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  • CO2
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    • Uiwang
What would you do with a sudden gift of 20 000$?
« on: July 03, 2020, 08:47:12 am »
Conditions: 10 has to be for you, whatever you want, and the other 10 has to help society in some way.

I can't tell you what to do, but try not to be the asshole genie stereotype, like twisting the condition (the 10 for society could be spent on me cuz I'm part of society!) NO.
The first thing to say is that this is definitely not pyramid selling, OK?


Re: What would you do with a sudden gift of 20 000$?
« Reply #1 on: July 03, 2020, 08:52:26 am »


  • Colburnnn
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Re: What would you do with a sudden gift of 20 000$?
« Reply #2 on: July 03, 2020, 09:00:38 am »
10K to stick it in my housing deposit fund or investment for my future children.

10K to the UK MHF Charity to assist with Male mental health issues that do not get the attention they deserve in the current political moment.

« Last Edit: July 03, 2020, 09:05:55 am by Colburnnn »
Haven't you got some pictures of birds to be jacking off to, son?

Colburnnn: Complains a lot, very sassy. Has a loudmouth.


  • KimDuHan
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Re: What would you do with a sudden gift of 20 000$?
« Reply #3 on: July 03, 2020, 09:11:23 am »
10grand For me buy some rural land for camping or gardening

10grand for society buy a ton of toys and hand them out a childrenís hospitals and to less fortunate kids


  • stoat
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Re: What would you do with a sudden gift of 20 000$?
« Reply #4 on: July 03, 2020, 09:51:36 am »
10grand For me buy some rural land for camping or gardening

10grand for society buy a ton of toys and hand them out a childrenís hospitals and to less fortunate kids

You can get toys for free pretty easily from parents. There's a toy library in our neighbourhood where people donate them and you can borrow them for free. 


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  • CO2
  • Waygook Lord

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    • March 02, 2015, 03:41:14 pm
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Re: What would you do with a sudden gift of 20 000$?
« Reply #6 on: July 03, 2020, 10:23:48 am »
I guess I should answer the question, too.

For me? Buy a nice fluidhead tripod, a nice widescreen lens and a gimbal for my Canon. Put away a couple of grand for a Cambodia/Myanmar vacation. Sock the rest.

For society? Yeah, Colburnnn had a men's mental health one. I'd do a bit of research, find a good one and give it to them. Depression and suicide are killer and I would want to contribute to stemming that.
The first thing to say is that this is definitely not pyramid selling, OK?


  • VanIslander
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Re: What would you do with a sudden gift of 20 000$?
« Reply #7 on: July 03, 2020, 10:28:58 am »
Inheritance aside (I suddenly received much more than that but my dad had suddenly passed away, so obligations were skewed to family expectations: I bought a vehicle firstly because my father always said wheels were his legs and he constantly asked me when i was gonna get a car, his generation of man had to have one it seemed.

So, like, 20 thou in a lottery thanks to a gifted ticket that won? Hmmm...

#1 PLAN:

 I would upgrade my Christmas hamper and donation spree. Usually I give away 100,000 won in 10,000 won envelopes and another in two 50,000 won bill envelopes. I go to the 5-day market and find the oldest and/or poorest and/or physically handicapped old streetside sellers in this small town (rarely it's a man). All envelopes look the same. The two big amounts i reserve for those who appear to need it most. I move quickly, hand one out, say Merry Christmas and quickly move on, not lingering, not fielding questions or nearby interest. I couldn't care less about Xmas but it's winter and cold and i wanna help and it makes me feel good.

So,....

10,000,000 won to society would mean for me two one million won envelopes and sixteen five hundred thou envelopes. I'd go by car, stopping frequently, eyeing up the cardboard and bottle collecting elderly poorly dressed, going out to nearby smaller towns, especially keen on seeing a rural mom with young child. The key as always will be to keep going after giving and saying Merry Xmas. But since the sum is so much more i'll feel all the more compelled to move quickly to get away from there, and to wear a mask, perhaps with christmas decorations on it to let them be able to process accepting such a sum from a stranger.

18 people will be happier that day. :)

#2 PLAN

The other ten thousand i'd spend on a trip to Europe. One month in Budapest ought to do it, with a few day jaunts around Hungary. It's where the paternal side of my family comes from.

