Nine Editor-Approved Ways To Blow Your Mega Millions Jackpot

Congrats! You just won the imaginary lottery. Here's what to buy, according to our editors.

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The Mega Millions jackpot is now up to $636 million. I can't even fathom that amount of money—it's insane. The cash option is $341 million, and after taxes you're looking at about $170 million. Even so, that's like—damn! Every time I buy a ticket, I spend the rest of the daydreaming about how I'd spend it. There's the obvious: apartment, car, dog, vacations, bodyguards dressed as storm troopers—and of course, whatever clothing I wanted. I'm sure you all do the same.

I threw out this question to the rest of our team, and here's exactly how they'd blow the money if they won.

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