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Rain Man
05-19-2008, 07:13 PM
Okay, okay, okay, I just had a brainstorm.

We've got how many active members on this site? Maybe 500? And aside from me not getting a stinking penny from the government I support, you're probably averaging, what, $1,000 each?

People, that's a cool half million dollars that is essentially free money. Think of what we could do with that if we all pooled it together.

Some initial options:

1. We could buy this house in Hawaii and rotate visits. The price would include a fund to cover our taxes and stuff. http://www.realtor.com/realestate/kapaa-hi-96746-1082148666/

2. We could buy this Lamborghini and set up a fund for maintenance. Once a month, it moves to the next member.http://www.cars.com/go/search/detail.jsp;?tracktype=usedcc&searchType=22&pageNumber=0&numResultsPerPage=50&largeNumResultsPerPage=0&sortorder=descending&sortfield=PRICE+descending&certifiedOnly=false&criteria=K-%7cE-ANY%7cM-_25_%7cH-%7cD-_4220_%7cN-N%7cR-10000%7cI-1%7cP-PRICE+descending%7cQ-descending%7cX-popular%7cZ-80218&aff=national&paId=252848410&recnum=6&leadExists=true

3. Freakin' big naked oil wrestling tournament in either southern California or possibly Thailand. (To clarify, the participants would be women, not us.) Here are some of the potential contestants: http://www.chiefsplanet.com/BB/showthread.php?t=23335

4. We could buy this very unusual castle in South Africa: http://www.castles-for-sale.com/sale/Stratford-S.Africa/index.htm

5. You could sponsor me on a walk around the world, during which time I would create a post of my adventures that would eventually be second only to the girlie thread in size. (Sorry, no link yet, but I'll set up a web site once I get the check.)

6. We could purchase this Henri Matisse painting that is currently up for auction: http://www.christies.com/lotfinder/lot_details.aspx?from=searchresults&intObjectID=5074149

7. If we negotiated hard enough, we could hold a party and have both Britney Spears AND Lindsey Lohan attend: http://www.vegaspopular.com/2007/05/16/paid-to-party-celebrity-birthdays-are-celebirty-paydays-and-lindsay-lohan-at-pure/2

8. At $80 per ticket, we could be 6,250 tickets to a Chiefs game next year and then not show up, possibly embarrassing Carl Peterson. http://www.kcchiefs.com/tickets/single/

9. We could have a private concert by *NSYNC. http://www.spinner.com/2007/09/19/bands-for-hire-no-12/

10. We could send a pizza to three chiefsplanet members every day for perpetutity. http://www.papajohns.com/

This is just a small sample. What else can we do with it?

cdcox
05-19-2008, 07:28 PM
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Hydrae
05-19-2008, 07:33 PM
I am not getting any money either so this sound like a great idea! :)

stumppy
05-19-2008, 07:38 PM
We could buy new personalties for some of our members in need.

Adept Havelock
05-19-2008, 07:43 PM
For 250K we can buy a 99 year lease on Nukupule Island.

http://www.privateislandsonline.com/nukupule-island.htm


I suggest we use the remaining funds to purchase arms, appoint a Defense Minister (Bwana), and then secede from Tonga, Oceania. I think we could take them.

Long live the Chiefsplanet Republic!

Hydrae
05-19-2008, 07:44 PM
For 250K we can buy a 99 year lease on Nukupule Island.

http://www.privateislandsonline.com/nukupule-island.htm


I suggest we use the remaining funds to purchase arms, appoint a Defense Minister (Bwana), and then secede from Tonga, Oceania. I think we could take them.

Long live the Chiefsplanet Republic!

Now that is a plan I could get behind! :thumb:

Hydrae
05-19-2008, 07:47 PM
Now that is a plan I could get behind! :thumb:

Oh, it is only 6 acres total. I don't think we would all fit.

Adept Havelock
05-19-2008, 07:47 PM
The only downside is it's only 6 acres. We will need to build up, or perhaps invest in some surplus underwater habitats like the cool one in The Abyss.

Does anyone know a "Professor" kind of guy who can build a palm tree skyscraper?

Adept Havelock
05-19-2008, 07:50 PM
We could buy a really expensive Robots.txt file. LMAO

http://www.marketingpilgrim.com/2006/09/publishers-to-spend-half-million.html

Adept Havelock
05-19-2008, 07:57 PM
OK. I think this will go over well. For $465,000 we can buy a package deal of an F-86 Sabre and a Mig-15.

PACKAGE DEAL: F86 AND MIG 15, two historic Jet Warbirds, both low time with fresh engines. F86 F-30, built 1952 by North American 2500-hrs. total, 280-hrs. since major, 30 since Hobbs, extensive annual. MIG 15, excellent condition Chinese vintage; new engine, nice clean machine. Spare parts also available. Will sell both as package deal for only $465,000/USD. For more information, contact Ivan, MO/(314) 210-8607.

They can be set up with laser tag style systems, and used to resolve Chiefsplanet arguments.

