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  1. N8 v2.0

    N8 v2.0 Not the sharpest tool in the shed

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  2. hooples3

    hooples3 Fuggetaboutit!

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    i'll take it
     
  3. N8 v2.0

    N8 v2.0 Not the sharpest tool in the shed

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    If I win, I'll spring for RM tee shirts for everyone!
     
  4. SkaredShtles

    SkaredShtles I love NEWCASTLE and will ONLY drink NEWCASTLE!!!!

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    One's chances of winning the lottery are not appreciably
    improved by actually buying a ticket.

    :D
     
  5. Tenchiro

    Tenchiro Attention K Mart Shoppers

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    The government.
     
  6. Toshi

    Toshi Harbinger of Doom

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    i can do math so will not be playing, thx
     
  7. MMike

    MMike A fowl peckerwood.

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    Lottery winnings are tax-free in Quebec.....
     
  8. Echo

    Echo crooked smile

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    The lottery is a tax on people who are bad at figuring odds.
     
  9. BigMike

    BigMike BrokenbikeMike

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    Wat the hell would you do with that much money? I can't even fathom that much money
     
  10. SkaredShtles

    SkaredShtles I love NEWCASTLE and will ONLY drink NEWCASTLE!!!!

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    Yeah - they just take their scrape when you buy it, not when it's won.
     
  11. SkaredShtles

    SkaredShtles I love NEWCASTLE and will ONLY drink NEWCASTLE!!!!

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    Quit my job. Ski alot. Travel alot. Ride alot. Travel and ski. Travel and ride. Maybe become an ex-pat and move to Europe for awhile. See the world.

    I'm pretty sure I still couldn't put a dent in it, though.
     
  12. N8 v2.0

    N8 v2.0 Not the sharpest tool in the shed

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    If you are the winner, the odds are 100% good for you....
     
  13. Jimmy_Pop

    Jimmy_Pop Turbo Monkey

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    If i win this lotto, I am buying everybody on RM with 1000 or more posts a new bicycle of their choice. Mark my words or something ...

    joel
     
  14. N8 v2.0

    N8 v2.0 Not the sharpest tool in the shed

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    Ohh... now that's classy!
     
  15. Westy

    Westy the teste

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    I'd build a hollowed out volcano where I would build a giant WMD in an attempt to take over the world.
     
  16. N8 v2.0

    N8 v2.0 Not the sharpest tool in the shed

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    So you are gonna eat chile and beans then..???

    :confused:
     
  17. zahgurim

    zahgurim Underwater monkey

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    I'd buy a normal house, a couple sportscars, bank about 10 million to live off of the interest, and then pay Russia the rest to take me to the moon so I could be the first to ride my bike there.
     
  18. ridetoofast

    ridetoofast scarred, broken and drunk

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    id buy a nice chunk of land, build one hellava bike park, and invite all the :monkey:s over to help me break it in

    that 'new bike for a 1000 posts' sounds like a good idea too :thumb:
     
  19. MMike

    MMike A fowl peckerwood.

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    You've obvioulsy not put enough thought into this. Tire would explode. Shock seals would let go. Where is your head??
     
  20. ridetoofast

    ridetoofast scarred, broken and drunk

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    im sure the boys at nasa could make the appropriate adjustments to his sled...just make sure you tell them which units to perform the calculations in though :nuts:
     
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    MtnbikeMike Turbo Monkey

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    Crap, I better get a' postin' ;)
     
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    blt2ride Turbo Monkey

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    With that much money, you could afford to burn some bridges. I would tell EVERYONE at work exactly what I think of them. Once I was escorted off the property, I would do whatever I wanted! I would probably start racing a complete race season. One thing is for sure, I would ride one of my bikes every day of my life...

    Or, it would be the day I was hit by a bus...
     
  23. Echo

    Echo crooked smile

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    Queue Alanis Morisette music :barf:
     
  24. SkaredShtles

    SkaredShtles I love NEWCASTLE and will ONLY drink NEWCASTLE!!!!

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    Ahhhhhahhahahhaha. I was thinking the same thing, just didn't have the heart to say it out loud. :nuts:
     
  25. The Toninator

    The Toninator Muffin

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    TEAM AMERICA *&%$ YEAY!!!
     
  26. Angus

    Angus Jack Ass Pen Goo Win

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    wow I better start post Ho'ing
     
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    BigMike BrokenbikeMike

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    You got a ways to go young grasshopper :)


    I promise, If I win this one, I will buy EVERYONE on RM, TWO bikes of their choice :)
     
  28. Tenchiro

    Tenchiro Attention K Mart Shoppers

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    I'd buy a new butt.



    Mine has a crack in it. :oink:
     
  29. Anders

    Anders Monkey

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    my office is doing a pool of 35 people, 5 tickets each. also, on the side, im getting a few for myself :)
     
  30. N8 v2.0

    N8 v2.0 Not the sharpest tool in the shed

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    Tonite is the nite!!!!
     
  31. Echo

    Echo crooked smile

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    Be sure and let us know how it works out for ya.
     
  32. lovebunny

    lovebunny can i lick your balls?

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    where does the money come from anyway? who funds it?
     
  33. Tenchiro

    Tenchiro Attention K Mart Shoppers

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    That is where the tax on people with poor math skills comes in.
     
  34. N8 v2.0

    N8 v2.0 Not the sharpest tool in the shed

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    Yes, yes...! But imagine the thrill of winning $350,000,000 with a $1 investment.

    :D
     
  35. narlus

    narlus Eastcoast Softcore
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    better i suppose than the thrill of throwing a $1 bill into the sewer grate (or equivalent)
     
  36. Echo

    Echo crooked smile

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    I can't believe there are people who don't already know this, but:

    The "lotto jackpot" is a number that reflects how many tickets were sold.

    For instance, if 100 million lottery tickets were sold at $1.00 each, the jackpot is, for example, $10 million (I'm sure the numbers are different, but you get the idea). So the government pockets $90 million, right? Wrong. They pocket the whole $100 million, and invest it in a "virtual trust fund" which earns interest. Over the course of 20 years, the winner gets the interest, minus taxes, which works out to the $10 million jackpot.

    So for the jackpot to get up to $400 million or so, there have literally been BILLIONS of tickets sold. When you buy that "dollar and a dream" crap, your odds are 1 in several billion of winning.
     
  37. jimmydean

    jimmydean The Official Meat of Ridemonkey

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    That beings said, SOMEONE has to win. Same reason people go to Vegas. Please know, I don't buy lotto tickets very often, but if I'm at the quick-e-mart buying a six pack, toss a buck in the pot for the hell of it.

    I spend on average about $20 a year, most of it on the local mega bucks, not the multi state powerball. Besides, $20 in lotto has gotten me farther than $20 worth of my company stock.

    So if I win, I will buy each monkey 3 bikes of MY choice :D Pacific beach cruisers for EVERYONE!!!
     
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    Anders Monkey

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    someone better win 2nite (hopefully me) cause im running out of money with the lottery pools at work :help:
     
  39. BigMike

    BigMike BrokenbikeMike

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    OK, how exactly does a lottery pool work?