If you were given a million dollars how would you spend it?

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  1. Delighted macrumors 6502

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    If a genie granted you a million dollars and he would allow you to use it as you please(as long as you played by his rules) how would you spend it?

    His rules are simple:
    -If you do not use up the million dollars within 24 hoursit will disappear.
    -Anything you buy for yourself or for people you know personally(family, friends, coworkers, etc.) with value(gold, diamond, stock, house, currency, etc.) will become dust after 24 hours.

    I would take my family on a wonderful vacation to anywhere in the world. Everything paid for, just blow it all off in one day.
     
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    I would invest in stocks. Pretty much the whole million.
     
  4. MacNut macrumors Core

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    Most of it would go right back to the government it taxes.
     
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    So nothing with value?

    That leaves hookers, things you can snort, things you can eat or drink, and vacations.
     
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    Oh, no real estate? I would fly in a great band and comedian and put on a great party.
     
  7. wordoflife macrumors 604

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    I guess vacation because what else are you going to do with it eh?

    $1,000,000 on a vacation though :eek:

    I'd still have leftovers!
     
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    Two chicks at the same time. And I think if I were a millionaire I could hook that up too, cause chicks dig dudes with money
     
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    You can definitely buy things with value(stock, gold,etc.) it would just become dust after 24 hours. LOL
     
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    Office space FTW
     
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    ****in A
     
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    Well if it's just going to disappear in 24 hours I would fly first class to NYC. Buy an apartment on the bottom floor of a building, and then go out and drink a whole lot (24 hours isn't enough time for a vacation), and then when my 24 hours is up watch the apartment crumble and the building collapse.
     
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    creative.
     
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    Vegas. Would be the greatest 24 hours of my life. Can you imagine all the crack/hookers a million bucks could buy?
     
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    I wonder why nobody propose to buy Android phones; they become dust after 24 hours ... :D

    Ok, ... Bad joke ... Downvote myself


    But then: it would buy quite some hours in a jet fighter flying around ... Or a space flight ...
     
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    Wait so you cannot buy anything of value? In that case, I would pay off student loans, house, then drop it on a vacation. None of the items I paid off or for should turn to dust, right?

    That's silly, I'll never win $1m.
     
  18. ender land macrumors 6502a

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    This is the most pointless hypothetical ever.

    ;)
     
  19. tktaylor1 macrumors 6502a

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    I would pay off student loans. After that, fly to Switzerland.
     
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    finally someone makes the correct post.

    private jet there, limo, penthouse suite and you could blow a million in 24 hours easily

    winning. :D
     
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    Since anything I buy wouldn't last and 24 hours isn't really long enough for a vacation. I don't think I would do anything. Just spend the day with my family.
     
  22. mobilehaathi macrumors G3

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    How about this...

    Spend it all buying products from a company I own. It seems this would successfully launder the money.

    Unless you are suggesting that everyone I purchase goods and services from are going to be sorely surprised the next morning when all of that cash disappears from their coffers. In which case I probably shouldn't spend it lest I get police banging down my door with a warrant for my arrest.
     
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    Fly myself and a few friends to Vegas, first class.

    Get a Penthouse at the Caesars, hit the sports book for a few hours, have dinner at Savoy's, then hit the clubs until the morning.
     
  24. zioxide macrumors 603

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    I don't understand this, and you aren't the first to say it in this thread.

    While it might not be an extended "vacation", a million bucks would allow for a nice 24 hour getaway on a private jet to a Caribbean island, Vegas, or wherever you wanted.
     
  25. east85, Mar 9, 2012
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    I want a simple life.

    I'd just use it sparingly as a cushion and maybe for a half decent place. As much as I'd love to help others, people are very greedy and money does strange things to people so I probably wouldn't reveal that I ever had money.

    Edit: Oops, just saw the rules.

    I'd be paying off my student loans. >.>
     

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