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TheUnknown

What Would You Do If You Won The Lottery?

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TheUnknown

Let's say you won 10 million US dollars in the lottery. After taxes, you have roughly 6 million dollars left. Given that it is all yours (ie. no pools) and ignoring the fact that some of you are underage, what would you do with it.

I would:

1.) Move out. Get a nice apartment or house with nice furnishings.

2.) Get a new car. Nothing fancy, just something nice and dependable.

3.) Travel: Western Europe, US, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, etc.

4.) Put money asside for my undergrad and grad school.

5.) Pay off my student loans.

6.) Buy lot's of CD's, games, and books.

7.) Donate to political groups; ACLU, Moveon, Democracy for America, etc.

8.) Donate to charty: St. Jude, Doctors Without Borders, etc.

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Uncle Du

"You know what I'd do man? Two chicks at the same time, man."

What would I do?

1)Put 1 Million away for my son, for his future.

2)Pay off all my bills, car, house, etc.

3)GET OUTTA THE NAVY.

4)Sell house, move back to upstate NY and build a nice, big home, off in the woods somewhere.

5)Go to college.

6)Do some investments, so my family would never have to worry about money again.

7)The possibilities are endless!

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Drake

Poor Americans...having to pay taxes on your winnings. Up here we keep what we win. Anyways, if I won 10 mill in the States and then they stole 4 mill out of it....I would first come back to Canada, use Tax Refund Service to get back my stolen 4 mill. After that I would:

1) Tithe 10% (a Christian thing) and give a bunch to charities.

2) Put most of the rest of it into the bank with accounts that compound interest monthly.

3) Do NOTHING. Meaning I wouldn't work...for a while at least.

4) Travel.

5) Pay back my parents for all of the sacrifices they made for me.

6) Buy cool stuff. :p

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Uncle Du

5) Pay back my parents for all of the sacrifices they made for me.

That's a good one. I would have to add that to my list.

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Andy

$10m, hey... Well, I'll say about ?6m, which is slightly more, but it's a nice round figure. lol.

1/ Quit job - yay!

2/ Pay off my parents mortgage on their house

3/ Get decent car for myself

4/ have nice house built for me

5/ Buy a webserver and have an ubercomputer built for me. hehe

6/ split the rest between my current and savings accounts.

7/ donate some to charity and such, obviously.

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Ender

1. College

2. Buy Maserati (Really sweet car)

3. Get endless supply of smoked salmon (Cant get enough...)

4. Buy lots of games, movies, books, Star Wars stuff

5. Buy parts for new computer

6. Get house in or around Baltimore, Maryland.

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Radioactive Isotope

well, after tithing and st00pid taxes....

1. buy a car

2. donate some to charity

3. put some away for future family (kids' college, missions, ect)

4. blow the rest on CDs, movies, and other junk :D

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GI_Admiral

haha after tithing JM you would have what? 200$s? :p

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Drake

Don't make fun of our religious beliefs.

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Mickey

well, let's say its 50 mil after taxes ...

I would buy 3 properties in lucrative areas totalling 15 mil (Florida or Cal beach front, Aspen or Whistler, and something overseas like Florence)

I would throw 2 million into autos (restored cutom '72 Vette, new vette, SSR, Lotus Espirit, Mazerati Spyder, BMW Z8, early 90s Lamborghini Diablo, '69 Dodge Charger, and a loaded Escalade ... to get to the ski hills, if there's anything left I'd buy a few cycles and a boat for sailing)

25 mil would go straight to investments (high yield bonds, CD's and lucrative stock)

Probably give a million to each of my siblings ... minus my older sister who is a debt machine.

The other five would be used to by a local house, computers, TVs, video equipment, books, services, games, school (probably transfer to a city, rather than small town MT), and I'd like throw some kick-ass parties.

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Andy

Err... You only had 10 mill to start with...

Read the question next time :p

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Mirax

The obvious boring stuff....

1) pay off bills

2) hire hitman

3) hire very expensive lawyers

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Radioactive Isotope

haha after tithing JM you would have what? 200$s? :p

for your information, after tithing there would be $5,400,000 left. bow before my l337 math skillz. :p

Edited by TheUnknown
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Aurelius

I would probably:

1)Buy a new pc

2)Pay off mortgage on family members house

3)Have a vacation in Europe

4)Build a house

5)Buy a decent car nothing exotic like a ferrari

6)Give some to charity

7) Save the rest :p

Not sure what else, that seems enough.

Edited by Aurelius

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Chickenman

Things I'd like to do, but wouldn't:

~Form a mercenary group

~Supermodel wife :p

~Form a company. What it would sell, I don't know

~Supermodel wife

~Enter corporate battle with Microsoft. Not to win or anything, just for fun.

~Supermodel Wife

~Pay GL to re-write Episodes 1 and 2.

Things I'd actually do:

~Put a lot of it into college

~Pay off family's mortgage, or something

~Flaunt it vigorously.

(John: What'd you get for lunch today?

Joe: Sandwich.

John: My, how adventurous of you. *Munches on caviar*)

~Blow it all on CDs, video games, books, Star Wars junk

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Mickey

yeah, I didn't read the question ... so is that 10 after taxes?

either way, half would get invested right off the bat, then I'd buy a house where I wanted to finish school, pay off school buy a car and some more electronics.

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CorSec

K. My needs are simple.

- Quit silly part-time job

- Buy a super leet new PC

- Keep roughly $1000 for some new games...

- Save teh rest until it's needed for university and beyond

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TheUnknown

It's SIX million after taxes, ten million before.

*Deletes JC's duplicate post.*

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Tsl

Simple

1. Go from full time to pool.

2. Buy a house. A reasonable house.

3. Invest in stable, slow growth things.

4. Get a puppy!

5. Get some therapy... :|

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Andy

5. Get some therapy... :|

that would be good... but with lots of money and without the worst part of life to aggrivate me I think I'd be alright. lol

Edited by TheUnknown
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Ender

Oh, I forgot...

7. Buy horse stables. Put cool house on said property. Get six or seven horses. Three or four German Shepherds. Then, for me, life would be perfect.

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Radioactive Isotope

German Sheperds. good idea. now, do you mean the dogs, or strapling lads in lederhosen? :p

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TheUnknown

Bah! German shepherds. I'll take four or five Siberian huskies so I can have my own little crazy pack of dogs that sound like Chewie at times.

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Tsl
that would be good... but with lots of money and without the worst part of life to aggrivate me I think I'd be alright. lol
No. I'd have money, but I'd still be lonely and miserable. Edited by TheUnknown
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