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1. We might as well start with the travel option. Since money is no object, let's go for something that is really out of this world. Who was the first person to pay for an orbital flight, thereby earning the title of the first space tourist?
2. Instead of travel, perhaps you want to change something about your appearance that has always bugged you, such as those Dumbo-like ears that keep poking through your hair, no matter what style you adopt. What is the term used for surgery to make the outer ear less obtrusive?
3. Now that you have the money, maybe you'll invest in a fabulous wedding dress. Not off the peg, you want one that has been personally designed to make you look perfect on the big day. Who designed the wedding gown that Grace Kelly wore for her wedding to Monaco's Prince Rainier III in 1956?
4. Maybe shoes are your thing. If you missed the release of the limited edition Nike Mag self-lacing shoes, you will find them available on auction sites, with prices in the range of $30,000. What movie character inspired their production?
5. You know that a Rolex watch is going to set you back, big time. But the manufacturer won't charge you the nearly $18 million that was paid in a 2017 auction for one. What model was this, which was nicknamed for the blue-eyed actor who had been given this engraved watch by his wife, Joanne Woodward?
6. If you think a bit of bling might be the way to spend your windfall, then possibly you would consider purchasing some at auction. Whose collection, which included a tiara (gift from husband Mike Todd) and a La Peregrina pearl (a Valentine's Day gift from Richard Burton) sold at auction for nearly $116 million in 2011?
7. In 1997 a 4.5 litre bottle (equivalent to six standard bottles) of 1945 Chateau Mouton-Rothschild wine sold at auction for nearly $115,000. What is the name for a wine bottle of this size?
8. You might want to get some special glasses from which to sip that expensive wine. Which of these makers of superb crystalware is Irish?
9. With a bit of spare cash on hand, maybe it's time to update your collection of classic cars. If you wanted to buy the same model that Paul Newman famously drove at Le Mans in 1979, which of these would it be?
10. If you still have any money left after this spending spree, perhaps you might want to emulate the Florida couple who paid around $150,000 to a Korean company to have their deceased pet cloned. What kind of animal was Sir Lancelot Encore, the first of his species to be commercially cloned?
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