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You get three wishes

  1. Apr 2, 2003 #1
    Here are mine in no particular order:
    1) Enough money to pay for my phd without having to borrow.
    2) Good health until it's time to croak.
    3) Health and happiness for my family.
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  3. Apr 2, 2003 #2
    1) A replicator (a la Star Trek), that should take care of all material possesions such as food, gold, medicine, etc.
    2) My dream woman to share all my new posessions with.
    3) I'll save this one for later.
  4. Apr 2, 2003 #3
    1) New guitars for every day of teh week
    2) magic powers
    3) beer
  5. Apr 2, 2003 #4
    1. The ability to exist outside the universe but still interact with it.
    2. An unlimited capacity to grant my own wishes.
    3. Who cares? I can grant my own wishes! (See above.)
  6. Apr 2, 2003 #5
    N_Quire, are you allowed to ask for more wishes?
  7. Apr 2, 2003 #6
    He never said we couldn't. :wink:
  8. Apr 2, 2003 #7
    1 Immortality, you may think that it would get lonely but the quest for knowldge must forge on, like spelling, i should learn that

    2 Flying, well come one you never wanted to aimlessly float around...oh becuase i did

    3 and of course a cookie because i am hungry...darn it or the ablitiy to say soemthign beyond human comprihension to just confuse my enimies like this...Their was a farmer who had a dog and bingo was his name...O now how is that confusing well it is just think about it
  9. Apr 2, 2003 #8
    1. A Les Paul Special Guitar
    2. A mountain bike of my choice
    3. Unlimited wishes of course
  10. Apr 2, 2003 #9
    1) Sex
    2) Drugs
    3) Rock'n'roll
  11. Apr 2, 2003 #10


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    I'd say that too... :wink:

    But, if you're talking about "realistic" wishes...
    1. 1,000 trillion U.S. dollars
    2. near immortality (through appropriate technology -
    for realism... :wink:)
    3. A "tall" ship - a futuristic starship with high
    FTL velocity capability (MW, here I come !)
    (WITH a replicator of course... )

    That's a good one, but I was making "real" wishes...:wink:
    Perfection is unattainable... :frown:

    Live long and prosper.
  12. Apr 3, 2003 #11
    1) an unlimited supply of rockmelons, god i love rockmelon, or canteloupe as it is known some place
    2) to have been born in, or at least be able to visit, the late twenties, ahh, orson welles, benny goodman, bring it on!
    3) for j-man to realise i am his dream woman! well i might be :wink:
  13. Apr 3, 2003 #12
    Ignoring asking for all wishes wish:

    1. Infinite reasoning ability. i.e. ability to instantaneously deduce everything possible from given axioms.
    2. Eternal youth.

    And now for the first humanitarian wish!

    3. End of impoverishment in the 3rd world.
  14. Apr 3, 2003 #13
    I never said she was perfect. :smile:

    mmmmmmmm wolf....
    Time to look behind the cellar door.
  15. Apr 3, 2003 #14


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    Well, she has to be in a way, right... :wink:
  16. Apr 3, 2003 #15
    Nicely done.

    I'll take number 1 also. Nicely worded. The trick with wishes is that the wording has to be just right. I was going to say 'infinite knowledge' but of course that would mean that you would know everyones thoughts and other stuff you wouldn't want to know.

    2. An infinite knowledge of universal physical laws

    and borrowing again

    3. End of impoverishment

    The word impoverishment itself covers a hell of a lot

    Raavin :smile:
  17. Apr 4, 2003 #16
    1. a few trillion dollars
    2. superhuman health, insured by nanotechnology within my body, controlled by a set program responding to my physical state, unless I consciously override the program or alter it
    3. for all my supernatural creatures to quit wandering around granting wishes to complete strangers
  18. Apr 4, 2003 #17
    1. A Date with this girl....
    2. About 5,000,000 bars of gold bullion.
    3. and to have other peoples wishes.
  19. Apr 4, 2003 #18
    MacTech, with there being so many suicidal people in the world, are you sure about your 3rd wish?
  20. Apr 5, 2003 #19
    I suppose, perfect for me, would be the way. That is attainable I believe, at least a much better possibility than my first wish.

    Yeah, they keep coming up to me saying, "I need about 'tree-fiddy'."
  21. Apr 5, 2003 #20
    ?? why what would it be?
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