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    You're better off not winning the lottery

    Yet another lottery winner whose life turned for the worse after winning the lottery

    Troubled lottery winner found dead - San Jose Mercury News


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    Re: You're better off not winning the lottery

    One less dumb **** in the world.


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    Re: You're better off not winning the lottery

    I don't know whether I'm better off playing the lottery or not, but I know I'm never playing the number combination 4, 8, 15, 16, 23, and 42...


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    Re: You're better off not winning the lottery

    I'll take my chances.



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    Re: You're better off not winning the lottery

    I disagree with your thesis statement. Douchebags are douchebags, with or without money. Winning the lottery only enables greater acts of douchebaggery. Those of us who are a little closer to "normal" would be just fine winning a little extra money.


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    “Because,” says the Lord, “Sandpeople always ride single-file, to hide their numbers.”

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    Re: You're better off not winning the lottery

    ******* died of a freaking O.D.




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    Re: You're better off not winning the lottery

    If I won the last lotto, we all would have benefited with a new SEZ!!



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    Re: You're better off not winning the lottery

    If I won the last lotto, I'd go out and buy a nice new pair of socks. Possibly a few new nice shirts, and maybe even go crazy and buy some meth.


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    Re: You're better off not winning the lottery

    I would like to test this theory of yours. If anyone buys a winning ticket please give it to me. I will report back if it ruins my life.



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    Re: You're better off not winning the lottery

    Quote Originally Posted by klamath632 View Post
    I disagree with your thesis statement. Douchebags are douchebags, with or without money. Winning the lottery only enables greater acts of douchebaggery. Those of us who are a little closer to "normal" would be just fine winning a little extra money.
    Yes. Money does not make one smarter. It generally doesn't make you too much dumber, either, but maybe just a little bit.


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    Re: You're better off not winning the lottery

    In the wrong hands, winning the lottery is bad....but in the right hands....#perspective



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