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Old 07-21-2019, 05:29 PM
 
Location: In a daze
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Hookers and blow.
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Old 07-21-2019, 06:32 PM
 
Location: The sleepy part of New York City
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I would buy a house or condo at the shore. I could sit on my porch or balcony and watch the storms roll in.
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Old 07-21-2019, 07:23 PM
 
Location: Sylmar, a part of Los Angeles
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I remember that program and a million back then was a astronomical amount of money. I'm a millionaire now and I was a hourly employee all my life.

Note I just hit 4,000 posts.
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Old 07-21-2019, 07:44 PM
 
Location: New Mexico
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I would probably pay off my car and my house and daughter’s college loan. Take a few trips and occasionally rent a quiet place on the beach. Support a few charities or causes. Not much else. You almost need more to make a huge difference, or that’s what we think.
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Old 07-21-2019, 07:50 PM
 
Location: Scottsdale, AZ
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Daily massages and more travel.

I like your plan. The only addition I'd make is the occasional fruity adult beverage.
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Old 07-21-2019, 09:21 PM
 
Location: Upstate, NY
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Question for the OP: Iím guessing that in the show the money often led to more problems rather than to benefits?
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Old 07-22-2019, 04:30 AM
 
Location: northern New England
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Hookers and blow.
And then you would probably waste the rest, right?


I think I would give it to my favorite charities.
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Old 07-22-2019, 06:45 AM
 
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Question for the OP: Iím guessing that in the show the money often led to more problems rather than to benefits?
Why not watch an episode and see for yourself? There are many complete episodes available on YouTube. Here's one of them starring a young and largely unknown Jack Lord.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VAjkvFeA0vY
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Old 07-22-2019, 07:31 AM
 
Location: Phoenix, AZ > Raleigh, NC
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I've been retired for 10 years and DH even longer. Nevertheless, I'd be taking that million and investing it. Never know when you're gonna need more.

AND you can still leave it for your kids. or annually gift them the income from the invested million.
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Old 07-22-2019, 08:57 AM
 
Location: State of Denial
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And then there was "Queen for a Day". Three or four ladies would get up, narrate a sob story, and the audience would choose the recipient by the applause meter. Get lucky and you might get a washing machine or a trip to see your dying sister. AND the winner got to wear a fur-trimmed robe and a crown and hold an armload of roses for a few minutes.
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