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Record EuroMillions winners in hiding after begging avalanche

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sully16's avatar - sharan
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Posted: July 19, 2011, 9:42 am - IP Logged

Hope nobody takes it to far and hurts them, Hire some body guards.

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For a lead role in a cage?

 

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    Posted: July 19, 2011, 1:19 pm - IP Logged

    Hope nobody takes it to far and hurts them, Hire some body guards.

    Roll Eyes wishfull thinking ........ but then so is a reliable high speed internet connection

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      Posted: July 19, 2011, 6:35 pm - IP Logged

      I personally know a guy who hit for $1M last week. I saw him on the local lottery website and my jaw dropped. To the floor.

      But I am not the kind of guy to beg. Matter of fact, I wont even ask him for one red cent.

      The UK winners need to just ignore all. Move to another city and focus on their family needs first. And even the family cannot be allowed to be stupid just because there is new found wealth. I am praying that we dont hear the usual horrow stories of lottery winners.

      That money's gone fo ever

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        I personally know a guy who hit for $1M last week. I saw him on the local lottery website and my jaw dropped. To the floor.

        But I am not the kind of guy to beg. Matter of fact, I wont even ask him for one red cent.

        The UK winners need to just ignore all. Move to another city and focus on their family needs first. And even the family cannot be allowed to be stupid just because there is new found wealth. I am praying that we dont hear the usual horrow stories of lottery winners.

        we'll hear more about the scottish couple soon enough I reckon .....Roll Eyes

         

        but mean while I need to run to the store and get more popcorn and soda Big Grin

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          Posted: July 20, 2011, 3:44 am - IP Logged

          who we wont hear about is the person or couple who just won the last euro millions draw, for £20m .

          they will live in obscurity forever. with 20 mill,!!!

           

          enjoy your good fortune mystery winner.,

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            Posted: July 23, 2011, 10:37 pm - IP Logged

            How bizarre.  You don't see people crowding Donald Trump begging for money. Or Oprah. Or ANY other wealthy person.  I've got relatives who are millionaires and it wouldn't occur to me to ask them for money. 

            When I play the lottery and friends ask if I'll split it with them if I win, I always answer -- only a little tongue-in-cheek -- "No way. When I hit the lottery I'm dumping you losers and getting me some new friends who aren't such mooches."

            Actually, Oprah says she gets tons of mail a day from people begging for money. "I need $500 for my mother's life-saving surgery - that's all!" - which is why I think she started giving some money away the last few years.

            In fact, she admitted she wrote to Mary Tyler Moore, begging for help herself!

            They all get it, they just don't announce it because then they'll all get more.

            BTW - I got that info from the last time I watched Oprah, which was ...... 15 years ago?

            "Don't be a schmuck, always take the cash." -Coin Toss

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              Posted: July 23, 2011, 10:55 pm - IP Logged

              Actually, Oprah says she gets tons of mail a day from people begging for money. "I need $500 for my mother's life-saving surgery - that's all!" - which is why I think she started giving some money away the last few years.

              In fact, she admitted she wrote to Mary Tyler Moore, begging for help herself!

              They all get it, they just don't announce it because then they'll all get more.

              BTW - I got that info from the last time I watched Oprah, which was ...... 15 years ago?

              OK, so these ppl. develope a thick skin? never watched.

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                Posted: July 24, 2011, 1:04 am - IP Logged

                There are two kinds of jackpot winners...the ones who remained anonymous and the ones that wish they had.

                Those who run the lotteries love it when players look for consistency in something that's designed not to have any.

                Lep

                There is one and only one 'proven' system, and that is to book the action. No matter the game, let the players pick their own losers.

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                  Posted: July 26, 2011, 6:02 pm - IP Logged

                  Happens often to TV personalities, too.

                  Rebecca Schaeffer and David Letterman come to mind.

                  Fame & fortune seem to attract the whackjobs. Hiding Behind Computer

                  Yeah, but that idiot Letterman deserves it, LOL.

