Playing The Lottery

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  1. Jeanee Burke

    Jeanee Burke Member
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    The 2 big games are worth over 300 million tonight. I am too tired to go and get a ticket. I think there's one in a billion chance I'd win any way or something similar. Lately I have been spending money on the pick 3 game. When I didn't play one of my numbers came out boxed. But that's the pick 3.
     
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    Well it's for sure you don't even have that one in a billion chance of winning if you don't buy a ticket. :p
     
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    Yes, you got that right! It's too late now.
     
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    I always have tickets for powerball and mega millions. Just waiting for the right numbers to come up.
     
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    Bill Boggs Very Well-Known Member
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    I quit playing the lottery some years ago. If I won anything big it would surely complicate my life but wishing good luck to those here who do.
     
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    I know I sound like Miss World :rolleyes: but I really would love to help people if I won
    It would be great to get in touch with the people I've seen and say, lets get you and the family kitted out with nice things
    and, hey buddy - lets find you a nice place to live out yer days.
    Yep, that would be like winning the lottery for me :p
     
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    Wife and I have much, much better luck playing a slot machine than the lottery or scratch tickets.

    As far as what we do if won a large lottery..........oh boy, don't ask. IOW, invest, buy and purely have fun.
     
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  8. Jeanee Burke

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    Oh that's sweet of you Bill.:D
     
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    I play Mega, Power, and Hot twice a week. If I win I think I would buy a paddle-wheel style river boat and live in it with any of my friends and faimily who wanted to join me.
     
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    Someone in Illinois won the big one....wasn't my son though. :(
     
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  11. Shirley Martin

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    On the Mississippi???? Can I come for a visit? :D
     
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  12. Jeanee Burke

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    I haven't played the lottery in a couple of days. My usual numbers did not come out so I saved some money.
    I've been spending too much on the lottery recently and that's going to stop. I don't have money to throw away.:D
     
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  13. Holly Saunders

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    I don't play the lottery...I know the old adage about speculating to accumulate but I'd rather keep my money in the bank... even a £2 ticket once a week comes to way over a £100 a year... I'd rather just let it gain interest in the bank!

    That's not to say I've never played..I did in the early days and won varying small amounts.. the most I ever won was £70...but I only ever played sporadically.. ...as for scratch cards?..uh uh... not for me..everyone to their own of course but I've watched so many people become addicted to those things, and have nothing left over for food or essentials.

    Oooops. sorry didn't mean to come across as so serious on a lighhearted thread....:oops:o_O
     
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  14. Shirley Martin

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    Someone told me the other day that they had won $100 on a scratch off! I didn't ask him how much money he had spent on scratch offs before he bought that one but I'm pretty sure it was a lot more than $100.
     
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    I never win, but I suppose that could be related to the fact that I never buy tickets.
     
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    I always think about playing...but never do. Very first time a bought a scratch ticket I won $20 ...that about sums up my luck:p
     
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  17. Shirley Martin

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    Hmmmmm? Well, that could be why, @Ken Anderson .:D
     
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