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View Poll Results: Will you play Euromillion this friday 1 oct 2010?
no, I don't waste money on lottery 5 38.46%
yes, and plan to win. 8 61.54%
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Old 28.09.2010, 15:13
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Poll: euromillion play or not ?

This friday there is a 130Million CHF jackpot in the euromillion.

Do you plan to play? Alone or with colleagues?
If you win, what would be the first thing you plan to do?
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Old 28.09.2010, 15:18
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Re: Poll: euromillion play or not ?

1. I'll get my parents a house
2. Ill get my gf's mom a house
3. I'll throw a huge EF-KFC-Free-Beer-for-all-party
4. I'll take the next plane out of here.
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Old 28.09.2010, 15:21
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Re: Poll: euromillion play or not ?

1. I'll punt the price of a coke from a Kiosk when the potential reward is the same order of magnitude as the odds of collecting

2. Me.
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Old 28.09.2010, 15:23
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Re: Poll: euromillion play or not ?

Shouldn't this poll have 76,275,360 options?
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Old 28.09.2010, 16:02
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Re: Poll: euromillion play or not ?

I use to play with colleagues. The fun part was the discussion before the draw. It was interesting to listen to the dream each one had if we won.
The tricky part was: who was going to keep the original receipt as it's the only valid document to claim gain. The final agreement was to give it to someone who had a family to protect: low mobility, easy to spot and find; singles were singled out
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Old 28.09.2010, 18:33
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Re: Poll: euromillion play or not ?

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Shouldn't this poll have 76,275,360 options?
Are those the odds of winning (76,275,360:1), or is that the winning combo?
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Old 28.09.2010, 20:09
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Re: Poll: euromillion play or not ?

5 number out of 50 + 2 numbers out of 9
What are the probabilities of winning.... One chance corresponding to as many people as there are on earth ?

Mathnut where are you ?
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Old 28.09.2010, 20:17
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Re: Poll: euromillion play or not ?

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5 number out of 50 + 2 numbers out of 9
What are the probabilities of winning.... One chance corresponding to as many people as there are on earth ?

Mathnut where are you ?
I'd say about 130 million.

I'll allow you to do the actual sum. Need some extra fingers?

5/50 x 4/49 x 3/48 x 2/47 x 1/46 x 2/9 x 1/8
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Old 28.09.2010, 20:18
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Re: Poll: euromillion play or not ?

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5 number out of 50 + 2 numbers out of 9
What are the probabilities of winning.... One chance corresponding to as many people as there are on earth ?

Mathnut where are you ?
100% of the winners did try one's luck
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Old 28.09.2010, 20:25
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Re: Poll: euromillion play or not ?

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I see 2 mugs and tokens for 4 players on the board....is the next generation en route ?
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Old 28.09.2010, 20:29
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I'd say about 130 million.

I'll allow you to do the actual sum. Need some extra fingers?

5/50 x 4/49 x 3/48 x 2/47 x 1/46 x 2/9 x 1/8
Yep - works out to one in 76-million-odd.

Chances of a "near miss" - say with all but one number correct - are much much higher, on the order of one in 1.5 million.
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Old 01.10.2010, 15:36
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Re: Poll: euromillion play or not ?

I actually played with my mum.

First time, so was more by curiosity than by cupidity.....



but I know what I would do if we were to win.....
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Re: Poll: euromillion play or not ?

...I'll open a KFC in Switzerland if I win.
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Old 01.10.2010, 16:07
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Re: Poll: euromillion play or not ?

I think I would just give my ticket to LiB. He seams to know what to do with it
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Old 01.10.2010, 18:55
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I think I would just give my ticket to LiB. He seams to know what to do with it
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