« Last Edit: July 03, 2020, 10:35:02 am by VanIslander »


  • CO2
  • Waygook Lord

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Re: What would you do with a sudden gift of 20 000$?
« Reply #8 on: July 03, 2020, 10:32:15 am »
VanIslander, I love your society idea.  Wholesome as hell.
The first thing to say is that this is definitely not pyramid selling, OK?


Re: What would you do with a sudden gift of 20 000$?
« Reply #9 on: July 03, 2020, 10:36:36 am »
Rolex Datejust ii

Seriously, half towards financing a house and the other half towards my sisters' university fees.


Re: What would you do with a sudden gift of 20 000$?
« Reply #10 on: July 03, 2020, 10:42:37 am »
I'd upgrade from my XR 250 to this beauty. That's about $8000. Then I'd spend the rest building a cool dirtbike / motocross track on  one of the pieces of land I own so all us off-road bikers could roar around on weekends.


Re: What would you do with a sudden gift of 20 000$?
« Reply #11 on: July 03, 2020, 10:51:38 am »
$8500 towards paying back my 전세 loan.
$1000 for a necklace for my partner
$500 for a stupid fancy dinner out that I would never normally buy.
$10,000 given to elderly recycling collectors in 100,000 won increments in neighbourhoods that have been recently or will be soon redeveloped.


Re: What would you do with a sudden gift of 20 000$?
« Reply #12 on: July 03, 2020, 10:53:47 am »
Nice try, CO2, but we all know your extravagant gifts always come with strings attached. :-*


  • CallinIn
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Re: What would you do with a sudden gift of 20 000$?
« Reply #13 on: July 03, 2020, 11:16:24 am »
With my 10k, pay off the last of my credit card and put most of the rest towards student loans. (Probably put 1k or so aside to send my grandpa to Europe on vacation)
The other 10k, I'd either donate to one of the charities for the homeless back home (likely the family shelter).

Man, if only such a gift were real lmao


  • CO2
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Re: What would you do with a sudden gift of 20 000$?
« Reply #14 on: July 03, 2020, 11:25:12 am »
Nice try, CO2, but we all know your extravagant gifts always come with strings attached. :-*
wot

Those gifts are to myself, dude. haha

And the charity one........... are you saying that depressed people owe me for helping them through suicide? I don't get it.
The first thing to say is that this is definitely not pyramid selling, OK?


  • AvecPommesFrites
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Re: What would you do with a sudden gift of 20 000$?
« Reply #15 on: July 03, 2020, 11:29:18 am »
$10k worth of balloons flown into churches across the peninsula thanking them for spreading corona virus and causing hundreds/ thousands of deaths.

$10k for me to be spent on legal fees from the church c**** crying their eyes out.
Soggy undergarments


  • Colburnnn
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Re: What would you do with a sudden gift of 20 000$?
« Reply #16 on: July 03, 2020, 11:34:39 am »
For society? Yeah, Colburnnn had a men's mental health one. I'd do a bit of research, find a good one and give it to them. Depression and suicide are killer and I would want to contribute to stemming that.

Respect. Silent killer. Speak up and don't feel ashamed about it.
Haven't you got some pictures of birds to be jacking off to, son?

Colburnnn: Complains a lot, very sassy. Has a loudmouth.


Re: What would you do with a sudden gift of 20 000$?
« Reply #17 on: July 03, 2020, 11:41:33 am »
wot

Those gifts are to myself, dude. haha

And the charity one........... are you saying that depressed people owe me for helping them through suicide? I don't get it.

No no, in response to the OP, as if you were the benefactor.  :-[

Anyway, if I were to accept the terms of the arrangement, boringly my own $10k towards tuition and loan payments.

And Iím far too simple-minded to use $10k to effectively help others, so I would probably hand it off to a Bill Gates or a Mark Zuckerberg and just ask them to ensure that it go to a good cause.


  • CO2
  • Waygook Lord

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    • March 02, 2015, 03:41:14 pm
    • Uiwang
Re: What would you do with a sudden gift of 20 000$?
« Reply #18 on: July 03, 2020, 11:46:32 am »
No no, in response to the OP, as if you were the benefactor.  :-[
Am I stupid today? haha, I have no idea what this means either. Sorry.
The first thing to say is that this is definitely not pyramid selling, OK?


Re: What would you do with a sudden gift of 20 000$?
« Reply #19 on: July 03, 2020, 12:44:20 pm »
A groan-worthy joke is there, I swear, but no need to apologize. Pretty sure if a joke falls flat, that’s on the comedian, not the audience.  :cry:



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