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if this current MM jackpot were won...

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noise-gate's avatar - images q=tbn:ANd9GcR91HDs4UJhjxO7cmeMQWZ5lB_FOcMLOGicau4V74R45tDgPWrr
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Posted: June 23, 2016, 1:21 pm - IP Logged

By a group working  on Wall Street or a pool of hedge fund managers- how would you feel ? Undeserving or what?

For entertainment purposes only* 

Have a great rest of the week & upcoming weekend as well- above all else: Stay Healthy!

 

 

 

 

People who say it cannot be done should not interrupt those who are doing it- George Bernard Shaw.

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    Posted: June 23, 2016, 1:22 pm - IP Logged

    By a group working  on Wall Street or a pool of hedge fund managers- how would you feel ? Undeserving or what?

    For entertainment purposes only* 

    Have a great rest of the week & upcoming weekend as well- above all else: Stay Healthy!

     

     

     

     

    Wouldn't care.

    If someone buys a ticket, they have skin in the game.

    CAN'T WIN IF YOU'RE NOT IN

    A DOLLAR AND A DREAM (OR $2)

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      Who am I to judge who wins? I wouldn't want anyone thinking I was undeserving of winning when I finally do. If you have a ticket, you have as much right to win as I do.Cheers

      If the winners do interviews, I do like to hear a story of someone (or multiple someones) that finally get their chance to have financial freedom. That's a more enjoyable story to me.

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        Posted: June 23, 2016, 3:47 pm - IP Logged

        I just think it would be really cool if a poster on this site hit a major jackpot.

        Never give up.  Banana

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          Posted: June 23, 2016, 6:41 pm - IP Logged

          Who am I to judge who wins? I wouldn't want anyone thinking I was undeserving of winning when I finally do. If you have a ticket, you have as much right to win as I do.Cheers

          If the winners do interviews, I do like to hear a story of someone (or multiple someones) that finally get their chance to have financial freedom. That's a more enjoyable story to me.

          Ok Feather- What if these Wall Street or Hedge fund guys/ gals do pull it off by winning the jackpot and they only to eager to talk to the press. Perhaps saying stuff like " we really haven't made much money in our current jobs" contrary to public opinion,  but now look forward to a life of financial freedom etc etc. Would that have your full attention, would you be transfixed on their stories?.. .Just asking.

          People who say it cannot be done should not interrupt those who are doing it- George Bernard Shaw.

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            Posted: June 23, 2016, 6:50 pm - IP Logged

            Who am I to judge who wins? I wouldn't want anyone thinking I was undeserving of winning when I finally do. If you have a ticket, you have as much right to win as I do.Cheers

            If the winners do interviews, I do like to hear a story of someone (or multiple someones) that finally get their chance to have financial freedom. That's a more enjoyable story to me.

            I Agree! I will write your comment of "Financial Freedom" down. It explores the meaning of money more then the word, Security,does. Each of us will have more options in life after a win. 

             The challenge will be to hang on to the money while not being accused of being greedy. I would take that accusation with a grain of salt because everyone has their own opinion of winners.

             I've been rich and I've been poor. Believe me, rich is better. 

             Attributed to Joe E. Lewis and others

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              I Agree! I will write your comment of "Financial Freedom" down. It explores the meaning of money more then the word, Security,does. Each of us will have more options in life after a win. 

               The challenge will be to hang on to the money while not being accused of being greedy. I would take that accusation with a grain of salt because everyone has their own opinion of winners.

              Opinions can change in a heartbeat Music. When Maria Holmes won: the outpouring of positive goodwill from the Forum & just about anyone who walked upright was absolutely outstanding. So the " l don't judge people" statement must be as you said taken with a grain of salt. Why? Because all was well & good with the opinion of Ms Holmes..but no sooner did Hot sauce enter the picture and everything changed.

              Perceptions, that is the issue here Watson...

              People who say it cannot be done should not interrupt those who are doing it- George Bernard Shaw.

