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11 Nov 15 20:23
Date Joined: 25 Sep 02
| Topic/replies: 2,625 | Blogger: seaside's blog
I have seen so many come and go on here over the years.
They have a bit of banter give it large and then bye bye never to be seen again.
I have a feeling that there are very few still on here that first reg in 2002 or before.
Reminds me of what Dave Nev said about me in his book don't think he can pull up the readies any more.
Well Dave I don't see you pulling out the readies is all I see you doing is taking S*** on the TV
If there are 30 people who reg on here in 2002 or before I will be surprised.Shocked
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Report Charlie November 12, 2015 7:03 PM GMT
1st December 01. Just in time to give Christmas money to everyone on here then.
Report Jack Hacksaw November 12, 2015 7:10 PM GMT
02 for me.
Report treetop November 12, 2015 7:15 PM GMT
June 01 for me,not one of the louder posters on here though.
Report oneten November 12, 2015 7:26 PM GMT
I'm here too. Can't be bothered with the forum anymore sadly.
Used to be a great place full of chat , wit and Interesting discussions..  Now appears to be a rancid place full of shouting children.
Report Ei Ei November 12, 2015 7:28 PM GMT
Still here (just).
Report YOMOMMA November 12, 2015 7:51 PM GMT
Signed. I don't know what's gone downhill most the exchange and customer service or the forum.

The exchange used to be peer to peer and you could have a bet on any market you wanted. Now? Just full of £4 bots. As for the forum it used to be full of sharp minds and now total d1ckheads left.
Report Mr Spock November 12, 2015 7:59 PM GMT
Am still here but probably £100K lighter Sad
Report Jack Hacksaw November 12, 2015 7:59 PM GMT
Present company excepted, of course.
Report Sir Epicure Mammon November 12, 2015 8:06 PM GMT
Signing in.
Report sc1883 November 12, 2015 8:07 PM GMT
Another old fogey here! Jul02
Report Kelly November 12, 2015 8:48 PM GMT
Among the older originals on here I would be interested to know whether your activity on here has remained unchanged over the years , or has it stayed almost the same ?

I know when I started out on here I was attracted by the superior odds available compared with the bookies , but after a while I realised that the opportunities lay not in punting , but elsewhere , so I changed tack and essentially became a ( selective) layer .

Turnover for me is a fraction of what it used to be , but still trying .
Report gally600 November 12, 2015 8:49 PM GMT
Report Charlie November 12, 2015 8:52 PM GMT
Good post but start a new thread please.
Report houdini November 12, 2015 9:11 PM GMT
count me in. I think
Report hong kong fooey November 12, 2015 9:12 PM GMT
Oct 2002
Report Swardean November 12, 2015 9:13 PM GMT
Signing in 2002
Report dpf November 12, 2015 9:17 PM GMT
I think I qualify
Report seaside November 13, 2015 12:51 AM GMT
I think in the 13 years I have been on Betfair to tell you the truth I don't think there is a lot in it.

I laid off some big football bets I have had over the years which would show my account in the red.

Never bet on betfair now as I like getting the best odds which the bookies offer so have a lot of accounts and try to spread it around.

I think from what the old people on here are saying is that they don't bet nearly as much as they did as the value seems to be gone.

I think almost everybody on the forum would have been in tears from laughing at some time or other reading some of the posts.

Really interesting to see what others have found about betfair over the years thanks for posting guys.
Report equine flew November 13, 2015 11:16 AM GMT
Do I qualify ?
Report mandown November 13, 2015 11:43 AM GMT
Report know all November 13, 2015 12:00 PM GMT
first day oaks when betfair launched better site was the other one that they bought out
Report know all November 13, 2015 12:12 PM GMT
flutter that was it, oh the old days remember backing a dandy Nichols one 33/1 350/1 on here, the overnight markets were amazing and laying was far easier.

