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Baralis
04-08-2008, 22:17
Lets say you won a lottery for 200 million Us dollars. What would you do with it all?

Here is what I would like to do..

I would purchase a large piece of land (10,000 acres or larger) somewhere in the US. On that land I would remove all trace of modern society, no building, houses, fences so on.

On that land I would build an old community type town (Pre 1850's era) and invite people that wanted to live in a 100% old fashion way to live here for free. No modern appliances/cars/electricity/ so on. Of course they would have to work a skill such as old time blacksmithing, farming, seamstress, raise cattle/sheep, and other such things.

They would be nearly self sustaining with in town trading. We would allow tourists to visit our town so that they could enjoy a trek back in time where everything is done how it once was. They could stay at our inn, drink in our saloon, and buy goods at our general store. Of course they would have to leave thier cars at a waypoint and be brought in by wagons :sly:.

Our citizens could sell handmade items to the tourists for cash that they would use for the few items that we couldnt produce.

Maybe its my dislike of modern society but I think I would enjoy this life more then anything else I could do with the money. (however beer and women is a close second :sly:)

So what would you do?

Lotharr
04-08-2008, 22:19
Put the it on a few bank accounts and use some when needed.

I'd probably start a techno club, too.

akrippler
04-08-2008, 22:19
Didnt a bunch of people from some fenced of "community" (Cult or some shit) get arrested for impregnating 15 year old girls?

Lotharr
04-08-2008, 22:20
Double post.

Yatenkaiohu
04-08-2008, 22:21
I would buy a 101 inch plasma tv. Then whatever my girlfriend wants.. and all the new consoles.

akrippler
04-08-2008, 22:21
If I won the lottery, I can garuntee I would die between 30-40 years old.

Yatenkaiohu
04-08-2008, 22:22
If I won the lottery, I can garuntee I would die between 30-40 years old.

1000+ cheese burgers..?

Lotharr
04-08-2008, 22:25
1000+ cheese burgers..?

You wouldn't need a lottery to afford that.

shnedit
04-08-2008, 22:26
an operation for the heart attack i would have from the shock of winning it.

CaseD
04-08-2008, 22:29
Give a load of it to Aventurine to make Darkfall even better (if thats possible) and of course get beta out!!!

Then I'd squander it on sex, drugs, cars and other scandalous activities and end up dying at the age of 27 and joining the 27 club! Yay! Oh and I'd probably die in a plane crash...most of em do!

Spinewire
04-08-2008, 22:30
I would get an operation to have my arm removed and get a oversized tentacle from an octopus put in it's place. I would then go work in the japanese porn industry, and "fist" fuck my way into the history books and obtain immortality like no other..... why are you looking at me like that?...... Don't you judge me, it's my bloody money i'll do wtf i want with it.... Ok, ok i'll buy a big house and a fast car and whatever my GF wants........ ffs.

Shadowcreep
04-08-2008, 22:31
Lets say you won a lottery for 200 million Us dollars. What would you do with it all?

Put it all in the bank and accumulate interest.

Lorthral
04-08-2008, 22:35
Lets say you won a lottery for 200 million Us dollars. What would you do with it all?

Here is what I would like to do..

I would purchase a large piece of land (10,000 acres or larger) somewhere in the US. On that land I would remove all trace of modern society, no building, houses, fences so on.

On that land I would build an old community type town (Pre 1850's era) and invite people that wanted to live in a 100% old fashion way to live here for free. No modern appliances/cars/electricity/ so on. Of course they would have to work a skill such as old time blacksmithing, farming, seamstress, raise cattle/sheep, and other such things.

They would be nearly self sustaining with in town trading. We would allow tourists to visit our town so that they could enjoy a trek back in time where everything is done how it once was. They could stay at our inn, drink in our saloon, and buy goods at our general store. Of course they would have to leave thier cars at a waypoint and be brought in by wagons :sly:.

Our citizens could sell handmade items to the tourists for cash that they would use for the few items that we couldnt produce.

Maybe its my dislike of modern society but I think I would enjoy this life more then anything else I could do with the money. (however beer and women is a close second :sly:)

So what would you do?

Then you couldn't have Darkfall...

I would buy Aventurine, and then just do whatever the hell I want with the rest of the money.

-Havoc-
04-08-2008, 22:38
Two chicks at the same time.

Death's Chill
04-08-2008, 22:39
Invest largely in overseas developing companies/gold/gems etcetera, keep some stored away in the bank... and go wild with the rest. ;)

Killuminati
04-08-2008, 22:40
You are going to receive the money in installments so fuck the lottery.

Metal Wolf
04-08-2008, 22:41
Burn one hundred dollar bills in front of poor and homeless people. I'd also drive a dumptruck around as my main form of transportation. Instead of turning it off I'd just leave it idling for hours to show off how much money I had to burn.

