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Old 02-18-06, 12:13 PM
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Powerball reaches $700 million....

...largest in history. Who's all playin'? Bought myself 5 tickets yesterday.
Old 02-18-06, 12:17 PM
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I'm playing, and if I win, I'm not sharing!
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I can't wait to win this so I can post on internet message boards more frequently!
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My posts would triple if I won. You people had better hope I don't win.
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I'm no math major, but according to my calculations, I'm going to win.
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Guess I'll be the first.


Take the lump sum.
Old 02-18-06, 01:46 PM
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Originally Posted by Rockmjd23
I'm no math major, but according to my calculations, I'm going to win.
You're that 1 in 160 million, eh?
Old 02-18-06, 01:49 PM
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My family and i bought a bunch. I NEVER play lotto. But since my grandmother recently died and she was a lotto nut, I kinda feel like she's my angel watching over me and will help me win a lil' bit someday. She won a few times...why not me?
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We don't have Powerball here so I'll be your friend if you win!
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I usually get $20 worth, although with it being this high, I'm thinking about buying one ticket with each powerball, and quick picking the other 5. At least then I have the powerball and one chance to win.
Old 02-18-06, 02:42 PM
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If I win, you know what I'd get? Two chicks at the same time.
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I don't think I'm going to buy a ticket ... and the odds of me winning are about the same.
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I made a $5 donation to the old people of Pennsylvania.
Old 02-18-06, 04:16 PM
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I'd play if I could but the bible-beaters won't let us in Alabama.
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stupid fl doesn't have it.

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We started a pool at work for this one. $5 a person...I don't know how many people put in though...but if we win...they are going to have a major staff shortage!
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Meh. 365 million is hardly enough to get excited about.
Old 02-18-06, 05:32 PM
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Yeah I was going to buy a ticket, but if I won I'd have to give up my food stamps.
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Originally Posted by MartinBlank
You're that 1 in 160 million, eh?
Hey, you could buy one ticket with each mumber and still come out ahead!
How long does it take to print 160 million tickets?

I wish they had Powerball in Florida, I would so win and then blow it all on Strip Clubs, DVD Box Sets and All-You-Can-Eat buffetts.
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Originally Posted by turborobb
Hey, you could buy one ticket with each mumber and still come out ahead!
How long does it take to print 160 million tickets?
Assuming, of course, no one else wins.
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A co-worker and I each threw in $5 and got 10 tickets. My luck blows so I doubt we'll win anything.
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There's been a couple times I've dreamed that I won the lottery.

Man, waking up with TEH SUCK.
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I won playing the Florida Lottery once... about 66 bucks!
Old 02-18-06, 07:16 PM
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Originally Posted by turborobb
Hey, you could buy one ticket with each mumber and still come out ahead!
How long does it take to print 160 million tickets?

I wish they had Powerball in Florida, I would so win and then blow it all on Strip Clubs, DVD Box Sets and All-You-Can-Eat buffetts.

Win...take half, that's $184 million...take out 30%+ for taxes....you'd still be screwed.

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