                  I wonder how much money he'd have to have before he got those goofy lookin' teeth fixed?

                  He looks like he just got off the last bus from Palookaville.

                  Maybe he attracts weirdos cuz he is one himself.


                                                               
                                       
                                                           

                   

                   

                   

                   

                                                                                                                     

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                    umm they just won $250 million, they dont have to come back.  they dont need anything  from their old life. cars clothes, kitchen pots n pans?  ohh maybe a pet they should  collect. but  who cares  anymore. its all poor people junk.

                    Idiots. Was my first thought then little miss cynical started to wonder if fleeing the country was a calculated decision. Let everyone know, then take off. Bit hard to get a hand out when no-one can contact you. If not I guess the lesson is when you win that much, DON'T have a glass or two of wine. Sad Cheers

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                      Posted: July 28, 2011, 1:03 am - IP Logged

                      OK, so these ppl. develope a thick skin? never watched.

                      They don't have to. They have scores of people working for them who open all their mail and sort it all before they even see a single envelope. Oprah probably has a whole staff of people who's sole job is to sort through the gimmie-gimmies.

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                        Posted: July 28, 2011, 9:17 am - IP Logged

                        So what's wrong with helping your neighbors......good Lord even if you give half to your children you couldn't spend that money before you did if you tried. Just park it in a good mutual fund and you'll be happy for life.....and just maybe so will your family and neighbors!!!!!!ENJOY !!!!!Liz from New York

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                          So what's wrong with helping your neighbors......good Lord even if you give half to your children you couldn't spend that money before you did if you tried. Just park it in a good mutual fund and you'll be happy for life.....and just maybe so will your family and neighbors!!!!!!ENJOY !!!!!Liz from New York

                          So what's wrong with helping your neighbors......

                           

                          There's nothing at all wrong with helping your neighbors.

                          If you want to.


                                                                       
                                               
                                                                   

                           

                           

                           

                           

                                                                                                                             

                          "The only thing necessary for evil to triumph is for good men to do nothing"

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                            Well, the time they should have spent making decisions can now be added to the time they'll spend regretting the ones they made.

                            I just don't understand why they had to blurt everything out immediately.

                            I just hope the parasites who think they're entitled to some of their wealth don't drive them to an early grave with their begging.

                            We have our own problems with people (libs) who think they're entitled to other people's money in this country, so we can relate.

                            Oh yea, we have problems in this country with people who
                            think they are entitled to live under another flag and NO form of government
                            i.e. the tea baggers and the Gadsden flag
                            so they can live the way they want, Scott free. Talk about liberals wanting free all the time
                            and these freeloaders want to live tax free under another flag. They should
                            move: Love it or leave it! America! Take your personal problems elsewhere, like Cairo.

                            The way they talk you would think they are the uber-rich
                            putt’n on the dog and living in luxurious tax shelters! Dreamers! I can see why
                            taxing the rich is finding so much opposition, more people want the same privilege,
                            not equality. They want entitlements we pay for.

                            There is only one flag of this nation and one pledge. The Gadsden
                            has no nation, no Constitution and no rights. It is a military flag carried by the first
                            marines before we became a nation. Any other flag sworn to or flown today is sedition while enjoying the freedoms
                            those men died for with hope to ensure a new nation would be born with its own flag of sovereignty.

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                              Oh yea, we have problems in this country with people who
                              think they are entitled to live under another flag and NO form of government
                              i.e. the tea baggers and the Gadsden flag
                              so they can live the way they want, Scott free. Talk about liberals wanting free all the time
                              and these freeloaders want to live tax free under another flag. They should
                              move: Love it or leave it! America! Take your personal problems elsewhere, like Cairo.

                              The way they talk you would think they are the uber-rich
                              putt’n on the dog and living in luxurious tax shelters! Dreamers! I can see why
                              taxing the rich is finding so much opposition, more people want the same privilege,
                              not equality. They want entitlements we pay for.