Morthor
04-08-2008, 22:41
I'd go and live in some remote island in the pacific and never have to work again.

OP, your post reminds me of 'the village'; film is pretty much what you described I think.

GFH_Spike
04-08-2008, 22:45
Hire a highly respected CPA and hedge fund manager. Invest. Set aside a portion of the money to burn up, then live on the interest. Whatever remains at my death will be donated to selected scientific institutions.

I would splurge on global travelling, photography equipment, guitar lessons, and that's about it for now. My car runs fine, so I would keep it. I would probably move out of Orlando after my worldwide journey has ended. By that point, I may have a better idea of where I would wish to move to. There's a lady to keep in mind, so I would be bringing her along. College classes would be finished first, but further ones postponed until after I've resettled.

Lysandor
04-08-2008, 22:54
Buy Gold.

CaseD
04-08-2008, 22:56
Buy Gold.


:lmao:

Matriel
04-08-2008, 23:06
Buy a huge farm somewhere. Set aside like 15k for guns, a new pc, and some other toys. Invest the rest. Go back to work with an attitude.

Death's Chill
04-08-2008, 23:08
Buy a huge farm somewhere. Set aside like 15k for guns, a new pc, and some other toys. Invest the rest. Go back to work with an attitude.

Why would you still work?

Stilicho
04-08-2008, 23:11
I'd sit and wait for Darkfall. (In a fancier chair mind you!)

Matriel
04-08-2008, 23:11
Why would you still work?

I like my job most days. I get to play with nerd toys and post on Forumfall. It's pretty key.

GFH_Spike
04-08-2008, 23:14
Why would you still work?

Some people actually enjoy their jobs. I haven't found one that can offer more enjoyment or satisfaction than my hobbies and the pursuit of other interests.

Jangang
04-08-2008, 23:24
I'd buy a big ass house, and a nice ass car or two. Then neglect both the house and the rides by traveling around the world to wherever the hell I feel like being that day. :)

Mulambo
04-08-2008, 23:26
pay off debts of parents, myself, brothers, close friends. use the other 198 million for cookies.

Someone
04-08-2008, 23:32
Let's see, pay of some debts of loved ones, give them some gifts to show them that they should have been nicer to me. After that it would go the general way, put off some cash for investment and some for more immediate spending. First on the spending part would be alot of travelling with a friend or two, after that I would probably buy a decent home and a car and try to find some sort of work that I can enjoy.

Syphus
04-08-2008, 23:37
I'd spend some building a compound to prepare for the coming zombie appocalypes.

The rest I'd invest in engineering a virus to bring forth aformentioned appocalypes.

Eternalsinner
04-08-2008, 23:39
Id buy a chunk of land that included a hill and build some frat houses at the bottom of the hill that have t1 internet connections and brand new comuters in every room for all my friends to live in till they save up thier own fortunes. then id build a modernized castle at the top of the hill for me. all stone on the outside, but insulated and drywalled like a normal house on the inside. central air of course.

Jangang
04-08-2008, 23:46
I'd spend some building a compound to prepare for the coming zombie appocalypes.

The rest I'd invest in engineering a virus to bring forth aformentioned appocalypes.

HAHA, Best Answer Ever!

Kaorn
04-08-2008, 23:47
Lets say you won a lottery for 200 million Us dollars. What would you do with it all?

Here is what I would like to do..

I would purchase a large piece of land (10,000 acres or larger) somewhere in the US. On that land I would remove all trace of modern society, no building, houses, fences so on.

On that land I would build an old community type town (Pre 1850's era) and invite people that wanted to live in a 100% old fashion way to live here for free. No modern appliances/cars/electricity/ so on. Of course they would have to work a skill such as old time blacksmithing, farming, seamstress, raise cattle/sheep, and other such things.

They would be nearly self sustaining with in town trading. We would allow tourists to visit our town so that they could enjoy a trek back in time where everything is done how it once was. They could stay at our inn, drink in our saloon, and buy goods at our general store. Of course they would have to leave thier cars at a waypoint and be brought in by wagons :sly:.

Our citizens could sell handmade items to the tourists for cash that they would use for the few items that we couldnt produce.

Maybe its my dislike of modern society but I think I would enjoy this life more then anything else I could do with the money. (however beer and women is a close second :sly:)

So what would you do?

M. Night Shyamalan much?

jordanleroux
04-08-2008, 23:52
Live in a stone hut in the bush....Id use the money to pay off the illegals harvesting some crops and shit so I wouldnt have to get off my ass to gather it.

Suitepee
04-08-2008, 23:53
Buy Viluin 18 PS3's,so that he'd be too busy playing on all 18 of them to post.

