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      12-21-2008, 06:31 PM   #23
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...(my wife is a high school teacher) and took the kids to vacation 2 weeks before Christmas break because tickets are cheap... who cares about the finals (WTF???!!!). They had no drive or determination whatsoever and some got pregnant before entering high school. If this is not the root cause of poverty I don't know what is... certainly not misfortune...

WTF?! don't you have any say in that?!?? shit man, if my kids don't make straight As on their finals, no vacation for them!
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      12-21-2008, 06:58 PM   #24
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WTF?! don't you have any say in that?!?? shit man, if my kids don't make straight As on their finals, no vacation for them!
Oh no no no, not MY kids. Her students, that is.
You are right though. No straight A's, no dinner.
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      12-22-2008, 02:36 PM   #25
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I love how fake and cheap the millionaires are on this show. They're supposed to give away at least $100k. None of them have given more than $100k away & they act like it's such a huge decision which charity case to give it to when, in the end, they give a little to each. A wk or so ago, a dude worth $300m gave away just $100k and acted like a drama queen throughout.
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      12-22-2008, 02:39 PM   #26
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I love how fake and cheap the millionaires are on this show. They're supposed to give away at least $100k. None of them have given more than $100k away & they act like it's such a huge decision which charity case to give it to when, in the end, they give a little to each. A wk or so ago, a dude worth $300m gave away just $100k and acted like a drama queen throughout.
the first guy gave away 120k, the guy in the sixth episode gave away 150k....
I don't know if they're really giving money to these people, but if they are...good for them.

the 300M guy - that is just sad. If I had that much, I'd just donate anonymously...
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      12-22-2008, 02:43 PM   #27
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+1, this show fails sooOoo hard. . .corny/scripted as f*ck. ..

"reality TV FTL, Secret Millionare FTMFL"
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      12-22-2008, 02:43 PM   #28
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watching ep 2, raisin canes guy...let's see if it seems generic or not :P
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I love how fake and cheap the millionaires are on this show. They're supposed to give away at least $100k. None of them have given more than $100k away & they act like it's such a huge decision which charity case to give it to when, in the end, they give a little to each. A wk or so ago, a dude worth $300m gave away just $100k and acted like a drama queen throughout.
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dude the weather here sucks for us...in htown -_- 30 something feels like 20 something
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+1, this show fails sooOoo hard. . .corny/scripted as f*ck. ..

"reality TV FTL, Secret Millionare FTMFL"
man, 20mins into episode 2, I have to agree. Episode 6 was decent though...
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      12-22-2008, 03:29 PM   #32
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hey wait a min...they donated like 300k...
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      12-22-2008, 09:26 PM   #33
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A common theme to the show is when these millionaires are about to fess up that they are not poor. They are so afraid that the poor people are gonna be pissed at them. Yeah right, like they are really afraid that these poor people will be pissed for getting free money.
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Just watched the episode with Scott Jacobs in Camden NJ. Anyone see the sick E60 M5 at the end when they were walking through the hood? lol

Kinda annoying. Dude sells his paintings for 50-150k a piece and he donated a total of 150k. I mean come on.
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They came to my city, and gave money to a couple ladies that are sisters, that run a kitchen here that delivers to needy people. Our city--and home builders helped remodel their homes, too.

It's not all fake.
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i dont tell people I am a millionaire.
Does that make me a Secret Millionaire?
Not unless you give me some money.
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That's how the US was. Too bad those days are over my friend. Nobody cares about the US anymore or the "dream". This country is going downhill. It was bound to happen, just sad, real sad to see. People had it good for too long and too many took that for granted. And you have to pay back... Geographical distance mattered. Now it doesn't. And people don't have it good anymore. Globalization = the end of the US that once was a dream for many. I'm already makind DR plans of where to move to.
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Yeah this show sucks. I only watched it cause the girl was cute. but that only lasted 10 minutes..
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Playing devil advocate, last time I check, you don't become millionaire by giving money away.

And if you work for every dollar to your 300M, not sure if you want to give them away so easily..

Despite the fact that some people do inherit wealth, some still do work their ass off at a point in life to strike luck or gold.

I was once told, the rich stays rich by keeping the poor poor. Thats life.
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WTF?! don't you have any say in that?!?? shit man, if my kids don't make straight As on their finals, no vacation for them!
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watching ep 2, raisin canes guy...let's see if it seems generic or not :P
he donated 300k, and I want some of that chicken.


who cares if the show comes off as corny, these people are doing a good thing. why are people always so cynical...
(ive never heard of it until now and I just watch the raisin canes episode, it seems like a good thing)
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