(Topic ID: 211498)

$212,000 to spend. What to buy?


By o-din

2 years ago



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  • Latest reply 1 year ago by o-din
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“What to spend $212,000 on?”

  • All the top 20 pinside games and a Big Hurt for old time's sake 97 votes
    21%
  • A holiday home in Cambodia 37 votes
    8%
  • Save it. You may need a new liver someday and those don't come cheap 166 votes
    37%
  • Move to New York and buy a Hellcat 51 votes
    11%
  • Donate it all to charity 34 votes
    7%
  • Take all the pinsiders you know to a bar and say "drinks are on me!" 69 votes
    15%

(454 votes)

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#1 2 years ago

Say your house is paid off and likewise your truck and child support. And the kid is well on her way to making her own fortune. Social security and your part time job are covering all your bills with some leftover.

That IRA account you have been so diligently socking money away in can soon be raided with no penalty. What to buy with the money?

#2 2 years ago

Darn. I clicked too fast and couldn't finish the poll.

Last available option was - Take all the pinsiders you know to a bar and say "drinks are on me!"

#3 2 years ago

Get the liver bro, it's the gift that keeps on giving.

#4 2 years ago

I think my pants just got tight when I read the title... : )~

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#5 2 years ago

Well, theoretically, if you earned 10% in the market, you could spend around 20k a year on pins and not touch your principle.

I would definitely travel a lot as well.

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#6 2 years ago

Save up to $214,000 and then really explore your options.

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#7 2 years ago
Quoted from Rockytop:

you could spend around 20k a year on pins and not touch your principle.

Fortunately I went to a school where the principal didn't touch me!

#8 2 years ago

To avoid higher taxes, I don't think you want to withdraw all the money from the IRA in the same year.

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#9 2 years ago

Instead of another Rotodave adventure start an O-din travel adventure in Australia

#10 2 years ago

My first instinct was a home in Costa Rica. But I guess your Cambodia option would be nice too.

#11 2 years ago
Quoted from o-din:

Fortunately I went to a school where the principal didn't touch me!

That is so wrong

#12 2 years ago

And can I ask why Cambodia? Seems like an interesting place out of all the places.

#13 2 years ago

Buy the games. Open a bar, free drinks to pinsiders, use the money from other patrons to find your hellcat and trip. Have a charity party twice a year. The liver could wait.

#14 2 years ago
Quoted from FatPanda:

And can I ask why Cambodia? Seems like an interesting place out of all the places.

I hear the people are one there, and they get things done.

#15 2 years ago
Quoted from FatPanda:

And can I ask why Cambodia? Seems like an interesting place out of all the places.

Because Jello Biafra said so!

#16 2 years ago

Invest it with Heighway Pinball

#17 2 years ago

Cash out. Put it all on black, red or double 00.

#18 2 years ago

Do you plan to live off SS and a part time job until you die? What about future medical expenses?

Quoted from o-din:

That IRA account you have been so diligently socking money away in can soon be raided with no penalty.

So 100% of those funds are in a Roth?

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#19 2 years ago
Quoted from Astropin:

What about future medical expenses?

I saved $10 by not getting a flu shot.

#20 2 years ago

Buy a life. NY and Hellcat=hell on earth..........

#21 2 years ago
Quoted from gjm:

Invest it with Heighway Pinball

I am also considering giving Ben Heck the money so he can get that bible game under way.

#22 2 years ago

Buy all of the Supreme pinball machines being made by Stern.

#23 2 years ago

Or maybe Crazy Levi can find you a 1 room studio basement level apartment in NYC, lol

#24 2 years ago
Quoted from BudManPinFan:

Buy all of the Premier pinball machines being made by Stern.

Or buy all the Premier games made by Gottlieb and rent a cargo ship, scuttle it off the shores of N. Carolina.

#25 2 years ago
Quoted from o-din:

Fortunately I went to a school where the principal didn't touch me!

Must have been very different from my catholic school upbringing then.

Definitely have to move to NY and get a hellcat. There's really not any other option.

#26 2 years ago

Holiday home.

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#27 2 years ago

Porkbellies....

#28 2 years ago

My dinner at the Tull concert

#29 2 years ago
Quoted from SergioJ:

Porkbellies....

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#30 2 years ago

Invest it all in "Altcoins" cryptocurrencies.

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#31 2 years ago

151 Judge Dredds with $600 left over for a liver transplant in Mexico.

#32 2 years ago
Quoted from jamesmc:

My dinner at the Tull concert

We're going to Dan Tana's where the famous people dine and I got ya covered! Liver be damned!

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#33 2 years ago

Glad to see that liver 2.0 is solidly in the lead. Say what you will about Pinside, we've got your best interests at heart!

#34 2 years ago
Quoted from fosaisu:

we've got your best interests at heart!

And how much is one of those gonna cost me?

#35 2 years ago

go on a world wide pinball tour, visit all the great collections, meet some pinsiders
hopefully pick up a few rare games and bring them home with me

#36 2 years ago

Use it for an Early retirement??

#37 2 years ago
Quoted from o-din:

And how much is one of those gonna cost me?

I'd say an arm and a leg, but i know how much half a leg costs
you cannot afford t

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#38 2 years ago

One word.....Plastics!

#39 2 years ago

10k and you can have me

#40 2 years ago
Quoted from bangerjay:

10k and you can have me

Does that offer include the liver? o-din doesn't seem afraid of "project" machines, so maybe a "project" liver would entice him.

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#41 2 years ago

This far in.....and no one posted this yet?

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#42 2 years ago

i'd retire right now.

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#43 2 years ago

Funny you should ask this question. We just paid off the house this morning, free and clear.

John

#44 2 years ago

Invest in real estate.
Or, meet a bunch of OC pinsiders at captains auction next Sat and treat us to pins.
Or, call Evan and buy me a GOTG pro.
Or, start a pinball company and build machines you like. Remakes of EM's.
Screw it, hookers and blow.

#45 2 years ago

for starters...... 10,000 in hookers and 2,000 in cocaine. Then take the family to Disney!

#46 2 years ago

Rip out your garage, have a nicer one, and a lot larger built.. Then fill it with some beautiful EM pins.

OR

Renovate your house by raising it up 1 complete floor. Have the ground floor become open floor plan for an arcade. Should get all of your games plus new ones into the new space of the First floor.

#47 2 years ago

barcade!!!! beer and pinball!!!

#48 2 years ago
Quoted from ccbiggsoo7:

for starters...... 10,000 in hookers and 2,000 in cocaine. Then take the family to Disney!

Go on a Charlie Sheen roll was going to be one of the poll options before I accidentally hit send on my computer.

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#49 2 years ago

Keep saving and you may be able to buy this bad boy.........

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#50 2 years ago

So you have $212,000? I would take $12,000. and do what gives the most satisfaction. trip, pinball etc.

The remaining $200,000 I would save and invest wisely.

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