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 $5,000.00 A Week For Life
rainman  [Team Member]
7/12/2012 4:11:55 PM EST
Do people actually win such things?
Publishers Clearing House.....WTF are they and why do they give away so much money?

Ever know a winner?
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RonnieJamesDioFan  [Team Member]
7/12/2012 4:13:26 PM EST
An old guy down the street from me won it once, but died before the second annuity check showed up.
CRC  [Member]
7/12/2012 4:14:45 PM EST
People do win that stuff.

Is that before or after taxes?
JVD  [Member]
7/12/2012 4:15:20 PM EST
NFA weapon a month for life!
myitinaw  [Life Member]
7/12/2012 4:16:56 PM EST
Originally Posted By JVD:
NFA weapon a month for life!



I like your thinking Sir..





MyAliyah  [Member]
7/12/2012 4:18:43 PM EST
That's only 20+ k a month. Who wants that. Still have to work.
rob78  [Team Member]
7/12/2012 4:19:06 PM EST
Originally Posted By RonnieJamesDioFan:
An old guy down the street from me won it once, but died before the second annuity check showed up.


The people that win the PCH are always older than Methusla.

I swear they pick the ancient folks so they don't have to pay out.
Dan_Gray  [Team Member]
7/12/2012 4:21:10 PM EST
Originally Posted By MyAliyah:
That's only 20+ k a month. Who wants that. Still have to work.

If you live in NYC.
hwj_chim  [Member]
7/12/2012 4:23:24 PM EST
Originally Posted By MyAliyah:
That's only 20+ k a month. Who wants that. Still have to work.


I could live very nicely for 20k+ a month. I would still work as i would get bored quick at home.
Dan_Gray  [Team Member]
7/12/2012 4:24:29 PM EST
Originally Posted By hwj_chim:
Originally Posted By MyAliyah:
That's only 20+ k a month. Who wants that. Still have to work.


I could live very nicely for 20k+ a month. I would still work as i would get bored quick at home.


First thing I'd do is take about 3200 a week and invest it.
stevem1a  [Team Member]
7/12/2012 4:25:48 PM EST
Originally Posted By MyAliyah:
That's only 20+ k a month. Who wants that. Still have to work.


$260,000.00 per year is a lot of money for most people. One could live quite well on that and have a lot left over to invest.

derekv814  [Team Member]
7/12/2012 4:26:55 PM EST
Originally Posted By Dan_Gray:
Originally Posted By hwj_chim:
Originally Posted By MyAliyah:
That's only 20+ k a month. Who wants that. Still have to work.


I could live very nicely for 20k+ a month. I would still work as i would get bored quick at home.


First thing I'd do is take about 3200 a week and invest it.


First thing I'd do is two bitches at the same time..
Admiral_Crunch  [Team Member]
7/12/2012 4:27:26 PM EST

Originally Posted By MyAliyah:
That's only 20+ k a month. Who wants that. Still have to work.

Not sure if serious.
GAcop  [Team Member]
7/12/2012 4:27:41 PM EST
Considering that I make $0 /week now, 5 grand a week would be sweet.
Chas8008  [Team Member]
7/12/2012 4:27:54 PM EST

Originally Posted By Dan_Gray:
Originally Posted By hwj_chim:
Originally Posted By MyAliyah:
That's only 20+ k a month. Who wants that. Still have to work.


I could live very nicely for 20k+ a month. I would still work as i would get bored quick at home.


First thing I'd do is take about 3200 a week and invest it.

Yes in hookers and blow
ma96782  [Member]
7/12/2012 4:30:27 PM EST
Don't really know. But, I countinue to put in my entry (no purchase necessary).

Aloha, Mark
flyhack72  [Team Member]
7/12/2012 4:31:17 PM EST
I know the owner of PCH. She was sued a number of years ago due to tricking people to sign up and then not actually have a winner. She is a huge contributer to the arts scene in SRQ. One of the actors she sponsored was a part of the class action suit against her.
diaz_aa  [Team Member]
7/12/2012 4:32:52 PM EST

Originally Posted By GAcop:
Considering that I make $0 /week now, 5 grand a week would be sweet.

That would give you only 240,000 for the year. How the hell anyone could make a living off that, is preposterous!
Soylent  [Team Member]
7/12/2012 4:35:40 PM EST
Originally Posted By diaz_aa:

Originally Posted By GAcop:
Considering that I make $0 /week now, 5 grand a week would be sweet.

That would give you only 240,000 for the year. How the hell anyone could make a living off that, is preposterous!


I'm pretty sure that that would not cover a large mocha-frappa-nut-achino a day from Dutch Brothers habit. Still gonna be pimpin' yourself out for the extra shot.
Chapman  [Team Member]
7/12/2012 4:37:12 PM EST
Originally Posted By MyAliyah:
That's only 20+ k a month. Who wants that. Still have to work.


click_bang  [Member]
7/12/2012 4:40:38 PM EST
Originally Posted By derekv814:
Originally Posted By Dan_Gray:
Originally Posted By hwj_chim:
Originally Posted By MyAliyah:
That's only 20+ k a month. Who wants that. Still have to work.


