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If you won the Powerball...

Discussion in 'Off-Topic Discussion' started by jrdbrn, Feb 10, 2012.

  1. Feb 10, 2012 at 1:35 PM
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    jrdbrn

    jrdbrn [OP] .

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    So the Powerball is at $310,000,000. People are buying tickets like crazy. I bought 15 split between my two best friends. What's the point of being rich if your friends are poor? This stuff has me thinking... what would I do with $103,333,333 (before taxes)... Oh Lawd.

    First, I'd pay off my truck. Yes, I am keeping my Taco.
    Second, I am paying off my house and dropping the insurance. Insurance in Louisiana is stupid high. My house is only worth $98,000.. I am a millionaire. Pfft.
    Next, I am looking for a nice 4 bedroom 2 1/2 bath house. Nothing too big. Sell the other one. Crap neighborhood.
    Next, I am buying me a nice boat that works when I want to fish.
    Next, I am buying me 4 Saints season tickets on the 50 yard line.

    Other than that, I'd be set. LOL

    What would you do?
     
  2. Feb 10, 2012 at 1:36 PM
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    neonlazer

    neonlazer Mechanically Goofy

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    Finish paying off my taco which doesn't exist in yet..help parents pay off some stuff..then no idea..not spend it all..thats all i know :p
     
  3. Feb 10, 2012 at 1:39 PM
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    wildjerseyfirefighter

    wildjerseyfirefighter I sell fishing and fishing accessories

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    I dont have much to spend it on..id definately be buying a house tho
     
  4. Feb 10, 2012 at 1:39 PM
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    ST3VE

    ST3VE Well-Known Member

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    Check my build page, ya filthy animal!!
    Finally get caught up on the IOU's I owe the local hookers. Then take the truck for a tour of America. After that I would settle down somewhere without snow and enjoy my new life with the wife and have a few kids.
     
  5. Feb 10, 2012 at 1:40 PM
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    memario1214

    memario1214 Vivid Illumination Vendor

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    I would fall off the face of the earth... every sewer rat I ever met would come looking for a handout.
     
  6. Feb 10, 2012 at 1:40 PM
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    Warputer

    Warputer Dirt Road Inspector

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    Enough modifications to piss the wife off!!
    Give the wife half & kiss her ass goodbye.
     
  7. Feb 10, 2012 at 1:42 PM
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    friction

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  8. Feb 10, 2012 at 1:42 PM
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    Lost_Humanity

    Lost_Humanity Bad decisions make great stories.

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    I'd buy an old abandoned missile silo and retrofit it with a circular bed, an internal Jack in the Box and stock it full of hookers. Once a day it would snow cocaine from the ceiling.
     
  9. Feb 10, 2012 at 1:42 PM
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    97yota4wd

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    caged, camburg long travel, 50t leafpack (soon to be installed) light rack over cab, 5pt harnesses etc

    hahahaha!!!

    i would have 12 trophy trucks, 2 badass boats, 2 houses, 2 girlfriends.

    spares for everything!
     
  10. Feb 10, 2012 at 1:43 PM
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    ajohnson

    ajohnson Glamour Shot

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    Things and stuff and such
    I would pay off my house and renovate it, or just sell it and get a nicer one. I would also get a house on Lake Lure, NC.

    I would SAS my Tacoma, buy a '79-'83 pickup and fix it up, and also get a '85 4runner, and maybe a Tundra for a tow rig ( I love Toyotas :D)

    Then I would give a little of the winnings to my sisters to help them out.
     
  11. Feb 10, 2012 at 1:46 PM
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    ruggedT

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    Pay off the house and school loans. Probably wouldn't move, probably would still work... might start my own business. Help the family with their loans and my best friend since childhood. Rest would sit in the bank collecting interest. No reason to live a glamorous life, I already have all I need. Then tell everyone who asked that I blew it on stupid shit so there would be no handouts
     
  12. Feb 10, 2012 at 1:47 PM
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    Steves104x4

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    BUCKLE UP! It makes it harder for Aliens to pull you out of your Truck.
    I 'd like a cool submarine/boat thingy with a glass bottom so I can cruise Miami Beach underwater! And a skank Hooker.[​IMG]
     
  13. Feb 10, 2012 at 1:47 PM
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    jrdbrn

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    I sure as heck wouldn't work, but I may start up a few computer businesses. I would manage.
     
  14. Feb 10, 2012 at 1:48 PM
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    dexterdog

    dexterdog My pee parts itch

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    I would keep on working.







    I win.
     
  15. Feb 10, 2012 at 1:48 PM
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    JCBigler

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    1) pay off my student loans
    2) buy a house
    3) put money away for daughter's college so she doesn't have to take out any loans
    4) pay off Tacoma, buy wife new vehicle
    5) buy a shit tonne of guns two shit tonnes of ammo, and as many rare and expressive saxophones as I could with the rest!
     
  16. Feb 10, 2012 at 1:49 PM
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    The Driver

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    That would be a miracle of old testament proportions, as I don't gamble/play lotto.

    Since you have to pay to play, and play to win, looks like I'm screwed.
     
  17. Feb 10, 2012 at 1:50 PM
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    Pugga

    Pugga Pasti-Dip Free Since 1983

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    Pay off my house, parent's house/cars, find a nice vacation house somewhere quiet (probably in the mountains on a lake), get some new toys (motorcycle, ATV's, sports car), make sure my close relatives are all set, set up college funds for my young cousins, get married (I know...), find a job I enjoy with light hours and live off the interest. :cool:
     
  18. Feb 10, 2012 at 1:52 PM
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    Steves104x4

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    BUCKLE UP! It makes it harder for Aliens to pull you out of your Truck.
    And my friends at TW :eek:
     
  19. Feb 10, 2012 at 1:53 PM
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    Pugga

    Pugga Pasti-Dip Free Since 1983

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    Ok, I'd send Bob some $$ to keep the site up and running :p
     
  20. Feb 10, 2012 at 1:56 PM
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    mjp2

    mjp2 Living vicariously though myself Staff Member

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    Contact my tax adviser and get some financial counseling set up.
    Pay off my house and my siblings' houses.
    Give my parents enough to allow them to retire immediately and travel.
    Cut back my work hours.
    Surf, rock climb, race, run, and live well.

    That much money can buy a lot of stuff, but more than anything it buys free time as you're out from under the on-going burden of debt and bills. Time is worth way more than stuff to me.
     
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