Some great posters come and gone have laughed so much many years ago it was compulsive it was that good, I think we all know those that ruined it but trolls and some fruitcakes seem to be the cause of the problems on here but befair allowed it to happen instead of clamping down.

slowly dying this place such a shame
Report know all November 13, 2015 12:15 PM GMT
remember the gifts betfair used to send out at Christmas, then the free hampers thread so funny great days
Report quayside November 13, 2015 12:20 PM GMT
Report ladycarla November 13, 2015 12:34 PM GMT
Yes used to give out some great prizes, remember two VIP days at cheltenham, awesome days as much food and drink as you wanted can't remember the train rides home!! They used to look after their customers but sadly they forget how to do that SadSadSad
Report springy November 13, 2015 12:36 PM GMT
signing in (rarely do these days)
Report Rider November 13, 2015 12:59 PM GMT

Nov 12, 2015 -- 7:26PM, oneten wrote:

I'm here too. Can't be bothered with the forum anymore sadly. Used to be a great place full of chat , wit and Interesting discussions..  Now appears to be a rancid place full of shouting children.

Used to be a great place full of chat , wit and Interesting discussions

no it didnt, its always been exactly what it is - a public forum of anonymous posters or anonymous ********** as was once said in the early days

Report bettysboy November 13, 2015 1:05 PM GMT
I rarely look on here anymore - just occasionally when boredom sets in
Report argosy November 13, 2015 1:08 PM GMT
Still at it.
Report Storm Alert November 13, 2015 1:11 PM GMT
I'm still here haning on since Oct02.  Betfair has ruined my betting experiencing TBH.  I used to get up read the RP drive to the bookies to get best price and then sit down in front of the TV to watch uninterrupted.  Now I have one eye on the TV and one eye on here trying to exploit betting opportunities even the market liquidity and quick wins are a distance memory.

Don't get wrong betting is far more profitable for me nowadays online versus high street bookie prices, I just need to retrain myself if sit down and forget about the betting when the race is on.
Report taffy November 13, 2015 1:29 PM GMT
I must have been one of the early birds
Report kipling November 13, 2015 4:42 PM GMT
Think I qualify.
Report Hushwing. November 13, 2015 4:55 PM GMT
i'm still around , don't win anymore thoughSad
the games changed , the form book doesnt count for the same
Report mr bojangles November 13, 2015 5:04 PM GMT
not sure how long but a fair while
Report james from the north November 13, 2015 5:06 PM GMT
Report exactaman November 13, 2015 5:13 PM GMT
Report Chris B November 13, 2015 5:30 PM GMT
Maybe Betfair could have a forum solely for those into their teens on Betfair?
Report chavman November 13, 2015 5:31 PM GMT
Oap moaning thread
Report chavman November 13, 2015 5:33 PM GMT
If misery was currency you lot would be loaded
Report Airman November 13, 2015 6:04 PM GMT
Still popping up now and then!
Report bobmidd November 13, 2015 6:21 PM GMT
I'm here since 7 Jan 2002 and still can't get a bet with Sportsbook
Report Bloggsville November 13, 2015 6:25 PM GMT
I remember where a matched bet was such an event you were able to post a comment to the other guy
Report nightshift man November 13, 2015 6:27 PM GMT
Urmmm 2006 not good enough ExcitedCry
Report mrcombustible November 13, 2015 7:31 PM GMT
Report homefortea November 13, 2015 7:51 PM GMT
I am on my second username so am a veteran...Pre Homefortea I was Outallnight and I think the second poster on here before helloisanyoneoutthere...Laugh
Report matso November 13, 2015 8:02 PM GMT
Don't play to much these days .. as I feel that betfair as been the total ruination of the game.
Report netherton November 13, 2015 8:38 PM GMT
Still here. lots of top posters gone I think. Remember minnow,headmaster, RLkingpunter,[plus top birmingham bookie  who posted some corking stuff forgotten his moniker, ilungamwepu. Was with Sporting Options for a while. Cripes it was years ago when i think !
Report homefortea November 13, 2015 8:45 PM GMT
netherton I remember you - were you not involved in a car crash or something and a coma maybe..
Report Gerbs November 13, 2015 8:46 PM GMT
cubone was the brummy bookie
Report bburn November 13, 2015 8:50 PM GMT
Not sure how long, to long
Report bburn November 13, 2015 8:54 PM GMT
26th June 2002
Report homefortea November 13, 2015 8:58 PM GMT
Feck me has it taken that long to post or perhaps you are "special needs" and are aged about 60 and your carers have "passed on" bburn...LaughLaugh
Report bburn November 13, 2015 9:00 PM GMT
If money Tree still posts, will see you in another 13 years
Report bburn November 13, 2015 9:03 PM GMT
homefortea hmm that must be when they let you out your nursing home
Report homefortea November 13, 2015 9:21 PM GMT
Feck me I would love to be in a nursing home because that would mean that I would not have to live in this World..

