What time period in history would you choose to live out the rest of your life?

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    READ THE SPECIFICATIONS:

    You can choose:

    - What time period
    - What your social class/profession/lifestyle would be

    I would choose to be an English Lady in Edwardian times.
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    (Original post by Iridocyclitis)
    READ THE SPECIFICATIONS:

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    - What your social class/profession/lifestyle would be

    I would choose to be an English Lady (daughter of a powerful Duke) in Edwardian times.
    Who else in their right mind is not going to choose a lifestyle where they are rich or powerful?
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    I'd be a politician/farmer in 1950s Rhodesia, and I'd also be a ww2 veteran
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    (Original post by Iridocyclitis)
    READ THE SPECIFICATIONS:

    You can choose:

    - What time period
    - What your social class/profession/lifestyle would be

    I would choose to be an English Lady (daughter of a powerful Duke) in Edwardian times.
    I would live in the Georgian times (I think that's the Marie Antoinette one) and I'd want to be of royal blood. A princess or Queen. I'm in love with the dresses they wear. If not in France then I'd be a ancient Korean (joseon) gisaeng.
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    Not in the past; everyone seems to romanticise the past for the music or fashion or whatever, but they conveniently forget how s***** it was for the vast majority of people. So, for me the future, as a scientist.
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    (Original post by Nirvana1989-1994)
    Not in the past; everyone seems to romanticise the past for the music or fashion or whatever, but they conveniently forget how s***** it was for the vast majority of people. So, for me the future, as a scientist.
    That doesn't apply to today?
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    This period. The 21st century.

    Anyone who say's otherwise hasn't actually thought about the question rationally
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    (Original post by Iridocyclitis)
    That doesn't apply to today?
    Yep, but let's be honest here it was much worse in the past.
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    24th century as head nurse at a mental health department
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    (Original post by Truth')
    This period. The 21st century.

    Anyone who say's otherwise hasn't actually thought about the question rationally
    To hell with rationality!
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    The quality of life of someone in the past is likely going to be worse than any TSR user's life in the present, even if rich. For example, I heard it once said that everyone here is far wealthier than Elizabeth I by virtue of the things we take for granted each day. No matter how wealthy Elizabeth I was, she couldn't even buy a wristwatch.

    Average quality of life has improved reliably over time, which should suggest that you should choose some time in the future, although it's not guaranteed. A safe bet would be someone rich in the present.
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    I would choose to live the rest of my life in Plato's academy.
    But I'm going to Cambridge... so maybe not.
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    67th century as an dream-synthesis engineer at the andromodean central bioform transmitter

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    (Original post by Iridocyclitis)
    To hell with rationality!
    I like you
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    Aristocrat in the French Revolution, just to experience the horror they felt when the a whole social class was ripped apart.


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    (Original post by Iridocyclitis)
    READ THE SPECIFICATIONS:

    You can choose:

    - What time period
    - What your social class/profession/lifestyle would be

    I would choose to be an English Lady in Edwardian times.
    in the Renaissance
    I'd be a noblewoman with a shrewd mind and the reputation of a femme fatalle
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    I'd be a whore in Georgian London.
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    A Duke back in the 18th century sounds nice.
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    Every time I watch Pride and Prejudice I wonder what it might be like to be Elizabeth and be married to Mr Darcy :moon:
 
 
 
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