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Open thread: Tell us how you'd share a €140 million jackpot

Get your daydreaming caps on.

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IT’S AN OLDIE but a goodie – the old chestnut ice-breaker broken out in conversations since time immemorial.

“If you won, what would you spend the money on?”

Well, we’re not asking you that question today.

Instead, we’re putting a bit of a new twist on an old classic – we want to get you daydreaming about what you’d share with your family and friends (or even society at large) if you came into a big windfall.

First off, to give you some inspiration, we put our heads together and came up with a wishlist. The first of which is this very Cliff Richard Summer Holiday idea:

Buy a row of terraced houses and knock them all together for my extended family to live in. Maybe even do it somewhere like Lahinch or Bundoran and use it as a holiday home. Why the hell not?

Terraced houses, Seaford Our house, in the middle of our street... Source: grassrootsgroundswell

Why the hell not is right. We’re assuming it’d be something like the Waltons rather than something like The Simpsons.

Or for sports fans:

I’d rent the Aviva for my five-a-side team to play in this Saturday.

gfo Source: Giphy

Just as long as you’re in goals, mate. Music-lovers might prefer something like this:

Put on a private mini-festival in my back garden. Imagine Thom Yorke asking where to use the loo.

thom Source: Gophy

We’re imagining it alright. Although we’re more thinking Beyoncé asking how to switch on the kettle for her tea break before Jay-Z takes the stage.

If you’re into travel, this might float your boat:

Hire a private jet and fly all my girls out for a party on an island. Richard Branson style. That guy knows how to live.

Paradise Source: whereavatravels

Good idea. Save us a window seat.

So it’s over to you. How would you share a lottery win?

The Euromillions offers you bigger jackpots more often - and more millionaires than ever before. Tonight’s jackpot is an estimated €140m. But what could you even do with that much money? You’d have to #ShareTheDream and do something really out there, right? If you’re that kind of a dreamer, you might also be interested in checking out our all new Good News section on TheJournal.ie. Only the best and happiest news of the day. Now that’s worth daydreaming about…

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