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Posted: January 27, 2010, 6:36 am - IP Logged

£250,000 would do me.  I'd turn that into much larger amounts in a few years and get some satisfaction that I actually achieved the wealth rather than be handed it.  I'd appreciate the value of it much more too.  Smiley

    rdgrnr's avatar - walt
    Way back up in them dadgum hills, son!
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    Posted: January 27, 2010, 6:37 am - IP Logged

    We ain't got no sand in Tennessee so naturally the odds would be much better here.







    "The only thing necessary for evil to triumph is for good men to do nothing"

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      Lucky4Life's avatar - batman14

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      Posted: January 27, 2010, 10:14 am - IP Logged

      We ain't got no sand in Tennessee so naturally the odds would be much better here.

      Big GrinParty

        time*treat's avatar - radar

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        Posted: January 27, 2010, 10:27 am - IP Logged

        Here in Florida, the Lotto game is about 23 million to 1.

        Take a grain of sand and paint it red. Set aside.

        A cup of sand holds about 3 million grains of sand. Put about 7.5  cups of sand in a clear plastic bag. (7.5 X 3 million = 22.5 million grains of sand)

          Now take that one grain of sand you painted red and throw it in the bag. Shake the bag well for a few seconds.

        All you have to do now is blindfold yourself and pick the red grain of sand.

        The PB is about 195 million to 1.

        For this experiment you'll need a bag with 65 cups of sand.


        (Off topic...of interest...below....)




        To paraphrase a line from "A Beautiful Mind", if this is some way for you to get the "red grain" on your own ... Wink

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        Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms should be the name of a convenience store, not a govnoment agency.

          sully16's avatar - sharan
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          Posted: January 27, 2010, 4:53 pm - IP Logged

          thats what we need JOHN NASH.

          Did you exchange a walk on part in the war ?

          For a lead role in a cage?


                                                      From Pink Floyd's " Wish you were here"

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            Posted: January 28, 2010, 1:03 am - IP Logged

            Thank you for a moment of clarity.

            How refreshing, I almost forgot clarity existed.