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Powerball coming to Oklahoma!
Thoughts and Meanderings Blog ^ | 10/28/05 | phoenix0468

Posted on 10/28/2005 8:50:12 PM PDT by phoenix0468

I have just learned that Oklahoma, which recently started a lottery, will be joining Powerball in January 2006. Am I excited? Well yes and no. I am excited at the prospect of having the chance of winning millions in Powerball, but I am not so excited that my sense of reality is skewed. Nevertheless, the chance does exist. So to prepare I Googled the term "lottery winner financial advisor" and got the site http://www.note.com/note/pp/jackpot.html. Very common sense information on how to prepare for winning a major lottery prize, and stay grounded in the fact that your chances of winning are a bit better than getting hit by Haley's Comet.

(Excerpt) Read more at tandminokc.blogspot.com ...


TOPICS: Hobbies; Music/Entertainment; Society
KEYWORDS: lottery; powerball; stupiditytax; taxonpoormathskills
Not my usual stuff, but I thought you guys might get a kick out of it.
1 posted on 10/28/2005 8:50:12 PM PDT by phoenix0468
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To: neb52; Ernest_at_the_Beach; HiTech RedNeck; ShadowAce; lainde; Golden Eagle; Brett66; ...

So here it is.


2 posted on 10/28/2005 8:51:12 PM PDT by phoenix0468 (http://www.mylocalforum.com -- Go Speak Your Mind.)
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To: phoenix0468

A voluntary tax is better than an involuntary one. Who knows? Maybe with Oklahoma awash in all of this new tax revenue, it will be easier to get raises as a state employee. Just thinking of myself here.......


3 posted on 10/28/2005 8:54:16 PM PDT by Brett66 (Where government advances and it advances relentlessly freedom is imperiled -Janice Rogers Brown)
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To: phoenix0468

Powerball...another one of Iowa's exports... :)


4 posted on 10/28/2005 9:01:01 PM PDT by Keith in Iowa (Liberals - Stuck on Stupid.)
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To: Keith in Iowa

So that's were they grow those little ping pong balls. LOL.


5 posted on 10/28/2005 9:08:20 PM PDT by phoenix0468 (http://www.mylocalforum.com -- Go Speak Your Mind.)
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LOL! Are you saying Iowa are ball harvesters?
6 posted on 10/29/2005 9:13:34 AM PDT by neb52
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