What's the biggest/best thing you ever won?

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  1. Gunslinger

    Gunslinger Well-Known Member

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    I almost never play lottery tickets but if I find money I buy one with it. Few years ago found a $5 and bought a scratcher at 7-11, Bingo or something like that. Turned the $5 into $500. Have only played maybe 6 or 7 times since then but my aunt gave me one that was a $10 winner. Instead of taking the cash I just got a $10 ticket in return today and won $100. Didn't even know you could buy $10 scratch tickets...there were even $20 tickets.

    Other than that I've won a few concert tickets off radio and shit like that. In fact going to see Lionel Richie on Monday night.

    So what's your luckiest win?
     
  2. zingger

    zingger They know! Gold

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    I'd have to say not going to see Lionel Richie has to be up there in my biggest wins.
     
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  3. Mojopin

    Mojopin Resplendent in his frock VIP

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    Turned $300 into $1500 in Atlantic City once. That's it.
     
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    Gunslinger Well-Known Member

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    That makes you a big winner. Congrats.
     
  5. Gunslinger

    Gunslinger Well-Known Member

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    What were you playin?
     
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    Bubbleguts420 2 word review, shit sandwich

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    I won $1000.00 on the radio. (the question was to name like 10 things Danny Elfman did the music for)

    I also won a trip for 2 to Coachella. Air fare, hotel (very hard to get out there during that time) and 2 passes for the entire weekend. It was the year with Tool and Widespread Panic..I think Madonna was there too. This one was just a regular "Be called number X when we play ______"
     
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  7. Chigs

    Chigs The finest in the Nation Gold

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    Won a raffle, and got free airfare, lodging, and tickets to the fiesta bowl. I think it was 97, or whatever year Nebraska stomped Florida

    Should edit to say I was 13. My dad won the raffle, I just reaped the benefits.
     
  8. Mojopin

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    Roulette. Betting black every turn. :jj:

    I got lucky and had the strength to walk away.
     
  9. Schmoopy

    Schmoopy Shit Mult Hunter Gold

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    :jj:
     
  10. Schmoopy

    Schmoopy Shit Mult Hunter Gold

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    Nicole Ritchie has a new show coming out soon. She looks like a fucking Blow Pop.
     
  11. TripTo My Taint

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    Breaking up with my fiancee...BEST MOVE EVER!
     
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  12. Phil McKrakin

    Phil McKrakin AKA Howie POTY The Bar VIP

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    I won an all expenses paid ski trip for 2 (5 days) to Utah from KROQ. Air/hotel/rental car/$500 cash/lift tix to Dear Park, Alta and one other mountain I can't remember right now. Awesome...
     
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    TripTo My Taint Well-Known Member

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    Oh, and when I lived in Seattle, I won @ $5000 twice within 2-3 weeks playing "Let It Ride!" The trick to gambling is to get the fuck out when you make a decent-sized hit...don't get greedy!
     
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    So that's why they're going out of biz
     
  15. Mojopin

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    This was almost 20 years ago :secret:
     
  16. Schmoopy

    Schmoopy Shit Mult Hunter Gold

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    [​IMG] I would never shake Michael Jackson's hand. I bet Chuck Z would though.:point:
     
  17. gwartney

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    Won $1000 hitting a royal flush on video poker a couple of times.
    Won $250 on some lottery game.
    won free drinks at the casinos. Well, they were sort of free.
     
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  18. keywordpk

    keywordpk Perpetual Geek Gold

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    Have won many prizes at work in sales contests. Cash (usually between 500-1300), an iPad, iPod, Garmin GPS, and tons of Amazon gift cards, at least a couple thousand dollars worth last year,
    Unfortunately they have tightened the purse strings this year.



    :nocheer:
     
  19. Ridic

    Ridic Too ridic to quit Banned User

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    Best thing I won is the heart of my girlfriend. :wub:
     
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    walterHwhite Heisenberg

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    I won an empire.

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