Lotto win....your very first action.....

Discussion in 'CycleChat Cafe' started by stevenb, 29 Aug 2007.

  1. stevenb

    stevenb New Member

    South Beds.
    What be the first thing you'd do if you won a couple of million on the Lotto....I don't mean reaction wise once you found out.....I mean the first decision....go on a holiday? Buy a new car or house?

    Me personally....I'd go on a relaxing holiday for about a month after quitting my job. It'd give me time to contemplate my future decisions.:biggrin:

    Roll on numbers.;)
  2. zimzum42

    zimzum42 Legendary Member

    First, place large portion of money in serious high interest account, enought to give me a modest wage.

    Keep stash of cash for nice car, nice house, nothing too expensive, but it's all going to be in Africa, so should be cheap, cos I'm getting out of this place if I win!!!!!!!!
  3. longers

    longers Veteran

    Buy a bean and a pot to p**s in, so when it's all gone I'd still have a . . and a . . .
  4. Mr Phoebus

    Mr Phoebus New Member

    I don't play it. But if I did win, the first thing I'd do is keep my trap shut, stop all the begging letters, etc.
    I'd be able to buy beautiful bikes rather than just gently stroke them in bike shops. ;):ohmy::ohmy:
  5. Kovu

    Kovu Über Member

    Thats what I would do. Place it ALL in a high interst account, and then give it a few weeks while I am deciding what to do with it.
  6. yenrod

    yenrod Guest

    Say 'Erm...

    Then think - sit down....

    Then look at it from an outside point of view which I do with everything......

  7. col

    col Veteran

    Id go along with the high interest account for a while,im guessing there would be about a grand a week interest on that wouldnt there? so no worries while contemplating my next move.
  8. stephec

    stephec Legendary Member

    Buy a liftimes season ticket to an executive box at the Reebok Stadium.

    Mmmm, what a dream!!!
  9. Tim Bennet.

    Tim Bennet. Entirely Average Member

    S of Kendal
    Just after I had been handed all the money from a large Lottery win, my first action would be to keep it very, very quiet that I had never, ever bought a lottery ticket.
  10. Shaun

    Shaun Founder Moderator

    Rush straight out and buy a new server to host CycleChat on .... YEAH RIGHT!!!!!! :biggrin::biggrin:

    Spoil the family rotten, and make sure all my rellies are solvent, and buy a house for cash - yes - no mortgage - what a dream. :sad:

    BTW do you have to buy a lottery ticket for this to happen? ;)
  11. cookiemonster

    cookiemonster Guru

    Hong Kong
    Buy myself a flat so I don't have to share with other students
    Buy a holiday condo in Thailand
    Travel to Bhutan
    Put the rest in the bank
  12. Fritter it away on drugs, booze and loose women.
  13. Big Bren

    Big Bren New Member

    Quit my job and make immediate plans to hotfoot it out of Blighty, for good.

  14. Smokin Joe

    Smokin Joe Legendary Member

    Telling the relatives would be a huge mistake, as would telling anyone for that matter. Earn a billion by building rat infested slums and renting them and people think you are a shrewd businessman to be admired. Win money and everyone resents you.

    Someone I once worked with left his wife about ten years ago. A couple of weeks later his stepson won 13 million on the lottery. It caused no end of bitterness, in fact the first I heard of it was when I was on holiday and I bought a copy of the News of The World who had him featured in a big story about how he was left without even a cup to have tea in because the ex took everything in lieu of maintenance for their young son.
  15. Keith Oates

    Keith Oates Janner

    Penarth, Wales
    I'd be at the next TdF with a nice mobile home van and follow the racing!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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