|Posted: December 7, 2006, 8:37 am - IP Logged|
Thanks, mylollipop. What a kind thing to say! I know now that the money I play on Lotto with odds of 1 in 22M would have been better spent on a game with 1 in 125K odds, but plunking down $20 per ticket just didn't seem right at the time. I never wrote this, but I made a commitment to stay within a budget for the lottery and didn't want to break my promise to myself. I finally took the money out of the ATM ($100) but I don't know if I would have really spent it all on the raffle tickets. On the one hand I feel good about saving the money and on the other I think it's silly not to gamble $20 or even $100 on a chance of a lifetime. But isn't that the way the lottery marketing people want us to feel?
"But isn't that the way the lottery marketing people want us to feel "?
I think you have nailed it here, girl. That is exactly what they want us to feel.
You didn't get the ticket, but you will live to fight another day, and yes, this is what they want us to do...
I am personally battling my lottery demons right now. Things are kinda tight, but those tickets keep calling.
I wish I could break my addiction and stay within budget.