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Lottery Madness

#1 by Sheldonboy , Wed Jan 13, 2016 7:37 pm

If you thought that our 66,000,000 lottery was obscene.
Just take a look at this from our insane American Cousins.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-35304710


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#2 by astwood , Wed Jan 13, 2016 7:45 pm

I havent had a go on it since i retired we use to have a syndicate


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RE: Lottery Madness

#3 by Sheldonboy , Wed Jan 13, 2016 7:47 pm

Quote: astwood wrote in post #2
I havent had a go on it since i retired we use to have a syndicate

We have had several goes and never even got one number.


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#4 by astwood , Wed Jan 13, 2016 7:50 pm

Quote: Sheldonboy wrote in post #3
Quote: astwood wrote in post #2
I havent had a go on it since i retired we use to have a syndicate

We have had several goes and never even got one number.


The odds are stacked against the punters mate


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#5 by Slow Jo , Wed Jan 13, 2016 9:09 pm

On central news they were saying the american lottery prize makes our,s look like small change,I wouldnt mind 33 million in small change.


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#6 by Sheldonboy , Wed Jan 13, 2016 9:13 pm

Quote: Slow Jo wrote in post #5
On central news they were saying the american lottery prize makes our,s look like small change,I wouldnt mind 33 million in small change.


Do you know if you have 1 million, you can spend 1000 per week for twenty years. Or in my wifes case six months.


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#7 by Slow Jo , Wed Jan 13, 2016 9:15 pm

She slow with her spending is,nt she ,bet jan would take 3 months.


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#8 by Sheldonboy , Thu Jan 14, 2016 9:02 pm

Quote: Slow Jo wrote in post #7
She slow with her spending is,nt she ,bet jan would take 3 months.


Not so much slow Joe as careful not to miss anything.


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#9 by Voltman , Fri Jan 15, 2016 9:36 am

Quote: Sheldonboy wrote in post #3
We have had several goes and never even got one number.


Perhaps you could publish your numbers here so that the rest of us can avoid them.


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RE: Lottery Madness

#10 by Sheldonboy , Sat Jan 16, 2016 7:37 pm

Quote: Voltman wrote in post #9
Quote: Sheldonboy wrote in post #3
We have had several goes and never even got one number.


Perhaps you could publish your numbers here so that the rest of us can avoid them.


I may actually sell our numbers, I'm not sure they are included in the draw anyway.


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#11 by astwood , Sat Jan 16, 2016 8:13 pm

Rather give the money to the grandchildren


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#12 by Sheldonboy , Sat Jan 16, 2016 8:23 pm

So would I.


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RE: Lottery Madness

#13 by astwood , Sat Jan 16, 2016 8:25 pm

The people who run it earn more than they give to charity


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RE: Lottery Madness

#14 by Sheldonboy , Sat Jan 16, 2016 8:27 pm

Money can't buy you happiness.

But it can buy a wonderful standard of misery.[Little LOL]


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RE: Lottery Madness

#15 by astwood , Sat Jan 16, 2016 8:30 pm

Quote: Sheldonboy wrote in post #14
Money can't buy you happiness.

But it can buy a wonderful standard of misery.[Little LOL]

I have enough for my needs


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