I could live very nicely for 20k+ a month. I would still work as i would get bored quick at home.


First thing I'd do is take about 3200 a week and invest it.


First thing I'd do is two bitches at the same time..


AT THE SAME TIME!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Matt_Krush  [Team Member]
7/12/2012 4:55:55 PM EST
Originally Posted By stevem1a:
Originally Posted By MyAliyah:
That's only 20+ k a month. Who wants that. Still have to work.


$260,000.00 per year is a lot of money for most people. One could live quite well on that and have a lot left over to invest.


your math is faulty...
Colonel_Angus  [Member]
7/12/2012 4:56:47 PM EST
Originally Posted By MyAliyah:
That's only 20+ k a month. Who wants that. Still have to work.


Right.
EasTexan  [Team Member]
7/12/2012 4:57:06 PM EST
Originally Posted By MyAliyah:
That's only 20+ k a month. Who wants that. Still have to work.


Yeah...

Work on my tan.
keroppl  [Team Member]
7/12/2012 5:00:07 PM EST
I'd just become a vagabond
KrazyL  [Team Member]
7/12/2012 5:00:46 PM EST
Originally Posted By stevem1a:
Originally Posted By MyAliyah:
That's only 20+ k a month. Who wants that. Still have to work.


$260,000.00 per year is a lot of money for most people. One could live quite well on that and have a lot left over to invest.



I live very damn well, debt free, new car, ect... And I make 40-50k a year. On 260k I'd live like a king.
KrazyL  [Team Member]
7/12/2012 5:02:53 PM EST
Originally Posted By KrazyL:
Originally Posted By stevem1a:
Originally Posted By MyAliyah:
That's only 20+ k a month. Who wants that. Still have to work.


$260,000.00 per year is a lot of money for most people. One could live quite well on that and have a lot left over to invest.



I live very damn well, debt free, new car, ect... And I make 40-50k a year. On 260k I'd live like a king.


usptac  [Team Member]
7/12/2012 5:03:18 PM EST
Originally Posted By Matt_Krush:
Originally Posted By stevem1a:
Originally Posted By MyAliyah:
That's only 20+ k a month. Who wants that. Still have to work.


$260,000.00 per year is a lot of money for most people. One could live quite well on that and have a lot left over to invest.


your math is faulty...


5,000*52=?

Dan_Gray  [Team Member]
7/12/2012 5:03:19 PM EST
Originally Posted By Matt_Krush:
Originally Posted By stevem1a:
Originally Posted By MyAliyah:
That's only 20+ k a month. Who wants that. Still have to work.


$260,000.00 per year is a lot of money for most people. One could live quite well on that and have a lot left over to invest.


your math is faulty...


How's that?
akcaribouhunter  [Team Member]
7/12/2012 5:05:58 PM EST
Would build a boat with a 50cal on it.

Would be moose,walrus,bear hunting boat.
cmjohnson  [Team Member]
7/12/2012 5:08:07 PM EST

Originally Posted By MyAliyah:
That's only 20+ k a month. Who wants that. Still have to work.

Pfft. YOU might have to. That'd set me up very well indeed. Instant retirement, no worries about money,
and given my habits, absolutely no chance that I'd spend it faster than it came in. No, I am adept at living in comfort
on a small budget. My small fortune would only grow, and grow, and grow. I'm anything but a big spender.


CJ
chevy69002000  [Member]
7/12/2012 5:12:24 PM EST
Originally Posted By MyAliyah:
That's only 20+ k a month. Who wants that. Still have to work.


Believe me when I say if I got 5k a week, pre tax or not, for the rest of my life you wouldn't see me in the work force ever again.
DragoMuseveni  [Team Member]
7/12/2012 5:13:17 PM EST
I might be able to build the house I want with 5k a week for life but I'd still need to work cover "running" costs.

robplumm  [Team Member]
7/12/2012 5:19:17 PM EST

Originally Posted By stevem1a:
Originally Posted By MyAliyah:
That's only 20+ k a month. Who wants that. Still have to work.


$260,000.00 per year is a lot of money for most people. One could live quite well on that and have a lot left over to invest.


Why would you need to invest it? I mean...it's for life. And now...for your child's life as well....

Credge  [Member]
7/12/2012 5:19:23 PM EST
Hell, even 5k a month would be enough for me to live off of. Kidding me?
Dan_Gray  [Team Member]
7/12/2012 5:21:30 PM EST
Originally Posted By robplumm:

Originally Posted By stevem1a:
Originally Posted By MyAliyah:
That's only 20+ k a month. Who wants that. Still have to work.


$260,000.00 per year is a lot of money for most people. One could live quite well on that and have a lot left over to invest.


