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Old 09-28-2016, 01:27 PM
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Fortune. I have no wish to be famous.

See an original production of a Shakespeare play, or see the Beatles concert of your choice?
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Old 09-28-2016, 01:58 PM
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Shakespeare play. The acoustics were horrible at the concerts and reportedly smelled of urine.

Travel to a specific event in the past and return or travel 300 years in the future for a week and return?
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Old 09-28-2016, 02:08 PM
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Shakespeare play. The acoustics were horrible at the concerts and reportedly smelled of urine.

Travel to a specific event in the past and return or travel 300 years in the future for a week and return?
Future. I would love to travel to the past (being a bit of a historian, it would be fascinating) but a week in the future would be mind-blowing.

[Shakespeare plays probably had a bit of a urine smell too]

Would you prefer a week spent with only your partner (no contact with other people) or a week entirely alone.
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Old 09-28-2016, 02:13 PM
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Week with partner.

Change what goes on inside Trump's head, or Hillary's?
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Old 09-28-2016, 02:17 PM
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Hillary's. She's going to be the next president and is too hawkish.

Would you rather sleep on the floor or eat off your lap?
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Old 09-28-2016, 02:24 PM
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I DO sleep on the floor and eat off my lap. The latter is easier.

Be beautiful with disgusting foul BO and breath, or be disgustingly, freakishly ugly but with no BO or bad breath.
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Old 09-28-2016, 02:33 PM
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Odors can be masked, not so much sights.

Would you rather have a #1 hit song written about you (putting good light on you, or at least not bad light) or would you rather be able to snap your fingers and have servants bring whatever your heart desires to you for a week.
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Old 09-28-2016, 03:06 PM
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Servants for a week. Very nice.

Cologne/Perfume or No Cologne/No Perfume?
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Old 09-28-2016, 03:14 PM
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None. Allergies.

Would you rather spank the person of your dreams ... or get spanked.
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Old 09-28-2016, 03:24 PM
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Spank.


Abolish Fox News, or start your own unbiased, objective, factual media network with 50 million viewers?
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Old 09-28-2016, 03:41 PM
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There's a market for Fox News, so another one would take its place. I'll start my own.

Would you rather have a huge nose or huge ears?
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Old 09-28-2016, 04:35 PM
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Nose, I think. Rhinoplasty, here I come!

Swimming in the summer or ice-skating in the winter?
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Old 09-28-2016, 05:36 PM
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swimming in the summer would you rather be an only child or have 7 siblings?

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7 siblings would be awesome.


If your family name were Hitler, would you rather change it or not change it?
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Old 09-29-2016, 02:29 AM
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Definitely change it. To Stalin.

Have your favorite team win the championship next year knowing it'll never win again or knowing it'll win five straight the year after you die?
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Old 09-29-2016, 02:04 PM
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Oh I would love to see Cal win the national football championship -- or even the Rose Bowl -- once before I die. And I am really not dooming them too much by having them never win again.

Would you rather lose your cell phone, or crash your car?
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No brainer. I'll lose my 1999 vintage non-smart cellphone.

Rather have wine, women & song, or beer, the ol' lady, & tv?

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Old 09-29-2016, 02:39 PM
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Beer, 'ol lady and TV.


Be given $1 million, or the opportunity to go back 20 years in your life and re-live those 20 years with the knowledge that you have today? (you cannot use lottery numbers or invest in Apple/Google stock, or bet on sports outcomes, etc.)
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Old 09-29-2016, 04:02 PM
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I'll take the money.

Would you rather peddle a trashy MLM product for a year or get a paper cut on your genitals that won't heal for a month?
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Ouchies! Uh... I guess the paper cut. A month of one kind of suffering is better than a year of the other kind.

Have your own submarine or jet?
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Old 09-30-2016, 10:30 AM
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I always wanted to live beneath the sea with all I need: Sky of blue and sea of green in my yellow submarine.

Have the chance to get anyway with assassinating George w Bush in 1999 or Donald Trump today?
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Old 10-01-2016, 01:36 AM
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If it had to be one or the other, sayonara Trump.

Have your right arm become paralyzed every Tuesday (functioning normally every other day of the week) or have casino dice for molars?

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Old 10-03-2016, 12:56 PM
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Dice for molars. I'm assuming I can get them pulled and get proper implants.

Walmart or Target?
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Old 10-03-2016, 12:59 PM
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Uh, Target?

Along similar lines, would you rather have your left hand cut off or your right foot?
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Old 10-03-2016, 01:07 PM
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My left hand's been pretty useless since I snapped off the wristbone. And I like walking.

Live forever but never eat again, or eat all your want, stay healthy and never be overweight, but only live 250 years.
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Old 10-03-2016, 01:22 PM
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250 years healthy. Living forever would not be enjoyable.


Have your favorite team be bonused one extra 1st-round draft pick next year, or seven additional 1st-round draft picks from 2024-2030?
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Old 10-05-2016, 11:22 AM
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A little gratification sooner instead of a lot later; it's the American way, dontchaknow.

