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Phil83

Member since:
17.01.2017

Phil83's profile

I haven't gambled for

542

days

Date Post
08-08-2018 Hi Willywonka, My advice would be to focus any energy you are spending trying to 'take on' the casin…
24-05-2018 You can't really group gambling (an, albeit potentially harmful, occupation/vice/hobby) with your ex…
03-05-2018 I'm not defending the 'softening of the next generation' to gambling (blimey, if most of them got an…
03-05-2018 Interesting debate :) I'm definitely with cardhue on thiis one. I agree that abstinance should be fa…
25-04-2018 It sounds promising but I can hear the sound of bank notes being stuffed into brown envelopes as we …
17-04-2018 Hi Chris, Firstly, I love the term 'asshat' and I'm going to make an effort to use it more in my eve…
12-04-2018 EKJR, I posted this on your thread back in February:   "EKJR, Welcome to the forum. My first observ…
12-04-2018 Hi Cluedo, Welcome to the forum. Coming here is a great first step and admitting your problem and wa…
23-03-2018 Hi One Punch, Good opening post and very honest. It will help your recovery if you can get to the bo…
14-03-2018 Welcome to the forum, It sounds like you need better advice than I can give but I do suggest giving …
22-02-2018 Hi JayJam, Welcome to the forum. I believe that the burden of debt often acts as a stark reminder of…
22-02-2018 As far as I'm aware there isn't a 'global' self exclusion for online casinos yet. If your family kno…
22-02-2018 Well done on getting the blocking software installed, it's important to get as many blocks in place …
21-02-2018 Hi Alexs, Sorry that this is going to sound harsh but, having spent a significant amount of time rep…
14-02-2018 Hi Blue Wings, Welcome to the forum, you will find a lot of support and advice here. Speaking as a g…
14-02-2018 tornsoldier, Can I suggest that, before payday rolls around, that you get some actual blocks in plac…
13-02-2018 Hi Olle. I think that this is a perfect place to talk about whatever you think causes you to gamble …
13-02-2018 Hi Alexs, I may be chastised for saying this but what you did was a 'lapse' but doesn't necessarily …
13-02-2018 Hi Lizzy, Welcome to the forum, you'll find a lot of good (and non-judgemental) advice here. Well do…
12-02-2018 Well done 'betnomore' on your recovery so far. I really liked your first post as it's very important…
09-02-2018 Sfc, I wanted to post my advice and experiences BUT geordie's post is SO spot on that I've got very …
09-02-2018 Well done Phil (I know you weren't self-congratulating but that doesn't mean we can't!). You're righ…
09-02-2018 Hi Ryan, As hard as it may seem, you have to forget about the money, yes it's a lot but you're young…
07-02-2018 Hi There, Trust me, you won't be judged here, we're all in the same boat (well, similar boats). Ther…
07-02-2018 Hi Abigail, Welcome to the forum. I totally understand the hangover analogy, I've felt that way many…
07-02-2018 Yawn...More breath wasted.   Step 1: Rant about losses Step 2: Complain about 'unfair' practices fr…
06-02-2018 Hazard, Welcome to the forum. So, so pleased to see you really taking the bull by the horns and taki…
06-02-2018 EKJR, Welcome to the forum. My first observation is that you are getting far too 'hung up' on the be…
31-01-2018 Hi Ben, I completely agree with ODAAT. I'm not suggesting you don't pursue getting your money back, …
30-01-2018 Hi Ken, Well done on nearly 5 years, awesome achievement and I hope you're enjoying the fruits of yo…
30-01-2018 Hi Silver, Well done and thanks for sharing an inpirational story of success. Enjoy the car and the …
30-01-2018 Hi Kev, You sound like a man after my own heart, despite being 4 months gamble-free, I wouldn't clas…
30-01-2018 Hi Messed Up, Thanks for your response. I've been 'clean' since 14th September last year so 4 and a …
30-01-2018 Hi There, Welcome to the forum. I can't imagine anyone here (even they guys who are now years gamble…
30-01-2018 Hi SatNav, Welcome to the forum, it's a great place to start your recovery. Firstly, can I suggest y…
29-01-2018 Hi Crow, Well done for coming here and for sharing your story. Restricting access to your remaining …
29-01-2018 Hi Messed Up, I think it is good to share opinions and I think it's fair to say that everyone's reco…
29-01-2018 Hi Conor, We done on 3 weeks, that's great going! The urges will come out of the blue sometimes and …
26-01-2018 Hi Matt, Sounds like you're making all the right moves, well done for taking the bull by the horns a…
26-01-2018 Hi Matt, Sorry you're at a bit of a bad point but you've done the right thing coming here. Use the e…
25-01-2018 Hi SFC, Whether or not payday loan companies will lend is normally based solely on affordability and…
25-01-2018 Hi MGR, Thanks for your post, it's nice to get an opinion from the 'other side of the fence' as it w…
23-01-2018 Hi 'I Can't' Massive well done on your 28 days, that's a brilliant start, you're already feeling bet…
22-01-2018 Phil, I understand where you're coming from. Going back a few years, FOBT's and pub fruit machines w…
19-01-2018 Trust me Johnny, you're not alone I think we've been there and done it. The thing is, if you had lef…
19-01-2018 Hi JohnnyBoy, You need to forget about the money mate. It's gone and you won't get it back so draw a…
11-01-2018 Hi GLE, Welcome to the forum. Can I ask what it was you gambled on? You will need as much help as yo…
10-01-2018 'Clean' is the work I use, I think most people use GF (i.e Gamble Free) but using acronyms always ma…
09-01-2018 Hi Shaun, I think that, whilst your posts make a lot of sense, they miss the mark when it comes to a…
08-01-2018 Hi Jammy, Sounds like you've been thrown a financial lifeline but be VERY wary in thinking that mone…

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