Also,I'd buy a sniper rifle and some ammo off Matriel so I can snipe chavs from my local church steeple.

The rest would be put into the bank for interest gains,and to pay for the petty lawsuits that would follow exterminating 50-100 chavs in my local area. :D

After the lawsuits fail due to 'good intentions' on my part,I'd probably live the life of non-working luxury off my interest gains.

Beeblebrox
04-09-2008, 00:08
1-Save some, invest some, until I can live without ever working again.

2-Travel around the world.

3-Do women from all the countries I visit. (although I already know the best ones are where I live)

4-Insult people at the countries above mentioned.

5-Buy that LHC from CERN and use it to open a gate to hell.

OR

Pay to be frozen until someone finds out a way of cheating death.

GFH_Spike
04-09-2008, 00:12
I should also mention that those who hold an idyllic fascination with rural living, spared the convenience of modern technology, had better request to join an Amish community on a trial basis before blowing millions on a communist intellectual's pipe dream.

Slypieguy
04-09-2008, 00:13
You are going to receive the money in installments so fuck the lottery.

There are companies that take court judgments, lotto winnings, etc and pay you in bulk for them. Of course they take a bigass fee, but if you really want to have a tank full of 100 dollar bills to swim around in so badly, I guess it could be worth it.

Assuming we're talking about a big lottery (100 mil or so), I would put 80% of it into fixed income accounts. I would take the rest and travel anywhere I want to go, starting with most of Asia of course.

Baralis
04-09-2008, 00:15
I should also mention that those who hold an idyllic fascination with rural living, spared the convenience of modern technology, had better request to join an Amish community on a trial basis before blowing millions on a communist intellectual's pipe dream.


Funny you would say that. I actually have. I asked a Amish community in PA. Know what they told me? No thanks, you can live like we do without living with us. Haha was funny stuff. *Gives them a rude gesture*

GFH_Spike
04-09-2008, 00:23
Funny you would say that. I actually have. I asked a Amish community in PA. Know what they told me? No thanks, you can live like we do without living with us. Haha was funny stuff. *Gives them a rude gesture*

In that case, you're not just puffing smoke. I would wish you luck with your social experiment, but I still maintain that you should gain actual experience prior to undertaking it. Such a simple life may seem charmingly quaint at first, but there are significant disadvantages.

Matriel
04-09-2008, 00:25
Id buy a chunk of land that included a hill and build some frat houses at the bottom of the hill that have t1 internet connections and brand new comuters in every room for all my friends to live in till they save up thier own fortunes. then id build a modernized castle at the top of the hill for me. all stone on the outside, but insulated and drywalled like a normal house on the inside. central air of course.

T1 connections? Are they for people you hate and want to torture with slow Internetz speeds?

Slypieguy
04-09-2008, 00:26
In that case, you're not just puffing smoke. I would wish you luck with your social experiment, but I still maintain that you should gain actual experience prior to undertaking it. Such a simple life may seem charmingly quaint at first, but there are significant disadvantages.

What are you, a retired Amish? You sound like you have some experience or something.

Viluin
04-09-2008, 00:27
I like my job most days. I get to play with nerd toys and post on Forumfall. It's pretty key.

I think it's your Jewish blood craving more money.

Baralis
04-09-2008, 00:28
In that case, you're not just puffing smoke. I would wish you luck with your social experiment, but I still maintain that you should gain actual experience prior to undertaking it. Such a simple life may seem charmingly quaint at first, but there are significant disadvantages.

I agree and I would. I wouldnt throw all my money into such a endeavor without some experience living it. Good thing with a large lotto I would have enough money to try it on a much smaller scale and still be able to go big if the life agreed with me.

Matriel
04-09-2008, 00:28
I think it's your Jewish blood craving more money.

That went without saying.

Captain_Obvious
04-09-2008, 00:28
I would probably do what everyone already figured I would do with it.

Airius Droc
04-09-2008, 00:42
Pay Taxes (leaving me with about 100 million)
Pay off debt.
Insure that my kids had a funded college fund.
Invest for Retirement
Move into a new energy efficient home with some land.
Buy cars with great gas mileage.
Start a fun business (i.e. buy Darkfall so I could control customer service)
Give some money to parents and relatives.
I would never work for anyone but myself ever again.

That would probably leave me with a remaining 92 Million of which I would invest in the people of the United States. (Education, Health & Welfare, Poverty Relief - I'd have to think on the details)

Blackie_Chan
04-09-2008, 00:51
I would open a dojo with my favorite martial arts and try to recruit all of the best masters in those arts I could find. I would open it to the public to make money off of it, but train all the fucking time.

I am dead serious, not a lolz post. Oh and I would also try to learn 3 or 4 more languages.