Trying to drink myself to death but as the "Liver Of The Year" winner 2010/2011/2012/2013/2014/2015 it seems that I am doing something wrong...

Still have a few posts on here though..
Report chavman November 13, 2015 9:25 PM GMT
the pertinent point being the humerous posters may have gone but that may have a coincidental link with their lack of fortune.

only a thought but they were funny apparently.
Report bestmate November 13, 2015 9:27 PM GMT
Signing inGrin
Report homefortea November 13, 2015 9:28 PM GMT
chavman what are you on about..

As Eric Morecambe might have said - you have all the right words but not necessary in the right order...Laugh
Report chavman November 13, 2015 9:28 PM GMT
i doubt the wife or overdraft took them with your boyish appreciation
Report homefortea November 13, 2015 9:30 PM GMT
England Cup World won 1966 in...

Report blackpood November 13, 2015 9:36 PM GMT
Don't post much. Bored with pocket talkers and not enough humour. Used to like Warwick Hunt and the like.
Report Dave The Rave November 13, 2015 9:37 PM GMT
foydc back to Blackpool! Laugh Watch what you step in!
Report blackpood November 13, 2015 9:41 PM GMT
Pressed wrong letter when I joined and couldn't change it . Don't live in Blackpool now, met a bird from Fleetwood.
Report Dave The Rave November 13, 2015 9:46 PM GMT
Shofisticated! Bet ye been ta Leeds two! Wink
Report Rockinron November 14, 2015 9:41 AM GMT
Report Rockinron November 14, 2015 9:43 AM GMT
Jus checked ...I joined 2004 Blush
Report Miltonfield November 14, 2015 10:07 AM GMT
still here
Report yapyapyap37 November 14, 2015 10:14 AM GMT
How many ?
Report Pythagoras November 14, 2015 10:28 AM GMT
2001 for me; a lot has changed betting wise over that time; can't keep an account with anyone if you've half a clue these days, arber or not. Even shops reluctant to take sports and horse bets of any substance unless they can immediately lay them off on here for a profit (in which case why would you want to have the bet in the shop!. Thank god for betfair, even with its heavy commission rates, as at least you don't get closed and it generally has great liquidity.I used to make good profits on betting but probably struggle to break even nowadays.
Report NEW FACE November 14, 2015 11:08 AM GMT
Seen a lot of changes in 14 years - accounts closed for losing money with the high street bookies because of irregular betting patterns - Pricew@@e value bets etc.

The only real winners are the high rollers who can bank roll themselves out of a poor run - the rest are kidding yourselves as 999/1000 myself included don't have the discipline to win small amounts regularly.

Utilise betfair for what it is - a vehicle for entertainment and if you stick to your "Price for Fun" limits £20, £50 £100 per week whatever suits your pocket then its excellent.

it shows your profit and loss so be honest with yourself and enjoy it for what it is...
Report seaside November 15, 2015 4:27 PM GMT
Looks like most people say that Betfair and gambling in general has gone down hill.

I for one never go racing and have not placed a bet on Betfair for over a year.

Have no trouble getting my few shillings on with the bookies at best odds so I am happy.

I try to spread my bets around with the bookies I am still getting the best odds and no accounts have been closed.

As Eddie says don't be to greedy.

You should have listen to Eddie Dave did you not hear that bit when he glued you in ?
Report haplessamatuer November 15, 2015 6:16 PM GMT
Having come over from the far superior Flutter
and also tried the orange site
seems like theres
far more than you expected seaside
plus many multiple entries
Report Barton Bank November 15, 2015 6:18 PM GMT
Yep. Still here.
Report homefortea November 15, 2015 7:09 PM GMT
seaside so what is the point - you are obviously a loser so why even give shillings to the rancid firms.

