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NJmaverick Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Aug-22-09 09:55 AM
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If you were offered 3 million dollars to leave your country
and not contact anyone again, would you take it and start over?
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HERVEPA Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Aug-22-09 09:59 AM
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1. If I couldn't talk to my kids, no. Well, no anyhow.
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Yavin4 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Aug-22-09 10:04 AM
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2. See You Later Alligator
I would do it in a heart beat, a heart beat.
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stray cat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Aug-22-09 10:11 AM
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3. No - absolutely not
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graywarrior Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Aug-22-09 10:12 AM
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4. No.
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HopeHoops Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Aug-22-09 10:22 AM
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5. Fuck that noise!
No way.
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Iggo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Aug-22-09 10:23 AM
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6. Yes. But I would totally cheat.
:P
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Tuesday Afternoon Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Aug-22-09 11:17 AM
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7. That was my first thought...how can I get around the clause in the contract
:D
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hippywife Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Aug-22-09 11:19 AM
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8. The first part of the offer - hell fucking yes!
The second part of the deal, not so much. :(
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Upton Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Aug-22-09 01:15 PM
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9. Yep...
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Deja Q Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Aug-22-09 01:26 PM
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10. Which country would I be going to? And under what conditions?
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NJmaverick Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Aug-22-09 01:26 PM
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11. You could pick the Country
and the conditions are laid out. You have to have a clean break from your past
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Deja Q Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Aug-22-09 01:31 PM
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13. Must say no...
I like my computer and software, and the scars of my past might become scars of the future.
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rrneck Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Aug-22-09 01:28 PM
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12. Yep. nt
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rcrush Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Aug-22-09 01:37 PM
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14. BYE
Wheres my money?
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Book Lover Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Aug-22-09 04:57 PM
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31. +1
Love your pic of Sisko, btw.
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rcrush Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Aug-22-09 05:07 PM
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32. Captain Sisko is the baddest captain ever
He went up against several hundred dominion ships by himself cause he just dont give a fuck.
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The Velveteen Ocelot Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Aug-22-09 01:43 PM
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15. Sure.
As long as I can bring my cats. None of the humans would miss me anyway.
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Flaxbee Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Aug-22-09 02:06 PM
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16. lol. was just going to ask if I could bring my cats.
And can you bring your spouse? Or does it have to be solo?
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bikebloke Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Aug-22-09 02:21 PM
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17. In a snap.
I don't have any family (washed my hands of them). And I certainly tried the big shift, without luck. Moving to another country is not as easy as moving to another state. So yeah, I'd take up the offer with New Zealand (Northland or Canterbury) as first choice. Otherwise, somewhere in Europe.

You can meet me at the airport with my money.

Ta
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azmouse Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Aug-22-09 02:30 PM
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18. No.
There is no where else I want to go.
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BlueJazz Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Aug-22-09 02:31 PM
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19. Yes...It would be an interesting experiment
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quakerboy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Aug-22-09 02:38 PM
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20. How strict is "anyone"
If it is literally everyone, including my wife, fuck that noise, no. If I get to take my wife with me... There's a fair chance we would say yes.

But then I have crazy family who would find me. So I wouldn't have to make contact, they would show up on my doorstep, probably in not more than a year. So, that does play into my considerations as well.
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rcrush Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Aug-22-09 02:41 PM
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21. But you have 3 million dollars to hire bodyguards and keep your family out
I would build a castle and a moat to keep out family members!
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quakerboy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Aug-22-09 03:47 PM
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27. whatever.
The crazy ones would lead the ones I like to find me. And the ones I dislike are the lazy ones or the ones too convinced of American superiority to cross the border anyway. Its a win win. Plus, half of what I would want that much money for involves family members anyway.
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Blasphemer Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Aug-22-09 02:47 PM
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22. Without a doubt
My ties to people, including family members, are tenuous at best. I don't have a husband or kids so no immediate shirking of responsibility and I'm been itching to live/travel abroad forever.
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Wapsie B Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Aug-22-09 02:49 PM
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23. Oh yes, in an instant.
Requirements: low to moderate cost of living with good percentage of single women under 45.
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CaliforniaPeggy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Aug-22-09 02:49 PM
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24. No fucking way. Period.
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GoddessOfGuinness Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Aug-22-09 03:03 PM
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25. Yes, however
I would donate a substantial portion of the money to some sort of liberal trust fund in the US, and invest wisely so I could sustain it.
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liberaltrucker Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Aug-22-09 03:35 PM
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26. Hell yes!!!!!
No airplane needed. Toronto is only 5 hours from here by car.

I'll pick up my check in Buffalo.

:toast:
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_dynamicdems Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Aug-22-09 03:56 PM
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28. Not if I couldn't contact my family.
They are worth a bit more than 3 million dollars...actually they are priceless.

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merh Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Aug-22-09 03:57 PM
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29. Can I take the 3 million and invest it, make a profit, pay the
3 million back and keep the profit?

If so, sure, it would be a profitable vacation from everyone.

:hi:

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Saboburns Donating Member (690 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Aug-22-09 04:39 PM
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30. Would be a dream come true
Sigh........................................
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mdmc Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Aug-22-09 05:12 PM
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34. nah
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