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Friends To Retire, Hunt With Powerball Winnings
http://www.theindychannel.com/ ^

Posted on 04/22/2011 3:10:37 PM PDT by jakerobins

INDIANAPOLIS -- Two friends from southern Indiana will each take home about $40 million after claiming a winning Powerball ticket worth $221.7 million.

Todd Reardon, 38, of Jeffersonville, and Darin Fox, 32, of Clarksville, said they've played the lottery together every week for at least three years.

(Excerpt) Read more at theindychannel.com ...


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Sounds like a good retirement to me...... I know I cringe when people win the lottery then say I want to get me a ( )...But I'll forgive these two because I doubt they've ever walked into a shop and said...Where Can I get me a Huntin license! LOL
1 posted on 04/22/2011 3:10:38 PM PDT by jakerobins
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To: jakerobins

Just for fun, what would you do? I would buy a place in the country. A big, old farmhouse with a lot of land so I could garden to my heart’s content. My “luxury” item would be a pick up truck (something to haul around the seeds etc...)


2 posted on 04/22/2011 3:14:54 PM PDT by momtothree
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To: jakerobins
You give me that amount of money, and I'm buying a county. Of my own. And you'll find my deceased carcass right where I want it to be found - propped up against a tree by my trout creek, with a pole in my hand, and a flask in my pocket. Just bury me on the spot and mark it with a rock, so my dogs will know where to pay their respects and lift a leg on me.

"But know this, that in the last days perilous times will come: for men will be lovers of themselves, lovers of money, boasters, proud, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, unthankful, unholy, unloving, unforgiving, slanderers, without self-control, brutal, despisers of good, traitors, headstrong, haughty, lovers of pleasure rather than lovers of God, having a form of godliness but denying its power. And from such people turn away, for his name is Obama."

3 posted on 04/22/2011 3:19:11 PM PDT by Viking2002 (RELEASE THE KRAKEN!!!!!!)
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To: momtothree

I would buy a big boat and sail/fish around the Bahamas for a while working on my tan...(make sure to be armed to the teeth if I’m sailing anywhere near Mexico or Somalia)...Senorita’s and Margaritas!! LOL.... But help some sick family members...start some small buisnesses...Put up a Million dollar reward for Obama’s Birth Cerificate...hahaha just generally get in trouble...


4 posted on 04/22/2011 3:20:35 PM PDT by jakerobins
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To: momtothree
a place in the country. A big, old farmhouse My “luxury” item would be....

Same dream but our luxury item would be a herd of pygmy goats -one named "Chief".

It would be a quiet life with spoiled Grandkids.

5 posted on 04/22/2011 3:22:48 PM PDT by submarinerswife (Insanity is doing the same thing over and over, while expecting different results~Einstein)
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To: momtothree

Buy a coffee shop and come out of retirement;)


6 posted on 04/22/2011 3:24:00 PM PDT by sodpoodle (Is it 2012 yet?)
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To: momtothree
My wife and I have been saving for a while, and we've pretty much narrowed down what we're going to build:

"But know this, that in the last days perilous times will come: for men will be lovers of themselves, lovers of money, boasters, proud, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, unthankful, unholy, unloving, unforgiving, slanderers, without self-control, brutal, despisers of good, traitors, headstrong, haughty, lovers of pleasure rather than lovers of God, having a form of godliness but denying its power. And from such people turn away, for his name is Obama."

7 posted on 04/22/2011 3:25:36 PM PDT by Viking2002 (RELEASE THE KRAKEN!!!!!!)
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To: jakerobins

“If it’s got four legs, I’m shooting it.”

Discrimination. He leaves out birds.


8 posted on 04/22/2011 3:30:09 PM PDT by MontaniSemperLiberi (Moutaineers are Always Free)
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To: Viking2002

BEAUTIFUL home! I have the feeling the fireplace is breathtaking!


9 posted on 04/22/2011 3:31:19 PM PDT by momtothree
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To: MontaniSemperLiberi

“If it’s got four legs, I’m shooting it.”

Discrimination. He leaves out birds

and Trespassers!! LOL.....


10 posted on 04/22/2011 3:33:12 PM PDT by jakerobins
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To: submarinerswife

Sounds wonderful! I have heard that goats are good with kids as well. (kids being children).


