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What would you do if you didn't have to work?

Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,323 The Mix Honorary Guru
So you have unlimited resources at your disposal. You don't have to work, you can do anything. Your plan of action?

I would probably

a) buy out a mansion and give it to the homeless
b) buy a bar, recording studio and cinema
c) see my friends more often
d) set up a drop-in social group. Like a pub but with a decent chance of getting a conversation
e) give Tony Blair an incentive of £1trillion to never get Britain into a war again
f) same to George Bush
g) hopefully the aforementioned will retire. However I have no interest in being Prime Minister so I'll give it to someone else

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    Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,323 The Mix Honorary Guru
    errrrrrr. can't get me eeed round this one.
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    Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,323 The Mix Honorary Guru
    Same thing i do every day pinky. Try to take over the world!
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    Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,323 The Mix Honorary Guru
    I'd eat a lot more cashew nuts than I do now, for sure. :thumb:
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    SkiveSkive Posts: 15,287 Skive's The Limit
    I take it not having to work ment I was minted.

    Try not to do too many chemicals.
    Buy a yatch a cruise about anywhere I felt like going.
    Buy a microlight - I've always wanted one.
    Play a lot of golf I expect.
    Buy a modest house in my village.

    Try to keep myslef from becoming bored.
    Weekender Offender 
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    Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,323 The Mix Honorary Guru
    I'd grab my caming gear and take off into the woods and wilderness for as long as possible
    I'd live of Wild food like berrys and rabits and fish.
    I'd also clear all the debt of all my mates so they could do what ever they wanted to do as well

    and when i returned i'd by a large race track and some stupidly fast cars, also invest in my own parachute, it'd save renting one when i pass my RAPS course

    oh and i'd personally invest in saving that mexican cactus thats indanger of extiction or something and what they make tequila from, the worlds needs tequila, i need yequila
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    Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,323 The Mix Honorary Guru
    I'd go to Disney World and make friends with the talking garbage can.
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    Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,323 The Mix Honorary Guru
    Sit and get drunk and high.
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    Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,323 The Mix Honorary Guru
    Travel around the world!
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    Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,323 The Mix Honorary Guru
    1. Expand my music studio to the max
    2. Have records shops all round the country
    3. Start a decent record label
    4. Donate a bunch of money to cancer research and NSPCC.
    5. Buy Jordan some class.
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    Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,323 The Mix Honorary Guru
    Originally posted by Kelly
    Travel around the world!

    Oh my god YES!

    Also, buy these companies:

    Adobe Systems Incorporated
    Altera Corporation
    Amazon.com, Inc.
    American Power Conversion Corporation
    Amgen Inc.
    Apollo Group, Inc.
    Apple Computer, Inc.
    Applied Materials, Inc.
    ATI Technologies Inc.
    BEA Systems, Inc.
    Bed Bath & Beyond Inc.
    Biogen Idec Inc
    Biomet, Inc.
    Broadcom Corporation
    C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc.
    Career Education Corporation
    CDW Corporation
    Cephalon, Inc.
    Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.
    Chiron Corporation
    Cintas Corporation
    Cisco Systems, Inc.
    Citrix Systems, Inc.
    Comcast Corporation
    Compuware Corporation
    Comverse Technology, Inc.
    Costco Wholesale Corporation
    Dell Inc.
    DENTSPLY International Inc.
    Dollar Tree Stores, Inc.
    eBay Inc.
    EchoStar Communications Corporation
    Electronic Arts Inc.
    Expeditors International of Washington, Inc.
    Express Scripts, Inc.
    Fastenal Company
    First Health Group Corp.
    Fiserv, Inc.
    Flextronics International Ltd.
    Garmin Ltd.
    Gentex Corporation
    Genzyme General
    Gilead Sciences, Inc.
    Henry Schein, Inc.
    Intel Corporation
    InterActiveCorp
    Intersil Corporation
    Intuit Inc.
    Invitrogen Corporation
    JDS Uniphase Corporation
    Juniper Networks, Inc.
    KLA-Tencor Corporation
    Lam Research Corporation
    Lamar Advertising Company
    Level 3 Communications, Inc.
    Lincare Holdings Inc.
    Linear Technology Corporation
    Marvell Technology Group, Ltd.
    Maxim Integrated Products, Inc.
    MedImmune, Inc.
    Mercury Interactive Corporation
    Microchip Technology Incorporated
    Microsoft Corporation
    Millennium Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
    Molex Incorporated
    Network Appliance, Inc.
    Nextel Communications, Inc.
    Novellus Systems, Inc.
    NVIDIA Corporation
    Oracle Corporation
    PACCAR Inc.
    PanAmSat Corporation
    Patterson Companies Inc.
    Patterson-UTI Energy, Inc.
    Paychex, Inc.
    PeopleSoft, Inc.
    PETsMART, Inc.
    Pixar
    QLogic Corporation
    QUALCOMM Incorporated
    Research in Motion Limited
    Ross Stores, Inc.
    Ryanair Holdings plc
    SanDisk Corporation
    Sanmina-SCI Corporation
    Siebel Systems, Inc.
    Sigma-Aldrich Corporation
    Smurfit-Stone Container Corporation
    Staples, Inc.
    Starbucks Corporation
    Sun Microsystems, Inc.
    Symantec Corporation
    Synopsys, Inc.
    Tellabs, Inc.
    Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited TEVA
    VeriSign, Inc.
    VERITAS Software Corporation
    Whole Foods Market, Inc.
    Xilinx, Inc.
    Yahoo! Inc.


