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Old 04-19-2019, 07:01 PM
 
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I don't believe it either. Sounds like every would-be lottery winner.

No, I wouldn't "work". Travel and see new things.
A few years ago I had a coworker who was a lottery winner. He still came to work every day.

Me? If I managed to win, I'd still work, but doing those things I wanted to do all my life rather than those things I had to do. In fact my ultimate if I ever won the super mega jackpot would be to start my own business and then contract back with my organization just so I could yank my managers around for a change.
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Old 04-19-2019, 07:30 PM
 
Location: Eugene, Oregon
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Yes and no. I wouldn't have any problem leaving my current job. After some extensive traveling I might start a small business/charity that helps others. If I did not want to go that route, I would donate to some already established charities. I am sure I would volunteer somewhere doing something.

That sounds just like what I'd like to do, if I had a pile of money bestowed on me. It would be very enjoyable, playing Santa Claus. Much more fulfilling than spending it on a bunch of junk for yourself, that would not make you happy and wouldn't make you pleased with yourself or anyone else pleased with you, either. Money can make you happy-----if you share it.
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Old 04-19-2019, 08:21 PM
 
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I’d buy a rather house, a van, and build a professional recording studio in my basement. I would record all day and tour around the country, playing any gigs I could find
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Old 04-19-2019, 09:54 PM
 
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Say tomorrow, 10,000,000 was deposited in your checking account, would you still work?
Hell, no. I mean, I'd keep my law license, but I wouldn't work except to represent a person or cause I really care about. I'd pay for those home improvements I've been planning, buy some land in the country, spend more time socializing, and start taking the family on better vacations. And spend more time in and by the pool.
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Old 04-19-2019, 10:46 PM
 
Location: Silicon Valley
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Nope.
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Old 04-19-2019, 10:49 PM
 
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Yes. I don't work just for money. I work to build a legacy. I want to say that I accomplished something in life. That I earned my place in America.

Would I be doing the same job I am doing now, no. But I am definitely working.
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Old 04-19-2019, 11:13 PM
 
Location: Queens, NY
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Nope.

I'd finally be able to travel more, work on my hobbies, have a more expanded social life, be more physically active, etc. It'd be a dream come true.
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Old 04-19-2019, 11:18 PM
 
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Would work doing the things I love to do. Wood working for starters!

I might still have a full time job. But I would go to work with an attitude. Uh, you want me to do what?!
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Old 04-20-2019, 01:35 AM
 
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I'd work for myself. Would never step foot in a sh**ty corporate cubicle ever again.
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Old 04-20-2019, 01:46 AM
 
Location: Small community in the California Sierra Mountains
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yeWe would sell this home and buy another in a location we currently cannot afford to be. Otherwise our lives wouldn't change much.
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