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One thing people overlook about jackpot winners.

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Posted: February 25, 2014, 2:03 pm - IP Logged

 I know that the Lottery commisions do some screening on new jackpot winners, but how through is it?

 Maybe I am being paranoid, but do they actually filter out any jackpot winner that can be a 'potential threat to the society'?

 I don't think anybody really thought of that perspective.

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    Posted: February 25, 2014, 3:34 pm - IP Logged

     I know that the Lottery commisions do some screening on new jackpot winners, but how through is it?

     Maybe I am being paranoid, but do they actually filter out any jackpot winner that can be a 'potential threat to the society'?

     I don't think anybody really thought of that perspective.

    Maybe I am being paranoid, but do they actually filter out any jackpot winner that can be a 'potential threat to the society'?

    What do you mean by "potential threat to society"?   Someone walking down the streets in a hooded sweat shirt, or play loud music or don't share you religous belief?  If certain people shouldn't play the lotteries then it should state so in the rules because retailers sell tickets to anyone who can afford them.

     * you don't need to buy more tickets, just buy a winning ticket * 
       
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      Posted: February 25, 2014, 3:41 pm - IP Logged

      I don't think any jackpot winner would be a threat to society. Perhaps a welcome guest in just about any business establishment would be more just.

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        Posted: February 25, 2014, 3:51 pm - IP Logged

         I know that the Lottery commisions do some screening on new jackpot winners, but how through is it?

         Maybe I am being paranoid, but do they actually filter out any jackpot winner that can be a 'potential threat to the society'?

         I don't think anybody really thought of that perspective.

        How do you KNOW?  Name your source.

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          Posted: February 25, 2014, 4:00 pm - IP Logged

          There is no moral clause on a lottery ticket.

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            Posted: February 25, 2014, 4:03 pm - IP Logged

            There is no moral clause on a lottery ticket.

            I agree.  Look at the druggies and ex-cons who have won it. A winner is a winner.

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              Posted: February 25, 2014, 4:08 pm - IP Logged

              Pedophiles and Rapist have also won the loterry.

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                Posted: February 26, 2014, 3:14 am - IP Logged

                 I know that the Lottery commisions do some screening on new jackpot winners, but how through is it?

                 Maybe I am being paranoid, but do they actually filter out any jackpot winner that can be a 'potential threat to the society'?

                 I don't think anybody really thought of that perspective.

                So you think that the lottery has some magic test that accurately determines if a winner will finance Dr Evil's next plan?

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                  Posted: February 26, 2014, 1:13 pm - IP Logged

                  Right...right...I keep forgetting that the public sector is not as imaginative as people think... :)

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                    Posted: February 28, 2014, 11:11 am - IP Logged

                    Right...right...I keep forgetting that the public sector is not as imaginative as people think... :)

                    Well it's seems that you are saying that if a person has a winning ticket the lottery commission screens that person to determine if they should pay or not.

                    Never heard of that before. Where did you see, hear, or read that?

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                      Posted: February 28, 2014, 11:27 am - IP Logged

                      Pedophiles and Rapist have also won the loterry.

                      And convicted sex offenders.

                       

                      Even rich old white men have won. Red Devil

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                        Posted: February 28, 2014, 1:36 pm - IP Logged

                        One thing for sure is that the lottery Gods do not discriminate against anyone. It's always nice when someone "deserving" wins a jackpot but who are we to judge?

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                          Posted: February 28, 2014, 5:48 pm - IP Logged

                           I know that the Lottery commisions do some screening on new jackpot winners, but how through is it?

                           Maybe I am being paranoid, but do they actually filter out any jackpot winner that can be a 'potential threat to the society'?

                           I don't think anybody really thought of that perspective.

                          What like a sleepr cell of Al Queda? Or the Taliban?? I wonder if they could claim the money? hmmmm

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                            Posted: March 1, 2014, 1:20 pm - IP Logged

                            Right...right...I keep forgetting that the public sector is not as imaginative as people think... :)

                            Totally agree... it's hard for us public sector types to be fully imaginative without the foil hat or Mulder and Scully cluing us in to the full goings on at sector 6, but all that aside, considering the caliber of people who have won huge jackpots, even if there was a screening process, it's obviously not very effective. 

                            What is the purpose/origin of this latest conspiracy theory, which, as usual, flies fully in the face of facts? Were all the deadbeat dads, rapists, druggies, ex-cons all plants to get us to believe anyone can win, when we can't?

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                              Posted: March 1, 2014, 1:36 pm - IP Logged

                              Well it's seems that you are saying that if a person has a winning ticket the lottery commission screens that person to determine if they should pay or not.

                              Never heard of that before. Where did you see, hear, or read that?

                              He didn't read it, he dream it. 

                              The dream ends with with the lottery commissionRed Devil saying to the actual winner "You are bad and don't deserve to win so we will be giving the winnings to good old gogidolim he deserves it more than you"Mad

                               * you don't need to buy more tickets, just buy a winning ticket * 
                                 
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