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Old 11-06-2009, 08:59 PM
 
Location: SW Missouri
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If I suddenly became stinking rich, I would not change my lifestyle very much. However, I do have one non-frugal fantasy.

I do not drive four-door vehicles. All of the 15 cars and suvs that I have owned in my life have been two door. But I have always wanted an Cadillac Escalade ESV.

If I was unbelieveable rich, I would buy a NEW Escalade and go to one of those places that modify cars and have them turn it into a TWO DOOR. I would have the only two door Cadillac Escalade ESV in the whole world!

(And while I was at it I'd have them yank those stupid DVD players out of the headrests. I hate those things).

Ah, sweet fantsies! What's yours?

20yrsinBranson
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Old 11-06-2009, 09:51 PM
 
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If I had the money I'd love to be able to build my own state of the art home with as many innovative design features as was humanly possible to negate my individual impact on the environment.
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Old 11-06-2009, 10:02 PM
 
Location: SoCal desert
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Once a week maid service.
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Old 11-06-2009, 10:03 PM
 
Location: where the moss is taking over the villages
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I'm not one to dwell on clothes, cars, or furniture, however this is my fantasy:

I'd live on an off grid self sustainable estate with a separate cabana for each relative who wants to be there with me. I'd like the quarters to be somewhat California Spanish style with a central garden area in the middle of all the rooms. I've seen quads that look like what I'd like to have.

Almost none of us lives anywhere near each other. I miss them!
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Old 11-06-2009, 10:13 PM
 
Location: Bike to Surf!
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Donate money to charity. Hee hee.
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Old 11-06-2009, 11:30 PM
 
Location: Prescott Valley,az summer/east valley Az winter
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have enough money to go to a resturant to eat prime rib at least once!
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Old 11-07-2009, 10:21 AM
 
Location: Mid-Atlantic east coast
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Should an infusion of money ever appear in my life, my non-frugal dream would be to have a small, cozy, energy-efficient cabin located within walking distance to a beautiful hiking trail through the forest, maybe leading to a swimming hole on a pretty river or pristine lake (quiet boats only) where I could also kayak and canoe...

I'd furnish the cabin with furniture made locally from natural materials and most everything would be crafted or created by local artists and craftspeople...there would be a simple spare, uncluttered feeling throughout--but ample bookshelves. Perhaps a wood-burning stove or a pellet stove...and a wall of natural river rock for passive heating...

Beautiful old heart-pine floors polished to a soft glow...area rugs from local weavers...

When I wasn't using the cabin, it would be lent it to friends and other local writers needing a serene place to work on their poetry, non-fiction, or novel-in-progress.

When I passed on the cabin and land would be willed to the Nature Conservancy...
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Old 11-07-2009, 12:46 PM
 
Location: Las Vegas
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I would remodel my house to be a lot more energy efficient. Probably add more solar as well.

Then I would travel. A couple nice vacations.

And save the rest!
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Old 11-07-2009, 03:13 PM
 
Location: Planet Eaarth
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Originally Posted by 20yrsinBranson View Post
If I suddenly became stinking rich, I would not change my lifestyle very much. However, I do have one non-frugal fantasy.

I do not drive four-door vehicles. All of the 15 cars and suvs that I have owned in my life have been two door. But I have always wanted an Cadillac Escalade ESV.

If I was unbelieveable rich, I would buy a NEW Escalade and go to one of those places that modify cars and have them turn it into a TWO DOOR. I would have the only two door Cadillac Escalade ESV in the whole world!

(And while I was at it I'd have them yank those stupid DVD players out of the headrests. I hate those things).

Ah, sweet fantsies! What's yours?

20yrsinBranson
You should be glad this is only a "fantasy" and not a reality since it's a very ill conceived idea and a total waste of hard earned money.

But we all need dumb ideas to keep our minds off of the worries of the day...........
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Old 11-08-2009, 12:23 PM
 
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If I suddenly became stinking rich, I would not change my lifestyle very much. However, I do have one non-frugal fantasy.

I do not drive four-door vehicles. All of the 15 cars and suvs that I have owned in my life have been two door. But I have always wanted an Cadillac Escalade ESV.

If I was unbelieveable rich, I would buy a NEW Escalade and go to one of those places that modify cars and have them turn it into a TWO DOOR. I would have the only two door Cadillac Escalade ESV in the whole world!

(And while I was at it I'd have them yank those stupid DVD players out of the headrests. I hate those things).

Ah, sweet fantsies! What's yours?

20yrsinBranson

Donate to the third-world countries. Change other people's lives.
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