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"I would KILL FOR the opportunity to..." How would you complete that sentence?

Asked by JackAdams (6497points) August 28th, 2008

Sleep naked, next to Jennifer Lopez? Have 80 million tax-free dollars in my personal checking account? Taste the PERFECT German Chocolate Cake? Be President of the USA? Visit McMurdo Sound, Antarctica? Explore the Martian surface?

What’s your pleasure?

August 28, 2008, 6:06 AM EDT

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Vincentt's avatar

Save lives? :)

JackAdams's avatar

Terrific answer! Brilliant!

August 28, 2008, 7:52 AM EDT

Sueanne_Tremendous's avatar

Interesting Vincentt, you would kill to save lives. Kinky.

El_Cadejo's avatar

eat a klondike bar

tinyfaery's avatar

I’d kill for the opportunity to…uh…well…exactly who or what has to die? I can’t think of one thing that would wash away the horror I’d feel for destroying an entire universe at the whim of my ego/senses

benseven's avatar

…meet a real life Frizzer.

kristianbrodie's avatar

… live in New York City.

Vincentt's avatar

@Sueanne – well, actually, on second though, I’m not sure. If I’m front of this one person, knowing that if I’d kill that person, everybody else would have a happy life forever, I’m still not sure if I could actually do that. Probably not even if that person consented in it.

flameboi's avatar

To date Lindsay Lohan, save her and show her that life is not only a huge wild party…

augustlan's avatar

…to protect my children.

Sloane2024's avatar

I’m assuming that we wouldn’t actually kill anyone for these momentus opportunities, so, with that said, I’d do almost anything to have the chance to attend Duke University’s Med School on a full scholarship.

JackAdams's avatar

How about if you only had to kill an EGGPLANT?

August 28, 2008, 2:29 PM EDT

cd7301's avatar

….sleep with Jessica Alba

Maverick's avatar

I can’t think of one think worth killing someone for.

JackAdams's avatar

@Maverick: How about if you only had to kill an EGGPLANT?

August 29, 2008, 8:11 AM EDT

Maverick's avatar

I hate eggplants, and would willingly kill them all without cause. However, I am still unable to bring myself to kill an eggplant for any one thing. Honestly, what the he’ll is truely worth killing anything for? All things are either available to you or not, and will not ultimately impact your happiness what-so-ever. So, no, there is nothing that I would kill an eggplant to have.

JackAdams's avatar

Maverick, please read some of the previous posts in this thread, especially the one about killing ” protect my children.”

The question is both rhetorical and whimsical, and is part of the North American language landscape, as far as idioms are concerned.

I wasn’t trying to start any flame wars, nor was I asking folks to publicly admit that they would murder another human being (and under what conditions such would be done).

I was merely being light-hearted, with a dash of humor thrown in, for good measure.

Please don’t take all of my questions so literally, because I’m not THAT kind of man.

August 30, 2008, 9:44 AM EDT

Maverick's avatar

I’m just answering the question(s), certainly not implying anything about you or anyone else. I’m not THAT kind of man.

JackAdams's avatar

That’s good to know; thanks for setting me straight. I sometimes misunderstand, only because I am a flawed and imperfect human being, as some in here will attest.

August 31, 2008, 8:03 AM EDT

ratboy's avatar

Get away with murder.

Cheeseball451's avatar

have 1,000,000 lurve.

mYcHeMiCaLrOmAnCe's avatar

hug and kiss Gerard Way…. and tell him something like: ‘I love you so fucking much’

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