A Powerball ticket sold in New Jersey has won the whopping $211.7 mill

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  1. Stacie L profile image88
    Stacie Lposted 8 years ago

    A Powerball ticket sold in New Jersey has won the whopping $211.7 million jackpot in Saturday's Powerball drawing

    now who says money doesn't buy happiness??
    I'd take 10 % and be happy...wink

    1. brianzen profile image60
      brianzenposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      That is a lot of camaros

      1. Daniel Carter profile image73
        Daniel Carterposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        Or Pintos, or Pacers, or Gremlins.

        Even if you paid top dollar....

        1. Mikel G Roberts profile image75
          Mikel G Robertsposted 8 years agoin reply to this

          smile

    2. Sally's Trove profile image79
      Sally's Troveposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Let's see, with lump sum payment and taxes, financial advisor fees, legal fees...maybe a net of about 120 million. Yup. I'll take it! What a happy fantasy.

      I was in the grocery store yesterday when the conversation about this win came up at the customer service counter. I was thinking, "Can't I have just some of it, through osmosis?"  You know, the power of positive thinking. smile

      For sure, lives are going to change and I do hope the changes are all for the best.

  2. SandyMcCollum profile image77
    SandyMcCollumposted 8 years ago

    It could buy me some happiness! Yeah, even 10% would make me happy, too.

  3. Uninvited Writer profile image81
    Uninvited Writerposted 8 years ago

    Anything that would allow me to write full time would make me happy.

  4. Rafini profile image87
    Rafiniposted 8 years ago

    Yep.  It'd make me happy.  For a while.  smile

  5. trish1048 profile image74
    trish1048posted 8 years ago

    Sally, it wasn't me sad

  6. Sally's Trove profile image79
    Sally's Troveposted 8 years ago

    It wasn't Mom, either!

  7. blondepoet profile image66
    blondepoetposted 8 years ago

    I am going to have to buy a weekly ticket smile

    1. profile image63
      logic,commonsenseposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      You are the jackpot sugar! smile

  8. IzzyM profile image88
    IzzyMposted 8 years ago

    I used to daydream about winning silly money, but I never seemed to get any further than distributing it amongst friends and family. There was that much trouble trying to that fairly distributed that even in my dreams I never imagined trying to spend it!

  9. profile image0
    Iðunnposted 8 years ago

    You can't win if you don't play.  Lol.  I don't play.  To me, it's a volunteer tax and I'd rather volunteer my money on something else other than extra taxes.  :p

    1. Lisa HW profile image67
      Lisa HWposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      I don't play, and yet, based on just yesterday's e.mail alone, I have apparently won two Irish lotteries and one Swiss one - and that says nothing about my inheritances from kings, wealthy benefactors, and other people waiting for me to claim my zillions.

      1. profile image0
        Iðunnposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        hehe!  gotta love it~

  10. wrenfrost56 profile image81
    wrenfrost56posted 8 years ago

    Now that is a lotta cash, think they would wanna share? big_smile

    1. profile image63
      logic,commonsenseposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      I'd share with you wf! Only if you'd promise to keep writing hubs though! smile

  11. profile image0
    sophsposted 8 years ago

    Ohhhhh what I could do with that money... if only smile lol

 
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