Originally Posted by badfish718
Why bother even posting this unless you are looking to get trashed by everyone?
Very few people read the newspaper stories about the Powerball winners and think "Good for them", even if they are sweet, deserving people...
He posted it because the OP asked. Most of us don't have such an inferiority complex that we have to ask ourselves, "will all of the people on the forum (most of whom I don't even know) still like me and be my best friend if I provide a truthful answer???"
Yes, apparently his parents have money. Given the choice, I think most of us would prefer to HAVE a lot of money rather than NOT HAVE a lot of money. So why flame him for being in a financial circumstance that the vast majority of us would prefer to be in?
Hell, this is a B M W
forum. If there's anywhere that the "hate the wealthy for being wealthy, cuz I'm not wealthy and it's just not faaaaaaiiiirrrrr......" snivelling seems out of place, it's here.
And yes, when someone wins the lottery, I'm happy for them. Though I still think that the lottery is a tax on people who are bad at math...