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The Most Interesting Things You Could Buy for $100K  

Jacob Shelton
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List Rules Vote up the things you'd buy if you somehow came into $100,000.

What would you buy if you had an extra one hundred thousand dollars sitting around? Everyone says that they would pay off their student loans, or buy a house, but what we all really want to do is buy a crystal jet ski or eat the world’s most expensive guacamole. While those things may not be feasible, there are plenty of things you can buy for $100K that will make you just as happy. If you’re the kind of person who wants to throw the world’s most expensive pizza party for your friends, you can do that. And if you’re the kind of person who needs to buy a friend to have a pizza party with, you can do that too. It turns out that almost anything is possible when you have one hundred thousand dollars at your disposal. Get out your checkbook and take a look at the most interesting things you can buy for $100K.

The items and services that are listed here are just the tip of the iceberg of things that you can buy with ten Grover Clevelands in your sweaty little hand. Some of them are one of a kind pieces, while some of the other products offer a peek into the world of high-priced spending that most people never experience. Be careful while perusing these items, you might develop expensive taste.
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A Real Live, Top of the Line Jet Pack
A Real Live, Top of the ... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Most Interesting Things You Could Buy for $100K
Photo:  C Watts/Flickr/CC BY 2.0
If you have $100,000 sitting around and you haven't bought a jet pack, you should be fired from having money.
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Rent a Private Jet Three Times
Rent a Private Jet Three... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Most Interesting Things You Could Buy for $100K
Photo:  Alan Light/Flickr/CC BY 2.0
Imagine an inflight experience with no crying babies or overhead compartment issues, that's definitely worth $100K.
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Just Over a Year of Private Security
Just Over a Year of Priv... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Interesting Things You Could Buy for $100K
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Haven't you always wanted to be surrounded by guys wearing ear pieces? Well now that you have a cool $100K, you can have 365 days of pure security bliss.
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Kobe Bryant's NBA Championship Rings from 2000
Kobe Bryant's NBA Champi... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Interesting Things You Could Buy for $100K
Photo: Sgt. Joseph A. Lee/Wikimedia Commons/Public Domain
In 2013 two of Kobe's championship rings each sold for $100,000 at auction. Track them down, make an offer, and relive the glory of the 1999-2000 NBA playoffs.
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