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Old 03-03-2014, 11:57 AM
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Million dollars.

One of our aquaintences won a million in a lotto last week. Been quite a long time since I personally knew anyone that did win a signifigant amount. Of course a million is not what it once was but still cannot hurt. One nice thing up here in Canada is any winnings are not taxable. You actually get all you win.

I always felt they beat horrific odds when they do.

I won cash only once that I can think of. My mother in law wanted me to take her to a bingo game quite far away.

So when we got there I thought I would kill the waiting time by playing as well. Staying on the better side of the mother in law was a good incentive as well. She actually liked me.

Never have played bingo before or since. Won three hundred that was split four ways. This was so long ago you couild actually get some value out of seventy five dollars. My only other signifigant gamble was for love those many years ago. I am still paying for that one. Even though I won?

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Old 03-03-2014, 12:04 PM
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The one time I bought a ticket, I won.

Ticket cost: $1.
Winnings: $2.

Then I lost the ticket before I had a chance to redeem it. Never again.
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Old 03-03-2014, 12:04 PM
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wheres your cut?
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Old 03-03-2014, 12:10 PM
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wheres your cut?
On my right index finger from installing plumbing yesterday at a place. It was a very small cut though.
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Old 03-03-2014, 12:15 PM
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That's great! A guy I work(ed) with won the "$200,000 a year for life" scratch off. He didn't last long at the office before taking early retirement!
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Old 03-03-2014, 12:32 PM
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BBC News - Bill Gates regains top spot as world's richest person "Mr Gates' total net worth was estimated at $76bn (£45.5bn) this year, up from $67bn in 2013. His rise in wealth knocked Mexican telecoms tycoon Carlos Slim off the top spot into second place." Probably by giving them windows servers
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Old 03-03-2014, 01:24 PM
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Well, now he won't have to eat Kraft Dinner . . . But we would eat Kraft Dinner. Of course we would, we'd just eat more. And buy really expensive ketchup with it. That's right, all the fanciest dijon ketchup.
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Old 03-03-2014, 02:03 PM
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On my right index finger from installing plumbing yesterday at a place. It was a very small cut though.
I actually haven't cut myself while working on the car for the last two times. Makes me feel like I'm doing something wrong...
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Old 03-03-2014, 02:13 PM
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BBC News - Bill Gates regains top spot as world's richest person "Mr Gates' total net worth was estimated at $76bn (£45.5bn) this year, up from $67bn in 2013. His rise in wealth knocked Mexican telecoms tycoon Carlos Slim off the top spot into second place." Probably by giving them windows servers
Why did my new thread turn into post 6 here?
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Old 03-03-2014, 02:17 PM
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I actually haven't cut myself while working on the car for the last two times. Makes me feel like I'm doing something wrong...
Probably the gloves
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Old 03-03-2014, 02:42 PM
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Probably the gloves
I. Have. A. Skin. Condition.

Why must I continue to be mocked for this?
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Old 03-03-2014, 02:47 PM
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Aren't you supposed to be driving somewheres?
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Old 03-03-2014, 02:50 PM
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Only for the morning . I'm back now.
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Old 03-03-2014, 03:00 PM
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I always say a million won't buy what It used to!
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I actually haven't cut myself while working on the car for the last two times. Makes me feel like I'm doing something wrong...
That's better than losing in the lottery!

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