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Old 12-16-08, 12:21 AM   #1
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What would you do with $8,000?

If you were given a gift of $8,000 tax-free, what would you do with it?
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Old 12-16-08, 12:25 AM   #2
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Old 12-16-08, 12:29 AM   #3
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Ninety-nine $80 bicycles. Invest the rest.
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Old 12-16-08, 12:41 AM   #4
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I'd put it away in my bank account, where it could mate with my existing money and create little baby moneys. Isn't that how it works?
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I'd put it away in my bank account, where it could mate with my existing money and create little baby moneys. Isn't that how it works?
If you videotape it and sell it on the internet, you can make even more money.
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Old 12-16-08, 01:05 AM   #7
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If you videotape it and sell it on the internet, you can make even more money.
It is truly an age of miracles in which we live.
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Pay off some bills.
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Old 12-16-08, 01:38 AM   #9
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Old 12-16-08, 02:54 AM   #10
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Stick it in my bank account, and withdraw that much less from my IRA next year.
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Old 12-16-08, 03:20 AM   #11
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invest into stocks that give you more money
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Old 12-16-08, 03:34 AM   #12
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I'd be happy with a 3500 dollar bike. Pay some bills. Go on a mini trip..
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Old 12-16-08, 05:21 AM   #13
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1150 gs and supermoto wheels.
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I'd invest it all in Shotgun Pete's Glow-in-the-Dark Wallpaper.
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Quit all my obligations and go on a bike tour for a year.
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Old 12-16-08, 06:27 AM   #17
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I sure as heck wouldn't spend it on a bike. No bike is worth $8k, at least not to me.
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Pay off my car and credit card.
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Old 12-16-08, 07:27 AM   #19
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Old 12-16-08, 07:31 AM   #20
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Pay my daughters rent for almost a year (I guess I can add another $400.00 and pay it up for a year )
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Wow, we live in totally different worlds. I would invest all of mine in Wallpaper Pete's Glow-in-the-Dark-Shotguns.
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Old 12-16-08, 08:11 AM   #22
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Give it to Madoff for redistribution.
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Old 12-16-08, 08:11 AM   #23
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buy myself some oral surgery, the gift that keeps on giving.
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You'd have to ask my wife.
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Old 12-16-08, 08:31 AM   #25
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Pay off the credit card and upgrade my upstairs (replace carpet with bamboo, replace current window coverings with plantation shutters).

Or pay off the credit card and go on an extended European bike tour.
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