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10 Things That Happen Every Grand National

The only time of year you will ever bet

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1. It's the Grand National today!

You never bet on anything, but as soon as you realise it's the Grand National you're pulling your bank card out.

You never bet on anything, but as soon as you realise it's the Grand National you're pulling your bank card out.

2. PickAFunnyName 200-1

You know nothing about horses, so instead, your logic tells you to pick the one with the funny name.
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You know nothing about horses, so instead, your logic tells you to pick the one with the funny name.

3. I'm a pro at this

You fill out your betting slip, check out your potential winnings, and convince yourself you've already won.
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You fill out your betting slip, check out your potential winnings, and convince yourself you've already won.

4. I'm rich!

You mentally spend your winnings
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You mentally spend your winnings

5. Maybe I could make a living from this...

You start thinking about what else you can bet on
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You start thinking about what else you can bet on

6. Reality

You watch the race and your horse falls at the first hurdle
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You watch the race and your horse falls at the first hurdle

7. Excuses

The horse that wins you were "so close" to betting on.
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The horse that wins you were "so close" to betting on.

8. Why? Why! WHY!

You hate yourself for half an hour
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You hate yourself for half an hour

9. Realisation

You think about what else you could/ should have done with your betting money
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You think about what else you could/ should have done with your betting money

10. Vicious circle

You vow to never bet on anything again (This feeling lasts until next year's Grand National)
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You vow to never bet on anything again (This feeling lasts until next year's Grand National)

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