    Now that I own America, I will make some new laws. Law number 1: BAN execution, in EVERY state, especially texas. Throw the texan governer in jail whoever he is. BAN guns completely. After about 20 years when guns aren't in circulation as much, police officers will be equipped with those stun gun things to further reduce the amount of guns out there. A new politics system where there is 2 presidents, one main one and one that is there to counter balance him, like our shadow cabinet etc. Nationalise the health service. Invest however much it costs in areas to improve the slums. To get the money needed for the NHS and improvement in bad areas, I'll tax the above companies more, since they make billions (even though I'll own the companies) and don't really pay their dues to society :p. After I've finished all of that I think I'll retire. To China, or maybe Korea :chin:
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    Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,323 The Mix Honorary Guru
    but the guns make the cops sexy :(
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    littlemissylittlemissy Posts: 9,972 Supreme Poster
    Originally posted by TheShyBoyInTheCorner
    Oh my god YES!

    Also, buy these companies:

    Adobe Systems Incorporated
    Altera Corporation
    Amazon.com, Inc.
    American Power Conversion Corporation
    Amgen Inc.
    Apollo Group, Inc.
    Apple Computer, Inc.
    Applied Materials, Inc.
    ATI Technologies Inc.
    BEA Systems, Inc.
    Bed Bath & Beyond Inc.
    Biogen Idec Inc
    Biomet, Inc.
    Broadcom Corporation
    C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc.
    Career Education Corporation
    CDW Corporation
    Cephalon, Inc.
    Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.
    Chiron Corporation
    Cintas Corporation
    Cisco Systems, Inc.
    Citrix Systems, Inc.
    Comcast Corporation
    Compuware Corporation
    Comverse Technology, Inc.
    Costco Wholesale Corporation
    Dell Inc.
    DENTSPLY International Inc.
    Dollar Tree Stores, Inc.
    eBay Inc.
    EchoStar Communications Corporation
    Electronic Arts Inc.
    Expeditors International of Washington, Inc.
    Express Scripts, Inc.
    Fastenal Company
    First Health Group Corp.
    Fiserv, Inc.
    Flextronics International Ltd.
    Garmin Ltd.
    Gentex Corporation
    Genzyme General
    Gilead Sciences, Inc.
    Henry Schein, Inc.
    Intel Corporation
    InterActiveCorp
    Intersil Corporation
    Intuit Inc.
    Invitrogen Corporation
    JDS Uniphase Corporation
    Juniper Networks, Inc.
    KLA-Tencor Corporation
    Lam Research Corporation
    Lamar Advertising Company
    Level 3 Communications, Inc.
    Lincare Holdings Inc.
    Linear Technology Corporation
    Marvell Technology Group, Ltd.
    Maxim Integrated Products, Inc.
    MedImmune, Inc.
    Mercury Interactive Corporation
    Microchip Technology Incorporated
    Microsoft Corporation
    Millennium Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
    Molex Incorporated
    Network Appliance, Inc.
    Nextel Communications, Inc.
    Novellus Systems, Inc.
    NVIDIA Corporation
    Oracle Corporation
    PACCAR Inc.
    PanAmSat Corporation
    Patterson Companies Inc.
    Patterson-UTI Energy, Inc.
    Paychex, Inc.
    PeopleSoft, Inc.
    PETsMART, Inc.
    Pixar
    QLogic Corporation
    QUALCOMM Incorporated
    Research in Motion Limited
    Ross Stores, Inc.
    Ryanair Holdings plc
    SanDisk Corporation
    Sanmina-SCI Corporation
    Siebel Systems, Inc.
    Sigma-Aldrich Corporation
    Smurfit-Stone Container Corporation
    Staples, Inc.
    Starbucks Corporation
    Sun Microsystems, Inc.
    Symantec Corporation
    Synopsys, Inc.
    Tellabs, Inc.
    Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited TEVA
    VeriSign, Inc.
    VERITAS Software Corporation
    Whole Foods Market, Inc.
    Xilinx, Inc.
    Yahoo! Inc.


