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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?
Traveling

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787 350
Paying Bills is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list What Is the Best Way to Spend $100?
Paying Bills

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672 315
New Clothes is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list What Is the Best Way to Spend $100?
New Clothes

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582 357
A Concert is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list What Is the Best Way to Spend $100?
A Concert

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611 365
A Dining Experience is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list What Is the Best Way to Spend $100?
A Dining Experience

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557 353
Gifts for Other People is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list What Is the Best Way to Spend $100?
Gifts for Other People

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451 390
At the Bookstore is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list What Is the Best Way to Spend $100?
At the Bookstore

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513 307
Date With Wife is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list What Is the Best Way to Spend $100?
Date With Wife

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447 402
Massage is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list What Is the Best Way to Spend $100?
Massage

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355 443
Museums is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list What Is the Best Way to Spend $100?
Museums

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445 337
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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317 121
Go to the Grocery Store is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list What Is the Best Way to Spend $100?
smed1964 added Go to the Grocery Store

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449 330
Animal Charity is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list What Is the Best Way to Spend $100?
Animal Charity

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275 513
At a Bar is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list What Is the Best Way to Spend $100?
At a Bar

The Conspiracy Theories You Believe Are True

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318 224
Movies is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list What Is the Best Way to Spend $100?
LanaYoshii added Movies

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Stand-up Comedy is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list What Is the Best Way to Spend $100?
Stand-up Comedy

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331 294
A New Video/Board Game is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list What Is the Best Way to Spend $100?
A New Video/Board Game

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257 206
Video Games is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list What Is the Best Way to Spend $100?
DevinScawthorn added Video Games

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147 107
Get an Education is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list What Is the Best Way to Spend $100?
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140 132
Buy a Book is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list What Is the Best Way to Spend $100?
-1456082551498 added Buy a Book

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246 399
Bungee-jumping is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list What Is the Best Way to Spend $100?
Bungee-jumping

The Best Age to Get Married

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229 425
Kayaking is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list What Is the Best Way to Spend $100?
Kayaking

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306 319
Cannabis is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list What Is the Best Way to Spend $100?
polocatfan added Weed

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201 429
Art Exhibitions is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list What Is the Best Way to Spend $100?
Art Exhibitions

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252 415
Hire a House Cleaning Service is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list What Is the Best Way to Spend $100?
Hire a House Cleaning Service

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108 111
Redecorate a Room in My House is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list What Is the Best Way to Spend $100?
SheriLKangas added Redecorate a Room in My House

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205 447
Manicure is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list What Is the Best Way to Spend $100?
Manicure

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185 217
Musical / Play is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list What Is the Best Way to Spend $100?
LanaYoshii added Musical / Play

Things That Are Not As Cool As People Think They Are

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NOT Spending is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list What Is the Best Way to Spend $100?
Allyson Cuper added NOT Spending Make a financial goal $

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173 247
Hair Salon is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list What Is the Best Way to Spend $100?

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233 317
Disneyland is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list What Is the Best Way to Spend $100?

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161 426
Wine Tasting is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list What Is the Best Way to Spend $100?
Wine Tasting

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115 461
The Opera is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list What Is the Best Way to Spend $100?
The Opera

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69 32
Pizza is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list What Is the Best Way to Spend $100?
Siersha 2 added Pizza Small pizza party for the kids, with friends, big family, etc.

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67 32
Date Night is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list What Is the Best Way to Spend $100?
Siersha 2 added Date Night

16 Movie "In Jokes" You Probably Didn't Notice

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227 455
Strip Club is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list What Is the Best Way to Spend $100?

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59 32
Day Trip is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list What Is the Best Way to Spend $100?
Siersha 2 added Day Trip

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220 483
A Prostitute is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list What Is the Best Way to Spend $100?
A Prostitute

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236 376
Basket Full of Kittens is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list What Is the Best Way to Spend $100?
Basket Full of Kittens

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55 35
New Shoes is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list What Is the Best Way to Spend $100?
Siersha 2 added New Shoes

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Treats for Your Pet. is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list What Is the Best Way to Spend $100?
Dimos Dicoudis added Treats for Your Pet.

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115 449
Golfing is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list What Is the Best Way to Spend $100?
Golfing

Bucket List for Couples

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86 228
Human Rights Campain Donation is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list What Is the Best Way to Spend $100?
LanaYoshii added Human Rights Campain Donation

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137 450
Clubbing is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list What Is the Best Way to Spend $100?
Clubbing

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69 69
Thrift Shop is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list What Is the Best Way to Spend $100?
Kloe Saigwan Syroy added Thrift Shop

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Amazon.com is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list What Is the Best Way to Spend $100?
Siersha 2 added Amazon.com

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129 246
Musical Instruments is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list What Is the Best Way to Spend $100?
Musical Instruments

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38 28
Home Improvement Items is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list What Is the Best Way to Spend $100?
Siersha 2 added Home Improvement Items

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44 44
Sex is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list What Is the Best Way to Spend $100?
Sex

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59 73
Toys for Your Dog is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list What Is the Best Way to Spend $100?
Dimos Dicoudis added Toys for Your Dog