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Discussion in 'General Off-Topic Chat' started by Potticus, Jan 3, 2011.

  1. Potticus

    Potticus GBAtemp Advanced Fan

    Apr 30, 2010
    United States
    My friend recently posted this on facebook:

    "If you had to pick two items that have deep meaning to you, any items in the world, but they can't be people. What would they be and what meaning do they have to you?"

    And I was wondering what answers I would get from people on the temp.
    Surprise me.
  2. BowlOfSpiders

    BowlOfSpiders hi

    Feb 10, 2009
    United States
    United States
    Our family photo album. To show all the fun memories of my family.
    Super Mario World. The best video game ever created in my eyes.
  3. Pyrmon

    Pyrmon Burnin' Monkey Love

    Sep 25, 2010
    I would bring my DS Lite. Not because I want to play games. It has a deeper meaning. It was the first expensive gift I got from my parents, when things started going better financially(and we could finally eat every meal, every day). It represents the day we could stop considering ourselves poor and finally go into the middle class. It represents the day we finally quit my grandma's basement.

    And I would bring a Qur'an to finish my reading. That book is extremely interesting to read. It also reminds me of my country of origin, Egypt. Most people are Muslim there.
  4. Canonbeat234

    Canonbeat234 Redeemed Temper

    Sep 24, 2008
    A Bible and A bed.
  5. Vulpes Abnocto

    Vulpes Abnocto Drinks, Knows Things

    Former Staff
    Jun 24, 2008
    United States
    On this site almost everybody is going to list game consoles.

    Meaningful physical items eh?
    The first is probably a crudely wrought brass "demon bell" given to me by one of my best friends
    For those that are not aware, a demon bell is a bell (duh) that hangs beneath the frame of a motorcycle. It's an old biker superstition that a demon bell will help to stave off road gremlins from your bike. To be technically accurate, a demon bell cannot be bought for yourself. It MUST be given by a riding buddy.
    He gave it to me early because we were afraid he wouldn't live long enough to see me get my first street bike.

    My second is a three panel triptych oil on canvas painting by a wonderful friend in Australia. I talked about it and fawned over it for months. All of a sudden I found it delivered to my house one day, and now my house does not feel like my home unless that painting is hanging over me.
  6. Potticus

    Potticus GBAtemp Advanced Fan

    Apr 30, 2010
    United States
    I really enjoyed this post man, it was exactly what I was hoping someone would give the effort to share.
  7. Canonbeat234

    Canonbeat234 Redeemed Temper

    Sep 24, 2008
    Ok fair enough a full descrition for the two items.

    1) Bible - I will bring this because its not only my religion but it also my life. I read it for guidance and wisdom, not many people will care for it since it just a book. To me THIS book is the reason I'm alive, not homeless, can help my father out, and things I will become within a few short years.

    2) Bed - I love to sleep, despite those bed sores I usually get from sleeping too much. I can't be mad for a good mattress and a soft pillow. After an exhausting, long day you need to relax and want to spend your time sleeping on the bed you personally have moments with.
  8. Sop

    Sop groovy dude lmao

    Nov 14, 2010
    1)Bed - I love sleeping and I love MY bed, I find it hard to sleep in other people's bed.
    2)My Dog - He is my best friend and I don't know how I would survive without him.
  9. Raiser

    Raiser I am mad scientist.

    May 31, 2008
    I actually had to think pretty hard about this one.
    First would be my favorite family album (we have a lot, but only one can be picked, so...).
    Second would probably be my favorite book "Tuesdays With Morrie". That book has changed my ways/views on life so much (for the better, I think) that it's become a treasure to me.
  10. gifi4

    gifi4 How am I a 'New Member'?

    Apr 21, 2010
    1 would be my mobile phone, not because it's a phone but because it's one of the nicest thing my sister has ever done for me.

    the second would be my wii, this is for a reason though, I don't usually play it but when christmas time was here both my parents were short on cash but they still bought me a wii, that contains sentimental value. (not this christmas)
  11. 8BitWalugi

    8BitWalugi Taiyohhhhhh!

    Mar 22, 2008
    Side 7
    But you wouldn't have a Wii Remote [​IMG]

    Me? I'd bring my old stuffed caterpillar toy (Hey! A man can still love an old toy!). It was my first baby toy that I received from my God-parents at my christening. And my Athens 2004 watch, it was the last gift I got from my God Father before he died [​IMG].
  12. Vigilante

    Vigilante TempLurker

    Jan 1, 2010
    CyberSpace IQ:OVER 9000
    Gba and temp I hoped you were surpriced
  13. Narayan

    Narayan desu~

    Sep 29, 2010
    1. laptop. it holds some information that i cannot store in my mind.
  14. Wabsta

    Wabsta you fight like a dairy farmer

    Apr 25, 2008
    SCUMM Bar
    I dont really have that much in my house that's worth something to me (except that's worth money ofc).
    Photoalbums and stuff are still at my mothers house so.

    But if I had to choose, my PC (so, the case, I know the whole set with the screen etc isnt 1 thing). Aaaaaaaand, hmmmm, can I take a bag? It's already filled in my room. It has 2 NES's, 1 Super NES, and games for both consoles in it.
  15. SubliminalSegue

    SubliminalSegue GBAtemp Fan

    Oct 12, 2010
    United States
    1. An angel medallion given to me by my mom. It saved her in a car wreck, and it kept me safe when I was hit by a truck about 6 years ago, smashing in the side of my car and also the time I skidded on ice and almost crashed into a pole. Constantly reminding me that God is always there for me and always looking out for me.

    2. Every note my gf ever gave me. We met on the internet, and while I was still living with my folks in Florida, and her in Utah, we talked every night on the phone for a year before I moved out to Utah to be with her. I keep every note she ever wrote because that's how I grew to love her more. Nobody said a long distance relationship born from the net could work, but we'll be together 6 years this May, so...there.