Incanam
04-09-2008, 00:56
I'd start my own game company designing the perfect, non-carebearish game ever. I'd use the money from such company and do either of 2 things.

a) Invest it to make more money.
b) Start my own space program furthering space tec hnology and fuel technology and anything else I deem as "cool reasearch."
c) I'd buy my own country.

Okay so that's three things. Sue me.

Airius Droc
04-09-2008, 00:56
I would open a dojo with my favorite martial arts and try to recruit all of the best masters in those arts I could find. I would open it to the public to make money off of it, but train all the fucking time.

I am dead serious, not a lolz post. Oh and I would also try to learn 3 or 4 more languages.

Oh crap, yeah...I'd have to keep some cash on hand to do stupid shit like that too. (stupid for me since I don't know martial arts)

I've always wanted to open a dojo and teach people horrible moves that would basically insure they got their asses kicked. Then take them to a tournament and as they were taken out of the gym on a stretcher, I would yell at them that they didn't practice hard enough.

I'd also get a completely retarded uniform that would have stick figures made out of sticks of dynamite, holding sticks of dynamite. Every other dojo in the tournament would look at my group of fuckups and laugh - then kick their ass. All the while I'd just stand there, arms folded like that dick in the Karate Kid - the bad guy Cobra Kia Instructor.

Ah, to have extra money for the important things in life. :)

Bodu
04-09-2008, 01:04
1) Buy a T-38
2) Build a few of these (http://forums.darkfallonline.com/showthread.php?t=53247)
3) Buy a home, raise a family, fly my T-38 and watch ants kill shit

BlackVolgan
04-09-2008, 01:13
donate a large sum to the aventurine to hire in more devs or whatever it takes to get the game released!

losinglife
04-09-2008, 05:02
give most of it to family and friends. Quite my job. Buy the things i need out right (example would be a house). Invest half, keep the other half in the bank.

Travel and throw parties. That is all i would do. I dont need to own crazy amounts of shit that will make me go broke.

a saucy fellow
04-09-2008, 05:39
i would buy every painting by monet

snowboard on the top 100 mountains for a week each.

buy a massive house at my favorite one

lobby the shit out of the next president (allowing me to almost rule the US)

live off the rest

donate all of whats left after i die to toys for tots.

Protonix
04-09-2008, 05:42
I'd almost be out of student loan debt.

Taroth
04-09-2008, 05:50
Put it in banks. It'd throw off 10+ mil/year in just interest, which would be an improvement.

Oh and buy Egyptian silk toilet paper.

Lejar
04-09-2008, 06:28
I'd almost be out of student loan debt.

I was going to write that! And I'm not even done with college yet. :( It's gonna get bad...

Mr.LichTwitch
04-09-2008, 06:34
I'd put all of the money on a yacht and sail around Africa with it.

Shamoke
04-09-2008, 06:38
I would probably invest most of it. Then use as much money I could to buy 100 square miles of land in some poor forested mountain country, build a castle and sit there for the rest of my life.

lafayette
04-09-2008, 06:45
Put it all in the bank and watch it lose its value

Fix't


I would fund Hillary's campaign.

Rouzuki
04-09-2008, 06:47
develop a way to punch people in the face through your computer screen...

Spart
04-09-2008, 07:31
Start my own business. Buy loads of cars that I like and do them up a lot.

Oh, and put a load of it towards upgrading the internet around here. 10MB is actually considered amazignly good around here. As in, OMFG that is huge. Actually, .5MB is also considered to be pretty good. So that should give you an idea of how bad it is.

Move out of my parents place. High School isn't yet finished, but I don't care, anything to get away from them.

Death's Chill
04-09-2008, 09:00
I like my job most days. I get to play with nerd toys and post on Forumfall. It's pretty key.

What do you do? And really, if you like your job, well more power to ya. Most people tend to hate their job after a while though.

Helgeran
04-09-2008, 09:01
Hire some chumps to create a computer game by my design.

Fluffington
04-09-2008, 09:51
Hookers and chocolate.

Vanno
04-09-2008, 09:55
With 200million, I would put most of it in low risk bonds, and earn a mere 5% interest or so, which amount to a modest 10million a year. I'd then never work a fucking day of my life, in the traditional sense.

Basically, I'd buy an immaculate house with an awesome natural looking pool, with a bunch of diving cliffs. I'd have my own gym, so I never have to wait for some douche bag to finish doing curls in the damned power rack ever again. I'd hire a personal chef and nutritionist, and basically just smoke dope, workout, swim and practice martial arts all day. Of course, I'd also forumfall, and condemn everyone for being lazy and not having a job. I'd also have a decent Bunny Ranch Account set up.


