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Old 03-21-08, 01:54 PM
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What's your crazy/impractical for when you win an obnoxiously high lottery jackpot?

Alright, so let's say you win some obnoxiously large lottery jackpot and you end up with a lump sum, after taxes, of $100MM or more.

What is the most crazy/impractical (but still realistic) thing you would do with some/all of the money?

I know what I would do: Build a to-scale replica of the <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/N%C3%BCrburgring">Nürburgring</a> (GP section and Nordschleife) for Go-Kart racing.

So, what would you do? (Besides the obvious: two seven-diamond girls at the same time).
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I'd start a production studio and start making horror flicks.

And hire hookers to eat dog food out of the toilet while I peed in their butts.

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Collect every issue of Action Comics and Superman comics.

And donate to a lot of animal shelters.
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Originally Posted by The Bus
I know what I would do: Build a to-scale replica of the <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/N%C3%BCrburgring">Nürburgring</a> (GP section and Nordschleife) for Go-Kart racing.
Why a to-scale replica? And why go-karts? Why not go full-scale and race formula one cars?
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I'd start up my own channel and film studio for shows like "Firefly" that got canceled due to some stupidity. That way they'd have a place to film their shows and a channel to show them. Also, I'd buy a large building downtown for homeless people. And of course, lots of donations to the local animal shelters and Dove Lewis.
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Nothing.
I already have a plan with practical/non crazy things.
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Originally Posted by The Bus
I know what I would do: Build a to-scale replica of the Nürburgring (GP section and Nordschleife) for Go-Kart racing.
a family member went to Nurburgring and rode in the BMW ride you can buy...

where a race car driver in an M5 smokes around the track...

they loved it...

i might do that...

i guess i'd join the Yellowstone Club... i've been there as a guest and man that's cool stuff... and build a house there...

and buy a Saleen S7...

and get another bottle of 75 year old Macallan scotch... hell a case of it... and some other ~100 year old scotch form other makers too...

get a ranch...

and go around helping out people... like elvis did with the cadillacs and whatnot...

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I'd like to start a major Shakespeare Festival with a new & fancy multi-stage Theater complex in my hometown. Then I'd outbid Ashland and bring everyone from Oregon Shakes to Lompoc.
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Wait, another bottle of 75-year old Macallan? You mean you've already got one?

Was it more or less expensive than a bottle of 1946?
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Originally Posted by Kittydreamer
I'd start up my own channel and film studio for shows like "Firefly" that got canceled due to some stupidity.
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Also, I'd buy a large building downtown for homeless people.
Good idea - keep 'em all in one place out of our way!

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And of course, lots of donations to the local animal shelters
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I would also do the private island thing.

This one looks nice enough http://www.vladi-private-islands.de/...20Island.html#
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Originally Posted by The Bus
Wait, another bottle of 75-year old Macallan? You mean you've already got one?

Was it more or less expensive than a bottle of 1946?
it was a gift to a family member, by a fella who participated in one of The Macallan's auctions... hell of a cool thing as a gift...

anyway he and i sat on the back porch of a ranch in Wyoming drinking that bottle and smoking extremely high quality 'hand rolled cigarettes'... it was really something... had the stereo playing Traffic with outdoor speakers... let's just say 'John Barleycorn Died' and leave it at that...

we guestimated it was several thousand a highball... but we were not all that clear headed at the time so who knows...

i could go for another bottle...
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I would build a private movie theater and Arcade.
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Very cool. That's probably an accurate guess, even higher in today's hot Single Malt market.

I should've bought a bottle of the 1946 when I could've. It was $2000 at the time. Now it goes for $7000. That's probably what the 75-year old goes for now, if not more.
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Film a shot for shot remake of The Matrix using only midgets.
Not quite as bad as my idea of a hentai version of Roots.
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Originally Posted by darkflounder
Why a to-scale replica? And why go-karts? Why not go full-scale and race formula one cars?
Go-karts are funner than F1 cars. Closer to the road, shorter wheelbase, more responsive, more open cockpit, more compact, lighter, no suspension, more direct connection between the driver/vehicle/road, and plenty fast. I understand the appeal.
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Buy a lot of buckets and fill them with lots of colored balls. Then hire people to pick balls out of the buckets and put them in a box, and hire more people to count them.

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