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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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    pay bills.
    The search for inner peace continues...

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    Ninety-nine $80 bicycles. Invest the rest.

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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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    Quote Originally Posted by gbcb View Post
    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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    Invest it prudently.

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    Ski, bike and wish I was gay.

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    Quote Originally Posted by x136 View Post
    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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    Obviously, the guy's like a 12th level white wizard or something. His mere presence is a danger to mortals.

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    redeem myself and vamoos

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    Stick it in my bank account, and withdraw that much less from my IRA next year.

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    invest into stocks that give you more money
    Food for thought: if you aren't dead by 2050, you and your entire family will be within a few years from starvation. Now that is a cruel gift to leave for your offspring. ;)
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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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    1150 gs and supermoto wheels.
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    Stocks are cheap right now...
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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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    I sure as heck wouldn't spend it on a bike. No bike is worth $8k, at least not to me.
    I stop for people / whose right of way I honor / but not for no one.



    Originally Posted by bragi "However, it's never a good idea to overgeneralize."

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    Pay off my car and credit card.
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    Quote Originally Posted by USAZorro View Post
    pay bills.
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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 )
    You see, their morals, their code...it's a bad joke, dropped at the first sign of trouble. They're only as good as the world allows them to be. I'll show you. When the chips are down, these...These "civilized" people...they'll eat each other. See, I'm not a monster. I'm just ahead of the curve

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lamplight View Post
    I'd invest it all in Shotgun Pete's Glow-in-the-Dark Wallpaper.
    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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    Phobias are for irrational fears. Fear of junk ripping badgers is perfectly rational. Those things are nasty.

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    Give it to Madoff for redistribution.

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    buy myself some oral surgery, the gift that keeps on giving.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Snowsurfer View Post
    What would you do with $8,000?
    You'd have to ask my wife.

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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.
    When my feet hit the floor in the morning, Satan shudders and says, "Oh, *****, she's awake!"

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