                              There is only one flag of this nation and one pledge. The Gadsden
                              has no nation, no Constitution and no rights. It is a military flag carried by the first
                              marines before we became a nation. Any other flag sworn to or flown today is sedition while enjoying the freedoms
                              those men died for with hope to ensure a new nation would be born with its own flag of sovereignty.

                              I think after reading these quotes by Thomas Jefferson that you will agree, Delta Dippy, Thomas Jefferson would have told you to blow it out your ass.

                              Quotes - Thomas Jefferson

                               

                              The democracy will cease to exist when you take away from those who are willing to work and give to those who would not. -Thomas Jefferson

                               

                              "Laws that forbid the carrying of arms..disarm only those who are neither inclined nor determined to commit crimes. Such laws make things worse for the assaulted and better for the assailants; they serve rather to encourage than prevent homicides, for an unarmed man may be attacked with greater confidence than an armed one." - Thomas Jefferson quoting Cesare Beccaria, Criminologist in 1764. That was 230 years ago. -Thomas Jefferson

                               

                              "The constitutions of most of our states (and of the United States) assert that all power is inherent in the people; that they may exercise it by themselves; 
                              that it is their right and duty to be at all times armed; that they are entitled to freedom of person, freedom of religion, freedom of property and freedom 
                              of the press." Thomas Jefferson 

                               

                              "The beauty of the second amendment is that it will not be needed until they try to take it." -Thomas Jefferson

                               

                              The strongest reason for the people to retain the right to keep and bear arms is, as a last resort, to protect themselves against tyranny in government.-Thomas Jefferson

                               

                              I am not a friend to a very energetic government. It is always oppressive.-Thomas Jefferson

                               

                              Power is not alluring to pure minds.-Thomas Jefferson

                               

                              Most bad government has grown out of too much government.-Thomas Jefferson

                               

                              What country can preserve its liberties if its rulers are not warned from time to time that their people preserve the spirit of resistance?-Thomas Jefferson

                               

                              Were we directed from Washington when to sow and when to reap, we should soon want bread.-Thomas Jefferson

                               

                              When, in the course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, and to assume among the powers of the earth the separate and equal station to which the laws of nature and of nature's God entitle them, a decent respect to the opinions of mankind requires that they should declare the causes which impel them to the separation. We hold these truths to be self-evident; that all men are created equal; that they are endowed by their creator with certain inalienable rights; that among these are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness; that to secure these rights, governments are instituted among men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed; that whenever any form of government becomes destructive to these ends, it is the right of the people to alter or abolish it, and to institute new government, laying its foundation on such principles, and organizing its powers in such form, as to them shall seem most likely to effect their safety and happiness.-Thomas Jefferson

                               

                              Experience hath shewn, that even under the best forms [of government] those entrusted with power have, in time, and by slow operations, perverted it into tyranny.-Thomas Jefferson

                               

                              Timid men prefer the calm of despotism to the tempestuous sea of liberty.-Thomas Jefferson

                               

                              I think myself that we have more machinery of government than is necessary, too many parasites living on the labor of the industrious.-Thomas Jefferson

                               

                              A free people [claim] their rights as derived from the laws of nature, and not as the gift of their chief magistrate.-Thomas Jefferson

                               

                              The two enemies of the people are criminals and government, so let us tie the second down with the chains of the constitution so the second will not become the legalized version of the first.-Thomas Jefferson

                               

                              I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than to those attending too small a degree of it.

                               

                              Government big enough to supply everything you need is big enough to take everything you have ... The course of history shows that as a government grows, liberty decreases.

                               

                              Was the government to prescribe to us our medicine and diet, our bodies would be in such keeping as our souls are now.


                                                                           
                                                   
                                                                       

                               

                               

                               

                               

                                                                                                                                 

                              "The only thing necessary for evil to triumph is for good men to do nothing"

                                                                                                                          --Edmund Burke