Author Topic: Wildcard  (Read 3667 times)

Offline wzl46

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Re: Wildcard
« Reply #15 on: January 20, 2010, 04:08:19 pm »
I put that $5 a week in my sock drawer and go to Vegas every year or so, to lose some *real* money...  ;D

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Offline rabid_dingo

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Re: Wildcard
« Reply #16 on: January 22, 2010, 05:52:29 am »

I can waste a good commute in or out just dreaming of the big win...I don't frequently buy tix unless the jackpot is over $50-75M...

Cuz $20MM just wont do?

Oh no! Don't get me wrong, I am just reining in my greed (or balancing it with my desire for a soda). I figure the odds of winning are the same whether the jackpot is $12M or $315M.The only change in odds is the odds of sharing the jackpot go up. Might as well aim (dream) big! I have to admit that there is no method to my madness. It is one of those things that I don't actively do. I don't watch the jackpot and wait for it to pass my "Threshold" I just walk by a powerball/lotto kiosk every day at work and it would be so easy to waste a ton of money on. If it happens to occur to me to look at the jackpot and it happens to have gone up(No winners in a while) I'll throw a couple of bucks at it.

Weird thing though. I don't dream of "what I could/would do with a ton of money unless I have bought a ticket."
and for everyone that says you cant win unless you buy a ticket...people have found winning tkts. I bet the odds are the same. Buying the winner vs. finding the winner. It has happened.
Ruben * Colorado :)