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Old August 18 2014, 03:29 AM   #46
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Old August 19 2014, 04:02 PM   #47
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I'm thinking basement filled with classic arcade games...
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Old August 19 2014, 06:14 PM   #48
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I'm thinking basement filled with classic arcade games...
I like the way you think! Don't forget classic pinball, too.
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Old August 19 2014, 06:19 PM   #49
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I'm thinking basement filled with classic arcade games...
I like the way you think! Don't forget classic pinball, too.
Oh of course. Some air hockey tables, and one of those 8 seater Daytona 500 racing games.

I would show Disney Quest how to do it the right way.
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Old August 19 2014, 06:36 PM   #50
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Re: How Would You Spend Your Lottery Winnings?

In this order...

1) Pay off my student loans (and assorted other debts)
2) Pay off my friends' student loans
3) Buy the house I am currently living in from my landlord (he's been trying for the last two years)
4) Buy a way better house and move into it
5) Fix up the house I am currently living in and start renting it to college kids (this is already my plan)
6) If they're willing to sell it, I would buy the brewery where I currently work from the owners who, quite frankly, are too old and out of touch with the world to know what they're doing
7) Go on vacation

After that, who knows?
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Old August 21 2014, 04:14 PM   #51
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Re: How Would You Spend Your Lottery Winnings?

Assuming we're talking about a handful of millions here (maybe more than 5, but no more than 10), I'd first pay off all my debts, possibly by a house (but I may hold off on that), and immediately consult a financial advisor about investing the rest with the intention of living off the returns.
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Old August 22 2014, 12:22 PM   #52
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If you ever won millions by playing the Lottery, what would you spend it on? Would you live responsibly? Party like crazy? Give it all away to a registered charity? There seems to be no limit on ways to burn through free money ...
I'd get our house completely renovated, adding the wintergarden my mom dreams of. And I'd buy the little house in the neighbourhood that has been standing empty for a few months now, modernize it and move in. And I'd tear away all that ugly concrete pavement and restore the pretty little garden it once had =) And then I'd live there happily ever after, once I got pensioned off.
Hmm, and maybe I'd buy a car.
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Old August 22 2014, 10:44 PM   #53
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I'd settle for publiusr's clearing house
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Old August 22 2014, 10:50 PM   #54
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I'd settle for publiusr's clearing house
Yes, a couple million up front and a nice, steady income for life.

I have always said that I'd take the annual payouts vs. lump sum prize on the lottery.
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Old August 22 2014, 11:08 PM   #55
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1) Hire a lawyer and accountant for protection, make some investments.

2) Buy a row of 3 homes on the same block, so my family can be close by.

3) Buy a summer home. I haven't decided if it would be in the Florida Keys, the Bahamas, California or New York City. I'm kinda leaning towards NYC or California because I already live in the tropics.

4) I'd like to start a charity of some kind to help people in need. I would do some volunteer work.

5) In my new home, I'd love to have a library for my books and a nice chair to sit in. I'd also love a room for a home theater, complete with theater like chairs.

6) Travel, travel, travel.
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Old August 23 2014, 12:43 AM   #56
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Pay off student loans and the homes of my parents and sister, put some dough aside in trust for my niece and nephew's education, acquire a few acres and build a little country cabin, become a happy hobby-farmer.
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Old August 23 2014, 01:33 AM   #57
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I'd buy a nice moderate house (Around here a single family goes for $576,000 in December and January), this is why I cant afford it on my salary.

invest, and help my brother and sister out abit.
charities such as BCCH, Queen Alexandria Children's Hospital, etc.
May have a Charlie Sheen night with out the Blow
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Old August 23 2014, 01:52 AM   #58
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Charity, investments, savings, house, car, stuff I need & fund a creative passion.

Oh & a PONY!!!
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