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who got you playing?

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Who got you playing the lottery?

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angelm's avatar - anne
richmond ky.
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Posted: May 22, 2007, 11:10 am - IP Logged

My husband got me playing

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    Posted: May 22, 2007, 12:01 pm - IP Logged

    My first time play was in college.  It was $100 winner on a $1 scatch-off.

     

    Party 

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      Posted: May 22, 2007, 2:00 pm - IP Logged

      when i found out tennessee was getting a lottery i started studying the missouri and georgia lottery back in 2003.i had never played a lottery or knew how any of the games went.i studied them about ten hours a day for months.by the time the pick 3 rolled around in march of 2004 i was ready.by july i had hit a number ten times for five grand that enabled me to take off work for months until my daughter was born.i have had a lot of good experiences with the lottery.....

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        Coastal Georgia
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        Posted: May 22, 2007, 2:48 pm - IP Logged

        The GA lottery got me started when they started in 1993...

        ...been cussing them ever since !  Crying

         

                                       

                      

         

         

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          Posted: May 22, 2007, 2:50 pm - IP Logged

          My daughter was 12 at the time and the station to play was 92.3 ,i guess she had heard everyone talk about it so much that she would always say when i listen to the radio ,Is that 92.3 ?so The radio annouced the first lotto drawing on Oct 23 1993 for the pick3 game,i really didnot pay attention that particular day but my Daughter can't bugging about 92.3 and i told her i am so sick of that number but at that moment the radio announcer game on the aire and stated ,YOu wouldnot believe what the first pick 3 number is ,,,,,,329 and i was stunned and shocked that i didnot go play and everysince then i listened to my daughter and played the pick3 and lotto,the end,,,,,Delores247

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            china
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            Posted: May 22, 2007, 3:22 pm - IP Logged

            My daddy,mom,uncles,cousins,brothers,sisters and other relatives and friends.

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              New Member

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              Posted: May 27, 2007, 1:05 am - IP Logged

              i guess it would be myself,because of a dream i had about winning ,lol... 

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                Posted: May 27, 2007, 6:16 am - IP Logged

                  Me, Myself and I

                Peace.  And, Good Luck!!!

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                  Posted: May 27, 2007, 9:28 am - IP Logged

                  my mother and others got me to play i hope i win today have a good dayEmbarassed

                  Lurkingvic

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                    Posted: May 27, 2007, 10:08 am - IP Logged

                      Me, Myself and I

                    Same here. I also bought GH's Lotto Book that had the numbers and you would put your numbers under hers. At that time I didn't understand the concept I like using the letters better

                    My first big win was from a Missouri scratch-off coz Kansas didn't have the lottery yet It was $75

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                      Posted: May 27, 2007, 10:56 am - IP Logged

                      I decided to be a regular lottery player in the summer of 1996.  I have been trying to take down a big jackpot since then.-weshar75

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                        Posted: May 27, 2007, 11:10 am - IP Logged

                        I started to play on my own.  NH began the "Sweepstakes" drawings in the 60s. I was too young, but my boyfriend occasionally bought a couple of ticketswhen we drove up there.  Then MA followed with "The Game" in the early 70s.  I met someone whose family won $50,000 when it started and it changed his life.  (of course that was 35 years ago!)  but I didn't start playing every week until I moved to FL.  I guess all the hype got to me and now I'm hooked! 

                         

                        I just voted and marked this "average" and now I wish I could change it to "good" 

                        "average" sounds so, well.....average.

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                          md
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                          Posted: May 29, 2007, 7:49 pm - IP Logged

                          My ex-wife's family; everybody played.  I started about 17 years ago.

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                            Posted: May 29, 2007, 11:08 pm - IP Logged

                            My Grandparents.

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

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                              Posted: May 30, 2007, 2:34 am - IP Logged

                                Me, Myself and I

                                uncle "GREEDY"

                              He alway's drove the new car.........dated all the blonds & redheads

                              in our little towne.............................people alway's L@@Ked ^^^^

                              to HIM and HE always L@@Ked ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

                              to THEM (uncle GREEDY)...................was 4'-11"^^^^^^^^^^TALL

                              & IRASH as a potato!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

                              RICH beyond any man in the little towne & OWNED a chain of banks

                              for miles>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>AROUND!!!!

                              LOL

                              PSYKOMO