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Roger Griffiths won £1.8m in 2005
What would you do if you won the lottery? Quit your job? Go on luxury holidays around the world? Buy a mansion? 42-year-old Roger Griffiths did all of those things, and now he hasn’t got anything left.
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Easy come easy go.
Just think what he could have done with his life.
Nothing left and still all his life before him.
What a waste..
What a twit. The rest of us have struggled through the recession without a lottery win. Instead of frittering it away stupidly he should have saved it or invested it carefully.
Why do lottery winners who screw up always start bleating about 'poisoned chalices' and 'money doesn't buy happiness', when it is their own stupidity that has got them into a mess?
Amazing to actually waste 1.8m, even though it may not seem like much, you could make a comfortable life easily.
Well Roger if I was you, the first thing I would of done if i'd won that money was pack my bags and escaped from this country. As far as Im concerned £1.8 Million is a lot of money if your wise with it
£1.8M not a lot? Depends how you look at it and the decisions you make.
The average UK wage is supposed to ~£27K, but after stoppages that's going to be less than £20K take home.
£1.8M on the other hand is 45 years at £40K a year, so twice the average income.
OK so that's a bit of a crude analysis and doesn't account for inflation etc. nor interest on capital, but the point is anyone can just blow what they have, even if it's a lot, and if he'd have been smart, he could have had a comfortable, if perhaps not extravagant, life.
all that cash,didnt even get his hair cut lol.
got no sympathy for him.looks like a mummies boy anyway.
back home to mummy then,jog on.
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