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Have you got a lottery ticket?

Discussion in 'Personal' started by lilachardy, Jan 9, 2016.

  1. lilachardy

    lilachardy Star commenter

    And do you usually buy one?
     
  2. strawbs

    strawbs Established commenter

    yes
    no
     
  3. bombaysapphire

    bombaysapphire Star commenter

    Yes - via a syndicate.

    As above.
     
  4. RedQuilt

    RedQuilt Star commenter

    Ditto :)
    I know that I'm extremely unlikely to win and don't usually gamble so I'm a bit embarrassed that I've got one.
     
  5. ScotSEN

    ScotSEN Senior commenter

    Well mr ScotSEN does. He doesn't buy regularly just now & again but only for Saturdays. When he wins we'll share as the cash came from joint account
     
  6. strawbs

    strawbs Established commenter

    I won £1.25 on the instant win games earlier so I'm feeling lucky.....
    .....
    did cost me £2.50 though! :):p
     
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  7. aspensquiver

    aspensquiver Star commenter

    Nope.
    Nope.
    The thing about playing the lottery is that it often seems to be those who are least able to afford to throw money away, who buy a ticket for this and a ticket for that and oh 6 scratch cards too.
     
  8. cuteinpuce

    cuteinpuce Star commenter

    Nope. But I got £5 of Premium Bonds when I left my first job (in a small grocer's shop in the holidays) and I'm still hopeful!
     
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  9. jubilee

    jubilee Star commenter

    Yes.
    Yes
    I 'll give up buying them when mr jubilee gives up smoking!
     
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  10. lanokia

    lanokia Star commenter

    No... thought about but... no.
     
  11. ScotSEN

    ScotSEN Senior commenter

    Won £125 on premium bonds this month so maybe it's lucky 2016 for me!
     
    InkyP likes this.
  12. cuteinpuce

    cuteinpuce Star commenter

    Woo-hoo!
     
    sabrinakat likes this.
  13. sabrinakat

    sabrinakat Star commenter

    yes, MrSK bought one.
    no, we usually don't (did in Ireland, once won 150 euros)
     
  14. coffeekid

    coffeekid Star commenter

    No, I don't buy them. Although years ago, when we were at our poorest, I did have a period where I bought some and I know my husband bought some too. I would agree the lottery does appeal to people who are closer to the poverty line - it's understandable. The price has gone up, hasn't it? And haven't they added more numbers?
     
  15. les25paul

    les25paul Star commenter

    Yes
    No

    Winning it might be a problem however, I've always thought that Ferraris should be red, but yellow looks pretty good too. Which should I buy?
     
  16. Lascarina

    Lascarina Star commenter

    I haven't got a ticket for tonight's draw. I sometimes buy one for the Euromillions. One is just purchasing a dream.
     
  17. xena-warrior

    xena-warrior Star commenter

    Son2 and I share a ticket. We occasionally won a tenner but hey, we just do it support good causes.
     
  18. catmother

    catmother Star commenter

    I do it online every so often when I'm particularly fed up with work. Guess what? I'm really fed up,so yes, I have a ticket.
     
  19. Duke of York

    Duke of York Star commenter

    True. You might also be purchasing a nightmare if you can't afford it.
     
  20. ilovesooty

    ilovesooty Star commenter

    Yes via a syndicate.
    I used to play regularly but gave up when the ticket price went up.
     

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