11 posted on 04/22/2011 3:34:07 PM PDT by momtothree
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To: jakerobins; All

I would be spending every last penny of my $40,000,000 undermining the thieves that took the $140,000,000!


12 posted on 04/22/2011 3:39:06 PM PDT by j.argese (You may think you've won the day, in the end you will surely lose the important race.)
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To: momtothree

How is the ticket “worth” $221 Million if two people split it and get $40 million each. Seems to me it’s worth $80 million.

Only the government could get away with that type of advertising, and only the media would midlessly go along with it.


13 posted on 04/22/2011 3:39:37 PM PDT by Jack Black ( Whatever is left of American patriotism is now identical with counter-revolution.)
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To: jakerobins
221 million

Each takes home 40 million

What the heck happened to the other 141 million???

Sounds like a real good deal Uncle Sugar has, huh?

Just wow.....

14 posted on 04/22/2011 3:39:45 PM PDT by China Clipper (My favorite animals usually are found next to the rice on my plate.)
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To: momtothree

Well, you better hope these two new millionaires don’t shoot those goats.


15 posted on 04/22/2011 3:40:16 PM PDT by Krankor (And he's oh, so good, And he's oh, so fine, And he's oh, so healthy, In his body and his mind)
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To: Krankor

What a bunch of hicks.....I’d be livin it up in Cape Cod:-)


16 posted on 04/22/2011 3:42:37 PM PDT by geege
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To: Jack Black

I am wondering if they picked the immediate pay out over the 20 year payout. Plus, take close to half as taxes.... I could still live with 40 million. Quite nicely.


17 posted on 04/22/2011 3:43:54 PM PDT by momtothree
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To: jakerobins
I wish I were wealthy enough so that I didn't need to own anything more than the clothes on my back.

Think about it.

18 posted on 04/22/2011 3:47:16 PM PDT by Big Bronson
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To: jakerobins
I wish I were wealthy enough so that I didn't need to own anything more than the clothes on my back.

Think about it.

19 posted on 04/22/2011 3:47:24 PM PDT by Big Bronson
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To: China Clipper

The 221 Million is if you take the yearly payments.

They have a cash option which is roughly 1/2.

Split between two people, then take

24% federal tax

whatever Indiana’s tax is

Local tax

From each.

Mike


20 posted on 04/22/2011 3:50:22 PM PDT by doublecansiter (without cartridge, load in nine times, LOAD!)
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To: momtothree

>>>Just for fun, what would you do?

Buy a modest house in a temperate climate where there’s no state income taxes and invest the bulk of the proceeds in bonds that are free of federal taxes, take that income and live modestly .


21 posted on 04/22/2011 3:52:23 PM PDT by Keith in Iowa (FR Class of 1998 | TV News is an oxymoron. | MSNBC = Moonbats Spouting Nothing But Crap.)
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To: momtothree

I think I’d buy me a chunk of land on the Keweenaw peninsula in Northern Michigan and never bee seen again.


22 posted on 04/22/2011 3:53:11 PM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin! (look it up))
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To: Viking2002

Nice. I love log homes.


23 posted on 04/22/2011 3:53:11 PM PDT by Racer1
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To: geege


I'm gonna go get me some new earrings and a bigger shirt and I'm gonna go kill me some new fancy animewls
24 posted on 04/22/2011 3:53:21 PM PDT by Krankor (And he's oh, so good, And he's oh, so fine, And he's oh, so healthy, In his body and his mind)
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To: Viking2002

In Countryside Home I saw an ad for a furnace that you could put in that fireplace that would keep your house warm, heat your water and have a beautiful fire to enjoy.


25 posted on 04/22/2011 3:55:04 PM PDT by Chickensoup (Totalitarian Fascism is here, Now.)
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To: Krankor

LOL.....I guess they won’t have to share the same jug from now on:-)


26 posted on 04/22/2011 3:56:44 PM PDT by geege
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To: China Clipper

Cash value reduces it by 40%, then all the Federal and State taxes (millionaire tax if in CA or NY), so yes, the Government wins, and another 300 lb. slug in the Social Services Dept. gets another fat pension check.

See how it works?

The non-producers have tilted the table to feed themselves by taxes, fees and licenses.

They produce nothing and get a bloated, lifetime cashflow from someone who rises early, stresses all day and then works late to make ends meet.

