Who would you pay $600,000 to talk to?

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    inscrewtable

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    You only get to select one.

    It goes without saying that it wouldn't be T.C. It wouldn't even be Steve. There are lots of people from history I at first think would be fun or interesting like Picasso but on further reflection he'd probably not live up to my expectations given his abrasive character. In fact for me although I admire many people (like Einstein) the only person who interests me is...

    Richard Feynman
     
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    No one - even if I had $600K to spare.
     
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    No one! :D
     
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    Bearing in mind that 10% would go to charity...I'm available!:cool:
     
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    Arn
     
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    I guess my interactions with him during my times on these forums have been great freebies!
     
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    I've heard of that charity. Save the Peace guy foundation right ?

    Right ?

    :D
     
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    Assuming I had that kind of money to throw around, probably Vincent Van Gogh. I'd do what they did in Doctor Who and show him how well respected he becomes as a painter and how well loved his art becomes in the future.
     
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    Myself.
     
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    You pay me $600K, and I'll contribute 10% to your highly questionable charity.:D

    BTW: did I mention that i'll make you the best damn cup of espresso you've ever had?
     
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    My thoughts exactly :)
     
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    You mean you'd pay to be crazy [!]
     
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    I do that all the time for free. What a schmuck I am, I should be charging myself.:p
     
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    You can pay $10 per minute to speak with "tan-mom" over the phone...

    https://www.dialastar.com/

    The local radio station here was calling a few people and hilarity ensued.
     
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    Britney Spears!
    I bet she has a lot to say.
     
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    Beethoven.

    Only trouble is: he wouldn't be able to hear me!
     
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    If you are charging yourself for professional services, would that be tax deductible?
     
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    I like the way you think. Very creative.

    Strange...but very creative.

    I'll have t check with my accountant. He's associated with the firm of Dewey, Cheatum, and Howe. :p
     
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    Charles Darwin. Specifically on reverse evolution. Some people I talk to these days, really make me ask myself whether it is possible.
     
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    I'd want to talk with the sculptor who created the Venus de Milo. I want to know 2 things: 1) what the whole sculpture looks like and 2) where he hid the arms. Seriously, as far as insanely valuable objects go, the Venus de Milo's arms would rank up there with the Holy Grail and Philosopher's Stone.

    For a nominal investment of $600,000, I could become insanely rich and famous.:D That's a huge step up from being just insane.;)
     
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    I would be humiliated to even admit if I were that person who wasted $600k on such a trivial thing as a conversation with Apple's CEO. He still gets up, puts his pants on like all of us, and he gets bossed around just like any other husband out there when he's at home. :D
     
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    I don't know about spending such an absurd amount of money, but Richard Feynman is a mighty fine choice.
     
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    I probably sound really selfish and a attention seeker, but for real, i would talk to my deceased mum, who died when i was around 5. Never got to really know her.
     
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    My Grandfather, if $600k could bring him back, and not as a zombie. or maybe Einstein, or Jesus

    No one living is worth that amount of money

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    Actually he doesn't, he has an elaborate apparatus designed by JI that puts his pants on in a revolutionary and progressive manner.

    And he doesn't take them off, they are removed by Apples design department at the end of the day and burnt because they are obsolete and wont run the upgraded version of Pants 2.0 the following day.
     
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    Myself. That way it would not cost me anything but, then again, would I have to report the $600000 as income :D ?

    The way you like to chat in the forums, I bet you would do it for free :).
     

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