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What Would You Do If You Won Five Million Dollars?

Lunchtime Poll: You Win Five Million But the World Is Going to End

Heathers is one of those movies that I'll always watch when it's randomly on TV. Just classic. It made a cameo on my screen just the other day and I had to bring one of their famous lunchtime polls to you. So, in the words of Heather and Veronica: You win five million dollars from Publishers Sweepstakes, but on the same day what's his face gives you the check, aliens land on earth and say they're going to blow up the world in two days. What would you do?

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kaenai kaenai 9 years
I'd buy a fantastic (translated: magnanimous) house and throw a huge party. Barring that, I'd take my kids out for a great day at Good Times or something, and make sure my entire family had rooms on the top floors of one of the best hotels in the city (or in the next major city). Maybe catch some theater....? If I still felt like it after that, I'd start/join a rebellion and see if I could help do something about it.
Valynn Valynn 9 years
@JovianSkies Great answer! Internet cookies for you! Totally, I'm not letting those Aliens take me down, I wanna live!
UrbanBohemian UrbanBohemian 9 years
I'd use it for...an end of the world get-together :-)
sushibananas sushibananas 9 years
Something Else - I'd charter a plane, and take all my family and friends to some exotic beach in some exotic land. We'd sip cocktails and get a tan without a worry that the world is about to come to an end!
HipMom HipMom 9 years
I would put up any homeless person I can find in a 5 star hotel and then leave for a wonderful, fully expensed vacation with my most treasured loved ones and friends.
verily verily 9 years
I would start spending it on pure entertainment. After all, what's the point in investing it or spending it on lasting items if the world is supposed to end? But I wouldn't spend more than half of it, since there's a chance the world might still be there.
CoconutPie CoconutPie 9 years
I would buy a bunker in Albania. By the beach if possible. The government there built them in case there are Aliens or bad Westerners invading.
chancleta chancleta 9 years
combination for me too! 1. save some (just in case the world doesn't blow up) 2. purchase a super cool military silo and stuff it with food and supplies for all my friends and family to to ride out the blow up in (just in case the aliens decide to kill off the humans but use the plantet) lol 3. enjoy it! give it to friends, people on the street, the homeless...anyone who can spend their last days enjoying the money
dannysf dannysf 9 years
Best Poll Ever!
sophia_HL sophia_HL 9 years
Compete in a formula 1 race, skydive, get lasik eye surgery... and on day 2 two I would fly to Croatia and spend the entire day eating tubs full fat ice cream and drinking pink champagne on the beach.
beingtazim beingtazim 9 years
if the check cleared, i'd take my family to somewhere close (less flying time) and just enjoy the last few days together. maybe in the woods or something? maybe we'd be saved if we were secluded.
kissmesteph kissmesteph 9 years
I'd throw an end of the world party with all of my friends and family and EVERYONE!
Angelica Angelica 9 years
Oh Heathers, I love you so!
Leilanic1 Leilanic1 9 years
why can't i do all of the above? invest just incase we make it through, give some away to help others and get a new look and clothes to take on my trip around the world (or to the safest place where the Aliens haven't been yet) with my family and friends. its $5M thats a lot of money! I love Heathers. It is a classic!
JovianSkies JovianSkies 9 years
Whoa, wait, ALIENS are going to attack? Well, damn, I'm buying a fierce arsenal of weapons, a stronghold, and a scientist!
emalove emalove 9 years
Haha, I love Heathers!
CaterpillarGirl CaterpillarGirl 9 years
Thats the stupidest question i have ever heard.......
thatothrgirl thatothrgirl 9 years
I would immediately lease a plane and a traveling I would go with my closest friends and family. See everywhere in the world we can before the end comes.
sfmastiffmom sfmastiffmom 9 years
5 million? I would take family & friends to a tropical location for one last party. At least we'd all be together with our loved ones when we went out!
freegracefrom freegracefrom 9 years
I don't understand investing or giving to the homeless if you're all going to die in 2 days anyway. New clothes and haircut, maybe... but not new home. If I was absolutely sure that the aliens will definitely kill everybody off and that there's no talking them out of it, I think I'd share the wealth with my family, hop the next plane to someplace exotic and rent a sailboat. This is assuming that everything is operating as normal - I imagine it'd be hard to do anything with the panic that'd ensue from such events.
fashionhore fashionhore 9 years
I seriously dislike Paris but I would celebrate my birthday like she celebrates hers every year. I would literally jet around the world with every single person I cared about and have parties in the best places with the best food, champagne, DJs, you name it!
heineken67 heineken67 9 years
I'd spend the money on one last hurrah with my friends.
RosaDilia RosaDilia 9 years
What's the use of doing anything with the check if the earth will be destroyed in two days? There won't even be enough time for the check to clear!!
Lovely_1 Lovely_1 9 years
I would feel what it's like to be pampered to the nines!!!
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