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Friday, June 13, 2014

Your Powerball Odds

Odds of winning the PowerBall jackpot: one in 175 million.

Odds of being struck by a meteor: 1 in 700,000.

Odds of being attacked by a shark: 1 in 11.5 million.

Odds that purchaser of winning ticket will discover friends and relatives he never knew he had: 100%.

Odds that he is wearing a baseball cap at this very moment: 75%

Odds that purchaser of winning PowerBall ticket lives in a double-wide: 1 in 3.

Odds that he will prudently invest his money in stocks, tax-free municipals, and reits: 1 in 550.

Odds that he will invest in Elvis Collector Plates and Pit Bulls: 1 in 5.

Odds he will move to a much nicer double-wide in Maui: 1 in 7.

Odds that he is married: 1 in 2.

Odds that if he is married, he will be divorced within two years: 1 in 3.

Odds if he is not married, he will be within two years: 1 in 2.

Odds that if he gets married within two years, he will be divorced in another two: 1 in 3.

Odds that in either case, the ex-wife will end up in possession of the double-wide in Maui: 1 in 2.

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