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i thought it might be a good conversation that isnt to do with sex!
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i would go to a shop and ask to change it for 100,000,000 1p peices
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i would go to a shop and ask to change it for 100,000,000 1p peices
what about 100000000 penny sweets?

personally id buy a nice house, nice car, give some of it away, buy things for ppl, then live off the intrest
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i would have a huge street party & invite everyone i know nah i'd just invite everyone
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what about 100000000 penny sweets?
that would be the next step. or i would buy 1 1p sweet, and ask for the change (if only £1,000,000 notes existed!)
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Burn it. Money is the root of all evil!!! HERITICS!!!!!











































Or maybe not. I would buy my dad a Porsche 911, then invest in property, stock market, ventures. Oh, gotta buy a Penthouse.
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I'd start up my own business, and then with the profits, try and improve the world as much as i possibly could.
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To be honest with you £1,000,000 doesn't get you very far nowadays.

I'd probably buy myself a nice car, maybe buy a TV and then invest £500,000 in the stock market and give the change to charity, because it is a miracle to win the lottery, because it is fixed. So i may as well help someone else as something would have helped me.
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To be honest with you £1,000,000 doesn't get you very far nowadays.

I'd probably buy myself a nice car, maybe buy a TV and then invest £500,000 in the stock market and give the change to charity, because it is a miracle to win the lottery, because it is fixed. So i may as well help someone else as something would have helped me.
i wud buy you a comfy chair so it doesnt hurt your back sitting at the computer all day
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I'd start up my own business, and then with the profits, try and improve the world as much as i possibly could.
*cough blatant lie cough*

how many businessmen do you know that put their profits into "improving the world"?
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*cough blatant lie cough*

how many businessmen do you know that put their profits into "improving the world"?
thats true, people like branson, gates etc..shud give people like me more money
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*cough blatant lie cough*

how many businessmen do you know that put their profits into "improving the world"?
I know of quite a few. Bill Gates does.
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*cough blatant lie cough*

how many businessmen do you know that put their profits into "improving the world"?
Well, i will, when i become a businessman.
The PPU isn't a fad, its a philosophy of life.
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I know of quite a few. Bill Gates does.
how?

and the name the others..
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how?

and the name the others..
This isn't a lie, but my Dad is a member of a charity group and the group were raising money for Polio and Bill Gates offered to give 3 times the amount of money that the group collected in total. It was peanuts to Bill Gates, but at least it's better than him just keeping it all to himself. I'm sure he's involved with other charities as well.
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This isn't a lie, but my Dad is a member of a charity group and the group were raising money for Polio and Bill Gates offered to give 3 times the amount of money that the group collected in total. It was peanuts to Bill Gates, but at least it's better than him just keeping it all to himself. I'm sure he's involved with other charities as well.

Isn't there a Bill Gates fund that puts kids through college in the states?

Oh, and Ollie, after you've bought a house and a car and given money away I'm not sure you'd be able to live off the interest from what's left...!
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Isn't there a Bill Gates fund that puts kids through college in the states?

Oh, and Ollie, after you've bought a house and a car and given money away I'm not sure you'd be able to live off the interest from what's left...!
Exactly, as i said before £1,000,000 doesn't go very far nowadays. You can't even buy a nice flat in some places for that sort of money; let alone a house.
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its a fact, theres more chance of all life being wiped out by the metiorite currently approaching in the general direction of earth in 2008, than winning the jackpot. the odds it will hit us is 1 in 8million, compared to nearly 1 in 14million for winning the jackpot. anyone want to take those odds?
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its a fact, theres more chance of all life being wiped out by the metiorite currently approaching in the general direction of earth in 2008, than winning the jackpot. the odds it will hit us is 1 in 8million, compared to nearly 1 in 14million for winning the jackpot. anyone want to take those odds?
The odds of getting the 6 numbers is something like 49 million in fact (correct me if i'm wrong i haven't got a calculator with me at the moment. I know it's 49!/6!43!)
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put enough away to pay for my younger cousins and sisters uni fees
pay off any loans my parents have mortgage etc.

save enough for travelling around the world and then the rest to wateraid and amnesty international.

but in practice i prob wuold succumb to the temptation of a better PC, TV, DVDS etc but i would try to resist it, spend it all as quickly as possible.
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