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Old 01-13-2015, 11:16 AM   #1
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If you gained 1 billion dollars....

Would you continue to work? If so, what work would you do?
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Old 01-13-2015, 11:24 AM   #2
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Re: If you gained 1 billion dollars....

The -Josh- answer from 10 years ago would have been completely different than what i'm about to say.


I would donate a huge chunk of it to charity to help children and homeless people/families. Keep what i need to live comfortably on the rest of my life and work a simple/easy part time job.
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Old 01-13-2015, 11:32 AM   #3
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Re: If you gained 1 billion dollars....

Ok so maybe billions are extreme. There are millionaires both in jobs they love and jobs they hate. Most average people are so caught up in the daily grind this sort of thought never comes up. It's interesting to stop to think "what if" and what to do with it.
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Re: If you gained 1 billion dollars....

If i had that kind of cash id have 18 businesses running to make my next billion. Id use those new billions on some quality-of-life programs and some research funding but FIRST is the golden statue of me and my life hero, Benny Hill
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Re: If you gained 1 billion dollars....

I'd buy a company in which I am currently working and fire entire management board.
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I'd buy a company in which I am currently working and fire entire management board
you should not fire them just change their duties. Pay them the same so they cant leave, give them janitorial jobs like cleaning the restrooms, sweeping the halls washing and vacuuming your car on Fridays...etc.

If I had a billion dollars I would quit the job I currently have. Everyone I worked with directly I would give $5,000. I would pay off my home loan. Give 1 million to my church for modernization ( just had a major heating malfunction). I would do all the projects I have planned , everyday would be like Saturday. Buy food every week for the mid county food bank.
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If I got a billion dollars I would do absolutely nothing. I don't mind my current job, I just hate working in general. LOL
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I would like to help poor people and donate some money to charity..
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I would give a lot to the church, pay off our bills, pay off my best friends' bills, move him to New Orleans, give all my family whatever they want, and get my best friend and I a lifetime supply of our iced coffees we love.
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Yeah, if i had a huge cash, i would sell my car and replace one with turbcharger and enjoy a speed. Accutely, it will not cost so much money.
The people wants better life, when they get the "better" life, then they look forward the best lift.
What i just to say is current condition is the best one for us, we should cherish.
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Yeah, if i had a huge cash, i would sell my car and replace one with turbcharger and enjoy a speed. Accutely, it will not cost so much money.
The people wants better life, when they get the "better" life, then they look forward the best lift.
What i just to say is current condition is the best one for us, we should cherish.

If I had that kind of money I would spend 1 year Island hopping across the pacific, I'd hit every little Athol and just enjoy life!
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Would you continue to work? If so, what work would you do?
I have been working for past 7 years; did part time to support my studies. Now working full time to support my family back home. I have just been dreaming; never had a chance to fulfill my own dreams. If I gained 1 Billion Dollars I would definitely quite my job in Dubai and move back home to Pakistan and live with my family over there. Who doesn't want his own business! We all have dreams; often some people get lucky and end up fulfilling his dream; although such cases are very rare but sometimes do come true. I won't mind to work may be I will team up with one of my mates or family members to open a JDM import shop or buy a dealership back home and work my way through it. As I have passion for cars but its a very expensive hobby or business especially in Pakistan somewhat due to security situations we are dealing with.
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Sell ice cream on an ice cream truck for the kids.
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Re: If you gained 1 billion dollars....

Open a restaurant, or two, maybe three. That's what I want to do anyway, but that much money just falling into my lap, it would happen right away, not years and years down the road.
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Changed my answer, I'll give the iced cream for free.
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