MONEY can’t buy you happiness, and judging by these stories about how the confusingly rich spend their cash, isn’t much in the sense, either.
Six-figure toilets, private jets for dogs, ‘shadow yachts’ and special baths for cats, are just some of the things the super-rich waste their money on.
The story of how the rich with their wonga came to light as Reddit users u / NeighborhoodTrolley Ask: “People who cater to the super-rich, what have you seen?”
Here are some answers.
PRIVATE JET FOR DOGS ONLY
The dogs of the super-wealthy are also allowed to travel in exploratory style at crowded airports.
A super-rich woman’s dog flew off on its own for training – and hopes to put it into practice on the return journey.
“A woman who owned a small private jet business told me someone once paid them to fly their dog (alone) to New York for about $45,000 for some training. training. There are no other passengers. “
WASHING HOUSE PRICE 100,000 USD
“I know someone with a $100,000 toilet.”
It’s not clear if 100% of the toilet bowls are actually made of gold, but for that money, you’d hope so.
“Does it give you orgasm every time you use it or why do people pay so much for a toilet?,” was one of the reactions.
PERSONAL BATHROOM TIPS
One pet sitter recalls working for a very rich person who asked them to take care of their cat.
“There are a lot of TVs, in almost every room. The strangest thing was in the bathroom. Sorry, cat bathroom.
“There was a TV showing cartoons about cats, a fancy litter box, and pictures of cats.”
When you’re super rich a yacht isn’t enough – you also need one to carry your helicopter and jet skis.
One Reddit user who lives near a boat dock reported seeing a “strange looking yacht”.
“A crew member explained to me it was a ‘dark yacht.’
“You see, when you get super rich and have lots of yachts, you don’t want to ruin the aesthetic of beautiful yachts with your jet skis and helicopters.
“You also don’t want your crew sleeping on a nice yacht. So you buy a shadow yacht to store your toys and house your crew.
“This shadow yacht follows your fleet of beautiful yachts around.”
There is a huge amount that allows you to throw flavor out the window, especially when it comes to designing the interior of a private jet.
“I used to work for a company that fixed airplanes for really rich people.
“For me, one of the most exquisite features of these planes is not everything gilded or the rare wood grain.
“It’s a silk rug. That thing costs over $1,000 per square foot and it feels like walking on a bed of angel feathers harvested in the most inhuman way possible. “
One person recounted that there was a very rich man – and on the surface – an eccentric uncle
“He doesn’t have a guesthouse. It was a guest villa. Separated from his mansion. In case his kids drop by.
“This does not include Olympic-sized indoor pools. It’s a separate building. He bought a cannon.
“He used it to shoot the mountain behind his house. He shot brand new special bowling balls out of it. They cost $100 per ball. “
FORGET A SUPERCAR
A driving instructor recalls how one group rented the track to drive their supercars for the day.
“At the end of the day, we all parted ways and got in the car to leave.
“After they left, we realized they had left their Lamborghini Aventador at the track.”
It seems the car’s £271,000 price tag is just a chore to them.
PICASSO PAINT IN THE BATHROOM
An art student, who plays a gardener, recalls how one of their clients eagerly showed them their collection of art.
“We work in one of the wealthiest areas in my country.
“Some clients were really eager to show me their art collection when they discovered I was researching it.
“I remember standing in the bathroom once in my dirty garden clothes, and there was a Picasso painting above the toilet.”
City dwellers know the smell when they reach the countryside, but for a rich man it was the idea of heaven.
One cook recounted how the man he worked with had an unusual request to build a house for him.
He “wanted his house to be built so that his bedroom was directly above the barn, with a retractable spot in the floor so he could fall asleep hearing (and smelling, me) guess) cows.
HER AND HER LIFE
Money can’t buy your love, but it can help you elevate ‘his’ and ‘her’ when your relationship hits the road.
“An acquaintance of mine is building a house for a couple who hate each other, but the husband is too rich to get a divorce.
“They’ve installed separate elevators so they’ll never have to worry about seeing each other!”
PAYING SOME PEOPLE TO HAVE A DAY TO PICK UP
Describing the life of a super rich, one user said: “[He hired] someone to take his credit card and make him a fake and very expensive whole trip to Europe, so that he can go to Mexico with his mistress in the same time.
“In the midst of a divorce and he didn’t want any evidence of his infidelity to affect the proceedings, so he asked someone to create the whole alibi.”
https://www.thesun.ie/news/8071391/we-work-for-super-rich-horrified-waste-money/ We work for the super rich and you will be appalled at what they REALLY waste their money on