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It comes down to how you are at making hard CHOICES

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    kimberlyslyricsposted 7 years ago

    If flown from your home tomorrow, having to parachute from 30,000 feet, Which choice would or could you make?

    Your wife and Twin brother also jump with you, all three at the same time, adding all three are professional, licensed jumpers. One on each side of you.

    123, Pull.  Your chute opens, buy yes, both theirs do not.  Second emergency pull, still nothing.

    The maximum weight for your shoot barely piggybacks one adult.

    You are forced to make a drastic, immediate choice.  No other options are possible.  You have 8 seconds left, who do you save?  Why?

    The only post that this thread frowns on, is, 'oh, I can't decide!'  But 'neither' is accepted.

    Obviously, sexes are individual & relevant to each person, ie; wife/husband.

    when forced to make an emergency choice, we really never know what we'll do, though we may think we do

    yikes

    1. goldenpath profile image71
      goldenpathposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Easy one - SAVE YOURSELF!  Why?  At least when all is done you can drown your sorrows in the sweet ecstacy of chocolate.  Chocolate is the healing sav for all life's dilemmas. smile

  2. Misha profile image75
    Mishaposted 7 years ago

    Sorry Kim, your scenario is flawed. Once your chute opens, you are way above them - you get almost stopped, and they continue to fall at the same speed. You don't have 8 seconds, you don't have even a split second for your decision... smile

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      kimberlyslyricsposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      poop, poop and poop!

      1. Misha profile image75
        Mishaposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        LOL Which reminded me of an old Russian joke.

        The guy is trying to pass a driving exam. Instructor asks - Imagine the situation: you drive along the narrow road,, and suddenly you see a beautiful young woman entering the crossing from the one side, and an ugly old one from another. Whom will you hit?



























































        The right answer is "brakes" tongue

        1. easyguyevo profile image85
          easyguyevoposted 7 years agoin reply to this

          Humm....very funny

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          kimberlyslyricsposted 7 years agoin reply to this

          OK that was friggin funny M

          odd its a Russian joke ha lol

          mind you being polish I should shut my trap lol

          or set one up lol

          OK over the stupid laughy faces and still cannot see a damn thing!

          1. Misha profile image75
            Mishaposted 7 years agoin reply to this

            LOL Are you saying it does not sound funny? I tried my best with translation, the only next step is explanation - and I hate explaining jokes sad

            Oh, and I triple checked my youtube, and found a video that you sent to me back in April. Is this the one you are talking about? smile

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              kimberlyslyricsposted 7 years agoin reply to this

              Talking bout drive safe one, cool accent

              and yes I really meant funny

              lol

              1. Misha profile image75
                Mishaposted 7 years agoin reply to this

                Ahh, loving your new pic... smile

                And thanks for the cool accent, did not see the comment though - probably just got lost in translation tongue wink

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                  kimberlyslyricsposted 7 years agoin reply to this

                  lol  avatar change sleepy-changing back to my floral snorting then to write, scrapped last nights, happier with new one I started

                  It is still so cool to hear and see someone from here, live!

                  now 4 others too, then there is mine, but can we say, not recommended for adults under 80 and over 81, sure you have already so you broke the rules again!

                  If my comment wasn't there wtf?  I said how smart of a topic it was and you sound funny lol  just kidding,  but gee your vehicles are odd, yet, I ride a scooter, bit of change

                  Должны начать писать снова , хорошо, до свидания

      2. DarkDisOrder profile image59
        DarkDisOrderposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        All i got to say to ya'll whole conversation is "WTF" and I'll run that old bag over without giving a second thought and kick the instructor out and take the beautiful women for a ride, but far as the answer to the question at hand, I would definitely save my wife then my kid cause I can always make another in the sack, hahahahaha....

  3. WryLilt profile image90
    WryLiltposted 7 years ago

    I'd probably grab both - because I generally try and pick up pieces without thinking about the consequences.

    So about 6 seconds later I'd probably go "Oh shit, that's right, this can only take one adult."

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    kimberlyslyricsposted 7 years ago

    Misha, c'mon, just pretend, dang should have made different scenario, but still, lets pretend ok?  c'mon!  lol

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    klarawieckposted 7 years ago

    I would just let all of us die, that way we can be together in spirit. wink

    You might not agree with me but at least you can't say that psychics don't think outside the box! big_smile

  6. Cagsil profile image81
    Cagsilposted 7 years ago

    I would save my wife. I would be able to live without him, but would die of loneliness should she be killed. wink

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      klarawieckposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Aw! How romantic is that?!

      1. Cagsil profile image81
        Cagsilposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        You would have to understand my ideology about a wife. I know what it is like to lose a family member, more times than I care to count, but to lose my wife...nope, life wouldn't be worth living once she died. That is the value I put on the relationship. smile big_smile

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          kimberlyslyricsposted 7 years agoin reply to this

          cool

          I know, out.

  7. Rafini profile image87
    Rafiniposted 7 years ago

    As long as both were within reach I would attempt to catch them both - we could work out the logistics on the quick drop down to earth.

  8. Ohma profile image74
    Ohmaposted 7 years ago

    I would not want to live without either my sister or my husband so saving only one would never cross my mind.

  9. Anna Marie Bowman profile image91
    Anna Marie Bowmanposted 7 years ago

    I would grab both.  Even if the chute was designed for one adult, or at max, two, it would still slow the descent of three people better than no chute.  People have survived when their chutes did not open.  The odds of all three surviving aren't really that bad.  Granted, all three would be injured, but three people with injuries is better than two dead.  I would risk the injury to save the people I care about the most.

    1. Shadesbreath profile image85
      Shadesbreathposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Yep, that's the most logical.  Three sets of broken legs, maybe a hip or two, and a lifetime of cool drinking stories to share between all three.

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    kimberlyslyricsposted 7 years ago

    PS, is it dark in here, or just me?

  11. timorous profile image83
    timorousposted 7 years ago

    No it's not you...it really is dark in here.  But that's only because the damn projector's broken again.  Sorry...there'll be a slight delay...

    Actually, even though Misha is technically correct, I suspect Kim was merely being hypothetical, as though it was a cartoon or something.  Yeah..that's it...you all join hands in free fall.  Then the last scene is a very high aerial shot (like Wylie Coyote [temorarily] falling to his death, and all you see is a little puff of dust on the desert floor).

    Except in this case everyone's alive, but flat as a pancake for a couple of seconds.  Don't ya just love happy endings? smile

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      kimberlyslyricsposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      No, ah, I'm in a pitch black room, now your all trying to trip me up, and Tim, if I remember you were  standing at the top of some stairs, waiting for me, so best go lye down and I'll feel my way to you, wish me luck

















      Better yet lets wish Tim Luck!  cool

      How will I publish in morning in the dark, and no, duh, my screen doesn't light up, this isn't 'back to the future' people, It's 'the Black hole'  I'll be right there, what? no, it's kim  hmm:

      1. timorous profile image83
        timorousposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        lol lol lol lol MFAO.
        you're too hilarious Kim.

        kiss

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    kimberlyslyricsposted 7 years ago

    btw, I love nothing more than a hijacked, parachuted thread

    To the OP your thread sucks and it was lame, not no morz

    lol 

    Cagsil, what are you doing?  I worry when your quiet, Actually moreso when your not

    lol

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    kimberlyslyricsposted 7 years ago

    Back to writing, I love this thread went off topic faster than anyone cared to answer a flawed scenario

    ROLF

 
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