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    Cyburbian Plus Zoning Goddess's avatar
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    "Luck" in sports, gambling, and superstitions

    Last night RJ's Giants won 14-7, they're having a rough time tonite; he says, "Well, it happens, they lose when I watch". Really? It's like his dictum that it's not him playing golf, it's the club that's at fault. I am glad he doesn't go to casinos because that would be a real deal killer, but is it normal for people to have all those sports-related superstitions? You don't watch, they win?

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    Quite normal ^.

    Former Detroit Tiger manager Sparky Anderson would not step on the foul lines. My friend Marcia was convinced (for years) that my wearing of a certain Wolverine sweatshirt on the day of the Ohio State VS Michigan football game guaranteed a Meeshigan victory. Katie has been known to stop her son from entering the kitchen because when he previously entered the Denver Broncos would give up a score. On this score, your hubbie is quite normal.

    On other stuff, maybe not so normal.

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    Case in point: RJ is playing golf next weekend, and yes, is buying yet another putter, because of course, it's the club...

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