This aint right

Discussion in 'The Bar' started by gwartney, Aug 24, 2016.

  1. gwartney

    gwartney Is there gas in the car? VIP

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    I just heard a DC lottery radio commercial. It starts out with a guy going "Credit Card - $12,000. Car Loan, $20,000." He goes through a list of about 10 things he owes money on and starts crying at the end. The answer to his troubles? Play the DC lottery. Is this fair advertising? It's obviously aimed at really, really stupid people but it still sucks that they are suggesting that the answer to your financial problems is the Lottery.

    I tried to find a copy of it to post but you get the idea. Is this OK?
     
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    RH Goatcabin Unknown Member VIP

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    No.
     
  3. BleedingGums

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    :rolleye:
     
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    RH Goatcabin Unknown Member VIP

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    Friend Gums. :up:
     
  5. zingger

    zingger I'm Judging You Banned User

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    Sounds like goatfuckers retirement plan
     
  6. Babs

    Babs Well-Known Member VIP

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    Only rich people should buy lottery tickets.
     
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  7. gwartney

    gwartney Is there gas in the car? VIP

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    They shouldn't be telling people that the lottery is the answer to their debt. It's bad enough that companies make claims about their products that aren't true but this stuff is sponsored by the government.
     
  8. BrulesRules

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    Yes, If dumb people make dumb decisions fuck'em.
     
  9. Babs

    Babs Well-Known Member VIP

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    The NC lottery helps pay for education/teachers. Poor people are helping their children educate themselves out of poverty.
     
  10. Neesie

    Neesie Princess Parliaments VIP

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    Yeah, that's exactly what's happening :rolleyes:
     
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  11. PullMyFinger

    PullMyFinger Hors d'oeuvre Addict VIP

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    Of course it's not OK. The odds of winning the lottery are way too low.

    The answer to getting out of financial difficulties is to bet on the ponies.
     
  12. newcastlefan

    newcastlefan גֵּרְשֹׁם VIP

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    I agree, especially since sending all their money to me is the true answer to their debts: for the right monthly commitment I will tell them that the real answer is: 42.
     
  13. yosemite sam

    yosemite sam Camel Jockey

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    Yes
     
  14. Babs

    Babs Well-Known Member VIP

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    See, we're smart, not dumb like they say. :)
     
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