Do you play the lottery?

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  1. Alligatorbling

    Alligatorbling Well-Known Member

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    I buy a scratcher maybe twice a year. Ill play the mega million if the jackpot is crazy high.

    My girlfriend works at a gas station and says people come in and spend 100s in the slot machines (the digital kind) she says its one guy that knows what he's doing and will win 100s. He won 500 the other day and tipped her 25 bucks.

    She says one guy came in and bought 300 dollars worth of scratches.

    She says she sees the same people every single day playing the lottery.

    Do you play?

    I'm thinking about playing pick 3 once a week.
     
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    anitoli Well-Known Member Gold Supporting Member

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    No.

    To quote Phil, " Put your money in the bank it's the only way to save it"

     
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    nope, but I often daydream what I would do with a ridiculous amount of money.
     
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    Yup, I do. Every week.

    I spend more than I win, I think the biggest amount I've ever won was about $35.00. Usually it's 5-10 bucks, which I'll use to buy more tickets.

    I always play the same numbers, I figure maybe that will whittle the odds down in my favor at least a little..I'm not greedy, I don't care if I win 100 gazillion, I would settle for a measly million or three. :naughty:

    One thing's for sure, if one doesn't play they're sure not going to win! :rolleyes:
     
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    First thing I’d do with all that money is bleach my anus.
     
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    :funny:

    I can think of quite a few things I would do first..:lol:
     
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    She says the same people are in there every night playing the slots. She said they spend 100s every night. Gambling is an addiction.
     
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    The last time I bought any lottery tickets was when I was 19 years old. I’m 50 now.
     
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    (The day after the weekly lotto)

    Anybody I might run across: " Hey Trelwheen, did you play the lotto last night?"

    Me: "No, I still have my $2.00. What you got?"

    :headbanger:
     
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    If anyone is lucky enough to win the big one, do this first. It will make your life so much easier.

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    Years ago I was talking with a friend about winning big $$ in the lottery, and I asked him "What would be the first thing you would do?" He caught me off-guard with his answer as up until that moment I had not considered it, but it made perfect sense..

    He said "The first thing I would do is change my phone number!" :lol:
     
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    :lol::lol::lol::lol::lol::lol::lol::lol::lol::lol:

    :funny:

    :rofl:


    I believe it's called modern American investing though. In full tradition one stops at a pawn shop first, then proceeds to the party store to lay down their crinkled up deep-pocket Benjamins. If they're really good they buy a bottle of liquor (cannot be clear), hot chips, and a grape drink with the winnings. In a final show of pure self-dignity their paycheck is cashed there on the way out too.

    :metal:
     
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    Would you spring for like a full brazilian wax as well?
     
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    Sometimes, never win though.:blah:
     
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    Early 90s I was playing an outdoor gig in Mansfield Oh at some park square in the city. This guy rolls up in like a Maserati, IIRC. Bass player walked over and told me that guy won the lottery twice.
     
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    Wasn't until my father got fatally sick in the hospital (died)...
    He had me buying his NY lotto numbers twice a week.

    I continue to do it outta...whatever.
    It's only $2 a week, and reminds me of him.
     
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    crossroadsnyc Senior Moderator Staff Member

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    I did ... once.

    It was an office pool years ago ... shockingly, we actually won a little bit of money. Did I ever see it? Nope. She she decided to pool all of the money into another round ... poof, it was gone! Or, maybe she just kept it for herself. It's all good. I was more annoyed at her insistence on cooking fish in the office. Seriously, who cooks fish at their desk in the office?
     
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    Who is She?
     
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    crossroadsnyc Senior Moderator Staff Member

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    "Lottery Girl"
     
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