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Michael wrote:
Myles wrote:
cardsfansince82 wrote:Kinda like a dictatorship, but totally chill.
Well, I would really want to give money to help people. But I would also like to have direct input into what it is used for. If I was donating $20,000 to the cities Parks and Rec department, I might say - "Here is $20,000, but I expect the playground equipment to be upgraded as part of the spend".
I'd demand my name and photo be added as a dedication to everywhere I help. Parks, streets, medical centers, malls, parking lots, jungle gyms, community centers, gazebos, public bike racks, etc. Anything and everything. I'd also erect some billboard advertisements for good measure. Nothing short of a north korea style takeover will do.
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Myles wrote:
cardsfansince82 wrote:Kinda like a dictatorship, but totally chill.
Well, I would really want to give money to help people. But I would also like to have direct input into what it is used for. If I was donating $20,000 to the cities Parks and Rec department, I might say - "Here is $20,000, but I expect the playground equipment to be upgraded as part of the spend".
I'd just buy new playground equipment as a gift to your local Parks department, then, if your concern is largely new playground equipment.

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In my small town I own, I'll make sure the school kids are taught about the value of hard work and pulling themselves up by their bootstraps. If you want to be a successful American like me Trump, Kroenke, and me...you got to work it at you pissants.

Would have to hire a few GRbers to run the place-a fire chief, a lawyer to keep it a nip-free zone, a nuclear scientist just because, a few bartenders (the highest paid employees in the city) and a few people to feed the stray cats.
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We'd invest most of it, donate to local charities we care about (food pantry, shelter for troubled teens, safe house for pregnant mothers at risk), take care of certain family members, then disappear to the south of France before the rest of them can find us.

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There's a wall around this town, right? Can't have any freeloaders moving in.

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33anda3rd wrote:
Myles wrote:
cardsfansince82 wrote:Kinda like a dictatorship, but totally chill.
Well, I would really want to give money to help people. But I would also like to have direct input into what it is used for. If I was donating $20,000 to the cities Parks and Rec department, I might say - "Here is $20,000, but I expect the playground equipment to be upgraded as part of the spend".
I'd just buy new playground equipment as a gift to your local Parks department, then, if your concern is largely new playground equipment.
My thinking would be that I would like to buy them new playground equipment, but I would also understand that they have other needs I may not be aware of.

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I wonder how much it would take to get Pete Kozma to follow me around wearing a Jester costume and say "good one boss" to everything terrible joke I make?

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IMADreamer wrote:I wonder how much it would take to get Pete Kozma to follow me around wearing a Jester costume and say "good one boss" to everything terrible joke I make?
That would be a commendable use of $50,000.

I think I would, at times, go into a bar and offer $1000 to 2 drunk fat guys. Whoever ran around the block first.

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So not all of your ideas are bad.

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Don't play

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