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If you could have one superpower, what would it be?

Asked at Massachusetts Street on May 31, 2011

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“To not have to sleep, but to always be alert and awake.”

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“To freeze time.”

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“I would be omniscient, to know everything.”

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“Flying.”

Comments

Multidisciplinary 3 years, 7 months ago

The ability to shut off thought and pain in the brain. My first task, would be to relieve those compelled to post first on the OTS. Next, would be to help Babboy forget that hairbrush he sat on. (Sorry Babboy, it was too easy.) ,;-)

Godot 3 years, 6 months ago

You want that? Practice, truly practice, yoga.

classclown 3 years, 7 months ago

The ability to absorb other people's superpowers from them and use them as my own.

Henry_the_liberal 3 years, 7 months ago

How do you know you don't have this superpower, and have never come across someone else with one?

RoeDapple 3 years, 7 months ago

The power to get Trolls so angry they get themselves disapearededed . . . . . Oh, wait . .

http://tinyurl.com/3qxfekw

beatrice 3 years, 7 months ago

I'd rather you had the power to keep them disappearedededed. How many times must that barrypenders guy come back?

Flap Doodle 3 years, 7 months ago

The power to cast miscreants into the disappearededed zone.

Richard Heckler 3 years, 7 months ago

The power to FIRE SAM BROWNBACK ,Scott Walker,Rick Snyder and the rest of the Neoconservative Christian Fundamentalists from government service yesterday.

Mary Darst 3 years, 7 months ago

I'll go with being able to Fly. How peaceful that must be.

rockchalker52 3 years, 7 months ago

To read people's minds would be my choice. Then I could become star reporter for LJW & see how many times I could get sued for libel and win.

BigPrune 3 years, 7 months ago

To make the luny left have common sense so we can live in a normal world inhabited by normal people, without all the controversy and weirdness of those weirdo freaky people.

grammaddy 3 years, 7 months ago

To be invisible. Oh what fun I could have! And I could get tons more done every day if the grandkids couldn't see me.

Ceallach 3 years, 7 months ago

Hmmm, if I can have only one it will take time to decide which of the others I would be willing to give up.

mom_of_three 3 years, 7 months ago

franchot tone played an admiral in the one movie,with fonda, wayne, douglas and patricia neal. perhaps that is what he is thinking about

RoeDapple 3 years, 7 months ago

Boo turned out to be the hero!

Unlike those horrible horrible kayakers

RoeDapple 3 years, 7 months ago

Now you got me looking through the Mrs copy of TKAMB. Haven't read it in years, or watched the movie in nearly as long. Thumbing through, just might read. again.

H_Lecter 3 years, 7 months ago

Change water into wine

...or raise the dead; I'm leaning toward wine.

beatrice 3 years, 7 months ago

The ability to see through objects. Just imagine how well you could do in poker if you could see everyone's hand and know what cards are coming up.

It would be a nice addition to my known ability to turn people into newts.

mom_of_three 3 years, 7 months ago

I want the ability to make Sarah Palin sound intelligent... oh wait,....fox news has already tried and failed...

I want the ability to make money grow on trees....

Flap Doodle 3 years, 7 months ago

"I want the ability to make Sarah Palin sound intelligent..." Compare what she says to what Joe "where's the Xanax?" Biden says on any given day. Slam dunk.

Kontum1972 3 years, 7 months ago

able to leap buildings with a single bound...

BorderRuffian 3 years, 7 months ago

To have an IQ of at least 200, PLUS perfect memory.

Katara 3 years, 7 months ago

The power to kill a yak from 200 yards away ... with mind bullets!

Or just the power to move you...

Newell_Post 3 years, 6 months ago

The power to breathe normally and see normally, just like most normal people.

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