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Old July 8th, 2004, 03:16 PM
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Well, Kids,
I found my lottery ticket, which was missing since Friday when they drew the BIG ONE, $290 million..!!! This ticket was given to my husband, from a man to thank him for being so nice. Doesn't this read like a story in the paper, when a do- gooder[ Bruce] wins the mother lode? I think it does

So they pull the numbers, and I can't find the ticket. No one comes forward to claim it, so, it could me, right? I think so ! So I look, here and there, no luck..and I looked longingly at the garbage, as it was picked up Wednesday morn..Could it be there?

Well, there is still no one coming forward, its Thursday afternoon..well, that still could mean that I won, maybe not THE BIG ONE, but something !! Don't you think? Well I do!!

So I am looking for something in my magazine rack, and lo and behold, there it was..clinging to the side of a magazine.I casually pick it up, and DON'T scream..I had torn the numbers from the paper, to check , now where was the paper !! Oy vey!!

So now, I grab a pen, to circle all my numbers I just know I have..you all know it too, don't you !! Well... I type this, crestfallen, saying I had nada, bupkis, zero, zilch.
How sad I look right now. But for one brief, and very shining moment, I had the feeling I was the winner..Now, to the strains of Whatta Feeling"" I say to all you who read this post, YOU would have won, right along with me, because I would have given, EACH & EVERY, one of you, a free cruise..NOW NOW,No thankyou's needed, it would have been my pleasure, but now, I must leave..to go sob quietly


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Old July 8th, 2004, 03:46 PM
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Drats…I had my bags half packed, by the time I got to the end of the story…Trip? Are you sure? Or did you misplace your glasses? We all know how you lose stuff…lol

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Old July 8th, 2004, 03:57 PM
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well don't give up hope yet...I don't think anyone has claimed the prize as of yet so maybe they will draw another set of numbers that could be yours (yea right)
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Old July 8th, 2004, 04:07 PM
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Trip..are you sure you clipped the right numbers from the right paper?..Oh me Oh my you have got to come up with something that will work..Forgery maybe..naaaa..that wont work..Uhhhhh..I dont know..but It was a GREAT story..<VBG>

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Old July 8th, 2004, 04:28 PM
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So sorry you didn't win, Trip! How disappointing - for all of us! Not just because of the free cruise but because you are such a wonderful, sweet person who deserves it!

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Old July 8th, 2004, 04:33 PM
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RATS! We were all looking forward to sharing in your windfall, Trip. What a heartbreaker!

Great story, although I wish the ending had been different.


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Old July 8th, 2004, 10:15 PM
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Well, we can dream can't we? Sorry Trip, maybe next time! (I want to cash in on that free cruise you promised!)


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Old July 9th, 2004, 07:54 AM
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Hey Trip....
that is written soooo good, maybe next time, then we can ALL cruise together, and have the whole ship to ourselves! Wouldn't that be a great cruise??? Let's keep paying the lottery, never know who will be the next winner!!


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Old July 9th, 2004, 09:09 AM
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that would have been really neat. I got 1 number off of my ticket, YIPEE!. The winner is from Lowell and is supposed to claim his/her money this morning. It was all over the Boston news stations.
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