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What fictional place would you like to visit?

Asked by Joker94 (8165 points ) October 1st, 2011

The place could be as big or as small as you’d like. Anything from fictional universes down to fictional cities. Where, and why? Who would you pick to be your guide? Would there be anybody you’d bring with you, and how long would you like to stay? Are there any sights in particular you’d like to see?

I’d love to visit the Star Wars universe. I’d probably like to see Tatooine, and Coruscant,so I could see the Jedi Temple, and I’d like to have Luke Skywalker as my guide. Sure, Han Solo would be awesome as a guide, but I’d rather not get shaken down by any loan sharks or gangsters while I’m visiting.

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Pied_Pfeffer's avatar

There are many, but the one that keeps coming to mind is traveling down the rabbit hole into Wonderland. Hogwarts is a close second.

Joker94's avatar

@Pied_Pfeffer HOGWARTS! How did I overlook that?!

chyna's avatar

The undersea world of Alantis.

MRSHINYSHOES's avatar

Someplace where there’s always the wonder of the Christmas holiday season.

Dog's avatar

Narnia!

Male's avatar

Spooner Street in Family Guy.

AshLeigh's avatar

@Dog… You stole my answer.
Dragonland! :D

Joker94's avatar

@MRSHINYSHOES Like this?
@Dog That would be stellar!
@Male Unexpected answer, but a great one, nonetheless!

El_Cadejo's avatar

Hogwarts, Star Wars Universe, Hitch Hikers Guide to the Galaxy Universe I wanna drink some pan galactic gargle blasters :P , The Midlands from sword of truth series, and of course, the batcave.

AmWiser's avatar

Narnia. Loved the book, the movie was entertaining enough.

talljasperman's avatar

The Marvel Universe… In Prof. X’s “school for gifted youngsters.”

Aethelflaed's avatar

OMG Hogwarts and the Star Wars Universe. Also, that healing planet in Star Trek: Insurrection.

Jeruba's avatar

Rivendell and Lothlorien.

Hobbiton would be lovely too, but really, I’d pick Rivendell.

GabrielsLamb's avatar

Black and white Bewitched *The good Darren.

Blackberry's avatar

Heaven, but without the God stuff, just happiness in the clouds.

lillycoyote's avatar

If I were to only pick one, I would visit Hundred Acre Wood and hang out with Pooh, and Piglet, and Eeyore and Tigger and Kanga and Roo and Rabbit, and Owl. I would love that.

Symbeline's avatar

I’d love to visit Silent Hill. I feel like I belong there, but minus the shit tyrna kill me lol.

King_Pariah's avatar

Coin toss between heaven and hell… if by for some reason it balances on its edge, then the 40k universe

KateTheGreat's avatar

The one in The Hunger Games.

zenvelo's avatar

The Lake where Swallows and Amazons took place.

Dr. Dolittle’s jungle post office where the pushmi-pullyu was.

On board a Royal Navy ship as an officer with Captain Aubrey from Master and Commander.

zenvelo's avatar

@MRSHINYSHOES You need to learn what Santa taught Elmo .

martianspringtime's avatar

The Hub from Torchwood…omg…
Assuming it’s pre-season 3 (or that I could pretend nothing past season 2 ever happened?), I’d want Ianto to be my main tour guide, but I want everyone to be there…Tosh, Owen, Jack, Gwen…I want to see weevils and I want to see Myfanwy. More importantly, I want Ianto to make me coffee. Oh and I want John Hart to be there as well. And I want to stay forever.
The Hub is so beautiful and I still can’t get the layout straight in my head because the layout is so complicated, and Ianto’s coffee is supposed to be perfect, and I need to give relationship counseling to Ianto and Jack (while there’s still time!!!), and I’m convinced that if Gwen Cooper can be a member of Torchwood, so can I.

I had more, but I don’t care about them anymore in all of the excitement over the Hub. If I had to pick others, I guess Middle-earth, Hogwarts, or the Nautilus from 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea.

Raven_Rising's avatar

Torn between the Dreaming from Neil Gaiman’s Sandman series or Doctor Nine/Ten’s Tardis.

Wouldn’t mind swinging by Torchwood’s Hub either ;)

Prosb's avatar

@Hawaii_Jake Damn, I should have figured someone would have already picked Discworld.
If I had to choose something different, maybe I can circumvent that by going to Death’s house? He technically isn’t on the world. (And maybe I can stretch it further by visiting @Hawaii_Jake via a ride on Binky (Death’s steed).)

GabrielsLamb's avatar

@Blackberry *Did you look at the link on my profile? I think you’ll like it being you answered the way you have. It’s really neat!

GabrielsLamb's avatar

The only ONE imaginary place I know I wouldn’t want to go is Adventure time…That has to be the weirdest, and creepiest damn cartoon on television!

Seek's avatar

If I went to Middle-Earth, I’d never come back. Travel for a while, take up with some of the Rangers of Arnor for a while, party with the elves of Lorien and Mirkwood (Elrond’s a douche. He can keep Rivendell), then settle down in Gondor.

Also, of course, the 24th century a’ la’ Gene Roddenberry.

I’d say Michael Moorcock’s Melnibone, but it’s really not safe to be a non-Melnibonean. Hell, it isn’t safe to be a Melnibonean in Melnibone.

TexasDude's avatar

@Symbeline I’ve always thought it would be cool to travel to Silent Hill just to fight shit.

As for me, I’d like to explore the Ages of Myst or Riven.

