If you had the chance to travel back in time, who would you like to meet?

@polachicago (19073)
United States
February 7, 2007 4:18pm CST
Your hero from the past. An artist, scientist, president? What would you ask?
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27 responses
• Indonesia
7 Feb 07
I would like to see my grandma from my mother's side again. But I want to see her when she's not so old and blind. I want to ask her lots of questions about how she raised her children, why she loves me, and about her faith. I want to say thank you to her and I want to say I love her, too. I miss her so much.
@polachicago (19073)
• United States
7 Feb 07
...you really made me cry...I can't breath...you are great person.
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@maribea (2366)
• Italy
8 Feb 07
you really moved me...I've just lost my grandmother and miss everything of her...the moment we had when I was a child, the time we spent together...everything
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@kasia99 (104)
• United States
9 Feb 07
yes, it is beautiful, I miss my grandmather too. Now , I am crying.
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@LittleMel (14036)
• Canada
8 Feb 07
Nostradamus. I'll ask what did he see about our future here on earth.
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@polachicago (19073)
• United States
8 Feb 07
Smart. If you read Nostradamus, he did say a lot about our present time and future for planet Earth. To bad it is so hard to understand his prophecy.
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@mipen2006 (5528)
• Australia
7 Feb 07
There are so many people from the past I'd have a long list of questions for. However, the person I'd most like to meet would be my great grandfather. For Australians, the name Ned Kelly conjures up pictures of a rogue, but, heroic villian. For non Australians, movies have been made with Heath Ledger and Mick Jaggar playing Ned. Well, my great grandfather was Michael William Kennedy and he was one of Kelly's victims. There has been a lot of speculation on exactly how Kelly killed him, one notion was that it was a mercy killing because he was so badly wounded from a runnung battle with Kelly. I'd like to find out exactly what happened in the Wombat Rangers on that fatal day.
@polachicago (19073)
• United States
8 Feb 07
Your family for sure was part of Australian history.
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@mimatexas (1835)
• United States
7 Feb 07
I would like to meet Jesus in his time. I would want to be in his sermons and the last supper.
@polachicago (19073)
• United States
8 Feb 07
beautiful...
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• United States
7 Feb 07
I would like to travel back in time to see my grandmother. She passed away about 5 years ago. I would like to see her again and let her meet you other grandson. I want to tell her that I love her and am thankful that she raised me right.
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@polachicago (19073)
• United States
7 Feb 07
very sweet, lovely
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@maribea (2366)
• Italy
8 Feb 07
oh it is so difficult to answer this question...there are so many people I liked when studying...no at this moment I cannot make a choice..I love medioeval time...I would be in Paris when impressionists were all gathering there...I would be in Italy during the Renaissance to meet Michelangelo and Leonardo and Bernini and Brunelleschi...I would meet Galileo Galilei...I would be in Greece to meet Ippocrate, the one we doctors owe so much...oh history is full of great people, fortunately!!!!maybe I could meet Einstein and ask him to comb his hair!!! or meet madame Curie and thank her for her devotion to science....
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@polachicago (19073)
• United States
8 Feb 07
Very smart choices, I wish to talk to them too...I was always impress by Hipocrates and Einstein....
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@Dolcerina (3379)
• Hungary
8 Feb 07
The Treaty of Trianon and the dismemberment of Hun - Loosing Hungarian fields, and people
I would go back to 1915 to Trianon. And I would not let Hungary been cut down. www.webenetics.com/hungary/trianon.htm
@polachicago (19073)
• United States
8 Feb 07
Would you fight? What could you do?
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@apple20 (39)
• Philippines
17 Feb 07
my husband when he's still young..i want to know what his appearance and life before when he was young.
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@polachicago (19073)
• United States
17 Feb 07
very nice...sweet...:)
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@kasia99 (104)
• United States
14 Feb 07
I would like to meet Leonardo da Vinci and be his student.
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@polachicago (19073)
• United States
14 Feb 07
beautifull, best choice :)
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@alienstar (5142)
• India
14 Feb 07
I was just imagining before about this point and how nice it is if we can go back many years back isn't it? even though i feel all these are just fantasies, i think our science is still not developed that much as otherwise this might have been possible for sure and in my case, i would like to meet so many people whom i love and maybe i have a huge list for sure......
