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If I was going back in time I'd just take like $100 and the horse racing results from the week after the day I was being sent back to ... I'd be a millionaire within a few days ... which would be a lot simpler than getting interrogated by the CIA, then hauled before Congress, to explain how you acquired the alien HD technology ...
    
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post #72 of 79
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Originally Posted by kora04 View Post
Having a 1TB HDD in the '50s is like being on an deserted island with a 2 ton diamond.
Well played sir! I like that analogy.

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If I was going back in time I'd just take like $100 and the horse racing results from the week after the day I was being sent back to ... I'd be a millionaire within a few days ... which would be a lot simpler than getting interrogated by the CIA, then hauled before Congress, to explain how you acquired the alien HD technology ...
Pretty much the plot from one of the Back to the Future movies.
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You all are missing the point, if we could travel back in time, screw selling a hard drive, I am selling them the time travel technology.
I like how you think.


 
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Back to the future anyone?
    
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I like how you think.


Then I would build a new one and go back in time before I sold time machine #1 and give the past me all the money I made and tell him that he will be the first in a line of 100 repetitions and to repeat what I just did and tell the next guy he is second, the guy after the third, etc... until it ends at 100. And by the time I return to my own time I'd have one hundred times as much money.
    
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Then I would build a new one and go back in time before I sold time machine #1 and give the past me all the money I made and tell him that he will be the first in a line of 100 repetitions and to repeat what I just did and tell the next guy he is second, the guy after the third, etc... until it ends at 100. And by the time I return to my own time I'd have one hundred times as much money.
Wouldn't it just be easier to do that once, then tell the next guy to lay low so he doesn't change much and place it all on the '57 Lions in the superbowl?
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Not to be anal, but how come the thread titled hasn't been fixed yet?
 
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Not to be anal, but how come the thread titled hasn't been fixed yet?
I got it sir... see reason for edit.
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I got it sir... see reason for edit.
Sorry, I know I sounded like a complete ars, but I was sincerely wondering how it got past all the mods.
 
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