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I've never know a lottery or dream home winner but I've heard that some lottery winners lose their money and make bad decisions.

Does anyone know the history of the dream home winners. Have they managed their assets well?
 
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Interesting question...there is a past winner who posts here occasionally, hopefully they came out on top; but they may have been the only winner who didn't sell immediately.
 
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I believe all winners were very happy


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Real Friends Believe in Your Dreams
 
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I won a cruise on a cruise line once. The contest had made plenty of money for the cruise line but as in real life the win cost me money to collect. We had to upgrade and pay all taxes. I saved the price of one cabin and a lousy one at that. The saying, there is nothing for nothing is true. The cruise line had made a lot of money running the contest, but, they wanted more.


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I'm sorry you had to go through that flboy. I'm almost afraid of cruises. --never been on one, quarters seem close to me.
 
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Leafly, I love cruising. If you are the cook, maid, babysitter and the do it all person inside of the home, it is a real vacation. We have been on many and my DH is screaming NO MORE CRUISES now. We have a bucket list and I hope everyone has good health and can save enough money nowadays to go on a trip at least every two years. Your health is as tricky as a good marriage, some have it and some do not. The Dream home is another way to dream and cheaper.


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Everything makes for good decisions and can cost money, but dreaming is just the right price.

I can picture myself sitting at the counter in the kitchen having a cup of hot chocolate as we speak.


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WHOOEE! You betcha!


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Or sitting around the fire, gabbing with my good friends, the Dreamers.


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We're goin' on a Bear Hunt.
We're going to catch a Big One
I'm not afraid!

 
Posts: 1039 | Location: New Joisey | Registered: Mar 21, 2007Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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Yes JSB, Coffee and conversation around the fire with the dreamers. Now that's what i call dream home dreaming.


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I'll bring some brownies. Smile


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My mouth is watering already.


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Real Friends Believe in Your Dreams
 
Posts: 5662 | Location: Whittier, California | Registered: Mar 23, 2005Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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I'll make popcorn and bring caramel candied apples. Save me some hot chocolate with marshmallows. That's my favorite.

Flboy, I hear you about health. My Dad wanted to travel more than what he did in reality. He told me to do that and not delay.
Gotta go to Paris-See the art museums and fashion.

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Tasty popcorn Leafy, yes we saved you some hot chocolate.

The coffee maker in the dream home kitchen is really neat. latte's anyone?


*****Catch the Excitement*****
******Dreams and happiness to all my MB friends******
~ ~ ♥ ~ ~♥ ~ ~♥~~♥~~♥~~♥
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Real Friends Believe in Your Dreams
 
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