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Does the size of the lottery jackpot matter to you?

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Drenick1's avatar - villiarna
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No, Stack. I'm not talking about 'spending' that kind of money, man. You said that two winning tickets in California paid $8,502 which are prizes. I was simply confirming that amount as being plenty enough, for me,  to care of some immediate priorities first and then some luxuries. In other words, I ain't picky at all when it comes to a financial blessing 'cause it's always right on time...no matter the amount. Anyone who'd find something wrong with winning any amount on such a difficult game doesn't deserve to win anyway in my humble opinion.

Most of us here understood your explanation referencing the prize amount but not Sad Stack as he gets enjoyment chastising others in order to elevate his ficticious status level that only exist in his head.

Majority of my winners are $7 or less so I would be extremely greatful on anything larger.

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    Most of us here understood your explanation referencing the prize amount but not Sad Stack as he gets enjoyment chastising others in order to elevate his ficticious status level that only exist in his head.

    Majority of my winners are $7 or less so I would be extremely greatful on anything larger.

    Yeah, I kinda figured it made some sense but, maybe Stack misunderstood me along the way. It's all good as he and I have had many good debates in years prior on all the games...we agreed and agreed to disagree. Like you, whenever I did match anything, it was only a couple of bucks which I wrote off as funds for the next draw and was happy with that. Let me get even a 4 + 0 on either game and I'm gonna be at some convenience store POSING!! Cool

    Small games, frequent wins, and regular payouts 'cause.....

    There are seven days in the week...'Someday' isn't one of them.

    #lotto-4-a-living

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      Yeah, I kinda figured it made some sense but, maybe Stack misunderstood me along the way. It's all good as he and I have had many good debates in years prior on all the games...we agreed and agreed to disagree. Like you, whenever I did match anything, it was only a couple of bucks which I wrote off as funds for the next draw and was happy with that. Let me get even a 4 + 0 on either game and I'm gonna be at some convenience store POSING!! Cool

      Stack is alright, its all about Opinions, nothing more nothing less. What l find amazing is the fact that despite being of Spanish heritage, Kingofearth has no knowledge of Antonio Banderas. He had to Google the guy to find out who he was. Even my gardener who hardly speaks English knows who he is.

      As Spock would say " Fascinating."

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

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        No, Stack. I'm not talking about 'spending' that kind of money, man. You said that two winning tickets in California paid $8,502 which are prizes. I was simply confirming that amount as being plenty enough, for me,  to care of some immediate priorities first and then some luxuries. In other words, I ain't picky at all when it comes to a financial blessing 'cause it's always right on time...no matter the amount. Anyone who'd find something wrong with winning any amount on such a difficult game doesn't deserve to win anyway in my humble opinion.

        "I was simply confirming that amount as being plenty enough, for me,  to care of some immediate priorities first and then some luxuries

        But you didn't win $8502 or the $5000 payoff in your state.

        "Anyone who'd find something wrong with winning any amount on such a difficult game doesn't deserve to win anyway in my humble opinion."

        Nobody found fault with matching 4 + 1 and collecting $5000 or the two $8502 California winners. The topic is "does the size of the jackpot matter" and my observation was nobody won the jackpot or a $1 million dollar second prize. Are you seriously saying you're playing MM because $8502 is "plenty enough for you"?

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          Most of us here understood your explanation referencing the prize amount but not Sad Stack as he gets enjoyment chastising others in order to elevate his ficticious status level that only exist in his head.

          Majority of my winners are $7 or less so I would be extremely greatful on anything larger.

          "Majority of my winners are $7 or less so I would be extremely greatful on anything larger."

          Now you have all the LP members sitting on pins and needles waiting for your "how to win $7" lottery system.

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            Stack is alright, its all about Opinions, nothing more nothing less. What l find amazing is the fact that despite being of Spanish heritage, Kingofearth has no knowledge of Antonio Banderas. He had to Google the guy to find out who he was. Even my gardener who hardly speaks English knows who he is.

            As Spock would say " Fascinating."

            There is a Heineken ad where people take selfies with Benicio Del Toro believing he was Antonio Banderas.

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              There is a Heineken ad where people take selfies with Benicio Del Toro believing he was Antonio Banderas.

              Right Stack. l get confused with this picture of me with some people out there as well.

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

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                "Majority of my winners are $7 or less so I would be extremely greatful on anything larger."

                Now you have all the LP members sitting on pins and needles waiting for your "how to win $7" lottery system.

                No need to worry. I won't be infringing on your main source of income. You go right ahead and keep your $7 lottery system as you need it much more than I do.

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                  Posted: September 6, 2016, 11:49 pm - IP Logged

                  Stack is alright, its all about Opinions, nothing more nothing less. What l find amazing is the fact that despite being of Spanish heritage, Kingofearth has no knowledge of Antonio Banderas. He had to Google the guy to find out who he was. Even my gardener who hardly speaks English knows who he is.

                  As Spock would say " Fascinating."

                  ? I don't have Spanish heritage

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                    No need to worry. I won't be infringing on your main source of income. You go right ahead and keep your $7 lottery system as you need it much more than I do.

                    You said: "Majority of my winners are $7 or less so I would be extremely greatful on anything larger." and my comment was "Now you have all the LP members sitting on pins and needles waiting for your "how to win $7" lottery system."

                    "You go right ahead and keep your $7 lottery system as you need it much more than I do."

                    It's really sad especially when discussing lottery topics when a poster (you) don't even know they (you) brought up "the majority of your winners are $7 or less. But if being grateful winning $7 (probably $5 after deducting the cost of a ticket) is why you're playing PB, good luck too ya.

