£114m Lottery Winners

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  1. Nick

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    Jammy bastards. Although I don't get why they are using it to now get as much media exposure as they can.

    Looks like the bloke has signed up to social media to tell everybody about it and be famous.




    I'd just let close friends and family know, I'd be paranoid about telling the world I had that much money. It would be like putting a massive target on your head.

    Bollocks to that, pay a few people's mortgages off. Buy a few properties around the world in nice places, slip off into a comfortable quiet life with some charity work done behind the scenes to help good causes.
     
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    Absolutely agree. Mental thought process to open the proverbial doors like he’s done there. Every man and his dog will now come out of the woodwork for money.
     
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    It's not just people scrounging, long lost cousins you haven't ever seen giving you a sob story. It's the criminals, gangsters, the fraudsters, the blackmailers, the kidnappers that will be looking for you as well.

    Would have thought they would have advisers to help them with that rather than them running to social media to try and get exposure for themselves. Fair enough they are giving money away, it's in return for likes and retweets though which is usually done for marketing.

    If they wanted to give money away, they could do it on the quiet or just look at things on kickstarter / just giving and sort it behind the scenes.
     
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    dont go to Mexico or Columbia for his holibobs
     
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    Surely a fake twitter account? It was only started yesterday.
     
  6. Nick

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    Ha, it probably is!

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    Think I read an article about her giving some money to a football team as well after they won it so found it more believable.
     
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    Yeah, must be. There's an N missing from the name.

    They did say they were going to give money to 50 people, but I think they have already drawn up a list of friends and family.

    I wonder how number 51 feels.
     
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    I would never, ever go public though.

    I already have a lottery plan. It's a lovely one too.
     
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    They must be the only people from Armagh that my family’s not related to, fuckin typical
     
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    I don’t want to win millions like that , imagine having all the money in the world but not feeling safe anywhere you go . I’d like to win a million and be able to give my family a few quid and live a quiet life
     
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    Would just keep it private though and not be silly with it and flaunting it!
     
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    Thing is, with that much cash you could buy CCFC, buy Wasps out the Ricoh, sponsor it as the Felching Arena for a decade, and still have enough to make your immediate family millionaires and be OK yourself.

    Even £10mil, you have to be careful just how much you give to friends and family. £115mil, and you can sort out all your friends and family and good causes without a second thought.
     
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    There must be so much pressure from the lotto bigwigs to have a press conference. I'd imagine they say get it over and done with, rather than having someone leak it and you get the press camping on your doorstep and going round the neighbours looking for dirt.
     
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    I'm sure you won't forget all your Skybluestalk friends.
     
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    Imagine winning that amount the day after watching Wolf of Wall Street!
     
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    I do know of a lotto winner who was given a cash bonus + incentives to use a particular bank
     
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    So what would everyone do if they won the jackpot say £70million .
     
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    Nice house in the countryside here.
    Couple of houses abroad
    Couple of nice cars
    Pay a few mortgages off for friends and family
    Do some stuff with charitys / Build a couple of community hub type buildings
     
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    Not buy a football club.

    Retire straight away these people who say they are going to carry on working are sad there isn’t enough time to spend it anyway plus they are selfish as they are taking a job somebody else could have.

    I would buy a house in Seattle so I would have a base when I fly in for every nfl game.

    I would go in my scruffiest clothes to buy things and see how I get treated, I would get a bodyguard for the kids.
     
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    Guy in America does this for social experiments in various places, definitely interesting yet not surprising the outcome
     
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    Would have a couple of these

     
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    I know somebody who did it buying his bmw they treated him badly so when he went and got it elsewhere he went back in all dressed up and said no need now I’ve already bought that one
     
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    Ensure the financial security all my family , might sound out of order but I wouldn’t really bother about extended family such as cousins aunties and uncles as I’m not very close to any of them
    I’d pay the mortgages off for my 2 closest friends
    Nice place in the Scottish highlands

    Nice place in Spain
    Nice place on the outskirts of Coventry

    I’d like to live in America from September through to April and experience a thanksgiving, Halloween and Christmas

    I wouldn’t give lots to various charities just ask one charity every year what they need and buy it direct as I know that donations can get misplaced


    I’d go to all major sporting events apart from formula 1



    To be fair just give us 10 million of yours Nick !
     
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    Damn. You sussed my plan.
     
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    Give me £70m and I’d be dead within 6 weeks.
     
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    Can you put me in your will please I can wait the six weeks for the payment
     
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    I almost want you to win
     
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    If you heard my plan, Pete, you would definitely want me to win. :)
     
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    I'd be a great rich person. None of the "do you know who I am" and more getting midgets to bare Knuckle box for ten grand each
     
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    That's not as good as me washing the feet of 500 homeless people in Broadgate.
     
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    That's not entertaining, they can play in the fountain for free anyway
     
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    Only after they've had their feet washed be me (and my disciples of course)
     
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    I would have some interest in charity work if I won millions but wouldn’t have the time or desire to do it so would employ somebody to do it for me.
     
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    Honestly, just for one night I'd make a stripper at Heat very happy. But then ofcourse invest, make my friends and family comfortable and give to charity x
     
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    I always liked the look of those new houses in Corley opposite the school , and thought If I ever win a few quid I’d buy one of those

    But I ran past them the other day and they look awful now
     

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