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User currently offlineAirbus380 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Posted (13 years 4 months 3 days 21 hours ago) and read 1005 times:

Then I would not go to school and I would stay on airliners.net all day. Then when I turned 18, I would become a pilot.

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User currently offlineEricmetallica From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (13 years 4 months 3 days 21 hours ago) and read 972 times:

Id have my g/f live with me

Eric


User currently offlineSUDDEN From Sweden, joined Jul 2001, 4131 posts, RR: 6
Reply 2, posted (13 years 4 months 3 days 21 hours ago) and read 967 times:

Airbus380........
You sound like a veeery smart kid. You will probably go far. (yeah right)  Yeah sure



When in doubt, flat out!
User currently offlineAn-225 From United States of America, joined Sep 2000, 3951 posts, RR: 39
Reply 3, posted (13 years 4 months 3 days 21 hours ago) and read 963 times:

Then I wouldn't be born, which seems like a pretty good idea. Big grin


Money does not bring you happiness. But it's better to cry in your own private limo than on a cold bus stop.
User currently offlineAirlinelover From United States of America, joined Jun 2001, 5580 posts, RR: 22
Reply 4, posted (13 years 4 months 3 days 21 hours ago) and read 961 times:

The world would be a sadder place, as I would not be here to cheer it up!

Chris



Lets do some sexy math. We add you, subtract your clothes, divide your legs and multiply
User currently offlineCPDC10-30 From United Kingdom, joined Feb 2000, 4832 posts, RR: 23
Reply 5, posted (13 years 4 months 3 days 20 hours ago) and read 955 times:

A380, who do you intend to fly for without a full education? Certainly not a major or regional carrier...maybe not even an air taxi.

I barely ever see my parents, so I don't think there would be much change in my life.


User currently offlineFlagshipAZ From United States of America, joined Jan 2001, 3419 posts, RR: 14
Reply 6, posted (13 years 4 months 3 days 19 hours ago) and read 947 times:

Airbus380.....I lost my parents ten years ago. It forced me to grow up in a great big hurry, and I was 30 at the time. I'll gladly give up everything I own to just have 10 minutes with them again. Do yourself a favor..tell them you love them & how much they mean to you. You may not get a second chance. Best regards.


"Beer is living proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy." --Ben Franklin
User currently offlineDesertJets From United States of America, joined Feb 2000, 7812 posts, RR: 16
Reply 7, posted (13 years 4 months 3 days 18 hours ago) and read 939 times:

Actually this is a question that I have over time put considerable thought into. Airbus380, this should give you some idea as to why you should value your parents more.

If I found out today that my parents were gone my life would be in disarray. While I no longer depend on them for much financial support I still depend on them greatly for many other things. My parents are the ones who made me who I am today. They are the ones who motavated me to do well in school. They are the ones who helped build my sense of self and my sense of right and wrong. They are, to a large extent, still my connection to a larger world that is still alien to me. What I am saying is that they are a part of me. When they are gone I will lose that part of me (metaphorically speaking), hopefully which I will be able to replace with what they have given to me.

I would be lost. Despite having friends that are much closer, physically and emotionally, than my parents... they provide much of my direction and sense of self.

My life would be disrupted. I would have to deal with not only the emotionally tradegy of it all, but have to deal with the stark reality of trying to bring their lives to a close. Something as a 21 year-old that I willingly admit I am not ready to do.

So heed my words and those of FlagshipAZ... without your parents life wouldn't be nothing but playing Playstation and flying all the time..... it would be very different.



Stop drop and roll will not save you in hell. --- seen on a church marque in rural Virginia
User currently offlineNWAirlines From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 8, posted (13 years 4 months 3 days 14 hours ago) and read 923 times:

My parents piss me off a lot, and we scream and yell at each other on occasion, but they got seperated a couple of moths ago and I really felt bad about it. I am glad that they are back together now and I'm glad that I have my parents and my little brother.

As much as I say I hate school (mostly because I have to do tons of homework and I have to get up early), that is where all my friends are. And besides, if you didn't go to school and all you did was stay on Airliners.net all day, you couldn't become an airline pilot. You would have no education to become one.


User currently offlineIMissPiedmont From United States of America, joined May 2001, 6359 posts, RR: 33
Reply 9, posted (13 years 4 months 3 days 11 hours ago) and read 912 times:

Yea right. You would be able to get a license on the money you make for the next 50 years flipping burgers. That is what you would be doing without a HS diploma.


Damn, this website is getting worse daily.
User currently offlineBoeing757fan From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 10, posted (13 years 4 months 3 days 11 hours ago) and read 910 times:

Id be broke >......$$......<

 Big thumbs up


User currently offlineAirbus380 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 11, posted (13 years 4 months 3 days 11 hours ago) and read 906 times:

Right, you guys I meant like if you had parents, but they didn't care what you did.

User currently offlineSUDDEN From Sweden, joined Jul 2001, 4131 posts, RR: 6
Reply 12, posted (13 years 4 months 3 days 6 hours ago) and read 886 times:

As I see it you feel stupid of what you first wrote, so now you change the subject! You didn't meen that all, you ment what you wrote at first!
And it's not only up to your parents stupid!



When in doubt, flat out!
User currently offlineTurbolet From Cape Verde, joined Nov 2007, 0 posts, RR: 1
Reply 13, posted (13 years 4 months 2 days 18 hours ago) and read 875 times:

Well, I'm happy I do have parents because I was born (thanks for that!) and I also get on very well with them, so that's not a problem.
If they didn't care what I did - I'd get a girl to live with me. That's for sure.
-turbolet


User currently offlineWn700driver From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 14, posted (13 years 4 months 2 days 17 hours ago) and read 873 times:

I would be a suffering bastard.

 Big grin


User currently offlineBlink182 From United States of America, joined Oct 1999, 5487 posts, RR: 15
Reply 15, posted (13 years 4 months 1 day 16 hours ago) and read 859 times:

parties 24/7  Nuts
rgds,
blink182



Give me a break, I created this username when I was a kid...
User currently offlineWiLdmanVzla From Mexico, joined Sep 2000, 616 posts, RR: 1
Reply 16, posted (13 years 4 months 1 day 12 hours ago) and read 851 times:

I don't have my parents next to me (they're in Caracas, Venezuela... I'm in Mexico City)... I'm 34 & be sure: I really miss them so much!!!!

Some guys can say "That's so great not having them next to you"... but do you know?: they're getting older (as me of course), sometimes you start to think about not enjoying their company... .

Anyway... I'm what I am because of them, I love them a lot... but being so far away is a great experience... sometimes it's better to miss them than hate them!!!!!

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