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Old 07.12.2010, 10:01
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Re: Say you won 25000CHF in the lotto tomorrow, what would you buy?

Ive been too long in CH, instead of heading for the shop and spending, Id put it in the bank( how sad is that)
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Old 07.12.2010, 10:05
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Re: Say you won 25000CHF in the lotto tomorrow, what would you buy?

new computer, new digital cam, new television.

and the rest goes to my bank account to be used for my personal costs.
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Old 07.12.2010, 10:05
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Re: Say you won 25000CHF in the lotto tomorrow, what would you buy?

The title of the thread is "what would you buy?", not what high interest saving scheme would you stash the money in?

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Re: Say you won 25000CHF in the lotto tomorrow, what would you buy?

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The title of the thread is "what would you buy?", not what high interest saving scheme would you stash the money in?

Yes, and people are saying that with that amount of money they wouldn't buy anything and save it instead... which is as valid an answer as any.

Maybe if the question has been "250'000" instead...
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Old 07.12.2010, 14:17
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Re: Say you won 25000CHF in the lotto tomorrow, what would you buy?

Boob job!!!
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Old 07.12.2010, 15:21
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Re: Say you won 25000CHF in the lotto tomorrow, what would you buy?

I would add a telescope to my list. I dream to have a very good one.
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Re: Say you won 25000CHF in the lotto tomorrow, what would you buy?

A single Easy Jet ticket home, and around 24950 CHF worth of GBP....
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Old 08.02.2012, 17:09
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Re: Say you won 25000CHF in the lotto tomorrow, what would you buy?

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I don't do the lotto, but am interested in what people would buy with 25000chf....
...a one way ticket to get up outta here and move everything back home.
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Old 08.02.2012, 17:11
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Re: Say you won 25000CHF in the lotto tomorrow, what would you buy?

I've probably saved myself 25k in my lifetime by not playing lotto.

What would I spend it on? I'd probably spend more nights on Hayman Island than the 4 nights we have booked for party of our Oz holiday. Best of all, all the family will be there too, 8 adults and 10 kids - so plenty of babysitting opportunities for us to relax.
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Old 08.02.2012, 17:37
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Re: Say you won 25000CHF in the lotto tomorrow, what would you buy?

A couple of new shower-rooms for friends - tart up the kitchen a bit. Give the rest away, half to kids, half to a few favourite charities. Not likely though, as I have never played the Lottery.

KF if you hate it so much here- I'd say go back, lottery or no lottery. Life's too short, honest. Bonne chance.
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Old 08.02.2012, 17:42
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Re: Say you won 25000CHF in the lotto tomorrow, what would you buy?

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A couple of new shower-rooms for friends - tart up the kitchen a bit. Give the rest away, half to kids, half to a few favourite charities. Not likely though, as I have never played the Lottery.

KF if you hate it so much here- I'd say go back, lottery or no lottery. Life's too short, honest. Bonne chance.
Oh but you don't have to play the lottery to win, Odile.
I've won millions, all over the world, and all I have to do is pay the administrative costs into Mr. Yerhavinalarf's bank account to receive it all
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Old 08.02.2012, 17:55
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Re: Say you won 25000CHF in the lotto tomorrow, what would you buy?

I'm afraid I'm one of the sad people who would just stick it in the bank.

Every few years I take a long break (6 to 9 months) from work (between jobs; never bothered to try and take unpaid leave) and I'd use the money then so I can enjoy the break properly.
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Old 08.02.2012, 18:04
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Re: Say you won 25000CHF in the lotto tomorrow, what would you buy?

I would either buy a very reliable car. Or put a down-payment on a house in the Okanagon. I'd love to go on a crazy shopping spree but even in my dream world I'm a bit too practical. Lame.
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Old 08.02.2012, 18:21
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I'm afraid I'm one of the sad people who would just stick it in the bank.
Not sure if it makes me sad too, or just overpaid, but yes, me too. I guess it might tempt me to just jack in the job and spend the rest of the season skiing (and instructing, of course) which is what I felt at one point this morning...
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Old 08.02.2012, 18:42
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Re: Say you won 25000CHF in the lotto tomorrow, what would you buy?

Very realistic - clear the tax debt and some of our household debt
More practical - have teeth fixed (genetic problem)
Wise choice - bank it for a rainy day.
Kids preference - go to disneyland...
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Old 08.02.2012, 18:48
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Re: Say you won 25000CHF in the lotto tomorrow, what would you buy?

I would invest half of it in Mutual Funds and give the rest of it to my friend, Saheib, in Securities.......
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Old 08.02.2012, 18:58
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Re: Say you won 25000CHF in the lotto tomorrow, what would you buy?

Upgrade our holiday airfares back to Oz in March then upgrade our Accommodation in Melbourne and the Gold Coast and throw in a 4WD for car hire.

I reckon that would about chew it all up.....
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Old 08.02.2012, 18:59
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Re: Say you won 25000CHF in the lotto tomorrow, what would you buy?

A big rubber hand to slap the Swiss with!
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Old 09.02.2012, 01:16
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Re: Say you won 25000CHF in the lotto tomorrow, what would you buy?

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...a one way ticket to get up outta here and move everything back home.
Yep. Same.

Well, except I don't really have anything here that I'd be dying to move back, so I'd get a ticket out and then a car once I got "home."
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Old 09.02.2012, 02:16
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Re: Say you won 25000CHF in the lotto tomorrow, what would you buy?

I would add CHF 5000 to my Swiss vacation budget (longer stay, better accommodation) for the next five years. This is based on my assumption that when I turn eighty I will be less interested in alpine hiking

On second though, add CHF 2500 for the next ten years ... if I stop coming to Switzerland I will find pother ways of spending whatever remains
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