I'd put all of the money on a yacht and sail around Africa with it.

Hahahahhahahahahaha

Jonkar
04-09-2008, 09:57
I'd probably buy myself a house, put 100 million on my savings account, retire and play games for the rest of my life.

Suitepee
04-09-2008, 10:03
I'd probably buy myself a house, put 100 million on my savings account, retire and play games for the rest of my life.

Sounds good to me. The luxury of owning every single console ever. :D

GFH_Spike
04-09-2008, 10:40
Hookers and chocolate.

I have a suggestion for you. Chocolate hookers!

Spart
04-09-2008, 10:54
I have a suggestion for you. Chocolate hookers!

But what if it gets too hot? What if you don't like white chocolate?

losinglife
04-09-2008, 11:26
But what if it gets too hot? What if you don't like white chocolate?

then you have Hot Chocolate hookers

Damwa
04-09-2008, 12:52
Hire an accountant and a financial advisor. :cool:

Matriel
04-09-2008, 13:18
What do you do? And really, if you like your job, well more power to ya. Most people tend to hate their job after a while though.

Network Engineer. I basically play with Cisco equipment all day. I like it.

Teutates
04-09-2008, 13:22
buy my fathers renovated farm and make something really special and artistic from it. + swimmingpool
cut down the small forest and combine the land with the grassland and make a large natural garden of it.
Buy the house which at the end of the property and make a garage of it and buy a large amount of cars.
Buy the farmland above and a imitate a mountainous region with a large pond and build a small bungalow there.
Build a large wall which covers all the ugly looking house.
Rebuild the street and make a Cobblestone-covered street of it.

Travel alot.

Echo Del' Torre
04-09-2008, 13:29
Somehow manage to acquire the best technological armor and weapons systems known to man, cloaking prototypes and all, and build an Ironman suit.

Then become a Super Villain and rob banks and such.

Razel
04-09-2008, 13:40
lets not forget youll lose half of any lottery winnings to the irs. if there's anything left thats substantial... they'll get the rest from ya over time thru other means. gg

Helgeran
04-09-2008, 14:37
lets not forget youll lose half of any lottery winnings to the irs. if there's anything left thats substantial... they'll get the rest from ya over time thru other means. gg
I'm OK with half of $200,000,000.

Helgeran
04-09-2008, 14:39
Somehow manage to acquire the best technological armor and weapons systems known to man, cloaking prototypes and all, and build an Ironman suit.

Then become a Super Villain and rob banks and such.
If that was possible with that money it would have happened over and over again already.

CaseD
04-09-2008, 15:03
I'd give it all to the donkey sanctuary. Poor, poor little donkeys :(

Dredgon
04-09-2008, 15:07
Buy Tibet then sell it to China for twice as much (or more).

Hecubis
04-09-2008, 18:23
I'd buy an army and take over an island or something in the Caribbean. Once I've got my banana republic, I'll live like a king for the rest of my life.

Maybe I could even get a seat in the UN so I can tell off all the world leaders.

celiagreen
04-09-2008, 18:28
http://answers.google.com/answers/main?cmd=threadview&id=141224

Statistics, you have to love them.

Death's Chill
04-09-2008, 18:37
Network Engineer. I basically play with Cisco equipment all day. I like it.

Oh, and what exactly do network engineers do?


lets not forget youll lose half of any lottery winnings to the irs. if there's anything left thats substantial... they'll get the rest from ya over time thru other means. gg

They tax you for 50% of your winnings? 50?!

...

Do you pay income tax on interest revenue?

Matriel
04-09-2008, 18:54
Oh, and what exactly do network engineers do?

Varies slightly place to place. We make sure the network continues to function at the University. Wireless, VOIP, Data, Security, etc.

wowsa0
04-09-2008, 19:11
I would buy Aventurine, shut down the development of Darkfall, then come on these forums and harvest energy from the flame... :sly:

Helgeran
04-09-2008, 19:24
I'd buy an army and take over an island or something in the Caribbean. Once I've got my banana republic, I'll live like a king for the rest of my life.

Maybe I could even get a seat in the UN so I can tell off all the world leaders.
Bequia (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bequia) is a great place. Probably won't make you rich but it's easily the nicest place I've visited in all my life.

Viluin
04-09-2008, 19:25
Varies slightly place to place. We make sure the network continues to function at the University. Wireless, VOIP, Data, Security, etc.

I never quite understood such jobs. It's not like the network will magically stop working. Are you ever needed anywhere?

Matriel
04-09-2008, 19:26
I never quite understood such jobs. It's not like the network will magically stop working. Are you ever needed anywhere?

Sure. Equipment gets upgraded. Shit breaks. They get new systems in that will be integrated with the network. New users are hired. Old users move to new areas. It's a pretty dynamic environment. I don't go a day without having to make changes on something.

