If you could travel through time, where would you go?

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Where would you travel to?

  1. The Past

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  2. Nowhere, I like it here :)

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  3. The Future

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  1. tj_cool
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    So you've magically gained powers to travel through time [​IMG]
    Now for the (not so?) simple question: where would you go? The Future or the Past.

    For the first question, you are able to travel to any time you want and to return to your own time.
    For the second question, you can still travel to any time, but you cannot return to your own time afterwards. Would you still go?

    Some clarifications
    * The future has no highly advanced stuff to bring you back
    * You can only travel once (and back to the current time in Q1)
    * If you travel far back/forward, we take it that the earth is still there (well, or at least you survive [​IMG])
    * You can't take anything back except what you brought in the first place (+ new knowledge you gained)
    * Things you altered in the Past don't affect the future


    As for me, I'd probably go to the Future to see what technology they have there (or whether the world isn't semi destroyed by war [​IMG]), but I wouldn't go if I couldn't return [​IMG]


    If I have to change something to the Poll, just say so. Or just tell what you'd do without voting [​IMG]
     


  2. KingVamp

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    Same here well except the bold part , i wouldn't if it was way better like peace,technology ... and if I could go back I can built and sell the technology of tomorrow today. [​IMG]



    edit: hey u erase something from the poll [​IMG]
     
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    No. I like a joke but I have limits. Thom Foole lived in 1650ish... Nintendo hadn't been invented then! [​IMG]
     
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    Yeah sorry, I just realized it wasn't right xD

    The meaning of the second Question is: You don't know what's there when you arrive, but you know that you can never go back. So the "It depends on how good it's there makes no sense as you don't know that [​IMG]

    I added you to No, but I can change it to Yes if you want that.
     
  5. KingVamp

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    I understand.

    No I'm fine where it is . [​IMG]
     
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    Travel to the future to see new breakthroughs in technology and how the human race has advanced. Though choice about not being able to return. I'd probably still go.
     
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    I think you need to change the poll. You'll see why when I explain what I would do.

    If I can return: I'd go to the distant future, stay long enough to get degrees it Physics, Engineering, Chemistry, Medicine, Technology, etc. (basically all applied sciences). Then I'd come back and take over the world.

    If I couldn't return: I'd instead go to the distant past after getting modern degrees in everything listed above and take over the world then.

    ... Why is everyone looking at me funny?
     
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    Ok, added another option in Q2 for that [​IMG]
    If I need to change the vote, just tell [​IMG]
     
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    Please do. [​IMG]

    More seriously though: The direction I'd go in each circumstance would stay the same, though the reasons would, in reality, be quite different. The future to learn if I could come back, and the recent past to get rich with future stock info, and eventually I'd get back via "the slow path" if I couldn't travel back.
     
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    i'd want to travel to the future.
    unless i had to stay, then i'd go to the past.
     
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    Nowhere. I would rather stay here.
     
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    I can travel through time anyway.
     
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    Well, if you go to the past you can always return!
     
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    Teach me your ways, oh master!

    Anyways, back ontopic: I would travel so far back, to when the Earth didn't exist yet (yes, I know you put a rule that it was always there, but I don't care [​IMG]). That way I would be able to find out how in the world (pun intended) the universe was created (out of nothing comes something? [​IMG]). If I couldn't return, however, I would go to the future, there might be lots of wars and nearly all resources might have been used up, but I would just fight for my 'rights', kill everyone blocking my path (even if they had always been friends, once they turn against me there is no way in hell (again, lame pun intended) they will ever become friends again) and make sure I would be the last person standing. @Everyone wanting to travel to the future: prepare for a fight! [​IMG]

    Finally, this is a good poll again, with a well-detailed first post and it really makes people think about what they are going to do, although I suppose if you have never thought of it before (I have), it might be quite difficult.
     
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    if you're black, don't go back!
     
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    Future=3DS

    I want to go to the future. To see the Kinect, and Move fail, and the 3DS rise in power. [​IMG]
     
  17. GentleFist

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    I'd go to the past for sure~

    i'd invent some nintendoo's and google's and be rich and have the handheld i want to exist be developed and if i'd fuck up i'd just make some bets in soccer and bam im rich again^^

    this would rock so much i'd have endless money to bomb

    predicting the future would make me rich
    since i can't do that i go to the past and predict the present hahahaaha~

    hell you could even go out with your teacher or whatever when she was young xD so many funny things you could do and you could still meet the people you know only that they might not know you

    past is awesome, btw watched hot tub time machine?
     
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    Id head to the past and say something to someone much earlier then I did. It'd probably change everything about me right now, but it'd be worth it.
     
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    And then, fall in love with a relative. Therfore making yourself.
     
  20. GentleFist

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    well it wouldnt really matter

    since in the past if i wasnt born then my mother wouldnt be my mother and if im the father its clear that its not my father
    so it wouldnt be me at all

    and also that would never happen to me^^ i dont fall in love with people
     

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