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Old March 30th, 2012, 10:23 AM
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Just a heads up mates when I win tonight I'm taking all of you on a cruise ...so pack your bags!!
Who here is playing? Do you play a quick pick of your own numbers or both?
Good luck to those who play; it seems the east coast has all the winners.

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Old March 30th, 2012, 10:40 AM
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I played every lotto from 1968-2010 then gave up.Mrs.Henry43 bought the winning ticket for this Mega drawing
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Speaking of Lotto, you can't make this up and I assure you it is not apocryphal but is quite true. I know because I was present.

New York State was one of the first with a state lottery. Everyone would gather around their TV sets with their tickets every Saturday night. Back then the payouts were, on the high side, 4 to around 9 million.

My niece's (Adelaide's sister) Father-In-Law, would collect the cost of a ticket along with their numbers from all of the neighbors and go to the local candy store and buy the tickets and then distribute them. Other than that act of kindness, the guy was the personification of a curmudgeon and no one liked him...I mean NOBODY! He of course kept the tickets he and his wife purchased.

Sure enough, Saturday night rolls around and three quarters of New York State's residents are gathered in front of their TV's and we happened to be in Brooklyn that evening. My niece's Mother In Law pulls out of her apron pocket the piece of paper with her numbers written on it. Long story short, SHE WON! Now add to that there were no other winners so all of the money was theirs!

Guess what ticket her husband forgot to purchase.

For some reason their relationship after about 50 years of marriage started downhill after that. She stayed with him of course until he died but..........

"And there," as the late Paul Harvey used to announce, "You have the rrresst of the story."
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Just a heads up mates when I win tonight I'm taking all of you on a cruise ...so pack your bags!!
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I am all ready to go.

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Just a heads up mates when I win tonight I'm taking all of you on a cruise ...so pack your bags!!
Who here is playing? Do you play a quick pick of your own numbers or both?
Good luck to those who play; it seems the east coast has all the winners.
Let me know when and what port to be at!
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Old March 30th, 2012, 07:31 PM
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Well, I bought a ticket today for the first time in about 20 years.

I hope you're right about a winner on the East coast. We're vacationing on the East coast of South Carolina.
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We're in Canada and my husband drove down across the border to get a ticket last night.
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I play with a group at work, there is just no way, they are all going to walk out and leave me behind :-) I certainly have my fingers crossed...
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I played for the first time ever. If nothing else, it sure is fun to dream!

Played 4 easy picks and then 1 ticket I picked my own numbers.
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Just read the winning ticket was purchased somewhere in Maryland....
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I did not buy one, since they are not sold in Florida.


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I WON. Thats because I did NOT play.
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Sorry mates maybe next time!
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Just read the winning ticket was purchased somewhere in Maryland....
Always the east coast...what gives?
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There are three winners one from IL ,MD & OH.
Better luck next time folks!
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Hey, two of the three are midwest. Of course we're leaving out far West but that's where all the money is anyway, at least according to the weekly movie tabloids!
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