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Re: If you had $10 million, how would you spend it?

#21  Postby trubble76 » Oct 25, 2013 9:46 am

I'm basically quite greedy and selfish. I'd spend most of it on women, drink and drugs. I'd probably just waste the rest.

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Re: If you had $10 million, how would you spend it?

#22  Postby Keep It Real » Oct 25, 2013 9:49 am

trubble76 wrote:I'd spend most of it on women...


How much does a woman cost these days :what:
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#23  Postby THWOTH » Oct 25, 2013 9:54 am

Regina wrote:
THWOTH wrote:With that amount of money I could use a fresh tea bag every time.

Phew. Another problem solved. Can you make do with the ones you have until Christmas? :mrgreen:






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Re: If you had $10 million, how would you spend it?

#24  Postby trubble76 » Oct 25, 2013 9:55 am

Keep It Real wrote:
trubble76 wrote:I'd spend most of it on women...


How much does a woman cost these days :what:


It all depends on what you want. I think they start at around £60ph.
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#25  Postby Keep It Real » Oct 25, 2013 9:59 am

£60 per hour! For that amount of money I'd cook my own tea! ; )
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#26  Postby Keep It Real » Oct 25, 2013 10:13 am

trubble76 wrote:
Keep It Real wrote:
trubble76 wrote:I'd spend most of it on women...


How much does a woman cost these days :what:


It all depends on what you want. I think they start at around £60ph.


But seriously, monogamy. How much does one of those cost :eh:
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#27  Postby trubble76 » Oct 25, 2013 10:23 am

Keep It Real wrote:
trubble76 wrote:
Keep It Real wrote:
trubble76 wrote:I'd spend most of it on women...


How much does a woman cost these days :what:


It all depends on what you want. I think they start at around £60ph.


But seriously, monogamy. How much does one of those cost :eh:


I wouldn't know, not my area of expertise. :shifty:
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#28  Postby The_Metatron » Oct 25, 2013 10:27 am

An estate in the Highlands of Scotland, leaving enough in trust where the interest will pay the estate tax forever.
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#29  Postby Agrippina » Oct 25, 2013 11:29 am

Can I come over to visit your Highland Estate please?
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#30  Postby Regina » Oct 25, 2013 11:33 am

Keep It Real wrote:
trubble76 wrote:
Keep It Real wrote:
trubble76 wrote:I'd spend most of it on women...


How much does a woman cost these days :what:


It all depends on what you want. I think they start at around £60ph.


But seriously, monogamy. How much does one of those cost :eh:

If you do it right, the woman in question will pay for her maintenance. But then again, there has to be something on offer that is not related to your financial status.
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#31  Postby Steve » Oct 25, 2013 7:04 pm

Keep It Real wrote:
trubble76 wrote:I'd spend most of it on women...


How much does a woman cost these days :what:

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#32  Postby Keep It Real » Oct 25, 2013 7:37 pm

Steve wrote:
Keep It Real wrote:
trubble76 wrote:I'd spend most of it on women...


How much does a woman cost these days :what:

How much have you got?

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#33  Postby kiore » Oct 25, 2013 7:43 pm

trubble76 wrote:I'm basically quite greedy and selfish. I'd spend most of it on women, drink and drugs. I'd probably just waste the rest.

Apologies to George Best for stealing his joke.


I would use to to pay people not to post the joke I was going to post.... :nono:
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#34  Postby kiore » Oct 25, 2013 7:57 pm

More seriously I could spend it 10 times over funding some projects that I would like to see get some cash..
But I guess I would help out some people I know, set up some scholarships (I got my education that way) and things like that.
I don't really need that much myself, but certainly a few properties scattered around the world would be pleasant and completing my PhD would be covered. Wouldn't retire but would probably work differently, probably only part time.
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Re: If you had $10 million, how would you spend it?

#35  Postby Ironclad » Oct 25, 2013 9:22 pm

DougC wrote:At this time, $10mill U.S is £6,174,881.99
In the great scheme of things thats fuck all.
Just put it in a bank.

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#36  Postby OlivierK » Oct 25, 2013 9:29 pm

In my town there's an ugly late 1960's brick building housing a mechanic and petrol station on the site of an old pub that burnt down around 1955. I'd buy it, and build an arts centre (live music venue, bar, gallery, cinema and arts information/booking centre) there. Our town has heaps of live music talent, but is short a really good venue, with music now hosted at either tiny cafes, pubs with a stage jammed in one corner, or a big hall where you can't get food or drink, and a purpose built live music venue would be a huge asset for the town's regular gigs and numerous festivals.
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#37  Postby Ironclad » Oct 25, 2013 9:42 pm

That sounds like a good idea, OliverK. But can't someone get funding for this? Here in the UK there's The Prince's Trust, it helps in alsorts of ways, you must have something similar. But yeah, a patron is what you really need I guess.
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#38  Postby kiore » Oct 25, 2013 10:06 pm

Ironclad wrote:That sounds like a good idea, OliverK. But can't someone get funding for this? Here in the UK there's The Prince's Trust, it helps in alsorts of ways, you must have something similar. But yeah, a patron is what you really need I guess.
I'd fund it! If I could get a visa...


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#39  Postby OlivierK » Oct 25, 2013 10:51 pm

Ironclad wrote:That sounds like a good idea, OliverK. But can't someone get funding for this? Here in the UK there's The Prince's Trust, it helps in alsorts of ways, you must have something similar. But yeah, a patron is what you really need I guess.
I'd fund it! If I could get a visa...

I may yet try to get funding and do this, but for now the mechanic must stay, as he's one of the town's most beloved citizens (with reason: he's also the local NRMA man (think AA, breakdown rescue service) still willing to come and help anyone (member or not) at any hour, as he has done for over 60 years - he's 83 and still going strong. If I won the lottery, I'd still ask if I could buy his place, but on condition that he could stay as long as he wanted. His son doesn't seem particularly interested in the business, and isn't held in the same universal esteem, so he'd probably be happy to take the money and establish elsewhere.

Besides, a big lottery win would allow things to be done with more whimsy (and more staff), and less pragmatism, and I'd like that :lol:
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#40  Postby THWOTH » Oct 25, 2013 11:22 pm

Regina wrote:
Keep It Real wrote:
trubble76 wrote:
Keep It Real wrote:

How much does a woman cost these days :what:


It all depends on what you want. I think they start at around £60ph.


But seriously, monogamy. How much does one of those cost :eh:

If you do it right, the woman in question will pay for her maintenance. But then again, there has to be something on offer that is not related to your financial status.

Indeed, and in this some will go to great lengths while other will always fall short.


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