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Praetorianus April 18th, 2016 1:21am

Reask inspired by main poll: An eccentric billionaire offers free housing in a mansion for life. State of the art, big pool, sunroof, latest technology. The catch: you have to stay on your property. Anything you need is just delivered to you.

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SaraLovesMikeyJ Florida
04/18/16 5:10 pm

Ofcourse it is a tempting offer and a hermit/introverts dream, but I believe the more you have the more lonely you will feel. Yes it'd be nice to be taken care of that way, but why be ignorant to realize that shiney things that are dangled in front of your face is blinding you to the fact that your actually imprisoned?

BamaGirl ROLL TIDE from Arizona
04/18/16 8:12 am

This I could probably do.

leilu SoCal
04/18/16 7:17 am

No, I need adventures and travel.

04/18/16 6:13 am

How large is the estate property?

04/18/16 3:57 am

Here's a related one: A curmudgeon offers to take care of you, give you health care, and pay for college. The catch? He gets to take as much of your money as he wants, and manipulate your economic life as he sees fit. Oh, one more catch: It's not up to you, it gets decided by millions of people in November.

Purely hypothetical of course.

KAnne Atlantic City, NJ
04/18/16 12:57 am

No! I need to travel and experience the world.

orgblu10 Shamerica
04/17/16 11:39 pm

After being restricted for a couple months in 2013 due to a medical problem, I really appreciate freedom of mobility. To drive and just get out of the house felt like a privilege. So, no deal, even for a mansion.

Maj Worth Economist
04/17/16 8:45 pm

Ugh. No. I hate staying home all the time. I'm an adventurer at heart.

GlockMan1 Alabama
04/17/16 8:03 pm

I could not give up my weekly trips to the range,

Laserbeam Crazy bird lady
04/17/16 8:16 pm

I would think this billionaire would be happy to accommodate you with an on-site shooting range.

catpillow Florida West Coast
04/17/16 6:49 pm

This is getting closer, but I need a few more terms. It has to be beach front property, I get enough funds to order in whatever I need, I can bring in as many people and pets as I want, I get internet access, and I can still go to medical appointments. Also, it would want to be able to evacuate in case of a life threatening emergency.

Laserbeam Crazy bird lady
04/17/16 7:35 pm

Well now we're getting somewhere! I'd consider it if I'm allowed to surf within a few miles of my beachfront property.

bluerum29 optimistic idealist
04/17/16 6:48 pm

Home is favorite place, but I have to be able to get out

04/17/16 6:29 pm

No. Travel, outdoor exercise and exploration, meeting new people, etc. are all important to me.

Luftwaffe South of Heaven
04/17/16 6:25 pm

What about my family, or what if the house catches on fire?

Praetorianus Fair enough.
04/17/16 6:33 pm

It's definitely not for people with a family.

Praetorianus Fair enough.
04/17/16 6:23 pm

Same answer as in the main thread. I don't need a financial lure to accept this especially since I can't spend it. I'd gladly take the offer.