A question about time travel.

Jump to Last Post 1-6 of 6 discussions (7 posts)
  1. brimancandy profile image77
    brimancandyposted 6 years ago

    I didn't know which category to post this question, so I am posting it here.

    If you could time travel back to any point in your own lifetime, where would you go?, and what would you do when you get there? You can post multiple answers if you like. But try to keep them short.

    My first trip would be back to a few days before the most recent huge jackpot on a lottery drawing, with the winning numbers in hand, so I would become a millionaire. Prefer a jackpot of more than 300 million dollars.

    Another trip would be back to 1981, so that I could give my best friend in highschool a big wet kiss, and tell him that I love him...going back in time to be 15 again of course...not as an adult.

    Then I would be sure to go back in time to finish highschool, so that I can go on to college or art school, and maybe have a totally different future life than I have right now.

    Another side trip would be back to the 1980s to buy decent mens clothing, especially shorts, because I HATE the new mens fashions. Not everyone wants to dress like a rap star or a skate boarder.. I like clothes that fit!

  2. Teresa McGurk profile image60
    Teresa McGurkposted 6 years ago

    I hear ya about clothes!
    I would go back to any time last century and buy good jeans that fasten at the waist!

    I would go back to the day when I was 11, on a cold morning in the drizzling rain, when I looked up through the trees to the cloudy sky. Not to change anything, just to relive that joy from a child's perspective. I was lonely and dreading the schoolday ahead; a simple look up changed that and gave me a strength I didn't know I had.

    Thank you for letting me remember that.

  3. Hugh Williamson profile image91
    Hugh Williamsonposted 6 years ago

    If I went back in time, I wouldn't change much that happened but I would appreciate it more -- I'd try to stop & smell the roses more often.

    Oh, I'd find the guy who stole my first girlfriend and kick his a$$.

    Kidding. wink

  4. calpol25 profile image65
    calpol25posted 6 years ago

    If I went back in time, I would only want one thing - a hug from my dad before he died. Thats all I want x smile

    1. JKenny profile image93
      JKennyposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      Yeah, I'd do something similar. I'd go back to the last time I saw my Nan and Granddad and tell them that 'I love them' and also to thank them for everything they did for me.

  5. kirstenblog profile image76
    kirstenblogposted 6 years ago

    I think I would do the lotto thing, possibly offer a few more financial tips (like on where to invest, and when to jump ship) as well as what men to avoid! lol

  6. brimancandy profile image77
    brimancandyposted 6 years ago

    Hey. I am enjoying the replies. I would also add going back to spend some time with my Dad. (Or, at least try) I was very close to my mom, but my Dad and I didn't talk a whole lot, and mainly just jokes and stuff.

    I certainly would have liked to know that he was sick sooner. I found out that he was in the hospital one morning, and on my way to the hospital to see him, my brother told me he died about an hour after they called. That was a huge kick in the ass. he was 74.

 
working

This website uses cookies

As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr

Show Details
Necessary
HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
Features
Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
Marketing
Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
Statistics
Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)