So, about that Powerball. The $579.9 million jackpot was won, and will be split between two people who bought their tickets in Arizona and Missouri.
But, money being a shallow and foolish pursuit, we prefer to focus on the ones who truly made us richer during this time of economic uncertainty: Funny people. UCBers. Who chronicled it all on Twitter.
Here they are:
There’s a better chance getting struck by lightning than winning the lottery. Stop wasting your time and get struck by lightning already.— Rob Lathan (@roblathan) November 28, 2012
Do you know what the odds are of convincing an idiot not to play the lottery?— Johnny McNulty (@JohnnyMcNulty) November 28, 2012
If I win the lottery I promise I’ll still be friends with everyone (no I won’t, wash my dishes peasants haha we will joke and have fun)— Anna Callegari (@BananasCalamari) November 28, 2012
I hope Obama wins the Powerball jackpot.— Adam Newman (@Adam_Newman) November 29, 2012
Wonder if my mom won Powerball this time.— JohnRossBowie (@JohnRossBowie) November 29, 2012
Dear everyone who Favorited the Associated Press’s tweet of the Powerball numbers: teach me how to achieve that level of happiness.— Matt Fisher (@fishermatt) November 29, 2012
What’s the sketchiest neighborhood in NYC? I want to walk through it holding up a piece of paper yelling, “The winning lottery ticket!”— Adam Newman (@Adam_Newman) November 29, 2012
Update: NYLottery not honoring my ticket, claiming it is a “hand-written index card,” and that “the #powerball is a letter G.” I’m troubled.— Abbi Crutchfield (@curlycomedy) November 29, 2012
What is Powerball? Just kidding I know. Butwhat is money?— Kate Hess (@kate_hess) November 29, 2012
Electrons are the real Powerballs.— Matt Fisher (@fishermatt) November 29, 2012