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Topic closed. 7 replies. Last post 9 years ago by sorensonfan41.

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Would you give a stranger a dollar to play the lottery?

yes [ 3 ]  [10.34%]
no [ 12 ]  [41.38%]
maybe [ 7 ]  [24.14%]
if they looked poor [ 2 ]  [6.90%]
no way in h-ll! [ 5 ]  [17.24%]
maybe they would win and share [ 0 ]  [0.00%]
Total Valid Votes [ 29 ]  
Discarded Votes [ 1 ]  
angelm's avatar - anne
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Posted: June 26, 2008, 10:18 pm - IP Logged

I say maybe


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    Posted: June 26, 2008, 10:39 pm - IP Logged

    I voted no.I can barely support my own gambling habit,let alone a strangers gambling habit.Disapprove

      Guru101's avatar - rw6jhh
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      Posted: June 26, 2008, 10:48 pm - IP Logged

      No way.

      Gonna win.Big Smile

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        Posted: June 26, 2008, 11:07 pm - IP Logged

        Yes.  I've done it.

        love to nibble those micey feet.

         

                                     

          ThatScaryChick's avatar - x1MqPuM
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          Posted: June 27, 2008, 12:03 am - IP Logged

          No, I don't think so. I've given money to those that wanted a cup of coffee or some food, but I wouldn't give money to a stranger to play the lottery.

          "No one remembers the person who almost climbed the mountain, only the person who eventually gets to the top."

            justxploring's avatar - villiarna
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            Posted: June 27, 2008, 12:16 am - IP Logged

            I have no idea.  Probably not, but I can't imagine a stranger asking for a dollar to bet on the lottery (although Emily wrote that's happened to her, so it's possible)  Sure people have asked me for money, but I don't ask "What are you going to do with it?" which is why I answered "Maybe."  It's been a long time since I've been approached by a stranger for money.

              JAP69's avatar - alas
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              Posted: June 27, 2008, 5:36 pm - IP Logged

              I do not give away money.

              Had someone stop and ask me for $.95 cents yesterday.

              No I said, I do not give away money.

              The fella looked a little disgruntled when I said no. Ask 50 people for a buck here and there they do not need to work.

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                Posted: June 27, 2008, 5:41 pm - IP Logged

                I'm with MaddMike (well....kinda -- I'm not in an extremely bad shape or anything -- just getting into the "caution zone" because "odd jobs" have dried up and I don't see any coming up for a bit).  I might have to cut back my lotto playing myself soon at the rate things are going.

                Speaking of change......I rarely have spare, loose change with me, although if someone who looked like they needed it asked and I had it, I'd probably give some loose change to them if they needed it for food or something, but not for lottery.  If I was down to my last dollar and it was food or lottery......I'd rather take the food myself. Wink

                A Gold account on Lottery Post:  $4.95

                A Millionaire Jumbo Bucks scratcher:  $20

                Airfare and hotel in March 2007 to see The Price Is Right before Bob Barker retired:  $600-something

                Winning something to get a trip to a district office:  Priceless Big Grin