GabrielsLamb's avatar

@Fiddle_Playing_Creole_Bastard OoooOHh…Yeah, I forgot about Silent Hill. But I think that Janitor might be a bit much for me to deal with. Do I get a demon killing gun perhaps? Or just a nail file and a paper bag? I’m not McGiver…

TexasDude's avatar

@GabrielsLamb well in the original games, the janitor didn’t actually exist. Purely an invention of the film adaptation. In the games, you would typically get some kind of crappy melee weapon, like a knife, then a longer range melee weapon like a pipe or a wooden stick, and then a pistol, a shotgun, and either a hunting rifle or a submachine gun. Ammo is scarce, though, so you’d want to save your guns for the bigger monsters.

Symbeline's avatar

@Fiddle_Playing_Creole_Bastard Yeah. In most of these games, I got used to messing stuff up with melee weapons because I’m always scared to run out of ammo, and mostly sticking to the default handgun for firepower…it gets pretty satisfying when you get to a boss and just lay down the law with all the ammo you’ve accumulated from shotguns and rifles lol.

chyna's avatar

The bar Cheers. Where everyone knows your name, where everyone is glad you came. Kind of like Fluther.

Joker94's avatar

@lillycoyote GA. Another one I overlooked.
@Symbeline You’re braver than me! I’d be terrified to be in Silent Hill..
@GabrielsLamb Are you kidding? Adventure Time is one of the best things about Cartoon Network, currently!
@Seek_Kolinahr Dang, you had this thought out. I just recently started watching LoTR, and I gotta say, I regret not seeing it sooner.

TexasDude's avatar

@Symbeline that’s pretty much what I did in Silent Hill 3 until I unlocked the lightsaber and the unlimited submachine gun. Then I reveled in sodomizing everything that crossed my path.

lillycoyote's avatar

I’ve also always wanted to visit the world of Terry Gilliam’s movie Brazil for some reason. It’s a crazy of steampunk wonderland of sorts that has always fascinated and attracted me. I wouldn’t want to stay very long though. It’s a place where you can very easily get into trouble that is very difficult to get out of. :-)

Raven_Rising's avatar

@lillycoyote Oh you just reminded me of another one. Have you ever seen The City of Lost Children? Its an amazing french film that stars Ron Perlman that has a crazy steampunkish feel to it. I’d love to check that universe out for a moment or two.

GabrielsLamb's avatar

@Fiddle_Playing_Creole_Bastard Just give me whatever out of your arsenal… I’ll be right behind you!

GabrielsLamb's avatar

@ Raven & Lilly… Love steam punk. Is it old or new with the intent of looking old? I need to go check it out! Thanks.

lillycoyote's avatar

@Raven_Rising That, The City of Lost Children looks great! I will have to check it out. They don’t stream it on Netflix but I can’t do an instant rental on Amazon for $2.99. God forbid I should actually leave my house to go out and rent a physical DVD. :-) Another one is The City of Ember. The movie is really not all that good but not really bad, but the art design is fun. And it does have Tim Robbins and Bill Murray in it.

@GabrielsLamb Steampunk is one of those words that means different things depending on what your talking about and who’s using the work. Here’s the wickipedia entry and this article and video are pretty good. The latter one is more about steampunk art and design which is really the stuff that I like.

There’s also Retrofuturism and Dieselpunk. Too much fun!

Raven_Rising's avatar

@lillycoyote I’ll definitely have to check it out. I was disappointed with The Golden Compass or The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen movies but some of the visuals were wonderful. Its a shame the movies were so terrible.

@GabrielsLamb I think @lilycoyote gives a pretty good overview. You also might check out check out this interesting but grainy G4 video. Its a quick interview with “Captain Robert”, the lead singer of the well-known steampunk band, Abney Park (admittedly, I’m quite fond of their music)

Seek's avatar

@Joker94

Oh, I’m a lifelong Tolkien addict. I’m watching the extended edition of Fellowship right now, and I think we’re going to let it roll and make it a marathon. It’s only seven more hours. ^_^

I’m just trying to get my 3 year old son interested enough to sit still while I’m reading “The Hobbit” to him. So far the only bit he sits down for is the scene where Smaug attacks the Lake Town.

Joker94's avatar

@Seek_Kolinahr I tried reading The Fellowship when I was about nine or ten, as well as watching one of the movies, and for the life of me I couldn’t get into it! I decided to give it a second shot not too long ago, and I’m glad I did. Hell, I might even try reading the books again :D

lonelydragon's avatar

Hogwarts, of course!

Seek's avatar

@Joker94 Oh, you should.

If nothing else, read the bit in “The Two Towers”, after the Battle of Helm’s Deep, when Gimli and Legolas are chatting on the road to Gondor. The way Gimli describes the Caverns of Helm’s Deep still brings tears to my eyes.

sydneyMASH4077's avatar

Oh what a great question! There are so many places I would love to visit. And of course, almost all places I want to visit are fictional.
(1.) MASH 4077 – I would love to meet all the characters from the book MASH by Richard Hooker
(2.) Hamunaptra – This is only because I would love to see all the ancient ruins in this fictional place from The Mummy
(3.) Middle Earth – I absolutely ADORE The Lord of the Rings so Middle Earth is somewhere I would love to visit, (even live!), especially Mirkwood but mostly because I love Legolas and would love to see his home…not sure I’d like living in the caves though!
(4.) Tatooine or Coruscant (I probably spelled that wrong) – Gotta love Star Wars…that’s it.

There are many different fictional places I would love to visit but I can’t think of any at the moment!

Mantralantis's avatar

Oz or most places of Middle Earth from The Lord Of The Rings.

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