Because of losing sports bets, I have owed one of my colleagues, a hard-drinking page designer, several beers for years now.
We kept sort of a loose, running tab. No actual beers were exchanged.
But the other day I proposed that we go double or nothing on a Thursday night college basketball game. Had I lost, I would have owed him, well, I'm not really sure how many beers. Quite a few.
Alas, my team won. So I am out from under that crushing debt.
Will I quit while I am ahead? We'll see.
Have you ever had an ongoing wager that never really resulted in anyone being paid -- at least not in any traditional sense?
Sort of reminds me of Bitcoin.