Find another "hobby" I would suggest flower arranging or jam making as at least you would have something to show for it...
Report johnn November 15, 2015 7:11 PM GMT
Report peterhiggins November 15, 2015 7:30 PM GMT
mar 31 2002
Report seaside November 15, 2015 8:00 PM GMT

With a name like that it should be you looking to make some jam.

Are you like five stone over weight ?

Take it easy on them pies and might be a good idea to leave the cakes alone for a bit until you slim down.
Report Red Lorry Yella Lol November 15, 2015 8:03 PM GMT
started  Oct 2000 but BF took my original username away
Report homefortea November 15, 2015 8:06 PM GMT
Ouch - I am actually well toned (!) and have been known to walk 15 miles up the beach before having the first drink of the day..

Funnily enough was in a Church a couple of weeks ago on a walk and bought a jar of lemon marmalade for £1 and it is the best thing that I ever tasted..

Never eat pies nor cakes though..
Report homefortea November 15, 2015 8:07 PM GMT
Red Lorry Yella Lol 15 Nov 15 20:03 Joined: 24 Jul 03 | Topic/replies: 232 | Blogger: Red Lorry Yella Lol's blog
started  Oct 2000 but BF took my original username away

I am not surprised as complete fecking lunatic was a giveaway..

How are you back on here have the gaols cleared out...
Report Saritamer November 15, 2015 8:09 PM GMT
Why Did the the forum lose so much interest? I remember there used to be so many fantastic horse racing debates but then posts reduced dramatically a few years back. I seem to remember the system changing and folk just stopped posting, can anyone enlighten me.
Report Red Lorry Yella Lol November 15, 2015 8:19 PM GMT
Is timeless still around?

What about:

Sandown Hill
the troll
Report homefortea November 15, 2015 8:24 PM GMT
You have been off the drinks/drugs fella and I hope that it will continue because you were a disgrace...

You have deffo been in gaol and I wish you well...
Report haplessamatuer November 15, 2015 9:03 PM GMT
how many accounts have been opened from day one??
Report Thin and Crispy November 16, 2015 9:29 AM GMT
Report JH Rogers November 16, 2015 10:55 AM GMT
Probably be a couple of thousand in various guises.
Getting banned was pretty easy on the old forum.
Report djx1969. November 16, 2015 11:57 AM GMT
dont post much now used to be very informative lots of good tipsters left over the years  just seems to be forum of idiots wanting to slag eachother off
Report lead on November 16, 2015 12:12 PM GMT
Still a lot of informative discussion on the Antepost Forum
Report madhatter November 16, 2015 12:17 PM GMT
Not quite for me........joined 31st January 2003
Report stewy November 16, 2015 12:52 PM GMT
been some time though don't post much.
Report dogform November 16, 2015 1:34 PM GMT
Is this 2nd March 2001 or 1st March 2002, not sure how the date format works "dd mmm yy" or "yy mmm dd" ?
Either way I was here in 2002.


Joined Betfair: 02 Mar 01
Report Deltâ November 16, 2015 1:37 PM GMT
2nd March 2001
Report Phil_magroin November 16, 2015 1:59 PM GMT
I'm still here
Report GoBallistic November 16, 2015 2:05 PM GMT
Report GoBallistic November 16, 2015 2:05 PM GMT
Almost 15 years Plain
Report jimnast November 17, 2015 6:04 PM GMT
long time for me
Report nuboy November 17, 2015 7:25 PM GMT
Feb 2003,i thought of joining 2002 does that qualify.
Report SlippyBlue November 17, 2015 8:02 PM GMT
Been here since day 1.
Report MC Roller November 17, 2015 8:03 PM GMT
Another long time betfair expert signing in. Expert in talking rubbish on forums.

I started off full of hope, thoughts of upgrading my three wheeled lada, maybe leaving my burger flipping job and impressing women with my fat wallet......

Still got the shitt car, shitt job, lost a bit of hair and my wallet is thinner than the supermodel girlfriend I never had. However, I've finally accepted I just don't have what it takes to be a good gambler, so gave it up. What has gone, has gone, you can still have fun without gambling despite what those disgusting adverts on tv tell you.
Report mr singh November 17, 2015 10:30 PM GMT
Here since april 2002 as well. 13 and a half years can't believe it's that long.
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