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If you are given a choice to live life, How long you wish to live ???

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    khmohsinposted 7 years ago

    If you are given a chance to live life as you want, then how long you wanna live ?

    1. tthudium profile image62
      tthudiumposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      I don't want to live  to be too old, because I dont want to suffer pain if I have arthritis, or any other disease type thing that you get over the years. But I would also like to see the future stuff. With the technology aging over the few years I say in about 50 years, they will have that thing where they freeze you, but I don't thing I would do it.
      Thanks for the awesome post.

    2. pisean282311 profile image51
      pisean282311posted 7 years ago in reply to this

      3000 years...

    3. lady_love158 profile image60
      lady_love158posted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Forever!

    4. C.V.Rajan profile image66
      C.V.Rajanposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Definitely till the day of death!

    5. cblack profile image80
      cblackposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      A couple of thousand years if I could stay young. Would love to see all the new generations in my family.

    6. saleheensblog profile image60
      saleheensblogposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      i would never grow up,lol.i would like to be a naughty healthy kid forever

  2. camlo profile image84
    camloposted 7 years ago

    I want to be forever young, and live forever smile

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    khmohsinposted 7 years ago

    @tthudium: we are mortals and everyone has to get old. You are right that our true life time is best to live.

    @camlo: hey young man smile good luck

  4. habee profile image90
    habeeposted 7 years ago

    It would depend on my health.

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      khmohsinposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      hey.. tell .. how long smile
      ok, what your health says right now ? big_smile

  5. skyfire profile image72
    skyfireposted 7 years ago

    I'm in my mid-twenties so fifteen more years are enough for me. I don't want to die like old man.

    1. camlo profile image84
      camloposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      40ish isn't old.
      And just look at all the people nowadays who live to be old without ever BEING old.

      1. skyfire profile image72
        skyfireposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        Lol. You know i can't imagine my face with dark circles,wrinkles and white hairs. I got one white hair strip already. lol

        1. camlo profile image84
          camloposted 7 years ago in reply to this

          I can't imagine myself ever looking like that either. And I'll make damned sure I never do smile

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          khmohsinposted 7 years ago in reply to this

          Hey enjoy your life, you got the golden time. You have your whole life ahead. Put aside all your worries and enjoy each and every moment of your life. You can make your life last forever if you avail the chance to enjoy your current time smile
          Cheers big_smile

    2. Disturbia profile image62
      Disturbiaposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      skyfire, you make me laugh.  You must be very young to make a statement like that.  Fifteen years goes by in the blink of an eye.  So you want to die at around 40 do you?  Well, I can't tell you how much Iife I've lived, fun I've had, places I've travelled, and things I've done since I turned 40.

      I was diagnosed with Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma when I was 29 and spent the next few years fighting for my life.  It changed everything for me.   I plan to be around for a long, long time and while I'm here I'm going to squeeze every drop out of life I can get!

      I wish you a long and happy life.  wink

      1. skyfire profile image72
        skyfireposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        He he.  Thanks. I Wish the same for you smile

  6. Disturbia profile image62
    Disturbiaposted 7 years ago

    I'm having such a good time in this life, if I could stay looking 35 and be in good physical health, I'd say... FOREVER!

  7. joaniemb profile image61
    joaniembposted 7 years ago

    This is a tough question. I certainly do not want to outlive my children.
    I watched my Mom at 82 pass away. When she turned 80 she lived life to its fullest but she always said how much longer do I have she did not dwell on it but you knew it was in her mind. Many of her friends had passed my father had been gone for years. She only had me and my sister, we were very close and she was never alone. To be honest I don't really know how long I would like to live.
    Really great question!

  8. Joy56 profile image58
    Joy56posted 7 years ago

    You know what, this is hard question.  My dad is on oxygen, but not in pain, he has his thinking capacity still, he enjoys watching t.v. has a wonderful support system, and has his rights.  We are told every day of the rights of the elderly in my job, in a nursing home.

    Sometimes the day to day pressures of life, can be much harder to put up with than old age, if you are in no pain, and have the right kind of people around you.  modern medicine is a wonderful thing.

    Ideally i would like to die in my sleep pain free, not in debt, and at peace with all family members, whatever age that was.....

  9. Joe Badtoe profile image61
    Joe Badtoeposted 7 years ago

    Jeez this is a happy topic!!

    as it happens I'm celebrating my 510th birthday tomorrow and I don't look a day older than 480.

    I've been around blocks that never exisited, fought in several religious wars, was part of the Dutch settlers (I was a travel consultant)who landed on what is now Manhattan Island.

