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Old 04-19-2019, 03:26 PM
 
Location: Florida
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No--I think I would do more voluntary work and political activism, but I don't think I would care about working to make money. It's nice to make a good living, but I can think of many things I'd rather be doing--like traveling all over the world.
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Old 04-19-2019, 03:59 PM
 
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I don't believe a single word of this.

But to answer the question, NO.......why would I? I work to pay bills, put food on the table and stash some away for retirement. If that's all handled I'd stop working immediately.

I could easily find ways to stay busy every single day.
I'm part of a brotherhood of telephone workers that you wouldn't understand. We've been offered 2 years' pay to retire early and people who already qualify for their 30 year pension declined it. No one took it.

Doubt it would be much different if they won $10M. This is the kind of job that you have to carry us away in a casket before we would voluntarily retire.
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Old 04-19-2019, 04:03 PM
 
Location: Texas
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Ha ha ha no
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Old 04-19-2019, 04:03 PM
 
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Say tomorrow, 10,000,000 was deposited in your checking account, would you still work?
If you call smoking weed and watching Cartoon Network "work," then yeah.
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Old 04-19-2019, 04:19 PM
 
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I'd work on something I actually enjoy. And not do it full time, but at my leisure.
Same here.
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Old 04-19-2019, 04:21 PM
 
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Nope. I’d quit my job and open a dog rescue and save the lives of many animals. So I guess that would be work in a sense but not in the traditional way and it would definitely lose money rather than earn it.
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Old 04-19-2019, 04:45 PM
 
Location: NYC
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Say tomorrow, 10,000,000 was deposited in your checking account, would you still work?
People who have 10 billion dollars still work everyday and much harder than many people who have only 100 in their bank accts.
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Old 04-19-2019, 05:05 PM
 
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I'd travel and also buy a bar. I'd have people run it for me and try to be successful. Even if didn't make enough profit i'd keep it open anyway. Perhaps i'd lay people off and then run it myself on my own terms.
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Old 04-19-2019, 06:53 PM
 
Location: Midwest
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NO. I've been dealing with an insurance company recently. An amazing number of utter boneheads hold down jobs there, nobody gets it. I told my wife, "This is like being back at work, dealing with loonies and dysfunctional morons all day."
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Old 04-19-2019, 06:56 PM
 
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I would use the money to crush everyone that ever F'ed me over. I would be the black hole of my dad's side of the family. Failing that - buy my yorkie a huge doggie bed. Its the little things ya know?
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