New meme, anyone?
You have a time machine. Where/when would you go under each of the following circumstances?
For leisure or entertainment:
1893 World's Fair in Chicago, baby. Columbian Exposition, here I come! (Yes, I am a freak.)
To change history:
(This one's hard!) Try to keep the atomic/nuclear bomb genie from being let out of the bottle. Or try to lure a clearer majority of Gore voters to the Florida polls in the 2000 election.
To meet someone and hang out with him or her for an entire day:
Probably my grandmother as a young woman. I think she'd dig the time travel thing. But it would also be neat to travel to the future to chat with Lucas as an older man.
To be mischevious:
Go meet Mr. Trillwing in his late 20s. Don't know what I'd do, but it would definitely be mischevious.
To witness a particular event:
San Francisco earthquake, 1906. I'm kind of drawn to disasters.
You always invent the coolest memes that I never do (I'm still meaning to do your underpaid professions one some day). Since I am on blog-vacay I'll post my answers to this one here:
For fun: Globe theatre to see the premiere of a shakespeare play
To change history: Prevent introduction of smallpox into the Americas. If that's asking a little much, how about keeping the Colorado River undammed.
To talk to some one: Thomas Jefferson is my standby answer on this one, he's just such an interesting person. But I like the idea of meeting a female ancestor.
To be mischevious: I'm not really a mischevious person, but I bet given some time to think I could come up with a prank to play on my college roommates.
To witness an event: Missoula Floods, no doubt about it. (You got me thinking on the disaster theme!)
You're not a freak; the Columbian Exposition is clearly the most rational choice for a time travel destination!
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