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    Would You Rather?

    Receive 1 Million for yourself to use however you want



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    Receive 10 Million to give away as donations (can't be given to friends or family members either)
    I've got your restraining order right here. [grabs crotch] Restrain this!

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    I would rather not have the hassle either way.
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    The 10 mil. donations with a signed agreement that I get 50% back under the table.
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    1 million for me with quite a bit given away to friends / family.
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    The 100% honest answer is that I would take the million for myself. Yes, I could do a lot of good with $10 million but a million cash would change a lot of things in my life, like paying off my law school loans, paying off my kids education, allowing my wife whom I love to quit the job she hates. Yeah, I would take the million.
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    So Mango,where do we pick up our loot?
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    Can I have $10 million and give $9 million away???

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    Quote Originally Posted by spry View Post
    So Mango,where do we pick up our loot?
    It's in the mail.

    Quote Originally Posted by TampaRaleigh View Post
    Can I have $10 million and give $9 million away???
    No.

    I'm really surprised at the answers, I thought more people would pick give away 10 mill. I would have to agree, a million to keep would help our family a lot. Secure college funds, get a nice little house.
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    I could use 1/4 of that to pay off everything we owe, set up college funds for both boys and put the rest in retirement fund. The other 3/4 I could give away. Realistically, i would do 50/50 at best and probably not even that.

    But it would change my family's lives for sure.
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    I would take the $ 10 million to give as donations. I would donate to healthcare and social services organizations that provided services in the United States, and directed at least 75% of such donations to actual services, rather than overhead.
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    Then I'd take the $1 million, and likely end up giving most of that away.

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    I would take the $10 Million and donate for Couch to have brain replacement surgery.

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    I consider myself very fortunate. I have my health (mostly... after 40 things start fading LOL), I have a good career, I own a nice little 860 sq ft home that is more than enough for my family. I don't have the need to be a millionaire, especially with the knowledge that there are folks out there struggling to put food on the table for their children.

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    I would take the 1 million and buy Charlie Burgh a Mustang 5.0.

    From the 80s.

    Couch

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    Quote Originally Posted by Couch View Post
    I would take the 1 million and buy Charlie Burgh a Mustang 5.0.

    From the 80s.

    Couch
    I would much rather have my 2011 back than one from the 80s.

    See, you need that brain transplant because the 80s sucked balls.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Couch View Post
    I would take the 1 million and buy Charlie Burgh a Mustang 5.0.

    From the 80s.

    Couch
    Would he be rollin', in his 5.0 with the rag top down so his hair can blow?
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    Quote Originally Posted by jsharr View Post
    Would he be rollin', in his 5.0 with the rag top down so his hair can blow?
    If I had hair.

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    Quote Originally Posted by charlie burgh View Post
    If I had hair.
    Couch, save some gelt for hair plugs for Charlie Fart.
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    Quote Originally Posted by charlie burgh View Post
    I would much rather have my 2011 back than one from the 80s.

    See, you need that brain transplant because the 80s sucked balls.
    I know the 80s sucked balls. Why do you think I wanted to get you one from the 80s?

    God, you are dumb.

    Couch

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    I'd take the 10 million and setup a foundation with myself as director!

    On hte serious side of donating money. I can think of 4 (So far) local organizations I'd like to support. But in every single case there would be effort involved with making sure the funds went where I wanted them to. 2 cases was groups associated with where I went to college and the issue would be making sure the college did not circemvent my intent. One other is a local club, and the issue would be making sure the next and all future elections were not power grabs.

    The last is a local animal care group. Even there I'd want accountability.

    Giving money is not all that easy.
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