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Would you choose money over friendship?

Friendship or getting rich?

  • Friends

    Votes: 22 27.8%
  • Millions dollar

    Votes: 57 72.2%

  • Total voters
    79

Cunth

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Like if you had the opportunity to backstab your friends and run away with $10 mil and you could never see them again. Would you do it? What would be your price? Personally, I don’t care much for friends but I love money
 

Jethalal

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You should add a poll I think.
Personally all my interests are relatively low cost and sharing our experiences with friends generally doubles the fun so I'd choose friends over money. 10 Million is a huge amount but I don't have any interest in things like cars, mansions, etc. Books, games, music, movies on the other hand are quite cheap and when I buy expensive things like a smartwatch, I feel cheated within 2 days as they don't seem to be worth the money and my interest fades away too.
 

Vier

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-Arcadia-

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(Takes $10 million check)

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Jethalal

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Genuinely curious for ones choosing money, isn't 10 milli a small amount for that decision. If it was something like 1 billion, then I think that money could've lasted you a lifetime but 10 million is like an expensive car and a house and then you gotta pay maintenance and property tax on them so it doesn't makes sense to me at all.
 

-Arcadia-

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Idk. I think most could make 10 million stretch pretty far, lol.

The key is not to go all sports player crazy with it, and be smart. It isn’t unlimited.

Personally, if I was a millionaire, I’d probably just live in a decently nice house in a state with lower cost of living, and try to invest some of it it in smart, basically risk-free ways, while stretching it out to have a comfy life with anything reasonable I want (including epic vacations).
 

Jethalal

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Idk. I think most could make 10 million stretch pretty far, lol.

The key is not to go all sports player crazy with it, and be smart. It isn’t unlimited.

Personally, if I was a millionaire, I’d probably just live in a decently nice house in a state with lower cost of living, and try to invest some of it it in smart, basically risk-free ways, while stretching it out to have a comfy life with anything reasonable I want (including epic vacations).
Yeah but you won't be having the fuck-you kind of money and you won't be able to have the fun of being rich if you spend money so conservatively. This is why I think choosing friends, especially if you have a very solid relations is much smarter.
 

Jethalal

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Are you sure about that? Yes, inflation, but 10 million still seems like an overwhelmingly large pile of money to dive into.
It is but I believe only if you have got more money to back up the upkeep of your purchases like maintenance costs, taxes, etc. If you have a big house you'll need housekeeping staff to keep it in good shape, if you have a great car they have exorbitant maintenance costs and many require special fuel which costs more. So if you get 10 mill in cash without knowing how to get more, then I believe it's a stupid deal.
 

-Arcadia-

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It is but I believe only if you have got more money to back up the upkeep of your purchases like maintenance costs, taxes, etc. If you have a big house you'll need housekeeping staff to keep it in good shape, if you have a great car they have exorbitant maintenance costs and many require special fuel which costs more. So if you get 10 mill in cash without knowing how to get more, then I believe it's a stupid deal.
But does it have to be on/off binary?

Isn’t there a space somewhere inbetween mansions and Ferraris, and how most of us live today, that’s fun, awesome, and sustainable? See what I’m saying?

I would be very, very happy to have those kinds of funds.
 

Jethalal

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But does it have to be on/off binary?

Isn’t there a space somewhere inbetween mansions and Ferraris, and how most of us live today, that’s fun, awesome, and sustainable? See what I’m saying?

I would be very, very happy to have those kinds of funds.
There is but that was my original point, that it most likely won't be a big step up from our current lives. There would be some great advantages too though, you could finally afford the best college you want without student loans and ofcourse you'll be able to afford a great home too but the ones thinking 10 mill would make them the happiest person alive and make all others look like plebs are in for a disappointment IMO.
 
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farmerboy

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Friends. It'd be pretty sad to someday realise that people only engaged with you because of money.

As life goes on, you realise that you whittle your "friends" down to a small group of true, lifelong friends. Why would you exchange that friendship for money?
 
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Dthomp

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Wait...are we really acting like 10 million isn‘t beyond life changing money for most of the world? I could live off that 10x over for the rest of my life with none of the worries of bills and shit getting me down. As you get old, you basically just cross friends off an imaginary list as you focus on your life, gimme that money no questions asked.
 
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Onironauta

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I choose the money because my friends are not very good friends.

I'd choose the friends if i had deeper and more valuable friendships.
 

Drake

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All my friends are now married with kids, so it's not like I see them much anyways. I would definitely choose the money. If I wanted to make new friends I'd probably just work a crappy low stress, low paying job and make new friends there.
 

INCUBASE

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Money isn't what drives me, I have a few friends I literally trust with anything, been there for me at my very worst, and still stood by me, when they didn't need to.

Money cant buy that.
 

bucyou

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pretty sure since op is op, he means stabbing them in the back with your penis

jakes on all of you
 
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Enjay

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Stupidest question ever asked and no doubt the thread is full of even stupider answers from people trying to come off as enlightened individuals.
 
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DeepBreath87

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Do I still get to have family? Or am I betraying everyone who gives a damn about me? Because I really don’t have a ton of time for friends these days anyway, but I always have time for $10,000,000
 

Tesseract

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Do I still get to have family? Or am I betraying everyone who gives a damn about me? Because I really don’t have a ton of time for friends these days anyway, but I always have time for $10,000,000
you are betraying everyone

do it
 
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