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If You Could Meet Anybody, Whom Would It Be?
« on: November 26, 2010, 04:46:26 PM »
Another thread about airport security got me thinking about meeting people, and asking them what they were thinking when they...

If you could meet and talk with anyone, from any time, who is dead or alive, (of course they would be alive when you meet them), whom would it be?

I've thought about this a lot over the years and have decided I'd like to meet Benjamin Franklin.  What an amazing mind that worked on so many different levels.  I'd really like to get his take on the way things are now.

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Re: If You Could Meet Anybody, Whom Would It Be?
« Reply #1 on: November 26, 2010, 05:16:20 PM »
Nikola Tesla.
If he had money to go along with his knowledge he could have been king of the world.
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Re: If You Could Meet Anybody, Whom Would It Be?
« Reply #2 on: November 26, 2010, 05:20:05 PM »
Instead it is James Cameron.

I would like to meet Ben too. One of the most brilliant people of all time. I always dream about making a movie about him, cant believe it hasn't been done yet.

Plus, he scored heavy with the babes.
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Re: If You Could Meet Anybody, Whom Would It Be?
« Reply #3 on: November 26, 2010, 05:26:50 PM »
Another thread about airport security got me thinking about meeting people, and asking them what they were thinking when they...
If you could meet and talk with anyone, from any time, who is dead or alive, (of course they would be alive when you meet them), whom would it be?
I've thought about this a lot over the years and have decided I'd like to meet Benjamin Franklin.  What an amazing mind that worked on so many different levels.  I'd really like to get his take on the way things are now.



Wow...good one.
For dead guys, I'd have to agree on Dr. Franklin... certainly a radical thinker for his time.  Thinker, philosopher, inventor, notorious ladies man, and someone who evidently enjoyed a nice 'buzz' as much as anyone.   He had it all.   ;D
Actually, most of the founding fathers would no doubt be interesting to meet and chat up.  I think Jefferson would be right up there with Franklin on my 'dead guy' list.   Of course I'd want a taste of his Monticello homebrew.

Also on the 'dead guy' list,  but going back a bit further,  I'd love to meet the one that the folklore  calls Jesus Christ...I've got a boatload of questions for that dude.

As far as people alive today, there's a dozen people on that list.  But to narrow it down, and providing that there was a provision of guarantee for unfiltered answers,  I think I'd have a question or three for whoever it is that's top guy in charge of "Area 51"...
I'm not a conspiracy buff, but I still have this nagging feeling that there could be  something they might not be telling us...
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Re: If You Could Meet Anybody, Whom Would It Be?
« Reply #4 on: November 26, 2010, 06:28:06 PM »
jesus
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Re: If You Could Meet Anybody, Whom Would It Be?
« Reply #5 on: November 26, 2010, 06:52:43 PM »
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Re: If You Could Meet Anybody, Whom Would It Be?
« Reply #6 on: November 26, 2010, 07:00:03 PM »
After several seconds of thought, Joe Rogan.  :P
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Re: If You Could Meet Anybody, Whom Would It Be?
« Reply #7 on: November 26, 2010, 07:35:28 PM »
After several seconds of thought, Joe Rogan.  :P

With a tire iron hidden behind your back?

I'd pick Thomas Jefferson.
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Re: If You Could Meet Anybody, Whom Would It Be?
« Reply #8 on: November 26, 2010, 07:38:00 PM »
How many can we pick in this time warp?

Im gonna add Stanley Kubrick and also Ed Wood; at the same time and over a beer would be great.
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Re: If You Could Meet Anybody, Whom Would It Be?
« Reply #9 on: November 26, 2010, 07:40:25 PM »
Iggy Pop is one of my musical idols, though would have loved to meet Joe Strummer (too late for that).
Dr. Michio Kaku is a brilliant mind that I love to listen to talk (even though I only understand a fraction what he says)
I'd like to share a couple pints with Denny Conn
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Re: If You Could Meet Anybody, Whom Would It Be?
« Reply #10 on: November 26, 2010, 07:48:24 PM »
After several seconds of thought, Joe Rogan.  :P

With a tire iron hidden behind your back?

I'd pick Thomas Jefferson.

Uh, not to fight, but to talk about expanding your mind, c**ty people, etc.
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Re: If You Could Meet Anybody, Whom Would It Be?
« Reply #11 on: November 26, 2010, 08:35:34 PM »
How many can we pick in this time warp?

Only 2 people fit in a delorean right? Flux capacitor takes up any extra room there might have been.
So you only get one.... per trip.  :)
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Re: If You Could Meet Anybody, Whom Would It Be?
« Reply #12 on: November 27, 2010, 12:46:36 PM »
Myself, thirty years ago.   :)

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Re: If You Could Meet Anybody, Whom Would It Be?
« Reply #13 on: November 27, 2010, 12:56:02 PM »
How many can we pick in this time warp?

Only 2 people fit in a delorean right? Flux capacitor takes up any extra room there might have been.
So you only get one.... per trip.  :)

I can carry 100 on my train - flux capacitor and all.
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Re: If You Could Meet Anybody, Whom Would It Be?
« Reply #14 on: November 27, 2010, 03:41:58 PM »
Do I get to bring my 12 gauge? Adolf in '34.....
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