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Posted: Sun, 30th Nov 2003, 9:07am

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(thats 18 million dollars..)

Just wonderin wink Yea I already have a big list kinda O_O *wants to know what you guys would do with the money*
Posted: Sun, 30th Nov 2003, 9:26am

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Um... Why did you decide on 18? Why not 20? Just wondering why you chose that specific number...
Posted: Sun, 30th Nov 2003, 10:17am

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Maybe he was walking down the street when by some complex and exciting means he became the owner of $18 Million and now wants suggestions of what to do with it.
Posted: Sun, 30th Nov 2003, 10:56am

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maybe he's a kind old man that has saved all his life and wants to give it to the person with the best idea....

World peace smile
And i'd make films with it.
Posted: Sun, 30th Nov 2003, 11:04am

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I'd buy some friends and make a film biggrin
(/jk)

I'd probaby do the obvious - house, car etc... Then, I'd buy all the suff to make a film.
Posted: Sun, 30th Nov 2003, 11:12am

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There's not much you can do with 18 million $ or £ that would accomplish world peace.

So, I would make a series of films, some that I've been planning for years.

One of these films would be one that illustrates global poverty so well that it would spur people on to eradicate it once & for all, also showing how futile war is & how all mankind should unite to survive together rather than secluding ourselves into zones, caring nothing for our neighbours.

The others would be films that set new frontiers in filmmaking & showing that film truly has no boundaries.

Oh, & I would also help my local football club out of debt smile
Posted: Sun, 30th Nov 2003, 11:46am

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I'd buy an army and TAKE OVER THE WORLD!!! MUAHAHAHA.... er... neutral
Posted: Sun, 30th Nov 2003, 12:17pm

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I'd buy a ticket into space on the next shuttle smile
Posted: Sun, 30th Nov 2003, 1:23pm

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Just imagine all the bacon you could buy with that money...errr did I just say that?
Posted: Sun, 30th Nov 2003, 2:08pm

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I would invest it in CSB-Digital biggrin
Posted: Sun, 30th Nov 2003, 2:58pm

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I would take over CSB Digital. Har har! razz
Posted: Sun, 30th Nov 2003, 3:18pm

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Why 18? lol cuz that's the jackpot for the lottery (in florida) haha razz

You see, I already have a list with lots of things.. i'll post it here, but it only equals about $215,000 total razz thats nothing compared to $18,000,000 hah

I'd first get a dedicated server, Dell Dual Xeon, 1 gig of ram, 219GB of space (three 73GB harddrives), 1200GB of bandwidth, cpanel/whm...

Next i'd get THE BEST ALIENWARE LAPTOP OUT THERE!

Next would be THE BEST ALIENWARE DESKTOP OUT THERE!

Next i would get 15 new hockey sticks.

3 yellow Easton Synergys
3 orange Easton Synergys
3 silver Easton Synergys
3 CCM Vectors
3 TSP Responses

Next I would get about 6 or 7 new XBOX games that i am dying for

Next I would pay people to help me with my forum (coding it..you know..im coding a forum..okay, you dont know, but im coding a forum with someone and i cna use some help with some parts of it ), and that wouldnt be a lot at all..

next, i'd probably pay some of my friends..what for? god dam no clue, but some people i would just want to give some money to

Then i'd spend $3,000 on upgrades to my RC car. $3000 worth of upgrades and parts makes the car go 94 MPH (yes). Thats like W000000000000T

Next, i'd buy this, HUGE OMFG, HUUUUUUUGE HIGH DEFINITION HUGE SCREEN TV I SAW AT BRANDSMART USA A FEW WEEKS AGO.. Oh my god, that thing was ATLEAST 80"!! W00TAGE

And lastly, at first, i'd force my dad to get a lamborghini w00t! razz

next i dont know what i would do razz maybe give a small portion to charity, but from my family, probably not wink lol we dont go to temple, or church, nothin like that wink razz
Posted: Sun, 30th Nov 2003, 3:49pm

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Sorry Mellifluous your wrong.... £18 million I could get world piece smile

If Bill and Ted could do it with music, I can do it with films. wink

(p.s. the world piece thing was a joke, I knew I would be the only one to say something that is not greedy )
Posted: Sun, 30th Nov 2003, 4:57pm

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First I would pay around 5,000 dollars to finally get the hack for the force rating system Ive been dying to get.Then Id give schwar another 5,000 to tell me the relese dates of the new products. After that Id send a check for 1,000.000 to csb ( Invest in them).

