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If you were to hit the lottery what would be the very first thing you would do?...buy?...go anyplace special?... I know that I would definitely help a few really needy people out.... what's your input?

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First I would help an unemployed person by quitting my job. Then I would kick up my activism and never miss an event. At the moment paying for a few lawyers to help people trying to immigrate to this country comes to mind. I would still live simply and still drive a beater.

ArdentAtheist Level 8 July 3, 2018

I would advocate with you!!! smile001.gif


If it was multiple millions the first thing would be an investment specialist so that I have a clear idea of risks, potential scams & how to guarantee a continued income. Then figure how much I am able to 'get rid of' between family & a few charities I have in mind, & how I may be able to do annually if the money can work for me.
I probably would get a new house & car, but nothing ostentatious at all. tRump's kind of flash gets me nauseous & I don't need a lot. I would have a real library, that's a must & whole house stereo, but that's rather easy to design.
My family would come first on "giving", but I do have a number of org.s that I'd like to give more to.
& I just might get a fifth-wheeler to comfortably travel the country & visit a bunch of y'all!

phxbillcee Level 9 July 3, 2018

Whee! Unsuprised by your sensibility.

Sounds like a plan!



SukiSue Level 8 July 3, 2018

(and dry your eyes with hundred dollar bills!)


Pay off my debt. Pay off the debt of anyone who has ever been kind to me and mine.

AmiSue Level 8 July 3, 2018

OH! And a sexy new car...to expedite delivery of those bags of money.

@AmiSue ...curious...what would be your sexy new car?

@goldenvalleyguy Methinks...

@AmiSue ...LOL...yeah, that's pretty frickin' sexy....


Buy large apartment complex in a generally agreeable area and open agnostics, the community. Charge everyone something reasonable like 500/month and waive that for needier members. Have a couple art studios, a computer lab, a school or two and a community garden. Proceed to enjoy said community and plot our takeover of the planet with semi yearly vacations to great/interesting/ educational places.
Have one or two more low rent communities to make life easier on working class people who happen not to be agnostic/atheist toosmile001.gif as you can tell I haven't given this idea much consideration.

@Lookin4love really? Where do you live? Best we do around here is 1000/month

@Lookin4love shit! I need to move.

@Lookin4love can't cut my pay much lower without going under minimun wage, sad to say.


Find a financial planner and an architect to design my dream home. I'd buy a row of houses for my 5 nieces and nephews and one for their mother, keep them in my name but charge them token rent (none of them are responsible enough to be gifted anything). Then I'd go back to work. I love my job, it takes me all over the world (85 countries in 15 years). Once the house is built I'd cut back on the work and travel for pleasure.

HighSeasKat Level 4 July 3, 2018

Get a really expensive solicitor and get custody of my boy

Simon1 Level 7 July 3, 2018

Do? Quit my job. Buy? My house, outright. Go? Get a new passport. After that, all bets are off.

Nottheonlyone Level 7 July 3, 2018

Pay all my bills for several years and pay off all debts. Donate a good portion to animal rescues and sanctuaries. Build a massive shelter for unwanted and homeless animals. Hire numerous people to take care of my household, business, and massive shelter. Then spend a year in Bali helping the Bali street dog rescues. I don't want a nice mansion, a fancy car, a luxury yacht, expensive clothes, a pampering vacation. Nope.

graceylou Level 8 July 3, 2018

I would immediately hop on a plane to Bangkok to spend the rest of my days at Sukhumvitt street drinking and having fun every night, pacing myself enough to make sure I would burn it all to the last penny and then just drop dead..... I understand the odds are completely non existent without buying a ticket 😁😁 So, I don't mind working day in day out to earn my own vacation

IamNobody Level 8 July 3, 2018

Sorta like this?

@phxbillcee pretty much 😁

@phxbillcee He was appropriately named "Gonzo"!


Of course this depends on how much I win... if it's enough, the first thing I would do would be to pay off my debt... and then give the rest of my money to my sister who's excellent with money and she can put me on a budget so that I don't go through it in a short time. In essence, I'd just share it with her and she'd help me stay out of trouble.

Benthoven Level 8 July 3, 2018

I would probably get myself in trouble.

kenriley Level 8 July 3, 2018

Best answer so far!


Pay off my mortgage and car and credit card
Put an addition on my house w 2 car garage.
Add a second bathroom
Travel w my significant other
Buy a new car since by daughter and bf drive mine every day.

sassygirl3869 Level 9 July 3, 2018

Pay off mortgage.
Buy car.
Clear some peoples debts.
Buy property to invest in.
Research tech to invest in.
Renovate home.
Hand in notice at work.
Tell wife(maybe).
All pretty much at the same time.

Stealthbeard Level 5 July 3, 2018

I would set my kids up for life, kick up my travel plans a notch, and give a bunch of money to my favorite non-profits.

kensmile4u Level 8 July 3, 2018

I think I'd buy a big farm and just keep farming until all the money was gone.

Surfpirate Level 8 July 3, 2018

Disappear for a while then reemerge under a new ID. Kaiser Sose, maybe.

chalupacabre Level 8 July 3, 2018

If any of my numbers hit... I WILL be starting up my own cancer research foundation...(to be named later)... I have no debt, I own my home, I just wanna do this...really only thing I can think of...besides a shit load of dog toys!!! (Yeah, I intentionally way over spoil my girls!)


...lay low.. ..likely send this place a shitload smile009.gif

Varn Level 8 July 3, 2018

Set up trust funds for my kids and my wife. New vehicle and house. Pay back people who have stood by me over the years.

arnies Level 7 July 5, 2018

A lung transplant.

PickledRick Level 8 July 4, 2018

Pay off my debts, give each of my nieces and nephews enough for college tuition to the school of their choice, travel to every place on my bucket list, and wisely invest the rest.

bleurowz Level 8 July 4, 2018

Get my inventions licensed. Give money to my kids for their businesses.

Buy a sustainable RV that runs on solar energy and/or steam.

Invest enough that I can live off the profits.

birdingnut Level 8 July 3, 2018
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