When I Win The Lottery…

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  1. richiek65

    richiek65 Poster Extraordinaire

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    Your better half may remember this TV commercial
     
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    dickey Friend of Leo's

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    I would buy a house someplace warm & as far from ANY humanity as is physically possible.
     
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    I’m sure humanity will be grateful.
     
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    NO WAY!!!!.........I can almost GUARANTEE the lottery winners on his show are the ones that are broke in three years. Money does NOT equal good taste. ;)
     
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  5. Blue Bill

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    I'll buy a ticket occasionally. It's fun to imagine what you cold do with a pile of cash. I used to think it was silly, throwing money at insanely long odds, a tax on people bad at math, yadda yadda. It dawned on me that I could improve my odds of winning dramatically, by buying a $2 ticket. Small downside, big potential payout, small price to pay for some fun daydreaming.
     
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    nope, not at all. can't believe people sometimes!

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    I’d spend half on booze, drugs, and friendly women. Then probably just waste the rest.
     
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    Odds of singularly winning the Powerball jackpot are 1 in 292.2 million. Odds of winning if you don't buy a ticket... 0.
     
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    I have fun with the lottery. I buy a single $2 ticket once a week. That's $104 a year. If I can't afford that, I'm not living life right and need to make changes to what I do, who I do it with, and what I spend my money on.

    I buy that single $2 ticket and tell the small group I work with "When I win this, I'm buying us all a new building we can work in". It'll have 10 great offices, a great kitchen, a workout room, and covered parking (we get a lot of hail here).

    The only things I would immediately spend the money on are an Eric Johnson Signature Strat (I don't need it--I've just always wanted one) and an SRT version of the Dodge Challenger. Together, the two will cost me about $50,000.

    I'll spend a LOT of time thinking before I spend the rest.
     
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    Exactly.

    Let's face it, people are struck by lightning every day or hit by falling meteorites. Regardless of the odds, things do happen.
     
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    Yeah, I thought that too! Lol!
     
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    Retire.
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    Buy a lot of cool stuff to give away at the first ever TDPRI convention (which I will spring for).
     
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    Something like this is what I'd have in mind for the Challenger:

    Challenger SRT.jpg
     
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    Cars and guitars, man.
     
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    When I hit to big one I'm falling off the face of the Earth never to be heard from again. Seriously, traveling and sitting on a different beach every week will be my lifestyle. Probably never touch another guitar again as well.
     
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    Fund some dog rescue centres, try to help people and a paisley Tele for me. I have a home half way up mountain in Spain in a village we love, we already have a good comfortable life, so I would just like to pay it forward.
     
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    I'd start with a porsche GT3 and then hide from all my family and friends.......keep in mind I'm almost 70 I know them all to well.
     
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    Buy a 28' Bertram put a bracket with twin 350 Yamahas on it and a house on the water.
     
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    If I won a million bucks I wouldn’t even be able to quit my job. 5 mil, now yer talkin.

    Anybody who wouldn’t radically change their lifestyle upon winning an ungodly amount of money really shouldn’t buy lottery tickets because you’ve already won the lottery of life.

     
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