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Have you ever won money?

Old 09-26-13, 02:56 PM
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Have you ever won money?

I just won $10 on Mega Millions so I put it all on more tickets.
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Re: Have you ever won money?

I won some $50 gas gift cards recently. When I was in 3rd grade I won 2 tickets to Knott's Berry Farm in a coloring contest.
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Re: Have you ever won money?

So I guess "Back to Blu-ray.com for me" and "Peace Out" don't mean "I'm leaving."
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So I guess "Back to Blu-ray.com for me" and "Peace Out" don't mean "I'm leaving."
That's clearly uncalled for, and deserving to get some sort of sanction. Going into somebody else's thread and just thread-crap on the 3rd post. I don't know what the deal is between you two, and speaking from a neutral that's just a flat-out shitty post.
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Re: Have you ever won money?

I've won less than $2000 several times at casinos, and once won $102 from a radio station give-away.
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I've won less than $2000 several times at casinos, and once won $102 from a radio station give-away.
I've won less than $2000 hundreds of times.
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Re: Have you ever won money?

The most I've won was about $1400 at the blackjack table at the Palms.

I've won other things: fantasy football leagues, sports bets, casinos and the like. I've lost some too. But that $1400 "haul" was the only significant one.
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Re: Have you ever won money?

I won a $100 gift certificate to Toys R Us when I was 9 in some 'Where's Kool Aid Man' Saturday morning cartoon contest. I flipped my shit at the time.
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Re: Have you ever won money?

Originally Posted by cungar View Post
I've won less than $2000 hundreds of times.
Perhaps I should have said around $1000 to $1600.
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Re: Have you ever won money?

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That's clearly uncalled for, and deserving to get some sort of sanction. Going into somebody else's thread and just thread-crap on the 3rd post. I don't know what the deal is between you two, and speaking from a neutral that's just a flat-out shitty post.
Hey thanks. I thought the same thing but decided just to ignore him.
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Re: Have you ever won money?

2 people really won more than $100,000? That would be awesome.
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I won $200 at a Science Fair when I was in Jr High School for a project that made no logical sense what so ever. And a few hundred bucks playing Roulette here or there. Oh and of course a $10 lotto win here or there.
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Re: Have you ever won money?

Originally Posted by maxfisher View Post
I won a $100 gift certificate to Toys R Us when I was 9 in some 'Where's Kool Aid Man' Saturday morning cartoon contest. I flipped my shit at the time.
I'd say winning a $100 gift certificate to Toys R Us when you're 9 is about the equivalent of winning $10,000.00 as an adult.
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Originally Posted by Ky-Fi View Post
I'd say winning a $100 gift certificate to Toys R Us when you're 9 is about the equivalent of winning $10,000.00 as an adult.
I really wish the PS4 didn't cost $40,000.00, the tax alone man
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Re: Have you ever won money?

Was this thread started by the IRS?
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Re: Have you ever won money?

$4,000 at the dollar slots in Atlantic City about 15 years ago. Ain't won shit at a casino since.

$200 at Meadowlands Racetrack last year.

$100 about 10 times on New York & New Jersey scratch tickets.
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Re: Have you ever won money?

I've won a thousand to a few thousand at casinos. Don't go often but when I do I've always come out ahead.

No big lottery winnings though, despite being part of an office pool for years.

I started a thread about an unexpected inheritance a month or so ago, I finally got that check, which was sort of a 'win'. That was high five figures.

I still dream of winning the lottery, and irrationally believe that at some point I will win a substantial sum of money. I'll quote this post when I do.
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I've only ever won enough money to bail myself out of jail.
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$900 at a nickel slot machine. We had originally thought I won $180 because we usually just have fun at the penny slots.
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Won, as in gambling? Yes, playing baccarat at a casino.
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Re: Have you ever won money?

Nope.

But was standing next to my Ex-Mother in Law when she won $2,000+ on a Slot Machine in Vegas and ....I lived across the street from a guy who won $500,000+ in the CA Lottery.

Fuck my life....
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Re: Have you ever won money?

I won $300 in a throwing dart contest we had here at one of bars next to campus. I hate the college bar crowds at night so I was loaded on long islands to not be so annoyed.
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I won $250 on a Wheel of Fortune machine. It was the first time I had ever been to a casino, and I had only been there about a half hour. Needless to say, this did not end up being a typical experience for me.
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Re: Have you ever won money?

Won about $20 on a slot machine. I always quit those as soon as I'm ahead- gambling a max of $5 each time and quitting if I win a decent amount.

I watched my former girlfriend (yes, that one) win about $200 several times on blackjack, only to lose it all by continuing to play.
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Bought a lottery ticket because this girl at the 7-eleven kept pestering me to buy one every Saturday morning. Won $28. Only lottery ticket I've ever bought.

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