We are in the USSR, we just haven’t changes the name yet.


27 posted on 04/22/2011 3:58:36 PM PDT by wac3rd (Somewhere in Hell, Ted Kennedy snickers....)
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To: geege
Ha! Ha! When I saw those two I immediately thought of Deliverance- especially when the little guy mentioned he wanted to get married, I was just waiting for him to say, "I'm looking for somebody with a purty mouth"
28 posted on 04/22/2011 4:02:30 PM PDT by Krankor (And he's oh, so good, And he's oh, so fine, And he's oh, so healthy, In his body and his mind)
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To: momtothree
Just for fun, what would you do?

I got some friends going thru some hard times as well as a girlfriend who's struggling but not complaining. I'd make their dreams come true then find a nice small church that could use some help.

After that, I'd buy a new car, pay off my house and all my debt then just keep on doing what I'm doing.........In my spare time I'd keep an eye out for folks who are really in need.

29 posted on 04/22/2011 4:04:18 PM PDT by Hot Tabasco (It's a beautiful day and I'm glad I can see it in color.......)
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To: Krankor

He’ll have his pick(s) at Walmart...


30 posted on 04/22/2011 4:05:22 PM PDT by geege
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To: Racer1
We also attend the annual log home show up in Atlanta, and have had a good bit of time to narrow down the model and builder to a select few over the last few years. It's a lot different than just going to a Realtor or a builder and saying 'I want that one'. You really have to educate yourself about every facet of log home design and construction if you're serious about building one. I daresay I could almost teach a seminar on Log Homes 101. Hell, I may get my license and do it on the side, if I get the proper motivation.

"But know this, that in the last days perilous times will come: for men will be lovers of themselves, lovers of money, boasters, proud, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, unthankful, unholy, unloving, unforgiving, slanderers, without self-control, brutal, despisers of good, traitors, headstrong, haughty, lovers of pleasure rather than lovers of God, having a form of godliness but denying its power. And from such people turn away, for his name is Obama."

31 posted on 04/22/2011 4:06:02 PM PDT by Viking2002 (RELEASE THE KRAKEN!!!!!!)
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To: geege

To be honest, if I won that jackpot, that’s exactly what I’d say. Then I’d spend the next few years...um...interviewing....prospective brides.


32 posted on 04/22/2011 4:09:23 PM PDT by Krankor (And he's oh, so good, And he's oh, so fine, And he's oh, so healthy, In his body and his mind)
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To: Viking2002

Amen to a desirable departure.


33 posted on 04/22/2011 4:11:34 PM PDT by mcshot (The GREATEST GENERATION would not accept this form of government.)
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To: momtothree; humblegunner; TheMom; Allegra; 50mm; TheOldLady; DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis; ...
Just for fun, what would you do?

I would buy my friend humblegunner a brain at a fish market in Little Chinatown and hire the best Veterinarian I could find to install it.

After all, I am a kind and benevolent person.

34 posted on 04/22/2011 4:13:35 PM PDT by Eaker (The problem with the internet, you're never sure of the accuracy of the quotes. Abraham Lincoln '65)
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To: Hot Tabasco

I have some kin and friends who need debt elimination and a retirement egg.

I’d take care of the Ex with a little chunk.

Get a country house with enough acreage and fence it off against coyotes/predators for my own critters.

Find a significant other and maybe even get married.

I might become very popular all of a sudden. Separating the
fakes from the reals would be a task.


35 posted on 04/22/2011 4:16:46 PM PDT by Surrounded_too
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To: Eaker
I would buy my friend humblegunner a brain at a fish market in Little Chinatown

Yeah, because that worked so well the first time...

36 posted on 04/22/2011 4:16:53 PM PDT by humblegunner (Blogger Overlord)
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To: momtothree
Another log home floor plan we're looking at has a walkaround fireplace separating the great room from the dining room, and it's open on both sides. A third one has the fireplace open to both the living room and the porch outside, so you can sit out there on cold, rainy, snowy days and be nice and warm. The beauty of some of these builders' plans are that the company will modify the plan you choose with your personal preferences (within reason), and some will even do it for free once you sign a contract and put at least a down payment on the shell package. Another thing we're adamant about is that the plans be slightly tweaked to allow for Jacuzzi tubs in both the master and guest bathrooms. My wife has bad knees, my mother has a bad back and hip, and I'm just getting generally rusty and creaky around the edges now, myself. LOL!

