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Colorado303 July 30th, 2015 4:17am

Have you ever bought a scratch ticket?

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cheermom New Jersey
07/30/15 5:45 pm

First one I ever bought was $100 winner. That was in 1980 and I've never even come close to winning that amount since.

AmericanWolf For the Benefit of All
07/30/15 8:47 am

I won $2 on my first scratch ticket, which led to me buying a few more and losing money.

07/30/15 8:09 am

Friends bought them for me on my 18th, never bought them myself.

LadyBug237 Florida
07/29/15 11:51 pm

I won $50 on a $2 ticket this week!!

Maj Worth Economist
07/29/15 9:59 pm

Knowing they're a losing proposition, I bought one for my son to demonstrate the fact that it's really a losing game. We told him in advance that it was a losing game. We told he would get nothing. But when he got nothing he still cried.

Maj Worth Economist
07/29/15 10:01 pm

It was a sad learning experience for him. Since then, though, he's figured out that it's better to get something for something. If he wants a small thing while we're out shopping, he might ask for a dollar plaything from the dollar store.

Maj Worth Economist
07/29/15 10:01 pm

Most of the time, he just saves it. He bought himself Skylanders that way. 😊

swervin Maryland
07/30/15 1:43 am

What if it had backfired and you had won? You would have started him on the road toward gambling addiction.

Maj Worth Economist
07/30/15 8:38 am

Shit. I probably would have started me on the road to gambling addiction!