    Now that I own America, I will make some new laws. Law number 1: BAN execution, in EVERY state, especially texas. Throw the texan governer in jail whoever he is. BAN guns completely. After about 20 years when guns aren't in circulation as much, police officers will be equipped with those stun gun things to further reduce the amount of guns out there. A new politics system where there is 2 presidents, one main one and one that is there to counter balance him, like our shadow cabinet etc. Nationalise the health service. Invest however much it costs in areas to improve the slums. To get the money needed for the NHS and improvement in bad areas, I'll tax the above companies more, since they make billions (even though I'll own the companies) and don't really pay their dues to society :p. After I've finished all of that I think I'll retire. To China, or maybe Korea :chin:

    so, there's not alot you want to do, eh? :p

    if it was me i would probably do what i do now ... isnt that what studenthood is about?!? :p

    seriously ... i would probably do alot of volunteering work, think i would get bored otherwise.
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    Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,323 The Mix Honorary Guru
    Originally posted by my_name
    but the guns make the cops sexy :(

    heehee here's a guy with rubber bullets. He looks worse than rambo :eek2:
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    Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,323 The Mix Honorary Guru
    i would:

    clear 3rd world debt,
    buy easyjet/british airways....
    buy a huge house near my college (20 bedrooms and have all my mates live there)
    buy a recording studio and make my album
    buy up macdonalds and re model it as healthy and then sell it again under a new name (luby's of course ;) )
    buy loads of kite flying equipment (ie the newest best kites, the buggys, a dirt board....)
    buy loads of surfing stuff
    buy a plantation of.....(you know what)
    buy loads of really cool guitars/drums/basses/ect....
    an ipod
    a 125 motor bike
    a boat
    a dog
    i would travel round the world and go see my friends in america and australia, and various other places.....
    buy loads of books
    get someone to teach my guitar really really well
    get a really good computer
    buddie up with rich a bit more and have a bit of america (in cali, maybe that bit called santa fe,or malibu or hollywood.....:)
    give then goverment here and in england money but only if they change things that i want (like education laws, drug laws, much tougher child protection laws)
    give the charity shelter loads of money
    give thesite loads of money :P

    not much more i don't think........
    oh and become an MP and a rock star....:D
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    Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,323 The Mix Honorary Guru
    I would stay at home, find a nice man and have lots of babies! I also make stuff with beads, so i might open a shop :D
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    Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,323 The Mix Honorary Guru
    Originally posted by Kate1
    I would stay at home, find a nice man and have lots of babies! I also make stuff with beads, so i might open a shop :D

    No no no, you have it all wrong! You should have said 'I will open a shop because I make stuff with beads, then I might find a nice man and have lots of babies!' - empower yourself!
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    Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,323 The Mix Honorary Guru
    I'd go and live in a cave on a hill, but a nice cave where all my pals could come and visit me :D

    Then I'd run down to the local village in a cunning disguise and leave £50 notes in random places.
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    Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,323 The Mix Honorary Guru
    Originally posted by twisted_trinity
    buy up macdonalds and re model it as healthy and then sell it again under a new name (luby's of course ;) )

    Couldn't ever imagine myself wanting to eat in a place called Luby's..

    But then I suppose that's an improvement on the McDonalds of today. :chin:
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    Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,323 The Mix Honorary Guru
    Hmm

    Well i suppose you get the security aspects out the way first.

    Buy a large house with plenty of land.
    Build myself a stable block, schooling area, jumping arena etc.
    Install a gym/training area.
    Install a pool table in my house.

    Therefore i could spend my days down the stables, boxing or polishing up on my pool skills. Lovely :)
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    Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,323 The Mix Honorary Guru
    I'd buy A.G Barr's Irn Bru. Yeaaah.

    Then I'd get the biscuit people to make chocolate Trio's again. :yes:
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    Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,323 The Mix Honorary Guru
    Originally posted by twisted_trinity
    clear 3rd world debt,

    How would you do this just because you were well enough to not have to work?

    Seriously, I have relatives who don't have to work but they do anyway, because they'd probably die of boredom if they didn't! I know I would...
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    Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,323 The Mix Honorary Guru
    i'd probably still work, but i'd be able to do a job that's really fun, regardless of how badly paid it is. or i'd volunteer. i'd get bored otherwise. i might just work part time though.

    other than that i'd buy a nice house and the things i have always wanted, but been too poor to afford.
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    Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,323 The Mix Honorary Guru
    Originally posted by 1983
    Then I'd get the biscuit people to make chocolate Trio's again. :yes:

    omg yes. why the hell did they stop? i had an unhealthy love for trios....
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    Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,323 The Mix Honorary Guru
    Originally posted by BumbleBee
    How would you do this just because you were well enough to not have to work?

    Seriously, I have relatives who don't have to work but they do anyway, because they'd probably die of boredom if they didn't! I know I would...

    didn't the first post say you had enless amounts of money?

    and i would do charity work, plus make music........
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    Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,323 The Mix Honorary Guru
    Originally posted by 1983
    I'd buy A.G Barr's Irn Bru. Yeaaah.

    Then I'd get the biscuit people to make chocolate Trio's again. :yes:
    dont they make them anymore????

    TRIO Triiiiiiiiiiiiiiioo
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