10 Million

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  1. Smokey

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    Say you woke up tomorrow with 10 million in the bank, from lottery/inheritance whatever. How would your life change?

    What would you buy?

    Would you still work?

    Where would you live?
     
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    Would work for myself. I'd be living in Florida on the beach though :o I'd buy a house, a nice car and pay off debt for family :o
     
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  8. Muricane

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    My life wouldn't change for at least 1 year.

    I wouldn't buy anything special for a while, but I'd do my best to live off the interest and never touch the principle.

    After that, I'd likely work part time.

    I'd live in Northern Ontario in the summer and maybe Florida in the winter (once I retire).
     
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    What would you buy? a house on the ocean, a z06, a raptor and whatever the gf wanted for a vehicle. pay off her student loans.

    Would you still work? not at this job, but i'd probably start my own company with minor investments like properties, a few small business idea i've always had

    Where would you live? Halifax, but with another house/condo in FL or something i can go to when the weather sucks.

    should leave me with about 6mil in the bank, i'd put 1mil on my company account, 3 mil in a high yeild savings account so i can live day to day on the interest without any trouble and I'd have 2 mil set aside that i wouldnt touch until I was retirement age.
     
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    Life wouldn't change other than working a land based job and rocking a nice vette. No debt and a nice house for us and Allison's rents to retire in.
     
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    What would you buy?

    I'd likely blow a million on crazy toys, guns, baller watches / clothes, whips for my whole family (no volvos) payoff everyone's debt etc.

    Would you still work?

    Yes, at my own business buying up rental real estate like nobody's business and a few crazy dotcom startups... mostly live off the interest and income from my investments.

    Where would you live?

    Switzerland, here and Thailand.
     
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    I would spend a lot less time working and a lot more time with my family.

    Houses for family members less well off, anything at all my grandmother wants, home close to family in Europe, new car. Horse that my 13yo cousin desperately wants but her parents can't afford. A couple not-for-profits that helped me when I was younger would see big cheques.

    I would, but not at my current job. Would go back to school in a field that truly interests me, and would probably spend my time doing research in that field, paid or not.

    I'd keep a home in NS, but I'd buy a home close to my family in Europe and probably a condo or something somewhere warm.
     
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    Oh, I'd also buy a Trailer Diner, just because I think they're awesome. I'd want nothing to do with running it tho, i'd probably pay Mitchy very handsomely to run it.
     
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    me, I'd fly to edmonton, pick up 5 close friends. fly to vegas and blow through 2-3 million in drugs/booze/whores.
    then come home and buy a house blah blah blah
     
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    i'd give it to charity



    /outright lie
     
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    I'd give 20% away at least to various non profits.
     
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    I'd invest some, pay off student loans that my sisters have, see if my parents would take any, quit my job, buy a condo in Vancouver, and focus on school. Take some sweet vacations.
     
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    i'd also give to charities, fo sho
     
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    id put it on red at the casino and hope for the best hahaha....
     
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    Probably just pay off my house I have here for now, then consider where I want to live. Buy an ML63 or other nice SUV since it is balls cold and still winter. Consider my summer car options.

    I would work, but not at my current job, would seriously consider creating a consulting group to compete against my company now. The inflexibility and lack of industry knowledge with management leaves so much on the table, it wouldn't be difficult to generate a very healthy revenue.

    From there just build a healthy portfolio with various income vehicles to generate enough interest where I wouldn't need to work if I decided to fuck off and travel for a while. Wouldn't touch the remainder of the principal unless I needed to for another investment opportunity.
     
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    independent consulting would be awesome. id love to do it with cars but the money just wouldnt be there
     
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    Also I would buy Smokey his M5 / 550i / whichever he prefers.

    I'd pay off Boots' house.

    I'd buy 10 years of remedial courses for PDizzle.

    I'd get Aaron a foreign vehicle.

    and I'd send thunder on a trip around the world with a video crew.
     
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    I'd build a huge vault convert it all to coins and swim in it Scrooge McDuck style.
     
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    Scrooge McDuck should have been a paraplegic, swan diving head first into those...
     
  33. Tony

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    I'd pick up a shack in Tahiti somewhere spend my days fishing prolly buy my uncles house from him in sambro so he could spend the rest of his days fishin with me ;). I'd prolly buy a nice boat or two but that's about it.

    Oh yes & hello everyone thought I'd pop on & chime in for a minute. How's everyone doing?
     
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    wtf, Tony out of nowhere.
     
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