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Best place to LAY LOW after winning a jackpot

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Where would be the best place to "vanish" for awhile?

Fargo [ 4 ]  [7.41%]
Keokuk [ 1 ]  [1.85%]
South Beach, Miami [ 5 ]  [9.26%]
Aculpulco [ 2 ]  [3.70%]
Can Cun [ 2 ]  [3.70%]
Las Vegas [ 5 ]  [9.26%]
Jackpot, NV [ 1 ]  [1.85%]
Bayonne, NJ [ 2 ]  [3.70%]
Bah Hahbah (Bar Harbor) ME [ 3 ]  [5.56%]
Other- tell us where! [ 29 ]  [53.70%]
Total Valid Votes [ 54 ]  
Discarded Votes [ 3 ]  
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Posted: February 5, 2007, 7:58 pm - IP Logged

Mike and Guesser -  Lots of people from French Lick, Indiana have relatives there.  They check your license and registration at the border for safe entry.  The people from Gay Meadows, AL tried to set up a community there, but they were kicked out and finally settled in Queer Creek, Alaska.  There was so much gossip about the woman from Three Way, Arkansas that she finally sold her home and headed off to Fort Dick, Calif.

PSYKOMO voted..........................Bar Harbor, ME!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

been there & could not geet into any TROUBLE if I TRIED!!!!!!!!!!

THANKssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssjustxploring !!!!!!!!!

Bar Harbor would make a great jumping-OFF point for ALL.........

your SUGGESTIONS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

LOL

PSYKOMO 

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    Posted: February 6, 2007, 10:59 am - IP Logged

    my properties at ky lake in tenn. and start build lake view motel resturant and lounge lol good luck to all

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      Posted: February 6, 2007, 11:14 am - IP Logged

      Pennsylvania seems to have a lot of place names that are, um, interesting.  Even stranger than Blue Ball being  a stone's throw from Intercourse,  only 45 mile away you can find Virginville. You'd have to go almost 250 miles in the opposite direction to get to Keisterville. There's a place where you could just sit around  and relax while things die down.

      http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&hl=en&q=virginville,+pa&ie=UTF8&z=13&om=1&iwloc=addr 

      http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&hl=en&q=keisterville,+pa&ie=UTF8&z=13&om=1&iwloc=addr

      And after all that is done..

      Please visit Bath, PA

       

                                     

                    

       

       

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        Posted: February 6, 2007, 11:20 am - IP Logged

        I cannot even comment on some of these :

        Aces of Diamonds, Florida
        Fearnot, Pennsylvania
        Normal, Illinois
        Assawoman, Virginia
        Fifty-Six, Arkansas
        Odd, West Virginia
        Bald Head, Maine
        Forks of Salmon, California
        Ogle, Kentucky
        Beetown, Wisconsin
        Fort Dick, California
        Okay, Oklahoma
        Belcher, New York
        Frankenstein, Missouri
        Panic, Pennsylvania
        Ben Hur, Texas
        Footville, Wisconsin
        Peculiar, Missouri
        Big Foot, Illinois
        Gaylordsville, Connecticut
        Plain City, Utah
        Big Sandy, Wyoming
        Gay Mills, Wisconsin
        Porkey, Pennsylvanania
        Blueballs, Pennsylvania
        Gun Barrel City, Texas
        Quiggleville, Pennsylvania
        Boring, Maryland
        Hell, Michigan
        Rambo Riviera, Arkansas
        Boring, Oregon
        Hicksville, Ohio
        River Styx, Ohio
        Buddha, Indiana
        Hooker, Arkansas
        Roachtown, Illinois
        Chestnut, Illinois
        Hooker, Oklahoma
        Romance, Arkansas
        Chicken, Alaska
        Hornytown, North Carolina
        Rough and Ready, California
        Chocalate Bayou, Texas
        Hot Coffee, Mississippi
        Sand Draw, Wyoming
        Chugwater, Wyoming
        Hot Water, Mississippi
        Sandwich, Illinois
        Climax, North Carolina
        Intercourse, Pennsylvania
        Smackover, Arkansas
        Climax, Pennsylvania
        It, Mississippi
        Spread Eagle, Wisconsin
        Climax, Saskatchewan
        Jupiter, Florida
        Toad Suck, Arkansas
        Cold Foot, Alaska
        Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina
        Umpire, Arkansas
        Cold Water, Mississippi
        King Arthur's Court, Michigan
        Uncertain, Texas
        Cut-Off, Louisiana
        Koopa, Colorado
        Yazoo, Mississippi
        Dickeyville, Wisconsin
        Lawyersville, New York
        Yeehaw Junction, Florida
        Ding Dong, Texas
        Lollipop, Texas
        Disco, Tennessee
        Love Ladies, New Jersey
        Dismal, Tennessee
        Magazine, Arkansas
        Dry Fork, Wyoming
        Mars, Pennsylvania
        Eclectic, Alabama
        Monkey's Elbow, Kentucky
        Eek, Alaska
        Muck City, Alabama
        Embarrass, Minnesota
        No Name, Colorado