Or we could re-arm them, and use them to terrorize Donko and Raider forums. :fire:

http://www.trade-a-plane.com/classified/search?atcode=&collection=F&searchtype=collection&code=F&sid=88db28333520bd512a63e762c8be1568&webclass=87610M&year_from=&year_to=&min_price=&max_price=&min_totime=&max_totime=&min_engtime=&max_engtime=&state=ALL&country=ALL&keyword1=&kwflag=AND&keyword2=&timelimit=0&tlvalue=2&browse=detail&maxads=100

Hydrae
05-19-2008, 08:02 PM
OK. I think this will go over well. For $465,000 we can buy a package deal of an F-86 Sabre and a Mig-15.

PACKAGE DEAL: F86 AND MIG 15, two historic Jet Warbirds, both low time with fresh engines. F86 F-30, built 1952 by North American 2500-hrs. total, 280-hrs. since major, 30 since Hobbs, extensive annual. MIG 15, excellent condition Chinese vintage; new engine, nice clean machine. Spare parts also available. Will sell both as package deal for only $465,000/USD. For more information, contact Ivan, MO/(314) 210-8607.

They can be set up with laser tag style systems, and used to resolve Chiefsplanet arguments.

Or we could re-arm them, and use them to terrorize Donko and Raider forums. :fire:

http://www.trade-a-plane.com/classified/search?atcode=&collection=F&searchtype=collection&code=F&sid=88db28333520bd512a63e762c8be1568&webclass=87610M&year_from=&year_to=&min_price=&max_price=&min_totime=&max_totime=&min_engtime=&max_engtime=&state=ALL&country=ALL&keyword1=&kwflag=AND&keyword2=&timelimit=0&tlvalue=2&browse=detail&maxads=100

Who is kidding who? I want to buzz one of those things at low altitude over Invesco during a game. :evil:

Rain Man
05-19-2008, 08:14 PM
For 250K we can buy a 99 year lease on Nukupule Island.

http://www.privateislandsonline.com/nukupule-island.htm


I suggest we use the remaining funds to purchase arms, appoint a Defense Minister (Bwana), and then secede from Tonga, Oceania. I think we could take them.

Long live the Chiefsplanet Republic!


I'm really liking this plan. We could threaten to go communist and set up a North Korean submarine base unless the U.S. gives us massive foreign aid.

ClevelandBronco
05-19-2008, 08:19 PM
I'm really liking this plan. We could threaten to go communist and set up a North Korean submarine base unless the U.S. gives us massive foreign aid.

Massive foreign aid and that Matisse. We'll need a cultural component to give us legitimacy.

VonneMarie
05-19-2008, 08:19 PM
No, no and no.

Rain Man
05-19-2008, 08:35 PM
Massive foreign aid and that Matisse. We'll need a cultural component to give us legitimacy.

We shall hang the Matisse in the rotunda of our new Capitol.

Rain Man
05-19-2008, 08:36 PM
No, no and no.

What about the Spears/Lohan party?

Adept Havelock
05-19-2008, 08:38 PM
Who is kidding who? I want to buzz one of those things at low altitude over Invesco during a game. :evil:

I think that would upset folks at Homeland Security. Bad idea, though tempting.

I'm really liking this plan. We could threaten to go communist and set up a North Korean submarine base unless the U.S. gives us massive foreign aid.

Massive foreign aid and that Matisse. We'll need a cultural component to give us legitimacy.

I don't know about North Korea. Kim Il Runt gives me the creeps, and I really hate Kimchee. How about Cuba? We can offer it in return for Rum and Cigars? After they deliver the first shipment, we make the deal with the US for foreign aid. Then we'll have the foreign aid, the Matisse, the rum, and cigars!

Yes, Dane. We can make part of the island non-smoking. :doh!:
No, no and no.

Spoilsport. What do you want to spend it on?

Baby Lee
05-19-2008, 08:39 PM
Get drunk and steal Matt Drudge's hat?

VonneMarie
05-19-2008, 08:40 PM
What about the Spears/Lohan party?

Hellz no.

ChiefaRoo
05-19-2008, 08:40 PM
Let's throw a party and buy all the hot chicks we can find trashy lingerie and cristal.

ClevelandBronco
05-19-2008, 08:41 PM
We shall hang the Matisse in the rotunda of our new Capitol.

But then we need to threaten to burn it unless we get even more massive aid from the U.S.

And France. Matisse was French, right?

Then we need to buy a great work of art that was done by an Englishman...

Okay, forget that part of the plan.

Still, we can extort Russia, Italy and Spain as long as we buy properly.

Adept Havelock
05-19-2008, 08:42 PM
But then we need to threaten to burn it unless we get even more massive aid from the U.S.

And France. Matisse was French, right?

Then we need to buy a great work of art that was done by an Englishman...

Okay, forget that part of the plan.

Still, we can extort Russia, Italy and Spain as long as we buy properly.

We could use some of the aid to buy a Shakespeare folio. That gives us leverage over the British. I'm not sure why we want it, but it might come in handy later.

