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How about this idea: Phone Booths the new lottery retailer...

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Posted: February 15, 2011, 11:23 pm - IP Logged

What if phone booths became the new lottery retailer where you buy your tickets...You swipe your I.D card put in coins for the ticket or drop the dollar in something similar to a coin case and talk to an animated service on the phone and say which number you want to play...when the coin case is full someone comes and collects them, the same way they collect money on the phone booths....

when you win you go to a bank and withdraw/cash your lower prizes win...Your jaxkpot win you collect it at the lottery headquarters...

is an interesting idea...

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    Posted: February 15, 2011, 11:43 pm - IP Logged

    I don't think that would work pumpi, too many germs. Dead

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      Posted: February 16, 2011, 4:37 am - IP Logged

      how about ATM's.,

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        Posted: February 16, 2011, 6:48 am - IP Logged

        yikes.

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          Posted: February 16, 2011, 6:53 am - IP Logged

          Cell phones have pretty much made phone booths obsolete. Here in florida, I would have to drive to the local Circle K convenience store or a 7-11 to find one. If i have to go to those places, then i might as well just go into the store and buy my tickets......lol

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            Posted: February 16, 2011, 8:16 am - IP Logged

            we used to have phone booths in Mich, some how people thought they were ATMS that had to be cracked open with a hammer.LOL

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              Posted: February 16, 2011, 8:25 am - IP Logged

              Does anyone still use phone booths?

               

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                Posted: February 16, 2011, 8:30 am - IP Logged

                Does anyone still use phone booths?

                LOL....... I can't even recall the last time I seen a phone booth.......

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                  Posted: February 16, 2011, 8:45 am - IP Logged

                  I think pumpi might still have them in Central America. The closest thing resembling a phone booth I saw was an empty shell on a stand, no phone.

                  The next best thing I saw one day was the stand, the phone, the thick silver flexible cord...but no handset. What? Funny what losing some change

                  will do to a person.

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                    Posted: February 16, 2011, 10:23 am - IP Logged

                    Does anyone still use phone booths?

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                    Those who run the lotteries love it when players look for consistency in something that's designed not to have any.

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                      Posted: February 16, 2011, 10:55 am - IP Logged

                      Phone booth? LOL. Hardly any left. Maybe in airports. Or the call boxes on the side of the road. Hey, while you're waiting for your car to be towed you can play keno every five minutes. Good way to pass the time. 

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                        Posted: February 16, 2011, 3:29 pm - IP Logged

                        A good number of grocery stores (well I typically see them at Ralphs, CVS, and Food 4 Less) around here already have machines you can purchase lotto tickets/scratchers from. Just put in cash, scan your playslip or choose your numbers from the touchscreen, and out pops your ticket.

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                          Posted: February 16, 2011, 3:35 pm - IP Logged

                          There is no phone booths in the town , I live in unless you go to the hospitals and use the pay phones...

                          The  smart phones are the way to go ...

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                            Posted: February 16, 2011, 3:38 pm - IP Logged

                            A Phone Booth......What's That ?????. Tell you what, yeah let them go ahead and use this as a way to purchase lottery ticket.....put it in the hood and see what happens.

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                              Posted: February 17, 2011, 7:51 am - IP Logged

                              eventually i think people will play lottery [buy a ticket] with their cell phones if is not done already....

                              The Forex trades: 1.6 Trillion dollars EVERY day, that´s more than the GDP of the Carribbean Central America, COMBINED. Enough to feed every crook out there for centuries...To all Geniuses & Powers Countries of the World the Planet needs breakthroughs in all Medicine, Veterinary, Biology related fields, Psychology, Population Psychology/Sociology..They need to genetically ingeneer new plants species/types to give more variety of plants and thus have more resources for combating diseases¨