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Have You Ever Won The Lottery?

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by KevinmH9, Aug 2, 2009.

  1. KevinmH9

    KevinmH9 Active Member

    I was driving home today after visiting a friend last night when I stopped at a convenient store to get a drink. I was all ready to check out when I got stuck behind some guy buying his round of scratch tickets and Powerball tickets. I think he bought something like $100 worth of tickets and Powerballs, too.

    That got me to thinking.

    Any sjers ever win the lottery? And not like five dollars. I mean maybe $500, maybe over $1,000? Six figures?

    I remember when I was in high school and I worked at the local gas station, I sold some guy a ticket that he ended up winning $5,000 on. Unfortunately, he blew it all; on what, I have no idea.

    He sold his car dealership and I never saw him again.
  2. tmayforth

    tmayforth Member

    If we won the lottery we'd be former sports journalists.
  3. Mystery Meat II

    Mystery Meat II Well-Known Member

    At times I feel like I just won Shirley Jackson's lottery
  4. zebracoy

    zebracoy Guest

    I've won the Nigerian lottery about a dozen times.
  5. dooley_womack1

    dooley_womack1 Well-Known Member

    I've won a certain genetics lottery. 8)
  6. Batman

    Batman Well-Known Member

    Best I've ever done was hitting the Powerball once.
    Not the jackpot, the actual powerball. You get something like $6 for it.
    When I was still in high school I'd sometimes buy a scratch-off ticket or two at the local supermarket. I guess I looked old enough. One time, I bought one and won a free ticket. Instead of driving home and back and getting my sister to redeem it, I rolled the dice and went back inside. They redeemed it, so I got another ticket and scratched it off. Another free ticket. Next ticket nets something like $2, so I get two more tickets. One of those wins yet another free ticket, another is worth $5. I keep getting tickets and keep winning for about 10 minutes. Nothing more than $10, but it was still amazing to see so many winning tickets come off the same strip right in a row.
  7. Second Thoughts

    Second Thoughts Active Member

    Yes I have won the lottery. That's why I continue to work at a newspaper.
  8. JackReacher

    JackReacher Well-Known Member

    My step dad plays scratch-off tickets every day. I mean EVERY day. So a couple years ago, we found these fake lottery tickets where you "win" like 10 grand or something crazy and gave them to him for Xmas.

    He didn't know what to do after he scratched off the winning ticket. He went nuts. Not sure how my mom kept a straight face while he was scratching the ticket. Funny stuff.
  9. Seahawk

    Seahawk Member

    Don't play often, usually if my wife and I are stopping for gas on a road trip. Won $50 on a $1 ticket once. That's my best win.
  10. BYH

    BYH Active Member

    And then he called his boss and told him to suck cock in hell and die?
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  11. Batman

    Batman Well-Known Member

    Is that the story of how Ryan Sonner became on orphan?
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  12. My dad did that to his best friend one night at a bar ... best laugh most of us ever had.
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