Rain Man
05-19-2008, 08:43 PM
I don't know about North Korea. Kim Il Runt gives me the creeps, and I really hate Kimchee. How about Cuba? We can offer it in return for Rum and Cigars? After they deliver the first shipment, we make the deal with the US for foreign aid. Then we'll have the foreign aid, the Matisse, the rum, and cigars!


I dunno. If you're going to deal with Cuba, it seems kind of lame to deal with Castro's little brother. I think we missed the boat on that one. How about Venezuela? That'll get some attention.

Adept Havelock
05-19-2008, 08:44 PM
I dunno. If you're going to deal with Cuba, it seems kind of lame to deal with Castro's little brother. I think we missed the boat on that one. How about Venezuela? That'll get some attention.

Good call, but what can they offer to compete with Cuban cigars?

How about Brazil? We can build them a training facility/residence for their professional beach Volleyball team. Then we nationalize them.

Besides...Sport and Art will give us a legitimate cultural base, right?

Rain Man
05-19-2008, 08:44 PM
Let's throw a party and buy all the hot chicks we can find trashy lingerie and cristal.

There's time for that after we finish our nationbuilding.

Hey, maybe we can develop a taxing system that is regressive based on bust-to-waist ratio. That way we could be a tax haven for supermodels. It'd be great for economic development.

Adept Havelock
05-19-2008, 08:47 PM
There's time for that after we finish our nationbuilding.

Hey, maybe we can develop a taxing system that is regressive based on bust-to-waist ratio. That way we could be a tax haven for supermodels. It'd be great for economic development.

I hereby nominate Rain Man for Finance Minister!

Phobia
05-19-2008, 08:49 PM
Honestly, we should just buy our own house next to Arrowhead and make it into a tailgating/party mecca. Hire some poor contractor to come in and completely revamp the whole thing. People can stay there when they come in town for games and the entire ChiefsPlanet.com tailgate moves from B5 to there. Then at 11:30 on Sunday mornings we run shuttles back and forth until everybody is seated.

Rain Man
05-19-2008, 08:51 PM
I hereby nominate Rain Man for Finance Minister!

To make up for the bust-to-waist-ratio regressive tax, I plan to install an enormous tax on supportive undergarments.

Adept Havelock
05-19-2008, 08:56 PM
To make up for the bust-to-waist-ratio regressive tax, I plan to install an enormous tax on supportive undergarments.

I like it from both a financial and sartorial POV. :thumb:

Rain Man
05-19-2008, 08:58 PM
Honestly, we should just buy our own house next to Arrowhead and make it into a tailgating/party mecca. Hire some poor contractor to come in and completely revamp the whole thing. People can stay there when they come in town for games and the entire ChiefsPlanet.com tailgate moves from B5 to there. Then at 11:30 on Sunday mornings we run shuttles back and forth until everybody is seated.

Could it also serve as a supermodel tax haven?

Phobia
05-19-2008, 09:07 PM
Could it also serve as a supermodel tax haven?

Probably only for the poor contractor who will be forced to work for slave wages, as usual.

blueballs
05-19-2008, 09:17 PM
buy and raid WPI for it's retirement fund

StcChief
05-19-2008, 09:26 PM
keep it for rainy day, it will be pouring soon.

Rain Man
05-19-2008, 09:28 PM
keep it for rainy day, it will be pouring soon.

Tropical islands do often have downpours, which is totally unrelated to my proposed heavy tax on umbrellas and my economic subsidies for white women's t-shirts.

CoMoChief
05-19-2008, 10:05 PM
We should all just hit the boats.

DaKCMan AP
05-20-2008, 12:39 AM
I'm not getting one because I was claimed as a dependent for 2007 even though I've been employed since May '07 and earned more than enough $$ and paid taxes on it. :banghead:

ClevelandBronco
05-20-2008, 01:05 AM
I'm not getting one because I was claimed as a dependent for 2007 even though I've been employed since May '07 and earned more than enough $$ and paid taxes on it. :banghead:

Then you're off the island.

Count Alex's Losses
05-20-2008, 01:11 AM
I think we should use the money to offer Carrie Underwood a contract. Leave the details of the agreement to me.

Skip Towne
05-20-2008, 07:10 AM
I'm not getting one because I was claimed as a dependent for 2007 even though I've been employed since May '07 and earned more than enough $$ and paid taxes on it. :banghead:

You and Goatze. World's oldest dependents.

DaKCMan AP
05-20-2008, 07:35 AM
You and Goatze. World's oldest dependents.

A 21-22 yr old college student is often claimed as a dependent when someone else is paying tuition/housing/etc. As of May '07 I'm no one's dependent. Unlike goatcheese, I moved out of my parent's house 5 years ago.

HonestChieffan
05-20-2008, 07:44 AM
I bought a lawn mower and no, no one can borrow it.

Dartgod
05-20-2008, 08:26 AM
There's time for that after we finish our nationbuilding.

Hey, maybe we can develop a taxing system that is regressive based on bust-to-waist ratio. That way we could be a tax haven for supermodels. It'd be great for economic development.
Dumb idea. No one from this site would be able to afford the tax burden.