How would you use time-travel ?

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This is not a thread to discuss whether time-travel is possible. Let us assume time-travel machines are available at low prices in our local stores :approve:

What would you do ?

How about meet Mozart or Beethoven, and broadcast in their hears some Shostakovich :rofl: The poor guys were both so proud of themselves, they would probably get a stroke from that :uhh: Maybe I could figure out something more useful.

Please post your ideas, serious or not :smile:
 

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i'd tweak something to make myself rich, like swithing the kings baby with the baby me, then i would be king...

WHAT I'M A KING WOOHOOO *parades around the living room in boxers*
 
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amwbonfire
I wouldn't use it... I'd be too scared of breaking something in the past!
 
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The first thing I would do is go back and tell myself about all the bad decisions I shouldn't make.

I love ancient history and there are so many things I would love to observe. I can't begin to choose. There are so many mysteries. I could find out who built the pyramids and stonehenge and why. I could experience lost civilizations. <sigh>

So many questions I have could be answered.
 
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I'd like to go back and reserve a table at a certain restaurant where Evo once had a dinner date...
 
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BoulderHead said:
I'd like to go back and reserve a table at a certain restaurant where Evo once had a dinner date...
:rofl: :surprised :rofl:
 
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BoulderHead
Hey, I'll hand you some duct tape (afterwards, of course).
 
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Why ? So she can tape the mouth of the only witness, and quietly kidnap him away in her time machine and leave him bound and gagged on the summit of mount Vesuvius ?
 
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I'd keep needless things from happening and I'd use the machine it to benefit myself financially.

-Buy MS DOS
-Visit Xerox Parc before Jobs and Wozniak did. Hire some friends and programmers, create "Orange Computer"
-Warn 2Pac before he died. Of course, he already knew he would die from shootings.
-Invent Pokemon
 
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I would go back to the Library at Alexandria and distribute fire extinguisers; or maybe spend a few years there with a digital camera before it burned.

Did you know they had yet another fire! Will they ever learn???



Edit: Oh wait, that's just a really old headline. :biggrin:
 
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I'd deliberately do something that causes a logical paradox, just to see what happens!
 
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Evo said:
I could find out who built the pyramids and stonehenge and why.

Stonehenge is just a very big clock. :rofl:

I would use it to learn from great composers, as humanino suggested. Also to have that great pizza again, without paying for another. :rofl:

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I would go back in time, and slap myself silly for some of the stupid things I said. Of course, I wouldnt believe myself so it would be pointless trying to tell myself about future problems. I'm a jackass like that.
 
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jimmy p said:
I would go back in time, and slap myself silly for some of the stupid things I said. Of course, I wouldnt believe myself so it would be pointless trying to tell myself about future problems. I'm a jackass like that.

Sounds about right. :rofl: :biggrin:

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vidio tape record the TRUE happenings
that the big three religions of Abraham are based on
like what realy happened to JC's body
and mohamad's tooo
then what jew would be the one to tape??
and their dates are fuzzyer too

anyway bust the fairtales and hope for a more peacefull world
as a result of less belivers
 
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Ivan is not randomly a mentor : his proposal is great.
Join BoulderHead's table if all PF member do not already crowded it seems fine too.

Make sure Adolf really commited suicide, or maybe give him a hand before a commited all the mess
Take a ride on a dinosaur, presumably a T-Rex
Do not yield temptation to warn Schubert finish his symphony
Search for the Atlantide, and possibly be disappointed
Bring medicines to Ramanujan, and a bulletproof jacket to Galois
Meet the young Evo so she can't pretend I am too young :tongue2:
 
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humanino said:
Bring medicines to Ramanujan, and a bulletproof jacket to Galois

Bravo ! Bravo !
 
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I think that I would go ahead in time and try and find out what needs to be done now to fix future problems. Perhaps use the video tape idea to try and convince the powers that be to do what needs to be done.

As for the past, I too would love to know how the pyramids were created.
 
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I'd visit ancient babylon, just because I'm curious how life was back then & there. I'd then meet famous, influential people, like Mohammad, Jesus, Abraham, Euler, etc.

After all that, I'd go back to the Arabian desert sometime between 500-800 A.D. and become a legendary warrior-poet. :tongue2:
 
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Amazing : only Artman so far would care visiting the future. All the others would first give a check in the past...

EDIT : is it due to the initial formulation of the question ? This is not so for me, but...
 
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humanino said:
Amazing : only Artman so far would care visiting the future. All the others would first give a check in the past...

EDIT : is it due to the initial formulation of the question ? This is not so for me, but...

I thought of the future but I wuld rather learn from the past than to haev to watch for things in the future.

The Bob (2004 ©)
 
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just dont forget this, everything you guys are saying might turn out like the butterfly effect, your world might become weirder and weirder
 
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-Warn 2Pac before he died. Of course, he already knew he would die from shootings.

I forgot to mention, over half of Tupac fans still hold onto the belief that Tupac lives!
 
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Why ? So she can tape the mouth of the only witness, and quietly kidnap him away in her time machine and leave him bound and gagged on the summit of mount Vesuvius ?
It's just a bondage thing I'm into lately. :biggrin:
 
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humanino said:
Amazing : only Artman so far would care visiting the future. All the others would first give a check in the past...

EDIT : is it due to the initial formulation of the question ? This is not so for me, but...

I was going to comment on that too. Very intersting. It'd be an intersting poll question:
If you were granted a one time return trip in a time machine, would you visit the past, future or not go? Hmm..maybe I'll do the poll...maybe not.

As for me, I have no idea. There are so many things I'd like to see. Dinosaurs, pyramid building, who shot JFK. etc, but the future would be cool too...hmmm...oh I dont know!!!! :cry:
 

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