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1. Don't cash the ticket.  Instead, frame it with one of the numbers obscured, and hang it in your office. 
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Author Topic: Want to remain anonymous, when you win the powerball?  (Read 37099 times)

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Re: Want to remain anonymous, when you win the powerball?
« Reply #120 on: January 12, 2016, 12:37:05 AM »
I can't believe there was an argument about basic statistics taught in ninth grade math
Life isn't about checking the boxes. Nobody cares.

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Re: Want to remain anonymous, when you win the powerball?
« Reply #121 on: January 12, 2016, 02:47:40 AM »
I can't believe there was an argument about basic statistics taught in ninth grade math
Stranger things have happened

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Re: Want to remain anonymous, when you win the powerball?
« Reply #122 on: January 12, 2016, 05:54:07 AM »
I can't believe there was an argument about basic statistics taught in ninth grade math
Math in ninth grade??

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Re: Want to remain anonymous, when you win the powerball?
« Reply #123 on: January 12, 2016, 07:20:05 AM »
his math is correct 100 = 1/2.9m 1000 = 1/290k 10000 = 1/29k 100k= 1/2.9k 1m = 1/290 10m= 1/29 100m = 1/2.9;
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Re: Want to remain anonymous, when you win the powerball?
« Reply #124 on: January 12, 2016, 07:51:26 AM »
Are we getting all quick picks? Or maybe we should choose some numbers? Perhaps a different powerball number on each game. Or something else if anyone has some insight. 

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Re: Want to remain anonymous, when you win the powerball?
« Reply #125 on: January 12, 2016, 08:40:09 AM »
Quick pick is OK for when you buy just one ticket, but as soon as you buy more than one its a waste of money because the machine could randomly pick the same numbers on multiple tickets. Then you'd win multiple times and have to split the prize with yourself.

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Re: Want to remain anonymous, when you win the powerball?
« Reply #126 on: January 12, 2016, 08:55:44 AM »
Quick pick is OK for when you buy just one ticket, but as soon as you buy more than one its a waste of money because the machine could randomly pick the same numbers on multiple tickets. Then you'd win multiple times and have to split the prize with yourself.
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Re: Want to remain anonymous, when you win the powerball?
« Reply #127 on: January 12, 2016, 09:01:49 AM »
Quick pick is OK for when you buy just one ticket, but as soon as you buy more than one its a waste of money because the machine could randomly pick the same numbers on multiple tickets. Then you'd win multiple times and have to split the prize with yourself.

I would assume the odds of getting the same numbers on a second ticket are the same as winning the lotto

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Re: Want to remain anonymous, when you win the powerball?
« Reply #128 on: January 12, 2016, 09:02:41 AM »
I would assume the odds of getting the same numbers on a second ticket are the same as winning the lotto
Yup.
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Re: Want to remain anonymous, when you win the powerball?
« Reply #129 on: January 12, 2016, 09:09:42 AM »
They say not to pick your own tickets like using birthdays and anneversaries and ect. Because  those numbers add up to 1-32 and the numbers range 1-69 and even though u might use numbers 32-69 by your year you were born, you would only use a big number once or twice saying its annerversary  or birthday .so the other 3 numbers your leaving out the chance for it to be 1-69 .
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Re: Want to remain anonymous, when you win the powerball?
« Reply #130 on: January 12, 2016, 09:33:15 AM »
I would assume the odds of getting the same numbers on a second ticket are the same as winning the lotto
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Re: Want to remain anonymous, when you win the powerball?
« Reply #131 on: January 12, 2016, 09:37:17 AM »
Stranger things have happened
Who started this?
Who do you think you are fooling? You think you are going to pull a quick one on your Creator? Good luck with that.
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Re: Want to remain anonymous, when you win the powerball?
« Reply #133 on: January 12, 2016, 09:43:01 AM »
Me
Should I ask if you were cutting class in ninth grade?
Who do you think you are fooling? You think you are going to pull a quick one on your Creator? Good luck with that.
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Re: Want to remain anonymous, when you win the powerball?
« Reply #134 on: January 12, 2016, 09:48:36 AM »
Should I ask if you were cutting class in ninth grade?
That's personal   . I realized it's a shallow bunch over here so i let this one slide
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