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LisaL Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-16-05 06:32 PM
Response to Reply #71
79. He didn't contribute week after week.
Last time he pooled, was a year ago. You clearly didn't bother to read the link, and now arguing about a scenario that only exist in your head.
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  -Co-Worker Sues For Share Of Big Lottery Jackpot Walt Starr  Dec-15-05 04:21 PM   #0 
  - they must not like him very much or they would have given him a share  400Years   Dec-15-05 04:23 PM   #1 
  - Why should they have to give him anything?  Heddi   Dec-15-05 05:11 PM   #9 
     - I think the argument against all that is more along the lines of  kgfnally   Dec-17-05 12:42 AM   #95 
  - "piece of shit"  William769   Dec-15-05 04:27 PM   #2 
  - Oh, brother!  NC_Nurse   Dec-15-05 04:35 PM   #3 
  - You get NOTHING!!!!  rd_kent   Dec-15-05 04:38 PM   #4 
  - Too bad, if you knew it was the day of the office lottery  WI_DEM   Dec-15-05 04:39 PM   #5 
  - In another time he would have sued Oceanic Steam Navigation Company  SoCalDem   Dec-15-05 04:45 PM   #6 
  - He should do like me and pay a week ahead..  B Calm   Dec-15-05 05:03 PM   #7 
  - I read about something like this happening in the past  Heddi   Dec-15-05 05:07 PM   #8 
  - lol  sandnsea   Dec-15-05 07:14 PM   #27 
     - I had a friend that inhereted millions from some relative  Heddi   Dec-15-05 07:33 PM   #32 
        - That is so true. When someone becomes rich, he/she usually  lizzy   Dec-15-05 08:08 PM   #40 
        - Cousins they never knew about...  Heddi   Dec-15-05 08:10 PM   #44 
        - It's two different things  sandnsea   Dec-15-05 08:24 PM   #47 
           - Read what the story says:  Heddi   Dec-15-05 08:37 PM   #51 
              - That makes no sense  sandnsea   Dec-15-05 08:45 PM   #59 
                 - It has been a first time they bought tickets together as a group.  lizzy   Dec-15-05 08:49 PM   #60 
                 - It was the first time that group of 7 had pooled together  Heddi   Dec-15-05 08:50 PM   #61 
                    - Okay, I get it  sandnsea   Dec-15-05 09:11 PM   #67 
  - I can see his point if they pooled their money for like...10 years  cat_girl25   Dec-15-05 05:15 PM   #10 
  - This is why I document pools explicitly  Walt Starr   Dec-15-05 08:15 PM   #46 
  - read what the story says  Heddi   Dec-15-05 08:38 PM   #52 
     - Oh, thanks. I didn't read the link.  cat_girl25   Dec-15-05 09:51 PM   #73 
  - Man, this guy will now have to work alongside colleagues...  KansDem   Dec-15-05 05:17 PM   #11 
  - It always freaks me out when people who win lotto say  Heddi   Dec-15-05 05:20 PM   #12 
  - The first thing I'd do is get an unlisted phone nunber...  KansDem   Dec-15-05 05:25 PM   #13 
  - I think I've subconsciously never had friends  Heddi   Dec-15-05 05:32 PM   #14 
  - I would HIRE someone to shit on the bosses desk!  Sydnie   Dec-15-05 06:27 PM   #18 
  - I can be there tomorrow if you need me to  Heddi   Dec-15-05 07:33 PM   #33 
  - i'll do that!  sheeptramp   Dec-15-05 08:09 PM   #43 
  - For alot of people work is their social environment  Tactical Progressive   Dec-15-05 06:43 PM   #20 
     - I guess I've always had jobs I hated, and worked with less than  Heddi   Dec-15-05 07:19 PM   #29 
  - Will they still be working together? I doubt if all will. n/t  dogfacedboy   Dec-16-05 09:53 PM   #89 
  - That's the nightmare scenario.  MrSlayer   Dec-15-05 05:39 PM   #15 
  - Isn't that life, though?  Heddi   Dec-15-05 05:43 PM   #16 
  - Certainly it could be worse.  MrSlayer   Dec-15-05 06:37 PM   #19 
  - It's the freaking lottery. If I play the same stupid numbers for  lizzy   Dec-15-05 07:03 PM   #23 
     - I didn't say he had a case.  MrSlayer   Dec-15-05 07:17 PM   #28 
        - Yes, it sucks. But lottery is pure luck, and he was out of it.  lizzy   Dec-15-05 08:09 PM   #42 
  - If they were nice  Tactical Progressive   Dec-15-05 06:13 PM   #17 
  - Oh please!  lizzy   Dec-15-05 07:01 PM   #22 
  - Oh please yourself  Tactical Progressive   Dec-15-05 07:38 PM   #34 
     - Gee, I play lottery too. Which, according to you, means I  lizzy   Dec-15-05 08:05 PM   #39 
        - You're just being silly  Tactical Progressive   Dec-15-05 08:10 PM   #45 
           - He wasn't in the pool either. Isn't that why he is suing?  lizzy   Dec-15-05 08:39 PM   #53 
           - So you saying it doesn't belong to him makes it so.  Tactical Progressive   Dec-15-05 09:15 PM   #71 
              - He didn't contribute week after week.  lizzy   Dec-16-05 06:32 PM   #79 
              - Even if he did, it changes nothing  Walt Starr   Dec-16-05 09:01 PM   #83 
              - EXCELLENT POST  Cats Against Frist   Dec-16-05 08:46 PM   #81 
