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Anybody else paying the idiot tax today?

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posted on Oct, 18 2018 @ 11:02 AM
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First step, lawyer up. If its allowed in your state, have the lawyer set up a trust to claim it. And tell no one.




posted on Oct, 18 2018 @ 11:03 AM
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a reply to: Bluntone22

I also find in my case they actually just throw reason away...

You could put a sign that says you probably won't win on a slot machine and people will still use it



posted on Oct, 18 2018 @ 11:06 AM
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originally posted by: Bluntone22

originally posted by: luthier

originally posted by: Bluntone22
a reply to: luthier

Why bother?
$900 million is 0.000045% of the national debt.


This is true but it would make us feel good like all their other fixes.

I just got my two tickets anyway. Why two...well even though my wife is literally a research scientist she had me get two. I am just a glorified carpenter but understand what that does for the odds.



That is an interesting point.
If you bought a single ticket, your odds are 300million to 1.
If you buy 2 tickets, your odds are now
300million to 2.

Many people believe it changes it to
150million to 1



My wife thought the odds were better on smaller pots. I had to explain to her the odds reset every time you play regardless of the pot size. She thought the number of people playing changed the odds. The odds of winning $1 million are the same as $900 million. She majored in English....



posted on Oct, 18 2018 @ 11:08 AM
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a reply to: Bluntone22

Yeah..grocery shopping in CA where everything is twice what I pay at home!

Anyways I never win, so I rarely gamble anymore.



edit on 18-10-2018 by NarcolepticBuddha because: (no reason given)



posted on Oct, 18 2018 @ 11:10 AM
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a reply to: Edumakated

Math is fun...



posted on Oct, 18 2018 @ 11:22 AM
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a reply to: Bluntone22

Idiot tax? Being self employed I consider it my pension fund. Hey man if you win don't forget your relatives. I'm 1/1,024% certain we have a common ancestor!



posted on Oct, 18 2018 @ 11:26 AM
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originally posted by: underpass61
a reply to: Bluntone22

Idiot tax? Being self employed I consider it my pension fund. Hey man if you win don't forget your relatives. I'm 1/1,024% certain we have a common ancestor!


Same boat... always “joked” it’s my “retirement plan”... not really funny though... 🤨

That being said... if I win it... everyone that’s already posted is an instant millionaire... so at least you all got that going for you if nothing else... 😜👍



posted on Oct, 18 2018 @ 11:54 AM
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I have my ticket. " idiot tax " Bluntone22... now be have.. behave yourself.

I would finish my PEZ collection, I currently have .......uh.. none. But I would get them all. Buy a Mercedes Maybach and travel the states as a philanthropist. Give several million to St. Judes Childrens Hospital. Stop at Del Taco and get about eight or ten of their crispy Taco's with a bunch of hot sauce packets and a small root beer and feast. My driver could order what ever he wants.

Buy an Estate home in Montana with an indoor hot tub and pool along with a theatre room, aviary and arboretum. Housekeeper and gardener/snow remover.

Hire some Gypsy's to give George Soros .....a good 'what for'..

Mmmmm.......lets see...... Buy a Sharps rifle so I could shoot at cans on my 1,000 acre property.

maybe get more Taco's



posted on Oct, 18 2018 @ 11:56 AM
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Maybe even have Scientists to formulate a new untasted PEZ refill flavor



posted on Oct, 18 2018 @ 12:06 PM
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I will be keeping my money.

As someone who owns racehorses.

I understand odds.



posted on Oct, 18 2018 @ 12:51 PM
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a reply to: whyamIhere

Horses have worse odds that the lottery....



posted on Oct, 18 2018 @ 01:00 PM
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I think its cool when the number gets really high and I buy a ticket. Gives me some ridiculous daydreaming material.

Then the next day its back to work when you find out someone in Florida or New Hamshire won. Its always the east coast I swear.


You guys do know you can write off your lotto tickets at the end of the year. So even if you lose you get something back.
edit on 18-10-2018 by PraetorianAZ because: (no reason given)



posted on Oct, 18 2018 @ 01:07 PM
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I’ve always thought that if the jackpot is over 100 million and you don’t buy at least one $2.00 ticket. You’re the idiot .



posted on Oct, 18 2018 @ 01:17 PM
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It's 2:12 in the afternoon, the lottery is at 970,000,000 if you win and the gooberment takes 39% you will have 591,700,000 left..... slightly over a half billion. Now over 29 years you would get 20,403,448 a year........ and all for only $2.00 .... numbers are approximate.



posted on Oct, 18 2018 @ 01:22 PM
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originally posted by: Bluntone22
a reply to: whyamIhere

Horses have worse odds that the lottery....


There are less horses in a race than the millions of people that buy lottery tickets. I am not a mathematician/statistician.
edit on 18/10/18 by LightSpeedDriver because: Correction



posted on Oct, 18 2018 @ 01:40 PM
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originally posted by: Bluntone22
a reply to: whyamIhere

Horses have worse odds that the lottery....


Tell me about it.

Lottery tickets don’t need:

Feed, shoes, Vets, Riders, Vans.

That was Tuesday.



posted on Oct, 18 2018 @ 01:42 PM
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originally posted by: LightSpeedDriver

originally posted by: Bluntone22
a reply to: whyamIhere

Horses have worse odds that the lottery....


There are less horses in a race than the millions of people that buy lottery tickets. I am not a mathematician/statistician.


The chances of making money on a race horse is pretty low. They usually lose money.



posted on Oct, 18 2018 @ 01:44 PM
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a reply to: Bluntone22

Lol I read meth is fun



posted on Oct, 18 2018 @ 01:44 PM
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originally posted by: LightSpeedDriver

originally posted by: Bluntone22
a reply to: whyamIhere

Horses have worse odds that the lottery....


There are less horses in a race than the millions of people that buy lottery tickets. I am not a mathematician/statistician.


300 million to 1

You are more likely to have a snow skiing accident,

And be eaten by a shark in the same day.

While being struck by lightning.

Twice



edit on 18-10-2018 by whyamIhere because: Ot dramtic enough



posted on Oct, 18 2018 @ 02:48 PM
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a reply to: whyamIhere

hahahah this was funny




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