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Old 10-31-2005, 07:28 AM   #1
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Default what's the difference between a sweepstakes vs. a lottery?

the only difference I can come up with is that a lottery 'might' take skill versus a sweepstakes only depends upon chance.

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Old 10-31-2005, 07:31 AM   #2
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Default what's the difference between a sweepstakes vs. a lottery?

Both are taxes on the poor in math.
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Old 10-31-2005, 11:00 AM   #3
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Old 10-31-2005, 11:00 AM   #4
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sweep·stakes ( P ) Pronunciation Key (swpstks)
pl.n. (used with a sing. or pl. verb)
A lottery in which the participants' contributions form a fund that is awarded as a prize to one or several winners.
An event or contest, especially a horserace, the result of which determines the winner of such a lottery.
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Old 10-31-2005, 01:03 PM   #5
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Old 10-31-2005, 01:16 PM   #6
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Default what's the difference between a sweepstakes vs. a lottery?

I want a legititmate way to give away some money on the 'net without just handing it out. I don't think a lottery is legal.
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Old 10-31-2005, 01:18 PM   #7
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Send it to me. I've earned it.
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Old 10-31-2005, 01:24 PM   #8
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Send it to me. I've earned it.
I want to use it to promote a website..."money giveaway to someone that posts a message" or something like that.

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Old 10-31-2005, 01:26 PM   #9
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I want a legititmate way to give away some money on the 'net without just handing it out. I don't think a lottery is legal.
Seeking legal advice on ATOT is usually a good way to find creative ways to end up in jail.

If you're serious about this, consult a lawyer, not a bunch of pimply-faced teenagers who don't know a habeus from a corpus.
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Old 10-31-2005, 01:34 PM   #10
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Default what's the difference between a sweepstakes vs. a lottery?

Sweepstakes are free, and played predominantly by those who have money.

Lotteries cost money, and are played predominantly by people without money.
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Old 10-31-2005, 02:25 PM   #11
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I want a legititmate way to give away some money on the 'net without just handing it out. I don't think a lottery is legal.
Seeking legal advice on ATOT is usually a good way to find creative ways to end up in jail.

If you're serious about this, consult a lawyer, not a bunch of pimply-faced teenagers who don't know a habeus from a corpus.
Every now and then there is a gem amidst the jokes on ATOT.
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Old 10-31-2005, 08:33 PM   #12
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