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Would you still play after winning?

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Would you still play the lottery after the Big life changing win?

Yes. I still think it would be fun. [ 51 ]  [73.91%]
No. I really see no point. [ 10 ]  [14.49%]
Maybe. [ 6 ]  [8.70%]
Don't really know. [ 2 ]  [2.90%]
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Posted: January 7, 2006, 2:40 am - IP Logged

I would still play just for fun.  I would buy a roll of scratch offs and have fun.  (Don't fret all of you Instant game haters I would play the numbers too.)

How are you going to win if you don't play?

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    Posted: January 7, 2006, 2:44 am - IP Logged

    i would love to be able to hit lotto 5 once...then about a year later hit it again.kind of like st. germain a member here who won the little lotto in illinois at least two or three times.i sure do miss his input here at lottery post.he even gave me numbers to play a few times........

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      Posted: January 7, 2006, 2:52 am - IP Logged

      Winning lotto 5 would be awesome.  Depending on how much I won I would save most of it or give some to a good cause.

      How are you going to win if you don't play?

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        Posted: January 7, 2006, 8:19 am - IP Logged

        It would depend on how much a Big Life Changing Win is.

         

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          Posted: January 7, 2006, 9:37 am - IP Logged

          >100,000,000 cash value, probably not

          anything less and absolutely!

          Playing more than one ticket per game is betting against yourself.

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            Posted: January 7, 2006, 10:37 am - IP Logged

            A major lotto - like millions of dollars... I would quit playing that particular one if I won.  What are the chances on winning more than 1 major jackpot.  LOL

            BUT... I think I would invest some of the money to hire a number/math programmer to find the patterns/formulas for pick 3 and 4.  Kinda of like Steve Player.  If all worked well with it, I would build an internet business around the actual program.

             

            Zoozie  Dance

             

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              Posted: January 7, 2006, 11:32 am - IP Logged

              I think if I hit for a big one I would continue to chase the other jackpots as long as the games are available. 

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                Posted: January 7, 2006, 11:57 am - IP Logged

                After hitting "The Big One", I would put more money in Pick 3 than any other game.  I am almost certain that's what I'd do.

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                  Posted: January 7, 2006, 12:42 pm - IP Logged

                  yes - it's fun

                  love to nibble those micey feet.

                   

                                               


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                    Posted: January 7, 2006, 12:46 pm - IP Logged

                    I'd be too busy sipping margaritas in Malibu beach tending to the needs of my harem.....

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                      Posted: January 7, 2006, 1:11 pm - IP Logged

                      Sure, I would continuing playing the lottery, but I wouldn't be as anxious because the demand would not be as great. I have read about a couple of lottery winners who kept playing (time line wasn't given) and they HIT AGAIN --also known as 'lightning striking twice!' 

                      Anything is possible because the strangest things have happened to people who just weren't prepared for the unexpected...hitting a lottery twice.  We don't have crystal balls; we can't predict the future...but we can only play, hope, and most importantly, be patient and consistent in our playing. 

                      How many times have we heard about some people who played their numbers diligently, but forgot to play or through some unfortunate circumstance didn't play their numbers -- and their numbers came out?

                      Finally, this is why I always play my Social Security number (which hasn't come out yet), plus a set of Quick Picks. I've become disappointed because I felt my Social should have come out, but quite frankly, I'm afraid not to play it!

                       

                       

                      See Ya!-- Bye, bye!  When you win, may you glow as brightly as theSun Smiley

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                        Posted: January 7, 2006, 11:00 pm - IP Logged

                        I'd be too busy sipping margaritas in Malibu beach tending to the needs of my harem.....

                        i like how you think.

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                          Posted: January 9, 2006, 3:54 am - IP Logged

                          Irregardless of a big win, large jackpots would attrack me like a moth to flame.

                          And to those thinking of a harem, bad relationships are far more expensive then playing in the lottery. 

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                            Posted: January 9, 2006, 1:30 pm - IP Logged

                            Well, I matched 4 of 5 twice in the same week in TN Lotto 5.  I guess you would call that winning (sorta).  It paid 200 bucks both times and of course I still play.  I voted No, but that's only if I hit the big one (i.e $10 million plus jackpot).

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                              Posted: January 11, 2006, 6:06 pm - IP Logged

                              I voted Yes. Because with all my family members and the IRS, I think I'd still need to cover my bases in this lifetime.

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