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    1940/50s america
    mid 90s mogadishu
    1930s germany
    wild west
    1950s soviet union
    vietnam war as an american
    present day japan
    Rome b.c
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    (Original post by ArcadiaHouse)
    Oh. OK.

    I'd bang Thomas and leave.
    Shame he's gay.. complete waste!
    (The actor, however.. )
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    (Original post by xoxAngel_Kxox)
    Shame he's gay.. complete waste!
    (The actor, however.. )
    When he kissed that guy I rewound it like four times ... :drool:
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    (Original post by ArcadiaHouse)
    It's not much better in 2011 mate



    Yeah, you're right. Things like medicine, equal rights, access to decent food and water, the ability to travel more freely, modern entertainment, etc. That all sucks.



    People romanticize the past too much. Though I guess you can blame generations of historians focusing far too heavily on the 'elites' of societies for that.
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    (Original post by concubine)
    Yeah, you're right. Things like medicine, equal rights, access to decent food and water, the ability to travel more freely, modern entertainment, etc. That all sucks.
    Hehe. :ahee:

    People romanticize the past...[/QUOTE]

    An imagination will do that, as it would everything else, bygone or present.
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    (Original post by concubine)
    Yeah, you're right. Things like medicine, equal rights, access to decent food and water, the ability to travel more freely, modern entertainment, etc. That all sucks.
    Medicine and access to decent food and water? For how many of the global population though? Not nearly enough.

    "Equal rights"? Did you not hear about Troy Davis? Racism and sexism still very much exist today.

    Ability to travel more freely - the threat of terrorism has made airport checks more stringent, and there are hardly any cheap flights anymore. It's so difficult for a British person to get a US visa or the right to live in places like Australia.

    Modern entertainment - The X Factor, Justin Bieber, crap CGI Hollywood films.

    Yep, it's great living in 2011.
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    (Original post by ArcadiaHouse)
    Medicine and access to decent food and water? For how many of the global population though? Not nearly enough.

    "Equal rights"? Did you not hear about Troy Davis? Racism and sexism still very much exist today.

    Ability to travel more freely - the threat of terrorism has made airport checks more stringent, and there are hardly any cheap flights anymore. It's so difficult for a British person to get a US visa or the right to live in places like Australia.

    Modern entertainment - The X Factor, Justin Bieber, crap CGI Hollywood films.

    Yep, it's great living in 2011.


    ****yeah hyperbole. Obviously your mind is too set in its crazy way of thinking to acknowledge the reality of things, it's okay bb.
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    Always wanted to live in the Victorian times as one of the upper class people :chaplin:
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    During Adem and Eve era
    During Christ and Muhammed era
    During Moses and Noah era
    Ancient Greece
    Ancient Rome
    Ancient Illyria
    Ancient Egypt
    Pelasgian era

    1900s,1800s1960s,early 80s

    but most all christ era, and pelasgian era.
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    (Original post by NWA)
    20,000BC.

    As a caveman, in Southern Africa. Doing what the hell i want, when the hell i want. No routine, no stress, no bull of modern day life.
    Just me, my cave woman and my spear
    The cave woman would probably be bitchy and ruin it.
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    (Original post by notthegreatest)
    During Adem and Eve era
    During Christ and Muhammed era
    During Moses and Noah era

    Ancient Greece
    Ancient Rome
    Ancient Illyria
    Ancient Egypt
    Pelasgian era

    1900s,1800s1960s,early 80s

    but most all christ era, and pelasgian era.
    How about any of the Religious milestones place and time. You get to go with a digital recorder and a ticket back. We'll sort out all the bull**** one way or the other.
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    I would want to be born in about 60 BC, to a wealthy family in Rome. Then I would be 16 when Caesar got assasinated, would witness the civil war between Augustus and Mark Anthony, the foundation of the Roman Empire etc. Then in my early 50s move to the Roman province of Judaea, witness the birth of Jesus, then in about 10AD move to Athens and chill in Classical Greece for a while, before moving back to Judaea in about 30AD and hang out with Jesus and see his miracles. Then die at the old age of 95 in 35AD.
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    Medieval Europe, preferably Spain because of the knights, dragons, adventures, damsels in distress, castles, court music. Medieval times rule.
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    San Francisco 1967. No doubt about it.
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    Chicago in the 1950's, Mafia/Gang's, pin stripe suits, tommy guns, all thats cool stuff!
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    It'd be quite cool to go live on the plains of Africa. But I still want a house. Can I take my house and all my stuff to a time before imperialsim and just chill there for a bit?
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    7th century Arabia. The people at the time used to say that there was so much gold in the area that the people didn't know where to give their charities. People were also much kinder there
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    Late 1950s/Early 60s New York, as a white (politically unaware) male with a job in the advertising industry. *Note to self: You watch waaaay too much Mad Men. *
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    1950s, 1960s USA, Rock 'n' Roll and then Muscle Cars era - swell times, before all this nonsense…
    or Wild West times, being a cowboy.
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    I'd love to have been in san francisco in the 1960's when acid was taking off

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