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Tom R

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If you could do a Vulcan Mind Meld with one person (dead or alive) who would it be?

Me - John Lennon
 

Chet

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Good thread, Tom R

I'm going to get flamed for this - Hitler. Just to find out WHAT THE F*** WERE YOU THINKING!
 
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This is a tough question. A few persons come to mind, in no particular order:

Oprah Winfrey - lord knows I'm not a fan of hers but I would really love to learn her secret of success; she's one rich mo-fo.

Madonna - the original cool chick

An Egyptian Pharoah or THE one who came up with the idea of the pyramids and the Great Sphinx.
 

El Feo

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Neil Armstrong

Just to have that ONE memory of stepping onto the moon for the first time.
 
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Ozzy Osbourne - I just think it would be a total trip to see what the hell is going on in there!
 

Cardinal

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Thomas Jefferson - a brilliant mind and a chance to answer the Hemmings question.
 

el Guapo

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William Jefferson Clinton and then I'd rat his fat white ass out to the law!
 

nerudite

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El Guapo said:
William Jefferson Clinton and then I'd rat his fat white ass out to the law!
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Yeah, but then you would have memories of sex with Hillary. Ewwwwwww.
 

Chet

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nerudite said:
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Yeah, but then you would have memories of sex with Hillary. Ewwwwwww.
But they would be distant memories - like about 20 years.
 

Jen

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My cat Darmah, Because I want to know what is it like to sink your teeth into a warmblooded furry little mammal.
 

donk

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Yeah, but then you would have memories of sex with Hillary. Ewwwwwww
yes, but you would also have memories of all of the other women he bedded down with.

But then again if monica and what's her name, the clerk, are any indication, he has really low standards....
 

Jeff

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I'd have to go with Lance Armstrong.

After beating testicular cancer, having children when he was never supposed too, winning the most grueling sporting event four times in a row....nevermind the money, what problems could you ever have in life after doing all that??
 

tsc

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I would be cliche... a musician.. like Dave Matthews..or Sarah MacLachlan..
 

prudence

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Planderella said:
An Egyptian Pharoah or THE one who came up with the idea of the pyramids and the Great Sphinx.

Why not the one who demanded that beer be invented??
 

Tom R

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Jen said:
My cat Darmah, Because I want to know what is it like to sink your teeth into a warmblooded furry little mammal.
So? Whats stopping you?
 

PlannerGirl

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I think id pick Einstein

I always sucked at math so maybe he could help me

or Mother Theresa-i have great respect for her and im not Catholic
 

prudence

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PlannerGirl said:
or Mother Theresa-i have great respect for her and im not Catholic
Wow, the thought of you with a Mother Theresa mindset is unsettling. It's like putting a Honda Civic engine in a Ferrari...and do they have latex in Calcutta?? I mean, they don't even have FOOD in Calcutta...
 

PlannerGirl

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lol I would have more patience on my photo shoots. and i could stay thinner

I respect her for her faith, charity and love of human kind
 

Tom R

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vulcan

I thought of picking Ken Keasey, but I'm afraid I might come back.
 

GeekyBoy

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Kurt Godel, Helen Keller, Jane Jacobs.

and Greg Egan, for those of you who savour really, really hard sci-fi.

GB
 

el Guapo

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prudence said:
I mean, they don't even have FOOD in Calcutta...
Dude, Don't make me sick the wife on you. She is from Calcutta and they have everything there we do here except for Jerry Springer. Don't cross her man. She is really mean.
 

PlannerGirl

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El Guapo said:


Dude, Don't make me sick the wife on you...Don't cross her man. She is really mean.
Sounds like Guap likes a...strong woman ;-)

giggles and hides
 

prudence

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El Guapo said:


Dude, Don't make me sick the wife on you. She is from Calcutta and they have everything there we do here except for Jerry Springer. Don't cross her man. She is really mean.
No disrespect intended. I have a good friend from Madras and she has provided me with a decent understading of the culture.
 