"But know this, that in the last days perilous times will come: for men will be lovers of themselves, lovers of money, boasters, proud, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, unthankful, unholy, unloving, unforgiving, slanderers, without self-control, brutal, despisers of good, traitors, headstrong, haughty, lovers of pleasure rather than lovers of God, having a form of godliness but denying its power. And from such people turn away, for his name is Obama."

37 posted on 04/22/2011 4:20:47 PM PDT by Viking2002 (RELEASE THE KRAKEN!!!!!!)
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To: momtothree

“Just for fun, what would you do?”

Give ten percent of gross to my church; set up a charitable trust to generate income for my favorite charities; give some to family members; buy a house on the lake; buy a 2011 Porsche Cayenne Turbo for my wife; buy a 2011 Supersnake and a 2011 Ford F-150 Raptor for myself.


38 posted on 04/22/2011 4:34:34 PM PDT by SVTCobra03 (You can never have enough friends, horsepower or ammunition.)
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To: geege

Would be in USVI within 48 hours with a hill top bungalow overlooking the Caribbean. A 100’ crank up tower with appropriate aluminum for global communications.

That would suffice...


39 posted on 04/22/2011 4:42:15 PM PDT by halfright (My presidents picture is in the dictionary, next to the word, "rectum".)
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To: jakerobins

Only $80 million out of $221.7 million? How does that work?


40 posted on 04/22/2011 4:43:38 PM PDT by Postman
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To: jakerobins

Very simple: life-time box seats at new Yankees Stadium :-)


41 posted on 04/22/2011 4:56:18 PM PDT by Trajan88 (www.bullittclub.com)
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To: jakerobins

Actually. some friends and I were discussing lottery win plans. We came up with the idea of buying a small container freighter, and fitting it out for “Pirate Safaris”.

The really tough part was figuring out the taxidermy supplies needed for mounting Pirate heads on plaques. . . (evil grin)


42 posted on 04/22/2011 5:08:20 PM PDT by Salgak (Acme Lasers presents: The Energizer Border: I dare you to try and cross it. . .)
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To: China Clipper

That’s what you get when you choose the “lump sum” option instead of spreading it out over 20 years in payments.

The state might be very broke before that 20 years is up, so I would also take the lump sum.

It’s 40 mil more than they had before they cashed it in.


43 posted on 04/22/2011 5:26:12 PM PDT by submarinerswife (Insanity is doing the same thing over and over, while expecting different results~Einstein)
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To: Salgak

>>>The really tough part was figuring out the taxidermy supplies needed for mounting Pirate heads on plaques. . . (evil grin)

Heads get mounted on pikes. :)


44 posted on 04/22/2011 5:30:22 PM PDT by Keith in Iowa (FR Class of 1998 | TV News is an oxymoron. | MSNBC = Moonbats Spouting Nothing But Crap.)
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To: momtothree

10% to the Lord, a few trusts for the kids and grandkids, then Costa Rica without a look back!


45 posted on 04/22/2011 5:39:12 PM PDT by Big_Harry ( Starve the Beast!)
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To: Postman

Powerball jackpot - 221 million
Lump Sum (which they took) - 111.7 million
Uncle Sam’s portion (27%) - 30.159 million
Take after taxes - 81.541 million
Split two ways - roughly 40 million a piece.


46 posted on 04/22/2011 5:40:29 PM PDT by MissouriConservative (Every election is a sort of advance auction sale of stolen goods. - H. L Mencken)
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To: momtothree

I would buy 40 million scratch off tickets!


47 posted on 04/22/2011 7:42:37 PM PDT by OCC
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To: momtothree
"...Just for fun, what would you do?..."
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I know where to get me a pygmy giraffe: http://www.petitelapgiraffe.com/
But I don't know where to get me a hot Russian chick.
48 posted on 04/22/2011 7:51:57 PM PDT by Repeal The 17th (Tagline closed for repairs. Please use the next available tagline. We appreciate your patience.)
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To: MissouriConservative

Simple when broken down...Thanks.


49 posted on 04/22/2011 8:47:52 PM PDT by Postman
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To: Viking2002

Very nice, very nice.


50 posted on 04/22/2011 8:50:37 PM PDT by TheOldLady
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