What Money Can't Buy

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What would you want that money can't buy?

  • More Time

    Votes: 3 13.6%
  • More Friends

    Votes: 1 4.5%
  • A significant other/spouse

    Votes: 1 4.5%
  • A different job

    Votes: 3 13.6%
  • Health

    Votes: 6 27.3%
  • A different personality

    Votes: 1 4.5%
  • Other (please specify!)

    Votes: 7 31.8%

  • Total voters
    22

Walter Oobleck

keeps coming back...or going, and going, and going
Mar 6, 2013
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34,804
I've heard it said that money can't buy happiness, but I'd be willing to learn if there is any truth to the saying...maybe not happiness but at least some kind of peace from not having to worry about paying bills and worrying about the unexpected that always costs money. Time...yeah...money'd probably give me more time...to try to do some of the things I don't have time for now. I'm happy with my work, my spouse, my friends, my health is what it is, personality, too.
 

ghost19

"Have I run too far to get home?"
Sep 25, 2011
8,856
55,904
47
Arkansas
Just money, bring it often and in large amounts. I can't think of any problems I have that money would not directly solve. All I want is that ranch in western Wyoming with the Rockies as a backdrop, complete with an outdoor rifle range and an indoor pistol range, and an indoor pool I could swim laps in every morning....just modest things ya know....:)
 

Liselle

Well-Known Member
Jul 10, 2006
1,586
1,448
47
England
I voted for different job because my ideal job is out of my reach (forensic pathologist), and struggling to get anywhere near my second ideal job (psychologist dealing with troubled children) because the opportunities are few and far between. Wouldn't change my personality because I would be unsure of how I would want to be (hope that makes sense).
 

ALOT

Banned
Jun 10, 2011
130
278
Canada
Peace of mind, maybe that should be "a different personality". I'd like to not be a worrier, I'd like to not be so tender-hearted. Money can't change any of that.
I guess that would fall under mental health. It really can suck sometimes when you're a worrier. I know, I do it too. It's one reason I'm glad I didn't have kids. It would've been hell for me.
 

Rrty

Well-Known Member
Jun 4, 2007
1,360
4,404
Well, you sort of can buy money with money, I suppose...by investing it.

When you say more time, do you mean extended life, or just more time to do something? I assume it is the latter. In that case, I would have to select health. I suppose it could mean extended life, but not necessarily without chronic pain, etc. Otherwise, the choice would be obvious.
 

KingAHolic

Banned
Feb 3, 2015
6,926
20,505
Old Dominion
Well, you sort of can buy money with money, I suppose...by investing it.

When you say more time, do you mean extended life, or just more time to do something? I assume it is the latter. In that case, I would have to select health. I suppose it could mean extended life, but not necessarily without chronic pain, etc. Otherwise, the choice would be obvious.
Yes I meant more time in a day or more free time (not extended life) - I'd rather have 30 more years healthy than 40 more with 10 of them being "health hell".
 
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