Slot machines can be found in most casinos since their advent into the gaming world. The interesting thing that most people probably did not know is that the slots were introduced to casino as some sort of flukes. The kings of the casinos were the card games, which many people love, however, these require some knowledge to play, and not everyone knew how to play them well.
In order to have those who had no gambling knowledge whatsoever try their luck instead of staring at their friends play, the slots were introduced. The main idea was to create room for another market niche but who could have guessed that they ended up stealing the show!
Why are there so many winding tales about slots?
The popularity of the slots is probably what has given room or the rise of many myths surrounding the slots. Given that they are probably a higher income earner for most casinos as compared to the card and table games, most people believe that the owners install a form of system to ensure that they dish out loads of cash but still keep the profits reeling in.
The truth is that there is no such thing as a programmed time for the next jackpot from the previous one, or a certain measurement of the force you use to turn the reels or any other myth coined by religious players. It is simply a matter of luck.
Well, technically in the world of science, this luck or random pick of the winning combination can be explained. Dispel the myths and be acquainted with the science behind the slot machines!
Yes, it is science, no crystal balls here!
For starters, it is important to understand the mechanisms of the traditional slots before divulging into the math and science of the modern ones, and even the online ones.
When you insert the coin into the slot, a detector close to the handle recognizes the coin and loosens the brake on the handle. The handle is connected to the reels, which are then connected to a metal shaft. The same braking system makes the reels stop spinning then a sensor beneath the reels sends the position of the reels to the display screen, which is what you see.
It is basically a system of levers and gears at work, so for those looking to beat the machine, you have to get an in depth understanding of this gear system. Even when the machine displays blanks to you, it is all part of the system. Furthermore, not one blank is displayed but a series of blanks.
When you pull on the handle, the motion sets off a series of gears below the reels, which makes the reels to spin, and in counter motions make the reels to stop one at a time. The gears set the sequential motion of the reels, which leaves the player heightened with suspense.
The RNG Chip determines your wins
The electrical slots rise with a bang, phasing out the mechanism of the gears, and eventually the online slot machines. They use the same governing principle only now it is computerized, and in the form of the RNG chip. This is a computer chip known as the random number generator, designed to create random sequences of numbers.
Even when the machine is not in use, this nifty chip is busy at work. The hands and the reels in the modern machines are placed to give the player a feel of the slots, but really it is the chip that does all the work and the results are displayed. The same applies for the online gaming slots.
When you turn the handle or hit play on these modern machines, the numbers generated by the chip are accessed at once and this is accurate to the millisecond. The spinning you see has nothing to do with outcome and is just to allow the suspense and give the slot its original feel.
Those who argue that they would have won when a player before or after them hits the jackpot, well the answer is no. Unless you can mirror the same millisecond that the other player hit the button, chances are you would not have won. It is a matter of luck, so now that you know the science or math behind it, do not waste your energy pulling down the handle strongly or looking for those lucky coins, embrace the randomness and the excitement of the slots!
This is a guest post written by Chad Faith on behalf of Ladies Slots, the first playing woman’s magazine.
If you know the Internet, you’ll no doubt be familiar with Rule 34:
“If it exists, there IS porn of it.”
If you don’t think this rule is real, then just go to Google Images, type in “apple pie”, take off safe search, and be horrified (or titillated, I’m not judging) at some of the results you’re about to find.
Yes, porn is pretty much everywhere on the Internet and it’s not going away anytime soon. So as the internet continues to expand, so does the availability of porn—which brings us to an interesting question: what kind of effects does porn have on the brain?
The answer is actually a lot scarier than you think—and also a lot more complicated.
To start, let’s take a look at how porn has an effect on our brain.
Whether you want to believe it or not, your body maintains a delicate balance of chemicals that is then reflected in your behaviors. One chemical in particular—dopamine—plays a major role in the rewards system of your brain. There are a lot of different things that I can say about dopamine, but the only thing YOU need to know is this:
Dopamine is what gives you the rush you feel after you’ve achieved some kind of accomplishment.
So, when you do something that’s pleasurable, your body will experience a spike in dopamine. Starving and just took a bite out of a BLT? Dopamine spike. Thirsty and just chugged a liter of water? Dopamine spike. Had sex for the first time in years? Dopamine spike. Just finished rubbing one out? Dopamine spike.
So, how does that relate to the effects of porn on the brain?
Simple: porn provides an easy access to dopamine. In fact, if you refer back to the linked infographic, you’ll actually notice something very interesting. Dopamine levels actually rise higher and last longer from porn than from just normal sex alone. There is a school of thought that believes that too much porn will turn you away from having actual sex because of how available porn is. Bang on the keyboard a few times and you’ll get boobs. Why spend the effort and money for the real thing when you can rub one out practically for free?
Now, am I saying that you should stop watching porn entirely? No, because odds are, if you spend ANY time on the internet, you’re bound to stumble onto Rule 34 and be exposed to porn. Instead, all I’m telling you is that while porn may be easier and chemically more pleasurable than actually having sex, it’s no substitute for the real thing.
Real boobs just feel better.
When you are in charge of taking care of a senior citizen, there is usually a point in time when you have to choose between making use of in home senior care and taking them to a retirement home. The latter is a very popular way to handle such matters, though it has a number of negative characteristics that make in home senior care the better option. In home senior care refers to a process where you get specialized service to have the senior citizen taken care of at home rather than in a nursing home.
One of the benefits of in home senior care is that it offers the senior citizen to enjoy life more. The fact that they are in familiar surroundings means that they are bound to have a better quality of life as compared to when they are taken to a nursing home. In addition to that, the use of in home senior care services is also beneficial to the family as a whole since it ensures that the senior citizen and the rest of the family are in contact throughout. When in a nursing home, you usually have to make plans to go visit the senior citizens, which means that if it is inconvenient you may not get to interact with them much.
In the state of Kansas, it is particularly easy to find in-home care services easily. For instance, if you live in the Leawood region, you are bound to find that there are many companies offering this kind of service in the area. Finding Leawood in-home care is as easy as just using Google to search for the relevant terms. You can also take advantage of some of the many different directory facilities in Leawood to find the best Leawood in-home care company you can find. For instance, if you have a cell phone, you can use the service provider’s directory enquiry services to find out more about the Leawood in-home care companies in the area.
You can also try to use the same methods to try to find the same services in other areas such as Overland. For instance, if you are interested in Overland park in-home care, you can use Google search to try to find some companies that offer this service in the region. In some cases, you can even make the process of finding Overland park in-home care services much easier by restricting your search results to only the regions you are interested in.
At the end of the day, getting Overland park in-home care services or in home care services in any other part of Kansas is extremely beneficial and also very easy to do. These services allow you to take care of the senior citizen in your life without having to undergo any inconveniences or to ship them to a retirement home. This therefore offers the best of both worlds to both the senior citizens and their families, and is the main reason why it should be the preferred method of providing care to them.
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