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Old 12-18-2012, 12:16 AM
 
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$3 millions? I wouldn't give up 60 years for $3 billion.

Richest guy in Hong Kong said he will give up 99% of his money ($12 billion) in exchange for 50 years of life.
The one thing everybody wants but nobody ever gets is a second chance at life or a time machine. The one universal rule everybody plays by no matter how rich and successful you are is that the past is the past...yesterday is gone and its not coming back.
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Old 12-18-2012, 04:35 AM
 
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I agree.
I'd pick 80, with or without the money.
sounds like your life miserable. But trust me, it will get better...
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Old 12-18-2012, 04:36 AM
 
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The one thing everybody wants but nobody ever gets is a second chance at life or a time machine. The one universal rule everybody plays by no matter how rich and successful you are is that the past is the past...yesterday is gone and its not coming back.
exactly, there are a few thing in life you can't buy, and one of them is time.
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Old 12-18-2012, 04:37 AM
 
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If I pick the rich, old guy, can I be Hugh Hefner?
i think he wishes he could be you.
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Old 12-18-2012, 07:46 AM
 
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If I pick the broke 20 year old, do I still know everything that I do now? If that is the case, I would take that in a heartbeat and get to $3 million long before I hit 80 years old.
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Old 12-18-2012, 08:03 AM
 
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Call me crazy but I'd rather be the 80 year old millionaire who has had countless adventures and accomplishments in his life than the broke 20 year old who doesn't even believe he has a future.
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Old 12-18-2012, 09:02 AM
 
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sounds like your life miserable. But trust me, it will get better...
Thanks, but it isn't miserable. It's a lot better than it was at 20 - so, no desire to go back there. Each decade has been better than the previous, but it's been work getting here.

I don't need to look for a mate - got one. Don't need to work on a career - done with it.

I'll let my nieces and nephews do the "young" thing. I've had my turn, and it is not the best time of life.
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Old 12-18-2012, 09:03 AM
 
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i think he wishes he could be you.
They make pills for that.
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Old 12-18-2012, 10:57 AM
 
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Hmmm......sort of a Justin Bieber age or a Hugh Hefner one. Give me youth. I'll earn enough to be content.
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Old 12-19-2012, 12:18 AM
 
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Well, I am 20 years old currently so maybe I'm a bit biased, but, yeah, I would choose youth.

First off, money does not buy happiness. You could have all the money in the world and still be a miserable old sourpuss.

Second of all, even though you're basically broke at 20, you still have your entire life ahead of you. You have the excitement and the opportunity to transform your life and try to make something out of it. You have an entire lifetime still to travel, learn, love, grow as a person, etc.

So, yeah, give me youth and beauty everyday of the week

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