We have over 10,000 users on the Campus and Med Center side counting our remote users.

Death's Chill
04-09-2008, 20:03
Sure. Equipment gets upgraded. Shit breaks. They get new systems in that will be integrated with the network. New users are hired. Old users move to new areas. It's a pretty dynamic environment. I don't go a day without having to make changes on something.

We have over 10,000 users on the Campus and Med Center side counting our remote users.

I'm sure there's stuff for you to do, but with such a job, as you've implied you do get a lot of free time on the job to post here... so at least that's good. I suppose, if you'd go back even when money was no longer a factor, you really must enjoy it. So, congratulations on that. ;)

Milo Hobgoblin
04-09-2008, 20:10
First.. Id buy Airius Droc a one way plane ticket to some socialist shithole so he could live out his dreams of mediocrity...


Then Id buy a huge fucking ranch in Southern Colorado or Northern Arizona.. open up a pron studio and have all my elitist, capitalist friends come over for a huge fucking party...


Oh and Id buy Darkfall and giveall of you GM accounts so we could abuse the morons on the clan boards.. its gonna be beautiful.

Oh I almost forgot..

Id upgrade Thrill to a double wide.

Razel
04-09-2008, 20:38
First.. Id buy Airius Droc a one way plane ticket to some socialist shithole so he could live out his dreams of mediocrity...


Then Id buy a huge fucking ranch in Southern Colorado or Northern Arizona.. open up a pron studio and have all my elitist, capitalist friends come over for a huge fucking party...


Oh and Id buy Darkfall and giveall of you GM accounts so we could abuse the morons on the clan boards.. its gonna be beautiful.

Oh I almost forgot..

Id upgrade Thrill to a double wide.


:lmao: don't forget mal and greenthumb

Simmy
04-09-2008, 21:14
Hookers and scotch. Lots of hookers and scotch.

losinglife
04-10-2008, 05:03
Sure. Equipment gets upgraded. Shit breaks. They get new systems in that will be integrated with the network. New users are hired. Old users move to new areas. It's a pretty dynamic environment. I don't go a day without having to make changes on something.

We have over 10,000 users on the Campus and Med Center side counting our remote users.

Wut he said.

i quasi do the same thing. Cept i do a lot less of it :D, tho i shouldnt be smiling as it isnt exactly going to help me get a new job in the field if i ever need it since i still basically know jack shit :p

oly
04-10-2008, 05:43
200 mill...

The first year or two I would Design a dream house and office space while that was being built I would travel the world.

On my travels with my entourage I would bang every superhot gold digging stripper I could while yelling WHO'S THE BOSS? followed by a donkey punch for good measure. I would eat at the best restaurants, piss on the floors of the trendiest posh-clubs, have the best clothes and excessive bling, shit on donald trumps doorstep... all in attempt to win the "years biggest prick" award.

Upon completion I would

1. Hire a person consulting team of experts in various fields of industries to help manage and invest my money.

2. As others mentioned, self-publish Darkfall, put whatever money into it to get it finished. Only under conditions that I was to be given title GOD in-game, and had the one ring to rule them all... (of course.)

3. Buy record labels, if it's one thing people can count on in this world it's their music to fufill their lives.

4. When investments show gain I'd build a modern living community / mega compound for people to visit, live, work, & or play. Based around a niche of interests, an alternative life style... which I would call "PROJECT OLYDOM" or something.

oh.. and help the sick and needy of course... and marry two nympho brunettes.

yes life would be good

Agalloch
04-10-2008, 05:49
I would buy a bane scroll and lay it on the OP's town.

Dragonfly
04-10-2008, 05:55
I would hire a Chinese team of 100 people to play Darkfall with me.

Roffles would be had.

It would be the first professional Darkfall guild.

Eventually I would get bored owning everyone so I would find lmaos doing something else. I would target gold sellers and scope them out finding out who their mains are and permacamp them. Then I would corner the Darkfall gold selling market.

Then I would branch out into injecting babies with AIDS.

Too bad I don't gamble or play the lottery......

Friik
07-16-2008, 02:30
Give a load of it to Aventurine to make Darkfall even better (if thats possible) and of course get beta out!!!

Then I'd squander it on sex, drugs, cars and other scandalous activities and end up dying at the age of 27 and joining the 27 club! Yay! Oh and I'd probably die in a plane crash...most of em do!

I was just thinking that I would give it to Aventurine as a graft so that Darkfall would finally release...

Exultus
07-16-2008, 03:27
I'd really like indoor practice facilities at our high school for football/baseball...

Poem
07-16-2008, 03:29
I'd buy crack. Lots and lots of crack.

