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Old 08-18-12, 11:12 PM
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If you became a billionaire tomorrow, how would your life change?

The rich kids of Instagram thread sparked some conversation about what people would do with money, so how would your life change with a billion dollars?

I'm pretty sure my life would change pretty significantly. I'd quit my job. I'd move out of the state. I'd pay all my debts, my family's debts. I'd still finish college and go on to graduate school but without the stress of tuition costs or living expenses. I'd travel the world and help people as much as I can. And 2 chicks at once.
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Initially my life probably wouldn't change at all. Honestly I wouldn't really know what to do with pretty much unlimited money. I don't give a crap about boats so I wouldn't buy a yacht. I already have a nice car and I live in Minnesota so there's no point in buying a Ferrari or something. I suppose I could buy a big huge house but I'm single and live alone and I like my house just fine.

Sure, everybody wants more money but quite frankly I currently have enough to be comfortable. For the most part I can afford what I want...I just don't want overly expensive things.

The freedom to do whatever I wanted would be the thing I would enjoy most. I'd probably join one of the swanky private golf clubs here in the twin cities and play a lot more golf and without the burden of having to work and having unlimited money, I'd probably travel around the world and stay in the best accommodations.
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I wouldn't worry as much that's for damn sure.
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I'd do the same thing I do on the weekend, but seven days a week.
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I wouldnt trade in movies at Movie Stop like I did today.
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I'd know that every family member, friend, and other person I care about would live much more worry-free. I'd quit work and open my own business. I'd spend some time traveling. Just not having to worry about the day-to-day stuff would be amazing.
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I would just be awesomer.
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Re: If you became a billionaire tomorrow, how would your life change?

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I'd do the same thing I do on the weekend, but seven days a week.
My thoughts exactly
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Travel. I'd love to take a month or two and just drive around the country. See all the famous sites. Not drive more then 200-300 a day. Just relax.
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I'd know that every family member, friend, and other person I care about would live much more worry-free.
This.

Of course, I would make them crawl for it though. And then never let them forget it.
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I'd put up money for a second season of Firefly and start reconstrucing the missing Doctor Who episodes right after I dumped my girlfriend and found myself neck deep in pussy.
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I'd have a lot more money.
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Well, for starters, I'd pretty much stop hanging around here...
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Re: If you became a billionaire tomorrow, how would your life change?

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The rich kids of Instagram thread sparked some conversation about what people would do with money, so how would your life change with a billion dollars?

I'm pretty sure my life would change pretty significantly. I'd quit my job. I'd move out of the state. I'd pay all my debts, my family's debts. I'd still finish college and go on to graduate school but without the stress of tuition costs or living expenses. I'd travel the world and help people as much as I can. And 2 chicks at once.
Some days I am convinced we are the same person ... I guess I'd have to use the money to find out just who the hell you are and why you are stealing my thoughts. Or maybe I would just hire a camera crew to turn your life into a reality TV show ... I think it would be worthwhile for all of us.

Seriously though, I'd do just about any damn thing I wanted to do simply because I wanted to, not because I had to. I'd eventually go to law school just for the fun of it. I'd start a business because it interested me ... then sell it and start something else when I was bored. I might train and see if I could be one of the oldest rookies in professional baseball.

I'm not big into lavish items or cars ... but I would love to have a Tesla Roadster.

Point Break is on TV right now ... would that be enough money to clone Patrick Swayze and bring him back Jurassic Park-style?

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I'd do the same thing I do on the weekend, but seven days a week.
Go to church?
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Well, for starters, I'd pretty much stop hanging around here...
I would still post here. But i'd make a thread "Im rich bitches!"
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I have always wanted to own my own island.
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I would ruin some peoples lives (politicians, ex-bosses, enemies, etc....) just so they know how it feels like to be on the other end.
Call me bitter but I don't give a fuck.
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I would be contacted by hundreds of friends that I never even knew I had.

I'd follow Mick Jagger's example and get a degree in business administration so I could understand what investment bankers were telling me.

I'd buy a house big enough to require a staff to keep it running, and then have porn stars in french maid uniforms doing actual work there.
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I'd buy DVDTalk and bring back Mature as part of the forum.
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Quit job, get an MBA to develop contacts, start businesses.
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Pay my debts, make sure my mother was financially secure, start making some movies, visit space.
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Pay college, pay college loans, buy a house, buy a new car, buy a motorcycle, keep my job, buy clothes that fit me better cuz a lot of it is too big to wear outside home, buy formal professional clothing, give money to my relatives and family, buy a shit ton of BDs, and...buy all the film tech I want to start the movies I want to make along w/ starting up a small studio that would employ my fellow film student friends.
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Pay off the mortgage. Quit my job and do something purely on my terms, not someone else's. Buy my parents a house nearer to us. Support charities and art organizations. Fund a film restoration.
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I'd suddenly become more attractive to women... so I'd get laid very often.

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