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The first thing Bill Gates splurged on with his Microsoft money was a used Porsche 911 (MSFT)

Back in the seventies, Microsoft cofounder Bill Gates was known as a real speed demon, getting lots of tickets (and one infamous mugshot) for tearing up the roads of Albuquerque, New Mexico, where the company was then based. So it's no surprise that in a new Bloomberg interview, Gates reveals that as a "tiny bit of a splurge," he bought himself a used Porsche 911 supercar as his first big purchase with his Microsoft money.
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