Humanities Topic: What do you really wish for this holiday?

Discussion in 'General Off-Topic Chat' started by Unagi, Dec 6, 2012.

  1. Unagi

    Unagi A disgrace to his famiry.

    Oct 31, 2011
    United States
    Hey guys!

    This may seem like a silly silly idea, but I dunno, ever since some recent family events happened, I've been thinking...differently. I remember all I used to think about was the latest game release and finding the patch for it, or waiting and bickering for the latest Pokemon translation patch, etc., but nowadays it's all about chemistry, college, and family problems compounding.

    It's the holiday season, and if you guys could get that one wish granted (that isn't video game related), what would it be?
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  2. KingVamp

    KingVamp Great... AETHER!

    Sep 13, 2009
    United States
    Well, I think about all those things.

    A stable economy, that have most people at least in the mid-high middle class.
    A bit more realistic, another scholarship or either free education.
  3. Devin

    Devin "Local Hardware Wizard"

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    The Nexus
    Peace and Joy on Earth.

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    But I'd like a chance to not have to worry about money. Seems everywhere I turn recently I have to have money. A day where everything is free. (Limited item of a kind per person.)
  4. emigre

    emigre Oh Jeremy Corbyn

    Jan 28, 2009
    United States
    A really good fuck.

    I'm sexually frustrated at the moment. I swear I get a get a good fuck, I'm sure I'll end up drowning the girl in my sperm,
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  5. pyromaniac123

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    Sep 24, 2011
    SAM launcher so I can shoot down santa.
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  6. Sicklyboy

    Sicklyboy Resident Mechanical Keyboard Addict

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    Jul 15, 2009
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    Money, so I can pay off my damn credit cards. I hate being in debt.

    Being surprised with some gift that I'm not expecting.

    To see my girlfriend. She's away at university most of the year so I never get to see her aside from Skype :/
  7. ouch123

    ouch123 GBAtemp Fan

    Aug 2, 2012
    United States
    A wish is something that can't be achieved using one's own power. To that extent, I'd wish for politics to disappear (preferably permanently) in favor of all the world's leaders giving a damn about the people they're supposed to be serving and protecting*.

    *I acknowledge that this does not apply to all world leaders, but it applies to enough of them.
  8. Psionic Roshambo

    Psionic Roshambo GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

    Aug 12, 2011
    United States
    I would wish for fusion power to be completed.

    Cheap clean endless power would solve so many of the worlds problems it's not even funny.
  9. JoostinOnline

    JoostinOnline Certified Crash Test Dummy

    Apr 2, 2011
    United States
    The Twilight Zone
    I wish for people to remember that it is Christmas, not "this holiday".
  10. Sicklyboy

    Sicklyboy Resident Mechanical Keyboard Addict

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    Jul 15, 2009
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    A tad off topic, I hear that a lot, and if you think about it, saying "happy holidays" isn't always fear of being politically incorrect. There are many religious/major traditional holidays that happen in December, the 3 of which pop to mind most for me are Christmas, Hanukkah, and Kwanzaa. Now, in face to face conversation, I think saying "happy holidays" could be a bit unnecessary - I almost always say "Merry Christmas", even at work, because that's what I celebrate, unless the person I am talking to obviously does not celebrate such holiday. But online, where you're talking to hundreds at once in part of a discussion, I see it more as a "your December holiday of choice" sort of deal, opening it to a wider audience than just specifically "Only people who celebrate Christmas".

    Eh, just my 2 cents, anyway.
  11. omgpwn666

    omgpwn666 Guy gamer and proud!

    Jun 14, 2008
    United States
    Get rich, so I can do nothing.