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You've just won the lottery
« on: 08/08/2005 01:59:07 »
You've just won the lottery and you see and old book signed by Newton and Einstein.
You purchase it thinking it could be worth something. why not you're feeling lucky.
The book is called                    

                        "The universal book of  knowledge"  

you open it and the first page reads

you have ten minutes to write down one question and the book will anwser it.



what question would ask

The clock is ticking.



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Re: You've just won the lottery
« Reply #1 on: 08/08/2005 02:38:55 »
Who would be the best person to sell this book to for the greatest profit? hehe

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Re: You've just won the lottery
« Reply #2 on: 08/08/2005 02:45:06 »
And there's me thinking you would ask a question which would aid mankind.

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Re: You've just won the lottery
« Reply #3 on: 08/08/2005 13:02:56 »
Well, if I got time to think it would be something else. But the first question that came to mind was, who killed JFK?
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Re: You've just won the lottery
« Reply #4 on: 08/08/2005 13:05:19 »
Oh, I've got 10 minutes...
 

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Re: You've just won the lottery
« Reply #5 on: 08/08/2005 13:09:29 »
The current answer to who killed JFK according to our creative breed of lawyers was the company who manufactured the gun.

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Re: You've just won the lottery
« Reply #6 on: 08/08/2005 13:11:05 »
...Let's just keep that one... :)
 

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Re: You've just won the lottery
« Reply #7 on: 08/08/2005 21:00:14 »
I would ask.... is the universe, universal- does it have an end?

That is the one thing that I always wondered. Or you could ask what are the numbers for the next lottery :) But I would ask the previous one

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Re: You've just won the lottery
« Reply #8 on: 09/08/2005 17:54:49 »
well, assuming questions like ' how to  make world peace and cure all diseases etc etc are not valid...I would ask , what is the next  4 weeks lottery results (including euro)....oh..as a side answer, it could answer what really did happen at the commencement of the Cosmos ?  (I'm hoping that answer would also reveal if God exists or not)........
But my main question and as you say, i can only ask one....would be...' why do i always pick the slowest check-out queue in the supermarket ?

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Re: You've just won the lottery
« Reply #9 on: 25/10/2005 14:13:07 »
I won the lottery back in July. Admittedly it was only 7,000 but it was as a result of visiting this web site . . .

newbielink:http://uk.geocities.com/winhotpicks [nonactive]
 

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Re: You've just won the lottery
« Reply #10 on: 02/11/2005 09:43:11 »
I checked out this Hot Picks website and, on the face of it, it looks like a good deal but is it really genuine? There are so many National Lottery scams out there couldn't this just be another one?
 

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« Reply #11 on: 04/11/2005 12:23:19 »
As with many things in life, if you have any doubts about something then it's usually best not to risk it. Personally speaking I've tried a few "schemes" in the past that claim to win you millions on the National Lottery but you end up paying for nothing.

However, this website was different for me because I actually gained. It doesn't claim to make you millions but over time you can profit from it.

I get e-mailed the Hot Picks numbers before each Lottery draw, put them on, then sit back and wait to see if I've won. There's even a money back guarantee if you don't win (although I obviously didn't need to use it!)

[I probably shouldn't do this but the numbers I've been sent for Saturday November 5th are 12, 16, 29 and 39]
 

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Re: You've just won the lottery
« Reply #12 on: 05/11/2005 00:10:44 »
Ive been in it to win it every wednesday and saturday since it begun and have actually won twice.

Twenty pounds How lucky am i. :)

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« Reply #13 on: 05/11/2005 02:02:42 »
Winner, presumably every one gets sent ther same numbers eh ?

I really have no time for this kind of thing...the balls are picked randomly, it's as simple as that. Doesn't matter about the statistics...you have to believe that there is some supernatural force at work here to make some numbers more likey to win than others. and that is a load of dogs doo-dahs !!!