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                      Stack is alright, its all about Opinions, nothing more nothing less. What l find amazing is the fact that despite being of Spanish heritage, Kingofearth has no knowledge of Antonio Banderas. He had to Google the guy to find out who he was. Even my gardener who hardly speaks English knows who he is.

                      As Spock would say " Fascinating."

                      The topic is almost a debate between the extreme right and extreme left. One side might say they are smarter because they wait to play until there is at least a 50% chance of the jackpot being won. And the other side is saying they have a chance to win the jackpot in every drawing and have a chance to win $5000, $50,000, or $1 million too. Both extremes are giving logical fallacies when the truth is some people play every drawings and while others are "some time" players.

                      Isn't waiting for the ticket buying frenzy more conservative and playing every drawing?

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                        "I was simply confirming that amount as being plenty enough, for me,  to care of some immediate priorities first and then some luxuries

                        But you didn't win $8502 or the $5000 payoff in your state.

                        "Anyone who'd find something wrong with winning any amount on such a difficult game doesn't deserve to win anyway in my humble opinion."

                        Nobody found fault with matching 4 + 1 and collecting $5000 or the two $8502 California winners. The topic is "does the size of the jackpot matter" and my observation was nobody won the jackpot or a $1 million dollar second prize. Are you seriously saying you're playing MM because $8502 is "plenty enough for you"?

                        Really, Stack? Man, come on. Everyone here knows that I didn't match for either prize but, that my comment was geared up to an 'in the event that I would've been' one of those winners. Regarding your last question, I never implied that as being the sole reason I play whenever I do, okay, and your answer had already taken place several posts back when I included the following statements in my comment:

                        -I ain't picky at all when it comes to a financial blessing-

                        -winning any amount on such a difficult game-

                        Do you intentionally take things out of context, Stack, or did you honestly not get the point I was driving? I look at most everything from a purely moral perspective because one's thought pattern has EVERYTHING to do with how they fare in life. Once again, my point here is simply to be very thankful if able to match ANYTHING on either game 'cause it's extremely hard and pure luck when/if it happens. Lastly, I can guarantee that the $8502 won by those individuals was "plenty enough for their efforts' on that play.....'cause they're both $8502 AHEAD OF ALL OF US IN WINNINGS ON THAT GAME.

                        Can you hear me now? LOL

                        Small games, frequent wins, and regular payouts 'cause.....

                        There are seven days in the week...'Someday' isn't one of them.

                        #lotto-4-a-living

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                          Really, Stack? Man, come on. Everyone here knows that I didn't match for either prize but, that my comment was geared up to an 'in the event that I would've been' one of those winners. Regarding your last question, I never implied that as being the sole reason I play whenever I do, okay, and your answer had already taken place several posts back when I included the following statements in my comment:

                          -I ain't picky at all when it comes to a financial blessing-

                          -winning any amount on such a difficult game-

                          Do you intentionally take things out of context, Stack, or did you honestly not get the point I was driving? I look at most everything from a purely moral perspective because one's thought pattern has EVERYTHING to do with how they fare in life. Once again, my point here is simply to be very thankful if able to match ANYTHING on either game 'cause it's extremely hard and pure luck when/if it happens. Lastly, I can guarantee that the $8502 won by those individuals was "plenty enough for their efforts' on that play.....'cause they're both $8502 AHEAD OF ALL OF US IN WINNINGS ON THAT GAME.

                          Can you hear me now? LOL

                          If people could just stay on topic, things would be so much easier. 

                          I highlight which part of the posts I'm commenting on so there is no confusions, but now I have to repeat what I said in a previous post.

                          A reason why the "size of the jackpot matters" to some players is what I previously said, the jackpot rolled, nobody won a $1 million second prize, and 20 only tickets beat odds of 1:739,688 by matching 4 + 1.

                          "Lastly, I can guarantee that the $8502 won by those individuals was "plenty enough for their efforts' on that play.....'cause they're both $8502 AHEAD OF ALL OF US IN WINNINGS ON THAT GAME."

                          It's obvious size doesn't matter to those playing every drawing and just as obvious more people play as the jackpot grows. Seriously, how does being happy with winning a third prize relate to the size of the jackpot?

                          "Can you hear me now?"

                          Loud and clear if the topic was "are you satisfied winning $5000 after missing winning the jackpot by one number", but it's not.

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                            If people could just stay on topic, things would be so much easier. 

                            I highlight which part of the posts I'm commenting on so there is no confusions, but now I have to repeat what I said in a previous post.

                            A reason why the "size of the jackpot matters" to some players is what I previously said, the jackpot rolled, nobody won a $1 million second prize, and 20 only tickets beat odds of 1:739,688 by matching 4 + 1.

                            "Lastly, I can guarantee that the $8502 won by those individuals was "plenty enough for their efforts' on that play.....'cause they're both $8502 AHEAD OF ALL OF US IN WINNINGS ON THAT GAME."

                            It's obvious size doesn't matter to those playing every drawing and just as obvious more people play as the jackpot grows. Seriously, how does being happy with winning a third prize relate to the size of the jackpot?

                            "Can you hear me now?"

                            Loud and clear if the topic was "are you satisfied winning $5000 after missing winning the jackpot by one number", but it's not.

                            Green laughhahah both make decent points truth is stay on topic and win big. It is human nature to feel as if you missed out even when winning a 4+1. Truth is in life you get what you work for so I wouldn't set my aim for a 4+1 win in PB or MM. I'll be at ease with a million dollar prize or better because that's what is advertised so that's what I get in the game for nothing less.

                            Creativity..

                            " What's more likely to happen will happen.. "

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                              Contrary to popular belief.... Size doesn't matter! Wink

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