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Poll: Which would you rather go to if u had a time machine - the Past or Present? (34 member(s) have cast votes)

Which would you rather go to if u had a time machine - the Past or Present?

  1. Old Past (dinosaurs) (2 votes [5.88%])

    Percentage of vote: 5.88%

  2. Near Past(Medieval to civil war) (9 votes [26.47%])

    Percentage of vote: 26.47%

  3. Near future(2050) (8 votes [23.53%])

    Percentage of vote: 23.53%

  4. Far Future(1,000,000 AD) (10 votes [29.41%])

    Percentage of vote: 29.41%

  5. Who needs a time machine - lifes perfect! (5 votes [14.71%])

    Percentage of vote: 14.71%

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#1    BobaFett

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Posted 11 December 2003 - 01:15 AM

Near past -  who wants to survive the apacoclypse?


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Posted 11 December 2003 - 01:42 AM

Far Futurel, but I'll bring my cosmonot jacket, i'm not sure if the atmosphere is still arround grin2.gif


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Posted 11 December 2003 - 02:30 AM

If i had a time machine,couldn't i go into the past AND the future?
I'd like to go back in time,from the beginning,then go to the far future. thumbsup.gif  

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Posted 11 December 2003 - 04:23 AM

I think i would go back in time to 6 months ago, and kick myself in the ass for thinking blonde was a good color for me. whistling2.gif  THEN, maybe i'd go visit Napolean and laugh at him for being short. tongue.gif  

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Posted 11 December 2003 - 04:50 AM

Far future , I definitly want to see what is going on then . It will probobly be amazing , Something tells me beyond imagination ! grin2.gif

But I unfortunatly probobly never will ... sad.gif  sad.gif  crying.gif  

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Posted 11 December 2003 - 05:22 AM

I love "today"!  I don't think life is perfact, but remember that Yesterday is gone and Tommorow might never come! (read that in booklet published by the Golden Dawn)


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Posted 11 December 2003 - 05:25 AM

Near future.
Then I would be able to see my children all grown up and families of their own. And hopefully I will still be around able to enjoy it all.  wink2.gif Also I'm the type of Mommy who wants my children not to be scared or embarrased of their PSI potential, so I am empowering them to be open (within the family) and not to bury their possibilities. I just wanna know that by doing this that I'm not damning them for the world out there that doesn't understand and will condemn because my children are "sensitive". Also there are a lot of hard things to deal with when you are sensitive and people are usually so mean in their thoughts. It's sometimes easier to shut out and shut down then it is to hear it. But if life was easy then none of us would learn, so who knows. . . . A parent always wants her children to have a better life and a better meaning then them. . . . .  

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Posted 16 December 2003 - 10:58 AM

I don't know why anyone would want to go into the future. It would be well scary. Even to go to a point in your life to see yourself would probably screw you up, because the chances are your life won't have turned out how you had expected or hoped.

To go further on than that would really freak me out. I saw a documentary about this guy who had an accident and lost all his memories from the age of 17 to the date of the accident, when he was about 50 I guess. To him, it was like he'd been in a coma for that amount of time, and he really couldn't cope with the technological advances that had occured in that relatively short space of time. His wife was taking him home from the hospital and their car seemed completely alien to him, with electric windows, central locking, streamlining, etc. And he couldn't believe how his life had turned out, even though he was just an average guy with a loving wife and some kids. He was gutted with his lot.

The present does me fine. However, I would like to see around 2 or 3000 years ago, in the Neolithic period. I grew up in a town next to Stonehenge so I've always been fascinated by that. I reckon it would have been really dark and brutal, with tribal divisions and massive superstitions. Cool. Or being a knight in medieval times would, of course, be great.


#9    secondhand

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Posted 16 December 2003 - 11:00 AM

I need to make a correction-I meant 2 or 3000 BC, not 2 or 3000 years ago blink.gif  


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Posted 16 December 2003 - 12:47 PM

Depends can we return from the time that we choose?. That would have a big effect on my choice.

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Posted 18 December 2003 - 01:45 PM

Id go to the future and desperately try to invent the time machine that took me there!!!  so i could get back!!




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Posted 18 December 2003 - 07:36 PM

I'd want to go to the near future, just to see how much has changed since now.

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Posted 19 December 2003 - 01:20 AM

I would be too scared to go to 1 million ad unless I had complete control of the time machine.  That I could see how everything was going and if it was bad I could come back. What if the sun supernova'd or something?  

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Posted 19 December 2003 - 04:21 AM

Having a time machine would be cool, but only if it wasn't the tardis

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Posted 27 December 2003 - 09:22 PM

I would like to go in the past about 200 years. It is prior to the industrial revolution, so the air and waters and ground are clean. I would also like to spend time with the Cheyenne in North America during that time period.

The Cheyenne nation is cool cool.gif  

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