How would you react if you woke up back in 1995?

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13 Aug 2023, 6:34 pm

How would you react if you woke up and you were back in 1995?



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13 Aug 2023, 6:36 pm

I'd be happy that I could do things over again, but I'd be sad that puberty was about to commence.


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13 Aug 2023, 6:37 pm

I'd be in diapers


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13 Aug 2023, 6:40 pm

Mixed feelings. Britain was a better place to be living in back then, but I was also heading into a traumatic career burnout phase that I hadn't seen coming and left me in a real mess mentally.


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13 Aug 2023, 6:57 pm

Holy crap!

That was a very, very pivotal year in my life.

Everything would change if I had the foreknowledge I have now.

Literally every single thing about my life.

I'd be tired, just thinking about living all these years again.

I'm sure I'd make much better choices though, and I hope it would make everything much easier.





*Then I'd order Pizza Hut and watch my girl on Friends.


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13 Aug 2023, 7:00 pm

Horror,I’d wake up next to my ex.


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13 Aug 2023, 7:16 pm

Misslizard wrote:
Horror,I’d wake up next to my ex.


So would I, but I'd still do things VERY differently.

I'd get my money out of the bank and take his name off my line of credit.
I'd get my son tested for ASD.
I'd sell MY HOUSE and go live with my parents.
I'd use the money for my son's education.

I'd applaud my ex for coming out, and bid him my best.

(Then, Phoebe.)


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13 Aug 2023, 7:26 pm

WOW!

I just had the STRANGEST dream!

I dreamt that ...jet airliners crashed into the Pentagon and into the world trade center...after being hijacked by Arab terrorists. Thousands died.

And....then...I dreamt that that guy...that Manhatten socialite tycoon guy that Rona Barrette talks about in her celebrity gossip show..."the Donald"...that he got elected president!

I must be getting LSD flashbacks!



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13 Aug 2023, 7:33 pm

IsabellaLinton wrote:
Misslizard wrote:
Horror,I’d wake up next to my ex.


So would I, but I'd still do things VERY differently.

I'd get my money out of the bank and take his name off my line of credit.
I'd get my son tested for ASD.
I'd sell MY HOUSE and go live with my parents.
I'd use the money for my son's education.

I'd applaud my ex for coming out, and bid him my best.

(Then, Phoebe.)

Yeah, after the horror I’d kick him to the curb and change lots of things for the better.
Sadly there is no rewind feature with life. :(


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13 Aug 2023, 7:34 pm

I'd invest in Apple stock! Its value has increased a factor of 500!
That means a modest investment of 20,000 would be worth 10,000,000!



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13 Aug 2023, 7:50 pm

Yeah I was gonna get cliched and say "I woulda invested in such and such and now be a zillionaire".

Lets say.. that magically (in this already magical scenario)...that you could not invest in the stock market...so we can get that obvious thing off of the table.

If you woke up in 1995, but could not profit from the stock market, how would you react? :D



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13 Aug 2023, 8:03 pm

If I woke up in 1995, it'd go like this:

"Wait, where am I?"

*sees my older sister as her younger self*

*checks calendar*

"But, I don't exist at this point in time, oh no, it's a time paradox!"

*incoherent confused screaming*

:lol:


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13 Aug 2023, 8:47 pm

I'd be in my mother's womb. My immediate reaction would probably be to flail in horror. Perhaps I'd hear my mother go "he's kicking" when really I'm having a panic attack and silently screaming. :lol:



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13 Aug 2023, 8:56 pm

That was actually kind of a good time in my life.

Would go to a local singles thing and met someone to go out with. Started a second job. So I worked during the week at the same dumb minimum wage crap I had long had, but on weekends worked at a totally different thing that was more challenging and paid more per hour which gave me some hope for better things.



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13 Aug 2023, 8:57 pm

I don't know what I would do because I did not exist yet :lol:


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14 Aug 2023, 12:37 am

I would seek psychiatric help pronto.


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