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Do you want to become famous?

  1. Mikeydoes profile image78
    Mikeydoesposted 6 years ago

    Sometimes I wish I was famous, but I like my alone time so much I don't think it would be worth it for me.

    1. alternate poet profile image79
      alternate poetposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      I am famous according to your definition, it is ok to live with and I get my private space no problem smile

    2. Garrett Mickley profile image80
      Garrett Mickleyposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      Yes, yes I do.

    3. Dave Harris profile image87
      Dave Harrisposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      I'm not sure I want to be famous exactly, just a successful artist, so that I could comfortably support my family, I'd be happy with that.

      1. Castlepaloma profile image21
        Castlepalomaposted 6 years ago in reply to this

        Rule 1

        Don't do art for money first.

    4. BillyDRitchie profile image60
      BillyDRitchieposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      Fame would be nice, but I'll settle for making a living at something I enjoy.  I played music professionally for 20 years....you wouldn't recognize my name and I had to win over my audience almost every night, but it was a heckuva lot better and more satisfying than working in a cubicle or telemarketing....

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    ralwusposted 6 years ago

    shyt no!

    1. saleheensblog profile image61
      saleheensblogposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      you have to leave your bottle otherwise you be getting more and more famous big_smile

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        ralwusposted 6 years ago in reply to this

        LOL it has kind of become an icon lately along with my headband. I cannot lose the bottle. Nope. Nevah!

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          klarawieckposted 6 years ago in reply to this

          According to Santana - You gotta ride the snake, man! (peace)

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            ralwusposted 6 years ago in reply to this

            LOL I have along with a few other things.

  3. accofranco profile image76
    accofrancoposted 6 years ago

    makes one sick some times...now hide from ppl lol!

  4. MissE profile image80
    MissEposted 6 years ago

    Nah.....but I'd take the $$$$$$$!  Which would you rather be rich, famous, or both?

    1. Pcunix profile image88
      Pcunixposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      None of the above.  Health and happiness are what matter.

    2. drej2522 profile image87
      drej2522posted 6 years ago in reply to this

      I'd have to agree...I'd rather be rich than famous!

  5. waynet profile image50
    waynetposted 6 years ago

    Being famous could make you rich or financially well off at least....Famous in your niche can bring you some good things!

    1. Garrett Mickley profile image80
      Garrett Mickleyposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      That's more what I'm going for.  Don't need to be rich, just financially sound and doing what I love every day.

      That's the goal, anyway.

  6. Daniel Carter profile image91
    Daniel Carterposted 6 years ago

    No. I have enough famous friends who would like to have their lives without the fame. I have no interest in it, either. But I think having professional recognition of doing well your craft is a good thing. It affords more opportunities. But fame in the public eye is not fun. It's terrifically annoying.

  7. pisean282311 profile image56
    pisean282311posted 6 years ago

    i am very famous...even  security guard of my building doesnot know me smile

  8. starme77 profile image86
    starme77posted 6 years ago

    I totally would not like paparatzee following me around , I'm not one to try to bring attention to myself, personally I am quietly content.

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    Uma07posted 6 years ago

    Famous people have their share of problems too,may be more than those leading normal lives.

    1. starme77 profile image86
      starme77posted 6 years ago in reply to this

      yeah ,  I agree ...look at the celebraties , they are so damned bored they keep marrying and remarrying and going through drug rehab after drug rehab , look at michael jackson , he had like .... a serious identity crisis going on ... not being famous has its probs too but all in all it is a much simpler life really.. at least if I get drunk it dosn't go on freaking tv lol smile

  10. tobey100 profile image61
    tobey100posted 6 years ago

    Nope.  To paraphrase Spinoza, fame has one great drawback.  If you want to be famous you have to live your life to please the fancy of other men always avoiding what they may dislike and making sure you do only what pleases them.  Not for me.

  11. camlo profile image83
    camloposted 6 years ago

    I'd like the financial success that often comes with fame, but I think it would be better to live in a part of the world where I'm not famous.

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    DoorMattnomoreposted 6 years ago

    I have no desire at all to be famous, never have.

  13. calpol25 profile image78
    calpol25posted 6 years ago

    I was told a few years ago by gypsy that  would become famous for a talent that I had yet to discover still dont know what it is she was on about but hey I just dont question these things.

    If i was famous though I would not follow the example of the other celebs drugs etc I would do my own thing.....

  14. Anna Marie Bowman profile image91
    Anna Marie Bowmanposted 6 years ago

    Didn't you know?  I'm already famous.  LOL!!  Sorry...in a silly mood today.

    1. camlo profile image83
      camloposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      I have one of those every day smile

    2. waynet profile image50
      waynetposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      Lol...I'm in a silly mood today too as I've just posted how to draw a turd! lol!

      1. Shady Lady profile image81
        Shady Ladyposted 6 years ago in reply to this

        I saw that...I giggled a little at that!

      2. camlo profile image83
        camloposted 6 years ago in reply to this

        Well, it made me laugh ...

        1. waynet profile image50
          waynetposted 6 years ago in reply to this

          The funny thing is I'll get traffic on it too....hmmm what other videos could I do?...endless possibilities!!

          1. camlo profile image83
            camloposted 6 years ago in reply to this

            A flying turd?

