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Re: Who do you want to be

Postby Levi » Thu Nov 27, 2008 2:20 am UTC

Ender wrote:I want to be the Doctor from Doctor Who.
Or at the very least have a working TaRDiS...


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Re: Who do you want to be

Postby existential_elevator » Thu Nov 27, 2008 11:18 am UTC

This is a difficult kind of question to answer. There are plenty of people that I wouldn't mind being for a day or two, but I think that everyone has a farrago of problems that are unique to them. So, sure, I wouldn't mind seeing what it's like to be an awesome super-environmentalist hippy type; but I'm pretty sure I couldn't handle the kind of hardships and social rejection they face regularly. I wouldn't mind being a famous singer / actor / writer / thinker for a little while, but the pressure to be creative on demand would probably drive me nuts eventually.

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Re: Who do you want to be

Postby Roland Lockheart » Thu Nov 27, 2008 4:04 pm UTC

I wanna be like Bad Horse...I mean Ghandi.
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Re: Who do you want to be

Postby Mercat » Fri Nov 28, 2008 4:24 am UTC

I see what you did there.



I want to be Indiana Jones. E];D
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Re: Who do you want to be

Postby Immortal_Z » Fri Nov 28, 2008 4:28 am UTC

I want to be George Carlin. funny, well known, belligerent, and dead
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Re: Who do you want to be

Postby Fledermen64 » Fri Nov 28, 2008 4:29 am UTC

Myself
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Re: Who do you want to be

Postby Meowgan » Fri Nov 28, 2008 4:32 am UTC

I want to be able to make anything and make it well.
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Re: Who do you want to be

Postby levicc00123 » Fri Nov 28, 2008 4:49 pm UTC

I'd want to be Gandalf, not for his magical abilities, but for his knowledge, and while Gandalf carries a staff with him, I've always got either my main laptop (A Presario X1000) or my Asus eeePC with me.
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Re: Who do you want to be

Postby tin » Fri Nov 28, 2008 10:27 pm UTC

I'd like to be Michel Gondry, please. So i can create weird personal universes, but still be funded by executives and oversee beautiful hybrids of stop-motion and live action.

Either him or Cleopatra Jones. Just because she's a badass.
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Re: Who do you want to be

Postby Aikanaro » Sun Nov 30, 2008 5:11 pm UTC

/scans thread....

Hmm, most of the good ones are taken, but I've got an ace no one has touched yet.

Sir Samuel

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Re: Who do you want to be

Postby BigBoss » Mon Dec 01, 2008 4:04 am UTC

I want to be the guy in my avatar
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Re: Who do you want to be

Postby 1hitcombo » Mon Dec 01, 2008 5:09 pm UTC

In increasing order of realness...

Iceman
James Bond
James Kochalka
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Re: Who do you want to be

Postby Coin » Mon Dec 01, 2008 9:04 pm UTC

I'd like to be Clint Eastwood.
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Re: Who do you want to be

Postby Klapaucius » Mon Dec 01, 2008 11:04 pm UTC

I just can't think of a better answer than the Doctor. Most people here seem to go purely on badassedness rather than practicality (come on, Rorschach? You're not even supposed to sympathize with him, let alone want to be him) but being the Doctor would be amazing if you were good at it, for more reasons than I can list.

Really, it's about what life you want to lead, and the Doctor seems to be the most versatile answer, because you can live out every one of them in order of preference.
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Re: Who do you want to be

Postby Synthuir » Wed Dec 03, 2008 2:47 am UTC

Maybe even Randall Lawrence Waterhouse.
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Re: Who do you want to be

Postby Torvaun » Wed Dec 03, 2008 3:32 am UTC

Synthuir wrote:Maybe even Randall Lawrence Waterhouse.
Good answer.
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Re: Who do you want to be

Postby Encarnacion » Wed Dec 03, 2008 3:36 am UTC

I'm perfectly content* being me for now, as it's all I've ever known. My childhood and current role model (among many) is Mother Theresa, so I guess that could kind of answer the question.
*well, it would be nice if I were not single. But if that is all that is awry with my life in my opinion, then I'm pretty darn blessed, and will NOT complain.