Erroneous
07-16-2008, 03:41
Two chicks at the same time.

Yep. Still.

Paralda
07-16-2008, 03:55
Convert it all into gold, then live off it.

KellorKleft
07-16-2008, 03:57
I'd buy 200 million hot dogs at dairy queen. Only 99 cents!

Sofaism
07-16-2008, 04:39
I'd call my parents and tell them they are retired and never have to work again.
Buy an island in Caribbean... get them started on dumping dirt/soil on it flood proof.... then build lavish house all done up nice.

I would put a large amount of the money somewhere safe earning low, but steady, interest rates and maybe 20% or so split between two hedge funds
I would then travel the country and world, which would take a few years.

On my island I'd have a private garden of top notch marijuana. I'd also have a fiber optics line connected to it and then to the states. Also plumbing, water, solar electricity, air strip, a deep harbor, etc..

heroshade
07-16-2008, 04:53
I would invest all of it into a necrosis-educing bomb so we can finally have that zombie apocalypse we've always wanted.

Everto
07-16-2008, 04:56
Take over Japan.

heroshade
07-16-2008, 04:57
Take over Japan.

Why?

Incanam
07-16-2008, 05:09
Why necro?


I would buy a country, some investments...you know, the usual.

And help some people too.

KellorKleft
07-16-2008, 05:15
I'd buy the world's greatest mercenary to hunt you down for making this. Also, I'd bribe Aventurine S.A. to get me into closed beta.

spike47
07-16-2008, 05:24
LOL the possibilities are endless! :idea: :ninja:

GFH_Spike
07-16-2008, 05:28
Mayhaps I would visit Aventurine headquarters as a potential investor. Other than that, ensure that I have everything squared away financially, my resources managed by professionals.

Forumfall doesn't need to know the rest.

heroshade
07-16-2008, 05:28
Just to piss you guys off, I'de buy a nuke and drop it on Greece.

white magi
07-16-2008, 05:31
Lets say you won a lottery for 200 million Us dollars. What would you do with it all?

Here is what I would like to do..

I would purchase a large piece of land (10,000 acres or larger) somewhere in the US. On that land I would remove all trace of modern society, no building, houses, fences so on.

On that land I would build an old community type town (Pre 1850's era) and invite people that wanted to live in a 100% old fashion way to live here for free. No modern appliances/cars/electricity/ so on. Of course they would have to work a skill such as old time blacksmithing, farming, seamstress, raise cattle/sheep, and other such things.

They would be nearly self sustaining with in town trading. We would allow tourists to visit our town so that they could enjoy a trek back in time where everything is done how it once was. They could stay at our inn, drink in our saloon, and buy goods at our general store. Of course they would have to leave thier cars at a waypoint and be brought in by wagons :sly:.

Our citizens could sell handmade items to the tourists for cash that they would use for the few items that we couldnt produce.

Maybe its my dislike of modern society but I think I would enjoy this life more then anything else I could do with the money. (however beer and women is a close second :sly:)

So what would you do?


If that's what you'd do with 200 mill that's pretty sad. You hate modern society, but yet here you are on a computer anticipating a video game that you can only play on the internet.

If you really want to live the way you describe, then go move with the Amish. There's already a place just like that that exists here in the US.

heroshade
07-16-2008, 05:39
If you really want to live the way you describe, then go move with the Amish.

I'de nuke them too.

chimp
07-16-2008, 05:45
Lets say you won a lottery for 200 million Us dollars. What would you do with it all?

Here is what I would like to do..

I would purchase a large piece of land (10,000 acres or larger) somewhere in the US. On that land I would remove all trace of modern society, no building, houses, fences so on.

On that land I would build an old community type town (Pre 1850's era) and invite people that wanted to live in a 100% old fashion way to live here for free. No modern appliances/cars/electricity/ so on. Of course they would have to work a skill such as old time blacksmithing, farming, seamstress, raise cattle/sheep, and other such things.

They would be nearly self sustaining with in town trading. We would allow tourists to visit our town so that they could enjoy a trek back in time where everything is done how it once was. They could stay at our inn, drink in our saloon, and buy goods at our general store. Of course they would have to leave thier cars at a waypoint and be brought in by wagons :sly:.

Our citizens could sell handmade items to the tourists for cash that they would use for the few items that we couldnt produce.

Maybe its my dislike of modern society but I think I would enjoy this life more then anything else I could do with the money. (however beer and women is a close second :sly:)

So what would you do?

Youd basically star in an M Night Shyalmamanan film?

You are an asshat.

heroshade
07-16-2008, 05:55
Originally Posted by Baralis
Lets say you won a lottery for 200 million Us dollars. What would you do with it all?

Here is what I would like to do..

