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Which time period do you wish you lived in?

Old 05-27-05, 02:43 PM
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Which time period do you wish you lived in?

I always wished I could've lived back in the early 1900's.I like seeing old pictures of N.Y.,and L.A. when the buildings were new,and the streets were clean.I always thought it was cool how people dressed up in suits to go to ball games.Although I'm sure the lack of a/c and modern medicine etc. would suck.So,how about yourself?

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I always thought it would be cool to live in the year 2005. So I bought myself a time machine, went back 100 years, and here I am!
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The year 4000.
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Either the 60s (for the Beatles) or the late 70s/early 80s for the punk/metal.
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Originally Posted by Premise
I always wished I could've lived back in the early 1900's.I like seeing old pictures of N.Y.,and L.A. when the buildings were new,and the streets were clean.I like the old arcitechture of that era.I always thought it was cool how people dressed up in suits to go to ball games.So,how about yourself?
Yeah, it looks all romantic, but I bet you wouldn't last a week before begging to come back to 2005.
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Life is good. I like having hot running water, refrigeration, and antibiotics.

I'm sure you recognize the irony in posting about wanting to live in another time on an internet bulletin board about DVDs!
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This one is fine with me.
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This one is fine with me.
Ditto.

If I had to go back though... about 5-6 years ago when housing was more affordable.
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I always wished I were born about 10 years later than I was. Better video games, better computers. Yup, I wish I lived 10 years in the future.
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The video games 10 years from now SUCK. Except "Grand Theft Auto: Boise".
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Originally Posted by DodgingCars
Ditto.

If I had to go back though... about 5-6 years ago when housing was more affordable.

Yeah - no kidding.
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I'm not sure. When is the best time period in the U.S. when the country is not ruled by religious morons?
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Another consideration:

Whenever someoneone tells me that he wants to live in another time, he always imagines himself in the tiny upper class and not a member of the vast underclass of serfs or slaves. Who would want to be a 19th century factory worker with an 80 hour workweek and an early grave? By contrast, everybody on this board lives better than any medieval prince.

However, if I were to live in another time in the upper classes, I would want to be an renaissance Italian merchant prince. Live life like a fairy tale, with fancy balls, platoons of servants, and commisions to artists like Leonardo and Raphael.
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Originally Posted by Green Jello
I'm not sure. When is the best time period in the U.S. when the country is not ruled by religious morons?
1993-2001
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I'm not sure. When is the best time period in the U.S. when the country is not ruled by religious morons?
Middle to late 1600's.
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1993-2001

Ya! Blowjobs for everybody!
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Ya! Blowjobs for everybody!
WhooHoo!

Blowjobs, housing boom, economic growth, no religion in the White House,......I"LL TAKE IT!
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Old 05-27-05, 03:17 PM
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Another consideration:

Whenever someoneone tells me that he wants to live in another time, he always imagines himself in the tiny upper class and not a member of the vast underclass of serfs or slaves. Who would want to be a 19th century factory worker with an 80 hour workweek and an early grave? By contrast, everybody on this board lives better than any medieval prince.


That's just like how all reincartionists say they used to be someone famous. You never hear anyone claim they were the lowly pissboy for Louis XXVI.
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2099 because that's when the Jetsons took place and I want a flying car and robot maid
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Originally Posted by Red Dog
That's just like how all reincartionists say they used to be someone famous. You never hear anyone claim they were the lowly pissboy for Louis XXVI.
"Wait for the shake."
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I'm in the midst of a Shakespeare fetish these days, so I'll say London 1600. Just keep the plague rats away, if possible.
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got to be the 70's...
...when people were having promiscuous sex with many anonymous partners without protection while at the same time experimenting with mind-expanding drugs in a consequence-free environment.... ahh good times.
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Originally Posted by Oraphus
got to be the 70's...
...when people were having promiscuous sex with many anonymous partners without protection while at the same time experimenting with mind-expanding drugs in a consequence-free environment.... ahh good times.
All the polyester and the soft rock stylings of the likes of Air Supply and the Pure Prarie League act as a strong counterbalance. Sorry.
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2007, right before the Emperor declared Martial Law.

Oh, wait, shit. I had to travel back to 1999 to warn everyone.

It's too late now.
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