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Old 01-10-2016, 10:24 AM   #1
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OK, time to dream a little with the billion dollar PowerBall. With almost as much money as God you could buy practically anything, but what would you buy first if a pile of money landed in your lap?

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Obviously my tastes haven't blasted into the stratosphere but I would start low.
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I'd probably order a new 911 turbo, maybe a new boxster spyder too. Maybe find a 959. Pay off my house. Buy my wife a new car. Keep a healthy play money account and invest the rest.

Of course you can't win if you don't play...so...
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Old 01-10-2016, 11:41 AM   #3
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I would put 200 Mill into building the best Porsche collection outside Stuttgart then I would drive the hell out of them just like it was intended. Past that an island with my own race track would be nice.
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My wife and I won $100.00 last night on the powerball so it's just a matter of time before we win it all . No doubt if we were to win the wife would get a new turbo pepperwagon and I would order a Cayman GT4. I would keep the Boxster S with the Raby 3.6 to say the least we would have some fun !
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Like those of us with 15 year old Porsche's need money!
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Cayman GT4 and road trip the country.
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I'd buy two 959's.

One of the 959's would be a show car. The other would be a daily driver.
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I will by a Porsche.
Sorry, I ment I will buy Porsche.
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Most of my winnings would be used for the emergency room/heart attack/hospitalization bill.
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Like those of us with 15 year old Porsche's need money!

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I worked for a successful company where the head guy was a billionaire. He became a three commas guy before I arrived but his assistant told me that he paid off every mortgage in the office. He also bought three private jets and two mega yachts, one that was kept on the Potomac to schmooze all the Washington types. Incredibly, to me at least, he kept working hard and partying harder. One of his partners bought a baseball team. Kind of crazy that even winning the next powerball could not buy you any sports team of your choosing anymore. A billion dollars doesn't buy what it use to anymore...

I'm not sure I would buy a Porsche if my goal was to spend an immoral amount of money on a single car. I've never considered it to be a dream car brand as most of the cars they have sold can be purchased by just about anyone with good credit and a 9-to-5 job. However, if I had a dollar for every older guy that came up to me and said I had the dream car they always wanted! I would consider Ferrari to be a dream car brand in that even if you won the powerball, Ferrari will not sell you a new Ferrari!!! perhaps if you bought every used car on their lots first...Mama mia!! I think I would buy one of their track-oriented mid engine cars and settle for the fact that it would be a paddles only deal. Or I would buy a Boxster SPyder and pay Porsche a large sum of money to engineer a top that didn't require getting out of the car to raise and lower the top. You have to dream big!! LOL.


But I think I would make this guy an offer on his watch collection... No way I could duplicate it in a single life time.
None of that new mass produced luxury watch bling... this collection is stuff you'll probably never see in person.

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I'm not sure I would buy a Porsche if my goal was to spend an immoral amount of money on a single car. I've never considered it to be a dream car brand as most of the cars they have sold can be purchased by just about anyone with good credit and a 9-to-5 job. However, if I had a dollar for every older guy that came up to me and said I had the dream car they always wanted! I would consider Ferrari to be a dream car brand in that even if you won the powerball, Ferrari will not sell you a new Ferrari!!! perhaps if you bought every used car on their lots first...Mama mia!! I think I would buy one of their track-oriented mid engine cars and settle for the fact that it would be a paddles only deal. Or I would buy a Boxster SPyder and pay Porsche a large sum of money to engineer a top that didn't require getting out of the car to raise and lower the top. You have to dream big!! LOL.
I'm still not sure how you actually do buy a Ferrari. I've known a couple guys who ran very successful businesses and made lots of money - neither one was able to buy a new Ferrari, the dealership said they didn't 'qualify'. Both ended up buying 911's!
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I'm still not sure how you actually do buy a Ferrari. I've known a couple guys who ran very successful businesses and made lots of money - neither one was able to buy a new Ferrari, the dealership said they didn't 'qualify'. Both ended up buying 911's!
You buy a used one & then begin to build your reputation, trade it in on a more expensive one, take them to a Ferrari dealer for all scheduled maintenance. Never ******************** about the cost!
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I would put 200 Mill into building the best Porsche collection outside Stuttgart then I would drive the hell out of them just like it was intended. Past that an island with my own race track would be nice.
I don't believe Jerry Seinfeld is selling.
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Cayman GT4 and road trip the country.
Panamera GTS for me, Boxster Spyder waiting in the garage for when I return.
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I would buy a Boxster SPyder and pay Porsche a large sum of money to engineer a top that didn't require getting out of the car to raise and lower the top. You have to dream big!! LOL.


I would buy 2 Spyders, throw away one of the tops for sunny day driving & have the other for backup.
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I'm still not sure how you actually do buy a Ferrari. I've known a couple guys who ran very successful businesses and made lots of money - neither one was able to buy a new Ferrari, the dealership said they didn't 'qualify'. Both ended up buying 911's!
You get a waiting list number, and like BYP said your number goes up or down depending on how many used cars you buy from their extortion ring. According to the latest, Godfather Marchione is pushing for 10K cars per year within 3 years of the Ferrari IPO offering (valued at $10 billion).
Unfortunately by then there will be 53 million millionaires in the world to fight over those 10K Ferraris...
Soooo yeah... we'll have to slum it in the used Ferraris with our Powerball nouveau riches.
I'm telling you vintage Swiss watches.... you buy them and billionaires fight over them once you're done with them, unlike your meh not so Speciale Ferrari 458.
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I was thinking of a suspension upgrade and a new Oris Aquis date watch. Maybe I should dream bigger.
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