            1. waynet profile image50
              waynetposted 6 years ago in reply to this

              Yay! big_smile

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                ralwusposted 6 years ago in reply to this

                OMG the shyt sure flies around these parts. wink

  15. calpol25 profile image78
    calpol25posted 6 years ago

    im majorly hyperactive at minute just had too much chocolate so will be definately in stupid mode for a few days smile

    1. earnestshub profile image89
      earnestshubposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      You can have too much chocolate?? smile

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        klarawieckposted 6 years ago in reply to this

        Oh!!!! Now I get it!!! roll

  16. Cagsil profile image60
    Cagsilposted 6 years ago

    Do you want to become famous? No.

  17. RanCrosby profile image61
    RanCrosbyposted 6 years ago

    Famous no, wealthy yes....lol.

  18. prettydarkhorse profile image62
    prettydarkhorseposted 6 years ago

    In everyday life no, but with MR GOOGLE yes I want to be famous in his eyes!

  19. Ivorwen profile image84
    Ivorwenposted 6 years ago

    Famous in a Hollywood way?  No.

    Famous for an idea, design, artwork, book or invention?  Sure.  There is not the same following.

  20. Thunder Vixen profile image75
    Thunder Vixenposted 6 years ago

    I do...I want to be famous for my creativity and for my work making others happy.

  21. Joy56 profile image60
    Joy56posted 6 years ago

    in the craft world, which i belong, their are famous names, like Joanna Sheene, Dawn Bibby etc etc, i doubt that they have a hard time.  It is mostly young to middle age, and i suppose even elderly ladies, tune into them for craft supplies ideas and support, now i doubt they get too much trouble when they are out and about leading their lives.  They certainly get richly rewarded for their art.  Maeve Binchy a very famous writer, can be seen around town in her native Dalkey village, here in Ireland, i would say she is very rich..

    So yes i would like my name to be recognised, famous for my crafts, or writing..... however i doubt i would be mugged for my fame, if the ladies above are anything to do with it.

  22. ksha16 profile image60
    ksha16posted 6 years ago

    LoL yeah LoL Hehe

  23. Glimmer515 profile image85
    Glimmer515posted 6 years ago

    I would never wanna be famous but i would like to make the money u get from being famous

  24. writinginalaska profile image83
    writinginalaskaposted 6 years ago

    I only want to be famous on Hubpages,  would that be like being famous in my own mind? wink

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    ralwusposted 6 years ago

    Well, yer gettin there girl. I been seein ya a lot round these parts.

  26. kmackey32 profile image80
    kmackey32posted 6 years ago

    Sure would...

  27. Rochelle Frank profile image89
    Rochelle Frankposted 6 years ago

    only under an assumed name, face and address.

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      ralwusposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      hmmm, i thought you already were. wink

      1. Rochelle Frank profile image89
        Rochelle Frankposted 6 years ago in reply to this

        I'm on the cusp -- probably.
        You may believe I am someone else, but I'm not.

    2. sofs profile image88
      sofsposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      I would love to be known for my writing, but like Rochelle  probably under an assumed name,  I couldn't be too comfortable otherwise!

  28. Lisa HW profile image83
    Lisa HWposted 6 years ago

    I work hard not to ever become famous.  lol   I don't even want to be famous for my writing.  I live to remain an anonymous nobody.  lol

  29. Research Analyst profile image79
    Research Analystposted 6 years ago

    Yes, being famous like Oprah would be nice!

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    manumposted 6 years ago

    Yes! What a great way to introduce new icons. The problem is, you have to make sure that no crazy people are following you, first. Then let the good hours of fun in.

  31. schoolgirlforreal profile image73
    schoolgirlforrealposted 6 years ago

    i would like to be a successful singer.......

    but I wouldn't be able to stand paprazzi every sec so no
    (Just anonymous and RICH)tongue

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      mtsi1098posted 6 years ago in reply to this

      like Billy Joel... smile

  32. tasksgirl profile image61
    tasksgirlposted 6 years ago

    No, I just want to do good in the world and be able to stay at home with my family & travel instead of working a 9-to-5.  So I guess influential, yes.  Successful, yes.  Famous? No way.  At least not in an "entertainer" type way.  Or even worse famous for being dumb.

  33. ponx profile image89
    ponxposted 6 years ago

    I want to be as rich as the famous people but not as famous as them! smile hope I haven't confused you!

  34. deancortez044 profile image42
    deancortez044posted 6 years ago

    Becoming famous as a result of being talented, and having your talent recognized by the world, would definitely be cool. But getting famous from some idiotic reality TV show does not appearl to me at all...and that's the fastest way to do it nowadays.

  35. Disturbia profile image60
    Disturbiaposted 6 years ago

    Fame would ruin me, I have too many skeletons in my closet.

  36. Dviews profile image60
    Dviewsposted 6 years ago

    Become Famous? Most definitely! Not like everyday celebrity but even if I was, I would definitely do things differently because for one I would be more open about my life, as you can not say you are a celebrity but want total privacy that is just ironic when you life is displayed for the entire world to see. A famous inventor, writer, poet, artist most definitely.

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    buckjosephposted 6 years ago

    I want to become famous!  I would love to have the power that the celebs have, especially when it comes to having their voices heard!  Controversy creates cash, and I have some very controversial views; whether people love me or hate me, I still win in the end.

    I guess I'm somewhat of a narcissistic megalomaniac!  >;-P

  38. Johnnie Black profile image60
    Johnnie Blackposted 6 years ago

    i'd like to be just a tiny bit famous

    not so famous that i can't live a normal life, but famous enough that bar staff are a little bit prompter about getting me a drink.

  39. Tina Kachan profile image49
    Tina Kachanposted 6 years ago

    Hell no! but would like to be rich like famous people tongue

 
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