Why would you need to invest it? I mean...it's for life. And now...for your child's life as well....



Why settle? One day, 5k a week will be nothing. I'd plan on being well ahead by that time.
Sixgun_Symphony  [Team Member]
7/12/2012 5:22:04 PM EST
Originally Posted By MyAliyah:
That's only 20+ k a month. Who wants that. Still have to work.


Better to start a business or do more meaningful volunteer work.
jacuzz1  [Member]
7/12/2012 5:27:15 PM EST
Originally Posted By GAcop:
Considering that I make $0 /week now, 5 grand a week would be sweet.


+1
caexpat  [Team Member]
7/12/2012 5:34:34 PM EST
Originally Posted By chevy69002000:
Originally Posted By MyAliyah:
That's only 20+ k a month. Who wants that. Still have to work.


Believe me when I say if I got 5k a week, pre tax or not, for the rest of my life you wouldn't see me in the work force ever again.


The expenses sneak up, even if you're zealously watchful. I know people who make twice that and still have bills, money problems, living paycheck to paycheck, etc.

It's always easier to spend the money faster than it comes in than it is to stay on a budget.
caexpat  [Team Member]
7/12/2012 5:37:25 PM EST
Originally Posted By robplumm:

Originally Posted By stevem1a:
Originally Posted By MyAliyah:
That's only 20+ k a month. Who wants that. Still have to work.


$260,000.00 per year is a lot of money for most people. One could live quite well on that and have a lot left over to invest.


Why would you need to invest it? I mean...it's for life. And now...for your child's life as well....



Because even as the bills stack up (NOBODY is going to live on $20K per month when they can borrow against that revenue stream), inflation will be eating away at it.

If you divert half to investments, live off the rest, and not get yourself in too much trouble, you could maintain a standard of living. If you start off living off of all of it, you'll quickly get used to it, make "just one" big purchase... and it's all downhill from there.
Admiral_Crunch  [Team Member]
7/12/2012 5:42:54 PM EST
I'd keep working, but I wouldn't feel I really had to anymore. But I would keep working, since I make good money and like my job. I'd live off my paycheck, and throw the winnings at my mortgage. Once my debts were all paid off, I'd supplement my income with part of the winnings and sock most of it away as a reserve/retirement nest egg.
Natron11  [Member]
7/12/2012 5:45:58 PM EST
I would be set...
Krink  [Team Member]
7/12/2012 5:50:48 PM EST
5K a week? Damn the UPS driver would hate me
DragoMuseveni  [Team Member]
7/12/2012 5:54:19 PM EST

Originally Posted By Krink:
5K a week? Damn the UPS driver would hate me


Wouldn't all that stuff go via freight instead?
BrowardMason  [Team Member]
7/12/2012 5:55:47 PM EST
NYPD PA pension
gomulego  [Team Member]
7/12/2012 5:59:52 PM EST
Didn't Ed McMahon lose his mansion (he was their front man) to foreclosure right before he died? It all seems suspect to me.
OLO2  [Member]
7/12/2012 6:09:57 PM EST
Originally Posted By Krink:
5K a week? Damn the UPS driver would hate me


Yeah, I would probably just go pick up the loot myself; what else are you going to do with your time at $5K a week? It's a road trip! Whaddya got to lose?

ScurvyPete  [Member]
7/12/2012 6:17:03 PM EST
Originally Posted By derekv814:
Originally Posted By Dan_Gray:
Originally Posted By hwj_chim:
Originally Posted By MyAliyah:
That's only 20+ k a month. Who wants that. Still have to work.


I could live very nicely for 20k+ a month. I would still work as i would get bored quick at home.


First thing I'd do is take about 3200 a week and invest it.


First thing I'd do is two bitches at the same time..


This guy gets it.
Darkparadox  [Member]
7/12/2012 6:30:34 PM EST
Shit I'd be perfectly comfortable with 5k a month for the rest of my life.
Aloxite  [Team Member]
7/12/2012 6:33:20 PM EST

Originally Posted By Sixgun_Symphony:
Originally Posted By MyAliyah:
That's only 20+ k a month. Who wants that. Still have to work.


Better to start a business or do more meaningful volunteer work.

Volunteer work is a good idea. I plan to support single mothers. One dollar at a time.
Dan_Gray  [Team Member]
7/12/2012 6:33:20 PM EST
Originally Posted By ScurvyPete:
Originally Posted By derekv814:
Originally Posted By Dan_Gray:
Originally Posted By hwj_chim:
Originally Posted By MyAliyah:
That's only 20+ k a month. Who wants that. Still have to work.


I could live very nicely for 20k+ a month. I would still work as i would get bored quick at home.


First thing I'd do is take about 3200 a week and invest it.


First thing I'd do is two bitches at the same time..


This guy gets it.


If it takes money to get that, then money is wasted on that person.
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