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Won several million CHF ... what would you do ...

Just for fun, not won anything of late. What would you do if you did...

I would give some to my immediate family, make sure my kids got the best education money could buy and get the wife the SUV she has always wanted but I resisted cause we can't afford the running costs;

Oh and I nearly forgot a nice house with of the lake and the mountains!!

How bout you!

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Old 28.09.2009, 20:15
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Just for fun, not won anything of late. What would you do if you did...

I would give some to my immediate family, make sure my kids got the best education money could buy and get the wife the SUV she has always wanted but I resisted cause we can't afford the running costs;

Oh and I nearly forgot a nice house with of the lake and the mountains!!

How bout you!
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Old 28.09.2009, 20:19
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Re: Won several million CHF ... what would you do ...

Tell nobody. Get on a plane to an exotic location and think about it vary carefully for a couple of weeks.
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Old 28.09.2009, 20:21
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Re: Won several million CHF ... what would you do ...

I would probably die about 30 years earlier than if i'd have not won those millions.
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Old 28.09.2009, 20:22
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Tell nobody. Get on a plane to an exotic location and think about it vary carefully for a couple of weeks.
Yes. And after the couple of weeks, tell nobody. Help out family, friends, whatever, but be as vague as possible as to where the money is from. Once folks know that it was won, it'll be a sh1tstorm of bad feelings when you don't give more and more and more. I'm sure that's a major reason whay lotto winners end up poorer than before.
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Old 28.09.2009, 20:27
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Re: Won several million CHF ... what would you do ...

I'd buy one of these ... yes, it's a real, all-terrain, flying car! Problem is, they're too cheap at only GBP 50,000!







What an amazing vehicle -- it's actually in production and could be yours late next year.
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Old 28.09.2009, 20:29
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Re: Won several million CHF ... what would you do ...

What the heck, markalex, I'd give one of those flying cars to your wife, too; it's not an SUV (although what could be more "Sports" than this?), but you'd save a fortune on easyJet tickets!
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Old 28.09.2009, 20:35
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Re: Won several million CHF ... what would you do ...

No time for such. I earned so many millions recently, from Sani Abacha's widow in Nigeria, the heirs of a deceased Russian Oligarch, the virgin sister of an Afghani warlord who got killed while harvesting his poppies, a former Director of Operation with a bank in the Republic of Benin, the Manager Foreign Operation Department of Ghana Commercial Bank (GCB) Ltd, to name just a few -- I really don't need any more money.

So I'm not going to waste my energy on figuring out what I'd do with just a few measly millions. I mean, come one, what does "several million CHF" mean? We are talking dozens of millions I got from those guys just by sending them my bank account number. That's what I call business!
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Old 28.09.2009, 20:51
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Re: Won several million CHF ... what would you do ...

Buy a house on the Lemanic Riviera and hike (year round) as long as I am able to.
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Old 28.09.2009, 21:00
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I'd probably just treat myself to a steak....
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Old 28.09.2009, 21:07
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Make sure I lived in a canton which offered me a lump sum forfait tax deal
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Old 28.09.2009, 21:17
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I'd buy one of these ... yes, it's a real, all-terrain, flying car!



What an amazing vehicle -- it's actually in production and could be yours late next year.
I want one!
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Old 28.09.2009, 21:24
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Re: Won several million CHF ... what would you do ...

Spend it on lottery tickets..
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Old 28.09.2009, 21:29
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Re: Won several million CHF ... what would you do ...

Make a business restoring classic cars

Oh and buy a sky car

50,000 crikey in the grand scheme of things not so expensive *starts saving up

Imagine the ease of negotiating the m25!!
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Old 28.09.2009, 21:39
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Yes. And after the couple of weeks, tell nobody. Help out family, friends, whatever, but be as vague as possible as to where the money is from. Once folks know that it was won, it'll be a sh1tstorm of bad feelings when you don't give more and more and more. I'm sure that's a major reason whay lotto winners end up poorer than before.
only the stupid ones do, I'm sure
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Old 28.09.2009, 21:45
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Re: Won several million CHF ... what would you do ...

After taxes and spending on charity, relations, party, etc:
Perpetually lease a luxury suite in a beautifully located wellness hotel.
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Old 28.09.2009, 22:02
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Re: Won several million CHF ... what would you do ...

Buy a big rambling house by a lake and fill it full of refuge cats... I love the little critters
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Old 28.09.2009, 22:57
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Re: Won several million CHF ... what would you do ...

Oh this is one of my favorite daydreams I wonder about when drifting off to sleep.
If it every happened to me, I'd keep enough to make sure the people I care for are not in need.
As for the rest I'd invest in medical research and medical emergency situations that help poor families with children who are ill or have birth defects get help and correct medical care.
If I ever won the lottery that is what I would do. After all you can't take it with you, so I'd enjoy a little and leave the rest for those to whom it would make life saving difference.
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Imagine the ease of negotiating the m25!!
Good luck getting up to take-off speed on a Monday morning off the M25....
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