Red or Blue Pill?

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  1. ` regret .
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    Found this on /b/, figured I'd share here too.

    You are given a choice of 2 pills at the prime of your life, a red or a blue pill. This choice will only be offered to you and only at this time and you must choose. The two pills are placed on top of a table, any form of contact to any pill will result in the other being rendered useless and it will disappear forever.

    The red pill lets you achieve MOST of your dreams and aspirations instantly. You WILL NOT achieve immortality/know the meaning of life/time travel/control your existence/you will not spontaneously grow wings, gain invisibility, X-ray vision etc/ know what happens when you die/ Infinite wishes. It does let you find true love and you will truly be loved in return however your life expectancy will be cut in half. Your life expectancy will be the human average in a highly developed country.

    If a country has developed robotics, artificial organs, perfected stem cell replacement or any other anti aging technique to prolongue life for the general public it will not apply to you. Life expectancy will therefore be before all of this has been applied to the human body. Life expectancy for you can only be extended through good living (diet/exercise). Your life will not be cut short by any other means (murder etc).

    The blue pill grants you immortality, death, aging, injury and illness' will not apply to you. You cannot suicide and nothing can kill you. You will never experience love and never know what it is to be truly loved. You will never be intimate with another human being and you will never have any friends. You will be the definition of lonely and true

    happiness can never be achieved however you will always have your mind. Taking this pill DOES NOT mean you will achieve nothing instead it will just take normal time and effort.

    Taking one pill will cause the other one to disappear, you cannot blend/crush/snort these pills.

    What do you choose?

    TL;DR?
    Blue Pill = Immortality/invulnerability, loss of most emotions.
    Red Pill = Almost anything you want will come true, life expectancy halved.

    You can not say both.
    You can not find any loopholes to these rules.
    If you would take neither, tell which one you would take if you were forced. List both.

    You've got 3 minutes until they're both gone, meaning you must choose quickly, and you can't save them for later.
     


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    I'd say fuck it, I'll stop taking pills. I have a phobia of them anyway. Both choices suck.
     
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  4. ` regret .
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    What if you were forced to take one?
     
  5. Guild McCommunist

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    I'd stab the guy in the throat or put the pill in my mouth, pretend to swallow it, but actually wouldn't swallow it.
     
  6. syko5150

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    the red one would be stupid for me since im already living the life i want but if i didnt have the life i have now i would choose the blue one...
     
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    Red. Both suck, but i feel like if i was to take one, i would like the red one so i can get off this earth faster and get to Heaven. Who knows when your gonna die, so the life expectancy stuff is a kinda sticky situation anyways.
     
  8. WildWon

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    So i can either live for half as long achieving everything or live forever achieving nothing? Neither. I'm sticking where i'm at.

    Neither of the "bonuses" outweigh the "losses."
     
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    I never would've expected /b/ to have something this deep...


    I'd rather let the guy choose one himself...
    Both choices are ghey
     
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    Why would anyone want to live forever?
     
  11. Advi

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    eat them both
    trip balls
     
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    To stay with others forever.
    To see how the world evolves.
    Medical research, you're fucking immortal they can do whatever.
     
  13. BeatriceTheGolde

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    The red one is mine; what's wrong with dying if you're happy?
     
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    I stopped reading after that.
     
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    I bet you continued.
     
  16. Hachibei

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    Normally, neither. If I was forced to take one, I'd take blue, mainly for revenge on the person who forced me into this situation. And to create havoc in general, lolz.
     
  17. Guild McCommunist

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    I lol'd.

    If I was forced to and couldn't get around it, I'd go with the blue pill. I could do whatever I wanted and wouldn't care about it, since I have no emotions.

    *Waits for insightful response from Ace Gunman*
     
  18. KingVamp

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    anyway The red pill only if I was force of course.

    ... Where the poll? [​IMG]
     
  19. OtakuGamerZ

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    Owch!
    Most likely they will panic and try to kill you, Freeze you, Lost in space, Take a dive into lava, and other pain.

    Or they will reverse engienier it and make more "blue pills", then the whole world is f*ed.

    On the bright side you'll have boredom and time to decode the space-time continum and have the choice of when to go back and undo it.

    Meh if forced blue.
     
  20. Hop2089

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    This came from /b/, nothing good usually comes out of /b/.

    I'm not even touching either one of those pills.