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16 Things British People Would Actually Do If They Won The Lottery

What would you really do if you won the lottery? Want to live this dream? You've got to be in it to win it.

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1. Buy the finest champagne to celebrate…

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…and wince and make a dad noise when the bill comes.

2. Permanently reserve an area of your local pub.

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3. Upgrade to fancy toilet paper.

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But you'd still never buy scented, because what's the point?

4. Buy something ostentatious for your pet.

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Like a personal assistant or a bed in the shape of a racing car.

5. Buy your gran a yacht.

And some jewellery too.
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And some jewellery too.

6. Buy a childhood toy from eBay that your mum would never let you have.

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7. Buy a massive house, then worry your neighbours think you're a burglar every time you arrive home.

No more wearing balaclavas on cold mornings for you, sir.
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No more wearing balaclavas on cold mornings for you, sir.

8. Buy your dream car.

9. Feel slightly disappointed that bank holidays are no longer as special.

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10. See if you could buy yourself a role in EastEnders.

You could be a cheeky millionaire barman who is a long-lost relative of a show stalwart.
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You could be a cheeky millionaire barman who is a long-lost relative of a show stalwart.

11. Look into buying a private island.

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Then ultimately decide you can't be bothered with all the faff.

12. Work out if you're richer than the Queen yet.

13. Buy a new sports centre for your old school, on the condition you get to name it.

14. Go to a posh restaurant, but be too self-conscious to order anything with a name that you can't pronounce.

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Brew-lay or brew-lee?

15. Hire a butler and be so nice to them, out of awkwardness, that it borders on creepy.

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"Don't worry mate, you sit down and I'll make the tea…"

16. Buy your parents a house.

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It's making us tear up already just thinking about it.

If we told you the first thing lottery winners REALLY buy, you probably wouldn’t believe us, so listen to the winners tell you themselves.

View this video on YouTube

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Fancy doing any of the above? Give yourself a fighting chance here.