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    ... in exchange for staying young/not aging?
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    (Original post by purplerainn)
    ... in exchange for staying young/not aging?
    No.
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    Nope, not a chance. I'd die in my sixties.
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    No.
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    No. Your mind would mature over a sixty year period I'm sure. You'd be stuck in a young body with an older person's mind. Wouldn't fancy that.
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    (Original post by purplerainn)
    ... in exchange for staying young/not aging?
    You mean, say dying at 60 instead of 80, but in all those 60 years I'll look young?

    I think that's a fair deal actually.
    So yes.
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    No, not after reading what it did to Dorian Gray!
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    (Original post by tashazzz)
    No. Your mind would mature over a sixty year period I'm sure. You'd be stuck in a young body with an older person's mind. Wouldn't fancy that.
    What exactly is an older person's mind?

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    You mean, say dying at 60 instead of 80, but in all those 60 years I'll look young?

    I think that's a fair deal actually.
    So yes.
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    Personally, I'd say yes too. But only if my expected life was 70+
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    So you're tellng me that I'll be able to keep drinking and indulging in gorgeous young women until I'm 60?

    Yes please!


    Your mind only matures because it is forced to
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    I would... bit of a no brainer for me. Massively better quality of life in exchange for 20 years...
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    (Original post by SpiggyTopes)
    No, not after reading what it did to Dorian Gray!
    you're my hero.
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    Yes, i love extreme sports and hate to think one day i'll be too frail to do them
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    (Original post by purplerainn)
    What exactly is an older person's mind?
    Say for example I accepted this offer. All of my friends would mature, start careers, get married have children etc etc while I remained as a teenager in university, clubbing, drinking and all that stuff for the rest of my life. Surely ten years after accepting the offer I would be sick of that lifestyle and would want to do what my friends that I started off with we're doing -thoughts that younger people don't really have.
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    (Original post by purplerainn)
    ... in exchange for staying young/not aging?
    Yep. Most people will say "No", because they're looking at retirement as the time they'll have all their fun, but in reality, they'll be laying on beeches doing f*** all when all the fun is to be had in your youth. As you get old, everything breaks down and starts falling off, you look awful...so I'd rather have another 20 years of being in my 20s if that's ok.
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    (Original post by tashazzz)
    Say for example I accepted this offer. All of my friends would mature, start careers, get married have children etc etc while I remained as a teenager in university, clubbing, drinking and all that stuff for the rest of my life.
    Well, there's way more stuff to do than that if you could retain your youth

    Surely ten years after accepting the offer I would be sick of that lifestyle and would want to do what my friends that I started off with we're doing -thoughts that younger people don't really have.
    But you wouldn't just be any regular young person.

    You'd be young only in terms of your body.

    It's not definite you're inclined to avoid those thoughts just because your body remains youthful.
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    No. Perhaps 5 or 10 years, but the thought of giving away all that time on Earth is abhorrent.

    I'm already 20. That means I'd have my life so far again once, maybe twice. I'd be nearly middle-aged. Anyone can have fun at any age, it's just that most people give up being imaginitive by the age of 40.
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    I would like to keep the body of a 25 year old for the rest of my life in exchange for dying in my 60's rather than 80's? Definitely yes, when you get that old you spent half your time in hospital, half your time sleeping and feeling weak constantly. I dread the day I can't go and out and do whatever the hell I like, so a complete no brainer to me.
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    No. At the age of 60 your body is still reasonably fit and healthy anyway. You wouldn't be gaining much by staying young, and you'd have lost 20 years where you could be taking advantage of the perks of retirement.
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    (Original post by Shorty94)
    you're my hero.
    I'm honoured!
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    Yeah probably, with my generation's life expectancy being around the 90 mark my last 20 years will be boring as hell anyways. Might as well live a hard and fast life instead of a long but boring one.
 
 
 
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