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Old 03-17-08, 02:57 PM
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If you were stranded on a desert island, which group of people.....

Let's say you were stranded on a desert island.

Which of these two groups of people do you think would give you a better chance of surviving?

1) Andrew Carnegie, John Rockefeller, Andrew Mellon, Cornelius Vanderbilt, Henry Ford, Sam Walton, and Bill Gates.

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2) Hillary Clinton, Bill Clinton, Barack Obama, John Kerry, John Edwards, Al Gore, and FDR.
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Group 2. Group one looks tough and stringy.
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The first group created things of value.

The second group never created anything of value. And in fact, the people in the second group want the government to punish the people in the first group.

My vote is for the first group.
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Originally Posted by AGuyNamedMike
Group 2. Group one looks tough and stringy.
Heh heh. It took me a while to realize that you were viewing them as a food source.
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Group 2. That group has six live people and one dead person. Group 1 only has one live person. Odds are that one of the people in Group 2 will survive Bill Gates.
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Originally Posted by JasonF
Group 2. That group has six live people and one dead person. Group 1 only has one live person. Odds are that one of the people in Group 2 will survive Bill Gates.


Well played.
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Group 2 so I'd have something to sit on after we buried FDR.
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Originally Posted by grundle
The second group never created anything of value.
I'm pretty sure one of them created the internet that you are using right now, silly.
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Either way they'd all want me to take orders from them, so I see no real difference between the two groups.
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My real answer: Obama and Hillary Clinton immediately kill each other. Bill Clinton quickly commits suicide when he realizes that what's left on the island is a total sausage fest. John Edwards shrivels up into a little tiny ball when he realizes he can't sue his way off the island. John Kerry fakes an injury, then starts accusing everyone else on the island of committing atrocities. Al Gore claims to invent a way to get everyone off the island, but refuses to allow anyone to use it because it would increase his carbon footprint. And FDR, of course, just invents a bunch of federal agencies that are supposed to get everyone off the island but really make things much worse.

The capitalists, meanwhile, invent a computer-powered steel car-railroad with low, low prices and use it to get off the island because they are so, so, so super awesome cool!!!!
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Group 1 would immediately set me off to gather coconuts. After a few days of this, I would be informed that my coconut gathering has been outsourced overseas.
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Group 3:

Scarlett Johansson, Adriana Lima, Giorgia Palmas, Melissa Satta, Nina Moric

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Also, they take all your coconuts and hose you down with water.
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I guess the phrase "gathering coconuts" got wendersfan off on a tangent.
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Originally Posted by Groucho
I guess the phrase "gathering coconuts" got wendersfan off on a tangent.
Not really, that's my normal train of thought.
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Group 1 sounds like the founders of the dharma initiative
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Wow... even for a grundle poll, that's pretty sukekekke.

The responses in this thread, though...
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Let's see. Group 1 has a bunch of people who actually worked for a living, building empires from their own sweat (I'll just ignore Bill Gates for the moment. Group 2 is a bunch of people who have spent a large majority of their lives suckling off the public teat.

After I convince group 1 that their fortunes no longer mean anything, we attack, enslave and devour group 2. I have a great recipe for Blackened Gore.
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I'm surprised he didn't add the Wright Brothers to group 1.
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Where's the choice for Yao-man, Ozzie, Jonthan, etc?
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Let's see. Group 1 has a bunch of people who actually worked for a living, building empires from their own sweat (I'll just ignore Bill Gates for the moment. Group 2 is a bunch of people who have spent a large majority of their lives suckling off the public teat.
Agreed.

I'd choose Group 4: Amanda Bynes, Hayden whatever, Kate Hudson, Keira Knightly, and Katie Holmes.

Why you ask?

1. None will eat a ton, so we won't have to work that hard for food.
2. I'd literally be the last man on earth/the island....so that should end well.
3. In the event a couple go lesbian....I win anyway!!
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Let's see. Group 1 has a bunch of people who actually worked for a living, building empires from their own sweat.
Don't you mean from the sweat of the working man?
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grundle, you could have put a few Republican politicians in Group 2. they're just as bad.
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