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Powerball estimated jackpot surges to $400M
Yahoo/ap ^

Posted on 02/16/2014 8:06:16 PM PST by gooblah

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Without a Powerball winner this weekend, the prize has climbed to $400 million — one of the largest in U.S. lottery history.

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1 posted on 02/16/2014 8:06:16 PM PST by gooblah
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To: gooblah; KC_Lion

I need a ticket!

If I win the big one the next FR fundraiser is on me. lol


2 posted on 02/16/2014 8:10:37 PM PST by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans!)
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To: gooblah

Wasn’t there one that got up to $800 million, or something..?


3 posted on 02/16/2014 8:12:18 PM PST by gaijin
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To: gooblah

Maybe I’ll buy a ticket.


4 posted on 02/16/2014 8:13:30 PM PST by null and void (<--- unwilling cattle-car passenger on the bullet train to serfdom)
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To: gaijin

I think it was Mega Millions that went that high.

Only time I buy one is when they get that high.

Actually got my $10 back on the last one. whoo hoo


5 posted on 02/16/2014 8:15:50 PM PST by digger48
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To: null and void

If I win I’ll send it all to Obamas brother in Kenya.


6 posted on 02/16/2014 8:16:30 PM PST by right way right (America has embraced the suck of Freedumb.)
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To: digger48

mega is the one I bought last time, I didn’t know Powerball was bigger


7 posted on 02/16/2014 8:16:59 PM PST by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans!)
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To: gooblah

How can I start a powerball lottery? Or, maybe FR should start one!


8 posted on 02/16/2014 8:17:02 PM PST by Yaelle
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To: gooblah

If I win, I’ll buy Comcast and fire the entire MSNBC division..


9 posted on 02/16/2014 8:21:13 PM PST by max americana (fired liberals in our company last election, and I laughed while they cried (true story))
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To: right way right

The brother that isn’t an active terrorist?


10 posted on 02/16/2014 8:21:41 PM PST by null and void (<--- unwilling cattle-car passenger on the bullet train to serfdom)
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To: max americana

Unfortunately $400 million wouldn’t be enough


11 posted on 02/16/2014 8:22:14 PM PST by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans!)
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To: gooblah

We won $7 with last night’s ticket. It paid for the Sunday paper this morning which netted me $24 in coupons and a week’s worth of starter for the woodstove, The $4.50 balance get another Power Ball ticket and the balance in the car jar.


12 posted on 02/16/2014 8:22:34 PM PST by Gabz (Democrats for Voldemort.)
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To: All

I can’t wait to win it so I can give the government my approx. 200 million tax payment.


13 posted on 02/16/2014 8:24:41 PM PST by willywill
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To: gooblah

The Lottery: A self imposed tax for the mathematically challenged.


14 posted on 02/16/2014 8:26:05 PM PST by rey
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To: gooblah

Yes...its a sucker bet. But what the hell. Somebody gotta win.


15 posted on 02/16/2014 8:27:39 PM PST by Yorlik803 ( Church/Caboose in 2016)
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To: GeronL

Don’t forget all your FRiends! lol.


16 posted on 02/16/2014 8:32:07 PM PST by Redcitizen (When a zombie apocalypse starts, Chuck Norris doesn't try to survive. The zombies do.)
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To: null and void

I just want to be on the news, so I can tell about what a POS Obama is.

The other options get me shot.


17 posted on 02/16/2014 8:33:55 PM PST by right way right (America has embraced the suck of Freedumb.)
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To: gooblah
A tax on the mathematically challenged.

I'll take what I can earn by dint of my own efforts and to Hell with anything else.

And as a matter of fact, I did build that, you Marxist MAggot!



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18 posted on 02/16/2014 8:35:09 PM PST by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines RVN 1969 - St. Mlicha<center> <table backel the Archangel defend us in Battle!)
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To: right way right
The other options get me shot.

So will doing nothing.

19 posted on 02/16/2014 8:35:56 PM PST by null and void (<--- unwilling cattle-car passenger on the bullet train to serfdom)
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To: GeronL
If I win the big one the next FR fundraiser is on me. lol

Amen. I wish I could lay a cool million or two on Jim Rob, and fund Kristinn's investigative reportage.

20 posted on 02/16/2014 8:35:56 PM PST by montag813
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To: montag813

Me too.

I even had the idea of giving prizes for Post of the Day or week. lol.

lottery dreams


21 posted on 02/16/2014 9:02:36 PM PST by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans!)
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To: gooblah
If I win it , I'm gonna DOUBLE it - by using it to get TWICE that amount, that has been hidden from the government by some Nigerian dude that wants me to help him get it all to me.

Keep your fingers crossed for luck for me .

22 posted on 02/16/2014 9:47:10 PM PST by builder (I don't want a piece of someone else's pie)
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To: gooblah

Time to buy some tickets


23 posted on 02/16/2014 10:10:31 PM PST by oldenuff2no
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To: gooblah
got my 6$ bucks in.

24 posted on 02/16/2014 11:53:34 PM PST by skinkinthegrass (The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun..0'Caligula / 0'Reid / 0'Pelosi)
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To: willywill
it'll be more than that, they'll own you thru fear.

25 posted on 02/16/2014 11:56:34 PM PST by skinkinthegrass (The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun..0'Caligula / 0'Reid / 0'Pelosi)
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To: montag813
same here! ;-)

26 posted on 02/16/2014 11:58:27 PM PST by skinkinthegrass (The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun..0'Caligula / 0'Reid / 0'Pelosi)
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To: builder
i thought it was Chekhovian chick.

27 posted on 02/17/2014 12:01:23 AM PST by skinkinthegrass (The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun..0'Caligula / 0'Reid / 0'Pelosi)
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To: rey

The Lottery: A self imposed tax for the mathematically challenged.

The Government Income Tax: A force imposed tax for everyone no matter what....


28 posted on 02/17/2014 9:48:55 AM PST by GraceG
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To: willywill

If I won the 400 million I would ask for it in 100 bills BEFORE TAXESX then I would burn every last damn bill just to spite the government of their 200 million share of it and tell them to go straight to hell....

They won’t get their 200 million and they will have to give me 3 squares and a cot for the rest of my life.


29 posted on 02/17/2014 9:51:13 AM PST by GraceG
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To: gooblah

Before all of the “you’re an idiot” “do you know the odds” posts...I had business dealings with a guy that won $130,000,000.00...NET! Ever since I’ve picked my own set of #’s and I play once a week. It could happen to anybody...


30 posted on 02/17/2014 4:47:29 PM PST by BreezyDog
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To: GraceG

I would ask

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LOL. You are free to ask but don’t expect them to comply. Your share comes afte taxes.


31 posted on 02/17/2014 4:54:31 PM PST by deport
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