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Old 07-21-08, 12:52 AM   #1
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Question.

It is 11pm. You just won $10 million.

You have until 5am to spend it. You have no credit card to order anything online. (most) Shops won't open while you have the money.

What would you buy?
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Old 07-21-08, 01:10 AM   #2
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Can you buy the entire shops and businesses -the ones that are open?
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buy a plane ticket to the next 8pm time zone and spend there.
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stock...bonds...or maybe a tank of gas and in-n-out burger
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It is 11pm. You just won $10 million.

You have until 5am to spend it. You have no credit card to order anything online. (most) Shops won't open while you have the money.

What would you buy?
Stock. I'd find a way.
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Hookers.

Oops, I mean high class female escorts.
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Oops, I mean high class female escorts.
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buy a plane ticket to the next 8pm time zone and spend there.
Damn. Beat me to it.
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It is 11pm. You just won $10 million.

You have until 5am to spend it. You have no credit card to order anything online. (most) Shops won't open while you have the money.

What would you buy?
A ticket on a Russian space flight?
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Old 07-21-08, 07:28 AM   #11
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It is 11pm. You just won $10 million.

You have until 5am to spend it. You have no credit card to order anything online. (most) Shops won't open while you have the money.

What would you buy?
lease a jet to england, that would be plenty time with the time zones
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I would call a real estate agent and buy land.
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It is 11pm. You just won $10 million.

You have until 5am to spend it. You have no credit card to order anything online. (most) Shops won't open while you have the money.

What would you buy?

Gold on an overseas exchange that's already open. Then sell it off as you need it.
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It is 11pm. You just won $10 million.

You have until 5am to spend it. You have no credit card to order anything online. (most) Shops won't open while you have the money.

What would you buy?
Streetcorner firearm and ammunition. At 5am, do you want to be the person coming to collect the money I haven't spent yet?
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Old 07-21-08, 09:50 AM   #16
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Get whatever you want. For 10 million dollars they'll come open up the store for you.
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Old 07-21-08, 10:26 AM   #18
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I'd find a jewelry shop where someone sleeps in the second story of it, wake them up, and buy them out. If necessary, I'd ask them for a contact for whoever was the local king pin in the gold trade, go wake him or her up, and buy gold bullion with whatever was left. Then, I'd be nervously waiting for a bank to open so I could go drop all the **** off in a safety deposit box.
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Old 07-22-08, 01:09 AM   #19
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I'd wire $600,000 to the children's theatre I work for. Then get money orders for all the companies I owe to.

Then I'd go to work the next day, still on my bike.
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My take:

There would be several Wal-Marts empty of gift cards in the area after I was done. I'd also empty their stock of any and all computers they have, and those would be donated to schools and individuals (with AV software of course.)

Come the next day, I'd just trade gift cards for cash with people to recoup most of the cash.
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Old 07-22-08, 11:38 AM   #21
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buy a plane ticket to the next 8pm time zone and spend there.
Good idea.

I'll put some money in stocks and bonds. With the gas being farkin' expensive in Chicago I'll fill the tank in both family cars. I'll donate $1-2 million to a charity of my choice. Finally, wire the rest to my family and close friends.
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