That said, I have thought that it would be fun, just the once, to wake up in the body of this one actress, as I find her boyfriend quite attractive, and have her do likewise. :oops: Not that ANY hanky panky would go on, as that would be dishonorable, but it would be fun for the purpose of going on this elaborate adventure as we try to get to where the other is, and see about switching bodies back.

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Re: Who do you want to be

Postby the_bandersnatch » Fri Dec 05, 2008 11:14 am UTC

I want to be that guy that everyone says of: "You remember that guy? He was great."
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Re: Who do you want to be

Postby diotimajsh » Fri Dec 05, 2008 12:52 pm UTC

Summer Glau.

And then I really would go around doing this.
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Re: Who do you want to be

Postby Klapaucius » Fri Dec 05, 2008 9:20 pm UTC

the_bandersnatch wrote:I want to be that guy that everyone says of: "You remember that guy? He was great."


We can't do that unless you leave.
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Re: Who do you want to be

Postby Mr. Beck » Fri Dec 05, 2008 11:23 pm UTC

diotimajsh wrote:Summer Glau.

And then I really would go around doing this.

Why not this?

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Re: Who do you want to be

Postby Goatboy » Sat Dec 06, 2008 12:52 am UTC

CatProximity wrote:I want to be Wayne Coyne from The Flamming Lips. I watched the documentary "Fearless Freaks" a few years ago, and OH my god is he an amazing dude. He is infinitely creative and endlessly energetic. He gets new ideas constantly and attacks them hard. More over, jesus christ the man is the genius behind The Flaming Lips! I mean, feck! I want to have energy and hope, amazing ideas, and complete faith in my ability to see my projects through to completion.

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As soon as I saw UFOs at the Zoo I decided that I want to be Wayne Coyne when I grow up. Or at least have his job, getting to run around shooting fireworks and singing Flaming Lips songs.
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Re: Whom do you want to be

Postby RealGrouchy » Sat Dec 06, 2008 4:22 am UTC

Sorry, I had to correct the thread title; it was bugging me too much.

As for the discussion, I'd like to be myself (which I am, for the most part). It's everybody else who should change.

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Re: Whom do you want to be

Postby Dingbats » Sun Dec 07, 2008 12:27 am UTC

RealGrouchy wrote:Sorry, I had to correct the thread title; it was bugging me too much.

...is the current title a joke or what? It doesn't sound remotely grammatical to me.

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Re: Whom do you want to be

Postby Sir_Elderberry » Sun Dec 07, 2008 12:29 am UTC

Dingbats wrote:
RealGrouchy wrote:Sorry, I had to correct the thread title; it was bugging me too much.

...is the current title a joke or what? It doesn't sound remotely grammatical to me.


That's because "whom" is so rarely used it doesn't sound right anymore. Rearrange the sentence to declarative: You want to be whom. There, whom is more clearly the object, and this doesn't change.
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Re: Whom do you want to be

Postby Cheese » Sun Dec 07, 2008 12:46 am UTC

...I like the current title, kthx. I was getting annoyed at the old one, but I couldn't change it so left it be.
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Re: Who do you want to be

Postby diotimajsh » Sun Dec 07, 2008 1:09 am UTC

Mr. Beck wrote:
diotimajsh wrote:Summer Glau.

And then I really would go around doing this.

Why not this?

That too, of course :D
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Re: Whom do you want to be

Postby Sea Ferring » Sun Dec 07, 2008 1:39 am UTC

I think 'Ill be a teddy boy, I think Ill be a hunk; I think I'll be a tough guy and I think Ill be a punk.
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Re: Whom do you want to be

Postby Luthen » Tue Dec 09, 2008 9:43 am UTC

1. Myself but better (, faster, stronger*)
2. Able to keep changing, cause I'd probably keep going "but I could've chosen Jesus" or something
3. What the hell, everybody, cause there's nothing like retroactive reincarnation to screw up free will.

*I'd accept the other one, but you'd all just make jokes anyway.
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