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You just won the jackpot...

Topic closed. 21 replies. Last post 11 years ago by Just6ntlc.

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You just won the jackpot...

I post immediately that I finally hit the big one! [ 6 ]  [9.38%]
I wait until I get the loot first, then post I won [ 21 ]  [32.81%]
I never tell anyone here, then fade into oblivion [ 19 ]  [29.69%]
I spam the boards like crazy rubbing it in [ 2 ]  [3.12%]
Jackpot Winner! becomes my new signature [ 2 ]  [3.12%]
I only tell a few here [ 5 ]  [7.81%]
LP? I am paralyzed with fear, can't touch the keys [ 3 ]  [4.69%]
LP? I am too busy with lawyers, and advisors [ 6 ]  [9.38%]
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Discarded Votes [ 9 ]  

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Posted: March 27, 2006, 1:45 pm - IP Logged

Whoever hit Lose for Life in KY will wish it had a cash option. And they didn't win enough to retire.

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    Yinzer Country, PA
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    Posted: March 27, 2006, 6:55 pm - IP Logged

    I'd only tell a couple people first, maybe Todd, my co-workers, and my family.  Then I would claim the money.  I probably wouldn't do too much with the money until tax time.  I don't want to wind up spending a ton of money and then finding out that I owe the government a ton in taxes.

    I've redone my website.  Go to www.dr-ew.com.  I kept a lot of the old stuff, and I've added some new stuff.  Look for more new stuff in the coming weeks.

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      Posted: April 19, 2006, 1:54 pm - IP Logged

      I don't plan to tell anyone anywhere anything!  When people know you've had a windfall, they'll all want a cut of it.  Most of the people here probably wouldn't give that sort of trouble, but who knows, maybe a lurker who isn't a member or someone a member might let it slip to could cause trouble.

      The only ones who'll know if I win are me and my wife.  I also have a plan to keep others from knowing, such as holding off on big decisions such as big purchases, quitting work, etc., until after the excitement of a locally sold ticket winning dies down.  I also plan to move, preferably to somewhere nobody knows us, if my wife will go along with that.

      Even after a big win, I'll probably still play the lottery and check in here every so often.  I just like coming to this board to chat!

      PrisonerSix 

       

       

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        Posted: April 19, 2006, 2:10 pm - IP Logged

        Setting up a blind trust to collect the money. Continue to post and play here as usual. Bottom line. Keep quiet!

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          Posted: April 19, 2006, 8:00 pm - IP Logged

          I'd come off like I'm the most stingy S.o.B. on the planet. I'd show the ticket here after I claimed it. The people that would be likely to try to claim it probably aren't on this board. And, I'd help the few people that were there for me when I was still poor. Whatever system I used if any, I would then freely share such system because I'd mostly quit playing. NOTE: most jackpot winners aren't shown nation-wide on TV, only when it's a very high amount.

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            new port richey
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            Posted: April 24, 2006, 10:06 am - IP Logged

            Since I am a new member I would post immediately....

            Hey.... Beginners Luck!

            Nobody could say anything!

             


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              Posted: April 26, 2006, 8:29 pm - IP Logged

              If I win a jackpot, I would post my numbers in the game I played for real to LP members. That's my vote on this question.