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                Posted: June 23, 2016, 10:39 pm - IP Logged

                noise-gate,

                If a group of Wall St workers won it would be quite entertaining when one of our resident kvethcers meowed  that
                It's always California".

                Green laugh

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

                Lep

                There is one and only one 'proven' system, and that is to book the action. No matter the game, let the players pick their own losers.

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                  Posted: June 23, 2016, 10:58 pm - IP Logged

                  I just think it would be really cool if a poster on this site hit a major jackpot.

                  Depends on what you mean.  Someone on the Instant forum just posted under Florida Scratchers a nice picture of their $2,000,000 win on a Florida Scratcher!

                  Anyway, back to the topic, who cares if they win as long as they aren't Tiptons!

                  "The American Voter is too Stupid..."   Jonathan Gruber Obamacare Architect

                  "There is no sin except stupidity" Oscar Wilde

                  https://books.google.com/books?id=apm21IcqhmcC&pg=PP6&lpg=PP6&dq=americans+can+tolerate+just+about+anything+except+stupidity&source=bl&ots=tq9QUeP46j&sig=qXfXEz-wh_yUQSsE8DZG0ZjABls&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwil8YSjmuDPAhWF7IMKHV11A0kQ6AEIUzAI#v=onepage&q=americans%20can%20tolerate%20just%20about%20anything%20except%20stupidity&f=false

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                    Posted: June 23, 2016, 10:59 pm - IP Logged

                    By a group working  on Wall Street or a pool of hedge fund managers- how would you feel ? Undeserving or what?

                    For entertainment purposes only* 

                    Have a great rest of the week & upcoming weekend as well- above all else: Stay Healthy!

                     

                     

                     

                     

                    Honestly, I'd give a WTG but mean wtg...them as winners? I think the idea is that

                    those types of people have enough already. A group of them would split it and

                    even with the reduced total JP amount they'd get a good boost to make the

                    good life better.

                    I'd much rather see the pot split 100 ways between people who REALLY need it.

                    Or just give me it all, I'll figure out how to help as many people as I can behind 

                    the scenes.

                    Them?

                    They'll probably help as many as they can too...they, themselves and their own.

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                      Posted: June 23, 2016, 11:30 pm - IP Logged

                      Ok Feather- What if these Wall Street or Hedge fund guys/ gals do pull it off by winning the jackpot and they only to eager to talk to the press. Perhaps saying stuff like " we really haven't made much money in our current jobs" contrary to public opinion,  but now look forward to a life of financial freedom etc etc. Would that have your full attention, would you be transfixed on their stories?.. .Just asking.

                      That'd certainly be interesting to hear if they were average Joes with money woes!

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                        Posted: June 24, 2016, 11:36 am - IP Logged

                        Wouldn't care.

                        If someone buys a ticket, they have skin in the game.

                        I Agree!

                        Every champion was once a contender who refused to give up.-Rocky Balboa

                        “Don’t let someone who gave up on their dreams talk you out of going after yours.” – Zig Ziglar

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                          Posted: June 24, 2016, 11:47 am - IP Logged

                          Opinions can change in a heartbeat Music. When Maria Holmes won: the outpouring of positive goodwill from the Forum & just about anyone who walked upright was absolutely outstanding. So the " l don't judge people" statement must be as you said taken with a grain of salt. Why? Because all was well & good with the opinion of Ms Holmes..but no sooner did Hot sauce enter the picture and everything changed.

                          Perceptions, that is the issue here Watson...

                          Lotteries don't care who win them nor what losers think of the winners.  As though someone is more worthy of winning than someone else.  Nonsense.  Opinions and judgements are just human nature--doesn't change reality.

                          Every champion was once a contender who refused to give up.-Rocky Balboa

                          “Don’t let someone who gave up on their dreams talk you out of going after yours.” – Zig Ziglar

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                            Posted: June 24, 2016, 12:16 pm - IP Logged

                            Judging by the number of Wall Street workers that you read about jumping off tall buildings, their lives cant be that envious.