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Dreams of wealth vanish--back to just sustaining--my 3 Powerball pics had only one number

elf_wannabee
Lorien

Nov 29 2012, 5:38am

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Dreams of wealth vanish--back to just sustaining--my 3 Powerball pics had only one number Can't Post

Any TORnsibs fare better in tonight's half a billion dollar Powerball drawing? Again my NZ trip goes on the trash heap of dreams!


Aunt Dora Baggins
Half-elven


Nov 29 2012, 4:51pm

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We had two numbers. [In reply to] Can't Post

Three would have won us $7, but we didn't even do that well.


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Patty
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Nov 30 2012, 7:46am

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I haven't bought a ticket since... [In reply to] Can't Post

I saw a visual demonstration of your odds of winning, starring a man who stood backwards on top of a sky scraper and tried to throw a nickle into a paper cup over his shoulder. I know it's not about odds it's about luck, but still...

Permanent address: Into the West






Annael
Half-elven


Nov 30 2012, 2:51pm

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my brother-in-law liked to say [In reply to] Can't Post

"your odds of winning the lottery are infinitesimally higher if you actually buy a ticket."

I buy a ticket for our state lottery from time to time. I figure the fantasies I enjoy about what I'd do if I won are worth a dollar, and it goes to our schools.

Did you see the fourth "Alien" movie where Sigourney Weaver is walking out of a gym and tosses a basketball over her shoulder without looking and makes a basket at the other end of the gym?

The way we imagine our lives is the way we are going to go on living our lives.

- James Hillman, Healing Fiction

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NARF and member of Deplorable Cultus since 1967

(This post was edited by Annael on Nov 30 2012, 2:57pm)


Patty
Immortal


Nov 30 2012, 10:16pm

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Ha ha! [In reply to] Can't Post

So that means there's a chance then? Evil

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grammaboodawg
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Dec 1 2012, 5:09am

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Nope... *sniffle* [In reply to] Can't Post

I had a list of things to do with the winnings. *sigh* Dreaming is fun, though ;)



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