I would purchase a large piece of land (10,000 acres or larger) somewhere in the US. On that land I would remove all trace of modern society, no building, houses, fences so on.

On that land I would build an old community type town (Pre 1850's era) and invite people that wanted to live in a 100% old fashion way to live here for free. No modern appliances/cars/electricity/ so on. Of course they would have to work a skill such as old time blacksmithing, farming, seamstress, raise cattle/sheep, and other such things.

They would be nearly self sustaining with in town trading. We would allow tourists to visit our town so that they could enjoy a trek back in time where everything is done how it once was. They could stay at our inn, drink in our saloon, and buy goods at our general store. Of course they would have to leave thier cars at a waypoint and be brought in by wagons .

Our citizens could sell handmade items to the tourists for cash that they would use for the few items that we couldnt produce.

Maybe its my dislike of modern society but I think I would enjoy this life more then anything else I could do with the money. (however beer and women is a close second )

So what would you do?

Here comes the twist. In the schools, you teach the kids that they really are in this 1800's and then hire the columbian army to kidknap them and take them to south america.

Or make it 1880s. That way everyone will be shooting each other.

Baralis
07-16-2008, 16:50
If that's what you'd do with 200 mill that's pretty sad. You hate modern society, but yet here you are on a computer anticipating a video game that you can only play on the internet.

If you really want to live the way you describe, then go move with the Amish. There's already a place just like that that exists here in the US.

If you read threw the entire thread you will see I tried that. And yes I dislike modern society however they have made it pretty difficult for a person to truly remove themselves from it. Between laws and overcrowding there is really no place to escape to unless you have a gigantic piece of land.

If I had the money (yet again how modern society and overcrowding have nerfed true freedom) I would trade all modern technology for a more basic lifestyle.

no-one
07-16-2008, 16:57
Pay off my house, get my kids a better education, maybe get myself a better education, give some to my relatives. Then work on getting some really expensive hobbies.

Suitepee
07-16-2008, 17:09
Never work again.

Dump most of it into a bank account and let the interest fund me for a lifetime. The rest would be spent on my own modest place (no fucking mansion) and I'd buy a PS3/Wii/working SNES/N64/Gamecube/Sega Genesis.

Then I'd go play poker in LV for a bit,and see how that treats me.

Ammon777
07-16-2008, 17:11
200 million dollars.

Okey I would buy a mansion. And a car. Then I would get a bitch to be my bitch, but wouldnt marry her since she would try to divorce me and take half of my money. So no fucking marriage. So she would be the "girlfriend."

Then I would ... uhhhh ... play MMORPGs on a super computer for the rest of my life while drinking the best fucking expensive wines, champaines, whiskey, rum, and beers in existence. I would probably also take up smoking the best tobaccoz ever grown out of mother earth's soil. Like very expensive cigars. And I would drink expensive coffee.

Thats happiness to me.

Suitepee
07-16-2008, 17:12
Then I would ... uhhhh ... play MMORPGs on a super computer for the rest of my life.

Ah yes,a super computer would definitely be top of my list. One to last 20 years,so I could play Darkfall very well. :D

And I'd go live somewhere with an uber Internet connection.

Thorpeyrox
07-16-2008, 17:16
I'd probably start up my own business or put investments into properties, something that requires money to start but also has a good payback if done right.
Besides that a slightly better house and living style whilst watching it grow in the bank.

jonyak
07-16-2008, 18:03
I would pay off all my debts (school, house, car) then invest half of it.

I would then open a guitar store where I would design and build guitars and amplifiers. as well as sell vintage and boutique guitars.

I would buy all of my friends one large purchase of there choice (within reasonable limits of course.)

I would open a dog rescue/shelter and take in abused dogs and give them a nice home for there lives.

Red Fire
07-16-2008, 18:08
oh yeah kids, I would donate it all to Bill Gates and Warren Buffet
split it 50/50

Spinewire
07-16-2008, 18:28
Didnt a bunch of people from some fenced of "community" (Cult or some shit) get arrested for impregnating 15 year old girls?
i'm sold


Married at 12, 2nd child at 15, dead by 20... ahhh the good old days.

Nather
07-16-2008, 18:30
Well.. about 200 million USD is the average price for a small hospital..

I would beed a couple of millions for familly and stuff tho...

Lethn
07-16-2008, 18:33
200 million dollars? I'd revolutionize the fucking world with that, starting off with the Games Industry so I could earn even more.

heroshade
07-16-2008, 19:29
200 million dollars? I'd revolutionize the fucking world with that, starting off with the Games Industry so I could earn even more.

You need to get laid.


Anyway, I would use my money to hire a small army and take over Cuba.

Jonkar
07-16-2008, 21:06
I'd bank most of it and prepare for a life of only playing Darkfall.