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If you won the lottery, would you tell anybody?


I suspect that dozens of characters with sad stories would be popping out of the woodwork, expecting hand outs and loans. I wonder whether it might be a better idea to just keep quiet and try fly under the radar a bit...

 

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    grumpiornot 4 years ago

    Yup, I think that careful financial planning would be very important. It is amazing how many lottery winners are in financial trouble soon after. Like mentioned below though, I would really like to spoil those around me...

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    Derrick Bennett (soconfident) 4 years ago

    I would share my money but I still wouldn't tell anyone about it. Just see it as a blessing.

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    grumpiornot 4 years ago

    That is an interesting perspective that did not even occur to me when asking the question - lots of resentment for wealth. It is easy to be angry about the money that others have when you don't understand the hard work they have put in to earn it.


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    grumpiornot 4 years ago

    It is quite disappointing how many people are interested in your life once you start reaching success. I guess the trick is to measure your true friends on their accessibility and sensitivity to your needs, before money becomes a consideration...


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    grumpiornot 4 years ago

    I would also like to keep it private - would be difficult though... I really like treating people around me and would enjoy giving them gifts...


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    grumpiornot 4 years ago

    I have not won the lottery so don't know, but agree that you'd probably find lots of people around you becoming dependent.

    I reckon that I would still even keep working - otherwise Id be bored stiff!

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