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Thrillionaire 12 6.15%
Coolionaire 3 1.54%
Realionaire 175 89.74%
Wellionaire 3 1.54%
Willionaire 2 1.03%
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Old 12-06-2015, 06:06 PM   #21
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Old 12-06-2015, 06:07 PM   #22
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#3 with a splash of #5 for good measure...
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Old 12-06-2015, 06:08 PM   #23
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I'm pretty sure that a lot of people with net worth of a million or more got there by living frugally, like the stories of the college janitor that dies and leaves a large bequest to the school. Of course, as we all know, a million bucks isn't what it used to be. My wife and I still split meals, her car is eleven years old and I get more of a thrill finding a bargain at a flea market or thrift store than paying retail at Needless Markup (Neiman Marcus).
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Old 12-06-2015, 06:19 PM   #24
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3 with a slightly re-defined 1:

1. Thrillionaires "enjoy the things and experiences that money can buy ... For them, wealth is the means to privacy, pleasure, and memorable experiences."

Small change. I do enjoy buying what ever I decide to buy, but mostly little things and not real expensive. We enjoy travel and an occasional meal at an upscale restaurant (Red Lobster )
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Old 12-06-2015, 06:20 PM   #25
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Number three with a bit of number one now that I'm retired and able to discover what I was missing while working.


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Is this where the millionaires are invited to come out of the closet thread?

I think we've had a little bit of all of these going at one time or another.
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Old 12-06-2015, 07:03 PM   #28
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I aspire to be the least conspicuous $aire possible. I value experiences over stuff at this stage of life. Otherwise #3 sounded closest, but not completely under the radar where I aspire to be, so I didn't vote. Looks like the poll has already been decided anyway.
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Old 12-06-2015, 07:24 PM   #29
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I spend a lot of time outside, I'll go with freshaire.
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interestingly enough there is a little bit of me in just about all of the categories except number one.

2) I have no problem with admitting I have some vices all my life I have had jobs where I had to drive at least 50 miles each way, so yeah I'm not driving a 15 year old crap mobile, which seems to be the mantra for every money related forum. Yep I need my heated leather seats. lol.
4) yep
5) I definitely have my causes that I love to support.
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Old 12-06-2015, 09:34 PM   #31
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Number three and only number three.
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Old 12-06-2015, 09:40 PM   #32
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I donít mind admitting that I voted #2, Coolionaire, because I like nice things and being surrounded by beauty but disagree that it is just about impressing others. For example, there was a discussion today on having hardwoods instead of carpet and an upgraded bathroom. These are a must for me as I get lots of pleasure out of my home and spend lots of time there as an introverted homebody (and besides, carpet is impractical for pets and allergies). Of course that's probably why I am 60 and only barely a millionaire.

On the other hand, I am also quite a bit of #3 as I choose carefully what I splurge on, bargain hunt, drive a ten year old car, and take a lunch to work.
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Old 12-06-2015, 09:56 PM   #33
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This. And ugh. Let's throw in an MBTI assessment while we're at it.

By all means, lets categorize them so we can effectively market to them. Over the last several decades, we've become so used to being sliced, diced, and analyzed that we actually buy into what we're told we are.

As I once heard a very wise woman tell her dance class, there is no exploration in your comfort zone (or in labeling yourself, either).
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Can't answer poll. 50/50 3 and 1 given our eager desire for experiences.....
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This. And ugh. Let's throw in an MBTI assessment while we're at it.....
Since when the MBTI poll was done, majority were INTJ or closely related to that type; it should be no surprise that in this poll #3 is also the majority.
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Jimenez, what a uniform bunch we are here. No wonder we all like this board so much... we are all talking to our mirror images!
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Number three and only number three.
+1 I always thought I'd like to be fabulously wealthy and totally anonymous/inconspicuous/unostentatious. (With a little internal chuckle in the direction of those flaunting their supposed, in comparison to me, 'riches'.)
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Feel free to vote. That's why I wrote the poll question like this:

What type of millionaire are you (or think you'll be)?
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Couldn't answer this one. I can relate to most of them.
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millionaire, who said anything about millionaire! Or are we counting pennies?
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