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Raffle Ticket

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by Tropo, 19th Dec, 2014.

  1. Tropo

    Tropo Well-Known Member

    17th Aug, 2005
    Paddy bought a donkey for $100 from a farmer who agreed to deliver the donkey the next day.
    The next day he drove up and said, 'Sorry son, but I have some bad news. The donkey's died.'
    Paddy replied, 'Well then just give me my money back.'
    The farmer said, 'Can't do that. I've already spent it.'
    Paddy said, 'OK, then, just bring me the dead donkey.'
    The farmer asked, 'What are you going to do with him?'
    Paddy said, 'I'm going to raffle him off.'
    The farmer said, 'You can't raffle a dead donkey!'
    Paddy said, 'Sure I can. Watch me. I just won't tell anybody he's dead.'

    A month later, the farmer met Paddy again and asked, 'What happened with that dead donkey?'
    Paddy said, 'I raffled him off I sold 500 tickets at $2 each and made a profit of $898'
    The farmer said, 'Didn't anyone complain?'
    Paddy said, 'Just the guy who won. So I gave him his $2 back.'
    Paddy now works for a bank...