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wishuponastar

Question:Do you buy lottery tickets?

So much of what we want to do as individuals relative to pursuing our dreams requires money. As a society we often joke about what we will do after "we've won the lottery"

I wonder if this mentality is unique to America and Americans.

Asked by wishuponastar on 4/22/08 6 Answers»
AngelNaphtalie

Answer:

I haven't won anything for over 18 years, but I can still wish for it too happen again. Of course that means I would have to actually go out and play a number. I did that 3 weeks ago, put the number away somewhere for safe keeping, and can't remember where that 'Safe keeping Place' is. But, I am sure at some point I will find the ticket, and if it won, I will know then. What I really want to win, and I do submit too often, and I know it is far fetched, is 'Publishing Clearing House.' I won't hold my breath though, waiting. Just a Dream. But it would be exciting to have the 'Crew' Show up at my door, with that check. Actually, they do owe me, cause I am always buying something from them. It's fun anticipating the WIN!

Answered by: AngelNaphtalie on 8/2/08
susannah184

Answer:

Yes...and isn't it just as easy to win $5 as it is to win the whole jackpot?

Incidentally, I have never won, but...

Answered by: susannah184 on 5/24/08
alleycat4012

Answer:

Yes! I know I will win soon too as long as it is the Lord's will for me and my dreams to come true. (MY dreams anyways!)

Answered by: alleycat4012 on 5/11/08
AmazingStar50

Answer:

WHEN IT IS THE RIGHT TIME FOR YOU TO WIN, YOU WILL. IF THERES A WILL THERES A WAY!

Answered by: AmazingStar50 on 5/6/08
Anonymous

Answer:

I am in a group here at work. We have been playing for about 8 months. We would like to win!!
I think its nice to dream and hey why not dream big!

Answered by: Anonymous on 4/25/08
Soleine

Answer:

I rarely do...and have never been the type to do so. Of the times rrecently that I have, obviously I have not won anything more than $5.

I tell myself that it will be so much more satisfying to make my dream a reality on my own rather than having it land at my feet.

As for whether it is more a North american mentality, I have no idea

Soleine

Answered by: Soleine on 4/23/08
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