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Discussion in 'Fun and Games' started by Darth Punk , Oct 16, 2020 at 6:11 PM.

  1. Darth Punk

    Darth Punk Community Moderator star 6 Staff Member Moderator

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    Would you rather be able to:

    Fly - but only one foot off the ground, at a top speed of two miles per hour?

    or

    Never need to sleep, and always have unlimited energy?
     
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  2. Coruscant

    Coruscant Force Ghost star 7

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  3. mnjedi

    mnjedi Jedi Grand Master star 4

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    The flight thing would be a neat party trick but not needing to sleep effectively tacks an extra 1/3 onto my life so I’m leaning in that direction.
     
  4. SuperWatto

    SuperWatto Manager Emeritus star 7 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    Sleeping is one of the great joys of life. Flying with one foot off the ground? Sounds useless. Abstain
     
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  5. CairnsTony

    CairnsTony Force Ghost star 4

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    I think so long as the 'never sleep' thing doesn't drive me insane, I'd lean that way too; I'd like to retain my faculties. Sadly being unwaged has demonstrated to me that all the countless hours gained from not doing paid work has been largely squandered. I often wake with the whole day ahead of me, intending to use it productively, and find myself indulging in mindless pursuits instead.
     
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  6. dp4m

    dp4m Also a Narc star 10

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    Never need to sleep, and always have unlimited energy -- as long as I still had the option to sleep if I wanted!
     
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  7. Point Given

    Point Given Manager star 6 Staff Member Manager

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    Fly.

    As Shirley Jackson put it: "No live organism can continue for long to exist sanely under conditions of absolute reality; even larks and katydids are supposed, by some, to dream"
     
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  8. Darth Punk

    Darth Punk Community Moderator star 6 Staff Member Moderator

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    Would you rather:

    Not be able to wash for two weeks?

    or

    Not be able to use the Internet for two months?
     
  9. Coruscant

    Coruscant Force Ghost star 7

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    Not be able to wash for two weeks. Easy.
     
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  10. SuperWatto

    SuperWatto Manager Emeritus star 7 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    I don't understand the use of these questions. What's the hypothetical situation in which we have to make that choice?

    Edit: I just wrote a wocky post.
     
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  11. Darth Punk

    Darth Punk Community Moderator star 6 Staff Member Moderator

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    You are a quadruple amputee...

    Would you rather:

    Have Kangaroo legs, and octopus tentacles for arm?

    or

    Have octopus tentacles for legs, and kangaroo arms?
     
  12. solojones

    solojones Chosen One star 10

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    Never have to sleep. I hate sleeping. Think of all the languages I could learn with that extra time!
     
  13. 3sm1r

    3sm1r Jedi Grand Master star 5

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    1 staying awake.
    2 not using internet
    3 kangaroo legs, octopus arms
     
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  14. epic

    epic Ex Mod star 8 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    why would you ever vote against kangaroo legs
     
  15. solojones

    solojones Chosen One star 10

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    Um obviously kangaroo legs and octopus arms. It's arguably better than what I have now.
     
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  16. 3sm1r

    3sm1r Jedi Grand Master star 5

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    By the way I'd rather be a sparrow than a snail, but only if I could.
     
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  17. harpua

    harpua Chosen One star 9

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    It absolutely would, though. Being eternally awake would be a ****ing nightmare.

    I'm all over kangaroo legs and octopuss arms, though.

    ...and I'm a homeless hippie, I can go unwashed for months (but I don't, lol).
     
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  18. Darth Punk

    Darth Punk Community Moderator star 6 Staff Member Moderator

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    Would you rather:

    Be the best in the world at something that no one cares about?

    or

    Below average at something that is well respected?
     
  19. harpua

    harpua Chosen One star 9

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    Below average
     
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  20. solojones

    solojones Chosen One star 10

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    Pft I have depression, no washing for two weeks is easy.... Also I am still working from home. I could just lock myself in and not see anyone for two weeks. Can't work right now without internet, though.

    Edit: I am already below average at respected things like finance and investment. I would prefer to be the best in the world at something no one cares about. Like I would love to be the most fluent Scottish Gaidhlig speaker in the world.
     
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  21. CairnsTony

    CairnsTony Force Ghost star 4

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    Mediocrity is my middle name, so I'll take 'below average' every time, because it would mean I'd carry on being the same person I am now.
     
  22. harpua

    harpua Chosen One star 9

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    I would pay good money to hear you recite poetry in a Scottish accent, Rae.
     
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  23. Darth Punk

    Darth Punk Community Moderator star 6 Staff Member Moderator

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    Would you rather:

    Only be able to speak with a Chinese accent?

    or

    Only be able to speak with a Russian accent?
     
  24. 3sm1r

    3sm1r Jedi Grand Master star 5

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    I feel that the question would make more sense if the second option was to be above average ?

    Otherwise I don't get it. Aren't we all already below average on several things ?


    edit = Russian accent of course
     
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  25. harpua

    harpua Chosen One star 9

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    Russian, easily, they always sound pissed off... works for me.
     
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