Car raffle: is this real or a scam?

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  1. welst10

    welst10 Platinum Member

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    On my way to lunch today, I saw an old couple sitting on the sidewalk behind a table. There was a sign saying something like "Car raffle, 2004 Corvettw, $5 per ticket, drawing Oct 22, 2004". And there was a shining blue corvette right next to them. Is this real? A 2004 corvette is worth what, 50K? so they have to sell at least 10K tickets to gain. What if only 1000 people buy it, they're not gonna get away without drawing, are they?
     
  2. purbeast0

    purbeast0 Lifer

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    umm why are you asking people on here? why didnt you get your a$$ out of the car and ask them 'hey old people, is this real?'. i think they would know better than we would.
     
  3. welst10

    welst10 Platinum Member

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    Saw them at a red light. not interested enough to stop and find a park spot.

    Anyway, wondering if anyone bought such raffle ticket before from seemingly ordinary people like those two.
     
  4. Slvrtg277

    Slvrtg277 Golden Member

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    Buy a ticket and update on the 23rd.
     
  5. tikwanleap

    tikwanleap Senior member

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    just do it
     
  6. woowoo

    woowoo Platinum Member

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    The car could be donated to a non profit.
     
  7. welst10

    welst10 Platinum Member

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    that sounds quite possible, considering that they don't care about potential loss.
     
  8. zixxer

    zixxer Diamond Member

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    brand new blue one? Over by eckerds?


    thats my corvette.. I saw the old people there but didnt know wtf they were doing.






    did you buy a ticket?