With the extra money Id invist in my own films and maybe give a bit to sidey and mecha probably pay them to tutor me. Also Id give a bit to sollthar. After that Id spend it on cars, houses, and give some to family....... Finally Id make it a very merry christmas for some of the children that are less fourtonate ( Id probably get them each a gl2 biggrin ).
Posted: Sun, 30th Nov 2003, 4:59pm

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well then slick... buy lotsa lottery tickets. i want a gl2!
Posted: Sun, 30th Nov 2003, 7:22pm

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Gl2!! same here.
Posted: Sun, 30th Nov 2003, 7:35pm

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biggrin i would by the nices camera in the world. and the best computer for editing with the best software for editing. a tutor no how to use some of my toys. my own studio. a massive green screen with a pully sytem. all the props in the world i want. and a life supply of beef jerky hugegrin
and a dodge viper GTS newest year convertible. a huge house, and i would pay the house off and the car. swimming pool. and a new snowboard. half pipe in my backyard. and i think that is it.
ya
Posted: Sun, 30th Nov 2003, 7:49pm

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I would put 17 million of it into a savings bond then i could get by for a while off just the interest.

Buy a bunch of stuff then be LOADED when im older

-MAGIC
Posted: Sun, 30th Nov 2003, 8:30pm

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CSB DIGITAL Stock! 18000000000000000000 shairs
Posted: Sun, 30th Nov 2003, 9:04pm

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4036Douglas wrote:

well then slick... buy lotsa lottery tickets. i want a gl2!
I gave numbers to my mom, cuz she said i should give her some, and i did...and i got 2 numbers correct, also, like she did with her numbers.

This week i gotta choose different numbers wink LOL, gotta win the lotto razz
Posted: Sun, 30th Nov 2003, 9:11pm

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What would I do with it?

I wouldn't tell anybody I had it wink
Posted: Sun, 30th Nov 2003, 10:30pm

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I'd mostly spend it on a lot of hookers and penecilin. cool
Posted: Sun, 30th Nov 2003, 11:18pm

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Screw making movies about world peace and poverty. That would be a waste.

I'd buy an F-16.


And lots of airsoft guns. Actually, I would just buy real ones, and get a bunch of blanks, and those cool laser systems that the army uses for mock battles, and a giant arena.
Posted: Sun, 30th Nov 2003, 11:41pm

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Well I wouldn't count on winning the lottery but if I did I would get a big house with a pool and cinema and stuff, a db9, skyline and evo 7, tons of cool clothes, a cook, a bunch of computers so I can have people round for gaming, a bulletproof explorer so that I can pretend to be the feds, a big boat so I cruise around like a pimp (the one I want is only £900,000 razz ), splash a bit around on my friends and family and then invest the rest so that I have a constant income.

Oh and I'd get a new watch cos my current one is broken.
Posted: Mon, 1st Dec 2003, 1:16am

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I'd go out and make 1 movie out of 2 mio. dollars. then each 3 people here at fxhome.com would get a budget of 2 mio. dollars for their movie, so they can show talent. if it's a success we could do a early contest with one winner to do a 2mio. dollar movie.

with the rest of the money I would buy myself beer and cigarettes and appreciate life!
Posted: Mon, 1st Dec 2003, 1:20am

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beer, cigaretes, appreciate life...
i dont think i had ever heard all those words in the same sentence before...
Posted: Mon, 1st Dec 2003, 4:02am

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What most liberals don't want you to know is that beer and cigarettes are, in fact, fun. Well, maybe just cigars, instead of cigarettes.
Posted: Mon, 1st Dec 2003, 4:27am

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What sidewinder doesn't know is that beer tastes like crap, cigarettes smell like crap.
Posted: Mon, 1st Dec 2003, 5:40am

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and cigars smell 10 times worse


not to mention the obvious loss of life to enjoy
Posted: Mon, 1st Dec 2003, 9:08am

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Sidewinder doh!!!!