A pound of salted in shell peanuts or a half pound of salted cocktail peanuts?
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Old 10-05-2016, 04:26 PM
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Half pound cocktail peanuts. That's plenty and I don't like getting shell debris all over.

Cake or Pie?
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Old 10-05-2016, 05:11 PM
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Pie, lemon meringue if you please!

Be limited to one hour of tv per week, or required to watch 15?

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Old 10-06-2016, 12:39 AM
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Wow, indefinitely? I guess required to watch 15. I don't watch nearly that much now, but it would be easier for me to scale up and watch 15 than to cut out a lot of shows I do like and only watch one.

If they were real, have the doctors from M*A*S*H or St. Elsewhere be your care providers?
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St. Elsewhere. They represented several specialties, which I need, as opposed to the M*A*S*H docs, who were mainly surgeons.

Would you rather have grown up in the household of Roseanne or Married with Children?
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Roseanne, definitely. For all their faults, they loved each other and laughed together (and my mom has some of Roseanne's better qualities). Married with Children reeks of loathing and resentment.

Influence or money?
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Old 10-06-2016, 02:32 PM
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Money definitely -- I have lived without influence for a long time -- I'm practically invisible. But money would be fun!

Would you rather have an exquisitely executed Halloween costume, say Galinda from "Wicked" or The Hulk, or a simple, handmade costume that is clever, funny, unique, say, like Ted's "Hanging Chad" costume from "How I Met Your Mother"?

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Cute and crafty i can do myself. I'll go for the exquisite one. Can it be Princess Di's bridal gown? And can i be this rnough to fit in it? ;-)


You are going to be given an RV. Would you want a really huge Greyliner conversion? Or one of those nifty 20 footers where everything folds into something else but you seem to have all that you need. (Except perhaps the origami skills to use it all!)
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Old 10-07-2016, 12:32 AM
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May as well go all-in on the land barge.

Fight a raging grizzly or a Toyota Corolla going 30 miles-per-hour?
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Old 10-07-2016, 01:23 AM
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I'll definitely take blunt trauma once over multiple sharp traumas.


Wait 40 years for the perfect soul mate, or spend all your years with someone compatible, loving and supportive.
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In 40 years I'll be 111. I don't think so.

Would you rather hear constant fingernails on a blackboard or a loop of Britney Spears songs?
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A coin flip has determined a Britney Spears loop to be my penance.

Be Trump's personal assistant for 10 years at $40,000 annual salary or live for a year in Somalia?
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Somalia, hands down, even if you added a zero to the salary.


For five years: Eat only foods you cooked yourself, or be allowed to drive no more than 90 minutes per day?

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Old 10-07-2016, 08:30 PM
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I eat all my food cold and raw, so I will adjust my work schedule to, say, 5am - 1pm and reduce the commute, so I can fit it all in to 90 minutes.


For five years: Eat only foods you harvested or slaughtered yourself, or use a bicycle to commute to work.
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Old 10-08-2016, 01:17 PM
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Bicycle. Harvesting takes too much time, and I'd get some exercise.

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Old 10-10-2016, 02:22 PM
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No computer. I have to have my books. It's like asking me if I want to breathe.

Listen to a screaming toddler for an hour or a televangelist for an hour?
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Ugh! I suppose I might be able to zone out a bit easier for a televangelist than a toddler - they're so in your face.

Live the rest of your life in a spaceship the size of the Shuttle on a journey to Alpha Centauri that would take 100 years to complete (in the hopes that your grandchildren might complete the journey) OR live the remainder of your natural life trapped inside a flat having three times the size of the shuttle's living space, but is full of Haight-Ashbury hippies perpetually living out a 1967 time loop?
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Old 10-10-2016, 04:21 PM
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Live in the flat with the hippies. No way I could be cooped up in that Shuttle for even 10 years.


Live a spectacularly successful life (i.e., Michael Jordan, Mark Zuckerberg or Bill Gates type of life) but die at 45, or live a moderate successful life (i.e., wealthy surgeon, banker or lawyer) and die at 90?
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Option B. 45 is just too damn young, if I have a choice.

Visit Sydney or Moscow during the best-possible local weather?
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Old 10-11-2016, 12:11 PM
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Sydney. Hands down.

Would you rather have a 60 Minutes news crew waiting outside your office at work to interview you one day, or have Jehova's Witnesses show up at your door the next 52 weekends?
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Old 10-11-2016, 01:31 PM
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60 Minutes. Two words, "No comment" and then call my attorney.

Sandals or boots?
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Old 10-11-2016, 09:44 PM
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Sandals. I have been having trouble finding some I like and can wear.

Would you rather drive a police car or a fire truck?

(This question courtesy of my 6-yr-old nephew, with whom I played "Would You Rather" last weekend. All of his hypotheticals involved firemen or fire trucks.)
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Police car. I've been on some ride-alongs and they're fun, especially zipping around with lights flashing and sirens blaring.

Get a million dollars, or know you'll live ten years longer than you otherwise would, with guaranteed good health?
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Million dollars, assuming it's now.

Be given a first-class seat on all of your future airplane flights (for no added cost,) or have all of your flight times cut in half? (i.e., an 8 hour flight becomes 4 hours)
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