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Players snapping up Mass. Lottery's new $30 tickets

Topic closed. 18 replies. Last post 5 years ago by Jon D.

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RedStang's avatar - laughing chimp.gif
United States
Member #121957
January 21, 2012
3169 Posts
Posted: May 1, 2014, 12:50 am - IP Logged

There's no need for you to ridicule RedStang who was just giving his opinion and experience. Thumbs Down

And rubbing your good fortune in someone's face LottoMetro.... No No That's not only bad etiquette and bad karma, it's also extremely bad manners. But I wouldn't expect someone like you who admits lacking social skills to understand good manners. Wink

It's ok Jon. People get like that when they ride the short bus their entire life.

    LottoMetro's avatar - Lottery-024.jpg
    United States
    Member #146340
    September 1, 2013
    1144 Posts
    Posted: May 1, 2014, 1:29 am - IP Logged

    If you had won, would they still be horrible?

    Yes they would still be horrible because your probably only going to win the $30 back and you can win that with a $5 ticket.

    If that's the case, then why did you buy the $30 tickets in the first place?

    Btw, I wasn't ridiculing you (as JonD erroneously believes, he has a tendency to do that Wink) or even downplaying those who have bad luck. I was simply commenting that your attitude would be different if you were on the other side (i.e. winning a lot).

    And I would rather ride the short bus with a few winners (in life) than the long bus with a bunch of losers (in life).

    If the chances of winning the jackpot are so slim, why play when the jackpot is so small? Your chances never change, but the potential payoff does.
    If a crystal ball showed you the future of the rest of your life, and in that future you will never win a jackpot, would you still play?

    P&L % = Total Win($)/Total Wager($) - 1

      Gleno's avatar - Lottery-001.jpg
      New Jersey
      United States
      Member #80352
      September 25, 2009
      723 Posts
      Posted: May 1, 2014, 7:39 am - IP Logged

      You go Mass players. The marketing geniuses are great at stirring up demand for more players and winners. Someone has to eventually win the jackpots. Coffee

        Jon D's avatar - calotterylogo
        Los Angeles, California
        United States
        Member #103809
        January 5, 2011
        1530 Posts
        Posted: May 1, 2014, 8:03 am - IP Logged

        It's ok Jon. People get like that when they ride the short bus their entire life.

        Thumbs Up Oh no, look out now, you done set him off by questioning his intelligence. Yeah, LottoMetro is a short man on a short bus! Green laugh

        Seriously, it's really creepy that this guy works in the lottery industry, but keeps hanging around here all the time trying to show off and getting into tussles with LP members. I've never seen anything like it. Sad.