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Would you rather earn your money or get handouts?

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    Earn it. I enjoy the job I have, I'd get bored doing nothing, and I like to have something to work for. I would also feel somewhat guilty about getting handouts for nothing, I even feel guilty about scavving lifts off people at the moment, as I cannot drive yet!!
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    Definitely earn it. I have to keep myself busy, and would rather get paid to do something that get paid for sitting around and doing nothing!
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    I would much rather earn my money, it gives you a feeling of self worth
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    Depends how much and what job it was. If I had to bust my balls for minimum wage I'd take the handouts


    Also, I like earning money... But I also like handouts. Which one is better? Only one way to find out... :rofl:
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    (Original post by LETSJaM)
    Earn it damn it!

    Someone has to fund it and I don't want to sponge off others any more than I possibly can.
    It is also much more satisfying to earn something than to just receive it.

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    So what would you do if you won the lottery?
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    Earn. I'm not sure about others, but for me the satisfaction of buying something with money I've worked for beats getting something for free. I suppose it feels like somewhat of an achievement.
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    When I played the Sims I got really bored when I cheated and gave myself lots of money, but I kept playing when I made them earn their wage and gradually improve the house.

    I think that's what would happen with my life.
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    I'd rather earn it, but if there was only a choice between earning but not getting work, and getting money and not earning it. I would choose the latter. You have to eat; you do what you do to survive.
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    (Original post by metalthrashin'mad)
    So what would you do if you won the lottery?
    Winning the lottery has nothing to do with the OP's question.

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