        ...DD

         

                                       

                      

         

         

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          Posted: February 6, 2007, 12:16 pm - IP Logged

          thank you double down...I actually didn't read the title, i thought it was the best place to lay low but it says the best place to vanish..The best place to vanish for me will be scandinavia...

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            Posted: February 6, 2007, 1:31 pm - IP Logged

            since you all talking about visiting other countries, i thought i share this with you all..I think it was CNN or Fox they were talking about this website where all you have to do is pay 59.99 for the membership and you can swap houses (i would think apartments too) with anyone in the world for a vacation...The person you swap with is responsible for bills and everything in your house, and you are responsible for the person's house and bills and car bills, etc...I don't know what's the name of the website since i wasn't paying too much attention...Places like France, Estonia, Croatia, United Kingdom, swisszerland, etc...The bad thing about it is that you don't get to know the person you are swaping with really well, and if something happens the company is not responsible for paying damages (i am not clear about this part since i didn't hear it really well)...They were saying that is something new in the states...I think is bad luck for people that live where the cost of living is high because you are dealing with the rest of the world and they wouldn't want to swap with you...Example, someone living in new York city may not be able to swap really good with someone from Guatemala, unless the person is wealthy, which brings me to another point...I believe that most of the people wanting to swap in other countries, are going to be people that are well off, so this mean that when you swap you are going to be staying in the nicest area of the country you are swaping in/with...According to the News, you decide how long you want to stay and both person agree on it...

            I personally don't think it will work well with a house but i do think it would work good with an apartment (swaping apartments across the world)...I think they should start first with apartments and then make the leap to houses....Also i think the company/website should charge more than 59.99 and the money gathered should go into paying for damages if in case there is any...Also the company should open up a forum or chatroom so that people that are swapping can get to know each other....Well i mean is not a bad idea if you swaping apartments....Also, i would recomend swapping in countries where you know you can speak the language otherwise save a lot of money so it will last you the entire time you decide to be in that country...Again, swapping houses i don't know if it will work, but swapping apartments i think it should...

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              Posted: February 6, 2007, 2:11 pm - IP Logged

              Here's the link to home exchange info

              http://www.homeexchange.com/

              Good Luck!

              Stavros

               

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                Posted: February 11, 2007, 11:17 pm - IP Logged

                Well right after winning and no one knows who it is, I will go to work as normal for a few days so I can curse out a few of my supervisors. Then Spread Eagle, WI doesn't sound like a bad place to dissappear to with my new name Richard Head.

                I love doubles and remember, it's just a game!!!!!!

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                  Posted: February 11, 2007, 11:30 pm - IP Logged

                  pumpi76

                   "Lay low" is slang for "going to the mattresses", which means disappearing for awhile, thus vanishing.

                  When people had to "blow town" in the Roaring 20's era they were sent to aparments that their bosses (ahem) had....there were mattresses on the floor to serve as beds, so the people would be below window level, thus the term "go to the mattresses."

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                  Green laugh

                  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: February 14, 2007, 8:53 pm - IP Logged

                    i'm trying to decide between hell,michigan and boring,maryland......

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                      Posted: February 14, 2007, 9:17 pm - IP Logged

                      I voted "Other", but if I told you where that would sort of defeat the purpose, IMO....

                      lmao.......i sooooo agree

                      Oogle  waiting patiently for my jackpot

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                        Posted: February 15, 2007, 6:41 am - IP Logged

                        never seen monkeys elbow.would like to go to sandwhich