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Who would you spend $6,000,000 on?

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  1. H8R

    H8R Cranky Pants

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    Scenario:

    You are a wealthy person. You have $6,000,000 to drop on someone or some organization, charity, etc.


    Who gets the money?

    I'd split it between stem cell research and clean energy research.
     
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  2. LordOpie

    LordOpie MOTHER HEN

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    One hell of a RideMoneky Fest! Booyah!
     
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  3. AngryMetalsmith

    AngryMetalsmith Business is good, thanks for asking

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    I'd use part of it to pay Tara Llanes medical bills.
     
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  4. BurlyShirley

    BurlyShirley Rex Grossman Will Rise Again

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    stinkyboy Plastic Santa

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    I'd build about 50,000 bikes (+ lights, helmet and a lock) and give them to kids who can't afford one.
     
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  6. H8R

    H8R Cranky Pants

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    And a full carton of baby wipes to clean all that brown off your nose!
     
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    i would set my children, parents and siblings up for life.
     
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  8. splat

    splat Nam I am

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  10. BurlyShirley

    BurlyShirley Rex Grossman Will Rise Again

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    Actually, Id donate it to the contract of Rex Grossman.
     
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    H8R Cranky Pants

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    splat Nam I am

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    SilentJ trail builder

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    As much as I'll probably get banned or something for posting this and it'll likely pain many to click the link: http://www.pinkbike.com/sharetheride/
     
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    splat Nam I am

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    Why would that get you Banned ? that is Great Link and great Cause !!
     
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    $2e6 to the Watershed Center
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    $1e6 to NEMBA.
    $1.5e6 to the Lake Champlain Maritime Museum.
     
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    Id donate most of it to the cancer Fund, and probably a lot of it to childrens hospital. And some to my church
     
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    jimmydean The Official Meat of Ridemonkey

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    There are a lot of worthy causes here, it's hard to choose. I know at least 1M to Oregon Food Bank, 1M to Oregon Humane Society, maybe start a foundation with the rest?

    Oprah, is that you?
     
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    stevew unique white person

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    A friend of mine and her kid.
     
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    Dartman Old Bastard Mike

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    It doesn't take $6mil to buy a dozen eggs. :think:
     
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    stevew unique white person

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    like this?

     
  23. stevew

    stevew unique white person

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    Prepare for oppression for posting that.
     
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    Id buy enough powerball tickets when the jackpot is above 100million and beat the odd's. Then id do what i want.
     
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    Maybe I'd buy 200+hp wagons for those less fortunate.
     
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    These cant be THAT expensive... Can they? :busted::busted:
     
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    I'd drop $6mil in gold bullion on n8, from about 10,000 feet.
     
  29. Da Peach

    Da Peach Outwitted by a rodent

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    Better make it 5 million worth. Getting 6 million up to 10,000 feet would be expensive.
     
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    I'd buy the old empty school downtown and turn it into a skatepark/pumptrack/dirtjump/winter training area. Then I'd buy bikes for a few hundred kids and get the riding scene on the east coast even bigger.
     
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    After the usual getting debt free (pay off house, cars, cards, etc) and getting a couple of toys (just don't know which ones), I'd---

    Buy new plots for wife and me to be with Alaina......
    Take care of my parents' mortgage.....
    Take care of my sibs' mortgage.....
    Donate to the pre-school library program Alaina attended, which would only be good for as long as the same teacher Alaina had is still running it.......
    Donate to Grant-A-Wish (similar to Make-A-Wish)......
    Donate to Compassionate Friends to help other parents that have lost a child.....

    Any left over? Time for one heck of a road trip.
     
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    A new studio, marketing, a hot 19 year old co-ed assistant and the rest goes in the bank for my soon to be purchased small island nation featuring a distinctive lack of people.

    H8r, there'd be a drum room. You'd be welcome to hang out and entertain until my ears bled.
     
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    that would take about 3 seconds.
     
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    I don't know, i can last about 45 seconds now with me playing the drums, which is more bleeding ear drums worthy (and way less entertaining).
     
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    Silver find me a tampon

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    Those are free. They are called interns...

    Back on topic: Doctors without Borders gets most of it.
     
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