@polachicago (19073)
• United States
14 Feb 07
my list is big too......
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@brew2x (3095)
• Philippines
14 Feb 07
If I could travel back in time, I would really like to meet Jesus Christ and His Apostles. It would be a great honor just to breath the same air that He breathes.
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@polachicago (19073)
• United States
14 Feb 07
sounds beautiful...
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@mcaf1970 (140)
• Philippines
13 Feb 07
given a chance, i would like to meet my mom & ask for her forgiveness. express to her how regretful i am that she left us to be with God. that i regret i didn't express to her how much i love her.
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@polachicago (19073)
• United States
13 Feb 07
Beautiful,mother always forgive.
• Morocco
8 Feb 07
if i had to travel back in time! hmmmmmm !! i would like to meet william wallace!! the leader of the schotish wor of liberty agaisnt the united kingdom!! ans i would fight with his legions!!
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@polachicago (19073)
• United States
8 Feb 07
very patriotic choice...
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@mstay4 (69)
• United States
8 Feb 07
I would like to meet MLK Jr. He did so much for EVERYONE. Without him and his courage my life wouldn't be what it is today. I would ask him how he found the courage to go on when all he had was negativity towards him. I would also ask him just how scared he was for his family's lives. I know that must have been very scary. He is a very influential person and without him where would we be today?
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@polachicago (19073)
• United States
9 Feb 07
Yes, he made history...
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@jayperiod (870)
• United States
8 Feb 07
What a wonderful question. There are so many interesting people in history. Einstein would be cool, but so would Issac Newton. Of course, to hear Jesus' sermons would be the ultimate. It might be interesting to meet some of my ancestors, too. That might give some insight into my family's history. I know on my mom's side, we have some very "colorful" characters, so I've been told. We could meet the founding fathers of America and find out what they really thought about some of the things that are speculated about them. Just so many interesting people, it'd be hard to choose.
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@polachicago (19073)
• United States
8 Feb 07
Very smart thinking.
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• India
8 Feb 07
if i had a chance to travel back in time, i would like to meet my favourite hero ALEXENDER the great.. i will ask him about his life and share our ideas..
@polachicago (19073)
• United States
8 Feb 07
Great history...
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@pendragon (3352)
• United States
13 Feb 07
ben franklin, Thomas Jefferson, Elvis presley, Albert Einstein,James Dean.All victims of their own charisma.
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@pendragon (3352)
• United States
13 Feb 07
Vincent Van Gogh, too.
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@pendragon (3352)
• United States
13 Feb 07
Emily Dickinson probably the most, gah what a dork I am.
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@polachicago (19073)
• United States
13 Feb 07
victims of their own charisma? ....maybe
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@FrancyDafne (2048)
• Italy
11 Mar 07
If I could travel back in time I'd like to meet some ancient Greek persons like Socrates, Phidias, Sapphos, Aeschilus, and, above all, Homer. I love the ancient Greek culture and I'd be really very very happy to meet an ancient philosopher, poet, musician or artist.... As my favourite hobby is drawing and painting I'd like to meet a great painter of the Renaissance like Leonardo da Vinci, for instance, or another painter like the French David, I love Neoclassicism, and I'd like to know a person like David.
@polachicago (19073)
• United States
11 Mar 07
Beautiful choices..:)
• Italy
12 Mar 07
Thank you :-)
• Italy
8 Feb 07
I'd like to meet Paracelsus and Henri de Toulouse Lautrec
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@polachicago (19073)
• United States
8 Feb 07
smart choice....
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@pendragon (3352)
• United States
13 Feb 07
Paracelsus, great and interesting choice!!
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• Philippines
12 Jun 07
I would like to meet my ancestors. Wouldnt it be great to know one's roots. I would like to get to know my dad's dad's dad's dad. LOL. I would like to know my history and what were we before I was born.
@polachicago (19073)
• United States
12 Jun 07
very nice. I am sure you can learn a lot about who they were and much more about your roots. Great respond...I miss my grandparents...