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    Biggest prize youve won

    Anybody out there ever won anything worth discussion?

    Lottery, bets, door prizes, whatever.

    Always hearing about people winning awesome stuff, and ive yet to know any of these lucky peeps.

    Share your stories of unexpected fortune.

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    I've won four Final Score Super Bowl boxes in the past seven years, each at least $3,000. That just doesn't happen.

    Other than that, the biggest "prize" I've ever won was a Scotty Cameron Laguna 1.5 putter, which I quickly sold on eBay for about $350. Great club and although I'm not the best putter, I'm comfortable with my current one.

    [IMG]http://cameronputterdeals.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/04/cameron_studio_select_laguna_1.52.jpg[/IMG]

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    my daughter's school was doing a raffle for a new freezer and i won it.

    my son went to a baseball game where they were doing a raffle and came home with about $350.00 in cash.. (he was 3 at the time)

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    I've won three things ever.

    an all-inclusive trip to Dominican Republic (last year)

    Jets tickets via a Twitter contest. (last year)

    a Jeep suitcase set from z100 (back in the 90's)


    I've also won some decent money on some trifecta's over the years, but nothing more than $250 at a time.

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    In 1969 I won tickets to the Jets vs. Chiefs playoff game at the Pinewood Derby for Cub Scouts. Delivered my Christmas wreaths on my bike on the morning of Dec. 20, 1969, freezing my ass off and went to one of the coldest games I've ever attended. My first live game too, I'll never forget it.

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    Won $750 in last year's Super Bowl. Not big money compared to others, but considering it was a last-minute pool put together just before kick-off, it only cost me $10, and I had no shot until Tracy Porter (God LOVE him!) stepped in front of Manning's last pass, I felt like I'd just hit Lotto.

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    [QUOTE=parkwayjet1;3702816]Won $750 in last year's Super Bowl. Not big money compared to others, but considering it was a last-minute pool put together just before kick-off, it only cost me $10, and I had no shot until Tracy Porter (God LOVE him!) stepped in front of Manning's last pass, I felt like I'd just hit Lotto.[/QUOTE]
    i bet you were jumping up and down b/c you won..lol

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    i won this.

    [IMG]http://graphics8.nytimes.com/images/blogs/themoment/posts/122208lampleg.jpg[/IMG]

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    [QUOTE=loluchka80;3702839]i won this.

    [IMG]http://graphics8.nytimes.com/images/blogs/themoment/posts/122208lampleg.jpg[/IMG][/QUOTE]

    Fra-gee-lay. That must be Italian.

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    Closest I ever came to winning anything was the Hampur-n-Doots Fantasy League last year.

    4th Place

    [IMG]http://www.dinntrophy.com/Images/Product/md/rs01dmedium.jpg[/IMG]

    :O

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    [QUOTE=jetstream23;3702918]Closest I ever came to winning anything was the Hampur-n-Doots Fantasy League last year.

    4th Place

    [IMG]http://www.dinntrophy.com/Images/Product/md/rs01dmedium.jpg[/IMG]

    :O[/QUOTE]
    that is a nice way of saying you were the third loser..lol:D

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    Trip to see Bruce Springsteen (2 concerts) in Paris and 7 day stay. Radio station contest.

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    [QUOTE=BigBensAngel7;3702952]that is a nice way of saying you were the third loser..lol:D[/QUOTE]

    So basically I got the Bronze Medal of all the runner-ups? Nice!

    I feel ever better about it now. :yes:

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    I don't know why I come here. My life is pathetic compared to most of y'alls.

    - Won $10 from Uncle Louie in January of 1969. I gave him the Colts AND the 18 pts and took my Jets.

    - Won $50 from the Va. Lottery in 1996

    - Won a Dr. Pepper 10 speed bike in 1988

    - Won $400 playing blackjack in 1989

    - Won a pizza at a trivia contest at a Tides game at Harbor Park in 2001.

    That's about it. I guess I'm due! :yes:

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    [QUOTE=jetstream23;3702978]So basically I got the Bronze Medal of all the runner-ups? Nice!

    I feel ever better about it now. :yes:[/QUOTE]
    i guess that is another way of looking at it too..lol

    i forgot, i won 2 tickets to see the musical jeckyl and hyde at the fox in atlanta (radio contest)

    and i won $50.00 from a lottery ticket in MI once.

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    Nice car stereo which was stolen a week after I installed it. (One of the few days in my life I was truly close to being Berserk with rage.)

    Front row tickets and back stage passes and cassette library for a Gordon Lightfoot concert.

    A heart rate monitor.

    A small tv

    A free laua when in Hawaii

    Have won or come top three a number of times in a yearly NFL pool (probable total winnings of about $5,000 over the years.)

    Mostly small stuff as you can see.

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    Front row seats to the Allman Brothers in 1999 for their homecoming concert. Dickie Betts threw me his guitar pick. I still have it in a frame.

    Lottery tickets to Phish on the 4th of July 2010. Still had to pay for them but I won the right to buy the tickets. Had lots of fun.

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    free entry into the back door.

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    [QUOTE=Timmy®;3702959]Trip to see Bruce Springsteen (2 concerts) in Paris and 7 day stay. Radio station contest.[/QUOTE]

    Did you get any of those crepes from the street vendors?....damn, those can be GREAT.:yes:

    [QUOTE=chesapeakejet;3703000]I don't know why I come here. My life is pathetic compared to most of y'alls.

    - Won $10 from Uncle Louie in January of 1969. I gave him the Colts AND the 18 pts and took my Jets.

    - Won $50 from the Va. Lottery in 1996

    [B]- Won a Dr. Pepper 10 speed bike in 1988[/B]

    - Won $400 playing blackjack in 1989

    - Won a pizza at a trivia contest at a Tides game at Harbor Park in 2001.

    That's about it. I guess I'm due! :yes:[/QUOTE]

    That bike sounds pretty cool actually.

    I won a 10 pack of Disney VHS movies at Disneyland when i was like 8. I got to spin this big wheel on stage.....other possible prizes.....car, vacation, cash, and yup, i got the VHS movie collection.

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    after TX died. :(

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