I always thought you was smart confused
Screw making movies about world peace and poverty.
About World peace ? if your talking about my post then please re-read it.
Also read the bit about the "only Joking"
I'm not being nasty, it's just that if someone else had posted that you would be the first to let them know thier error.
Posted: Mon, 1st Dec 2003, 12:02pm

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never walk accross a cigar store if you can help it. I almost passed out walking next to one...lol lol
Posted: Mon, 1st Dec 2003, 5:11pm

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My dad's got a bunch including Cohibas...he doens't like to smoke em, just the smell. Mainly keeps em for sentimental value...that, and they're fucking expensive.

18 mil wont even put a dent into the fight for world peace. plus, with world peace, what would we do? It'd be no fun wink
Posted: Mon, 1st Dec 2003, 9:30pm

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plus, with world peace, what would we do? It'd be no fun
YOU SICK!!! TWISTED!!! Disgusting, sadistic being :&rt;

Only joking... Think about it, with World Peace... the planet's population would be dangeriously high. It's a rather bad way of looking at it, but it's true/
Posted: Mon, 1st Dec 2003, 9:52pm

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sidewinder wrote:

What most liberals...
Oh shut up. Everyone wants to tell you that beer and cigars aren't fun.

The point being: some beer is good, cigarettes are smelly, and good cigars smell nice.

AndrewtheActorMan wrote:

never walk accross a cigar store if you can help it. I almost passed out walking next to one...lol lol
Loser, heh. sleep

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Posted: Mon, 1st Dec 2003, 9:55pm

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I see people bashing cigars. What is all this about? Cigars (and cognac) are the lifeblood of sophisticated society. Men can sit and enjoy a fine cigar and a snifter of their favorite brandy and can be oh so debonaire in doing so. With the smoke smelling oh so sweet. However, you will occaisionally stumble across the person who buys machine rolled cigars, wrapped in brown paper in bulk for two dollars from walgreens, and these people are only going to smoke these "cigars" to be cool. These are the cigars that smell bad. You plop down 5-10 bucks for a cigar at an actual tobacconist, and if you take care of the cigar, don't let it dry out and all that, you can have yourself a class smoke. I'm ranting. All I'm saying is, don't bash it 'til you've tried it...

As for world peace? 18 million dollars isn't gonna help much at all. The budget for whatever it is they're doing in Iraq is over 80 BILLION. The whole idea of world peace brings up so many arguments, it's not even worth talking about.
Posted: Mon, 1st Dec 2003, 10:08pm

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buy another Gl-2 (hehe, stupid kids)

PowerMac G5

PowerBook

Awesome lighting equipment

Stuff for my band... PA System, 16 Track Digital Recorder, Mics, Tour bus wink

a pimped out Honda Civic

My College education

both brothers' college educations

a totally HOTT movie star wife
Posted: Mon, 1st Dec 2003, 11:43pm

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...And with this I'll leave you all with a quote from Family Guy...


"Hey! He can't do that! I've got to do something about it!

Fred, there isn't anything you can do.

I...I guess I'll just have to develop a sense of humor."
Posted: Tue, 2nd Dec 2003, 1:17am

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Family Guy rules.
Posted: Thu, 4th Dec 2003, 2:07am

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Hmm....not sure my earlier post deserved a -1, but oh well.
Posted: Thu, 4th Dec 2003, 3:19pm

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complaining about ratings does though razz