    I defended Galileo (in court until it got dangerous then I left), joined the Spanish Armada (and ran away when we lost)and had several affairs with European queens and missed the gallows by minutes on several occasions. And here I am still alive to tell the tale.

    You kids don't know your born

    1. skyfire profile image72
      skyfireposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      This reminds me of famous movie "man from the earth".  big_smile

  10. Greek One profile image78
    Greek Oneposted 7 years ago

    I'm gonna live forever
    I'm gonna learn how to fly
    High

    I feel it coming together
    People will see me and cry
    Fame

    I'm gonna make it to heaven
    Light up the sky like a flame
    Fame

    I'm gonna live forever
    Baby remember my name

    1. Joy56 profile image58
      Joy56posted 7 years ago in reply to this

      i hope you do Greek One i really hope you do

      1. Greek One profile image78
        Greek Oneposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        you too!

  11. LeanMan profile image83
    LeanManposted 7 years ago

    Forever and Ever and Ever and Ever....

    1. Greek One profile image78
      Greek Oneposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Remember..
      Remember..
      Remember..

      1. Joy56 profile image58
        Joy56posted 7 years ago in reply to this

        amen, lean man

        The fifth of Nov, gunpowder plot shall never be forgot.

  12. Disturbia profile image62
    Disturbiaposted 7 years ago

    All kidding aside, I'd like to live as long as I can still enjoy good health, do the things I enjoy, have money to spend, be productive at my work which I love, and not be a burden on my children.

    As long as I can still have that, I'll be beating death away from my door. He'll have to hunt me down and drag me off kicking and screaming because I do not intend to go quietly. However, there are worse things than death and I am a coward, so I have absolutely no problem going out on my own terms when I feel the time is right.

    1. Joy56 profile image58
      Joy56posted 7 years ago in reply to this

      likewise

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        Home Girlposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        As long as somebody on this Earth needs me...

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      khmohsinposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Parents can never be the burden on children. Parents raise, take care, feed and give so many sacrifices to protect their kids and provide them as many facilities as they can.
      But when they get old.. why they think they are burden on kids, Parents are great blessing. Without parents we can never learn the ups and downs so easily.

      Live Long ... smile

  13. swapna123 profile image68
    swapna123posted 7 years ago

    Reminds me of vampire movies ! If I am young and capable of doing my own work.. then, for eternity smile If not, then definitely before I become a burden to the rest of my family smile

    1. sofs profile image85
      sofsposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      As long as i can be productive!

  14. Devanni profile image57
    Devanniposted 7 years ago

    Provided I am healthy, independent, and functional, several lifetimes.  There is so much I want to do (without even counting the selfish things) that can't possibly be done in a single lifetime.

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      khmohsinposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      so.. are you seriously willing to live more than 100 years ? smile

      1. Mark Knowles profile image60
        Mark Knowlesposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        Hey - my Grandfather is 96 years old - I am certainly planning on it.

        Given the choice - I would want to live forever - in my 25 year old body, and reserve the right to kill myself when it got too boring. big_smile

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          khmohsinposted 7 years ago in reply to this

          Yes you should big_smile

      2. Devanni profile image57
        Devanniposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        If it took that long, then yes.  I dream big. smile

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    Dorin Goodfellowposted 7 years ago

    I would wish to live for as long as I'm going to live anyway. Wouldn't want to disrupt the natural order of the universe tbh.

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      Home Girlposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      To live long you have to be happy with your life. If you you cry and complain and suffer and quarrel with everybody and pity yourself, and eat for three and drink for five, and feel sick and depressed and blame everybody, - you are not going to live long. Somebody upstairs will get tired of your whining (and wining).

  16. Whitney05 profile image60
    Whitney05posted 7 years ago

    Don't want to be old...

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    khmohsinposted 7 years ago

    I've gone through a research report which tells that average life of a person is 45-50 years sad...

    We see dreams, waste time in chasing those dreams and finally rest again dreamless... thats life smile

  18. sugz profile image72
    sugzposted 7 years ago

    in biblical times they lived 200yrs plus.. why can't we do the same.. it's all about hwo we look after ourselves and what we do with our lives..
    i'm already told my kids, i'm living till i'm 160!

  19. qwark profile image61
    qwarkposted 7 years ago

    ....until my genes run out of time.

  20. Info Bucket profile image68
    Info Bucketposted 7 years ago

    Till the last day i can be young......

  21. fucsia profile image60
    fucsiaposted 7 years ago

    One hundred years but remain healthy!

 
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