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PlannerGirl said:


Sounds like Guap likes a...strong woman ;-)

giggles and hides
Ever seen a 100 lb Hindu gal with Roid Rage? Guapo likes. ;)

Prudence, I knew you were jokin' It's just that she reads this board to. And I better be seen defending the home town or she is gonna put me back in the abused spouse shelter!
 

prudence

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El Guapo said:
Prudence, I knew you were jokin' It's just that she reads this board to. And I better be seen defending the home town or she is gonna put me back in the abused spouse shelter!
NOTED.
 
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El Guapo said:


Ever seen a 100 lb Hindu gal with Roid Rage? Guapo likes. ;)

Prudence, I knew you were jokin' It's just that she reads this board to. And I better be seen defending the home town or she is gonna put me back in the abused spouse shelter!
Hmm....I would have never imagined the Great El Guapo as p**y-whipped! ;)
 

el Guapo

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I'm whipped like non-dairy topping and darn damn proud of it.


To wife: Right Honey? Was this response to your liking Dear?
 

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Re: ??

Tom R said:
How did a Vulcan Mind Meld lead to this?
El Guapo's First Law: All Cyburbia threads degrade to their base level. That level is the lowest possible orbit near the porn nucleus.
 

Tom R

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base level

I guess that applies to a lot of things. That's why I don't like the "consensus building" thing. They are designed to degrade to the lowest common denominator -worthless drivel.
 

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Re: base level

Tom R said:
I guess that applies to a lot of things. That's why I don't like the "consensus building" thing. They are designed to degrade to the lowest common denominator -worthless drivel.
Yeah, but sometimes those things are catered.
 

donk

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Yeah, but sometimes those things are catered.
The common line seen on posters and invitations arounbd here is "Ladies please bring a sweet"

We have considered doing this. The reason in one area rumour has it there is a lady who makes awesome maple sugar cookies and comes to all meetings, just to socialize.
 
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Dan

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Michael Stumpf said:
Thomas Jefferson - a brilliant mind and a chance to answer the Hemmings question.
That was one of the names which popped up. Topping my list, though ...



Richard Feynman - not only a brilliant mind, but a fascinating, very well-rounded individual. To quote Julian Schweiger, "An honest man, the outstanding intuitionist of our age, and a prime example of what may lie in store for anyone who dares to follow the beat of a different drum."

A few others I considered ...

Nikola Tesla
Buckminster Fuller
Edward Abbey
Ram Daas
Seneca
Jesus Christ
Ayn Rand
 
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I'm taking forever to get through a book about Galileo's daughter, but it really is quite the interesting read. So I'm putting him on my list.
 

El Feo

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KMateja said:
I'm taking forever to get through a book about Galileo's daughter, but it really is quite the interesting read. So I'm putting him on my list.
Are you reading Dava Sobel's book? I loved it! If you like her writing and haven't read it already, you might want to try Longitude, too. It's short but really interesting.
 

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Dan said:


That was one of the names which popped up. Topping my list, though ...



Richard Feynman - not only a brilliant mind, but a fascinating, very well-rounded individual. To quote Julian Schweiger, "An honest man, the outstanding intuitionist of our age, and a prime example of what may lie in store for anyone who dares to follow the beat of a different drum."

This is an interesting choice... I really enjoyed his book Tuva or Bust. :)
 

Tom R

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Mind meld

Since we're discussing coming back as someone else, I thought I would resurrect this old thread about tapping into someone else's mind now. I've changed my mind. I would mind meld with Samuel Clemons (Mark Twain).
 

KSharpe

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Ew, Ayn Rand??? What are you thinking???

As for Hillary, ya'll should give her a break. No one talks about having sex with Bill Richardson or Mitt Romney (who I'm pretty sure is a robot).
 

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Surprised no one picked "the mind" that has been in the news most this week . . . . Alan Greenspan . . . to find out when the market will bottom out and get in on the cheap.
 
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