Lotto, Scratchers and girlfriends

Discussion in 'The Howard Stern Show' started by chapped, Dec 30, 2014.

  1. chapped

    chapped Well-Known Member

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    They say the lottery is a tax on people who are bad at math...

    I will admit a few times a year if the powerball/mega million gets over $100 million or so I will buy up to 3 tickets at the gas station for fun..

    well today while at the corner super market with my gf I happen to notice that the powerballl is up there so
    I ask her to go buy a lotto ticket while i pay for groceries..

    she comes back with a scratcher ... i tell her no, not those the lotto ones.. those never win
    but we both agree its a waste to spend another dollar and so we get in my car

    she scratches off ticket and wins $5....
    I am like oh great now she is going to rub it in my face .. which she does

    she runs back in to get her $5 and comes out with another scratcher... and wins $20...
    goes back in and comes out with a couple of scratchers... first one has nothing .. the second one is a $100 winner. :facepalm:

    she goes back in and shows it to the dude at the lotto machine thingie... and I guess she read the ticket wrong
    it turned out to be a a four hundred dollar winner :facepalm::facepalm::facepalm::facepalm:

    .. she cashed out and bought a couple of ticket for the Powerball...

    anyway .. women are always right..
     
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  2. Remley

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    She's a keeper.
     
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  3. chapped

    chapped Well-Known Member

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    if she wins either the Mega or Powerball...
    i don't know i might come home to find all her stuff gone
     
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    JameGumb We're all out of toner!

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    I always win something on the scratchys. Those are better to play than the power ball lottery. Every 5 or 6 of them in the rollers are at least a free play winner.
     
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    She's an earner, Robin!
     
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    So you don't think 50 million dollars is a good enough return on your dollar investment.

    It always makes me laugh when everyone buys a ticket for the $300,000,000 lottery as if they don't think it is worth winning only 20 or 30 million.

    Although in the US the lottery is a big scam it seems a hassle winning after you lose half your winnings if you take the money straight away and another half in tax.

    Here in the UK if you win 100 million, you turn up the next day and they give you a cheque for a 100 million, no tax and no other deductions.
     
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    Shithead Well-Known Member

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    You save me the time of writing the same thing:up:
     
  8. LaserT

    LaserT You have to have fun. Gold

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    I bet Howard wishes Beth would play the lottery. You can never have enough marbles.
     
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    reno VIP Extreme Gold

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    Xavier who?
     
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    Brokenbad Well-Known Member

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    Do you realize the odds of Beth winning another lottery?

    LMAO
     
  12. Peau de Soie

    Peau de Soie Edit Button? Thanks LaserTilt!

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    Not sure which you meant but yeah, the low dollar kiddie scratch things have a higher "return", while the Powerball/Mega remains the choice for those of us truly stupid and/or desperate. 50 m. is usually my cutoff. :(
     
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