                 - It's the winner-take-all attitude  Tactical Progressive   Dec-16-05 09:37 PM   #87 
                 - That WOULD be the case  Dorian Gray   Dec-17-05 12:22 AM   #91 
                    - Well, at least you admit  Tactical Progressive   Dec-17-05 12:30 AM   #92 
                    - Well, the original article...  Dorian Gray   Dec-17-05 12:38 AM   #94 
                    - No, that WOULD NOT be the case if he participated regularly  Walt Starr   Dec-17-05 09:40 AM   #100 
           - Sorry, in any pool I;ve run you could contribute faithfully every drawing  Walt Starr   Dec-16-05 08:57 PM   #82 
              - Says you  Tactical Progressive   Dec-16-05 09:23 PM   #86 
                 - We are talking your scenario  Walt Starr   Dec-17-05 09:32 AM   #98 
                 - We are talking your scenario  Walt Starr   Dec-17-05 09:32 AM   #99 
  - I agree  sandnsea   Dec-15-05 07:07 PM   #24 
  - If you share, then you open youself up to lawsuits from EVERYBODY  Walt Starr   Dec-16-05 09:02 PM   #84 
  - i agree  LSK   Dec-15-05 07:11 PM   #25 
  - I don't think it's necessarily a "me first" attitude  Heddi   Dec-15-05 07:26 PM   #30 
  - i dont know the details of his situation  LSK   Dec-15-05 07:51 PM   #35 
     - Take a day off...just leave your lotto pool money with someone  Heddi   Dec-15-05 08:09 PM   #41 
     - Just don't trust your co-workers or friends  sandnsea   Dec-15-05 08:28 PM   #49 
     - Did you read the article?  Heddi   Dec-15-05 08:39 PM   #54 
        - Got it  sandnsea   Dec-15-05 09:12 PM   #68 
     - You really think the analogy of a lunch  Tactical Progressive   Dec-15-05 08:40 PM   #55 
        - And the so-called pool didn't even exist. They didn't  lizzy   Dec-15-05 08:44 PM   #58 
        - It's obvious that you haven't read the article  Heddi   Dec-15-05 08:56 PM   #63 
        - No  Tactical Progressive   Dec-15-05 09:45 PM   #72 
        - guilty as charged  LSK   Dec-15-05 10:06 PM   #75 
        - Actually, it's a perfect comparison  Walt Starr   Dec-17-05 09:51 AM   #101 
     - Actually, he didn't always participate in the pool  Heddi   Dec-15-05 08:57 PM   #65 
  - Settle for a million? For what? They did not have a regular pool.  lizzy   Dec-15-05 08:54 PM   #62 
  - i'd share-i kinda already do  fishnfla   Dec-15-05 08:35 PM   #50 
     - I find that it's always so easy to give away imaginary money  lizzy   Dec-15-05 09:15 PM   #70 
  - Sorry, jerkwad - ya snooze, ya loose!  EOO   Dec-15-05 06:47 PM   #21 
  - A jury may be sympathetic and award him a piece as they did a few years  oasis   Dec-15-05 07:13 PM   #26 
  - You never know with juries. It's a crap shoot. And emotions win over...  Egalitariat   Dec-15-05 08:26 PM   #48 
     - And I bet he wont' get anything.  lizzy   Dec-15-05 09:03 PM   #66 
        - They may agree to throw him a crumb to settle the case out of court.  oasis   Dec-16-05 06:12 PM   #76 
           - I don't think so. Cause if they pay this guy, then they will have to  lizzy   Dec-16-05 06:30 PM   #78 
  - Another story along these lines happened a few years ago in New England  Phoebe Loosinhouse   Dec-15-05 07:30 PM   #31 
  - Which is different than if they participated in a pool  Tactical Progressive   Dec-15-05 07:52 PM   #36 
     - It does not matter he always participated in the pool, because  lizzy   Dec-15-05 08:02 PM   #37 
     - You're talking about a one-shot deal  Tactical Progressive   Dec-15-05 08:04 PM   #38 
        - They didn't even have a regular pool.  lizzy   Dec-15-05 08:42 PM   #56 
           - It is aparent that facts just aren't important  Heddi   Dec-15-05 08:57 PM   #64 
              - Nobody has been talking about that  Tactical Progressive   Dec-15-05 10:00 PM   #74 
                 - I am not sure what you are discussing. We clearly are  lizzy   Dec-16-05 06:27 PM   #77 
                 - You lost the original debate  Tactical Progressive   Dec-16-05 08:23 PM   #80 
                    - I was never debating a false premise  Heddi   Dec-16-05 09:40 PM   #88 
                    - No Heddi  Tactical Progressive   Dec-16-05 11:40 PM   #90 
                       - I've got to disagree w/you, TP.  akarnitz   Dec-17-05 02:24 AM   #97 
                    - If they did not win the debate it is only becauyse they do not know  Walt Starr   Dec-17-05 09:53 AM   #102 
                 - Really?  Dorian Gray   Dec-17-05 12:31 AM   #93 
                    - Yes, I agree with you  Tactical Progressive   Dec-17-05 12:42 AM   #96 
     - You set and document the rules of a pool on day one  Walt Starr   Dec-16-05 09:08 PM   #85 
  - Has anyone actually READ the article?  Heddi   Dec-15-05 08:43 PM   #57 
  - Good luck with that..  sendero   Dec-15-05 09:12 PM   #69 
 

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