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Old 03-31-2012, 02:44 PM   #101
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Darn it.. I was so close to winning. I got one number right.
You beat me, I had zero right.

I rarely buy lotto tickets (probably 3-4 times in my life), but I was actually planning to this time just for fun, never go to it...

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Old 03-31-2012, 02:48 PM   #102
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I hit the first number: 02.
Well, two dollars are now down to the drain.

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Old 03-31-2012, 03:04 PM   #103
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Yea!... I won something!

Okay I should preface this by saying I play the lottery so little... I hardly even know how to. On a lark, however, some friends & I decided to grab some tickets before a fantastic sushi dinner last night. Just by chance I choose the Megaplier ticket (like sheehs1 I didn't even know what that meant).

This morning... after visiting the website to figure out what was actually purchased, I discovered that I had 4 of the 5 numbers correct and, with the megaplier, won $450! (yippee!)

Although we each bought separate tickets... I'm sharing the good fortune with my friends... and consider the next few "sushi nights" already paid for!

Note: This is the first (and probably last) time I ever won anything... so I doubt playing the lottery will become a habit. Still it does feel good.

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