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You are given $20mil USD on the account of remaining single forever.... do you take it?!

What is this, The Lobster? Deal or no deal?!

  • Deal

    Votes: 914 63.1%
  • No Deal

    Votes: 428 29.5%
  • Get harshly scolded by your partner for even considering it

    Votes: 107 7.4%

  • Total voters
    1,449
Oct 25, 2017
1,776
I'm already single forever for free, so bring on the money. Getting a bunch of money without having to do anything sounds like the best thing ever.
 
Oct 26, 2017
1,874
I can't imagine most people taking the money and not regretting it in 20 years. Your friends will mostly all be married. You going on those vacations yourself? Living in your mansion alone? At some point you just become the crazy rich dude trying to buy your friends' time. Correct me if I'm wrong, but don't asexual people also want companionship?

Personally, having someone who knows you, loves you, and validates you is worth more than money.
 
Oct 25, 2017
1,404
Not even if I wasn't already married. I need close relationships. Even with the money I'd spend the rest of my life feeling desperately lonely.
 
Oct 31, 2017
2,302
I'm going to be single forever anyway. No on will have a piece of trash like me. The money would just be a bonus.
 
Oct 26, 2017
788
No. I make enough money now to feel secure and my wife has been my best friend through some of the shittiest parts of my life. My priority is for my wife to be supported and loved - not for my own selfish pursuit.
 
Oct 26, 2017
264
As a gay man, I've never seen myself as fitting into the heteronormative expectation of getting married, settling down, having kids anyway, so yeah show me the money.
 
Oct 27, 2017
3,647
20 million isn't even close to enough to have me even entertain this thought. Add a 0 and I'd have considered it and sided with my boyfriend in the end anyway.
 
Oct 25, 2017
4,053
Forever single... but also being able to setup your immediate family for the foreseeable future if invested correctly? Oh man I'd seriously consider doing that.

I'd consider doing that for my siblings and parents alone.
 
Nov 13, 2017
439
I'm going to be single forever anyway. No on will have a piece of trash like me. The money would just be a bonus.
+1
I am doing that for free right now. So, I will be a bit stupid not to take such money. With that amount of money, I can at least wipe my tears with 100 dollars bill.
 

Pet

Member
Oct 25, 2017
2,719
SoCal
I'm married but I said deal.

I would take it, transfer half to my now-ex-husband, and accept that we'll be best friends.

Besides, love isn't constrained by how you're legally recognized. (I'm assuming single here just means you can't get married ever.)
 
Oct 25, 2017
37
Absolutely 100% yes! That is a life changing amount of money. I’d even be celibate for life if I had to just show me the money.

Having unstable and generally small income is what’s making me have occasional thoughts of dying. Considering I don’t party or have generally dangerous and expensive addictions like drugs or alcohol, having that amount of money would literally save my life.