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Topic # 17470 28-Nov-2007 13:16
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Someone brought this up at work and I was just wondering what people here would do. Anyway would you rather:

A) Be invincible (you could not die or be disfigured) until you were 80 years old and then you carked it.

or

B) Be at your peak physical condition (mid-late 20's or something like that) forever but you could be killed.


With A you will age naturally like a normal person, so when you are 75 for example you will look like a 75 year old. Also you won't be able to feel pain either but still have all your other senses such as pleasure Wink


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  Reply # 97343 28-Nov-2007 14:00
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B, I would rather live well when I do than just live.

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Reply # 97348 28-Nov-2007 14:35
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B: it's better to burn out than to fade away!


 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 97547 29-Nov-2007 16:09
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FatTofu: B) Be at your peak physical condition (mid-late 20's or something like that) forever but you could be killed.


Imagine bungee jumping with no rubber band, hitting the ground at a good speed, and walking away unscathed.  That would be extreme.


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  Reply # 97554 29-Nov-2007 17:24
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Yea B sounds most attractive.
But can you get injured or sick.  Or do you just Die?




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  Reply # 97582 29-Nov-2007 20:46

B

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  Reply # 97588 29-Nov-2007 21:39
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B  here also..


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Reply # 97604 29-Nov-2007 22:54
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B 4 Bravo

Would perfer to live for ever than know I was going to fall over and die at 80.

perfer the unknown.


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  Reply # 97607 29-Nov-2007 23:33
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I'm going to be different and say A, how horrible would it be to meet the love of your life in situation b and have to watch them grow old and die, maybe even your children and grandchildren too... no thanks.

I'd much prefer A a it means you know that you have 80 years in which to live a healthy, sickness free life, and if you find love age with them, rather than just watch them yourself, so bring on invincibility :)







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Reply # 97610 30-Nov-2007 00:07
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Guess the planet would be getting a bit crowded if everyone could live for ever



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  Reply # 97700 30-Nov-2007 18:55
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kinsten: Yea B sounds most attractive.
But can you get injured or sick.  Or do you just Die?


Yeah you'll be like a normal person so you can get sick and injured. You'll just stop aging at your optimum age which is like late 20's or something like that and continue living like that.

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  Reply # 97717 30-Nov-2007 19:54
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By far I'd rather opt for:
C) A mindless troll who lies under the bridge trolling at threads and blog posts with misinformed or outright wrong information!

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  Reply # 97722 30-Nov-2007 20:42
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There are plenty of people around that I wouldn't like to live forever.  What would happen to the suicide bomber who couldn't die?

PS - Why did the Koala fall out of the tree?




Because he was dead!

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