Poll Vault: Do you play specific lottery numbers?

  • Sharon Long double checks her Powerball numbers Wednesday as she stands in line in a convenience store in Baltimore. Long picked numbers that her sister asked her to play.

    Sharon Long double checks her Powerball numbers Wednesday as she stands in line in a convenience store in Baltimore. Long picked numbers that her sister asked her to play. Associated Press

 
 
Updated 11/30/2012 3:31 PM

I knew right away that I hadn't won the $587.5 million Powerball jackpot Wednesday night. I try to play the same combination of numbers each time, and 5-16-22-23-29 (6) definitely isn't it.

If you bought a ticket for this week's drawing, did you pick your own numbers or opt for a randomly generated Quick Pick?

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If you select your own numbers, are they digits that hold some meaning for you? Or do they just feel lucky?

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