...and it always begs the question that if it truly works why share the knowledge...just win the lottery by yourself every time !...no offence by the way Winner, I'm happy you won the 7k, but I doubt it was because there was some magical law that made it happen...in each and every case it just has to be happenstance....and that is all it is..really.


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Re: You've just won the lottery
« Reply #14 on: 07/11/2005 08:38:10 »
Are all you scientists this skeptical? Don't knock it 'til you've tried it I say!

[2 out of 4 last Saturday - should have done "Pick 2" instead!]
 

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Re: You've just won the lottery
« Reply #15 on: 09/11/2005 15:15:44 »
Going back to the original question, I would ask what is the ultimate question to the ultimate answer (42):D

I refuse to answer that question on the grounds that I don't know the answer.
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Re: You've just won the lottery
« Reply #16 on: 09/11/2005 20:09:57 »
That's easy, Stinkin.  The ultimate question is "What do you get if you multiply six by seven?"


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Re: You've just won the lottery
« Reply #17 on: 09/11/2005 22:49:03 »
stinkinstudentlamo has someone's been watching the hitchhikers guide to the galaxy.

but just to help out i've listed a few  other things to do with 42
The atomic number of molybdenum.
The number of teeth wolves and dogs have.
The number of U.S. gallons of oil contained in one barrel of oil.
The number of Laws of cricket.
The age at which "The King" (Elvis Presley) died.
In Lewis Carroll's book The Hunting of the Snark, the baker left 42 pieces of luggage on the pier. Lewis Carroll was strangely fascinated by this number. For more references, read The Annotated Alice.
The sum of the numbers or spots on a pair of conventional (six-sided) dice.
The name of a Texan trick-taking game played with dominoes (see 42 (dominoes)).
The number of the French department Loire.
The name of an equipment finance and lease management product built by Northern Arch.
The minimum age one had to have to be elected a consul in the Roman Republic.
The number of distinct types of cheese requested in Monty Python's Cheese Shop sketch.
The address of P. Sherman in the Disney/Pixar film Finding Nemo is 42 Wallaby Way.
The movement number of the Hallelujah Chorus in Handel's Messiah.
Part of the name of 42 BELOW, a vodka produced in New Zealand.
The number of perfect squares formed by the grid at a 19x19 Go board, when the "squares" are slightly rectangular with the ratio 13/12, as required by tradition.
The year A.D. 42, 42 BC, and 1942.
The potion Juliet drank caused her to sleep for forty-two hours (Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet, Act IV, Scene 1, line 105).
In Japanese, 4 (shi) and 2 (ni) are together pronounced like "going to death" (). Because of that, in Japan, 42 is considered as a disastrous number.
Age (in years) of the horse that drove Mr. Pickwick to Golden Cross, as reported by a cabman (The Pickwick Papers, Chapter III).
The jersey number of Jackie Robinson, which is retired by all Major League Baseball teams.
The jersey number of Pat Tillman, which was retired on November 13, 2004 by Arizona State University.
The jersey number of Mariano Rivera, New York Yankees closer.
The approximate length of a Marathon race in km.
The number of holes on a Connect Four game board.
The number of stones each side has in the most common game type of Mancala with two rows of six pits with seven pieces in each pit.
The number of legs on the Centipede in Roald Dahl's book James and the Giant Peach.
The light leaving a Rainbow is spread over a wide angle, with a maximum intensity around 42.
The number of Landlocked countries on Earth.
One of the 'numbers' on the TV show Lost, along with 4, 8, 15, 16 and 23.
The percentage of the London Underground that is actually underground.:)

ps what would we do without Wikipedia
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Re: You've just won the lottery
« Reply #18 on: 10/11/2005 11:42:48 »
Solvay_1927 ah but that doesn't actually work because Authur wasn't a native of the 'planet' earth he was a decendent of the golgafrinchams (is that spelt correctly? i haven't got the books to hand[?]) Anyways its probably best you don't know what it is. otherwise it would destroy the mistique surrounding 42.

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