Who would you like to be?

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    Anomaly

    Anomaly New Member

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    OK. We all read a lot. We have read many many novels. Sci Fi and/or Fantasy.

    For me the great fun is the what if of it all.

    What if I could fly FLT ships and go to different worlds.
    What if I could meet aliens and observe their societies.

    Imagination. That's it.

    I've lived in China and traveled the world in my profession. So I imagine that I would be an explorer. Not neccessarily the heroic type. Just a working class 9 to warp type.

    Anyone game to confess their dream?
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    Curt Chiarelli

    Curt Chiarelli Yog-Sothothery on the Fly

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    I think my ultimate goal would be to become the very first artist to record life on another world, an exobiological version of James Audubon!
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    dustinzgirl

    dustinzgirl Mod of Awesome

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    I want magic powers. Like in AD & D or Eragon or Wheel of Time or whatever. Not too picky about it.

    Then I would totally rule the universe!

    :D

    Actually I would love to go to alternate dimensions and see things differently, you know since we only see in certain dimensions, and math shows us there are more, what do they look like? Feel like? ect....

    I just want to explore things that can not be explored in our current physical state.

    And kill an evil dragon. That would be cool. I could mount its head on my wall!

    PS Curt: Curt Chiarelli has exceeded their stored private messages quota and can not accept further messages until they clear some space.

    Must mean a lot of people adore you! : ) Or you are really lazy. One of the two! :wink:
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    Talysia

    Talysia Lady of Autumn

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    When I first read Anne McCaffrey's Dragonriders of Pern series the first time (a good few years ago now!) I wanted to see a world where humans and dragons lived side by side. I don't know whether it's technically possible or not, but that was always a dream of mine.
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    Curt Chiarelli

    Curt Chiarelli Yog-Sothothery on the Fly

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    You may very well think that . . . . but I couldn't possibly comment! :D ;) Okay, problem fixed, ready to receive all incoming messages!
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    pyan

    pyan Fortiter et recte! Staff Member

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    I always wanted to be Kimball Kinnison.
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    Culhwch

    Culhwch Not actually a dinosaur. Staff Member

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    I'd like to be a wanderer of some kind - maybe on a survey ship, or a small-time merchant. Free and easy, that's the life for me.

    So who's Kimball Kinnison, then, Pyan?
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    pyan

    pyan Fortiter et recte! Staff Member

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    Culhwch

    Culhwch Not actually a dinosaur. Staff Member

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    Ta. I'm so very ignorant...
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    pyan

    pyan Fortiter et recte! Staff Member

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    Not at all.
    So many books, so little time............:(
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    Beldarius

    Beldarius The Guardian of Light

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    I would probably be something like an "alien language - human language" translator or something like that.

    If I was a character in a book, I'd be a Jedi in Star Wars. xD And if I was an existing character, Kyp Durron comes to mind (if I changed my gender, that is... and I'm not even nearly as dark and arrogant as he is).
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    Chrystelia

    Chrystelia elven farseer

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    I'd like to be a Sithi and live in Jao E Tinukai'i. On a grand scale, I'd like to be the deity in charge of sending dreams and nightmares to all you mortals...
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    HappyHippo

    HappyHippo I'm so dizzy...

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    Oooh, I like your style!

    I'd not want to go into space, as I can't handle heights *mwahaha*, and I'm not sure about the lack of propper plumbing in conventional fantasies, as they're all medaeval. I think I'd really like to spend time learning withcraft and headology from Granny Weatherwax. She's just plain COOOOOOL.
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    Dr. Atomic

    Dr. Atomic tired... so tired...

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    At first I thought I'd l ike being a Jedi, just to have the lightsaber. But that whole thing about remaining celibate... not for me.

    Then I thought about being a researcher of the H.P.L. variety... but they tend to meet very bad ends, and that doesn't sound so hot.

    So I think I'd like to be a space hero... someone from the Buck Rogers/Flash Gordon/Tom Corbett/Space Patrol school of do-goodery. I'd get to have a ray gun, a space ship, and probably a robot. And of course, there's the requisite space babe*: Smart, resourceful, strong, heroic, cute, able to kick alien butt even while wearing the least practical of shoes...

    Cruising the space ways, fighting ne'er do wells, saving the galaxy week after week... Yep, that sounds mighty fine to me. Migh-T-Fine. ;)

    *The usual space babe -- swooning in fear, clinging to the hero while he fends off the BEMs -- isn't gonna cut it. This is a new millennium, and we space heroes like to know that, if push comes to shove, we can swoon in fear, or cling to our space babes while they fend off the BEMs.
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    deletrix

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    It would be kind of nifty to be cybernetic, with equal parts machine and human. Or to be a completely aware/autonomous/awesome cyborg like Sanakan (in my avatar). With or without a very large gun.

    I'm also intrigued at the idea of being integrated (with the ability to separate myself from!) into a starship. =B
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    Tau Zero

    Tau Zero I'm on Earth? Not again!

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    I want to explore strange new worlds, seek out new life and new civilizations, and boldly go where no one has gone before.

    When i wrote those words many years ago, who knew i'd be proclaiming them here for the first time?
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    Tabasco

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    Oh yeah! A full conversion cyborg with guns, lasers, the works... only in a fantasy setting.
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    Joel007

    Joel007 Shiny! Let's be bad guys.

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    I've always had idle daydreams about force-choking the people who are shouting at me that I shouldn't have asleep during my work hours :p, or bouncing off the walls wielding a small lightsaber...

    Lemme be Yoda!
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    Rawled Demha

    Rawled Demha New Member

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    i would like to be in that portion of space where no man (or woman) has ever been, wherever that may be.....basically i wanna be a spaceman!:D
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    HBP

    HBP U've guessed it..i'm good

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    I would want to be the person who discovers some form of existence on earth that was blurred by normal human sight. Something that for decades people believe was mythical, a legend , Fairy tale or even super/un natural.

    To find something that defies the laws of physics that our world is built on.
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