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$14M Mega Millions lottery jackpot won by 2 old friends

Topic closed. 40 replies. Last post 2 years ago by sully16.

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rdgrnr's avatar - walt
Way back up in them dadgum hills, son!
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Posted: October 8, 2012, 7:34 am - IP Logged

Good to see a couple guys winning together who ain't trying to cheat the other guy or sue the other guy.

That's the way most people used to be.

When a man's word was his bond.

And a good reputation meant something.

Ain't like that much anymore.

    hearsetrax's avatar - 51b3a0fe9bb4647656

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    Posted: October 8, 2012, 7:39 am - IP Logged

    Good to see a couple guys winning together who ain't trying to cheat the other guy or sue the other guy.

    That's the way most people used to be.

    When a man's word was his bond.

    And a good reputation meant something.

    Ain't like that much anymore.

    indeed they R a rare pairing of men ..... Cheers

    buried treasure

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      Posted: October 8, 2012, 8:58 am - IP Logged

      Only sad part about this story are the taxes paid. They will probably get 3 mill each.

        hearsetrax's avatar - 51b3a0fe9bb4647656

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        Posted: October 8, 2012, 9:21 am - IP Logged

        Only sad part about this story are the taxes paid. They will probably get 3 mill each.

        a fair bit better off then they were b4 they got that lucky

        buried treasure

          dallascowboyfan's avatar - tiana the-princess-and-the-frog.jpg
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          Posted: October 8, 2012, 4:11 pm - IP Logged

          Congrats to both the winners.....

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            dallascowboyfan's avatar - tiana the-princess-and-the-frog.jpg
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            Posted: October 8, 2012, 4:11 pm - IP Logged

            Good to see a couple guys winning together who ain't trying to cheat the other guy or sue the other guy.

            That's the way most people used to be.

            When a man's word was his bond.

            And a good reputation meant something.

            Ain't like that much anymore.

            I Agree!

            I Love Pink & Green 1908

              mediabrat's avatar - 18z0typ
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              Posted: October 8, 2012, 11:51 pm - IP Logged

              Way to go public, so everyone can see you, good luck with all the solicitors

              New York requires you to go public.  Would you have preferred they surrendered their winnings like what happened in your state?

                Arrowhead's avatar - underground
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                Posted: October 9, 2012, 11:18 pm - IP Logged

                Good story. Clearing $3 mil and change each isn't mega-rich, but it's just fine, especially for the 74-year-old. And the other guy will do okay too.

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                  Posted: October 9, 2012, 11:49 pm - IP Logged

                  Nice win! It took a lot of patience to wait that long to finally hit a nice prize but now they are set with some nice retirement money.  Big congrats to both of you!-weshar75

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                    Posted: October 10, 2012, 12:17 am - IP Logged

                    Good story. Clearing $3 mil and change each isn't mega-rich, but it's just fine, especially for the 74-year-old. And the other guy will do okay too.

                    I agree Arrowhead, plus the 74-yr old man said "we're going to Miami"! I love that. That's where I'd go to. Maybe even Orlando (Disney)!

                    Miami Florida

                      sully16's avatar - sharan
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                      Posted: October 10, 2012, 9:11 am - IP Logged

                      Congrats to the lucky winners, enjoy your good fortune.

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