What Is the Best Way to Spend $100?

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What is the best way to spend $100? It's really a simple question, but the answers can be... conflicting. Sure, there are practical things you can and probably should do with a $100 windfall, but it's tempting to blow it all on something super fun, too. This list includes some of the greatest suggestions for how to spend 100 bucks, so vote up what you'd do with the cash money and vote down what you wouldn't waste it on.

Also, if you have a suggestion that isn't listed, by all means, add it. And don't be shy: there is no judging here. What would you do if you suddenly found yourself with an extra $100 lying around? If you're a practical person, you'd probably at least consider paying some bills with the cash, even though this particular activity is probably pretty high on your list of tasks you loathe the most.

But really, there are so many fun things you could do with 100 dollars, too. While it's not like you've won the lottery and need to decide what to do with instant financial wealth or anything, it's still something that should be thought through.So what if you like thinking about having an extra $100 lying around... but you don't? No need to despair: many of the greatest simple pleasures in life don't cost a dime.
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    Traveling is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list What Is the Best Way to Spend $100?

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    Paying Bills is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list What Is the Best Way to Spend $100?


    Paying Bills

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    New Clothes

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    A Dining Experience

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    A Concert

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    At the Bookstore is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list What Is the Best Way to Spend $100?


    At the Bookstore

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    Gifts for Other People is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list What Is the Best Way to Spend $100?


    Gifts for Other People

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    Museums is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list What Is the Best Way to Spend $100?

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    Date With Wife

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    Donation to Charity is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list What Is the Best Way to Spend $100?


    Donation to Charity

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    Animal Charity

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    Go to the Grocery Store is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list What Is the Best Way to Spend $100?

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    Go to the Grocery Store

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    A New Video/Board Game

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    Movies

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    Video Games

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    Bungee-jumping

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    Art Exhibitions

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    Kayaking

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    Hire a House Cleaning Service is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list What Is the Best Way to Spend $100?


    Hire a House Cleaning Service

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    Musical / Play is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list What Is the Best Way to Spend $100?

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    Buy a Book is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list What Is the Best Way to Spend $100?

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    Buy a Book

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    Wine Tasting

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    Redecorate a Room in My House

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    Get an Education is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list What Is the Best Way to Spend $100?

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    Human Rights Campain Donation is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list What Is the Best Way to Spend $100?

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    Human Rights Campain Donation

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    A Prostitute is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list What Is the Best Way to Spend $100?


    A Prostitute

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    Basket Full of Kittens is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list What Is the Best Way to Spend $100?


    Basket Full of Kittens

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    Cash Game Poker is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list What Is the Best Way to Spend $100?


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    Local Art

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    Run for President is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list What Is the Best Way to Spend $100?

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    Run for President

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    Play Lotto is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list What Is the Best Way to Spend $100?


    Play Lotto

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    Punch Someones Face is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list What Is the Best Way to Spend $100?

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    RARE BASEBALL CARDS OBVIOUSLY is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list What Is the Best Way to Spend $100?

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    Buy a Fossil is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list What Is the Best Way to Spend $100?

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    Buy a Fossil

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    Bring Elvis Back to Life is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list What Is the Best Way to Spend $100?

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    Bring Elvis Back to Life

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    Drugs is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list What Is the Best Way to Spend $100?


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