Ever thought of living where no one knows you

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Just some random thoughts :smile:

ever thought of this:
book a flight, leave a measage for your family and took off to somewhere no one know you and start your career and family there(provided you're not married and not attachment i mean).

which country would you fly to?
let the imagination run free and share your thoughts :woot:
 

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which country would you fly to?
I flew to San Antonia, Texas, USA, for Basic Military Training. :-p
 
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I have thought of it, but not for forever. Just for a weekend. Without leaving any message to my parents, just leave all alone. While they think I'm at my country, I'm actually thousands of miles away in another country! Bwahahaha! That's so evil and rebel.

I've thought about Las Vegas, California, for a weekend. And eat lots of chocolate at a hotel. I don't drink alcohol so I'll waste my money on chocolate. :biggrin:
 
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I don't dream of a specific country. My dream is to become disgustingly rich, than sell everything and become a pilgrim. Living in the woods, in a cave only with a credit card in my pocket so that I wouldn't have to worry about profane things. Of course, I would spend as little as possible and leave the rest for the charity after my death. I would visit all the sacred places in the world. Than I would die peacefully with smile on my face knowing the TRUTH.
 
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Just some random thoughts :smile:

ever thought of this:
book a flight, leave a measage for your family and took off to somewhere no one know you and start your career and family there(provided you're not married and not attachment i mean).

which country would you fly to?
let the imagination run free and share your thoughts :woot:

I retired in Bali. I didn't know anyone there.

It was paradise. Then it changed and I got bored, so after ten years I left.

Once my duties here are done I'll try Yogyakarta. More remote possibilities are Ethiopia, Cyprus, Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Timor Leste, Malawi, Republic of the Congo.

I once met a former Hungarian who lived with a tribe in Papua!
 
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I don't dream of a specific country. My dream is to become disgustingly rich, than sell everything and become a pilgrim. Living in the woods, in a cave only with a credit card in my pocket so that I wouldn't have to worry about profane things. Of course, I would spend as little as possible and leave the rest for the charity after my death. I would visit all the sacred places in the world. Than I would die peacefully with smile on my face knowing the TRUTH.
I sympathize with your way. But be careful when looking for The Truth. You don't want to end up like him. :-p I'm joking.
I retired in Bali. I didn't know anyone there.

It was paradise. Then it changed and I got bored, so after ten years I left.
Where is that? :bugeye:
 
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Might I suggest a map?
Yep. Please.... Wait... you are making fun of me, aren't you? :oldgrumpy: It took me a little to catch on.

Google says it is an island, am I spot on? :oldconfused:
 
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Yep. Please.... Wait... you are making fun of me, aren't you? :oldgrumpy: It took me a little to catch on.

Google says it is an island, am I spot on? :oldconfused:
Island. You got it, dude.
 
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Through about sixth grade my dream was to be a hermit. Seventh grade i noticed girls are pretty.

Mid life crisis time i envied Saul Bellow's character "Kenneth" , from "More Die of Heartbreak than Radiation"
who
......sends his wife ahead to their honeymoon, and changes his ticket for the North Pole.
Then some busy years went rushing by and i had no time to daydream
but Fair Anne & i got all the kids launched

then like Gerry Rafferty said, we "settled down in some quiet little town, to forget about everything.."
; google 72482

If i win Lotto i think I'll move to Key West, buy the old high school for a workshop and build myself a fine wooden boat.

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“Man staggers through life yapped at by his reason, pulled and shoved by his appetites, whispered to by fears, beckoned by hopes. Small wonder that what he craves most is self-forgetting.” eric hoffer
 
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Through about sixth grade my dream was to be a hermit.
That sounds nice. Not anymore? I would be your apprentice if you decide to become one. :smile:
 
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More remote possibilities are Ethiopia, Cyprus, Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Timor Leste, Malawi, Republic of the Congo.
In this context, does "remote" refer to how far off the beaten trail they are, or does it mean there is only a small possibility that you'll actually do it?
 
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I have thought of it, but not for forever. Just for a weekend. Without leaving any message to my parents, just leave all alone. While they think I'm at my country, I'm actually thousands of miles away in another country! Bwahahaha! That's so evil and rebel.

I've thought about Las Vegas, California, for a weekend. And eat lots of chocolate at a hotel. I don't drink alcohol so I'll waste my money on chocolate. :biggrin:
Las Vegas is in Nevada - next door to California :oldbiggrin:
 
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Las Vegas is in Nevada - next door to California :oldbiggrin:
Oh my. I got it wrong. Thanks for the correction. To Las Vegas, Nevada it is then. :biggrin:
 
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[...] or Fiji [...]
I guess you haven't seen their recent weather reports? :oldeek:
 
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In this context, does "remote" refer to how far off the beaten trail they are, or does it mean there is only a small possibility that you'll actually do it?
Small chance. But greater than zero, definitely.
 
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Speaking of leaving (almost) everything behind, I did exactly that a few months ago. (But I did research things quite a bit before doing so.)
 
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I often think about leaving for mars, it would be a new kind of loneliness. Certainly not something Im not used to though. It would be beautiful. Its a bit different from ops usual response, another planet and all.
 
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If someone really wants to do this, I would suggest this book. "The Partner" by Grisham. If you want to go, you may as well plan it out.

Even otherwise, the most fun would be to get lost in the same city as your parents. Live for 20 years or so and then suddenly they chance upon you in the market place and you go..:eek::eek::eek::eek::eek::eek::eek:.
 
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At age 29 I packed up everything and went to a new city where I had visited a week before and found a job (after spending 6 months as a ski bum). I knew no-one. I was both nervous and thrilled (exhilarated?), because I knew this would be a unique experience, probably be the only time in my life when I would be in a new place with no where to stay and no friends, and no support network. It is a unique sort of aloneness, knowing it was a permanent move and I was starting over. Hard to describe. I moved into a motel and proceeded from there.
 
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Speaking of leaving (almost) everything behind, I did exactly that a few months ago. (But I did research things quite a bit before doing so.)
i see. where did you went to and what you did?
 
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At age 29 I packed up everything and went to a new city where I had visited a week before and found a job (after spending 6 months as a ski bum). I knew no-one. I was both nervous and thrilled (exhilarated?), because I knew this would be a unique experience, probably be the only time in my life when I would be in a new place with no where to stay and no friends, and no support network. It is a unique sort of aloneness, knowing it was a permanent move and I was starting over. Hard to describe. I moved into a motel and proceeded from there.
cool.. its take a big courage to do so =)

i did move to a new country(from SEA to Germany) for my engineering undergraduate under scholarship along with some other students. But not sure its as awesome as moving to a total new place to start a life though. Kinda always have the little dream back in the head to go somewhere new and start all over... as im graduating soon as well. and there's always this little fear and nervous that follow behind the curiousity.
 

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