1. Shannonmiles

    Shannonmiles Active Member

    I understand completely. The answer is easy. If you won't take their money when they lose then don't play them for money. This goes equally for drunks and kids or anyone else for that matter. It does not make you a bad guy. You are an honest nice guy. We see things a bit differently as far as this subject goes. I just have the way I think is right to raise my kids. I could be wrong about how I go about it but it’s my way. But one thing for sure is they are never going to get hustled on a dart board!!!!!!!!!!!! They will also never act like a big baby when they lose a bet. I will have raised men when I’m done. I can live with that.
  2. thirstydawg

    thirstydawg New Member

    Tracy you beat me to it :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

    But otherwise i say no you don't.Cause i wouldn't want a friend to do that to me
  3. kirby

    kirby New Member

    Better teach them Horseshoes too Lawrence.. :wink:
  4. Shannonmiles

    Shannonmiles Active Member

    If you’re teaching them Kirby...... I'm fine with that. Learn from the best and you cannot go wrong. When they get a little big for their britches there is not a thing in the world wrong with knocking em' down a peg or two.
  5. Eddie_C

    Eddie_C New Member

    There was a LOD before the season began at the Fitz and outside of PDSL and MMDL I havent been frequenting the Fitz as much since Rhiannon was born, a younger kid tried to entice me into playing for money, I agreed and he wanted to do 10 Bulls for 10$, he told me he was pretty good (never seen him before in my life) I proceeded to throw 5 Bulls to his 1 then a 2 and 3, I had 10 Bulls and he had 4, he reminded me he had last shot because I started, I obliged and reminded him he needed to throw 3 PERFECT Darts. He didn't, he dug into his pocket pulled out a 5$ bill and 5 Ones, I told him to keep his money.

    His Buddy wanted to do it for 20$, (the kid obviosly hadn't been watching or was just a little too cocky) I took his 20$ for being stupid.

    But as a Rule of Thumb I don't play for money especially against a friend
  6. dwalsh

    dwalsh New Member

    As a friend,I believe you have a responsibility to point out to him/her that they are drunk and u don't want to take advantage of them.If they continue to badger you into a game for money.....beat them,take the money and next time you see them buy them a drink and talk about it.If they are ticked about it,they really weren't your friend to begin with.I bet he was more ticked you wouldn't play him Frank,than if you did and took him.
  7. Shannonmiles

    Shannonmiles Active Member

    Dave…..this is completely hypothetical exercise. :wink: Well except for the later posts regarding Miles :D :D :D
  8. Chitown599

    Chitown599 Administrator Staff Member Site Admin Site Moderator

    Thanks Larry. Yes Dave, I just wanted to know everyones thoughts on this, as I have seen this from time to time.
  9. dwalsh

    dwalsh New Member

    Well that's my thoughts on the matter-all purely hypothetical.Just saying what I would do.
  10. JD

    JD New Member

    Interesting topic! I don’t like playing for money period! (except poker)Whether it’s Friends or not. Too many bad experiences with both.
    But, hypothetically, it’s been entertaining reading for a change! 8)
  11. bullseye

    bullseye New Member

    Frank I would say no as well I never like to play darts against a friend for money seems as if when there is money involved people act differently your friendship seems to go out the window at that time. People seem to throw better when they are drinking I think it is a myth you can throw just as good sober. Just my opinion I am just a dart player with not many friends.
  12. JDam

    JDam New Member

    I said yes, because I often play friends for money after league when everyone is drunk. Its usually just $5 though so its no big deal. If it was just 2 of us and I won a few in a row I'd be buying the beers.
  13. Triple-B

    Triple-B New Member

    You wouldnt have the money to pay up even if someone did 8O LMAO
  14. thirstydawg

    thirstydawg New Member

    Your right there Billy :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
  15. hooley

    hooley New Member

    LMAO , He couldn't beat me anyways :wink:
  16. kirby

    kirby New Member

    I really feel here that Triceps Billy holds all the cards here and if not Tracy has the little weasel's back..SOOOOOO Hooley don't be goin there :roll: :roll:
  17. ecduzitgood

    ecduzitgood New Member

    I like what Spin told me, take his money and then show up at his house the next morning and give it back saying......."now tell me what you've learned".
  18. dsm1mtm

    dsm1mtm New Member

    Exactly what I would do. No if it wasn't a friend, I would take them for everything I could.

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