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      11-28-2012, 01:42 PM   #23
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It would be come my winter beater.
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      11-28-2012, 01:58 PM   #24
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I'd trade it in for my new Aventador.
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I've been in the mood for making lame topics to keep my attention at work. So if you were the sole winner of the Powerball tonight, would you even try selling your 3?

I figure I'd find some person in need who was a hard worker and down on his/her luck and give them the car. They can then do what they choose with it, sell or keep it.
Nope, will make it the fastest N54 in the world
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      11-28-2012, 02:03 PM   #26
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If I won, I would send my car straight to LTMW for a complete M3 Conversion with an Mtech rear bumper, and then I would send it to Manhart Racing for a V10 M5 Engine conversion.
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Yep, I would probably give it to my sister she needs a fun car.
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      11-28-2012, 02:09 PM   #28
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Id finally be able to put more then $20 worth of gas in at a time, might actually go top it off.
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      11-28-2012, 02:43 PM   #30
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I would tell absolutely no one... in fact, the money would go to a trust that I would create.
Meee either...

But secretly I'd buy a new Tesla S, build a sweet garage, & cover it in solar panels and wind turbines.

I couldn't give away a 35 cause I don't have one...
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The first thing anyone should do is try to be humble and not go crazy. The best idea is to keep everything on the down low because you don't want to be a open target to beggers, "family members", and criminals. So in the end Id keep my 3, buy some other cars. Invest the rest.
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      11-28-2012, 02:47 PM   #32
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I'd let someone in the family have it. I would need all the garage space I can get and a 328i would be hella out of line with my future purchases. 458, Aventador, Veyron to start...Wouldn't work another day of my life.
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was planning on keeping this car either way, to pass it to my son when he is old enough to drive!
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      11-28-2012, 03:06 PM   #34
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i don't play lottery, but if i did and won then i would take a year off and not do anything. Think about the things i want to do without impulsely acting on it. Ok maybe i would get one nice car and take a year off traveling.
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If I win, I would buy a house on a huge piece of real estate and build my own race track. Buy a bunch of used cars and invite my friends over for some door banging racing lol! One of many ideas I have on how to blow a bunch of money. I'd realistically spend 1/4 of it freely, 1/4 of it spread amongst my family, and the last half safely invested.
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If I win, I would buy a house on a huge piece of real estate and build my own race track. Buy a bunch of used cars and invite my friends over for some door banging racing lol! One of many ideas I have on how to blow a bunch of money. I'd realistically spend 1/4 of it freely, 1/4 of it spread amongst my family, and the last half safely invested.

Thats when one of your "friends" gets a little boo-boo while racing, sues your butt off, and takes over your estate!
Thats why the super-rich are often super-miserable.

Warren Buffet put it nicely when he talked about how much money he was leaving his kids- "Enough money to do anything, but not enough to do nothing"
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Not a fan of giving handouts. I would sell it incredibly cheap before I just gave it away. I figure Ive had to work for everything I have why should it be any different for anyone else?
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i would keep it, i would also track down my old bike, and buy it back from whoever has been touching her..

money cant replace the feelings of those memories.. good for making new ones though
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would trade it in and get something else!
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I will give it to charity and let them auction it to highest bidder b/c the car is owned by luckey 500mil lotto winner.
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I'd keep it
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I will give it to charity and let them auction it to highest bidder b/c the car is owned by luckey 500mil lotto winner.
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keep it, forever. That was the plan before winning, so itd just be a lot easier to do if I did win lol.

Sentimental value.
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It would be come my winter beater.
It is my winter car. My summer car. My fall and spring car. That's what I love about it, it's great during all seasons!*


*with the right tires.
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