Originally Posted by Skiptown
Now, let's compare the odds of taking home one of those big jackpots to the odds of some other activities:
Getting pregnant from a one-night stand: 1 in 20
Getting struck by lightning: 1 in 10,000
Dying in an airplane crash: 1 in 355,318
Being dealt a royal flush in a given hand of poker: 1 in 655,750
Dying from a flesh-eating bacteria: 1 in 1 million.
Winning the California Super Lotto Jackpot: 1 in 18 million.
Granted. But then, only the last one is actually something you might want to have happen, so----