September 30, 2021
Dipped in and out of some of the World Team Cup games today from Dusseldorf. The rain breaks were annoying but not half as much as the German crowd.
I think today was my breaking point after trading Hamburg last week as well. It’s just that perpetual slow hand clapping the moment there’s a micro-second break in the action. Starting to do my head in. What the hell is point?
But that’s minor compared to the brain damage those bloody pre-pubescent squeals of “Let’s go – insert suitably Germanic sounding name – Let’s go” chants all the time. Starting to bug me as much as those fucking Crazy Frog ads were last summer. And that’s saying something!
Anyway, the chill remedy is a night in a relaxing country pub with Emma and some mates so I’m off out. Bah Humbug!! 🙂
Don’t laugh. I can explain! And hey, at least the number is in green!!
Truth is I should have made a small Domino Qiu Qiu Uang Asli killing today. With the server troubles I had (see post below) it meant I couldn’t do anything approaching normal work so had a good few hours to trade. Perfect! Or it would have been if it hadn’t been for injuries.
After the disaster of the last time I got involved in a Roddick game I was determined to show a good profit on today’s game. And indeed I was. Roddick had his serve broken early and I had a back on Massu. Big green and smiles all round. And then Roddick goes and gets injured. No worries I’m telling myself. Just finish the set. But no, he was unable to and all that green just disappeared. Betfair rules. Which state quite clearly in Big red letters:
If the first set …