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Would you go back in your life, and do it over?

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Would you go back in your life, and do it over?

If you agree to it, you will wake up tomorrow with all your present memories and knowledge, but on a particular day in your past. Your life will proceed from there.

The situation will be exactly as it was, you'll wake up in the bed you would normally have slept in, but you will have all your "future memories". People around you will be unchanged.

Would you do it? What age would you go back to, and why?
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Re: Would you go back in your life, and do it over?

Depends. Can I take a sports almanac with me?
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Re: Would you go back in your life, and do it over?

Hell yeah!!!!!
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Re: Would you go back in your life, and do it over?

15 years old.....
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Re: Would you go back in your life, and do it over?

to gain mass profit, right some wrongs and just because.....
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Re: Would you go back in your life, and do it over?

Maybe go back, compose yourself, get your thought straight and post just one response instead of 3 in a row?
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Re: Would you go back in your life, and do it over?

If I go back in time to my teenaged body and have sex with my teenaged girlfriend, am I a pedophile?
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that's just not how I work Jimbo.....
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Re: Would you go back in your life, and do it over?

Yes, but you won't be when you get back to the past.
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Re: Would you go back in your life, and do it over?

Originally Posted by Groucho View Post
If I go back in time to my teenaged body and have sex with my teenaged girlfriend, am I a pedophile?
Have sex with your teenage girlfriend? No.

Have threesome with your teenage girlfriend and teenage of yourself? Yes.

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Jim - just stop - your confusing me.....
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Re: Would you go back in your life, and do it over?

Yes, in a heartbeat. I would go back to my teens and warn myself not to fall for the dark haired girl with the big brown eyes.
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You fell for the brown eye....?
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Re: Would you go back in your life, and do it over?

Nope.

Not me.

Not a chance.

Time Travel is not my bag, Baby.

I'm right where I belong, but thank you for offering.
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Re: Would you go back in your life, and do it over?

Some of you don't seem to understand the question. This is not time travel. YOU are not going back in time. Your present day memories are being transferred into your younger self.

So, going back to warn yourself is not possible. Remembering not to do something is. You won't be coming back to the future except in the usual way, living your way there.
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Re: Would you go back in your life, and do it over?

I wouldn't mind going back and telling my 18 year old self to bank some of the cash I made through my early 20's instead of blowing it all on shit I didn't need.
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Re: Would you go back in your life, and do it over?

I went back to the time I decided not to post in this thread and changed my mind. And so I found myself leaping from life to life, striving to put right what once went wrong, and hoping each time that my next leap... will be the leap home.
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Re: Would you go back in your life, and do it over?

Originally Posted by Mrs. Danger View Post
Some of you don't seem to understand the question. This is not time travel. YOU are not going back in time.
Sure you are. Your consciousness is being transferred to a younger version of yourself in the past (essentially killing the original you and creating a paradox).
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Originally Posted by Mrs. Danger View Post
Some of you don't seem to understand the question. This is not time travel. YOU are not going back in time. Your present day memories are being transferred into your younger self.
My 'Younger Self' would have to be in my past, and for me (at least), that's Going Back in time, since I am presently my Older Self!
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I'M NOT TALKING ABOUT TIME TRAVEL!!!!!! No going back and having sex with yourself. No giving your younger self good advice, (which you wouldn't take anyway) and then going back to when you came from.

You wake up on your 8th birthday, and instead of all the things you knew when you were 7, you know all the things you knew when you were 47. You must live your life forward from there.
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Yeah, sure. Parts would be torture, but I'd go all the way back to five years old. I imagine the first part of my life would be amazingly messed up, since I'd be forced to relate to toddlers as someone with decades of memories, but I figure it would all even out eventually. Plus, I would generally read a book per day as a kid and I could just pick different ones this time.

Another downside would be that I'd be even more bored in school and would probably end up doing even worse.
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Re: Would you go back in your life, and do it over?

Originally Posted by Mrs. Danger View Post
Some of you don't seem to understand the question. This is not time travel. YOU are not going back in time. Your present day memories are being transferred into your younger self.

So, going back to warn yourself is not possible. Remembering not to do something is. You won't be coming back to the future except in the usual way, living your way there.
Should have remembered to skip this thread altogether. OP is mean.
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I think everybody understands the premise.
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Re: Would you go back in your life, and do it over?

Originally Posted by Mrs. Danger View Post
I'M NOT TALKING ABOUT TIME TRAVEL!!!!!! No going back and having sex with yourself. No giving your younger self good advice, (which you wouldn't take anyway) and then going back to when you came from.

You wake up on your 8th birthday, and instead of all the things you knew when you were 7, you know all the things you knew when you were 47. You must live your life forward from there.
Oh... I get it now. Then I'd go back and ride around on dinosaurs with Jesus.
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Me as my YOUNGER SELF:




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